Co 237 (Early-Middle Hellenistic Ptolemaic bronze coin) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, moderate pitting and severe, large cratering on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 54, no. 667 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.5
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.2
Obverse Description
Diademed or laureate head of king to right
Obverse Inscription
To right, legend (traces)
Reverse Description
Eagle with wings spread facing with head turned to right, on exergual line
Reverse Inscription
To right, legend (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 237 (Early-Middle Hellenistic Ptolemaic bronze coin).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0237>