RPC III, 29

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 29
Province Cyrenaica and Crete
Region Crete
City Koinon of Crete
Reign Trajan
Person (obv.) Trajan (Augustus)
Dating c. 115 (?)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤⲰΡ ΑΥΓ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ΓΕΡ ΔΑΚΙ
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 Dionysus with short chiton standing l., holding cantharus in r. hand, l. resting on thyrsus; at his feet, panther, l., looking back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 13.72 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Sv 78
Specimens 9
Note Rev. legend clockwise starting at 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 19
2     L BMC 20
3     C: Leake
5     P: 652
6     V: GR 14478 (T 205)
7     B: Fox
8     Harvard: HUAM 1986.382.178 ex Münzhandlung Basel 1, 28 June 1934, lot 715
9     CGT coll., ex VCoins Rutten & Wieland
10     ✸ Leu EA 17, 14 Aug. 2021, lot 1621