Co 1289 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Attic Salamis) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, pp. 214-215, no. 640, pl. 26 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCAttica, p. 116, Salamis 1-6, pl. XX:7, 8
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Marginal chipping and deep break with cracking at obverse axis 2; extensive, slight to moderate pitting, scratching and gouging. Small spots of incipient white bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 82, no. 1308 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Illegible”)
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.92
Obverse Description
Head of nymph Salamis to right, wearing stephane
Reverse Description
Boeotian shield, on which sheathed sword of Ajax
Reverse Inscription
Σ[Α]-Λ[Α]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Weaponry (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1289 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Attic Salamis).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1289>