Co 787 (Late Republican as of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 123-124, émission II
Comparanda
sim. RPC I, 1117
Comparanda
sim. AgoraXXVI 671, p. 222, pl. 27 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
sim. BMCCorinth 483-484, p. 58, pl. XV:1
Preservation comment
Wear: VG-F. Extensive, minute pitting and rate gouging; linear striations on surface from agressive mechanical cleaning. Incipient, light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 19, no. 156 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.92
Obverse Description
Bellerophon in petasos and chlamys turning back left, seizes Pegasos walking to right before pair of columns supporting an arch (Upper Peirene Fountain); all within dotted border
Obverse Inscription
In exergue, [CORIN]THVM
Reverse Description
Poseidon with trident seated to right on rock
Reverse Inscription
P. TAD. CHILO | C. IVLI. NICEP | IIVIR
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Poseidon/Neptune (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 787 (Late Republican as of Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0787>