Ancient Coinage of Caria, Stratonikeia


(Often confused with Stratonikeia, Lydia)

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 12Stratonikeia, Caria, 2nd Century BC, AE12, Laureate head of Zeus right / C-T, eagle standing right on torch, all within incuse. BMC 12; SNG Cop 487.TextImage
BMC 13Stratonikeia, Caria, 125-85 BC. AE11, 1.60 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing left, head turned right, within incuse square, C-T-R-A in the corners, torch in right field. BMC 13ff; SNG Tuebingen 3465; SNG von Aulock 2654; Sear Greece 4937.TextImage
BMC 16Stratonikeia, Caria, 1st c. BC. AE11, 1.14 gr. Veiled female head right / ΣTΡATO-NIKEΩN, forepart of a humped bull butting right, head facing, TA above. BMC 16; SNG Cop. 517-518; Sear Greece 4949.TextImage
BMC 19Stratonikeia, Caria, 1st. c. BC. AE10 mm, 0.74 gr. Torch within dotted border / ΣTΡATO-NIKEΩN, torch, within dotted border. SNG Cop 495; Weber 6565; BMC 19-21; Lindgren III A438A.TextImage
BMC 29Stratonikeia, ca 2nd cent BC. AE16, 2.91g. Laureate head of Hekate, crescent moon on forehead / ΣTΡATO-NIKEΩN above and below Pegasos flying left, B in right field. BMC 29; SNG Cop. 491; SNG von Aulock 8159 var.; SNG Tübingen 3481; SNG München 402.TextImage
BMC 38Caria, Stratonikeia, AE18. Pegasos flying left, BEΛ below / ΣTΡATONIKEΩN, Fire altar between two torches. BMC 38; SNG von Aulock 2662; Imhoof Moneta Graeca 86.TextImage
BMC 42Caria, Stratonikeia. 1st-2nd Century AD. AE 24mm. CTΡATONIKEΩN, Zeus Panamaros, radiate with sceptre over shoulder, on horseback right / YHΦI CAMENOY ΦΛAYBIOY ΔIOMHΔOYC, Hekate, with veil billowing overhead, seated side-saddle on a lion, radiate with a dog's tail, running left. SNGHel 258, SNG Cop 499. TextImage
CNG 236, 184Stratonikeia, Caria. Circa 88-85 BC. AR Hemidrachm (12mm, 0.91 g). Laureate head of Zeus right / MENTΡH-ΔHC around eagle standing right on torch; C-T across fields. Meadows Group 3 - (unlisted magistrate).TextImage
Imhoof GM 448aStratonikeia, Caria. Autonomous issue. Magistrate Phanias Kithas. 81-0 BC. AR 16mm, 1.2g. Drachm. ΦANIAΣ KIΘAC, laureate head of Hekate right, crescent on head / ΣTΡATO-NIKEΩN, Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch, all within incuse square. Imhoof GM 448a; Berlin 1900; Imhoof KM p. 154 (list of magistrate names).TextImage
RN IV, 373Stratonikeia, Caria AR Hemidrachm. ca 167-133 BC. 1.37g, 13mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / IKEKIOY above eagle standing right, wings half open, Σ-T across fields, serpent on altar at lower right, all within incuse square. Unpublished magistrate. SNG von Aulock 8157 var (this symbol but XΡYCAΩΡ and C-T); Meadows Group 2A, 108-114 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG Aberdeen 296Stratonikeia, Caria. Mithradatic War. ca 88-85 BC. AR Drachm. Gaios, magistrate. Laureate head of Hekate right, crescent on forehead / Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch; C-T across fields, ΓAIOC above, serpent-entwined staff to right; all within incuse square. SNG Aberdeen 296; Waddington 2556. TextImage
SNG Lewis 978Stratonikeia, Caria, AE17, 125-85 BC. Head of Hekate right with crescent on head, within dotted border. / ΣTΡATO-NIKEΩN above and beneath Pegasos running right. SNG Lewis 978.TextImage
SNG vA 8126Stratonikeia, Caria. AR Hemidrachm. Antipatros, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / ANTIΠATΡOC, eagle standing right; C-T across fields, serpent-entwined staff to right; all within incuse square. SNG von Aulock 8126; Paris 343; Waddington 2549; Meadows 12.TextImage
SNG vA 8135Stratonikeia, Caria. Circa 125-88 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Eubolos, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / EYBOYΛO, eagle standing right; Σ-T across fields, palm branch to right; all within incuse square. SNG von Aulock 8135; Meadows 26.TextImage
SNGvA 8142Stratonikeia, AR Hemidrachm, after 166 BC. 12mm, 1.18g. Magistrate Melantos. Laureate, bearded head of Zeus right / MEΛANTOY above, C-T across fields, eagle with spread wings standing right, harpa in front, all within incuse square. SNG von Aulock 8142.TextImage
SNG vA 8146Caria, Stratonikeia. Circa 88-85 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Menestratos, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / MENECTΡATOC, eagle standing right; C-T across fields, torch and quiver to right; all within incuse square. SNG von Aulock 8146; Paris 904; Waddington 2554; BMC 5; Meadows 53.TextImage
