Co 682 (Early Roman assarion of Nero from Perinthus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1762
Comparanda
MacDowall1960, pp. 107-110, no. III, pl. VII:7
Preservation comment
Wear: P/G. Slightly nicked edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and flaking. Small patches of white and pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 28, no. 285 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
26.0
Numismatic Mint
Perinthus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.5
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[NERO CLAV]DIV[S CAESA]R AV[G GE]R[M P M TR P]
Reverse Description
Eagle with outstretched wings standing facing on globe, head to right; all within [beaded] border
Reverse Inscription
To left and right, large S – C
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 682 (Early Roman assarion of Nero from Perinthus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0682>