3039 - Amaseia (AE Ares/sword) over uncertain Pontic type (Winterthur, 2335)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 3039


111 BCE - 90 BCE | ΑΜΑΣ/ΣΕΙΑΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 18 - Amisus over uncertain mint.jpg
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Winterthur, n° 2335 Sale(s)Sale(s) : L. Hamburger (1887)

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Ares (?) right, wearing a crested Attic helmet. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΑΜΑΣ/ΣΕΙΑΣ (Greek) Sword in sheath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Amaseia Ancient regionAncient region. Pontus Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 111 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 90 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: 7.687.68 g <br />7,680 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: Tetrachalkon AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 12 h"h" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 22.822.8 mm <br />2.28 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Bloesch 1997, no. 2335 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Bloesch 19971Bloesch 1997, no. 2335, SNG BM Black Sea2SNG BM Black Sea, no. 1147-1165, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 241.

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.:
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Ancient regionAncient region.  Pontus Modern countryModern country: AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. :
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: exceptional Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: uncertain
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Bloesch, Hansjörg (1997), Griechische Münzen in Winterthur, 2, Winterthur.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  3. ^  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.