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Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Magnesia


[SNG Cop 256]

Magnesia ad Sipylum, a city in Lydia, inland from Smyrna, at the foot of Mt. Sipylus.

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 5Magnesia ad Spiylum, AE21, Autonomous issue. 200-100 BC. 10.06 g. Turreted head of Kybele right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. DYK monogram in upper left field. BMC 5; SNG Munich 219.TextImage
BMC 6Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE14. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 4.0 gr. Head of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver behind neck / ΣIΠYΛOY MAΓNHTΩN above, Zeus, bare to waist, standing left, and Hermes, chlamys over arm and petatos at his back, standing right, holding sceptre between them. ΔΠY monogram in left field. BMC 6; Paris 1461.TextImage
BMC 6 varMagnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE15, Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 4.24 gr. Head of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver behind neck / ΣIΠYΛOY MAΓNHTΩN, Zeus, bare to waist, standing left, and Hermes, chlamys over arm and petatos at his back, standing right, holding sceptre between them. EK monogram in left field. BMC 6-7 var (monogram); SNG Cop 241 var (ditto). Possibly unpublished with this monogram.TextImage
BMC 10Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum. 2nd-1st Century BC. AE 23mm (8.27 gm). Laureate head of Herakles right / Athena standing left, holding Nike in extended right hand and resting left on shield set on ground; PCAR monogram in upper left field. TextImage
BMC 11 varMagnesia ad Sipylum, semi-autonomous issue. 138-244 AD. AE15, 2.81 gr. Head of Sipylus right, hair bound in a taenia / MAΓNHTΩN, tripod, ΔON monogram in right field. BMC 11 var (monogram and rev. legend); SNG Cop 240 var (ditto).TextImage
BMC 16Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, Autonomous. 138-268. Magistrate M Jul. Metrodorus. EΠI CTΡA M OYΛ MHTΡOΔΩΡOY, head of Zeus right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Demeter, veiled, standing left, holding poppy, corn-ears and torch. BMC 16; SNG Cop 246; SNG Munich 232; Waddington 5073; Paris 645.TextImage
BMC 20Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE16, semi-autonomous. 138-276. 3.3 gr. MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, bearded head of Zeus right / EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding grain-ears in right hand, cornucopiae in left and resting left arm on an overturned urn from which waters flow. BMC 20; SNG Cop 248.TextImage
BMC 22Magnesia, Lydia. AE, 138-276 AD. Bearded head of Zeus (or Mount Sipylus) right / MAΓNHTΩN, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding grain-ears and cornucopiae, resting left elbow on overturned urn. BMC 22.TextImage
BMC 25Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE15, 138-276 AD. 2.43 gr. CIΠYΛOC, bearded head of mountain-god Sipylos right / MAΓNHTON, tripod. BMC 25.TextImage
BMC 28Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE19, 138-276 AD. 5.14 gr. CIΠYΛOC, bearded head of mountain-god Sipylos right / MAΓNHTON, Asklepios standing facing, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. BMC 28-29; SNG Cop 252; Weber 6841-6842; Mionnet IV, 376; SNG von Aulock 2998: Hunter 6; SNG Tuebingen 3708.TextImage
BMC 30Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE18, 138-276 AD. 2.96 gr. CIΠYΛOC, bearded head of mountain-god Sipylos right / MAΓNHTON, Homonoia standing left, kalathos on head, holding patera and cornucopiae. BMC 30; SNG Munich 236.TextImage
BMC 31Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE 13.7mm, 2.29 gr. MAΓNHTΩN, turreted head of Kybele (or Tyche) right / CIΠYΛOY, scorpion. BMC p. 142, 31.TextImage
BMC 32Magnesia, Lydia, AE12, semi-autonomous issue. AD 238-244. 1.39 gr. MAΓNHTΩN, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding cornucopiae and resting arm on overturned urn / CIΠYΛOY, scorpion. BMC 32; Mionnet Supp. VII, 265.TextImage
BMC 33Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE16, Semi-autonomous. 238-244. MAΓNHCIA, turreted, draped bust of Tyche right / CIΠYΛOY, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and resting arm on overturned urn. BMC 33; SNG Righetti 1042; SNG Munich 244; Leypold I, 1031.TextImage
BMC 34Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE14, semi-autonomous. 238-244. 1.72 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted, draped bust of Tyche right / CIΠYΛOY, tripod. BMC 34; SNG Cop 256; SNG Munich 243; Leypold I, 1030.TextImage
BMC 36Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE17, Semi-autonomous. 238-244. 2.65 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / CIΠYΛOY, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Weber 6843; BMC 36-37; SNG Cop 253; SNG Tuebingen 3710; SNG Munich 242; Mionnet IV, 371; Paris 634.TextImage
