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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225 Ci-oton, c. 420-390 B.C., JR Didrachm, wt. 118*8 grs., Eagle with | ^

raised wings standing to left on branch of laurel ; 1> Tripod lebes
with domed cover and fillets attached to side handles ; in field to
left, ear of corn ; to right, python {B. M. Cat. ■»?>), fine and very
rare, illustrated ; from the Benson sale, lot 120; and another,
fourre, of type of Hera Lakinia facing head and Herakles
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Croton, c. 420-390 i;.c., M Didrachm, wt. llVb grs. Eagle with '
raised wings standing to left holding a hare in its talons ; 1^ KPO, /^ /



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Croton, c. 420-390 b.c, M Didrachm, wt. 12r2 gm., Eagle with
raised wings standing to left on olive branch ; ^ KPO, Tripod
lebes, as on preceding coin : stork to right, beneath A {B. M. Cat.
78), very fine and rare ; from Rome sale, 1 908, lot 1 1 8, illustrated;
c. 400-300 B.C., M DiOBOL, wt. 15-5 grs., KPOTUN, Head of
Athena helmeted to right; ^ [OIJKIZTAZ, Herakles standing
to right; behind, -o {B. M. Cat. 108), very fine [PI. VI] 2

Cpoton, c. 390 B.C., M Didrachm, n-t. Ubb grs., KPOTHN-
I ATAZ, Laureate head of Apollo to right ; {J The infant Herakles
nude, seated on ground facing, strangling two serpents {B. M. Cat.
96), fine and very rare [PI. VI] 1

Croton, c. 370-330 B.C., M Didrachm, ivt. IVT^ grs., Laureate
head of Apollo to right; li KPO, Tripod lebes Avith neck and
three handles ; to right, branch of laurel filleted {B. M. Cat. 100);
c. 330-299 B.C., ^v Didrachm, tvt. ^bgrs., Eagle standing to right
looking back; in field <!>!('?); ^ Tripod lebes; to right, Xike
flying to left about to crown tripod {B. M. Cat. — ), two InterestiJig
coins in good state, rare 2

Metapontum, c. 400-350 b.c, M D[drachm, wt. 11 To grs..
Female head to right, hair waved and rolled at back bound with
diadem ; I^ M ET, Ear of corn with leaf to right ; in field to right,
grass-hopper {B. M. Cat. — ; cf. Carelli, T. CLi, 4), of fine style, in
very good jxreservation and very rai-e ; from Munich sale, May,
1910, lot 227 [PI. VI] 1

Metapontum, c. 400-350 b.c, M Didrachm, ict. 1207 grs.,
Female head to right, hair Avavy and looped up at back, bound
with a narrow fillet passed twice round the head ; in field below,
long curved branch of laurel ; ^ M ET, Ear of corn with leaf to
left ; above leaf A {cf. B. M. Cat. 62-4), of pleasing style, in very
good preservation and ra?-e [PI. VI] 1

Metapontum, c. 400-350 h.c, M Didrachm, wt. 1245 g7-s.,
Female head to right, wearing sphendone covered by hair in wavy
locks at front, earring and necklace : 1^ M ET, Ear of corn with
leaf to right ; in field to right K {Beg ling, JVarren, 79) ; fro)n the
Stiavelliand Philipsen cabinets, very rare and very fine [PI. VI] 1



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233 Metapontum, r. 400-350 b.c, A\ Didkachm, ivt. \W'2 grs..

Laureate young male head to right with ram's hoin and ear ; ^
ME . . . Ear of corn with leaf to left {B. M. Cat. 67), in good state
of preservation and rare ; from the O'Hagan sale [PI. VI] 1

234 Metapontum, c. 400-350 b.c, JR Didrachm, wt. 119-2 ^?>-.,

Female Dionysiac head to left wearing broad diadem, ornamented
with maeander pattern, from which rises row of ivy leaves ; Ji,
META, Ear of corn with leaf to left (B. M. Cat. ^\), a beautiful
example of this very rare coin \from the Philipsen (£22) and Paris,
May, 1908 (£20) sales [PI. VI] {

235 Metapontum, r. 400-350 b.c, JR Didrachm, ivt. 116 grs..

Laureate head of Apollo to right : ^ M ETA, Ear of corn {cf B. M.
Cat. 93); M DiDpACHM, ivt. Ul-2 grs., Head of Zeus to right
with traces of EAEY0E.. . ; ^ Ear of corn with leaf to left
{cf. B. M. Guide, pi. xxxiv, 18) ; from the Caprotti sale, Milan ;
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Metapontum, c. 400-350 b.c, M Didrachm, %vt. W^'Z grs.. Head
of Persephone to right crowned with corn, and with pendant veil
behind neck ; ^ META to right of ear of corn with leaf to left,
on which a mouse; beneath, <|> {B.M. Cat. 122), very fine and
rare ; from Paris sale, May, 1908, lot 56 [PI. VI] l

Metapontum, c. 400-350 b.c, M Sixth Stater, ivt. 20-1 grs.^
Bearded male head to right with ram's horn (possibly Zeus Ammon);
li Ear of corn with leaf to right; to left ME, and right, tripod
{B. M. Cat. 155), of emellent style and ]}reservation, very rare ;
from Munich sale, Xov. 1909, lot 2261 [PI. VIJ] i

Metapontum, c. 350-330 b.c, Al Distater, wt. 242 grs., Head of
Leukippos to right bearded and helmeted ; behind neck, AflH
and forepart of lion ; ^ [ME]TAnONTINnN, Ear of corn ;
to left, club and AMI {B. M. Cat. 75), rery rare and ivell pre-
served ; from the Benson sale \

Metapontum, c. 350-330 B.C., M Stater, wt. 1205 grs., AEY-
KinnOZ, Head of bearded hero Leukippos to right in Corinthia?i
helmet ; 9. Ear of corn with leaf to right ; to left, META ; to
right, dove on leaf about to fly ; beneath, AMI {B. M. Cat. 79),
very fine; another, wt. 120*5 grs., of similar types; behind head
of hero, lion's head, and in front, AFl ; ^ Symbol, club {B. M.
Cat. 76), fine, both uncommon 2



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of Persephone to right wearing wreath of corn, earring and neck-' /,
lace; in front EY ; ^ META, P]ar of corn with leaf to right; //^^'-
above it, star of sixteen rays {cf. B. M. ('at. 102), rery fine
and a rare variety ; from Munich sale, December, 1906, Jot 110
(£15 5s.), Paris, May, 1908, lot 57 [PI. VII] 1

Metapontum, c. 330-300 B.C., M Didrachm, wt. 117r/;x, Head
of Persephone to right as on last coin, but larger head ; 1^ M ETA, /^

Eai- of corn with leaf to right ; above it, plough iB. M. ('at. 96),
hair a little rubbed, otliervise very fine [PI. VII] 1



242 Metapontum, c. 330-300 b.c, M Didrachm, wt. 1227 grs., Head
of Persephone to left, weai-ing corn wreath; ^ META, Ear of
corn with leaf to left ; above, ])aii- of tongs ; l)eneath, A0A
(/?. M. Cat. 106), very fine [PI. VII] 1



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Metapontum, c. 330 300 b.c, Al Didrachms (3) of preceding ^

types ; trt. 119 grs., symbol, agricultuial fork {B.M. Car. 110) ; f^'^<-(^tic^t^
wt. ]17'7 grs., pair of tongs (B. 31. Cat. 106), fine style; wt.
121 '3 grs., griffin to right, rery rare variety, all 7rell preserved 3 \

