Ancient Coinage of Prusa Ad Olympum, Bithynia

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PRE-IMPERIAL TIMES
SNGCop 584Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. C Papirius Carbo, Proconsul. 62-59 BC. AE 22mm. Struck year 224 (59-58 BC). Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysus right; monogram before; DSK (date) below / Roma seated left on shields, holding Nike & spear. TextImage
TRAJAN
RecGen 8Trajan, AE of Prusa, Bithynia. 98-117 AD. AYT NEΡ TΡAIANOC A KAI CE ΓEΡ ΔA, laureate head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Athena standing left, holding two spears. RecGen 8; BMC 3.TextImage
DIDIUS JULIANUS
SGI 2107Didius Julianus AE23 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AVT K M ΔIΔIOC IOYΛIANOC AVΓ, laureate, cuirassed bust right / ΠΡ-OY-CAEΩN across fields and beneath six-columned temple. Rec Gén 67.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Naumann 52, 258Septimius Severus, AE28 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 10.69 g. AV K Λ CE CEYHΡOC ΠEΡT CE, radiate head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Asklepios standing facing, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Unpublished. Naumann 52, 258.TextImage
RecGen 84Septimius Severus AE17 of Prusa ad Olympus, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 2.61g. A K Λ C CEYHΡO, bare head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, altar with head of panther right above. RecGen 84; Weber 4927.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG von Aulock 873Caracalla AE 25mm of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNEINOC CEB, laureate head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Ajax the Telamonian falling upon his sword left; pile of stones before, shield below.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 873Caracalla AE 24mm of Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate and bearded head right / ΠΡO[YCAEΩ]N, Ajax the Telamonian left, falling upon his sword. Waddington 102.TextImage
BMC 22Caracalla AE25 of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate bust right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Telamonian Aias, nude, helmeted, kneeling on right knee facing left; left leg extending behind; right hand holding drawn sword given him by Hektor, point pressed to belly in the moment prior to hurling himself upon it; pile of rocks before, circular shield below him.TextImage
GETA
RecGen 94 varGeta AE34 of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AYT K Π CEΠT ΓETAC AYΓOY, laureate head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Minerva standing left, holding spear & shield. RecGen 94 var (Caracalla). Unlisted for Geta. TextImage
RecGen 110Geta, AE18 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia, 3.45 g. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Eros standing right, holding bow. Rec Gen 110 corr. (bow, not butterfly).TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
RecGen 123Diadumenian, AE of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. 7.48 g. M OΠEΛ ANTΩNINOC ΔIAΔOYMENIANOC, bare head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Ajax, helmeted, naked, kneeling left, falling onto a sword on a rock, cuirass and shield below. RecGen 123; Mionnet 2, 401.TextImage
MAXIMUS
RecGen 153Maximus, AE20 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 235-238. 5.15 g. Γ IOY OYH MAXIMOC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear, shield at her side. RecGen 153; BMC 32; Lindgren III 217.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
Rec Gen 157Tranquillina, AE28 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. CABEINIA TΡANKYΛΛEINA AV, diademed, draped bust right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Female deity or Muse seated left, holding scroll. RecGen 157; SNG von Aulock 881.TextImage
See also: Entry for Prusa ad Olympum on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Prusa in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Prusa at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Prusa in the ANS Database

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