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BMC 29Akragas, Sicily AR Didrachm. 500-450 BC. 8.49 gr, 20.01mm. AK-ΡA (Ρ retrograde), eagle standing right, wings closed / Crab, archaic male head right below. BMC 29; SNG Cop 37; Hoover 99; Arslan 21.TextFull Size
BMC 36Akragas, Sicily, AR Didrachm, 20.42 mm, 8.46 g. 480-450 BC. AK-ΡA above and beneath sea-eagle standing right / Crab, CA-Σ to left and right of youthful, archaic male head right below. BMC 36; SNG ANS 959.TextFull Size
BMC 38Akragas (Agrigentum), Sicily, AR tetradrachm, period of transition, 479-412 BC. 17.17 grams, 27.55 mm. Crab, no symbol / AKRAC-ANTOΣ (N retrograde), eagle standing left on dotted line. BMC 38-39; Hoover 78; SNG ANS 970ff; Sear Greece 741.TextFull Size
BMC 61Akragas, Sicily. Circa 414-413 BC. AR Tetradrachm. A-K-Ρ-A-Γ around a pair of eagles standing right on the upturned body of a dead hare; the nearer eagle, with closed wings, head reared, beak wide open; the further, flapping its wings & lowering its head to tear at the prey / AKΡAΓANTINON around a crab with open claws seen from above; below, Skylla swimming left, her right hand raised to shade her eyes.SNG ANS -. TextFull Size
BMC 130Akragas, Sicily. ca. 300287 BC. AE14. Laureate head of Zeus right / AKΡAΓAN-TINΩN above and beneath winged thunderbolt. Hoover HGC 167; Calciati 148; BMC 130; Sear Greece 1029.TextFull Size
CNS 29 Sicily, Akragas AE Hemilitron. Eagle standing right on serpent / crab, six dots above, crayfish left below. SNG ANS -. TextFull Size
Calciati 4Agrigentum-Akragas AE Cast trias, ca 450-430 BC, 11.11 g. On the cone: Eagle standing right with closed wings and crab / On base: four dots. Calciati 4-5. Westermark 1, Hoover HGC 126.TextFull Size
Calciati 10 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 425-406 BC. AE Hemilitron. AKΡA, eagle, with head lowered, standing right on dead hare / Crab, crayfish left below, shell below crayfish; six dots around. TextFull Size
Calciati 10v Sicily, Akragas AE Hemilitron. Ca 425-410 BC. AKΡA, eagle, with head lowered, standing right on dead hare / Crab, crayfish left below, six dots around. TextFull Size
Calciati 11 Sicily, Akragas, AE Hemilitron. Eagle standing right on dead hare / Crab, grape leaf above, shrimp below, six dots. TextFull Size
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Calciati 17 Akragas, Sicily. Before 406 BC. AE Hemilitron. Eagle standing right on dead hare / Crab; sea serpent and conch below, six dots around. TextFull Size
Calciati 29 Akragas, Sicily. c425-406 BC. AE Hemilitron. Eagle, with head raised, standing right on snake / Crab, crayfish left below; six dots around. TextFull Size
Calciati 32 Akragas, Sicily. c425-406 BC. AE Hemilitron. AKΡAΓANTINON (retrograde), eagle, with head raised, standing right on hare / Crab, Triton right below blowing a conch; six dots around. SNG Cop 71. TextFull Size
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Calciati 40 Sicily AE 26mm Hemilitron. Circa 425-406 BC. Eagle standing facing, head upturned right & screeching, holding eel / Crab; conch-shell & octopus below; six dots around. SNG ANS 1031. TextFull Size
Calciati 43 Sicily, Akragas AE Hemilitron. ca 425-406 BC. AKΡAΓANTINON, eagle, with head raised, standing left on fish / Crab holding a serpent in its left claw, conch & cuttle fish below; six dots around. SNG ANS 1032; SNG Cop 73. TextFull Size
Calciati 50 Akragas, Sicily. c425-406 BC. AE Tetras. AKΡA, eagle, with head lowered, standing right on hare; crab behind / Crab, crayfish left below; three dots below crab. SNG ANS 1037. TextFull Size
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Calciati 54 Sicily, Akragas AE Tetras. Before 406 BC. AK-PA, eagle right, tearing at hare / Crab; three dots and shrimp left below. TextFull Size
Calciati 63 Akragas, Sicily. c425-406 BC. AE Hexas. AKΡA, eagle, with head lowered, standing right on hare / Crab, two fish right below; two dots on either side of crab. SNG ANS 1053-1054, SNG Cop 79-81. TextFull Size
Calciati 63v Akragas, Siciy, AE Hexas. ca 425-406 BC. Eagle, with head lowered, standing right on hare / Crab, two fish below, dots above and to one side. Calciati 63v. TextFull Size
