Co 1133 (Early Roman hemiassarion(?) of Antoninus Pius from Argos) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
sim. BCDPeloponnesos, 1190, p. 283 (same design but assarion)
Comparanda
sim. RPCVI.1, 4630 (same design but assarion)
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Extensive, slight pitting and rare scratching.
Axis (1-12)
12
Has denomination
hemiassarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Argos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.76
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[ΑV]Τ Α[ΝΤⲰΝⲈ]-ΙΝΟⲤ ⲈVⲤ[ⲈΒΗⲤ]
Reverse Description
Turreted Hera seated left holding scepter in left arm and [pomegranate] in extended right hand
Reverse Inscription
ΑΡΓⲈ-ΙⲰ[Ν]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph