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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Ionia, c. 700-600 b.c, Elect. A Phocaean Stater, wt. 6 grs., Stellate
flower of five petals ; ^ Quadripartite incuse square {cf. B. M. Cat.
Ionia, pi. Ill, 14) ; another, ivt. 4'2 grs., of similar type ; a Third,
irt. 5 grs., varied, with central part in high relief (or possibly some
other uncertain object), all fine and rare 3

Phocaea, c 700-600 B.C., Elect, h Stater, wt. 9*5 grs., Head of
seal to left ; ^ Incuse square {B. 31. Cat. 9), very fine and rare ;
from the Rhousopotilos sale [PI. VIII] 1

Phocaea, c 700-600 b.c. Elect. ^V Stater, wt. 10"2 grs., Head of
seal to left ; ^ Incuse square (B. M. Cat. 9), fine and rare ; from
the Strozzi sale; Elect. oV Stater, ivt. 2-7 grs., Square in relief
(or swastika) ; p Irregular incuse {cf. Bah. 239), fine and rare 2

Lydia, c. 600-560 b.c, Elect. I Stater, wt. 72"3 grs., Lion's head
to right with open jaws ; p. Oblong bipartite incuse {cf. Bah. 2^1. II,
4), also assigned to Miletus, fine and rare 1

Lydia, c. 600-560 b.c, Elect. tV Stater, ivt. 17 "7 grs., Lion's head
to right with open jaws, globule over forehead ; p> Incuse square
{Bah. pi. II, 9), rerij fine and rare [PI. VIM] 1

Lydia, time of Croesus, c. 561-546 B.C., A" Babylonic Stater, ivt.
124 grs., Foreparts of lion and bull face to face ; ^ Oblong incuse
irregularly divided {Bab. pi. x, 2), verp fine and rare [PI. VIII] 1

Persia, c. 523-330 b.c. A'" Daric, wt. 128*2 grs.. King kneeling on
one knee to right crowned with kidaris, holding bow and spear,
quiver at his back ; li Irregular oblong incuse, fine 1

Lampsacus, c. 450-412 b.c. Elect. Stater, tvt. 233"5 grs., Fore-
l)art of a winged sea-horse to left in vine-wreath ; 1^ Quadripartite
incuse square {B. M. Cat. Mysia, pi. XYiii, 3), fine and rare ; from
the Hazlitt sale [PI. VIII] 1

Cyzicus, c. 480-330 b.c, Elect. Hecte, ^vt. 42 grs.. Boar to left
standing on tunny ; ^ Quadripartite incuse square {cf B. M. Cat.l
90), of fine archaic style and an iin usually fine specimen, very]
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298 Lesbos, c 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, ivt. 39'4 grs.. Lion's head
to right, with open jaws ; 1^ Calf's head to right (in intaglio)
{cf. B. 31. Cat. 20), fine and uncommon [PI. VIII] 1

299 Lesbos, c. 480-330 b.c, Elect. Hecte, ivt. 38'2 grs., Lion's head to
right, as on preceding lot ; p= Calf's head (in intaglio) to right,
different design, very fine and uncommon [ PI . V 1 1 1 ] 1

300 Lesbos, c 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, ivt. 38"6 grs., Eam's head
to right ; beneath, cock to left ; ^ Lion's head (in intaglio) to
right; behind, oblong incuse {B. 31. Cat. 7), fine and rare; front
the Weber sale, 1908, lot 2688 [PI. VIII] 1

301 Lesbos, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, wt. 39'5 grs., Forepart of
bull to left ; in front, M ; p, Lion's head to right (in intaglio) ;
behind, small incuse {B. 31. Cat. 6), fine and rare ; from the
Phihpsen sale, 1909, lot 1994: [PI. VIII] 1

302 Lesbo§, c. 480-330 b.c. Elect. Hecte, wt. 38'8 grs.. Youthful male
head to right, bare ; I^ Calf's head within incuse square {cf. B. 31.
Cat. 34). Another, ivt. 39'5 grs., with Kam's head and Calf's
head, incuse, on rev., as in lot 300 {B. 31. Cat. 7), very well
preserved 2

