Co 1325 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic bronze coin of Aegina) [permalink] [show fewer 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