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Ancient Coinage of Aigina


[BMC 171]

Aigina or Aegina, Attica, an island near Athens in the Aegean Sea.

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BMC 171Aegina, Attica. Triobol. 2.21 gr, 14.02mm. Period III, 456-431 BC. Land tortoise seen from above / Incuse square of skew pattern forming five sections; two dots in one section. Babelon Traite 2, iii, 122; BMC 171; cf Sear Greece 1850 (no dots).TextImage
Dewing 1673Aegina AR Stater. ca 480 - 457 BC. Sea-turtle / Incuse square of windmill pattern. TextImage
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Milbank_10 Aegina. Circa 456-431 BC. AR Stater (12.14 gm). Land tortoise / Incuse divided punch. TextImage
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Milbank_11Aegina 600-550 B.C. AR Stater. Smooth-shelled turtle; counter-mark on shell / Large incuse square, of skew pattern, divided by straight lines into five compartments. TextImage
Milbank_12Aigina AR Stater. Ca 404-340 BC. Tortoise with segmented shell / Skew incuse. TextImage
Milbank_14Aegina AR Stater. ca 475–457 BC. T-back turtle / Large “skew” incuse. Milbank pl. I, 14–15. TextImage
Pozzi_1632Aegina AR Stater. ca 525/20–500 BC. Sea turtle of “proto-tortoise” type, with segmented carapace / “Union Jack” incuse, four quarters filled or partially filled. Arnold-Biuchhi, Beer-Tobey & Waggoner, ANSMN 33, p. 17, 123–124, pl. 10. Holloway, ANSMN 17, pl. viii, 5–6. SNG Lockett 2635 = Pozzi 1632. TextImage
SNGCop 501Aegina AR Stater. 500-480 BC. Sea-turtle / mill-sail, five-part incuse. TextImage
SNGCop 502
Sear #1849
Aegina AR Stater. ca 510-485 BC. Early sea turtle with head in profile, thin neck band, pellets running down its shell, pointed hindquarter / Rough incuse square of Union Jack pattern. Milbank 3, Dewing 1655, BMC 3, SNG Cop 502. TextImage
SNGCop 504Aegina AR Hemidrachm. ca 510-490 BC. Sea turtle / Grouped triangle reverse (square incuse divided into eight segments, five sunk, three filled). SNG Lockett 1962. TextImage
SNGCop 505Aegina AR Obol or Twelfth Stater. ca 500 BC. Sea turtle, row of dots on shell / Incuse punch. TextImage
SNGCop 507Aegina AR Stater. ca 480-457 BC. T-back turtle with trefoil collar, head in profile / "skew-pattern" incuse of 5 compartments. Winterthur 2031, SNG Delpierre 1522-1528 & 1758-1773; Dewing 1674ff; Pozzi 1627; BMC 85; SNG Lockett 1969-1974. TextImageRev
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SNGCop 510Aegina AR Hemidrachm or Triobol. ca 480-456 BC. Sea turtle / skew pattern incuse. Dewing 1679, SNG Del 1529. TextImage
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SNGCop 511Aegina. Circa 480-457 BC. AR Obol (0.78 gm). T-back sea turtle / Incuse skew pattern. SNG Delepierre 1530ff; Dewing 1681. TextImage
SNGCop 512Attica. Aegina, AR Hemiobol (0.45 gm). ca 480-456 BC. Sea turtle / Skew pattern incuse. McClean 6036, SNG Lockett 1979. TextImage
SNGCop 516Aegina AR Stater. ca 456/45-431 BC. Land tortoise with segmented shell / Large incuse square of heavy skew pattern. Dewing 1683, BMC 146. TextImage
SNGCop 520Aegina AR Drachm. ca 350-338 BC. Land tortoise with segmented shell / Large incuse square of skew pattern; double globule (astragalos?) in lower left section. Milbank pl. 2, 16; Dewing 1690, BMC 167. TextImage
SNGCop 522Aegina AR Stater. ca 480-457 BC. Sea turtle with T-back shell / Skew pattern. Dewing 1674ff, SNG Delepierre 1546cf (drachm); TextImage
