RPC III, 4592


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4592
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue L IE = year 15
Dating AD 111/12
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription L ΙΕ
Reverse design Athena standing, right, holding spear and shield; to right, Demeter (?) standing, left, holding torch(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note ‘Athena in piedi a d.; la d. sopra scettro la s. sopra scudo; guarda Demeter velata, veste chiton e peplos tiene torcia? Esergo, L IƐ’: the figure on the right seems to hold a sceptre rather than a torch, so perhaps Euthenia? The year is not clear on the rubbing in DS.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D822