Ancient Coinage of Segesta, Sicily


{SNG Delepierre 597]

Segesta, a town in northwestern Sicily.

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BMC 20 Segesta, Sicily, 6.42g; 22mm. Turreted and draped bust of Segesta right / ΣEΓEΣTAIΩN, Aeneas, standing facing, holding sword, carrying Anchises. BMC 20. TextImage
Calciati 6Segesta, Sicily, AE Hexas. 415-409 BC. 7.39 g. No legend, head of Aigiste right, wearing broad headband. / Hound standing right, dot above and below. Calciati 6; Hoover HGC 1196 corr. (this coin).TextImage
Calciati 8 varSegesta, Sicily, AE21 Hexas civic issue, ca 430-409 BC. 5.26 g. ΣEΓEΣTAIΩN to right of the head of the nymph Aigiste right, wearing broad headband, spiral symbol behind head. / Hound standing right with lowered tail, dot above and below. Calciati 8 var., Montenegro 4706 var, BMC 57 var, (hound with lowered tail)TextImage
Calciati 8 var (2)Segesta, Sicily AE Hexas. ca 430-410 BC. Head of nymph right / hound standing right, plant before, above and below, two dots. TextImage
Calciati 10Segesta, Sicily. Circa 416-415 BC. AE 20mm. Head of Nymph right / Hound sniffing right; four punched circles. SNG ANS 655. TextImage
Calciati 13Segesta, Sicily. ca 400-340 BC. AE Onkia. Female head right / Hound standing right, head reverted; dot above, prostrate hare lying right below. TextImage
Calciati 21Segesta, Sicily. Circa 416-415 BC. AE Trias. Head of nymph right / Hound standing right; punched dot above and below. TextImage
Calciati 43Segesta, Sicily. Circa 430-410 BC. AE Hexas. Head of nymph right / Hound standing left; dot above and below. TextImage
Calciati 51Segesta, Sicily, AE unit, 1.03 g. After 262 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right. / EΓ beneath hound leaping right, crescent above. SNG ANS 659; Calciati 51.TextImage
Calciati 53Segesta, Sicily. Circa 2nd - 1st Century BC. AE 17mm. Head of the nymph Segesta right./ ΣEΓEΣTAIΩN, horseman standing left beside his horse, spear diagonally behind. BMC 63; Calciati 53; Hoover HGC 1201.TextImage
Calciati 53vSegesta, Sicily. Circa 2nd, 1st Century BC. AE 15mm. Diademed head of Segesta right; crescent above / Horseman standing left beside his horse, spear diagonally behind. BMC 63 var. TextImage
Calciati 58Segesta, Sicily, AE23, civic issue, After 252 BC. 8.10 g. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / ΣEΓEΣTAIΩN, warrior standing front, holding spear, crescent above hound leaping right in right field. Calciati 58; Hoover HGC 1198.TextImage
Calciati 62Segesta, Sicily. 1st century BC. AE 12mm. Bearded male head right / Two figures standing facing. TextImage
Hoover HGC 1202Segesta, Sicily. AE16, after 241 BC. 2.25 g. Laureate male head right. / EΓECTAIΩN, warrior standing left, holding spear, beside a horse. Hoover HGC 1202. (Calciati 53 var, obverse type).TextImage
Hurter K35Segesta, Sicily. 1.5 gm. 13 mm. ca 380 BC, AR Hemidrachm. Head of Nymph Segesta right, within incuse circle / Hound springing right. Hurter, Didrachmenpraegung K35; SNG ANS -.TextImage
Lederer 1Segesta, Sicily. Circa 415-410 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Aigeste driving quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning her / The hunter Aigestes standing right, carrying javelins and pileos, resting foot on rock; below, hound standing right. Mildenberg, Kimon 14, Rizzo 18. TextImage
Lederer 6Segesta, Sicily. ca 400 BC. AR Tetradrachm. EΓEΣTAIΩN, the hero Egestes nude right, with cap slung over shoulder and chlamys over left arm, resting left foot on rock; two hounds at his feet with one sniffing the ground; small ithyphallic herm before / ΣEΓEΣTAXIA, head of the nymph Segesta right. TextImage
