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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1Elaia, Aeolis. AR diobol, Ca 450-400 BC. 10mm, 1.23g. Archaic, helmeted head of Athena left /EΛ(AI), Laurel wreath within incuse square. SNG München 382; SNG von Aulock 7679-7680; Weber 5541; BMC 1.TextFull Size
BMC 3Elaea, AR diobol. ca. 460-400 BC, 10mm, 1.45 g. Archaic helmeted head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet / HΛA beneath dot within laurel wreath. BMC 3: Imhoof MG 228.TextFull Size
BMC 33Elaea, Aeolis. AE17. semi-autonomous issue, AD 161-192. 2.07 g. Bare-headed, draped, youthful male bust right, laurel branch behind head / EΛ-AI across fields, TΩN below, Bunch of four corn-ears and three poppies. BMC 33; BMC CGR8071.TextFull Size
BMC 36Elaea, Aeolis, AE, Pseudo-autonomous issue 2nd Century AD. 1.63 g. Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis / EΛAITΩN, basket containing corn-ears and poppies. RPC online 1801; BMC 36.TextFull Size
BMC 39Elaea, Aeolis, AE14. Pseudo-autonomous issue. 98-192 AD. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing aegis / EΛAITΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. BMC 39; SNG Cop 188-189.TextFull Size
BMC 1320650Elaea, Aeolis. AE17. semi-autonomous issue, AD 161-192. Magistrate P. Salonius. EΛAITΩN, youthful male head right / EΠI dot Π dot CAΛΩNIOY, basket containing two corn-ears and a poppy. BMC 1320650; BMC 38 var (magistrate); SNG Cop 191 var (ditto); Isegrim -; Mionnet -. Unpublished magistrate.TextFull Size
BMC CGR22198Elaea, Aeolia, AE, AD 161-192. 3.31 g. EΛAETΩN, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / EΛAITΩN, basket containing two corn-ears and two poppies. BMC CGR22198; Paris 287; Vienna 16843.TextFull Size
Gorny 134, 1942Elaia, Aeolis, AE, semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 172-192. 2.88 g. Bare head of youthful Dionysos right, thyrsos behind shoulder / EΛAITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding grain-ears and cornucopiae. Apparently unpublished. Gorny & Mosch 134, 1942.TextFull Size
Imhoof 232-234Elaea, Aeolis, AE15. QEAN ROMHN, turreted draped bust of Roma right / / EΠI MENANΔΡOY, kalathos with poppy head, corn-ears on either side. Imhoof, Monnaies Grecques 232 (obverse) and 234 (reverse).TextFull Size
Klein 331Elaia, Aeolis, AE11, 340-300 BC. 1.29 gr. Head of Athena left wearing Corinthian helmet / Barley corn, E in left field, all within olive-wreath. Klein 331 (this coin).TextFull Size
Mionnet 85Elaea, Aeolis, 340-300 BC. Prow of galley right, countermark above: diademed male head right / EΛAI within laurel wreath. Sear Greek 4202; Mionnet III, 85; Weber 5548; SNG Copenhagen 889-90 (all without countermark).TextFull Size
Mionnet 179cfElaea, Aeolis. AE15. Pseudo-autonomous, ca. 160-200 AD. Draped bust of young Dionysos (?) right, thyrsos (?) behind / EΛA-ITΩN, four corn ears with three poppies between them. No ref. found, cf. Mionnet Supp. 6, 179.TextFull Size
Mionnet Supp. VI, 180Elaia, Aeolis, AE, semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 172-192. 1.81 g. Bearded head of Herakles right, club behind shoulder / EΛAITΩN, tall basket or vase with two corn-ears and a poppy. Mionnet Supp. VI, 180; Paris 284.TextFull Size
RPC 2410Elaea, Aeolis, AE14, Pseudo-autonomous. EPI SWKRATOU, Head of Demeter right / E-ΛA IT-ΩN in two lines, torch within wreath. RPC I 2410 / BMC 29.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 164Elia, Aeolis, AR Hemiobol. Late 5th century BC. Archaic head of Athena left, in crested helmet / E-Λ-A-I around olive wreath, all within slightly incuse square. SNG Cop 164.TextFull Size
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SNG Cop 169.2Aeolis, Elaia. Circa 350-300 BC. AE 10mm. Helmeted head of Athena left / Barley-corn in olive wreath. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 169Aeolis, Elaia. Circa 350-300 BC. AE 10mm. Helmeted head of Athena left / Seed in olive wreath. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 173Elaea, Aeolis, AE 15, ca. 300 BC. Helmeted head of Athena left / E-Λ to left and right of barley corn in olive wreath. ΔHMH below. SNG Cop 173; SNG von Aulock 1607.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 177cfElaia, Aeolis. AE23. 2nd-1st century BC. Head of Demeter right / EΛAITΩN, Athena standing right, holding owl and spear. cf. SNG Cop 177. TextFull Size
