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Ancient Coinage of Dyrrhachium, Illyria


Mionnet describes the stellate pattern as representing the Gardens of Alcinous.

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Agora 55, 41
Damenos
Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. 17.9 mm, 3.70 g. ΞENΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, eagle standing right, wings spread / ΔYΡ ΔAMHNOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 357 var (symbol); Agora auction 55, 41.TextImage
BMC 2
Monunios
Kings Of Illyria. Monunios, ca.300-280 BC, Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR Stater. 10.33 gr. Cow standing right. looking back at calf which it suckles, lower jawbone of Caledonian boar above / BASILEOS D-U MANOUNIOU, double stellate pattern within square. Traité IV p. 189; BMC 2; Pozzi 2943.TextImage
BMC 3Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Stater. Circa 450-350 BC. Cow standing left suckling calf, small Δ on cow's rump / ΔYP, double stellate pattern; club beneath. SNG Delepierre 1166. TextImage
BMC 8Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR Stater. ca 420-380. Cow with suckling calf standing left, head turned towards kneeling calf / Δ-Y-P, double floral pattern within linear square, below, club; all within circular linear border. TextImage
BMC 10Illyria, Dyrrhachion AR Stater. ca 400-330 BC. Pegasos flying right, Δ below / helmeted head of Athena right; club & Δ behind, dolphin above helmet to right. Pegasi II 31. TextImage
BMC 27Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR Stater, ca 450-350. 10.92 g. Cow standing right, head turned back, suckling calf, ΣΩ monogram above / D-U-R, Double floral pattern within linear square, club below; all within linear border. BMC 27; Babelon Traité 384.TextImage
BMC 163Dyrrhachium, Illyria: AE 17mm, 3rd-2nd c. BC. Magistrate Nikandros. Laureate head of Zeus right / NIKAN-ΔΡOY to right and left of tripod within wreath, ΔYΡ below. BMC 163; SNG Cop. 506.TextImage
BMC 165Dyrrhachium, Illyria: AE 16mm, Early-mid 1st century BC. Magistrate Pollionos. Laureate head of Zeus right / ΠOΛΛI-ΩNOΣ to right and left of tripod within wreath, ΔYΡ below. BMC 165.TextImage
BMC 166Dyrrhachium, Illyria: AE 16mm, Early-mid 1st century BC. Magistrate Skyrthana. Laureate head of Zeus right / ΣKYΡ-ΘANA to right and left of tripod within wreath, ΔYΡ below. BMC 166; SNG Cop. 509.TextImage
BMC 169Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AE 16mm. 4.0g, Early-mid 1st century BC. Magistrate Chairillos. Laureate and bearded head of Herakles right / XAIΡIΛ-ΛOY to right and left, ΔYΡ below, tripod. BMC 169; Mionnet II, 160.TextImage
BMC 185Dyrrhachium, Illyria. c100 BC. AE 10mm (3.40 gm). Magistrate Gaios. Female head (probably Aphrodite) right, wearing tiara / ΓAIOY ΔYΡ, eagle standing left, two grape bunches in exergue. TextImage
Ceka 18Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles / ΔYΡ AΡIΣTOMENEOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. TextImage
Ceka 26Epidamnos-Dyrrhachium, Illyria, Greece, c. 200-30 BC. AR drachm, 3.234g, 17.7mm. AΛEXANΔΡOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf suckling left, Φ below / ΔYΡ ΛYΣIΩNOΣ, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 26; BMC 97.TextImage
Ceka 27Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. ALEXANDROS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, eagle standing right above / DUR MENEKKA, square containing double stellate pattern. TextImage
Ceka 30Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, plough below / DUR ARISTOMENEWS, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 30; BMC 40; Maier 138. TextImage
Ceka 34Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ above cow suckling calf, caduceus below / DUR KALLIPPOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 34.TextImage
Ceka 35Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, plough below / DUR LAHNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 35, BMC 92; Mionnet Suppl. 131; Maier 274.TextImage
Ceka 38Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, star below / DUR NAARCIDA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 38; Mionnet Suppl. 133.TextImage
Ceka 40Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, grain-ear below / DUR NIKOMACOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 40: Mionnet Suppl. 134.TextImage
Ceka 42Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, bunch of grapes below / DUR NIKOTELEOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 42.TextImage
Ceka 43Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, vine with grapes below / DUR PARMENISKOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 43.TextImage
Ceka 45Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, bee below / DUR STRATWNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 45; Mionnet 86: Maier 355.TextImage
Ceka 46Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Alkaios (Moneyer), Sostrionos (Magistrate). After 229 BC. ALKAIOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, hound running right below / DUR SWSTRIWNOS, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 115. TextImage
