Co 589 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin of Ambracia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCThessaly, Epirus: Ambracia 5-9, p. 94, pl. XVIII:2
Comparanda
SNGMünchThess 525
Preservation comment
Wear: F-F+. Slightly snapped edge; slightly pitted and scratched surface. One patch of pale green bronze disease on obverse right.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 11, no. 6 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Ambracia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.06
Obverse Description
Laureate and veiled head of Dione to right
Reverse Description
Obelisk of Apollo Agyieus on two-stepped base; within olive wreath
Reverse Inscription
To left and right, A–M|[B]–P
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 589 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin of Ambracia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0589>