Co 1235 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aigina) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 662, p. 220 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCAttica, Aegina 206-222, p. 143
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Slightly chipped edge and transverse separation of flan; severe marginal chipping; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and fissuring. Wide areas of powdery, pale bluish green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 105 (R. Hohlfelder in Appendix 3 identified as “token or button“)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Aegina
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.88
Obverse Description
Two dolphins swimming upwards
Obverse Inscription
Between dolphins, small Α
Reverse Description
Incuse square divided into five compartments; uncertain figure in upper right quadrant
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1235 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aigina).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1235>