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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right; li ZAFEZTAll B, Head of nymph Segesta to right
wearing necklace ; hair turned uji behind under broad diadem
(cf. B. 31. Cat. 2). Another, irt. 128'8 grs.. Hound on the scent
to right ; behind, three stalks of corn 1,1 ... ON, Head of nymph
Segesta to right, the back hair rolled u]) over a narrow fillet
{B. 31. Cat. — ), of unusually good style, fine and rare ; the second
coin {illustrated) from the Benson sale, lot 179 [PI. Ill] 2



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{IV). PERIOD OF FINEST ART, c. 425-356 b.c.

Sypacuse, c. 425-412 b.c, M Tetradrachm, hy Eucleidas (.'), tvt.
267"5 grs.. Fast quadriga to left ; over horses, Nike Hying to right:
in exergue, dolphin to left ; 1,1 ZV .... Head of goddess to left,
bound with sphendone, a number of .tresses loose and Hying lip-
wards ; around, four dolphins (/);« Chastel, 94), very fine \ from
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104 Syracuse, c. 425-412 B.C., M Tetradrachm, by Knmmesil), ivt.
265 grs.. Quadriga to left, horses galloping, Nike crowning
charioteer; ^ N0I20MASY3, Head of goddess to left, M^earing
double earring and necklace, hair Avaved over forehead, rolled up
at back, tress hanging loose down the neck ; around, four dol-
])hins {Du Ckastel, ^\) ; from Munich sale, Nor. 1907, lot 254,
fine mid rare [PI. IV] 1

105 Syracuse, c. 425-412 B.C., M Tetradrachm, signed hy Euainetoi^
and Eumenes, wt. 260 grs., Quadiiga to right, driven by bearded '
male charioteer, horses galloping; above, Nike Hying to left carrying
a wreath and label with traces of signature EYAIN j ETO :
in exei-gue, dolphins meeting; li . . . ZII2N, Head of goddess
to left, hair bound with sphendone tied above ; in field below,
. . MENOY; around, four dolphins {Du Ckastel, 74), fine and
rery rare ; from Philipsen sale, 1906, lot 1177 [Pl. IV] 1

106 Syracuse, c. 425-412 b.c, M Tetradrachm, signed EV. ivt.
257 grs., Quadriga to left, horses galloping in step ; above, Nike
flying to right about to crown charioteer; beneath horses EV ; in
exergue, two dolphins meeting; !,{ ZVP, Head of goddess to left,
hair rolled ; behind, EV ; around, four dolphins meeting {cf.
B. M. Cat. \4:Q), fine and very rare ; from Munich sale, Kov.
1907, lot 256 [PI. IV] ^ 1

107 Syracuse, c. 425-412 B.C., M Tetradrachm, by Eumenes and
Eaainetos (?), v^t. 265 grs.. Quadriga to left, horses galloping, Nike
crowning charioteer ; below, horses, EV ; in exergue, dolphin
meeting; li ZYPAKOZION, Head of goddess to left, hair
bound with sphendone tied over forehead ; around, four dolphins

, {Du Chastel, 73), very rare, and in very good state [PI. IV] 1

|l08 Syracuse, c. 425-412, b.c, M Tetradrachm, hy Eukleidas, wt.
261 grs., Fast quadriga to left; over horses, Nike flying to right
about to crown charioteer ; in exergue, dolphin to left ; 1^
ZVPAKOZ . . Head of goddess to left, hair bound with sphen-
done, some tresses loose flying ui)wards ; around, four dolphins
{Du Chastel, 9i), very fine 1

^ 1011 Syracuse, a. 412-406 b.c, .¥ ict. IS grs., ZVP, Head of young

Herakles in lion's skin to left; ^ n\ in the four quarteis of an
incuse square, in centre of which is an incuse circle, containing a
female head to left, wearing sphendone, ean-ing and necklace
{B. M. Cat. 133), very fine ; from Vienna sale, Dec. 1906, lot 170
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Syracuse, c. 412-406 B.C., N, lot. 9-9 grs., ASYZ, Head of
Athena in Corinthian helmet to left ; ^ Aegis suiTOunded by /^
serpents intertwined with Gorgon head {B.M. Cat. 38), of fine
style, very fine and rare ; from Vienna sale, Dec. 1906, /ot 173
[PI. IV] 1



