RPC III, 6366


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6366
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 ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design Herishef/Heracles standing on stairs, facing, wearing kalathos, inside Egyptian temple with two columns decorated with uraei, lion skin draped over left arm, cradling club in l. arm, and r. hand lowered to lion, l., head r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC N76, Price & Trell, Coins and Their Cities, 1977, p. 226 fig. 510 (rev.) = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 151, 2005, pl. III.24 (rev.)
2 2     B: 28884