Ancient Coinage of Halikarnassos, Caria


[BMC 44v]

Halicarnassos or Halikarnassos, on the Gulf of Cos, Caria; modern Bodrum, Turkey

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BMC 1cfHalikarnassos, Caria? AR Obol. Before 480 BC. Forepart of Pegasos left / Head of goat left, three pellets around; all within incuse square. TextImage
BMC 2cfHalikarnassos, Caria? AR Obol. Before 480 BC. Forepart of Pegasos right / Forepart of goat right, within incuse square. TextImage
BMC 14Halicarnassos, Caria, AE16, (3.05g) 2nd century BC, Head of Poseidon right. ALIKAR-NASSEWN, Tripod. TextImage
BMC 43Halicarnassos, Caria. AR Tetartemorion. 8mm, 0,27gr, 395-377 BC. Head of ram right / Archaic male head right, A behind head, CO before. SNG Tuebingen 3316-3321; BMC 43-44; Babelon Traité 1143.TextImage
BMC 43a VarHalikarnassos, Caria. 2nd-1st Century BC. AR Drachm. Facing head of Helios / AΛIKAΡNAΣEΩN XAΡMYΛOΣ, Helmeted bust of Athena right. TextImage
BMC 44vHalikarnassos, Caria AR Drachm. 1st century BC. Facing head of Helios inclined slightly to right / MEΛANTAΣ AΛIKAΡNAΣEΩN, bust of Athena right wearing crested helmet & aegis. TextImage
BMC 47Halikarnassos, Caria AR Drachm. Circa 1st Century BC. Facing head of Helios / AΛIKAΡNACEΩN MOCXOC, helmeted & draped bust of Athena right. Sear SG 4875.TextImage
BMC 58 varHalikarnassos in Caria, AE18, Radiate, draped bust of Helios right / AΛI... ...HNΩN, lyre within wreath. BMC 58-61 var (magistrate) TextImage
Klein 515Halicarnassos, Caria, 400-367 BC. AE 10 mm, 0.58 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / ALI, Ornate lyre with four strings. Klein 515; BMC 13 var (lyre type).TextImage
Klein 516Halicarnassos, Caria. 400-367 BC. AE10, 0.58 gr. Forepart of Pegasos right / Lyre between two laurel branches. Klein 516 (this coin).TextImage
Klein 518Halicarnassos, Caria, after 200 BC, AE16, 6.85 gr. Bearded head of Poseidon right / AΛIKA-ΔAM, decorated trident, Crescent to left, fish-hook right. Klein 518; SNG von Aulock 8079.TextImage
Peus 384,300Halikarnassos (BC 150-50) AR Obol, ca 2nd-1st cent BC. 0.67g. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing facing within incuse square. Poss. Unpublished.TextImage
SNG Cop 336 Halikarnassos AR obol, 500-450 BC. Forepart of winged horse / Head of goat. TextImage
SNG Cop 337Halikarnassos (BC 400-367) AE19, 4th-3rd century BC. 0.75g. AΛI, forepart of Pegasos left / Kithara or lyre between two upright laurel branches, straight line beneath and above the lyre, forming, with the laurel branches, a linear square. SNG Cop. 337; SNG Tübingen 3377; BMC 7-11.TextImage
SNG Cop 346Halikarnassos, Caria. 2nd-1st Century BC. AE13. Laureate head of Apollo left / HAΛI, Eagle standing left with wings spread, lyre in left field. BMC 18; SNG Cop. 347; Slg. Klein 517; SNG von Aulock 3378.TextImage
SNG Cop 354Halicarnassos, Caria, AE17, 6,33gr, 200-0 BC. Bearded head of Poseidon right / AΛIKA AΠOΛΛΩ to left and right of trident, owl at lower left. SNG von Aulock 8080; SNG Cop 354.TextImage
SNG Cop 355Halikarnassos, Caria, AE 16. Head of Poseidon right / Trident, dolphins between prongs, legend on left, magistrate's name on right. TextImage
SNG Cop 357Halikarnassos, Caria. Circa 2nd Century BC. AE 16mm (3.58 gm). Head of Poseidon right / AΛIKAΡ-ECT, Ornate trident head. TextImage
SNG Hel 40Halikarnassos, Caria AR Drachm. ca 4th Century BC. Three-quarter facing head of Apollo in laurel wreath, head turned slightly right / Eagle standing right with open wings; olive branch before; all within incuse square. TextImage
SNG Hel 44Halikarnassos, Caria AR Hemidrachm. 2nd-1st Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / AΛIKAΡ-NAΣΣEΩN, four-stringed lyre, TAΔ monogram above. SNGvA 2528.Text
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SNG Hel 881Halikarnassos, Caria AR Hemiobol. ca 380 BC. Ram's head right / Carian letters, broken S & A to left & right of young female head right wearing band of pearls. Troxell 9A var. TextImage
SNG Kayhan 762Halikarnassos, Caria AR Drachm. 1st century BC. Facing head of Helios inclined slightly to right / MOΣXIΩN AΛIKAΡNAΣΣEΩN, bust of Athena right wearing crested helmet & aegis. TextImage
