In private correspondence de Callatay shared with me details of the five didrachm overstrikes of Phillip VI known to him, all in trade. Of those, THREE are overstruck on RRC 217/1 and no other denarii.
There is nothing in the hoard evidence that suggests a special relationship between RRC 217 and Macedonia, and yet… there must be!
I want to think more about this soon….
Want to read
this these as soon as time allows:
Visonà, Paolo. “Out of Africa: the movement of coins of Massinissa and his successors across the Mediterranean. 1.” Rivista Italiana di Numismatica e Scienze Affini 114 (2013): 119-149.
Visonà, Paolo. 2018. “Rethinking Early Carthaginian Coinage.” Journal of Roman Archaeology 31: 7–29. doi:10.1017/S1047759418001228.
Team led by Professor Kevin Butcher of the Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Warwick, awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of 2,484,832.00 euros for project ‘Rome and the Coinages of the Mediterranean, 200 BCE – 64 CE’.
Exceptionally exciting news!