Arthur C. (Arthur Cayley) Headlam.

Catalogue of the valuable collections of Greek coins formed by the Rev. Arthur C. Headlam which will be sold by auction online

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swimming to right {cf. B. 31. Cat. 34/35), fine 4

35 Gela. Tyranny of Gelon, c. 485-478 B.C., JR Tetradkachm, irf.
267 '2 grs.. Slow quadriga to right crowned by Nike : \i CEAAZ,
Forepart of man-headed bull swimming to right (r/! B. M. Cat. 3),
very fine and an uncommon reverse variety; from the McClean
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'^^^**i DRACHM, ivt. 267 gra., Slo\viiua(lii,;;a to left, beyond cliariot, meta,

in exergue pistrix to left ; K CEVVX in front of forepait of man-
headed bull swimming to right (//.J/. Cat. — ), a rery rare variety
in fine state [PI. I] 1

37 Leontini. Tyranny of Gelon, c. 4S5-478 r,.c., Al Tetradrachm, '
wt. 269 grs., .Slow quadriga to right driven by male charioteer in
long chiton, horses crowned by Nike ; IJ AEON Tl-N ON,
Lion's head to right with open jaws and protruding tongue ; I
around, four corn-grains {B.M. Cat. 7). Another, ivt. 269'5g'rs.,
types similar to last coin, lion's head unusually large and inscrip- j
tion in minute characters, the second coin very fine and an uncommon 1
variety [PI. I] 2

3.^ Leontini. Tyranny of Gelon, c. 485-478 i;.c., JR Tetradrachm,
wt. '265'7 grs.. Slow rjuadriga to right, horses crowned by Nike,
in exergue [A]EONTINON ; ^ Lion's head with open jaws and
protruding tongue to right; around, four corn-grains {B.M. Cat.i),
fine and rare . 1

39 Leontini. Tyranny of Gelon, c. 485-47S b.c, M Didrachm, wt.
132 grs., Naked horseman to right holding whip and reins ; ^^
AEONTI NO (retrograde). Lion's head to rightwith open mouth ;
around, four corn-grains {B. M. Cat. 12), very fine ; from the
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40 Leontini. Victory at Himera, h.c. 4.^0, Ai Tetradrachm, wt.
y 16\'h grs.. Slow quadriga to right driven ])y a youthful male

chai'ioteer ; Nike Hying to left crowning him ; in exergue, lion
running to right; ^ AEO-NTIN O-N, Laureate head of
Apollo to right, hair cut short over forehead and tightly braided
around back of head ; around, three laurel-leaves ; beneath, lion
running to right {B.M. Cat. 10), of very fine late archaic style
and in fine state of preservation [PI. I] 1



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41 Messana. Tyranny of Anaxilas, c. 493-476 B.C., ^31 Tetradrachm,
wt. 265'S cjrs., Biga of mules {apene) to right, in exergue, oli^•e-
leaf ; li ME88ENIOI/I, Hare running to right (c/".Z)'. J/ Ca^. 11).
Another, wt. 264 grs., Biga of mules to right, Nike flying to right
crowning mules; in exergue, olive-leaf; ^ MESSA-l/llOI/i,
Hare running to right, beneath, a sprig of Howeriiig laurel {cf.
B. M. Cat. 18), both fine, the second an uncommon variety : from
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ivt. 26b'S grs., Biga of mules to right; in exergue, large oliven
wreath; \i ME33EN-ION, Hare running to right {cf.B.M.
(.'at. 12). Another, wt. 266'S grs., similar obverse type, mules
crowned by Nike; ^ MES3AN-I ON, Hare running to light,'
above D {B. M. Cat. — ), the first fine and the second a rare
variety : from the McClean collection, April, 1907, lot 74 2

43 Messana. Tyranny of Anaxila.«, c. 493-476 B.C., ^ Tetradkachm,

ivt. 267 grs., Yictoriou.s biga of mules to right; I^ MESSE
NION, Hare running to light, above A (B. 31. Cat. 16), /vr//
fine : from a Paris sale, June, 1906, lot 469 [Pl. II] 1

