RPC III, 6371


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6371
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 ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟ/ⲰΠΟΛΕΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΕ
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
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC N77
2 2     O: HCR32954 M 672c
3 3     Cop SNG 1100
4 4     ✸ Brussels: II.51.800 L. Bricault, RBN 149, 2003, pl. IV.20 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 151, 2005, pl. III.29