Co 257 (Early Roman as of Caligula from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1173A
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 186-189, émission XVII.40
Comparanda
BMCCorinth, 535-539, p. 65, pl. XVI:10
Preservation comment
Wear: P/F. Extensive, slight pitting and sparse flaking. Incipient pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 24, no. 235 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Imperial, Corinth: Uncertain”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.6
Obverse Description
Bare head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[C C]AESAR – [A]VG
Reverse Description
Pegasos flying to right
Reverse Inscription
M – BE[LL]IO PRO[C]V[LO IIVI]R; below right, COR
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 257 (Early Roman as of Caligula 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/co0257>