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Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 100 - 101 CE Æ hemidrachm - (29 mm, 13.12 g)
Obv: Youthful, Laureate bust right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIAN CEB ΓEPM
Rev: Nike advancing, l., holding wreath and palm-branch. LA
RPC3 4121
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 100 - 101 CE Æ hemidrachm - (29 mm, 13.12 g)
Obv: Youthful, Laureate bust right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIAN CEB ΓEPM
Rev: Nike advancing, l., holding wreath and palm-branch. Date LA to left
Naville Numismatik
RPC3 4121, This coin shown.
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 5 (101/102 AD) (32 mm, 18.5 g)
Obv: Laureate head right, slight drapery on far shoulder
Rev: MENELA EI[T], Harpokrates of Canopus with lower body of a crocodile seated left, wearing skhent, himation over left arm and waist, holding right hand to mouth and cornucopiae with left arm. LE
RPC3 --- ; Köln 3454; Dattari 898 var.; Milne 659 Rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan - Regnal Year 11 107-108 CE Æ drachm - (35mm, 27.64 g, 12h).
Obv: Laureate bust right with aegis on shoulder. AVT TPAIAN API CEB ?EPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Trajan driving quadriga right, holding eagle-tipped scepter and reins; L IA (date) above.
Ex: CNG auction 385
RPC 4221.1; Dattari (Savio) 6906; K&G 27.108 var. (without aegis); Emmett 459.11
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan - Regnal Year 11 107-108 CE Æ drachm - (35mm, 23.69 g, 12h).
Obv: Laureate and draped bust right. AVT TPAIAN API CEB ΓEPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Trajan, holding branch and eagle-tipped scepter, being drawn right by quadriga of elephants; L IA
Ex: CNG auction 91
RPC3 4224; Köln -; Dattari (Savio) 6930 var. (distribution of obv. legend); K&G 27.94 - rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan - Regnal Year 11 107-108 CE Æ drachm - (36 mm, 27.64 g)
Obv: Laureate and draped bust right. AVT TPAIAN API CEB ΓEPM ?AKIK
Rev: Nike standing left erecting trophy of arms. LIA in exergue
Ex: Forum
RPC3 4229.2 (same rev die); BMC Alexandria p. 53, 444 var. rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 100 - 101 CE Æ drachm - (36 mm, 27.48 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOS CEP ΓEPM
Rev: Nilus reclining left on crocodile.
ex: Zurqieh Coins
RPC3 4230.2
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 100 - 101 CE Æ drachm - (32 mm, 21.21 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOS CEP ΓEPM
Rev: Nilus reclining left on crocodile I? above. (Not sure why RPC3 dates this to LIA?)
RPC3 4230.3; Emmett 550
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 12, 108 - 109 AD (35 mm, 26.16 g)
Obv: Laureate head right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOS CEP ΓEPM
Rev: Nike stg.r., holding wreath and palm branch, in slow biga riding r. L I B above)
Ex: Boersema Coins
RPC3 4297.2; Emmett 544
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 12, 108 - 109 AD (33 mm, 21.15 g)
Obv: Laureate head right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOS CEP ΓEPM
Rev: Emperor (Trajan) standing in centaur biga, r., laureate-headed, wearing toga, holding eagle-tipped sceptre ?)and raising arm; each centaur holds a Nike L I B above)
Ex: Jean Elsen
RPC3 4298.1; Emmett 464; Very rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 12, 108 - 109 AD (35 mm, 20.34 g)
Obv: Laureate head right. AYTTPAIAN CEB ΓEP ΔAKIK
Rev: Nike to the right of Trophy L I B in fields
Ex: Ingemar Wallin
RPC3 4310.2; Dattari 952
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 13, 109 - 110 AD (L IΓ in reverse fields)(32 mm, 22.38 g)
Obv: Laureate head right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOS CEP ΓEPM
Rev: A pair of bound captives beneath Trophy.
