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Ancient Coinage of Bithynia, Nicaea


Nicaea or Nikaea, modern day Iznik, located on the shore of a lake close to the Asian coast of the Marmara Sea.
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ROMAN REPUBLICAN TIMES
RecGen 6Nicaea, Bithynia, AE22, C. Papirius Carbo, 62-59 BC. 9.66 gr. NIKAIEWN, Head of youthful Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy, PLT monogram to right, date DKS under neck / EPI GAIOU PAPIRIOU KARBWNWS, to left and right of Roma seated left, holding Nike and spear, RWMH in exergue. RecGen 6.TextImage
RecGen 7Bithynia, Nicaea. C Papirius Carbo, Proconsul 62-59 BC, AE 23mm. Dated Year 224 = 59/8 BC. NIKAIEWN left, wreathed head of Dionysos right; date DKS below, monogram before / EPI GAIOU PAPIRIOU KARBWNOS, RWMH in ex, Roma seated left on pile of shields, holding Nike in right hand, spear in left; M behind Roma. BMC 3, SNG Cop 466, SNGvA 532. TextImage
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RecGen 18Nicaea, Bithynia, AE18, ca. 25 BC, Procos Thorius Flaccus. 3.55g. NIKAIEWN, Head of youthful Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy / EPI ANQYPATOY QWRIOY FLAKKOY, Head of elephant right; monograms in left and right fields. Rec.Gen. 18; RPC 2030.TextImage

AUGUSTUS
RPC 2027Augustus, AE26 of Nicaea. Thorius Flaccus Proconsul. NIKAIEWN, bare head left / EPI ANQURATOU QWPIOU FLAKKOU, Nike advancing left holding palm & wreath. Rec Gen 13-15.TextObvRev

CLAUDIUS
RPC 2032Claudius AE31 of Nicaea, Bithynia. C Cadius Rufus, proconsul ca 47-48 AD. TI KLAUDIOS KAISAR SEBASTOS GERMANIKOS, laureate head left / G KADIOS ROUFOU ANQUPATOS NEIKAIEWN, front view of multi-story building. Rec Gen 28 var.TextImage
RPC 2040vClaudius AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. C Cadius Rufus, proconsul ca 47-48 AD. TI KLAUDIOS KAISAR SEBASTOS GERMANIKOS, laureate head left, lituus before / G KADIOS ROUFOU ANQUPATOS, NEIKA monogram below, all in laurel wreath. Rec Gen 29. TextImage
RPC 2046Claudius AE21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. L Mindius Balbus, proconsul ca 48-9 AD. TI KLAUDIOS KAISAR SEBASTOS GERMANIKOS, laureate head left / L MINDIOS BALBOS ANQUPATOS around large NKAE monogram, all in border of dots. Rec Gen 24. TextImage
RPC 2048Claudius AE 22mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. Pasidienus Firmus, Proconsul ca 50 AD. TI KLAUDIOS SEBASTOS GERMANIKOS, bare head right / PASIDIHNOS FIRMOS PATRON PO around ANQU/PATOS & NIKEA monogram. Rec Gen 26.TextImage
BRITANNICUS
RPC 2039Britannicus, AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. BRITANNIKOS KAISAR SEBASTOU UIOS, bare head of Britannicus left / L KADIOS ROUFOS ANQUPATOS NAIKAIEWN, side view of a two-storeyed building. RPC 2039; SNG Fitz. 4110; Leake Coll. 2.TextImage

NERO
RPC 2049Nero AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. NERWN KLAUDIOS KAISAR SEBAST , bare head right / DIONUSOU KTISTOU NEIKAIAS, garlanded altar. TextImage
RPC 2058Nero AE 21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. NERWN KLAUDIOS KAISAR SEBASTOS, bare head left, lituus before / TARKUTIOS PREISKOS PATRWN, trophy (trophies?) of arms above NEIK. SGI 561, BMC 15, Rec Gen 41-2.TextImage
RPC 2060Nero & Poppaea AE26 (dupondius) of Nicaea, Bithynia, NERWN KLAUDIOS KAISAR SEBASTOS GERM, radiate head of Nero, GALBA countermark on face / POPPAIA SEBASTH, Poppaea seated right.TextImage
RPC 2061cfNero AE27 of Nicaea, Bithynia. NEPWN KLAYDIOS KAISAP SEBASTOS GE, laureate head left / MESSALEINA GYNE SEBASTOY, Statilia Messalina as Securitas seated right.TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 629Vespasian, struck by L Plancius Varus procos. 69-79 AD. AE 20, 4.87g. Bithynia, Nicaea, 76 AD. AYTOKPATOPI KAICAPI OYESPASIANW NEIKI (NE ligate), Laureate head right / EPI MARKOU PLANKIOU OUAROU ANQUPATOU, panther seated left, one front paw resting on cantharus. RPC 629.TextImage

DOMITIAN
RPC 632Domitian AE36 of Bithynia, Nicaea. AYT DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEBASTOS GEPM, laureate head right / NKA-PP, Mars advancing right holding trophy & spear.TextObvRev
RPC 636Domitian AE26 (dupondius) of Nicaea, Bithynia, AUG DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEBA GER, Laureate head right / NEIKAIEIS PRWTOI THS EPARCEIAS, Demeter standing right, holding corn ears and staff.TextImage
RPC 638Domitian AE28 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEB GER, laureate head right / TON KTIS NIKAIEIS PRWTOI PONT KAI BIQ, Dionysos standing left, foot on elephant head, holding cantharus & thyrsus. TextImage
RPC 639Domitian AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AYT DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEBA GEPM, laureate head right / TON KTESTH NEIKAIEIS PRWTOI THS EPAPX, wreathed head of Herakles left.TextImage
RPC 640Domitian AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEB GER, laureate head right / RWMHN MHTROPOLIN NEIK PRW BIQ KAI P, Roma seated left on rocks, holding wreath. RPC II 640; RecGen 61; BMC 25.Text
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TRAJAN
Hunter 9Trajan, AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 3.2g. [AVT] KAI NER TRAIAN..., laureate head right, countermarked TOM (Howgego 567). / DIOC beneath altar with double doors, DIOC below. Hunter 9 or Price & Trell fig 188.TextImage
Lindgren 132Trajan AE22 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT NEP TPAIANOC KAICAP GEP, laureate head right / large altar faced with double doors, DIOC in ex. TextImage
Price & Trell 188Trajan, AE19 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 5.11 gr. ..TRAIANOC KAIC.., laureate head right / DIOC, altar. Price & Trell fig. 188.TextImage

