Co 92 (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
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/F. Sparse, minute pitting across surfaces; rare, prominent gouging. Slight spots of bluish green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, pp. 19, 84, no. 160 (R. Hohlfelder; “The obverse of this coin is illegible“[?)]
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.73
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 prancing to right
Reverse Inscription
𝘘•CAECIL•NIGR | IIVIR | C•HEIO PAM (last two letters in ligature)
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 92 (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/co0092>