BMC 39Magnesia ad Sipylum. AE23. semi-autonomous issue. 238-244. 4.86 g. MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Kybele, turreted, standing left between two lions, holding patera and drum. SNG Cop 254; BMC 39-40; SNG Munich 238-240; Mionnet IV, 370.TextImage
BMC 41Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE20. Semi-autonomous. 238-244. 5.72 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, turreted, standing left between two lions, holding patera in right hand and drum on shoulder. BMC 41; Mionnet IV, 369; Paris 632.TextImage
BMC 42Magnesia, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. AD 238-244. 5.41 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted, draped bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYL, humped bull standing left. SNG Cop 255; BMC 42; SNG Munich 241; Leypold I, 1029.TextImage
BMC 43Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE23, 2nd - 3rd Century BC. 4.55 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, humped bull standing right. BMC 43; Lindgren III 488A.TextImage
Cederlind AG1918Magnesia ad Sipylum, AE16, semi-autonomous. 138-276. MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, bearded head of Herakles right / (no legend) river-god Hermos reclining left, holding cornucopiae, resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. Tom Cederlind Item AG1918 on vcoins.com. Unpublished without rev. legend.TextImage
Fox Ilang 40Magnesia, Lydia, AE11. 464-449 BC. Head of Senate? right / MAGNH-TWN, Apollo, naked except for chlamys hanging behind from his shoulders, standing left, holding raven and laurel branch. The reverse image of this coin is similar to the obverse of Schultz AM 88.TextImage
G & N DF0908Magnesia ad Sipylum, AE15, semi-autonomous issue. Time of Augustus? Magistrate Kilas. 3.2 g. MAΓNHTΩN TΩN AΠO ΣIΠYΛOY, turreted head of Tyche right / K(IΛ)AΣ, Zeus, bare to waist, chlamys over arm, standing left, facing Hermes, cloak hanging behind, standing right, holding sceptre between them. ΠoE monogram in left field. Gitbud & Naumann DF0908.TextImage
G & N 1212Magnesia ad Sipylum, AE21, Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 8.39 gr. Turreted head of Kybele right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYL, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. ΔAΡ monogram in upper left field. Gitbud & Naumann 12.2012, unpublished monogram.TextImage
Hunter 7Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE27. semi-autonomous. 238-244. Magistrate Au. Theodotus. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EP CT AY QEODOTOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Hunter 7; Walcher Coll. 2677.TextImage
Leypold 1033Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE16. Semi-autonomous. 138-244. CIΠYΛOC, bearded and draped bust of Sipylos right / MAΓNHTΩN, tripod. Walcher 2680; BMC 25-26; SNG Munich 235; Leypold I, 1033; Paris 641A.TextImage
Lindgren 753Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE23 semi-autonomous, 2nd century BC. 11 gr. Bearded head of Herakles right / MAΓNHTΩN ΣIΠYΛOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike in extended right hand and resting left hand on shield. M-like monogram at upper left, countermarked. Lindgren 753 (this coin).TextImage
Mionnet IV, 361Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE14. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 3.33 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, serpent coiled around omphalos. WPN monogram below. Mionnet IV, 361; Paris 616.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 364Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE16. semi-autonomous. 238-244. Bearded head of Herakles right, lionskin knotted around neck / MAΓNHTΩN, lion walking right. Hunter 4; Leypold I, 1028 corr. ("Zeus"); SNG Righetti 1041; SNG Munich 230; Mionnet IV, 364; Paris 639C.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 366Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE20. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 7.42 gr. Turreted head of Kybele right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. AR monogram in left field. Mionnet IV, 366; Paris 627.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 367Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE21, Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 7.85 gr. Turreted head of Kybele right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. No monogram. Mionnet IV, 367; Paris 1966.453.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 368Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE 15.4 mm. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 2.76 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right, with aegis / MAGN CIΠYΛOY, Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mionnet IV, 368; Paris 630.