Co 1289 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Attic Salamis) [permalink] [show fewer 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