Co 1052 (Middle Hellenistic tertachalkon of Ambracia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCThessaly Ambracia 10, p. 94, pl. XXIII:3
Preservation comment
Wear: P/G. Roughly 15% snapped off from edge and remaining segments chipped, including one deep gouge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and gouging. Wide areas of pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 12, no. 8 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Tetrachalkon
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Ambracia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.51
Obverse Description
Laureate head of Apollo to right
Reverse Description
Obelisk of Apollo Agyieus on pedestal; all within laurel wreath
Reverse Inscription
To left and right, Α-Μ|Β-Ρ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Apollo (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1052 (Middle Hellenistic tertachalkon of Ambracia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1052>