303 Lesbos, c. 480-330 b.c. Elect. Hecte, ivt. 39 '2 grs., Laureate head
of Apollo to right ; behind, serpent ; ^ Female head to right, hair

in sphendone {cf. B. 31. Cat. 88), fine and rare [PI. VIII] 1

^ / 304 Lesbos, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, wt. 39'5 grs., Head of
Apollo to right, laureate ; p, Female head to right, hair in sphen-
done ; linear square, within incuse squaie {B. M. Cat. 85), very
fine and rare [PI. VIII] 1

305 Lesbos, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. He'CTE, wt. 39"4 grs.. Bearded male
head to right, laureate (Asclepios) ; ^ Upper part of serpent to
right; linear square {B. 31. Cat. 115), not very well centred,
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306 Lesbos, c-. 480-330 B.C., ^/^c^. Hecte. %vt. 39'2 g^rs., Head of

Hermes to right, wearing petasos tied under chin and on back of
head ; ^ Panther to right, in linear square {B. M. Cat. 68), fine
and rare [PI. VIM] 1

307 Lesbos, c. 480-33Q B.C., Elect. Hecte, wt. 38'4 grs., Head of one

of the Dioscuri to right, wearing wreathed pileos, star on either
side ; p, Female head to right, hair rolled, in linear square {B. M.
Cat. 98), very fine and rare ; from the Carfrae and OHagau
cabinets [PI. VIII] 1

308 Lesbos, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, wt. 38'4 grs., Similar type

to coin in preceding lot {cf. B. M. Cat. 99), fine and rare ; from
the Berlin Museum Duplicates sale, 1907, fo^ 311 [PI. VIII] 1

Lesbos, c. 480-330 b.c. Elect. Hecte, ivt. 39 grs., Bust of Maenad
to right, breast bare, head thrown back, hair in sphendone flowing
behind ; ^ Race-torch, in linear square {B. M. Cat. 122), fine and
very rare [PI. VIII] 1

Lesbos, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, wt. 39"2 grs.. Head of
Demeter, veiled and wreathed with corn, to right; p, Tripod with
fillets attached, linear square (B. M. Cat. 118), fine and rare
[PI. VIM] 1

Lesbos, c. 480-330 b.c, Elect. Hecte, ivt. 39*4 grs.. Head of
Athena to right, wearing close-fitting crested helmet; p> Owl
standing to right, head facing, wings closed ; linear square {B. M.
Cat. 109), fine and rare [PI. VII I] 1

Lesbos, c. 480-330 b.c. Elect. Hecte, wt. 39"2 grs.. Head of Zeus
Ammon to right, horned and beardless ; p, Eagle standing to
right, looking back, wings closed ; linear square {B. M. Cat. 110),
very fine and rare [PI. VIM] 1

313 Lesbos, c. 480-330 b.c, Elect. Hecte, wt. 39 grs.. Head of Ai)ollo
to right, laureate ; 1^ Head of Satyr, facing, with animal's eais, in
linear square {B. M. Cat. 77), fine and very rare; from the
Philijjsen sale [ PI . V II I ] 1

314 Lesbos, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, ivt. 397 grs.. Head of
Apollo to right, laureate ; p, Female head to right, hair tied in
bunch behind, drapery on neck, in linear square {B. M. Cat. 90).

Another, ivt. 38'5 grs.. Bearded male head to right, wearing
crested helmet; |l Female head to right, hair in .sakkos, in linear
square {B. M. Cat. 95), both from the Strnzzi sale, veil preserved
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Lesbos, c. 480-330 r..c., iiY«?c^. Hecte, wt. 38'3 g^/'s., He;id of
bearded Satyr to right, with pointed ear ; it. Two rams' heads
facing one another, within incuse square {B. M. Cat. 41). Another,
wt. 39 grs.. Laureate head of Apollo to right ; ^ Female head to
right, hair tied in a bunch behind, in linear square {B. M. Cat. 92)
both well preserved and rare 2

