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Ancient Coinage of Dacia

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PHILIP I
AMNG 2Philip I, AE21 dupondius of Dacia. Year 1. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA (no break), Dacia standing left, holding vexilium marked DF and curved sword, lion and eagle at feet. Year mark AN dot I dot in exergue. AMNG 2; Martin 2.52.1.TextImage
Moushmov 1Provincia Dacia. Philip Sr AE 30 (Sestertius). 248-249 AD. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, ANIII in ex, Dacia standing left, in long chiton & Phrygian cap, holding curved sword in right hand, & standard inscribed XIII in left hand. To left standard inscribed V . To right of Dacia lion advancing left, to left of Dacia eagle with head turned right, wreath in beak.TextImage
Moushmov 2Philip I AE 27 of Dacia. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left, lion and eagle at feet, AN III in ex.TextImage
Moushmov 2Provincia Dacia. Philip I, AE 28 (Sestertius). 246/247 AD. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, AN I in ex, Dacia standing left, in long chiton & Phrygian cap, holding curved sword in right hand & standard inscribed XIII in left hand, to left standard inscribed V, to right of Dacia lion advancing left, to left of Dacia eagle with head turned right, wreath in beak. TextImage
Moushmov 2Philip I AE 29mm of Dacia. Dated local era year 2 (247/48 AD). IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, AN II in exergue, Dacia standing left, holding sword (logobolon?) and standards of the legions V (with eagle) and XIII (with lion). AMNG I 9; Varbanov 6 var. (obv. legend); Mionnet Supp. II 5. TextImage
Moushmov 3Philip I AE 28mm of Provincia Dacia. Dated year 2 = 245/246 AD. IMP M IAL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia seated left, holding grain ear and poppy in right hand, sheaf in left, flanked by legionary standards, one with V on banner and eagle's head on shaft, the other with XIII and lion's head; ANII in ex. AMNG I 14. TextImage
Pick 1Philip I, AE27 Sestertius, Dacia. IMP M IVIL PHILIPPVS AVG (sic), laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left between eagle and lion, holding curved sword and vexillum marked DF. Year mark AN dot I dot. Pick 1; Martin 2.51.2.TextImage
Pick 8Philip I, AE28 Sestertius, Dacia. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left between eagle and lion, holding corn ears and vexillum marked XIII; vexillum marked V to left. Year mark AN dot II dot. Pick 8; Martin 2.58.1.TextImage
OTACILIA SEVERA
Brunsmid NZ35, 2Otacilia Severa, AE27 Sestertius of Dacia. 14.2 gr. MARCIA OTACILIA SEVERA AVG, draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia in long robe and pointed Phrygian cap standing facing, head left between an eagle with wreath in its beak, facing right, and a lion walking left. Dacia is holding curved sword in left hand and a vexillum marked DF in right hand (attributes in the wrong hands, due to an engraver's error). Year AN dot I dot in exergue. Pick AMNG 17 var (rev. attributes); Brunsmid NZ35, no. 2.TextImage
Pick 18Otacilia Severa, Dacia, AE29 Sestertius. MARCIA OTACILIA SEVERA AVG, draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing between lion, right, and eagle, left, holding curved sword and standard inscribed XIII. To left another standard inscribed V. Year AN dot I dot in ex. Pick 18; Martin 2.71.1.TextImage
Pick 20
Moushmov 6
Otacilia Severa, Dacia, AE29 Sestertius. MARCIA OTACILIA SEVERA AVG, draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing between lion, right, and eagle, left, holding curved sword and two standards inscribed V and XIII. Year AN II in ex. Pick 20; Pick-Martin 2.73.4, Moushmov 6.TextImage
PHILIP II
AMNG 29Philip II, AE30 Sestertius. Dacia. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROV-INCIA DA-CIA, dacia standing half left, holding curved sword and vexillum marked XIII, vexillum marked V to left. Year AN dot I dot in exergue. Pick 29; Martin 2.83.3.TextImage
AMNG 34Philip II as Augustus, AE27, Dacia, Year 3 = AD 248-249. 15.15g, 27.1 mm. Classed as a sestertius. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG dot, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROV-NIC-IA D-ACIA (sic), Dacia in long robe and Phrygian cap standing facing, looking left, holding a curved sword and a vexillum marked XIII, another vexillum marked V to left, an eagle and a lion at her sides left and right. AMNG 34; Martin 2.88.5; Varbanov 35.TextImage
Moushmov 7Philip II, as Caesar, AE29 of Provincia Dacia. Year 1 = 246/247 AD. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES, bare headed, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left, holding curved sword & standard inscribed DF, an eagle at feet to left, a lion walking left to right, ANI in ex. Sear GIC 4069, BMC 7.TextImage
Moushmov 8Philip II AE 19mm of Dacia. Dated Year 2 (247/48 AD). IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES, bare headed, draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, AN II in exergue, Dacia standing left, holding curved sword & one standard inscribed DF, flanked by eagle & lion.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
Moushmov 10Trajan Decius AE27 of the Province of Dacia. IMP TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, laureate head right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing between a lion and an eagle, holding curved sword and standards numbered V & XIII, AN IIII in ex.TextImage
