2133 - Sybrita (stater Europa/bull) over uncertain mint (M&M, 66, Oct.1984, 217)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2133


360 BCE - 330 BCE

Images
Overstriking coin
Sybrita_Künker_oct._2008_192.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Monnaies et Médailles, 66, 22 Oxt. 1984, 217 = LHS, 10, 23 Apr. 2007, 281 = Künker, Oct. 2008, 192
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : R. Maly collection ; S. Boutin collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Europa, half nude, seated to left in plane tree, resting her chin on her right hand, above and to right,, on tree branch to left ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Bull galloping right, head turned back to left, above, fly, below, dolphin
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Sybrita Ancient regionAncient region. Crete Modern countryModern country: Crete 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. 360 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 330 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: 11.9811.98 g <br />11,980 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: stater Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 1212 mm <br />1.2 cm <br />
StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Svoronos 18901Svoronos 1890, pl. XIII, 3 (same dies, but ascribed to Gortyna in error), Le Rider 19662Le Rider 1966, pl. XXVII, 17 (same dies)

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: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification:
RemarksRemarks: "This coin was overstruck on an alliance stater of Gortyna and Phaistos, as Svoronos, pl. XII, 22" (to be confirmed)

References

  1. ^  Svoronos, Ioannes N. (1890), Numismatique de Crète ancienne, accompagnée de l'histoire, la géographie et la mythologie de l'île. Première partie, description des monnaies, 2 vol., Macon, Impr. Protat frères.
  2. ^  Le Rider, Georges (1966), Monnaies crétoises du Ve au Ier siècle av. J.-C., Paris, Geuthner, 345 p. and 42 pl.