Co 508 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of the Thessalian League) [permalink] [show more links]
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
Not before (date)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Cited by
Walker1980, p. 219 (rev. KenchreaiIII)
AgoraXXVI 540, p. 195 (J. Kroll)
Rogers1932, pp. 18-23, nos. 5-42
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)
Numismatic Authority
Thessalian League
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
Numismatic Weight (g)
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)
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Apollo (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse 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, 2013-2024. <>