Co 1266 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC I, 1116
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 108, 120-121, émission I
Comparanda
BMCCorinth 485-489, p. 58, pl. XV:2
Preservation comment
Wear: G/aF. Moderately chipped edge; slight, extensive pitting and rare cratering; flaking around edges. Patches of thin, white and pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 19, no. 155 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.8
Obverse Description
Bare head of Caesar to right. Two incuse countermarks in area of neck: open hand in oval; rho with tail
Obverse Description
Countermark in area of neck: open hand inside shallow, incuse oval (5 mm)
Obverse Description
Countermark in area of neck; rho with tail in incuse rectangle(?) (>4 mm)
Obverse Inscription
Behind head, right to left, ↓ [LAVS · IVLI] | COR[INTH]
Reverse Description
Bellerophon on Pegasos flying to right, holding lance down at angle
Reverse Inscription
[L CER]TO [AEFICIO | C] IVLIO IIV[IR]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1266 (Late Republican as of Julius Caesar from Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1266>