44 Acragas. Tyranny of Theron, c. 488-472 B.C., M DiDRACHM, irt.

137 grs., AKRA, Eagle standing to left, wings closed ; ^ Crab
(B. M. Cat. 11). Another, ivt. 134 grs., of similar type, the crab
beautifully modelled. A third, wt. 1352 grs., similar, but with
inscription AKR above eagle, and ZAQA in front of eagle, all
fine 3

45 AcPagas. Tyranny of Theron, c. 488-472 B.C., JR Didrachm, trt.

135"7 grs., types of last coins, AKPA above eagle standing to left,
the crab finely modelled {cf B. M. Cat. 11). Others (3), u-t.
116 grs., similar, eagle very small, crab of fine design ; irt. 129 grs.,
AK above, RA beneath eagle {B.M. Cat. 17); irt. Vi-Tb grs..
Eagle to right, above AK, and below AJI ; 1^ Crab ; beneath CAZ
{B. M. Cat. 34), all very fine, except third coin 4

46 Himera. Tyranny of Theron, c. 482-472 B.C., -31 Didrach.m, ict.

1347 ^/x, HIM ERA, Cock to left; ^ Crab, in circular incuse
(B.M. Cat. 24), unusually fine and nncommon [Pl. I] 1

47 Eryx. Tyranny of Theron, c. 480-472 B.C., M Litra, ivt. 9*7 grs.,
ERVKI I NON, Eagle to left, wings closed ; R Crab {B.M. Cat. 2),
fine and eery rare [PI. II] 1



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48 Sypacuse. First Democracy, r. 466-420 B.C., Al Tetradrachm,
Slow quadriga to right, horses croAvned l)y Nike, A on front of
chariot ; in exergue, pistrix to right ; {i ZVRAKOZI ON, Head
of goddess to right, hair arranged in a sphendone, the long ends
of which are wound three times round the head ; around, four
dolphins (B. 31. Cat. 108), a rare coin, hut only veil preserved ;
from the O'Hagan sale 1



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Syracuse. First Democracy, c. 466-420 li.C, M Tetradrachm,
wt. 267"6 grs.. Slow quadriga to right, horses crowned bj^ Nike ;
in exergue, pistrix ; 1,1 ZVRAKOZI-ON, Head of goddess to
right, hair waA^ed in front and lolled up at back in separate coils,
narrow fillet around head, bulla attached to necklace ; around,
four dolphins {Dii Chastel, 32), very fine [PI. Ill 1

Syracuse. First Democracy, c. 466-420 B.C., Al Tetradrachm,
u-t. 263'8 gr.<.. Victorious quadriga to right and i)i.strix as on last
coin; ^ ZVRAKOZI-ON, Head of goddess to right, hair
waved, bound with cord passing three times round head and three
times round back hair ; four dolphins around as usual (Z>?< Chastel,
37), fine and rare : from the Philipseii sale, 1006 [PI. II] 1

Syracuse. First Democracy, c. 466-420 B.C., A\ Tetradrachm,
ivt. 263-5 grs., same oln'. type as last; \i ZVPAKOZI-O-N,
Head of goddess to right, hair bound with i)lain broad diadem
fastened with a cord, back hair turned up under diadem and pro-
truding in bunch above ; four dolphins {Du Chastel, 38), fi'ne and
rare; from the Philipsen sale [PI. II] 1

Syracuse. First Democracy, c. 466-420 B.C., M Tetradrachm,
wt. 266'3 grs.. Quadriga to left driven by male charioteer, crowned
by Nike, horses galloping ; in exergue, pistrix ; |i ZVPA-
KOZION, Head of goddess to right, hair dressed to crown of
head in korymbos, close-fitting torque aiound the neck ; around,
four dolphins (i>» Chastel, 46), of pleasing style, fine and a rare
rariety [PI. II] 1

