Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Blaundos


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Blaundos or Blaundus, Lydia (though some place it in Phrygia).

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1Blaundos, Lydia, AE21, autonomous issue. 200-0 BC, Magistrate Theotimidos. 6.33 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔ ΘEOTIMIΔO above and beneath eagle standing left, head right, wings spread; caduceus and grain-ear to left and right. Weber 6791; BMC 1-3; Sear Greece 4689.TextImage
BMC 6-10Blaundos, Lydia, civic issue, 200-0 BC. Magistrate Apolloni.. Theogen.. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN AΠOΛΛΩNI ΘEOΓENI, eagle standing left between caduceus and grain-ear, head right, wings spread. BMC 6-10; Walcher 2657; Waddington 4920; Winterthur 3711.TextImage
BMC 14-17Blaundos, Lydia, AE 15, 3.88 gr. Magistrate Apollo.. Laureate head of Apollo left / MΛAYNΔ AΠOΛΛΩ, strung bow, quiver and laurel branch. BMC 14-17; SNG Cop 66.TextImage
BMC 20Blaundos, Lydia, AE19. Autonomous. 200-0 BC. 7.89 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN, Hermes standing left, petasos on head, holding purse and caduceus, YXE and TM monograms in left field, all within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 69; BMC 20-21.TextImage
BMC 23Blaundos, Lydia, Autonomous. 200-0 BC. AE22, 8.79 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right /MΛAYNΔEΩN, Hermes standing left, petasos on head, holding purse and caduceus, Omega;ΠAY monogram in left field, all within laurel wreath. BMC 23; SNG Cop 68; SNG Tuebingen 3672.TextImage
BMC 25Blaundos, Lydia, AE18 mm, Autonomous. 200-0 BC. 3.42 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / MΛAYN, bow and quiver; YΞE and TM monograms below. BMC 25.TextImage
BMC 34-37Blaundos, Lydia, AE17, semi -autonomous issue. 161-180. 3.88 gr. Magistrate Valerianos. BΛAYNΔEΩN, Bearded head of Herakles right / CTΡ KΛ BAΛEΡIAN, eagle standing front on two bones, head left, wings spread. SNG Cop 77; Waddington 4908; BMC 34-37.TextImage
BMC 41Blaundos, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 120-276. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / BΛAYNΔEΩN, eagle standing front on double bone, head left, wings spread. BMC 41; SNG Cop 74; Imhoof LS 6.TextImage
BMC 42Lydia, Blaundus AE 15. Quasi-autonomous issue, 2nd Century AD. Bust of young Dionysus right / BΛAYNΔEΩN in wreath. TextImage
BMC 48Blaundos, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous issue, AD 161-180. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔON, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. BMC 48; Kadman II, 163.TextImage
BMC 53Lydia, Blaundos AE23. 251-253 AD. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, laureate head of Demos of Blaundos right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, river-god Hippurios reclining left, naked to waist, reed in right, cornucopiae in left, and resting on urn from which water flows, IΠΠOY-ΡIOC in two lines below. TextImage
BMC 55Blaundos, Lydia, AE 23, semi-autonomous. 251-253 AD. 5.85 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MA, Zeus, naked, standing left, holding patera over altar, and sceptre. BMC 55; SNG Cop. 83.TextImage
BMC 56-57Blaundos, Lydia, AE23, semi-autonomous. 251-253 AD. 4.47 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / BΛAYNΔEΩN M, eagle standing right on two crossed bones, head left, wings spread. BMC 56-57.TextImage
BMC 59-60Blaundos, Lydia. Semi-Autonomous. Autonomous. 251-253. Bearded, draped bust of Zeus right, hair bound in a taenia / BΛAYNΔEΩN, Demeter standing left, veiled, holding corn-ears, poppy and torch. SNG Tuebingen 3673-3674; SNG Cop 84; BMC 59-60; Mionnet Supp VII, 68 corr. (obv. description).TextImage
BNP AAGR 570Blaundos, Lydia. Autonomous. 161-180. Magistrate Valerianos. 13.13 gr. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, bare head of Demos right / CTΡ KΛ BAΛEΡIANOY, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. BNP AA.GR.570.TextImage
