RPC III, 4628.1


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4628.1
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, draped and cuirassed, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΕ
Reverse design temple (classical) with two columns enclosing Hermanubis standing, left, holding caduceus (?) and palm-branch; to left, jackal
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note D described it as a caduceus, but it looks more like a branch in the rubbings in DS.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS7256 = MM 11 (2002) lot 202 = Peus 19, 1971, lot 61 (Figari - Mosconi 191)