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Ancient Coinage of Euboia, Histiaia

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BMC 24Histiaea. 340-330 B.C. AR Tetrobol. Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair in sphendone / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with uncertain object, holding mast with cross-piece (trophy stand). No symbols. TextImage
BMC 41Euboea, Histiaia, AR Tetrobol. ca 146 BC. Head of nymph Histiaea in wreath formed of bunches of grapes / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, AP monogram below, trident at lower right. TextImage
BMC 42Histeia, Euboia, AR Tetrobol, 2.37 gr, 15.69 mm, 196-146 BC. Female head right wearing earring, necklace and vine wreath / ISTI-AIEWN to right and above the nymph Histeia, hair bound with vine wreath, right breast bare, seated right on the stern of a galley and holding a trophy stand; wing shape on side of galley; trident-head and DA below. BMC 42; cf Sear Greece 2495-2497 (symbols).TextImage
BMC 47Euboia, Histiaia 3rd Century BC. AR Tetrobol. Head of Nymph Histiaia right, wreathed with vine / Nymph seated upon the stern of a galley; trident head at lower left, M below. TextImage
BMC 53Histiaea, Euboia. AR Triobol. Ca 196-146 BC. Head of nymph Histiaea right, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with wing, holding naval standard; trident head and TI below. TextImage
BMC 59Histiaea, Ca 196-146 BC. AR Tetrobol. Head of nymph Histiaea right, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with wing, holding naval standard; axe below. TextImage
BMC 61vEuboea, Histiaea Tetrobol. Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley. Hammer and AP monogram below. BMC 61 var (order of symbols reversed) TextImage
BMC 64Histiaia, Euboia, AR tetrobol. 196-146 BC; 14.5 mm, 2.35 g. Head of nymph Histiaea right, wreathed with vine / ISTI-AIEWN, Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard; SI and bipennis below. BMC 64.TextImage
BMC 65 Histiaea Tetrobol, Head of nymph Histiaea right, hair in sphendone / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with wing, holding mast with cross-piece (trophy stand); apluster at lower right. TextImage
BMC 71 varHistiaia, Euboia. AR Tetrobol. 200-146 BC. Head of the nymph Histiaia right, wearing earring, necklace and vine wreath, hair in sphendone / ISTI-AIEWN, the Nymph Histiaia seated right on stern of galley ornamented with wing, holding naval standard. AI below. Possibly unpublished with AI below. BMC 71 var (has LI below); BCD 377 var (has AM monogram and I below).TextImage
BMC 83Euboea, Histiaea. c196-146 B.C. AR Tetrobol. Head of Nymph Histiaea right, wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaea seated right on galley, ornamented with wing and holding naval standard; PHU monogram and EP below. TextImage
BMC 85Euboea, Histiaea. 196-146 B.C. AR Tetrobol. Head of nymph Histiaea right, wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with wing, holding naval standard; reversed P and E monogram below, SAR at lower right. TextImage
BMC 99Euboia, Histiaea AR Tetrobol. 196-146 BC. Head of the nymph Histiaea right, wreathed with vine, hair rolled / Nymph Histiaea seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with wing, holding naval standard. No symbols. TextImage
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BMC 110Euboia, Histiaia, 3rd-2nd centuries BC. AR Tetrobol (15mm, 2.11g). Wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia right, wearing earring, necklace and ivy wreath / ISTIAIEWN, Nymph seated right on stern of galley; thunderbolt on side of ship; DI below. BMC 110; SNG Copenhagen 533.TextImage
BMC 109Euboea, Histiaia. Circa 196-146 BC. AR Tetrobol. Head of nymph Histiaia right / Nymph seated right on stern; dove left on galley; QE below. BCD 414; SNG Cop 534. TextImage
BMC 112 varHistiaea, Euboea, AR tetrobol 2.07 gr, 14.62 mm. ca. 146 BC. Head of Maenad right, wearing earring, hair loose above wreath of grapes and vine leaves / IS-TI-AIEWN to left of the nymph Histiaea sitting on stern of vessel right, holding stylis. X monogram and A at lower right. BMC 112 var (no A after monogram).TextImage
BMC 121Barbaric imitation AR tetrobol, Histaia, Euboea. 2.02 gr, 15.84 mm. Head of Maenad right, wearing earring, wreathed with grapes and vine leaves, earring formed by three dots / blundered legend, the nymph Histiaea sitting on stern of vessel right, holding stylis. BMC 121.TextImage
BMC 122 Euboea Histiaea. 196-146 B.C. AR Tetrobol. 1.945 grams. Head of nymph Histiaia right, hair wreathed with vine / Nymph Histiaia seated right on stern of galley, ornamented with crescent, holding naval standard; trident below. TextImage
BMC 132Euboia, Histiaia. AE 13. 3rd Century BC. Head of nymph Histiaia right, wreathed with vine, hair rolled / ISTI, Head and neck of bull facing three-quarters to right, fillet hanging from each horn. BMC 132; Mionnet Supp. 4, 103; Sear 2502; SNG Cop 514var. TextImage
BMC 137Euboea, Histiaia AE17. Before 146 BC. Head of Maenad right / ISTIAIEWN DI NK within wreath. SNGCop 548. TextImage
Mionnet Supp 4, 108 varHistiaia, Euboia, AE 14.18mm, 1.78 gr, 4th-3rd cent. BC. Head of nymph Histiaia right / IS-TI beneath bull walking right, Nike flying right above. BMC 7-20 var. (symbol above); Mionnet Supp. 4, 108 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG Cop 510Euboea, Histiaea. ca 350-340 BC. AE 17mm. Head of a Maenad right, in earring, necklace, hair wreathed with vine / ISTI, bull standing right before a grape vine with two grape clusters; monogram (?) before. TextImage
SNG Cop 516ffEuboea, Histiaia. Before 146 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.30 gm). Wreathed head of Histiaia right / Nymph seated right on galley. TextImage
SNG Cop 517Euboea, Histiaia. Before 146 BC. AR Tetrobol. Wreathed head of Maenad right wearing vine-wreath / Nymph Histiaia seated right on stern of galley, holding mast with cross-arm (stylis). (One example with P and AP monogram below.) TextImage
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SNG Cop 517ffEuboea - Histiaia. 3rd c. B.C. - 146 B.C. AR Tetrobol. Head of nymph Histiaia right, hair in sphendone / Nymph Histiaia seated right on stern of galley, holding naval standard. TextImage
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Traite 193Euboia, Histiaea. Ca. 196-146 B.C. AR drachm. Head of Maened right, with earring, necklace and vine wreath / bull walking right, vine with two bunches of grapes in background, monogram at lower right. TextImage
Sear #2496Euboia, Histiaia, AR Tetrobol. 3rd Century BC. Head of nymph Histiaia right, wreathed with vine / ISTAEWN, nymph Histiaia seated on galley right.
(16 examples)
Sear #2497Euboia, Histiaia, AR tetrobol, 3rd century BC, Head of nymph Histiaia right, wreathed with vine, hair rolled. / I…TIATEWN Nymph Histiaia seated right on galley, stern ornamented with thunderbolt, DI below. TextObvRev
Sear #2498Euboia, Histiaia, AR Tetrobol. 3rd century BC. Head of nymph Histiaia right, wreathed with vine, hair rolled / ISTIAEWN, nymph Histiaia seated right on galley, stern ornamented with shield.
(8 examples)
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Histaiai
Entry for Euboia, Histiaia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Histiaia in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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