Calciati 64 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 450-406 BC. AE Hexas. Eagle right, head down, holding bird / Crab; below, two tunny-fishes left. TextFull Size
Calciati 68Akragas, Sicily. 19.53mm, 9.18 gr. AE Hexas. ca 425-406 BC. AK-R, Eagle, head lowered, wings spread, standing right on a dead hare / Crab, seen from above, value mark of two dots across lower fields, fish below. Hoover HGC 144; Calciati 68.TextFull Size
Calciati 70v Akragas, Sicily. Circa 425-406 BC. AE Hexas. AKP-A, eagle standing right on dead hare / Crab flanked by dot at sides, epinephelus left, below. TextFull Size
Calciati 73 Akragas, Sicily. Before 406 BC. AE Hexas. AKP, eagle standing right on fish / Crab, fish right below, dot on either side. SNG ANS 1051. TextFull Size
Calciati 80Akragos, Sicily, AE30 Hexas. 425-410 BC. (AK-RA, usually retrograde), eagle, wings spread, alighting left on tunny fish / Crab, grouper fish swimming right and two dots (value mark) below. Calciati 80; cf Hoover 149 (dots at lower left and right).TextFull Size
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Calciati 82 Akragas, Sicily. c425-406 BC. AE Onkia. AK-PA, eagle standing right, head reverted, on a fish / Crab, fish left below; dot within a circle between crab's claws. TextFull Size
Calciati 84 Akragas, Sicily. c425-406 BC. AE Onkia. Eagle standing right on dead fish, fly at left (?) / Crab: large dot above, conch shell below. TextFull Size
Calciati 85 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 406 BC. AE Onkia. Eagle standing left, head reverted, on fish; fly / Crab; fish below, dot above. TextFull Size
Calciati 87 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 425-406 BC. AE Onkia. Eagle's head right / Crab. SNG ANS 1104ff. TextFull Size
Calciati 88 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 450-406 BC. AE Semonkia. Eagle head right / Crab claw left. TextFull Size
Calciati 89 Akragas, Sicily. c400-380 BC. AE Hemilitron. AKΡAΓAΣ, diademed & horned head of the river-god Akragas left / Eagle standing left, head reverted, on Ionic capital; crab left, six small dots above. SNGCop 93. TextFull Size
Calciati 89v Akragas, Sicily. Circa 406 BC. AE Hemilitron. Head of river god left / Eagle standing left on Ionic capital, crab to left; six dots above. SNG ANS 1098. TextFull Size
Calciati 90 Sicily, Akragas, AE 29mm Hemilitron. 405-392 BC. Head of young river-god right; mussel shell behind; caduceus before, all within incuse circle, c/m on earlier type (crab; three dots) / plain. SNG ANS 1080. TextFull Size
Calciati 92 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 405-392 BC. AE 29mm, Hemilitron. Head of young Herakles right in 15mm circle, counterstamped on an earlier Litra / Blank except for traces of undertype. SNG ANS 1065-1077. TextFull Size
Calciati 116 Akragas, Sicily. c338-317 BC. AE Litra. AKΡAΓA, laureate head of Zeus left / Eagle, head lowered, standing left on dead hare; I below wings. TextFull Size
Calciati 117 Sicly, Akragas. Phintias, Tyrant. 287-279 BC. AE 20mm (4.77 gm). Laureate head of Apollo left / Wild boar charging left. TextFull Size
Calciati 117v Akragas, Sicily. Phintias, Tyrant. 287-279 BC. AE 20mm. Wreathed head of Persephone left, monogram behind / BAΣIΛEOΣ, ΦINTIA in ex, wild boar charging left. SNG ANS 1123; SNG Cop 103. TextFull Size
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Calciati 118 Sicily, Akragas. Phintias, Tyrant. 287-279 BC. AE 22mm (7.21 gm). Head of Artemis left / BAΣIΛEOΣ ΦINTIA, wild boar charging left. TextFull Size
Calciati 119 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 287-279 BC. AE 14mm. Laureate head of Apollo left / Eagle standing right, looking back. TextFull Size
Calciati 129 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 275-240 BC. AE 22mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right; monogram behind / Two eagles standing left on dead hare, one with head raised, the other with its head lowered. TextFull Size
Calciati 138 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 240-212 BC. AE 21mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / Tripod. Calciati I pg. 223, 142 var. (spelling); SNG ANS 138-139. TextFull Size
Calciati 142 Sicily, Akragas, AE 23mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / Tripod. SNG ANS 1138. TextFull Size
