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Ancient Coinage of Bithynia, Prusias Ad Hypium


[Rec Gen 68]

Prusias ad Hypium, Bythinia, about 25Km south of the Black Sea, modern Üskübü in Turkey.

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DOMITIAN
RPC 676Domitian Brass AE34 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AVT DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEBASTOS GERM, laureate head right / SEBASTH OMONOIA, Eirene (?) standing left holding branch & cornucopiae. RecGen 6.TextImage
RPC 684Domitian AE28 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AUT DOMITIANOS KAISAR SEB GER, laureate head right / SEBASTH OMONOIA, veiled bust of Demeter left, with two corn ears and poppy before neck. RPC 684.TextImage
TRAJAN
SNG von Aulock 867cfTrajan AE34 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AVT NEP TPAIANOS KAISAR SEB GEP, laureate head right / EIPHNH SEBASTH, Eirene standing left holding branch (?) & cornucopiae. TextImage
FAUSTINA II
RecGen 35Faustina II, Prusias Ad Hypium, Bithynia. AE17. FAUCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / PROUCIEWN PROC UPIW, Demeter standing left, holding long torch and corn-ears. RecGen. 35; BMC 3; RPC online 4858.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
RecGen 43Lucius Verus, AE 40 mm. medallion of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. ca. AD 164-166. 50.96 g. AVT KAI ARM L AVR OVHROC, bare head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / PROVCIEWN PROC VPIW, Herakles, naked, standing left, grasping the neck of one of the serpents' heads of the Lenean hydra and wielding club; two dragons' legs on the hydra's body, the claws of one pincing into Herakles' leg. Tall narrow column surmounted by statue in right field. RecGen 43; Mionnet II, 425; Paris 1593.TextImage
GETA
Pecunem 22, 126Geta, AE28 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AD 209-211. 12.29 gr. P CEPTI GETAC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / PROYCIEWN PROC IPIW, Dionysos sitting left on a rock, leaning backwards, looking right, right arm over his head and with thyrsos in left arm. Unpublished. Pecunem 22, 126.TextImage
MACRINUS
Burstein 570Macrinus, AE30 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AD 217-218. AYT K M OP CEOYHR (MAKREINOC AYG), or similar, laureate head right, two countermarks: laur. head right (Howgego 65) and value mark I-Digamma (not in Howgego) / PROYCIEWN PROC YPIW, Herakles right, trying to grasp the belt of Hippolyte, standing left, bipennis on ground at her feet, I in lower centre. Unpublished composition of this labour of Herakles for Macrinus. Burstein Collection 570.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
RecGen 67Maximinus I, AE29 of Prusias ad Hipium, Bithynia. AD 235-238. G IOY OYH MAXIMEINOC AYG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Countermark: head of emperor right / PROYCIEWN PROC YPIW, draped bust of Kieros right. Countermark: Value mark IB (12 Assaria). RecGen 67; SNG von Aulock 7166; Imhoof KM 2; Weiser 19.TextImage
MAXIMUS
RecGen 68Maximus Caesar AE 31 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. G IOV OVH MAXIMOC K, draped bust right [cm: bearded bust of Herakles? right] / PPOVCIAEWN PPOC YPIW, draped bust of hero Kieros (or founder) right, long hair down neck. SNGvA 907. TextImage
RecGen 69Maximus Caesar AE 25 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. G IOV OVH MAXIMOC K, draped bust right [cm: bearded bust of Herakles? right] / PPOVCIAEWN PPOC YPIW, Herakles standing right, shouldering the Ceynean Hind.TextImage
GALLIENUS
RecGen 78Gallienus, AE of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. 10.48 g. AV P LI GAL[LHNOS] CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / PROYSIEWN PROS YPIW, city gate with arched doorway, tower to left and right each with arched doorway, H below. RecGen 78; SNG von Aulock 915; Price/Trell, p. 224, Fig. 505.TextImage
See also: Entry for Prusias ad Hypium on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Prusias Ad Hypium at AncientImports.com
Search for Hypium in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Prusias Ad Hypium in the ANS Database
Search for Hypium at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Hypium in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum

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