ANTONINUS PIUS
Burstein coll. 553Antoninus Pius, AE27 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AYT KAIC T AIL ANTWNINOC, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, bearded head of Herakles right, wreathed with ivy. Burstein Coll. sale 553; RPC online 8335.TextImage
RecGen 92Antoninus Pius, AE24 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT KAICAP ANTWNINOC, Bare head right / QEA UGEIA NIKAIEIC, Hygeia standing right, holding patera, feeding serpent in arms. RecGen 92; Waddington 401.TextImage
RecGen 95Antoninus Pius AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVTO KAICAP ANTWNINOC, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Hygieia standing right feeding a serpent in arms. TextImage
RecGen 95Antoninus Pius AE22 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVTO KAICAP ANTWNINOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Hygieia standing right feeding a serpent held in arms. TextImage
RecGen 96Antoninus Pius AE21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT KAI T AIL ANTWNEINOC, bare head right / EPIF TELE NIKAIEIC, Telesphoros standing facing.TextImage
RecGen 101Antoninus Pius AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT KAI T AI ADP ANTWNINOC CЄB, bare head right / CW(THPI ACKLH) NIKAIEIC, serpent-entwined altar. SNG Cop 475, SGI 1389.TextImage
RecGen 109 varAntoninus Pius, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 7.51 g. Laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Nemesis standing left, spitting into drapery at her bosom, holding bridle, wheel at foot left. RecGen 109-110 var (cubit-rule, not bridle).TextImage
RecGen 119Antoninus Pius, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 177-192. ..ANTWN-EINOC AVGO, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, lighted, garlanded altar. Rec Gen 119.TextImage
RecGen 161cfAntoninus Pius AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT KAIC T AIL ADR ANTWNINOC, laureate head right / TON KTICTIN NIKAIEIC, Herakles Farnese standing right, holding club set on rock. cf Rec Gen 161 of Marcus Aurelius.TextImage

MARCUS AURELIUS
RecGen 107 varMarcus Aurelius, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.61 g. Bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Harpokrates standing left, holding hand to mouth. Unpublished for Marcus Aurelius. cf. RecGen 107 (this reverse for Antoninus Pius).TextImage
Rec Gen 151Marcus Aurelius AE19mm of Nicaea in Bithynia. AV K M AVP ANTWNIN, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, infant Dionysos in cradle left, raising hands; thyrsos behind. BMC 35cf.TextImage
RecGen 155Marcus Aurelius AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 161-180 AD. AVK M AVR ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Pan naked, standing left, holding branch and askos; herme of Priapus behind. RecGen 155; SNG Copenhagen 481.TextImage
RecGen 158Marcus Aurelius AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 161-180 AD. AT K M AVP ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Head of Pan right. RecGen 158; Waddington collection 407.TextImage
RecGen 158Marcus Aurelius, Nicaea, Bithynia. AVK M AVR ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Head of Pan right. RecGen 158; Waddington 407.TextImage
RecGen 160 varMarcus Aurelius AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 161-180 AD. AVT K M AVP ANTWNEINOC, bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / TON KTICTH NIKAIEIC, Herakles, naked, standing left, seen from behind, carrying off the Erymanthian boar; club by his side, star to right. Not in the usual sources but cf. RecGen 160 for a similar but reversed depiction.TextImage

LUCIUS VERUS
RecGen 213Lucius Verus, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AYT K L AYP OYHPOC C, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing right, holding spear in right hand and resting left on shield. RecGen 213; Paris 909.TextImage

COMMODUS
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Commodus, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 3.49 g. (AV K) KOMOD ANTWNIN, laureate head of Commodus right / ALEXANDRON NIKEWN, diademed head of Alexander in lionskin right. cf Dahmen 13-1 (rev. legend); Var of RecGen 287 (ditto). TextImage
RecGen 249 varCommodus, AE18, Nicaea, Bithynia. AU K KOMOD ANTWNIN, laureate head right / OMHROC NIKAIEWN, draped bust of Homer right, wearing taenia. Rec Gen 249 var (obv. legend); SNG von Aulock 571 var (ditto); Weiser 19 var (ditto).TextImage
RecGen 258Commodus AE 27 mm of Bithynia, Nicaea.. Bare-headed and draped bust right / Draped bust of Zeus-Sarapis right.TextImage
RecGen 281Commodus AE28 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AV KOMO ANTWNIN, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, turreted & draped bust of City-Goddess right. TextImage
Rec Gen 282vCommodus, AE27 of Nicaea, Bithynia. A K M AY KO ANTWNIN, bare-head right / NIKAIEWN, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. Hunter 14; RecGen 282 var (obv. legend); BMC 45 var (ditto); Waddington 411 var (ditto).TextImage
RecGen 312Commodus, AE19 of Nicaea, Bithynia. A K M A KO ANTW, bare head right / IEPOC AGWN NIKAIEWN, oenochoe (wine vase) with one palm branch in it. RecGen 312.TextImage
Rec Gen 313vBithynia, Nicaea. Commodus AE 23mm. A K M K ANTWNI, bare-headed bust right / IEPOC AGWN NIKAIEWN, Oinchoe; palm at left.TextImage
RecGen 320Commodus, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 13.80 g. A K M AV KO ANTWNEIN, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / KOMODEIA NIKAIEWN, three naked athletes drawing lots from an urn, the one on the left and the one in the middle holding their lots, the one on the right holding a palm branch. RecGen 320.TextImage
SNG Cop 495Commodus as Caesar, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AD 166-177. M AY KOM ANTWNINOC, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Lion walking right. SNG Cop 495; RecGen 299.TextImage
Weber 4902Commodus, AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 5.8 gr. M AY KOM ANTWNINOS, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Homonia standing left by altar, holding patera and cornucopiae. Weber 4902.TextImage

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
RecGen 322Septimius Severus, AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT K L CEP CEVHPOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre, eagle at foot left. RecGen 322.TextImage
RecGen 324Septimius Severus, AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 3.24 gr. AY K L CEP CEYHROC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. RecGen 324.TextImage
RecGen 325Septimius Severus AE29 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT K L CEPTI CEVHPOC P, laureate bust right, countermark of Nike with wreath on neck / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing left with owl and sceptre.TextImage
RecGen 330Septimius Severus AE15 of Nicaea in Bithynia. Bare head right / lidded urn (or cista mystica?) with snakes emerging.TextImage
RecGen 336Septimius Severus AE16 of Bithynia, Nicaea. Laureate bust right / NEIKAEWN, Telesphorus, facing, in hooded cloak.TextImage
RecGen 341Septimius Severus, AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 193-211 AD. 18.31 mm, 2.2 gr. AY K L CEP CEYHPOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Serpent upright, head left, jaws open. BMC 58; RecGen 341.TextImage
RecGen 348Bithynia, Nicaea. Septimius Severus AE 14. C CEVHPOC AVGOVCT... laureate bust right / NIKAIEWN, bull standing right. TextImage
RecGen 358Septimius Severus, AE22 of Nicaea, Bithynia. CEOYHPOC AVGOCT, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Prize crown containing two palm branches. RecGen 358.TextImage
RecGen 358 varSeptimius Severus, AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 193-211 AD. CEOYHROC AYGO, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, urn containing two palm branches. RecGen 358 var (1 branch); RecGen 357 var (longer obv. legend).TextImage
RecGen 390varSeptimius Severus AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. Laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, tetrastyle temple with dots in entablature and front. Cf Recueil General 390 of Julia Domna for this reverse.TextImage
RecGen 489cfSeptimius Severus AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia. Laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, two-handled vase containing two palm branches.TextImage
Scholz 54Septimius Severus, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. CEOYHROC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, lion standing right. Scholz 54 in NZ 1910; RecGen -.TextImage

