Co 607 (Early Roman assarion of Hadrian from Corinth) [permalink] [show fewer 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