18487 - Phanagoria (AE Apollo/tripod) over Pontic type (aegis/Nike) (Berlin, MK, 18202144)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18487


90 BCE - 70 BCE | ΦΑΝΑΓΟΡΙΤΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
Phanagoria 2479 Berlin.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Amisos Aegis Nike overstruck.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Berlin, MK, 18202144

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΦΑΝΑΓΟΡΙΤΩΝ (Greek) Filleted thyrsos leaning against tripod. In field, monogram
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Phanagoria 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: 7.847.84 g <br />7,840 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).: 2121 mm <br />2.1 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG BM Black Sea1SNG BM Black Sea, n° 1007, MacDonald 20052MacDonald 2005, n° 176, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 167
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Aegis with gorgoneion ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: (Greek) Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm branch
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Amisus Ancient regionAncient region.  Bosporus 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. 95 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
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : tetrachalkon Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : SNG Stancomb4SNG Stancomb, n° 798, SNG BM Black Sea1SNG BM Black Sea, n° 1536-7, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 498
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  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  2. ^  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.
  3. 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.
  4. ^  Sylloge nummorum graecorum. Great Britain. Volume 11, The William Stancomb Collection of coins of the Black Sea Region, Oxford, 2000, liii p. of plates, map ; 31 cm.