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Ancient Coinage of Caria, Kaunos


[Konuk 101]

Caunus or Kaunos, in Caria, on the coast of Anatolia

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BMC 8Kaunos, Caria, AE13, 350-300 BC. Bull butting right, wreath above / K-AY to left and right of sphinx sitting right. BMC 8-10.TextImage
BMC 13Kaunos, Caria, AE18, 5.93 gr. 2nd-1st c. BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / K-AY, cornucopiae. BMC 13.TextImage
Imhoof KM 2Civic Coinage of Kaunus, Caria. AE16, 200-100 BC. Youthful head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / K-AY above, MN-H across fields, naked male figure standing right, his right hand outstretched holding patera or bird ?) and with his left hand holding transverse sceptre, the lower end of which is serpent-entwined. Imhoof KM 2; Waddington Collection 2292.TextImage
Klein 5256Kaunos, Caria, ca 350 BC. AE9, 1.10 gr. Laureate head of Apollo facing / Sphinx sitting left, D in left field. Klein 5256 (this coin).TextImage
Konuk 1Caria, Kaunos AR Stater. 490-470 BC. Winged female figure (Iris?) running left, head right / Rough rectangular or triangular shape (Baetyl?) in incuse square. Rosen 618. TextImage
Konuk 2Caria, Kaunos AR Stater. Circa 490-470 BC. Winged female deity running left, head right / Triangular Baetyl within incuse. TextImage
Konuk 4CARIA, Kaunos. Circa 490-470 BC. AR Stater (17mm, 11.85 gm). Winged female figure running right, head left / Baetyl(?) in incuse square. Konuk 4 (O4/R2); Troxell, Winged 4; SNG Helsinki 810. TextImage
Konuk 4ff Caria, Kaunos AR Stater. Circa 490-470 BC. Winged female deity running right, head left / Incuse square containing triangular sacred stone. TextImage
Konuk 5CARIA, Kaunos. Circa 490-470 BC. AR Stater (19mm, 11.73 gm). Winged figure running right / Baetyl(?). K. Konuk, "The Early Coinage of Kaunos," Studies Price, 5 (O5/R3); SNG Helsinki 810. TextImage
Konuk 12CARIA, Kaunos. Circa 490-470 BC. AR Stater (18mm, 11.70 gm). Winged female figure running right, looking back / Baetyl(?) within incuse square. Konuk, "The Early Coinage of Kaunos," Studies Price 12 (O10/R9?); Troxell, "Winged Carians," Essays Thompson 6; SNG Helsinki 810. TextImage
Konuk 20aCaria, Kaunos AR Drachm or Half Stater. Ca 490-470 B.C. Iris with curved wings and outstretched hands in a kneeling-running position right, looking back / Griffin standing left, raising forepaw, within dotted border in quadrilateral incuse. TextImage
Konuk 35Caria, Kaunos, AR Hemidrachm or Quarter Stater. Circa 490-470 BC. Winged female figure (Iris?) running in crouched position right / griffin standing left, one paw raised, within beaded border in incuse square. SNG Helsinki 812. TextImage
Konuk 35vCaria, Kaunos, AR Hemidrachm or Quarter Stater. Circa 490-470 BC. Winged female figure (Iris?) running in crouched position right, head left / griffin standing left, one paw raised, within beaded border in incuse square. TextImage
Konuk 36Caria, Kaunos AR Hemidrachm or Quarter Stater. Circa 490-470 BC. Winged female figure running right, looking back / Griffin standing right, foreleg raised, within incuse square. Troxell, "Winged Carians," Essays Thompson 16 (same dies); SNG Helsinki 813. TextImage
Konuk 65Caria, Kaunos. Circa 490-470 BC. AR 1/32 Stater (7mm, 0.27 gm). Winged female figure running right / Griffin standing left within incuse square. TextImage
Konuk 79Caria, Kaunos AR Stater. Circa 470-450 BC. Winged female figure running right, head left, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?) in incuse square, small horn-like projection (handles?) on apex of baetyl. Troxell, Winged 24; SNG Helsinki 822; SNG Kayhan 790; Kunstfreund 166 (this coin). TextImage
Konuk 87fCaria, Kaunos. Circa 430-410 BC. AR Stater (11.72 gm). Winged female figure in kneeling/running stance left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?), granulated patterns resembling birds on either side. Konuk 87f (O30/R28; this coin); cf. SNG Helsinki 822; SNG Delepierre 2784 (same dies). TextImage
Konuk 94Caria, Kaunos. Circa 430-410 BC. AR Stater (11.69 gm). Winged female figure running left, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?), granulated patterns resembling birds on either side, Š above. Troxell, "Winged Carians," in Essays for Margaret Thompson, pg. 260, 26; Dewing 2359 (same dies). TextImage
Konuk 99bisCaria, Kaunos AR Stater. 430-410 BC. Winged female deity running left, head right, holding caduceus and wreath / Incuse square with triangular baetyl and grapes on either side, letter, inverted delta above. TextImage
Konuk 101Caria, Kaunos. Circa 410-390 BC. AR Stater (12.05 gm). Winged female figure in kneeling/running stance left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?), D (inverted) - G flanking. SNG Helsinki 826 var. (pellet on baetyl); SNG von Aulock 2349 (same dies). TextImage
