21523 - Paphos (double siglos bull/eagle) over Aegina (tortoise/incuse square) (Roma Numismatics, EA 63, Nov. 2019, 284)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 21523


430 BCE - 420 BCE | 'pa-si sa-ta-sa' in Cypriot script around

Images
Overstriking coin
Paphos_21522_Roma.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Aegina 5 parts.jpg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Roma Numismatics, EA 63, 7 Nov. 2019, 284.
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From the inventory of a German dealer.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Bull standing to left, winged solar disk above, ankh to left, palmette ornament in exergue ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: 'pa-si sa-ta-sa' in Cypriot script around (Cypriot) Eagle standing to left, one-handled vase to left, all within dotted square in incuse square
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Paphos Ancient regionAncient region. Cyprus Modern countryModern country: Greece 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: Stasandros of Paphos (king of Paphos, 5th c BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 430 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 420 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: 11.0511.05 g <br />11,050 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: double siglos Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 33 mm <br />0.3 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2323 mm <br />2.3 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Persian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Tziambazis 20021Tziambazis 2002, n° 7, Zapiti - Michaelidou 20082Zapiti - Michaelidou 2008, n° 7
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Land tortoise with segmented shell ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Large square incuse with heavy skew pattern
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Aegina Ancient regionAncient region.  Attica Modern countryModern country: Greece 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. 460 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 430 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. : stater Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : Aeginetic
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : HGC 63HGC 6, n° 435, Meadows (forthcoming)4Meadows (forthcoming), Groups IIa-IIb
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks: "overstruck on a stater of Aegina"

References

  1. ^  Tziambazis, Elias (2002), A catalogue of the coins of Cyprus: from 560 B.C. to 1571 A.D., Larnaca, 89 p.
  2. ^  Zapiti, Eleni - Michaelidou, Lefki (2008), Coins of Cyprus : from the collection of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Nicosia, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, 329 p.
  3. ^  Hoover, Oliver D. (2010), The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series, volume 6 : handbook of coins of the islands: Adriatic, Iionian, Thracian, Aegean, and Carpathian seas (excluding Crete and Cyprus), sixth to first centuries BC, Lancaster, 358 p.
  4. ^  Meadows, Andrew (forthcoming), Greek coinage in the Persian Empire: The Malayer 1934 Hoard (IGCH 1790).