Co 397 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
sim. AgoraXXVI, 85, p. 65, pl. 8 (transverse palm branch, somewhat smaller and lighter flans; J. Kroll)
Comparanda
sim. Kleiner1976, p. 27, pl. 3:59-61
Comparanda
sim. SvoronosPick19231926, pl. 107:55-58
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Nicked and slightly cracked edge; extensive, slight pitting and gouging. Wide patches of white bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 55, no. 65 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Athens
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.28
Obverse Description
Cicada dorsal
Reverse Description
Panathenaic amphora; to right, palm branch?
Reverse Inscription
Α–Θ|Ε
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 397 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0397>