Metapontum, r. 330-300 b.c, M Didrachm, ivt. 119 grs., Head ^- •
of Persephone full-face towards right, wearing wreath of corn ; ^^<^yt^
li META, Ear of corn with leaf to right: above, bucraniuni
{B.M. Cat. 117), very good, uncommon type. ^ Third Stater,
wt. 43"8 gis., Head of Athena helnieted to right; ^ Ear of corn
and club {B. M. Cat. 149). sE, wt. 80 "5 g?'s.. Head of Persephone ;
1^ META between two ears of corn {B.M. Cat. 199). .E, tvt.
41*5 gi-s.. Laureate head of Apollo; yi Eai' of coin. .^E, tvt.
18 grs.. Young male head with ram's horn to left ; !,< Ear of corn
and torch {B. M. Cat. 185), the copper coins all fine 5

VelJa, r. 400-268 B.C., M Didrachm, wt. \-2Vbgrs., Head of Athena
to left, wearing crested Athenian helmet adorned with olive-wreath;
li YEA, Lion seizing on stag to right ; beneath stag, A ; no exer-
gual line {cf. B. M. Cat. 36 ; Cat. T, CXLii, 74), extremely fine
and very rare ;from the Fran\'ois sale, Paris, May, 1910 [PI. VI I] 1

Velia, c. 400-268 b.c, M Didrachm, ict. 116"7 grs., attributed to
Kleodoros, Head of Athena to left, wearing crested helmet of
Phrygian form, with figure of centaur ; li YEAHTI2N in
exei'gue. Lion to left devouring prey held with left fore-paw ; j
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Velia, c. 400-268 r..c., M Didkachm, wt. XWbgrs., Head of Athena
ill crested Athenian helmet adorned with wing; in field behind, <l>,
above, fl ; ti YEAHTflN, Lion prowling to right ; above,
bunch of grapes between <1>-I {B.M. Cat. 9S), extremehj fine ;
from the HazUtt collection [PI. VII] 1

Velia, c. 400-268 p..c., M Didrachm, v-t. 116-5 gr^.. Head of
Athena in crested Athenian helmet adorned with grittin to left;
^ [YJEAHTHN in exergue, lion walking to right; above, owl
flying to front; beneath, T {B. M. Cat. 47), fine and a rare
cariety 1

Velia, c. 400-268 b.c, ^ Didrachm, ivt. 1 14-2 gr.*;., Head of Athena
to left as above ; above, A ; behind, IE in square ; \^ YEAH,
Lion seizing stag to left {B. 31. Cat. Ill), fine. Another, yr^J.
Hi grs., similar head, on flap of helmet, <l> ; 1^ YEAHTflN,
Lion to right; above, trident between <l>-l {B. M. Cat. \00),in very
good state. A third, wt. 110 grs., similar head, helmet adorned with
wing; behind head, K ;.^ Symbol, triskeles between <!>-! {B.3I,
Cat. 95), well preserved 3

Thurium, c. 443-390 b.c, M Didrachm, wt. 120 gr.^.. Head of
Athena to right wearing crested helmet adorned with olive-
wreath, the front hair in three small waves and a larger one at
the temple ; I^ ©OYPIHN, Ball to light, with head lowered,
standing on plain bar ; in exergue, tunny-fish (Corolla, pi. \U], l),
fine and rare, Illustrated [PI. VII] 1

Thupium, c 420-390 B.C., M Didrachm, n-t. 120 grs., Head of
Athena helmeted to right as in last lot ; ^ ©OYPIflN, Furious
bull butting to right ; between hind-legs, O ; in exergue, tunny-
fish {B. 31. Cat. — ), an unpublished variety, fine, and of excellent
style; Jrom 3'Iunich sale, 3Iay, 1910, lot 281 [PI. VII] 1

ThupJum, c. 420-390 B.C., ^51 Didrachm, u-t. W.) grs., Head of
Athena to right in helmet ornamented with olive-wreath and an
ivy-leaf; li ©OYPIXIN (above) Young bull advancing to right,
head lowered ; under exergual line, tunny-fish to right {B.3I.
Cat. 6), of extremely fine style, very fine and very rare ; from the
Berlin 3Iuseum duplicates, and later 3Innich, 31ay, 1910, sales,
lot 30 [PI. VII] 1

