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572448
572448.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Trajan. AD 98-117. Æ Drachm (34mm, 25.61 g, 12h). Dated RY 15 (AD 111/112). AVT TPAIAN C-ЄB Γ[EP]M ∆AKIK, laureate bust right, wearing aegis / Elpis standing right, holding a lotus blossom with her right hand and raising a fold of her skirt with her left, facing Harpocrates of Mendes seated left, wearing calathus, and holding scepter and club; L IE (date) across field. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 7022 (this coin); K&G 27.393 var. (Elpis standing left); RPC III 4600/3 (this coin); Emmett 505.15 (R5). Dark brown patina with traces of green. Good VF. Extremely rare type.


Ex Günther Schlüter Collection (Chairman of the German Numismatic Society from 1975-1977), Berlin; previously acquired in 1972 from the Tyll Kroha coin cabinet in Cologne; Giovanni Dattari Collection, no. 7022.