RPC III, 6405

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 6405
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Saite (nome of Lower Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, r., draped and cuirassed, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΑΕΙΤΗϹ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design Neith/Athena standing, l., wearing helmet and aegis, holding crocodile (?), r., in r. hand, small figure of Nike, l., in l. hand; owl at her feet, l., in r. field
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 26.66 g
Specimens 2
Note A coin in Naples (Santangelo 12176), attributed to the Coptite nome in the catalogue, and dated year 12, belongs to one of these three series.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Frankfurt: 1376 Geissen & Weber, ZPE 155, 2006, fig. 4 p. 296
2     DS pl. LV 397 (not on pl. 309–310)