2304 - Entella (drachm horse/helmet) over Rhegium (lion/Apollo) (Gemini, 6, Jan. 2010, 16)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2304


410 BCE - 368 BCE | KAMΠΑΝΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO_133_-_Entella_(drachm).jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Rhegium_HN_Italy_2497.jpeg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Gemini, 6, 10 Jan. 2010, 16.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Horse galloping right, over corn grain. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KAMΠΑΝΩΝ (Greek) Campanian helmet left.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Entella 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. 410 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 368 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: 3.983.98 g <br />3,980 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: drachma Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Lee 20001Lee 2000, n° 1-7, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 243
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Lion scalp facing ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: PHΓΙΝΩΝ (Greek) Head of Apollo
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Rhegium Ancient regionAncient region.  Bruttium 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. 415 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 387 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : drachma Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Attic
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Herzfelder 19573Herzfelder 1957, p. 121-7, type 105-114, SNG ANS 3 Sicily4SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 666-7, HN Italy5HN Italy, n° 2497
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: sure
RemarksRemarks: "Clearly overstruck on a drachm of Rhegium (of Herzfelder type 105-116). This coin is possibly the only one overstruck on this type"

References

  1. ^  Lee, Ian (2000), "Entella: The Silver Coinage of the Campanian Mercenaries and the Site of the First Carthaginian Mint 410-409 BC", Numismatic Chronicle, 160, p. 1-66, pl. 1-3.
  2. ^  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.
  3. ^  Herzfelder, Hubert (1957), Les monnaies d’argent de Rhégion frappées entre 461 et le milieu du IVe siècle av. J.-C., Paris, 1957, 154 p., 20 pl.
  4. ^  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.
  5. ^  Rutter N. Keith et alii (eds.) (2001), Historia Numorum Italy, London, xvi, 223 p., 43 pl.