Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Attaleia

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Note: To distinguish between the coins of Attaleia Lydia and Attaleia Pamphylia, compare the city name shown on the coin: Lydia: ATTAΛEATΩN, Pamphylia: ATTAΛEΩN.
CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1Attaleia, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 177-235 AD. KOΡH, draped bust of Kore left, hair bound in a taenia / ATTAΛEATΩN, eagle standing front, head left, wings spread. BMC 1-2; Mionnet IV, 60; Paris 1972.812; SNG Cop 40; GRPC Lydia 18.TextImage
BMC 12Attaleia, Lydia. AE14, semi-autonomous issue, AD 177-276. Helmeted, draped bust of Athena right, with aegis / ATTAΛEATΩN, bunch of grapes. BMC 12; SNG Cop 37; GRPC Lydia 24.TextImage
BMC 13Attaleia, Lydia, semi-autonomous, AE14, 177-235 AD. Helmeted head of Athena right, with aegis / ATTAΛEATΩ, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. BMC 13; GRPC Lydia 14.TextImage
BMC 16-18Attaleia, Lydia, semi-autonomous. AE15. 30 BC to 276 AD. 14.4 mm, 1.l5 g. Bearded head of Herakles right, lionskin knotted at neck / ATTAΛEATΩN, lion walking right. Weber 6783; BMC 16-18; Mionnet IV, 58; GRPC Lydia 1 (with ATTAΛEATΩN); GRPC Lydia 2 (with ATTAΛEATΩ).TextImage
Falter 328Attaleia, Lydia, AE 7.36 g. Semi-autonomous. late 2nd c. AD. ATTAΛEATΩ, veiled bust of Boule right / ATTAΛEATΩN ΛYKOC, river-god Lykos reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow, another reed upright at his feet. Helios, Salus Provinciarum, Falter Coll. 328; GRPC Lydia 6. TextImage
Imhoof GRM 1Attalea, Lydia, AE Semi-autonomous. 100-276. BOΡEITHNH, draped bust of Artemis Boreitene left, quiver behind shoulder, seen from behind, bow tipped by stag's head before chest to left / ATTAΛE-A-TΩN, around and beneath youthful, wreathed river-god Lykos, bare to waist, sitting left on the ground, holding reed in right hand, left arm resting on an urn from which waters flow. Imhoof, GRM 1, (in RSN 14); Imhoof: Flussgötter 302; Leake 7514; SNG Fitz. 4846; Leake Supp. p. 27, 1; GRPC Lydia 5.TextImage
Milne 3Attaleia, Lydia. semi-autonomous issue. AE14, 2.07 g. 30 BC-276 AD. Head of Herakles right / ATTAΛEATΩN, eagle standing facing on sceptre, head right, wings spread. Milne, Oxford 3 in NC 1939; Paris 80; Vossen 8185; GRPC Lydia 19.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 59Attaleia, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous. 177-235 AD. 1.66 g. Bearded head of Herakles right, lionskin knotted at neck / ATTAΛEATΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Mionnet IV, 59; Paris 82; BMC 14; SNG von Aulock 2910; GRPC Lydia 20.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 63Attaleia, Lydia. semi-autonomous issue. AE22, 5.91 g. 30 BC-276 AD. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ATTAΛEATΩN, eagle standing facing on sceptre, head left, wings spread. Mionnet IV, 63; SNG Munich 55; Winsemann 2866; GRPC Lydia 21.TextImage
Paris 79Attaleia, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 177-225 AD. 2.91 g. Helmeted bust of Athena right, aegis on chest / ATTAΛEATΩN, Hermes, naked but for chlamys, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Paris 79; Vienna 36066; Prowe III, 1425; Mionnet Supp VII, 44; GRPC Lydia 9.TextImage
Plankenhorn 950Attaleia, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous issue, AD 177-235. Draped bust of Serapis right, kalathos on head / ATTAΛEATΩN, eagle standing facing on ground line, head right, wings spread. SNG Turkey 10, 473; Plankenhorn 950; GRPC Lydia 23.TextImage
Plankenhorn 951Attaleia, Lydia, semi-autonomous issue. AD 177-235. IEΡ CYNKΛHTOC, laureate, draped bust of the Senate right / ATTAΛEATΩN, eagle standing facing on ground line, head left, wings spread. Plankenhorn 951; SNG Turkey 10, 471; Paris 1972.813; GRPC Lydia 22.TextImage
SGI 5004Attaleia, Lydia, AE16, semi-autonomous issue, AD 177-235. 2.19 g. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / ATTAΛEATΩN, Pan, naked and horned, walking left, holding bunch of grapes and pedum. BMC 3-4; Mionnet IV, 62; SNG Munich 45; Johnson, "Sardis" 135; Leypold I, 899; Head: Wigan Collection 118; Sear SGI 5004; GRPC Lydia 17.TextImage
SNG Cop 34Attaleia, Lydia, AE12, 30 BC-276 AD. 1.5g. CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ATTAΛEATΩN, bow and quiver (or bowcase?), flower (?) in right field. SNG Cop 34; GRPC Lydia 4. TextImage
