Co 460 (Early Roman semis of Augustus from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC I, 1135a
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 143-144, pl. IX, émission Xd
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
semis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.3
Obverse Description
Athlete striding to left holding palm over far shoulder, victor’s fillet and wreath in right hand
Obverse Inscription
To left and right, [II]–V[IR] | CO–RIN[TH]
Reverse Description
Burning torch
Reverse Inscription
M. NOVIO B[ASSO M. ANT. HIPP]ARC
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athlete (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 460 (Early Roman semis of Augustus 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/co0460>