RPC III, 4630.1

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 4630.1
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 head of Trajan, right
Reverse inscription L ΙΕ
Reverse design temple (classical) with two columns enclosing Sarapis standing, left, holding sceptre; to left, altar; (to left, Cerberus)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 11
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note The coins are usually too worn to be sure of the distinction between the varieties with or without Cerberus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1299 SNG 1144
2 2     Cologne Geissen 590