Ancient Coinage of Laconia, Gythium


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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 1Septimius Severus AE 22 of Gythium, Peloponnesus/Laconia. Zeus seated left holding thunderbolt & sceptre. SGI 2157.TextImage
BMC 2Septimus Severus, AE Assarion, Gythium, Laconia. ΛOY CEΠ CEYHΡOC, laureate head right / ΓYΘEATΩN, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin. BMC 2; BCD 966.TextImage
CARACALLA
Mionnet Supp VII, 68Caracalla, AE Assarion of Gythium, Laconia. AD 198-217. AY KAI .. ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped bust right / ΓYΘEATΩN, Hermes standing left by altar, holding purse and caduceus. Mionnet Supp. IV, 68.TextImage
Pausanias 3Caracalla, AE22 of Gythion, Laconia. AD 198-217. 4.26 g. MAΡ AYΡ ANTΩNINOC.., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΓYΘEATΩN, Dionysus wearing short chiton, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot. Pausanias 3 type; not in BCD or Gress.TextImage
GETA
BCD 983Geta, AE22 of Gythion, Laconia. ΛOY CEΠ ΓETAC.., bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΓYΘEATΩN, Dionysus wearing short chiton, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot. BCD 981 and 983; Gress 415; Pausanias 3 type.TextImage
Imhoof Pausanias
N XXIV var
Geta, AE 21.5mm of Gythium, Peloponnesus, Laconia. ΛOY CEΠ ΓETA Λ K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΓYΘEATΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing right, holding bunch of grapes and his right hand on top of his head, resting left elbow on serpent-entwined column. Imhoof, Pausanias, Plate N XXIV var (no serpent); BCD 979 corr ("Apollo").TextImage
Mionnet Supp IV 73Geta. AE22 of Gythium, Peloponnesus, Laconia. 5.3 gm. ΛOY CEΠ ΓETAC K, Draped and cuirassed bust right / ΓYΘEATΩN, Apollo standing facing, head right, holding patera and lyre. Mionnet Suppl. 4, 73; BMC 8.TextImage
See also: Entry for Gythium on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Gythium in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Gythium in the ANS Database

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