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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Devreker 2Pessinus, Galatia AE24 civic issue, struck under Deiotaros, 63-41 BC. Jugate draped busts right of Attis, in Phrygian cap, and Kybele Agditis, in turreted crown; crescent to lower right / MHTΡOΣ to right, ΘEΩN below, ΠEΣΣINEAΣ to left, lion sitting left, right paw placed on tympanon; caps of the Dioskuri in upper left and right fields, two cymbals in right field. Devreker 2; Imhoof GM 749; Mionnet IV, 104. TextFull Size
Devreker 6Pessinos, Galatia, AE15 civic issue, struck under Deiotaros, 63-41 BC. 3.54 g. Draped bust of Mn right, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders / (MHTΡOΣ ΘEON above), ΠEΣΣINEIAΣ below, humped bull butting left. Devreker 6; SNG France 2569-2570; Imhoof GM 754 and plate XIII, 11; Lane, CMRDM II, 1; Arslan 2 (Pessinus ve Tavium).TextFull Size
Devreker 6 (2)Pessinos, Galatia, AE15 civic issue, struck under Deiotaros, 63-41 BC. Draped bust of Mn right on crescent, wearing Phrygian cap / (MHTΡOΣ ΘEON around, ΠEΣΣINEIAΣ below), humped bull butting left. Devreker 6; SNG France 2569; Imhoof GM 754 and plate XIII, 11; Arslan 2 (Pessinus ve Tavium); Yanmaz 15; Ankara P203.TextFull Size
Devreker 9Pessinos, Galatia, AE17 civic issue, 63-41 BC. 4.85 g. Turreted, draped bust of Kybele-Tyche right / ΘEΩN MHTΡOC to left and right of lion sitting right. Devreker 9; Imhoof GM 756; BMC 2; Vienna 34754; Paris 198-201; Waddington 6649-6652; Hoover HGC 769; SNG France 2565-2566.TextFull Size
Devreker 11Pessinos, Galatia, AE16 civic issue, 63-41 BC. 3.01 g. ΘEA IΛEA, turreted, draped bust of Kybele-Tyche right / ΠECCINOYC, Draped bust of Mn right, wearing Phrygian cap, pedum before neck. Devreker 11; Imhoof GM 758; Waddington 6653; SNG Cop 122; SNG France 2574; Yanmaz 18-20.TextFull Size
TIBERIUS
RPC 3552 varTiberius, AE28 of the Koinon of Galatia. Probably struck in Pessinus. AD 21-23. KAIΣAΡ, bare head left / EΠI ΠΡEIΣKOY MHTHΡ ΘEΩN,, Kybele sitting left on stool, holding patera, lion sitting left behind her. Var of RPC I 3552 (no lion and date GM); Wellersheim 6213 (ditto); and Grant ("The Official Coinage Of Tiberius In Galatia"), 2.TextFull Size
RPC 3553Tiberius, AE of Pessinus, Galatia. Dated local year 43 (AD 18). TIBEΡIOΣ KAIΣAΡ, bare head left / EΠI ΠΡEIΣKOY MHTHΡ ΘEΩN ΓM around and in field, draped bust of Kybele right. RPC 3553; Devreker p. 190, 1; SNG France III, 2392; Paris 44B.TextFull Size
CLAUDIUS
RPC 3556Claudius, AE22 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 49-54. KΛAYΔIOC KAICAΡ CEBACTOC, laureate head right / MHTΡOC ΠECCINOYNTION EΠI AΦΡINOY, Kybele seated left, holding patera and sceptre. RPC 3556; SNG vA 6209; Imhoof MG 172; Paris 208; SNG France III, 2575; Rhousopoulos 4410.TextFull Size
RPC 3558Claudius AE23 of Galatia, Ancyra or Pessinos. Annius Afrinus, legate ca 49-54 AD. (...) KAICAP, bare head right / EΠI AΦΡINOY, hexastyle temple. SNGvA 6208v. TextImage
NERO
RPC 3562Nero and Poppaea AE26 of Galatia. NEΡΩNOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY, laureate head right / ΠOΠΠAIAΣΣEBAΣTHΣ, draped bust of Poppaea right. SNGvA 6117. TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 1627Vespasian AE of Pessinus, Galatia. Magistrate Pompeius Collega. AD 75-76. 8.67 g. KAIΣAΡI ΣEBAΣTΩ OYEΣΠAΣIANΩ, laureate head right / EΠI N ΠOMΠHIOY KOΛΛHΓA, veiled head of Tyche or Kybele right. RPC 1627; Stumpf 387; SNG Righetti 1750; Imhoof GM 760; Devreker 15.TextFull Size
TITUS
RPC 1617Titus, AE of Galatia (Pessinus?). Magistrate M. Nera. Pansa. AYTOKΡA TITOΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right / EΠI M NEΡA ΠANΣA ΠΡEΣBEY KO ΓA, bull standing right. RPC II 1617.TextFull Size
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 8Antoninus Pius, AE32 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 138-161. AYTO KAI AΔΡI ANTΩNEINΩ EY CE, laureate head right / ΓAΛ TOΛIC ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Herakles standing front, lionskin over shoulder, resting on club set on a bucranium, quiver at his side left. BMC 8; Devreker 19.TextFull Size
MARCUS AURELIUS
Arslan 19Marcus Aurelius, AE28 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 161-180. 18.19 g. A K M ANTΩNEINOC, bare head left. / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Hygieia standing left, feeding serpent in arms. Arslan 19 in "Pessinus ve Tavium"; RPC IV online 10054.TextFull Size
Devreker 41Marcus Aurelius, AE29 of Pessinus, Galatia. A K M A ANTΩNEINOC, bare head left. / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Demeter standing half left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. cf Devreker 41 (no sceptre).TextFull Size
G&M 271, 846Marcus Aurelius AE26 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 136-161. 12.64 g. AYΡHΛIOC KAICAΡ, draped bust right. / ΓAΛ TOΛIC ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Mn or Attis, crescent on shoulders, standing left by altar, holding patera and sceptre. Unpublished. RPC -; Yanmaz -; Devreker -; G & M 271, 846.TextFull Size
