Co 2019 (Late Classical-Late Hellenistic bronze coin or tessera from Argos) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BCDPeloponnese 1121, p. 272 (“very rare“, identified as “Tessera“)
Comparanda
Svoronos1912, no. 2112, pl. 7:21:1 (Collection Mavrogordatos)
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Roughly 10-15% snapped off obverse upper right; extensive, minute to slight pitting and scratching, and rare gouging. Dark patina.
Axis (1-12
1
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Argos
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.9
Obverse Inscription
Large Α
Reverse Inscription
Large FI within band border
Belongs to Historical Period
Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Classical (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2019 (Late Classical-Late Hellenistic bronze coin or tessera from Argos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2019>