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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Naxos


[Hoover HGC 981]

Naxos, or Naxus, the oldest Greek colony on Sicily, at its northeast coast.

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Cahn 17Naxos, Sicily, AR Litra. 11 mm, ca. 550-530 BC. 0.85 g. Archaic head of Dionysos left, wreathed with ivy / NAXION (retrograde), bunch of grapes. Cahn 17; Hoover HGC 967.TextImage
Cahn 19Naxos, Sicily, AR litra, 7 mm, 0.32 gr. Bearded head of Dionysos left with pointed beard and long hair / NAXION, bunch of grapes. Cahn 19 (V12/R18); SNG ANS 513.TextImage
Cahn 36Naxos, Sicily, Ca 530-490 BC. AR Litra (5.52 gm). Bearded head of Dionysos left, wreathed with ivy / NAXION, Bunch of grapes with two outlined leaves. SNG ANS 514; Hoover HGC 968. TextImage
Cahn 54Sicily, Naxos AR Tetradrachm. Circa 460 BC. Bearded head of Dionysos right, in wreath of ivy, hair tied in bunch behind head / N-AXI-ON, nude & ithyphallic Silenos squatting facing, head left, holding kantharos in right hand, leaning on left. SNG ANS 515. TextImage
Cahn 70Sicily, Naxos AR Litra. Circa 430-420 BC. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / N-A-X-I, bunch of grapes on vine. SNG ANS 522. TextImage
Cahn 74Sicily, Naxos. Circa 430-420 BC. AR Litra (0.70 gm). Wreathed and bearded head of Dionysos right / bunch of grapes on vine with six leaves. SNG ANS 521. TextImage
Cahn 97Naxos, Sicily, AR 1/2 litra c. 450 BC. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, dotted border / Kantharos, six dots around. Hoover HGC 977; Cahn 97. TextImage
Cahn 104Sicily, Naxos AR Litra. ca 420-415 BC. Bearded head of Dionysos right, wearing taenia decorated with ivy branch / bunch of grapes. cf. Winterthur 764. TextImage
Cahn 122Sicily, Naxos AR Hemidrachm. ca 420-403 BC. Obverse die signed by Prokles. Head of the river-god Assinos left, crowned with vine leaves; [signature P on neck] / Silenos crouching facing, holding kantharos and thyrsos. SNG ANS -; McClean 2477. TextImage
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Cahn 129Sicily, Naxos AR Litra. ca 410-402 BC. Head of the river-god Assinos left, crowned with vine leaves / Grape vine with bunch of grapes. SNG ANS 529; Jameson 684. TextImage
Cahn 133
Sear #879
Naxos, Sicily, AR Litra. ca 413-404 BC. Head of youthful river god Assinos left, with short horn & wreathed in vine leaves / bunch of grapes on a vine with leaves & tendrils. Cahn 133. Text Image
Cahn 134vSicily, Naxos AR Litra. ca 420-403 BC. Wreathed head of a young Dionysos left / bunch of grapes with leaves and tendrils. SNG ANS -; SNG Lloyd 1161; SNG Copenhagen 496. TextImage
Cahn 145Sicily, Naxos AR Litra. ca 420-403 BC. Bearded head of Dionysos right, wearing vine wreath; NAXI before / bunch of grapes srrounded by vine. SNG ANS 530. TextImage
Cahn 145cfSicily, Naxos. Circa 410-404 BC. AR Litra (0.55 gm). NAXI, wreathed and bearded head of Dionysos right with flowing hair / bunch of grapes on vine with two leaves. SNG ANS 530cf. TextImage
Cahn 146vSicily, Naxos AE Tetras. ca 420-403 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / Kantharos; three dots around. Cahn 146-7 var; SNG ANS 1361. TextImage
Hoover HGC 971Sicily, Naxos AR Litra. ca 461-430 BC. Wreathed and bearded head of Dionysos right / bunch of grapes with leaves and tendrils. Hoover HGC 971. TextImage
Hoover HGC 981Sicily, Naxos. Circa 420-415 BC. AR Tetras (0.22 gm). NA, Bearded head of Dionysos right / Kantharos; three dots around. Hoover HGC 981; Campana (Naxos), 32. TextImage
Manganaro 40aSicily, Naxos AR Tetras. ca 400-390 BC. 0.73 g, 1h). Kantharos; three dots around / NA, bunch of grapes on vine tendril. Hoover HGC 979; Cahn -; SNG ANS -. TextImage
Manganaro 40 varSicily, Naxos AR Tetras or trionkion. ca late 5th Century BC. Amphora; three dots around / NAXION; bunch of grapes. Manganaro 40 var (city name); SNG ANS 1360 var (ditto); Hoover HGC 979 var (ditto). TextImage
Manganaro 41Sicily, Naxos AR Tetras. ca 420-415 BC. Kantharos; three dots around / bunch of grapes with vine. Cahn -; SNG ANS -. TextImage
Sear 728Naxos, Sicily, AR litra. 0.93 gr, 11.47 mm. 530-490 BC. Bearded head of Dionysos left with pointed beard and long hair / NASION, bunch of grapes. Sear 728; Cahn 19; BMC 6.TextImage
Weber 1468Sicily, Naxos. ca 460 BC. AR Litra. Wreathed & bearded head of Dionysos right / NA-XION, bunch of grapes on vine with two leaves. TextImage
Weber 1470Sicily, Naxos. ca 420-415 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Bearded head of Dionysos right, in taenia decorated with an ivy branch / NAXION, nude & bearded Silenos squatting right on rocks, head left, holding kantharos in right hand & thyrsos in left; ivy branch behind. TextImage
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of Naxos
Entry for Sicily, Naxos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Naxus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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