Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Daldis-Flaviopolis


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CIVIC and SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1Daldis, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 69-96. Magistrate Menekratos. ΔAΛΔIANΩN draped bust of Demos right, hair bound with taenia / EΠI MENEKΡATOYC B, Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing front. BMC 1; Kurth Demos 540; Waddington 4954; Paris 259; GRPC Lydia 1.TextImage
BMC 2Daldis AE21, AD 200. semi-autonomous issue. CYNKΛHTOC IEΡA, Laureate bust of the Senate right / EΠI TI ΦΛA YΛA ΦΛAB KAIΣAΡ ΔAΛΔI, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle. BMC 2; Imhoof LS 3 corr ("IERON"); SNG Cop 110; Sardis XI 226; RPC II 1325; GRPC Lydia 3.TextImage
BMC 2vDaldis, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 69-96. Magistrate Titus Flavius Caesar. 4.21 gr. ΘEON CYNKΛHTON, draped bust of the Senate right / EΠI TI ΦΛA YΛ ΦΛA ΔAΛΔI, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Rev legend var of BMC 2; Imhoof LS 2-3; Plankenhorn 986; GRPC Lydia 5.TextImage
BMC 3Daldis, Lydia, AE14, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-211. 6.25 g. Draped bust of Serapis right, polos on head. / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Cult image of Kore standing facing, between a corn-ear on the left and a poppy on the right. BMC 3; GRPC Lydia 14 (this coin).TextImage
BMC 4Daldis, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous. 193-230. Helmeted head of Athena right, aegis on chest / ΔAΛΔIANΩN Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing to front. BMC 4; Waddington 4953; Paris 258; Svoronos 229 in JIAN 1904; GRPC Lydia 20.TextImage
BMC 5Daldis, Lydia, AE17, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-211. Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right. / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, bunch of grapes. BMC 5; Mionnet IV, 171; SNG Munich 97; GRPC Lydia 13 (this coin).TextImage
BMC 6-7Daldis, Lydia, Autonomous. 117-138 AD. AE 24. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 6-7; Mionnet IV 166; GRPC Lydia 7.TextImage
BMC 8Daldis-Flaviopolis, Lydia. AE19. Semi-Autonomous. IEΡOC ΔHMOC, Youthful, laureate head of Demos right, slight drapery on left shoulder / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Tyche standing right holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 8; Mionnet IV 168; SNG Munich 98; Waddington 4955; Paris 260; SNG von Aulock 8223; Kurth Demos 541; GRPC Lydia 15.TextImage
Hunter 1Daldis, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 30 BC-276 AD. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, (N retrograde), draped bust of the Senate right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN Artemis huntress, wearing short chiton, running right, siezing from behind the horns of a stag rearing right. Hunter 1; SNG Hunterian 1986; Paris 255; Walcher Coll. 2661; GRPC Lydia 18.TextImage
Imhoof LS 1Daldis, Lydia, semi-autonomous issue. 69-96 AD. Magistrate Menekratos. ΦΛABIOΠOΛEITΩN ΔAΛΔIANΩ, herm of Herakles right, holding club and lionskin / EΠI MENEKΡATOY ΣTΡATHΓOY B, Apollo seated left on rock, holding lyre and branch. Imhoof LS 1; Leypold I, 926; RPC II 1326; GRPC Lydia 2.TextImage
Imhoof LS 4Daldis, Lydia, semi-autonomous. 193-211. Magistrate Metrodoros. CYNKΛHTOC IEΡA, draped bust of the Senate left / EΠ MHTΡOΔΩΡOY AΡ ΔAΛΔIANΩN Asklepios standing facing, head left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Imhoof LS 4; SNG Turkey 5, 341; Winterthur 3725; Paris 257; GRPC Lydia 8.TextImage
