Co 609 (Early Roman assarion of Antoninus Pius from Sparta) [permalink] [show fewer 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
Preservation comment
Wear: aG/P. Chipped and nicked edge with rare fissures.
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