2214 - Citium (Baalram) (double siglos Heracles/lion & stag) over Aegina (turtle/incuse square) (Petsalis Coll. - Seltman 1924, 10)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2214


400 BCE - 392 BCE | LMLKB (Aramaic)

Images
Overstriking coin
Citium_over_Aegina_Athens, _Petsalis.jpg
Overstruck variety
Aegina 5 parts.jpg [1]
Location/history
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Athens, Petsalis collection Archaeological contextArchaeological context: Side hoard

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Herakles in fighting stance to right, wearing lion skin, holding club overhead in right hand and bow extended before him in left hand. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: LMLKB (Aramaic) (Aramaic) Lion attacking stag crouching right within dotted incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Citium 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: Baalram of Citium (Phoenician king of Citium, early 4th c. BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 400 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 392 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: 11.0111.01 g <br />11,010 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: double siglos Nomisma.org
StandardStandard.: Aeginetic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Seltman 1924b, n° 10, p. 6-7, pl. 3. Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: BMC Cyprus1BMC Cyprus, London, n° 71, Seltman 1924b2Seltman 1924b, n° 10, p. 6-7, pl. 3, Tziambazis 20023Tziambazis 2002, 28, Zapiti - Michaelidou 20084Zapiti - Michaelidou 2008

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Turtle. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Incuse square.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Aegina Ancient regionAncient region.  Aegina 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. 480 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 457 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 65HGC 6, n° 437, Meadows (forthcoming)6Meadows (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:

References

  1. ^  Hill, George Francis (1904), Catalogue of the Greek coins of Cyprus. A Catalogue of the Greek coins in the British Museum, London, cxliv, 119 p., xxvi pl.,
  2. ^  Seltman, Charles T. (1924), A Hoard from Side, NNM 22, New York
  3. ^  Tziambazis, Elias (2002), A catalogue of the coins of Cyprus: from 560 B.C. to 1571 A.D., Larnaca, 89 p.
  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.
  5. ^  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.
  6. ^  Meadows, Andrew (forthcoming), Greek coinage in the Persian Empire: The Malayer 1934 Hoard (IGCH 1790).