RPC III, 6526


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6526
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Naucratis (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 ΝΑΥΚΡΑΤΙϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design serpent-headed Shai/Agathos Daimon, wearing pschent, nemes, and paludamentum, cuirassed, standing, facing, head left, holding parazonium in left hand, and hawk wearing pschent, left, in right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC N39, Geissen & Weber, ZPE 155, 2006, fig. 27 p. 298
2 2     D6405, DS pl. 306
3 3     D6406 (rev. illus.), DS pl. 306 (year uncertain) = Naville 44, 4 Nov. 2018, lot 361
4 4     DS11054, pl. 306 (year uncertain but same design as the three others)
5 5     Dutilh, JIAN 3, 1900, p. 318 (not illus.).