111 Syracuse, c. 412-406 b.c, i^^ 50 Litrae, m'^. 44-2 grrs., ZYPAKO-

ZIHN, Youthful male head of river-god to left ; I^ ZYPAKO-
ZII2N on exergual line; Free horse prancing to right (i/. J/. Cat.
169), of best style, high relief and very ivell preserved [PI. IV] ]

112 Syracuse, c. 412-406 e.g., M Decadrachm. by Euainetos, irt.

^o\ grs., ZYPAKO . . . Head of Persephone to left, wreathed
Avith corn leaves, and surrounded by four dolphins ; behind head,
cockle-shell ; ^ Fast quadriga to left; above, Nike flying to right
about to crown charioteer ; in exergue, prize armour (Dii Chastel,
144), has siifiered from oxidization, otherivise in very good state
and well spread [PI. IV] 1

113 Syracuse. Dionysian period, c. 405-356 B.C., M Drachm, vt.

65 grs., ZY...A...nN, Head of Athena, three-quarter face to
left, wearing triple plumed helmet ornamented with palmette ;
around, four dolphins ; ^ ZYPAKOZIHN, The hero Leukaspis
nude, charging to right, Avearing helmet and armed with sword,
spear and shield ; behind him, a low altar ; in front, a saciificial
ram lying on its back ; in exergue, [A]EYKAZ[n IZ] (B. M. Cat.
226), very rare and in fine state ; from the Martinetti sale. Borne,
1907, lot 716 [PI. IV] 1

114 Syracuse. Dionysian period, c. 405-356 B.C., Ai Hemidrachm,
ict. 31*5 grs., Z Y, Head of Athena, similar to preceding coin;
9: Fast quadriga to left; above, Nike flying to right, about to
crown charioteer {B. M. Cat. 231), fine and very rare, slight flaw
in e.rergue on rev., this and the preceding coin are attributed to
the artist Eiikleidas [PI. IV] 1

lllD Syracuse. Dionysian period, c. 405-356 B.C., M LiTRA, wt. \2grs.,
ZYPAKOZmN, Head of goddess to left, hair bound with
sphendone ; behind, dolphin ; ^i Cuttle-fish {B. M. Cat. ,236).
Another, wt. Wb grs., of similar type. A\ Obol, ivt. 6'7 grs..
Head of goddess to left ; \i ZYPA in up]>er quarters of a wheel
of four spokes, in the lower quarters two dolphins (2?. il/. <'at.
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116 Camapina, c. 420-405 b.c, M Litra, ivt. 10'2 grs., Head of

Athena in crested Athenian helmet to right; 1,1 KAM . . . Swan
flying to left over waves {B. M. Cat. —). Anothei-, vt. 10'7 grs.,
of similar type. A Third, ivt. 12-5 grs., KAM A PIN A, Head of
nymph Camarina to left, hair bound with sphendone ; ^ similar to
last {B. M. Cat. 24), interesting types ; tivo from the ^Strozzi
collection 3

117 Catana, c. 420-403 b.c, M Drachm, ivt. 62 grs., KATANAIXl

in exergue ; fast quadriga to right, Nike flying to left crowning
charioteer; p. [AMENAJNOZ, Head of river-god Amenanos to
left, diademed and horned ; around, two river-fishes and cray-fish
(cf. B. M. Cat. 38), attributed to Euainetos, a very rare variety, in
fine state \ from the R. H. Smith Hobart collection, 1909, lot 16
[PI. IV] 1

11^ Naxos, c. 420-403 B.C., M Didrachm, ivt. 121 grs., NAEIXIN,
Laureate head of Apollo to right ; behind, laurel sprig ; p, Silenos
seated to front holding thyrsos and cantharos ; to left, vine ; to
right, terminal figure {B.M. Cat. 22), a very rare coin but oxy-
dized;from the Warren sale, 1905, lot 162 [PI. IV] 1

119 Acragas, c. 420-406 b.c, N, 20 grs.. Eagle with closed wings,
standing on rocks, devouring serpent to left ; ^ Crab, beneath,

