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, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΞΟΙΤΗϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design young Amon-Ra standing, facing, head right, wearing crown not recognizable, holding long sceptre in right hand, and ram, right, in left hand; around him, two basis with garlands, ram standing on both
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (2 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     NY: 1973.56.906
3 3     ✸ Cologne Geissen & Weber, ZPE 155, 2006, fig. 37 p. 299: ‘Jugendlicher Amun-Re mit Sonnenscheibe’
4 4     DS11068, pl. 307.