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Ancient Coinage of Cilicia, Korykos


The important harbour town of Corycos / Korykos is modern day Kizkalesi, Turkey. Some surviving ruins are a triumphal arch and a necropolis.

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BMC 7Korykos, Cilicia. 1st Century BC. AE 22mm. Turreted head of Tyche right; monogram / KWRUKIWTWN ER PO ER, Hermes standing left, wearing petasos and winged boots, holding patera and caduceus. BMC 7; SNG Righetti 1539; Duesseldorf 2109; SNG von Aulock 5676TextImage
SNG Cop 117Korkyros, Cilicia. AE 20, Cilicia, Corycus, 1st Century BC. Head of Tyche right, DT behind head / KWRUKIWTWN HR TAR, Hermes standing left, holding patera and caduceus. SNG Cop 117; SNG France II, 1083; Paris 478; Waddington 4246.TextImage
SNG France II 1086Korkyros, Cilicia. Circa 2nd-1st Century BC. AE 21mm (5.63 gm). Turreted head of Tyche right; AN behind head / KWRUKIWTWN DI NI AN, Hermes standing left, with petasos, caduceus. SNG France II, 1086. TextImage
SNG Fr 1094Korykos, Cilicia, ca 1st Century BC. AE21mm. 6.87 gm. Turreted head of Tyche right; SA behind / KWRUKIWTWN UB ME, Hermes standing left, holding patera and caduceus. SNG France II, 1094; Paris 486; Ziegler Kiliken 545.TextImage
SNG Fr 1097Korykos, Cilicia, 1st C. BC. AE20. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right, PA monogram behind head / KWRUKIWTWN EPI DH, Hermes standing left, naked except for cloak over left arm, holding patera and caduceus. SNG France II, 1097; Waddington 4245, SNG Pfalz 828-829.TextImage
SNG Lev 792Korykos, Cilicia, AE19. 1st century BC. Turreted head of Tyche right, A behind head / KWRUKIWTWN EU EPI ER, Hermes standing left, wearing petasos and winged boots, holding patera and caduceus. SNG Levante 792; SNG Cop 118; Weber 7542; SNG France 1075-1076; SNG Righetti 1540; SNG Pfalz 822.TextImage
SNG Lev 799Korykos, Cilicia, 1st C. BC. AE15, 2.71 gr. Draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / KWRUKIWTWN EU EPI ER, Apollo standing left, holding branch and resting left elbow on column. SNG France II, 1098; SNG Levante 799; SNG Pfalz 811.TextImage
SNG Lev 804Cilicia, Corycus. After 1st Century AD. AE 20mm. KWRYKI around aphlaston / AYTONOM, winged caduceus. SNG Levante 804 (this coin); SNG von Aulock 5680; BMC 9; SNG France II, 1104; Waddington 4241; SNG Lindgren III, 812. TextImage
SNGvA 5677Korykos, Cilicia. Ca 1st Century BC. AE 22mm. Turreted head of Tyche right; AN behind head / KWRUKIWTWN DI NI AN, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus. SNG Von Aulock 5677; BMC 1-3. TextImage
Sear #5545Korykos, Cilicia, AE22. 1st Century BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right, SA behind neck / KWPYKIWTWN, Hermes standing left, wearing petasos & winged boots, holding patera & caduceus, EPI DI to left. TextObvRev
Sear #5546Cilicia, Korykos AE21. 1st Century BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right, KA behind neck / KWPYKIWTWN, Hermes standing left, wearing petasos & winged boots, holding patera & caduceus. TextImage
TIBERIUS
RPC 3711Tiberius AE 25mm of Corycus, Cilicia Tracheia. SEBASTOY, laureate head right / APX DIO KWRIKIWTWN, diademed head of Aphrodite right; aphlaston before. SNGLev 807.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Mionnet Supp VII 223Septimius Severus, AE 29, 15.69g. of Korykos, Cilicia. A K L CEP CEOYHROC PERT CEB, laureate, draped bust right / KWRUKIWTWN AYTOMOMWN, female, turreted, standing left on the prow of a ship, holding an aplustre and sceptre. Mionnet Supp. VII, 223.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG Levante 809Caracalla AE 30mm of Corycus, Cilicia. Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / Poseidon standing right, foot on galley prow, holding trident & dolphin.TextImage
GORDIAN_III
SNG Levante 312Gordian III AE 28mm of Corycus, Cilicia. Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Poseidon standing right, foot on galley prow, holding trident & dolphin.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 5682Gordian III AE 32mm of Corycus, Cilicia. Radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust right; aegis on breastplate / Aphrodite Euploia standing left; at feet, prow of galley left. SNG Levante 811, SNG France 1116v.TextImage
PHILIP_I
SNG Levante 315Philip I AE 30mm of Corycus, Cilicia. Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Aphrodite Euploia standing left, galley prow at feet, holding aphlaston & sceptre. SNGFr 1119.TextImage
OTACILIA_SEVERA
SNG Levante 317Otacilia Severa AE 25mm of Corycus, Cilicia. Diademed & draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder & cornucopiae. TextImage
VALERIAN_I
BMC 23Valerian I AE 30mm of Corycus in Cilicia. AV K PO OVALEPIAN / OC, Radiate and cuirassed bust right / KOPV / KIW_TWN AV NAVA around, PC IC vertically in centre field: Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding grape cluster and thyrsus, before prize crown marked QEMID resting on three-legged table with vase below; panther with head reverted standing left at feet.TextImage
SNG Levante 820Valerian I AE 33mm of Corycus in Cilicia. AVT K LIK OVALEPIAN / OC, Radiate and cuirassed bust right / KIW_TWN AV NAVAP around, KOPV below, C IC vertical in centre field: Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding grape cluster and thyrsus, before prize crown marked QEMID resting on three-legged table; panther with head reverted standing left at feet. SNG Lev. 820, SNGFr 1122. TextImage
SALONINA
BMC 24 varSalonina, AE20 of Korykos, Cilicia. KODNH CALWNIN (sic), draped bust right, wearing stephane / KORU-KIWT-WN (in field), Aphrodite standing facing, head left, holding sceptre and aphlaston, prow at foot left. BMC 24-25 var (this reverse but Gallienus. Unpublished for Salonina.)TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Korykos
Entry for Cilicia, Korykos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Corycus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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