Heidelberger 64, 1101Blaundos, Lydia. AE, semi-autonomous. AD 251-253. ΔHMOC, bare-headed, draped bust of Demos right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MA, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Unpublished. Heidelberger 64, lot 1101.TextImage
Hunter 2Blaundus, Lydia, 240-260 AD, AE 25-27 mm, 10.14 g. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, bare head of Demos right. / MAKEΔ BΛAYNΔEΩN IΠΠOYΡIOC (below), river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn. Hunter 2.TextImage
Imhoof FMG 305Blaundus, Lydia. AE24, Time of Philip I, AD 244-249. Magistrate Okratios. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right / OKΡATIOY AΡ, IΠΠOYΡI below, youthful river-god Hippurios reclining left on ground, holding reed over shoulder in right hand, and cornucopiae in left arm; behind him an overturned vase from which waters flow. Imhoof LS 11; Imhoof Fluss- & MeergŲtter 305; Falter 444 (this coin).TextImage
Imhoof, LS 12varBlaundos, Lydia, semi-autonomous. AE 23 mm, 6.2 gr. 240-260 AD. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right / EΠI OKΡATIOY AΡ, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Imhoof LS 12 var. (reverse attributes); Kurth, Demos 538 var.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 104Blaundos, Lydia, AE27, semi-autonomous. 100-276. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, bare head of Demos right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE IΠΠOYΡIOC, River-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Mionnet IV 104.TextImage
Paris 142ABlaundos, Lydia. AE20. After 200-0 BC. Magistrate Theotimidos. 7.63 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩ ΘEOTIMIΔO above and beneath eagle standing left, head right, wings spread; caduceus and grain-ear in fields. Paris 142A.TextImage
Paris 151Blaundos, Lydia, AE18, semi-autonomous. After 200 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / MΛAYNΔEΩN, bow and quiver; ΩΠAH monogram in field. Hunter II, I; Paris 151.TextImage
Paris 156Blaundos, Lydia, AE17, Autonomous. Before 276. Draped bust of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / BΛA-YNΔE-ΩN, legend in three lines within laurel wreath. Walcher 2659; Paris 156.TextImage
Paris 160Blaundos, Lydia, AE, Autonomous. 200-0 BC. 7.50 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN, Hermes standing left, petasos on head, holding purse and caduceus, ΩΠΔE monogram in left field, all within laurel wreath. Paris 160.TextImage
Paris 162Blaundos, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 120-276. 3.71 gr. Bearded head of Herakles right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, eagle standing right on single bone, head left, wings spread. Paris 162.TextImage
Paris 162ABlaundos, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 120-276. Bearded head of Herakles right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, eagle standing front on double bone, head left, wings spread, holding wreath in beak. Paris 162A; SNG Cop 78; SNG von Aulock 2920; BMC 40.TextImage
Paris 164Blaundos, Lydia. AE, semi-autonomous. 161-180. Magistrate Klear. 14.27 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate head of the Senate left / BΛAYNΔEΩN EΠ KΛEAΡ.. MAKEΔONΩN, Apollo-MÍn on horseback riding right, holding bipennis over shoulder. Paris 164.TextImage
Paris 1972.815Blaundos, Lydia, AE25, semi-autonomous. 176-225. 5.60 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC (N is retrograde), draped, youthful bust of the Senate right / BΛAYNΔEΩN M (N is retrograde), Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Paris 1972.815.TextImage