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 372Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE23, 2nd - 3rd Century BC. 4.55 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of city-goddess or Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYL, humped bull walking right. Mionnet IV, 372.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 380Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, Autonomous. 238-244. Magistrate Au. Theodotus. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EP CT AY QEODOTOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, distyle temple with Kybele, kalathos on head, standing left within, holding patera and drum, lions at her sides. SNG von Aulock 2999; SNG Cop 249; Mionnet IV, 380; Paris 642; SNG Munich 249; McClean 8674.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 267Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE21, Autonomous. 238-244. 4.04 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare head of the Senate right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, resting left hand on shield. Mionnet Supp. VII, 267; Paris 646.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 268Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE25. Semi-autonomous. 238-244. Magistrate Au. Theodotus. 6.65 gr. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right, countermark: turreted head of Tyche right (Howgego 198) / EP CT AY QEODOTOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mionnet Supp. VII, 268; Paris 643.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 270Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AE21, semi-autonomous, AD 253-268. Magistrate Frontonos. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / EP FRONTWNOC MAGN CIPY, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Mionnet Supp. VII, 270.TextImage
Paris 624Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE20. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 8.11 gr. Laureate head of Herakles right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, resting left hand on shield. LU (or AT?) monogram in left field. SNG Cop 242; Paris 624.TextImage
Paris 624AMagnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE23. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. Magistrate (monogram) Philn.. 10.94 gr. Bearded head of Herakles right / MAGNHTW CIPYL, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, resting left hand on shield. FILN monogram in left field. Paris 624A.TextImage
Paris 635Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE16, semi-autonomous. 238-244. 5.64 gr. MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYL, humped bull standing right. Paris 635.TextImage
Paris 644Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE15? Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 3.77 gr. Head of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver behind neck / MAΓNHTΩN ΣIΠYΛOY, Zeus, bare to waist, standing left, and Hermes, chlamys over arm and petatos at his back, standing right, holding sceptre between them, large thunderbolt in upper centre. PA monogram in left field. Paris 644.TextImage
Paris M3131Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE21. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 8.59 gr. Turreted head of Kybele right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. PA monogram in left field. Paris M3131 otherwise unpublished.TextImage
RPC 2448Roman Consular AE23 Provincial of Proconsul Marcus Tullius M.f. Cicero. 30-20 BC. Magistrate Theodoros. 5.55 g. MARKOS TYLLIOS KIKERWN, bare head of Cicero right / MAGNHTWN APO SIPYLOY around, QEO-DW-ROS across fields, right hand, closed, holding wreath, two corn-ears and vine branch with bunch of grapes. RPC I 2448; BMC 13-15; Paris 647-648A; SNG Munich 250-251; SNG Lewis 1422.TextImage
SNG Cop 247Imperial Times, Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum, AE15. Bearded, draped bust of Herakles right / MAΓNHTΩN above and beneath lion advancing right. BMC 24, SNG Copenhagen 247, SNG UK 4863.TextImage
SNG Cop 248Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum. Imperial Period. Circa 2nd-3rd Century AD. AE 15mm. Head of Zeus (or, Mt. Sipylus) right / River-god Hermos reclining left, holding grain ear & cornucopiae, & leaning on inverted urn from which water flows left. SNGvA 2997, BMC 19. TextImage
SNG Cop 251Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum AE20. Autonomous, ca 2nd - 3rd Century AD. Bearded head of Mt. Sipylos right / MA-GNH-TWN, Homonia standing left, holding cornucopiae and patera. BMC 30. TextImage
SNG Cop 256Lydia, Magnesia ad Sypilum AE17. Roman times, ca 2nd - 3rd Century AD. MAG-NHCIA, draped and turreted bust of Tyche right / CIP-U-LOU, tripod. TextImage
SNG Munich 222Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 8.46 gr. Laureate, bearded head of Herakles right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, resting left hand on shield. A in left field. SNG Munich 222; Paris 624B.TextImage
