2153 - Adranum (AE Apollo/lyre) over Mamertines (Man-faced bull/Nike) (NAC, 27, 12 May 2004, 71)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2153


352 BCE - 344 BCE | ΑΔΡΑΝIΤΑΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
Adranum_1587_NAC.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Mamar.jpg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Numismatica Ars Classica, 27, 12 May 2004, 71

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath, within linear border. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΑΔΡΑΝIΤΑΝ (Greek) Cithara within linear border.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Adranum 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: Campanian mercenaries
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 352 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 344 BCE classical periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Bronze Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 7.497.49 g <br />7,490 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: litra Nomisma.org
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2222 mm <br />2.2 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: HGC 21HGC 2, n° 44
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: MA - M - A - P (Greek) Forepart of man-headed bull l. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Nike l. surrounded by six pellets
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Messana Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. : Mamertines
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 409 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 403 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: "Usual traces of overstrike"

References

  1. ^  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.