Plankenhorn 963Blaundos, Lydia, civic issue, 200-0 BC. Laureate head of Asklepios right / MΛAYN, Hygieia standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and touching a rearing serpent with her right hand. ΠΛY monogram in left field. Plankenhorn (Naumann) 963; Imhoof MG 5 var (monogram).TextImage
SNG Cop 66Blaundus, Lydia. AE 18. 2nd Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / MΛAYNΔ-AΠOΛΛΩ, Quiver with strap. SNG Cop 66; Sear 4691. TextImage
SNG Cop 73Blaundos, Lydia, civic issue, 200-100 BC. Laureate head of Asklepios right / MΛAYΔEΩN, Hygieia standing left, feeding serpent from a patera and holding cornucopiae. SNG Cop 73; Svoronos 193 in JIAN 1907 (Athens Coll.); Milne, Oxford 2 in NC 1939; BMC 28; Sear GCV 4693.TextImage
SNG Cop 84Blaundus, Lydia. AE 20. 2nd Century BC. Bearded head of Herakles right within dotted circle / MΛAYNΔEΩN, Demeter, veiled, standing left holding sceptre and corn ears, all within dotted circle. SNG Cop 84. BMC 62. Sear -. TextImage
SNG Lewis 1521Blaundos, Lydia, semi-autonomous. AD 161-180. AE 22mm, 5.73 gm. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔON, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. SNG Lewis 1521 (this coin).TextImage
SNG Lewis 1522Blaundos, Autonomous. 240-260 AD. AE 10.14 gr. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN MA, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, IΠΠOYΡIOC, river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn. SNG Lewis 1522; Kurth, Demos 533; Falter 446 (this coin). TextImage
SNG vA 2921Blaundos, Lydia, semi-autonomous. 161-180 AD. AE29, 7.18 gr. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, bare head of Demos right / CTΡ KΛ BAΛEΡIANOY, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2921; SNG Cop. 76.; Kurth Demos 536-537; Sachs-Coburg 49 in RN 1892 (same obv. die).TextImage
SNG vA 2923Blaundos, Lydia, AE 23.5, semi-autonomous issue. AD 240-260. Magistrate Cl. Miletos. 10.45 g. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, bare head of Demos right / CTΡAT KΛ MIΛHTOY IΠΠOYΡIOC, river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn. SNG von Aulock 2923 (this coin); SNG Fitzwilliam 4850; Mionnet IV,107; Kurth, Demos 531.TextImage
Waddington 4904Blaundos, Lydia, AE20, Autonomous. 200-0 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN, Hermes standing left, petasos on head, holding purse and caduceus, AYE monogram in left field, all within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 67; SNG Tuebingen 367; Waddington 4904.TextImage
Waddington 4905Blaundos, Lydia, AE19. Autonomous. 200-0 BC. Magistrate Apollo.. Theog.. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / MΛAYNΔE AΠOΛΛΩNI ΘEOΓEN, filleted thyrsos. SNG Cop 63; Waddington 4905.TextImage
Waddington 4906Blaundos, Lydia, AE18, Autonomous. after 200 BC. Magistrate Theotimido.. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / MΛAYNΔEΩ ΘEOTIMIΔO, filleted thyrsos. Waddington 4906.TextImage
Waddington 4907Blaundos, Lydia, AE17, Autonomous. Before 276. Draped bust of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / B-ΛAY-NΔE-ΩN, legend in four lines within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 79; Waddington, Voyages (Lydia), 1; BMC 42-43; Waddington 4907; Vienna 30918; Rhousopoulos 4046.TextImage
Waddington 4908Blaundos, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 161-180. Magistrate Valerianos. BΛAYNΔEΩN, Bearded head of Herakles right / CTΡ KΛ BAΛEΡIAN, eagle standing front on two bones, head left, wings spread. BMC 34-37; SNG Cop 77; Waddington 4908.TextImage
Waddington 4909Blaundos, AE23, semi-autonomous. 100-276. IEΡA BOYΛH, laureate, veiled and draped bust of Boule right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, Dionysos, naked but for chlamys over arm, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos; panther at foot left. SNG von Aulock 2924; Waddington 4909.TextImage
Waddington 4910Blaundos, AE23, semi-autonomous. 100-276. IEΡA BOYΛH, laureate, veiled and draped bust of Boule right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAK, Ephebus standing left, holding patera, sacrificing at altar left. Waddington 4910.TextImage
