Co 395 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Typological identification comment
This type is believed to have been minted on Sardinia.
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 429, p. 173, pl. 22 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
SNGCopAfr, Zeugitania: Carthage 151
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Extensive, minute pitting, scratching, and fissuring. Large patches of white to light blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 101 (R. Hohlfelder identified in Appendix 3 as “D D Tessera“)
Axis (1-12
3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.14
Obverse Description
Head of Persephone to left
Reverse Description
Countermark, center right: uncertain figure (O-C?) within shallow incuse rectangle (6 mm)
Reverse Description
Horse head to right; within beaded border (traces)
Reverse Inscription
To lower right, small o
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Horse or donkey (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Persephone/Kore/Proserpina (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 395 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0395>