RPC III, 13

 

Image of specimen #30

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 13
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Koinon of Crete
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Dating AD 116/17
Obverse inscription IMP CAES NER TRAIA OPTIM AVG GER DAC PART
Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΙΚΤΥΝΝΑ, ΚΡΗΤ (in exergue)
Reverse design Diktynna seated l. on rock, drawing arrow from quiver with her r. hand and holding infant Zeus on l. arm; l. and r., armed kouretes
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.81 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Sv Dictynna 4 corr., Walker II, pp. 65–6, (ii), Woytek, pp. 419–24, 1
Specimens 34
Die-links 3, 9, 22: same obv. die.
Note 21 obv. dies recorded (+)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 15
2     L BMC 16
3     L: 1922,1020.142 Weber 4606
4     L: 1926,0116.47 Seager bequest
5     L: 1926,0116.48 (Seager bequest)
6     L: G 1013
7     O: Cameron 1948
8     C SNG 3943 = Butcher p. 91, Fig. 26, 8
9     P: 253
10     P: 254
11     P: 255 (M 6242)
12     Cop SNG 578
13     Mu Sv pl. XXXIII, 24: rev.
14     Turin: Lavy 1901 = Fabretti 3408
15     A
16     V: GR 33776
17     V: GR 33777
18     Amsterdam: S 2547
19     Amsterdam: S 2548
20     Amsterdam: S 2549
21     Amsterdam: S 2550
22     B: I-B Sv pl. XXXIII, 23
23     B: I-B
24     B: Rauch
25     B: Löbb.
26     NY: 1944.100.40888
27     NY: 68.57.71
28     NY: 1996.70.1
29     Künker 136, 10 Mar. 2008, lot 390 (ex CNG MBS 42, 29–30 May 1997, lot 946)
30     ✸ Künker 136, 10 Mar. 2008, lot 391
31     CNG MBS 84, 5 May 2010, lot 848 (ex Gorny & Mosch 152, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 1686; Gorny & Mosch 181, 12 Oct. 2009, lot 1710)
32     Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio 172, Baltimore Auction Sess. B and C, 16 Nov. 2012, lot 11657
33     Münzzentrum 161, 11 Jan. 2012, lot 273
34     Hirsch 352, 25 Sept. 2019, lot 2861 (ex Lanz 78, 1996, lot 593)