2078 - Catana (tetradrachm) (man-faced bull/Nike) over Naxos (Dionysus/Silenus) (Spink America. A Member of the Christie's Group. New York City, May 1995, 46)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2078


461 BCE - 445 BCE | KATANAIOΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
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Overstruck variety
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Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Spink America. A Member of the Christie's Group. New York City, 03 May 1995, 46.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Man-faced bull (river-god Amenanos) right. Above, Nike flying to right with wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KATANAIOΣ (Greek) Nike advancing left, wearing long pleated peplos, holding taenia in her outstretched right hand, aphlastron in left. In left field, K.
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 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. 461 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
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Silver Nomisma.org DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: tetradrachm Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Vagi 1995, p. 24-26, Arnold-Biucchi 1996, p. 49-57 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG ANS 3 Sicily1SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1235, Arnold-Biucchi 19902Arnold-Biucchi 1990, n° 70-72, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 563
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Dionysos right, weraing a ivy wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: NAXION (Greek) Silene seated.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Naxos Ancient regionAncient region.  Magna Graecia (Sicily) Modern countryModern country: Greece 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. 461 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
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 : Cahn 19444Cahn 1944, n° 54, SNG ANS 4 Sicily5SNG ANS 4 Sicily, n° 515-9, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 983
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: "overstrike of Katane and Naxos"

References

  1. ^  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.
  2. ^  Arniold-Biucchi, Carmen (1990), The Randazzo hoard 1980 and Sicilian chronology in the early fifth century B.C., Numismatic Studies 18, New York, 77 p., 20 pl.
  3. 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.
  4. ^  Cahn, Herbert A. (1944), Die Münzen der sizilischen Stadt Naxos. Ein Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte des griechischen Westens, Basel, 168 p., XII pl.
  5. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 4. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 2 (Galaria - Styella), New York, 1977, 25 pl.