SNG vA 2998Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum, 19mm, 3.15g. CIPULOC, bearded head of the mountain-god Sipylos right / MAΓNHTΩN; Asklepios standing facing, head left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. SNG von Aulock 2998.TextImage
Vossen 74221Magnesia ad Sipylum, AE21, Autonomous. 200-100 BC. 8.39 gr. Turreted head of Kybele right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYL, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. EAR monogram in upper left field. Vossen 74221, unpublished monogram.TextImage
Winterthur 3785Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AE18. Autonomous. 2nd c. BC. Male head right (king or priest), hair bound in a broad taenia / MAGNH-SIPULO, tripod altar, D on STKR monogram above. Winterthur 3785.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2449Austustus, Livia, Gaius & Lucius AE19 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. MAGNHTES APO SIPYLOY SEBASTWI, jugate busts of Augustus, laureate and Livia, draped right / DIONYSIOS DIONYSIOY KILAS IEREYS SEBASTOY, confronted heads of Caius Caesar right and Lucius Caesar left. RPC I 2449; BMC 44-46; Imhoof LS 2; Paris 650-651; Waddington 5075-5076; SNG Munich 254; Mionnet IV, 387; Mionnet Supp. VII, 273. TextImage
RPC 2450Augustus, AE18 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. ca. 2 BC. 2.97 gr. MAGNHTES APO SIPYLOU SEBASTWI, bare head of Augustus right / DIONUSIOS KILAS, draped bust of Livia right. RPC I 2450; Paris 649.TextImage
LIVIA
RPC 2452Livia, AE16, 3.91 gr of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. After 17 AD. CEBACTHN MAGNHTEC APO C, draped bust of Livia right / QEON CYNKLHTON, draped bust of Senate right. RPC 2452.TextImage
RPC 2452CLivia AE16 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 17-37 BC. 2.76 gr. CEBACTHN MAGNHTEC AP CI, draped bust of Livia right / QEON CYNKLHTON, bare head of the Senate right. RPC I 2452C; Paris 655; Waddington 5077; Imhoof LS 3.TextImage
RPC 2453Livia, AE18 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 3.07 g. Struck under Tiberius, AD 14-37. ΘEAN CEBACTHN, draped bust of Livia right / CYNKΛHTON MAΓNHTEC AΠO C, draped bust of the Senate right. RPC I 2453; BMC 48; Paris 652; SNG Munich 256.TextImage
TIBERIUS
RPC 2451Tiberius, Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum, AE21. ca. 17-18 AD. TIBERION CEBACTON KTICTHN, laureate bust right / MAGNHTWN APO CIΠYΛOY, Emperor, in military dress, taking hand of turreted city goddess. RPC 2451; SNG von Aulock 3000; Sear Greek 272. Issued to commemorate Tiberius’ assistance to the city following its destruction in the great earthquake of 17 AD.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 2454Caligula, AE of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 37-41 AD. 4.25 g. GAION KAISARA CEBACTON. radiate head right / GERMANIKON KAI AGRIPPINAN, Germanicus, veiled, standing facing; to right, Agrippina as Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. RPC 2454; BMC 49.TextImage
NERO
RPC 2456Nero, AE15.5 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 15.4 mm., 3.09 gr. NERWNA KAICARA, bare head left / from top left, anti-clockwise, MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY QEAN CYNKLH-TON, draped bust of the Senate right. RPC I 2456; BMC 52; SNG Munich 260; SNG Cop 258; Weber 3341; Mionnet Supp. VII, 284; Paris 660.TextImage
RPC 2458Nero and Agrippina II. AE16 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 3,54 gr. AD 54-59. NERWNA CEBACTON, laureate head right / AGRIPPINA CEBACTH MAGNH, draped bust of Agrippina II right. RPC I 2458; Paris 661.TextImage
RPC 2459Nero and Poppaea, AE20 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AD 62-65. 5.25 gr. NERWNA POPPAIAN CEBACTOYC, jugate heads of Nero and Poppaea right / QEAN RWMHN MAGNHTWN APO CIΠYΛOY, turreted, draped bust of Roma right. RPC I 2459; Paris 666; Mionnet IV, 395.TextImage
RPC 2460Nero. AE22 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, AD 63-68. NERWN CEBACTOC, laureate head right / MAGNHTWN APO CIΠYΛOY, turreted head of Tyche left. RPC I 2460; Vienna 28716; SNG Munich 261; Mionnet IV, 394; SNG von Aulock 3002; Lindgren I 755; Imhoof LS 5; Imhoof KM 2.TextImage
DOMITIAN
Mionnet IV, 397
RPC 985 var
Domitian. AE21 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 81-96. DOMITIANOC KAICAR CEBACTOC, laureate head right / MAGNHTWN APO CIΠYΛOY, Apollo, bare to waist, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on lyre on omphalos at his side. Hunter 8; Imhoof 6; Mionnet IV, 397; Paris 667; RPC II 985 var (rev. legend).TextImage
DOMITIA
RPC 986Domitia AE 16mm of Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum. DOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / MAGNH CIΠY, river-god Sipylos reclining left on overturned amphora, holding reed & cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 3003; SNG Munich 264; SNG Cop 259.TextImage
TRAJAN