JULIA DOMNA
Ayers 092108bJulia Domna, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Apparently unpublished. Ayers 092108b.TextImage
RecGen 373Julia Domna AE16 of Bithynia, Nicaea. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, snake emerging from cista.TextImage
RecGen 376Julia Domna AE28 of Nicaea, Bithynia, IOVLIA AVGOVCTA Draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Hercules battling Hydra. TextImage
RecGen 379Julia Domna AE 28mm of Nicaea in Bithynia. Draped bust right / Tyche standing left with rudder & cornucopiae.TextImage
RecGen 389Julia Domna AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOVLIA CEBASTH, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, bull standing right.TextImage
RecGen 391Julia Domna, AE 15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOULIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, tetrastyle temple, dot in pediment. Rec Gen 391.TextImage
RecGen 392Julia Domna, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOVLIA CEV CEBACTH, Draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, garlanded, lighted altar. RecGen 392.TextImage
Rec Gen 396Julia Domna AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, prize urn with palms. SNGCop 503TextImage
SGI 2314Julia Domna AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia. Draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, garlanded altar.TextImage
SNG Righetti 638Julia Domna, AE28 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOYLIA DOMNA CE, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, eagle standing right, wings open, head left, on altar between two standards. SNG Righetti 638 corrected (obv. legend), same dies.TextImage
UnlistedJulia Domna, AE24, Nicaea, Bithynia. IOVLIA AVGOVCT, draped bust left / NIKA-I-EWN to left, above and right of legionary eagle between two standards. Unlisted for Domna with the legend around the standards.TextImage

CARACALLA
FAC 27861Caracalla (or Elagabalus?), AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR ANTWNINOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, burning, garlanded altar. FAC 27861 (Forum Ancient Coins).TextImage
Lindgren III 186Caracalla, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AYG, laureat head right / NIKAIEWN, bull standing right. Lindgren III 186, (RecGen 473 var (obv. legend)).TextImage
Lowe 222Caracalla?, Nicaea (Bithynia), Ae 15, 2.0g. ANTWNINOC (AVGO), laureate head right / NIKA[IEW]N, Flaming, garlanded altar. Lowe 222; Mionnet Supp 5, 697var (obv legend).TextImage
Mionnet 667Caracalla AE30 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC / NIKAIWN, Hercules subduing the Hind of Ceryneia. Mionnet S5, 667. TextImage
Mionnet 695Caracalla, AE15, Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNEINOC AG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / NIKAIEWN, Eagle standing facing, head left, holding ring in beak. RecGen p. 458, note; Mionnet Supp. 5, 695. TextImage
Mionnet 697Caracalla, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. (M AVR) ANTWNINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, garlanded, lighted altar. Mionnet Supp. V, 697.TextImage
Mionnet 703Caracalla AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNI(...), laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, prize urn with one palm branch. RecGen 489cf; cf Mionnet S5, 703 (two palms)TextImage
Mionnet 703Nicaea. Caracalla AE15. ANTWNINOC AVGO, laureate + radiate head right / NIKAIEWN, palm-branch within urn. RecGen -; cf Mionnet S5, 703 (two palms)TextImage
Mionnet 703 varCaracalla, AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 1.8g. ANTWNINOC AYGOYC, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN CEOYHREIA, prize urn containing one palm branch. Mionnet 703 var (rev. legend and bust type.)TextImage
RecGen 299 varCaracalla, AE14mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNEINOC AVG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, lion walking right. RecGen 299 var (Commodus); Mionnet -; BMC -; SNG Cop -; Scholz in NZ 1910, 54 var (Sept. Severus). Unpublished for Caracalla.TextImage
RecGen 415Caracalla AE24 of Bithynia, Nicaea. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter standing left with corn ears and long torch.TextImage
RecGen 423vCaracalla, AE23 of Bithynia, Nicaea. 198-217 AD. M AUR ANT-WNINOC AUG, Laureate head right / NIKA-IEWN, Athena standing left, sacrificing out of patera over altar, holding spear; shield at side to right. RecGen 423 var. (no altar); SNG Cop -.TextImage
RecGen 428Caracalla, AE 23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 7.3g. M AYPH[......]NINOC AYG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing front, head left, holding patera, spear and shield. RecGen 428.TextImage
RecGen 434Caracalla AE27 of Nicaea. Laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Dionysos standing left with kantheros & thyrsos, panther at foot left.TextImage
RecGen 442Caracalla, Nicaea, Bithynia, 198-217 AD. ANTWNEINOC AUGOUCTOC, laureate head of Caracalla right / NIKAIEWN, cista mystica with snake emerging. RecGen 442; SNG Von Aulock 7037.TextImage
RecGen 454Caracalla AE24 of Bithynia, Nicaea. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Nike advancing left holding wreath & palm.TextImage
RecGen 455Caracalla, AE23, Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, countermark of Nike. RecGen 455, countermark Howgego 254.TextImage
RecGen 456Caracalla, AE23mm of Nicaea, Bithynia, 6,59gr. ANTWNINOC AYGOYCTOC, laureate head left / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RecGen 456.TextImage
RecGen 457Caracalla Ae 15mm 1.75g Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNEINOC AUG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RecGen 457.TextImage
RecGen 458Caracalla, AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AUGOUCTOC, laureate head left / NI-KAI-EWN around hexastyle temple with Tyche standing within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RecGen 458.TextImage
RecGen 461Caracalla AE25 of Nicaea in Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate head left / NIKAION, hexastyle temple with Tyche within. TextImage
Rec Gen 469Caracalla, AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 12.35g. ANTWNEINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEW-N (EW ligate), Galley over waves left, 4 oarsmen sitting ahead, helmsman standing behind, standard at the front, banner at the stern; emperor sitting left, holding spear and holding patera, before him stand Tyche of Nikaia presentinhg the young Dionysos to the emperor, who raises his hands to him. RecGen 469; BMC 74.TextImage
RecGen 475Caracalla AE22 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NI-KA-EWN, temple with 6 columns.TextImage
RecGen 475Caracalla AE23 of Bithynia, Nicaea. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, hexstyle temple.TextImage
RecGen 478Caracalla AE30 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate head right / TY-XH AGA-QH, hexastyle temple of Tyche, NIKAIEWN below.TextImage
RecGen 479Caracalla AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTONINOC AVG, laureate head right / NIKAEWN, tetrastyle temple with three steps and peaked roof, globules within.TextImage
RecGen 481Caracalla, AE25, Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC-AUGOUCTOC, laureate, bearded head right / NIKA-IEWN to left and right of legionary eagle between two standards. RecGen 481.TextImage
RecGen 481Caracalla, AE27, Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC-AUGOUCTOC, laureate, bearded head right / NIKA-I-EWN to left, above and right of legionary eagle between two standards. RecGen 481.TextImage
RecGen 481Caracalla, AE27, Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC-AUGOUCTOC, laureate, bearded head right / NIKAI-EWN to left and right of legionary eagle between two standards. RecGen 481.TextImage
RecGen 481BCaracalla, Nicaea, Bithynia. 25 mm,5.75 gr. ANTWNINOC AUGOUCTOC, laureate head right / NIKA-I-EWN to left, above and right of legionary eagle between two standards. RecGen 481B.TextImage
RecGen 489Caracalla AE16 of Nicaea in Bithynia. ANTWNEINOC AYGO, laureate head of youthful Caracalla right / NIKA-IEWN, two-handled vase with 2 palm branches emerging.TextImage
RecGen 516Caracalla, AE28, Nicaea, Bithynia, Laureate and draped bust right / Elephant and rider right.TextImage
RecGen 516Caracalla. 198-217 AD. 14mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AYP ANTO-NINOC AYG, laureate bust of Caracalla right / NIKAIEWN, Elephant walking right. TextImage
SNGCop 507vCaracalla AE23, Nicaea, Bithynia. 7.37g, 23.4mm. ANTWNINOC AUGOUCTOC, radiate head right / NIKA-I-EWN to left, above and to right of legionary eagle between two standards. SNG Copenhagen 507 var (bust type and rev breaks).TextImage
SNGvA 7037Caracalla, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. ANTWNINOC AYGOYCTOC, laureate, bearded head right / NIKAIEWN, cista mystica opening left, with serpent emerging. SNG von Aulock 7037; Rec Gen 442 (but bearded bust).TextImage

