Co 84 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius from Corinth) [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
RPC IV.1, no. 4655
Comparanda
sim. BCDCorinth 722, p. 103 (bearded)
Comparanda
sim. BMCCorinth 610, p. 77 (bearded)
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/F. Edge in good condition. Very slight, extensive pitting on both faces. Thin patches of bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 24, no. 226 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.6
Obverse Description
Bare-headed and youthful bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
M AVRE-L ANTONIN
Reverse Description
Melikertes riding dolphin to right
Reverse Inscription
C L I COR
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 84 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius 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/co0084>