Mionnet IV, 400Trajan. AE22 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 98-117. 6.28 gr. AY KAI TRAIANW, laureate head right. / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on drum, lion at foot left. Mionnet IV, 400; Paris 670; RPC III 1946 corr (obv legend).TextImage
HADRIAN
Righetti Coll. 775Hadrian. AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum. 117-138. 8.93 gr. AV KAI T A ADR ADRIANOC, laureate head right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛO, Dionysos standing front, looking left, holding filleted thyrsos and kantharos, panther at foot left. Righetti Coll. Sale IV, 775; RPC III -.TextImage
SABINA
Mionnet IV, 401Sabina AE20 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 117-138. 5.87 gr. CABI CEBACTH, draped bust right / MAΓNH CIΠYΛOY, Homonoia standing left, polos on head, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mionnet IV, 401; Paris 671; RPC III -.TextImage
Waddington 5079Sabina, AE20 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 4.41 gr. 117-138. CABINA CEBACTH (or CABEINA), draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and cornucopiae. Waddington 5079; Paris 672; RPC III 1948.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 58Antoninus Pius, AE24 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 138-161. 6.78 gr. AY KAI T AI ADRIA ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Castor standing left, naked, holding transverse spear and the bridle of a horse standing left behind him. BMC 58; Waddington 5081; Paris 674.TextImage
Waddington 5080Antoninus Pius AE33 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 138-161. 26.90 gr. AY KAI T AI ADRIA ANTWNEINOC or similar, laureate head right / EPI... APOLLWNIOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, resting left arm on drum, sitting left, in a standing biga of lions left. Waddington 5080; Paris 673.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 59Marcus Aurelius, AE16 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia, 161-180. 2.55 gr. KAI AYRHLIOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, the child Ploutos standing left in short chiton, holding the front above his waist with both hands, carrying fruit in its folds. BMC 59.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Imhoof LS 8Faustina II, AE 26 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. FAYCTEINA CEBASTH, draped bust right / MAGN-HTWN-EMMO-NIACIA in four lines within wreath of corn. Imhoof LS 8; Vienna 1947.TextImage
Imhoof LS 8 varFaustina II, AE 26 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. FAYCTEINA CEBASTH, draped bust right / MAGN-HTWN-EN MON-IDEIA in four lines within wreath of corn. Imhoof LS 8 var (rev. legend).TextImage
Paris 678Faustina II, AE26 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 147-176. 11.11 gr. FAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on an overturned urn. Paris 678; SNG Munich 269 var (obv. legend); Mionnet IV, 409 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG Munich 269Faustina II AE17 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 147-176. FAYCTEINA CEBAC, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on an overturned urn. SNG Munich 269; Mionnet IV, 409; Paris 679.TextImage
COMMODUS
BMC 60Commodus, AE30 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AD 180-192. 14.18 g. Magistrate Aelius Kodra-. AVT KAI MAR AVRH KOMODOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI CTRA A KODRA, MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYLOC, Kybele, turreted, holding drum, sitting left in a biga of lions left. BMC 60.TextImage
Paris 682Commodus, AE26.5 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 177-192 AD. Magistrate Ai. Codra. AYT KAI MAR AYRH KOMODOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI CTRA AI KODRA MAGNHTW, CIPYLO, Nike standing left, crowning trophy with a shield at lower left and a captive bound to the mast. Paris 682-683; SNG Munich 270 corr. (obv. legend); Vienna 38671; Winsemann 1045; RPC IV online 2360.TextImage
CRISPINA
BMC 61-62Crispina, AE26 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 178-192. 11.27 gr. KRICPEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CTR AIL KODRA MAGNHT CIPYLO, tetrastyle temple with figure of Kybele standing left within, holding drum on left shoulder, lion at foot to left and right. BMC 61-62; SNG Tuebingen 3713.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 413Crispina AE27 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 178-192. Magistrate Ael. Kodra. 12.24 gr. KRICPEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CTR AIL KODRATOY MAGNHT CIΠYΛOY, distyle temple, open pediment; Kybele, turreted, standing left within, holding patera and drum, between two lions. Mionnet IV, 413; Paris 684.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 414Crispina AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 178-192. Magistrate Ael. Kodra. KRICPEINA CEBACT, draped bust right / CTR AIL KODRA MAGNHT CIPYLO, tetrastyle temple with Kybele, turreted, standing left within, holding patera and drum, between two lions. SNG Tübingen 3713; SNG Munich 271; Mionnet IV, 414; Paris 685.