Waddington 4912Blaundos, AE25, semi-autonomous. 240-260. Magistrate Okratios. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, youthful, laureate head of Demos right / EΠI OKΡATIOY AΡX, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Waddington 4912.TextImage
Waddington 4913Blaundos, Lydia, AE25, semi-autonomous. 251-253. Magistrate Papia Er.. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, bare head of Demos right / CTΡ AY ΠAΠIA EΡ IΠΠOYΡIOC, river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn, fish swimming in waves below. Waddington 4913.TextImage
Waddington 4914Blaundos, Lydia. AE24, Semi-autonomous. 251-253. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔONΩN, Zeus standing left, holding patera and thunderbolt. Mionnet IV 108; Waddington 4914.TextImage
Waddington 4920Blaundos, Lydia, AE20. Autonomous. 200-0 BC. Magistrate Apolloni.. Theogen.. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN AΠOΛΛΩNI ΘEOΓEN, eagle standing standing left, head right, wings spread; filleted caduceus in left field, grain-ear in right field. Countermark; with ΠΔI between a star and a crescent. Waddington 4920; Walcher 2657.TextImage
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Blaundos, Lydia. AE25, Semi-autonomous. 251-253. Magistrate Papia Er.. ΔHMOC unbearded, bare head of Demos right / CTΡ AY ΠAΠIA EΡ IΠΠOYΡIOC, river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn, fish swimming in waves below. SNG Cop. 80; Kurth Demos 529; Waddington, Voyages, (Lydia), 2.TextImage
Weber 6790Blaundos, Lydia, AE20, Autonomous issus. 200-0 BC. Magistrate Apollon.. Theogen.. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN AΠOΛΛΩN ΘEOΓEN, eagle standing left, head right, wings spread; caduceus and grain-ear in fields. Weber 6790; Mionnet IV, 99.TextImage
Weber 6790 (2)Blaundos, Lydia, AE20, Autonomous issue, 200-0 BC. Magistrate Apolloni.. Theogen.. 7.39 g. Laureate head of Zeus right / MΛAYNΔEΩN AΠOΛΛΩN ΘEOΓEN, eagle standing standing left, head right, wings spread; caduceus bound by a taenia and grain-ear in fields. Weber 6790; Mionnet IV, 99.TextImage
Weber 6795Blaundos, Lydia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, AE, 240-260 AD. AD. 5.06 g. ΔHMOC BΛAYNΔEΩN, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right / BΛAYNΔE-ΩN in two lines at top left, IΠΠOYΡ-IOC below, river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn. Weber 6795; BMC 53; Sachs-Coburg in RN 1892,48.TextImage
Winsemann 2868Blaundos, Lydia, AE18, Autonomous issue. AD 138-192. 3.53 g. Bearded head of Herakles right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, Apollo-MÍn on horseback right, holding bipennis over shoulder. Winsemann 2868; RPC Online 3001.TextImage
NERO
RPC 3059Nero. AE19 of Blaundos, Lydia. 51-54. Magistrate Kalligenos. NEΡΩN KAIΣAΡ, bare-headed, draped bust right / TI KΛAY KAΛΛIΓENHΣ BΛAYNΔEΩN, Apollo standing right, holding lyre. BMC 63-65; SNG Righetti 1012; RPC I 3059; SNG vA 2925 (this coin); SNG Cop 85; Waddington 4915; Weber 6796; Mionnet IV 109; SNG Tuebingen 3675-3676.TextImage
RPC 3060Nero, AE15 of Blaundos, Lydia. 51-54. Magistrate Kalligenos. NEΡΩN KAIΣAΡ, bare-headed, draped bust right / KAΛΛIΓENHΣ BΛAYNΔEΩN, four grain ears bound together. RPC I 3060; BMC 66-68; Paris 179-180; SNG Munich 88; Waddington 4916.TextImage
VESPASIAN
Paris 181
RPC 1346 var
Vespasian, AE23 of Blaundos, Lydia. 69-79. Magistrate Claudius Foinix. OYECΠACIANOC KAICAΡ CEBACTOC, laureate head right / TI KΛAYΔIOC ΦOINIΞ, EΠI ITAΛIKOY BΛAOYNΔEΩN MAKEΔONΩN, around (anticlockwise) and in fields, Apollo standing facing, head right, resting on a lyre on a column, and holding plectrum. BMC 69; Paris 181-182; Waddington 4917; Weber 6797; SNG von Aulock 2926; Mionnet Supp VII, 74 corr. (rev. legend); SNG Cop 87; Not in RPC with column.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1349Domitian, AE of Blaundos, Lydia. AE 2.35 gr. ΔOMITIANOC KAICAΡ, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / BΛAOYNΔEΩN TI KΛAY ΦOINI, eagle with wreath in beak, standing left, wings spread, upright branch to left. SNG Cop 91; Waddington 4919; RPC 1349.TextImage