Ex: Ancient Resource
RPC3 4457.2; Emmett 604; Scarce - Not listed in Christiansen for this year
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 13, 109 - 110 AD (L I Γin reverse fields)(33.5 mm, 19.65 g)
Obv: Laureate head right. AYT TPAIAN C-EB ΓEPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Egyptian sphinx, wearing composite crown with crocodile emerging from chest advancing right on serpent.
Ex: Holy Land Coins
RPC3 4432.3; Emmett 599 (Rarity 5)
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 110 - 111 CE (Regnal year 14 - LI?) Æ drachm - (35 mm, 21.49 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. TPAIANO EBG ΓEPM
Rev: Emperor riding quadriga holding eagle staff & olive branch.
Ex: Pavlou
RPC3 4536; SNG Cop 351; Emmett 459; Milne 598
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 13, 109 - 110 AD (L I Γ in reverse fields) (32 mm, 15.98 g)
Obv: Laureate, draped head right. AYT TPAIAN C-EB ΓEPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Triumphal arch with three arcades supported by four Corinthian columns on which are statues; on the lateral arches are two bas-reliefs representing the sitting Emperor; on the triangular pediment, two Nikes supporting a disc; on the summit, facing statue of the Emperor in a quadriga; to either side, trophies and captives.
Ex: CNG EAuction 8_17
RPC3 4547.4v (bust type); Dattari (Savio) 1086; Emmett 602.14.
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan drachm - Regnal Year 13, 109 - 110 AD (L I Γ in reverse fields) (33 mm, 22.51 g)
Obv: laureate bust of Trajan, draped and cuirassed. AYT TPAIAN C-EB ΓEPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Emperor (Trajan) standing in quadriga, r., with EXCITED elephants laureate-headed, wearing toga, holding eagle-tipped sceptre and branch.LIΔ
Ex: Glendering sale 7_13_2001.
RPC3 4510.1. SNG 1103
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 15 (111/112 AD) (32 mm, 18.37 g)
Obv: Laureate head right.
Rev: Two Canopi on an altar "LIE" = year 15.
RPC3 4593.3; Milne 662 Rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 15 (111/112 AD) (32 mm, 23.3 g)
Obv: Laureate head right, draped and cuirassed, seen from rear/aegis on far shoulder
Rev: Trajan in quadriga right, drawn by four elephants, holding branch. LIE (date) in exergue.
ex: Nilus Coins
RPC3 4605.3; Köln 583
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 15 (111/112 AD) (32 mm, 24.2 g)
Obv: Laureate head left. Rev: Emperor, holding branch and sceptre, in elephant quadriga right; L IE(date) to upper right.
Ex. MIke Vosper
RPC3 4605.6 (This coin); Köln 583 (variant) VERY RARE with left facing bust
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm (32 mm, 20.29 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOS CEP ΓEPM
Rev: Distyle temple of Serapis w/ Corinthian columns; statue of Serapis left, right hand resting on shrine, left hand holding scepter. Regnal Year LIE.
RPC3 4694.3; Sear 3267
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 112 - 113 (year 16) CE Æ drachm - (35 mm, 19.11 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. TPAIANO EBG Γ EPM
Rev: Emperor riding quadriga holding eagle staff & olive branch. LIζ
Ex: Nemesis; Frajlich collection
Emmett 459; Milne 598
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 112 - 113 (year 16) CE Æ drachm - (33mm, 25.94 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Athena standing, r., holding shield and spear; to r., Ares standing, l., holding spear and parazonium LIζ.
Zurqieh coins.
RPC3 4706v bust type.
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 112 - 113 (year 16) CE Æ drachm - (33mm, 21.41 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate bust right, slight drapery.
Rev: Dionysos, holding thyrsus, reclining left on biga of panthers; LIζ above.
CNG Auction 91, lot 720 Ex: Greenpoint Collection. Ex Drewry Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 113); Coin Galleries (9 November 1982), lot 430.
