Co 528 (Early Roman bronze coin of Athens) [permalink] [show fewer 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, 149, p. 106, pl. 14 (period IVD; J. Kroll)
Comparanda
SvoronosPick19231926, pl. 80:29-32
Preservation comment
Wear: G/VG. One large marginal chip; dense scratching (mechanical cleaning?).
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