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 ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΓEΡM, laureate head right / ΣEBAΣTH OMONOIA, Eirene (?) standing left holding branch & cornucopiae. RecGen 6.TextImage
RPC 684Domitian AE28 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AYT ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣEB ΓEΡ, laureate head right / ΣEBAΣTH 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 NEΡ TΡAIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣEB ΓEΡ, laureate head right / EIΠHNH ΣEBAΣTH, Eirene standing left holding branch (?) & cornucopiae. TextImage
FAUSTINA II
RecGen 35Faustina II, Prusias Ad Hypium, Bithynia. AE17. ΦAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / ΠΡOYCIEΩN ΠΡOC YΠIΩ, 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 AΡM Λ AVΡ OVHΡOC, bare head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / ΠΡOVCIEΩN ΠΡOC VΠIΩ, 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. Π CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡOYCIEΩN ΠΡOC IΠIΩ, 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 Unpublished.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 OΠ CEOYHΡ (MAKΡEINOC AYΓ), or similar, laureate head right, two countermarks: laur. head right (Howgego 65) and value mark I-Digamma (not in Howgego) / ΠΡOYCIEΩN ΠΡOC YΠIΩ, 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 Unpublished composition of this labour of Herakles for Macrinus.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. Γ IOY OYH MAXIMEINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Countermark: head of emperor right / ΠΡOYCIEΩN ΠΡOC YΠIΩ, 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. Γ IOV OVH MAXIMOC K, draped bust right [cm: bearded bust of Herakles? right] / ΠΡOVCIAEΩN ΠΡOC YΠIΩ, draped bust of hero Kieros (or founder) right, long hair down neck. SNGvA 907. TextImage
RecGen 69Maximus, AE23 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. AD 235-238. 6.77 g. Γ IOYΛ OYHΡ MAXIMOC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡOYCIEΩN ΠΡOC YΠIΩ, Herakles standing, one leg bent at the knee, his head and body facing Antaeos and lifting him off the ground. RecGen 69; Kurth Herakles 743.TextImage
RecGen 69 varMaximus Caesar AE25 of Prusias ad Hypium, Bithynia. Γ IOV OVH MAΞIMOC K, draped bust right [cm: bearded bust of Herakles? right] / ΠΡOYCIAEΩN ΠΡOC YΠIΩ, Herakles standing right, with the Erymanthian Boar on his shoulders. Apparently unpublished. Not in RecGen, its supplements, Paris etc. RecGen 69 var (reverse type).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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