c.70 - 129 A.D.

Plotina was the wife of Trajan. She died without leaving Trajan an heir but used her influence to position Hadrian in line to succeed her husband.


RIC 740, Cohen 12 Sestertius Obv: PLOTINAAVGIMPTRAIANI, draped bust right, wearing stephane; inlaid silver Gonzaga countermark in the form of an eagle in an oval field
Rev: FIDESAVGVST, S C across field, Fides standing right, holding grain ears and plate of fruit. Lot sold for $1,850 1/16/02.