2215 - Entella (drachm horse/helmet) over Catana (Silenus/male head) (MacDonald coll., 31)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 2215


410 BCE - 368 BCE | KAMΠΑΝΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 134 - Entella (drachm) over Catana.jpg
Overstruck variety
Catana Silenos 410 BCE.jpeg [1]
Traces of the overstruck variety
134 Catana (drawing).jpg
Location/history
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : MacDonald coll., n° 31

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Horse galloping right, over corn grain. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KAMΠΑΝΩΝ (Greek) Campanian helmet left.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Entella 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:
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 410 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 368 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: 3.853.85 g <br />3,850 mg <br /> DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: drachma Nomisma.org AxisDescribes the directional relationship between the obverse and reverse of a numismatic object.: 11 mm <br />0.1 cm <br />
StandardStandard.: Attic
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: MacDonald 2009, p. 45, n° 31 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Lee 20001Lee 2000, n° 1-7, MacDonald 20092MacDonald 2009, p. 45, n° 31, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 243
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Facing head of bald, bearded Silenos (visible: entire outline of head ans details of beard). ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: KATANAIΩN (Greek) Young male head left (visible: top of head, profile to tip of nose).
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Catana Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy 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. 405 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 402 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. : drachma Nomisma.org
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : SNG ANS 3 Sicily4SNG ANS 3 Sicily, n° 1262, Grose 19795Grose 1979, p. 256, n° 2179, HGC 23HGC 2, n° 579
Coin series web reference overstruckCoin series web references overstruck:
Additional data
Frequency of overstrikesFrequency of overstrikes: rare and concentrated Level of confidenceLevel of confidence of the identification: sure
RemarksRemarks:

References

  1. ^  Lee, Ian (2000), "Entella: The Silver Coinage of the Campanian Mercenaries and the Site of the First Carthaginian Mint 410-409 BC", Numismatic Chronicle, 160, p. 1-66, pl. 1-3.
  2. ^  Macdonald, David (2009), Overstruck Greek coins: studies in Greek chronology and monetary theory, Whitman Publishing, Atlanta.
  3. a b  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. ^  Troxell, Hyla A. (1975), Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum ANS 3. The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. Sicily 3 (Bruttium-Sicily I: Abacaenum-Eryx), New-York, pl. 38.
  5. ^  Grose, Sidney W. (1979), Catalogue of the McClean collection of Greek coins, 3 vol., Chicago, Obol International, pl. 380.