18120 - Croton (nomos tripod/incuse tripod) over Leontini (horseman/lion) (Bertolami, ACR 9, April 2014, 81)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18120


480 BCE - 430 BCEϘPO

Images
Overstriking coin
Croton 2462 Bertolami.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Leontinoi (overstruck).jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Bertolami Fine Arts, ACR 9, 29 April 2014, 81

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ϘPO (Greek) Tripod. In right field, marsh-bird standing left. Border of dots ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Tripod. Hatching border (incuse)
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Croton Ancient regionAncient region. Bruttium 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. 480 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 430 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: 8.028.02 g <br />8,020 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: nomos 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).: 2020 mm <br />2 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: HN Italy1HN Italy, n° 2102, 2104 and 2106, HGC 12HGC 1, n° 1449
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Nude horseman riding right, holding reins in left hand and short goad or staff in right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ (Greek) Head of roaring lion right, around, four barley grains
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Leontini Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy 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. 480 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 430 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. : didrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Boehringer 19983Boehringer 1998, n° 13, HGC 24HGC 2, n° 679
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: sure
RemarksRemarks: "overstruck on a didrachm of Leontini (SNG ANS 207-210)"

References

  1. ^  Rutter N. Keith et alii (eds.) (2001), Historia Numorum Italy, London, xvi, 223 p., 43 pl.
  2. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2018), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series, Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia, Sixth to First Centuries BC., Lancaster-London, 2018, lxi, 527 pages, 23 cm
  3. ^  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.