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII 298Crispina, AE21 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 178-192. 4.63 gr. KRICPEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛO, River-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on overturned urn. Mionnet Supp. VII, 298; Paris 686.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Imhoof LS 9Septimius Severus, AE36 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 193-211. Magistrate Corinthus. 19.44 gr. AYT KAI L CEPTI CEOYHROC PERT, laureate, draped bust right / EPI CTRA KORINQOY MAGNHTW CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, turreted, seated left on stool in a biga of lions left and resting left arm on drum. Imhoof LS 9; Paris 1966.453.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
Mionnet IV 417Julia Domna AE19 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 193-217. 4.71 gr. IOYLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛO, humped bull standing left. SNG Munich 275; Mionnet IV, 417; Waddington 5083; Paris 688.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 299Julia Domna AE24 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 193-217. 5.41 gr. IOYLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / MAGNHT CIPYL, Kybele, turreted, standing left, holding patera, drum on shoulder, lion at her side with front right paw raised. Mionnet Supp. VII, 299 corr (rev. legend); Paris 687.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 66Caracalla, AE30 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 198-217. Magistrate M. Aur. Gaius. AYT K M AYR C ANTWNEINOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI CTR M AYR GAIOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Nike walking left, holding palm branch and wreath, crowning a trophy before her, bound captive at the foot of the trophy. BMC 66; Paris 691.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 418Caracalla, AE37 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AD 198-217. 27.15 g. Magistrate M. Aurelius Gaius. AYT K M AYR C ANTWNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / EPI CTR M AYR GAIOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Magnesia, turreted, standing right, holding spear and pelta (small Amazonian shield), offering her right hand to Kybele standing facing her, holding patera in her right hand and drum on her left shoulder, lion walking left at her feet. Mionnet IV, 418.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 302Caracalla, AE34 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 198-217. 22.75 gr. AYT K M AYR C ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, emperor on horseback riding right, holding spear, two captives beneath horse. Weber 6845; Mionnet Supp. VII, 302; Paris 690.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 69Severus Alexander AE32 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 222-235. 15.47 gr. Magistrate Aur. Eraseinus. A K M AYR CEY ALEX'ANDROC, laureate head right / EPI CTRA AYR ERACEINOY around, ENMO-NIDEIA-MAGNH-TWN CI-PYLOY in five lines within wreath. BMC 69; Mionnet IV, 421; Paris 692.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 305Severus Alexander AE37 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 222-235. Magistrate A. Cleitianos Metra. 18.19 gr. A K M AYR CE ALEXANDROC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EP CT KLEITANOY MHTR MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, emperor standing left by altar, holding patera and being crowned by Nike standing left behind him. Mionnet Supp. VII, 305; Paris 693.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
BMC 70Julia Mamaea, AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 222-235. Magistrate Aur. Erasinus. 8.86 gr. IOY MAMAIA CEBA, draped bust right / EPI CTR AYR ERACEINOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera and sceptre, lion standing left at her side. BMC 70; Paris 695.TextImage
BMC 73Julia Mamaea AE22 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 222-235. 6.08 gr. IOY MAMAIA CEBAC, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, humped bull standing left. BMC 73; SNG Munich 281; Weber (Germany) 3343; Paris 694.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 307Julia Mamaea AE24 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 222-235. 6.90 gr. IOY MAMAIA CEBA, draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, distyle temple with Kybele standing within, supporting a drum on her shoulder, lions at foot to left and right. Mionnet Supp. VII, 307; Paris 696.TextImage
MAXIMUS
