1940 - Salamis (Evagoras) (double siglos Heracles/ram) over Salamis (?/ankh) (Stack's Bowers & Ponterio, Aug. 2011, 21544)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1940


411 BCE - 373 BCE"e-u-wa-ko-ro" : Cypriot syllabic; ie. "of Evagoras" | "pa-si-le-wo-se EY A" ; in combined Cypriot syllabic and Greek letters

Images
Overstriking coin
Salamis_over_uncertain_Stack's_Bowers_&_Ponterio,_161,_16_August_2011,_21544.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Salamis ram ankh.jpg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Stack's Bowers & Ponterio, 16 Aug. 2011, 21544

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: "e-u-wa-ko-ro" : Cypriot syllabic; ie. "of Evagoras" (Cypriot) Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: "pa-si-le-wo-se EY A" ; in combined Cypriot syllabic and Greek letters (Cypriot) Goat lying right. Above, ear of grain. Linear border.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Salamis Ancient regionAncient region. Cyprus 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: Evagoras I (king of Salamis, 411-374 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 411 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 373 BCE Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 10.5110.51 g <br />10,510 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: double siglos Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Persian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: BMC Cyprus1BMC Cyprus, p. 57, n° 55, pl. XI, n° 17, Tziambazis 20022Tziambazis 2002, n° 113 var.
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Ankh within incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Salamis Ancient regionAncient region.  Cyprus Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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. 520 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 460 BCE Archaic until 480 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : double siglos Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Persian
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Tziambazis 20022Tziambazis 2002, n° 100
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: strong
RemarksRemarks: "Overstruck on another coin"

References

  1. ^  Hill, George Francis (1904), Catalogue of the Greek coins of Cyprus. A Catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum, London, cxliv, 119 p., xxvi pl.,
  2. a b  Tziambazis, Elias (2002), A catalogue of the coins of Cyprus: from 560 B.C. to 1571 A.D., Larnaca, 89 p.