SNG Kayhan 996Halikarnassos, Caria. Ca 400-340 BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.56 gm). Ram's head right / Carian character to left and right of youthful male head (Apollo?) right. SNG Helsinki 873; SNG Kayhan 996.TextImage
SNG Kayhan 998Halikarnassos, Caria(?) AR Hemiobol. ca 400–340 BC. Ram's head right / Young male head right. Cf. SNG Keckman 868–902. TextImage
SNG Keckman 841Halicarnassos, Caria, AR hemiobol, ca. 380 BC, 0.49g. Forepart of roaring lion left / Lion's scalp facing with leg each side. Troxell Festschrift Mildenberg 1c; SNG Keckman 841.TextImage
SNG Keckman 868Halicarnassos, Caria, AR hemiobol, ca. 380 BC, Hemiobol 0.45g. Ram's head right / Youthful, male head right with flowing hair, Carian characters S - A to left and right, all within incuse square. Troxell, Festschrift Mildenberg 9A, SNG Keckman 868.TextImage
SNG Lockett 2904Halikarnassos (BC 150-50) Trihemiobol, ca 2nd-1st century BC. 1.12g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΛIKAΡ ΔΡAKON, Owl standing facing. SNG Lockett 2904.TextImage
SNG Turkey 996Halicarnassos, Caria, 5th to 4th. c. BC. AR hemiobol, 7.5 mm, 0.50 gr. Ram's head right / Youthful, male head right (Apollo?), uncertain symbol in left field, A in right field, all within an incuse square. SNG Turkey I, 996; SNG Cop. 39-41 (under Salamis, Cyprus; SNG von Aulock 7621 (under Cebren, Troas); Klein 496 (as uncertain.TextImage
SNG vA 1818Halikarnassos, Caria. Circa 6th-5th Century BC. AR Tetartemorion. Ram's head right / Lion's head right. TextImage
Troxell 9AHalikarnassos, Caria. Circa 6th-5th Century BC. AR Hemiobol. Ram's head right / Head of Apollo (or young male head) right. TextImage
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Troxell 9AcfHalikarnassos, Caria AR Hemiobol. ca 380 BC. Ram's head right / Young male head right, Carian inscription to left and right of neck illegible. TextImage
Troxell 9BHalikarnassos, Caria AR Hemiobol. ca 380 BC. Ram's head right / Young male head right, Carian letters A to left, Σ & O to right. SNG Keckman 883. TextImage
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Troxell 10Halikarnassos, Caria AR Tetartemorion. Ram's head right / lion's head right. SNG Keckman 903. TextImage
Sear SG 4875 typeHalikarnassos AR Drachm. Magistrate Dionysios. 4.35 g. Head of Helios facing. / AΛIKAΡ ΔIONYΣIOΣ, helmeted bust of Athena right. Sear 4875 type (different magistrate). Not in BMC, SNG Cop, Berlin, Paris etc. Unpublished magistrate. Peus 368,198.TextImage
Sear SG 4876Halikarnossos, Caria, AR hemidrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right / AΛIKAΡ-NAΣΣEΩN, lyre. ME above. BMC 48 (without ME).TextImage
Sear SG 4881Halicarnassos, Caria, AE17. Late 2nd-1st century BC. Head of Poseidon right / AΛIKAR ECTI, Trident, ornamented with volute on either side of handle, dolphins between prongs.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
SNG Cop 384Septimius Severus, AE31 of Halicarnassos, Caria. Magistrate Stratocleus. AY K Λ CE CEYHΡOC C, laureate draped cuirassed bust right / AΛIKAΡNACCEΩN, AΡX CTΡATOKΛEOY below, cult statue of Zeus Askraios standing facing between two trees surmounted by crows. SNG Cop. 384; BMC 88.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG Cop 386Caracalla and Geta, AE of Halikarnassos, Caria in Homonoia with Kos. 197-209 AD. 20.68 g. Draped busts of Caracalla and Geta facing each other / ...AΛIKAΡ..., Apollo Dalios, holding lyre and plectrum, and Asklepios, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, standing half-facing each other. SNG Cop. 386; Franke/Nollé 636.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 84cfGordian III AE 19mm of Halicarnassos in Caria. AVT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC AVΓ, laureate draped bust right / AΛIKAΡNACCEΩN HΡOΔOTOC, bearded & draped bust of Herodotos right.TextImage
Mionnet 325Halikarnassos, Caria. Gordian III AE 33. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Cult statue of Zeus between two trees in which are oracular birds. Mionnet 325.TextImage
Entry for Halikarnassos, Caria on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Halicarnassos in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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