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120 Acpagas, c. 420-406 b.c, M Hemidrachm, wt. 29*2 gr?-^., Eagle

standing to right on supine hare ; behind, corn-grain ; ^ Crab and
pistrix {B. M. Cat. 63). Others (3), wt. 32 grs., similar to last;
wt. 30'4 grs., obv. similar, but fish instead of pistrix on rev. (B. M.
Cat. — ) ; ivt. 30'7 grs., as last, but obv. type to left, and AKRA
on rev. {B.M. Cat. 65), three fine 4

121 Messana, c. 420-396 b.c, M Tetradrachm, ivt. 247'2 grs., Biga

of mules to left, charioteer crowned by Nike ; in exergue, dolphins
meeting; \^ MEZ . . . NION, Hare running to left; beneath
youthful head of Pan to left {B.M. Cat. 51), a rare variety, but
not fine ; from the Martinetti sale, 1907, lot 708 1

122 Messana, c. 420-396 b.c, M Tetradrachm, wt. 2Q7 grs., Biga

of mules to left, driven by female charioteer; in exergue, two
dolphins meeting; ^ MEZZANIflN in exergue, Hare running
to left; above, dove flying to left; below, ear of corn with leaves
{B. 31. Cat. — ), fine and a rare type ; from the Copp and
O'Hagan collections [PI. IV] 1

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123 Messana, c 420-396 B.C., M Tetradkachm, wt. 26r3 grs., typel

similur to coin in preceding lot, xcell preserved -.from the Mart'inetti\/7
sale, lot 709. Another, ivt. 261 grs., Biga of mules to left, driven j y
by female charioteer, Nike with wreath flying to right ; in exergue,
two dolphins meeting ; ^ Hare running to right ; beneath, head of
Pan to right {B. M. Cat. 51), rare, but not fine 2

Messana, c. 420-396 b.c, M Tetradrachm, ict. 261 "5 grs., Biga
of mules to left, Nike crowning charioteer ; li M EZZA . . .
Hare running to right; beneath, sea-horse to left {B. 31. Cat. 52),
ve7-y rare, but not fine ; from Munich sale, Kov. 1901, lot 210 1

Abacaenum, c. 430-405 b.c, JR, wt. 67 grs., Laureate and
bearded male head to right; 1^ II/lIA ! ABAK, Boar standing
to right; in front, acorn {B. 31. Cat. 2), rare. A\ Litra, tct.
10"5 grs.. Head of water-nymph, three-quarter face to left;
^ ABA, Sow walking to left; at her feet, pig to left {B.3I.
Cat. 6), fine and very rare 2

126 Motya, c. 420-397 B.C., M Didrach.m, irt. 118-2 grs.. Hound

standing to right; beneath, plant; ^ Head of nymph to right,
hair rolled {cf. B. 31. Cat. 4), very rare, and in very good state^
but coin has been fractured and repaired. M. Litra, irt. 10 grs.,
Head of water-nymph, three-quarter face towards right ; K Punic
inscription, crab {B.3I. Cat., p. 244, 10), eery rare, fine 2

127 Syracuse, c. 412-356 b.c, ^E Hexas, signed by Eukleidas (?) u-t.

56'1 grs., Head of goddess to left, hair bound with sphendone ;
on the ampyx EY ; behind, a dolphin ; ^ "Wheel of four spokes,
in upper quarters ZYPA, and in the lower ones two dolphins
{cf. B. 31. Cat. 243), very fine and very rare ivith the signature ;
from Paris sale, Dec. 19, 1907, lot 447 [PI. IV] 1

