RPC III, 4627


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4627
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 uncertain laureate bust of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription L ΙΕ
Reverse design temple (Greco-Egyptian) with two columns enclosing two canopi
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note 5289, previously attributed to Trajan, is a (unique) coin of Hadrian with this design for his year 5; the design is known for other years of Hadrian’s reign, e.g. year 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.55519
2 2     ✸ Frankfurt 294