Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Sala

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Bernhart 612Sala, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous issue. AD 98-117. ΔHMOC CAΛHNΩN, laureate head of Demos right / CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, legs crossed, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. Cahn auction 71, lot 855 (1931) (this coin) = Bernhart 612.TextImage
BMC 1Sala, Lydia, AE23, semi-autonomous issue, AD 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. IERA CYNKLHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / EPI MELITWN CAL AR CALHNWN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. BMC 1; RPC III 2430.TextImage
BMC 2Sala, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 98-117. IERA CYNKLHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. BMC 2-3; SNG von Aulock 3109; RPC III 2437.TextImage
BMC 4Sala, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. 3.92 gr. ΘEON CYNKΛHTON, unbearded, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 4; Paris 1099.5; RPC III 2439.TextImage
BMC 5Sala, Lydia, AE18, semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. ΔHMOC CAΛHNΩN, bare-headed, draped, bearded bust of Demos right / EPI MELITWNOC ARX, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 5-6; SNG Turkey 5, 468; RPC III 2432.TextImage
BMC 7Sala, Lydia, AE15 semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. CAΛHNΩN, bearded head of Herakles right / (clockwise from top right) EPI MELITWNOC AR, bunch of grapes on a stalk. BMC 7; SNG Tuebingen 3767; Weber 6894; SNG Cop 420; Mionnet Supp. VII, 565; Paris 1099.6.TextImage
BMC 8Sala, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. Magistrate Alexandros. 5.67 gr. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI ALEX IEREWC, Kybele, polos on head, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot left. BMC 8-10; SNG Cop 417-418; Whittall II 774; SNG Lewis 1536; Leypold I, 1184; RPC III 2435.TextImage
BMC 11Sala, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. Helmeted head of Athena right, aegis on chest / CAΛHNΩN, Kybele, polos on head, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot left. BMC 11-12; Weber 6895; Waddington 6435; RPC 2438.TextImage
BMC 14Sala, Lydia, semi-autonomous. AD 128-161. Magistrate G. Val. Androneikos. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI G OYAL ANDRONEIKOY, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum. BMC 14; Mionnet IV, 927; Hunter 2; RPC III 2443 corr. ("lion at foot").TextImage
BMC 16Sala, Lydia, AE17, semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. ΔHMOC, laureate, draped, bearded bust of Demos right / CAΛHNΩN, Hermes standing left, naked but for chlamys over shoulders, holding purse and caduceus. BMC 16-17; Paris M3155; RPC III 2448 var (bust type).TextImage
BMC 18Sala, Lydia, AE19, semi-autonomous. 128-161. Magistrate Androneikos. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI ANDRONEIKOY CAL, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum. BMC 18-19; SNG Cop 424; Whittall II 774; SNG Cop 425; Walcher 2813; Leypold I, 1183; Paris 1099.2.TextImage
BMC 21Sala, Lydia, AE18, semi-autonomous. 161-180. Magistrate Dama. CAΛHNΩN, Helmeted bust of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI DAMA, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot left. BMC 21.TextImage
BMC 22Sala, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous. AD 193-211. Magistrate Molochos. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI MOLOXOY, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum. BMC 22; SNG Cop 431; Whittall II, 774; SNG von Aulock 3113.TextImage
BMC 24Sala, Lydia, AE14, semi-autonomous. AD 193-217. No legend, laureate, bearded head of Herakles right / CAΛHNΩN, bunch of grapes on a stalk. BMC 24.TextImage
BMC 25Sala, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous. 193-217. Bearded, bare head of Herakles right / CAΛHNΩN, bunch of grapes on a stalk. BMC 25-26; SNG Cop 433-434; Waddington 6432; Paris 1099.16.TextImage
Imhoof LS 3Sala, Lydia, semi-autonomous. 98-117. IERA CYNKLHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. Imhoof LS 3; Leypold I, 1180; Waddington 6440; BMC 2-3; SNG von Aulock 3109; RPC III 2437.TextImage
Leypold 1179Sala, Lydia, AE17, semi-autonomous. AD 98-117. 3.44 gr. ΔHMOC CAΛHNΩN, bearded head of Demos right, hair bound in a taenia / CAΛHNΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Leypold I, 1179.TextImage
