Ancient Coinage of Caria, Trapezopolis


Probably situated to the south-east of Attuda, Trapezopolis shared a common goddess, Adrastos, with Attuda. Coin striking ended with Julia Domna.

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BMC 7Trapezopolis, Caria, AE 19.3mm, imperial times. TΡAΠEZOΠOΛEITΩN, head of Mên right, wearing Phrygian cap / ΔIA KΛAYΔIANOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 7.TextImage
Karl 335Trapezopolis, Caria, AE20, semi-autonomous issue, ca. 100-200 AD. 4.1g. BOYΛH TΡAΠEZOΠOΛITΩN, veiled and draped bust of Boule right / ΔIA ΠOΛI AΔΡACTOY, Kybele standing facing, hands outwards over two lions sitting at her sides. Karl Coll. 335. BMC 3 var (rev. legend); SNG Tübingen 3505 var (ditto).Text
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RPC 2850Augustus AE15 of Trapezopolis, Caria. 27 BC-AD 14. 3.55 g. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, capricorn left, with globe between hooves and cornucopiae over shoulder. / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOΣ ΛYKΩTOY to left and right of quiver, ZΠTΡ monogram to left, ΩΠA monogram below. RPC I 2850; BM 1988.1.22.3.TextImage
SNGvA 2736Trapezopolis, Caria, AE15, semi-autonomous issue, AD 138-161. TΡAΠEZOΠOΛEITΩN, helmeted head of Athena right / ΔIA ΠOΛI AΔΡACTOY, humped bull butting right. SNG von Aulock 2736; Lindgren III 445.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 13Julia Domna, AE18 of Trapezopolis, Caria. Magistrates Kl. Adrastos and Zeuxitheos. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACT, draped bust right / EΠI AΡC KΛ AΔΡACTOY KEZEYXIΘEOY TΡAΠEZOΠOΛITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding sceptre, lion sitting left at foot. BMC 13; Karl Coll. 336.TextImage
SNG Cop 587Julia Domna, AE29 of Trapezopolis, Caria. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACT, draped bust right / EΠI AΡC T KΛ AΔΡACTOY KE ZEYXIΘEOY TΡAΠEZOΠOΛITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. Imhoof KM 4; SNG Cop 587.TextImage

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