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SNGCop 524Aegina AR Drachm. After 404 BC. Land tortoise, head turned, seen from above; A I / 5-part incuse square, A I G and dolphin in angles. BMC 193. TextImage
SNGCop 533ffAegina 4th Century B.C. AE 13 mm. Two dolphins upward / Incuse square of skew pattern, divided by straight lines into five compartments. TextImage
SNGDel_1502Aegina. Circa 525-500 BC. AR Stater. Sea turtle / Mill-Sail -- eight-part divided punch, four incuse & four raised sections. TextImage
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SNGDel_1506AEGINA. Circa 510-485 BC. AR Obol. Sea turtle with plain shell / Divided incuse punch. Dewing 1671 TextImage
SNGDel_1511AEGINA. c510-485 BC. AR Obol. Sea turtle with T-back shell / Small divided incuse punch. Dewing 1672. TextImage
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SNGDel_1512Aegina, 525-500 BC. AR Stater, 12.3 grams. Obv: Sea turtle, two uncertain counterstamps. Rx: "Union Jack", eight part divided punch, 5 incuse and 3 raised sections. TextImage
SNGDel_1513Aegina. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Stater. Sea turtle with T-pattern shell; countermark / Windmill pattern. Dewing 1657. TextImage
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SNGDel_1519Aegina. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Stater. Sea turtle with T-pattern shell / Skew pattern. Dewing 1676. TextImage
SNGDel_1527Aegina AR Drachm. Circa 480-457 BC. T-back turtle; turtle's head seen in profile / skew pattern of five compartments. TextImage
SNGDel_1530Aegina AR Obol. ca 480-457 BC. Sea turtle with T-back shell / incuse skew pattern. Dewing 1680. TextImage
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Sear #2600
Aegina AR Stater. Circa 456-431 BC. Land tortoise with segmented shell / large skew pattern with five incuse sections. SNG Del 1535ff, Dewing 1683ff, TextImage
SNGDel_1537Aegina AR Stater. 457-431 BC. Land tortoise with segmented shell / Skew pattern. Dewing 1683. TextImage
SNGDel_1538Aegina AR Stater. Ca 431-404 BC. Tortoise / Skew incuse. Milbank 12. TextImage
SNGDel_1545ffAegina AR Stater. ca 380-360 BC. Top view of tortoise with segmented shell. / Large refined skew pattern incuse with five segments. Pozzi 3666; cf. Dewing 1686; cf. SNG Cop. Suppl. 264. TextImage
SNGDel_1554Aegina. Circa 550-500 BC. AR Stater. Sea turtle / Incuse square, of skew pattern. TextImage
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SNGDel_1557Aegina AR Stater. Circa 550-530/25 BC. Turtle with heavy collar & dots running down back / 'Union Jack' incuse. TextImage
SNGDel_1563Aegina AE Stater. Circa 525-500 BC. Sea turtle; three countermarks, one eagle's head left & two uncertain / 'Union Jack' eight-part divided punch with five incuse & three raised sections. TextImage
SNGDel_1588ffAegina. Circa 525-500 BC. AR Stater (12.46 gm). Sea turtle / Mill-Sail -- eight-part divided punch, four incuse and four raised sections. SNG Delepierre 1588 ff. TextImage
SNGDel_1624ffAegina. Circa 525-500 BC. AR Stater (11.91 gm). Sea turtle; row of 6 small pellets on back / Early 'skew' pattern incuse punch. SNG Delepierre 1624ff. TextImage
SNGDel_1705ffCirca 480-456 BC. AR Stater (12.31 gm). Sea turtle, test punch or countermark on back/ Incuse square, of skew pattern. SNG Delepierre 1705ff. TextImage
SNGDel_1736Aegina. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Stater (11.74 gm). Sea turtle / Early small 'skew' pattern incuse. TextImage
