1976 - Agrigentum (didrachm eagle/crab) over Corinth (Athena/Pegasus) (Kricheldorf 28, June 1974, 34)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1976


500 BCE - 480 BCEΑΚRΑCANTOΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 113 - Agrigentum (AR didrachm) over Corinth.png
Overstruck variety
Corinth Athena incuse square.jpeg [1]
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum Sale(s)Sale(s) : Kricheldorf, 28, 18-19 June 1974, 34 = Münzen & Medaillen, 52, 19 June 1975, 70

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΑΚRΑCANTOΣ (Greek) Eagle left. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Crab.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Agrigentum 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:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 500 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 480 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: 8.708.7 g <br />8,700 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: didrachm Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Westermark 1979, p. 287-293, pl. 36, n° 15, Garraffo 1984, p. 133, n° 1, pl. XVI, n° 10 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Jenkins 19701Jenkins 1970, Group Ia or Id, Westermark 19792Westermark 1979, p. 287-293, pl. 36, n° 15, Garraffo 19843Garraffo 1984, p. 133, n° 1, pl. XVI, n° 10, SNG ANS 3 Sicily4SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 905-18, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 87 or 90
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Athena, wearing a Corinthian helmet, within incuse square. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Pegasus flying.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Corinth Ancient regionAncient region.  Peloponnesus Modern countryModern country: Greece 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.. 480 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. : didrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Ravel 19366Ravel 1936, Group II
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Jenkins, Gilbert Kenneth (1970), The Coinage of Gela, AMUGS II, 2 vol., Berlin
  2. ^  Westermark, Ulla (1979), "Overstrikes of Taras on didrachms of Acragas", in Otto Mørkholmand Nancy M. Waggoner (eds.), Greek numismatics and archaeology. Essays in honor of Margaret Thompson, Wetteren, p. 287-293, pl. 36.
  3. ^  Garraffo, Salvatore (1984), Le riconiazioni in Magna Grecia e in Sicilia. Emissioni argentee dal VI al IV secolo a.C., Catania.
  4. ^  Troxell, Hyla A. (1975), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 3. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3 (Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx), New-York, pl. 38.
  5. ^  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.
  6. ^  Ravel, Oscar E (1936), Les "Poulains" de Corinthe : monographie des statères corinthiens. Tome I: de 650 à 415 J.-C., Basel.