Ceka 50Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, 19mm, 3.34 g. AΛKAIOΣ above cow standing right, head turned back, suckling calf; sea serpent right in exergue / DUR-FI-LW-NOS around double stellate pattern with straight edges. Ceka 50; Maier -.TextImage
Ceka 51Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, club below / DUR FI-LW-TA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 51 (omits the club).TextImage
Ceka 52Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AΛKAIOΣ, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, corn-ear below / DUR CALKIDA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 52; BMC 139; Mionnet 87.TextImage
Ceka 56Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Alkon (Moneyer), Eortaius (Magistrate). ALKWN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, club below / DUR EORTAIOU, square containing double stellate pattern. TextImage
Ceka 59Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. ALKWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, tripod to left / DUR MENEKRATEOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 59.TextImage
Ceka 59bDyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Alkon (Moneyer), Menekrateos (Magistrate). 3.50 gr. 229-100 BC. ALKWN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, tripod above / DUR MENEKRATEOS, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 59b (hemidrachm); Mionnet Supp. 131 & 139; Maier 484.TextImage
Ceka 61Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. ALKWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, head of Helios above / DUR PARMENISKOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 61; BMC 109.TextImage
Ceka 65Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Antiochos and Lukos.ANTIOCOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf / DUR LUKOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 65.TextImage
Ceka 68Dyrrhachium, Illyria, c. 200-30 BC. AR drachm. Antigonos and Thersia. 3.628g, 18.8mm. ANTIGONOS, cow suckling calf right, club to right, bow below / DUR QER-SI-A, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. SNG Cop 472; Ceka 68; Mionnet Supp. 140; BMC 77.TextImage
Ceka 69Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. ANTIMACOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, cornucopiae to right / DUR AMUNTA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 69.TextImage
Ceka 70Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Antimachos and Boikenos. ANTIMACOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, torch above / DUR BOIKHNOS around double stellate pattern, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below. Ceka 70; BMC 45-46; Maier 150.TextImage
Ceka 72Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. ANTIMACOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, eagle standing right on thunderbolt above / DUR DAMA-GE-OS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 72.TextImage
Ceka 73Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Antiochos and Damenos. ANTIOCOS in two lines above, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, bunch of grapes below / DUR DAMHHNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 73; BMC 50; Mionnet Supp. 141; Maier 170.TextImage
Ceka 74Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. 250-200 BC. ANTIOCOS, above cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, club to right, rudder below / DUR LUKOU, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 74; Mionnet II, 92.TextImage
Ceka 92Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. 150 BC, Aristodamos and Tephilos. ARISTODAMOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf / DUR TEFILOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 92; BMC 116.TextImage
Ceka 109Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Aphrodisias and Arimnatos. AFRO-DISIOS in two lines, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, vine with grapes below / DUR ARIMNASTOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 109 (omitting the vine); IGCH 616, 5.TextImage
Ceka 113Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AFRODISIOS in two lines above, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, plough? below / DUR EPICAREOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 113.TextImage
Ceka 117Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. AFRODISIOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, rudder below / DUR NIKOSTRATOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 117.TextImage
Ceka 122 varDyrrhachium, Illyria, Greece, c. 200 - 30 BC. 3.114g, 18.7mm. AFRODEISIOS, cow suckling calf right, cornucopiae below / FILWNOS, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Forum Ancient Coins item 20747; Ceka 122 var (symbol below); BMC -; Mionnet -; Maier -.TextImage
Ceka 126Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. GLAUKOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, spear-head below / DUR FILODAMOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 126; Mionnet 93.TextImage
