RPC III, 4628.2

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 4628.2
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 temple (classical) with two columns enclosing Hermanubis standing, left, holding caduceus (?) and palm-branch; to left, jackal
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 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     NY: 1944.100.55520
2 2     ✸ D1138 = Naville 34, 17 Sept. 2017, lot 239