3911 - Epidaurus (hemidrachm Asclepius/monogram) over Phlius (bull/phi) (Burgan, 16, Dec. 1983, 216)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 3911


255 BCE - 250 BCEΕ | ΕΠ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 2205 - Epidaurus over Phlius.jpg [Nomos AG, 24, 22 May 2022, lot 131.]
Overstruck variety
SO 6 - Epidaurus over Phlius overstruck variety visible on the overstriking coin.jpg [LHS Numismatik AG, 102, 29 April 2008, lot 205]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Nomos AG, 24, 22 May 2022, lot 131 = Burgan VSO 16, 4 December 1983, 216.
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From the Maleatas Collection

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Ε (Greek) Laureate and bearded head of Asklepios to left, behind, Ε. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΕΠ (Greek) Monogram of ΕΠ within laurel wreath
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Epidaurus Ancient regionAncient region. Peloponnesus 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:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 255 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 250 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.: Silver Nomisma.org WeightWeight of the numismatic object (in grams). in grams: 2.652.65 g <br />2,650 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: hemidrachm Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 88 mm <br />0.8 cm <br />
DiameterDescribes diameter of an object (in mm).: 1717 mm <br />1.7 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Réquier 19931Réquier 1993, Series 2, 159-173 (D1/R1, these dies), LHS 96 20062LHS 96 2006, nos 1237-1238 (same dies)

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Bull butting to left, head lowered and turned to face the viewer. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Φ (Greek) Φ within ivy wreath with four inner leaves, and rosette of nine berries above.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Phlius Ancient regionAncient region.  Peloponnesus 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. 280 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 270 BCE Hellenistic 323-30 BC Nomisma.org periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius. : hemidrachm Nomisma.org StandardStandard. : aeginetic
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : LHS 96 20062LHS 96 2006, nos. 132ff
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: strong
RemarksRemarks: "Traces of overstriking, probably on a hemidrachm of Phlious"

References

  1. ^  Requier, Pierre (1993), "Le monnayage d'Épidaure à la lumière d'un nouveau trésor", Schweizerische Numismatische Gesellschaft, 72, p. 29-46, pl. 1-8
  2. a b  LHS Numismatics, 96 (Coins of Peloponnesos. The BCD Collection), 8-9 May 2006 (1775 lots)