Co 888 (Early Roman as of Nero from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1201
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 209-213, émission XXI.1-18
Comparanda
BMCCorinth, 562, p. 69, pl. XVIII.2
Published as
KenchreaiIII, pp, 19, 84, no. 157 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Corinth under Roman Rule: P. Aebutius and C. Pinnius“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Authority
Nero
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Issuer
C. Iulius Polyaenus and Ti. Claudius Optatus, duovirs
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.72
Obverse Description
Bare head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[NER]O CLAVD – [CAESA]R AVG
Reverse Description
Pegasus rearing to left, held at the bridle by Bellerophon leaning right and holding shield
Reverse Inscription
[T]I CLAVD[I]O OPT[ATO IIVIR]; in exergue, [COR]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 888 (Early Roman as of Nero 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/co0888>