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Milne, J. A Catalogue of the Alexandrian Coins in the Ashmolean Museum. (Oxford, 1933, reprints with supplement).

Catalog primarily of the coins donated by Milne to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford England. It's an extensive collection, very precise descriptions of the obverse types (likely still ahead of its time). It relies on extensive cataloging information at the back of the book (a pain at times). It can be problematic for new collectors to use. Obverse inscriptions among the most reliable and reverse date placements are very accurate. One can absorb a lot of information from different parts of the book. It's about as extensive in scope as the ANS collection.

Bust Types (page lxvii)

a. Bare head right.
a2. Bare head right, slight drapery on far shoulder.

b. Laureate head right.
b2. Laureate head right, slight drapery on far shoulder.
b3 Laureate head right, wearing aegis.

c. Radiate head right.
c2. Radiate head right, slight drapery on far shoulder.
c3 Radiate head right, wearing aegis.

d. Head right, wreathed with grain.
d2. Head right, wreathed with grain, slight drapery.
d3 Head right, wreathed with grain, wearing aegis.

e. Bare head left.
e2. Bare head left, slight drapery on far shoulder.

f. Laureate head left.
f2. Laureate head left, slight drapery on far shoulder.
f3 Laureate head left, wearing aegis.

g. Radiate head left.

h. Head left, wreathed with grain.

j. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
j2. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
j3. Bareheaded and draped bust right.
j5. Bareheaded and draped bust right, seen from behind.
j7. Bareheaded and cuirassed bust right.

k. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
k2. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
k3. Laureate and draped bust right.
k5. Laureate bust right draped on left shoulder.
k6. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis.
k7. Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
k9. Laureate bust right, undraped.

l. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
l4. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis.
l6. Radiate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis.

m. Draped and cuirassed bust right, wearing wreath of grain.
m3. Draped bust right, wearing hemhem crown.

n2. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind.
n3. Bareheaded and draped bust left.

o. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left.
o2. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind.
o3. Laureate and draped bust left.

p4. Radiate bust left, wearing aegis.

q3. Draped bust left, wearing hemhem crown.

r. Female head right.

s. Female head left.

t. Female draped bust right.
t2. Female draped bust right, wreathed with grain.
t3. Female draped bust right, wreathed with poppy.
t3. Female draped bust right, wearing stephane.

u. Female draped bust left.

Position of Wreath Ties

a. Both ties straight or nearly straight down.
b. One tie  straight down, the other turned forward across neck.
c. Both ties turned backwards.
d. One tie turned forward, the other backwards.
e. One tie turned backwards, the other straight down.
f. Both ties turned backwards and curled.


Also see:
Milne Diocletian
Milne Galba
Milne Gallienus
Milne History
Milne Kolophon
Milne Leaden
Milne NC 1940
Milne Shops
Milne Smyrna
Milne Some
Milne Tiberius
Oxyrhynchus




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