Calciati 143 Akragas, Sicily. c240-212 BC. AE 26mm. Laureate head of Zeus Hellanios right; T behind, monogram before / AKΡAΓANTINΩ, warrior, naked, walking right, hurling a spear. SNG ANS 1142; SNG Cop 120. TextFull Size
Calciati 145 Akragas, Sicily. 240-212 BC. AE 22mm (5.96 gm). Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle with spread wings standing facing on thunderbolt. TextFull Size
Calciati 147cf Akragas, Sicily. 241-210 BC. AE 17mm. Laureate head of Zeus left / Eagle left, wings spread. TextFull Size
Dewing 557 Akragas, Sicily, AR litra, (0.54g) c. 470-425 BC, AK... Eagle standing left, on Ionic capital / Crab, LI below. Sng ANS 898var. TextFull Size
Hoover 2Akragas, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. 408-406 BC. Female charioteer driving galloping quadriga right, crowned by Nike flying left above; crab downwards in the exergue / AKΡ-A-ΓANTINON (retrograde), two eagles standing right, the near one with its head thrown back, the far one devouring a hare on rocks. Hoover HGC 2; SNG Cop. 54; SNG Lloyd 818; De Luynes 859; SNG ANS 1296; Jameson 1889.TextFull Size
Hoover 104Akragas, (Agrigentum), Sicily, AR Hemidrachm, 1.94 gr, 14.74 mm. 420410 BC. Eagle standing left with wings spread, tearing at hare / AKRA. Crab, fish below. Hoover 104; SNG ANS 10031009; Sear -.TextFull Size
Hoover 130Akragas, Sicily, AE cast tetras, (4.32g) early 5th century BC, tooth-shaped cast bronze. Eagle's head left / Crab's claw. Hoover 130: Westermark 1979, 4.TextFull Size
Jameson 511 Akragas, Sicily. ca 409-406 BC. AR Tetradrachm. AKRAGANTI-NON, Nike driving galloping quadriga left, holding kentron in left hand, reins in both; grapevine with grapes above / STRATWN, two eagles standing left clutching at dead hare, the closest eagle with wings closed & head raised, the furthest eagle with spread wings & its head down; head of a young horned river-god above front eagle's tail. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 133 Akragas, Sicily. ca 510-480 BC. AR Didrachm. Eagle standing right, AKRAC (retrograde) behind, AS (retrograde) before / Crab. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 893 Akragas. c470-420 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab; flower below. Rizzo pl. I, 12 (obverse die of 6). TextFull Size
SNG ANS 905 Sicily, Agrigentum AR Didrachm. ca 510-500 BC. AKPAC-ANTOS, eagle standing left / crab. Jenkins Group I, 2; SNG Lloyd 787-788. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 909 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 510-500 BC. AR Didrachm. AKPAC-ANTOS, eagle standing left / Crab. Jenkins Group Ia. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 916 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 510-500 BC. AR Didrachm. Eagle standing right / Crab. Jenkins Group Ic. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 918 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 510-500 BC. AR Didrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab. Jenkins Group I. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 919v Akragas, Sicily. Circa 500-495 BC. AR Didrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab; EXA retrograde below. Jenkins Group Id. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 926 Sicily, Agrigentum AR Didrachm. ca 500-490 BC. AKRA, eagle standing left / crab. Jenkins Group II. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 939 Sicily, Agrigentum AR Didrachm. ca 490-483/2 BC. AKRA, eagle standing left / crab. Jenkins Group III, SNG ANS 939-945. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 941 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 495-482 BC. AR Didrachm. AKRA, eagle standing left / Crab. SNG Copenhagen 26. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 946 Sicily, Acragas AR Didrachm. ca 500-480 BC. Eagle standing left, wings closed / Crab, helmet left below, all in incuse circle. Jenkins 13, SNG Cop 38. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 947 Akragas, Sicily. ca 510-480 BC. AR Didrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab; helmet below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 949 Akragas, Sicily. c500-480 BC. AR Didrachm. AKRA, eagle standing left / Crab; CAS (retrograde) below. Jenkins, Group IIIc, pl. 37, 10. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 950Akragas, Sicily, AR Didrachm. 21.13 mm, 8.52 g. 480-470 BC. AK-RA (with archaic A), sea eagle standing left / Crab within shallow incuse circle. Jenkins, Gela, group IV, 16-17; SNG ANS 950 (same obv. die); SNG Munich 52-56; Hoover HGC 98.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 951 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 482-472 BC. AR Didrachm. AK-RA, eagle standing left / Crab. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 954 Sicily, Akragas AR Didrachm. Circa 510-480 BC. Eagle standing right / Crab. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 958 Akragas, Sicily. ca 490-483 BC. AR Didrachm. AK/PA, eagle standing right / Crab; head of nymph below. Jenkins 18. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 959 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 485-480 BC. AR Didrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab; male head right dividing CA-S below. Jenkins 18. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 960 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 480 BC. AR Didrachm (8.30 gm). AK-RA, eagle standing right / Crab; CAS below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 967 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 464-450 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab. SNG Lockett 690. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 968cf Sicily, Agrigentum AR Tetradrachm. ca 460 BC. AKRACAN TOΣ (N retrograde), eagle with closed wings standing left / Crab. Cf. SNG ANS 968969 (N not retrograde). TextFull Size
SNG ANS 970ff Akragas, Sicily. ca 470-420 BC. AR Tetradrachm. AKRAC-ANTOS, eagle standing left / Crab. Gulbenkian 162. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 973 Akragas, Sicily. ca 470-420 BC. AR Tetradrachm. AKPAC-ANTOS, eagle standing left / Crab, whose shell has the features of a human face. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 979 Sicily, Akragas AR Tetradrachm. ca 464/61-450 BC. AKRAC-ANTOS, eagle standing left / crab. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 983 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 464-450 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Eagle standing left / Crab; flower below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 998 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 410-406 BC. AV Diobol. Silanos, magistrate. AKΡA, eagle standing left on rock outcrop, snake clasped in its talons; two dots (value mark) on rocks / ΣIΛA-NOΣ (NOΣ retrograde) in two lines beneath crab. SNG Cop 52; SNG ANS 998-999; McClean 2039; Pozzi 385.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 999 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 410-406 BC. AV Diobol. Silanos, magistrate. AKΡA, eagle standing left on rock outcrop, snake clasped in its talons; two dots (value mark) on rocks / ΣIΛA-NOΣ (NOΣ retrograde) in two lines beneath crab. SNG Cop 52; SNG ANS 998-999; McClean 2039; Pozzi 385.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1000 Akragas, Sicily. ca 406 BC. AR Tetradrachm. AKΡAΓ-ANTIN-ON, in two lines on a hanging tablet, the second line retrograde, the last two letters off the tablet & to the right. Nike driving a galloping quadriga left, club in exergue / ΣIΛA-NOΣ, two eagles standing left clutching a dead hare in their talons, the closest eagle with wings closed and head raised, the rearmost eagle with head lowered and wings spread. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1002ff Akragas, Sicily. Circa 410 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Eagle left, clutching dead hare in its talons / Crab; fish left below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1003ff Akragas. c 410 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Eagle left, clutching dead hare in its talons / Crab; fish right below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1009 Akragas. c410 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Eagle left, clutching dead hare in its talons / Crab; fish left below. TextFull Size