Thuplum, c. 390-350 B.C., JR Tetradrachm, ivt. 24r8 grs., Head
of Athena to right in Athenian helmet, with crest and figure of
Scylla with rudder on shoulder; behind head, Nike and I PI ;



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ti [0]OYPinN, Furious Imll butting to right ; above, torch on
its side; in exergue, two tunny-fishes to right {B.M. Cat. 35),
of very fine style, bold relief ; an excellent coin of high merit and
very rare ; from Munich sale, May, 1910, ^;^ 32 [PI. VII] 1



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254 Thurium, c. 390-350 u.c, M Tetradrachm, wt. 217'7 grs.. Head

of Athena to right in crested Athenian lielniet, adorned with
figure of Scylla holding trident on side ; 1^ 0OYPIX2N, Furious
bull butting to right ; double exergual line, one dotted {B. M.
Cat. — ), of finest style, very fine and very rare; from the Hartwig
rabinet [PI. VII] 1

255 Thupium, c. 390-350 B.C., M Didrachm, vt. 121 grs., Head of

Athena to right wearing crested Athenian helmet, with figure of
Scylla holding trident; ^ ©OYPIHN (above), Furious bull
butting to right ; in exergue, tunny-fish to right {B. M. Cat. 57),
of very fine style and in excellent state of j^reservation, very rare ;
from Munich sale, May, 1910, lot 33 [PI. VII] 1

256 Thurlum, c. 390-350 B.C., M Didrachm, wt. 120*5 grs.. Head of

Athena to right, as before, with Scylla hurling stone ; ^
©OYPIIiN, Bull butting to right; above, HPA ; in exergue,
tunny-fish {B.M. Cat. 76); from the Hartivig sale. Another,
ict. 118 grs., similar type, Scylla holding trident ; no adjunct on
rer., both in very good preservation 2

257 Thurlum, c. 390-350 B.C., M Diobols (4), one with EY4>AN,

and another with 11 AP above bull on rev. {B.M. Cat. — );
c. 350-300 B.C., M Diobols (4), all varied ; c. 300-268 B.C., M
Diobols (2), one with Nike fiying above bull, an interesting lot or
small coins, chiefly from the Hartivig collection, some fine 10

258 Neapolis, Camp. c. 370-340 b.c, M Didrachm, wt. 90-8 grs..

Female head to right wearing broad diadem ; I^ Man-headed bull
to right crowned by Nike ; beneath, O {Sambou, 362). M Obols
(2), Head of Athena to right in Athenian helmet ; ^ Forepart of
bull swimming to right {cf Sambon, 411 ; two varieties); c. 325-
280 B.C., JR Didrachm, wt. 112-2 grs.. Female head to right, of
pleasing style ; ii Man-headed bull crowned by Nike ; beneath,
0E. Another, ivt. 11 8'3 grs., with symbol on obv., bunch of
grapes, and inscription AIO<l>ANOYZ; on rev. monogram FlAP
Ijeneath bull {Sambon, 438), fine, the last from the Von Wotoch
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Neapolis, c. 325-280 i;.c'., A\ I)ii»KA(ini, vf. IH grs., similar
types, symbol on obc. pileiis and IZ ; l;l monogram (J5. J/. Cat.
449). Others (4), ivt. 114'5 gj-x.. Head of goddess to right, sur-
rounded by thiee dolphins {Samboii, 455) ; tvt. 108'8 grs., Head
of different style, iu» dolphins ; synil^ol, Artemis lunning to right
holding torch (Sanih. 473) ; fct. 102*5 grs., symbol, Athena Pro-
machos (*S'awz^. 481) ; irt. 110'9 ST.s., Head to left ; symbol, anchor
{Samb. — ), all fine; c. 340-268 B.C., JE (3), Head of Apollo, ^ Foie-
part of man-headed bull ; and another, small, v:t. 30 gr-s. (Samb.
584:), fine \ Laureate head of Apollo to left, fi Mau-headed bull
{Samb. 683) 8

