Ancient Coinage of Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis

Kretia or Cretia or Creteia-Flaviopolis, in Bithynia, near present Kiik Oren Mevkii, western Turkey

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Mionnet 193cfAntoninus Pius AE32 of Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis. AVT KAIC AI ANTWNINOC, bare head right / KRHTIEWN FLAOUIOP,Europa seated left on bull charging right over waves. cf Mionnet 193 (Caracalla).TextImage
RecGen 6Faustina II, AE20 of Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia. AD 147-175. 5.00 g. FAUCTEINA NEA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KRHTIEWN FLAOUIOP, stag standing right. RecGen 6; SNG Copenhagen 402.TextImage
BMC 1Septimius Severus, AE27 of Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia. AV K L CEP CEVHPOC, laureate head right / KRHTIEWN around, FLAOUI below Ceres (Demeter) in a biga of serpents (bigis draconum) right. BMC (Pontus, Bithynia etc.) 1; Mionnet, Supp. 5, no. 180; RecGen 8.TextImage
RecGen 20Julia Domna, AE27 of Cretia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEB, draped bust right / KΡHTIEΩN ΦΛAOYIO-ΠOΛI, eagle standing right on garlanded altar between two standards decorated with shields and eagles or capricorns. RecGen 20. TextImage
CNG 65-48Caracalla AE29 of Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis. AY K M AYP ANTWNINO, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / KPHTIEWN FLAOVIOPOLITWN, Tyche, wearing turreted crown, standing facing, head left, holding grape cluster & stag; dog (?) left at feet. TextImage
Mionnet 101 varCaracalla AE27 of Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis. AY K M AYP ANTWNINO, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / KPHTIEWN FLAOVIOPOLIC, eagle standing right, head turned left, on garlanded altar, flanked by two legionary eagles. Mionnet 101 var (listed for Geta). TextImage
RecGen 23Caracalla AE27 of Creteia-Flaviopolis in Bithynia. AY K M AYP ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / KPHTIEWN FLAOVIO, Hermes standing left holding purse & caduceus, ram at foot left.TextImage
RecGen 25Caracalla, AE26 of Creteia, Bithynia. 198-217 AD. AYT K M AYRH ANTWNINOC, laureate head right / KRHTIEWN beneath Demeter, standing left, holding torch, in biga of winged serpents. RecGen 25; SNG von Aulock 7009; Franke KZR 307.TextImage
RecGen 10 varGeta AE27 of Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia, 8.9g. Π CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped bust right / KΡHTIEΩN ΦΛAOVIOΠO, Septimius Severus standing facing, head left, holding sceptre and patera over lighted altar at feet to left, star in right field. Very rare, apparently unlisted. RecGen 10 for this reverse type, but for Septimius Severus.TextImage
RecGen 37Geta AE24 of Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis. Π CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bare-headed draped bust right / KΡHTIEΩN ΦΛAOYI, bundle of four grain ears around a poppy. TextImage
Rec Gen 31Geta, AE27 of Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia, AD 198-208. Π CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / KΡHTIEΩN (ΦΛA) BIΛΛAEOC, river-god Billaeos reclining left on rocks, holding corn-ears and reed. RecGen 31; Imhoof FG 223; Rauch 11a in Berl. Bl. 1870.TextImage
Burstein 571Geta AE28 of Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia. Π CEB ΓETAC K, laureate head left / KΡHTEΩN ΦΛAOYIOΠOΛITΩN, Artemis standing right, holding jug in left hand and stag in outstretched left hand. Burstein Coll. Sale 571; Mionnet-; Rec Gen -; BMC-.TextImage
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