Co 508 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Euboean Chalcis) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Picard1979, pp. 101-102, no. 67, pl. XX
Comparanda
sim. AgoraXXVI, 619–620, p. 210 (J. Kroll)
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 28, no. 283 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
dichalkon
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Chalcis
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.69
Obverse Description
Head of Hera to right, with hair rolled at edge and curled in rows across top
Reverse Description
Eagle flying upward with head to right holding curled snake in talons to right; above left, trident (traces)
Reverse Description
To right, [Χ]-Α-Λ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 508 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Euboean Chalcis).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0508>