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
Nominative Imperator Traianus Augustus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, right, nude and with aegis on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΠΗΛΟΥϹΙΟΥ ΝΟΜΟϹ, L ΙΒ
Reverse design young Horus of Mount Kasion/Zeus Kasios, standing, left, wearing hem-hem crown, half naked, holding sceptre in left hand, pomegranate in right hand; before him, orant child (Pelousios ?), right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 4, 7: same rev. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC Suppl. N125
2 2     B: 28884
3 3     NY: 1944.100.61405
4 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 5     Alexandria
6 6     D6345 (rev. illus.; rev. legend reads ‘ΠΗΛΟΥCΙΟΥΤΗC ΝΟΜΟC’ but ‘Le lettere THCNO sono appena decifrabili’; to be corrected), DS pl. 309
7 7     Dürr, 16 nov. 1998, lot 780