Ancient Coinage of Ionia, Magnesia


Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BH 19ffMagnesia (Ionia), AE11. 0,87 gr. Rider galloping right wearing chlamys, meander below / Zebu (humped bull) left within meander pattern. Barclay Head, Ionia, 19ff.TextImage
BMC 3ff varMagnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. Magistrate Ainetos. AR Octobol. Attic Standard. ca. 350-190 BC. Helmeted horseman prancing right, holding couched spear / MAΓ AINHT above and below bull butting left within meander border. BMC 3-6 var (Magistrate) BMC 19-20 var (bronze); unpublished reverse for this magistrate.TextImage
BMC 15Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. AR Obol, 0.67g; 9mm, 350-190 BC. Head of Athena right wearing crested Athenian helmet, bound with olive wreath / M-A, to left and right of ornate trident head within circular Meander pattern. SNG von Aulock 2032; BMC 15.TextImage
BMC 17Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AE13, 4th c. BC. 2.40 gr. Laureate head of Apollo left / MAΓ, forepart of bull right, part of maeander pattern in left field. BMC 17.TextImage
BMC 19Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AE 8mm, 0.5 gr. 350-250 BC. Male figure on horseback right with couched lance / MAΓN BATM, bull butting left. SNG Copenhagen 841; BMC 19ff.TextImage
BMC 35Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia AR Obol. 350-190 BC. Horseman right, holding spear / humped bull butting left. SNGvA -. TextImage
BMC 36Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. Circa 160-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Euphemos, son of Pausanios. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN EYΦHMOΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, Apollo Delphios standing left, resting on tripod; maeander pattern below; all within laurel wreath. BMC 36; SNG Berry 1068-1069; Weber 6003-6004; SNG Lewis 930-931.TextImage
BMC 40Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, 2nd c. BC. AE18, 2.78 gr. Magistrate Diagoras. Rider on horseback right, holding spear / MAΓN ΔIAΓOΡAΣ above and beneath bull standing right. BMC 40.TextImage
BMC 44Magnesia, Ionia, AE21. 190 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / MAΓNHTΩN EYKΛHΣ KΡATINOΣ above and beneath rider in military dress, on horseback galloping right, holding couched lance in right hand. BMC 44; SNG von Aulock 2043; SNG Munich 608.TextImage
BMC 46Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, 2nd-1st C. BC. AE18, 7.37 gr. Head of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver behind head / MAΓNETΩN KΡATINOΣ EYKΛHΣ, Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm branch. SNG von Aulock 2044; BMC 46; SNG Cop 853; Lindgren III 373; SNG Tuebingen 2957.TextImage
BMC 49Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia, AE 4 assaria. 27mm, 11.70 g. 1st century AD. AYΛAITHΣ, Apollo standing half right, holding lyre and plectrum / ΛEYKOΦΡΩN MAΓNHTΩN, cult image of Artemis Leukophryne facing, with supports. BMC 49, Schulz 42-47; Hunter 11-12.TextImage
Boston 1881Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia AR Hemidrachm. 350-190 BC. Horseman with spear right / MAΓN, bull butting left, grain stalk to right, maeander pattern in ex. Boston 1881; Warren 1122. TextImage
G&M 160, 1912Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AE19 semi-autonomous issue. KOΡH, veiled bust of Kore right / MAΓNHTΩN, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Unpublished. Gorny and Mosch 160, lot 1912.TextImage
Imhoof KM 3Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AE12, 2.1 gr. Magistrate Lykomedes. Leukippos riding right, holding couched lance, chlamys flying out behind / MAΓN ΛYKOMHΔ above and beneath forepart of bull butting left. Imhoof KM 3; Weber 5998.TextImage
Jones 17aMagnesia ad Meandreum, Ionia, AR Tetradrachm. ca 150-140 BC. Magistrate Pausanias, son of Pausanias. Draped bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN ΠAYΣANIAΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, Apollo standing left on meander, holding filleted branch in right hand and resting left elbow on tall tripod, all within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 844; Mionnet VI, 1007; SNG von Aulock 7922; Jameson 1504; SNG Lockett 2830.TextImage
