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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1926,0116.48

  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Laureate head of Trajan, right.
    (reverse) Diktynna seated left on rocks, holding javelin and infant Zeus; one of the Curetes to either side.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 97-117
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 2.4 grammes
    • Die-axis: 6 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Latin
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        IMP CAES NER TRAIA OPTIM AVG GER DAC PART
      • Inscription Type

        mintmark
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        reverse exergue
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Content

        KPHT
      • Inscription Transliteration

        KRET
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Content

        ΔIKTYNNA
      • Inscription Transliteration

        DIKTUNNA
  • Bibliography

    • BMC Greek (Crete) 16.p3 (type) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1926

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1926,0116.48

Silver coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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