1997 - Terina (nomos nymph/Nike) over Agrigentum (eagle/crab) (Numismatica Ars Classica, Q, Apr. 2006, 1150)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 1997


425 BCE - 420 BCE | ΤΕΡΙΝΑΙΟΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
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Overstruck variety
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Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Numismatica Ars Classica, Q, 6 April 2006, 1150

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Female head (nymph Terina?) right. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΤΕΡΙΝΑΙΟΝ (Greek) Nike seated to left, resting left hand on cippus, holding wreath in right hand.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Terina Ancient regionAncient region. Bruttium 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. 425 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 420 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: 8.098.09 g <br />8,090 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: nomos
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2323 mm <br />2.3 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Achaian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: HN Italy1HN Italy, n° 2587, HGC 12HGC 1, n° 1747 var. and n° 1751 var.
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Eagle 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 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.. 450 BCE Archaic until 480 BC Nomisma.org, Classical 480-323 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 : Westermark 20183Westermark 2018
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: "Traces of overstriking"

References

  1. ^  Rutter N. Keith et alii (eds.) (2001), Historia Numorum Italy, London, xvi, 223 p., 43 pl.
  2. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2018), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series, Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia, Sixth to First Centuries BC., Lancaster-London, 2018, lxi, 527 pages, 23 cm
  3. ^  Westermark, Ulla (2018), The coinage of Akragas c. 510-406 BC, 2 vol., Uppsala.