Co 1312 (Early Roman assarion of Trajan from Corinth) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RPC III, 112
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
Assarion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Corinth
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.63
Obverse Description
Laureate and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[IMP TRA]IANO [AVG GE]R DAC P M [T]R P CO[S] VI P P
Reverse Description
Poseidon seated to left holding spear in flexed left hand and dolphin swimming downward in extended right hand
Reverse Inscription
COL – [I]VL – [L]AV – CO[R]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Poseidon/Neptune (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1312 (Early Roman assarion of Trajan 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/co1312>