RPC3 4711.3; Köln 601 var. (bust type); Dattari (Savio) 6998; K&G 27.491.
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 16 (112/113 AD) (35 mm, 21.26 g)
Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Rev: Eirene standing r. holding hands with Homonoia who holds cornucopia. LI ζ(date) between.
ex: Roma Coins
RPC3 4715.4; BMCG 428
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 16 (112/113 AD) (33 mm, 22.7 g)
Obv: Laureate half length bust right, with aegis
Rev: kalathos on column between two winged serpents with crowns; date LI-ζ above.
ex: Mike Vosper
RPC3 4741.1, BMC557, Emmett 396 (R3) VERY RARE
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 16 (112/113 AD) (33 mm, 22.7 g)
Obv: Laureate heroic bust right, slight drapery on shoulder
Rev: Nilus standing facing, head left, holding reed and cornucopia; behind him, Alexandria, wearing elephant-skin headdress, standing facing, head left, holding vexillum and placing wreath on Nilus' head. date LI-ζ in fields.
ex: CNG auction 395
RPC3 4744, Köln 622; Dattari (Savio) 1008; K&G 27.488; Emmett 559.16 (R3). RARE
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 16 (112/113 AD) (33 mm, 17.79 g)
Obv: half-length nude bust of Trajan, wreath with ears of corn r., with drapery on l. shoulder.
Rev: Nilus standing, l., holding reed and cornucopia; to r., Alexandria standing, l., raising arm and holding vexillum LI-ζ (date).
ex: Zurqieh
RPC3 4774;
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm Year 16 (112/113 AD) (33 mm, 25.86 g)
Obv: half-length laureate, curiassed bust of Trajan.
Rev: Demeter standing, r., holding torch; to r., Euthenia seated, l., holding torch and ears of corn. LIZ (unclear) (date).
ex: Jean Elsen
RPC3 4785.2;
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ drachm - (32mm, 11.95 g, 12h) Year obscured - looks like a writing table??
Obv: Laureate bust right.
Rev: Tyche left, reclining on couch, rudder held in right hand; Sphinx in upper left.
Ex: Zurqieh Coins
Emmett 407 sorta
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 113-114 AD (year 17) CE Æ drachm - (33mm, 21.00 g, 12h).
Obv: Laureate bust right, slight drapery.
Rev: Nilus, raising hand and holding cornucopia, driving biga of hippopotami left; L IZ (date) above; water plants in exergue.
Ex: CNG auction 91 lot 723
RPC3 4808.3; Köln -; Dattari (Savio) 1000; K&G 27.557 - rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 113-114 AD (year 17) CE Æ drachm - (35mm, 21.12 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate bust right, slight drapery.
Rev: Biga of winged serpents, with tails falling into exergue, carrying calathus with grain ears; L IZ (date) above.
Ex: From the HLT Collection; CNG Auction 87.
RPC3 4803.7; Köln 648; Dattari (Savio) 1103; K&G 27.563
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 113-114 AD (year 17) CE Æ drachm - (34mm, 19.58 g, 12h)
Obv: Radiate bust right.
Rev: Zeus enthroned left, holding scepter and thunderbolt, eagle at feet; date across field (LIZ).
Ex: Forum Coins
RPC3 4814.4; BMC Alexandria p. 48, 404; Emmett 613
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 113-114 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (35mm, 20.59 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate bust right,seen from back.
Rev: Emperor (Trajan), laureate-headed, in military dress, seated on curule chair, l., holding Nike and sceptre; to l., captive and trophy.
?
RPC3 4859.2
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 113-114 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (35mm, 20.59 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate bust right, with aegis.
Rev: Emperor (Trajan), laureate-headed, in military dress, seated on curule chair, l., holding Nike and sceptre; to l., captive and trophy.
Naville Numismatik.