SNG Cop 179Elaea, Aeolis, AE19, 133-1 BC. 6.26 g. Head of Demeter right, wreathed in corn / EΛAITΩN, poppy within wreath of corn-ears. SNG Cop 179-180.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 181Elaea, Aeolis, AE18, 2nd-1st century BC. 4.1 g. Head of Demeter right, wreathed with corn-ears / EΛ-AI T-ΩN in two lines, torch within wreath of grain. SNG Munich 395; SNG Cop 181-185; Sear Greece 4206.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 186Elaia, Aeolis, AE14, semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 172-192. 1.33 g. Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis / EΛAITΩN, modius containing two grain ears and three poppies. SNG Cop 186; Mionnet Supp. VI, 174.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 191Elaia, Aeolis, Imperial times, 2nd C. AD. AE17, 3.01 gr. EΛAITΩN, youthful male head of Elaia or Apollo right / / EΠI ΠEΛΛΩNIOY, Modius or basket containing three grain ears and poppies. SNG Cop 191; BMC 38.TextFull Size
SNG Fitz 4321Elaea, Aeolis AE15. Head of Herakles right, lionskin knotted around neck / EΛAITΩNTelesphoros standing front in hooded cloak. SNG Fitzwilliam 4321; SNG Muenchen 414.TextFull Size
Traité 2089Elaia, Aeolis, AE10, civic issue. ca. 300 BC. 1.16 g. Helmeted head of Athena left / E-Λ, barley corn within olive wreath, unclear monogram below. Babelon Traité 2089; Mionnet Supp. VI, 176.TextFull Size
Weber 5557Elaea, Aeolis, AE20, semi-autonomous. ca. AD 196-260. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EΛAEITΛN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Weber 5557; Vienna 34583.TextFull Size
Sear 4196Elea, Aeolis, AR Diobol. Late 5th century BC. Head of Athena left, in crested helmet / E-Λ-A-I, around olive wreath, all within incuse.ObverseReverse
Sear 4197Elia, Aeolis, AR Hemiobol. Late 5th century BC. Head of Athena left, in crested helmet / E-Λ-A-I, around olive wreath, all within incuse square. SNG Cop 164.
Sear 4202Aeolis, Elaea AE18. 340-300 BC. Prow of galley right / EΛAI within laurel wreath. Weber 5548.
Sear 4204Aeolis, Elaia AE10. 4th-3rd Century BC. Head of Athena left in crested Corinthian helmet /E-Λ, grain ear in olive wreath. BMC 4.ObverseReverse
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2398Augustus, AE19 of Elaea, Aeolis. 27 BC-AD 14. Magistrate Mnesitheos. EΛAITΩN behind bare head of Augustus right / EΠI MNHΣIΘEOY in two lines across fields, poppy between two (sometimes three) corn-ears. RPC I 2398; Paris 299; Waddington 1324; Cienna 34778; AMC I 1260.TextFull Size
CLAUDIUS
RPC 2401Claudius, AE17 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 41-54, Magistrate Ti. Demetrios. 3.29 g. TIB KΛAYΔIOΣ KAIΣAΡ EΛAITΩN, bare head right / EΠI TI ΔHMHTΔIOY, basket with two grain ears and a poppy. RPC I 2401; BMC 40; Paris 297 and 300; Waddington 1325; Vienna 16847; SNG Munich 421.TextFull Size
NERO
RPC 2403Nero, AE17 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 50-54. 3.18 gr. Magistrate Zenodotos. NERΩN KAIΣAΡ, bare head left / EΠI ZHNOΔOTOY EΛAITΩN, poppy. RPC 2403; SNG Stockholm 2200; Imhoof 2 in RSN 1905; Paris 301.TextFull Size
RPC 5462Nero AE 17mm of Aeolis, Elaea. Youthful head left / EΠI-ΔENTI-KΛOY-TO dot Γ in wreath. RPC I 5462 (uncertain mint); cf. RPC Supp. I pg. 50 for mint. TextImage
TRAJAN
Imhoof GM 246Trajan, AE20 of Elaea, Aeolis. AYT NEΡ TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ CEBA ΓE, laureate head right / ΔHMHTΡOC, poppy between two corn-ears. Mionnet Supp. VI, 197; Imhoof GM 246.TextFull Size
HADRIAN
BMC 42Aeolis, Elaea. Hadrian AE16. AYTO TΡAIA AΔΡ, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / EΛAITΩN. Basket containing ears of corn & poppy-heads. BMC 42; SNG von Aulock 1611; SNG München 424.TextImage
Mionnet III, 102Hadrian and Sabina, AE19 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 117-138. 5.30 g. AYTO TΡAI AΔΡIANOC CABEINA.., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right, facing the draped bust of Sabina left / EΛAITΩN, Half-length draped bust of Demeter right, holding corn-ears. Mionnet III 102; Righetti Collection 5748.TextFull Size
