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Ancient Coinage of Aeolis, Kyme

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 16Kyme, Aeolis, c. 350-250 BC. AE 10mm; 1.05g. Eagle standing right / K-Y to left and right of cup with one handle. BMC 16-20; SNG von Aulock 1625; SNG Newcastle SNGuk_1301_0449.TextImage
BMC 21Kyme, Aeolis, AR hemidrachm, Ca 350-250 BC. 15mm, 1.86 g. KY, eagle standing right, head turned back / Forepart of horse running right, one-handled cup above. BMC 21-22; SNG Cop 40.TextImage
BMC 45Kyme, Aeolis. 350-250 BC. AE19. Magistrate Eubios. 6.69 gr. KY, forepart of horse right, EYBIOΣ below / One-handled drinking cup, KIYB monogram to left. SNG Cop. 77; BMC 45.TextImage
BMC 60Kyme, Aeolis, AE17. 250-190 BC. Magistrate Diodoros. Head of the Amazon Kyme right / KY, horse standing right, front left leg raised, one-handled drinking cup in right field, ΔIOΔ&Imega;ΡOΣ below. BMC 60; SNG Cop 96.TextImage
BMC 76 Kyme, Aeolis AR Tetradrachm. ca 165-140 BC. Demetrios, magistrate. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN, horse prancing right; one-handled cup below; ΔHMHTΡIOΣ in exergue; all within wreath. TextImage
BMC 103Kyme, Aeolis, Kyme, AE18, 3.57g. helmeted head of Athena right wearing aegis / KYM, eagle standing right. BMC Aeolis, 103.TextImage
BMC 109Kyme, Aeolis, AE19, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-217. OMHΡOC, Homer seated right, holding staff and scroll / KYM-A-IΩN in three lines within wreath. BMC 109-110; RPC IV online 2469.TextImage
BMC 112Kyme, Aeolis AE24, semi-autonomous issue. IEΡA CY-NKΛHTOC, Draped bust of Senate right / KYMAIΩN, EΡMOC (in ex.), river-god Hermos, wearing himation, reclining left, holding reed over shoulder and resting on urn from which water flows. BMC 112; Imhoof Flussgötter 257.TextImage
BMC 114Kyme, Aeolis, AE22. Semi-autonomous issue. AD 253-268. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / AIΛ EΡME KYMA-I XANΘOC around and beneath the river-god Xanthos reclining left, holding branch or reed, and resting left elbow on an overturned urn. BMC 114; SNG von Aulock 1648; Franke KZR 204; Prowe III 724; SNG Lewis II 1419.TextImage
BMC 116 cfCyme. Aeolis. Semi-autonomous issue. 7.79g; 24mm. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped and diademed bust of the Senate right E_AK...AΛKOV B KYM-I&Omega:N, Isis Pelagia on galley right holding inflated sail with both hands and left foot. cf ANS 100.44148; cf BMC 116 (different magistrate). Not in Isegrim.TextImage
BMC 118Kyme, Aeolis. AE16, 3.09 gr. semi-autonomous issue, AD 253-268. KYMH, Turreted and draped bust of the Amazon of Kyme ("Tyche") right / KYMAIΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 118; SNG von Aulock 1650; Luynes 2527.TextImage
CNG 296, 46Kyme, Aeolis, 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol 7mm, 0.27 g. Forepart of horse right; K below / Floral pattern with A-I-O-Λ-O-Σ between petals. Apparently unpublished. CNG 296, 46.TextImage
Emporium 73, 52Kyme, Aeolis, AE17, ca 300-250 BC. Magistrate Adismeles (?). 4.27 g. KY ..ΔYΣMEΛH above and beneath forepart of horse right / One-handled cup, ΩΣ monogram in left field. Unpublished magistrate and monogram. Emporium Hamburg 73, 52.TextImage
Imhoof 5Kyme, Aeolis, AR hemidrachm, Ca 350-250 BC. 14mm, 1.96 g. Magistrate Kleandros. KY, eagle standing right, head turned back / KΛEANΔΡOΣ above forepart of horse running right. Imhoof 5 in "Zur Münzkunde des Pontus, von Paphlagonien, Tenedos, Aiolis..".TextImage
Imhoof MG 224AKyme, Aeolis, AE22, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-211. OMHΡOC, Homer seated right, holding staff and scroll. KΡHΘHIC KYMAIΩN, the nymph Kretheis standing right, veiled, holding sceptre. Imhoof MG 224A; Mionnet VI 119; SNG Tuebingen 2704; McClean 7915.TextImage
