22579 - Citium (Azbaal) (double siglos Heracles/lion & stag) over Aegina (turtle/incuse square) (Roma Numismatics, EA 80, Feb. 2021, 566)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 22579


449 BCE - 425 BCE | L'Z'B'L (in Aramaic)

Images
Overstriking coin
Citium_over_Aegina_Roma_Numismatics,_EA_80,_4_Feb._2021,_566.jpg [Roma Numismatics, EA 80, 4 Feb. 2021, 566.]
Overstruck variety
Aegina 5 parts.jpg [1]
Location/history
Sale(s)Sale(s) : Roma Numismatics, EA 80, 4 Feb. 2021, 566.
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : "From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s"

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Herakles, wearing lion skin, in fighting stance right, holding club and bow ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: L'Z'B'L (in Aramaic) (Aramaic) Lion attacking stag crouching right in dotted square within 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: Azbaal of Citium (Phoenician king of Citium and Idalium, 5th c BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 449 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 425 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: 11.0711.07 g <br />11,070 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).: 2323 mm <br />2.3 cm <br /> StandardStandard.: Persian
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: BMC Cyprus1BMC Cyprus, p. 10-11, n° 16-18, pl. III, n° 1-4, Tziambazis 20022Tziambazis 2002, n° 17, Zapiti - Michaelidou 20083Zapiti - Michaelidou 2008, n° 5
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: Turtle ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Skew pattern incuse square
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Aegina Ancient regionAncient region.  Attica 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 64HGC 6, n° 437, Meadows (forthcoming)5Meadows (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: nb: no mention of overstrike

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. ^  Tziambazis, Elias (2002), A catalogue of the coins of Cyprus: from 560 B.C. to 1571 A.D., Larnaca, 89 p.
  3. ^  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.
  4. ^  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.
  5. ^  Meadows, Andrew (forthcoming), Greek coinage in the Persian Empire: The Malayer 1934 Hoard (IGCH 1790).