RPC III, 4657.1


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4657.1
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue L IϚ = year 16
Dating AD 112/13
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, draped and cuirassed
Reverse inscription L ΙϚ
Reverse design Apollo standing facing, head right, with hand on head and holding lyre; to right Artemis standing facing, head left, holding bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note P1160 (date illegible) has Apollo with lowered hand probably holding a branch, and no obvious sign of a lyre; more like the design used in year 17? It also has a large bust, like coins of that year.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cologne Geissen 596