Co 273 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Countermark (1): Howgego1985, p. 235, no. 655, pl. 25 (Augustus, Dium)
Comparanda
RPC I, 1116
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 120-122, émission Ia (mentions same countermark (1))
Comparanda
BMCCorinth 485-489, p. 58, pl. XV:2
Preservation comment
Wear: G/P. Slight to moderate, sparse pitting. Extensive white cloudiness on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 19, no. 153 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
2
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Authority
Julius Caesar
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Issuer
L. Certus Aeficius and C. Julius, duovirs
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
11.75
Obverse Description
Countermarks: (1) to lower right, shallow incuse square contains monogram=PV(blius?); (2) below, shallow incuse oval with uncertain figure
Obverse Description
Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right; all within beaded border
Obverse Inscription
Behind head, right to left, ↓ LAVS [IVLI | CORINT]
Reverse Description
Bellerophon, seated on Pegasos flying to right, strikes with spear
Reverse Inscription
[L CE]RTO•ÆFICIO | [C] IVLI•IIVI[R]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 273 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar 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/co0273>