RPC III, 6281


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6281
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 ΕΡΜΟΠΟΛΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design young Thot/Hermes, standing, left, wearing atef crown upon ram horns, holding winged caduceus in left hand, and ibis standing, left, in right hand; before, baboon standing, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A AB NC 4854
2 2     DS10923, pl. 298
3 3     ✸ Dürr, 16 Nov. 1998, lot 755