PLAUTILLA
Mionnet 273 Plautilla, Wife of Caracalla, AE23 of Bithynia, Nicaea. 202-205 AD. Draped bust right / Athena standing right, holding spear and owl, shield at feet. Poss. Mionnet 273 (description incomplete).TextImage
Mionnet 706Plautilla, AE22 of Nicaea, Bithynia. PLAUTILLA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche or Ceres standing left, holding corn-ears and a poppy in lowered left hand, right hand on hip (torch in right arm?), wheel at foot left. cf Mionnet Supp. V, 706.TextImage
RecGen 494Plautilla, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 10.98 g. FOVL PLAVTILLA CEBAC, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter, veiled, standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. RecGen 494.TextImage
RecGen 497Plautilla, AE30 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 12.50 gr. FOYL PLAYTILLA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NI-KA-IWN, hexastyle temple with cult image of Aphrodite Paphia within, holding flower and uncertain object. RecGen 497; Scholz 87 corr. (in NZ 43="Miletos").TextImage

GETA
JHE 11, 50Geta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.42 gr. GETAC KAICAR, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Dionysos riding panther right. Apparently unpublished. JHE auction 11, lot 50.TextImage
Lindgren III 187Geta, AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 2.19 gr. GETA KAICA(R), bare head right / NIKAIEWN, burning altar. Lindgren III 187; RecGen -.TextImage
Mionnet 726
Lindgren III 187 var
Geta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.20 g. GETAC KAICAP, draped and cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, flaming, garlanded altar. Mionnet Supp. V, 726; Lindgren III 187 var (bust type).TextImage
Rec Gen 335 varGeta, AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 10.29 g. L CEPTIM GETAC KAIC, bare head right. Two countermarks, Nike standing right (Howgego 254) and male head right with crescent on head) / NIKAIEWN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. RecGen 335 var (Sept. Severus, unlisted for Geta).TextImage
RecGen 365 varGeta, AE 15, 2.15g of Nicaea, Bithynia. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Hermes standing left, petasos on head, holding purse and caduceus. RecGen 365 var (Julia Domna, unlisted for Geta).TextImage
RecGen 342 varGeta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. GETAC KAICAP, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Herakles Farnese standing right, right hand behind back, resting on club set on rock. RecGen 342 var (this reverse for Sept. Severus).TextImage
RecGen 444 varGeta AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. KAICAP GETAC, draped bust right / NEIKAIEWN, Pan standing right with trophy over his shoulder. RecGen 444 var (Caracalla, unlisted for Geta).TextImage
RecGen 473 varGeta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.4 gr. L CEPTI GETAC, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, bull standing left. RecGen 473 var (Caracalla, bull standing right); unlisted for Geta.TextImage
Rec Gen 502Geta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 2.85 g. L CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing left, holding shield set on ground and spear. Rec Gen 502; Righetti 9875.TextImage
Rec Gen 503 varGeta, AE31 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 13.34 g. AVT K CEPTI GETAC AVGOVC, laureate and cuirassed bust right / NIKAEIWN, RWNHN below, Roma seated left, holding Nike on globe; shield behind. RecGen 503 var (as Caesar).TextImage
Rec Gen 505Geta AE27 of Nicaea, Bithynia. L CEPT GETAC KAIC, bare-headed, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. RecGen 505.TextImage
RecGen 505Geta AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 3.09 gr. L CEPT GETAC KAIC, bare-headed, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. RecGen 505.TextImage
RecGen 506 varGeta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 3.41 gr. L CEPTI GETAC K, bare head left / NIKAIEWN, serpent-entwined torch. RecGen 506 var (bust type).TextImage
RecGen 507Geta, AE15of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2,41 g. L CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Eros, winged and in long cloak, standing left, resting on torch set on a circular base. RecGen 507.TextImage
Rec Gen 509Geta, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 198-211 AD. 2.90 gr. P CEPTI GETAC K, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, The infant Dionysos sitting right in cradle, holding thyrsus. RecGen 509.TextImage
RecGen 510Geta, Bithynia, Nicaea, AE14. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare bust right / NIKA-EIWN, serpent arising from cista. RecGen 510; Lindgren A 187 a; Mionnet 725.TextImage
RecGen 510 varGeta, AE15, Nicaea, Bithynia, 2.60g. GETAC KAICAR, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, cista mystica opening left with serpent emerging. Rec Gen 510 var (obv legend), Mionnet 725 var (ditto).TextImage
RecGen 510 varGeta, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.89 gr. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, cista mystica opening left with serpent emerging. RecGen 510 var (bust type). Righetti Sale, 366.TextImage
RecGen 511Geta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. P CEPT GETAC K, bare-head right / NIKAIEWN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. RecGen 511.TextImage
Rec Gen 511Geta, AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.42g. L CEPT GETAC K, bare-headed, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Telesphoros standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Rec Gen 511 cf (obv. legend).TextImage
RecGen 512Geta, as Caesar, AE26 of Bithynia, Nicaea. CEPT GETAC KAICA, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Hercules right grappling with the Lernean Hydra, club poised above.TextImage
RecGen 512 varGeta, AE 26, 9.59g of Nicaea, Bithynia. L CEPTIM GETAC K[AI], bare-headed (draped?) bust right / NIKAIEWN, Herakles standing right, resting right hand on club behind him, holding apples of the Hesperides (?) in left hand before him, lionskin hanging from left shoulder; tree with slain serpent to right. RecGen 512 var (rev type of the Labours of Herakles).TextImage
RecGen 514Geta as Caesar, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. L CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAEIWN, Nemesis standing left, holding whip, resting left hand on wheel at side. Four dots in exergue.TextImage
RecGen 514Geta as Caesar, AE15, (2.56g) Nicaea, Bithynia, 2,67 g. L CEPT GETAC KAI, Bare head right / NIKAEIWN, Nemesis standing left, holding whip, wheel at side. RecGen 514.TextImage
RecGen 515Geta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.31 g. GETAC KAICAR, bare-headed, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm. RecGen 515.TextImage
RecGen 515 varGeta, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 3.06g. A CEPTI GETAC KAIC, laureate head of Geta left / NIKAIEWNC, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm. RecGen 515 var. (legends, bust type, Nike left). Not in Isegrim, Mionnet, Weiser etc.TextImage
RecGen 515
ancient imit.
Geta, AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia. (Ancient imitation) 198-212 AD. A CEPT-GETA KAIC, laureate bust left / NIKAIEWN, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm. Ancient imitation of RecGen 515.TextImage
RecGen 516Geta, AE 15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 198-209 AD. Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / NIKAIEWN, elephant standing right. RecGen 516; BMC 88.TextImage
RecGen 517Geta, AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.12 gr. GETAC KAISAR, bare head right / NIKAEIWN, coiled serpent, head left. RecGen 517; Lindgren III A187A.TextImage
RecGen 519 Geta AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. P CEP GETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, eagle standing right, head left, wings spread, wreath in beak. TextImage
RecGen 520 Geta AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. P CEP GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, tetrastyle temple on a pedament. TextImage
RecGen 520Geta, AE13 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 1.55 g. P CEP GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Tetrastyle temple with dot in pediment, dot in centre. Rec Gen 520.TextImage
Rec Gen 521Geta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 3.267 gr. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, tetrastyle temple on three steps, dot in pediment. RecGen 521.TextImage
RecGen 522 varGeta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. GETAC KAICAR, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, tetrastyle temple with peaked roof, figure within. RecGen 522 var. (RecGen does not list a figure within the temple.)TextImage
RecGen 525Geta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 209-212 AD. 2.1g. GETAC KAICAP, bare head right / NIK-AIEWN, prize crown with palm branch. RecGen II 525 (page 465).TextImage
RecGen 525Geta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 209-212 AD. 1.99g. GETAC KAICAP, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, prize crown with palm branch. RecGen 525.TextImage
RecGen 525 varGeta, AE15 of Nicaea, Bithynia. Severeian Games issue. GETAC KAICAR, bare head left / CEOYHREIA NIKAIEWN, Prize crown containing one palm branch. RecGen 525-526 var (bust type, rev. legend).TextImage
RecGen 550 varGeta, AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. GETAC KAICAR, bare head left / NIKAIEWN, Tyche seated left, rivergod Sagaris at foot. RecGen -; (550 var (Macrinus)); Imhoof 225 var (Commodus).TextImage
Righetti 8668Geta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 16mm, 3.00 g. L SEP GETAS KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Righetti 8668, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Righetti 8671Geta, AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 3.86 g. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and corncuopiae. Righetti 8671, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Righetti 9888Geta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 2.28 g. L CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Lion walking right. Righetti 9888, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Righetti Sale 362Geta, AE18 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.29 gr. L CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, lion walking right. RecGen -; Righetti Sale 362.TextImage
Righetti Sale 364Geta, AE16 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 3,22 g. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Bull standing right. RecGen 473 var (Caracalla); Righetti Sale 364.TextImage
SNG Stockholm 1953Geta, AE16mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.2gr, 209-212 AD. GETAC KAICAR, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread. SNG Stockholm 1953; Rec Gen 519 var (obv. legend).TextImage
SNG Stockholm 1953Geta, AE14 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2.26 gr. L GETAC KAICAR, bare head right / NIKAIEWN, eagle standing right, head left, wings open. SNG Stockholm 1953; RecGen 353 var (Sept. Severus).TextImage
Varbanov_2782Geta AE21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. P CEPTI GETAC KAI, bare head right / NIKAEWN, infant Dionysos in cradle right, thyrsus behind.TextImage
SNG vA 2994 varNicaea. Geta AE15. A CEPTI GETAC (...), bare head right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder & cornucopiae. SNG vA 2994 var (rev. legend).TextImage
MACRINUS
Rec Gen 537Macrinus, AE29 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 12.9 gr. [AVT K M] OPEL CEOVHR MAKREINOC AVG (HR ligate), laureate (draped?) and cuirassed bust right / NIKA-IEWN, Serapis walking right, holding sceptre over left shoulder, right hand raised. RecGen 537.TextImage
RecGen 556Macrinus, AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 217-218 AD. 6.32 gr. AYT K M OPEL CEOYHR MAKREINOC AYG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / (TUCH AGAQH around), NI-KA-IEWN to left, right and beneath hexastyle temple. RecGen 556.TextImage

