Co 134 (Early Roman bronze obol[?] of Trajan from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC III, 4174
Comparanda
BMCAlexandria, 564, p. 68
Comparanda
Milne1971, 572–575, p. 17
Preservation comment
Wear: EF. Slight scratching and worn chips near edges.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 26, no. 266 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
obol
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.69
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right; within beaded border
Reverse Description
Trophy facing; within beaded border
Reverse Inscription
In left and right fields, Ζ - Λ (= year 7)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 134 (Early Roman bronze obol[?] of Trajan from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0134>