Co 5 (Early Roman assarion of Trajan from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
114
Not before (date)
112
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
RPC III, no. 111
Comparanda
BMCCorinth, 588, p. 73, pl. XIX:7
Preservation comment
Wear: flatstruck VF. Edge in good condition. Slight, extensive pitting on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 23, no. 218 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Authority
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Numismatic Authority
Trajan
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
22.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.13
Obverse Description
Laureate bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
π˜π˜”π˜— π˜›π˜™AIANπ˜– 𝘈𝘝𝘎 π˜Žπ˜Œπ˜™ π˜‹π˜ˆπ˜Š π˜— π˜” π˜›π˜™ π˜— π˜Šπ˜–π˜š [VI P P]
Reverse Description
Poseidon seated to left on backless throne with footstool holds scepter in left arm, dolphin in extended right arm
Reverse Inscription
COL IVL - [LAV] COR
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Poseidon/Neptune (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
β€œCo 5 (Early Roman assarion of Trajan from Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0005>