RPC III, 6387


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6387
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Memphite (nome of Lower 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 ΝΟΜΟϹ ΜΕΝΦΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design Isis standing, l., wearing the vulture headdress, holding sceptre in l. hand, and raised uraeus, facing, in r. hand; behind her, Apis bull standing, l., wearing sun disk
Metal Æ
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: Löbb.
2 2     Cairo E. Dutilh, JIAN 3, 1900, p. 34 no. 4074: “ΜΕΜΦ...Ι... L ΙΕ Isis debout de face, regardant à gauche, un serpent dans la droite, une statue sur la gauche, dans le champ à droite génie, ornant ou caressant une statue, dans le champ à gauche, un autel allumé”; Dutilh’s description does not correspond exactly to the Berlin reverse, but both coins may belong to the same series