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Ancient Coinage of Cilicia, Irenopolis

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DOMITIAN
RPC 1762Domitian AE28 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. Struck AD 93/4. AVTOKPATWP KAISAP DOMITIANOS, laureate bust right, aegis on far shoulder / IPHNOPOLEITWN ET BM, Tyche seated right on rock, holding grain ears, river god swimming at feet. BMC 2, SGI 862. SNGLev 1601cf. TextImage
RPC 1764Domitian AE 22mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 42 = 93-94 AD. AVTOKRATWR KAISAR DOMITIANOS, laureate bust right / IPHNOPOLEITWN ETO BM, Hygieia, holding branch & phiale from which serpent feeds, six-pointed star to left. SNGLev 1600.TextImage
RPC 1764 (2)Domitian, AE of Irenopolis, Cilicia. AD 92-93. Dated year 42 of the local era. 23.43 mm. 6.33 gr. AYTOKRATWR KAICAR DOMITIANOC, laureate head right. two countermarks (head of Asklepios right and head of Hygieia right with serpent) / IRHNOPOLEITWN ETO BM, Hygieia standing front, head right, holding branch and feeding serpent from a patera. Star in left field. Mabbott 2170; RPC 1764; SNG France 2 2248; SNG Levante 1600; SNG Pfalz 613.TextImage
RPC 1765Domitian, AE19 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. KAICAP DOMITIANOC, laureate head right / MB (date) to right of Nemesis, winged, standing right, holding caduceus, wheel at feet. RPC II 1765; SNG Pfalz 609; Lindgren I A1518A.TextImage
RPC 1772Domitian & Domitia AE26 of Aigai, Cilicia. Laureate head of Domitian facing draped bust of Domitia / AIGEAIWN ELR HLIAODWROU & two aplustres in wreath. SNGFr 2322, SNGLev 1709.TextImage
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TRAJAN
SNG Tahberer 590Trajan, AE17 of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated local year 47 = AD 98-99. AYT KAICAP TRAIANOC, laureate head right / EIRHNOPOLEITWN and date ZM, Winged Eirene-Nemesis standing right, holding caduceus, wheel at foot right. SNG Tahberer 590; Tahberer Adana 1778.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
SNG Levante 1606Antoninus Pius AE 26mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 109 (160/1 AD). AVT KAI KAP ANTWNINOC.. laureate bust right; PT / IPHNOPOLITWN, confronted busts of Asklepios & Hygieia; serpent between. TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
SNG France 2258Marcus Aurelius AE20 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. AVPHLIOC KAICAP, laureate head right / IPHNOPOLITWN MHTROP PO, Herakles, nude, reclining left on lion-skin, legs crossed, holding knotted club in right hand and with left hand lion's skin of which the legs hanging down; from the lion's mouth water is flowing. TextImage
SNG Lev. 1609Marcus Aurelius and Faustina II AE27 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. Dated local year 119 = AD 170-171. AV K M AVR ANTWNEINOC CEB, laureate head of Marcus Aurelius right / IRHNOPOLITWN FAYCTEINA CEB, draped bust of Faustina II, hair tied in a bun behind head, date Q-IR across fields. SNG Righetti 1574; SNG Levante 1609; SNG France II, 2260-2261.TextImage
SNG Lev. 1609+cmkMarcus Aurelius and Faustina II AE27 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. Dated local year 119 = AD 170-171. AV K M AVR ANTWNEINOC CEB, laureate head of Marcus Aurelius right, oval countermark of Hygieia right in right field (Howgego 251) / IRHNOPOLITWN FAYCTEINA CEB, draped bust of Faustina II, hair tied in a bun behind head, date Q-IR across fields. SNG Righetti 1574; SNG Levante 1609; SNG France II, 2260-2261.TextImage
SNG Levante Supp 382Marcus Aurelius AE 22mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 119 (170/1 AD). Laureate bust right / Demeter seated left, holding cornucopiae & phiale over altar.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
ANS 167Julia Domna AE of Irenopolis, Cilicia. IOVLIA DOMNA CE, draped bust right / EIRHNOPOLITWN / ASR below, bust of Athena right, wearing high-crested Corinthian helmet. TextImage
Karbach 97Julia Domna, AE20 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. 6.98 g. Dated Year 165 AD. IOYLIA DOMNA CEB, draped bust right / EIRHNOPOLITWN EC-R, helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis. Karbach 97; Lindgren I, 1519.TextImage
SNG Levante 1615Julia Domna AE 19mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 161 (212/3 AD). Draped bust right / Veiled bust of Eirene-Nemesis right; cubit-rule on shoulder.TextImage
Ziegler 1336Julia Domna, Irenopolis, Cilicia, AE24. IOVLIA DOM..., draped bust right / EIRHNOPOL.., Mount Cragus. Ziegler 1336.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG Levante Supp 384Caracalla AE 30mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 165 (216/7 AD). Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / Nike advancing left, holding wreath; shield over cippus at left; in field, R.TextImage
SNG Levante Supp 385Caracalla AE 30mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 165 (216/7 AD). Radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / City-goddess standing right, cornucopiae over back, presenting wreath to the emperor radiate, standing left, in military attire, resting on spear.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Karbach 106Severus Alexander, 222-223 AD, AE 1 Assaria of Irenopolis, Cilicia. 20mm. AYT KAI CEY ALEXANDROC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, countermark of a male head right / EIPHN(OPOLEITWN E)TOYC, B-OR across fields, Nemesis standing left, holding cubic rule, wheel at foot left. Karbach 106; Ziegler Kilikien 1344; SLG Duesseldorf 11561.TextImage
