RPC III, 4546


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4546
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 laureate bust of Trajan, r., nude and with aegis on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription L ΙΔ
Reverse design temple (classical) with four columns enclosing statue of Sarapis seated facing, holding uncertain object and sceptre; to l., cerberus; to r., uncertain object
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The identity of the figure is uncertain. D placed the rubbing at the end of the Sarapis The illustration in the Cologne sale is clear, and allows the identification of the figure as Sarapis
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS7272 = Kolner Munzkabinett 56, 1992, lot 474 (Figari - Mosconi 195)