TITUS
RPC 1348Titus, AE of Blaundos, Lydia. Magistrat Ti. Klaudios Phoinix. 5.03 gr. 79-81 AD. TITOC KAICAΡ, laureate head right / KΛAYΔIOC ΦOINIΞ BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔONΩN, Demeter standing left, veiled, holding corn-ears, poppy and torch. SNG Cop 90; RPC 1348.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
SNG vA 2927Antoninus Pius, AE31 of Blaundos, Lydia. 138-161. Magistrate Cl. Symmachos. AY KAICAΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / AΡX KΛ CYMMAXOY BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, Apollo, radiate, as Helios, standing half right, holding lyre. SNG von Aulock 2927; Mionnet IV 111; Mionnet Supp VII, 75.TextImage
SABINA
SNG Cop 92Sabina, AE of Blaundos, Lydia. 117-138 AD. 4.34 g. CABEINA CEBACTH, diademed, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. SNG Cop. 92. SNG Munich 90; RPC III 2450.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 76Marcus Aurelius, AE31 of Blaundos, Lydia. 138-161. Magistrate Kl. Valerianos. AY KAI M AY ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / CTRho; CΛ BAΛEΡIANOY BΛAYNΔEΩN, Apollo-MÍn on horseback right, bipennis over shoulder. BMC 76; Paris 188-189; Vienna 37376; SNG Leypold I, 922; Mionnet IV 113.TextImage
Paris 190Marcus Aurelius, AE30 of Blaundos, Lydia. Magistrate Kl. Valerianus. AY KAI M AY ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / CTΡ KΛ BAΛEΡIANOY BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔ, Apollo, radiate, standing right, holding plectrum and lyre. Paris 190; Berlin 17991: Waddington 4921.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
BMC 77-78Faustina II AE 20 of Blaundos, Lydia. 146-180 AD. 4.29 g. ΦAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, Demeter standing left, veiled, holding corn-ears, poppy and torch. BMC 77-78; SNG Cop 93; Berlin 18644; Mionnet IV 115; SNG Munich 92.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Leypold I, 924Septimius Severus, AE 30, 12.63 gr. of Blaundus, Lydia. AY KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate head right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔONΩN, Apollo Kitharoidos, radiate, in long robe, standing right, holding lyre and plectrum. Leypold I, 924 (same dies).TextImage
Paris 193Septimius Severus AE medallion of Blaundos, Lydia. 193-211. Magistrate Okratios Archonos. 26.06 gr. AY KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate, cuirassed bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN (in two lines to left) EΠI OKΡATIOY AΡXONO, Herakles, naked, standing right, holding lionskin, brandishing club, left knee on the back of the Nemean lion, about to strike the animal. Paris 193.TextImage
SNG vA 2928Septimius Severus, AE25 of Blaundos, Lydia. 193-211. AY K Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔO, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2928; SNG Cop 94; Waddington, Voyages, (Lydia), 4.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
SNG Cop 95Julia Domna. AE21 of Blaundos, Lydia. 193-217. 4.66 gr. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, Demeter standing left, veiled, holding corn-ears downwards, poppy and torch. Weber 6799; SNG Cop 95; SNG Tuebingen 3677.TextImage
