Ancient Coinage of Himera - Thermae Hermerenses, Sicily


[Calciati 35]

Himera, refounded as Therma or Thermae Himerenses, on the north coast of Sicily

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BMC 43Himera, Sicily. 472-413 Bc. AR Litra, 0.8 g, 11.03 mm. Monster with bearded human head right with goat's horn, lion's paw and curled wing / Naked youth riding on goat left. BMC 43, Weber 1353 var, Head p. 145, Sear 816 var.TextImage
BMC 45Himera, Sicily, Ca 472-413 BC. AR Obol, 11mm, 0.65 g. Bearded head left, wearing crested helmet decorated with leaf / IMEAION, Pair of greaves. BMC 45.TextImage
BMC 52Himera, Sicily, AE Tetras. 16mm, 2.6 gr. Pan as a youth, holding thyrsos over his shoulder and blowing on a conch shell, seated on goat walking right, three dots below / IMEΡA, Nike walking left, holding aplustre. BMC 52; Arslan 377.TextImage
Calciati 1Thermai Himeraiai, Sicily, AE20 hemilitron. ca 350-300 BC. 7.63 g. ΘEΡMITAN, head of Hera left, wearing polos decorated with palmettes, star in right field. / Head of beardless Herakles left, wearing lionskin headdress. Calciati 1; SNG Cop 321; Hoover 1618.TextImage
Calciati 2Thermai Himeraiai, Sicily, AE18. 4th-3rd century BC. 5.46 g. Female head right, crescent behind head. / ΘEΡMITAN, Head of beardless Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Calciati 2; Campana 5a; Hoover HGC 1619.TextImage
Calciati 5Himera, Sicily, AE Hemilitron. 34.77g. 430-420 BC. Gorgoneion / Six dots around a naked male figure standing right, bent forwards, right hand before mouth, left arm extended. Calciati 5; Hoover HGC 464 (this coin).TextImage
Calciati 8Thermai Himeraiai, Sicily, AE14. 4th-3rd century BC. 3 g. ΘEΡMITAN, Head of beardless Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / Head of Hera right, wearing polos decorated with palmettes. Calciati 8; SNG ANS 190; Hoover HGC 1625.TextImage
Calciati 9
Sear SG 1111
Sicily, Himera as Thermai Himerensis, c. 430-400 BC. AE14, 2.34 g. Head of Hera right, wearing stephane ornamented with honeysuckle / Youthful head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Sear SG 1111; Calciati 9; Hoover HGC 1625; SNG ANS 190.TextImage
Calciati 12Thermai Himeraiai, Sicily, AE16. 4th-3rd century BC. 2.62 g. No legend, head of beardless Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / Head of Hera right, wearing polos inscribed INAΓ. Calciati 12; Campana 9; Hoover HGC 1627.TextImage
Calciati 17Himera, Sicily. After 430 BC. AE 26mm Pentonkion. Gorgoneion / Five dots. TextImage
Calciati 18Thermae Himerenses, Sicily. AE26, after 241 BC. 12.79 g. Veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right, cornucopiae behind head / ΘEΡMITAN IMEΡAIΩN, the poet Stesichorus standing right, wearing long robe, long staff leaning against shoulder, writing on a wax tablet in his left hand with a stylus in his right hand. Calciati I, 18; Virzi 1059; Hoover HGC 1616.TextImage
Calciati 20Himera, Sicily as Thermai AE 20mm. After 341 BC. Bearded head of Herakles right, in lionskin headdress / ΘEΡ-MITAN, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. SNG ANS 192, BMC 7; SNG Cop 324. TextImage
Calciati 21Himera, Sicily as Thermai. After 241 BC. AE 29mm. Bearded head of Herakles right, in lionskin headdress, club over shoulder / ΘEΡMITAN in ex, three veiled nymphs standing facing, each holding the end of her peplos. BMC 5. TextImage
Calciati 23Himera, Sicily. c430-420 BC. AE Hemilitron. Gorgoneion with protruding tongue and furrowed cheeks / Six dots. SNG ANS 179. TextImage
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Calciati I 23Himera, Sicily, as Thermai, AE Hemilitron. ca 340 BC. ΘEΡMITAN, horned head of a river-god left, reeds in hair; thunderbolt behind / ΘEΡMITAN, three females, each with a modius on head, standing behind a rectangular enclosure decorated with spirals; before them dances Pan playing his syrinx. Calciati I 23; Virzi 1048 (this coin); BMC Sicily pg. 240, 1 corr. (obv legend and described as female head; Hoover HGC 1620. TextImage
