RPC III, 6529


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6529
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Pelusion (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 ΠΗΛΟΥϹΙΟΥ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design young Horus of Mount Kasion/Zeus Kasios, standing, l., wearing hem-hem crown, half naked, holding sceptre in l. hand, pomegranate in r. hand; before him, orant child (Pelousios ?), r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 19.61 g
Axis 12
Specimens 7
Die-links 1, 4, 7: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC Suppl. N125
2     B: 28884
3     NY: 1944.100.61405
4     Brussels: II.51.824 L. Bricault, RBN 149, 2003, pl. VI.44: rev. legend reads ‘[ΠΗΛ]ΟΥCΙΟΥ ΝΟΜΟC’ = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 164, 2008, fig. 8 p. 297
5     Alexandria
6     D6345 (rev. illus.; rev. legend reads ‘ΠΗΛΟΥCΙΟΥΤΗC ΝΟΜΟC’ but ‘Le lettere THCNO sono appena decifrabili’; to be corrected), DS pl. 309
7     Dürr, 16 nov. 1998, lot 780