18843 - Panticapaeum (AE Mên/Dionysos) over Amisus (Athena/Perseus) (Roma Numismatics, E-Sale 78, Dec. 2020, 111)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 18843


91 BCE - 70 BCE | ΠANTIKAΠAITΩN

Images
Overstriking coin
Panticapaeum_2510_Men_Dionysus_Stancomb.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Amisus Athena Perseus.jpeg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Roma Numismatics, E-Sale 78, 17 Dec. 2020, 111 = Gorny & Mosch, Stuttgart Auction 1, 22-23 Nov. 2010, 146
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From the William Stancomb Collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Mên right, wearing laureld Phrygian cap ornemented with six-rayed 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: 19.119.1 g <br />19,100 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).: 3333 mm <br />3.3 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Anokhin 19861Anokhin 1986, n° 201, MacDonald 20052MacDonald 2005, n° 170, SNG Pushkin I3SNG Pushkin I, n° 1198, HGC 74HGC 7, n° 109
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Helmeted head of Athena right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: (Greek) Perseus standing left, holding harpa and head of Medusa, whose decapitated body lies at his feet
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. 105 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 Sea5SNG BM Black Sea, n° 1166-1176, SNG Stancomb6SNG Stancomb, n° 683-4, HGC 74HGC 7, n° 238
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Anokhin, Vladilen Afanasʹevich (1986), Monetnoe delo Bospora, Kiev, Naukova dumka, p. 178, pl. 40.
  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. ^  Kovalenko, Sergei A. (2011), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Russia : State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Leuven, Paris, Walpole, MA, Peeters, p. 192.
  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.
  5. ^  Price, Martin J. (1993), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  6. ^  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.