Co 605 (Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 138, pp. 101-102, pl. 12 (period 4B; J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCAttica, 566–569, p. 83 (dated 2nd c. BC)
Comparanda
SvoronosPick19231926, pl. 80:1-7
Preservation comment
Wear: G/aVG. Sparse, slight pitting and scratching on reverse especially. Incipient white to pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 12, no. 22 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Athens, Second Century B.C.“)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
reduced-ae1
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
19.0
Numismatic Mint
Athens
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.19
Obverse Description
Head of Athena in crested Athenian helmet to right
Reverse Description
Tripod-lebes; to left, poppy-head; to right; thunderbolt
Reverse Inscription
Α–ΘΕ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 605 (Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0605>