RPC III, 6279


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6279
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Hermopolite (nome of Upper Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΕΡΜΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΗϹ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design Thot/Hermes bearded, standing, left, wearing atef crown upon ram horns, holding caduceus in left hand, and baboon wearing sun disk seating, right, in right hand; before, Egyptian altar; behind, ibis standing, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: 4992
2 2     ✸ Aiello