2845 - Eryx (didrachm hound/nymph) over uncertain type (Künker, 367, Apr. 2022, 7045)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2845


420 BCE - 416 BCEBelow, in oblong frame, IRVKAZIB

Images
Overstriking coin
Eryx_1639_Künker.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Künker, 367, 6 Apr. 2022, 7045 = Hess/Leu, 28, 1965, 57 = Münzen & Medaillen, 54, 1978, 85 = Künker, 94, 2004, 267
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Ex Prof. Dr. Hagen Tronnier coll.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Below, in oblong frame, IRVKAZIB Hunting dog "Cirneco of the Etna" standing r., behind, three stalks of barley ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Head of nymph (Aphrodite?) r.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Eryx 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. 420 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 416 BCE classical 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: 8.588.58 g <br />8,580 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: didrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG ANS 3 Sicily1SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1344, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 308
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: nb: no mention of overstrike

References

  1. ^  Troxell, Hyla A. (1975), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 3. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3 (Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx), New-York, pl. 38.
  2. ^  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.