1249 - Maroneia (tetradrachm Dionysus/Dionysus) over Tenedos (Janiform head/labrys) (CNG, 87, May 2011, 257)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1249


85 BCE - 70 BCE | ΔIONYΣOY ΣΩTHPΩΣ MAPΩNITΩN

Images
Overstriking coin
Maroneia on Tenedos - Classical Numismatic Group, 87, 18 May 2011, 257.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Maroneia on Tenedos - Classical Numismatic Group, 87, 18 May 2011, 257 overstruck variety.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Classical Numismatic Group, 87, 18 May 2011, 257

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Wreathed head of young Dionysos right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΔIONYΣOY ΣΩTHPΩΣ MAPΩNITΩN (Greek) Dionysos standing half-left, holding grapes and narthex stalks, monograms to inner left and right
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Maroneia Ancient regionAncient region. Thrace 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: Roman Republic
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 85 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 70 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: 16.4116.41 g <br />16,410 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: tetradrachm Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 1212 mm <br />1.2 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 3232 mm <br />3.2 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Callataÿ 2021a, n° 4 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Schönert-Geiss 19871Schönert-Geiss 1987, HGC 3.22HGC 3.2, n° 1556, Callataÿ 2021a3Callataÿ 2021a, n° 4

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Janiform head of a bearded male left, laureate, and female right, wearing stephanos ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: TENEΔIΩN (Greek) Labrys within laurel wreath
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Tenedos Ancient regionAncient region.  Troas Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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. 120 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 70 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. : tetradrachm Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Attic
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Callataÿ 19984Callataÿ 1998
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Schönert-Geiss, Edith (1987), Die Münzprägung von Maroneia, Griechische Münzwerk. Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur der Antike 26, Berlin.
  2. ^  Callataÿ, François de (1998), "Les monnaies hellénistiques en argent de Ténédos", in Georges Le Rider and Roger Bland (eds.), Studies in Greek Numismatics in memory of Martin Jessop Price, London, p. 99-114, pl. 24-28.