Co 712 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Demetrios Poliorketes) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 506, p. 189 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
NemeaIII, 83–88, p. 71, pl. 3 (R. C. Knapp and J. MacIsaac)
Comparanda
Newell1927, 125-131, pp. 118-120, pl. XIII:13-17
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Extensive, slight pitting; specks of pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 13, no. 28 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Pella (Macedonia)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.48
Obverse Description
Macedonian shield containing monogram as emblema
Obverse Inscription
Monogram of Demetrios
Reverse Description
Crested Macedonian helmet; immediately to left inside crest, uncertain control (double axe?)
Reverse Inscription
Below, ΒΑ–ΣΙ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 712 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Demetrios Poliorketes).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0712>