RPC III, 6396


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6396
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Prosopite (nome of Lower 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 ΠΡΟϹωΠΕΙΤΗϹ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design young Harsomtous standing, facing, head left, wearing nemes and hem-hem crown, raising right hand to mouth, lowered left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 28798
2 2     ✸ Brussels: II.51.827 J. Lallemand, CdE XXXVIII, 75, 1963, p. 321 no 6 = L. Bricault, RBN 149, 2003, pl. VI.48
3 3     Cologne Dürr, 16 Nov. 1998, lot 784 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 153, 2005, fig. 15a p. 316