128 Syracuse, c. 412-356 b.c, ^E Hexas, Female head to left : \{. Star /,

within incuse in quadripai'tite square {B. 31. Cat. 242), and
tAvo other varieties. J£. of types of coin in preceding lot, but
without signature {B.3I. Cat. 243), very fine. ^, vt. 41 grs.,
ZYPAKOZI, Horned head of Pan to left; li Syrinx within
wreath {Nu7n. Chron. 1908, p. 14), and a variety of rev. type,
without wreath. ^, ^vt. 17 "6 grs., Female head to right;
^ Cuttle-fish (B. 31. Cat. 132). ^, wt. 504 grs., Head of
Athena; y^o Star between two dolphins {B. 31. Cat. 287), and a
variety. ^E, tct. 112 g/'s., similar head; 1^ Hippocamji (B. 31.
Cat. 289), and two other varieties. ^E, ret. 62 grs.. Female
head in sphendone ; ^ ZYPA, l)oli)hin and mussel-shell {B. 31.
Cat. 301), a7i interesting lot, some fine 13



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Aci-agas, r. 472-406 r-.c, ^ Hemilitron, Eagle to right standing
on fish ; tt : : : Crab, with symbols conch-shell and sepia {B. M.
Cat. 86), and others (2). M Trias, Eagle tearing hare ; ^ . • •
Crab and cray-fish {B. 31. Cat. 102), and varieties (3). JE Hexas,
similar type; ^ Crab, beneath two tunny-fishes (B.M. Cat. 109),
and varieties (2), one with eagle holding serpent in its claws, both
with perch under crab on rev. JE Uncia, Eagle with closed wings
(B. 31. Cat. 112). Also JE Hemilitrae (2), both countermarked
with head of young Herakles in incuse circle {B. 31. Cat. 117/120),
an interesting lot, some rare 13

Gela, c. 412-405 e.g., xE Trias, ivt. 59 grs., TEAAZ, Bull to
right ; p. Young head of river-god Gelas to right ; behind, corn-
grain {B. 31. Cat. 63), and varieties (3). JE Trias, similar, but
bull to left {B. 31. Cat. 66), and varieties (3). JE Trias, obv. as
preceding ; yi Wheel of four spokes, in each angle, corn-grain, rare.
JE UxXCiA, Bull to left ; |t Head of river-god to right (B. 31.
Cat. 74), and a variety. JE, without mark of value. Head of
Demeter almost facing; ^ Bearded head of river-god Gelas to
left {B. 31. Cat. 77), and a variety, some fine and uncommon 13

Camapina, c. 420-405 B.C., JE Trias, wt. 77"9 grs., Gorgon head ;
1,1 .. . Owl and lizard {B. 31. Cat. 34), and varieties (5), differing
in sizes and weights. JE Trias, wt. 49 '2 grs., Head of Athena
wearing crested Athenian helmet to left; ]^ . . • Owl holding u])
lizard {B. 31. Cat. 39)

Messana, c. 420-396 B.C., JE, ivt. 155-9 grs., Head of goddess to left,
hair confined by crossing fillets ; 1^ Biga of mules driven by female
charioteer to r. {B.31. Cat. 66), some fine and uncommon varieties 8

Catana, c. 420-403 e.g., JE, ivt. 19 8 grs., Young head of river-god
Ameiianos to left; p. Thunderbolt with curled wings {B. 31.
Cat. 51), and a variety, of smaller size, ict. Wb grs.

Himera, c. 425-408 e.g., JE, ivt. 38"8 grs., I ME, Head of nymph
wearing sphendone to left; ^ :: within laurel-wreath (B. 31.
Cat. 54), rare

Thepmae Himepenses, c. 405-350 e.g., JE, wt. 74-5 grs., Female
head to right; 1^ 0EPMITAN, Head of young Herakles to
right wearing lion's skin (/^. 31. Cat. 4), rare

Agyrium, c. 420-345 e.g., j.E, ivt. 277*5 grs.. Eagle to right ; behind,
spray of olive; ^ ATYPINAI, Wheel of four spokes {B. 31.
Cat. 1), uncommon

Motya, c. 420-397 e.g., JE, ivt. 327 grs., Head of water-nymph,
almost facing ; ^ Head to right {B. 31. Cat. —), several fine, and
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(F). DION AND TIMOLEON, c. 356-317 B.C.

133 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Electrum 50 Litrae,

>rt. 55'5 grs., Head of Apollo to left, laureate ; behind, lyre ;
]^ ZYPAKOZIflN, Tripod-lebes with neck and three handles
{B. M. Cat. 260), fine ;from April 29, 1907, London sale, lot 91 1

134 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 50 Litrae, wt.

