Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Philippi

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AMNG 4Philippi, Macedonia, AR tetradrachm, 356-349 BC. 13.18 g. Head of Herakles right wearing lionskin headdress / ΦIΛIΠΠΩN, tripod with three circular handles, with a garland through the outer ones. Palmbranch above, axe in right field. AMNG 4; Bellinger 3 in ANSMN 11.TextImage
BMC 14Philippi, Macedonia ca. 356-345 BC. AE16. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / ΦIΛIΠΠΩN, Tripod, no fieldmarks. BMC 14.TextImage
Drama Hoard 9Philippi, Macedonia, AE17. Head of Herakles left, wearing lionskin headdress / ΦIΛIΠΠΩN downwards to right, tripod with three rings, the two outer ones seen from the side. Torch in left field. Drama Hoard 9 in Bellinger, Philippi.TextImage
Moushmov 6913Macedonia, Philippi AV Stater. ca 356-345 BC. Attic standard. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin / Tripod; to right, horse's head right. Bellinger 15, AMNG III/2 3v, SNG ANS 663v, SNG Copenhagen 921. TextImage
Moushmov 6917Macedonia, Philippi. 356-350 B.C. AE 17 mm. Head of young Herakles clad in lion's skin left / ΦIΛIΠΠΩN, tripod with fillet, M and grain ear to left. AMNG 7; Moushmov 6917 TextImage
RPC 1652Philippi, Macedonia, AE15, semi-autonomous issue, struck 27 BC-AD 14. 2.45 g. COL PHIL, Plough right / VIC AVG, Two altars or modii. RPC 1652; SNG ANS 682.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 1650Augustus AE25 of Philippi, Macedonia. COL AVG D IVL PHIL IVSSV AVG, laureate head right / AVG III VIR DIVO IVL, Statue of Augustus on pedestal being crowned statue of Divus Julius. Moushmov 6920, Cohen 739.TextImage
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RPC 1651Macedon, Philippi, AE 19mm (Semis). VIC AVG, Nike standing left on globe, holding wreath and palm / COHOR PRAE PHIL, three military standards. SNG ANS 677; SNG Copenhagen 305, BMC 23, SGI 32.TextImage
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RPC 1656Philippi(?). Augustus AE17 (Semis). AVG, head right / Two colonists plowing right with two oxen. BMC (Parium) 86-88.TextImage
Amandry 1Augustus, AE24 of Divus Augustus, posthumous restoration issue struck under Gallienus, AD 253-268. 7.06 g. DIVO AVGVSTO, radiate head right / HEROI AVLONITE, the hero Aulinetes on horseback galloping right, wielding spear. RPCP below. Amandry, Coloniae Philippensium, 1. Not in RPC.TextImage
Amandry 2Augustus, AE24 of Divus Augustus, posthumous restoration issue struck under Gallienus, AD 253-268. 7.89 g. DIVO AVGVSTO, radiate head right / DIVO AV PARENTI, emperor on horseback right, cloak around neck, right hand raised. Amandry, Coloniae Philippensium, 2; Münsterberg, 6 (in BfM 1923). Not in RPC.TextImage
TIBERIUS
RPC 1657Macedonia, Philippi, Tiberius, AE 16. TI AVG, Bare head of Tiberius right / Two priests plowing right with yoke of oxen.Text
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RPC 1658MACEDON, Philippi. Tiberius & Drusus. 14-37 AD. AE 16mm. Bare jugate heads of Tiberius & Drusus right / Priest plowing right.TextImage
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DRUSUS
RPC 1659Drusus, AE of Philippi, Macedonia. ca. 19 - 23 AD. 4.45 g. DRV CAES, bare head right / Two priests plowing right. RPC 1659.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 1656cfCaligula AE17 of an uncertain Macedonian mint (Philippi?). Bare head right / two preists plowing right behind an ox.TextObv-Rev
CLAUDIUS
RPC 1653Claudius AE27 of Macedonia, Philippi. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TRP IMP, bare head left / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, cippus inscribed with DIVVS AVG in two lines, on which stand statues of Augustus (to left) & Caesar (to right), altar on either side of cippus. BMC 24, SGI 428, Lindgren 1127, Moushmov 6923.TextImage
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RPC 1654Claudius AE26. Philippi, Macedonia, TI CLAVDIVS CAES AVG P M TR P IMP P P Bare head left. / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, Statue of Divus Julius being crowned by statue of Divus Augustus.TextImage
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RPC 1660Claudius, AE16 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 41-54. 4.65 g. TI CLAV AVG, bare head left / Two priests ploughing right. RPC 1660.TextImage
NERO
RPC 1655Nero AE26 of Philippi, Macedonia. NERO CAES AVG P M TR P COS II, bare head left / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, emperor standing left on platform, hand raised, being crowned by Victory standing behind him.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 345Domitian, AE27 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 81-96. 11.50 g. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XIII, laureate head left / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, three bases, centre base inscribed DIVVS AVG, with statues of Augustus standing left, being crowned by Genius behind him, holding wreath. RPC 345; Varbanov 3779; Mionnet I, 283.TextImage
RPC S3 II 345BDomitian, AE27 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 81-96. 11.50 g. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GER COS XVI PP, laureate head left / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, three bases, centre base inscribed DIVVS AVG, with statues of Augustus standing left, being crowned by Genius behind him, holding wreath. RPC Supp 3-II-345B (this coin); Varbanov 3779 var (obv legend); Mionnet 1, 283 var (ditto).TextImage
TRAJAN
Amandry 3Trajan AE24 of Philippi, Macedonia, posthumous issue struck by Gallienus. 6.53 g. DIVO TRAIANO, radiate head right / HERO AVLONITE, RPCP below, the hero Aulonites on horseback galloping right, brandishing a spear. Amandry, “Le Monnayage de la Res Publica Coloniae Philippensium” 3.TextImage
