a distinguished Greek medallist, whose name appears on the coins of Naxos and of Catana.
The name was first discovered on an extremely rare coin of Naxos, where it is engraved on the plinth of a statue of Silenus, which forms the reverse of the coin, in characters so fine as to require a strong lens to decipher them.
There remained, however, a possibility of doubt whether the name was that of the engraver of the medal, or that of the maker of the original statue itself This doubt has been fully set at rest by the discovery of the same name on a splendid medal of Catana, in the collection of the Duc de Luynes. (R. Rochette, Lettre à M. Schorn,
p. 95, with an engraving at the head of M. Raoul-Rochette's Preface.)