Trajan, Sestertius, Providence reverse, Beautiful!
Orichalcum; 33mm/25.3gm Rome mint, Struck 114-117 AD
Con/ A few minor nicks and scratches, otherwise, about Extremely Fine; astonishing, glossy, and mirror-like deep green patina.
Obv/ IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO PM TR P COS VI PP; laur. and draped bust right
Rev/ PROVIDENTIA AVGVSTI SPQR S-C; Providence standing left, resting elbow on column and pointing to celestial globe below
Ref/ RIC Vol II, 663 (Trajan)
Seller's Note/ While RIC rates this issue as 'common', there is nothing common about the beautiful patina on this sestertius. This is truly a superb coin worthy of the finest collection!