2116 - Tralles (cistophoric tetradrachm cista/bowcase) over uncertain type (Gorny & Mosch, 225, Oct. 2014, 1574)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2116


166 BCE - 160 BCE | TΡΑ

Images
Overstriking coin
Tralles_1474_Gorny.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Gorny & Mosch, 225, 14 Oct. 2014, 1574

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.: TΡΑ (Greek) Two snakes surrounding an ornamented bow case, strap right, containing strung bow. To right, bull right.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Tralles Ancient regionAncient region. Lydia 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. 166 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 160 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: 12.712.7 g <br />12,700 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: Kleiner - Noe 19771Kleiner - Noe 1977, SNG von Aulock Lydien2SNG von Aulock Lydien, n° 3252
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: Obv. lower l. field: traces of a thunderbolt similar to that of First Macedon; but the traces on the reverse don't martch with the Artemis...

References

  1. ^  Kleiner, Fred S. - Noe, Sydney P. (1977), The early Cistophoric coinage, Numismatic Studies 14, New York, 129 p., 38 pl.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. Sammlung v. Aulock. Lydien. 8 Heft (n° 2868-3328), Berlin, 1963