Co 1145 (Middle Hellenistic hemidrachm of the Arcadian League) [permalink] [show more links]
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
Not before (date)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
BCDPeloponnesos 1541, p. 367 (“Arkadian League type”; dated ca. 195-188 BCE “by Thompson”)
Dengate1967, pp. 65, 100-101, 108-109, pl. XXI (period IIA, issue 3 no. 4, dated 195-182 BC)
Thompson1968, pp. 18, 84, nos. 204-205, pl. XV (Agrinion hoard dated ca. 150-145 BC)
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/F. Roughly 30% snapped off from upper to left obverse, and remaining segment shows slight nicking; dense, shallow striations from vigorous mechanical cleaning on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 81, no. 1295 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Illegible”)
Axis (1-12)
Has denomination
Numismatic Authority
Arcadian League
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
Numismatic Mint
Numismatic Weight (g)
Obverse Description
Laureate head of Zeus to left
Reverse Description
Pan seated to left on stone, holding lagobolon in left arm and raising right hand, with eagle to left perched on knee
Reverse Inscription
To lower left and right of figure, ΑΡ in ligature - ΑΔ serifed in ligature
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Pan (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1145 (Middle Hellenistic hemidrachm of the Arcadian League).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <>