21309 - Pontus (uncertain mint bowcase/star) over Aradus? (tyche/prow) (Aquila Numismatics, 4, Aug. 2022, 449)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 21309


130 BCE - 100 BCE

Images
Overstriking coin
Pontus_21309_Aquila+.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Aradus_Tyche_prow.jpg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Aquila Numismatics, 4, 19 August 2022, 449 = London Ancient Coins, VCoins.com 2022
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Private coll. (USA)

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Quiver ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Eight-pointed star
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Pontus (uncertain mint) 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)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 130 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 100 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: 7.607.6 g <br />7,600 mg <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 18.418.4 mm <br />1.84 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: SNG Stancomb1SNG Stancomb, n° 652, SNG BM Black Sea2SNG BM Black Sea, n° 976, HGC 73HGC 7, n° 311
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Bust of Tyche r., wearing turreted crown, palm behind ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Poseidon seated l. on prow of galley, holding wreath and trident with Athena l. before, holding shield and spear
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Aradus Ancient regionAncient region.  Phoenicia Modern countryModern country: Syria 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. 150 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 50 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Duyrat 20054Duyrat 2005, n° 2308-2351
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: exceptional Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: weak
RemarksRemarks: nb: no mention of overstrike

References

  1. ^  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.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Great Britain, Volume IX, British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, London, 1993, [132] p. : ill. ; 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.
  4. ^  Duyrat, Frédérique (2005), Arados hellénistique. Etude historique et monétaire, Beirut