Co 469 (Middle Roman diassarion of Caracalla from Argos) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 787, p. 242, pl. 28 (die duplicate)
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnesos, 1216, 1218.2, pp. 290-291 (reverse die duplicate?)
Comparanda
ImhoofBlumerGardner1964, pl. XXXVII (reverse type also used with obverses of Septimius Severus)
Preservation comment
Wear: flatstruck VF+/F+. Slipping and one snapped segment around edge. Slight pitting and scraping across faces.
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
diassarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
25.0
Numismatic Mint
Argos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.17
Obverse Description
Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
ΑV ΚΑΙⲤΑ Ⲥ Μ Α-ΝΤⲰΝⲈΙΝ[ΟⲤ]
Reverse Description
Leto standing facing, head to left, raising right arm and holding left arm over small figure of Chloris standing left
Reverse Inscription
ΑΡΓ[Ⲉ]-ΙⲰΝ
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 469 (Middle Roman diassarion of Caracalla 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/co0469>