18616 - Panticapaeum (AE Apollo/eagle) over Bosporus (uncertain mint) (Dionysus/bow case) (Berlin, MK, 18204815)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18616


63 BCE - 49 BCE | ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN

Images
Overstriking coin
Panticapaeum 2492 Berlin.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Panticapaeum Dionysos bow case.jpeg [2]
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Berlin, MK, 18204815

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) Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head reverted, wings opened. In left field, monogram. In right field, star
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: Pharnaces II of Pontus (king of the Bosporan Kingdom, 63-47 BC), Bosporan kingdom
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 63 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 49 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: 15.215.2 g <br />15,200 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).: 2626 mm <br />2.6 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Anokhin 19861Anokhin 1986, n° 214, MacDonald 20052MacDonald 2005, n° 187, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 111
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Dionysus ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Bow case
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Bosporus (uncertain mint) 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. 79 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
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Anokhin 19861Anokhin 1986, n° 212, SNG BM Black Sea4SNG BM Black Sea, n° 946-8, SNG Stancomb5SNG Stancomb, n° 597-604, MacDonald 20052MacDonald 2005, n° 187, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 110
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:

References

  1. a b  Anokhin, Vladilen Afanasʹevich (1986), Monetnoe delo Bospora, Kiev, Naukova dumka, p. 178, pl. 40.
  2. 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.
  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 IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  5. ^  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.