SNG Righetti 1009Attaleia, Lydia. AE21 Semi-autonomous issue. AD 100-276. Helmeted head of Athena right, with aegis (no spear) / ATTAΛEATΩN, Tyche, turreted, standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Righetti 1009; SNG Cop 35; Walcher Coll. 2652; Lindgren III 451; GRPC Lydia 15.TextImage
SNG vA 2909Attaleia, Lydia. AE19 Pseudo-autonomous issue. 100-276 AD. 4.97 g. ΘEAN CYNKΛHTON, draped, female bust of the Senate right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Apollo-Mên on horseback riding right, holding bipennis over shoulder. SNG von Aulock 2909; SNG Tuebingen 3664; Paris 84; Waddington 4877; GRPC Lydia 7.TextImage
SNG vA 2911Attaleia, Lydia. 100-276 AD. AE 19mm (3.28 gm). Helmeted head of Athena right, with aegis, spear over shoulder / ATTAΛEATΩN, Tyche, turreted, standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2911; Mionnet IV, 61; Kraft pl. 114.12a; GRPC Lydia 16.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Lindgren A714AFaustina II, AE18 of Attaleia, Lydia. 147-175 AD. ΦAYCTINA CEB, draped bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Lindgren I, A714A; GRPC Lydia 30.TextImage
Paris 86Faustina II, AE18 of Attaleia, Lydia. 147-175 AD. ΦAYCTINA CEB, draped bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Athena standing left, holding Nike and resting left hand on shield. Paris 86; GRPC Lydia 29.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
GRPC Lydia 31Lucius Verus AE31 of Attaleia, Lydia. 161-169 AD. 15.51 g. Magistrates Artemidorus and Menophi(...). KAICAΡ ΛOY AYΡH OYHΡ[OC], bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡA AΡTEMIΔOΡOY M(HN ligate)OΦI, AT-TA-ΛE-A-T-Ω-N down left field, Herakles standing facing, lionskin over left arm, resting on club with right hand. GRPC Lydia 31 otherwise unpublished. CNG 90, 983.TextImage
COMMODUS
Falter 439Commodus, AE22 of Attaleia, Lydia. 177-192 AD. 6.01 g. AV KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, river-god reclining left, holding branch and reed, elbow resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. Helios, Falter Coll. 439; GRPC Lydia 40TextImage
Mionnet IV, 66Commodus, AE29 of Attaleia, Lydia. 172-179 AD. Magistrate Seigeros Artemidoros. 13.44 g. AY KAI M AYΡH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡ CEIΓHΡOY AΡTEMIΔOΡOY ATTAΛEATΩN, Zeus standing left, right hand extended, holding sceptre with left. Mionnet IV, 66; Paris 87; GRPC Lydia 34.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 67Commodus, AE32 of Attaleia, Lydia. 172-179 AD. Magistrate Seigeros Artemidoros. AY KAI M AYΡH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped bust right / CTΡ CEIΓHΡOY AΡTEMIΔOΡOY ATTAΛEATΩN, Apollo-Mên on horseback right, holding bipennis in right hand. Mionnet IV, 67; Paris 88; GRPC Lydia 33.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 68Commodus. AE25 of Attaleia, Lydia. 172-179 AD. AYTOKΡ AY KOMOΔOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear, shield on ground at her side. Mionnet IV, 68; Paris 89; GRPC Lydia 37.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 21Septimius Severus, AE20 of Attaleia, Lydia. 19.74 mm; 3.31 g. AD 193-211. AVT K Λ CE CEYHΡOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff. BMC 21; SNG Munich 56; GRPC Lydia 47.TextImage
BMC 22Septimius Severus. AE19 of Attaleia, Lydia. AD 193-211. AY KA Λ C CEOYHΡOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. BMC 22; Leypold I, 902; GRPC Lydia 48.TextImage
Paris 90Septimius Severus. AE 35.5 mm of Attaleia, Lydia. 193-211 AD. 19.88 g. Magistrate Eubulos Apollonios. AYT K Λ CEΠTI CEBHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate head right / EΠI CTΡA EYBOYΛOY AΠOΛΛONIOY ATTAΛEATΩN, humped bull standing right, altar to right. Paris 90; GRPC Lydia 41.TextImage
SNG Munich 56Septimius Severus, AE19 of Attalea, Lydia. AD 193-211. 3.76 g. AY K Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC Π, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. SNG Munich 56; Mionnet IV, 69; Waddington 4880; GRPC Lydia 46.TextImage
SNG vA 2912Septimius Severus, Attaleia, Lydia, AE18. AY K Λ CEΠT CEOYHΡOC Π, Laureate bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Tyche standing left in polos, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2912; GRPC Lydia 53.TextImage
