2074 - Elis (stater Hera/thunderbolt) over uncertain type (NAC, 52, Oct. 2009, 139)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2074


430 BCE - 420 BCEΗΡΑ | F-A

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 14 - Elis over uncertain mint.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Numismatica Ars Classica, 52, 7 Oct. 2009, 139

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΗΡΑ (Greek) Head of Hera right, wearing kalathos. In right field, Λ. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: F-A (Greek) Flamming thunderbolt within olive wreath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Elis Ancient regionAncient region. Peloponnesus 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. 430 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 420 BCE Classic 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: 11.8411.84 g <br />11,840 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: Stater
StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: HGC 5, n° 343 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: LHS 96 20061LHS 96 2006, n° 62 (this obverse die), Hoover 20112Hoover 2011, n° 343
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.. Classical 480-323 BC Nomisma.org 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:
RemarksRemarks: "Minor traces of overstriking on obverse"

References

  1. ^  LHS Numismatics, 96 (Coins of Peloponnesos. The BCD Collection), 8-9 May 2006 (1775 lots)
  2. ^ Hoover 2011