Ancient Coinage of Arkadia, Megalopolis

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BCD 1538Megalopolis, Arcadian League. AE Chalkous (13 mm, 1.95 g), ca. 300-275 BC. Head of Pan left / Large AΡ monogram, syrinx below. BCD Peloponnesos 1538 (this coin).TextImage
BMC 12Megalopolis, Arkadia, AE19. Trichalkon, ca 80-50 BC. 3.69 g. Laureate head of Zeus left / ME-Γ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, ΡKA monogram in left field, ΠKA monogram in right field, all within wreath. BMC 12; BCD Peloponnesos 1568.1.TextImage
BMC 16Megalopolis, Arkadia, AE22. ca 100-80 BC. 5.12 g. Laureate head of Zeus left / MEΓ above, Pan seated left on rock, holding lagobolon, ΛE over BA monogram in left field, ΦA monogram in right field, all within wreath. BMC 16; BCD Peloponnesos 1555-1556; SNG Cop. 260.TextImage
BMC 84Megalopolis, Arcadia. ca 182-168 BC. AR Triobol. Laureate head of Zeus left / Pan seated left, holding lagobolon; eagle on knee, monogram before, Δ-Λ behind. TextImage
BMC 166Megalopolis, Achaian League issue, AE20. Tetrachalkon, ca 180-150 BC. 4.75 g. Zeus standing left, holding Nike and sceptre, traces of legend behind / AXAIΩN MEΓAΛOΠAN AΓIΩ, Achaia seated left, holding wreath and sceptre. BMC 166; Warren ("The Bronze Coinage of the Achaian Koinon"), 422 (this coin); Benner 5.TextImage
BMC 166 (2)Megalopolis, Achaian League issue, AE20. Tetrachalkon, ca 180-150 BC. 3.79 g. Zeus standing left, holding Nike and sceptre, traces of legend behind / AXAIΩN MEΓAΛOΠAN AΓIΩ, Achaia seated left, holding wreath and sceptre. BMC 166; Warren ("The Bronze Coinage of the Achaian Koinon"), 422 type; Benner 5.TextImage
Clerk 204Achaian League, Arkadia, Megalopolis AR Hemidrachm. ca 175-168 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / AX monogram, K-Δ across field, logobolon above, M below, all within wreath tied at the bottom. BCD 1543. TextImage
Clerk 211Achaian League, Megalopolis AR hemidrachm. ca 175-168 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / AX monogram; B above. Λ-E flanking, syrinx below; all within wreath. BCD 1543.4. TextImage
Clerk 212Achaian League, Megalopolis AR Hemidrachm. ca 160-146 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / AX monogram, club above; K-X-I around, syrinx below; all within wreath tied at the bottom. BCD 1551.3. TextImage
Clerk 214Achaian League. Megalopolis AR Hemidrachm. ca 160-146 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right; B Z below / AX monogram; Ξ above. I-K flanking, syrinx below; all within wreath. BCD 1551.4, SNG Cop 285. TextImage
Dengate 13Megalopolis, Arcadia. c182-168 BC. AR Triobol. Laureate head of Zeus left / Pan seated left, holding lagobolon & eagle; monogram ΔΛ. TextImage
Dengate 69Arkadia, Megalopolis. Circa 151-146 BC. AR Triobol. Laureate head of Zeus left / Pan seated left on rock, holding lagobolon in right hand, eagle on knee; MEΓ and TE monogram behind. TextImage
Dengate 72aArkadia, Megalopolis. Circa 151-146 BC. AR Triobol. Laureate head of Zeus left / Pan seated left on rock, holding lagobolon in right hand, eagle on knee; MEΓ and TE monogram behind. TextImage
Dengate IIa7Arkadia, Megalopolis. Circa 234-146 BC. AR Triobol. Laureate head of Zeus left / Pan seated left, holding lagobolon, eagle before. TextImage
Pozzi 4348Megalopolis, Arkadia, AE19. Trichalkon, ca 80-50 BC. 3.87 g. Laureate head of Zeus left / ME-G beneath eagle standing right on thunderbolt, ΡKA monogram in left field, ΠKA monogram in right field, all within wreath. Pozzi Boutin 4348 (this coin); BMC 12 type (city name position); BCD Peloponnesos 1568.2.TextImage
SNG Cop 194Arkadia, Megalopolis. Circa 182-168 BC. AR Triobol. Laureate head of Zeus left / Pan seated left on rock, holding lagobolon. TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Baker 2Septimius Severus, AE23 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. 7.22 g. AD 198-209. AYT K Λ CEΠ CEBHΡOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / MEΓAΛOΠOΛITΩN around ΛY-KEA within wreath. Baker 2 in NC 1893; Imhoof, Pausanias p. 105, 1 corr. (city).TextImage
BCD 1571-2Septimius Severus, AE24 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. 7.29 g. AD 198-209. AYT K Λ CEΠ CEBHΡOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / MEΓAΛOΠOΛEITΩN, Male figure or Artemis standing facing, head to right, wearing short tunic, holding long spear in right hand and a fold of chlamys with left. BCD 1571.2; Imhoof, Pausanias 1b.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BCD 1570Julia Domna, AE22 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. 5.42 g. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBAC, draped bust right / MEΓAΛOΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis walking right, holding a torch in each hand. BCD 1570 (LHS auction 96); Gress 699.TextImage
CARACALLA
BCD Pelop. 1571.7Caracalla, AE22 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. AD 198-209. 5.55 g. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNIN, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MEΓAΛOΠOΛITΩN, Artemis walking right in short chiton, holding torch in each hand. BCD Peloponnesos 1571.7; Gress 700.TextImage
GETA
CNG 81, 2902Geta, AE17 Assarion of Megalopolis, Arkadia. AD 198-209. ΛOY CEΠT ΓETAC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / MEΓAΛOΠOΛEITΩN, uncertain male figure standing left, holding spear and fold of chlamys draped over arm. Gress 705; Cf. BCD Peloponnesos 1571.2 (rev. for Sept. Severus); Unpublished reverse type for Geta. CNG 81, 2902.TextImage
Entry for Arkadia, Megalopolis on the Digital Historia Numorum
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