Co 711 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of the Boeotian League) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 592, p. 204, pl. 25 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCCentralGreece, Boeotia 57–62, p. 38
Comparanda
NemeaIII, 192–215, pp. 81-82, pl. 6 (R. Knapp and J. McIsaac)
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/aF. Slight to moderate, extensive pitting and scratching. Thin patches of white to pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 12, no. 25 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Boeotia, c. 196-146 B.C.“)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Thebes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.06
Obverse Description
Boeotian shield
Reverse Description
Ornamented trident head; to left, traces of legend; to right, dolphin swimming upwards; uncertain mark below
Reverse Inscription
ΒΟΙΟΤΩΝ (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 711 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of the Boeotian League).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0711>