Co 819 (Early Roman semis of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1135b
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 143-144, émission X
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 20, no. 170 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
semis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.29
Obverse Description
Athlete striding to right, holding palm over far shoulder and victor’s fillet and wreath in right hand
Obverse Inscription
IIVIR CORINT
Reverse Description
Racing torch alight; text surrounding; all within beaded border
Reverse Inscription
[M NOVIO BASSO -] M • ANT • HIPPAR[CHVS]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 819 (Early Roman semis 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/co0819>