16701 - Thessalonica (AE Silenus/legend) over uncertain type (Kölner Münzkabinett, EA 5, 17 c, lot 26)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 16701


166 BCE - 165 BCE | MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
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Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Kölner Münzkabinett, EA 5, 17 c, lot 26

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Silenos facing, wearing ivy wreath. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: MAKEΔΟΝΩΝ (Greek) Legend within ivy wreath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Thessalonica Ancient regionAncient region. Macedon Modern countryModern country: Greece 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: Roman Empire, Roman province of Macedonia
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 166 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 165 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 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: 12.4512.45 g <br />12,450 mg <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG Cop. 1324-13261SNG Cop. 1324-1326, Gaebler 19062Gaebler 1906, n° 212 pl. 3, 8, MacKay 1968b3MacKay 1968b, 5-13, esp. 8-10 pl. 3.

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 : MacKay 1968b3MacKay 1968b, 5-13, esp. 8-10 pl. 3.
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: The old attribution to Decimus Iunius Silanus Manlianus, Praetor (142/141 BCE) is refuted by MacKay.

References

  1. ^ SNG Cop. 1324-1326 
  2. ^  Gaebler, Hugo (1906), Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands, unter Leitung von F. Imhoof-Blumer. Band III, Makedonia und Paionia. 1. Abt., Verlag W. de Gruyter, Berlin, 196 p.
  3. a b  MacKay, Pierre A. (1968), "Bronze Coinage in Macedonia, 168-166 B.C.", American Numismatic Society Museum Notes, 14, p. 5-13.