1699 - Marium (double siglos Apollo/Europa) over Aspendus (wrestlers/slinger) (London, BM, 1848-8-19.3.2)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1699


450 BCE - 400 BCE"pa-si-le-wo-se-ti-mo-ka-ri-wo-se" (Cypriot syllabic) | "pa-si-le-wo-se / ti-mo-ka-ri-wo-se" (Cypriot syllabic)

Images
Overstriking coin
Marium_over_Aspendus_London, _BM.jpg
Overstruck variety
Aspendus 420-410.jpg
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: London, British Museum, 1848-8-19.3.2 Sale(s)Sale(s) : Sotheby's
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Th. Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: "pa-si-le-wo-se-ti-mo-ka-ri-wo-se" (Cypriot syllabic) (Cypriot) Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: "pa-si-le-wo-se / ti-mo-ka-ri-wo-se" (Cypriot syllabic) (Cypriot) Aphrodite seated on bull right, wearing chiton, holding one horn. All within incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Marium Ancient regionAncient region. Cyprus 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: Timocharis of Marium (king of Marium, early 4th c. BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 450 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 400 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.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 10.8310.83 g <br />10,830 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: double siglos Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Persian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: BMC Cyprus, p. 33, n° 3, pl. VII, n° 11, Destrooper-Georgiades 2013, p. 24, n° 63 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: BMC Cyprus1BMC Cyprus, p. 33, n° 3, pl. VII, n° 11, Tziambazis 20022Tziambazis 2002, n° 51, Destrooper-Georgiades 20133Destrooper-Georgiades 2013, p. 24, n° 63
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Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Two wrestlers grappling ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: EΣTF Slinger striding r., in r. field, trisceles. All in dotted frame within shallow incuse square
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Aspendus Ancient regionAncient region.  Pamphylia Modern countryModern country: Turkey AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. : Persian Empire
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.. 400 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. : double siglos Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Persian
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
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Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Hill, George Francis (1904), Catalogue of the Greek coins of Cyprus. A Catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum, London, cxliv, 119 p., xxvi pl.,
  2. ^  Tziambazis, Elias (2002), A catalogue of the coins of Cyprus: from 560 B.C. to 1571 A.D., Larnaca, 89 p.
  3. ^  Destrooper-Georgiades, A. (2013), "Monnaies chypriotes surfrappées des cités-royaumes," in Demetrios Michaelides (ed.), Epigraphy, numismatics, prosopography and History of Ancient Cyprus. Papers in honour of Ino Nicolaou, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology and Literature PB 179, Uppsala, p. 9-40.