Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Messana, Mamertini

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BMC 1Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE20. 278-264 BC. 7.33 g. AΔΡANOY, helmeted head of Adranus left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / MAMEΡTINΩN beneath hound standing right, Φ above. BMC 1; Hoover HGC 880; Calciati 20; SNG ANS 418.TextImage
BMC 3Mamertini, Sicily. 288-278 BC. AE Unit. 17.11g; 26mm. AΡEOΣ to right of laureate head of young Ares right (usually with a symbol behind the head) / (from top right) MAMEΡ-TINΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. No symbols in field. Sarstrom 17-42; SNG Cop 433 ff; BMC 3.TextImage
BMC 4Mamertini, Sicily, AE28. 275–264 BC. AΡEOΣ, laureate head of Ares right, helmet behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread. Φ in left field. BMC 4; Hoover HGC 865; SNG Cop 434.TextImage
BMC 8Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE28. 275–264 BC. AΡEOΣ, laureate head of Ares right, spearhead downwards behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread. BMC 8; Hoover HGC 865; Calabria Museum 2306; SNG Cop 437; SNG ANS 405.TextImage
BMC 15Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE. 288 BC. 3.88 g. ΔIOΣ, Youthful head of Zeus left / MAMEΡTINΩN, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread, retrograde R in left field. BMC 15; SNG ANS 413; Hoover HGC 874; Särström 105–116.TextImage
BMC 24Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE24 Hexas or Sextans. 211-208 BC. 8.82 g. AΡEOΣ, Laureate head of Ares right, two dots behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, Athena walking right, holding spear and shield on the ground before her. BMC 24; Calciati 23; Hoover HGC 848; Särström 155.TextImage
BMC 26Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE27 Pentonkion. 220-200 BC. 2.55 g. Laureate head of Zeus right, no symbol behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior, holding transverse spear and shield on arm, in attacking pose right. Π in right field. BMC 26; Hoover HGC 853; Calciati 40; SNG ANS 441.TextImage
BMC 27Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Pentonkion. 220-200 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right, club behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior, holding transverse spear and shield on arm, in attacking pose right. Π in right field. BMC 27; Hoover HGC 853; SNG Cop 462.TextImage
BMC 29Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Pentonkion. 208-200 BC. 12.57 g. Head of Zeus right, hair bound in a taenia, thunderbolt behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior, holding transverse spear and shield on arm, in attacking pose right. TΡ monogram in left field, Π in right field. BMC 29; Hoover HGC 853; SNG ANS 440.TextImage
FAKE BMC 29Modern fake. Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Pentonkion. 208-200 BC. 6.45 g. Head of Zeus right, hair bound in a taenia, thunderbolt behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior, holding transverse spear and shield on arm, in attacking pose right. T in left field, Π in right field. Modern fake of BMC 29; Hoover HGC 853.TextImage
BMC 31Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE pentonkion. 18mm, 210-200 BC. 4.12 g. Laureate head of Zeus right / MAMEΡTINΩN, Helmeted warrior standing right, wielding spear and holding shield on left arm. Π in right field. BMC 31; Calciati 51; Hoover HGC 858; McClean 2448; Särström 405-418.TextImage
BMC 32Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Pentonkion. 220-200 BC. Laureate head of Ares left, no symbol behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior standing left, holding spear and a horse by the reins. Π in left field. BMC 32; Hoover HGC 849; SNG Cop 447-448.TextImage
BMC 33Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Pentonkion. 220-200 BC. 6.45 g. Laureate head of Ares left, Phrygian helmet surmounted by griffin's head behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior standing left, holding spear and a horse by the reins. Π in left field. BMC 33; Hoover HGC 849.TextImage
BMC 34Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Pentonkion. 220-200 BC. 6.45 g. Laureate head of Ares left, parazonium behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior standing left, holding spear and a horse by the reins. Π in left field. BMC 34; Hoover HGC 849; SNG Cop 447.TextImage
BMC 36Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE28. 220-200 BC. 11.64 g. Laureate head of Apollo left, lyre behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, Mars standing front, holding spear and sword, upright shield at his side. Π in right field. BMC 36; Hoover HGC 851; Calciati 26; SNG ANS 431.TextImage
BMC 39Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE28. 220–200 BC. 14.32 g. Laureate head of Apollo right, lyre behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, naked warrior, holding spear and shield, sitting left on rocks which are covered with a chlamys, crowning himself. Π in left field. BMC 39; Hoover HGC 852; SNG Cop 454.TextImage
BMC 42Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE hemilitra. 288 BC. 8.11 g. Laureate head of Apollo right, lyre behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm branch. Six dots (mark of value) in right field. BMC 42; SNG ANS 457-458; Hoover HGC 60; Särström 392–399.TextImage
BMC 44Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE25 Trionkia. 220-200 BC. 7.22 g. Laureate head of Apollo right (usually with lyre or tripod behind head, here unclear) / MAMEΡTINΩN, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm branch. Value mark III in left field. BMC 44; Calciati 46; Hoover HGC 854; Sarström 386.TextImage
