Co 522 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Karystos) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 637, p. 214 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCCentralGreece, Carystus 24, p. 104, pl. XIX:6
Preservation comment
Wear: G+. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting to cratering.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 16, no. 76 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Hellenic and Hellenistic“)
Axis (1-12
11
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Karystos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.59
Obverse Description
Bearded and draped bust of Poseidon to right
Reverse Description
Dolphin entwined upward on trident
Reverse Inscription
Κ-Α|[Ρ]-Υ|Τ-Σ|Ω-I|(N)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Poseidon/Neptune (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 522 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Karystos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0522>