16958 - Thrace (uncertain mint) (Mostis) (tetradrachm Mostis/Athena) over uncertain type (Leu Numismatik, EA 25, March 2023, 289)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 16958


139 BCE - 100 BCE | ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΜΟΣΤΙΔΟΣ / ΕΠΙ ΣΑΔΑΛΟΥ / ΕΤΟΥΣ ΖΛ

Images
Overstriking coin
2394 - Uncertain mint in Thrace (Mostis) over uncertain type.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Leu Numismatik AG, EA 25, March 11, 2023, lot 289

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Diademed and draped bust of Mostis to right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΜΟΣΤΙΔΟΣ / ΕΠΙ ΣΑΔΑΛΟΥ / ΕΤΟΥΣ ΖΛ (Greek) Athena seated left, holding Nike, crowning the king's name, in her right hand and leaning with her left arm on shield decorated with gorgoneion, transverse spear in background, in inner left field, monogram.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Ancient regionAncient region. Thrace Modern countryModern country: 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: Mostis (king of the Caeni, 130-90 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 139 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 100 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.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 15.9415.94 g <br />15,940 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: tetradrachm Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 1212 mm <br />1.2 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 3434 mm <br />3.4 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG BM Black Sea1SNG BM Black Sea, n ° 309 var. (same obverse die, but differing reverse monogram and date), Peykov 20112Peykov 2011, n° C4500

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: Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: Traces of overstriking on the reverse

References

  1. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  2. ^  Peykov, Alexander (2011), Catalogue of the coins from Thrace. Part I, Tribal and rulers' coinages of Thracians, Paeonians, Celts and Scythians, Veliko Tŭrnovo, Centrex, p. 176.