Co 1252 (Early Roman bronze coin of Germanicus from Tanagra) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Cited by
Walker1980, p. 219 (rev. KenchreaiIII)
Comparanda
RPC I 1318
Comparanda
BMCCentralGreece Boeotia: Tanagra 57, 58, p.65
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Nicked edge; somewhat extensive, minute pitting and rare gouging; large crack on reverse bottom. Patches of incipient white and pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 56, no. 712 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.32
Obverse Description
Bare head of Germanicus to right; all within beaded border
Obverse Inscription
[ΓⲈ]ΡΜ-[Α]ΝΙ[ΚΟⲤ]
Reverse Description
Apollo standing facing with outstretched hands, holding laurel branch and bow (traces)
Reverse Inscription
[Τ-Α|Ν]-Α
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1252 (Early Roman bronze coin of Germanicus from Tanagra).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1252>