Ancient Coinage of Cilbiani Major and Cilbiani Neikaia


Cilbiani Superiore and Cilbiani (Neikaia).
Neikeia Kilbiani (present day Turkonu) is 65 km ENE of Ephesus, and was the chief city of the valley formed by the river Kilbos. Coin minting stopped at the end of Severan times.

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 4Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia, semi-autonomous issue. AD 198-217. NEIKEA, turreted bust of Tyche or Nikaia right / KIΛBIANΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. BMC 4; Mionnet Suppl. VII 92; Imhoof CK 31; T. Combe, plate X, 25.TextImage
GN 33, 326Nikaia, Kilbiani, AE19 semi-autonomous. AD 198-217. 3.91 g. ΠOΛIC, turreted head of Tyche or Nikaia right / NEIKAEΩN TΩN EN KIΛ, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. Unpublished. Gitbud and Naumann 33, lot 326.TextImage
Imhoof GM 591Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia, Autonomous. 81-96. AE16. 4.14 gr. KIΛBIANΩN, laureate head of unbearded Herakles right / TΩN ΠEΡI NIKEA, six corn-ears bound in a bundle. Imhoof, GM 591; Paris 220.TextImage
Leypold 1015Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia, semi-autonomous issue, 82-96. Magistrate Kl. Melitonos. KIΛBI ΠEΡI NIK(A), radiate, draped bust of Helios right, countermark female figure walking left / EΠI KΛAYΔIOY MEΛITΩNOC, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, wearing polos and veil. Leypold I 1015; SNG Turkey 7, 143.TextImage
Paris 218Nikaia-Kilbiani, Autonomous. 82-96. Magistrate Melitonos. AE20. 3.17 gr. KIΛBI ΠEΡI NIKA, radiate, draped bust of Helios right / EΠI KΛAYΔIOY MEΛITΩNON, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, wearing polos and veil. Paris 218.TextImage
Paris 222ANikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous, 81-96. Magistrate Melitonos. 7.02 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right, countermark: Nike walking left (cf. Howgego 276)/ EΠI KΛ MEΛITΩNOC KIΛBI ΠEΡI NIKE, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, wearing polos and veil. Paris 222A.TextImage
Plankenhorn 1149Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia, AE23, semi-autonomous issue, AD 82-96. Magistrate Kl. Melitonos. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EΠI KΛ MEΛITΩNOC KIΛBI ΠEΡI NIKE, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, wearing polos and veil, between two stags. Plankenhorn (Naumann) 1149; Leypold 1016 var (rev legend).TextImage
RPC 1057Kilbiani, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 81-96. Magistrate Teimokles. KIΛBIANΩN KEINAHNH, turreted and draped bust of Tyche of Nikaia right, lion's head right before / ΓΡAMMATEYC TEIMOKΛHC, Zeus seated left on chair, holding patera and sceptre. Imhoof CK 10, RPC II 1057; Imhoof Nymphen 445; Paris L4118.TextImage
Winterthur 3775Kilbiani, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous. AD 82-96. Magistrate Melitonos. 4.44 g. KIΛB ΠEΡI NIKEA, radiate, draped bust of Helios right, countermark: Tyche on prow, holding rudder / EΠI KΛ MEΛITΩNOC, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, wearing polos and veil. Winterthur 3775.TextImage
CAIUS AND LUCIUS
RPC 2564Caius and Lucius, AE18 of Neikeia-Cilbiani, Lydia. 3.92 g. ΓAIOΣ ΛEYKIOΣ, jugate heads of Caius and Lucius right / AΡATOΣ ΓΡAMMATEYΣ KIΛBIANΩN NAIKAIAΣ, Demos standing left. RPC I 2564; Imhoof-Blumer, 8; SNG München 208; SNG Cop 105-106; Lindgren 719.TextImage
NERO
RPC 2565Nero and Agrippina II, Kilbiani Superiores, Lydia. AE of 54-68 AD. Magistrate Au. Anton(...), Sohn des Poulichros. NEΡΩN KAIΣA&Rho, Jugate heads of Nero and Agrippina II right / EΠI AY ANTΩN ΠOΛYCΡOY KIΛBI TΩN ANΩ, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. RPC 2565; Imhoof Lyd. Stadtm. 1; cf. Munich 225.TextImage
RPC 2566Nero, AE17 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 54-68. 4.77 g. NEΡΩN KAIΣA&Rho, bare head right / KIΛ TΩN ANΩ E AY A ΠOY, eagle standing facing, head right; all within wreath. (all omegas are upside down). RPC I 2566; Imhoof GRM 1.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC F1055ANCIENT FAKE Domitian and Domitia AE of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 69-81. 7.91 gr. Retooled from a coin of Hadrian and Sabina. AYT K ΔOMITIANOC ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, bare head of Domitian right, facing draped bust of Domitia left / NEIKEAN KIΛBIANΩN, Eirene standing front, holding branch and resting left elbow on column. RPC II F1055 (this coin); Paris 232 (ditto); Mionnet IV 151 (ditto).TextImage