Lesbos', c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, ivt. 39"5 grs.. Laureate head
of Apollo to right; ^ Female head to right, hair tied in a bunch
behind, in linear square {B. M. Cat. 93). Another, wt. 38"5 grs..
Similar head ; p. Head of Silenos to right {B. M. Cat. — ). A
third, ivt. 38"5 grs., Head of Athena, helmeted, to right ; 1^. Female
head to right, with long flowing hair {B. M. Cat. — ), the last two
from the Strozzl sale, and very rare, neither fine 3

Phocaea, c. 480-330 e.g., Elect. Hecte, wt. 39 grs., Calf's head to
left ; behind, seal ; p. Irregular incuse square {B. M. Cat. — , cf.
no. 26), fine and very rare \jrom the Philipsen sale [PI. VIII] 1

Phocaea, c. 480-330 e.g.. Elect. Hecte, wt. 32'3 grs., Head of seal
to left; beneath, seal; ^ Licuse square {B. M. Cat. 1),from the
Strozzi sale ; rare, and in a very good state [PI. VIII] 1

Phocaea, c. 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, tvt. 39'3 grs., Head of
Athena to left, wearing crested Athenian helmet, on side of
which, griffin ; beneath, seal ; ^ Licuse square {B. M. Cat. 45),
very fine and rare [PI. VI 1 1] 1

Phocaea, c 480-330 e.c. Elect. Hecte, wt. 39"5 grs.. Female head
to left, the hair rolled up and bound with a double fillet ; beneath
neck, seal ; ^ Quadripartite incuse square {B. M. Cat. 60), very
fine; from the* London sale, May, 1900, and Benson cabinet
[PI. VIII] 1

Phocaea, c. 480-330 e.c. Elect. Hecte, tvt. 39'2 grs.. Head of
youthful Pan to left, wearing ivy-wreath and flowing hair ;
}^ Quadripartite incuse square {B. M. Cat. 38), fine and rare; from
the Philipsen sale [PI. VIM] 1

Phocaea, c. 480-330 b.c, PJlect. Hecte, ivt. 39'3 grs., Head of
Athena in crested Athenian helmet, to left; beneath, seal;
li Quadripartite incuse square {B. M. Cat. 45), very fine and rare ;
''rom the Montagu and Benson collections [PI. VIM] 1

Phocaea, c 480-330 B.C., Elect. Hecte, wt. 39'4 grs.. Head of
young Dionysos to left, wearing ivy-wreath ; ^ Quadripartite
incuse square {B. M. Cat. 36), fine and rare [PI. VIM] 1



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Phocaea, c. 480-330 b.c, Elect. Hecte, wt. 39 grs.. Female head
to left, hair rolled, and bound with cord {B. M. Cat. 60). Another,
wt. 38 "5 grs.. Head of Athena, in crested Corinthian helmet, to
left {B. M. Cat. 47), both very ivell preserved 2

Phocaea, c. 480-330 b.c. Elect. Hecte, wt. 39'8 grs., Head of
young Dionysos to left, wearing ivy-wreath {B. M. Cat. 36).
Another, tvt. 357 grs.. Head of Athena to left, in crested Athenian
helmet {B. M. Cat. 45), both from the Strozzi sale, and in very
good preservation 2

Phocaea, c. 480-330 b.c, Elect. Hecte, ivt. 38'5 grs., Female head
to left, wearing earring, hair in jewelled net ; behind, seal ;
^ Quadripartite incuse square {cf. B. 31. Cat. 68), fine and rare
[PI. VIII] 1

Lydia, c. 561-546 b.c (Time of Crojsus), Babylonic^ Drachm, ivt.
82 grs., Foreparts of lion and bull, facing one another ; 1^ Two
incuse squares of different sizes, side by side, a very fine example,
and rare in this state [PI. VIII] 1

