18553 - Panticapaeum (AE Apollo/tripod) over Pontic type (Aegis/Nike) (Leu Numismatik, WA 25, March 2023, 618)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18553


90 BCE - 70 BCE | ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN

Images
Overstriking coin
Panticapaeum 2484 Leu.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Amisos Aegis Nike overstruck.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Leu Numismatik, WA 25, 11 March 2023, 618
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From the Pontos Euxeinos Collection, formed in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN (Greek) Filleted thyrsos leaning against tripod. In field, monograms
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. 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: 5.805.8 g <br />5,800 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).: 2222 mm <br />2.2 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Anokhin 19861Anokhin 1986, n° 202, SNG BM Black Sea2SNG BM Black Sea, n° 940, MacDonald 20053MacDonald 2005, n° 171, HGC 74HGC 7, n° 120
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Aegis facing ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: (Greek) Nike advancing right with shouldered palm branch
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. 85 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 65 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 BM Black Sea2SNG BM Black Sea, n° 1171-1190, HGC 74HGC 7, n° 242
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks: "This coin was overstruck on a bronze coin of Amisos with an aegis on the obverse and Nike on the reverse (HGC 7, 242)."

References

  1. ^  Anokhin, Vladilen Afanasʹevich (1986), Monetnoe delo Bospora, Kiev, Naukova dumka, p. 178, pl. 40.
  2. a b  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  3. ^  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. 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.