Co 607 (Early Roman assarion of Hadrian from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC III, 215
Preservation comment
Wear: G-VG. Attrition in scattered, wide pits and flakes.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 23, no. 220 (R. Hohlfelder misread iconography)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.69
Obverse Description
Laureate and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[IM]P CAES TR[AIAN H-ADRIANVS] A[VG]
Reverse Description
Poseidon seated on rock to right inside round temple with six columns and domed roof
Reverse Inscription
[C]OL LAV – [IVL COR]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Poseidon/Neptune (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 607 (Early Roman assarion of Hadrian 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/co0607>