19769 - Syracuse (Hieronymus) (24-litrai Hieronymus/thunderbolt) over uncertain type (Heritage World Coin Auctions, Signature Sale 3089, Jan 2021, 31013)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 19769


215 BCE - 214 BCE | BAΣΙΛΕOΣ IEPONYMOY

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Overstriking coin
2590_-_Syracuse_(Hieronymus)_(24-litrai_Hieronymus-thunderbolt).jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Heritage World Coin Auctions, Signature Sale 3089, 31 Jan 2021, 31013 ; Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 13, 8 Oct. 1998, 537 ; Sothebys, 1909, 393 ; Sothebys, 1886, 181
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Penn Collection ; Benson Collection ; Montagu Collection ; Wigan Collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Diademed head of Hieronymus left. Cornucopia to right. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: BAΣΙΛΕOΣ IEPONYMOY (Greek) Winged thunderbolt. Monogram above.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Syracuse Ancient regionAncient region. Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy 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: Hieronymus of Syracuse (tyrant of Syracuse, 215-214 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 215 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 214 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.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 20.2520.25 g <br />20,250 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: 24-litrai AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 44 mm <br />0.4 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 3232 mm <br />3.2 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Litra
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Collection R. Jameson, n° 887 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Holloway 19691Holloway 1969, n° 3-5, 18-20 and 32, HGC 22HGC 2, n° 1566
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

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.  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.. periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and concentrated Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: "overstruck"

References

  1. ^  Holloway, Ross R. (1969), The Thirteen-Months Coinage of Hieronymos of Syracuse, AMUGS, III, Berlin, 47 p., 12 pl., 27.5 cm
  2. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2012), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series. 2. Handbook of the Coins of Sicily (Including Lipara). Civic, Royal, Siculo-Punic, and Romano-Sicilian Issues. Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster-London, 489 p.