Co 1042 (Middle Roman assarion[?] of Marcus Aurelius from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC IV.1, temp. 5143
Comparanda
sim. BCDCorinth, 696, p. 98
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 28, no. 289 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
25.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.71
Obverse Description
Laureate and [cuirassed] bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[M AV]R ANTO–NI[NVS AVG]
Reverse Description
Facing full-length figure of Fortuna, turning head to left, carrying cornucopia in left arm and holding patera in extended right hand
Reverse Inscription
C L I – COR
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1042 (Middle Roman assarion[?] of Marcus Aurelius 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/co1042>