Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Tabala

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Aiello 613Tabala, Lydia, AE 20, semi-autonomous issue, AD 193-211. 4.04 g. ΔHMOC, Head of youthful Demos right, hair bound in a taenia / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. Unpublished Demos type for Tabala (usually elderly and bearded). Aiello Int. 613, Gitbud & Naumann 38, 520.TextImage
BMC 1Lydia, Tabala, 20mm, 5.10g. Severan times. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped, youthful bust of the Senate right / TABAΛEΩN EΡMOC, river god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting arm on overturned urn, from which water flows. SNG Aulock 3190; SNG Leypold 1250; Lindgren 825; SNG Righetti 1096; SNG München; SNG Tübingen 3832f; BMC 1.TextImage
BMC 2Tabala, Lydia, AE18. Autonomous issue. 193-230 AD. ΔHMO-C, bearded head of Demos right, hair bound with string of beads / TABA-ΛEΩN, cult figure of Artemis Ephesia standing, wearing polos and veil. BMC 2; SNG Copenhagen 563; SNG von Aulock 566.TextImage
BMC 3Tabala, Lydia, AE18. Autonomous issue. 193-230 AD. ΔHM-OC, bearded head of Demos right, hair bound with taenia / TABA-ΛEΩN, cult figure of Artemis Ephesia standing, wearing polos and veil. BMC 3.TextImage
Imhoof FG 333Tabala, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous. 190-220. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / TABAΛEΩN EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Imhoof FG 333; SNG Cop 562; SNG von Aulock 3190; Lindgren I 825; SNG Righetti 1096; Leypold I, 1249-1250.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 821Tabala, Lydia. AE21, semi-autonomous. AD 190-220. IEΡA CYNKΛHTO, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / TABAΛEΩN EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Weber 6917-Weber 6918; Mionnet IV, 821; Paris 1364.TextImage
Paris 1363Tabala, Lydia. AE18, semi-autonomous. AD 193-230. 3.60 gr. Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right / TABAΛEΩN, Nemesis standing left, holding cornucopiae and drawing out the neck of her robe, wheel at foot. Paris 1363 (this coin), otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Paris 1363 (2)Tabala, Lydia. AE18, semi-autonomous. AD 193-230. 3.59 gr. Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right / TABAΛEΩN, Nemesis standing left, holding cornucopiae and drawing out the neck of her robe, wheel at foot. Paris 1363, Pecunem auction 28, lot 270.TextImage
Plankenhorn 1305Tabala, Lydia, AE22, semi-autonomous issue. AD 190-220. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. Loebbecke collection, Berlin; RPC online 2860; Plankenhorn (Naumann) 1305.TextImage
SNG Cop 560Tabala, Lydia, semi-autonomous issue, 1st-2nd century AD. 3.26 g. Helmeted bust of Roma or Athena right, wearing aegis / TABAΛEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Cop. 560.TextImage
SNG Cop 561Lydia, Tabala, semi-autonomous issue, 20mm, 7.30g. Severan times. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped youthful bust of the Roman Senate right / TABAΛEΩN EΡMOC, river god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting arm on overturned urn, from which waters flow. SNG Cop 561.TextImage
SNG Cop 563Tabala (AD 193-211) AE 18. semi-autonomous issue, ca 193-211 AD. Bearded head of Demos right / TABAΛEΩN, cult statue of Artemis Ephesia facing. SNG Copenhagen 563; BMC Lydia p. 288, 2.TextImage
Waddington 5291Tabala, Lydia. AE16, autonomous issue. 30 BC - AD 276. Helmeted, draped bust of Athena right, aegis on chest / TABAΛEΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Waddington 5291; Paris 1366; SNG Cop 560.TextImage
Waddington 5292Tabala, Lydia. AE21, semi-autonomous issue. AD 190-220. ΔHMOC, bare-headed, bearded head of Demos right / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. Waddington 5292; Paris 1367; BMC 3; Leypold I, 1248.TextImage
Waddington 5293Tabala, Lydia. AE21, semi-autonomous issue. AD 190-220. CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right / TABAΛE EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Waddington 5293; Paris 1368; SNG Cop 561.TextImage
Weber 6917Tabala, Lydia, AE19. AD 190-220. Semi-autonomous issue. IEΡA CYNKΛHTO, draped bust of the Senate right / TABAΛEΩN EΡMOC around and below river-God Hermos reclining left, holding long reed and cornucopiae, overturned vase behind him. Weber 6917; Mionnet IV,821.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