LHS 102, 270Kyme, Aeolis, AR Didrachm, Ca 350-320 BC. 18mm, 5.56 g. Magistrate Hippias. KYMION, eagle standing right, head turned back / IΠΠIAΣΩN around forepart of horse running right. (See Milne, NC 1940 for magistrate). LHS 102, 270; NFA II, 178; BMC 14 var (magistrate).TextImage
Lindgren 400Kyme, Aeolis, AE12, 1.8 gr, pseudo-autonomous issue, 117-192 AD. helmeted bust of Athena right / KY, eagle standing right, wings half-closed. Lindgren I 400; SNG Cop 121; BMC 103 var. (legend).TextImage
Luynes 2523Kyme, Aeolis, AR hemidrachm, Ca 350-250 BC. 12mm, 2.02 g. KY, eagle standing right, head turned back / Forepart of horse leaping right. (no symbols). de Luynes 2523.TextImage
Naumann 1, 70Kyme, Aeolis, AE17, ca 300-250 BC. Magistrate Andronikos. 3.9 g. KY ANΔΡONIKOΣ above and beneath forepart of horse right / One-handled cup, ETH monogram in left field. Unpublished magistrate. Naumann 1, 70.TextImage
Oakley 1Kyme, Aeolis AR Tetradrachm. 165-140 BC. Magistrate Metrophanos. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN MHTΡOΦANHΣ, horse standing right, one handled cup below.TextImage
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Oakley 16Kyme, Aeolis. After 165 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Kallias. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN KAΛΛIAΣ to right and beneath horse standing right, one foreleg raised over one handled cup below.TextImage
Oakley 19Kyme, Aeolis AR Tetradrachm. ca 150 BC. Magistrate Kallias. Head of Amazon Cyme right, in hairband / KYMAIΩN KAΛΛIAΣ, horse walking right, left foreleg raised above one-handled cup, all in laurel wreath. TextImage
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Oakley 20Kyme, Aeolis. After 165 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Kallias. Head of the Amazon Kyme, wearing taenia / KYMAIΩN KAΛΛIAΣ, horse right, one-handled cup below.TextImage
Oakley 21 Kyme, Aeolis AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Kallias. After 165 BC. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN KAΛΛIAΣ, Horse standing right, one handled cup below.TextImage
Oakley 41Kyme, Aeolis. After 165 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Straton. Diademed head of Kyme right / KYMAIΩN ΣTΡATΩN,Horse standing right, one-handled cup below. SNGvA 1638.TextImage
Oakley 51Kyme, Aeolis. AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Magistrate Olympius. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN OΛYΠIOΣ, Horse standing right, one handled cup below.TextImage
Oakley 54Kyme, Aeolis. After 165 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.65 gm). Magistrate Olympius. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN OΛYΠIOΣ, horse standing right, one-handled cup below.TextImage
Oakley 57Kyme, Aeolis. AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Magistrate Eukthemon. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN EYKΘHMΩN, Horse standing right, one handled cup below.TextImage
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Oakley 58Kyme, Aeolis. AR tetradrachm. 190-100 BC. Magistrate Seuthes. 30.98mm. 17.01 g. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN, magistrate's name ΣEYΘHΣ below, horse standing right, left foreleg raised, one-handled vase below, all within laurel wreath. Oakley 58a (same dies); BMC 78; SNG Fitzwilliam 4310-4311; Pozzi 2301.TextImage
Oakley 59Kyme, Aeolis. AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Magistrate Seuthes. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN ΣEYΘHΣ, Horse standing right, one handled cup below.TextImage
Oakley 61Kyme, Aeolis AR Tetradrachm. ca 150-145 BC. Magistrate Seuthes. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN ΣEYΘHΣ, Horse walking right, left foreleg raised high, one-handled cup below. TextImage
