Co 508 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of the Thessalian League) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Cited by
Walker1980, p. 219 (rev. KenchreaiIII)
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI 540, p. 195 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
Rogers1932, pp. 18-23, nos. 5-42
Comparanda
SNGCopAetEub 310-317
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Snapped edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and scratching; large delaminated flakes from both faces. Deep gouging and striations esp. obverse from too vigorous mechanical cleaning.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 28, no. 283 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
10
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.69
Obverse Description
Laureate head of Apollo to right
Reverse Description
Athena Itonia striding right, brandishing spear in upraised right hand and shield on left arm
Reverse Inscription
To left and right of figure, [ΘE]ΣΣA-Λ[ΩN]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 508 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of the Thessalian League).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0508>