Co 87 (Late Republican as of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
RPC I, no. 1127
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 133-136, émission VIa-b
Comparanda
sim. BMCCorinth 498-499, p. 60, pl. xv:8
Label or tag text
below clay floor
Preservation comment
Wear: aEF. Large areas of deep flaking on reverse and rare scratching. Large, thin patches of blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 19, no. 159 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
4
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.24
Obverse Description
Head of smiling Aphrodite to right, wearing necklace, hair bound with taenia and falling freely behind; within dotted border
Obverse Inscription
CORIṈṮ
Reverse Description
Pegasos flying to right; within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
𝘘•CAECIL•NIGR | C•HEIO PAM (last two letters in ligatura); to right, [II]VIR
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Aphrodite/Venus (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 87 (Late Republican as of Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0087>