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AR Obol Gaza, Palestine. Circa 420-332 BC. AR Obol. Imitating Athens. Head of Persian satrap right, in bashlyk with high peak & earflaps / AQE, owl standing right, olive branch over shoulder. TextFull Size
Rosenberger -Philisto-Arabian, Gaza AR Drachm. ca 375-333 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right; four pellets & palm tree in right field. TextFull Size
SNG ANS 15 Gaza. c. 4th c. BC. AR Obol. Head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; AOE and Mem, for Marnas, the chief god of Gaza. TextFull Size
SNGANS 18 Philisto-Arabian, Gaza. Circa 375-333 BC. AR Obol (0.45 gm). Female head right / Facing owl with spread wings. TextFull Size
SNGANS 20.1 Gaza, 1/2 obol, Athena / owl. TextFull Size
SNGANS 20 Gaza, Hemiobol, owl, ancient imitation. TextFull Size
SNGANS 36 Philisto-Arabian, Gaza AR Obol. ca 375-333 BC. Janiform head, bearded male on left, female on right / Forepart of horse right. Mildenberg 19, Rosenberger 1. TextFull Size
Drachm Gaza, drachm, Athena / owl. TextFull Size
Imit Athens Obol Athens AR Obol, Contemporary imitation, perhaps from Gaza or Syria. Head of Athena right / AQE Owl standing right, head facing, two olive leaves behind. TextFull Size
Obol.1 Gaza, obol, owl, Athens imit. TextFull Size
Obol.2 Gaza, obol, owl, Athens imit. TextFull Size
Obol.3 Gaza, obol, owl, Athens imit. TextFull Size
Obol.4 Gaza, obol, Athena / owl. TextFull Size
Obol.5 Gaza, obol, Athena / owl. TextFull Size
Obol Gaza, obol, owl, Athens imit. TextFull Size
SNGCop 913Gaza, Palestine, AE. Time of Hadrian. 131-132 AD. MEINWC, Minos standing left, holding long branch and spear / GAZA EPI BUP (or BEP, both denoting the date), Tree. SNG Cop 913; Yashin 310-314.TextFull Size
AUGUSTUS
RPC 4894Augustus AE of Gaza, Palestine. AD 5-6, 9.23g. Dated Year 66 of the local era. K-AI across fields, bare head right / Tyche, turreted, standing left, holding branch and two corn-ears. Gaza symbol in left field, date L Ξς over ΓA in right field. Rosenberg 44; BMC 10-11; RPC 4894.TextFull Size
RPC 4896Augustus AE15 of Gaza, Palestine. ca AD 10, 3.48g. Bare head right / Γ-A to left and right of lighted and garlanded altar. Rosenberg 45; RPC 4896.TextFull Size
VESPASIAN
RPC 2201Vespasian AE22 of Gaza. Year 130=69/70 AD. ΣEBAΣTOC, laureate head right / ΓAZ, Tyche standing left holding branch & two corn ears, L PΛ to right. BMC 12-13; Rosenberger 49; Yashin 300; RPC II 2201. TextImage
RPC 2202Vespasian AE18 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated local year 130=69-70 AD. CEBACTOC, laureate head right / ΓAZ, Herakles standing left, holding object resembling corn-ears and leaning on club. RPC II 2202; Rosenberger 49; SNG ANS 912.TextFull Size
HADRIAN
BMC 24Hadrian, AE26 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated Year 3, AD 131-132. AYT KAI TΡA AΔΡIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / EIω ΓAZA around, Γ EΠI ByP (date) below, Io standing right, clasping hands with Tyche, standing left, holding cornucopiae, Gaza symbol in lower centre. BMC 24; RPC III 4024; Leo Hamburger auction 1932, lot 179.TextFull Size
BMC 29Hadrian AE 22mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated year 3 of the visit, & year 192=131/132 AD. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding cornucopiae; to left, heifer; GAZA G (date) EPI BYR (date). BMC 29; RPC III 4025. TextImage
BMC 31Hadrian, AE24 of Gaza, Palestine. 117-138 AD. Struck 131/2 AD. AYT KAI TΡA AΔΡIANOC, Laureate bust right / ΓAZA Γ EΠI BYP, Tyche standing left; heifer standing at her feet left. BMC 31; RPC III 4025.TextImage
Rosenberg 6cfHadrian AE24 of Gaza in Palestine. Laureate bust right / City-Goddess standing left, holding a sceptre and a cornucopiae, cow & swastica to sides. Text Image
SNG ANS 915Hadrian, AE32 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated Year 3, AD 131-132. AYT KAI TΡAI AΔΡIANOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / EIω ΓAZA Γ EΠI ByP (date), Io standing right, clasping hands with Tyche, standing left, holding cornucopiae, Gaza symbol in lower centre. SNG ANS 915; RPC III 4024.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 922vHadrian AE 29mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 197; Epidemia 8 (137 CE). Laureate & draped bust right / Artemis standing right, drawing arrow & holding bow, & Marnas standing left; Marnas sign between; all within distyle temple set on two-tiered base; Epidemia date, Marnas symbol, & CY date in ex. TextImage
