RPC III, 6531


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 6531
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 ΠΗΛΟΥϹΙΝ, L ΙΕ
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
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cologne de Geus 10, 16–17 Oct. 2000, lot 2402 = Geissen & Weber, ZPE 164, 2008, fig. 10 p. 297
2 2     NY: 1944.100.56298