Co 1143 (Middle Roman assarion of Elagabalus from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
cf. VarbanovIII, 4440, p. 196
Comparanda
sim. Touratsoglou1988, p. 227, no. 23
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 27, no. 277 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Gordian III, uncertain”)
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.86
Obverse Description
Laureate and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
ΑV Κ Μ ΑΝΤ[Ω]ΝΙΝΟϹ EVϹ
Reverse Description
Kabeiros facing, looking left, hammer in left hand, right arm extended with rhyton; below two altars or anvils?
Reverse Inscription
[Θ]ΕϹϹΑΛ-ΟΝΙΚΕΩΝ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1143 (Middle Roman assarion of Elagabalus from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1143>