Co 672 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius from Patrae) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCPeloponnesus, 36–37, p. 27
Comparanda
sim. BCDPeloponnesos, 556.3, pp. 148-149 (reverse iconography same but details differ)
Preservation comment
Wear: F+. Nicked edge; slight, extensive pitting and fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 26, no. 265 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Domitian, Patrae”)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.14
Obverse Description
Laureate head with long beard to right
Obverse Inscription
M AVR ANTO-NINVS A[VG]
Reverse Description
She-wolf to right suckling Romulus and Remus
Reverse Inscription
COL A A | PATR
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 672 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius from Patrae).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0672>