Co 766 (Middle Roman diassarion of Caracalla from Epirote Nicopolis) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Cited by
Walker1980, p. 219 (rev. KenchreaiIII)
Comparanda
Calomino2011 417, p. 141
Comparanda
Oikonomidou1975 160, p. 126, pl. 41
Preservation comment
Wear: VF/F. Extensive, slight pitting and rare gouging.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 55, no. 689 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial“)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
diassarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.41
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[ΑV Κ Μ] Α[Ν-Τ]ⲰΝⲈΙΝΟⲤ
Reverse Description
Winged nike standing to left, holding palm over left shoulder and wreath in extended right hand
Reverse Inscription
[Ι]ⲈΡΑ[Ⲥ ΝⲈΙ]-ΚΟΠΟΛⲈΩⲤ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 766 (Middle Roman diassarion of Caracalla from Epirote Nicopolis).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0766>