23599 - Mytistratus (AE Hephaestus/wheel) over Syracuse (Athena/hippocamp) (Triton, V, Jan. 2002, 208)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 23599


354 BCE - 344 BCE | MYT

Images
Overstriking coin
Mytistratos_Triton_V.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Syracuse athena hippocamp+.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Triton, V, 15 Jan. 2002, 208

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Hephaestus right, wearing pileus, pellet on pileus ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: MYT (Greek) Three spoked wheel with central pellet
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Mytistratus Ancient regionAncient region. Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the issuing power. The authority can be "pretended" when the name or the portrait of X is on the coin but he/she was not the issuing power. It can also be "uncertain" when there is no mention of X on the coin but he/she was the issuing power according to the historical sources: Campanian mercenaries
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 354 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 344 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Bronze Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 7.067.06 g <br />7,060 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: oncia
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Calciati 19871Calciati 1987, p. 294, n° 2, BMC Sicily2BMC Sicily, p. 116, n° 3
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΣΥΡΑ (Greek) Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet with laurel wreath. In right and left fields, dolphins. Linear border. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Hippocamp left.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Syracuse Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. : Dionysius I of Syracuse (tyrant of Syracuse, c. 400-367 BC), Dionysius II of Syracuse (tyrant of Syracuse, c. 367-357 and 346-344 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 375 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 344 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : denomination B
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Calciati 19863Calciati 1986, n° 34-45, SNG ANS 5 Sicily4SNG ANS 5 Sicily, n° 426-433, 434-453, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 1456, Puglisi 20096Puglisi 2009, p. 323, n° 303
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: exceptional Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: "Overstruck on a Syracusan litra, Athena/Hippocamp (Calciati II pg. 76ff), with just a trace of the undertype visible"

References

  1. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1987), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 3, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  2. ^ BMC Sicily 
  3. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1986), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 2, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  4. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 5. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3. Syracuse-Siceliotes, New York, 1988,
  5. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2012), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series. 2. Handbook of the Coins of Sicily (Including Lipara). Civic, Royal, Siculo-Punic, and Romano-Sicilian Issues. Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster-London, 489 p.
  6. ^  Puglisi, Mariangela (2009), La Sicilia da Dionisio I a Sesto Pompeo : circolazione e funzione della moneta, Messina, DiScAM, p. 519.