RPC III, 6489


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6489
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Sethroite (nome of Lower Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, draped and cuirassed, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΕΘΡωΙΤΗϹ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design young Horus of Mesen standing, left, wearing pschent and military dress, holding spear in right hand, and left hand lifting chlamys; lion, left, at his feet in left field
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC Suppl. N138
2 2     ✸ Cologne: 3374 Geissen & Weber, ZPE 158, 2006, fig. 33 p. 300
3 3     A: 5036
4 4     Alexandria
5 5     D6388 (rev. illus.), DS pl. 312 = Naville 51, 21 July 2019, lot 389