Jones 8-25Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia AR Tetradrachm. ca 160-150 BC. Magistrate Euphemos, son og Pausanios. Diademed bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN EYΦHMOΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, Nude Apollo standing left, left elbow resting on tall tripod behind, holding branch tied with fillet in his right hand; maeander pattern below; all within a laurel wreath. BMC 36; SNG Berry 1068-1069; Weber 6003-6004; SNG Lewis 930-931. TextImage
Jones 8Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. ca 160-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Pausanias, son of Pausanios. Bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN ΠAYΣANIAΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, Nude Apollo standing left, left elbow resting on tall tripod behind, holding branch tied with fillet in his right hand. SNG Cop 844; Mionnet VI, 1007; SNG von Aulock 7922; Jameson 1504; SNG Lockett 2830.TextImage
Kraay 15Magnesia ad Maeandrum AR Octobol. ca 155-145 BC. Magistrate Dionysos, son of Demetrios. Helmeted, cuirassed warrior on horse rearing right, holding couched spear, Δ below / MAΓNHTΩN, ΔIONYΣIOΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, bull butting left, all within meander border. Prowe III 949; Bement Coll. 1458 (both: this coin); Kray-Moerkholm 15; rev legend var of SNG Cop 825 and Rhousopoulos 3718 (both with MAΓNHT only).TextImage
Lindgren 500Magnesia, Ionia, AE19, 3.57g. NAΓNHCIA (sic); turreted bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN; Dionysos with thyrsos and rhyton, standing facing, head left, panther(?) at feet left. Lindgren I 500; Schultz Magnesia 140; Coll Berlin 1875.243.TextImage
MG 89Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. After 150 BC. AE 26mm. Magistrates Pausanias and Metrodoros. Warrior wtih lance on horseback right / ΠAYΣAN[IAΣ] MHTΡOΔOΡOΣ to right and left of tripod tied with fillets; monogram below. Imhoof Monnaies Grecques 89.TextImage
Mueller 1894Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AE11, 1.03 gr. 4th C. BC. Half-figure of Persian king or Artemis right, holding bow, within meander circle / MAΓN, Leukippos as horseman riding right, with cloak flying behind, holding spear. Possibly unpublished. Mueller Collection 1894.TextImage
Mueller 2071Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AR Tetartemorion, 7 mm, 0.20 gr., 5th c. BC. M behind head of Apollo right with curled hair / MAΓNH above humped bull butting right, maeander pattern below. Mueller Coll. 2071. Unpublished.TextImage
Mueller 2137Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AR Tritartemorion 7 mm, 0.29 gr. Bull butting right, maeander pattern below / MAΓNHTΩN between the rays of a star with eight rays and dot in centre. cf. SNG Turkey I, 397; Mueller Collection 2137.TextImage
Nolle 3Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. Themistokles. Circa 465-459 BC. AR Hemiobol. Head of Hephaistos right, in laureate pileus / QE monogram within incuse square. TextImage
Nolle Th5c varMagnesia ad Maeandrum, AR Hemiobol. under Rule of Themistokles. ca 465-459 BC. 7mm, 0.43g. ΘE-E to left and right of barley grain (barley corn) / M-A-ΓN-E around diademed head of Apollo (?) right, all within incuse square. Cf. Nollé and Wenninger Th5c.TextImage
RPC 2692Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. Time of Augustus. AE 14mm. EYΦHMOΣ, Bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN, laureate head of Apollo right, lyre before. SNG Cop 857. TextImage
Schultz 519Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. 3rd century AD. AE 21mm. CEΡAΠIC, Bust of Serapis right, slight drapery on left shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN, (from top right), Isis standing left, holding sistrum and situla.TextImage
SNG Cop 802Ionia, Magnesia AE11. 350 - 190 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / MAΓ, forepart of bull right. SNG Munchen 593. TextImage
SNG Cop 804Magnesia, Ionia AE14. 350-200 BC. Magistrate Demetrios. Laureate head of Apollo left / MAΓ ΔHM-ETΡI-OΣ, forepart of bull rushing right, meander pattern behind.TextImage
SNG Cop 814Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Magnesia. 350-190 BC. AE15. Horseman riding right / MAΓN KYΔΡOKΛHΣ above and beneath bull butting left; grain ear below. TextImage
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SNG Cop 835 corr.Magnesia, Ionia, AE17, 5.29 gr. Helmeted horseman right, holding couched lance / MAΓN ΣTΡATΩN ANΔΡOTI above and beneath bull butting left. SNG Cop 835 corr (magistrate's name).TextImage
