RPC III, 6437


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6437
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Phthenote (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 [ΦΘΕ?]ΝΟΤ[ΗϹ?], L ΙΒ
Reverse design young Horus standing, left, half naked, holding long sceptre in left hand, and hawk, left, in right hand; around him, two basis with garlands, hawk standing on both
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note DS11174-5 pl. 313 (11175 is also on pl. LVI as no. 487 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 155, 2006, fig. 42 p. 299) have what looks like the same design on rev. The inscription is illegible except for a N. Year uncertain.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.61406
2 2     ✸ DS11175 = Naville 39, 29 Apr. 2018, lot 397