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Ancient Coinage of Caria, Stratonikeia


(Often confused with Stratonikeia, Lydia)

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 92nd Century BC, Caria, Stratonikeia, AE12, Laureate head of Zeus right / ST-RA/T-O, Eagle standing right, wings open, standing on torch, all in incuse. BMC 9.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 / STRATO-NIKEWN, 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 / STRATO-NIKEWN, 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 / STRATO-NIKAWN 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 31vCivic coinage of Stratonikeia, Caria. 81-0 BC. AR 16mm, 1.2g. Drachm. FANIAS KIQAR, laureate head of Hekate right, crescent on head / STRATO-NIKEWN, Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch, all within incuse square. Berlin 1900; Imhoof KM 73; Imhoof GM 448a.TextImage
BMC 38Caria, Stratonikeia, AE18. Pegasos flying left, BEL below / STRATONIKEWN, 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. CTRATONI-KEWN, Zeus Panamaros, radiate with sceptre over shoulder, on horseback right / YHFICAMENOU FLAUBIOU DIOMH DOUC, 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 / MENTRH-DHC around eagle standing right on torch; C-T across fields. Meadows Group 3 - (unlisted magistrate).TextImage
RN IV, 373Stratonikeia, Caria AR Hemidrachm. ca 167-133 BC. 1.37g, 13mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / IKEKIOY above eagle, with wings half open, standing right; S-T across fields, serpent on altar at lower right, all within incuse square. Unpublished magistrate. SNG von Aulock 8157 var (this symbol but XRYCAWR and C-T); Meadows Group 2A, 108-114 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG Aberdeen 296Caria, Stratonikeia. Mithradatic War. Circa 88-85 BC. AR Drachm. Gaios, magistrate. Laureate head of Hekate right, crescent on forehead / Nike advancing right; GAIOC above, serpent-staff to right; all in incuse square. Meadows 3-4 var, SNG Copenhagen 470-475 cf. TextImage
SNG vA 8126Stratonikeia, Caria. AR Hemidrachm. Antipatros, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / ANTIPATROC, 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 / EUBOULO, eagle standing right; S-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 / MELANTOU 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 / MENECTRATOC, 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 / PUQEAS, 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
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
SNG Copenhagen 502Septimius Severus AE 37mm of Stratonicea, Caria. Aristeus, strategus. Laureate head right [c/ms: QEOY within incuse rectangle in left field; head of Athena (Roma) right within incuse circle in right field] / EPI [K-L] APICTEO-Y CTPATONEIKEWN, Hecate standing facing, head left, holding patera and torch; hound at foot left. [Howgego 83 & 536]TextImage
SNG Cop 503Septimius Severus & Julia Domna AE 36mm of Stratonikeia. AY KAIC C-EVHPO-C IOYLIA DOMNA, vis à vis busts of Septimius Severus & Julia Domna / EP PRU LEONTOC T-OV ALKAI CTR-A-TONIKE-W-N, 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 SEYHROS IOYLIA DOMNA, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna left; Countermark of Caracalla right in oval incuse above / (EPI FL LEONTOC LENA ARC) CTRATONIKEWN, 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 LOY CEP CEVHROC IOV DOMNA, laureate, draped bust of Septimius Severus right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna left, two countermarks: head of Athena right (Howgego 180) and QEOU (Howgego 536) / EPI PRY LEONTOC TOY ALEKEOY STRATONIKEWN, Hekate standing left, holding patera and torch, lighted altar at feet. SNG Munich 421; Karl collection 291.TextImage
SNGTub 3487Septimius Severus & Julia Domna AE 36mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. Laureate & draped bust of Septimius Severus right & draped bust of Julia Domna left, vis-à-vis; c/ms: helmeted head of Athena or Roma right; QEOU below / EPI ERGEPI FL LEONTOU (magistrate), Hecate standing left, in crscent headdress, holding patera & torch.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2671vSeptimius Severus & Julia Domna AE24mm of Caria, Stratonikeia. Confronted busts of Septimius and Julia; c/m's: Athena & QEOU / Hekate standing left.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2674Septimius Severus & Julia Domna AE 34mm of Stratonicea in Caria. ...OV CEP CEVHPOC IOV[LIA DOMNA, vis à vis busts of Severus and 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 vis-a-vis 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 AVR AN KAI QE BN E PLAVTILAN, 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 / EPI TWN PERT B KL DIONVS ION CTRATONIKEWN, Zeus Panamaros on horseback right, burning altar to right. BMC Caria 66; Countermarks: Howgego 188 and 536.TextImage
SNGCop 509Caracalla and Plautilla, AE37 of Stratonikeia, Caria. 193-211 AD. 19.81g. AVP A[NT] AVPH KAI QE CE B NE PLAV[TILLAN], laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Caracalla right facing draped bust of Plautilla left; countermark in centre, head of Athena in Attic helmet right; below QEOU in square countermark / CTPATONEIKEWN EPI TWN - PERT B KL [DIONVCION], 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 Kl. Dionysos. AY KAI M AYR ANTW KAI QE SEBA NE PLAYTILLA, draped bust of Plautilla right, wearing stephane facing laureate and draped bust of Caracalla left; countermark: head right / PRY ZWCIMOY PROCITTOY CTRATONIKEWN, 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 AYR ANTW KAI QE SEBA NE PLAYTILLA, laureate, draped bust of Caracalla right, facing draped bust of Plautilla left, wearing stephane / STRATONEIKEWN EPI TWN PERT B KL DIONYSIOY, Hekate standing left, holding torch, crescent and modius on head, stag at foot left. SNG von Aulock 2694; BMC 65.TextImage
SNG vA 2694 varCaracalla and Plautilla, AE37mm of Stratonikeia, Caria. AY KAI M AYR ANTW KAI QE CEBA NE PLAYTILLA, draped bust of Plautilla right, facing laureate, draped bust of Caracalla left / CTRATONEIKEWN EPI TWN PERT B KL DIONYCIOY, 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 AYR AN KAI QE CEB NE PLAYTILLA (or similar), laureate and draped bust of Caracalla right facing draped bust of Plautilla left, countermarks: head of Athena right and QEOY / EPI TWN PER T B KL DIONYCION CTRATONIKEWN, 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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