2303 - Ephesus (cistophoric tetradrachm cista/bowcase) over uncertain type (Gorny & Mosch, 108, Apr. 2001, 1246)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2303


140 BCE - 137 BCE | ΕΦΕ

Images
Overstriking coin
Ephesus_1432_Gorny.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Gorny & Mosch, 108, 3 Apr. 2001, 1246 = Gorny & Mosch, 15 Oct. 2002, 1434

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Cista mystica with half-open lid, from which a snake issues to left, all within ivy wreath. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΕΦΕ (Greek) Two snakes surrounding an ornamented bow case, strap right, containing strung bow. To upper left, K. To right, head of Artemis right.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Ephesus Ancient regionAncient region. Ionia Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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: Attalid Kingdom
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 140 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 137 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: 12.6212.62 g <br />12,620 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: Cistophoric tetradrachm
StandardStandard.: Cistophoric
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Carbone 20201Carbone 2020
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.:
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Ancient regionAncient region.  Modern countryModern country: 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. toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and concentrated Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: "überprägungsspuren"

References

  1. ^  Carbone, Lucia Francesca (2020), Hidden Power. Late Cistophoric Production and the Organization of Provincia Asia (128-89 BC), Numismatic Studies 42, New York, 266 p., 140 pl.