RPC III, 4610


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4610
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 Euthenia reclining on sphinx, left, holding ears of corn and sceptre; below lotus flowers
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note A Dem 1042 is mistakenly described as ‘L’Afrique couchée à gauche sur une base, le coude appuyé sur un lion’ but it seems to be of year 19 (and API is clear on the obv.). Perhaps also DS7034 (or year 16?). DS Supp 69 is given to ‘anno 16’ but the date is not very clear and might be 15.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: 53/188
2 2     ✸ Cologne Geissen 578