SNG vA 8216Septimius Severus, AE24 of Attaleia, Lydia, AD 193-211. 5.80g. AYT KAI CEOYHΡOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Selene or Hekate walking right, looking left, crescent on shoulders, holding torch in each hand. SNG von Aulock 8216; Imhoof LS 2; GRPC Lydia 50.TextImage
Waddington 4878Septimius Severus, AE24 of Attaleia, Lydia. 193-211. AY K Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Athena standing left by altar, holding patera and spear, shield at her side. Waddington 4878; Paris 92; GRPC Lydia 52.TextImage
Waddington 4879Septimius Severus. AE24 of Attaleia, Lydia, 193-211. AY K Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Artemis standing right, holding torch in each hand. Waddington 4879; Paris 93; GRPC Lydia 49.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
Falter 440Julia Domna. AE 5.05 g. of Attaleia, Lydia. 193-217 AD. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / ATTAΛEA-TΩN, river-god Lycos reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow, another reed at his foot. Helios, Salus Provinciarum, Falter Coll. 440; GRPC Lydia 55. TextImage
GRPC Lydia 54Julia Domna AE30 of Attaleia, Lydia. 193-217 AD. 13.71 g. Magistrate Aur. Glaucon Secundos. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠI CTΡ Λ ΓΛAYKΩNOC CEKOYNΔOY ATTAΛEATΩN, Herakles Farnese standing left, resting hand on hip and holding club set on rock; lionskin beside club. GRPC Lydia 54, otherwise unpublished. CNG 88, 906.TextImage
CARACALLA
GRPC Lydia 63Caracalla and Geta, AE17 of Attaleia, Lydia. ca 198 AD. 2.81 g. ANTΩNEINO ΓETAC, confronted bare-headed busts of Caracalla right and Geta left / ATTAΛEATΩN, she-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. GRPC Lydia 63 otherwise unpublished. CNG 63, 1012.TextImage
Paris 95Caracalla, AE36 of Attaleia, Lydia. AD 196-217, magistrate Aur. Glauconos II. 22.74 g. AYT K M ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNOC (T B) ATTAΛEATΩN, Septimius Severus standing left, holding patera and sceptre, facing Zeus Lydios standing right, holding eagle and sceptre, altar between them. Paris 95; Waddington 4881 corr. (rev. description); Kraft pl. 40.4a; GRPC Lydia 59.TextImage
Paris 1981-137Caracalla, 196-217. AE37 of Attaleia, Lydia. Magistrate Artemidoros. 21.23 g. AYTO KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡA AΡTEMIΔΩΡOY B TO Δ AΡX ATTAΛEATΩN, Alexander or emperor, naked, on horseback galloping right, holding transverse spear; hound with bone? in its mouth running right at the horse's side. Paris 1981.137; GRPC Lydia 56.TextImage
Waddington 4881Caracalla, AE36 of Attaleia, Lydia. AD 196-217, magistrate Aur. Glauconos II. 22.74 g. AYT K M ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNOC (T B) ATTAΛEATΩN, Septimius Severus standing left, holding patera and sceptre, facing Zeus Lydios standing right, holding eagle and sceptre, altar between them. Kraft pl. 40.4a; Waddington 4881 corr (rev. description corr.); Paris 95; GRPC Lydia 59.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
GRPC Lydia 64Plautilla, AE33 of Attaleia, Lydia. 202-205 AD. 19.8 g. Magistrate Menekrates. ΦOYΛ .. ΠΛAYTIΛΛA CEBACTH, draped and diademed bust right, countermark: eagle standing facing, head right / EΠI CTΡ MENEKΡATOY AΡX, ATTAΛEATΩN, tetrastyle temple seen in perspective with Serapis seated left within, kalathos on head and holding sceptre. GRPC Lydia 64, otherwise unpublished. Kuenker 182, 800.TextImage
GETA
GRPC Lydia 67Geta, AE16 of Attaleia, Lydia. 198-209. 1.90 g. Π CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, Laureate and draped bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Pan walking left, holding bunch of grapes in right hand and pedum in left arm. GRPC Lydia 67 otherwise unpublished. Gitbud & Naumann 34, 655.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
SNG Leypold 905Elagabalus, AE of Attaleia, Lydia, 4.19 g. ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Heros riding right, double axe over shoulder. SNG Leypold 905; GRPC Lydia 68.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
BMC 23Julia Mamaea, AE of Attaleia, Lydia. 13.33 g. Magistrate Aur. Irenaios. AD 222-235. IOYΛ MAMEA CEBA, draped bust right / CTΡ AYΡ (EI)ΡHNA(IOY) ATTAΛEATΩN, Herakles, naked, standing right, fighting the Nemean lion rearing left before him. BMC 23 corr (rev. legend); Paris 91 corr. ("Aureliopolis"); Imhoof, GM 589; Mionnet Supp VII, 48 corr.; GRPC Lydia 70TextImage
See also: Entry for Attaleia on the Digital Historia Numorum
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