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
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, r., nude and with aegis on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΕΙϹΙΔΟϹ ΠΟΛΙϹ, L ΙΔ
Reverse design Isis, standing, facing, head l., wearing basileion, peplos knotted under breast, holding long sceptre in l. hand, basileion in r. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 23.28 g
Specimens 2
Die-links 1–2: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ O: HCR32933 M 626a
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