RPC III, 6365

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 6365
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., nude and with aegis on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design young Harsomtous/Heracles standing, l., wearing kalathos and lotus flower, r. hand to the mouth, and hawk sitting on club, in l. hand; before, Egyptian altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O: HCR32910 M 607a
2 2     B: 28884 Berliner Blätter IV 32, pl. 2.6
3 3     NY: 1944.10.61384
4 4     ✸ Cologne MMAG 46, 28 Apr. 1972, lot 182 = de Geus 10, 16–17. Oct. 2000, lot 2365 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 151, 2005, pl. III.23
5 5     Frankfurt: 1349
6 6     Alexandria
7 7     D6254 (rev. illus.), DS pl. 300 ( = Monetarium (SKA) Zürich List 47, 1985, lot 124 (Figari - Mosconi 1953) = MM Deutschland 12, 11 Apr. 2003, lot 720)
8 8     DS10944, pl. 300.