Co 401 (Late Republican as of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Typological identification
RPC I, no. 1128
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 136-138, émission VI
Comparanda
BMCCorinth, 496-497, p. 60, pl. XV:7
Preservation comment
Wear: P+/P. Extensive, minute pitting and rare gouging.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 24, no. 237 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Corinth under Roman Rule … Uncertain”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.82
Obverse Description
Head of smiling Aphrodite to right, hair pulled back into bun and hanging loose behind
Obverse Inscription
Behind head, CO[RINTH]
Reverse Description
Bellerophon riding Pegasos to right, rearing up above chimaera on ground line
Reverse Inscription
[Q] CAEC[IL NIGR] | C H[EIO PAM] | IIV[IR]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Aphrodite/Venus (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 401 (Late Republican as of Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0401>