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Aspendos or Askalon that is the question for this shield / caduceus coin


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Hello everyone,
As i'm new on this forum, i don't kno if there is a place to intriduce himself, let me know
I am taking advantage of the summer to deepen some research that has not been successful before.

I am the proud owner of the piece below

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better is :
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.... but it's not mine :rolleyes:

with the help of other enthusiasts its provenance has been narrowed down to two possibilities:

A/ Aspendos, Pamphylia, 190-30 BC, for which I find a lot of references in catalogs (mainly SNG-Copenhagen, SNG Deutschland: (PfPs), BMC_Grece_Lycia Pamphylia Pisidia and Kleinasiatische Münzen – Imhoof)

B/ Askalon (Ascalon) (Yashin 51) but for this reference, I can't find much except perhaps another one: Rosenberger 1972, 39, n.41-42 (undated). But these are citations or referral without more descriptions or illustrations conducive to comparison.

Would any scholar among you ;) have the works of Yashin and/or Rosemberg and could send me the following extracts:

Chaim Yashin: - From Ascalon to Raphia: P 41, n°.49 to 53
Rosenberger: The Rosenberger Israel Collection: containing Aelia Kapitolina, Akko, Anthedon, Antipatris and Ascalon: P 39 n°.41-42

Thanks in advance and see you soon
 
 

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46 minutes ago, shanxi said:

There is an example with a similar reverse for Ascalon (https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/1/4874), but rpc online  does not list your type with the shield.

.... that's what bothers me,

because although the reverse looks similar (disregarding the dots), the main reference books give Aspendos as the origin without further details

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Fun shield coin!

@Qcumbor knows me too well. Though, I don't have the works you are looking for, here is mine along with its identification:

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PAMPHYLIA, Aspendos. 1st century BC. AE

Round shield.

Rev: Winged kerykeion.( A. C left and right field)

SNG France 155; Yashin 51 (Askalon).

1,92 gr. 13 mm purchased from Themis

 

 

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12 minutes ago, Ryro said:

Fun shield coin!

@Qcumbor knows me too well. Though, I don't have the works you are looking for, here is mine along with its identification:

IMG_5793(1).JPG.3ed070277095a52e89d36d2281b01f40.JPG

PAMPHYLIA, Aspendos. 1st century BC. AE

Round shield.

Rev: Winged kerykeion.( A. C left and right field)

SNG France 155; Yashin 51 (Askalon).

1,92 gr. 13 mm purchased from Themis

 

 

Well done !!,

as you can see in your identification Yashin 51 (Askalon), meens that Aspendos is not sure,

reason why i'm looking for extracts of Yashin and Rosenberger, or elements making it possible to decide for one city or the other

François


 

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