Karbach 126 varSeverus Alexander, AE29 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. AYT KAI CEY ALEXANDROC, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EIRHNOPOLEITWN DOR, Herakles Farnese standing right, right hand behind back, resting on club set on rock. cf Karbach 126 in JNG 1992-93 (DOP across fields); Hessen-Kassel 656.TextImage
SNG Levante 1617Severus Alexander AE35mm of Irenopolis, Cilicia. Dated CY 172 = 223/4 AD. Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right [c/m: laureate head right within incuse circle] / Agonistic crown; date in legend. [c/m: Howgego 105.]TextImage
SNG France 2267Cilicia, Irenopolis. Severus Alexander AE 5 Assaria. Struck year 174=224/5 AD. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermarks: laureate head right within circular incuse and Tyche? within circular incuse / Diety seated left before mountain?, holding patera. Karbach, 124; SNG France 2267; cf. SNG Fitz. 5255 (same); c/m's: Howgego 105 and 270.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
SNG Levante 1621Julia Mamaea AE 23mm of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 174 (225-226 AD). Draped bust right / Demeter holds torch, in cart drawn right by two bulls.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
SNG France 2269Maximinus I AE31 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. Year 185 = AD 236-237. Bust right / Є IPHNOPOLIETON, athlete standing left holding palm & crowning himself, date ЄT ЄPP in ex.TextImage
GORDIAN III
SNG Lev. Supp. 390Gordian III. AE32 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. AD 238-244. Dated local year 192 (AD 243-244), 19.63 g. AVK M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EIΡHNOΠOΛEITΩN, radiate bust of Helios right facing the draped bust of Selene left with crescent on shoulders, date ET ByR below, all within a wheel of the twelve signs of the Zodiac. SNG Levante Suppl. 390 = Karbach 139 (this coin).TextImage
SNG vA 5596Gordian III. AE31 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. AD 238-244. AVK M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EIΡHNOΠOΛEITΩN, Hygieia on the left, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios on the right, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Date ET BΘΡ in exergue. Karbach 140, 1-2; SNG von Aulock 5596; SNG Levante 1622; SNG Pfalz 653.TextImage
VALERIAN I
Karbach 170Valerian I, AE27, 8 Assaria of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated local year 204 (AD 255-256). Radiate and cuirassed bust right / IRHNOPOLITWN G, Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent, facing Aeskulapius standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff; Delta and retrograde C (date) across fields, H (mark of value) in exergue. Karbach 170; SNG Pfalzer 667.TextImage
SNG Lev 1623Valerian I AE 28mm [8 assaria] of Irenopolis-Neronias in Cilicia. Dated year 203 (254/5 AD). AVK LIK VALEPIANOC, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark RE below chin / IPHNOPOLITWN, Dionysus, holding thyrsos & kantharos, in biga drawn by two panthers; H (value) in field.TextImage
SNG Lev 1624Valerian, AE28 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. 254-255 AD. 14.9g. (AYT K P LI OYALERIANOS SE), radiate, cuirassed bust right, countermark to right / IRHNOPOLITWN DS, H below, Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent from patera, facing Asklepios, standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff. SNG Righetti 1584; BMC 12; SNG Cop 151; SNG Pfalz 664; SNG Levante 1624; SNG France 2273.TextImage
SNG Lev 1625Valerian, AE30 of Irenopolis, Cilicia. AYT K P LI OUALERIANOC H, radiate, draped bust of Valerian right / EIRHNOPOLITWN ET, G-C (across fields), helmeted head of Athena right. Hunter 2; SNG Levante 1625.TextImage
SNG Pfalz 663 cfValerian I AE 27 of Irenopolis, Cilicia, 13.9 g, dated CY 204, AD 254-255. [AVT K P] LI OVALE[RAN]OC CE (sic), radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / [IRHNOP]-OLI[TWN]around, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from patera, facing Asklepios, standing left, resting on serpent-entwined staff, countermark EI (Howgego 535), [delta (retrograde)-C] across fields, value mark H in ex. Var of Karbach 6 and 10; SNG Pfalz 663-665 (all listed with a Tyche countermark on obv).TextImage
SNG Pfalz 666Valerian I, AE28, 8 Assaria of Irenopolis, Cilicia. Dated local year 204 (AD 254-255). 16.89 g. AVT K P LI OVALERIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IRHNOPOLITWN DC, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent, facing Asklepios standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff; circular countermark EI. Value mark H in exergue. SNG Pfalz 666; Karbach 163-168; SNG France 2275 (same rev. die).TextImage
GALLIENUS
SNG Levante 1629Gallienus AE 28mm [8 assaria] of Irenopolis-Neronias, Cilicia. Dated year 207 (258/9 AD). ΠOY ΛIK ΓAΛIHNOC (sic), Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / IΡHNOΠO, Cybele seated between two lions, facing right, holding tympanon. Z-S across fields. TextImage
See AlsoEntry for Cilicia, Irenopolis on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Irenopolis in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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