2061 - Salamis (Evagoras) (double siglos Heracles/ram) over Salamis (ram/ankh) (Vecchi, 16, Oct. 1999, 273)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2061


411 BCE - 373 BCE"e-u-wa-ko-ro" : Cypriot syllabic; ie. "of Evagoras" | "pa-si-le-wo-se EY A" ; in combined Cypriot syllabic and Greek letters

Images
Overstriking coin
Salamis_over_Salamis_Italo_Vecchi,_16,_Oct._1999,_273.jpg
Overstruck variety
Salamis ram ankh.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Italo Vecchi, 16, Oct; 1999, 273

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: "e-u-wa-ko-ro" : Cypriot syllabic; ie. "of Evagoras" (Cypriot) Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress. Linear border. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: "pa-si-le-wo-se EY A" ; in combined Cypriot syllabic and Greek letters (Cypriot) Goat lying right. Above, ear of grain. Linear border.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Salamis Ancient regionAncient region. Cyprus 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: Evagoras I (king of Salamis, 411-374 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 411 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 373 BCE 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: 10.5510.55 g <br />10,550 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: double siglos Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Persian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Destrooper-Georgiades 2013, p. 18, n° 7 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: BMC Cyprus1BMC Cyprus, p. 57, n° 55, pl. XI, n° 17, Tziambazis 20022Tziambazis 2002, n° 113 var., Destrooper-Georgiades 20133Destrooper-Georgiades 2013, p. 18, n° 7
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Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Ram lying left. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Ankh within incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Salamis Ancient regionAncient region.  Cyprus 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. 520 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 460 BCE Archaic until 480 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : double siglos Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Persian
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Tziambazis 20022Tziambazis 2002, n° 100
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Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and concentrated Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Hill, George Francis (1904), Catalogue of the Greek coins of Cyprus. A Catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum, London, cxliv, 119 p., xxvi pl.,
  2. a b  Tziambazis, Elias (2002), A catalogue of the coins of Cyprus: from 560 B.C. to 1571 A.D., Larnaca, 89 p.
  3. ^  Destrooper-Georgiades, A. (2013), "Monnaies chypriotes surfrappées des cités-royaumes," in Demetrios Michaelides (ed.), Epigraphy, numismatics, prosopography and History of Ancient Cyprus. Papers in honour of Ino Nicolaou, Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology and Literature PB 179, Uppsala, p. 9-40.