Co 1145 (Middle Hellenistic hemidrachm of Megalopolis) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnesos, 1541, p. 367 (“Arkadian League type”; dated ca. 195-188 BCE “by Thompson”)
Comparanda
Dengate1967, pp. 65, 100-101, 108-109, pl. XXI (period IIA, issue 3 no. 4, dated 195-182 BC)
Comparanda
Thompson1968, pp. 18, 84, nos. 204-205, pl. XV (Agrinion hoard dated ca. 150-145 BC)
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 81, no. 1295 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Illegible”)
Axis (1-12
1
Has denomination
hemidrachm
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Megalopolis
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.06
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)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Pan (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1145 (Middle Hellenistic hemidrachm of Megalopolis).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1145>