Co 1044 (Late Republican as of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
RPC I, no. 1128
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 136-138, émission VI
Comparanda
BMCCorinth 496, 497, p. 60, pl. XV:7
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Slight nicked edge; extensive, moderate pitting to cratering. Incipient pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 20, no. 165 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
22.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.13
Obverse Description
Head of smiling Aphrodite to right, hair tied back with taenia and falling loosely behind; all within beaded border
Obverse Inscription
Behind head, COR[INT]
Reverse Description
Bellerophon holding lance rides Pegasos to right, rearing up over chimaera on ground line
Reverse Inscription
[Q CAE]CIL NIGR | C H[EIO PAM]; in exergue, IIVIR
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Aphrodite/Venus (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1044 (Late Republican as of Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1044>