Rhegium, r. 415-387 b.c, Al Oi-.ol, wt. 11 (/y>.. Lion's scalp facing ;
yi PH between two olive-leaves {B. M. Cat. 32). ^, wt. 53 grs.,
Lion's scalp ; ^ Head of Apollo, hair turned up ; c. 350-270 B.C.,
JE, wt. 127"5 grs., Lion's scalp; y. PHFINIIN, Laureate head
of Apollo to right; behind, spear-head ; another, with monogram
behind head {B. M. Cat. 56), and smallei- JE, Lion's scalp and
lyre ; c. 203-89 B.C., JE Tetras, Heads of Apollo and Artemis
jugate, y. PHTINnN, Tripod . . . . (B. M. Cat. 98), and another
of reduced weight 68'8^r.v., Conjoined busts of the Dioscuri ; ^
Naked male figure to left resting on knotted staff, on wrist bird
with closed wings ; marks of value iiii and tripod {B. M. Cat. 1 1 2),
the last tiro very fine, all good 1



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'2(31 Tei-jna, c. 440-388 b.c, M Djdkachm, wt. 119"8 grs.. Head of
nymph Terina to left, "hair rolled around the head and turned up
at back, Avithin laurel-wreath ; y. [TEPIN]AION, Nike-Terina
winged seated to left on overturned hydria, a laurel-wreath in her
right hand, a caduceus in her left {cf. B. M. Cat. 7), an unusually
fine specimen and a very rare variety ; from the Hunbury, Benson
and 3Ierzbaclier, Nov. 1909, sales [PI. VII] 1



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Terina, (-.440-388 b.c, ^{ Didrachm, wt. lli)^r.s'.,TEPINAION,
Head of nymph Terina tcj right wearing sphendone and necklace,
hair in korymbos ; li TEPINAION, Winged Nike to left seated
on square stool, holding caduceus upwards resting on knee ; in
field to right, 4> and P {cf. B. M. Cat. 14/15), very well jyreserred
and rare ; from the Benson sale, lot 144 [PI. VII ] 1

Terina, c. 440-388 B.C., A\ Didrachm, wt. 120-2 grs.. Head of
nymph Terina to right looking up with narrow diadem in hair,
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olive-wreath ; IJ TEPI • • Winged Nike seated to left on stool,
holding in raised right hand a wreath, left hand resting on seat
{B. M. Cat. 4), obv. very fine, rare ; from the Merzliacher sale,
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to left, seated on square cippus and drawing water in a large hydria
resting on her knees, the water flows from a lion-head spout fixed
in the side of a wall before her: at her feet a large trough in which
swims a swan {B. M. Cat. 12), a very fair example of thin rare
type, of ichich no perfect specimen is knoirn [PI. VII] 1



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Head of nymph Terina to left, wearing sphendone over which
several locks escape at the side ; behind, PI ; ]^ Nike seated to
left on square cippus, holding in I'ight hand a laurel wreath
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TEPINAII2N, Head of nymph Terina to left ; behind, triskeles;
^ cP " 1^ Nike seated to left, bird ))erched on right hand : beneath, star.

Four varieties, one with TE, instead of star. Another, vt.
34"5 grs., with head to right and Nike holding caduceus, chiefly
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Terina, r. 440-388 b.c, M One-sixth Stater, wt. 18-5 grs..
Female head to right, wearing sphendone ; behind, fl ; ^ Nike
seated to left on S([uare stool, holding caduceus; in field, Fl.
Another, vt. 14"8 grs.. Head to left; ^ Nike with right hand
extended, both very good and rare. Phistelia, c. 420-400 B.C.,
M Obol, wt. 8'4 grs.. Head of Athena, facing; ^ Lion to left ;
in exergue, serpent. Another, ict. 7"7 grs., Young head, facing:
l,i ZIVVT^IS, Mussel, corn grain and dolphin. A third, ivt.
9'3 grs., type of the first, but lion to right, all fine 5



