Co 609 (Early Roman assarion of Antoninus Pius from Sparta) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC IV.1, 4146
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnesos, 940.4 p. 233
Comparanda
Grunauer1978, p. 186, Gruppe XL.5, pl. 25
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 55, no. 683 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Sparta
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.16
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[ΑVΤΟΚΡΑΤⲰ]Ρ [Α-ΝΤ]ⲰΝ[ⲈΙΝΟⲤ]
Reverse Description
Club; within beaded border (traces)
Reverse Inscription
ΛΑ-Κ[Ε]|ΔΑΙ-[ΜΟ]|ΝΙ-ⲰΝ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 609 (Early Roman assarion of Antoninus Pius from Sparta).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0609>