Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 26
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Koinon of Crete
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Dating c. 115 (?)
Nominative Imperator Augustus Traianus Germanicus Dacicus
Obverse design laureate bust of Trajan, with paludamentum on l. shoulder, viewed from front, l.
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΚΡΗΤⲰΝ
Reverse design Zeus draped, seated l., holding Nike in extended r. hand, his l. resting on sceptre; at his feet, eagle to l., looking back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 13.88 g
Axis 6
Reference Sv 75
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)
Note A specimen in P (P 86 = RN 1883, 61/1 = Wa 4796 = SNG 2328) has been altered into an otherwise unique coin of Trajan from Savatra (Lycaonia), where it is housed: see introduction to the province of Galatia-Cappadocia.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     O: Cameron 1948
2     G SNG 350
3     P: 677
4     P: 678
5     ✸ Amsterdam: SC-02551
6     A: 1904-1905 H’3
7     V: GR 14473 (T 200) Sv pl. XXXIV, 13: rev.
8     Milan: Brera 2326 Nicodemi 2741
9     NY: 1944.100.40893