Ionia, Ephesus, c. 394-295 b.c, M Tetradrachm, wt. 235 grs.,
E-<1> Bee with straight wings ; ^ Forepart of kneeling stag to
right, head turned back ; behind, date palm tree ; name of
magistrate, KAYTIOZ {B. M. Cat. —), fine. Miletus, c. 478-
390 B.C., p. wt. 15"5 grs.. Forepart of lion to left ; ^ Incuse s(iuare
containing ornamental star, very fine 2

Clazomenae, c. 387-300 b.c, M Drachm, ict. 63"8 grs.. Head of
Apollo, laureate, three-quarter face to left, chlamys fastened
around neck ; ^ KAA, SM'an standing to left, pluming its breast ;
magistrate's name, ANTI<|>ANHZ {B. M. Cat. 20), of very fine
style, and in excellent condition : from the Bunbury and Benson
cabinets [PI. VIM] 1

Clazomenae, c. 387-300 b.c, M Hemidrachm, wt. 31 '2 grs.. Head
of Apollo, three-quarter face to left, laureate, with chlamys fastened
round neck ; ^ KAA, Swan standing to left, wings open ; magis-
trate's name, [AnO]AAAZ, in field to left, ram's head {B. M.
Cat. 23), a very fine and rare little coin ; from the sale of an
American artist, 1910, lot 40 [PI. VIII] 1

Samos, c. 439-408 b.c, M Drachm, wt. 55 '8 grs., Forepart of
winged boar to left ; ^ Incuse square, with lion's scalp within a
beaded border {B. M. Cat. 42). Another, wt. 55 grs., with boar
to right {B. M. Cat. 45), both fine and uncommon •,from the Benson
sale; c. 205-129 B.C., M Drachm, ivt. 4r5 grs.. Lion's scalp;
^ ZAMIXIN, Forepart of bull to right {cf B. M. Cat. 175) 3



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Aeolis. Cyme, r. 190 n.c. o?- a/if?;-, A\ Tetradrachm, v:t.
227 "7 gf^.s-., Female head (the Amazon Cyme) to right, hair bound
with riband; 1^ KYMAII2N, Horse standing to right; lieneath,
one-handle vase and magistiate's name KAAAIAZ ; whole in
laurel-wreath {B.M. Cat. 73), of pleading xtyle and very fine ;
from the sale at Vienna, January, 1912, lot 307 [PI. VIII] 1

Mysia. Cysicus, c 430-412 B.C., M, wt. ir5 gis., Forepart of
running boar to left; ^ Lion's head, mouth open, in incuse square
(B. M. Cat. 115), fine. Parium, c. 350-330 B.C., M, wt. 39 grs.,
Gorgoneion ; p> PA | PI, Bull standing to left looking back
( B. M. Cat. 1 4 ), extremely fine [ PI . V 1 1 1 ] 2

BiTHYNiA. Calchedon, c 400-350 b.c, M Drachm, wt. 76"5 grs.,
KAAX, Bull standing to left on ear of corn ; ^ Quartered incuse
square of mill-sail pattern {B.M. Cat. b), fine. Sinope, c. 330-
306 B.C., M Drachm, wt. 89"6 grs., Head of Sinope to left, hair
in sphendone, in front, aplustie ; |J ZINI2, Sea-eagle to left on
dolphin ; beneath eagle 0EOT {B. M. Cat. 16), fine. M Hemi-
DRACHM, wt. 46"5 grs., Head of Sinope to left, hair in sphendone,
Avearing earring and necklace; ^ ZINI2, Eagle facing, wings
spread; in field to right, fl {B. M. Cat. 21), extremely fine;
illustrated [PI. VII I] 1

Lesbos, c. 550-440 b.c, billon Stater, wt. 173 grs., Two calves'
heads facing one another ; between them, olive tree ; ^ rude incuse
square {B. 31. Cat. 46) ; wt. 19"8 gts.. Two calves' heads as before,
omitting the olive tree. Another, wt. 14"8 grs., similar; wt.
8 grs., similar type ; wt. 5'5 gj's.. Two eyes, IJ, Quadripartite in-
cuse square {B. M. Cat. 28) ; and another, similar, U't. 4 "5 grs.,
with rude incuse, all fine 6