Syracuse. First Democracy, c. 466-420 B.C., Al Tetradrachji,
iiH. 256-2 grs.. Slow .luadriga to right; \). ZVPAKOZI, Head of
goddess to right, wearing embroidered sakkos drawn up at top of
head, necklace with lion's head pendant ; around, four dolphins
{Du Chastel, 57) ; from the Fhll/psen sale, 1906. Anothei-, ict.
259-5 grs., obv. as last ; 1^ ZVPAKOSI, Head of goddess to right,
hair bound with a narrow diadem wound four times around head
{Du Chastel, A^), fine 2

Syracuse. First Democracy, c. 466-420 B.C., M Tetradrachm,
ivt. 262 grs., Quadriga to right, horses walking, above Nike crown-
ing the horses ; in exergue, an olive-branch ; 1^ ZVPA ■ OZ • • N,
Head of goddess to right with spiial .earring, the hair in pointed
sakkos; around, four dolphins {published by Dr. IJead/arn, Num.
Chron., 1908, p. 1, pi. i, 2), fine and very rare [PI. II] 1

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at Grela may be coiuiected with the Congress of Gela in B.C. 424
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irt. 59 8 grs., ZVPA, Head of goddess to right, hair in korymbos : /J^yf^
around, dolphins : 1^ Cuttle-fish and three pellets {B. M. Cat. 126);
■A\n\ two other specimens, v^ts. 54 and 55 <7r,<;., fine 3

Gela, c. 467-420 fi.c, M Tetraprachm, u-t. 2^2 grs., Slow (luadriga

to 1 iglit, behind horses, meta ; IJ, CEAAZ, Forepart of man- ^-'^^
headed bull swimming to right, beard turned up, foreleg bent,
truncation of body shown by a row of beads and straight line
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57 Gela, c. 467-420 B.C., M, Tetradrachm, ivt. 262 grs., Slow (luadriga

to right driven by Nike in long chiton, aboA-e olive-wreath ; 1^
. . EA . . . Forepart of man-headed bull swimming to right, foreleg
bent under him ; below, crane to right {obr. B. M. Cat. 46, rev.
B. M. Cat. 54), of fine style, very rare : Jrom Munich sale, Xor.
1907, lot 153 [PI. II] 1

58 Gela, c. 467-420 b.c, Ai Tetradrachm, u-t. 25S'8 c/rs.. Slow quad-

riga to riglit driven l>y aged charioteer, above olive- wreath : li y^,^^
CEAAZ, Forepart of man-headed bull swimming to right;
beneath, goose to Mt(B. M. Cat. 44), fine and rare ; from Munich
sale, Xor. 1907, /o^ 143 [PI. II] 1



59 Gela, c. 467-420 B.C., ^Tetradrachm, u-t. 2dS'o g)-s., types similar /7

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60 Gela, c. 467-420 B.C., M. Tetradrachm, vt. 265'2 grs.. Slow (juad-

riga to left driven by Nike, above olive-wreath : ^ CEAAZ,
Forepart of man-headed bull of broad design : 1)etween legs,
crane standing to )-ight (c/' B. M. Cat. 46), of good style and a
rare rariety ; from Munich sale, Xov. 1907, lot 145 [PI. II] 1

61 Gela, c. 467-420 v..c., M Tetradrachm, wt. 266 grs.. Slow ,|uadriga

to right driven by Nike, above olive-wreath ; \i Forepart of man-
headed bull swimming to right ; in front, crane standing to right,
a very rare variety of fine style, struck from a faurd die {cf. sale
Distinguished Artist, 1899, fo# 38) [PI. II] 1

62 Gela, c 467-420 b.c!, M Tetradrachm, ivt. 260 grs., Slow (luadriga

to right, horses crowned by Nike ; in exergue, device con.sisting
of honey-suckle between two volutes: 1,1 CEAAZ, Forepart of
man-headed bull swimming to right {cf H. M. Cat. 36), nj fine
style and in very good state of preservation [PI. II] 1



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Gela, r. 467-420 i;.c., A\ Tetradrachm, wt. 262"5 grs.. Slow vic-
torious quadriga to right; Ji CEAAZ, Forepart of man headed
bull swimming to right ; below, tunny-fish to right {vf. B. M.
Cat. 41). Another, irt. 26r7 grs.. Slow (luadriga to left ; above,
olive-wreath ; li CEAAZ, type of last coin ; beneath bull, goose
to left {B. M. Cat. 45), both rare and in very good state 2