SNG vA 7686Hadrian, AE16 of Elaea, Aeolis, 2.3g. AY[TO T]RAI ADRI, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΛAITΩN, basket containing corn ears and poppy heads. SNG v Aulock 7686.TextFull Size
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 44Marcus Aurelius, AE34 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 161-180. 21.74g. AY KAI M AYR ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / EΠI CTΡA (upside down at centre left) ΠΛOKAMOY around, EΛAITΩN (below), Hades in galloping quadriga left, carrying off the struggling Persephone, holding corn-ears, overturned basket below. BMC 44.TextFull Size
BMC 45Marcus Aurelius, AE34 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 161-180. 21.79 g. AY K M AYΡHΛIOC ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡ ΠEΛΛΩNIOY NEOY EΛAITΩN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, two corn-ears and a poppy in left field, olive tree in right field. BMC 45.TextFull Size
LUCIUS VERUS
BMC 46Lucius Verus, AE15 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 161-169. 2.15 g. ΛOYKIOC KAICAΡ, bare head right / EΛAITΩN, basket with four corn-ears and a poppy. BMC 46; SNG von Aulock 1612; SNG Cop. 197; Lindgren III 330.TextFull Size
LUCILLA
BMC 1975-4-11-210Lucilla, AE17 of Elaea, Aeolis. Before AD 183. 2.76 gr. ΛOYKIΛΛA CEB, draped bust left / EΛAITΩN, two poppies between three corn ears. BMC 1975-4-11-210; Vossen 3018.TextFull Size
COMMODUS
BMC 47Commodus, AE17 of Elaea, Aeolis. AVT K Λ AV-Ρ KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΛAITΩN, Crispina as Demeter, bust right, holding corn-ears and poppy. BMC 47; SNG von Aulock 1614-1615.TextFull Size
BMC 49Commodus AE21 of Aeolis, Elaea. AV K Λ AVΡ KOMO, laureate draped bust right / EΛAITΩN, flaming altar between two torches, each with serpent climbing up. TextImage
Lindgren III 330ACommodus, AE18 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 177-192. AY KAI KOMMOΔO-C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right/ EΛAITΩN, Demeter standing left by altar, holding corn-ears and torch. Lindgren III 330A.TextFull Size
SNG Righetti 821Commodus, AE41 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 177-192. Magistrate L. Castrischinus. 39.23 g. AY KAI M AYΡH KOMMOΔOC, kaureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡA Λ KACTΡICXEINO around, EΛAITΩN TO B in two lines below, emperor on horseback riding right, raising right hand, being crowned by Nike walking right behing him, bound captive sitting left at the base of a trophy in right field. SNG Righetti 821; Kapossy GM 95; (same but ca 55 g. = SNG von Aulock 7687; Franke KZR 42).TextFull Size
SNG vA 1613Commodus, AE41 of Elaea, Aeolis. AD 177-192. 42.73 g. Magistrate L. Castrischinus. AY KAI Λ M AIΛ AYΛ KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡA Λ KACTΡICXEINO around, EΛAITΩN TO B below, Athena seated right, holding serpent-entwined olive tree, facing Zeus, seated left, holding patera and sceptre. SNG von Aulock 1613.TextFull Size
Lindgren 330A varCommodus, AE26 of Elaea, Aeolis. AV K M..KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΛAITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. Lindgren III 330A var (no altar).TextFull Size
CRISPINA
Helios 5, 699Crispina, AE of Elaea, Aeolis. 10.57 g. BΡOUTIA KΡICΠINA, draped bust right / EΠI CTΡA AYΡ ΔOΡYΛAOY EΛAIT, kantharos on altar between two burning, serpent-entwined torches. RPC online -; BMC 49 var (Commodus). Helios 5, 699.TextFull Size
JULIA DOMNA
Paris 328Julia Domna, AE19 of Elaea, Aeolis. 3.53 mm. IOY ΔOMNA CEBA, draped bust right / EΛAITΩN, Hygieia standing left, feeding serpent in arms. Paris 328.TextFull Size
SNG vA 1617Julia Domna, Elaea, Aeolis AE18. IOY ΔOMNA CEB, draped bust right / EΛAITΩN, Asklepios standing facing, holding serpent-entwined staff. SNG v.Aulock 1617; Lindgren 331; Mionnet 215.TextFull Size
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Entry for Elaea on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Elaea in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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