Ancient Coinage of Nagidos, Cilicia


SNG France 21

The remains of Nagidos, about 20 km from Anemurium (Anamur) can be seen on a hill at the mouth of the Sini Cay near Bozyazi, Turkey. Its location was identified by the Austrian archaeologists Rudolf Heberdey and Adolf Wilhelm in 1891.

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BMC 12Nagidos, Cilicia, AR Stater. c.400 BC. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera over alter, crowned by Eros / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. SNG Cop 178. TextImage
Lederer 23Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 400-385 BC. 24mm, 10.69 g. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera over altar, Eros standing left behind her / NAΓI-ΔEΩN, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Π below. Lederer 23; Babelon Traite II-2 1511; SNG France II, 25.TextImage
Lederer 25Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 370-365 BC. 24mm, 10.8 g. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera over altar, crowned by Eros standing left behind her / NAΓIΔEΩ-N, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Lederer 25; BMC 12; Montagu coll. II 295; Babelon Traite II-2 1517,2.TextImage
Lederer 26Nagidos, Cilicia AR Stater. ca 380-360 BC. Aphrodite seated left, sacrificing over altar; Nike standing behind, holding branch / Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos; A within circle and N to left. Lederer 26; SNG France 2, 21 cf. TextImage
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Lederer 28Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 370-365 BC. 24mm, 10.71 g. Aphrodite sitting left by altar, holding patera, crowned by Eros standing left behind her / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Lederer 28; SNG France II, 21; Mionnet III, 269; Babelon Traité II-2, 1517.1.TextImage
Lederer 31Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 365-363 BC. 22mm, 10.10 g. Aphrodite sitting left, holding patera, crowned by Eros standing left behind her / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. M in circle in upper left field. Lederer 31; Borrell Coll. 297.TextImage
Lederer 39Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 363-358 BC. 24mm, 10.03 g. Aphrodite sitting left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. I in upper left field, ΓA in lower left field. Countermark: bull walking right. Lederer 39.TextImage
Lederer 39 varNagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 360-333 BC. 22mm, 10.10 g. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right above, mouse under chair / NAΓIΔIKON, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. ΩX monogram in upper left field, AK in lower left field. Countermark: bull walking right. Lederer 39 var (letters and monogram); Paris -; Babelon Traite II-2 -; SNG France II, -.TextImage
Lederer 46Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 356-350 BC. 20mm, 8.88 g. Aphrodite sitting left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. ΩX monogram and star in left field. Lederer 46; Froehner 4587; SNG Post 399.TextImage
Lederer 56Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 356-350 BC. 24mm, 10.04 g. Aphrodite sitting left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her / NAΓIΔIKON, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. ΣAΡ and Phrygian cap in upper left field. Lederer 56.TextImage
Lederer 64Nagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 385-375 BC. 20mm, 9.44 g. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera over altar, crowned by Eros flying right above, rose and bud in left field, mouse under chair / NAΓIΔIKON, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. EY ΔIO in left field. Lederer 64; Paris 809; Babelon Traite II-2 1524.8; SNG France II, 34.TextImage
Lederer 72-77 varNagidos, Cilicia, AR stater. 350-333 BC. 24mm, 10.71 g. Aphrodite sitting left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her. Rose and bud in left field / NAΓIΔIKON, Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. AΘH in upper left field, A in lower left field. Var of Lederer 72-77; SNG France II, 40; Waddington 4404; Babelon Traité II-2, 1524.1 and Paris 806 etc. (all different magistrate's initial(s)).TextImage
Lederer 89Nagidos, Cilicia. 356-333 BC. AR Stater. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her; rose and bud in left field, mouse under chair / Dionysos, loins draped long, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos; TOΛ in upper left field, TOΛ in lower left field. Lederer 89. TextImage
Mueller Coll. 437Nagidos, Cilicia, AR hemiobol, 10mm, 0.69 gr. 429-380 BC. Head of Aphrodite right, hair in a sphendone / NAΓIΔEΩN, head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. SNG von Aulock 8706 var (NA only); SNG von Aulock 5750 var (NAΓI only); Roland Mueller Coll. 437. Apparently unpublished with this legend.TextImage
SG 5583cfNagidos, Cilicia, AR fraction, (0.24g) Female head left, hair in bun above / Male helmeted head left. TextImage
SNG Cop 174Nagidos, Cilicia. 410-390 BC. AR Stater. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her / NAΓIΔI-KON (last N retrograde), Dionysos, loins draped long, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Lederer 8; SNG France II 3; Paris 785; Waddington 4400; Babelon Traité II-2, 1499. TextImage
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SNG Fr 14Cilicia, Nagidus AR Obol. ca 420–380 BC. Head of Aphrodite right / N, bearded male head right. TextImage
SNG Fr 16Cilicia, Nagidus AR Obol. ca 400-380 BC. Head of Silenus right / Head of Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy. Traité II, 1509-1510. TextImage
SNG Fr 21Nagidos, Cilicia. ca 410-390 BC. AR Stater. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera over altar; crowned by Eros / NAΓIΔEΩ-N, Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Lederer 28. TextImage
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SNG Fr 25Nagidos, Cilicia AR Stater. 380-360 BC. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera; Eros standing left behind her / Dionysos, loins draped long, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos; Π in exergue. Lederer 23; Paris 801; SNG France II, 25; Mionnet III 268; Babelon Traité II-2 1511.1. TextImage
SNG Lev Supp 2Nagidos, Cilicia. Circa 360-333 BC. AR Stater. Aphrodite seated left, holding paterae; Eros standing left behind / Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. TextImage
SNG Lev 3vNagidos, Cilicia AR Obol. ca 420-380 BC. Head of Aphrodite right, hair pulled up at top of head; N behind / Bearded male head right. TextImage
SNG Lev 6Nagidos, Cilicia AR Obol. 400-380 BC. Facing head of Aphrodite / Facing head of Dionysos. TextImage
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SNG von Aulock 5748Nagidos, Cilicia, AR Stater, ca 420-400 BC, 10.63 g. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera, Eros at her side. ΣI in right field / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, chlamys draped over right arm, holding kantharos and thyrsos, vine leaf above. SNG Levante 1; Lederer 3; Dewing 2488-2489; SNG von Aulock 5748.TextImage
Sear #5578Nagidos, Cilicia, AR Stater. 420-390 BC. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera; Eros standing left behind her / NAΓIΔEΩ(N), Dionysos, loins draped long, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Type BMC 1.
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Sear #5579Nagidos, Cilicia, AR Stater. 420-390 BC. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera, crowned by Eros flying right before her / NAΓIΔEΩ(N), Dionysos, loins draped long, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Type BMC 2.
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Sear #5583Nagidos, Cilicia, AR Obol. Head of Aphrodite right, hair tied in bunch on top / NAΓI, bearded head of Dionysos right. BMC 9, SNG Lev 3.
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Sear #5585Nagidos, Cilicia, AR Stater. 374-356 BC. Aphrodite seated left, holding patera, Eros standing left behind her / NAΓIΔEΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Type BMC 12, SNG Cop 178.
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Lederer Refs:Lederer: See "Die Staterprägung der Stadt Nagidos" in ZfN 1931 (in German) which you can download here: Catalog, and Plates 9-17
Entry for Nagidos, Cilicia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Nagidus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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