RPC III, 6518


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6518
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Arabia (nome of Lower Egypt)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ ΔΑΚΙΚ
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, r., draped and cuirassed, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΑΒΙΑ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design Isis(-Hathor)-Chensit, standing, facing, head r., wearing crown with two feathers and an uraeus, peplos knotted under breast, holding hawk wearing pschent, r., in l. hand, r. hand lowered
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 19.83 g
Specimens 3
Die-links 2–3: same rev. die.
Note The two drachms attributed to the Arabian nome on DS pl. 295 belong to the Arsinoite nome.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop SNG 1081
2     B: 1920/800
3     ✸ R. Dauwe coll. 30.981114