Co 904 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI 55, p. 45, pl. 6 (J. Kroll)
Preservation comment
Wear: G+. Slight marginal flaking; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and gouging with rare scratching. Scattered spots of light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 12, no. 16 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Athens, Fourth Century B.C.”)
Axis (1-12
9
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.5
Numismatic Mint
Athens
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.53
Obverse Description
Triptolemos seated in winged chair to left
Reverse Description
Piglet standing to right over mystic staff; all within [wheat] wreath
Reverse Inscription
Below figure, ΕΛΕΥΣΙ
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 904 (Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Athens).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0904>