Co 268 (Early Roman as of Nero from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1201
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 209-213, émission XXI:3-4
Comparanda
BMCCorinth 562-563, p. 69, pl. XVIII:2
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting and rare scratching. Patches of white to light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 22, no. 200, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.44
Obverse Description
Bare head of emperor to right; all within dotted border
Obverse Inscription
[NE]RO CLAVD – CA[ES AVG]
Reverse Inscription
Naked Bellerophon to right, head turned left, holding shield on arm and seizing bridle of Pegasos leaping left; all within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
[TI CLA]VDIO OPTATO IIV[IR]; in exergue, 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 268 (Early Roman as of Nero 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/co0268>