ELAGABALUS
BMC 92Elagabalus, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVP ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NI-KA-IE-WN beneath the masts of legionary eagle facing, head right, wings spread, between two standards surmounted by capricorns. Possiblby this is the type described under BMC 92, but without mentioning the capricorns.TextImage
RecGen 420cfElagabalus, AE21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 218-222 AD. M AVR ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Serpent-entwined torch of Demeter containing two grain ears and a poppy. Unpublished for Elagabalus. RecGen 420 (same rev. die, same obv. legend, under Caracalla in error ?).TextImage
RecGen 458Elagabalus AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 218-222 AD. 4.42 gr, 22.55mm. M AVP ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter seated left, holding corn-ears and long torch. RecGen 458; SNG Cop-; Mionnet-;.TextImage
RecGen 558varElagabalus, AE22 of Nikaea, Bithynia. M AYR ANTWNINOS AYG, laureate head right / NIKA-IEWN, Demeter standing half left, head left, holding corn-ears and torch, lighted altar at foot left. BMC-; Wieser-; Imhoof Bithynien-; Mionnet-; RecGen-. Apparently unpublished. cf RecGen 558 (no altar).TextImage
RecGen 565Elagabalus, Nicaea, AE15. ANTONEINOC AVG, laureate draped bust right / NIKA-IEWN, eagle facing, head left, wreath in beak. RecGen 565. TextImage
RecGen 566Elagabalus AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVP ANTWNIN(OC AVG), laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, hexstyle temple with peaked roof.TextImage
RecGen 571Elagabalus AE22 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVP ANTWNINO AUG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, three military standards. TextImage
RecGen 571 varElagabalus AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVP ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, three military standards.TextImage
RecGen 571 var (2)Elagabalus, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVP ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NIK-AIE to left and right, N-W below, three standards, the two outer ones with oval or circular tops with 4 rays. Rec.Gen. 571 var.TextImage
RecGen 587cfElagabalus AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT K M ANTWN..., laureate head right / NIKAIEWN, Hermes standing left, chlamis draped over right arm, holding purse & caduceus.TextImage
SNG Cop 512Elagabalus, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 218-222 AD. 6,10 gr. M AVRH ANTWNINOC AVG, laureate head right / NI-KA-IE-WN between legionary eagle between two standards surmounted by capricorns. SNG Cop 512.TextImage

JULIA MAESA
RecGen 576Julia Maesa, AE22, Nicaea, Bithynia. IOULIA MAICA AVG, draped bust right / NI-KAI-EWN to left, right and beneath hexastyle temple. RecGen 576.TextImage

SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Agora 3, 71Severus Alexander. AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 4.79 g. M AYR CEY ALEZANDROC AYG, laureate head right / NIK-AI-EWN, to left, right and beneath two standards surmounted by capricorns with another standard between them. Unpublished reverse type (legend positions). Agora 3-71.TextImage
BMC 102vSeverus Alexander, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. 4.44g; 21mm. M AVR SEVH ALEXANDROC AVG, laureate head right / NI-K-AI-E / WN between and beneath three standards. BMC 102 var (obv legend with AVG); RecGen I-III, 617 var (bust type).TextImage
BMC 103Bithynia, Nicaea. Severus Alexander AE19. M AVP CEVH ALEXANDROC AV, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / N/IK/AI/E between three standards, WN in ex.TextImage
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BMC 103vSeverus Alexander AE21 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AV, laureate, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / NI-KA-IE-WN between three legionary standards.TextImage
BMC 103v(2)Severus Alexander AE, 4.85 gr, 20.28 mm. Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. M AVR CEVH ALEXANDROC A, laureate, draped bust right, seen from the back / N-IK-AI-E / WN, between and beneath three standards. BMC 103 var (obv legend ending; bust type); cf Sear Greek Imp. 3287.TextImage
BMC 103 var (3)Severus Alexander, AE 20.27mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR CEV ALEXANDROC AC, laureate, draped bust right, seen from the back / NI-K-A-IE, WN between and beneath three standards. BMC 103 var (rev breaks).TextImage
BMC 104Severus Alexander. Nicaea, Bithynia. AE19. 222-235 AD. M AUR ALEXANDROC AV, laureate, draped bust right / N-IK-AI-E / WN, legionary eagle between two standards. TextImage
Forum 620Severus Alexander, AE21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR CEVH ALEXANDROC AV, laureate head right / NI-K-AI-E, WN between and beneath three standards. BMC 102 var (obv. legend); ; RecGen 617 var (bust type); Forum Ancient Coin 620; Ritter 31145.TextImage
Kemppinen G028Gordian III, AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 3.84 gr. M ANT GORDIANOC AV, radiate, draped bust right / N-I-K-A-I, EWN between the masts and beneath two legionary eagles between two standards with 2-3-3-2 badges. Kemppinen G028; BMC 118-119 var (obv legend, bust type).TextImage
Kemppinen S204Severus Alexander, AE21 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR CEV ALEXANDROC AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / NI-KA-IE-WN between the masts of three standards with one badge and two bars each. Kemppinen 204; BMC 103 var (obv legend + bust type + rev breaks).TextImage
Kemppinen 767Severus Alexander, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR CEV ALEXANDROC AV, laureate, draped bust right, seen from the back / NI-K-AI-E, WN, three standards with one badge on each mast. BMC 102 var (bust type); Kemppinen 767.TextImage
Rec Gen 559 varSeverus Alexander, AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. AV K M AVR CEVI ALEXANDROC AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Athena Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike and spear. Roland Mueller Collection 1326; RecGen 559 var (Elagabalus). Unpublished reverse for Sev. Alexander.TextImage
RecGen 580a varSeverus Alexander, Nicaea Bithynia, AE22. M AVR ALEXANDROC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / NI-KA-IE-WN between the masts of three standards. RecGen 580a var (obv legend).TextImage
RecGen 580vSeverus Alexander AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 4.47 g. M AVR ALEXANDROC K, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre. RecGen 580-582 var (obv legend); Duesseldorf 00422 var (ditto).TextImage
RecGen 584Severus Alexander, AE22. Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVRH ALEXANDROC AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right seen from the back / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear, shield at foot. RecGen 584.TextImage
cf RecGen 595Severus Alexander AE25 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDPOC AV, laureate bust right / NIKAIEWN, Hercules, nude, standing right with lionskin & bow, unclear animal before.TextImage

RecGen 616
Severus Alexander AE19 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AV, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / N-IK-AI-E|WN between legionary eagle, head right with wreath in its beak, between two standards.TextImage
RecGen 617Severus Alexander AE20 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / NIKAIE-WN between 3 standards.TextImage
RecGen 617varSeverus Alexander AE20 of Nicaea, Bithyna. 4.1 g. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-IK-AI-E/WI (sic), between three standards. Engraver's error (WI instead of WN). RecGen 617 var (bust type with this obv legend; WI in ex.).TextImage
RecGen 620Severus Alexander AE23 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AV, laureate bust right / NIKAIEWN, agonistic crown with two palm branches. TextImage
SNG Cop 543 varBithynia, Nicaea. AE22. Severus Alexander 222-225 AD. M AYR CEVH ALEXANDROC, laureate, draped bust right, seen from the back / NIKAIEWN, Serapis, modius on head facing standing facing, holding sceptre in left hand, right arm extended, tripod to left towering above the walls of Nicaea with branches to left and right. Apparently unrecorded type. SNG 543 var (emperor, Serapis).TextImage
Rohde 14522 varSeverus Alexander, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. M AVP C AL(EXANDPOC AV(G?)), radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NI-K-AI-E, WN below, three standards. Rohde 14522 var (obv. legend).TextImage
SGI 3287Severus Alexander AE19 of Bithynia, Nicaea. M AVP CEV ALEZANDPOC AVG, laureate head right / NI/K/A/IE between three standards, WN in ex. BMC 102.TextImage
SGI 3287cfSeverus Alexander AE26 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AV, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / NI-K-AI-E/WN between three standards.TextImage
SGI 3287v1Severus Alexander, as Caesar, AE22 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC KAI, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN around three legionary standards.TextImage
SGI 3287v2Severus Alexander, as Caesar, AE23 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC KAI, laureate head right / NI-KAI-EWN around three standards.TextImage
SGI 3827v3Severus Alexander. Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR SEV ALEXANDROC KAI, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / NIK-AI-EWN, to left, right and beneath three standards, the outer two surmounted by capricorns. Unlisted type. SGI 3287 var (capricorns, rev breaks).TextImage
SGI 3287v4Severus Alexander, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 4.60 gr. M AUR ALEXANDROC KAI, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / NIKA-IEWN to left and right of three standards. This reverse is unlisted for Nicaea. His legends are only listed as being between and beneath the standards. SGI 3287 var.TextImage
SNG Cop 519Severus Alexander AE20 of Nicaea in Bithynia. M AVP CEV ALEXANDROC AV, radiate bust right / N-IK-AI-E|WN between legionary eagle, head left with wreath in its beak, between two standards.TextImage
SNGCop 519varSeverus Alexander, Nicaea, 222-235 AD. AE 21mm; 6.3g. M AUR SEUH ALEXANDROS AUG, radiate, draped bust right, seen from the back / N-IK-AI-E between, WN beneath legionary eagle between two standards. SNG Copenhagen 519 var (obv legend with H).TextImage
SNGCop 520Severus Alexander 'Aquila and Standards' AE22
Bronze, 4.44 grams; 21.35 mm. Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. Obverse: M AVP CEVH ALEXANDPOC AV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from back. Reverse: NI-K-AI-E / WN, between and below three standards.
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SNG Righetti 642Severus Alexander, AE17 of Nicaea, Bithynia. (M AVR CEV ALEXANDROC AV), laureate, draped bust right, countermark of chimera (?) on neck / NI-KAIE-WN in three lines within wreath. SNG Righetti 642; RecGen -.TextImage
SNG vA 606Severus Alexander, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. M AVR CEVH ALEXANDROC, laureate, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Dionysos on the left, standing, looking right at the nymph Nikaia. SNG von Aulock 606.TextImage
SNG vA 624Severus Alexander AE 21mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. IMP CEVH ALEXANDPOC A, radiate & draped bust right, seen from behind / NI-KA-IE-WN between three legionary standards.TextImage
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VanGessel 297Severus Alexander, Nicaea, Bithynia. 3,42 gr, 17,8-18,8 mm. 222-235 AD. M ALEXANDROC AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NI-K-AI-E, WN between and beneath three standards. Van Gessel 297, SNG von Aulock 625 var. Not in the usual reference sources with this obv. legend and these reverse breaks.TextImage

