Almost Uncirculated Emperor Trajan Roman Empire silver denarius coin, 3.28g, RIC ---, RSC 256a Variety, minted 103 to 111 CE.
NGC certified to AU, toned with lustrous fields.
ApparentlyUnpublished obverse variety with Aegis on far shoulder, reverse type with Victory standing facing holding wreath and palm not published by RIC. RSC does not list the obverse variety with Aegis on far shoulder, but cites the Falkirk Hoard with the Victory reverse.
Superbly detailed Imperial portrait and presentation of winged Victory.
Obverse: IMP NERVA TRAIANVS AVG GER DACICVS, laureate head right with drapery on left shoulder.
Reverse: P M TR P COS V P P. Victory walking left holding caduceus and cournucopia.
Victory was the personification of military triumph by the Roman Legions.