17061 - Heraclea Lucaniae (nomos Athena/Heracles) over Corinthian type (Pegasus/Athena) (NAC, 134, Nov. 2022, 164)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 17061


281 BCE - 278 BCE | HPAKΛEIΩN APIΣTO / ΔAMOΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
Heracleia_Lucaniae_NAC,_134,_Nov._2022,_164.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Corinth (head r.).jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Numismatica Ars Classica, 134, 21 Nov. 2022, 164
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From an Exceptional Collection assembled between the early 70s and late 90s.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Athena facing slightly right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with Scylla throwing a stone, in left field, monogram ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: HPAKΛEIΩN APIΣTO / ΔAMOΣ (Greek) Heracles standing facing, head left, holding skyphos in extended right hand, and lion's skin and cornucopia in left, club leaning against right leg
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Heraclea Lucaniae Ancient regionAncient region. Lucania 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. 281 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 278 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: 7.887.88 g <br />7,880 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: nomos
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Van Keuren 1986, n° 93 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Van Keuren 19861Van Keuren 1986, n° 93, HN Italy2HN Italy, n° 1386-1392.
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Pegasus ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Corinth Ancient regionAncient region.  Peloponnesus Modern countryModern country: Greece 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. 350 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 290 BCE periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : stater Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Calciati 19903Calciati 1990
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and concentrated Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: "unobtrusive traces of overstriking on reverse"

References

  1. ^  Troxell, Hyla S. (1972), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: The collection of the American Numismatic Society. Part 2. Lucania, New York
  2. ^  Rutter N. Keith et alii (eds.) (2001), Historia Numorum Italy, London, xvi, 223 p., 43 pl.