20944 - Catana (tetradrachm biga/Apollo) over Catana (man-faced bull/Nike) (Siracusa 68921 - Garraffo 1984, XVI, 6)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 20944


445 BCE - 435 BCE | KATANAIOΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
Catana Siracusa XVI, 6.jpg
Overstruck variety
2566 - Catana (tetradrachm).jpg [1]
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: Siracusa, Museo Archeologico, Gagfliardi coll., inv. 68921

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Charioteer driving quadriga to right, holding kentron and reins. Above, Nike flying to right, crowning horses with wreath. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KATANAIOΣ (Greek) Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath.
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. 445 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 435 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: 17.1017.1 g <br />17,100 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: Garraffo 1984, p. 132, n 2, pl. XVI, n° 6 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Garraffo 19841Garraffo 1984, p. 132, n 2, pl. XVI, n° 6, SNG ANS 3 Sicily2SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1249, SNG ANS 3 Sicily2SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1247-1251, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 567
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Man-faced bull (river-god Amenanos) right. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KATANE or KATANAION (Greek) Nike advancing left, wearing long pleated peplos, holding taenia in her outstretched right hand. 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. 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
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : tetradrachm Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : SNG ANS 3 Sicily2SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1235 (this rev. die)., Arnold-Biucchi 19904Arnold-Biucchi 1990, n° 54-59, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 559
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: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Garraffo, Salvatore (1984), Le riconiazioni in Magna Grecia e in Sicilia. Emissioni argentee dal VI al IV secolo a.C., Catania.
  2. a b c  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.
  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. ^  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.