RPC 1056Domitian, AE25 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. 10.86 gr. Magistrate Teimokles. ΔOMITIANOC KAICAΡ, laureate head right / ΓΡA TEIMOKΛHC above and to right, KIΛBIANΩN ΠEΡI NEIKHAN in two lines to left, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm. RPC II 1056; BMC 6; Imhoof Kilbiani 9; Kurth Kilbiani 49.TextImage
RPC 1060Domitian, AE28 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 69-81. DOMITIANOC KAIC CE GERM, laureate head right / KILB TWN ANW in three lines within wreath. RPC II 1060; Berlin 514/1885; Paris 221; Mionnet IV; 139.TextImage
DOMITIA
RPC 1061Domitia, AE of Kilbiani, Lydia. ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust of Domitia right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Artemis Ephesia standing facing, wearing polos and veil. RPC II 1061; BMC 1-2; Sear GIC 913; Kurth, Kilbiani 303.TextImage
RPC 1063Domitia, AE16 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 82-96. 3.04 g. ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, stag standing right. RPC II 1063; SNG vA 2989; BMC 7 corr (legends); Winterthur 3769.TextImage
RPC 1063Domitia, AE15 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 69-81. 2.04 g. ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, stag standing right. SNG von Aulock 2989; RPC II 1063.5 (this coin); Svoronos 232 in JIAN 1904.TextImage
RPC 1063 varDomitia, AE16 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 69-81. 3.74 gr. DOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KILBIAN TWN ANW, stag standing right. Var of SNG von Aulock 2989, RPC 1063; Svoronos 232 (all with KILBIANWN TWN ANW); BMC 7 (with KILBIANWN only). Peus 374, 683.TextImage
TRAJAN
Boersema 12398Trajan, AE18 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 98-117. 4.62g. AYT NERBAC TRAIANOC, laureate head right / (anti-clockwise from lower right) KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing. Boersema 12398; RPC III 2039 corr (obv legend).TextImage
Imhoof LS 3Trajan, AE22 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AY KAI NER TRAIANOC C, laureate head right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Imhoof "Lydische Stadtmünzen" 3; RPC III 2043.TextImage
Leypold 7 corrTrajan, AE22 of Kilbiani, Lydia. ca. 5 gr. AVT NER..TR-AIANOC GERM (?), laureate head right / KILB-TWN A-NW in three lines within wreath. Leypold 7 in MoNG 1992, p. 7 corrected; RPC I Supp. I, p. 32, note.TextImage
RPC III 2037Trajan, AE22 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 98-117. 6.12 g. AYT NEΡBAC TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ, laureate head right / KIΛBI-TωN A-Nω in three lines within wreath. RPC III 2037; Heidelberger 64, 2028.TextImage
Waddington 4942Trajan, AE25 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 98-117. Magistrate Kelsos. AYT NER KAI CE TRAINOC GER DAK (sic), laureate head right / EPI KELCOY ANQY KILB TWN ANW, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Waddington 4942; Paris 222; Imhoof LS 2; RPC III 2042 corr. (obv legend).TextImage
HADRIAN
Imhoof CK 8BHadrian, AE20 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. AV KAI TΡAI AΔΡIANOC, bare head right / KIΛBI ΠEΡI N, Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Imhoof CK 8B; SMG Munich 206 corr ("Zeus"); RPC III 2032.TextImage
Imhoof CK 13Hadrian, AE27 of Nikeia, Kilbiani. 117-138. AY KAI TR ADRIANOC OLYP, bare head right / KILBIANWN PERI NEIKEAN, Hygieia, holding patera and serpent in arms, standing by Asklepios, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Imhoof CK 13; Kurth Kilbiani 54; Mionnet IV 152; Paris 233; RPC III 2035.TextImage
SNG Leypold 1020Hadrian and Sabina, AE of Cilbani Neikaia, Lydia. 5.86 g. AV KAI ADRI CEBAC CABINA, bare head of Hadrian right, facing diademed, draped bust of Sabina left / KIΛBIANΩN ΠEΡI NEIKEAN, Eirene standing facing, leaning on column, holding branch. BMC 8; SNG Leypold 1020; RPC III 2033.TextImage
Winterthur 5776Hadrian, AE19 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. AD 117-138. AY KAI TΡAI AΔΡIANOC, bare head right / KIΛBI ΠEΡI N, Dionysos, naked to waist, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos, panther at foot. Imhoof LS 8; Mionnet IV 141; SNG Munich 206 corr; Winterthur 5776; RPC III 2032.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 3Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius, AE21 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 138-161. ANTΩNI BHPOC beneath and above laureate, draped bust of Antoninus Pius right, facing bare-headed, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius left / KIΛ-BIANΩ-N TΩN-ANΩ, in four lines within laurel wreath. BMC 3; Imhoof LS 5.TextImage
