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
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, draped and cuirassed, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΑΒΙΑ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design Isis(-Hathor)-Chensit, standing, facing, head right, wearing crown with two feathers and an uraeus, peplos knotted under breast, holding hawk wearing pschent, right, in left hand, right hand lowered
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop SNG 1081
2 2     B: 1920/800
3 3     ✸ R. Dauwe coll. 30.981114