Co 1325 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aegina) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCAttica, Aegina 219-222, p. 143, pl. XXV:14
Comparanda
sim. AgoraXXVI, 662, pp. 220-221, pl. 27 (J. Kroll)
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Chipped edge; somewhat extensive, moderate flaking around edges and pitting. Areas of light blue bronze corrosion on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 11, no. 5, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Aegina
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.22
Obverse Description
Two dolphins swimming upwards
Obverse Inscription
Between dolphins, small Α
Reverse Description
Incuse square divided into four quadrants with lower one bisected by diagonal to lower right corner
Reverse Inscription
In two upper quadrants, Ν - Ο
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dolphin (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1325 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aegina).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1325>