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Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Pella


[Moushmov 6452]

Pella, Capital City of the Macedonian Kingdom

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 11Pella, Macedonia, AE 20mm; 4.1g. Head of Apollo right / PELLHS, lyre, monogram and AKF below. BMC 11.TextImage
BMC 20Pella, Macedonia, ca. 187-31 BC. AE16, 4.98g. Helmeted head of Athena right / PEL-LHS above and beneath bull grazing right. PHLA monogram at upper right, ATBI monogram below. SNG Copenhagen 266-74; BMC 20.TextImage
Moushmov 6433Pella, Macedonia, AE20. 187-31 BC. Helmeted head of Roma (?) right / PELLHS, monograms above and below, all within oak wreath. SNG Cop 261. TextImage
Moushmov 6439Pella, Macedonia AE 16mm (4.6 gr) Struck 158-88 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / PEL-LHS to left and right of tripod. Sear 1447; BMC 5.14; Moushmov 6439.TextImage
Moushmov 6442Macedonia, Pella AE 18. Head of Poseidon right / PEL-LHS, bull walking right, WI monogram below, WST monogram to right. SNG ANS 579. TextObv
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Moushmov 6449Macedonia, Pella AE22mm. 158-149 BC. Bust of Pan right, pedum at his shoulder / Athena Alkidemos advancing right, two monograms in fields. BMC 5. TextImage
Moushmov 6452Macedonia, Pella AE 17mm. ca 187-31 BC. Veiled facing head of Demeter / PEL-LHS, cow grazing right feeding on ear of grain; monograms below & above. BMC 29, SNG ANS 572, SNG Cop 257. TextImage
Moushmov 6453Macedonia, Pella AE 18mm. Circa 187-31 BC. Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos right / PEL-LHS, bull grazing right. SNGCop 266ff. TextImage
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SG 1438Macedonia, Bottiaia, AR Triobol. Autonomous issue minted during time of Philip V & Perseus, at Pella, 196-168 BC. Macedonian shield with wheel-like ornament at center and six crescents around / prow of galley inscribed BOTTEATWN.
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SG 1439Macedonia, under the Romans, AR tetradrachm. 90-75 BC, Head of Alexander the Great right, with horn of Ammon and long flowing locks / AESILLAS Q, club between money chest and quaestors chair, all within olive-wreath.
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SG 1441Macedonia, Bottiaia, AE22. Autonomous issue minted during time of Philip V & Perseus, at Pella, 196-168 BC. Head of Zeus right wearing oak wreath / MAKE-DONWN above and below winged thunderbolt, BOT monogram below. Lindgren II 1346, BMC 48.TextObvRev
SG 1445Macedonia, Pella AE22. 158-149 BC. Bust of Pan / Athena Alkidemos advancing right.TextImage
SG 1446Macedonia, Pella AE 18. ca 187-31 BC. Head of Poseidon right / PEL-LHS, bull walking right, monograms below and to right. TextImage
SG 1446Macedonia, Pella AE22. After 187 BC. Head of Poseidon right, wearing taenia. Rev. PEL/LHS above and below bull standing right, with long tail, head facing, monograms above and below and to right. TextImage
SNG Cop 261Pella, Macedonia, ca. 187-31 BC. AE16, 9.85g. Helmeted head of Athena or Roma right / PELLHS, ANT monogram above, AG monogram below, all within oak-wreath. SNG Copenhagen 261.TextImage
SNG Cop 264Pella. Macedonia, ca. 187-31 BC. AE14, 3.62g. Laureate head of Apollo right / PELL-LHS, Tripod, A monogram above. SNG ANS 590 ff.; SNG Copenhagen 264.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 1530Augustus, AE16 leaded bronze of Pella, Macedonia. M FICTORIVS M SEPTVMIV IIVIR QVI, bird's eye view of the city walls with 6 towers / M FICTORIVS M SEPTVMIVS IIVIR QVINQ, crescent-shaped Amazon shield (pelta). RPC I 1530; BMC 18.TextImage
RPC 1533Augustus AE15 of Pella or Dium, Macedonia. C HERENNIVS IIVIR QVIN, praefericulum jug / L TITVCIVS IIVIR QVIN, two curved strigilum blades. TextImage
RPC 1534Augustus, AE24 of Pella or Dium, Macedonia. AVGVSTVS, bare head right / P BAEBIVS P VIR QVINC around large DD. TextImage
RPC 1548Augustus AE24 of Pella, Macedonia. IMP DIVI F ACTIO, Augustus standing left, wearing military attire, right foot on prow, holding sceptre / NONIVS SVLPICIVS IIVIR QVINQ, wreath on curule chair.TextImage
RPC 5409Augustus AE28 of Thessalonica (?). Bare head right / Fiscus, quaestorian chair and hastas, Q below. Syd 1362 [of Julius Caesar].TextImage
LIVIA
RPC 1543Livia AE23 of Macedonia, Dium or Pella. Veiled bust right, PIETAS below / L. RVSTI CELLVS CORDVS III VIR QVINC DD in six lines.TextImage
TIBERIUS
RPC 1537Tiberius AE23 of Pella in Macedon. TI CAESAR AVG F AVGVSTVS, bare head of Tiberius right / C BAEBIVS P F L RVSTICELIVS BASTERNA IIVIR QVINQ D D, legend in five lines.TextImage
TRAJAN
Moushmov 6465Trajan, AE25 of Pella, Macedonia. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIAN.., laureate head right / COL AVG PELLA, Naked Pan seated left on rock, right hand over head, left hand resting on rock, syrix to left. Moushmov 6465; Varbanov 3713.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 37Marcus Aurelius, AE20, Pella. 161-180 AD. (from top right) IMPEPTOR ANTON PNVS(sic), bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan seated on a rock, right hand raised over his head, resting arm on rock or syrinx. BMC 37.TextImage