RPC3 4859.3 this coin
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 114-115 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (35.4 mm, 20.90 g)
Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. AYT TRAIAN CEB ?EPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Ares standing right, holding parazonium and spear, chatting w/ Athena standing left, holding shield and spear; across field: date LI-H.
Ex: Gert Boersema
RPC3 4856.1 (This coin); Emmett 406
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 113-114 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (35mm, 20.59 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate bust right, with aegis.
Rev: Emperor (Trajan), laureate-headed, in military dress, seated on curule chair, l., holding Nike and sceptre; to l., captive and trophy.
Naville Numismatik.
RPC3 4859.3 this coin
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 114-115 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (34.74 mm, 17.5 g)
Obv: Laureate and draped bust right seen from rear. AYT TPAIAN API EBG ?EPM
Rev: Euthenia reclining left on sphinx Year 18 LIH.
Ex: Ancient Imports
RPC3 4865; Emmett 486 rarity 5
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 114-115 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (35 mm, 20.68 g, 11 hr)
Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. AYT TRAIAN CEB ?EPM ΔAKIK
Rev: Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) reclining left on draped couch (hiera klin, or lectisternium), holding rudder and resting head on arm set on pillow; LIH (date) above
Ex: CNG 93 lot 1054
RPC3 4874.1; Emmett 607; Köln 679; Dattari 1053; K&G 27.609.
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 114-115 AD (year 18) CE Æ drachm - (35 mm, 22.29 g)
Obv: Laureate and draped bust right drapery over l. shoulder. TPAIANO API CEB ?EPM ?AKIK
Rev: Nilus stg.l.holding reed and cornucopia, with Euthenia raising arm with two corn ears in the other; In fields: L-IH.
Ex: Boersema Coins
RPC3 4872.1; Emmett 561
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 115-116 AD (year 19) CE Æ drachm - (34mm, 18.11 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate bust right, aegis on far shoulder
Rev: Zeus enthroned left, holding scepter and thunderbolt; date across field (LI?) .
Ex: Empire Coins 8 (7 December 1987), lot 429; CNG auction 78, lot 1508
RPC3 4914.3; Köln 702; Emmett 611.19
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 115-116 AD (year 19) CE Æ drachm - (34mm, 18.1 g, 12h)
Obv: Laureate, curaissed bust right
Rev: Zeus holding scepter seated on eagle with spread wings; date across field LI(Z?).
Ex: Roma Coins
RPC3 4816.3; SNG France 1203; Dattari 1077
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ diobol Year 16 (112/113 AD) (25 mm, 6.45 g)
Obv: Laureate, bust right; drapery.
Rev: Agathodaemon right; Caduceus to left.LIS in field.
ex: Zurquieh
RPC3 4759v (LIS in exergue); Emmett 643
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ diobol Year 16 (112/113 AD) (25 mm, 6.45 g)
Obv: aureate half-length nude bust of Trajan, r., with aegis on, l., shoulder.
Rev: Alexandria standing facing, head r, holding bridle (?) and vexillum; to r., Sarapis seated l., holding sceptre.
ex: Rusty Romans
RPC3 4779 (var) uncertain - no good match in RPC
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ diobol Year 16 (112/113 AD) (25 mm, 6.60 g)
Obv: Laureate, bust right; drapery.
Rev: Canopus right; LIH in field.
ex: Zurquieh
RPC3 4844; Emmett 643
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Obol (4.07 g), year 11 - 113-114 CE
Obv: laureate Bust left.
Rev: Griffen right = LIA
ex: Jean Elsen
RPC3 4260; Emmett 673; Dattari 1210v; Rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ obol Year 16 (112/113 AD) (19 mm, 3.83 g)
Obv: Laureate, bust right.