Lesbos. Mytilene, c. 350-250 b.c, M, wt. 42-5 grs.. Head of
Apollo to right, laureate ; 1^ MY-T-I, Lyre with fillet attached ;
whole in linear square (r/. B. M. Cat. 33), <f fine style and in ex-
cellent state of 'preservation 1

Mytilene, c. 350-250 b.c, M, wt. 44-3 grs.. Laureate head of
Apollo to right; ^ MYTI on side of lyre ; on right, plectrum.
Another, wt. 43"2 grs., YM. thyrsos on left of lyre

Methymna, c. 500-450 b.c, M, wt. 44 grs.. Warrior kneeling to left
on one knee and holding round shield ; ii Horseman to right
riding on forepart of horse ; square border of dots in incuse
sipiare {B.M. Cat. 7); c. 240-100 B.C., Head of Athena and can-
tharos {B. M. Cat. 34). Other M (6) of Mytilene, c 250 B.C.
and after, varied types, two countermarked, chiejiy fine 10

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338 Lycia, c. 520-480 B.C., JR Stater, wt. 14 To grs., Forepart of boar ^ -^ -
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^/ig Rhousopoulos and Benson collections [PI. VIII] 1

Caria. Cnidus, c 650-480 b.c, M Drachm, ivt. 937 grs., Fore-
part of lion to right; ^ Incuse square, within which head of Aphro-
dite to right of fine archaic style, hair ^« queue {B. 31. Cat. 17),
very fine ; c. 390-300 B.C., JR Hemidrachm, ivt. 17 "2 grs., Head of
Aphrodite to right, ^ KNI. Head and neck of bull almost facing
{B.3L Cat. 39); c. 300-190 B.C., JR Tetrobol, wf. 40*8 grs.,
Head of Artemis to right wearing stephane; ^ KNIAIHN,
Tripod, to right [KYJAOKAHZ (B. 31. Cat. 51). Another,
tvt. 37-5 grs., of similar type, with . . EY0EPZHZ, all fine 4

Pamphylia. Aspendus, c. 400-300 b.c, JR Stater, wt. 167 grs.,
Two athletes wrestling; between them, EZ ; 1^ EZTFEAII,
Slinger to right, stretching his sling and about to discharge a bolt ;
in the field to right, triskeles ; square border of dots {B. 31.
Cat. 38), very ivell preserved 1

Rhodes, c. 304-189 b.c, M Didrachm, ivt. 105*5 grs.. Head of
Helios, radiate, three-quarter face towards right ; IJ PO Rose
with bud to right ; in field to left, a shield ; above magistrate's
name, AN AHAN APOZ {B.3I. Cat. \2,b), very fine. M Drachm,
ivt. 33"8 grs.. Head of Helios almost facing, with right cheek
covered by an eagle ; ^ Rose with bud on right {B. 31. Cat. 210) 2

Caria. Calymna, c. 300-190 b.c, M Didrachm, wt. 99 grs.,
Head of youthful M'arrior to right wearing crested helmet, with
vizor over forehead, chin-piece and neck-piece; 1^ KAAYMNION
beneath lyre, in dotted square {B. 31. Cat. 3), very fine and rare ;
Irom the Benson sale [PI. VIII] 1



JR Trihemiobol, ict. \2 5 grs.,
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PisiDiA. Selge, c. 300-190 B.C.,
Gorgoneion ; ^ Head of Athena,
(B. 31. Cat. 28)

CiLiciA. Celenderis, fourth cent, b.c, M Obol, wt. 12'7 grs..
Forepart of Pegasos to right, curved wing; ^ Goat kneeling to
right, head reverted {B.31. Cat. 28) ; and a variety, ivt. \'i'B,grs.,
both in very good state 3

Tarsus. Pharnabazus, B.C. 379-374, A\ Stater, wt. 164"7 grs..
Head of Arethusa, almost facing (copied from Kimon's Syracusan
coin) ; ^ Bearded male head to left, wearing crested helmet ;






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ill front, Aramaic inscription ; behind j {B. M. Cat. 18), a vet'y
fine coin and rare ; from the Map sale, 1 900, London, and Benson
collection [PI. VIII] 1

