Co 632 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Demetrios Poliorketes) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 504, p. 188 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
Newell1927, 172, p. 151, pl. XVII:11 (“Uncertain Mint in Asia Minor(?)”)
Preservation comment
Wear: G/F. Snapped in several places to remove ca. 40% of coin; extensive, moderate pitting. Extensive white to pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 13, no. 30 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
11
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.93
Obverse Description
Head of youthful male to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet
Reverse Description
Ship‘s prow to right
Reverse Inscription
Above, B A (traces); below, monogram
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 632 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Demetrios Poliorketes).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0632>