Co 872 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Argos) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 781, p. 241 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCPeloponnesus, Argos 98, p. 143
Preservation comment
Wear: P/F. Frequent, slight marginal nicking; extensive, slight to moderate pitting to rare cratering. Wide, thin areas of white to pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 12, no. 14 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Argos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.52
Obverse Description
Head of snarling wolf to left
Reverse Inscription
Large A (upper part off flan); below, Θ (traces?)
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 872 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Argos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0872>