1705 - Epidaurus (hemidrachm Asclepius/monogram) over Phlius (bull/phi) (Myers-Adams, 11, Apr. 1975, 113)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1705


255 BCE - 250 BCE | monogram (EΠ)

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 10 - Epidaurus over Phlius.jpg
Overstruck variety
SO 6 - Epidaurus over Phlius overstruck variety visible on the overstriking coin.jpg [LHS Numismatik AG, Auction 102, 29 April 2008, lot 205]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Noble 93 (13/04/2010), no. 4946 ; Myers-Adams Auction Sale 11 (11/04/1975), no. 113.
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : BCD collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Asclepius left, wearing laurel wreath. In field, E. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: monogram (EΠ) (Greek) Monogram within laurel wreath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Epidaurus Ancient regionAncient region. Peloponnesus (Argolis) Modern countryModern country: Greece 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. 255 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 250 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.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 2.742.74 g <br />2,740 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: Hemidrachm or triobol
StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: LHS 96 20061LHS 96 2006, no. 1237-1239 and 1241, HGC 52HGC 5, n° 724

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Bull butting to left, head lowered and turned to face the viewer ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Φ (Greek) Φ within ivy wreath with four inner leaves, and rosette of nine berries above
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Phlius Ancient regionAncient region.  Peloponnesus (Phliasia) Modern countryModern country: Greece 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. 280 toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 270 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. : hemidrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : LHS 96 20061LHS 96 2006, no. 132ff
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks: overstruck on a hemidrachm of Phlious, [**F* visible in the undertype], Ex BCD Collection not in catalogues, acquired from Myers-Adams Auction Sale 11, 11th April 1975. (lot 113). The original Phlious reverse with **F* within wreath can be easily seen underneath the present reverse type.

References

  1. ^ LHS Numismatics 
  2. ^ O. D. Hoover 
  3. ^ BCD Peloponnesos 132ff