RPC III, 6397


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6397
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 sun disk upon ram horns, raising right hand to mouth, lowered left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Note DS11096 (pl. 309) is probably to be attributed to the Heracleopolite nome.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC Suppl. N155, (not identified)
2 2     B: 28798
3 3     Alexandria
4 4     ✸ CNA XIII, 4 Dec. 1990, lot 227