Gela, c. 467-420 b.c, M Tetradrachm, ivt. 267 '2 grs., Slow (juad-
riga to right ; beyond horses, meta ; in exergue, ear of corn ; ^
CEAAZ, Forepart of man-headed bull swimming to right, fore-
leg bent under him, truncation shown by row of beads {Num.
Cliron. 1894, p/. VII, 3), very fine and a rare rariety \ from Dr.
White-Alng's sale, 1909 [PI. II] 1

Catana, c. 466-420 b.c, M Obol, vt. 12-2 grs., Bearded head of
Silenus to right, with pointed ear, border of dots ; 1^ KAT ANE,
Winged thunderbolt {B. 3J. Cat. 8), fine and uncommon 1

Catana, r. 466-420 B.C., Ai Tetradrachm, wt. 258'3 grs., Slow
quadriga to right driven by charioteer in long chiton ; li traces of
inscription KATANAION, Head of Apollo to right laureate,
hair turned up behind {r/. B. M. Cat. 17), in very good state and
rare 1

Catana, c. 466-420 b.c, Al Tetradrachm, ivt. 267 '9 grs., (^)uad-
riga to right, horses advancing slowly and crowned by Nike ; 1^
KATANAIO . . Head of Apollo to right laureate, hair lolled
behind {<■/. B. M. Cat. 23), fine and rare [PI. Ill 1

Leontini, c. 466-422 b.c, Al Tetradrachm, h'^;. 2638 grs., Head of
Apollo to right wearing laurel-wreath with thiee rows of leaves,
hair indicated by irregular wavy lines, turned up behind, several
locks falling down the cheek and neck; ti VEO NT I NO N,
Lion's head with open jaws and protruding tongue to right; around,
four corn-grains {B.M. Cat. 29), very fine ; from the Bvnbvrysale
(1S96), lot 329 [PI. II] 1

Leontini, c. 466-422 b.c, A^, Tetradrachm, wt. 262*2 grs., types
similar to coin in preceding lot ; lettering on rev. and type larger
{B.M. Cat. 29), very fine, hut rev. not so well centred as last
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similar to last coin, but below chin of Apollo, scallop-shell ( //. J/. /cP ^^^
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Leontini, c. 466-422 b.c, M. Tetradrachm, wt. 262"2 grs.. Laureate [ ,^
head of Apollo to right, hair rolled at back of head, the tie of the \^^^%^
wreath showing ; p, V EON Tl N O N, Lion's head to right with
open jaws and protruding tongue ; on three sides a corn-grain, at j
back of head, a tripod-altar {B.M. Cat. 41), in very good state
and a rare variety ; from the Von Wotoch and Benson collections
[PI. II] 1

Leontini, c. 466-422 b.c, A\ Tetradmchm, ^ct. 259'6 grs., Laureate

head of Apollo to left, hair rolled behind; IJ VEONTINON, Y^

Lion's head to right with open jaws and protruding tongue; around,
three corn-grains, and below, lyre ou its side {B. M. Cat. 40),
a very rare variety, in very good state : from the Prowe sale, 1904,
loflOb [PI. Ill] 1

Leontini, c. 466-422 b.c, M Litra, v:t. 9-6 grs., VE ON, Lion's ^'^ ^^^^^
head to right ; IJ River-god, naked, to left, holding patera over
altar, and in left laurel-branch; behind, corn-grain (B. 31. Cat. 45).
Another, tvt. 9 "8 grs.. Laureate head of Apollo to right ; 1^
V EO N , Corn-grain {B. 31. Cat. 50), both very good and uncommon 2

Messana, c. 476-422 b.c, Al Tetradrachm, tct. 266'2 grs.,B\ga of y^ ■

mules to right, driven Itymale charioteer, mules crowned by Nike; ^^A^-c^-
in exergue, olive-leaf; 1^ MEZZ-AI/1 lOl/l, Hare running to /
right; beneath, spray of olive {B. 31. Cat. 18). Another, wt.
266 grs., of similar type, but diflerent workmanship {B. 31. Cat. 1 8),
both in very good state of preservation 2

