RPC I, 901


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 901
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Gortyn
Reign Roman Republic
Obverse inscription ΡΩΜΑΣ (in front, monogram) ΚΑ
Obverse design helmeted head of Roma, r.; elephant head on the helmet
Reverse inscription ΓΟΡΤΥΝ
Reverse design Artemis Ephesia; in the field, bee and elephant head; all in wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Sv 190
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Friedländer Sv, pl. XVI, 29
2 2     ✸ NY: 1959.119.1 NC 1938, pl. VI, 27 = Lockett 2566 = Le Rider, pl. I, B