hendin 865Hadrian AE 24mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 192; Epidemia 3 (132 CE). Laureate & draped bust right / Dated CY 192; Epidemia 3 (132 CE). Laureate & draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; lowing heifer standing at feet left; CY date in upper left field; Marnas symbol in lower right. TextImage
hendin_865vHadrian AE 24mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 192; Epidemia 3 (132 CE). AVT KAI TPA ADPIANOC CE, laureate & draped bust right / GAZA G EPI BYP (date), Tyche standing left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; lowing heifer standing at feet left; Marnas symbol in right field. Rosenberger II 61, SNG ANS 917. TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 72Antoninus Pius, AE28 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated local year 220. AD 159-160. (from top right) ANTωNINOC AYTOKΡATωR, laureate head right / KC ΓAZA, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right. BMC 72.TextFull Size
Rosenberger 84Antoninus Pius AE 17 of Gaza, AV..A..T.. ANTON.., laureate head right / GAZAIWN, Herakles standing facing, holding club and lionskin. Text Full Size
BMC 65Antoninus Pius AE 28mm of Gaza, Palestine. Year 207 = 146/7 AD. AVTO KAI (...) ANTWNINOC, laureate head right / GAZA, veiled, draped & turreted bust of city-goddess right, letter mem to right, date ZC to left. TextImage
BMC 70Antoninus Pius AE27 of Gaza, Palestine. Year ZIC = 217 = 156/7 AD. ANTWNINOC CEBA, laureate draped bust right / GAZA ZIC, turreted & veiled bust of city goddess right, Phoenician letter m below chin. Rosenberger 76. >TextImage
BMC 56Antoninus Pius AE 30mm of Gaza, Palestine. Struck in 203 (era 61 BC)=142/143 AD. AV TOK .. ADI ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / GAZA Turreted, veiled and draped bust of city goddess or Tyche right; GC (date) behind. TextImage
Rosenberger 70cfAntoninus Pius AE 30mm of Gaza. ..ACTOC ANTWNINOC C, laureate draped bust right / DIC GAZA, turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right; in field right: "mem;" date = Year 214 = 153/4 A.D. Text Image
hendin_867Antoninus Pius AE 28 of Gaza, Palestine. AV T.. ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / GAZA Turreted, veiled and draped bust of city goddess or Tyche right; QC (date) behind. TextFull Size
hendin 867vAntoninus Pius AE 29mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 208 = 147/8 CE. Laureate & draped bust right / Veiled bust of Tyche right, in mural crown; date to left; Marnas symbol in right. Rosenberger II 71. TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Rosenberger 100Marcus Aurelius AE 30mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 231 = 170/1 CE. Laureate & draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; lowing heifer standing at feet left; Marnas symbol in right field; date in legend. Hendin -. TextImage
Rosenberg 102Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, AE21 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 228 (AD 167-168). ANTWNINOC OVHROC CEBACTO, Laureate, confronted heads of Marcus Aurelius on left and Lucius Verus on right / GAZA HKC, Apollo standing facing, head left, holding patera over lighted altar to left, and long branch. Gaza-symbol (mem) to left. Rosenberger 102; BMC 97-98 var (Gaza symbol reversed) SNG ANS 933 var. (ditto).TextFull Size
SGI 1713Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, AE21 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 228 (AD 167-168). ANTWNINOC OVHROC CEBACTO, Laureate, confronted heads of Marcus Aurelius on left and Lucius Verus on right / GAZA HKC, Apollo standing facing, head left, holding patera over lighted altar to left, and long branch. Gaza-symbol (mem) to left. Sear SGI 1713; BMC 97, SNG ANS 933.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 932Marcus Aurelius und Lucius Verus, AE21 of Gaza, Palestine. 168-169 AD. ANTWNINOC OVHROC CEBACTOI, Laureate, confronted heads of Marcus Aurelius on left and Lucius Verus on right / Q KC GAZA, Apollo standing facing, head left, holding patera over lighted altar to left, and long branch. Gaza-symbol (mem) to right. BMC 98, SNG ANS 932; Rosenberger, 103var. (Date in right field).TextFull Size
