Ancient Coinage of Commagene, Samosata

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 2-3Samosata, Commagene. AE16, civic issue. ca AD 1-38. Laureate head of Zeus right / CAMO-CATωN, lion walking right. BMC 2-3; Butcher 1; RPC 3851; Sear Greece 5843.TextImage
BMC 16Samosata, Commagene. AE16, civic issue. ca AD 1-38. Eagle standing right / CAMO-CATω, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. BMC 16; Butcher 6; Sear Greece 5844.TextImage
HADRIAN
BMC 20Hadrian, AE17 of Samosata, Commagene. AΔΡIANOC CEBACTOC, laureate head right / ΦΛA CAMO MHTΡO KOM, legend in four lines within wreath. SNG Cop 17; BMC 20-25; Sear 1235; RPC III 3419.TextImage
BMC 22Hadrian AE21 of Samosata, Commagene. AΔΡIANOC CEBACTOC, laureate head right / ΦΛA-CAM-MHTΡO-KOM, legend in four lines within wreath. BMC 22; RPC III 3419. TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 26
SGI 1491
Antoninus Pius AE24 of Commagene, Samosata. AYTO KAI TI AIΛ AΔΡI ANTΩNEINOC CEB EYC, laureate draped bust right / Φ CAMOCATEΩN MHTΡO KOM, Tyche seated left on rock, holding corn ears, river god Euphrates swimming at her feet. BMC 26-28; Butcher 16; SNG Munich 381. TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 29Marcus Aurelius, AE23 of Samosata, Commagene, AD 161-180. 8.97 g. (from top left) AK M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / Φ CAM IEΡAC ET AY MHTΡ KOM, Tyche seated left on rock, holding corn-ears, upper part of river god Euphrates with both arms outstretched, swimming at her feet. Date ET AY below. BMC 29; Paris 1470-1471; Vienna 35695; Butcher 22.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
BMC 30Samosata, Lucius Verus 161-169 AD. 7.92 g. AVΡH OYHΡOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / Φ CAM IEΡ ACY AYT MHT KOM ET AΣ, turreted Tyche seated left on rock, holding poppy and two ears of corn, resting arm on rock, resting foot on swimming river-god Euphrates. BMC 30; SNG Lindgren 1900 (same dies).TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 31Septimius Severus AE 25mm of Samosata, Syria. Λ CEΠ CEOVHΠOC ΠEΡTNAZ CE, laureate head left / ΦΛ CAMOCATEOΩN MHTΡOΠO, turreted & veiled busts of two Tyches confronted.TextImage
BMC 31Septimius Severus AE26 of Samosata, Commagene, CEΠ CEOVHΠOC ΠEΡTNAZ CE, laureate head left / Φ&Λambda; CAMOCATEOΩN MHTΡOΠO, turreted & veiled busts of two Tyches confronted. BMC 31. TextImage
CARACALLA
Mionnet 31Caracalla AE32 of Samosata, Syria. AYK M AY ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Φ CAMOCAT ΠACY AYT MHTΡOΠ KOM, Tyche, turreted, seated left on rock, holding eagle and corn-ears, river-god swimming left below. TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Mionnet V, 64Elagabalus, AE26 of Samosata, Syria, 10.4g. AYT K M AY ANTΩNINOC CEB, radiate head right / Φ CAMOCATEΩN MHTΡ KOMMA, Tyche seated left on rocks, holding corn ears and eagle, river god Euphrates swimming right below. Mionnet V, 64; Paris 1482; BMC 39; Butcher 26.TextImage
Mionnet V, 65Elagabalus AE32 of Samosata. AYT K M AY ANTΩNINOC C, laureate head right / CAMOCATEΩN, Tyche seated left on rock, holding corn-ears, Pegasus flying left below. BMC 42-43 var; Mionnet V, 65; SNG München 396 var.TextImage
PHILIP I
BMC 44Philip I AE 33mm of Commagene, Samosata. AYTOK K M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠ CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΦΛA CAMOCATEΩN, Tyche seated left on rocks, eagle sitting on her right arm, Pegasus flying left below her.TextImage
BMC 47Philip I AE32 of Samosata, Commagene. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / ΦΛ CAMOCATEΩN MHTΡO KOM, city-goddess seated left on rock, holding ears of corn in right hand, eagle seated on right arm, beneath Pegasus flying left. SGI 3953.TextImage
BMC 59 corr.Philip I, AE 28.26mm of Samosata, Commagene. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left / CAMOCATEΩN, Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain-ears; Pegasus flying left below. BMC 59 (under Philip II in error); Butcher 33a.TextImage
Mionnet 69Philip I, AE31 of Samosata, Commagene. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦΛ CAMOCATEΩN MHTΡOΠ KOM, Tyche seated left on rock, holding ears of corn in right hand and eagle on right arm, Pegasos running left below. BMC 47; Mionnet V, 69.TextImage
SGI 3953Philip I AE35 of Samosata, Commagene. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche seated on rock left, Pegasus below.TextImage
SNG Cop 24Philip I or II AE24 of Commagene, Samosata. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / CAMOCATEΩN, Tyche seated left on rock, holding eagle, Pegasus left below.TextImage
PHILIP II
BMC 56Philip II, AE 30mm of Samosata, Syria, Commagene. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / CAMOCATEΩN, Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain-ears; below, pegasus flying left. BMC 56. Sear 2681.TextImage
BMC 62-63Philip II, AE of Samosata, Commagene. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠ CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦΛA CAMOCATEΩN MHT KOM, Tyche, veiled and turreted, seated left on rock, holding ears of corn and eagle on right arm, and resting left hand on rock. Below, river god swimming right. BMC 62-63.TextImage
BMC 66Philip II, AE30 of Samosata, Commagene, Syria. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠ CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦΛ CAMOCATEΩN MHTΡ KOM, city-goddess seated left on rock, holding ears of corn in right hand, eagle seated on right arm, left elbow on rock, the upper body of the river god Euphrates swimming left below. BMC 66.TextImage

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