Messana, c. 476-422 b.c, M Tetradrachm, wt. 260"5 grs.. Vic-
torious biga of mules to right ; in exergue, corn-grain ; li ^
MEZZA l/IIOI/i, Hare running to right; beneath, sprig of
laurel (three leaves and two berries) {B. 31. Cat. — ), very fine and
a very rare variety : from the O Hagan sale, lot 144 [PI. Ill] 1

Messana, c. 476-422 b.c, A\ Tetradrachm, tvt. 2638 grs., Biga of !

mules to right, driven by female charioteer (Messana), standing I ^

upright in the car ; above, Nike flying to right, holding pendant i
fillet in her left hand and crowning the mules with the right ; in
exergue, two dolphins meeting; ^ ME ZZ ANION, Hare
running to right; beneath, dolphin to right {li. 31. Cat. 36), very
fine [PI. Ill] 1

Messana, c. 476-422 r..c., M Tetradrachm, ivt. 266 grs., Biga of ^

mules to right ; ^ MEZ Z A N . . ON, Haie running to right ;
beneath, fly to right {B. 31. Cat. 44), fiite and a rare variety;
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Messana, <■. 476-422 u.c, M TetradkacHxAI, wt. 26r5 grs., Biga of
imilt's to light; in exergue, olive-leaf with fruit: l,< MEZ-
ZANION, in exergue; Hare running to left; 1)eneath, ear of
corn with leaves : above, eagle flying to left {B. M. Cat. 47), fine
and rare : from the J'Jvann and Philipsen coflectio?ifi [PI. Ill] 1

Messana, c. 476-422 b.c, l^ Tetradrachm, irt. 264'8 grs., Biga
i)f mules to right, driven by Messana ; above, Nike stepping on
reins and crowning mules ; in exergue, olive-leaf with fruit ;
|i MEZZANION, Hare running to right; beneath, dolphin
to right {B. M. Cat. 37), very fine and rare : J'rom the Butler sale,
1911, lot 75 [PI. Ill] 1

Messana, c 476-422 b.c, JR Obol, ict. lO'S grs., Hare running to
right ; beneath, ear of corn ; ^ MEZ in olive-wreath (B. 31. Cat.
— ). Others (4), wf. T8 grs., MA, Hare to left (B. M. Cat. —) ;
wt. 10 grs., Hare to right ; beneath, cockle-shell [B. M. Cat. — ) ;
ivt. 10 grs.. Hare to right ; ^ MEZ, without the wreath {B. M.
Cat. 34); wt. 11*2 grs.,Ws>,\'e to right; beneath, laurel-leaf; IJ MEZ,
in wreath {B. M. Cat. ■ — ), all interesting coins, chiefly from the
Martinetti collection 5

Camai^ina, c. 461-420 b.c, M Litra, ivt. 10-7 grs., KAMA . . .
N AION, Athena, helmeted, etc., standing to left ; \^ Nike, flying
to left ; at her feet, swan to left ; within olive-wreath (B. M.
Cat. 3). Another, n-t. 12 grs., KAMAPINAION, and similar
tyY>GS, fine. A Third, ivt. 11*3 grs., IflAMAM, on obv , otherwise,
similar to the last two coins ; all from the Strozzi sale 3

Himera, c. 472-420 b.c, ^i Tetradrachm, wt. 2623 grs., Quadriga
to right, Nike crowning charioteer; in exergue, IMEPAI
(indistinct) ; ^ Nymph standing to left, holds jiatera over
conical altar; to right, a Seilen bending backwards in trough, and
receiving on his chest a jet of water from the thermal springs of
Himera ; above, corn-grain {B. M. Cat. 33), very rare and very
well preserved : from the Martinetti sale. Home, 1907, l<it 684
[PI. Ill] 1