Etruria, c. 450-400 B.C., N wt. 8'8 grs.
left ; in front, X ; plain border ; Ji pla
Sambon, 6), very fine and very rare :
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Etruria, c. 400-350 i;.c., N 25 Litrae, wt. 20 grs.. Female head j

to light, hair curly ; behind, XXV ; l,i plain {Samb. 5), very fine \ yj
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270 Etruria. Populonia, A\ Didrac;hm, wt. 12S"2 grs^., Head of
Gorgon, bound with diadem ; beneath, OX : XO ; border of dots ;

'^^<A^-c^ ^ ^l^jjj (^ jy (j^^ 9)^ jl^-^f> f^^^g j.^re. Uncertain, JE (Valley of

Chiana), tvt. 87*6 grs.. Head of Nubian, to right; 1^ Elephant to
right {Sainb. lid), fine 2

271 Heracleia, Lucan. c. 380-300 B.C., M Didrachm, wt. 122 grs.,
/ HHPAKAHinN, Head of Athena to right, wearing crested

I Corinthian helmet with figure of Scylla hurling stone; ^

I-HPAKAHII2N, Heraldes, nude, standing to front, holding
club in right hand, and in left a bow and arrows ; the lion's skin
slung over his left fore-arm ; in field to left, small cup and A0A
(i?. M. Cat. 33), eery fine and rare: from the Benson sale
[PI. VII] 1

Heracieia, Lucan. c. 380-300 B.C., M Drachm, ivt. 57 2 grs., Head
of Athena, almost facing, helmet adorned with figure of Scylla ;
behind neck, monogram HPA; p, h HP . . . Owl on olive branch ;
in upper field, to right, <l>l, to left club {B. M. Cat. —), fine and
rare ; from sale, 5 July, 1910, lot 32 ; c. 300-268 B.C., M 20-5 grs.,
Head of Apollo ; 1^ h H P, Club between bow and quiver. Another,
Helmeted head of Athena, facing ; l^l hHPAKAHinN, Trophy
{B. M. Cat. 60), fine 3

273 Locri Epizephyrli, c. 326-300 B.C., M Corinthian Stater, irt.
t/o 132 grs., AOK, Pegasos to right ; "^ Head of Athena in Corinthian

helmet to right {B. M. Cat. l), fine and uncommon. Arpi, Apul.
c. 32e - Jl3 B.C., M wt. 122 grs., AAlOY, Head of Zeus; ^
APnANHN, Calydonian boar {H. M. Cat. 4). Gales, Camy.
c. 334-268 B.C., M Didrachm, ivt. 106 grs., Head of Athena to
right in crested Corinthian helmet; 1^ CALENO, Fast biga
driven by Nike to left {/i. M. Cat. 6), in very good state 3

274 Suessa Aurunca, c. 313-268 B.C., M Didrachm, wt. 104-5 grs.,

c/o Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, triskeles; IpL^VE^ANO,

One of the Dioscuri on horseback to left and leading a .second

horse {B. M. Cat. 1), pleasing style, fine and rare ; from Paris

sale, May inO, lot ir) [PI. VII] 1



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The Bputtii, r. 282-203 b.c, M ivt. 69-2 grs.. Bust of winged Nike ' /^ / ,
to right; li BPETTinN, Nude male figure, facing, placing ^^"^^'^^^^
diadem upon his head ; in field, to right, thymiaterion (c/. B. M.
Cat. 23). Another, ict. 75"9 grs., Head of Thetis to right, veiled
and diademed ; ^ BPETTIX2N, Poseidon to left, holding long
sceptre, his right foot resting on top of Ionic column ; in field, to
left, crab (ii. M. Cat. 9), both fine 2