Waddington 4922Julia Domna, AE20 of Blaundos, Lydia. 193-217. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN, Demeter standing left, veiled, holding corn-ears upwards, poppy and torch. Waddington 4922; Waddington, Voyages, (Lydia), 5; Kraft pl. 80.28; SNG Righetti 1013.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 81Caracalla AE32 of Blaundos, Lydia. Claudius Alexander, magistrate. AY K M AY ANTΩNEINO, laureate cuirassed bust right, gorgon on cuirass / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAK EΠI TI KΛ AΛEΞANΔΡOY AΡ A TO B, Herakles, naked, standing right, holding lionskin, wielding club, left knee on the back of the Nemean lion, which is sitting right with left paw raised. BMC 81-82; Imhoof LS 10; Mionnet IV, 116; SNG Munich 93; Weber (Germany) 3307. Note: The final O in the obv. legend is usually very small and often overlooked.TextImage
Imhoof LS 10Caracalla. AE 32 of Blaundos, Lydia. 198-217. Magistrate Ti. Cl. Alexandros. AY K M AY ANTΩNEINO, laureate, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAK EΠI TI KΛ AΛEΞANΔΡOY AΡ A TO B, Herakles, naked, standing right, holding lionskin, wielding club, left knee on the back of the Nemean lion, which is sitting right with left paw raised. BMC 81-82; Imhoof LS 10; Mionnet IV, 116; SNG Munich 93; Weber (Germany) 3307.TextImage
SNG Righetti 1014 varCaracalla and Geta, AE38 of Blaundos, Lydia. AY K M AY ANTΩNEINOC AY KAI ΠO CEΠ ΓETAC, confronted, laureate, draped and cuirassed busts of Caracalla and Geta / EΠI TI KΛ AΛEΞANΔΡOY AΡX A TO B around, BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE (in exergue), tetrastyle temple with shield in pediment and a statue of Apollo within. Unpublished. BMC -; Mionnet -; Isegrim -; Imhoof - etc. cf. SNG Righetti 1014 (similar reverse for Philip I).TextImage
Waddington 4923Caracalla, AE29 of Blaundos, Lydia. 198-217. Magistrate Cl. Marcos. AY K M AYR ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / EΠI KΛ MAΡKOY AΡ A BΛAYNΔEΩN, Apollo, radiate, wearing tunic, standing, holding lyre and plectrum. Waddington, Voyages, (Lydia), 6; Waddington 4923.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
BMC 81Elagabalus ∆ 31mm of Lydia, Blaundos. AY K M AY ANTΩNEIN, laureate & cuirassed bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAK, EΠI TI KΛ AΛEΞA-NΔΡOY AΡ A-TO B in exergue, Herakles lunging right, brandishing club, seizing by the mane a lion sitting right with left paw raised.TextImage
Waddington 4923Elagabalus, AE29 of Blaundos, Lydia. AD 218-222. Magistrate Cl. Markos. AY K M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI KΛ MAΡKO-Y AΡ A BΛAYNΔEΩN, Apollo, radiate, wearing tunic, standing, holding lyre and plectrum. Waddington, Voyages, (Lydia), 6; Waddington 4923 (both as Caracalla); Winterthur 3722.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
Righetti Coll. Sale 22Julia Mamaea. AE 34 of Blaundos, Lydia. 222-235 AD. Magistrate Julius Markos. IOYΛIA MAMAIA.., draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔ EΠI IOYΛ(?) MAΡKO-Y, Apollo Kitharoedus in long robe, standing front, looking right, holding lyre and plectrum. J.P. Righetti Coll. Sale 22.TextImage
PHILIP I
Aerugunis a0387Philip I, AE42 of Blaundos, Lydia. AD 244-249. Magistrate Aur. Gluconos G. Nigr. 27.33 gr. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNOC Γ NIΓΡ AΡX BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔ, tetrastyle temple with triangular pediment, Apollo standing right within, holding lyre. Unpublished. Aerugunis a0387.TextImage
Falter 447Philip I. AE 20.82 gr. of Blaundos, Lydia. 244-249 AD. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNOC Γ NIΓΡ AΡX A BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, Tyche seated right, holding sceptre and cornucopiae, river-god reclining right below, left hand on head and resting right arm on an overturned urn. Kraft p. 143 and plate 35, 49a; Falter Coll. 447. TextImage
SNG Righetti 1014Philip I, AE43 of Blaundos, Lydia. 244-249. Magistrate Aur. Gluconos G. Nigr. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNOC Γ NIΓΡ AΡX A BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, tetrastyle temple with curved architrave, Apollo standing right within, holding lyre. SNG Righetti 1014; Kapossy & Rebsamen, GM 61; Price & Trell, 365; Mionnet IV 119.TextImage