Mionnet Supp. VII, 308Maximus, AE23 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 235-238. Magistrate Aur. Tuchikos. 6.53 gr. G IOY OYH MAXIMOC K, bare-headed, draped bust right / (EPI GR AYR TYXIKOY) MAGNHTWN..., female deity standing left, holding Nike on right hand and thrysos in left. Mionnet Supp. VII, 308; Paris 698.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 76Gordian III, AE 32 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 11.96 gr. 238-244 AD. Magistrate Aur. Theodotos. AV KAI M ANT GORDIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CT AY QEODOTOY B MAGNHTWN CIP-YL, Magnesia, turreted, in short chiton standing facing, holding pelta and patera, being crowned by Nike standing left. BMC 76; SNG München 286.TextImage
RPC 286Gordian III, AE 38 mm, 27.04 gr. of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. Magistrate Aurelius Theodotos. AYK AY M ANT GORDIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right; c/m: head of Tyche right; cornucopia to right / EPI CTRA AYR QEODOTOV B, MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYLOY below, Kybele holding reins and resting arm on tympanum, seated left on cart drawn by two lions. RPC 286.1 (this coin); c/m: Howgego 198.TextImage
RPC 289Gordian III, AE 38 mm, of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 238-244. A K M ANT GORDIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark: turreted head of Tyche right, Howgego 198 / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, turreted, standing left, holding patera in right hand and drum on left shoulder, two lions at her feet. SNG Munich 284; Waddington 5084; RPC VII 289; Mionnet Supp. VII, 309 corr. ("lion and eagle").TextImage
RPC 290Gordian III, AE22 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 238-244 AD. 4.96 gr. A K M ANT GORDIANOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / MAGNHTON CIΠYΛOY, bull standing left. RPC VII 290; SNG Cop 268; SNG Leypold 1044.TextImage
SNG Munich 284Gordian III, AE23 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 5.12 g. A K M ANT GORDIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, turreted, standing left, holding patera in right hand and drum on left shoulder, two lions at her feet. SNG Munich 284 (lions omitted but illustrated); Waddington 5084; Mionnet Supp. VII, 309 corr. ("lion and eagle").TextImage
PHILIP I
BMC 80Philip I AE38 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 244-249. Magistrate Aur. Kleitianos. 37.7 mm, 22.78 gr. AYT K M IOYL FILIPPOC AYG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI CTR KLEITIANOY B MAGNHTWN CIP, Zeus, naked, standing front, head right, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. BMC 80; Mionnet IV, 433; Mionnet Supp. VII, 310; Paris 704.TextImage
OTACILIA SEVERA
Aeruginis a0020Otacilia Severa AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AD 244-249. Magistrate Aenius Ippikus II. M WTA CEBHRA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane / EP AINIOY MAGNHT CIPYL, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Unpublished rev. legend. Aeruginis a0020.TextImage
BMC 86Otacilia Severa. AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, 244-249. Magistrate Ainius. 7.59 gr. M WTA CEBHRA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane, countermark: turreted head of Tyche right (Howgego 198) / EP AINIOY MAGNH CIPYL, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion standing left at her side. Paris 708B; without countermark: SNG Cop 270; BMC 86; SNG Munich 290.TextImage
Duesseldorf 07125Otacilia Severa, AE24 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 244-249 AD. M WTA CEBHRA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane / EP AINEIOY IP MAGNH, SIPYL around and in ex, tetrastyle temple with curved architrave, figure of Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Duesseldorf 07125.TextImage
Naumann 45, 457Otacilia Severa, AE26 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AD 244-249. 7.00 g. M ΩTA CEBHΡA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane, on crescent / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛ, Kybele seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion standing left at her feet. Rev. legend var of SNG Cop 271; Weber 6847 and BMC 88 (all with CIPY). Numismatik Naumann 45, 457.TextImage
SNGCop 271Otacilia Severa, Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum, 244-249 AD. AE23. M ΩTA CEBHΡA CEB, Draped bust right on crescent / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, Cybele enthroned left, holding patera, resting left arm on tympanum, sceptre resting against side of throne, lion at feet. BMC 88, SNG Copenhagen 271, Weber 6847.TextImage
PHILIP II
Mionnet IV, 439Philip II, AE38 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 247-249. Magistrate Hermios Ippokos II. 18.07 gr. AY K M IOY FILIPPOC, laureate, draped bust right / EP CTR AYR ERMEIOY B IPPIKOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele, turreted, holding drum, in a biga of lions left. Mionnet IV, 439; Paris 705.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 441Philip II. AE35 of Magnesia ad Siplylum, Lydia. 247-249. Magistrate Aur. Kleitianos. AYT K M IOYL FILIPPOC AYG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / E CT KLEITIANOY MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYΛOY, Kybele seated left, holding patera and sceptre, resting left arm on drum, lion at her feet. SNG Munich 291; Mionnet IV, 441; Paris 706; Kraft pl. 37, 70.TextImage