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Konuk 101hCaria, Kaunos. Circa 410-390 BC. AR Stater (11.87 gm). Winged female figure running left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?) flanked by inverted D and G. Troxell, Winged 28 (same dies); SNG Helsinki 826 var. (pellet); SNG Kayhan 799; SNG von Aulock 2349 (same dies). TextImage
Konuk 112Caria, Kaunos AR Stater. Circa 410-390 BC. Winged female figure running left, head right / Baetyl(?) in incuse square. TextImage
Konuk 114Caria, Kaunos AR Stater. c410-390 BC. Winged female figure of Iris running left with caduceus & wreath / Baetyl(?) flanked by an inverted D & G. SNGvA 2350. TextImage
Konuk 116Caria, Kaunos. Circa 410-390 BC. AR Stater (24mm, 11.63 gm). Winged female figure running left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?) flanked by an inverted D & G. SNG von Aulock 2350. TextImage
Konuk 117Kaunos, Caria. AE10. ca 390-370 BC. Head of Apollo facing slightly right, chlamys around neck / D-G, sphinx seated left. Klein, KM 65, 526; Troxell, Winged Carians, Essays Thompson 30; K. Konuk 117.TextImage
RBN 145
caduceus
Kaunos, Caria. AR Drachm, mid-2nd century BC. 2.81g. Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AU to left and right of winged thunderbolt, KTH-TOS above, caduceus at lower left, all within incuse square. Ashton, The Hellenistic Hemidrachms of Kaunos, RBN 145 (1999), p146, ((cf P. 144, 68, Hemidrachm).TextImage
RBN 145
bucranium
Kaunos, Caria. AR Drachm, mid-2nd century BC. 2.81g. Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AU to left and right of winged thunderbolt, KTH-TOS above, bucranium at lower right, all within incuse square. Ashton, The Hellenistic Hemidrachms of Kaunos, RBN 145 (1999), p146, 9.TextImage
RBN 145
bee
Kaunos, Caria. AR Drachm, mid-2nd century BC. 2.81g. Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AU to left and right of winged thunderbolt, KTH-TOS above, bee at lower right, all within incuse square. Ashton, The Hellenistic Hemidrachms of Kaunos, RBN 145 (1999), (cf P. 144, 68, hemidrachm).TextImage
Rosen_623Caria, Kaunos AR Trihemiobol or Eighth Stater (1.34g). 480-460 BC. Winged female diety (Iris?) advancing left, head right, in running kneeling position / winged griffin standing left, beaded border within incuse square. TextImage
SNG Cop 186Caria, Kaunos. 166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (0.98 gm). Helmeted head of Athena right / FAROS above, K-AX monogram across fields, sword in sheath, bunch of grapes at lower right. SNG von Aulock 2574; BMC 16; SNG Cop 186; Weber 6456; SNG Keckman 82. TextImage
SNG Cop 187Kaunos, Caria, 2nd Century BC, AE11. Diademed head of Apollo right / K-AU (ligate), Sword in sheath with strap. BMC 17; SNG Copenhagen 187; Sear 4824.TextImage
SNG Helsinki 64Caria, Kaunos. Circa 500 BC. AR Stater (11.06 gm). Forepart of a lion left; symbol on shoulder / Square incuse divided by a broad central band. Traité pl. 19, 15. TextImage
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SNG Keck 77Kaunos, Caria, AR Triobol, after 167 BC., Magistrate Antai... 1.27 g. Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet / K AU, Sword in sheath, palm branch in field. SNG Keckman 77.TextImage
SNG vA 2563Kaunus, Caria. AE12. 350-300 BC. Forepart of bull right / K-A to left and right of sphinx sitting right. Weber 6451; SNG von Aulock 2563; BMC 1-2; SNG Keckman 69; Sear Greek 4820.TextImage
SNG vA 8101 varKaunos, Caria Autonomous Issue, AE13, 1.46g. Second Half of 4th Century BC, Laureate head of Apollo right / K AU (ligate) Sphinx sitting right. SNG Von Aulock 8101 var (sphinx right). TextImage
Sear 4818Kaunos, Caria, AR Hemidrachm. After 167 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Sword in sheath with strap, K AU in fields. SNG Cop 185. BMC 14-16.
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Sear 4819Kaunos AR Hemidrachm. 167 BC and later. Head of Athena right in crested Corinthian helmet / K AU, sword in sheath with strap.
(2 examples)
Sear 4820Caria, Kaunos AE10. Forepart of bull right / K-A, sphinx sitting right.TextImage
Sear 4821Kaunos, Caria. 300-250 BC. AE 10mm; 1.2g. Bull butting right / K-A, Sphinx sitting right. SNG Tübingen 3407; SNG Keckman 70; Sear 4821; BMC 7.TextImage
Sear 4823Caria, Kaunos AE12. ca 309-189 BC. Head of Alexander the Great right / K-AV, cornucopiae. SNG Cop 184. TextImage
Sear 4824Kaunos, Caria, 2nd Century BC, AE11. Diademed head of Apollo right / K-AU (ligate), Sword in sheath with strap. BMC 17; SNG Copenhagen 187; Sear 4824.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Kaunos
Entry for Caria, Kaunos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Caunus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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