Ceka 127Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Dazios and Damenos. DAZIOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below / DUR DAMHHNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 127; BMC 52; Mionnet Supp. 171; Maier 172.TextImage
Ceka 130Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. DHMHTRIOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, hound running right below / DUR SWSTRIWNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 130.TextImage
Ceka 147Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. DROMWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf / DUR QEOTELEOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 147.TextImage
Ceka 162Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUKTHMWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, cornucopiae to right, rudder below / DUR AMUNTA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 162; BMC 31.TextImage
Ceka 164Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUKTHMWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, corn-ear to right, bunch of grapes below / DUR DAMHNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 164; Mionnet 200.TextImage
Ceka 166Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUKTHMWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, eagle standing right on thunderbolt above / ΔYΡ MENEKKA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 166; BMC 100.TextImage
Ceka 167Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Euktemon and Faniskos. EUKTHMWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, head of Isis right above, grain ear and bunch of grapes in right field. DUR FANISKOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 167; Maier 365; Petranyi IV, 29.TextImage
Ceka 168Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUNOUS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, cornucopiae to right (rudder below, off flan) / ΔYΡ AMUNTA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 168; BMC 32-33; Mionnet Supp. 159.TextImage
Ceka 172Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUNOUS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, corn-ear to right, bunch of grapes below / DUR DAMHNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 172.TextImage
Ceka 174Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUNOUS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, wreath above, tripod to right, AT monogram below. DUR KLEITORIOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 174.TextImage
Ceka 177Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. After 229 BC. EUNOUS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, head of Isis right above / DUR FANISKOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 177.TextImage
Ceka 179Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. EUNOUS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, thyrsus below / DUR CAIRILLOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 179; BMC 137-138.TextImage
Ceka 187Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Eutuchos and Aristarchos. EUTUCOC, cow standing right, suckling calf. No symbols / ARISTARCOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 187.TextImage
Ceka 191Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. 20 mm, 2.9 g. EUTUCOS above cow standing right, suckling calf / ΔYΡ and MENEKRATEOC around double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 191.TextImage
Ceka 192Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. 20 mm, 3.2 g. ECEFRWN above cow standing right, suckling calf, dolphin right below / ΔYΡ and ANTILOCOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 192.TextImage
Ceka 193Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. ECEFRWN, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, club to left, corn-ear to right, bunch of grapes below / DUR ASKLAPOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 193; Mionnet 96; Mionnet Supp. 167; McClean 5060.TextImage
Ceka 196Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. 250-200 BC. ECEFRWN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Sol above, owl to right / DUR ZWPUROU, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 196; BMC 70,71; Maier 215; SNG Copenhagen 465.TextImage
Ceka 199Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. ZWILOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Sol above, Owl to right / DUR ZWPUROU, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 73. TextImage
Ceka 201Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. ZWPUROS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf / DUR DAMHNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 201; BMC 53; Mionnet 104.TextImage
Ceka 203Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Zuporos and Purba. ZWPUROS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, grain ear in right field / DUR PURBA around double stellate pattern. Ceka 203; Maier -.TextImage
Ceka 204Dyrrhachium, Illyria, ca. 200-30 BC. 3.114g, 18.7mm. Magistrates Herakleidas and Arimnastos. HRA-KLEIDAS in two lines above, cow standing right, suckling calf / DUR ARIMNASTOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 204; BMC 37.TextImage