SNGDel_1774Aegina. Circa 457-431 BC. AR Stater (12.44 gm). Land tortoise with segmented shell, uncertain countermark or test cut on back of shell / Incuse square, of “skew” pattern. TextImage
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SNGDel_1774ffAegina. Circa 457-431 BC. AR Stater (12.09 gm). Land tortoise with segmented shell, uncertain countermark or test cut on back of shell / Incuse square, of “skew” pattern. TextImage
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SNGDel_1792Aegina. Circa 457-431 BC. AR Stater. Tortoise with segmented shell; small incuse floral pattern / Incuse skew pattern. TextImage
SNGDel_1838Aegina AR Stater. Circa 525-500 BC. "Proto-tortoise", a turtle with globular segmented shell, pointed hindquarter / "Early Union Jack" -- eight-part divided punch. Milbank pl. I, 6. TextImage
Sear_2603cfAigina AR Drachm. 404-340 BC. Turtle with segmented shell / five-part incuse pattern with main elements at right angles. Cf Sear 2603 for similar stater. TextImage
Sear #1849Aegina AR Stater. ca 510-485 BC. Early sea turtle with head in profile, thin neck band, pellets running down its shell, pointed hindquarter / Rough incuse square of Union Jack pattern. Milbank 3, Dewing 1655, BMC 3, SNG Cop 502.
( 3 examples)
Sear #1851Aegina AR Stater. Circa 500-490 BC. Sea turtle / incuse square divided into eight triangles, five of which are sunken. SNG Del 1516.
( 9 examples)
Sear #1853Aegina AR Obol. 510-490 BC. Smooth shelled turtle, with collar & a single row of dots down the middle / Incuse square divided into eight sections. TextObvRev
Sear #1854Aegina AR Stater. 510-490 BC, Smooth shelled turtle / Incuse square, divided into eight sections, of which 4 alternating compartments are sunken.
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Sear #1856Aegina AR stater. 490-485 BC. Smooth shelled turtle, with collar and a single row of dots down the middle / Incuse square with skew pattern. TextObvRev
Sear #1857Aegina AR stater. 490-485 BC. Smooth shelled turtle, with collar and a single row of dots down the middle / Incuse square of proto-skew pattern.
(10 examples)
Sear #1858Aegina AR Stater. 490-485 BC, Smooth shelled turtle / Incuse square of proto-skew pattern.
(15 examples)
Sear #2594Aegina AR Stater. 480-456 BC. Smooth-shelled turtle, row of dots down center and across the top / large incuse square, of skew pattern, divided by straight lines into five compartments. BMC 85-104, Dewing 1674, SNG Cop 507.
( 9 examples)
Sear #2600Aegina AR Stater. Circa 456-431 BC. Land tortoise with segmented shell / large skew pattern with five incuse sections. SNG Del 1535ff, Dewing 1683ff,
(23 examples)
Sear #2603Aegina AR Stater. 404-340 BC. Land tortoise with segmented shell / skew pattern incuse. BMC 163-5, Traite III 116, Weber 3625cf.
( 2 examples)
Sear #2604Attica. Aegina. Ca. 404–340 BC. Silver stater. Land tortoise with segmented shell / “Skew” incuse, AIG, -, and a dolphin left, in the three square segments. BMC 187. No examples-
Sear #2610Aegina. ca 360-350 BC. AE 13mm. Two dolphins; A between / Refined skew. SNG Cop 533. TextImage
ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS
Note: Roman Provincial coins of Aegina are only known for the Severans.
JULIA DOMNA
RN8761Julia Domna Aegina, Attica. 4.55g; 23mm. IOVLIA AVGOUCTA, draped bust right / AIGEINHTWN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. SNG Cop-; BMC-; Mionnet-; Lindgren-; Head-; Roma Numismatics, art. 8761. TextImage

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