Waddington 5294Antoninus Pius. AE28 of Tabala, Lydia. 138-161. Magistrate Menofantos. AYTOKΡATOΡ KAIC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / EΠI MHNOΦANTOY IEΡEΩC TABAΛEΩN, Heros standing left, holding patera and bipennis. Waddington 5294; Paris 1370.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Pecunum 10, 298Marcus Aurelius AE22 of Tabala, Lydia. As Caesar, 139-161. 8.3 gr. M AYΡOYHΡOC KAICAΡ, bare head right / EΠI MHNOΦANTOY IEΡ TABAΛEΩN (from top right), Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding patera, resting arm on tympanum decorated with a star, lion at her right side. Imhoof KM 1 var (obv. legend); BMC 4 var (rev. legend). Pecunum, 10, 298.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
BMC 5Faustina II AE17 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 146-180. ΦAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. BMC 5; SNG von Aulock 3192; SNG Tuebingen 3834; SNG von Aulock 8271 (this coin); Leypold II Suppl., 1251.1; Waddington 5296; Paris 1372.TextImage
BMC 6Faustina II, AE24 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 146-180. ΦAYCTEINA CE, draped bust right / TABAΛEΩN, Kybele, polos on head, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot. BMC 6; Mionnet Supp VII, 547; Waddington 5295; Paris 1371; Leypold I, 1252. (Note: the polos can often resemble a turret).TextImage
SNG Cop 565Faustina II, AE18 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 161–175. ΦAYCTEINA CEBAC, draped bust right / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. SNG Cop 565; Whittall II 698; Winsemann 1048.TextImage
SNG Munich 567 corrFaustina II AE19 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 146-180. ΦAYCTINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. SNG Munich 567 corr. (obv legend); RPC IV online 1527.2.; Plankenhorn (Naumann) 1307.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
BMC 7Lucius Verus, AE23, Tabala, Lydia. 161-169 AD, AV K Λ AVΡH OVHΡOC CEBA, laureate head right / TABAΛEΩN, Cybele seated left, holding patera over lion, resting left arm on tympanum. BMC 7; Winsemann 1119; Lindgren I A825B. TextImage
BMC 8Lucius Verus, AE23 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 161-169. Magistrate Menefantos. 9.74 g. AYT KA Λ AYΡ OYHΡOC CEBA, laureate head right / EΠI MHNOΦANTOY IEΡEΩC TABAΛEΩN, Kybele, turreted, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at her side. BMC 8.TextImage
Winsemann 1119Lucius Verus, AE24 of Tabala, Lydia. 8.1 gr. AD 161-169. AYT KA Λ AYΡ OYHΡOC CEBA, laureate head right / TABAΛEΩN, Kybele seated left on stool, holding patera and resting left arm on drum, lion at foot. Winsemann 1119; Lindgren I A825BTextImage
COMMODUS
BMC 9Commodus, AE27 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 179-192. Magistrate Markos. AY KAI Λ AYΡ KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI MAΡKOY IEΡ TABAΛEΩN, horseman, radiate, on horseback pacing right, chlamys flying out behind, holding bipennis over left shoulder. BMC 9; Waddington 5298; Paris 1375.TextImage
RPC OL 10834Commodus AE32 of Tabala, Lydia. 179-192. Magistrate Markos. 25.73 gr. AY KAI Λ AYΡ KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI Λ ΠOM MAΡKOY IEΡEΩΣ TABAΛEΩN, tetrastyle temple with radiate, naked male figure standing within, holding patera. RPC Online 10834; G & M, 203, 280.TextImage
CRISPINA
SNG Munich 568Crispina, AE of Tabala, Lydia, Crispina. AD 180-192. Magistrate L Markos. KΡICΠINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠ Λ MAΡKOY IEΡ TABΛEΩN (sic), Kybele, turreted, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on drum. SNG Munich 568.TextImage
Waddington 5299Crispina, AE24 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 180-192. Magistrate L Markos. KΡICΠINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠI MAΡKOY IEΡ TABAΛEΩN, Kybele, turreted, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on drum. Waddington 5299; Paris 1376.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Righetti Coll. 866Septimius Severus AE25 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 193-211. Magistrate L.P. Marcos. AY KAI Λ CE CEOYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right / EΠ Λ Π MAΡKOY IEΡ TABAΛEΩN, horseman, radiate, in short chiton and chlamys flying out behind, on horseback pacing right, holding bipennis over left shoulder. Righetti Coll. Sale IV, 866.TextImage
Waddington 5300Septimius Severus AE26 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 193-211. Magistrate L. P. Markos. AY KAI Λ CE CEOYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right / EΠ Λ Π MAΡKOY TABAΛEΩ, Helios, radiate, standing in galloping biga right. Waddington 5300; Paris 1377.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 11Julia Domna AE22 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 193-217. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / TABAΛEΩN, Kybele, polos on head, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot. BMC 11; SNG Cop 567: Whittall II 698; Leypold I, 1254; Waddington 5301; Paris 1378.TextImage