JULIA MAMAEA
Beast Z7091Julia MAMAIA, AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 9.32g. IOYLIA MAMAIA CEB, draped bust right / EVCEBWN EVGENWN NIKAIEWN, Pan walking left, holding bunch of grapes and a lagobolon (hunter's stick). Unpublished. Beastcoins Z7091.TextImage
RecGen 629Julia Mamaea, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. IOULIA MAMAIA AUG, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, prize crown with one palm branch. RecGen 629; Hunter 31; McClean 7497.TextImage
Scholz 57Julia Mamaea, AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia, AD 222-235. IOVLIA MAMAIA AVG, draped bust right / NIKA-IEWN, serpent-entwined torch. Scholz 57 in NZ 1910 (otherwise unpublished).TextImage
SM 402Julia Mamaea, 23mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. 9 gr. (IOVLIA MA)MAIA CEB, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Peleus, holding the infant Achilles on his arm and presenting him to the centaur Cheiron, tutor of Heroes. Unpublished. Steve Minnoch Coll. 402.TextImage
SNGCop 514Julia Mamaea. 4.14g; 20mm. Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. IOVLIA MAMAIA AVG, draped bust right / N-IK-AI-E-WN, between and beneath three standards, two badges on the middle standard. BMC 105v; SNG Cop 514, SGI 3421.Text
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SNG Cop 521Julia Mamaea AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOULIA MAMAIA AUG, draped bust right / NI-KA-EIW-N, three standards. TextImage
SNG Cop 521vJulia Mamaea AE24 of Nicaea, Bithynia. IOVLIA MAMAIA AVG, Draped bust right / NI-KAI to left and right, EWN in ex, three standards, the outer two surmounted by capricorns. SNG Copenhagen 521v (legends at sides, not between standards). TextImage
SNG Cop 521vJulia Mamaea. AE21, 21.69mm, 5.6g. Nicaea, Bithynia. 222-235 AD. IOULIA MAMAIA AUG, draped bust right / NI-KA-IE-WN between three standards. SNG Cop 521 var (rev legend breaks).TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Cologne 46Maximinus I, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 6.76 gr. 235-238 AD. G IOY OYH MAXMEINOC AYG, laureate, draped bust right, countermarked with head of Philip right within circular punch / NI-KA-IEWN to left and right and beneath tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Cologne I, 46.TextImage
SNG vA 617 varMaximinus I AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 6.98 g. G IOVL AVR MAXIMEINOC AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Artemis running right, drawing bow and reaching for arrow from quiver; hound at her feet. SNG von Aulock 617 var (this reverse previously used for Severus Alexander).TextImage
SNG vA 634Maximinus I AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 235-238 AD. 9.0g. G IOY OYH MAXIMEINOC AYG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Pan walking left, holding bunch of grapes and shepherd's crook; countermark of Nike walking in left field. SNG vA 634.TextImage
SNG vA 7046Maximinus I AE23 Diassarion of Nicaea, Bithynia. G IOVL OVHR MAXIMEINOC AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear, shield at her feet. SNG von Aulock 7046.TextImage

MAXIMUS
Howgego 65Maximus AE22 of Nicaea in Bithynia. G IOV OVH MAXIMOC K, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-IK-AI-E / WN, three standards.TextImage
RecGen 673Maximus AE24 of Nikaia, Bithynia. 8.28g. G IOY OYH MAX(IMOC K), draped and cuirassed bust right, countermark of male head left / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RecGen 673.TextImage

GORDIAN III
BMC 119Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AE19 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-I-K-A-I-EWN between and beneath two legionary eagles between two standards surmounted by capricorns. BMC 119; SNG Copenhagen 527. (Note: no obverse break, E instead of Epsilon in EWN).TextImage
BMC 124Gordian III, AE19 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M ANT GORDIANOC AV, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-IK-AI-E /WN, three standards. BMC 124.TextImage
BMC 125Gordian III. AE19. 3.45 gr. Nicaea, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. M ANT GORDIANOS AV, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-I-K-AI-EWN between and beneath three standards. BMC 125.TextImage
Kemppinen G120
BMC 119 var
Gordian III, AE19.5 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-IK-AI-E around, WN beneath two standards between two legionary eagles. Kemppinen G120; BMC 119 var (rev legend breaks).TextImage
Mionnet_852Gordian III AE 23mm of Bithynia, Nicaea. Radiate draped bust right / Athena standing facing, head left, holding patera and retrospear; shield at side.TextImage
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RecGen 700Gordian III, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 20.09 g. M A NT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield, countermark on neck / NIKAIEWN, Herakles, with Eros on his knee and holding club, riding right on the back of a lion. RecGen 700.TextImage
RecGen 710Gordian III, AE31 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear in left hand and shield decorated with Gorgoneion on right arm / NIKAIEWN BOULH DEMOC OMONIA around, in field and beneath Demos, bare-shouldered, standing right, holding sceptre in left hand, offering right hand to Boule, standing left, turreted, holding sceptre. Imhoof, Gr. M. 132; RecGen 710; c/m: Howgego 65.TextImage
RecGen 715Gordian III, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. M ANT GORDIANOC AV, radiate, draped bust right / N-I-K-A-I / EWN (in ex.), two standards surmounted by capricorns between two standards. Rec Gen 1-III, 715.TextImage
SGI 3671Gordian III AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia. M ANT GORDIANOC AV, radiate, draped bust right / NIKAEWN, two legionary eagles standing between two standards. SNGCop 526, BMC 114, SGI 3671. Sear RCV '84 # #2523
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SNG Cop 526vGordian III, AE19, Nicaea, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, draped bust right / N-I-K-AI-EWN between and beneath three standards. SNG Copenhagen 526 var (obv legend and rev -AI-break).TextImage
SNG UK 700-1165Gordian III, AE 22mm, Nicaea, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. M ANT GORDIANOC A, radiate, draped bust right / N-IK-AI-E, WN between and beneath legionary eagle between two standards. SNG UK 700_1165.TextImage
Zwicker 1071Gordian, AE 32mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NIKAI-EWN above and beneath Hephaistos (Vulkan) seated right, forging helmet on column; to right, Athena standing left, right hand on helmet, left hand on shield. Zwicker Collection, Z1071 otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Zwicker 1073Gordian III, AE19 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 2,70 gr. 238-244. M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / N-I-K-A-I, EWN between and beneath two standards surmounted by capricorns between two standards. Zwicker Z1073; cf Rec Gen 711 (rad. draped only).TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
RecGen 718Tranquillina, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. CABEI TRANKVLLEINA, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Serapis standing left, holding staff and raising right hand. Rec. Gen. 718; BMC 126.TextImage
RecGen 719 varTranquillina, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. CAB TRANKYLLEINA C, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Athena standing left, holding transverse spear forwards, shield on left arm. ReGen 719 var (attributes); BMC 127 var (ditto).TextImage
RecGen 721vTranquillina, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 6.30 g. CABEI TRANKYLLINA C, draped, diademed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. var of SNG von Aulock 661; McClean 7504; RecGen 721. BMC 128 (obv. legend).TextImage
SNG Dusseld. 1828Tranquillina, AE22 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 6.1g. [CAB TRAN]KVLLINAC, diademed and draped bust right / NIKAIE-WN around and beneath hexastyle temple with dot in pediment with Tyche standing facing within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SLG Dusseldorf 1828 and 5945; Isegrim 43172; RecGen 722var (deity); BMC 129var (ditto).TextImage
PHILIP I
Weiser 126Philip I, AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 12.2 gr. Reduced tetrassarion. 244-247 AD. M IOVLIOC FILIPPOC AVG, laureate, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and long torch. Weiser 126 (same dies); RecGen 727 var (bust type).TextImage