BMC 9Antoninus Pius, AE36 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 23.26 gr. T AIΛ KAICAΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ΠEΡI NEIKAIAN, cult-image of Artemis Ephesia standing facing between two stags. BMC 9.TextImage
Imhoof LS 4Antoninus Pius, AE22 of Neikeia-Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 138-161. 6.28 g. AY KAICAΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / KIΛBI TΩN ANΩ KIΛBOC, youthful river-god Kilbos reclining left, right hand on knee, holding cornucopiae in his left arm, resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. Imhoof LS 4; Imhoof "Flussgötter" 315.TextImage
Imhoof LS 4 varAntoninus Pius, AE24 of Neikeia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 7.58 g. TITOC KAICAΡ ANTΩNEINOC, bare head right / KIΛBIANΩN ΠEΡI TΩN NEIKEAN, rivergod Kilbos reclining left, holding reed. Kurth Kilbiani 60; CNG 11, 68; (legends var of Imhoof-Blumer, LS 4 var; Imhoof "Fluss- und Meergötter", 315); cf RPC online, 1212.TextImage
MFA 63-235Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius, AE21 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 138-161. ANTΩNI BHPOC beneath and above laureate, draped bust of Antoninus Pius right, facing bare-headed, draped bust of Marcus Aurelius left / KIΛ-BIA-TΩN-ANΩ, in four lines within laurel wreath. MFA 63.235 (rev legend var of BMC 3m Imhoof LS 5).TextImage
Righetti Coll. Sale 767Antoninus Pius, AE 28 mm of Kilbiani, Lydia. 138-161. Magistrate Menokritos. 14.50 gr. AYT T AIL ADR ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / EPI MHNOKRITOY CTRA KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre; to left, eagle standing left on garlanded altar, head right. Kurth Kilbiani 26; Righetti Coll. Sale IV, 767.TextImage
Righetti 6201Antoninus Pius, AE28 of Kilbiani Superior. ..AIL ADR ANTWNINOC, laureate head right / EPI.. KILBIANWN TWN ANW, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre; to left, eagle standing left on altar, head right. J.P. Righetti Collection, 6201, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
RPC IV 9539Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius, AE21 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. AD 138-161. 5.89 g. AY KAI ANTWNEINOC CEBA.., Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right, facing bare head of Marcus Aurelius left / KIΛBIANΩN ΠEΡI NEIKEAC, Eirene standing left, holding branch and resting elbow on column. RPC IV online 9539, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
SNG Turkey 7, 146Antoninus Pius, AE18 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 138-161. T AI AΔΡI ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / KIΛBIA ΠEΡI N, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos, panther at foot left. SNG Turkey 7, 146 corr. (obv legend).TextImage
Weber 6800Antoninus Pius, AE16 of Upper Kilbiani. AVT KAICAP ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / KILBIA TWN ANW, Cult-statue of Artemis Ephesia between two stags. Weber 6800; Waddington 4943.TextImage
Weber 6800Cilbiani Superiores, Lydia. AE18. 138–161 AD. AV KAICAP ANTONINOC, laureate head right / KILBIA-TWN ANW, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing facing between two stags, wearing kalathos, having supports, arms outstretched from elbows left and right. Weber 6800.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Imhoof GM 1Marcus Aurelius, AE32 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. L KAIC AVRHLIOC, laureate and draped bust right / KILBIANWN TWN PERI NEIKAIAN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and thunderbolt, crowned by Nike standing left on globe behind him, eagle standing right, head left beside the throne. Imhoof Griech. Münzen 1; RPC online 1220.TextImage
SNG Fitz. 4852Marcus Aurelius, Lydia, Cilbiani Inferiores, AE16. (from upper left) AURELI KAICA, draped cuirassed bust right / (from upper left) KILBIAN PERI NEI, Telesphoros standing facing in hooded cloak. SNG Fitzwilliam 4852; Hunter 1.TextImage
SNG Turkey 7, 147Marcus Aurelius and Faustina II, AE22 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right, facing diademed and draped bust of Faustina left / KILBIANWN TWN PERI NIKAIAN, Dionysos standing left, leaning on column, holding bunch of grapes. SNG Turkey 7, 147.TextImage