Ceka 208Dyrrhachium, Illyria, ca. 200-30 BC. 3.114g, 18.7mm. Magistrates Herodotos and Arimnastos. HRO-DOTOS in two lines above, cow standing right, suckling calf, bunch of grapes below / DUR ARIMNASTOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 208; Mionnet 102, Mionnet Supp. 171; Maier 116.TextImage
Ceka 211Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Herodotos and Nikenos. HRO-DOTOS in two lines above, cow standing right, suckling calf, trident below / DUR NIKHNOS around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 211; BMC 103; Maier 113.TextImage
Ceka 219Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. QEODOTOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bunch of grapes below / DUR ARIMNASTOU, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 219 (but bunch of grapes omitted). TextImage
Ceka 228Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. QEODOTOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, bee or star above / DUR FALAKRIWNOS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 228; Mionnet Supp. 177.TextImage
Ceka 257Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Kleon and Arimnatos. KLEWN above, cow standing right, suckling calf, grapes with vine below / DUR ARIMNASTOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 257.TextImage
Ceka 259Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Kleon and Kallenos. KLEWN above, cow standing right, suckling calf, grapes with vine below / DUR KALLHNOS around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 259.TextImage
Ceka 265Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Kteson and Kurbasos. KTHSWN above, cow standing right, suckling calf, no symbols / DUR KURBASOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 265; BMC 91; Maier 273.TextImage
Ceka 275Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. KTHTOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, rudder below (cornucopiae to right) / ΔYΡ AMYNTA, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 34. TextImage
Ceka 276Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Ktesos and Damenos. KTHTOS above, cow standing right, suckling calf, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below / DUR DAMHNOS around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 276; BMC 54; Mionnet 108; McClean 5058; Maier 176.TextImage
Ceka 278Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Ktesos and Kleitorios. KTHTOS above, cow standing right, suckling calf, tripod in right field, AT monogram below / DUR KLEITORIOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 278; Maier 262; Shoumen museum, 992133.TextImage
Ceka 279Dyrrachium, Illyria, AR Drachm. c 150 BC. KTHTOS, cow standing right, head turned, suckling calf, eagle standing right on thunderbolt above / ΔYΡ MENEKKA, double square containing stellate pattern. TextImage
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Ceka 282Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. KTHTOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Isis right above, grain ear entwined with bunch of grapes to right / DUR FANISKOU, square containing double stellate pattern. SNG Cop 491, BMC 119, 120. TextImage
Ceka 286Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Kudippos and Amynta. KUDIPPOS above, cow standing right, suckling calf, cornucopiae in right field, rudder below / DUR AMUNTA around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 286; BMC 35; Mionnet 110; Maier 108.TextImage
Ceka 288Dyrrhachium, Illyria, Greece, c. 200 - 30 B.C. AR drachm, 18mm, 3.41 gm. KUDIPPOS, cow standing right, suckling calf; eagle standing right on thunderbolt above / DYR MENEKKA, Double stellate pattern within double linear square. Ceka 288; BMC 101; SNG Cop. 479; Mionnet Supp. 190; Eckhel 42.TextImage
Ceka 290Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Leukios and Nebriskos. LEUKIOS, cow standing right, suckling calf, bow below / NEBRISKOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 290/292; Mionnet Supp. 193; Maier 308.TextImage
Ceka 290 or 292Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Leukios and Nebriskos. LEUKIOS, cow standing right, suckling calf, bow below / NEBRISKOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 290 or 292; Mionnet Supp. 193; Maier 308.TextImage
Ceka 294Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Leonidas and Lusionos. LEWNIDAS above, cow standing right, suckling calf, cornucopiae below / DUR LUSIWNOS around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 294; Mionnet Supp. 194.TextImage
Ceka 300Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. LUSHN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, radiate head of Helios right above, owl to right / DUR ZWPUROU, square containing double stellate pattern. TextImage
Ceka 303Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR drachm. Machatos and Aristarchos. MAXATAC, Cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, grain ear below / ΔYΡ AΡI-CTAΡ-XOY around double stellar pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 303; McClean 5049; Kyustendil Museum 36; Maier 122.TextImage
