RPC III, 4504


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4504
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue L IΔ = year 14
Dating AD 110/11
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design uncertain laureate bust of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription L ΙΔ
Reverse design Athena standing, left, holding ears of corn and shield; to right, garlanded altar with owl
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Described as a ‘sparviero’ by Dattari = Emmett 420; the bird on the NY coins does not look very much like an owl, but that is presumably what is intended.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1922.38.147
2 2     D818 = Naville 48, 7 Apr. 2019, lot 233