3017 - Herbessus (AE Sikelia/eagle) over Syracuse (Zeus/horse) (Ira & Larry Goldberg, 128, June 2022, 903)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 3017


335 BCE - 325 BCEΕΡΒΕΣΣΙΝΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 1617 - 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) : Ira & Larry Goldberg, 128, 28 June 2022, 903 ; Roma Numismatics, E70, 7 May 2020, 371 ; Bertolami Fine Arts, EA 77, 1 Dec. 2019, 183

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΕΡΒΕΣΣΙΝΩΝ (Greek) Head of Sikelia right, wearing olive-leaves wreath. Linear border. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Snake right and eagle standing right, head reverted. 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. 335 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 325 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org 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: 19.3719.37 g <br />19,370 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=2045605&AucID=4851&Lot=903 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Calciati 19871Calciati 1987, p. 252, n° 4, OS-4, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 413
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΖΕΥΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ (Greek) Head of Zeus Eleutherios left, wearing laurel wreath (visible on obverse) ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ (Greek) Horse galloping left (visible on reverse).
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 19863Calciati 1986, p. 185, n° 80, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 1439, Puglisi 20094Puglisi 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: sure
RemarksRemarks: "Overstruck on a coin of Syracuse"

References

  1. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1987), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 3, 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. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1986), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 2, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  4. ^  Puglisi, Mariangela (2009), La Sicilia da Dionisio I a Sesto Pompeo : circolazione e funzione della moneta, Messina, DiScAM, p. 519.