2081 - Epidaurus (hemidrachm Asclepius/monogram) over Phlius (bull/phi) (CNG, EA 356, July 2015, 105)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2081


295 BCE - 250 BCE | monogram (EΠ)

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 11 - Epidaurus over Phlius.jpg
Overstruck variety
SO 6 - Epidaurus over Phlius overstruck variety visible on the overstriking coin.jpg [LHS Numismatik AG, 102, 29 April 2008, lot 205]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Classical Numismatic Group EA 356 (29/07/2015), no. 105.
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. 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. 295 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 250 BCE Classic 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: 2.762.76 g <br />2,760 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: hemidrachm Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 12 h"h" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 1818 mm <br />1.8 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: LHS 96 20061LHS 96 2006, no. 1226-1229 (same dies as 1228), HGC 52HGC 5, n° 721

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 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 270 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. : hemidrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : LHS 96 20061LHS 96 2006, no. 134
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: Overstruck on a Phlious hemidrachm

References

  1. a b  LHS Numismatics, 96 (Coins of Peloponnesos. The BCD Collection), 8-9 May 2006 (1775 lots)
  2. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2011), Handbook of Greek Coins 5. Coins of the Peloponnesos, Achaia, Phleiasia, Sikyonia, Elis, Triphylia, Messenia, Lakonia, Argolis, and Arkadia, Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster (PA), 2011.