Co 664 (Early Roman diassarion of Antinoös from Epirote Nicopolis) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
sim. RPC IV.1, 4212 temp. (format and reverse)
Comparanda
sim. reverse Oikonomidou1975, p. 100, no. Septimius Severus 1, pl. 25
Preservation comment
Wear: G/VG+. Slightly nicked edge, with deep, long crack at obverse axis 10; extensive minute pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 28, no. 284 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial ... Mr. Alan Walker has made tentative identificatio[n] ... : Nicopolis“)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
diassarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
25.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.59
Obverse Description
Bare-headed, three-quarter length bust of Antinoös to right
Obverse Description
Full-figure of helmeted Athena standing left, holding grounded shield in left hand with crossing spear and Nike in extended right hand; all within beaded border
Obverse Inscription
[ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟΝ] – ΘⲈΟΝ
Reverse Inscription
ΝⲈΙΚΟ-Π-ΟΛⲈⲰⲤ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 664 (Early Roman diassarion of Antinoös from Epirote Nicopolis).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0664>