Co 2030 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin from 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. Deeply chipped edge, almost to a ragged state; extensive, slight pitting.
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Megara
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.5
Obverse Description
Laureate(?) head of Apollo(?) to right; within dotted border
Reverse Description
Lyre; all within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
M-Ε (E is retrograde)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2030 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin from Megara).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2030>