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103 Trajan Roman Empire XF Denarius Felicitas SPQR Optimo Principc (20042606R)

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  • Extremely Fine Roman Empire silver denarius, 3.52g, RIC 121, RSC 81, minted 103 to 111 CE.

  • Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P, laureate head right with drapery on left shoulder. 

  • Reverse: COS V P P SPQR OPTIMO PRINC. Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cournucopia.

  • The Goddess Felicitas was the personification of good luck and success. Felicitas could encompass both a woman's fertility, and a general's luck or good fortune. She had a temple in Rome and her festivals were on July 1st and October 9th. She was frequently portrayed on coins as a symbol of the wealth and prosperity of the Roman Empire.