21785 - Aspendus (double siglos hoplite/triskeles) over Soli (Cyprus) (lion/gorgoneion) (Roma Numismatics, EA 81, Feb 2021, 555)

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SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 21785


464 BCE - 430 BCE | ΕΣ

Images
Overstriking coin
Aspendus_21785_Roma.jpg [1]
Overstruck variety
Soloi_(Cyprus).jpg [2]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Roma Numismatics, E-Sale 81, 25 Feb 2021, 555.
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From the inventory of a German dealer.

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Warrior walking right, naked, wearing helmet, holding spear in right hand, shield attached on left arm. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΕΣ Triskeles, tortoise above, below, lion leaping to left, all within incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Aspendus Ancient regionAncient region. Pamphylia 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: Persian Empire
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 464 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
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 11.0411.04 g <br />11,040 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.: 99 mm <br />0.9 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 2020 mm <br />2 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Persian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Babelon 19011Babelon 1901, Part 2, Tome 1, p. 526-530, n° 869-70, SNG von Aulock Pamphylien2SNG von Aulock Pamphylien, n° 4484, SNG France 33SNG France 3, n° 12-13
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Head of roaring lion right ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Gorgoneion facing
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Soli (Cyprus) Ancient regionAncient region.  Cyprus 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. 500 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 460 BCE Archaic until 480 BC Nomisma.org, 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
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Zapiti - Michaelidou 20084Zapiti - Michaelidou 2008, n° 1
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: weak
RemarksRemarks: "The clear outline of the roaring lion's head seen on early 5th century BC staters of Soloi, Cyprus (cf. CNG 111, lot 304) is discernible at 7h under the obverse type of this piece" (nb: not sure)

References

  1. ^  Babelon, Ernest (1901-1932), Traité des monnaies grecques et romaines, Paris, E. Leroux
  2. ^  Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. Sammlung v. Aulock. Pamphylien. 11 Heft (n° 4477-4893), Berlin, 1965.
  3. ^  Levante, Edoardo [with the collaboration of Peter Weiss] (2001), Sylloge nummorum graecorum. France. 3, Département des monnaies, médailles et antiques : Pamphylie, Pisidie, Lyaconie, Galatie, Paris-Zürich, Bibliothèque nationale de France-Numismatica Ars Classica, XXXIV + 293 p. and 146 pl.
  4. ^  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.