1695 - Agrigentum (didrachm eagle/crab) over Corinth (Athena/Pegasus) (Spink, 3014, Oct. 2004, 4)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1695


500 BCE - 480 BCEΑΚPΑ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 111 - Agrigentum (AR didrachm) over Corinth?.jpg
Overstruck variety
Corinth Athena incuse square.jpeg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Spink, 3014, 8 Oct. 2004, 4

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΑΚPΑ (Greek) Eagle left. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Crab within incuse circle.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Agrigentum 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:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 500 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 480 BCE Archaic until 480 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: 8.418.41 g <br />8,410 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: didrachm Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG ANS 3 Sicily1SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 926, Jenkins 19702Jenkins 1970, Group II c, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 93
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Pegasus flying. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Head of Athena, wearing a Corinthian helmet, within incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Corinth Ancient regionAncient region.  Peloponnesus 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. 510 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 480 BCE Archaic until 480 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : didrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Ravel 19364Ravel 1936, Group II
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: "overstruck; the undertype on the obverse is Pegasos flying left as on transitional Corinthian staters, while the traces of undertype on the reverse are less clear-cut"

References

  1. ^  Troxell, Hyla A. (1975), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 3. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3 (Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx), New-York, pl. 38.
  2. ^  Jenkins, Gilbert Kenneth (1970), The Coinage of Gela, AMUGS II, 2 vol., Berlin
  3. ^  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.
  4. ^  Ravel, Oscar E (1936), Les "Poulains" de Corinthe : monographie des statères corinthiens. Tome I: de 650 à 415 J.-C., Basel.