Co 551 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Cited by
Walker1980, p. 218 (rev. KenchreaiIII: “the legend is described in the catalogue as being obliterated but is perfectly clear on the plate“)
Comparanda
RPC I, 1116
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 120-122, émission Ia
Comparanda
sim. AgoraXXVI, 670, p. 222 (IVLIO, not IVLI; J. Kroll)
Comparanda
sim. BMCCorinth 485-489 (IVLIO, not IVLI)
Preservation comment
Wear: F+. Extensive, minute pitting on both faces. Large patch of light blue bronze disease on reverse and small patch of obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 19, no. 154, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Issuer
L Aeficius Certus and C. Iulius
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
10.07
Obverse Description
Laureate head of ruler to right
Obverse Inscription
Behing head, right to left, ↓ LAVS IVLI | CORINT (last two letters in ligatura)
Reverse Description
Bellerophon, seated on Pegasos flying to right, strikes with spear
Reverse Inscription
[L] CERTO. ÆFICIO | [C] IVLI. IIVIR
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 551 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar 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/co0551>