Co 2011 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Megara) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 649, p. 218 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCAttica, Megara 44-45, p. 122, pl. XXI:15-16
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Roughly 10% snapped off from obverse upper left; extensively delaminated surfaces, with moderate pitting and gouging. Wide, thin areas of white and pale blue to pale green bronze disease.
Axis (1-12
1
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Megara
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.51
Obverse Description
Laureate head to right Apollo; within dotted border (traces)
Reverse Description
Lyre; within dotted border (traces)
Reverse Inscription
M–[E]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2011 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin of Megara).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2011>