RPC III, 4693


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4693
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 ΓΕΜ (sic) ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription L [ΙϚ]
Reverse design temple with four columns (with canopy roof) enclosing anguipede figure of Isis Thermoutis, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. Perhaps more of a shrine than a temple: the structure does not look like the normal sort of temples on the Alexandrian coinage. A similar shrine encloses Heracles on coins of year 13: 4440.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cologne Geissen 737 (?)
2 2     ✸ Uncertain (?)