Co 1278 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Frequent, slight marginal chipping; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and gouging. Wide, thin patches of white bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
RPC IV.1, 9863
Published as
BCDCorinth 732, p. 104
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 28, no. 290 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Greek Imperial”)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.8
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor with long beard to right
Obverse Inscription
[M] A[VR] ANTO-[NIN]VS [AVG]
Reverse Description
Pegasos flying to left
Reverse Inscription
C L I C[OR]
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1278 (Middle Roman assarion of Marcus Aurelius 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/co1278>