Waddington 4946Marcus Aurelius, AE18 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 161-180. AURHLI KAIC, bare head right / KILBIA PERI NEI, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Paris 235; Waddington 4946.TextImage
COMMODUS
Imhoof Kilb. 18Commodus, AE24 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. 180-192 AD. Λ AYΡH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KIΛBIANΩN ΠEΡI NEIKEAN, Hygieia standing right, holding patera, feeding snake in arms; to right, Asklepios standing facing, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Imhoof-Blumer, Kilbianer, NZ 1888, 18.TextImage
Imhoof 18vCommodus, AE22 of Neikeia-Cilbiani, Lydia. 8.12 g. AY KAI L AYR KOMODOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEWN TWN AN KILBIANWN, Asklepios standing right, holding serpent-entwined sceptre, facing Hygeia, standing left, feeding serpent in arms. Kurth Kilbiani 72; Imhoof 18 var (position of figures); RPC Online 1224.TextImage
Paris M6593Commodus AE18 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 177-192. 6.43 gr. AYR KOMODOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KILBI PERI NEIKEAN, river-god reclining left, holding reed. Paris M6593.TextImage
Plankenhorn 1146Commodus, AE27 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 177-192. ..KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN ΠEΡI NEIKEAN, Kybele, seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on drum. Plankenhorn (Naumann) 1146.TextImage
SNG Turkey 151Commodus AE29 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 177-192. AY KAI M AYR KOMODOC, laureate head right / NEIKAIWN TWN EN KILBIANWN, Kybele, seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on drum. SNG Turkey 7, 151.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Imhoof 19vSeptimius Severus, AE34 of Cilbiani, Lydia. 18.95 g. AV KAI L CEPTI CEVHPOC P, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI... KILBIANWN, Severus on horseback rearing right, holding spear, captive beneath horse's legs. Kurth Kilbiani 77. CNG 115, 236; Imhoof-Blumer, Kilbianer, NZ 20 (1888), 19 var (obv. legend with CEP not CEPTI).TextImage
Paris 237Septimius Severus, AE of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 6.02 gr. AY KAI CEBHROC PER, laureate head right / NEIKAEWN, Nike advancing right, holding wreath. Paris 237.TextImage
SNG Munich 210Septimius Severus, AE17 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. 2.01 gr. ..CEOVHROC, laureate head right / NEIK-AEWN, Telesphorus standing facing wearing hooded cloak. SNG Munich 210. (RecGen and SNG Turkey Vol. 5 both attribute this coin to Nicaea, Bithynia in error).TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 4Julia Domna, AE29 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 193-217. Magistrate Aur. Dionysios K. Mero. IOYLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EPI-ARX AY-RH, DIONYCIOY K MERO P, KILBIANWN TWN ANW across fields, around and beneath legionary eagle between two standards. BMC 4; Mionnet IV, 142; Paris 225.TextImage
BMC 12Julia Domna, AE25 of Neikeia-Cilbiani, Lydia. 6.81 g. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN KILBIANWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 12; Mionnet IV, 31.TextImage
BMC 13Julia Domna, AE22 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. IOULIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN KIL-BIANWN, River-god Kilbos reclining left, holding reed, left arm resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. BMC 13; Helios, Falter 466.TextImage
Leypold I 1023Julia Domna, AE38 of Neikeia-Cilbiani, Lydia. 34.29 g. IOVLIA DOMNH CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus facing, flanked by two stags; star and crescent in upper left and right fields. Leypold I 1023.TextImage
Imhoof CK 20Julia Domna, AE30 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 193-217. 12.26 gr. IOYLIA DOMNA CEBA, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN TWN EN KILBIANWN, female deity (Tyche or Nikaia or Kybele) seated left, holding patera in right hand and resting left hand on the chair. Behind the chair, Nike flying left, crowning the woman and holding a palm branch. Imhoof CK 20; Mionnet Supp. VII, 100; SNG Munich 213; Paris 238; Kurth Kilbiani 80.TextImage
