2057 - Gortyn (stater Europa/bull) over Iasus (Apollo/Heracles) (Künker, 136, March 2008, 72)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2057


330 BCE - 270 BCE

Images
Overstriking coin
SO_1510_-_Gortyna_(didrachm).jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Iasus_Apollo_Heracles.png [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Hirsch, 196, 1997, 269 = Künker, 136, 10 March 2008, 72
Archaeological contextArchaeological context: IGCH 152 (Phaistos 1953), n° 119

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Europa, nude to the waist, seated facing in tree ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Bull right, head reverted.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Gortyn Ancient regionAncient region. Crete 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 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.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 11.6211.62 g <br />11,620 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: stater Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Le Rider 1966, p. 73, n° 44a, pl. XVII, n° 7 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Svoronos 18901Svoronos 1890, n° 61, Le Rider 19662Le Rider 1966, p. 73, n° 44a, pl. XVII, n° 7
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Apollo (visible on obverse: part of snake, legs of Heracles) ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Heracles as an infant kneeling, strangling serpents (visible on reverse: head of Apollo)
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Iasus Ancient regionAncient region.  Caria Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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. 405 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 400 BCE 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. : stater Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Babelon 19013Babelon 1901, pl. 146, 25, Ashton 20074Ashton 2007, pl. 7, 7-8
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: weak
RemarksRemarks: "Überprägung auf einen Stater von Iasos (Babelon, Traité Pl. 146, 25)"

References

  1. ^  Svoronos, Ioannes N. (1890), Numismatique de Crète ancienne, accompagnée de l'histoire, la géographie et la mythologie de l'île. Première partie, description des monnaies, 2 vol., Macon, Impr. Protat frères.
  2. ^  Le Rider, Georges (1966), Monnaies crétoises du Ve au Ier siècle av. J.-C., Paris, Geuthner, 345 p. and 42 pl.
  3. ^  Babelon, Ernest (1901-1932), Traité des monnaies grecques et romaines, Paris, E. Leroux
  4. ^  Ashton, Richard (2007), "The pre-Imperial Coinage of Iasos", Numismatic Chronicle, 167, p. 47-78