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Trajan, AR Denarius, 112-114, Rome
IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P
Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder
S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI
Female figure, chest bare, leaning against rocks with left arm, right hand on wheel set on leg
VIA TRAIANA in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 3.01g
RIC II, 266
Ex Gorny & Mosch, Auction 115, Lot 1578, March 2002

Note:  This coin refers to the completion of the Via Trajan, a highway from Beneventum to Brundisium, in 109.