Lindgren_534Segesta, Sicily(?) AE cast 14mm. Before 409 BC. Head of nymph right / Hound standing right. TextImage
Manganaro 72Segesta, Sicily. AR Hemilitra ca 400 BC, 0.22 g. Head of nymph Aigeste, facing three-quarters to right / Wheel with four crossed spokes, dot in each quarter and a dot in the centre. Manganaro JNG XXXIV, 1984, pl. 5, 72.TextImage
SNG ANS 615Segesta, Sicily. ca 480-461 BC. AR Didrachm. Hound standing right sniffing ground / ΣEΓEΣTAIIB, archaic-styled head of the nymph Segesta right, in single band in hair. TextImage
SNGANS 623Segesta, Sicily. ca 480-400 BC. AR Didrachm. Hound standing left / Head of Segesta right. TextImage
SNG ANS 624Segesta, Sicily, AR didrachm, 23 mm, 8.26 g. ca. 461-415 BC. Hound standing left, sniffing the ground / Head of the nymph Segesta right, hair in a sakkos. SNG Munich 851; SNG ANS 624 (both same dies); Hoover HGC 1133.TextImage
SNG ANS 634Segesta, Sicily. Circa 480-461 BC. AR Didrachm. Hound standing left; cockle-shell(?) above / Archaic-styled head of the nymph Segesta right within linear border. TextImage
SNG ANS 638Segesta, Sicily. Circa 480-461 BC. AR Didrachm (8.06 gm). Hound standing left; head right above / Archaic-styled head of the nymph Segesta right within linear border. TextImage
SNG ANS 646Segesta, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. Circa 405-400 BC. EΓEΣTAIΩN, the hero Egestes standing right, cap slung over shoulder and chlamys over left arm, resting left foot on rock; at his feet, two hounds standing right, one sniffing the ground; [small ithyphallic herm before] / Head of the nymph Segesta right, hair bound in ampyx and elaborately embroidered sakkos. TextImage
SNG Del_597Segesta, Sicily AR Didrachm. ca 470-461 BC. Hound standing right, sniffing ground / SEGESTAZIB EMI (retrograde), head of nymph Segesta right, in fillet under which hair tucked up behind. SNG Lloyd 1165, SNG Munich 838, Rutter, Pour Denyse, pl. 20, 3. TextImage
SNG Lloyd 1170Segesta, Sicily. ca 400 BC. AR Didrachm. Hound standing left / ΣEΓEΣTAIIB (retrograde), head of the nymph Segesta left, band in hair wrapped three times. TextImage
SNG Lloyd 1199Segesta, Sicily. ca 400 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Egestes(?) in galloping quadriga right, holding three grain ears in right hand, reins in left; Nike flying above crowning her, ΣEΓE-ΣTAXIA and a grasshopper or locust in exergue / EΓEΣTAIΩN, the hero Egestes nude right, with cap slung over shoulder and chlamys over left arm, resting left foot on rock; two hounds at his feet with one sniffing the ground; small ithyphallic herm before. TextImage
Sear SG 900Segesta, Sicily, AR didrachm, 8.32 g, ca 420-400 BC. Hound right, on the scent, diademed head of the nymph Segesta right above. / ΣEΓEΣTA IIB, Head of Nymph Segesta right, in archaic style, wearing earring, necklace and diadem of beads, hair waved and turned up under diadem, spear point before. Sear 900; BMC 28; SNG ANS 638. TextImage
Sear SG 1172Segesta, Sicily AE tetras. ca. 430-409 BC. Head of the nymph Segesta right. / Hound standing right, four circles (dots) vertically down the centre. Sear SG 1172; BMC 49; Weber 1520; Calciati I, 25 var. TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 652Augustus AE 23mm of Segesta, Sicily. Circa 27-21 BC. EGESTAIWN, bare head right / Aeneas left, carrying palladium and Anchises. Calciati I 61, SGI 26.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Segesta
Magna Graecia Coins of segesta
Entry for Segesta, Sicily on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Segesta in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum