RPC III, 6530


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6530
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 ΠΗΛΟΥϹΙωΤωΝ ΠΟΛΕωϹ, L ΙΓ
Reverse design young Horus of Mount Kasion/Zeus Kasios, standing, left, wearing hem-hem crown, half naked, holding pomegranate in right hand, left hand lowered along the body; before him, child (Harpocrates ?), left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cologne M. Jungfleisch, Bulletin de l’Institut d’Égypte 36.2, 1954, p. 321 fig. 1: reads ΠΗΛΟΥCΙΟΥΤωΝ ΠΟΛΕωC = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 164, 2008, fig. 9 p. 297
2 2     ✸ Matthijs, ex DS11091, pl. 309 = Naville 37, 28 Jan. 2018, lot 425