Oakley 64Kyme, Aeolis AR Tetradrachm. ca 145 BC. Magistrate Herakleides. Head of Amazon Cyme right, in hairband / KYMAIΩN HΡAKΛEIΔHΣ, horse walking right, left foreleg raised above eagle standing right on thunderbolt, one-handled cup on ground beneath horse, all within laurel wreath.TextImage
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Oakley 77Kyme, Aeolis. AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Magistrate Amphiktuon. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN AMΦIKTYΩN, Horse standing right, one handled cup below. TextImage
Oakley 78Kyme, Aeolis. AR Tetradrachm. ca 155–145 BC. Magistrate Amphiktuon. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN AMΦIKTYΩN, horse prancing right, one-handled cup on ground below, all within laurel wreath. TextImage
Oakley 212aKyme, Aeolis. AR Tetradrachm. Second century BC. Magistrate Metrophanos. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound with ribbon / KYMAIΩN MHTΡOΦANHΣ, Horse prancing right, one handled vase at feet, all within laurel wreath. TextImage
Rosen 538vKyme, Aeolis, AR hemiobol. Eagle's head left, retrograde K monogram / Shallow quadripartite incuse square.TextImage
Savoca 4, 287Kyme, Aeolis, AR Didrachm, Ca 350-300 BC. 18mm, 5.77 g. Magistrate ..okrat.. KYMAION, eagle standing right, head turned back / ..MOKΡAT.., Forepart of horse running right. Savoca 4, 287. BMC 14 var (magistrate); Traité II 2059 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG Cop 32 Kyme, Aeolis AR Hemiobol. ca 450 BC. Eagle's head left, KY to left (M beneath the head, off flan) / quadrapartite incuse square. SNG Turkey I 84-89.TextImage
SNG Cop 74Kyme, Aeolis, AE17, ca 200-150 BC. Magistrate Epikrates. 4.03 g. KY EΠIKΡATHC above and beneath forepart of horse right / One-handled cup, ΩI monogram in left field. SNG Cop 74; Mionnet III, 37.TextImage
SNG Cop 79Kyme, Aeolis, AE17. Forepart of horse galloping right / One-handled cup, HΡ monogram in left field. BMC 40ff; SNG Cop 79; SNG v.A. 1626.TextImage
SNG Cop 90Kyme, Aeolis. 250-190 BC. AE 13mm; 1.9g. Head of Amazon right / KY - ΛEΣBIOΣ, Forepart of horse right, one-handled cup behind. SNG Cop 90; SNG Stockholm 2205; SNG Leipzig 1124.TextImage
SNG Cop 103Kyme, Aeolis. Circa 165-140 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Kallias. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia / KYMAIΩN KAΛΛIAΣ, Horse prancing right; one-handled cup below raised foreleg; all within wreath. Oakley obv. die 19; SNG Copenhagen 103. TextImage
SNG Cop 113Kyme, Aeolis. After ca 190 BC. AE 16mm. K-Y across fields, Artemis standing right, holding torch and clasping hands with figure standing left, holding transverse spear / Two figures in quadriga right; one holding long transverse spear. BMC 96. TextImage
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SNG Cop 130Kyme, Aeolis. 238-244 AD. AE 25mm. AD 253-268. Magistrate Elpidephoros. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / CT AY EΛΠIΔHΦOΡOY KYMAI, the Amazon Kyme standing left, turreted, holding globe and trident. SNG Cop 130. TextImage
SNG Davis 206Kyme, Aeolis. Circa 165-140 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Euktemon. Head of the Amazon Kyme, wearing taenia / KYMAIΩN EYKTHMΩN, Horse prancing right; one-handled cup below; all within wreath. Oakley obv. die 55; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG Norman Davis 206.TextImage
SNG Lewis 874Kyme, Aeolis, 250-190 BC, AE20 mm, 7.82 gr. Magistrate Laonikos. Head of the Amazon Kyme right / KY ΛAONIKOΣ above and beneath horse prancing right, left foreleg raised, one-handled vase to right, MY monogram beneath the horse. SNG Lewis 874; SNG von Aulock 1632 var (monogram).TextImage
SNG vA 1624Kyme, Aeolis, AR hemidrachm, Ca 350-250 BC. 14mm, 1.76 g. Magistrate Aralatos. AΡAΛATOC, eagle standing right, head turned back / KY, forepart of horse running right, corn-ear below. SNG von Aulock 1624; Imhoof 2 (in "Pontos, Paphlagonia, Aiolis..").TextImage
