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Ancient Coinage of Caria, Halikarnassos


[BMC 44v]

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

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BMC 1cfCaria, Halikarnassos? AR Obol. Before 480 BC. Forepart of Pegasos left / Head of goat left, three pellets around; all within incuse square. TextImage
BMC 2cfCaria, Halikarnassos? AR Obol. Before 480 BC. Forepart of Pegasos right / Forepart of goat right, within incuse square. TextImage
BMC 14Halicarnassus, Caria, AE16, (3.05g) 2nd century BC, Head of Poseidon right. ALIKAR-NASSEWN, Tripod. TextImage
BMC 43Halicarnassus, 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 43aVarCaria, Halikarnassos. 2nd-1st Century BC. AR Drachm. Facing head of Helios / Helmeted bust of Athena right; magistrate XAPMYLOS. TextImage
BMC 44vCaria, Halicarnassus AR Drachm. 1st century BC. Facing head of Helios inclined slightly to right / magistrate MELANTAS behind, ALIKARNASEWN before bust of Athena right wearing crested helmet & aegis. TextImage
BMC 47Caria, Halikarnassos AR Drachm. Circa 1st Century BC. Facing head of Helios / ALIKARNACEWN, helmeted & draped bust of Athena right; magistrate MOCXOC. TextImage
BMC 58 varHalikarnassos in Caria, AE18, Radiate, draped bust of Helios right / AALI... to right and magistrate's name ..HNWN to left of 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 518Halicarnassus, Caria, after 200 BC, AE16, 6.85 gr. Bearded head of Poseidon right / ALIKA-DAM, 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 Unpublished.TextImage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 silver 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. ALI, 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 / HALI, Eagle standing left with wings open, lyre in left field. BMC 18; SNG Cop. 347; Slg. Klein 517; SNG von Aulock 3378.TextImage
SNG Cop 354Halicarnassus, Caria, AE17, 6,33gr, 200-0 BC. Bearded head of Poseidon right / ALIKA APOLLW to left and right of trident, owl at lower left. SNG von Aulock 8080; SNG Cop 354.TextImage
SNGCop 355Caria, Halicarnassus, AE 16. Head of Poseidon right / Trident, dolphins between prongs, legend on left, magistrate's name on right. TextImage
SNGCop 357Caria, Halikarnassos. Circa 2nd Century BC. AE 16mm (3.58 gm). Head of Poseidon right / Ornate trident head ALIKAR to left, ECT to right. TextImage
SNGHel 40Caria, Halikarnassos 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 44Caria, Halikarnassos AR Hemidrachm. 2nd-1st Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ALIKAR-NASSEWN, four-stringed lyre, TAD monogram of magistrate above. SNGvA 2528.Text
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SNG Hel 881Caria, Halicarnassus 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 762Caria, Halicarnassus AR Drachm. 1st century BC. Facing head of Helios inclined slightly to right / magistrate MOSCIWN behind, ALIKARNASSEWN before 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 998Caria, Halicarnassus(?) 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 868Halicarnassus, 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 / Owl standing facing; ALIKAR to left, DRAKON (magistrate) to right. 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 1818Caria, Halikarnassos. Circa 6th-5th Century BC. AR Tetartemorion. Ram's head right / Lion's head right. TextImage
Troxell 9ACaria, Halikarnassos. 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 9AcfCaria, Halicarnassus AR Hemiobol. ca 380 BC. Ram's head right / Young male head right, Carian inscription to left and right of neck illegible. TextImage
Troxell 9BCaria, Halicarnassus AR Hemiobol. ca 380 BC. Ram's head right / Young male head right, Carian letters A to left, S & O to right. SNG Keckman 883. TextImage
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Troxell 10Caria, Halikarnassos AR Tetartemorion. Ram's head right / lion's head right. SNG Keckman 903. TextImage
Sear #4875Halikarnassus AR Drachm. Head of Rhodian Helios facing / ALIKAPNAC behind crested helmeted cuirassed bust of Athena right wearing necklace. TextImage
Sear #4876Halikarnossos, Caria, AR hemidrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right / ALIKAP NASSEWN, lyre. BMC 48. TextObvRev
Sear #4881Halicarnassus, Caria, AE17. Late 2nd-1st century BC. Head of Poseidon right / ALIK MELAN Trident, ornamented with volute on either side of handle, dolphins between prongs. TextObvRev
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
SNG Cop 384Septimius Severus, AE31 of Halicarnassus, Caria. Magistrate Stratocleus. AY K L CE CEVHPOC C, laureate draped cuirassed bust right / ALIKARNACCEWN, ARC CTRATOKLEOU 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 / ...ALIKAR..., 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 Halicarnassus in Caria. AVT K M ANT GORDIANOC AVG, laureate draped bust right / ALIKARPNACCEWN HPODOTOC, bearded & draped bust of Herodotos right.TextImage
Mionnet 325Caria, Halicarnassus. 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
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Halikarnassos
Entry for Caria, Halikarnassos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Halicarnassus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Halikarnassos at AncientImports.com
Search for Halikarnassos at Incitatus Coins

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