23634 - Populonia (AE Sethlans/hammer & tong) over Populonia (Menvra/owl) (Artemide, 51, Apr. 2019, 46)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 23634


220 BCE - 200 BCE | pvplvna

Images
Overstriking coin
Populonia_Artemide_Aste_s.r.l.,_Auction_51,_27_April_2019,_lot_46.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Populonia Menura Owl.jpg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Artemide Aste s.r.l., 51, 27 April 2019, 46 = Roma Numismatics, XXVIII, 5 July 2023, 77

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Sethlans right, wearing pileus decorated with laurel-wreath. To left, X (value mark). Linear border. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: pvplvna (Etruscan) Hammer and tongs. Below, •••• (value mark). Border of dots.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Populonia Ancient regionAncient region. Etruria 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:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 220 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 200 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 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: 7.647.64 g <br />7,640 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: triens Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 88 mm <br />0.8 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2727 mm <br />2.7 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: HN Italy1HN Italy, n° 195, HGC 12HGC 1, n° 183
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Menvra to right, wearing Corinthian helmet, •• (mark of value) above ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Etruscan legend 'pvplvna' (Etruscan) Owl standing to right on two pellets, crescent with two stars flanking above
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Populonia Ancient regionAncient region.  Etruria Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. :
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 220 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 200 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : sextans Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : HN Italy1HN Italy, n° 186, HGC 12HGC 1, n° 180
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: "traces of overstrike on Menvra/Owl Sextans to obv.(?)"

References

  1. a b  Rutter N. Keith et alii (eds.) (2001), Historia Numorum Italy, London, xvi, 223 p., 43 pl.
  2. a b  Hoover, Oliver D. (2018), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series, Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia, Sixth to First Centuries BC., Lancaster-London, 2018, lxi, 527 pages, 23 cm