SNG vA 8151Stratonikeia, Caria. Circa 88-85 BC. AR Hemidrachm (13mm, 1.35 g). Pythias, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / ΠYΘEAΣ, eagle standing left; S-E across fields, crown of Isis to left; all within incuse square. SNG von Aulock 8151; Meadows Group A, 117-122.TextImage
Waddington 2566Stratonikeia, Caria, AE. Semi-autonomous issue, AD 98-211. Bearded, bare head of Herakles right. / CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Waddington 2566; Paris 943.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
Imhoof GRM 7Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius. AE35 of Stratonikeia, Caria. AD 138-161. Magistrate Athenokles. 30.6 g. AYT KAI TI AIΛ ANTΩNINOC OYHΡOC KAICAΡ, laureate head of Ant. Pius right with slight drapery on left shoulder, facing bare-headed, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius left / EΠI AΘHNOKΛEOY CTΡATONEIKEΩN, Zeus Panamarus on horseback stepping right, holding sceptre over shoulder, lighted and garlanded altar to right. Imhoof-Blumer GRM 7 (in RSN 13-14).TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Hamburger 1932, 939Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. AE38 of Stratonikeia, Caria. AD 193-211. Magistrate Leontos. AY KAI CEYHΡOC IOYΛIA ΔOMNA, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna left. Two countermarks: helmeted head right and ΘEOY / (EΠI ΦΛA ΛEON)TOC AΡX CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hekate, polos on head, crescent on shoulders, standing half-left, holding patera and torch, hound standing left at foot, head turned back. Leo Hamburger auction 1932, lot 939. Rev legend var of SNG vA 2675 (with LEONTOC LEN A ARX); SNG Cop 506 and SNG Lewis 1660 (with LEONTOC LENA ARX); BMC 56 and SNG Keckman 261 (without title).TextImage
SNG Cop 502Septimius Severus AE 37mm of Stratonicea, Caria. Aristeus, strategus. Laureate head right [c/ms: ΘEOY within incuse rectangle in left field; head of Athena (Roma) right within incuse circle in right field] / EΠI [K-Λ] AΡICTEO-Y CTΡATONEIKEΩN,, Hecate standing facing, head left, holding patera and torch; hound at foot left. [Howgego 83 and 536]TextImage
SNG Cop 503Septimius Severus and Julia Domna AE 36mm of Stratonikeia. AY KAIC C-EVHΡO-C IOYΛIA ΔOMNA, confronted busts of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna / EΠ ΠΡY ΛEONTOC T-OV AΛKAI CTΡATONIKEΩN, Septimius on horseback right, holding spear over left shoulder; altar before.TextImage
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SNG Cop 506Septimius Severus and Julia Domna AE37 of Stratonikeia, Caria. AY KAI CEYHΡOC IOYΛIA ΔOMNA, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna left; Countermark of Caracalla right in oval incuse above / (EΠI ΦΛ ΛEONTOC ΛENA AΡC) CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hekate standing facing, polos on head, head left, holding patera and torch, hound at feet to left. SNG Cop 506; SNG Lewis 1660; Lindgren III 441; Sear GIC 2291.TextImage
SNG Munich 421Septimius Severus and Julia Domna Bronze AE of Stratonikeia, Caria. 23.25 g. AV KAI ΛOY CEΠ CEVHΡOC IOV ΔOMNA, laureate, draped bust of Septimius Severus right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna left, two countermarks: head of Athena right (Howgego 180) and ΘEOY (Howgego 536) / EΠI ΠΡY ΛEONTOC TOY AΛEKEOY CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hekate standing left, holding patera and torch, lighted altar at feet. SNG Munich 421; Karl collection 291.TextImage
SNG Tub 3487Septimius Severus and Julia Domna AE 36mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. Laureate and draped bust of Septimius Severus right facing draped bust of Julia Domna left. c/ms: helmeted head of Athena or Roma right; ΘEOY below / EΠI EΡΓEΠI ΦΛ ΛEONTOY CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hekate standing left, crescent on head, holding patera and torch.TextImage
SNG vA 2667Septimius Severus and Julia Domna, AE24 of Stratonikeia, Caria. Magistrate Cl. Aristeos. AY KAI C CEYHΡOC IOYΛIA ΔOMNA, laureate, draped bust of Sept. Severus right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna left / EΠI MEΛ KΛ AΡICTEOY CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hekate standing left by altar, polos surmounted by a crescent on her head, holding patera and torch. SNG von Aulock 2667.TextImage
