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ACANTHUS

(about 500 – 379 B.C.)

city in Halkidika, now Eriso

Autonomous coins.

 

Silver.

*5920. Front parts of a lion and bull, face to face.

Rev. : Incuse irregular square. 13 mm. Table XLII 8.

  5921. Bull squatting with its forelegs, turning head left; sometimes above – globe and dolphin.

Rev. : Incuse square divided equally into 4 parts. 19 mm. Table L 16, 17, 18.

  5922. Lion tearing wild boat; the lion left, and the wild boat – right.

Rev. : Incuse square divided equally into 4 parts. 23 mm. Table L 13.

*5923. Lion tearing bull; the lion left, and the bull – right.

Rev. : The same. 27 mm.

  5924. The same obverse; below – slaughter the bull. In the margin sometimes Θ.

Rev. : The same. 28 mm.

  5925. AKAN. The same image; fish below.

Rev. : The same. 31 mm. Table L 15.

*5926. The same obverse; below AΛEΨΙΣ or ΛEΨIOΣ.

Rev. : AKANΘION. Incuse square and within 4 objects in pyramid form, covered with points, divided with square lines. 26 mm.

  5927. The same obverse; beloe AΛE or ΠΟ or ΣΥ or without legend.

Rev. : The same. 26 mm.

  5928. The same obverse.

Rev. : AKANΘION on the edges of incuse square. 28 mm.

  5929. Front part of a bull, left.

Rev. : Incuse square, divided equally into 4 parts. 13 – 15 mm. Table LI 7, 8.

  5930. Apollo’s laureate head right.

Rev. : AKANΘION. Lyre or guitar in incuse square. 9 mm.

  5931. Front part of a lion; the lion is tearing an animal; above – acanthine flower.

Rev. : Incuse square, divided into 4 parts. 15 mm. Table LI 9.

  5932. Front part of a lion; the lion is tearing serpent.

Rev. : The same. 13 mm.

  5933. Front part of a lion standing; around its neck necklace of grains.

Rev. : Incuse square. 13 mm.

  5934. Front part of a lion right; above – ox’s skull.

Rev. : The same. 15 mm.

  5935. Lion’s head opposite.

Rev. : The same. 9 mm. Table LI 12.

*5936. Front part of kneeing bull, left, with turned head; sometimes above – flower, or palm, or letter.

Rev. : The same. 17 mm. table LI 6.

  5937. Ox’s head right.

Rev. : The same. 15 mm.

  5938. Bull kneeing left.

Rev. : The same. 13 mm.

  5939. ΣΩΚΩΝ. Lion tearing bull, left.

Rev. : AKANΘION. Incuse square and within 4 hills in pyramid form, divided with 4 lines. 28 mm.

  5940. Athena’s helmeted head right.

Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 12 mm. Table LI 14.

  5941. Athena’s helmeted head, decorated with palm.

Rev. : AKAN on the four parts of divided square. 11 mm.

  5942. Unbearded head, with helmet with crest.

Rev. : AKAN within square. 15 mm.

  5943. Lion tearing bull; both left.

Rev. : Incuse square divided into 4 parts. 24 mm. Table L 12.

  5944. Lion tearing bull. The lion right, and the bull – left; below – acanthine flower.

Rev. : The same. 28 mm. Tbale L 14.

  5945. Bull squatting with its forelegs, right; above - acanthine flower.

Rev. : Helmet within incuse square. 17 mm. Table LI 1.

  5946. Lion tearing bull; the bull is squatting with its forelegs, right. The lion is over the bull and is bited the bull’s rump.

Rev. : Incuse square divided equally into 4 parts. 24 mm. Table XLIV 15.

  5947. Bull squatting with its forelegs, right; sometimes above – acanthine flower or star.

Rev. : Triskel (star maded of 3 human’s legs with the thighs) within incuse square. 9 – 18 mm. Table LI 2, 3.

  5948. The same obverse. Sometimes above – dolphin or globe.

Rev. : Wheel with hub and spokes, or only spokes, within incuse square. 10 – 17 mm. Table LI 5.

  5949. Bull standing right; above – six-pointed star.

Rev. : Incuse square and within indefinite lines in relief. 17 mm. Table LI 10.

  5950. Bull standing right; above – eagle flying right.

Rev. : Helmet in incuse square. There are tracks from second seal on the reverse. 15 – 19 mm. Tbale LI 13.

  5951. Bull squatting with its forelegs, right, with turned head. In the margin as if can be seen tracks of a legend?

Rev. : Incuse square and within wheel with 4 spokes. 10 mm. Table LI 4.

  5952. Bull squatting with its forelegs, left, with turned head; above – acanthine flower.

Rev. : The same. 11 mm. Table LI 11.

 

Bronze.

  5953. Athena’s helmeted head.

Rev. : AKAN in the spokes of the wheel.

*5954. Helmeted, unbearded head (Athena?).

Rev. : AKAN within square. Table XLII 9.

  5955. Athena’s head right.

Rev. : AKAN within square divided into 4 parts.

  5956. Soldier on horse right.

Rev. : AKAN in the spokes of the wheel.

  5957. Apollo’s laureate head right.

Rev. : AKANΘIΩN. Lyre.