RPC III, 6495


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6495
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Mendesios (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 ΜΕΝΔΗϹΙΟϹ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design Ba-neb-djedet/Mendes standing, left, wearing atef crown, and sun disk between two uraei upon ram horns, holding something unrecognizable (ram ?) in right hand, left hand lifting chlamys; ram, left, at his feet in left field
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D6304 (rev. illus.), DS pl. 304
2 2     DS11013, pl. 304 (same design as D6304 but inscription and year illegible)