SNG Cop 840varMagnesia, Ionia, AE 16mm; 4.3g. 350-190 BC. Hippokrates magistrate. Horseman riding right, holding couched lance in left hand / MAΓN, HΓΡ-EΠH HIΠΠOK-ΡATOY in two lines below, humped bull butting left. SNG Copenhagen 840 var. (name written as IΠΠOKΡATHΣ KTEA).TextImage
SNG Cop 844Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia AR Tetradrachm. ca 160-150 BC. Magistrate Pausianas, son of Pausanios. Diademed bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN ΠAYΣANIAΣ ΠAYΣANIOY, Apollo standing left, holding branch tied with fillet in right hand, left elbow resting on tall tripod behind, maeander pattern below; all within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 844; Mionnet VI, 1007; SNG von Aulock 7922; Jameson 1504; SNG Lockett 2830. TextImage
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SNG Cop 846Ionia, Magnesia AE18. After 190BC, Laureate head of Apollo right / Horseman advancing right with spear. TextImage
SNG Cop 848Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. After 190 BC, Attic Standard. Magistrate Pausanias, son of Metrodoros. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / MAΓNHTΩN above and below; ΠAYΣANIAΣ MHTΡOΔΩΡOY to left and right of Nike, standing right, holding wreath and palm. BMC Ionia, 43; SNG Cop 848.TextImage
SNG Cop 849Ionia, Magnesia AE20. After 190BC, Helmeted head of Athena right / Horseman riding right, holding spear, TextImage
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SNG Cop 850Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. After 190 BC. AE 20mm. Helmeted head of Athena right / MAΓNH EYKΛHΣ KΡATINOΣ, Rider with lance on horseback galloping right; magistrates . BMC 44, SNG von Aulock 2043. TextImage
SNG Cop 851Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AE19, 8.08 gr. Magistrate Eukles Kratinos. Diademed, draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN above, EYKΛHΣ KΡATINOΣ in two lines beneath humped bull butting right. Weber 6008; Mionnet III, 615; SNG Cop 851; SNG Tuebingen 2956.TextImage
SNG Cop 853Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. After 190 BC. AE 16mm. MAΓNHT, stag standing right, star above / EYKΛHΣ KΡATINOΣ, cult image of Artemis Leukophryene. BMC 47. TextImage
SNG Fitz 4512Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AE unit. 350-190 BC. Magistrate Kleandros. 19.06mm, 5.71 gr. Helmeted horseman prancing right, holding couched spear / MAΓN KΛEANΔΡOΣ above and beneath bull butting left, within meander border, corn-ear below. SNG Fitzwilliam 4512; Leake 3; Sear Greece 4487-4488 var (magistrate, corn-ear).TextImage
SNG Kayhan 393Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. Ca 400 BC. AE7mm. 0.85 g. Laureate head of Apollo left / M-A, Cuirass, resembling human torso. SNG Kayhan 393.Text
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SNG Kayhan 395 varMagnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AR Tetartemorion, 6 mm, 0.14g, ca. 400-350 BC. Archaic head of Apollo left / Barley corn between two maeander patterns. SNG Kayhan 395-396 var. (head right); possibly unpublished.TextImage
SNG Tub 2922Ionia, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Themistocles AR Tetartemorion. ca 465–460/50 BC. Bearded male head right (Themistocles?), in wreath or taenia / Eagle flying left, AP monogram(?) below, all in incuse square with linear border. Cahn and Mannsperger 1–2. TextImage
SNG Tub 2922(2)Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, Archepolis, son of Themistokles AR Trihemiobol. Circa 459 BC. Diademed head of Archepolis right / AP-X, eagle flying left, diagonally; all within incuse square. TextImage
SNG Tub 2932Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AE. 350-190 BC. Magistrate Klearchos. Horseman riding right, holding spear / MAΓN KΛEAΡXOΣ above and beneath zebu bull butting left, within maeander pattern. Grain ear in field. SNG Tuebingen 2932.TextImage
SNG Tub 2924Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, 350-300 BC. AR Obol, 10 mm, 0.79 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right with long hair / MAΓ, Forepart of bull right (fragmentary magistrate's name in left field). SNG Tuebingen 2924.TextImage
SNG Turkey 395, rightMagnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, 5th c. BC. AR Tetartemorion 5 mm, 0.17 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / MAΓ to left of barley corn, section of maeander pattern to right. cf. SNG Turkey I, 395-396.TextImage
