RPC III, 4804.2


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 4804.2
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 laureate half-length nude bust of Trajan, right, with aegis on, left, shoulder
Reverse inscription L ΙΖ
Reverse design kalathos in biga of winged serpents, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Alexandria 3882 has this design, and was atributed to year 16. But the date is not clear. Its bust is draped and cuirassed from rear, so, if really of year 17, it would represent a new obverse variety.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 24196
2 2     ✸ Nomos 24, 22 May 2022, lot 280 = ex Künker 19, 26 June 2013, lot 416, ex Righetti