Moushmov 6927Trajan, AE24 of Philippi, Macedonia. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, three bases, centre base inscribed DIVVS AVG, with statues of Augustus standing left, being crowned by Genius behind him and holding wreath. Moushmov 6927; Varbanov 3781 corr (obv legend).TextImage
HADRIAN
Varbanov 3782 varHadrian, AE31 of Philippi, Macedonia, 119-138. 7.68 g. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, laureate, draped bust right / COLO(N AVG IVL?)..PHILIPP, three bases, the centre base inscribed DIVVS AVG, with statues of Divus Augustus, in military dress, standing left, crowned by Divus Julius, standing left behind him. Varbanov 3782–3783 var. (bust type, legends); RPC III 665; Moushmov 6928.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
Moushmov 6929Antoninus Pius AE22 of Philippi, Macedonia. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS IIII, laureate head right / COL IVL PHIL, the emperor on platform, being crowned with wreath from behind by Genius of the city, DIVVS AVG inscribed on platform below, altar at each side.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Amandry 3bMarcus Aurelius AE25 commemorative. Colonia Felix Philippensium (Philippi), Macedonia. Struck under Gallienus, AD 253-268. 9.85 g. DIVO MAR ANTONINO, radiate head of Divus Marcus Aurelius right / HEROI AVLONNITE, Hero Aulonites with raised arm, on horseback galloping right. RPCP beneath horse. Amandry ("Le Monnayage de la Res Publica Coloniae Philippensium") 3b.TextImage
Amandry 7aMarcus Aurelius AE24 commemorative. Colonia Felix Philippensium (Philippi), Macedonia. Struck under Gallienus, AD 253-268. 9.97 g. DIVO MAR ANTONINO, radiate head of Divus Marcus Aurelius right / AVG PARENTI DIVO, around and beneath emperor on horseback right, raising right hand. Amandry ("Le Monnayage de la Res Publica...") 7a.TextImage
Amandry 8Marcus Aurelius AE24 commemorative. Philippi), Macedonia. Struck under Gallienus, AD 253-268. 13.32 g. DIVO MAR ANTONINO, radiate head right / PRINC IVBENTVTIS, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Amandry ("Le Monnayage de la Res Publica...") 8; Vienna 13861.TextImage
Amandry 9Marcus Aurelius AE24 commemorative. Philippi, Macedonia. Struck under Gallienus, AD 253-268. 11,89 g. DIVO MAR ANTONINO, radiate head right / SPES PVBLICA, Homonoia, kalathos on head, seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae. RP CP in fields. Amandry ("Le Monnayage de la Res Publica...") 9; Vienna 35465.TextImage
Amandry 10aMarcus Aurelius, AE24 of Philippi, Macedonia, posthumous restoration issue, struck by Gallienus. 9.53 g. DIVO MAR ANTONINO, radiate head right / CP beneath the two-towered gateway of Philippi with Roma standing left beneath the archway which has three low turrets, holding patera and spear, low altar or shield to left at foot. Amandry, Coloniae Philippensium, 10a.TextImage
Varbanov 3785Marcus Aurelius AE27 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 161-180. 5.75 g. IMP CAES M AVR ANTONIN AVG COS III, laureate head right / COL AVG IVL PHILIP, statue of Augustus standing left, crowned by the Genius of the city standing left behind him, holding wreath, all on a base inscribed DIVVS AVG. Varbanov 3785; Moushmov 6930.TextImage
COMMODUS
Moushmov 6931Commodus, AE22 of Philippi, Macedonia. M COMM ANT P FELIX AV BR, laureate head right / COL IVLIA AVG PHILIP, two figures on base inscribed DIVI AVG: Augustus standing left, wearing military dress, raising arm, being crowned by Julius Caesar or city genius standing left. Moushmov 6931; Varbanov 3786.TextImage
GALLIENUS
Amandry 2 var(1)Gallienus, AE20 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 253-268. 7.2 g. IMP ECN GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / HEROI AVLONITE, Hero Aulonites on horseback riding right, raising right hand. Amandry 2 var. (Amandry lists no coins for Gallienus himself). G&N 15, 375.TextImage
Amandry 2 var (2)Gallienus, AE21 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 253-268. 5.69 g. IMP ECN GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / HEROI AVLONITE, Hero Aulonites on horseback riding right, raising right hand. Amandry 2 var. (Amandry lists no coins for Gallienus himself). Bertolami 4, 423.TextImage
G&M 225, 1805Gallienus, AE19 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 253-268. 7.47 g. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate head right / COL PHILIP, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm branch. Varbanov -; Amandry -; Mionnet -.TextImage
Naumann 43, 582Gallienus, AE20 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 253-268. 9.39 g. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate head right / COL PHILIP, Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch. Varbanov -; Amandry -; Mionnet -. Numismatik Naumann, 43, 582.TextImage
SNG Cop 311Gallienus, AE21 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 253-268. 4.39 g. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate head right / COL PHILIP, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Cop 311; Varbanov -.TextImage
SALONINA
LAC 30, 124Salonina, AE 22 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 254-268. 5.86 g. SALONINA AVG, diademed and draped bust right on crescent / COL PHILIP, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm, captive sitting left at foot. Not in Varbanov; Moushmov; Mionnet; BMC; Kyustendil; Blagoevgrad; Pazardzhik etc. Probably unpublished. LAC 30, 124.TextImage
Berlin 28780Salonina, AE 20 of Philippi, Macedonia. AD 254-268. SALONINA AVG, diademed and draped bust right on crescent / COL PHILIP, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm. Berlin 28780.TextImage

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