RPC III, 6368


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Coin type
Volume III
Number 6368
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, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΔ
Reverse design bearded Herishef/Heracles standing, left, lion skin draped over left arm, holding club in left hand, and winged griffin, left, in right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Brussels: II.51.799 J. Lallemand, CdE XXXVIII, 75, 1963, p. 320 no 1 = L. Bricault, RBN 149, 2003, pl. IV.19 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 151, 2005, pl. III.26
2 2     CNA XIII, 4 Dec. 1990, lot 225 (‘year 12 (?)')