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Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Hermocapelia



Modern Geukche-keui: on the north side of the Hyrcanian plain, a few miles south-west of Apollonis.

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SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 7Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE17, semi-autonomous 117-138 AD. 2.51g, 16.5mm. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, turreted and draped bust of Roma right. BMC 7; RPC III 1878.TextImage
BMC 9Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE 16, 3.66 gr. 117-138 AD. IERA CYNKLHTOC, Draped bust of the Senate right / EΡMOKAΠHΛIT, Turreted and draped bust of Roma right, TMP monogram in right field. SNG Cop 165; BMC 9; Paris 411A; RPC III 1878.TextImage
BMC 10AE15 of Lydia, Hermocapelia. 2nd century AD. 3.5gm. QEON CVNKLHTWN, Youthful bust of the Roman Senate right, monogram before / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Turreted, draped bust of Roma right. SNG Cop 163; BMC 10; RPC III 1878.TextImage
BMC 13Hermocapelia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 193-211 AD. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Serapis standing left, polos on head, holding sceptre and patera. BMC 13.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 233Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE17, semi-autonomous 117-138. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ERMOKAPHLITW, turreted and draped bust of Roma right, RA monogram in right field. Mionnet IV, 233; Paris 413; RPC III 1877.TextImage
Paris 414Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE18, semi-autonomous 117-138. 3.72 gr. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / QEA RW ERMOKAPHLT (sic), turreted and draped bust of Roma right. Paris 414; RPC III 1877.TextImage
SNG Cop 163Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE20, 2.5 gr. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped youthful bust of the Senate right / QEAN RW ERMOKAPHLITW, turreted head of Roma right. SNG von Aulock 2943; SNG Cop 163; RPC III 1877. TextImage
SNG Cop 167AE16 of Lydia, Hermocapelia. Time of Hadrian. 3.5gm. QEON CVNKLHTWN, Youthful bust of the Senate right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Turreted, draped bust of Roma right. SNG Cop 167; RPC III 1879.TextImage
Waddington 4986Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous. 193-217. Bearded, draped bust of Herakles right / ERMOKAPH, bunch of grapes. SNG von Aulock 2948; Waddington 4986; Paris 416; Mionnet IV, 229; SNG Munich 127.TextImage
Walcher 2663Hermocapelia, Lydia, AE16, semi-autonomous 117-138 AD. 2.61 gr. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ERMOKAPHLITW, turreted and draped bust of Roma right, AT monogram in right field. Walcher Coll. 2663; RPC III 1878.TextImage
TRAJAN
RPC 1871Trajan AE33 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 98-117 AD. 13.81 gr. AV NER TRAIANON CEB GER DA PAR, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN AΡX PO, the abduction of Persephone: Hades in quadriga of galloping horses right, turning back and clasping the struggling Persephone with his right arm, and holding sceptre in left hand. Gorny and Mosch, 181, 1785; Paris 2009.243; RPC III 1871.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 8226Trajan, AE20 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. AD 98-117. TRAIANON KAICARA CE, laureate head right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Hermes, naked, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. SNG von Aulock 8226; Waddington 4988; Paris 418-419; Leypold I, 955; RPC III 1870.TextImage
Waddington 4988Trajan, AE19 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 98-117. TRAIANON KAICARA CE, laureate head right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Hermes, naked, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. SNG von Aulock 8226; Waddington 4988; Paris 418; RPC III 1870.TextImage
HADRIAN
Mionnet IV, 236Hadrian AE26 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 117-138. 14.62 gr. AY KAICAR ADRIANOC CEBACTOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Zeus standing left, holding patera and sceptre. Paris 420; Mionnet IV, 236; RPC III 1875.TextImage
RPC III 1874Hadrian, AE19 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. AD 117-138. AYTO TΡAIA AΔΡIANON, laureate head right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Hermes, naked, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. VL monogram in left field. RPC III 1874 otherwise unpublished. (Gorny & Mosch, 176, 1680).TextImage