Calciati 24Himera, Sicily AE Hemilitron. ca 430-420 BC. Gorgoneion with protruding tongue and furrowed cheeks / Six dots. SNG ANS 180, SNG Cop 313. TextImage
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Calciati 25Himera, Sicily. c430-420 BC. AE Tetras. Facing gorgoneion / three dots. SNG Cop 316, SNG ANS 182. TextImage
Calciati 27Himera. c420-410 BC. AE Hemilitron. Youthful Pan, holding thyrsos over his shoulder and blowing on a conch shell, sitting on goat walking right; Corinthian helmet below / Nike flying left, holding aphlaston in her right hand and seam of her robe in her left; six dots before. SNG ANS 184. TextImage
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Calciati 28vHimera, Sicily. Circa 410 BC. Obverse die signed by Eukleidas. AE Hemilitron. Nude rider on a goat right, holding a whip in his left hand, conch in right; grasshopper below, signed E-Y across fields / IMEΡAI, Nike walking left, holding open wreath in right hand, hem of robe in left; a second wreath in left fields, six dots left. SG1108var. TextImage
Calciati 33Himera. c420-410 BC. AE Tetras. Pan as a youth, holding thyrsos over his shoulder and blowing on a conch shell, seated on goat walking left; three dots below / Nike running right, holding aphlaston in her right hand and seam of her robe in her left. TextImage
Calciati 34Himera, Sicily. ca 420-410 BC. AE Hexas. Nude rider on a goat left, blowing conch held in his right hand; corn-ear below / IMEΡ-AION, Nike walking left, holding open wreath in right hand, hem of robe in left; two dots left. SNG Cop 319. TextImage
Calciati 34vHimera. c420-410 BC. AE Hexas. Youthful Pan, holding thyrsos over his shoulder and blowing on a conch shell, seated on goat walking right / Nike flying left, holding aphlaston in her right hand and seam of her robe in her left; two dots before. TextImage
Calciati 35Himera, Sicily. Before 407 BC. AE Hemilitron. IM-E, head of nymph left; six dots before / Six dots in wreath. TextImage
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Calciati 35AHimera, Sicily. Before 407 BC. AE Hemilitron. IM-E, head of nymph left, hair bound in ampyx and sphendone; six dots before / Six dots around star, all in wreath. TextImage
Calciati 37Himera, Sicily. Before 407 BC. AE Reduced Tetras. Three-quarter facing head of nymph, slightly left / IM-E, scallop shell; four dots above. TextImage
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Calciati 38Himera, Sicily. Before 407 BC. AE Reduced Tetras. Three-quarter facing head of nymph, slightly left / IME, conch shell; three dots above. TextImage
Calciati 44Himera, Sicily, AR 4.0 gm, 15 mm. Man headed bull left / Boar standing left. Calciati 44.TextImage
Calciati 45Himera, Sicily AE hexas. ca 410 BC. Boar running left / man-headed bull left. TextImage
Calciati 55Himera, Sicily. Before 407 BC. AE Reduced Hemilitron. Three-quarter facing head of nymph, slightly left / IME, crayfish left; six dots above. BMC 55. TextImage
Calciati pg35Himera. c430-420 BC. AE Hexas. Head of gorgoneion facing / two dots. TextImage
Hoover HGC 438Himera, Sicily, AR Attic Standard didrachm. 483-472 BC. 18.66 mm, 8.36 g. HIMERA beneath cockerel standing left / Crab. Traité II-1, 2379–2380; BMC 24; SNG ANS 160; Hoover HGC 438.TextImage
Hoover HGC 440Himera, Sicily, AR Drachm. 4.06 gr, 16.70 mm. Struck unter Theron and Thrasadyaeus, 480-470 BC. Cockerek standing left / HIME, crab. Hoover HGC 440; Westermark 108–125; SNG München 344; McClean 2294 var (didrachm); Sear 718 var (didrachm).TextImage
