3923 - Epidaurus (hemidrachm Asclepius/monogram) over Phlius (bull/phi) (Nomos, 24, May 2022, 134)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 3923


255 - 250 | EΠ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 2206 - Epidaurus over Phlius.jpg [Nomos 24, 22 May 2022, lot 134]
Overstruck variety
SO 6 - Epidaurus over Phlius overstruck variety visible on the overstriking coin.jpg
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Nomos, 24, 22 May 2022, lot 134
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : From the Maleatas Collection, acquired from 1985 to 1989

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Laureate and bearded head of Asklepios to left. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: EΠ (Greek) Monogram of EΠ within laurel wreath.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Epidaurus Ancient regionAncient region. Peloponnesus (Argolid) 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 toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 250 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: 2.602.6 g <br />2,600 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).: 18.518.5 mm <br />1.85 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Réquier 1993, Series 1, D1/R2, 77 (this coin) Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Réquier 19931Réquier 1993, Series 1, D1/R2, 77 (this coin)

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Bull butting to l. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Φ (Greek) Initial Φ in ivy-wreath.
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
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study :
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: frequent Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: strong
RemarksRemarks: Overstruck on a hemidrachm of Phlius

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