Co 1271 (Late Republican as of Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Typological identification
RPC I, no. 1128
Comparanda
Amandry1988, pp. 136-138, émission VIc
Comparanda
BMCCorinth, 496-497, p. 60, pl. XV:7
Description
Reverse struck partly off top of flan.
Preservation comment
Wear: P/aG. Extensive, minute pitting and rare pitting. Attrition around edges and faces has reduced diameter and weight. Wide areas of thin, white and pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 105 (R. Hohlfelder in Appendix 3 identified as “Tessera?“)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
As
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.83
Obverse Description
Head of smiling Aphrodite to right, hair pulled back into bun and hanging loose behind
Obverse Inscription
Behind head, COR[INTH]
Reverse Description
Bellerophon, right arm raised with lance, riding Pegasos rearing to right over chimaera on ground line (traces)
Reverse Inscription
[Q C]AEC[IL NIGR] | C HE[IO PAM] | [II]VIR
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Republican (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Aphrodite/Venus (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1271 (Late Republican as of Corinth).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1271>