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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Kamarina


Kamarina or Camarina, on the southern coast of Sicily

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Calciati 4Sicily, Kamarina. 425-405 BC. AE Obol (1.15 gm). Gorgoneion / Owl standing, holding lizard; pellet and A around. TextImage
Calciati 13Kamarina, Sicily, Ca. 425-405 BC. AE Uncia, 13.48 mm, 1.4 g. Group III type. Head of gorgoneion facing / KAMA, owl standing right, head facing, grasping lizard; one dot (mark of value) in exergue. Calciati 13.TextImage
Calciati 16Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 420-410 BC. AE Tetras (4.23 gm). Head of Gorgoneion facing / KAMA, owl standing right, clutching lizard in talons; G to right, three pellets. TextImage
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Calciati 18Kamarina, Sicily, Ca. 420-405 BC. AE Uncia, 11mm, 1.3 g. Head of gorgoneion facing / KAMA, owl standing right, head facing, grasping lizard; one dot (mark of value) in exergue. Calciati III, 54, 18.TextImage
Calciati 19Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 420-410 BC. AE Tetras. Gorgoneion / KAMA, Owl standing right, grasping lizard; three pellets in exergue. TextImage
Calciati 21Sicily, Kamarina AE14 Trias. 413-405 BC. Facing gorgon wearing a pearled headband / owl standing left holding a lizard, KAMA behind, three dots below. TextImage
Calciati 28Sicily, Kamarina. c410-405 BC. AE Tetras. Helmeted head of Athena left / Owl grasping lizard; three pellets in ex. SNG ANS 1230. TextImage
Calciati 28vSicily, Kamarina. ca 410-405 BC. AE Tetras. Helmeted head of Athena left, olive spray before / KAMA (retrograde), Owl grasping lizard; three pellets in ex. TextImage
Calciati 31Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. AE 15mm Tetras. Helmeted head of Athena left / Owl left, grasping lizard; three pellets in exergue. Westermark and Jenkins 198. TextImage
Calciati 33Kamarina, Sicily, AE Tetras, Ca 420-410 BC. 15 mm, 3.43 gm. Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with wing / KAMA, owl standing left, grasping lizard; three dots (value mark) in exergue. SNG ANS 1229; Calciati III pg. 63, 33; SNG Copenhagen 169.TextImage
Calciati 33
Sear 1063
Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. AE 13mm [Tetras or Triante]. Helmeted head of Athena left / KAMA, owl standing left, head facing, holding lizard; three pellets below. SNG ANS 1228-1229, Calciati 33, BMC 40, SNG Cop 169. TextImage
Calciati 40 Kamarina, Sicily. Circa 420-410 BC. AE Tetras. Head of Athena left, in crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a wing; olive spray before / K-A-MA, owl standing left with open wings, grasping lizard; three pellets in ex. Jenkins 204. TextImage
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Calciati 42vSicily, Kamarina. Circa 420-410 BC. AE Tetras. Head of Athena left, in crested Corinthian helmet / Horse prancing left. Westermark & Jenkins 208 var. TextImage
Calciati 45Sicily, Kamarina AE 12mm. 339-300 BC. Female head left / Bull butting left. Jenkins 218, SNG ANS 1312. TextImage
Jenkins 138Sicily, Kamarina. ca 425-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Athena driving galloping quadriga left, holding reins in both hands; Nike flying above & placing open wreath on Athena's head, heron flying left in exergue / KAMAPINA-ION (retrograde), bearded head of Herakles left, in lion's skin headdress. TextImage
Jenkins 147Sicily, Kamarina. ca 425-405 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Athena driving galloping quadriga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above & placing open wreath on Athena's head, grain in exergue / KAMAPINAION, youthful head of Herakles left, in lion's skin headdress. TextImage
