Co 766 (Middle Roman diassarion of Caracalla from Epirote Nicopolis) [permalink] [show fewer 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