RPC III, 4624

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 4624
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 draped bust of Sarapis wearing kalathos and laurel wreath, right, on globe held up by two Nikai with palm-branches
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Note Vogt, p. 89, interpreted the design as Sarapis the bringer of victory.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1938.70.1
2 2     NY: 1944.100.55516
3 3     O: HCR32936 M 627b
4 4     A: 132/254
5 5     ✸ D1034bis = Naville Numismatics 65, 30 May 2021, lot 240
6 6     Frankfurt 295
7 7     T. Holman coll.