4265 - Herbessus (AE Sikelia/man-headed bull) over Syracuse (Zeus/horse) (Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1)

From SILVER
SILVER IDUnique ID of the page : 4265


339 BCE - 334 BCEΕΡΒΕΣΣΙΝΩΝ

Images
Overstriking coin
SO 2261 - Herbessos over Syracuse (Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1).jpg
Overstruck variety
SO 2261 - Herbessos over Syracuse (Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1) overstruck variety.jpg
Location/history
Private collection(s)Private collection(s) : Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1

Overstriking coin

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΕΡΒΕΣΣΙΝΩΝ (Greek) Head of Sikelia right, wearing olive-leaves wreath. Border of dots. ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: Forepart of man-headed bull right
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object.: Herbessus 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. 339 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 334 BCE Classic periodTime period of the numismatic object.
Physical description
MetalThe physical material (usually metal) from which an object is made.: Bronze Nomisma.org DenominationTerm indicating the value of a numismatic object. Examples: tetradrachm, chalkous, denarius.: dilitron
References
Coin referenceReference of the Coin: Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1 Coin series referenceReference to coin series study: Orville 17641Orville 1764, pl. VIII, 1, Calciati 19872Calciati 1987, 5 OS, Campana 1992-20033Campana 1992-2003, 5b, Castrizio 20004Castrizio 2000, Series III, 1, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 412, Puglisi 20096Puglisi 2009, p. 260, n° 103
Coin series web referenceCoin series web references:

Overstruck type

Description
ObverseInscription or printing placed on the obverse.: ΖΕΥΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ (Greek) Zeus Eleutherios ReverseInscription or printing placed on the reverse.: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ (Greek) Horse galloping to l.
Mint and issuing power
MintIdentifies the place of manufacture or issue of a numismatic object. : Syracuse Ancient regionAncient region.  Sicily Modern countryModern country: Italy AuthorityIdentifies the authority in whose name (explicitly or implicitly) a numismatic object was issued. : Timoleon (Greek statesman and general, c. 345-337 BC)
Chronology
FromIdentifies the initial date in a range assigned in a numismatic context. 339 BCE toIdentifies the final date in a range assigned in a numismatic context.. 334 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. : dilitron
References
Coin type referenceReference to coin series study : Calciati 19867Calciati 1986, p. 185, n° 80, HGC 25HGC 2, n° 1439, Puglisi 20096Puglisi 2009, n° 306
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:

References

  1. ^  Orville, Jacques-Philippe d' (1764), Sicula, in quo opere Siciliae veteris Rudera, additis Antiquitatum Tabulis, illustrantur; cum Numismatibus, nec non Commentario Petri Burmanni secundi
  2. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1987), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 3, Milan, Edizioni G. M.
  3. ^  Campana, Alberto (1992-2003), Corpus Nummorum Antiquae Italiae, Panorama Numismatico
  4. ^  Castrizio, Daniele (2000), La monetazione mercenariale in Sicilia. Strategie economiche e territoriali tra Dionisio I e Timoleonte, Catanzaro, Soveria Mannelli, 126 p. and 18 pl.
  5. 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.
  6. a b  Puglisi, Mariangela (2009), La Sicilia da Dionisio I a Sesto Pompeo : circolazione e funzione della moneta, Messina, DiScAM, p. 519.
  7. ^  Calciati, Romolo (1986), Corpus nummorum siculorum. La monetazione di bronzo/The bronze coinage, vol. 2, Milan, Edizioni G. M.