OTACILIA SEVERA
BMC 86Otacilia Severa, AE31 of Blaundos, Lydia. 244-249. Magistrate Aur. Gluconos G. Nigr. M ΩTAKIΛIA CEOYHΡA CEB, draped bust right on crescent / EΠ AYΡ ΓΛYKΩNOC Γ NIΓΡ AΡX A BΛAYNΔEΩN MAK, Apollo-MÍn on horseback pacing right, bipennis over shoulder. BMC 86; Waddington 4924.TextImage
SNG vA 2931Otacilia Severa, AE of Blaundos, Lydia. 15.14 g. M ΩTAKIΛIA CEOYHΡA CEB, diademed, draped bust right on crescent / EΠ AYΡ Γ ΛYKΩNOC Γ NIΓΡ AΡCA BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, Apollo, radiate, standing right, holding lyre and plectrum. SNG von Aulock 2931.TextImage
PHILIP II
Falter 448Philip II. AE 7.20 gr. of Blaundos, Lydia. 244-247 AD. M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC KAICAΡ, bare-headed, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, IΠΠOYΡIOC, river-god Hippurios reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn, behind which is a fish swimming upwards. Falter Coll. 448 (this coin); Imhoof FG 306 var (rev. legend); SNG von Aulock 2930 var (ditto); BMC 87 var (ditto). TextImage
SNG Cop 97Philip II, AE25 of Blaundos, Lydia. 244-247. M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC KAICAΡ, bare-headed, draped bust right / BΛAYΔEΩN MAK, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Cop 97.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
BMC 89Trebonianus Gallus, AE40 of Blaundos, Lydia. 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Papios Hermos. A K Γ O T ΓAΛΛOC C, laureate, draped bust right / CTΡ AYΡ ΠAΠIA EΡMO BΛAYNΔEΩN MA ΡOMH, Roma, unhelmeted, standing right, foot on rock or low plinth, holding spear in right hand, parazonium in left. BMC 89; Waddington, Voyages (Lydia), 8.TextImage
BMC 90Trebonianus Gallus. AE 36 of Blaundos, Lydia. 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Papios Hermos. A K ΓO TΡ ΓAΛΛOC C, laureate, draped bust right / BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKEΔO AΡX A AY ΠAΠIOY around, in fields and beneath Herakles, naked, standing right, holding club and lionskin, fighting the Nemean lion. BMC 90.TextImage
BMC 91Trebonianus Gallus. AE 36 of Blaundos, Lydia. 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Papios Hermos. A K Γ O T ΓAΛΛOC C, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI AΡ A AY ΠAΠIOY BΛAYNΔEΩN, horseman riding right with bipennis over shoulder; before him Hermes standing left, chlamys over left arm, wearing winged shoes, right hand extended towards the horse's bridle and holding purse, caduceus in left. BMC 91; SNG von Aulock 8222.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
BMC 92Volusian. AE32 of Blaundos, Lydia. 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Papios Hermos. 14.62 gr. A K Γ O T OYOΛOYCIANOC C, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / E AΡ A ΠAΠIOY BΛAYNΔEΩN MAKE, Zeus Labraundos on horseback riding right, bipennis over shoulder. BMC 92. (SNG von Aulock 2932 var (obv. legend)).TextImage
BMC 93Volusianus, AE of Blaundos, Lydia. 251-253 AD. 7.93 g. A K OYOΛOYCCIANOC C, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CTΡ AY ΠAΠIOY BΛAYNΔEΩN MAK, Apollo, radiate, standing right, holding lyre and plectrum. BMC 93; Aufhšuser 11, 331.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2932Volusian, AE31 of Blaundos, Lydia, AD 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Papius Hermus. A K OYOΛOYCCIANOC, laureate, draped bust right / (from top right), E AR A ΠAΠIO-Y BΛAYNΔEΩN around, MAKE below, Apollo-MÍn on horseback trotting right, holding bipennis over shoulder. SNG von Aulock 2932; Mionnet IV, 121.TextImage
See also: Entry for Blaundus on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Blaundus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Blaundus in the ANS Database
Search for Blaundos at AsiaMinorCoins.com

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