Co 268 (Early Roman as of Nero from Corinth) [permalink] [show fewer 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