Co 774 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Antigonos II Gonatas) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Comment
JLR: This is the rare, small-module Athena/Pan issue. Quarter-obol?
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 508, p. 189, pl. 24 (J. Kroll)
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Extensive, moderate pitting. Incipient pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 16, no. 79 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Hellenic or Hellenistic“)
Axis (1-12
1
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.62
Obverse Description
Head of Athena to right wearing crested Corinthian helmet
Reverse Description
Pan striding to right, erecting trophy
Reverse Inscription
Β-[Α]; between legs, small monogram of Antigonos (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Athena/Minerva (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 774 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Antigonos II Gonatas).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0774>