Helios 5, 868Julia Domna, AE of Tabala, Lydia. 2.68 g. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing. Unpublished. Helios 5, 868.TextImage
Savoca ZZZ3427Julia Domna. AE25 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 193-217. 8.38 g. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / TABAΛEHN (sic), Leto or Julia Domna standing facing, holding child in each arm. Unpublished, Savoca Coins, ZZZ3427.TextImage
CARACALLA
CNG 181, 136Caracalla, AE30 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 198-217. AYT MAΡ AYΡH ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IEΡ..E TABAΛEΩN, Septimius Severus and Caracalla facing each other, clasping hands. CNG 181, 136.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VII, 549Caracalla, AE27 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 198-217. AY..ANTΩN.., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TABAΛEΩN, emperor on horseback galloping right, preparing to throw a spear at a lion running right. Mionnet Supp. VII, 549; Paris 1379.TextImage
Waddington 5302Caracalla, AE29 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 198-217. Magistrate Markos. AYT M AYΡ.. ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ Π MAΡKOY TABAΛEΩN, horseman riding right, chlamys flying out behind, holding bipennis over left shoulder. Waddington 5302; Paris 1380.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 16Severus Alexander. AE21 of Tabala, Lydia. 222-235. AY K M AYΡ CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate head right / TABAΛEΩN, Kybele, polos on head, seated left on stool, holding patera and resting arm on drum, lion at foot. SNG Cop 568; BMC 16; SNG Munich 570.TextImage
BMC 17Severus Alexander AE22 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 222-235. AY K M AYΡ CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate head right / TABAΛEΩN, Leto running right, looking back, holding her children Artemis and Apollo in her arms. BMC 17; SNG von Aulock 3196.TextImage
Imhoof LS 4Severus Alexander. AE26 of Tabala, Lydia. 222-235. Magistrate P. Frontonos Agatheforos. 13.33 gr. AYT K M AYΡ CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠ Π ΦΡONTΩNOC K ΠEK AΓAΘHΦO AΡX TABAΛEΩN, horseman, radiate, on horseback pacing right, chlamys flying out behind, holding bipennis over left shoulder. Imhoof LS 4.TextImage
Waddington 5303 corr.Severus Alexander AE30 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 222-235. Magistrate Agatheforos. AY K M AYΡ CEOY AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠ AΓAΘHΦOΡOY AΡX TABAΛEΩN, horseman, radiate, on horseback pacing right, chlamys flying out behind, holding bipennis over left shoulder. Mionnet Supp. VII, 550 (rev. decription corrected); Waddington 5303 (ditto); Paris 1381.TextImage
Waddington 5304Severus Alexander, AE30 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 222-235. Magistrate Agatheforos. AY K M AYΡ CE AΛEXANΔΡOC laureate, draped bust right / EΠI AΓΘHΡΦOΡOY AΡX TABAΛEΩN, Helios, radiate, standing in a galloping quadriga right. Waddington 5304; Paris 1382.TextImage
Waddington 5304(2)Severus Alexander, AE33 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 222-235. Magistrate Agatheforos. 17.97 g. AY K M AYΡ CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI AΓΘHΦOΡOY AΡX TABAΛEΩN (sic), Helios, radiate, standing in a galloping quadriga right. Waddington 5304; Paris 1382.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
BMC 18Julia Mamaea, AE19 of Tababa, Lydia. AD 222-235. IOY MAMAIA CE, draped bust right, wearing stephane / EΡMOC around, TABAΛEΩN (below), river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. BMC 18; SNG von Aulock 3197.TextImage
Paris K3368Julia Mamaea AE18 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 222-235. 2.50 gr. IOY MAMAIA, draped bust right, wearing stephane / TABAΛEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports. Paris K3368.TextImage
Waddington 5305Julia Mamaea, AE18 of Tabala, Lydia, AD 222-235. IOY MAMAIA CE, draped bust right, wearing stephane / TABAΛEΩN around, EΡMOC below, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Waddington 5305; Paris 1384.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Mionnet IV, 826Gordian III and Tranquillina, AE28 of Tabala, Lydia. AD 238-244. AYT KAI ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC AYΡ CEB TΡANKYΛΛEINA, laureate, draped bust of Gordian right, facing draped bust of Tranquillina left, wearing stephane / TABAΛEΩN EΡMOC, river-god Hermos reclining left, holding reed, resting left arm on overturned urn from which waters flow. Niggeler I 630; Mionnet IV, 826 corr (lists an M in obv. legend in error); Paris 1385.TextImage

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