IGCH 0179

Closing date: 230 B.C. - 220 B.C.
179 Sophikon, N of Epidaurus, Argolis, 
(997)     1893
    Burial: c. - B.C. (Newell) 
    Contents: c. 950 AR
    Alexander III: 17 early and late post. 
        tetradr. (Pella r, 
         Megalopolis 1, unc. 
        Pelop. 1, 
         Ephesus 1, 
         Aradus 4, 
         Ace 1, 
        Babylon 1, illeg. 7)
                702 dr. (chiefly Asia Minor 
    Philip III: 1 tetradr. (Babylon)
            29 dr. (Asia Minor mints) 
    Demetrius Poliorcetes: 5 dr.; 1 triob. 
    Antigonus Gonatas: 3 dr.
    Lysimachus: 1 tetradr. (illeg.)
            17 lifetime dr.
    Aetolia: 1 tetradr.
    Boeotia: 1 tetradr.
    Athens: 141 tetradr.*
    Sparta: 1 tetradr.
    Attalus I: 1 tetradr.
    Rhodes: 2 dr.
    Seleucus I**: 1 tetradr. (Sel. ad Tigrim 
        ESM, p. 51)
            1 dr. (Sel. ad Tigrim ESM 42) 
    Antiochus I-Seleucus II: 1 dr. (Laod. ad 
        Mare WSM 1211)
    Antiochus II: 2 tetradr. (Sel. ad Tigrim 
        ESM 361 and Susa p. 76)
    Seleucus II: 4 dr. (Sardes WSM 1420, 
        1422d, e-fourth illeg.)
    Ptolemy I: 1 tetradr.
    Ptolemy II: 10 tetradr.
    Ptolemy III: 4 tetradr.
    Disposition: Athens
    Svoronos, JIAN 1899, pp. 289-96; 1907, pp. 35-
        46, illus.; Athènes, pl. 28
    Newell, ESM and WSM indexes of hoards; 
        ESM p. 76, note 104 (burial date)
    Noe, ANSMN 10 (1962), p. 34
    Hackens, Antidorum W. Peremans, pp. 71-2
* Six were subsequently analyzed and are
        no longer in the Athens collection
** The record of Seleucid issues derives from 
        Newell's ESM and WSM and differs 
        from those of Svoronos and Hackens

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Newell, Edward Theodore, 1886-1941
Notebook containing notes on coins of various hoards, along with loose leaves with additional coin lists, notes, and rubbings. A detached label once adhered to the cover of the album reads, "HOARDS II." Includes a letter to Margaret Thompson from Martin Price of the British Museum relating to a joint project on the coins of Alexander the Great (1968). Hoards covered in the notebook are Sardis, Anadol, Aleppo, Ankyra, Aintab, Andhritsena, Abu Hommos, Taranto, Bithynian, Demanhur, Chalcis (Eretria), Calabria, Constantinople, Cyprus (Larnaka), Peloponessos, Drama, Greece (Tiffany), Eretria, Epidaurus, Sparta, Patras, Gesou, Haiffa, Prof. Haynes, Saida, Jandolo, Anadol, Kuft, Kyparissia, Keleler, Karditsa, Messene, Larnaka, Lamia, Latakie, Mosul, Marasesti, Patras, Parthian, Philip II Staters, Ravel, Salonica, Sophikon, Taranto, Tripolitsa, Thebes, Urfa, Gejou, Lamia, and Kyparissia.