2069 - Leontini (tetradrachm Apollo/lion) over Catana (Apollo/biga) (Gorny & Mosch, 180, Oct. 2009, 31)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2069


455 BCE - 430 BCE | ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO_155_-_Leontini_(tetradrachm).jpg
Overstruck variety
155_Catana_(Apollo-quadriga).png
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Gorny & Mosch, Nov. 2010, 78 = Gorny & Mosch, 180, 12 Oct. 2009, 31.
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : SNG Lockett II, 800

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΛΕΟΝΤΙΝΟΝ (Greek) Lion’s head with open jaw to left surrounded by four barley corns.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Leontini Ancient regionAncient region. Sicily 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. 455 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 430 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: 16.6816.68 g <br />16,680 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: tetradrachm Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Noe 1957, group IX, p. 37, n° g, Garraffo 1984, p. 135, n° 2a, pl. XVII, n° 3 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Noe 19571Noe 1957, group IX, p. 37, n° g, SNG ANS 4 Sicily2SNG ANS 4 Sicily, n° 234-6, Garraffo 19843Garraffo 1984, p. 135, n° 2a, pl. XVII, n° 3, Boehringer 19984Boehringer 1998, n° 51, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 668
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: KATANAION (Greek) Laureate head of Apollo to right. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Charioteer right. Border of dots.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Catana Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy 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. 450 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 445 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. : tetradrachm Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Attic
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : SNG ANS 3 Sicily6SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1240-6, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 566
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: "Überprägungsspuren"

References

  1. ^  Noe, Sydney P. (1957), "Overstrikes in Magna Graecia", American Numismatic Society. Museum Notes 7, p. 13-42, pl. 5-14.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 4. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 2 (Galaria - Styella), New York, 1977, 25 pl.
  3. ^  Garraffo, Salvatore (1984), Le riconiazioni in Magna Grecia e in Sicilia. Emissioni argentee dal VI al IV secolo a.C., Catania.
  4. ^  Boehringer, Christof (1998), "Zur Muenzgeschichte von Leontinoi in klassischer Zeit", in: Ashton, Richard - Hurter, Silvia (eds), Studies in Greek numismatics in memory of Martin Jessop Price, London, Spink, p.43-53.
  5. a b  Hoover, Oliver D. (2012), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series. 2. Handbook of the Coins of Sicily (Including Lipara). Civic, Royal, Siculo-Punic, and Romano-Sicilian Issues. Sixth to First Centuries BC, Lancaster-London, 489 p.
  6. ^  Troxell, Hyla A. (1975), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 3. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3 (Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx), New-York, pl. 38.