2676 - Amisus (AE Ares/sword) over uncertain type (SNG Stancomb, 676)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2676


111 BCE - 90 BCE | AMIΣOY

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 20 - Amisus over uncertain mint.jpg [SNG Stancomb, no. 676]
Location/history
Museum collectionMuseum collection: British Museum
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : SNG Stancomb, 676 (coll. William Stancomb)

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of Ares right, wearing a crested Attic helmet. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: AMIΣOY (Greek) Sword in sheath
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Amisus Ancient regionAncient region. Pontus Modern countryModern country: Turkey 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: Mithridates VI Eupator (king of the Pontic kingdom, c. 120-63 BC), Pontic kingdom
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 111 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 90 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Bronze Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 7.287.28 g <br />7,280 mg <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: SNG Stancomb, no. 676 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG BM Black Sea1SNG BM Black Sea, n° 1147-1165, SNG Stancomb2SNG Stancomb, n° 676, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 241
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.. Hellenistic 323-30 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:

References

  1. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
  2. ^  Sylloge nummorum graecorum. Great Britain. Volume 11, The William Stancomb Collection of coins of the Black Sea Region, Oxford, 2000, liii p. of plates, map ; 31 cm.
  3. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2012), Handbook of Greek Coinages. 7. Coins of northern and Central Anatolia - Pontos, Paphlagonia, Bithynia, Phrygia, Galatia, lykaonia, and Kappadokia (with Kolchis and the Kimmerian bosporos), Lancaster, lxxxii, 352 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.