RPC III, 4419

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 4419
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue L ΙΓ = year 13
Dating AD 109/10
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design uncertain laureate bust of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription L ΙΓ
Reverse design Nilus, holding cornucopia, and small figure (genius?) in biga of hippopotami, left; above, winged genius and ΙϚ
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note Matthijs 19.19 g and DS7137 may be other specimens. Although the dates are not clear, the Matthijs coin seems to be from the same die as the B one. For the smaller figure, see above, discussion of similar coins for year 12: 4315.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Cassel
2 2     ✸ B: I-B