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Ancient Coinage of Bithynia, Prusa Ad Olympum

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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 NER TRAIANOC A KAI CE GER DA, laureate head right / PROYCAEWN, 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 DIDIOC-IOVLIANOC AVG, laureate, cuirassed bust right / PR-OV-CAEWN across fields and beneath six-columned temple. Rec Gén 67.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG von Aulock 873Caracalla AE 25mm of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVP ANTWNEINOC CEB, laureate head right / PRO-UCAEW-N, 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 AVP A-NTWNINOC CE-B, laureate and bearded head right / PRO[UCAEW]N, Ajax the Telamonian left, falling upon his sword. Waddington 102.TextImage
BMC 22Caracalla AE25 of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVP AN-TWNINOC CEB, laureate bust right / PPOVCAEW-N, 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 P CEPT GETAC AUGOU, laureate head right / PPOVCAEWN, 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. L CEP GETAC K, bare head right / PRYCAEWN, 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 OPEL ANTWNINOC DIADOUMENIANOC, bare head right / PROUCAEWN, Ajax, helmeted, naked, kneeling left, falling onto a sword on a rock, cuirass and shield below. RecGen 123; Mionnet 2, 401.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
Rec Gen 157Tranquillina, AE28 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. CABEINIA TRANKYLLEINA AV, diademed, draped bust right / PROYCAEWN, 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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