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Ancient Coinage of Lycia, Myra


In 43 AD Claudius cancelled the permission for Myra to strike coins and it wasn't until the reign of Gordian III that permission was granted again.
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BMC 8Myra, Lycia AE19. Ca. 81 BC, imperial times. LU, head of Artemis right wearing stephane and necklace, bow and quiver behind shoulder / MU, stag standing right. Sear 5284; BMC 8.TextImage
BMC 10Myra, Lycia. 1st. century BC. AE19. (M)-Y to left and right of veiled and draped bust facing of Artemis-Eleuthera wearing single-pendant earrings, and necklace / Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm. SNG von Aulock 8491; BMC 10.TextImage
RPC 3319Myra, Lycia. Semi-autonomous issue, time of Augustus, AE, 27-23 BC. LU behind bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane, quiver over left shoulder / MA, stag standing right. Troxell 192d, RPC 3319, cf. SNG Cop 109.TextImage
SNGCop 106Lycia, Lycian League, Myra. After 168 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right; L-Y / Lyre; M-Y/P-A, bee. SNG von Aulock 4365. TextImage
SNGvA_4364Lycian League. Myra AR Drachm. After 168 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right; bow over shoulder / Lyre. Troxell 28.1. TextImage
Troxell 34Myra. Circa 40-35 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right / M-Y, lyre; winged caduceus to left. TextImage
GORDIAN III
MM 12, 222Gordian III, AE32 of Myra, Lycia. 238-244 AD. 20,84 g. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MUREWN, Aphrodite(?) standing right, left arm resting on column, Eros standing right at foot. Apparently unpublished. Muenzen & Medaillen 12, lot 222.TextImage
SNG vA 4368Gordian III, AE35 of Myra, Lycia. 238-244 AD. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MUREWN, Cult statue of Artemis Eleuthera standing facing; patera at feet to left. Von Aulock, Lykiens 141/137; SNG von Aulock 4368.TextImage
SNGvA 4369Gordian III, AE29 of Myra, Lycia. 241-244 AD. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MYREWN, Distyle temple with statue of Artemis Eleutheria standing facing within, wearing long veil, patera at her feet to left. Von Aulock, Lykien 154. SNG von Aulock 4369.TextImage
vA Lykien 147Gordian III, AE32 of Myra, Lycia. 238-244 AD. 20.78g. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MYREWN, Tetrastyle temple with simulacrum of Artemis Eleuthera within, patera at her feet. Von Aulock, Lykiens 147 (this coin); BMC 12.TextImage
vA Lykien 171Gordian III, AE35 of Myra, Lycia. 238-244 AD. 21.62 g. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MUREWN, Tyche Soterios standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Von Aulock, Lykiens 171.TextImage
vA Lykien 174Gordian III, AE29 of Myra, Lycia. 238-244 AD. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MYREWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Von Aulock, Lykiens 174; SNG von Aulock 4368; Mionnet 66.TextImage
vAMuenzpr 139Gordian III, AE30 of Myra, Lycia. 238-244 AD. AVT KAI M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MYREWN, Cult statue of Artemis Eleuthera standing facing; patera at feet to left. Von Aulock, Münzprägung 139.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
vA Lykien 182Tranquillina, AE32 of Myra, Lycia. 241-244 AD. CAB TRANKVLLEINA CEB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / MUREWN, Distyle temple with statue of Artemis Eleutheria standing facing within, wearing long veil, patera at her feet to left. Von Aulock, Lykien 182. SNG von Aulock 4372.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Myra
Entry for Lycia, Myra on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Myra in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Myra at AncientImports.com
Search for Myra at Incitatus Coins

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