276 The Bruttil, c. 282-203 B.C., M wt. IVh grs., Head of Thetis to

'^ ^ right, wearing veil and Stephanos, earring and necklace ; over left

shoulder, sceptre; behind head, fly; p> BPETTII2N, Poseidon

to left, as on preceding coin ; in field, to left, eagle, wings open

(cf. B. M. Cat. 12), extremehjfine [PI. VII] 1



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277 The BPUttIi, c. 282-203 B.C., M ivt. 35-2 grs., Head of Athena to
right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, adorned on upper part
with griffin ; ^ BPETTinN, Eagle standing to left ; in field, to

right, rudder {B. M. Cat. 34), very fine and rare ; JE wt. 255 "8 grs.,
Helmeted head of Ares, bearded ; li Athena fighting ; ^-E wt.
141 grs.. Head of Zeus ; ^ Ares fighting ; M wt. 63 grs.. Head of
Nike ; ^ Zeus thundering; ^E wt, 26'4 grs., Helmeted head of
Athena to left ; l^ Owl, all very fine, the last a little gem, beauti-
fully patinated, bluish green colour {illustrated) [PI. VII] 5

278 Capua, c 216-211 B.C., Electrnm, vt. 44*3 grs., Janiform female
^ /'^ head, wearing Stephanos; ^ Jupiter driving quadriga to right

{Babelon, 26), fine and rare 1



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279 Romano-Cam pan ian, c. 268-211 b.c, Quadrigatus, wt. 102 grs.,

; X Laureate and beardless head of Janus; p, ROMA, in incuse

cP / 7 K? letters ; Victory driving quadriga to right, in which Jupiter '^^^

/ thundering {Bab. 23), very fine. Graxa, c. 203-89 B.C., ^

Cockle-shell ; I^ Eagle on thunderbolt. Paestum, c. 89 B.C. to

30 A.D., M MINEIA M.P., Head of Juno Moneta to left;

|j> PS I SC, Temple or house oi two storeys {B. M. Cat. 77),

fine green patina ; from the l)r. Imhoof-Blumer sale, rare ; JSj

Head of Athena, and rudder ; ^E, l^ Two hands clasped {B.. M.

Cat. 51), two varieties; .E BONA MENS, Female figure

seated to left; ^ MARCI • N • CA • ii • VIK, and in field, I'AES

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Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c, iiY^cif. Euhoic Hemi-Stater, wt. 66-3 </?>•.,
Irregular lum]) ; 1^ Calf's head, incuse {B. M. Cat.—, Bab. — ),
fine and of great rarity ; from Munich sale, Bee. 1906, lot 645
(£8 8s.) [PI. VIM] l-

Ionia, r. 700-600 b.c, Meet. Euhoic Trite (?), wt. 42 gr.'<., Irregular
lump of uncertain type; y. Irregular incuse (cf. Bal>. Traite,
pi. I, \), very rare [PI. VIM] 1

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c, Elect. Euhoic Hecte, ivt. 22 grs., Boar's head
to right ; ^ Irregular incuse {cf. Bab. pi. Ill, 16), fine and very
rare [PI. VIM] 1

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c, Elect, ^h Stater, ^vt. 18 grs., Uncertain
object, rosette shaped ; p. Irregular incuse. Elect. 4V Stater,
ivt. 57 and 4*5 grs., •'•.: ^ Quadripartite incuse {cf Bab. 365 sq.
(2) and 370), rare ; from the Philipsen sale . 3

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c. Elect. A Stater, wt. 9-4 grs., and Vs Stater,
wt. 47 grs., Bird standing to left looking back; three crescents
and two pellets in centre ; li Quadripartite incuse square {cf
B. M. Cat. 52/56, Bab. 102 car.), fine and rare: from the
Philipsen sale o

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c. Elect. ,'. Stater, ivt. 20-1 grs., Calf's head to
left ; ^ Incuse square, in which 3P {cf. Bab. 162), fine and very
rare ; from the Philipsen sale [PI. VIM] 1

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c. Elect. A Stater, ivt. 18 grs., () on striated
field ; ^ Irregular incuse {Bab. — ), fine and rery rare ; from the
Philipsen sale [Pl. VIII] 1

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c, Elect, -h Stater, wt. 9-2 grs., Tetraskeles
(or swastika) ; il Irregular incuse. Another variety, wt. 10 grs.,
both fine and rare

Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c. Elect, -h Stater, wt. 9-2 grs., Lion's head


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