2587 - Herbessus (AE Sikelia/man-headed bull) over Syracuse (Zeus/horse) (Lanz, 153, Dec. 2011, 51)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2587


339 BCE - 334 BCEΕΡΒΕΣΣΙΝΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 1610 - Herbessus over Syracuse.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
SO 2261 - Herbessos over Syracuse (Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1) overstruck variety.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Lanz, 153, 12 Dec. 2011, 51

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΕΡΒΕΣΣΙΝΩΝ (Greek) Head of Sikelia right, wearing olive-leaves wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Head of man-headed bull right. Border of dots.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Herbessus 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.. 334 BCE Classic 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: 19.4619.46 g <br />19,460 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: dilitron
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: https://pro.coinarchives.com/a/lotviewer.php?LotID=454815&AucID=827&Lot=51 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Calciati 19871Calciati 1987, 5 OS, Campana 1992-20032Campana 1992-2003, 5b, Castrizio 20003Castrizio 2000, Series III, 1, HGC 24HGC 2, n° 412, Puglisi 20095Puglisi 2009, p. 260, n° 103
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΖΕΥΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ (Greek) Zeus Eleutherios ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ (Greek) Horse galloping to l.
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. : Timoleon (Greek statesman and general, c. 345-337 BC)
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.. 334 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. : dilitron
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Calciati 19866Calciati 1986, p. 185, n° 80, HGC 24HGC 2, n° 1439, Puglisi 20095Puglisi 2009, n° 306
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: weak
RemarksRemarks: "Überprägung einer Bronze von Syrakus, vgl. Calciati II S. 185 N 80"

References

  1. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1987), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 3, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  2. ^  Campana, Alberto (1992-2003), Corpus Nummorum Antiquae Italiae, Panorama Numismatico
  3. ^  Castrizio, Daniele (2000), La monetazione mercenariale in Sicilia. Strategie economiche e territoriali tra Dionisio I e Timoleonte, Catanzaro, Soveria Mannelli, 126 p. and 18 pl.
  4. 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.
  5. a b  Puglisi, Mariangela (2009), La Sicilia da Dionisio I a Sesto Pompeo : circolazione e funzione della moneta, Messina, DiScAM, p. 519.
  6. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1986), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 2, Milan, Edizioni G. M.