Ceka 304Dyrrhachium, Illyria, Greece, c. 200 - 30 B.C. 2.916g, 19.8mm. MACATAS, cow suckling calf right, club to left, trident below / ARISTOMACOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 304; BMC 39; Mionnet supp. 198.TextImage
Ceka 305Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MAXATAΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, club below / ΔYΡ EOΡTAIOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 305; BMC 65-66; Mionnet 114; Mionnet Supp. 199.TextImage
Ceka 306Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MAXATAΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Helios right above, owl in right field / ΔYΡ ZΩΠYΡOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 306; Mionnet 118; Maier 219.TextImage
Ceka 310Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Machatas and Nebriskos. After 229 BC. MAXATAΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bow below / ΔYΡ NEBΡIΣKOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 310; McClean 5050-5051; Maier 209.TextImage
Ceka 311Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Machatas and Nikyllos. After 229 BC. MAXATAΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, rooster standing right above, cornucopiae in right field, serpent-entwined staff below / ΔYΡ NIKYΛΛOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 311; Mionnet 117; Maier 326.TextImage
Ceka 312Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Machatas and Parmeniskos. After 229 BC. MAXATAΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Helios right above / ΔYΡ ΠAΡMENIΣKOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 312; Mionnet 115; Maier 342.TextImage
Ceka 316Dyrrhachium, Illyria; AR Drachm, 3,27 gr. MENIΣKOΣ, Cow standing right, suckling calf, eagle right with wings spread, above, rudder below. DUR AGAQIWNOS around double stellate pattern within square. Ceka 316; BMC 30; Mionnet Supp. 202.TextImage
Ceka 318Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, rudder below / DUR ARCIPPOU, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 41. TextImage
Ceka 319Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Mensikos and Daalkidas. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, suckling calf, no symbols / DAALKIDA, double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 319; Bakerr hoard 5296-5297; Maier -.TextImage
Ceka 320,RavenIllyricum, Dyrrhachi. c. 200 - 30 BC. AR Drachm. MENIΣKOΣ, cow suckling calf, raven flying right above / DUR DIONUSIOU, double stellate pattern. SNG Cop 467, Maier 201. TextImage
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Ceka 320Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles / DUR DIONUSIOU, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 62-64. (No raven above!) TextImage
Ceka 322Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. c.70-60 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, suckling calf, above: Nike flying above with wreath, thunderbolt below / DUR KALLWNOS around double stellate pattern. Cela 322; Maier 256; SNG Tubingen 1424, SNG Cop 476, BMC 81. TextImage
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Ceka 325Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow suckling calf right, statue of a female deity to right / DUR AUKISKOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 325; BMC 94-95; Mionnet 122.TextImage
Ceka 327Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Meniskos and Sophios. After 229 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles. No symbols. / ΔYΡ ΣOΦIOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 327; BMC 114; Maier 354.TextImage
Ceka 331Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, hound running right below, torch right / ΔYΡ ΦIΛΩTA, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 135. TextImage
Ceka 342Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Monoynios and Damenos. After 229 BC. MONOY-NIOΣ in two lines, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below / ΔYΡ ΔAMHNOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 342; Mionnet 117; Maier 326.TextImage
Ceka 353Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. ΞENΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, eagle flying right, head turned back above, rudder below / DUR AGAQIWNOS, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 353; Mionnet Supp. 222.TextImage
Ceka 357Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Zenon and Damenos. After 229 BC. ΞENΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below / ΔYΡ ΔAMHNOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 357; Mionnet 133; McClean 5062; Pleven museum 90323; Shoumen museum 99213L.TextImage
Ceka 360Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. ΞENΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, eagle standing right above / DUR PURBA, square containing double stellate pattern, club to left. BMC 112, 113. TextImage