Paris 713Philip II. AE40 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 247-249. Magistrate Aineios Ippok. 21.55 gr. AY K M OY FILIPPOC, radiate, draped bust right / EP CTR AYR B IPPIK, ANOY, MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYL, emperor on horseback galloping right, holding spear, two bound captives beneath and before the horse. Paris 713.TextImage
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA
BMC 90Herennia Etruscilla AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 249-251 AD. 7.03 gt. Magistrate Artemas. EREN ETROYCTILLA, draped bust right / EP CT ARTEMA MAGNH-TWN CIPY, tetrastyle temple with cult image of Kybele within, turreted, holding patera, drum on left shoulder, two lions at her sides. BMC 90; SNG Muenchen 293.TextImage
BMC 91Herennia Etruscilla. AE27 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 249-251. Magistrate Artema. 8.0 gr. EREN ETROYCKILLA, draped bust right / EP ARTEMA MAΓNHTΩN CIΠYLOY CTR, tetrastyle temple with open pediment, Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 91; Leypold I, 1049; Paris 715.TextImage
Mionnet Supp VII, 330Herennia Etruscilla. AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 7.25 gr. 249-251. Magistrate Artema. EREN ETROYCKILLA, draped bust right, uncertain countermark below / EP CT ARTEMA MAGNHT CIPY, tetrastyle temple with figure standing left by altar within, holding patera. Mionnet Supp. VII, 330; Paris 717.TextImage
Paris 716Herennia Etruscilla of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 249-251. Magistrate Artema. 6.37 gr. EREN ETROYCKILLA, draped bust right, countermark: turreted head of Tyche right (Howgego 198) / EP CTR ARTEMA MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY, tetrastyle temple, open pediment; Kybele, turreted, standing left within, holding patera and drum, between two lions. Paris 716.TextImage
GALLIENUS
Hunter 15Gallienus. AE 24mm of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. AD 253-268. 6.59 g Magistrate Aur. Frontonos. LIKIN GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EP CTR AYR FRONTWNOC MAGNHT CIP, prize crown inscribed EN MONIDEA, containing two palm branches. Hunter 15.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 445Gallienus AE32 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 253-268. Magistrate Aur. Frontonos. LIKIN GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EP CTR AYR FRONTWNOC MAGNH CIP, emperor on horseback riding right, holding spear, two fallen enemies below. SNG Cop 273; SNG Munich 297; Mionnet IV, 445; Paris 718.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 446Gallienus. AE25 of Magnesia ad Sipylum. 253-260. Magistrate Aur. Frontonos. LIKIN GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI CTR AYR FRONTWNOC MAGNHTWN CI, prize crown inscribed EN MONIDEA, containing two palm branches. Winterthur 3802-3803; Mionnet IV, 446; Mionnet Supp. VII, 335.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 450Gallienus AE26 of Lydia, Magnesia ad Sipylum. LICIN GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / EP AVR LOG GEI NOV B, MAGN-HTWN CI/PV, Tyche standing left, being crowned by Nike standing behind.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 451Gallienus. AE27 of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 253-268. Magistrate Aur. Loggeinos II. M LIKIN GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EP AYR LOGGEINOY B MAΓNHTΩN CIΠY around prize crown inscribed EN MONIDEA, containing two palm branches. SNG Tübingen 3716; Weber 6848; BMC 97; SNG Munich 294; Mionnet IV, 451.TextImage
SNG Cop 274Gallienus, AE of Magnesia ad Sipylum, Lydia. 7.85 g. LIKIN GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EP CTR AVR FRONTWNOC MAGNHTWN CI, prize urn inscribed EMMONIDEA, containing two palm branches. SNG München 295; Ehling 18; Hunter 15; SNG Cop. 274.TextImage
SALONINA
Kapossy 48Salonina, AE21 of Magnesia, 5.75 gr. Magistrate Aurelius Longinus. AD. 253-268. IO KOR CALWNEINA, diademed and draped bust right / EPI CTR LONGEINOY B MAGNHTWN C in two lines around and in exergue, Kybele, polos on head, seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on drum. Kapossy, "Römische Provinzialmünzen in Bern", 48 (magistrate's name corrected).TextImage
SNG Munich 298Salonina, AE of Magnesia, Lydia. 253-268 AD. IOV KOR SALONEINA, draped bust right / EP FRONTWNOC MAGN, tetrastyle temple with curved architrave and decorated columns; cult image of Tyche standing within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Munich 298. TextImage

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