Co 528 (Early Roman bronze coin of Athens) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 149, p. 106, pl. 14 (period IVD)
Comparanda
SvoronosPick19231926, pl. 80:29-32
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 16, no. 77 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Hellenistic or Hellenistic … Athens?“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
reduced-ae1
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Athens
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.59
Obverse Description
Head of Athena to right, wearing triple-crested helmet; within beaded border
Reverse Description
Athena advancing right, carrying lowered spear in right hand and [aegis] draped over extended left arm; to lower right, owl (traces); all within olive wreath
Reverse Inscription
To upper left, Α|ΘΕ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Bird (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 528 (Early Roman bronze coin of Athens).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0528>