Imhoof CK 24Julia Domna, AE22 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. IOULIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN KILBIANWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and a bunch of poppies and corn-ears in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Imhoof CK 24; cf. Mionnet IV 31; BMC 12 var (Tyche's attributes).TextImage
Leypold I 1023Julia Domna, AE38 of Neikeia-Cilbiani, Lydia. 34.29 g. IOVLIA DOMNH CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus facing, flanked by two stags; star and crescent in upper left and right fields. Leypold I 1023.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 144Julia Domna, AE of Cilbiani Major, Lydia, 13.21 g. IOVLIA DOMNA CEBACTH, draped bust right, counterstamped with bust of Julia Domna right (Howgego 169) / EPI ARC DIOFANTOU G KILBIANWN TWN ANW, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre, another eagle on altar to left. Mionnet IV, 144.TextImage
Mionnet Supp 7, 86Julia Domna, AE17 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 193-217. IOYLIA DOMNA CEBAC, draped bust right / KIL-BIAN-WN TW- ANW in four lines within wreath. Mionnet Suppl. VII 86; Paris 226.TextImage
SNG Munich 211Julia Domna, AE22 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN KIL-BIANWN, River-god Kilbos reclining left, holding reed, left arm resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. SNG Munich 211; Kurth Kilbiani 84.TextImage
SNG Turkey 5, 328Julia Domna, AE22 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. 193-217. 6.31 gr. IOYLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN T EN KILBIANW, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. SNG Turkey 5, 328.TextImage
Waddington 4947Julia Domna, AE32 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 14.60 gr. IOYLIA DOMNA CEBACT, draped bust right / NEIKAEWN TWN EN KILBIANWN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Waddington 4947; Paris 239.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 16Caracalla, AE46 medallion of Nikaia, Kilbiani. AY KAI M AYP ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN (in exergue), emperor, radiate, standing facing in facing quadriga, head left, holding globe and raising right hand. BMC 16.TextImage
BMC 17Caracalla, AE35 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 196-217. Magistrate M. Aur. Apollonidos. 11.18 g. AYT K AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠ M AYΡ AΠOΛΛΩNIΔOY AΡX NEIKAEΩN KIΛBI, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing between two stags. BMC 17.TextImage
Boersema 12396Caracalla AE30 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. AD 196-217. AY K M AY ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN TΩN KIΛBIA-NAN around and beneath emperor in military dress, standing left, holding patera and spear, behind him Nike advancing left, crowning the emperor with a wreath and holding palm branch. Boersema 12396. Var of Paris 243 (rev. legend configuration).TextImage
Imhoof KM 5Caracalla, AE33 of Nikaia, Kilbiani Inferiores, Lydia. 21.64 gr. AV KA M AV ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI CK AΠΛABTOY NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, emperor on horseback galloping right, brandishing spear, kneeling foe beneath the horse's front hooves. Imhoof KM 5; cf Mionnet IV 31, 160.TextImage
Imhoof 28Caracalla, AE40mm medallion of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. 30.3g. AY KAI M AYR ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN beneath Tyche or Nikaia seated left, holding patera in right hand, left hand resting on chair, behind her an eagle standing facing, wings spread, above the eagle Nike flying left, crowning the woman. To the left of this group, archaic figure of Apollo, naked, with long hair, holding branch in lowered right hand and chlamys and short staff in his left. Imhoof Kilbiani 28; Kurth (Kilbiani Translation) 100; Mionnet Suppl. VII, 105; Kraft, Systeme, pl. XXIX, 11.TextImage
Lindgren 455Caracalla, AE30 of Neikeia-Cilbiani, Lydia. 17.24 g. AV K M AV ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI TΡYΦΩNOC B ΦIΛO AΡC NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche seated left on throne, modius on head, holding patera, being crowned by Nike standing left behind her, eagle standing on ground behind throne. Lindgren III 455 (this coin); Arslan 27 in Anadolu Museum report 2003-2004; Cetin Erdem coll. 483.TextImage