Prowe 1535Sala, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous issue. AD 138-161. Magistrate Dama.. 6.39 g. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare head of the Senate right / EΠI ΔAMA CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. Prowe 1535; SNG Cop 428-429; Mionnet Supp. VII, 566; Leypold I, 1182; Bernhart 614.TextImage
SNG Cop 417Sala, Lydia, pseudo-autonomous issue, ca. 98-117 AD. 5.66 g. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis / EPI ALEXIEREWC, Kybele seated left, turreted, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot. SNG Cop. 417. SNG von Aulock 3108.TextImage
SNG Cop 419Sala, Lydia, AE21, semi-autonomous. 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI MELITWNOC CAL ARX, Kybele, polos on head, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot. SNG Cop 419; Waddington 6436; Paris 1099.20; RPC III 2431.TextImage
SNG Cop 427Sala, Lydia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, AE, 23.51 g. AD 161-180 AD. DHMOC CALHNWN, unbearded, youthful, laureate head of Demos right / EPI DAMA A-RCONTOC A, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Cop. 427.TextImage
SNG Cop 432Sala, Lydia, AE15, semi-autonomous. AD 193-217. Magistrate Alexandros. CAΛHNΩN, laureate, bearded head of Herakles right / EPI ALEXANDROY, bunch of grapes on a stalk. SNG Cop 432; BMC 23; Imhoof LS 8; Mionnet IV, 925; Waddington 6433. TextImage
SNG Fitz. 4876Sala, Lydia, AE35. semi-autonomous. AD 218-222. Magistrate Diophantos. ΔHMOC CAΛHNΩN, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right / EPI DIOFANTOY ARXONTOC TO G CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Labrandeus on horseback riding right, holding bipennis over shoulder, horse's front right leg is raised. SNG Fitzwilliam 4876; Leake AG 7.TextImage
SNG vA 3107Sala, Lydia, autonomous Issue, AE17-18 mm, 2.69 g, time of the Antonines, 98-117 AD. ΔHMOC CAΛHNΩN, bearded, draped bust right / (from top right) EPI ALEXANDROU IERE, Hermes standing, holding purse and caduceus. Mionnet IV, 931; SNG von Aulock 3107; BMC 13; Hunter 1; Kurth, Demos 210; RPC III 2436.TextImage
SNG vA 3110Sala, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 138-161. Magistrate Dama. 5.81g. IERA CYNKLHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / EPI DAMA CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. SNG von Aulock 3110.TextImage
SNG vA 8250Sala, Lydia, AE15, semi-utonomous. 128-161. Magistrate G. Val. Androneikos. CAΛHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena right, aegis on chest / EPI G OYAL ANDRONEIKOY, Kybele, polos on head, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum. SNG von Aulock 8250; Paris 1099.9.1.TextImage
Triton XIV, 732Sala, Lydia, AE37, time of Marcus Aurelius. AD 161-180. 32.01 g. Magistrate Dama. DHMOC CALHNWN, laureate beardless head of Demos right / EPI DAMA ARCONTOC A, Zeus on horseback right, holding bipennis in right hand over shoulder, horse's front left leg is raised. Unpublished magistrate for this reverse. SNG Fitzwilliam 4876 var (magistrate).TextImage
Waddington 6434Sala, Lydia, AE17, semi-autonomous. 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. CAΛHNΩN, bearded head of Herakles right / EPI MELITWNOC, bunch of grapes on a stalk. Waddington 6434; Paris 1099.18.TextImage
Waddington 6441Sala, Lydia, AE24, semi-autonomous. 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. IERA CYNKLHTOC, laureate, draped bust of the Senate right / EPI MELITWN CAL AR CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. Leypold I, 1181; Waddington 6441; Paris 1099.14.TextImage
Walcher 2693Sala and Saitta, Lydia, AE11, 1.09 gr. 161-276 AD. CALHNWN, crab or crayfish / CAI(TT)HNΩN, crescent and one star, dot above. Walcher Collection 2693.TextImage
Winterthur 3901Sala, Lydia, AE20, semi-autonomous. AD 161-180. Magistrate Andros Salamonos. IERA CYNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right, hair bound in a broad taenia / EPI ANDRO CALAMWNOC CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, legs crossed, chlamys over his shoulders and hips, resting left arm on a column, holding kantharos in left hand and bunch of grapes in right. Winterthur 3901.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1341Domitian, AE 28 of Sala as Domitianopolis, Lydia. 71-84 AD. 10.71 gr. DOMITIANOC KAICAR CEBACTOC GERMANIKOC, laureate head right / DOMITIANOPOLEITWN CALHNWN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle. RPC 1341.TextImage
RPC 1342Domitian AE25 of Sala, Lydia as Domitianopolis. AD 81-96. DOMITIANOC KAICAR CEBACTOC, laureate head right / DOMITIANOPOLEITWN CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. RPC 1342; BMC 27; Waddington 6443; Paris 1099.25.TextImage
DOMITIA
RPC 1343Domitia, AE of Sala, Lydia. 5.41 g. DOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / DOMITIANO PO SALHNWN, Kybele seated left, turreted, holding patera and resting arm on tympanum, lion at foot. RPC 1343; SNG Munich 457.TextImage
