Co 778 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic chalkous of Euboean Chalcis) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Picard1979, p. 53, no. 22, pl. XI
Comparanda
sim. AgoraXXVI, 616, pp. 209-210 (J. Kroll)
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Very faintly nicked edge; extensive, moderate pitting to cratering. Scattered small patches of powdery, light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 13, no. 26 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
Chalkous
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Chalcis
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.15
Obverse Description
Facing head of Hera wearing diadem of five disks and earrings, on Ionic capital
Reverse Description
Eagle flying upwards with wing open to left; to right, dolphin(?)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Hera/Juno (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 778 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic chalkous of Euboean Chalcis).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0778>