SNG Turkey 395, leftMagnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, 5th c. BC. AR Tetartemorion 6 mm, 0.15 gr. Laureate head of Apollo left / MAΓ, barley corn, section of maeander pattern to right. cf. SNG Turkey I, 395-396.TextImage
SNG vA 2034vMagnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. c350-300 BC. Magistrate Nisaios. AR Didrachm. Rider with lance on horseback prancing right / MAΓN NIΣAIOΣ-INHΩ, above and beneath bull butting left; grain ear to right, all within circular maeander pattern. Unlisted rev. legend with INHΩ.TextImage
SNG vA 2042Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia AR Tetradrachm. ca 160-150 BC. Magistrate Erasippos, son of Aristeos. Diademed bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN EΡAΣIΠΠOΣ AΡIΣTEOY, nude Apollo standing left, left elbow resting on tall tripod behind, holding branch tied with fillet in his right hand; maeander pattern below; all enclosed in a laurel wreath. Jones 32a; SNG von Aulock 2042; Hunter 7; BMC 37; de Luynes 2619; Pozzi 2461; SNG Berry 1067.TextImage
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SNG vA 2047Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AE14, 2.67 gr. 2nd c. AD. Three grain ears / MAΓ-NHTΩN, Eagle standing front, head right, wings spread. SNG von Aulock 2047; Imhoof KM 16.TextImage
SNG vA 7921Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. Circa 160-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Herognetos, son of Zopyrios. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, quiver over shoulder / MAΓNHTΩN HΡOΓNHTOΣ ZΩΠYΡIΩNOΣ, Apollo Delphios standing left, resting on tripod; maeander pattern below; all within laurel wreath. BMC 38; SNG von Aulock 7921; SNG Lockett 2307; Pozzi 2463: Boston II, 172.TextImage
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Weber 5998Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. Circa 350-320 BC. AR Trihemiobol. Lykomed[es], magistrate. Warrior holding lance on horseback right / MAΓN ΛYKOMHΔ above and beneath bull butting left on maeander pattern. TextImage
Wenninger Th2bMagnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, Themistokles, Ionian dynast. AR drachm, 464-459 BC. 4.16 g. [ΘEM]IΣ-[TOKΛEOΣ], Zeus standing right, holding thunderbolt (?) and sceptre / M-A to left and right of eagle standing front with wings spread. Wenninger, "Themistokles und Archepolis" Th2b in JNG 48-49 (this coin).TextImage
Sear 4476Magnesia ad Maeander, Ionia. AR Tridrachm. ca 350BC. Magistrate Kallianos, son of Kallikratos. Armed horseman prancing right with spear / MAΓNE KAΛΛIANAΣ KAΛΛIKΡATOY above and beneath bull butting left within meander, wheat ear behind.TextImage
Sear 4477Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia AR Drachm. Armed horseman prancing / MAΓN and magistrate's name above and beneath bull butting left.
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Sear 4480Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia AR Diobol. Armed horseman prancing right / Magistrate's name and MAΓN above and beneath bull butting left.
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Sear 4485Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed bust of Artemis right, quiver and bow over shoulder / MAΓHNTΩN and magistrate name, Apollo, naked, standing left with branch, resting left elbow on tripod surmounted by quiver. (See the entries above for the various magistrates) TextImage
Sear 4491Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia, AE17. Laureate head of Artemis right / MAΓNHTΩN NIKANOΡ KAI ZΩΠIΛOΣ to left and right of cult image of Artemis Leukophryne standing facing, monogram in field. SG 4491; BMC 12; SNG Copenhagen 855.TextImage
Sear 4492Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. After 190 BC. AE 19mm. Head of Athena right, in crested Attic helmet decorated with a wing / MAΓNHTΩN EYKΛHΣ KΡATINOΣ, warrior, holding spear pointed forwards and with chlamys flying behind, on horseback prancing right;Σ to left. SNG Cop 849, BMC 44, SNGvA 2043.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2690Augustus, AE of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia, 3.10 g. Laureate head of Augustus right, being crowned by Nike, flying left before / EYΦHMOΣ MAΓNHTΩN, Artemis huntress, standing right, holding bow and reaching for arrow in quiver. RPC 2690. Schultz 5.TextImage
HADRIAN