Lindgren III 456aDaldis, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous. AD 198-268. 4.21 g. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and filleted thyrsus, panther at foot standing left. Lindgren III 456A; Plankenhorn 991; GRPC Lydia 21.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 165Daldis, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous, 30 BC-276 AD. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate, draped bust of the Senate right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN Artemis huntress, wearing short chiton, advancing right, holding bow, reaching for arrow from quiver at shoulder, hound at foot right. Mionnet IV, 165; Paris 255A; GRPC Lydia 19.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 167Daldis, Lydia, semi-autonomous. 117-138. 19.6 mm. 5.01 gr. IEΡA ΔHMOC, youthful, unbearded head of Demos right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN Apollo naked, seated left on rock, holding lyre in left hand and laurel branch in right. Mionnet IV, 167; Paris 262 corr. ("Geta"); GRPC Lydia 6.TextImage
Mionnet S7, 116Daldis, Lydia. semi-autonomous coinage. AE. 2 cent. AD. 0.70 g. Bearded, laureate head of mature Dionysos or Herakles right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Bunch of grapes with two leaves. Mionnet Supp VII 116 corr.; Paris 256; GRPC Lydia 11.TextImage
SNG Munich 99Daldis, Lydia, AE24, semi-autonomous issue, AD 193-211. ΔHMOC, laureate head of Demos right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mionnet IV, 170; SNG Munich 99; Plankenhorn 989; GRPC Lydia 16.TextImage
SNRIS Daldis 2Daldis, Lydia. Severan times, 193-235 AD. AE 25mm. IEΡA CVNKΛHTOC, draped bust of Senate right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Amazon standing right, naked but for chlamys over arm, right hand above head, holding spear in left, shield at foot. SNRIS Daldis 2; GRPC Lydia 17; Vossen 8066.Text
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Winterthur 3724Daldis, Lydia, AE14, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-211. Bearded head of Silenos right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, bunch of grapes. Winterthur 3724; Paris 256; GRPC Lydia 12.Text
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VESPASIAN
RPC 1324Vespasian AE27 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 69-79. 7.7 gr. Magistrate Ti. Fla. Hylas. OYECΠACIANOC KAICAΡ, laureate head right / EΠI CT TI ΦΛA YΛA ΦΛA KAI ΔAΛΔI, Kybele seated left, holding patera, resting elbow on drum. RPC 1324; Imhoof AGM 140 in RSN 1913; GRPC Lydia 24.TextImage
RPC 1324 (2)Vespasian, AE25 of Daldis (as Flaviopolis Caesarea Daldis), Lydia. AD 69-79. Magistrate Ae. Ti. Fla. Hylas.. 5.55 g. OYECΠACIANOC KAICAΡ, laureate head right / EΠI TI ΦΛA YΛA ΦΛA KAI ΔAΛΔI, Kybele, wearing polos, seated left on throne, holding patera and resting left arm on tympanum, lion sitting left at her side. RPC 1324; Imhoof AGM 140 in RSN 1913; GRPC Lydia 24.TextImage
TRAJAN
BMC 9 varTrajan, AE18 of Daldis, Lydia. 98-117 AD. TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ CE, laureate head right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Winterthur 3728; RPC III 2414 var; GRPC Lydia 26.TextImage
Leypold I, 927Trajan. AE18 of Daldis, Lydia. 98-117. TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ CE, laureate head right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. RPC III 2414; Leypold I, 927; SNG Munich 101; GRPC Lydia 27. (obv or rev legend correction of BMC 9, Mionnet Supp VII, 119 and Winsemann 692) corr (obv. legend).TextImage
Winterthur 3728Trajan, AE18 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 98-117. 4.44 g. TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ CE, laureate head right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Winterthur 3728; RPC III 2414 var; GRPC Lydia 26.TextImage
HADRIAN
SNG Righetti 1020Hadrian, AE26 of Daldis, Lydia, 9.5g. Strategos Herakleidos. AY KAIC AΔΡIANOC, laureate cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / EΠI HΡAKΛEIΔOY CTΡ ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and staff. SNG Righetti 1020; Mionnet IV, 173; Paris 261; RPC III 2415; GRPC Lydia 28.TextImage
SABINA
Paris 263Sabina, AE17 of Daldis, Lydia, Sabina. 117-138. 3.19 gr. CABEINA CEBACTH (clockwise from top right), draped bust right, wearing stephane / ΔAΛΔIANΩN (clockwise from top right), Apollo seated left on rock, looking right, holding branch and resting left arm on lyre. Paris 263; Kapossy Bern 43; GRPC Lydia 29.TextImage
