RPC III, 6431

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 6431
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Xoite (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 ΞΟΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design young Amon-Ra standing, facing, head r., wearing crown not recognizable, holding long sceptre in r. hand, and ram, r., in l. hand; around him, two basis with garlands, ram standing on both
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 21.29 g
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 28798
2     NY: 1973.56.906
3     ✸ Cologne Geissen & Weber, ZPE 155, 2006, fig. 37 p. 299: ‘Jugendlicher Amun-Re mit Sonnenscheibe’
4     DS11068, pl. 307.