345 Tarsus, Time of Mazaeiis, B.C. 361-333, ^l Stater, irt. 164 grs.,
Baaltars enthroned to left holding sceptre ; in field to left, ear of
corn ; behind figure, Aramaic inscription ; ^tLion to left attacking
bull kneeling to right, over walls of city ; above, club and B {(/.
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Nagiclus (?), uncertain Obol, vt. 11*2 grs.. Head of Athena to right
in crested Athenian helmet adorned with laurel-wreath ; I^ Aphro-
dite seated to right holding across shoulder lotus-headed sceptre,
and in extended left dove with open wings, extremely fine and an
interesting coin, illustrated. Tarsus (0, -^ Obol, ict. 8'1 grs.,
Facing head of goddess ; ^ Head of god Bes facing, both very rare
[PI. IX] 2

Phoenicia. Tyre, c. 332-275 b.c, M Stater, wt.' \\\-2 grs.,
Melkarth to right riding on sea-horse, a bow in his fight-hand ;
beneath, waves and dolphin ; ^ Owl standing to right, crook and
flail to left ; date I {B. M. Cat. 25), very fine 1

Aradus, c. 174-110 b.c, M Drachm, ivt. 63 '4 grs., Bee with
straight wings; to left HY and right N ; ^ APAAIIIN, Stag
to right and palm-tree {B. M. Cat. 155), an unusually fine example,
illustrated. Tyre, Imperial M of Gordian HI ; p, Two baetyls
on either side of olive-tree {B. M. Cat. 430) ; and another of
Elagabalus ; ^ Hexastyle temple [PI. IX] 3



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349 Aegina, c. 650-600 b.c, wt. 188*7 grs.. Tortoise with plain shell ;

^ Rough incuse square irregularly divided into eight divisions
{B. M. Cat. 10). M Draohm, wt. 91 grs. \ Triobol, wt. 47 "3 grs.\
Obol, wt. 17 "2 grs., of similar type, all in very good state 4

350 Aegina, c. 650-600 b.c, M. Drachm, wt. 94 grs., Tortoise with

plain shell ; ^ Rough incuse square as in preceding lot. JR

Tetrobol, ivt. 40'2 grs., of similar type, both very fine ; from the

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Aegina, c. 600-550 b.c, M Stater, vt. 187 grs.. Tortoise withr , "^ z-
plain shell ; ^ Incuse square of mill-sail pattern divided into eighbM^^«5e-^
triangular compartments. ^ Drachm, ?//'. 95"6 ^rs. ; Tetrobol, ^

wt. is g )'.•<. : Obols (2), tvts. 16 and \5"2 grs. ; Hemiobol, irt.\
8 g7-s., all of similar type, chieAyin good state ; from the Sandeman\
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Aegina, c. 550-465 b.c, M Stater, u't. 191 grs., Tortoise with row
of dots down the middle of the back, three at top ; ^ Incuse
square divided by broad bands into five compartments {B. M.
Cat. 85). M Obol, \& grs., and Hemiobols (2), wt. I'd and
7 grs., all fine 4 !

Aegina, c. 480-431 b.c, JR Stater, tvt. 185*7 gj-s., Tortoise, the
shell showing the natural markings ; ^ Incuse square divided by
bands into five compartments {B. 31. Cat. 165), fine 1

Aegina, c. 431-404 b.c, JR Stater, vt. 187'4 grs., Tortoise with
shell divided into thirteen plates in bold markings; li Incuse
square as on last coin, very fine and rare [PI. IX] 1 j

Aegina, c. 404-322 b.c, M Drachm, ivt. 88-6 grs., A-l, Tortoise,
shell divided into thirteen plates; 1^ Incuse square divided byl
bands into five compartments, in three of which N-I-, dolphin
{B. 31. Cat. 198). JR Obol, wt. 14-4 grs., A I, Tortoise, similar;
^ Al in two of the divisions {B. 31. Cat. 199), both very fine ;
from the Benson sale 2

