Co 884 (Middle Roman diassarion of Marcus Aurelius from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
180
Not before (date)
161
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Cited by
Walker1980, p. 218 (rev. KenchreaiIII)
Comparanda
RPC IV.1, temp. 5154
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slight marginal nicking; sparse, minute to sparse pitting and rare scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 24, 84, no. 225 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Antoninus Pius“; “M. Amandry has confirmed that this issue is published here for the first time“)
Axis (1-12)
3
Has denomination
Diassarion
Numismatic Authority
Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
27.0
Numismatic Weight (g)
9.56
Obverse Description
Laureate and cuirassed bust of emperor to right; within dotted border
Obverse Inscription
[I M] AVR AN-TONINVC AVG
Reverse Description
Nude Isthmos standing facing, head to right, holding rudder in each hand; within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
C L I – COR
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Maritime Activities
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 884 (Middle Roman diassarion of Marcus Aurelius from Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0884>