2043 - Taras (nomos Taras/wheel FB 4) over uncertain type (CNG, MBS 72, June 2006, 68)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2043


479 BCE - 470 BCETAPAΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 1334 - Taras over uncertain mint.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Classical Numismatic Group, MBS 72, 14 June 2006, 68

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: TAPAΣ (Greek) Male character (Taras or Phalanthos), nude, seated on a dolphin to left, hands outstretched. Below, shell. Decorated border. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Four-spoked wheel, dolphin in one quarter (?).
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Taras Ancient regionAncient region. Calabria 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. 479 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 470 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: 8.108.1 g <br />8,100 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: nomos
StandardStandard.: Achaian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Fischer-Bossert 19991Fischer-Bossert 1999, n° 89 (V47/R59), HN Italy2HN Italy, n° 833, HGC 13HGC 1, n° 754-755
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 on uncertain type"

References

  1. ^  Fischer-Bossert, Wolfgang (1999), Chronologie der Didrachmenprägung von Tarent, 510-280 v. Chr., Berlin, De Gruyter, xvii, 495 p., [84] pl.
  2. ^  Rutter N. Keith et alii (eds.) (2001), Historia Numorum Italy, London, xvi, 223 p., 43 pl.
  3. ^  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