1358 - Thasos (tetradrachm imitation Dionysus/Heracles) over Athens (Athena/owl) (Budapest, Dessewffy 832)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1358


60 BCE - 40 BCE | ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘAΣIΩN

Images
Overstriking coin
Thasos on Athens - Budapest.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Thasos on Athens - Budapest overstruck variety.jpg
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Budapest, Dessewffy 832

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Wreathed head of young Dionysos right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΘAΣIΩN (Greek) Herakles standing left, nude but for lion's skin over his shoulder and left arm, resting right hand on club, in the inner left field, monogram
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Thasos 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. 60 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 40 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: 16.3816.38 g <br />16,380 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).: 3333 mm <br />3.3 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Callataÿ 2021a, p. 283, n° 30 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Lukanc 19961Lukanc 1996, p. 103, n° 1206, pl. 108, Callataÿ 2021a2Callataÿ 2021a, p. 283, n° 30

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with three laurel leaves and vine scroll ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΑΘΕ (Greek) Owl standing facing on amphora to right, symbol to right, letter on amphora, all within olive wreath
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Athens Ancient regionAncient region.  Attica 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. 130 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 60 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 : Thompson 19613Thompson 1961
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Lukanc, Ivo (1996), Les imitations des monnaies d'Alexandre le Grand et de Thasos, Wetteren, Cultura
  2. ^  Thompson, Margaret (1961), The new style silver coinage of Athens, Numismatic Studies 10, New York, 2 vol.