Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Olynthos


Olynthos apparently minted all the coins struck in the name of the Chalcidian League, which is why they show the name XAΛKI-ΔEΩN.

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BMC 29Olynthos, Macedonia, AE 16 mm, 2.01g. ca. 400-350 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKI-ΔEΩN to right and left of tripod. BMC 29.TextImage
Robinson AOlynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League AR Tetrobol. ca 400 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / Lyre (Lyre (kithara)) in shallow incuse square. TextImage
Mionnet II, 27Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League issue. AR tetradrachm, 21.76 mm, 13.39 g. 392-358 BC. Magistrate Leadeos. Head of Apollo right / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN around a seven-stringed lyre, EΠI ΛEAΔEOΣ in small letters below. Mionnet II, 27; Head, Historia Numorum p. 186; AMNG -; BMC -.TextImage
Robinson 7cfMacedonia, Chalcidian League AR Tetradrachm. ca 400 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, A beneath the strings. TextImage
Robinson F5Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League AR Tetradrachm. Apollodoro[s], magistrate, ca 417-412 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around, AΠOΛΛOΔΩΡO on base moulding, Lyre. TextImage
Robinson G16Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League AR Tetradrachm. ca 432-348 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre; small A on left upright, small M on right upright. Robinson-Clement Group G, 16. TextImage
Robinson H59ffOlynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League AR Tetrobol. 432-348 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre in incuse. TextImage
Robinson H60Olynthus, Macedonia, Chalcidian League, AR tetrobol. ca 389-380 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN, Lyre (Lyre (kithara)). TextImage
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Robinson K4Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. AR Tetradrachm Struck 395-392 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. TextImage
Robinson K53Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League AR Tetradrachm. ca 380-370 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre. TextImage
Robinson 22Olynthos, Macedonia, AR Tetradrachm. c 358-355 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right/ XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, magistrate name EΠI AM.. below. TextImage
Robinson 91Olynthos, Macedonia, AR Tetradrachm, ca. 367-364 BC. 14.43 g. Magistrate Stratonos. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, EΠI ΣTΡATΩNOΣ below. Traité II-4, 942.11; Robinson-Clément 91; SNG ANS 499.TextImage
Robinson 113Olynthos, Macedonia, AR Tetradrachm, ca. 358-355 BC. 14.49 g. Magistrate Olympichos. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, EΠI OΛYMΠIXOY below. Robinson-Clément 113; SNG Berry 26-27.TextImage
Robinson 115Olynthos, Macedonia, AR Tetradrachm, ca. 358-355 BC. 14.46 g. Magistrate Olympichos. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, EΠI OΛYMΠIXOY below. Traité II-4, 942.11; Robinson-Clément 115; SNG ANS 508; Mionnet Supp. III, 384.TextImage
Robinson 121Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidean League AR Tetradrachm. c 358-355 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right/ XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, magistrate name EΠI AM.. below. TextImage
Robinson 138Olynthus, Chalcidian League, AR drachm. ca 392-383 BC. Magistrate Dikaios. 18mm, 4.2 g. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, EΠI ΔIKAIOY below. Robinson-Clement, Olynthus IX, 138.TextImage
SNG ANS 470Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. AR Tetradrachm. Struck 417-412 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. Robinson-Clement Group F, 9. TextImage
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SNG ANS 471Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. ca 432-348 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. Robinson-Clement Group F, 11 var. TextImage
SNG ANS 474Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. Olynthos mint, struck circa 410-401 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN, Lyre. TextImage
SNG ANS 477Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. Circa 395-392 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛ-KIΔ-EΩN, Lyre. Robinson-Clement Group J, 45; Pozzi 750 = Gulbenkian 418. TextImage
SNG ANS 479Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. struck circa 392-383 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left with long hair / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN, Lyre. TextImage
