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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 AR 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-G, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, RKA monogram in left field, PKA 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 / MEG above, Pan seated left on rock, holding lagobolon, LE over BA monogram in left field, FA 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, D/L 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 / ACAIWN MEGALOPAN AGIW, 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 / ACAIWN MEGALOPAN AGIW, 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-D 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. L-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; X 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 D/L. 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; MEG 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; MEG 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, RKA monogram in left field, PKA 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
Sear #2690Peloponnesus, Arcadian League, AR Triobol. 280-234 BC. Zeus / Naked Pan seated left on rock, right hand raised, holding lagobolon in left, before him eagle flying left, D in right field. TextObv*Rev
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Baker 2Septimius Severus, AE23 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. 7.22 g. AD 198-209. AYT K L CEP CEBHROC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / MEGALOPOLITWN around LY-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 L CEP CEBHROC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / MEGALOPOLEITWN, 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
LHS 96, 1570Julia Domna, AE22 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. 5.42 g. IOYLIA DOMNA CEBAC, draped bust right / MEGALOPOLEITWN, Artemis walking right, holding a torch in each hand. Unpublished. Hunter 387 var (this rev. for Sept. Severus).LHS 96, 1570.TextImage
CARACALLA
BCD Pelop. 1571.7Caracalla, AE22 of Megalopolis, Arkadia. AD 198-209. 5.55 g. AY KAI M AYR ANTWNIN, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MEGALOPOLITWN, Artemis walking right in short chiton, holding torch in each hand. BCD Peloponnesos 1571.7 otherwise unpublished.TextImage
GETA
CNG 81, 2902Geta, AE17 Assarion of Megalopolis, Arkadia. AD 198-209. LOY CEPT GETAC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / MEGALOPOLEITWN, uncertain male figure standing left, holding spear and fold of chlamys draped over arm. Cf. BCD Peloponnesos 1571.2 (rev. for Sept. Severus); Unpublished reverse type for Geta. CNG 81, 2902.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Megalopolis
Entry for Arkadia, Megalopolis on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Megalopolis in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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