TRAJAN, A.D. 98-117. AV Aureus (7.11 gms), Rome Mint, A.D. 108-110. NGC Ch F, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5. Woytek-292f; RIC-123 var. (not cuirassed); Calico-1001. Obverse: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; Reverse: COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC, Libertas standing left, holding pileus and <em>vindicta</em>. Though rather well handled and clearly utilized in numerous monetary transactions over its years in commerce, this charming aureus is free from issue and wholly original.