Province Cyrenaica and Crete
City Gortyn 
Region Crete
Reign Roman Republic
Obverse inscription
Obverse design cista mystica with half-open lid, from which a serpent issues to l.; all within ivy wreath
Reverse inscription ΚΥΔΑΣ ΚΡΗΤΑΡΧΑΣ; ΚΡΗ-ΤΑΙ/Ε-Ω/Ν (in field)
Reverse design Zeus standing facing, head r., holding thunderbolt in r. hand and eagle in l. hand between two coiled serpents with heads erect

Coin no. 2 of RPC I, 926


Museum Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples (Italy)
Inventory no. 7581
Reference Sv, pl. XXXII, 1
Diameter 26
Weight 11.90
Axis 12