Co 545 (Early Roman as of Augustus from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1139
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 153-156, émission XIIIf1/g1
Comparanda
BMCCorinth, 509, p. 62
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 55, no. 681 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial“)
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Authority
Augustus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
19.5
Numismatic Issuer
C. Heius Pollio and C. Mussius Priscus, duovirs
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.28
Obverse Description
Bare head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
CORIN[THI – AVG]VSTVS
Reverse Description
Countermark to right center: shallow incuse oval containing uncertain figure (ligature?)
Reverse Inscription
C HEIO [POL|LIO]NE [I]TE[R | C] MVS[SIO PR|IS]CO [II]V[IR]; within parsley wreath (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 545 (Early Roman as of Augustus from Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0545>