Co 414 (Early Roman bronze diassarion of Hadrian from Argos) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnesos, 1186.1, p. 282
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 55, no. 375 (R. Hohlfelder; identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial“)
Axis (1-12
11
Has denomination
diassarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
25.0
Numismatic Mint
Argos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.72
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[ΑVΤ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟⲤ] (only traces)
Reverse Description
Half-naked Dionysos standing left holding bunch of grapes in extended right hand
Reverse Inscription
ΑΡ[ΓⲈ-Ι]ⲰΝ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dionysos/Bacchus (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 414 (Early Roman bronze diassarion of Hadrian from Argos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0414>