Schultz 96Hadrian, AE19 of Magnesia, Ionia. 4.0g. AY KAI TΡAI AΔΡIANOC CE, laureate head right / (from top right) MAΓNH-TΩN, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot. Schultz Magnesia 96; SNG Copenhagen 864; Prowe III 957.TextImage
SNG Cop 864Hadrian, AE19 of Magnesia, Ionia. 5.72 gr. AD 117-138. AY KAI TΡAI AΔΡIANOC CE, laureate head right / MAΓNHTΩN, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Schultz Magnesia 96-97; SNG Cop 864; Paris 1489; Prowe III, 957; Bernhart 249 in JNG 1949.TextImage
SABINA
Imhoof KM 26Sabina AE15 of Magnesia, Ionia. (from top right) CABEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KOΡH MAΓNHTΩN, Kore standing left, holding grain ears. Imhoof KM 26. TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Schultz 111 varMarcus Aurelius AE35 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AD 161-180. 25.22 g. Magistrate Tynchanos. AY OYHΡOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / (EΠI TYN)XANOC around, MAΓNHTΩN beneath cult image of Artemis Leukophryene standing front with supports, crowned by two Nikai flying above, two river gods at her feet left and right. Schultz 111-112 var (rev. legend); Paris 1491 var (ditto).TextImage
Schulz 113Marcus Aurelius, AE28 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AD 139-161. Magistrate Diophantus. M AIΛIOC AYΡHΛIOC BHΡOC KAICAΡ, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΓΡAM ΔIOΦANTOY MAΓNHTΩN, cult image of Artemis Leukophryene facing, wearing polos and veil, two Nikes crowning her at upper left and right, two eagles with wings spread at feet. Schultz Magnesia 113; Imhoof GM 311.TextImage
Schultz 126Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, AE19 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AD 138-161. Magistrate Ae. Tynchanos. KAICAΡ OYHΡOC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / MAΓ EΠI TYNXANOC, Dionysos, loins draped long, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos; panther at foot left. SNG Cop 868; Schultz, Magnesia 126-127; Imhoof 36 in RSN 1896 corr (mint).TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
Schultz 132Lucius_Verus, AE35, Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. 161-169 AD. AV KAICAΡ Λ... - AV OVHΡOC, Laureate, cuirassed bust right / MAΓNH-TΩN, cart being drawn right by four horses. Schultz Magnesia 132.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Imhoof GM 316Septimius Severus, AE18 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. 2.77 g. Λ CE CEYHΡOC Π, laureate head right / MAΓNHTΩN, the infant Dionysos seated facing on cista mystica, serpent to right. Bernhart 915; Schultz Magnesia 150; Naples 8144; Imhoof GM 316.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 59Caracalla, AE30 of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. AVT KAIC M AVΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI ΓΡAM CEKOVNΔOV, MAΓNHTΩN below, young male figure in short chiton, standing right, holding by the halter a humped bull which kneels on one knee at the entrance of a cavern or arch. BMC 59; Mionnet III, 656 corr.; Schulz Magnesia 186; Fox II, 80.TextImage
Schultz 169Caracalla, AE of Magnesia ad Meandrum, 26.55 g. V KA M ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN KE EΦECIΩN OMONOIA, two temples seen in perspective, one containing the cult image of Artemis Leukophryene, the other containing the cult image of Artemis Ephesia. Franke/Nollé 1276 (this coin). Schultz 169.TextImage
Schultz 169 FAKEMassive numbers of these fakes are being made in Bulgaria and sold by unscrupulous sellers to dealers and on ebay etc. Please read the Text to see details and also see Forum's Fake Gallery and forgerynetwork.com for the names of sellers and more examples. AVT K A ANTΩNHNOC, laureate, draped bust right / NEΩKOΡΩN KE EΦECIEΩN, two temples on steps with a figure of Artemis in each. OMONOIA in exergue. (Fake: emperor's name incorrect; the city name of Magnesia has been changed to Newkoron). TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 70Severus Alexander, AE 22 of Magnesia, Ionia. M AVΡ AΛEXANΔΡOC, Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. Schultz Magnesia 256-265, SNG vA 2056; Weber 6013; BMC 70; Mabbott 1546; SNG Cop 880.TextImage
Mionnet III, 671Severus Alexander, AE36 medallion of Magnesia, Ionia. AD 222-235. 20.13 g. Magistrate Aur. Tychicus. AYT K M AYP CEY H AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN EΠI ΓΡ AVΡ TVXIKOV, Zeus Nikephorus seated left on stool, holding Nike and sceptre. Schultz 242; Paris 1520; Mionnet III 671.TextImage
