2169 - Syracuse (AE Persephone/Pegasus) over uncertain type (CNG, MBS 57, April 2001, 115)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2169


343 BCE - 317 BCEΣYPAKOΣIΩN | Σ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO_1656_-_Syracuse_(AE_Persephone-Pegasus).jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Classical Numismatic Group, MBS 57, 4 April 2001, 115
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : J. Bergman Collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΣYPAKOΣIΩN (Greek) Head of Persephone left, wearing grain wreath. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Σ (Greek) Pegasos flying left.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Syracuse 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: Timoleon (Greek statesman and general, c. 345-337 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 343 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 317 BCE Classical and Hellenistic 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: 9.669.66 g <br />9,660 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: denomination A/B
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2020 mm <br />2 cm <br />
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Calciati 19861Calciati 1986, n° 78, SNG ANS 5 Sicily2SNG ANS 5 Sicily, n° 526-9, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 1442, Puglisi 20094Puglisi 2009, p. 324, n° 309
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: exceptional Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: uncertain
RemarksRemarks: "overstruck?"

References

  1. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1986), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 2, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 5. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3. Syracuse-Siceliotes, New York, 1988,
  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.
  4. ^  Puglisi, Mariangela (2009), La Sicilia da Dionisio I a Sesto Pompeo : circolazione e funzione della moneta, Messina, DiScAM, p. 519.