Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Solus

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BMC 4Solus, Sicily, AE23, after 241 BC. 7.19 g. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. / COΛON-TINωN, legend in two lines within laurel wreath. BMC 4; Calciati I, 19; Hoover HGC 1264.TextImage
BMC 5Solus, Sicily, AE14, after 241 BC. 2.6 g. Laureate head of Poseidon right, trident behind head. / COΛONTINΩN, anti-clockwise from top left (last 2 Ns retrograde), helmeted warrior, naked, standing left in fighting pose, holding spear and shield. BMC 5; Calciati I, 23; SNG ANS 746; Hoover HGC 1267.TextImage
Calciati 1Solus, Sicily. Circa 4th Century BC. AE Tetras (3.64 gm). Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Hippocamp right. Calciati 1; SNG ANS 739.TextImage
Calciati 2varSolus, Sicily. Circa 400-350 BC. AE 17mm (4.58 g). Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Hippocamp right; pecten above, dolphin right below. Jenkins, 19 var; SNG Morcom 673 var; SNG ANS 739 var. (all no shell or dolphin); Calciati 2 var. (no dolphin).TextImage
Calciati 3Solus, Sicily. Early 4th Century BC. AE15, 2.75g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Hippocamp left. Calciati 3; SNG München 908.TextImage
Calciati 5Solus, Sicily. Carthaginian Occupation. Circa 4th century BC. AE Tetras (13mm, 2.23 g). Head of Athena facing slightly right, wearing Corinthian helmet / Warrior kneeling right, drawing bow. Jenkins I pl. 23, 20; Calciati 5; SNG ANS 743.TextImage
Calciati 6Solus, Sicily. Circa 400-350 BC. AE Hemilitron (20mm, 6.32 g). Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Punic 'kfr' retrograde, crayfish right between six dots. Jenkins, Punic, 18; Calciati 6; SNG ANS 735; SNG Morcom 671.TextImage
Calciati 7Solus, Sicily. Circa 400-350 BC. AE Tetras (19mm, 4.10 g). Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Punic 'kfr' retrograde, crayfish right between three dots. Jenkins, Punic -; Calciati 7.TextImage
Calciati 8Solus, Sicily. Circa 400-350 BC. AE 23mm (7.18 g). Wreathed head of Persephone left / Bull standing left. Jenkins, Punic, pl. 23, 24; Calciati 8; SNG ANS 739 var. (no shell or dolphin); SNG Morcom 673 var. (ditto).TextImage
Calciati 9Solus, Sicily, AE unit, 22mm, 6.9 g. 400-350 BC. Male head left, wearing Attic helmet, Punic letter to left / Free horse galloping right, caduceus in background. Calciati I, 9; SNG ANS -; Hoover HGC -.TextImage
Calciati 11Solus, Sicily. Circa 300-241 BC. AE 13mm 2.03 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Fish right. Jenkins, Punic, pl. 23, 23; Calciati 11.TextImage
Calciati 16Solus, Sicily. AE13, struck ca 300-241 BC. 1.80 g. Bare-headed, bearded head right. / No legend, symbols or monogram, horse galloping right. Calciati 16; Hoover HGC 1259; Arslan 652.TextImage
Calciati 18Solus, Sicily. After 241 BC. AE 23mm 14.12 gm. Laureate head of Poseidon right; trident at shoulder / Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Calciati 18; SNG ANS 745.TextImage
Calciati 19Solus, Sicily, AE24, After 241 BC. AE 24mm, 10.6 g. Bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet. / COΛON-TINΩN in two lines within laurel wreath. BMC 4; Calciati 19; SNG Cop 611; Arslan 659; Evelpidis 579; SNG Dreer 480; Virzi 1383.TextImage
Calciati 21Solus, Sicily. After 241 BC. AE 19mm. Laureate head of Poseidon right; trident behind, dolphin before / COΛONTINON, nude warrior, in crested helmet, walking right with shield and spear. BMC 6; SNG Cop 613. TextImage
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Calciati 23Solus, Sicily AE 16mm, after 241 BC. Head of Poseidon right; trident behind / COΛONTINON, (partially retrograde), helmeted, nude warrior, standing left in fighting pose, holding shield and spear. Calciati 23; SNG ANS 746.TextImage
SNG ANS 742Solus, Sicily. Punic Occupation. Circa 400-350 BC. AE 13mm. Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right / Archer kneeling right, drawing bow. CNS I 5. TextImage
SNG ANS 743Solus, Sicily. Carthaginian Occupation, circa 4th Century BC. AE 14mm Tetras. Head of Athena facing slightly left, in Corinthian helmet / Warrior kneeling right, drawing bow; Punic k f r' above. TextImage
Sear 1177Solus, Sicily. Late 5th Century BC. AE Hemilitron. ΣOΛONTINON, bearded head of Herakles right, in lionskin headdress / Punic 'kfr' retrograde, crayfish right between six dots. Jenkins 18, Calciati 6; SNG Cop 608. TextImage
Sear 1181Solus, Sicily. ca 4th Century BC. AE Tetras. Three-quarter facing head of Athena, turned slightly to the right, in triple crested helmet / Punic 'kfr', nude warrior in a pileus kneeling right shooting an arrow. Jenkins 20, Calciati 5. TextImage
Magna Graecia Coins of Solus
Entry for Sicily, Solus on the Digital Historia Numorum
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