RPC III, 6523


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6523
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Isidos Polis (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 ΕΙϹΙΔΟϹ ΠΟΛΙϹ, L ΙΔ
Reverse design Isis, standing, facing, head left, wearing basileion, peplos knotted under breast, holding long sceptre in left hand, basileion in right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O: HCR32933 M 626a
2 2     NY D6324 (rev. illus.: OACEI[THC] = El-Khafif & Geissen, ZPE 49, 1982, p. 240 no I and pl. XIVa), DS pl. 301 (‘Isidospolis’) = Gemini 13, 6 Apr. 2017 (ex Art Institute of Chicago), lot 390, second coin