Himepa, c. 472-420 B.C., Al Hemidrachm, wt. 3 To grs., IME-
RA I ON, Naked youth riding on he-goat running to right; he holds
in right hand, caduceus over shoulder, in left buccinum which he
blows ; ti Nike flying to left holding aplustron bound with long-
fillet and holding up her dress with left hand {B. M. Cat. 37), a
remarkfthly fine example of this gem-like coin : from the Strozzi
sale [PI. Ill] 1



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to coin ill last lot, but KA on re-e. {cf. B. M. Cat. 38), M Litra, /?
%ct. 115 <7r.*., Forepart of monster to left, with goat's horn, curled
wing, and bearded ; ^ . . . ERA . . . Naked youth ridin.n on
he-goat to left (i?. M. Cat. 41). Another, wt. 11 "5 ^?-.<., a variety
of last ; M Hemilitron, vt. 350 grs., Gorgon-head, facing ; ^ :::
(Holm, 208), rare, attribution not quite certain, i /lust rated
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Selinus, c. 466-420 B.C., M Tetkadrachm, wt. 266 grs.. Quadriga ^
to right, driven by Artemis holding reins in both hands : on her
light Apollo discharging arrow ; ^ . . ONTI-ON, Eiver-god
•Selinos, naked, standing to left, holding phiale and branch of laurel ;
to left, altar of Asclepios flaming, with figure of cock placed in
front ; to right, altar of Poseidon, surmounted by a bull, and above
it, leaf of wild parsley {B. M. Cat. 30), fine and rery rare
[Pi. Ill] ' 1

Selinus, c 466-420 B.C., M Tetradrachm. wt. 265 grs.. Quadriga
to left, similar type to last coin ; ^ . . . Al NONTI O, River-god
Selinos, standing to left, wearing himation round body and over
left shoulder ; adjuncts similar to last coin, but parsley leaf
hanging downwards {B. 31. Cat. — ), a rerij rare variety, tcell
preserved. Another, wt. 248 grs.. Type of coin in previous lot ;
corn-grain in exergue of obv., ZEAI NONTI (cf. B. 31. Cat. 32),
ci-'ry rare, but coin has suffered from o.vidation 2



Selinus, c. 466-420 b.c, M Didrachm, ivt. 129-3 grs., ZEAI...
Heracles, nude, to right, seizing by the horn bull galloping to right,
and whom he is about to strike with his club ; ^ HYH'AZ,
River-god Hypsas standing to left, holding phiale over altar around
which a snake is twining ; he holds in left laurel-branch ; in field
to right, crane running right ; above, wild parsley leaf (B. 31. Cat.
Si), fine and rare, illustrated ; JR LiTRA, trt. 12 gis.. Female figure,
draped, seated to left on rock, holding snake ; above, parsley leaf ;
^ ZEAINOEZ, Man-headed bull to right ; countermark in field
above {rf. B. 31. Cat. 39). And two other varieties, wf. lO'S grs.
and 10 grs. : from the Strozzi sale [PI. Ill] 4



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c7 /<^ Dionysos crowned with ivy to right; ^ NAXION, Bearded

.Seilen seated to front and cantharos (B. 31. Cat. 9), fine and rare;

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Dionysos to right, crowned with ivy; [i NAXION, Bunch of
grapes on branch Avith two leaves (H. 31. ('at. 16), very fine.
Others (3), irt. 93 grs., with NAXI on ohv. {H. M. Cat. 17);
wt. 12 fi^r.s-., witli NAX on rev.. Bunch of giHi>es on stalk, with
leaves and tendrils (/y. M. Cat. 14) ; from Vienna sale, Dec. 1906 ;
irt. 1 1 grs., IX Al/I, Bunch of grapes in ivy-wreath {B. M. Cat. 13),
all uucmnmon varieties 4

90 Acragas, e. 472-420 k.c, A\ Tetradrachm, ivt. 266-2 grs.,
AKRAC ZOTI/IA, Eagle with closed wings to left; t{ Craii
(H. M. Cat. 38},, fine 1

Acragas, c. 472-420 j;.c., A\ Tetradrachm, irt. 26tc5 gr.'i.,
AKPAC 20TI/1A, Eagle with closed wings to left; Iji Crab
(B. M. Cat. 38), an excellent example of this coin [PI. Ill] 1

