2143 - Alaesa (AE Sicilia/Heracles) over Syracuse (Athena/dolphins) (M&M, 39, Nov. 2013, 9)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2143


339 BCE - 317 BCEΑΛΑΙΣΑΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
Alaesa_1596_M&M.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Syracuse SO 2263.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : M&M, 39, 27 Nov. 2013, 9

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΑΛΑΙΣΑΣ (Greek) Female head right, wearing necklace and earrings. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Heracles right, naked, wearing the Nemean lion scalp, holding bow and club.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Alaesa 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. 339 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 317 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: 27.2127.21 g <br />27,210 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: drachma Nomisma.org
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Calciati 19861Calciati 1986, p. 449, n° 1, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 190 (denomination unlisted)
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΣΥΡΑ (Greek) Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with ivy wreath ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Two dolphins flanking stylized starfish
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Syracuse Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. : Dionysius I of Syracuse (tyrant of Syracuse, c. 400-367 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 400 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 367 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
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Calciati 19861Calciati 1986, p 111, n° 62, SNG ANS 5 Sicily3SNG ANS 5 Sicily, n° 454-469, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 1436
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and concentrated Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks: "Überprägt (auf eine Bronze-Drachme von Syrakus ?)"

References

  1. a b  Calciati, Romolo (1986), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 2, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  2. a b  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. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 5. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3. Syracuse-Siceliotes, New York, 1988,