2828 - Amisus (AE Ares/sword) over uncertain type (Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, CM.3611-2007)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2828


111 BCE - 90 BCE | AMIΣOY

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 19 - Amisus over uncertain mint.jpg
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, CM.3611-2007
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Mossop collection

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.: AMIΣOY (Greek) Sword in sheath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Amisus 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: Mithridates VI Eupator (king of the Pontic kingdom, c. 120-63 BC), Pontic kingdom
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: 6.586.58 g <br />6,580 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.: 11 mm <br />0.1 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 1919 mm <br />1.9 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Callataÿ 2007, p. 288 (Amisos, no. 1). Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG BM Black Sea1SNG BM Black Sea, no. 1147-1165, Callataÿ 20072Callataÿ 2007, p. 288 (Amisos, no. 1), 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.  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. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  2. ^  Callataÿ, François de (2007), "La révision de la chronologie des bronzes de Mithridate Eupator et ses conséquences sur la datation des monnayages et des sites du Bosphore Cimmérien", in A. Bresson, A. Ivantchik and J.-L. Ferrary (ed.), Une Koinè pontique, Bordeaux, 2007, p. 271-308.
  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.