Hoover HGC 442Himera, Sicily, AR Hemidrachm. 1.90 gr, 14.71 mm. 420–415 BC. Naked youth or Pan, blowing conch and holding caduceus, riding goat prancing left / Nike standing left, holding filleted aphlaston and hem of chiton. Hoover HGC 442; Jameson 614; SNG ANS 170; Sear Greece 815 var (goat right).TextImage
Jameson 905Himera, Sicily, AR litra. 9 mm, 0.67 g. ca. 470-450 BC. Bearded head in Attic helmet right. / Attic helmet right with neck-guard and raised visor. Jameson 905; Hoover HGC 446; SNG Lloyd 1029.TextImage
Kraay 071Himera, Sicily AR Tetradrachm. ca 409-407 BC. Signed by the artist MAI. The nymph Himera driving unruly quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning Himera with wreath, and holding plaque inscribed MAI; in exergue, ketos left / TI-MEΡ-AION retrograde, Himera holding patera over altar; to right, satyr bathing in lion-headed fountain. Basel 306, Arnold-Biucchi 22, Rizzo 23. TextImage
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Kraay 108Himera, Sicily AR Drachm. ca 550/540-515 BC. Cockerel striding right / incuse square with mill-sail pattern. TextImage
Kraay 135Himera, Sicily AR Drachm. Before ca 484 BC. Cockerel standing left / hen standing right in incuse square with dentate border. TextImage
Kraay 136Himera, Sicily. Circa 515-500 or later. AR Didrachm. Cockerel standing left / Hen standing right within square striated frame. TextImage
Manganaro JNG 34Himera, Sicily, AR Hexas, 7mm. ca 420-410 BC. 0.11 gr. Head of goat right / Two dots between T-I. Manganaro, in JNG 34 and plate 4, 56.TextImage
NAC 33-72Himera, Sicily, AR Hexas, 7mm, ca 420-410, 0.13 g. Head of bearded goat right / Two dots, T above, - below. Cf. Manganaro, JNG 34, pl. 4, 56. Unpublished.TextImage
ORC 8403Himera (?), Sicily, AR Hemiobol. c 475 BC, Helmeted and bearded head right / Wheel with four spokes. Unpublished. TextImage
ORC 9002Himera, Sicily, AR hexas, (0.10g) c. 450 BC, Horned goat head right, dotted border / Two dots. Unpublished. TextImage
Sear SG 1111Sicily, Thermai AE15. 407-340 BC. Head of Hera right, wearing stephane ornamented with honeysuckle / head of young Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress.TextImage
SNG ANS 120cfHimera, Sicily AE27 Hexas. ca 413 BC or before. Gorgon head facing / six dots. TextImage
SNG ANS 145Himera, Sicily. Before 484 BC. AR Litra. Cockerel standing left / Square mill sail pattern with striated border, all in incuse square. TextImage
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SNG ANS 189Sicily, Thermae Himerenses. ca 405-350 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Galloping quadriga left, Nike crowing the charioteer / Head of nymph left, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace, 3 dolphins around. TextImage
SNG ANS 1341Sicily, Thermae Himerenses. 4th Century BC. AR Litra. ΘEΡMITAN, crowned head of Hera right; lotus behind / Nude Herakles seated left on rock covered with lionskin, club in hand, bow behind.TextImage
SNG Lloyd 1029Himera, Sicily, AR litra, 11-12 mm, 0.68 gr. 430-420 BC. Helmeted, bearded male head right / Crestless, open Corinthian helmet right. SNG Lloyd 1029.TextImage
Weber 1355Himera, Sicily, AR litra, (0.59g) mid-5th century BC, Helmeted male head right. / Crestless open Corinthian helmet left. SNG Cop 312var. TextImage
Sear 815Himera, Sicily, AR Hemidrachm. 1.92 gr, 13.90 mm. 420–415 BC. Naked youth or Pan riding goat prancing right, blowing conch and holding caduceus / Nike standing left, holding filleted aphlaston and hem of chiton. Hoover 443; Coll. de Luynes 978; BMC 37; Sear Greece 815.TextImage
Sear SG 1110
Calciati 35
Himera, Sicily, AE15, hemilitron. ca. 420-407 BC. 2.96 g. Head of nymph left, six dots to left. / Six dots within laurel wreath. Sear SG 1110; Calciati 35; SNG ANS 186; Hoover HGC 479.TextImage
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