Co 226 (Early Roman semis of Augustus from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1135a
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 143-144, émission Xc-d
Axis (1-12
1
Has denomination
semis
Numismatic Authority
Augustus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Issuer
M. Novius Bassus and M. Antonius Hipparchus
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.78
Obverse Description
Athlete striding to left, holding palm branch on right shoulder and fillet in left hand
Obverse Inscription
II-[VIR] | CO-RINT
Reverse Description
Flaming torch
Reverse Inscription
M NOV[IO BASSO M ANT] HIPPARC
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athlete (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 226 (Early Roman semis of Augustus 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/co0226>