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Ancient Coinage of Elymais


[Alram 455]

Kingdom of Elymais, Elam, Susiana or Khuzistan; east of Babylon & west of Persia

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Alram 455Kingdom of Elymais, Kamnaskires III, with Anzaze. Circa 82-75 BC. AR Drachm. Conjoined busts left of Kamnaskires & Queen Anzaze; [anchor symbol behind] / Zeus seated left, holding sceptre & Nike, who crowns him; monogram in inner left field; [?]LS (date) to inner right. TextImage
Alram 460Kingdom of Elymais, Kamnaskires IV. Circa 62-55 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.54 gm). Diademed bust left; anchor symbol behind / Zeus seated left, holding Nike & sceptre. TextImage
Alram 465 Elymais, Kings of. Kamnaskires V? Circa 36/35 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.70 gm). Diademed bust left / Small diademed bust (Kamnaskires VI?) right. TextImage
BMC 2
Kamnaskires IV
Kings of Elymais, Kamnaskires IV. Circa 62-55 BC. AR Drachm. Diademed bust left / Zeus seated left, holding Nike & sceptre; G-monogram in inner left field. TextImage
BMC 2
Kamn. Orodes III
Elymais, AE drachm, struck by "Kamnaskires-Orodes III", 2nd century BC. Facing bust with long moustache and pointed beard, large lateral tufts, wearing a double diadem, all within border of dots / Female bust (Artemis?) left, wearing a headdress of a crest of rays terminating in pellets, neckless and pearled dress, anchor behind head, all within border of dots. BMC p. 280, 2-3; De Morgan 54.Text
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BMC 5Kingdom of Elymais, Uncertain King Billon Drachm. Late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD. Diademed bust left; behind, seven-pointed star above anchor symbol / Diademed bust left, degraded legend. Alram -. TextImage
BMC 10Kingdom of Elymais, Kamnaskires V. Circa mid-late 1st century BC. Billon Obol (8mm, 0.59 gm). Diademed bust left / Diademed bust left. TextImage
BMC 14Kingdom of Elymais, Uncertain King. Late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD. AE Tetradrachm (29mm, 15.94 gm). Diademed bust left; behind, four-pointed star in crescent above pellet & anchor symbol / Crude diademed bust left, degraded legend. TextImage
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BMC 15cfKingdom of Elymais. Uncertain King. Late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD. Billon Tetradrachm (27mm, 13.86 gm). Diademed bust left; behind, four-pointed star in crescent above anchor symbol / Crude diademed bust left, degraded legend. TextImage
Kamnaskires ARDrachmElymais, Kings of. Kamnaskires II, Nikephoros. Circa 145-139 BC. AR Drachm. Diademed & draped bust right / BASILEWS MEGALOU right, KAMISKEIROU NIKHFOROU left, cult statue of Artemis left, in polos & holding sceptre. TextImage
SGI 5885Elymais, Kamnaskires V (?) AR Drachm. Diademed, draped bust left with long beard, star above anchor behind. / Greek legend, male bust left. TextImage
SGI 5885Elymais, Kamnaskires V (?) AR Drachm. Diademed, draped bust left with long beard, star above anchor behind. / Greek legend, male bust left. TextImage
SGI 5888Elymais Kingdom, Kamnaskires VI, c. 100 AD, AE tetradrachm, (15.51g) Diademed and draped bust left, crescent, star and anchor behind. / pattern of dashes and dots. TextImage
SGI 5889Elymais, Kamnaskires VI (?) Billon Tetradrachm. Late 1st - early 2nd Century AD. Diademed and draped bust left, with long beard and wide fringe of hair below diadem, star within crescent above anchor behind / Badly blundered Greek legend. TextImage
SGI 5892Kingdom of Elymais, Orodes I AE Drachm. ca 100 AD. Bust left, with long beard and wearing diademed tiara ornamented with anchor. Pellet within crescent above anchor with one bar, to right / bust of Artemis right. TextImage
SGI 5910Kingdom of Elymais, Orodes III, AE Drachm. Bust of king facing, anchor to right / Pattern of dashes and dots. Sear GIC 5910. TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Elymais
Entry for Elymais on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Elymais in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Elymais at AncientImports.com
Entry for Elymais at parthia.com
Search for Elymais at Incitatus Coins

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