RPC II, 35


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 35
Province Crete
Region Crete
City Koinon of Crete
Reign Domitian
Person (obv.) Domitian (Augustus)
Issue Second emission
Dating AD 83 or later
Obverse inscription [ ]ΙΑΝΟΣ ΓΕΡΜΑ ΚΑΙ[ ]
Obverse design laureate head of Domitian, right, with aegis
Reverse inscription [ ]
Reverse design Demeter seated, left, with two corn-ears and poppy
Metal leaded bronze
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Sv 56
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 34/1–2, 36/1, 37/1–7.
Note Svoronos read the legend as [ΚΟΙΝΟΝ] ΚΡΗΤ[ΩΝ], but, although there is definitely an inscription, its reading is unclear.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1947,0606.700
2 2     V: GR 14467 Sv pl. XXXIII.18: rev.