COMMODUS
Hunter 2Commodus, AE37 of Daldis, Lydia, 177-192. AVT KAI M AVΡ KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI AVΡ MHTΡOΔOΡOY AΡXA ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Kybele seated left on cart drawn by two lions, holding sceptre, resting hand on tympanum. Hunter 2; SNG Hunterian 1985; GRPC Lydia 34.TextImage
Manisa Museum 17857Commodus AE28 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 177-192. Magistrate Aur. Metrodoros. 12.89 g. AYT KAI M AYΡH KOMOΔOC, laureate head right / EΠ MHTΡOΔΩΡOY AΡ ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Manisa Museum 17857; GRPC Lydia 36.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
GRPC Lydia 37Septimius Severus, AE34 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 193-211. Magistrate Artemidoros Lan.. AYT KAIC CEΠT CEOYHΡOC Π, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI AΡTEMIΔΩΡOY ΛAN AΡX A.. ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Kybele seated left, resting arm on drum, facing Apollo, seated right on rock, playing the lyre. GRPC Lydia 37, otherwise unpublished. CNG 363, 288 and ArtCoins Roma, 4, 145.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
GRPC Lydia 40Julia Domna AE29 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 193-217. 16.37 g. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠI AΡTEMIΔΩΡOY ΛAN AΡX ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Caracalla standing left, holding globe and spear, being crowned by Nike standing left behind him. GRPC Lydia 40, otherwise unpublished. CNG 405, 313.TextImage
SNG vA 2935Julia Domna. 193-217 AD. AE 7.45 gr of Daldis, Lydia. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN terminal figure of Herakles to left wearing diadem and with drapery around waist, standing on low base, holding apple of the Hesperides in his right hand and left hand resting on his hip. SNG von Aulock 2935; Righetti coll. sale 726; GRPC Lydia 41.TextImage
CARACALLA
GRPC Lydia 44Caracalla. AE37 of Daldis, Lydia. 198-217. Magistrate L. Aur. Metrodoros. 27.0 gr. AVT K M AVR ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / EΠI Λ AYΡ MHTΡOΔΩΡOY AΡX A ΔAΛΔIANΩN tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. GRPC Lydia 44, otherwise unpublished. CNG 286, 225.TextImage
SNRIS Daldis 2Caracalla, AE31 of Daldis, Lydia. 198-217 AD. Archon Artemidoros. AV K M AV ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI AΡTEMIΔΩ Π OVΛAN AΡX / A TO B (TO ligate) ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Hades-Serapis seated left, holding sceptre and extending hand to Kerberos seated left at feet. SNRIS Daldis 2; Vossen 5708; GRPC Lydia 42.TextImage
GETA
GRPC Lydia 47Geta, AE21 of Daldis, Lydia. 198-209 AD. L CE GETAC KA, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN terminal figure of Herakles to left wearing diadem and with drapery around waist, standing on low base, holding apple of the Hesperides in his right hand and left hand resting on his hip. GRPC Lydia 47, otherwise unpublished. Leu 72, 484.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Mionnet IV, 177Gordian III, AE42 of Daldis, Lydia. 238-244. Magistrate L. Aur. Hephaistionos. 39.67 gr. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ Λ AYΡ HΦAICTIΩNOC AΡX A ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Artemis huntress, holding bow and arrow, chasing two stags right, two hounds leaping up at the stags. Mionnet IV, 177; Paris 266; Arslan (2003) 11 corr. ("Caracalla"); GRPC Lydia 49; RPC VII 201.TextImage
Paris 265Gordian III AE 48 of Daldis, Lydia. 238-244. Magistrate L. Aur. Hephaistionos. 47.6 mm, 41.89 gr. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ Λ AYΡ HΦAICTIΩNOC AΡX A T B ΔAΛΔIANΩN Perseus, holding the head of Medusa, walking left, approaching the Gorgons seated on the ground by a tree, a winged genius behind them; to left, a horse walking left and looking back; in the background at upper left, a small tetrastyle temple containing Apollo seated right, holding lyre. Mionnet IV 178 corr.; Paris 265; GRPC Lydia 50; RPC VII 200; Boston MFA 1983.226.TextImage
