Co 1251 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aegina) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 622, pp. 220-221 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCAttica, Aegina 206-222, p. 143, pl. XXV:11-14
Comparanda
NemeaIII, 386-413, pp. 94-95 (R. Knapp and J. MacIsaac)
Preservation comment
Wear: P+. Slightly nicked edge; slight transverse separation of flan; extensive, slight pitting, fissuring and gouging. Extensive film of bluish green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 82, no. 1303 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Illegible”)
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Aegina
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.38
Obverse Description
[Two] dolphins swimming upward
Reverse Description
Reverse: Incuse square with four compartments, lower right one divided into two triangles
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 1251 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aegina).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1251>