RPC III, 4786.1


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4786.1
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue L IZ = year 17
Dating AD 113/14
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design half-length nude bust of Trajan, wreath with ears of corn right, with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription L ΙΖ
Reverse design Demeter standing, right, holding torch; to right, Euthenia seated, left, holding torch and ears of corn; between, (small figure of Harpocrates (?) and) column surmounted by kalathos on serpents
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1349 SNG 1185
2 2     Cologne Geissen 635 (no Harpocrates)
3 3     Vat: 281
4 4     ✸ Matthijs 439