20948 - Catana (tetradrachm biga/Apollo) over uncertain mint (Garraffo, XVI, 7)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 20948


445 BCE - 435 BCE | KATANAIOΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
Catana_20945_Hamburger.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Hamburger, 98, 3 Apr. 1933, 170

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: 16.9916.99 g <br />16,990 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° 7 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Garraffo 19841Garraffo 1984, p. 132, n 2, pl. XVI, n° 7, 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.: 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.. periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and spread Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: "le tracce di un grosso circolo perlinato"

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  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. ^  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.