Ceka 361Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. 229-100 BC. ΞENΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, caps of the Dioscuri above, grain ear in left field, torch in right field / DUR FILLIA, double stellate pattern in square with straight sides. Ceka 361; BMC 126-127; Mionnet 137; McClean 5065.TextImage
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Ceka 362Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. ΞENΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, eagle above, hound running right below / FILODAMOY, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 131, 132. TextImage
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Ceka 363Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. 200-30 BC. ΞENΩN, cow & calf, eagle on sceptre above, quiver right / DUR XARO PIN OU around stellate pattern. SNG Cop 498. TextImage
Ceka 373Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. PERIGENHS above, cow standing right, suckling calf, wreath above, tripod to right, (monogram below) / DUR KLEITORIOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 373; BMC 86-88.TextImage
Ceka 374Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Perigenes and Phaniskos. ΠEΡIΓENHΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Isis right above, grain ear over bunch of grapes in right field / ΔYΡ ΦANIΣKOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 374; BMC 118; Maier 369; Mionnet Supp. 242.TextImage
Ceka 375Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Pollen and Sophios. POLLHN above, cow standing right, suckling calf, no symbols / DUR SOFIOU around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 375.TextImage
Ceka 376Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. After 229 BC. Silanos and Aristenos. ΣIΛANOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf, which she suckles, thunderbolt below / ΔYΡ AΡIΣTHNOΣ, double stellate pattern. Ceka 376; Mionnet Supp. 243; Maier 129. TextImage
Ceka 379Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Stephanos and Deinokleos. ΣTEΦANOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles / ΔYΡ ΔEINOKΛEOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 379; Mionnet 128.TextImage
Ceka 380Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Stephanos and Exakestos. ΣTEΦANOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bunch of grapes on a wide vine below / ΔYΡ EΞAKEΣTOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 380; Mionnet Supp. 246.TextImage
Ceka 387Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. Stratonikos and Aristomeneos. ΣTΡATONIKOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bunch of grapes below / ΔYΡ AΡIΣTOMENEOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 387; Maier -.TextImage
Ceka 390Dyrrhachium, Illyria. After 229 BC. Stratonikos and Eortaios. AR Drachm, 3.37 grams, 18.18mm. ΣTΡATONIKOΣ, Cow standing right, head turned back, suckling calf, club below / ΔYΡ EOΡTAIOY, around double stellate pattern. Ceka 390; BMC 67; Mionnet Supp. 249; Maier 211.TextImage
Ceka 411 varDyrrhachium, Illyria, Greece, c. 200 - 30 B.C. AR drachm, 3.068g, 18.3mm. Magistrates Sostrios and Amynta. ΣΩΣTΡIΩN, cow suckling calf right, prow below, cornucopiae in right field / AMYNTA, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Forum Ancient Coins 14535. Unpublished, not in Ceka, BMC, Mionnet, Maier, SNG Cop etc. Ceka 411 var (symbol).TextImage
Ceka 412Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Sostrios and Damenos. ΣΩΣTΡIΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bunch of grapes below / ΔYΡ ΔAMHNOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 412; Mionnet 125; Maier 183.TextImage
Ceka 413Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Sostrios and Kleitorios. ΣΩΣTΡIΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, wreath above, tripod in right field / ΔYΡ KΛEITOΡIOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 413; BMC 89; Mionnet 126; Maier 267.TextImage
Ceka 419Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Tritos and Parmeniskos. TΡITOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bunch of grapes below / ΔYΡ ΠAΡMENIΣKOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 419; Mionnet 132; Maier 345.TextImage
Ceka 422Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Phereneikos and Damenos. ΦEΡENEIKOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below / ΔYΡ ΔAMHNOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 422; Maier 185; Shoumen museum 99213M.TextImage
Ceka 424Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. 229 BC. Philemos and Aristenos. ΦIΛHMΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Hera right above, holding sceptre over shoulder / ΔYΡ AΡIΣTHNOΣ, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 424; Maier -. (Maier 130 lists the same coin but with the addition of a bunch of grapes below).TextImage
Ceka 429Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Philistion and Philodamos. ΦIΛIΣTIΩN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles. No symbols / ΔYΡ ΦIΛOΔAMOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 429; Maier -.TextImage
