RPC III, 4532


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4532
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 ϹƐΒ ΓƐΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design uncertain laureate bust of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription L ΙΔ
Reverse design Sarapis standing facing, head l., holding vexillum and sceptre; to l., Cerberus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Vogt, p. 85, suggests a link between Sarapis and Roman troops in Egypt; cf. the vexillum probably present beside the temple of Sarapis on coins of year 2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D1023 = Naville 46, 27 Jan. 2019, lot 255