Ancient Coinage of Bithynia, Kalchedon

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Modern day Kadiköy, a district of Istanbul, Turkey. Nothing remains of ancient Chalcedon, as the old city was used as a source of building materials.
Lindgren Sale 93Bithynia, Chalcedon(?), 2nd cent. BC, AE18. Head of Apollo right / Artemis right, hand on torch, patera in right hand, stag at foot left. Unpublished for Chalcedon. TextImage
SNGBMC 93Bithynia, Kalchedon. Circa 387/6-340 BC. AR Tetradrachm. KALX, bull standing left on grain ear; DA monogram before / Stippled quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
SNGBMC 93vBithynia, Kalchedon AR Stater. Circa 387-340 BC. KALX, Bull standing left on wheat ear; (Y-T) monogram before / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated. SNGCop 351v. TextImage
SNGBMC 96Bithynia, Kalchedon AR Stater. Circa 387-340 BC. KALX, bull standing left on wheat ear; caduceus & a star before / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated. TextImage
SNGBMC 102Bithynia, Kalchedon. c387-340 BC. AR Drachm. KALX, bull standing left on wheat ear; caduceus before / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated. TextImage
SNGBMC 103Bithynia, Kalchedon AR Drachm. Bull left, dolphin below / Incuse. TextImage
SNGBMC 111Bithynia, Kalchedon AR Hemidrachm. Circa 387-340 BC. KALX, Bull standing left on wheat ear; monogram before / Three grain ears. SNGvA 6978. TextImage
SNGBM_112Bithynia, Kalchedon. Circa 340-320 BC. AR Siglos. Bull standing left on grain ear / Granulated mill-sail incuse square. RecGen 8, SNG Copenhagen 348. TextImage
SNG Cop 348Kalchedon, Bithynia, AR Siglos. ca 340-320 BC, 2,46 g (12 mm). KAL, bull standing left on ear of corn / Quadripartite incuse. SNG Cop. 348.TextImage
SNGCop 356vAE12 of Calchedon, Bithynia. 400-300 BC. Three grain ears / Bull standing right; XAL in ex. SNG BMC 127 var; SNG Cop 356 var; Waddington 265 var; BMC 18 var (all "forepart of bull"); Mionnet S5, 131 var (bull standing left).TextImage
SNGvA_482Bithynia, Calchedon AR Drachm. 4th century BC. KAL, bull standing left on ear of grain / mill sail pattern incuse. SNG von Aulock 482–483. TextImage
Sear #3737Kios, Bithynia, AR hemidrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right / MILHTOS, prow left. TextObvRev
Sear #3738Kalchedon, Bithynia AR Hemidrachm or Half Siglos. Early-4th century BC. KALC, bull standing left on ear of corn / Quadripartite incuse.
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Sear #3739Kalchedon, Bithynia. Early 4th cent BC. Silver Hemidrachm, 13mm (2.48 gm). O: Bull standing left, dolphin below / Incuse square of mill sail pattern..
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Sear #3740Kalchedon Bithynia AR Fraction. Bull standing left / incuse pattern.
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Sear #3742Bithynia, Kalchedon. 4th Century B.C. AR Drachm. Bull standing left on ear of corn / Quadripartite incuse square of mill-sail pattern, the surface granulated.
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Sear #3743Kalchedon, Bithynia, AR hemidrachm = 3 obols. Mid-4th century BC. KAL, Forepart of bull standing left on ear of corn, D before / Three ears of corn bound together.
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ELAGABALUS
RecGen 80Elagabalus AE23 of Bithynia, Calchedon. M AVPH ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / KALCADONIWN, Hermes standing facing, head right, holding caduceus & cloak. Lindgren 107a.TextImage
Rec Gen 94Elagabalus AE28 of Calchedon in Bithynia. M AVPH ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / KALCADONIWN, serpent climbing tripod altar.TextImage
Rec Gen 96Elagabalus AE18 of Calchedon in Bithynia. M AVPH ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate bust right / KALCADONIWN, serpent climbing tripod altar.TextImage
GORDIAN III
RecGen 117 varGordian III, AE29 of Kalchedon, Bithynia. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KALCADONIWN, serpent-entwined tripod. Unpublished for Gordian III. This reverse known for Tranquillina: Mionnet Supp. V, 169; RecGen 117; BMC 37: Lindgren I 108. So RecGen 117 var (emperor).TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
RecGen 115Tranquillina, AE26 of Kalchedon, Bithynia. Diademed, draped bust right / Apollo reclining right, resting hand on head, holding lyre, on back of swan flying left. RecGen 115; SNG Copenhagen 368.TextImage
RecGen 116Tranquillina AE25 of Kalchedon, Bithynia. CABINIA TRANQVILLINA C, diademed, draped bust right / KALXADONIWN, Apollo, naked, standing left, holding patera and branch. RecGen 116.TextImage
RecGen 118Tranquillina, AE21 of Kalchedon, Bithynia. Diademed and draped bust right / KALCADONIWN, galley right with four rowers. RecGen 118; SNG von Aulock 502.TextImage
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