Co 708 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BCDCorinth 256, p. 39 (citing Price Class A, Group VI, 57, dated ca. 306-303)
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Extensive, slight pitting and moderate fissuring and circumferential cracking. Widespread, thin film of white bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 17, no. 107 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.5
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.42
Obverse Description
Pegasos flying to left
Obverse Inscription
Below, Ϙ
Reverse Description
Ornamented trident head
Reverse Inscription
To lower left, [Α]; to right, Ares standing left with upraised right arm and shield | Υ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Ares/Mars (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 708 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0708>