RPC III, 6363


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6363
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Heracleopolite (nome of Upper Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, r., draped and cuirassed, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design bearded Herishef/Heracles standing, l., lion skin draped over left arm holding club, and holding winged griffin, l., in r. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.61383
2 2     ✸ D6252 (rev. Illus.) = Kunst und Munzen XXII, 1981, lot 292 (Figari - Mosconi 1949)
3 3     DS n. d., pl. 299.