Co 38 (Early Roman diassarion of Antoninus Pius from Argos) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
161
Not before (date)
138
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC IV.1, 7927
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnesos, 1192.2, p. 284
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 26, no. 268 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
8
Has denomination
diassarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
25.0
Numismatic Mint
Argos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
12.11
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
ΑVΤ ΑΝΤⲰΝ-ⲈΙΝΟⲤ ⲈV[ⲈΒΗⲤ]
Reverse Description
Nude Herakles standing to right, head turned back, holds lion skin in left arm and grounded club in right
Reverse Inscription
ΑΡΓⲈ-ΙⲰΝ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Heracles/Hercules (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 38 (Early Roman diassarion of Antoninus Pius from Argos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0038>