Mionnet Supp VII, 74Marcus Aurelius AE30 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 161180. 17,25 gr. A K M A ANTΩNEINOC, bare head right / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Kybele seated left, kalathos on head, holding patera and resting left arm on drum. Mionnet Supp. VII, 74; Paris 224; Devreker 40.TextFull Size
Nassif 98323Marcus Aurelius. AE26mm of Pessinus, Galatia. 9.8g. AYT K M AYΡHΛIOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CEB TOMETO ΠECCINOYN, Tyche, kalathos on head, seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae, river-god Sangarios swimming left at foot. SNG France 3 2593 etc. var (legends and river-god at foot); not in BMC, Mionnet, Arslan, von Aulock, Isegrim etc. Apparently unpublished. Nassif, on Forum Ancient Coins, topic 98323.TextFull Size
SNG vA 6214Marcus Aurelius AE25 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 161-180. 8.82 g. A K M A ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, draped bust of Serapis left, kalathos on head. SNG von Aulock 6214; Devreker 65.TextFull Size
Waddington 6659Marcus Aurelius, AE25 of Pessinus, Galatia, AD 161-180. AYT K M AYΡHΛIOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / CEB TOΛICTO ΠECCINOY, Hermes, naked, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Waddington 6659; SNG France 3 2586; Paris 217; Yanmaz 30; Devreker 5758; Arslan 45; Mionnet Supp. VII 67.TextFull Size
Waddington 6662Marcus Aurelius AE30 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 161180. 17,36 gr. A K M A ANTΩNEINOC, bare head left / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Homonoia seated left, kalathos on head, holding patera and cornucopiae. Waddington 6662 (this coin); Paris 227; Devreker 45.TextFull Size
LUCIUS VERUS
SNG Fr 2606Lucius Verus, AE30 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 161-169. A K ΛOY CEBACTOC, bare head left / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN around and beneath Kybele, holding patera, resting left arm on tympanum, sitting left in a biga of lions. SNG France III 2606; Paris 235; Waddington 6664.TextFull Size
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 22Julia Domna AE22 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 193-217 AD. 6.57 g. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBA, draped bust right. / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG France III 2661; BMC 22; Paris 246; Arslan 72 in "Pessinus ve Tavium".TextFull Size
CNG 272, 246Julia Domna, AE34 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 193-217. 19.15 g. IOYΛIA AYΓOYCTA, diademed and draped bust right, holding flower / ΠECCINOY-NTIΩN around and beneath Dionysos, holding kantharos and thyrsos, seated left in a quadriga of elephants. Unpublished. CNG 272, 246.TextFull Size
CARACALLA
Arslan 37Caracalla, AE31 of Pessinus, Galatia. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head left / ΠECCINO-YNTIΩN, Men, wearing Phrygian cap, standing left, crescent behind shoulders, holding patera and sceptre. Arslan 37; Devreker 142.TextFull Size
BMC 28varCaracalla AE 31mm of Pessinus, Galatia. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, Laureate and cuirassed bust right / ΠECCINO-YNTIΩN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. BMC 28 var (Geta); Devreker -; Arslan -.TextImage
Devreker 144Caracalla AE29 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 198-217. 14.6 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head left. / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Nemesis standing left, holding measuring rod and bridle. Devreker 144; Vienna 20.024.TextFull Size
SNG Fr 2619Caracalla, AE31 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 198-217. 17.31 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / ΠECCINOY-NTIΩN, Demeter, holding torch in each hand, driving biga of serpents right. SNG France III, 2619; Paris 252.TextFull Size
SNG Fr 2620Caracalla, AE30 of Pessinus, Galatia. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head left / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Demeter standing left, crescent on shoulder, holding torch and corn-ears. SNG France 3 2620; Waddington 6678.TextFull Size
Pessinus
SNG vA 6228
Caracalla AE 29, of Pessinus, Galatia. 198-217 AD. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Nemesis standing left, holding measuring rod and bridle in left. SNG von Aulock 6228.TextFull Size
GETA
Waddington 6662 varGeta, AE30 of Pessinus, Galatia. AD 209-212. Π CEΠ ΓETAC KAIC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / ΠECCINOYNTIΩN, Tyche seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Unpublished reverse for Geta. Emperor var of Paris 227; Waddington 6662 (this reverse for Marcus Aurelius).TextFull Size
Reference"Devreker" references refer to the coins list in Les Fouilles de la Reijksuniversiteit te Gent a Pessinonte 1967-1983
Reference"Arslan" references refer to Melih Arslan's work Pessinus ve Tavium Sikkeleri (in Turkish)
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