18442 - Gorgippia (AE Apollo/tripod) over Pontic type (Ares/sword) (Berlin, MK, 18202167)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18442


90 BCE - 70 BCE | ΓΟΡΓΙΠΠΕΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
Gorgippia 2474 Berlin.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Amisus Ares.jpeg
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Berlin, MK, 18202167

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΓΟΡΓΙΠΠΕΩΝ (Greek) Filleted thyrsos leaning against tripod. In field, monograms
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Gorgippia Ancient regionAncient region. Bosporus Modern countryModern country: Russia 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. 90 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: 6.226.22 g <br />6,220 mg <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2424 mm <br />2.4 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: HGC 71HGC 7, n° 11
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Helmeted head of Ares right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: AMI - ΣOV (Greek) Sword in sheath
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Amisus Ancient regionAncient region.  Pontus Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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. 100 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 85 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : SNG BM Black Sea2SNG BM Black Sea, n° 1147-9, HGC 71HGC 7, n° 241
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:

References

  1. 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.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.