RPC 1345Domitia, AE16 of Sala, Lydia. 81-96 AD. DOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / SALH-NWN, bunch of grapes on a stem with short tendrils. RPC 1345; BMC 30; SNG Cop 437; SNG Tuebingen 3769; SNG Lewis 1535.TextImage
RPC 1345Domitia, AE18 of Sala, Lydia. 3.01 gr. DOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CAΛHNΩN, bunch of grapes. RPC 1345; BMC 30; SNG Copenhagen 437.TextImage
TRAJAN
Imhoof LS 2Trajan, AE28 of Sala, Lydia. AD 98-117. Magistrate Alexand. AYT KAIC NERBAC TRAIANOC CEB GER DAK, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI ALEX IEREWC CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Imhoof LS 2; Waddington 6447; Paris 1099.30; RPC III 2434.TextImage
Leypold 1185Trajan, AE26 of Sala, Lydia. AD 98-117. Magistrate Melitonos. AYT KAICAR TRAIANOC, laureate head right / EPI MELITWNOC CAL ARX CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Leypold I, 1185; Waddington 6446; Paris 1099.29; RPC III 2429.TextImage
HADRIAN
BMC 31Hadrian, AE24 of Sala, Lydia. AD 117-138. Magistrate G. Val. Androneikos. 8.11 gr. AY KAI ADRIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI G OYAL ANDRONEIKOY CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 31-32; SNG Tuebingen 3770; SNG Righetti 1077; Lindgren I 800; RPC III 2442..TextImage
SABINA
SNG Cop 438Sabina, AE19 of Sala, Lydia. AD 117-138. CABEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right, wearing stephane / CAΛHNΩN, Kybele, polos on head, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot left. SNG Cop 438; Whittall II, 775; Waddington 6449; Paris 1099.33; RPC III 2445.TextImage
ANTINOUS
BMC 35Antinous, AE22 of Sala, Lydia, AD 117-138. Magistrate G. Val. Androneikos. ANTINOOC HROC, bare-headed, draped bust right. EPI G OYAL ANDRO CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. BMC 35-37; Blum 1; Weber 1487; Waddington 6450; RPC III 2447.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 40Marcus Aurelius. AE26 of Sala, Lydia. AD 161-180. Magistrate Dama. AY K M A ANTWNI, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI DAMA CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 40; SNG Cop 442; Whittall II 775; Mionnet IV, 937; Waddington 6454.TextImage
SNG vA 3116Marcus Aurelius, AE 30 of Sala, Lydia. AD 161-180. Magistrate Dama. AY K M AY ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left / EPI DAMA CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. SNG von Aulock 3116; Lindgren III 513A.TextImage
Waddington 6453Marcus Aurelius, AE22 of Sala, Lydia. AD 161-180. Magistrate Andro. Salamon. AY K M AY ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped bust right / EPI ANDRO CALAMWN CAΛHNΩN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. Waddington 6453; Paris 1099.41.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
SNGvA 3117Faustina II, AE18 of Lydia, Sala, before 175 AD. 4.05g. (from top right) FAVCTINA CEB, draped bust right / CALHNWN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. SNG von Aulock 3117; Mionnet S7, 569.TextImage
LUCILLA
Waddington 6455Lucilla, AE17 of Sala, Lydia. AD 164-169. LOYKILLA CEBAC, draped bust right / CAΛHNΩN, Hermes, naked, standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Waddington 6455; Paris 1099.43.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 41Septimius Severus, AE of Sala, Lydia, 193-211 AD, 6.55 g. AV KA L CEP CEOVHROC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI ALEXANDROU CAΛHNΩN, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 41; SNG Cop. 443.TextImage
BMC 43Septimius Severus, AE 25 of Sala, Lydia. 193-211. Magistrate Alexandros. AY KA CE CEOYHROC P, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI ALEXANDROY CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 43.TextImage
SNG Cop 443Septimius Severus. AE24 of Sala, Lydia. 193-211. Magistrate Alexandros. AY KA L CEP CEOYHR, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI ALEXANDROY CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. SNG Cop 443; Davis 16.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 44Julia Domna, AE26 of Sala, Lydia. 10.48 g. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EPI MOLOXOU CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios in long chiton and himation, standing left, holding sceptre, and eagle in right hand. BMC 44.TextImage
SNGCop 445 Julia Domna. AE 21 of Sala, Lydia. AD 193-217. IOYLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CALHNWN, Dionysos standing right, cross-legged, resting left hand on column, holding bunch of grapes and kantharos. BMC 46; SNG von Aulock 3118; SNG Cop 445-446; Mionnet Supp. VII, 573; Leypold I, 1187; Waddington 6457.TextImage
