18160 - Panticapaeum (AE Mên/Dionysos) over Panticapaeum (Poseidon/prow) (Brussels, KBR, Marc Bar coll., 328)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18160


91 BCE - 70 BCE | ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN

Images
Overstriking coin
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Overstruck variety
Panticapaeum Poseidon prow (overstruck).jpg [1]
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Bruxelles, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, Marc Bar 328

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Mên right, wearing laureld Phrygian cap ornemented with star and crescent. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN (Greek) Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsus. At his feet, panther. In field, monogram.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Panticapaeum Ancient regionAncient region. Bosporus Modern countryModern country: Russia (Crimea) 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: Mithridates VI Eupator (king of the Pontic kingdom, c. 120-63 BC), Pontic kingdom
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 91 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 70 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: 17.0217.02 g <br />17,020 mg <br /> 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).: 2424 mm <br />2.4 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: SNG Belgique, n° 328 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Anokhin 19861Anokhin 1986, n° 201, SNG BM Black Sea2SNG BM Black Sea, n° 936 (with countermarks), MacDonald 20053MacDonald 2005, n° 170, SNG Pushkin I4SNG Pushkin I, n° 1198, HGC 75HGC 7, n° 109
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Poseidon ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN (Greek) Prow l.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Panticapaeum Ancient regionAncient region.  Bosporus Modern countryModern country: Russia (Crimea) AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. : Mithridates VI Eupator (king of the Pontic kingdom, c. 120-63 BC), Pontic kingdom
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 109 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 105 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : obol Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : MacDonald 20053MacDonald 2005, n° 160, HGC 75HGC 7, n° 108
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: weak
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Anokhin, Vladilen Afanasʹevich (1986), Monetnoe delo Bospora, Kiev, Naukova dumka, p. 178, pl. 40.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  3. a b  MacDonald, David (2005), An introduction to the history and coinage of the kingdom of the Bosporus : including the coinage of Panticapaeum (with "Apollonia" and "Myrmecium"), Phanagoria, Gorgippia, Sindicus Limen or the Sindoi, Nymphaeum, Theodosia, and the kings of the Cimmerian Empire, Lancaster, Penn., London, Classical Numismatic Group, p. 152.
  4. ^  Kovalenko, Sergei A. (2011), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Russia : State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Leuven, Paris, Walpole, MA, Peeters, p. 192.
  5. a b  Hoover, Oliver D. (2012), Handbook of Greek Coinages. 7. Coins of northern and Central Anatolia - Pontos, Paphlagonia, Bithynia, Phrygia, Galatia, lykaonia, and Kappadokia (with Kolchis and the Kimmerian bosporos), Lancaster, lxxxii, 352 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.