Jenkins 149Sicily, camarina AR Tetradrachm. ca 425-405 BC. Signed on the obverse by Exakestidas. Fast quadriga driven right by Athena; above, Nike flying left to crown her, artist's signature EXAKESTIDAS in tiny letters on exergual line, two prize amphorae in exergue / KAMARINAION, head of young Heracles left in lion skin headdress. TextImage
Jenkins 162Sicily, Kamarina. ca 415-405 BC. Obverse die signed by Euainetos. AR Didrachm. Three-quarter facing bust of the river god Hipparis with horns on forehead, head turned slightly left; a fish downward on either side of head, border of waves, signature EYAI (not visible on this specimen) on neck / KAM-A-RI-NA, the nymph Kamarina riding on a swan swimming left; fish swimming below, another in right field. TextImage
Jenkins 171Sicily, Camarina AR Litra. ca 410–405 BC. KAMAPINA, head of nymph Camarina left, in necklace, earring, ampyx, & sphendone ornamented with star / Swan with open wings alighting left on line of waves, fish left below. TextImage
Jenkins 186Sicily, Kamarina. C. 420-405 BC. AE Onkia 12mm, 1.35g. Head of Gorgoneion facing / KAMA, Owl standing right, head facing, holding lizard in talons; retrograde B in right field; one dot (value) below. Jenkins 186; CNS III, 13.TextImage
Jenkins 203Sicily, Kamarina. c410-405 BC. AE Tetras. Helmeted head of Athena left, olive spray before / KAMA (retrograde), Owl grasping lizard; three pellets in ex. TextImage
Jenkins 209Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 410-405 BC. AE Trias (3.12 gm). KAMARINAIWN, helmeted head of Athena left / Horse prancing left; grain ear below. TextImage
SNG ANS 1112Sicily, Kamarina. C. 461-440/35 BC. AR Litra 13mm, 0.52g. Nike flying left; below, swan standing left; all within wreath / Athena standing left, holding spear; shield propped against leg. SNG ANS 1112-6; Jenkins 10-129.TextImage
SNG ANS 1212Kamarina, Sicily. Ca. 461-435 BC. AR Litra. 0.68 gr. Nike flying left; below, swan standing left; all within laurel wreath / KAMARI-NAION, Athena standing left, holding spear; at her feet, shield. Jenkins 40; SNG ANS 1212; McClean 2149; Traité I 2301.TextImage
SNGANS 1221ffSicily, Kamarina. c410-405 BC. AE Trias (2.96 gm). Gorgon's head facing / KAMA, owl standing right, head facing, holding lizard in claw; three pellets in exergue. TextImage
SNGANS 1232Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 410-405 BC. AE Trias (3.12 gm). KAMARINAIWN, helmeted head of Athena left / Horse prancing left; grain ear below. TextImage
Sear #757Sicily, Kamarin AR Litra. ca 460-450 BC. Nike flying left, swan below, all enclosed by wreath / KA, Athena standing left, shield at feet. TextObvRev
Sear 758Kamarina, Sicily, 450-420 BC. AR tetradrachm. 16.94 gr, 24.71 mm. Galloping quadriga left, driven by Athena, crowned by Nike flying right above, crane flying left in exergue / KAMARINAION, head of bearded Herakles left, wearing lionskin on head. BMC 10; Sear Greece 758.TextImage
Sear #1062Sicily, Kamarina, AE Trias. 413-404 BC. Gorgon's head facing / KAMA, owl standing left, head facing, holding lizard in right claw, three dots below.
( 4 entries)
Sear #1063Sicily, Kamarina. Circa 420-405 BC. AE 13mm [Tetras or Triante]. Helmeted head of Athena left / KAMA, owl standing left, head facing, holding lizard; three pellets below. SNG ANS 1228-1229, Calciati 33, BMC 40, SNG Cop 169.
( 7 entries)
Sear #1064Kamarina, Sicily, AE11. Facing gorgon head / KAMA, Owl standing right, holding lizard in its talons.
( 3 entries)
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Kamarina
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of Kamarina
Entry for Sicily, Kamarina on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Camarina in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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