Aegina, c. 404-322 b.c, JR Drachm, wt. 90 grs., type as in last lot,
tortoise in high relief; p. in the divisions A-ITI and dolphin
upwards {B. 31. Cat. 196). JR Obol, ivt. 14"4 grs., similar type,
on ^ Nl {B.3I. Cat. :20^), both very fine ; from the Benson
sale 2

Athens, c. 566-514 b,c, ^ Tetradrachm, wt. 260 grs., of very
archaic style and lumpy fabric, Head of Athena wearing close-
fitting crested helmet to right; p= Incuse square within which owl
to right, head facing and wings closed ; behind, olive-spray ; to
right, (B. 31. Cat. jil i, 4), fijie and rare [PI. IX] 1

Athens, c. 566-514 b.c, JR Tetradrachm, wt. 267'5 grs., of same
period and similar types as last, 0E: and another variety, ivt.
252 '4 g7-s., both eery ivell preserved 2

Athens, c 514-407 b.c, JR Tetradrachm, n-t. 265 grs., of later
archaic style, Head of Athena to right wearing crested helmet,
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olive spiay and crescent moon (B. M. Cat. pi. ill, 3) ; JR Drachm,
ict. 66 grii., of similar type ; M Hemidrachm, wt. 32*5 grs., Owl
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Athens, c. 514-407 B.C., M Tetradrachm, wt. 266 grs., of similar
ty|ic to coin in last lot, ve7-y fine ; and two other varieties, ivts.
261 and 264-5 grs. 3

Athens, e. 514-407 B.C., ^Tetradrachm, tvt. 262'5 grs., of same
type as last ; M Trihemiobol, wt. 13"1 grs., p, Owl facing, wings
open ; Obols (2), icts. 9"5 and 9*2 grs. ; Hemiobols (2), wts.
5'2 and 5"1 grs., of similar type to the tetradrachm, all very good 6

Athens, c. 369-339 B.C., M Tetradrachm, wt. 262 grs.. Head of
Athena with eye in profile, etc., li A0E, Owl to right, etc. ; M,
Drachm, tvt. 64"7 grs. ; Triobol, ivt. 30'5 grs., |i Owl to front;
DiOBOL, ivt. 21-2 grs., ^ Double-bodied owl; Obol, wt. 9*3 grs.,
1^ Four crescents back to back ; Hemiobol, ivt. 6 grs., ^ Owl
facing; M Tritartemorion, wt. 7 '6 grs. ^ Three crescents;
Trihkmitartemorion, ^vt. i grs., p> Kalathos; Tetartemorion,
wt. 2 grs., ^ Crescent ; an interesting set, chiejiy fine ; from the
Sandeman sale . 9

Athens, c 369-339 B.C., M Tetradrachm, ivt. 26 r7 grs., of similar
type to coin in previous lot ; JR Triobols (2), DiOBOL, Tritarte-
morion, Obol, Tetartemorion (2) of similar types to last,
chiejiy fine 8

Athens, c. 405-322 B.C., .E, Head of Athena, ^ Two owls {B. M.
Cat. 214); Owl in wreath {B.M. Cat. 229), and variety {B. M.
Cat. 23S) ; others {B.M. Cat. 240, sqq) ^ Sow {B. M. Cat. 248) ;
c. 220-83 B.C., .E, of varied types {B. M. Cat. 523, 531, 533, 537,
561, 564, etc., 760, 766, 779), including some interesting coins of
the Imperial period

Eleusis, c. 350-300 B.C., ^E, Triptolemos in serpent chariot, ^ Sow
{B.M. Cat. \0 and U), and other varieties {B.M. Cat. 12, 14
and 21), all from the Berlin Museum Duplicates sale, March,
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Corinth, c. 585-500 d.c, A\. Stater, tvt. 109 grs., Pegasos with
curled wing prancing to left ; beneath, ? ; ^ Incuse of swastika
shape {B. M. Cat. pi. I, 4), an early and very fine coin ; f'om the
Warren sale, 1905, /o^ 74 [PI. IX] 1



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