AcPagas, r. 472-420 B.C., M TETRADRACHiM, irt. 267 4 grs.,
AKRAC ZOTI/IA, Eagle with closed wings to left; 1,{ Crab
{B. M. Cat. 38), very fine [PI. Ill] 1

Acpagas, c. 472-420 B.C., M Tetradracmi, ?/Y. 268 grs., AKRAC
ZOTI/IA, Eagle with closed wings to left ; ^ Crab ; above, .'.
below, archaic female head to right {B. M. Cat. — ), of great
rarity, rev. fine : from 3Iun ich sale. May 1 9 1 0, /o^ 37 [ PI . Ill] 1

Acpagas, c. 472-420 B.C., Al Tetradrachm, ivt. 263-8 grs., AKRAC
ZOTI/lA, Eagle standing to left with closed wings; ^ Crab,
unusually large {B. 31. Cat. 38), fim 1

Acpagas, c. 472-420 b.c, Al Tetradrachm, wt. 264-4 grs., AKRAC
20TI/1A, Eagle Avith closed wings to left ; ^o Crah (B. 31. Cat.

38), rery fine 1

96 Acragas, c. 472-420 B.C., Ai Tetradrachm, ivt. 257 grs., AKRAC
ZOTNA, Eagle with closed wings standing to left on cajtital of
Ionic column; |i Cral), beneath, spray in the shape of two volutes,
one curled upwards, the other dowuAvards (B. 31. Cat. 46).
Another, wt. 262 grs., with symbol on rev. Kose between two
volutes {B.31. Cat. 42), both rare varieties, the former in very
good state ; from 3[unich sale, xix, 1907, lot 106 2

^ 97 Acragas, c. 472-420 B.C., M Tetradrachm, wt. 266 grs., AKRAC
20TI/IA, Eagle with closed wings to left ; ^ Ciab : beneath,
eagle standing to left (/?. 31. Cat. — ), fine and eery rare ; fnnn
the Bhousopoulos collection [PI. Ill] 1



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to left ; 1^ Crab in circular incuse {B. M. Cat. 11), reryfine; from\^^f2yCa^i.*f~e>«-
the Benson sale. Others (2), wf. I^Q-q grs., AK-RA, Eagle to
right ; ^iCral) ; beneath, corn-grain (B. 31. Cat. 27) ; irf. 1315 grs.,
AKRA, Eagle to left; symbol on rev. Corinthian helmet without
crest to left {B. 31. Cat. 31), the last tivo uncommon rar'ieties 3

Acragas, c 472-420 b.c, M. Didrachm, wt. 132 grs., type of second
coin in last lot, with symbol corn-grain (B.3I. Cat. 27) : from the
Benson sale, rev. very fine. Others (2), ^vt. 134 grx., AK | RA,
Eagle to right ; U Crab, beneath which, CA Z and youthful male
head to right {B. 31. Cat. 36), rery fine; vt. 131 "S grs., AKRA,
Eagle to left ; ^ Crab of peculiar design in incuse circle, rev. very
fine, all intei'esting varieties 3

Acragas, r. 472-420 B.C., M Drachm, ict. 647 grs., FEN,
P]agle with closed wings standing to left on capital of Coi'inthian
column; ^ AKRA, Crab {cf. B.3I. Cat. 47), fine and of great
rarity [PI. Ill] 1

Acragas, c 472-420 b.c, A\ Litra, tct. 12 grs., AK ] Aa, Eagle
with closed wings standing to left on Corinthian capital : \{ A I,
Crab {B. 31. Cat. 50), very fine. Others (2), wt. 11 grs.. AKflA
and rose beneath crab (B. 31. Cat. 48) : irt. 6 '4 grs., similar, nat
fine; M Pentonkion, wt. 2'5 gr., AKRA, Eagle's head; [{ :•:
(Holm, 66a), fine and very rare 4

Segesta. c 479-430 b.c., Ai Didrachm, irt. 1255 grs.. Hound to


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