Co 847 (Middle Roman assarion of Julia Domna from Kaphyai) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnesos, 1389, p. 333 (“very rare”)
Comparanda
Howgego1985, p. 115, no. 56, pl. 3 (sim. countermark on several Severan issues from Peloponnesian cities including Corinth)
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 32, no. 316 (R. Hohlfelder misnumbered this coin in catalog)
Axis (1-12
4
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Authority
Julia Domna
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Kaphyai
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.51
Obverse Description
Countermark behind head: incuse oval (5.5 mm) with channel to edge containing male laureate head to right
Obverse Description
Draped bust of empress to right
Obverse Inscription
[ΙΟVΛΙΑ Δ]-ΟΜΝΑ ⲤⲈ[Β]
Reverse Description
Tyche standing to left holding cornucopia in left arm, right arm extended holding [patera?]; in lower left field, traces of [altar]
Reverse Inscription
[Κ]ΑΦ[VΙ]|ΑΤΩΝ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Tyche (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 847 (Middle Roman assarion of Julia Domna from Kaphyai).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0847>