Co 551 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar from Corinth) [permalink] [show fewer 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