Co 1015 (Early Roman assarion of Tiberius from Mytilene) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 2345
Description
Issue of Lesbos under Conventus of Pergamon.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 25, no. 245 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Greek: Corinth under Roman Rule… Uncertain … (early Julio-Claudian)”
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Authority
Livia
Numismatic Authority
Tiberius
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.5
Numismatic Mint
Mytilene
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.31
Obverse Inscription
Laureate head of Tiberius to right
Obverse Inscription
ΤΙ [• ΘⲈΟ]Ⲥ [ⲤⲈΒΑϹ]ΤΟⲤ; to left and right of head, Μ-Υ|[Τ-Ι]
Reverse Description
Draped bust of Livia to right with hair rolled and bun on neck
Reverse Inscription
↑ ΙΟΥ ΘⲈΑ | [Ϲ]ⲈΒ[ΑϹ]ΤΗ; to left and right of head, Μ-Υ|Τ-[Ι]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1015 (Early Roman assarion of Tiberius from Mytilene).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1015>