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
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 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)
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>