FAUSTINA II
Mionnet V, 159Faustina II, AE16 of Gaza, Palestine, dated year 228 (AD 167-168). CEBACTH, draped bust right / GAZA, date HKC at top left, Herakles standing right, leaning on club, lionskin over arm; Marnas letter to left. Mionnet V, 159 corr.; Rosenberger 105 var; SNG ANS 936 var (reverse legend).TextFull Size
Mionnet V, 163Faustina II and Lucilla. AE26 of Gaza, Palestine. Dated local year 227. AD 167-168. AN ΛOYKIΛΛA ΦAYCTINA, draped bust of Faustina II right, facing draped bust of Lucilla left / ΓAZA HKC, Distyle temple with Artemis standing right within, drawing arrow from quiver at her shoulder, facing Marnas, standing left. Marnas symbol in centre field. Mionnet V, 163; BMC 100 var (position of rev legend); SNG ANS 937-938 var (ditto and date).TextFull Size
Mionnet Supp. VIII, 57Faustina II and Lucilla. AE of Gaza, Palestine. Dated local year 229. AD 169-170. AN ΛOYKIΛΛA ΦFAYCTINA, draped bust of Faustina II right, facing draped bust of Lucilla left / ΓAZA OKC, Artemis standing right, drawing arrow from quiver at her shoulder, stag at her side. Marnas symbol in left field. Mionnet Supp. VIII, 57; SNG ANS -; BMC -; Hamburger auction 1932, 181.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 936Faustina II, AE16 of Gaza, Palestine, dated year 228 (AD 167-168). CEBACTH, draped bust right / Date HKC in right field, Herakles standing right, leaning on club, lionskin over arm; Marnas letter to left. SNG ANS 936.TextFull Size
LUCIUS VERUS
Rosenberger 112Lucius Verus AE19 of Gaza, Palestine. OVHPOC KAICAP, bare head right / GAZ AKC, Tyche or City Goddess standing left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae, stag at side. TextFull Size
COMMODUS
SNG ANS 941Commodus AE 23mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated RY 248? (187/8 AD). Laureate head right / EIW GAZA, Io & the Tyche of Gaza standing facing each other, clasping hands; Punic mem (= Marnas, patron deity of Gaza) & date in exergue. Cf. Rosenberger II 129. TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 118Septimius Severus AE 27 mm of Gaza. 261 AD. Laureate and draped bust of Septimius Severus right / GAZA SZC, Tyche standing left with sceptre and cornucopiae; to left, forepart of ass standing left; monogram to right, Mionnet 169; BMC 118; SNG ANS-. TextImage
CARACALLA
Prieur 1687Caracalla, AR tetradrachm of Gaza, Palestine. 14.35 g. AYT K M ANTWNEINO-C, laureate head right / DHMARX EX YPATOC TO D, eagle standing right, head and tail left, wings spread, wreath in beak. Sign of Marnas in circle between legs. Prieur 1687; Van Hoof Syria hoard 175.TextFull Size
Rosenberger 153vGaza, Palestine. Caracalla. Ad 198-217. AE (17mm, 3.85 G, 12h). Dated CY 261 (AD 200/1). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Tyche standing left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae; at feet to left, heifer standing left; AXC (date) and Marnas symbol to right. Rosenberger 153/4 var. (denomination).TextFull Size
GETA
Rosenberger 163Geta AE 23mm of Gaza, Palestine. Dated CY 263 = 202/3 CE. Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / Distyle temple; statues of Artemis & Marnas within, Marnas symbol between them, date to left. TextImage
MACRINUS
Prieur 1695Macrinus, AR tetradrachm of Gaza, Palestine. AD 217-218. AY K M OP CE MAKRINOC CE, laureate head right / DHMARX EX YPATOCT D, eagle standing front, wings spread, head left, tail left, wreath in beak. Sign of Marnas within circle of dots between legs, six-pointed star in upper right field. Prieur 1695.TextFull Size
DIADUMENIAN
Prieur 1697Diadumenian, AR tetradrachm, Gaza, Palestine. 13.13 g. AD 217-218. M OP ANTwN KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / DHMARX EX YPATOC T A, eagle standing right, head and tail left, sign of Marnas within circle between legs, six-pointed star in upper right field. Prieur 1697.TextFull Size
Prieur 1698Diadumenian, AR tetradrachm of Gaza, Palestine. AD 217-218. 25 mm, 13.34 gr. M OP ANTwN KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / DHMARX EX UPATOCT A, eagle standing facing on club, head and tail left, wings spread, wreath in beak; symbol of Marnas at upper right, star between legs. Prieur 1698 (same dies).TextFull Size

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