CARACALLA
Mionnet Supp. VII, 60Caracalla, AE28 of Sala, Lydia. 198-217. Magistrate Eumenianos. AYT KAI M AY ANTWNEINO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI EYMENIANOY B ARX A OMONOIA CAΛHNΩN, two female figures standing facing each other, clasping hands, the one on the left dressed in short chiton, the other in long peplos, each holding a sceptre. Mionnet Supp VII, 60 (legend and city corrected); Paris 126; Waddington 6464 corr.TextImage
Pecunem 15, 445Caracalla, AE25 of Sala, Lydia. 198-217. 9.1 gr. Magistrate Sulla. AY K M AYR ANTWNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / EPI CYLLA GA ARX CAΛHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder, two upright corn-ears and cornucopiae. Pecunem 15, 445. Unpublished, cf. Waddington 6458 (CYLLA ARX without GA).TextImage
Waddington 6458Caracalla, AE29 of Sala, Lydia. 198-217. 12.35 gr. Magistrate Sulla. AY K M AYR ANTWNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / EPI CYLLA ARX CAΛHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder, two upright corn-ears and cornucopiae. Waddington 6458; Paris 1099.50.TextImage
Waddington 6459Caracalla. AE35 of Sala, Lydia, AD 198-217. Magistrate Val. Molochos. 27.55 gr. AY K M AYRH ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI OYAL MOLOXOY ARX A CAΛHNΩN, emperor on horseback, galloping right, wielding spear at two fallen enemies beneath horse. Waddington 6459; Paris 1099.51.TextImage
Weber 6897Caracalla, AE of Sala, Lydia, 10.13 g. Magistrate Val. Molochos. AV K M AV ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right, draped left shoulder / EPI OUAL MOLOXOU ARC A CALHNWN, Hygieia, standing half right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios, standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff, Telesphoros standing between them wearing hooded cloak. Weber 6897 corr (rev. legend); Mionnet IV, 940 var (ditto); Paris Paris 1099.49 (same dies).TextImage
GETA
BMC 48Geta, AE21 of Sala, Lydia. AD 198-209. Magistrate Sulla. 4.43 gr. PO CEPT GETAC KA, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI CYLLA CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 48.TextImage
GN 34, 682Geta, AE23 of Sala, Lydia. AD 198-212. Magistrate Sulla. 9.19 g. PO CEPT GETAC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI CYLL CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Unpublished combination of these legends and and Zeus with sceptre. Gitbud & Naumann 34, lot 682.TextImage
Paris 1099.53Geta. AE25 of Sala, Lydia. 198-212 AD. Magistrate Sulla. PO CEPT GETAC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI CYLL CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and knotted staff. Paris 1099.53; (var of SNG Tuebingen 3772 and SNG von Aulock 8252, both with CYLLA).TextImage
ELAGABALUS
BMC 52Elagabalus AE28 of Sala, Lydia. 218-222. Magistrate Lucius Corn. AY K M AYR ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EP LOYKIOY KORN ARX A TO B CAΛHNΩN, Tyche standing right, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. BMC 52; Waddington 6461.TextImage
CNG 153, 137Elagabalus, AE 28 of Sala, Lydia. Magistrate Lucius Corn. 13.67 gr. AY K M AYR ANTWNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / EP LOYKIOY KORN ARX A TO B CAΛHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Unpublished reverse for Elagabalus. CNG 153, 137.TextImage
SNG vA 3120Elagabalus, AE29 of Sala, Lydia. AD 218-222. Magistrate Diophantos. AYT K M AYR ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI DIOFANT ARX CAΛHNΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. SNG von Aulock 3120; Waddington 6463; Paris 1099.56.TextImage
Waddington 6462Elagabalus AE 24 of Sala, Lydia. AD 218-222. Magistrate Lucius Corn. AYT K M AYR ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EP LOYKIOY CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Lindgren III 514; Waddington 6462; Paris 1099.55A.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Waddington 6465Severus Alexander, AE24 of Sala, Lydia. AD 222-235. Magistrate Diophantos. AYT K CE ALEXANDROC (or similar), laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EP DIOFANT ARX CAΛHNΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Waddington 6465; Paris 1099.58.TextImage
AEMILIAN
CNG 85, 588Aemilian, AE35 of Sala, Lydia. 25.77 gr. AD 253. AVT K M AIMILIOC AIMILIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CALEINWN, cult figures of Artemis Ana´tis(?) and Persian Artemis standing facing. Unpublished. CNG 85, Lot 588.TextImage

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