SNG ANS 483,L67Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. ca 432-348 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. Robinson-Clement Group L, 67. TextImage
SNG ANS 483,L71Macedonia, Chalcidian Leaguei AR Tetradrachm. ca 365 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN, Lyre (Lyre (kithara)). Robinson & Clement Series L, 71. TextImage
SNG ANS 486Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. Olynthos mint, struck circa 383-379 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left with long hair / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN, Lyre; small tripod above. SNG Lockett 1311. TextImage
SNG ANS 497Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. Olynthos mint; Aristan, magistrate, struck circa 350 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left with long hair / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN EΠI AΡIΣTANOΣ Lyre. SNG Lockett 1314. TextImage
SNG ANS 502Macedonia, Chalkidian League AR Tetradrachm. Olynthos mint; Magistrate Leadeus. Struck circa 356 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left with long hair / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN X EΠI ΛEAΔEOΣ, Lyre. TextImage
SNG ANS 514Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. AR Tetrobol. Laureate head of Apollo right; A behind / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. TextImage
SNG ANS 522Olynthos as member of the Chalkidian League, Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. ca 400 BC. 14mm, 2.39 g. Laureate head of Apollo left. / XAΛ-KIΔ-EΩN around lyre with six strings. SNG ANS 522; Robinson & Clement Group E.TextImage
SNG ANS 524Olynthos as member of the Chalkidian League, Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. ca Ca 383 BC. 15mm, 2.38 g. Laureate head of Apollo left. / XAΛ-KIΔ-EΩN around lyre with seven strings. SNG ANS 524; Robinson & Clement Group H, 60.TextImage
SNG ANS 528Olynthos as member of the Chalkidian League, Macedonia, AR Tetrobol. ca Ca 383 BC. 13mm, 2.34 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / XAΛ-KIΔ-EΩN around lyre with seven strings. SNG ANS 528; Robinson & Clement Group H, 73; AMNG 18-19.TextImage
SNG ANS 534Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. 432-348 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.18 gm). Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. TextImage
SNG ANS 535Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian league. 432-348 BC. AR Tetrobol. Head of Apollo left / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. TextImage
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SNGANS 540Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. 432-348 BC. AR Diobol (0.80 gm). Laureate head of Apollo right / Tripod. TextImage
SNG ANS 541Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. AR Diobol (1.10 gm). Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKI-ΔEΩN, tripod. TextImage
SNG ANS 552Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalcidian League. Circa 432-348 BC. AE 17mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around Lyre. SNG ANS 552-553. TextImage
SNG ANS 554Macedonia, Chalcidian League, Olynthos AE15. 432-348 BC. Head of Apollo left / X-A-Λ, lyre. TextImage
SNG ANS 561Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidean League. ca 360-348 BC. AE 13mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKI-ΔEΩN, tripod. SNG ANS 561. TextImage
Sear SG 1424Olynthos, Macedonia, Chalkidian League, AR tetradrachm, issued ca. 410-401 BC, 14.75 g. Laureate head of Apollo left. / XAΛ-KIΔ-EΩN around lyre with seven strings with flat bottomed resonator and arm strap. BMC 3; Sear SG 1424. TextImage
Sear SG 1425Olynthos, Macedonia. Chalkidian League. ca 432-348 BC. AR Tetrobol, 14 mm, 2.44 g. Laureate head of Apollo left, Δ behind neck. / X-A-Λ-KIΔ-EΩN around lyre with five strings; all within incuse square. Sear SG 1425; BMC 15-18; Robinson and Clement group C, 22.TextImage
Traité 942.1Olynthos, Macedonia, AR Tetradrachm, ca. 358-355 BC. 14.35 g. Magistrate Annika. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, EΠI ANNIKA below. Traité II-4, 942.1; Mionnet Supp. III, 387; Luynes 1551; Robinson-Clément 123; SNG ANS 510.TextImage
Traité 942.2Olynthos, Macedonia, AR Tetradrachm, ca. 350 BC) 14.49 g. Magistrate Aristonos. Laureate head of Apollo right / XAΛKIΔEΩN around lyre, EΠI AΡIΣTΩNOΣ below. Traité II-4, 942.2; AMNG III-2, 8; Mionnet Supp. III, 386.TextImage
See also: Entry for Olynthos, Macedonia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Olynthus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum