RPC III, 6291


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6291
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Arsinoite (nome of Upper Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΡϹΙΝΟΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design young Sobek/Kronos standing, left, holding harpa in left hand, and bust of Premarres (Amenemhet III), right, in right hand; two pedestals around him; upon the one in front, a crocodile, right, upon the one behind, a hydria
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     DS pl. LII, 52
2 2     Naville 44 'Arabia' to come...
3 3     ✸ Amsterdam: S3535 H. M. E. Schürmann
4 4     DS pl. 295, no number = Naville Numismatics 69, 14 Nov. 2021, lot 259