2895 - Argos (obol wolf/A) over uncertain type (Malter, Nov. 1993, 182)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2895


330 BCE - 270 BCE | A

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 1 - Argos over uncertain mint.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Classical Numismatic Group MBS 79 (17/09/2008), no. 292 ; Malter 55 (07/11/1993), no. 182.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of wolf left. Above, ΣΙ (magistrate name) ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: A Club, ΠΡ (magistrate name) and legend within incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Argos Ancient regionAncient region. Peloponnesus (Argolis) Modern countryModern country: Greece 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. 330 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 270 BCE Classical and Hellenistic 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: 0.850.85 g <br />850 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: obol Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 6 h"h" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.
StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG Copenhagen 171SNG Copenhagen 17, no. 54-5, LHS 96 20062LHS 96 2006, no. 1080.3, HGC 53HGC 5, n° 679

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: exceptional Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: uncertain
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  SNG Copenhagen 17. Argolis - Arcadia - Crete - Aegean Islands, Copenhagen, 1944.
  2. ^  LHS Numismatics, 96 (Coins of Peloponnesos. The BCD Collection), 8-9 May 2006 (1775 lots)
  3. ^ Hoover 2011