Co 84 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius from Corinth) [permalink] [show fewer 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