Mionnet Supp 6, 1082 varSeverus Alexamder, AE36 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum. AD 222-235. AYT K M AYP CEYH AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN EΠI Γ AYΡ ON...ΦΩ_OY, Mên standing facing, head left, holding thyrsos ornamented with two crescents in left hand and torch in lowered right; serpent-entwined thyrsos in right field. Var of Lane Magnesia 3; var of Mionnet Supp. 6, 1082 var (both: this reverse for Julia Mamaea).TextImage
Schulz 242Severus Alexander, AE36 of Magnesia, Ionia. AD 222-235. Magistrate Aur. Tuchikos. AYT K M AYΡ CEYH AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN EΠI ΓΡ AYΡ TYXIKOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. Schultz Magnesia 242; Paris 1520 = Mionnet III, 671.TextImage
SNG Cop 883Severus Alexander. Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. AE18. M AVΡ AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, Cista mystica with conical cover; around it a coiled serpent. BMC Ionia 69; SNG Cop 883.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
Duesseldorf 11397cfJulia Mamaea, AE of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. 12.07 g. IOYΛIA MAMAIA CEB, diademed, draped bust right / EΡMOY B MAΓNHTΩN NEΩ THC AΡTEMIΔOC, the child Dionysos seated left on cista mystica between two dancing Korybantes, each holding spear and shields. cf Duesseldorf 11397 (rev. legend).TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
BMC 76Maximinus, AE16 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AD 235-238. IOY OYH MAXIMEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 76; Schultz Magnesia 325-329; Waddington 1725; SNG Cop 887.TextImage
MAXIMUS
Schulz 345Maximus AE29 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. 9.43 g. AD 235-238. Magistrate L. Julius Paulus. Γ IOYΛ OYH MAΞIMOC K, bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ ΓΡ Λ OYΛ ΠAYΛOY MAΓNHTΩN (partially ligate), Dionysos standing right, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left; before him, a Maenad dancing right, looking left, beating tympanum. Schulz Magnesia 345; Imhoof GM 321; Bernhart, Dionysos 1033-1034; Paris M3206 (this coin).TextImage
GORDIAN III
Helios 5, 729 (1)Gordian III, AE of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. 10.14 g. AVT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠ ΓΡ ΠΡAKTIKOY MAΓNHTΩN (Π and ΓΡ ligate), the infant Dionysos seated facing on cista mystica between three stars, all on large crescent below. Unpublished reverse. Helios 5, 729.TextImage
Helios 5, 729 (2)Gordian III, AE29 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia. AD 238-244. 8.87 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark: ΔAΡ on neck, ΔK on head / EΠ ΓΡ ΠΡAKTIKOY MAΓNHTΩN (Π and ΓΡ ligate), Dionysos seated facing on a cista mystica placed on a large crescent, three stars in centre fields. Helios 5, 729; Mionnet III, 694 var (serpent instead of crescent).TextImage
Hunter 23Gordian III, AE31 of Magnesia, Ionia. AD 238-244. Magistrate Athenodoros. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI ΓΡ AΘHNOΔΩΡOY MAΓNHTΩN, Athena standing left, holding spear in right hand and shield on left arm. Schultz Magnesia 411-412; Hunter 23; Paris 1600.TextImage
Mionnet 1110Gordian III, AE30 of Magnesia ad Maeandrum, Ionia, AD 238-244. 8.7g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate draped bust right / EΠI [ΓΡAM AΡAYT]OY MAΓNHTΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mionnet Supp. 6, 1110; Isegrim 14357.TextImage
PHILIP I
BMC 95Philip I, AE20 of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. AD 244-249. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, Laureate draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, Eagle standing right on garlanded altar, wings open, head thrown back and wreath in beak. BMC 95; McClean 8196.TextImage
McClean 8197Philip I, AE20 of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. AD 244-249. M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, laureate, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread, wreath in its beak. Schultz Magnesia 495; Paris 1602; McClean 8197; Mionnet Supp. VI 1136.TextImage
PHILIP II
Mionnet 1136Philip II AE20 of Magnesia ad Meandrum, Ionia. AD 244-249. M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, laureate cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in its beak.TextImage

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