Moushmov 11Trajan Decius AE27 of Provincia Dacia. IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / PROVIN-C-IA DACIA, Dacia standing between a lion and an eagle, holding bundle of rice and sceptre. AMNG 41; Martin 3.57.5.TextImage
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA
Moushmov 12Herennia Etruscilla AE28 of Dacia. Year 4 = 249/250 AD. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, diademed draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left holding branch & sceptre, lion & eagle at feet, AN IIII in ex. TextImage
SGI 4219Herennia Etruscilla AE28 of Dacia. Year 4 = 249/250 AD. HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, diademed draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left holding curved sword & standards inscribed V and XIII, between lion & eagle, AN IIII in ex. TextImage
HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS
AMNG 46
Martin 3-63-1
Herennius Etruscus, AE26 of Dacia. Q H ETR MES DEC CAES, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust righ, seen from the back / PROVIN-C-IA DACIA, Dacia in long robe and Phrygian cap standing facing, looking left, holding sceptre and a bundle of rice. Eagle with wreath in its beak and a lion at foot left and right. Date AN V below. AMNG 46; Martin 3-63-1.TextImage
Moushmov 14Herennius Etruscus AE26 of the Province of Dacia. Year 5 = 250/251 AD. Q HER ETR MES DEC CAES, laureate draped bust right / PROVI-N-CIA DACIA, Dacia standing between a lion and an eagle, holding a branch & sceptre, AN V in ex. Moushmov 14; AMNG 46; Martin 3-63-3.TextImage
HOSTILIAN
Moushmov 15Hostillian AE28 of Dacia. C VAL HOST M QVINTVS C, bare-headed, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing holding a sword & two standards, flanked by an eagle & lion, AN V in exergue. TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
AMNG 52Trebonianus Gallus, AE28 of Dacia, 9.6g. [IMP C] VIBIO TREBON GALLO AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left between eagle and lion, holding bundle of rice and sceptre. Date AN V in exergue. Varbanov 66; AMNG 52; Martin 5.54.1.TextImage
Moushmov 16Trebonianus Gallus AE28 of the Province of Dacia. Year 5 = 250-251 AD. IMP CRE C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing between a lion and an eagle, holding branch & parazonium, AN V in ex.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
Moushmov 18Volusian AE26 of Dacia. IMP CC VIB VOLUSIANVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia, standing left with branch & sceptre, between eagle & lion, AN V in ex. SGI 4360.TextImage
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Moushmov 18Volusian AE28 of Dacia. IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia, standing left with branch & sceptre, between eagle & lion, AN V in ex. SGI 4360.TextImage
Moushmov 19Volusian AE Sestertius of Dacia. IMP C C VIB VOLVSIANVS AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROV-IN-CIA DACIA, Dacia standing left between lion and eagle, holding a vexillum marked XIII and sword, with a second vexillum, marked V at her side. In ex: AN V. Pick 53; Martin 5.55.4; Moushmov 19.TextImage
AEMILIAN
AMNG 58Aemilian, AE Sestertius of Dacia. IMP C M AEMIL AEMILIANVS AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / PROVIN-CIA DACIA, Dacia standing facing, holding short sceptre in left arm, over which is a wreath, and holding up a bundle of rice in right hand, eagle and lion at feet. AN VIII in exergue. AMNG 58; Martin 6.54.1. Moushmov 20. TextImage
Moushmov 21Aemilian, AE Sestertius of Dacia. IMP C M AEMIL AEMILIANVS AVG, laureate, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROVI-N-CIA DACIA, Dacia standing facing, holding vexillum marked XIII in left hand and curved sword in right hand; vexillum marked V to left, eagle and lion at feet. AN VIII in exergue. AMNG 57; Martin 6.53.3. Moushmov 21.TextImage
VALERIAN I
Martin 7-54-1Valerian AE 25 Sestertius, Dacia, 253-254 AD. IMP P LIC VALERIANO AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / PROVIN-CIA DACIA, Dacia standing left, holding two vexilla, one marked XIII and the other marked V, between an eagle and a lion, Year AN VIII in exergue. Martin 7-54-1; AMNG -.TextImage
Moushmov 23Valerian I AE25 of Provincia Dacia. Year 8 = 253/254 AD. IMP LICI VALERIANVS P F AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left, holding two standards, between an eagle and a lion. Pick 61. TextImage
Pick 61vValerian, AE 28, Dacia. IMP VALERIANVS P F AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / PROVIN-CIA DACIA, Dacia standing half-left between eagle and lion, holding short sceptre, wreath on arm, and vexillum marked XIII. Year AN VIII in ex. Pick 61 var (obv. legend); Martin type 7.56.x (unlisted with this obv. legend and this reverse.TextImage
GALLIENUS
Moushmov 24Gallienus AE 26 of the Province of Dacia. Year 10 = 253/254 AD. IMP GALLIENVS PIVS AVG, laureate draped bust right / PROVINCIA DACIA, Dacia standing left, holding standards, between eagle and lion, AN X in ex. SGI 4525.TextImage
See also: Helvetica's RIC list ("moesia.xls") in Excel/Open Office format of the bronze eagle and lion types of Dacia for a precise identification according to Pick (AMNG) and Martin
See also: History and Coinage of Dacia, pdf, by Dave Surber and Dane "Helvetica" Kurth. The page is password protected to stop Chinese theft. Please follow the instructions on that page.
See all Dacia types listed by Moushmov Number
Perseus Project database, coins of Dacia
Entry for Dacia on the Digital Historia Numorum

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