Mionnet 108Caracalla, AE22 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 198-217 AD. 5.9 gr. AVT K M AV ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mionnet Suppl. VII 108.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 157 varCaracalla, AE30 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 196-217. 12.83 gr. AY K M AYR ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TΩN EN KIΛBIANΩN around, NEIKAIEΩN below, Caracalla in military dress, standing left, holding patera and spear, behind him Nike advancing left, crowning the emperor with a wreath and holding palm branch. Mionnet IV 157 var (legends and no altar); Paris 243.TextImage
Mionnet Supp VII 107Caracalla. AE23 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. 196-217. M AYΡHΛIOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Mionnet Suppl. VII 107; Paris 242B.TextImage
Paris 244Caracalla, AE32 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 196-217. Magistrate K. Aplavtos. 19.19 gr. AYT K M AYR ANTΩNEINOC AYG, laureate, draped bust right / EΠ CT AΠΛABTOY NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, emperor on horseback galloping right, brandishing spear, kneeling foe beneath the horse's front hooves. Mionnet IV, 160 corr. (rev. legend); Paris 244.TextImage
Paris 247Caracalla. AE23 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 196-217. 6.41 gr. AYT K M AY ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding two grain ears and rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Paris 247.TextImage
SNG Turkey 7, 194 corrCaracalla, AE16 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 198-217. 3.07 g. AV KAI M A ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, River god Kilbos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, and resting elbow upon overturned urn from which water flows. SNG Turkey 7, 194 corr. (obv legend); Plankenhorn (Naumann) 981.TextImage
SNG vA 2992Caracalla, AE46 medallion of Nikaia, Kilbiani Inferiores, 49.61 gr. AY KAI M AYR ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEON KIΛ-BIANΩN, Asklepios with Telesphorus at his feet, standing between Hygieia, feeding a serpent in arms, and the emperor in military dress standing left, holding patera over lighted altar. SNG von Aulock 2992.TextImage
SNGvA 2993Caracalla, AE of Nikaia Cilbiani Inf., Lydia. 211-217 AD. AY KA M AV ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right. Countermarked / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, river god Kilbos reclining left on water pipe, holding reed, arm resting on overturned urn from which water flows. SNG von Aulock 2993 corr.; Kowalewski 2006 p7, fig 14. Mionnet Supp. 7, 109.TextImage
Waddington 4949Caracalla, AE36 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 23.17 gr. 196-217. Magistrate L Mana Plutianos. AYT K M AYR ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / EPI L MANA PLOYTIANOY A ARX NEIKAEWN KILBIANWN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios, standing front, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Waddington 4949; Paris 248.TextImage
Waddington 4950Caracalla. AE 30 of Kilbiani, Lydia. 196-217. Magistrate Tryphonos. AY K M AY ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. CA over D countermark in circular incuse on neck (cf. Howgego 561) / EPI CT TRYFWNOC B FILO ARX NEIKAEWN KILBIANWN, Caracalla in military dress, standing left by burning altar, holding patera, behind him Nike advancing left, crowning the emperor with a wreath and holding palm branch. Waddington 4950; Paris 249.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
BMC 6Plautilla, AE23 of Kilbiani Superiores. ΦOYΛ ΠΛAYTIΛΛA CEBA, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ,, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 6; Imhoof LS 6.TextImage
Plankenhorn 982Plautilla, AE23 of Kilbiani, Lydia, AD 202-205. 5.50 g. ΦOYΛ ΠΛAYTIΛΛA CEBA, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Athena walking right, holding shield and wielding spear. Plankenhorn (Naumann) 982. Unpublished.TextImage
Plankenhorn 983Plautilla, AE22 of Kilbiani, Lydia, AD 202-205. ΦOYΛ ΠΛAYTIΛΛA CEBA, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Artemis walking right, holding bow and reaching for an arrow from the quiver at her shoulder. Plankenhorn (Naumann) 983.TextImage
GETA
Aiello 85Geta, AE 15mm of Neikaia-Cilbiani, Lydia; (209-212 AD.). 2.1g. Λ CE ΓETAC KAI, bare head right / NEIKAEΩN EN KIΛ, Telesphoros in hooded mantle, standing facing. John Aiello Coll. 85.TextImage
BMC 7Geta, AE22 of Kilbiani Superior, Lydia. AY CE ΓETAC, laureate, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 7.TextImage