55'8 grs., types similar to coin in preceding lot ; symbol, thyniia- ^
terion behind neck of Apollo {B. M. Cat. 255), very fine and of\
excellent style ; from the sale of an American artist, 1910, lot 113 |
[PI. IV] 1 I

135 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 50 Litk.ae, irt.

57 '2 grs., similar types; no symbol on obv.; ^ [ZYPAKIOSIXIN
{B.M. Cat. 253), of very j^leasing style, and rery fine: fnim the
Ashhurnham sale 1

136 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 50 Litk.\e, vt.

53'9 grs., similar types; symbol, Coi-inthian helmet Avithout ciest
to left {B.M. Cat. 259), in very good state of pre^^erration ; from
the O'Hagan sale 1

137 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 50 Litrae, wt.

54" 1 grs., similar types; symbol, star of eight rays {B.M.
Cat. 258), very fine and of excellent style ; from the (YHagan
.^ale [PI. IV] 1

138 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 50 Litrae, u-t.

56 grs., similar types; symbol, cantharos {B.M. Cat. 262), fine;
from Munich sale, June, 1906, lot 1204 1

139 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 50 Litrae, wt.

55 grs., similar types ; symbol, pilos {B. M. Cat. 261), fine 1

140 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 25 Litkae, u-t.

28"8 gr^., Laureate head of Apollo to left, hair long ; ;{ ZYPA-
KOZIHN, Lyre with four strings {B.M. Cat. 266), rery fine
and uncommon ; from the May sale, \^QQ [PI. IV] 1

141 Syracuse. Period of Dion, c. 356-350 B.C., Elect. 10 Litkae, ivt.

11*2 grs., Head of goddess to right, hair bound with sphendone ;
^c Cuttle-fish {B. M. Cat. 270), rare, and in very good state
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Syracuse. Period of i>ioii, c. 356-350, l'..('., J% irt. S3"5 f//>'.,
ZYPAKOZII2N, Laureate head of Apollo to left: l)ehind,
thunderbolt; ^ Fegasos ; above, PI {B. M. Cat. — ). AL, wt
"il grs., similar, with symbol, pilos {B.3I. Cat. 321). JE, wt.
90 gr.-<., symbol, lion's head {B. M. Cat. 328) ; and other varieties
(4), the first three from Vienna sale, Jan. 1912, lots 104-106,
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143 Leontini, c. 356-350 B.C., M Corinthian Didrachm, wt. 1-28 grs., ^

Pegasos flying to left; ^ AEONTINON, Head of Athena in
Corinthian helmet; behind, corn-grain {B. M. Cat. 1), fine and
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144 Syracuse. Period of Timoleon, c. 345-317 d.c, A' 30 Litrap:, wt.

31-5 grs. [l EYZ E]AEY0EPIOZ, Head of Zeus Eleutherios /J
to left, laureated; IJ ZYPAKOZinN, Pegasos flying to left;
in front, /P, and beneath .'. ( = 3 Corinthian Staters), fi'ne and
venj rare; from London sale. 27 Feh. 1908, lot 37 [PI. IV] 1



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DiDRACHM, wt. 129 grs., Pegasos flying to left; I,^ ZYPA-
KOZIHN, Head of Athena in Corinthian helmet to right
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Didrachm, ict. \'d\ grs., types similar to preceding coin. Anothei-,
tvt. 129'5 grs., similar, but Al behind head of Athena {B.M.
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Syracuse. Period of Timoleon, c. 345-317 B.C., M. 3 Litrae,
wt. 397 grs., Pegasos flying to left; ^ ZYPAKO, Head of
Arethusa to left, laureate; around, three dolphins {B. M. Cat.
272), rare. M l\ Litrae, u-t. 31 grs., ZYPAKOZIHN, Head
of Athena nearly facing in triple-crested helmet ; around, three
dolphins ; ^ Naked horseman to right, hair in krobylos ; behind,
star of ten rays {B. M. Cat. 280), rare, both coins in very good
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14S Syracuse. Period of Timoleon, c. 345-317 B.C., Al 2 Litrae,
ivt. 24-5 ^r.N-., ZYPAKOZ IHN, Youthful janiform head,
laureate; in field to right, doljjhin downwards; IJ. Free horse
prancing to left ; above, star of fourteen rays {B. M. Cat. 285),
of i-ery minute gem-like irork, extremely fine and rare : from the
Benson sale [PI. IV] 1