SNG vA 1629Kyme, Aeolis, AE17, ca 350-250 BC. Magistrate Pedieus. 4.37 g. KY ΠEΔIEY above and beneath forepart of horse right / One-handled cup, ΩIΣ monogram in left field. SNG von Aulock 1629 corr. (monogram).TextImage
SNG vA 1641Kyme, Aeolis. 2nd-1st Century BC. AE 17mm. Draped bust of Artemis right with bow and quiver / AΠATOYΡIOΣ, One-handled cup.TextImage
SNG vA 1642Kyme, Aeolis, 2nd-1st Century BC. AE 17mm. 4.06 gr. Magistrate Zwilos. Draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / KY above, Z-Ω I-Λ O-Σ across fields, one-handled cup between two laurel branches. SNG Stockholm 2209; SNG von Aulock 1642; SNG Cop 108; Wiczay 4810; SNG Tuebingen 2701.TextImage
Unal 30Kyme, Aeolis, AE17, ca 300-250 BC. Magistrate Parmeniscos. 5.4 g. KY ΠAΡMENICKOC, forepart of horse right / One-handled cup, ΣT monogram in left field. Unal 30 ("Kyme Excavations 1951-1954").TextImage
Unal 35Kyme, Aeolis, AE17, ca 350-250 BC. Magistrate Zopirion. 4.24 g. KY ZΩΠYΡIΩN above and beneath forepart of horse right / One-handled cup, NΠA monogram in left field. Unal 35 (Kyme Excav. 1951-1954), legend completed). SNG Cop 79 var (monogram); SNG Munich 469 var (ditto).TextImage
Weber 5481Kyme, Aeolis, AR hemidrachm, Ca 350-250 BC. 13mm, 1.8 g. Magistrate Herakleos. KY, eagle standing right, head turned back / HΡAKΛEOΣ beneath forepart of horse running right. Weber 5481.TextImage
Sear 4174Aiolis, Kyme AR Hemiobol. ca 480-450 BC. KY, eagle's head left / incuse square of mill-sail pattern. SNGCop 31-32.
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Sear 4177Aeolis, Kyme AR Hemiobol. 4th century BC. Forepart of horse right / Floral pattern. SNG Cop 34.
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Sear 4183Aeolis, Kyme AR Tetradrachm. 2nd Century BC. Diademed head of the Amazon Kyme right / KYMAIΩN ΣTΡATΩN, horse standing right, his left foreleg raised, one-handled vase beneath.
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Sear 4187Kyme, Aeolis AE16. 3rd Century BC. Magistrate Aristandros. AΡIΣT-ANΔΡOΣ, eagle standing right / K-Y, one-handled vase.TextImage
Sear 4192Kyme, Aeolis. ca 250-190 BC. AE 20mm. Magistrate Pythios. Head of the Amazon Kyme right, hair bound in a taenia & earring / KYMAI-ΩN ΠYΘAΣ horse prancing right, one-handled cup below. SNG Cop 102, BMC 67-68, SNGvA 1635.TextImage
NERO
RPC 2434Divus(!) Nero & Diva Agrippina Jr AE 15mm of Kyme, Aeolis. Circa 54-59 AD. ΘEON NEΡΩNA KYMAIΩN, young laureate head of Nero right / ΘEAN AΓΡIΠΠINAN, veiled head of Agrippina II right.TextImage
RPC 2435Nero AE19 of Kyme, Aeolis. NEΡΩNA CEBACTON, laureate head right / KYMAIΩN KAICAΡEΩN, unbridled horse trotting right. SNGCop 141, BMC 126.TextImage
GORDIAN III
RPC 276Gordian III, AE of Kyme, Aeolis. 27.58 g. AV KAI M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠ CT AYΡ CYNΦEΡONTOC B TO B KYMAIΩN, naked youth standing right, holding spear and a horse by the bridle. RPC 276.TextImage
VALERIAN I
Loebbecke 1885, p314Valerian, AE33 of Kyme, Aeolis. 255-258 AD, 20.22 gr, Magistrate Elpidephorus. A K ΠO ΛIKI OYAΛEΡIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ CT AYΡ EΛΠIΔHΦOΡOY ΔIC K-YMAI-ΩN, Athena standing right, brandishing spear. Loebbecke in ZfN 1885 p. 314.TextImage
See also: Entry for Aiolis, Kyme on the Digital Historia Numorum
See also: Oakley: The Autonomous Wreathed Tetradrachms Of Kyme, Aeolis in ANS Museum Notes Vol. 27. Thanks to the generosity of the ANS, this is a worldwide freely accessible download pdf on Hathitrust. Note that this link is for the bundled packet of Vols. 26-28.
Search for Cyme in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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