Ceka 430Dyrrhachium, Illyria, c. 200-30 BC. 3.396g, 18.6mm. Magistrates Philostratos and Damenos. FILOSTRATOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf suckling to left, corn ear to right, grapes below / DUR DAMHNOS, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 430; BMC 59; Mionnet 112.TextImage
Ceka 431Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. After 229 BC. Magistrates Philostratos and Kleitorios. FILOSTRATOS, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, ivy wreath above, tripod to right (monogram below) / DUR KLEITORIOU around double stellate pattern. Ceka 431; BMC 90.TextImage
Ceka 432Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Philon and Amynta. FILWN, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, cornucopiae in right field, rudder below / DYR AMYNTA, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 432; BMC 36; Mionnet 258; Maier 110.TextImage
Ceka 436Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Filos and Theogeneos. FILWN above cow standing right, head left, suckling calf, torch in right field, head of Helios above, hound standing right below / DUR-QEO-GENE-OS around double stellate pattern. Ceka 436.TextImage
Ceka 438Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. FILWN, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, head of Helios above / DUR MENISKOU, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 438; Mionnet 145.Text
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Ceka 441Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Philon and Phaniskos. FILWN, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, head of Isis right above, grain ear and bunch of grapes in right field / DYR FANISKOY, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 441; BMC 122; Mionnet Supp. 264; Maier 371.TextImage
Ceka 444Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR Drachm 19mm, 3.31 gm. FILWTAS, Cow standing right, suckling calf; club to left, corn ear to right, bunch of grapes below / AISKLAPOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square. Ceka 444; BMC 43; SNG Tübingen 1378.TextImage
Ceka 444 var
Gradeshnitza 208
Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Philotas and Asklapos. FILWTAS, cow standing right, suckling calf. Club in left field, grain ear in right field / ASKLAPOU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Gradeshnitza 208; Ceka -; (Magistrate pair 444).TextImage
Ceka 449Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Philotas and Damenos. FILWTAS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, grain ear in right field, bunch of grapes below / DYR DAMHNOS, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 449; Maier 141; Mionnet 141.TextImage
Ceka 450Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, 3.151g, 18.1mm. FILWTAS, cow suckling calf right, serpent-entwined staff below / DIODWROU, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inwards. Ceka 450.TextImage
Ceka 451Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Philotas and Zoporos. FILWTAS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, head of Helios right above, owl in right field / DYR ZWPYROY, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 452; Maier 221.TextImage
Ceka 452Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Philotas and Kallenos. FILWTAS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, cornucopiae in left field, head of Helios right below / DYR KALLHNOS, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 452; Maier 250; BMC 79-80.TextImage
Ceka 453Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. FILWTAS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, torch in right field / DUR KLEANOROS, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 84. TextImage
Ceka 454Dyrrhachium, AR drachm. After 229 BC. 17mm. Wreath over FILWTAS above cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, tripod to right, AT monogram below / ΔYΡ and KLEI-TOR-IOU around square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka 454; Mionnet 143.TextImage
Ceka 457Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, ca 229-150 BC. Magistrates Philotas and Nikullos. FILWTAS above, cow standing right, suckling calf, club in right field / DUR NIKULLOY around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Ceka 457; BMC 105; Mionnet Supp. 271; Maier 329.TextImage
Ceka 459Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Philotas and Chairillos. FILWTAS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, thyrsos below / DYR XAIRILLOY, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 459; Maier 402.TextImage
Ceka 463Epidamnos-Dyrrhachium, Illyria. ca 200-37 BC. AR Drachm 18mm, 3.39 g. Arkephron and Asklapos, magistrates. ARCEFRWN, Cow standing left, suckling calf standing right; grain ear to right, bunch of grapes below / ASKLAPOU, Double stellate pattern. Ceka 463; BMC 42.TextImage
Ceka 464Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. After 229 BC. FILOTAS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, bunch of grapes below, club to left, (corn ear to right) / DUR ASKLAPOY, square containing double stellate pattern. BMC 43. TextImage
