RPC III, 6412

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 6412
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Saite (nome of Lower Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΡΙ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ ΠΑΡ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Optimus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus Parthicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, r., nude and with aegis on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ϹΑΕΙΤΗϹ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L Κ
Reverse design Neith/Athena standing, l., wearing helmet and aegis, holding spear in l. hand, r. hand resting on shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 18.02 g
Axis 12
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same rev. die.
Note E. Dutilh (RBN 59, 1903, p. 19), cited a similar coin bought in the Behera by R. P. Iacinthe de Cellano, director of the Collège de Terre-Sainte in Aleppo (Syria).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC N53, illus. on pl. 12 of the Suppl.
2     B: 1886/204
3     NY: 1944.100.61401
4     Cairo E. Dutilh, RIN 7, 1894, no. 56 p. 47–48, pl. II.11 = Dutilh, JIAN 3, 1900, no. 4121
5     Alexandria
6     D6364, DS pl. 310 (erroneously numbered 6664) = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 155, 2006, fig. 10 p. 296
7     Vat: 1937
8     DS Supp. pl. 30, 27 = Naville Numismatics 62, 13 Dec. 2020, lot 319