SNG vA 2671vSeptimius Severus and Julia Domna AE24mm of Caria, Stratonikeia. Confronted busts of Septimius and Julia Domna; countermarks: Athena and ΘEOY / Hekate standing left.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2674Septimius Severus and Julia Domna AE 34mm of Stratonicea in Caria. ...OV CEΠ CEVHΠOC IOV[ΛIA ΔOMNA, confronted busts of Severus and Julia Domna / Hekate standing half-left, holding patera.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2675 Caria, Stratonicea. Septimius Severus and Julia Domna. 193-211 AD. AE. Laureate, draped bust of Septimius Severus right facing draped bust of Julia Domna left / Hekate standing to front, head left, wearing long chiton and peplos, holding patera and torch, crescent and kalathos on her head, at her feet a hound looking up at her.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 66Caracalla and Plautilla, AE37 of Caria, Stratonikeia. 198-217 AD. 23.37 gm. AVT KAI M AVΡ AN KAI ΘE BN E ΠΛAVTIΛAN, draped bust of Plautilla right facing laureate, draped bust of Caracalla left. Countermarks: head of Athena or Roma right in incuse circle, QEOU in incuse rectangle / EΠI TΩN ΠEΡT B KΛ ΔIONVΣ ION CTΡATONIKEΩN, Zeus Panamaros on horseback right, burning altar to right. BMC Caria 66; Countermarks: Howgego 188 and 536.TextImage
SNG Cop 509Caracalla and Plautilla, AE37 of Stratonikeia, Caria. 193-211 AD. 19.81g. AVΠ A[NT] AVΠH KAI ΘE CE B NE ΠΛAV[TIΛΛAN], laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right facing draped bust of Plautilla left; countermark in centre, head of Athena in Attic helmet right; below ΘEOY in square countermark / CTΡATONEIKEΩN, EΠI TΩN ΠEΡT B KΛ [ΔIONVCION], Zeus Panamaros riding on horseback right, holding sceptre, burning altar to right. SNG Cop 509; Countermarks: Howgego 188 and 536.TextImage
SNG vA 2692Caracalla and Plautilla AE 30mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. Magistrate Zosimos. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩ KAI ΘE CEBA NE ΠΛAYTIΛΛA, draped bust of Plautilla right, wearing stephane facing laureate and draped bust of Caracalla left; countermark: head right / ΠΡY ZΩCIMOY ΠΡOCITTOY CTΡATONIKEΩN, Hekate standing left, holding patera and torch, crescent and modius on head, stag at foot left. SNG von Aulock 2692.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2694Caracalla and Plautilla AE 36mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. Magistrate Kl. Dionysos. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩ KAI ΘE CEBA NE ΠΛAYTIΛΛA, laureate, draped bust of Caracalla right, facing draped bust of Plautilla left, wearing stephane / ΣTΡATONEIKEΩN EΠI TΩN ΠEΡT B KΛ ΔIONYΣIOY, Hekate standing left, holding torch, crescent and modius on head, stag at foot left. SNG von Aulock 2694; BMC 65.TextImage
SNG vA 2694Caracalla and Plautilla, AE37 of Stratonikeia, Caria. AD 202-205. Magistrate Dionysios. AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC K NEA Θ HR ΠΛAYTIΛΛA, draped bust of Plautilla right facing laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla left. Two countermarks: helmeted head right and ΘEOY / CTΡATONEIKEΩN EΠI TΩN ΠEΡT B KΛ ΔIONYCIOY, Hekate, polos on head, crescent on shoulders, standing half-left, holding patera and torch, hound standing left at foot, head turned back. SNG von Aulock 2694.TextImage
SNG vA 2694 varCaracalla and Plautilla, AE37mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩ KAI ΘE CEBA NE ΠΛAYTIΛΛA, draped bust of Plautilla right, facing laureate, draped bust of Caracalla left / CTΡATONEIKEΩN EΠI TΩN ΠEΡT B KΛ ΔIONYCIOY, Hekate standing left, polos and crescent on head, holding patera and torch, stag at foot left. SNG v. Aulock 2694 var (busts' positions); BMC 65 var (ditto).TextImage
SNGvA 2695varCaracalla and Plautilla AE 37mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. Magistrate Kl. Dionysos. AY KAI M AYΡ AN KAI ΘE CEB NE ΠΛAYTIΛΛA (or similar), laureate and draped bust of Caracalla right facing draped bust of Plautilla left, countermarks: head of Athena right and QEOY / EΠI TΩN ΠEΡ T B KΛ ΔIONYCION CTΡATONIKEΩN, Zeus Panamaros on horseback right, holding transverse sceptre and approaching flaming altar. SNG von Aulock 2695 var(positions of busts); BMC 65 (obverse); Countermarks Howgego 188 and 536.TextImage
See also: Entry for Stratonikeia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Stratonicea in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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