Ceka 466 var
Maier 199
Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR drachm, 18mm, 2.67 gr. Pankratas and Diodorou Magistrates. 208-48 BC. PANKRATHS, Cow standing right, suckling calf left, serpent-entwined staff below / DUR DIODWROU around double stellate pattern within square. Mionnet Supp. 234; Maier 199. Ceka 466 var. (symbol).TextImage
Ceka 467Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Eunus and Gorgia. EYNOYS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, heads of the Dioskuri above, grain ear in left and right fields, bunch of grapes below / DYR GORGIA, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 467.TextImage
Ceka 468Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Archimedes and Fillia. ARCI-MHDHS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, caduceus below / DUR FILLIA, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 468.TextImage
Ceka 469Dyrrhachium, Illyria. AR Drachm. Magistrates Dionysios and Nebriskos. DIONUSIOS, cow standing right, suckling calf standing left, bow below / DUR NEBRISKOU, double stellate pattern within square with straight sides. Ceka 469.TextImage
IGCH 116, 119Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm. Magistrates Herodotos and Ailinos. HRODOTOS in two lines above, cow standing right, head left, suckling calf / DUR AILINOS (?)around double stellate pattern. IGCH 116, 119; Ceka -; Maier -.TextImage
Maier 133Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, ca 229-150 BC. Magistrates Herakleon and Aristomachos. HΡA-KΛEΩN in two lines above, cow standing right, suckling calf, club in right field, trident below / ΔYΡ AΡIΣTOMAXOY around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Maier 133 (Ceka 205 for magistrates).TextImage
Maier 282Dyrrhachium, Illyria AR Drachm. Pagkrates and Lykos. After 229 BC. ΠAΓKΡATHΣ, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles, club in right field, rudder below / ΔYΡ ΛYKOY, square containing double stellate pattern. Maier 282; Mionnet Supp. 235; Ceka 369 var (no club).TextImage
Maier 338Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, Magistrates Antigonos and Parmeniskos. ANTIΓONOΣ above, cow standing right, suckling calf, head of Helios above / ΔYΡ ΠAΡMENIΣKOY around double stellate pattern within double linear square with straight sides. Maier 338; Ceka -.TextImage
McClean 5072Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AE17. 3rd-2nd century BC. Magistrate Filota. Laureate head of Zeus right / FILW-TA, to right and left of tripod within wreath, ΔYΡ below. BMC 167. TextImage
Mionnet Supp. 206Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR Drachm. 229-100 BC. Meniskos and Dionysos magistrates. MENISKOU, cow standing right, looking left, suckling calf; raven or eagle right above / DUR DIONUSIOU, square containing double stellate pattern. Ceka -; Mionnet Supp. 206; Ramus Copenhagen, p. 137, 7.TextImage
Pegasi II_13vIllyria, Dyrrhachion. After 350 BC. AR Stater. Pegasos flying right; Đ below / Helmeted head of Athena left; S, dolphin & club behind. Countermark, griffin head. TextImage
Pegasi 33Illyricum, Dyrrhachium AR Stater, 350-300 BC. Pegasus flying right, retrograde P above, Y beneath / Bust of Athena wearing Corinthian helm, club and Δ behind. Calciati, Pegasi 33.TextImage
SNGCop 421Illyria, Dyrrhachion AR Stater. ca 450-350 BC. Cow standing right, suckling calf / Đ Y P, double stellate pattern; club beneath. SNG Delepierre 1164. TextImage
SNGCop 424vIllyria, Dyrrhachion. Circa 450-350 BC. AR Stater. Cow standing left, suckling calf / [?-U]-R, double stellate pattern; club beneath. TextImage
SNGCop 425Illyria, Dyrrhachion. Circa 450-350 BC. AR Stater. Cow standing right, suckling calf, monogram above / D U R, double stellate pattern; club beneath. TextImage
SNG Cop 433
Sear #1896
Illyria, Epidamnos-Dyrrachium AR Drachm. ca 250 BC. Head of Herakles in lionskin / ΔYΡ, retrograde, Pegasus flying right. SNG Cop 433. TextImage
Sear #1896Illyria, Epidamnos-Dyrrachium AR Drachm. ca 250 BC. Head of Herakles in lionskin / DYP, retrograde, Pegasus flying right. SNG Cop 433, BMC 27-31.
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Sear #1900Dyrrhachium, Illyria, AR drachm, after 229 BC. MENIΣKOΣ, cow standing right, suckling calf / DUR AMUNTA, double stellate pattern. With or without symbols above or in field.
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Sear #1903Illyria, Epidamnos-Dyrrhachium. AE18. 3rd-2nd c. BC, Head of Zeus of Dodona right, wreathed with oak / AGAQO KLEOC either side of tripod-lebes, DUR below, all within oak wreath, TextImage
See also: List of Dyrrhachium Cow/Calf Drachm Types, by Ceka number, compiled By Ferdinand Schinkel (Note: greatly extended Excel list from Helvetica also available, please ask using the email address on the wildwinds start page)
Coinage of Apollonia and Dyrrhachium page By Gyula Petranyi
Entry for Dyrrhachium, Illyria on the Digital Historia Numorum
Perseus Project database, coins of Dyrrhachium
Search for Dyrrhachium in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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