COMMODUS
SNG France 5Commodus, Pella, Macedonia, AE24. ANT AVG COMMODVS, laureate bust right / COL IVL PELLA, Pan seated on a rock, right hand raised over his head, resting on rock and holding club, syrinx before him. SNG France 5. TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Varbanov 3721Septimius Severus, AE24 of Pella, Macedonia. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Tyche seated left, towered, right hand raised to her shoulder. Varbanov 3721 (this coin).TextImage
CARACALLA
Mionnet 262Caracalla, AE25, Pella, Macedonia. 10.23 gr. IMP C M AVR ANTONINVS, laureate, draped bust right / COL IVL AVS PELLA (sic), Tyche of Pella seated left, resting left elbow on arm of the chair and raising right hand to her face. Mionnet I, 262; Moushmov 6469 (rev legend corrected); Varbanov 3723 (ditto).TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Moushmov 6476Elagabalus AE22 of Pella, in Macedonia. IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS, laureate, draped bust right / COL IVL AVS (sic) PELLA, Pan seated on a rock, right hand raised over his head, his left elbow resting on a rock.TextImage
Varbanov 3731 varElagabalus AE24 of Pella, Macedonia. 11.2 g. IMP C M AVR ANTΩNINVS (sic), laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVS PELLA (sic), Tyche, turreted, seated left, resting left elbow on chair and raising right hand to face. Varbanov 3731 var (engraver's errors); Moushmov 6475 var (ditto); Mionnet Supp III, 584 var (bust type).TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Moushmov 6485Maximinus I, AE24 of Pella, Macedonia, 8.2g. IMP C C [IVL VE]R MAXIMINVS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan, naked, seated left on rock, holding pedum; syrinx to left. Moushmov 6485; Varbanov 3745.TextImage
MAXIMUS
BMC 41Maximus Caesar, Pella, Macedonia, AE26. C IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES, laureate draped bust right, seen from behind / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Tyche, turreted, seated left, raising right hand to face. BMC 41; SNG ANS 637, Cohen 34.TextImage
Moushmov 6486Maximus, AE27 of Pella, Macedonia. AD 235-238. C IVL VER MAXIMVS CAES, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Tyche seated left, kalathos on head, right hand raised to head. Moushmov 6486; Varbanov 3746; SNG ANS 634.TextImage
Varbanov 3747Maximus, Caesar, AE of Pella, Macedonia. 10.57 g. C IVL VER MAXIMVS CAES, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan, naked, seated left on rock, holding lagobolon, syrinx in left field. SNG ANS 638. Varbanov 3747.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Moushmov 6488Gordian III, AE24 of Pella, Macedonia. IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Tyche seated left, holding patera. Moushmov 6488; Cohen 483; Mionnet 603.TextImage
Moushmov 6490Gordian III AE 26mm of Pella in Macedonia. IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan seated on rock left, holding branch; syrinx before. BMC 44, SNGCop 287.TextImage
Moushmov 6490Gordian III, AE25mm of Pella, Macedonia. 9.09g. IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan seated left on rock, right hand raised to his head, left arm resting on syrnix (no syrnix in field). Moushmov 6490; Varbanov 3754 var (bust type).TextImage
Varbanov 3755Gordian III, AE of Pella, Macedonia. AD 238-244. 7.83 g. IMP C M ANT GORDIANVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan, naked, seated left on rock with pedum resting against it, right hand over his head, left arm resting on a syrinx. Varbanov 3755; Sear GIC 3640; BMC 43.TextImage
Varbanov 3758varGordian III, AE of Pella, Macedonia. 7.82 g. IMP GORDIANVS PF AG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL IVL AVG PILLA (sic), Pan, naked, seated left on rock, holding lagobolon, syrinx (Pan pipes) in left field. Varbanov 3758 var. (rev legend); Moushmov 6490 var (ditto).TextImage
PHILIP I
Moushmov 6493Philip I AE25 of Pella, Macedonia. IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS, laureate draped bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan seated left on rock, holding lagobalon (throwing stick), his flute ("pan pipes") to left.TextImage
PHILIP II
Moushmov 6495Philip II, as Caesar, AE25 of Pella in Macedonia. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES, laureate draped bust right / COL IVL AVG PELLA, Pan seated left. TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Pella
Entry for Macedonia, Pella on the Digital Historia Numorum
Moushmov Online page for Pella
Search for Pella in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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