BMC 47Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE pentonkion. 220-200 BC. 4.16 g. ΔIOΣ, Laureate head of Zeus right, TΡ monogram (sometimes also with XAHΡ monogram) behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, Hermes standing left, holding branch and caduceus, ram running left at foot left. BMC 47; SNG ANS 437; Hoover HGC 856; Särström 283–290.TextImage
Calciati 1Sicily, The Mamertini. Circa 288-278 BC. AE 25mm. Laureate head of Ares right / Bull butting left. SNG ANS 399-400. TextImage
Calciati 2Sicily, The Mamertini. Circa 288-278 BC. AE Double Unit. Laureate head of Ares right; spear head behind / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. SNG ANS 401. TextImage
Calciati 3Sicily, The Mamertini. Circa 288-278 BC. AE 27mm. Laureate head of Ares right / Eagle standing on thunderbolt. SNG ANS 402-409. TextImage
Calciati 5Sicily, The Mamertini. Circa 200-35 BC. AE Pentonkia. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / Warrior charging left, holding large shield & spear. TextImage
Calciati 6Sicily, The Mamertini. Circa 288-278 BC. AE Double Unit. Laureate head of Zeus right; thunderbolt behind / Bull butting left; F above. SNG ANS -, Virzi 1203. TextImage
Calciati 13Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE21 . 288-278 BC. 6.37 g. AΡEOΣ, Laureate head of Ares left, helmet behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN beneath bull butting right, horizontal spearhead above. Calciati 13; Sarström 102-104; Hoover HGC 878.TextImage
Calciati 15Mamertini, Messana. 288-178 BC. AE Uncia. 3.2 gm. 16 mm. Laureate head of youthful Zeus left / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, monogram to left. Calciati 15; SNG ANS 412-3.TextImage
Calciati 19The Mamertini. c278-270 BC. AE Double Unit. Head of Herakles left, wearing lion’s skin headdress / Eagle with spread winds standing right on thunderbolt. TextImage
Calciati 20ffSicily, The Mamertini. ca 288-278 BC. AE Unit. ADRANOU, head of Adranus left, in Corinthian helmet / MAMEΡTINΩN, hound standing right. TextImage
Calciati 23Sicily, The Mamertini. Circa 270-220 BC. AE 23mm. Laureate head of Ares right / Athena advancing right. SNG ANS 420-422. TextImage
Calciati 27SICILY, The Mamertini. After 210 BC. AE Pentonkion. Laureate head of Apollo right; lyre behind / MAMEΡTINΩN, chlamys clad warrior standing facing, head left, with short sword & spear in left, shield on ground behind left; P in right field. SNG ANS 432; BMC 37; SNGCop 450. TextImage
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Calciati 28Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE Uncia. 220-200 BC. 2.45 g. Laureate head of Apollo left, bow behind head / MAMEΡTINΩN, omphalos. BMC 50; Hoover HGC 884; Calciati I 28.TextImage
Calciati 31Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE15 Uncia. 220-200 BC. 2.02 g. Laureate head of Apollo right / MAMEΡTINΩN, Athena walking right, holding spear and pushing a shield before her. Calciati 31; Hoover HGC 883; Sarström 255-260.TextImage
Calciati 36Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE18. 220-200 BC. 5.63 g. ΔIOΣ and TΡ monogram, laureate head of Zeus right / MAMEΡTINΩN, Hermes standing left, holding branch and caduceus, ram at foot left. BMC 47; Calciati 36; SNG Cop 457; SNG ANS 437; Hoover HGC 856.TextImage
Calciati 41Sicily, Messana, the Mamertini AE Pentonkion. After 210 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / MAMEΡTINΩN, warrior charging right. TextImage
Calciati 53Mamertini, Sicily. 5.63g; 22mm. 4.5 uncia. Laureate head of Apollo right / MAMEΡTINΩN, Apollo standing left holding bow; DH in lower left field. Calciati 53, Minì 72, Sarstrom 424-426, Morello 50.TextImage
SNG ANS 417Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE dichalkon. 278-275 BC. 12.l3 g. Head of Herakles left, wearing lionskin headdress / MAMEΡTINΩN, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread, coiled serpent in right field. SNG ANS 417; Hoover HGC 867.TextImage
SNG ANS 452Mamertini, Messana, Sicily, AE dichalkon. 220-200 BC. 7.82 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / MAMEΡTINΩN, Artemis walking right, holding horizontal torch, hound running right at foot. Value mark XII in right field. Hoover HGC 857; Särström 365–370; SNG ANS 452; Arslan 529.TextImage
SNG Cop 449Sicily, the Mamertini AE26. After 210 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left, lyre behind / MAMEΡTINΩN, warrior wearing left, wearing chlamys, holding hand sword & spear, against which rests shields, P to right. TextImage
Sear #1138SICILY, The Mamertini. ca 288-278 BC. AE Double Unit. APEOS, laureate head of Ares right / MAMERTI-NWN, bull butting left. SNG ANS 410-411; Calciati 9/2, BMC 17; SNG Cop 429. TextImage
Sear #1141Mamertini, Sicily, AE19. After 288 BC, Head of Adranus left / Dog standing right. SNG ANS 418. TextObv*Rev
Sear #1143SICILY, The Mamertini. After 210 BC. AE Pentonkion. Laureate head of Ares left / MAMERTINWN, nude horseman, spear in his left hand, leading his horse left; P in left field. SNG ANS 430; Calciati 25; BMC 32.
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Sear #1144SICILY, The Mamertini. After 210 BC. AE Pentonkion. Laureate head of Zeus right / MAMERTINWN, nude warrior in crested helmet advancing right, with shield on left arm & long spear in right hand; P in right field. Calciati 40/1, BMC 25ff; SNG Cop 458. TextImage
Sear #1146SICILY, The Mamertini. After 210 BC. AE Hemionkion. Diademed head of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder / MAMEPTINOYM, omphalos; monogram in ex. Calciati 33, BMC 51. TextImage
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