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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.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.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.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.TextImage
Falter 328Attaleia, Lydia, AE 7.36 gr. 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. TextImage
Imhoof GRM 1Attalea, Lydia, AE Semi-autonomous. 100-276. BOREITHNH, 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: Flussgtter 302; Leake 7514; SNG Fitz. 4846; Leake Supp. p. 27, 1; Kraft 114.9a (same obv. die as 114.9b from Thyateira).TextImage
Milne 3Attaleia, Lydia. semi-autonomous issue. AE14, 2.07 gr. 30 BC-276 AD. Head of Herakles right / ATTAΛEATΩN, eagle standing facing on sceptre, head right, wings spread. Milne, Oxford 3 in NC 1939.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 59Attaleia, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous. 177-235 AD. 1.66 gr. Bearded head of Herakles right, lionskin knotted at neck / ATTAΛEATΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Mionnet IV, 59; Paris 82.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 63Attaleia, Lydia. semi-autonomous issue. AE22, 5.91 gr. 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.TextImage
Paris 79Attaleia, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 177-225 AD. 2.91 gr. 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.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?). SNG Cop 34. TextImage
SGI 5004Attaleia, Lydia, AE15. semi-autonomous, 177-235 AD. Head of young Dionysos right, branch of ivy in field / ATTAΛEATΩN, Pan, naked and horned, walking left, holding bunch of grapes and pedum. BMC 3-4; Mionnet IV, 62. 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.TextImage
SNG vA 2909Attaleia, Lydia. AE19 Pseudo-autonomous issue. 100-276 AD. 4.97 gr. ΘEAN CYNKΛHTON, draped, female bust of the Senate right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Apollo-Mn on horseback riding right, holding bipennis over shoulder. SNG von Aulock 2909; SNG Tuebingen 3664; Paris 84; Waddington 4877.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.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Paris 86Faustina 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; Paris 86.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
CNG 90, 983Lucius Verus AE31 of Attaleia, Lydia. 161-169 AD. 15.51 gr. Magistrates Artemidorus and Menophi(...). KAICAΡ ΛOY AYΡH OYHΡ[OC], bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTRA ARTEMIDOROY M(HN ligate)OFI, AT-TA-ΛE-A-T-Ω-N down left field, Herakles standing facing, lionskin over left arm, resting on club with right hand. Unpublished. CNG 90, 983.TextImage
COMMODUS
Falter 439Commodus, AE22 of Attaleia, Lydia. 177-192 AD. 6.01 gr. 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. 439TextImage
Mionnet IV, 66Commodus, AE29 of Attaleia, Lydia. 172-179 AD. Magistrate Seigeros Artemidoros. 13.44 gr. 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.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-Mn on horseback right, holding bipennis in right hand. Mionnet IV, 67; Paris 88.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.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 21Septimius Severus, AE of Attalos, Lydia. 19.74 mm; 3.31 gr. 193-211 AD. AVT K Λ CEΠ CEYHΡOC, laureate head right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff. BMC Lydia, 21; SNG Munich 56.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.TextImage
Paris 90Septimius Severus. AE 35.5 mm of Attaleia, Lydia. 193-211 AD. 19.88 gr. 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.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.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.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.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.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
CNG 88, 906Julia Domna AE30 of Attaleia, Lydia. 193-217 AD. 13.71 gr. 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. Unpublished. CNG 88, lot 906.TextImage
Falter 440Julia Domna. AE 5.05 gr. 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. TextImage
CARACALLA
BNP 1981-137Caracalla, 196-217. AE37 of Attaleia, Lydia. Magistrate Artemidoros. 21.23 gr. AYTO KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡA AΡTEMIΔΩΡOY B TO Δ AΡX ATTAΛEATΩN, emperor, naked, on horseback galloping right, holding transverse spear; hound with bone? in its mouth running right at the horse's side. BNP 1981.137.TextImage
CNG 63, 1012Caracalla and Geta, AE17 of Attaleia, Lydia. ca 198 AD. 2.81 gr. ANTΩNEINO ΓETAC, confronted bare-headed busts of Caracalla right and Geta left / ATTAΛEATΩN, she-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Unpublished. CNG Auction 63, lot 1012.TextImage
Kraft 40.4aCaracalla, 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) ATTALEATWN, Septimius Severus standing left, holding patera and sceptre, facing Zeus Lydios standing right, holding eagle and sceptre, altar between them. Kraft pl. 40.4a.TextImage
Waddington 4881Caracalla, AE37 of Attaleia, Lydia, 25.09 gr. 196-217.Magistrate Aur. Glauconos Secundos. AYT K M ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI CTΡ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNO ATTAΛEATΩN, emperor standing left, holding patera and sceptre, facing Athena standing right, holding spear in right hand and shield on left arm; altar between them. Waddington 4881; Paris 95.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
Kuenker 182, 800Plautilla, AE33 of Attaleia, Lydia. 202-205 AD. 19.8 gr. 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. Unpublished. Kuenker, Auction 182, lot 800.TextImage
GETA
GN 34, 655Geta, AE16 of Attaleia, Lydia. 198-209. 1.90 g. P CEP GETAC KAI, Laureate and draped bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Pan walking left, holding bunch of grapes in right hand and pedum in left arm. Unpublished. Gitbud & Naumann 34, lot 655.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
SNG Leypold 905Elagabalus, AE of Attaleia, Lydia, 4.19 g. ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ATTAΛEATΩN, Heros riding right, double axe over shoulder. SNG Leypold 905.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
BMC 23Julia Mamaea, AE of Attaleia, Lydia. 13.33 gr. 222-235 AD. IOYL MAMEA CEBA, draped bust right / CTR AYR (EI)RHNA(IOY) ATTALE-ATW-N, Herakles, naked, standing right, fighting the Nemean lion rearing left before him. BMC 23 corr (rev. legend); Paris 91 (as Aureliopolis in error); Imhoof, GM 589; Mionnet Supp VII, 48 corr.TextImage
See also: Entry for Attaleia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Attaleia in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Attaleia in the ANS Database

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