BMC 8Geta, AE17 of Kilbiani. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, laureate, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, River-god Kilbos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. BMC 8. Helios Falter 464; Sear GIC 2847.TextImage
Falter 470Geta, AE19 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. 198-212. Λ CE ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛB, river-god Kaystros reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Kurth Kilbiani 129; Falter Coll. 470.TextImage
Imhoof Kilbiani 132Geta, AE16.6 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. 193-211 AD, 2.86 gr. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN EN KIΛB, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Imhoof Kilbiani 132; SNG Tübingen 3703.TextImage
Imhoof LS 11Geta, AE22 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 198-212. Λ CE ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN TΩN EN KIΛBIANΩN, Hygieia standing right, holding patera, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Imhoof LS 11.TextImage
Mionnet 113 varGeta, AE23 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AYTOK KAI Π CE ΓETAC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche standing left, holding corn-ears, rudder and cornucopiae. Kurth Kilbiani 124; Mionnet 113 var (AVTOKR on obv.); SNG von Aulock 2994 var (obv. legend); Ancient Imports 21327.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 146Geta, AE22 of Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 198-212, 6.16 g. AYTOK KAI ΠOY CE ΓETAC, laureate, draped bust right / KIΛBIANΩN TΩN ANΩ, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Mionnet IV, 146; Paris 227.TextImage
Rohde 15617Geta, AE 22.6 mm of Kilbiani, Lydia; 4.97 gr. AVTOKΡAT Π CEΠ ΓETAC (!), laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, countermark: Artemis Anaitis (Howgego 233) / NEIKAEΩN TΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Unpublished with this obv. legend for Geta. SNG von Aulock 2994 var (obv. legend), Rohde 15617.TextImage
RW 53-kil-001Geta. AE17 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, 198-212 AD. 2.77 gr. Λ CEΠTI ΓETAC KA, bare-headed, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Unpublished obv. legend. Rutter and Wieland, 053-kil-001.TextImage
SNG Lewis 1466 varGeta, AE35 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. Λ..CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / EΠ CKAΠΛA B TOV IOVΛ.. around, NEIKAEON-KIΛBIANO-N in three lines below, Geta on horse rearing right, thrusting spear at crouching Parthian. SNG Lewis 1466 var (this reverse for Caracalla). Magistrate: Münsterberg pg. 135. Antioch and Associates sale 2001, lot 100. Unpublished.TextImage
SNG Tub 3703vGeta, AE17 of Nikaia, Kilbiani. Λ CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bearded, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Telesphoros standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Waddington 4952; SNG Tübingen 3703 var. (bust type).TextImage
SNG Turkey 7, 185Geta, AE16 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. AD 198-212. Λ ΠO CEΠ ΓETAC KA, bare-headed, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. SNG Turkey 7, 185.TextImage
SNG vA 2994vGeta, AE21 of Nikaia, Kilbiani, Lydia. Λ CEΠ CE ΓETAC, laureate and draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder with poppy and corn-ears, and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2994 var (obv. legend); Imhoof, Kilbiani 30 var (ditto). Possibly unpublished. Righetti Sale IV, 771.TextImage
Waddington 4944Geta, AE16 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, 198-212. Λ CE ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, river-god Kaystros reclining left, holding reed, resting arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. SNG Cop 109; Waddington 4944; Paris 251.TextImage
Waddington 4951Geta, AE22 of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 198-212. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN T EN KIΛBIANΩ, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Waddington 4951; Paris 252.TextImage
Waddington 4952Geta, AE17 mm of Nikaia-Kilbiani, Lydia. 198-212. 2.35 gr. Λ CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped bust right / NEIKAEΩN KIΛBIANΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Waddington 4952; Paris 253.TextImage
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