Co 853 (Early Roman as of Augustus from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Comment
JLR: This is an unpublished variant of the common Corinthian issue by Ti. Claudius Anaxilaus and P. Ventidius Fronto under Nero with the emperor bust right on the obverse (Amandry Da) but the emperor in the tetrastyle temple on the reverse (Amandry RIIb9).
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
sim. Amandry1988, p. 225, émission XXIII.24
Preservation comment
Wear: G/P. Slight to moderate, extensive pitting to gouging. Patches of incipient pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 21, no. 186 (R. Hohlfelder misidentified as “L. Arrius Peregrinus and L. Furius Labeo”)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.98
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
NERO – [C]AE[SAR]
Reverse Description
Façade of tetraastyle temple on two-stepped podium; between columns emperor stands turned to left, right hand extended holding patera; legend around and below; all within beaded border
Reverse Inscription
[P VE] FRON-TO[NE IIVIR]; in exergue, C[O]R; all within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 853 (Early Roman as of Augustus from Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0853>