Rev: Hawk (Horus?) standing right; LIζ in l.field.
ex: Boersema Coins
RPC3 4763 (this coin); BMCG 428
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 - 117 CE Æ Obol- (19 mm, 4.20 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. TPAIANO EBG ΓEPM
Rev: herakles facing lifting club in right hand, lion skin draped over left. LI(A?) Year 10
Ex: Zurqieh coins
RPC3 4266; SNG France 1043 (year 9)
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 - 117 CE Æ Obol- (18 mm, 3.81 g)
Obv: Laureate bust left! TPAIANO EBG ΓEPM
Rev: Modius (Kalathos) between two torches. LI(A?) Year 10
Ex: Zurqieh coins
RPC3 4766; SNG France ____; Emmit 483
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 - 117 CE Æ Obol - (18.7 mm, 4.00 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. TPAIANO EBG ΓEPM
Rev: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt. unclear date
Ex: Ancient Imports
Emmett 669
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 - 117 CE Æ Obol- (18 mm, 3.87 g)
Obv: Laureate bust right. TPAIANO EBG ΓEPM
Rev: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt. unclear date
Ex: Zuriequeh
Emmett 669
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (1.39 g). year 6 - 102/103 CE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: caduceus, Date = LS
ex: Forum Ancient Coins
RPC3 4770v. date; Similar to SNG Cop 357 (Hadrian, year 14), Milne -, BMC - Chrsitiansen -, rare
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (1.78 g), year 16 - 113-114 CE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Cornucopia Date = LID
ex: David Conner
RPC3 4170v. date; Emmett 695; Dattari 7205
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Di or Trichalkon (0.94 gm)
year 16 - 112/113 CE
Obv: Laureate bust right.
Rev: L I?, Oenochoe
ex: Tom Vossen
SNG France 1178
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (1.40 g).
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Trophy of Arms,
Zurqieh coins
RPC3 similar to 4824 No date on my coin; Emmett____(with captives only), Chrsitiansen __, Dattari 1125
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (1.40 g).
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Trophy of Arms, LIZ
RPC3 4824; Emmett____(with captives only), Chrsitiansen __, Dattari 1125
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (1.31 g), year 17 - 113-114 CE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Headdress of Isis; Date = LIZ
ex: David Hendin
RPC3 4819; SNG Cop. 259
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Di or Trichalkon (1.87g)
Alexandria, year 17 - 113/114 CE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Ibis walking right.
ex: Pavlos S. Pavlou
RPC3 Similar to 4172; Emmett 709
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Di or Trichalkon (1.65 g)
Alexandria, year 17 - 113/114 CE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Ibis walking right.
ex: David Conners
RPC3 Similar to 4172; Emmett 709
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Di or Trichalkon (1.65 g)
Alexandria, year 17 - 113/114 CE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Elephant(?) right, Date = LIZ
ex: Zurqieh Coins
RPC3 4819; Emmett 719
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (13mm, 2.08 g, 1h)
Alexandria, year 17 - 113/114 CE
Obv: Laureate head right.
Rev: Rhinoceros walking left; L IZ (date) above
ex: CNG Auction 319, Lot: 297.
Rpc3 4822; Köln ?; cf. Dattari (Savio) 1208 (elephant to right); Looks like an elephant, but RPC3 only has the Rhino walking left.
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (13mm, 1.77 g, 12h)
Alexandria, year 17 - 113/114 CE
Obv: Laureate head right.
Rev: Rhinoceros walking right; L IZ (date) above
ex: CNG Auction 319, Lot: 297.
RPC3 4823; Emmett 719; SNG France 1206; Note. Rhino, Hippo, or elephant. CNG had this as an elephant, but the ear and horn make me think rhino. When I looked these up in SNG France the image of the rhino looked like an elephant and the elephant looked like a rhino. Looks hippo-like too???
Egypt, Alexandria. Trajan 98 -117 CE Æ Dichalkon (1.10 g) year 17 - 113-114 BCE
Obv: Bust rt.
Rev: Hem-Hem Crown of Harpocrates; LI - Z below.
RPC3 4820; Milne 710; BMC 561

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