RPC I, 926

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 926
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Gortyn
Reign Roman Republic
Magistrate Kydas the Cretarch (without title)
Dating 43 BC
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
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.64 g
Axis 12
Reference Sv 1 (Province)
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 2598
2     N: 7581 Sv, pl. XXXII, 1