TREBONIANUS GALLUS
SNGvA 7061Trebonianus Gallus, Bithynia, Nicaea, AE23. 251-253 AD. AUT K G BEIB GALLOC A, radiate draped bust right / NIKAI-EWN, Serapis standing left, polos on head, holding sceptre and raising hand. SNG Von Aulock 7061.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
Paris AAGR569Volusian, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. AD 251-253. 10.47 gr. AY K BEIB GALLOC OYOLOCCIANOC, radiate head right / NIKAIEWN, distyle shrine with arched portico and rounded roof, bust on a low column within. Paris AA.GR.569 (under Nysa, Lydia in error), otherwise unpublished.TextImage

VALERIAN I
RecGen 804Valerian, AE25 of Nicaea, Bithynia. AD 256-260. POY LIK OYALERIANOC CEB, radiate, draped bust of Valerian left, right hand raised / NIKAIEWN, Gallienus on the left, standing right beside the emperor, standing front, looking left, both holding sceptres, beside a figure (Salonina, Homonoia or a priest) standing left, holding a patera over a small altar. RecGen 804-805; Waddington 447; SNG von Aulock 713; McClean 7507.TextImage
RecGen 804Valerian I, AE26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. POY LIK OYALERIANOC CEB, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Gallienus standing half right clasping hands with Valerian, standing left, both holding sceptres, to right Homonoia standing left, holding patera. McClean 7507; RecGen 804-805; Waddington 447; SNG von Aulock 71.TextImage
SNG Cop 535Valerian I, AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. POY LIK OVALERIANOC AVG, radiate, draped bust right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Rec.Gen -. SNG Cop. 535.TextImage
SNG Cop 537Valerian I, Gallienus and Valerian II, AE24, Nicaea, Bithynia. AVT-OVALERI-ANOC GALLIH-NOC OVALERIA-NOC KAI in 5 lines above, CEBB below, Laureate heads of Valerian I and Gallienus face to face, between them a bare headed bust of Valerian II / MEGICTWN APICTWN above, NIKAIEWN below, Three prize urns, each with a palm branch. SNG Cop 537.TextImage
SNG vA 721Valerian I, Gallienus and Valerian II, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. 253-255 AD. AVT-OVALERI-ANOC.GALLIH-NOC.OVALERIA-NOC.KAIC in 5 lines above, CEBB below, Radiate and draped bust of Valerian I right and radiate and draped bust of Gallienus left, vis--vis; Radiate and draped bust of Valerian II right between them / MEGICTWN APICTWN above, NIKAIEWN below, Three agonistic crowns with palms; center one contains two palms. SNG von Aulock 721; BMC 150.TextImage

GALLIENUS
BMC 154Gallienus AE 23mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. POV LI EG GALL IHNO CEB, Radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Dionysus in quadriga of elephants left, holding cantharus & thyrsus. SNGvA 724.TextImage
Lindgren 199vGallienus AE26., 9.24g; 26mm 260-268 AD. Nicaea, Bithynia. POVB AIK EGNA GALLIHNOC AVG, radiate head right / NIKAIEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Lindgren III, 199 var (obv legend); RecGen 841 var (obv. legend).TextImage
RecGen 836Gallienus, AE23 of Nicaea, Bithynia. POY LI EG GALLIHN CEB, Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEWN, Dionysus, holding cantharus and thyrsus, in quadriga of elephants left. SNG von Aulock 724; BMC 154; Rec Gen 836.TextImage
RecGen 848Gallienus AE of Nicaea, Bithynia. 7.18 g. POU LI EG GAL[LIHNOC C]EB, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NIKAIE[WN], Bird's eye view of the city walls, city gates in foreground and background, tower on each of the eight corners. SNG Stockholm 1958; Price/Trell 190; RecGen 848.TextImage
RecGen 853Gallienus, AE 26 of Nicaea, Bithynia. POUB LIK EGN GALLHNOC AVG, radiate, draped bust right / AGWNEC IEROI, NIKAIE-WN (in ex.), three agonistic urns with palms on a base inscribed PUQIA. RecGen 853. TextImage

SALONINA
RecGen 861Salonina, Bithynia, Nicaea, AE25. KORN CALONEINA CEB , draped bust right / NIKAI-EWN, Valerian and Gallienus, radiate, in military garb, standing face-to-face, holding spears and clasping hands; Salonina standing, facing right, behind. RecGen 861, BMC 156, SNG Cop 542, SNG von aulock 731.TextImage
VALERIAN II
SNG vA 7097Valerian II, AE20 of Nicaea, Bithynia, 256-258 AD. 20.56mm - 4 gr. P L KOR OUALERIANOC K, Bare-headed, draped bust right / IPPARCOC NIKAIEWN, Hipparchus the astronomer seated left on cippus, globe on pedestal to left; countermark of a head left. SNG Von Aulock 7097.TextImage

MACRIANUS
SNG von Aulock 733Macrianus AE 23mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust of Macrianus right / City-view of Nicaea surrounded by a octagonal wall with two gates.TextImage
BMC 157Macrianus AE 26 mm of Nicaea, Bithynia. Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / City walls of Nicaea. TextImage

QUIETUS
BMC 160Quietus AE 22mm of Bithynia, Nicaea. Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / City walls of Nicaea.TextImage
See also: Helvetica's Excel list of "Three (and four) Standards" reverse types of Nicaea
Entry for Bithynia, Nicaea on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Nicea in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Nicaea at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Nicea in the ANS Database

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