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Syracuse. Period of Timoleon, c. 345-317 B.C., M Trihemilitron, |
wt. 20 grs., ZYPAKOZIHN, Head of Arethusa to left, hair
rolled ; around, three dolphins ; li Half Pegasos with curled wing
to left; above, .star of eight ray.s {B. M. Cat. 276), of pleasing style,
very fine and nncommon ; Jrojn the Benson cabinet [PI. IV] 1

Syracuse. Period of Tinaoleon, c. 345-317 B.C., M 2^ LiTRAE,
ivt. 31 grs., Head of Athena, facing; p, Horseman, with symbols,
star, ear of corn, and N {B. M. Cat. 281). M. Dilitron, vt.
20-5 grs., as similar coin, lot 148 {B. M. Cat. 283), poor. M
Trihemilitron, u-t. 17 grs., EY, Head of Kyane (?) to left;
^ Half Pegasos to left {B. 31. Cat. 274),' rare. M Litra,
wt. 117 grs., EY, Head of Kyane (?) to left, hair rolled ; behind,
lion's head; ^ ZYPAKOZinN, Cuttle-fish (B. M. Cat. 279),
rare, in very good state 4

Syracuse. Period of Timoleon, c. 345-317 B.C., M, wt. 331 grs.,
ZYPAKOZIllN, Bearded head of hero in Corinthian helmet
to left ; ^ Pegasos flying to left and dolphin (B. M. Cat. 308),
fine; from Paris sale, Nov. 1907, lot 457. ^E, tvt. 385 grs.,
Head of Zeus Eleutherios to left, laureate; ^ Fi'ee horse prancing
{B. M. Cat. 311), patinated, and another variety, wt. 309'5 grs.,
of last type, illustrated, all of finest style, and in very good state
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Syracuse. Period of Timoleon, c. 345-317 B.C., M, wt. 213 grs..
Head of Zeus Eleutherios to right ; li Thunderbolt and eagle
{B. M. Cat. 313), and three other varieties. AL, tct. 173'5 grs.,
Head of Persephone; ^ Pegasos (B. M. Cat. 309). JE, wt.
66"5 grs.. Female head to left ; ^ Horse prancing to right {B.M.
Cat. p. 255, 7/9), and two varieties. M, tvt. 62*5 grs., Head of
Zeus and thunderbolt (B. M. Cat. 319). M, ivt. 24 grs., Female
head almost facing ; 1^ Cuttle-fish {B. 31. Cat. 305), and two
other varieties, an interesting lot, some fine and uncommon 12

Hadranum, c. 345-317 b.c, M, wt. 475'5 grs.. Head of Apollo to
left, laureate ; Lyre of seven strings {B. 31. Cat. 3)

Centuripae, c. 339-317 b.c, JK, ivt. 498 gis., Head of Persephone
to left (type of Enainetos) ; ii KENTOPIfl INUN, Leopard to
left {B.3I. Cat. 1)

Aetna, j!^, tvt. \0\'\grs., Head of Persephone to right ; J^ M, Free
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Acpagas, c. 338-287 l.c, Al Hemidkachm, ivt. 29-3 grs.. Free
hur.se cantering to right; \^ Crab {B. M. Cat. 76), and three'
otliers-. .E Hemilitron, m'/'. 305-7 grs., Head of young river ' X
god ; ^ Eagle on capital of Ionic column and crab {B. M. Cat. 124),
and another variety, icell struck, rare. M, ivt. 68 grs.. Head of
Zeus ; p Eagle tearing hare {B. 31. Cat. 128). yE, ivt. 31 ^rs.,
Head of Zeus; l.^}: Winged thunderbolt {B. M. Cat. 130, two
varieties), all uncommon 9



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155 Gela, r. 357-317 B.C., ^, ict. 247-5 ^rs.. Youth to rightabout to

.^^^r-t^!-^ ^I'l.v '^vith sword ram running to right ; 1^ Free horse prancing to

ri.aht {B. M. Cat. 79), and a variety, tvt. 152 grs.