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SNG ANS 1010 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 425-406 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.74 gm). Eagle on hare / Crab; fish below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1010cf Sicily, Akraga AR Hemidrachm. ca 425-406 BC. Eagle left, clutching dead hare in its talons / crab, dolphin below swimming right. Cf SNG ANS 1010 & SNG Cop 59 (eagle right). TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1020Agrigentum-Akragas AE Cast Onkia, ca 450-430 BC, 19mm, 4.93 gr. Eagle's head left / Crab's claw. CNS 8; SNG ANS 1020; Hoover HGC 120; Westermark 4.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1023 Akragas, Sicily. Ca.410-406 B.C. AE Hemilitron. Eagle r. with wings spread attacking hare. Rv. Crab, sea monster below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1026 Akragas, 425-406 BC, AR Hemilitron. Eagle right, holding hare in its talons / Crab, crayfish below. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1031 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 425-406 BC. AE Hemilitron. Eagle standing right on tunny / Crab; conch shell & octopus below; six dots around. CNS I 40. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1087 Akragas, Sicily, AE29, (8.50g) worn coin countermarked 405-392 BC, Crab. / Crab. SNG ANS Part 3 1087. TextFull Size
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Akragas, Sicily. AE 26 Hemilitron. 338-287 BC. Horned river-god Akragas left / Eagle with head turned back standing left on Ionic capital, crab in left field, six dots above eagle's back. SNG Cop 93. SNG ANS 1097-1102. Sear 1027. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1127Akragas, Sicily, AE. 338-317 BC. AKΡAΓANTINΩN, beardless, diademed head of Zeus Soter or Apollo right, bunch of grapes behind head, YT monogram below. / ΔIOΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head turned back. SNG ANS 1127; Hoover HGC 154; CNS I 123; SNG Cop 111.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1135Akragas, Sicily, AR Punic Half Shekel, 2.54g; 19mm, 218-201 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / AKRAGAN-TINON, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread, ΓΔ monogram in right field. SNG ANS 1135; Hoover HGC 122.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1147 Akragas, Sicily, AE23. Diademed head of Zeus right / Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, wings spread, head right. TextFull Size
SNG Ashmol. 1672 varAkragas. Ca 490-480 BC. AR Pentalitron, 4.01 gm. AKRA, Eagle standing left / Crab (no value mark ΠEN). SNG Ashmolean 1672 var (no value mark ΠEN). Apparently unpublished.TextFull Size
SNGCop 94Akregas (Agrigentum), Sicily. 338-287 BC. 1.94g; 14mm. Eagle standing facing with head right / Crab, AKΡAΓA below. SNG Cop 94; BMC 103 var. Sear Greek 1025 var.TextFull Size
SNGCop 97Akragas, Sicily, AE18. 287-279 BC, Phintias. AKΡAΓAΡY to left of laureate head of Zeus left / Eagle left, with wings spread, holding hare in its talons, which it attacks with its beak, ΦI to right. SNG Cop 97; Sear Greek 1028 var.TextFull Size
SNGCop 98Agrigentum, Sicily, AE15, Tyrant Phintias, 287-279 BC. Head of Apollo left / Eagle standing right, head turned back. SNG Cop. 98.TextFull Size
SNGCop 121Akragas, Sicily. AE20. 241-210 BC. Wreathed head of Persephone right / Asklepios standing right. SNG Cop 121. TextFull Size
SNGCop 382Akragas, Sicily. Siculo-Punic Issue. Circa 213-210 BC. AR Shekel. Laureate head of Melkart left / Elephant left; Punic A below. Burnett, SNR 62, 114. TextFull Size
SNGFitz 913 Akragas, Sicily. Circa 450 BC. AR Pentalitron. Eagle standing left on Ionic capital; ΠEN above / Crab. TextFull Size
ORC 8312Akragas, Sicily, AE26, (12.38g) 405-392 BC. Countermark of crab, prawn below on host coin of laureate head right (?) / Worn, unclear reverse. TextFull Size
ROMAN TIMES
RPC 659Agrigentum, Sicily AE12, time of Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD, 5.32 gr. Triskeles with Medusa at centre / AGRI-GENT in two lines within wreath. RPC 659; CNS 155, 4.87.TextFull Size
AUGUSTUS
RPC 660Augustus AE21 of Agrigentum, Sicily. L Clodius Rufus Procos, Salassus Comitialis Sex Rufus duovir. 8.37gm, after 2 BC. AVGVS[TO PP] AGRIGENTI, bare head right / SALAS[SO COMITIALE SEX RVFO II VIR] around wreath containing L CLODIO RVFO PRO COS. RPC 660.TextFull Size
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