Corinth Coin: 1975 163
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Coin
Name:   1975 163
Title:   Silver Obol of Athens Mint, 490 B.C. - 450 B.C.
Year:   1975
Coin Number:   163
Period:   Greek
Material:   AR
Denomination:   Obol
Mint:   Athens
Obverse Type:   Head of Athena r.; wearring earring (?); wearing helmet with three olive leaves on front; hair on forehead in straight lines
Reverse Legend:   AUE
Reverse Type:   Owl r. in incuse square; olive leaf with berry behind
Symbol:   letters; olive leaf
Axis Clock:   9
Weight Description:   0.54
Weight:   0.54
Diameter:   10
Chronology:   490 B.C. - 450 B.C.
Findspot Description:   Forum SW; Grid 73E; Found while sweeping
Excavation date; 5/21/1975
Notebook 624 p.--; Basket -- (possibly from 85).
Notes:   Study Collection. Data Entry Funded by the Kress Foundation.
Reference:   BMC pl.V.11 and p.10, 96-100; Brett 1072-1073 and 1088
Published:   Hesperia 1976, p. 150, 90
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Publication: Williams & Fisher, Hesperia 45.2, 1976
Images (6)
Card: Coin 1975 163