Waddington 4989Hadrian, AE26 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 117-138. AY KAICAR ADRIANOC CEBACTOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Zeus standing left, holding patera and sceptre. SNG von Aulock 2949; Waddington 4989; Paris 421; RPC III 1875 corr (rev. legend).TextImage
Waddington 4990Hadrian, AE19 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 117-138. 6.19 gr. AYTO TRAIANON ADRIANOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Hermes, naked, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. BMC 15; Waddington 4990; Paris 422; RPC III 1873 corr (obv. legend).TextImage
Waddington 4991Hadrian, AE19 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 117-138. AY TRAI..., laureate, draped bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛITΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Waddington 4991; Paris 423; RPC III -.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 18Septimius Severus, Lydia, Hermocapelia, AE18. AY K L CEOYEROC, Laureate bust right / ERMOKAPELEIT, Asklepios standing facing, holding serpent-entwined staff. BMC 18; SNG Cop 169.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 237Septimius Severus, AE18 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 193-211. AY KAI CEOYHROC, laureate head right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Mionnet IV, 237; Paris 424.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 238Septimius Severus, AE19 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 193-211. AYTOK CEBHROC K, laureate head right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Mionnet IV, 238; SNG Munich 128; Waddington 4994; Paris 429.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 239 corr.Septimius Severus, AE30 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 193-211. Magistrate Metrodoros. 13.26 gr. AYT KAI L CEOYHROC PER, laureate head right / EPI CTRA MHTR EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Mionnet IV, 239 corr. (magistrate's name); Paris 425.TextImage
Paris 426Septimius Severus AE28 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 193-211. 7.47 gr. AY KAI CEYHROC, laureate head right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears upwards and short torch. Paris 426.TextImage
SNG Munich 129Septiumius Severus, AE19 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. AD 193-211. 3.47 g. AY KAI CEOYHRO, laureate head right / ERMOKAPHLEITWN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. SNG Munich 129; Kraft pl. 65, 14b.TextImage
Waddington 4992Septimius Severus, AE24 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 193-211. AYT KAI L CEOYHROC, laureate head right, countermark: Delta / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear, shield at her feet. Waddington 4992, Paris 427.TextImage
Waddington 4993Septimius Severus, AE18 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 193-211. AY KAI CEYHPOC, laureate head right / ERMOKAPHLEITW-N, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears upwards and sceptre. Waddington 4993; Paris 428.TextImage
GETA
Boersma 4949Geta AE22 of Lydia, Hermocapelia. AD 198-209, 6.33g. Tryphon, magistrate. L CEP GETAC KA, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI TRUFWNO ERMOKP/H; Artemis huntress standing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver. Apparently unpublished. Boersma Art. 4949.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
Mionnet S7, 161Trebonianus Gallus, AE38 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Menophilos Andronikos. 19.69 gr. AYT K G BEIB TREB GALLOC AYG, laureate, draped bust right / EPI AYR MHNOFILOY B K ANDRONEIKOY ERMOKAPHLEI TWN, Hades, holding sceptre, in galloping quadriga with driver right, carrying off struggling Persephone. Mionnet Supp VII, 161; Mus. Hederv. II, 4; Paris 430.TextImage
Waddington 4995Trebonianus Gallus, AE29 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 251-253. Magistrate Aur. Menophilos Andronikos. AYT KA G BEIB GALLOC CEB, laureate, draped bust right / EP AYR MHNOFILOY B ERMOKAPHLEI TWN, Hygieia standing right, holding patera, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing front, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Waddington 4995, Paris 431.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
SNG Leypold 958Volusian, AE of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 251-253 AD 9.11 g. AVT G BEIB BOULOUSTIANOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Tyche standing, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Leypold 958.TextImage
Waddington 4996Volusian, AE25 of Hermocapelia, Lydia. 251-253. AVT K BEIB BOYLOYCTIANOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΡMOKAΠHΛEITΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Waddington 4996, Paris 433.TextImage

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