Messana, c. 357-282 u.c, .E, ivt. 255-8 grs.. Head of Poseidon ;

ii Trident between two dolphins (i?. M. Cat. 73). M, ivt.

143-6 grs., Head of Pelorias ; ^ Warrior advancing to left {B. M.

Cat. 81)

Enna, c. 340 l.c, .^E, ivt. 214 ^rc«., Head of Demeter to right,

wealing corn wreath; ^ ENNA, Ox'.s head, with pendent fillets;

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above, corn grain {B. 31. Cat. 3), verij rare ; from Blanich sate,
May 1910, lot 383 (45 3Ik.), illustrated. JE, wt. 130-5 grs., Horse
to left ; ^ Griffin to left, all in very good state [PI. IV] 6



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Syracuse. Agathocles : Fir.st Period, c. 317-310 B.C., A' Drachm,
tvf. C)6 grs., Young male head of Apollo (or Ai'es?), laureate, to j
left; behind, Z; li ZYPAKOZIHN, Biga to right, driven by
charioteer holding goad and reins, horses galloiiing : beneath,
tri.skele.s {B. 31. fat. 337), very fine [PI. IV] 1

Syracuse. Agathocles : First Period, c. 317-310 c.c, X Diobol, '
wt. 21 "5 grs., Head of Persephone to left, wearing corn wreath ;
li ZYPAKO/ ZIHN, Bull to left, head lowered {B. M. Cat. 344),
very fine and very rare ; Jrom the Bunhury and OJiagan collections
[PI. IV] 1

Syracuse. Agathocles: First Period, c 317-310 B.C., vil Tetra-
DRACHM, wt. 2'6'2'b grs., Head of Persejihone to left; beneath,
<1>I ; around, three dolphins; li ZYPAKOZIX2N | Al in exergue.
Fast quadriga to left; above, triskeles {B. M. Cat. 348). A\
Corinthian Didrachm, wt. 132'7 grs., Head of Athena in Corin-
thian helmet to right; ^ ZYPAKOZIHN, Pegasos flying to
left; above, triskeles; beneath, ear of corn (B. j\l. ('at. 11),
both coins in very good state 2

Syracuse. Agathocles: First Period, r. 317-310 B.C., M Corinthian
Didrachm, irt. 129"3 grs., types as second coin in last lot
{B. M. Cat. U),fine [PI. V] 1 1

Syracuse. Agathocles: First Period, r. 317-310 B.C., ^E, irf.
165"5 grs.. Head of Persephone to left; 1^ Bull butting to left ;
above and beneath, dolphin {B. 31. Cat. 356), and other varieties
(5) of lesser weights and sizes. ^E, u't. 98'6 gi's., Laureate head 1
of Apollo to left ; ^ Triskeles {B. 3J. Cat. 354), rare, some fine
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Syracuse. Agathocle.s: Second Period, c. 310-306 B.C., M Tetra-
DKACHM, wt. :^62 grs., KOPAZ, Head of Persephone wearing
corn wreath to right ; l> [B]A AFAGOKAE . . Nike standing to
right, fixing hehiiet to a trophy ; in the field, tiiskeles {B. M.
Cat. — ). Another, ict. 253'2 gm., of simihir type, but with
ArA0OKAEI . . in exergue {B. M. Cat. 3S7), both of "African''
■■<t//le, the Ji?-st Jine '1

Syracuse. Agathocles : Second Period, c. 310-306 Ji.c., ^E, tvt.
139"S grs.. Young male head to left; li Lion to right; above,
clul) ; in exergue, pine-torch {B. M. Cat. 393), and two other
vai'ieties. ^-E, ivt. 176 ^r.s\. Head of Athena helmeted to right ;
1,1 Pegasos to left; beneath, trident (B. M. Cat. 412). .E, wt.
104 grs., similar head ; ^ Horseman to right {B. M. ('at. 409),
two varieties. .E, wt. 113-2 grs., ZHTEIPA, Bust of Artemis


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