RPC III, 4710B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4710B
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 ϹƐΒ ΓƐΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design bust of Trajan, r., with wreath of corn ears and aegis on shoulder
Reverse inscription L ΙϚ
Reverse design Demeter standing facing, head r., holding torch and poppy; to r., Euthenia seated l., holding corn ears and small sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note 1 is described as a diobol on the website (25mm, 6.45g.), but it looks like a drachm, and Tom Buggey has subsequently confirmed that it is a drachm.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ T. Buggey coll.
2 2     Alexandria: 3854
3 3     Alexandria: 3855
4 4     Emmett 438, cited from Berlin