RPC 201AGordian III, AE39 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 238-244. Magistrate L. Aur. Hephaistionos. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ Λ AYΡ HΦAICTIΩNOC AΡX A T B ΔAΛΔIANΩN around, in left field and below, Apollo seated right on throne, holding lyre, facing Kybele seated left on throne, holding patera and resting hand upon tympanum; between them, lion left. RPC VII 201A; GRPC Lydia 48.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
GRPC Lydia 55Tranquillina, AE of Daldis, Lydia. 238-244 AD. ΦOYΛ TΡANKYΛΛEINA CA, diademed and draped bust right / ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Artemis huntress right with one knee on back of stag, which she pulls down by the horns. GRPC Lydia 55; Manisa Museum 50; RPC VII 203A. Ritter 27380.TextImage
RPC IV 203Tranquillina AE31 of Daldis, Lydia. AD 241-244. Magistrate L. Aur. Hephaistionos. 13.95 g. ΦOYΡ TΡANKYΛΛEINA CA, draped bust right, wearing stephane / EΠ Λ AYΡ HΦAICTIΩNOC AΡX A T B ΔAΛΔIANΩN Zeus-Serapis seated left, holding patera and ornate sceptre. RPC VII 203; GRPC Lydia 54.TextImage
PHILIP I
GRPC Lydia 56Philip I. AE of Daldis, Lydia. 244-249. Magistrate Flav. Ael. Priscus. 6.90 gr. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, radiate, draped bust right / EΠI ΦΛ AIΛ ΠΡEICKOY AΠX ΠΡ TO, bucranium and torch within wreath. GRPC Lydia 56. Künker 193, 942.TextImage
Mabbott 1792Philip I, AE38 of Daldis, Lydia. 244-249. Magistrate Flav. Ael. Priscus. 26.01 gr. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI ΦΛ AIΛ ΠΡEICKOY AΠX ΠΡΩ TO B ΔAΛΔIANΩN, the abduction of Persphone: Hades, with billowing chlamys, in quadriga driven right by Eros, carrying away Persephone; fallen flower basket below horses. Mabbott 1792 (as Philip II); GRPC Lydia 57.TextImage
OTACILIA SEVERA
BMC 15Otacilia Severa. AE32 of Daldis, Lydia. 244-249. Magistrate Fla. J. Preiskos. MAΡK ΩTAKIΛ CEBHΡA CEB, draped bust right / EΠI ΦΛA I ΠΡEICKOY AΡXI ΠΡΩΠO B ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Cult statue of Kore standing facing between poppy and corn-ear. BMC 15-16; Waddington 4956; Paris 264; Winterthur 3729; GRPC Lydia 59.TextImage
PHILIP II
BMC 17Philip II, AE25 of Daldis, Lydia. 244-247. Magistrate Flav. Ai. Preiskos. M IOYL FILIPPOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / EP FL AI PREICKOY ΔAΛΔIANΩN Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Imhoof KM 1; BMC 17; Winterthur 3730; SNG von Aulock 2937 corr; GRPC Lydia 62.TextImage
VALERIAN I
GRPC Lydia 63Valerian I. AD 253-260. AE38 of Daldis, Lydia. Magistrate M. Aur. Pius Olymp. 25.24 g. AY K Π Λ OYAΛEΡIANOC, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI M AYΡ CTA ΠEIOY OΛYMΠEICA IOY A AΡX ΔAΛΔIANΩN, tetrastyle temple, with Apollo seated left on omphalus, looking right, holding lyre within. GRPC Lydia 63, otherwise unpublished. CNG 369, 427.TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 20Gallienus, AE25 of Daldis, Lydia. 253-268 AD. AYT K Π ΛI ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠ ΠEIOY ΔAΛΔIANΩN Artemis huntress walking right, looking left, holding bow; hound running left at feet. BMC 20-21; Plankenhorn 993; GRPC Lydia 64.TextImage
Imhoof LS 7Gallienus, AE24 of Daldis, Lydia 253-268. Magistrate Pius Olym... 4.27 gr. AYT K Π ΛI ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠ ΠEIOY ΔAΛΔIANΩN Cult statue of Kore standing facing between poppy and grain-ear. BMC 19; Imhoof LS 7; GRPC Lydia 65.TextImage
Leypold 929Gallienus, AE22 of Daldis, Lydia, AD 253-268. Magistrate Pius Olym... AY K Π Λ ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ ΠEIOY ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Vase containing corn-ears and poppies. Leypold I, 929; Mionnet Supp VII, 123; Paris 267; GRPC Lydia 67.TextImage
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