Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Adramyteion


Adramyteion (modern day Burhaniye), is on the western coast of Turkey. It was previously named Kemer, ("aquaduct"), after a nearby aquaduct which has since been demolished.

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BMC 7Adramyteion, Mysia, AE19, Time of Mithradates VI, 5.55 gr. Laureate head of Apollo left, quiver at shoulder / TH-NΩN, Cornucopiae between caps of the Dioskuroi. Sear 3807; BMC 7-8. TextImage
BMC 11Mysia, Adramyteion, AE13, 200-150 BC. Head of Adramytus (or Zeus) right, wearing taenia / AΔΡA, horseman riding right, raising hand. BMC 11; Von Fritze 73; Stauber 119A.TextImage
Mionnet 2Mysia, Adramytion AE 18mm. 4th century BC. Diademed head of Adramytus (or Zeus) right / Horseman right, holding labrys; countermark: eight-rayed star. TextImage
SNG Cop 1vMysia, Adramytion AE 17mm. 4th century BC. Laureate head of Adramytus (or Zeus) right / Horseman riding right; two monograms around. TextImage
SNGFr_1Mysia, Adramytion AE 17mm. 4th century BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Forepart of Pegasos right; grain ear below. TextImage
SNG France 1223 cfOrontes, Satrap of Mysia, AE 9 mm, 0.65 gr. Adramytion mint. ca 357-352 BC. Female head right, hair in a sakkos / ORON(TA) beneath forepart of Pegasos or other winged animal with bird's tail, right. cf. SNG France 1223-1226 (Lampsakos) and SNG Copenhagen 206-207; BMC -; SNG von Aulock -; Apparently unpublished.TextImage
SNG vA 1051Adramyteon. Mysia, AE20, 2nd C. BC. Laureate head of Apollo left / TH-NΩN, Cornucopiae between the caps of the Dioskouroi. SNG von Aulock 1051. TextImage
SNG vA 1055Adramytium, Mysia, AE15, semi-autonomous issue, AD 117-138. 2.40 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΔΡRAMYT, Owl standing slightly right on thunderbolt, head facing, wings spread; MH monogram in right field. SNG von Aulock 1055; Fritze Mysien 96; Paris 20; Lindgren I 205; Stauber Adramytteion 143A-E.TextImage
SNG vA 7192Mysia, Adramyteion. Circa 4th Century BC. AE 16mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / AΔΡA, forepart of Pegasos right. TextImage
Stauber 7AAdramyteion, Mysia, Hyparchos: Orontas, AR Obol 362-348 BC. 0.76 g. Head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet / OΡONTA, Forepart of Pegasos left. cf Stauber Adramytteion 7A-7B (weight).TextImage
VonFritze 3Adtramytion, Mysia, AE11, 1.92 gr. 4th.-3rd. C BC. Bearded head of Zeus right / AΔ-Ρ-A-M-Y, forepart of Pegasus right. Fritze, Mysien 3; Imhoof GM 150; Babelon Traite II-2 2517; Stauber 13B-13N, 14A-14F.TextImage
VonFritze 5AAdramyteion, Mysia, AE12, 360-340 BC. Bearded head of Zeus facing / AΔΡA-M-Y, eagle standing left on rock or prey, grain-ear in left field. Stauber 23-26; Weber 4949; Fritze 5A.TextImage
VonFritze 6Mysia, Adramyteion. Ca 350 BC. AE 12mm. Head of Zeus facing slightly right / AΔΡA, Eagle standing left on altar. TextImage
Von Fritze 22Adramyteion, Mysia, AE18. 2nd Century BC. Bearded head of Zeus left / AΔΡAMY-THNΩN above and beneath horseman galloping right, raising right hand. Von Fritze, Mysien 22; SNG Paris 6.TextImage
Weber 4949Mysia, Adramyteon. ca 2nd Century BC. AE 12mm. Laureate, three-quarter facing head of Zeus, slightly right / AΔΡA-M-Y, eagle standing left on rock; grain ear before. TextImage
Weber 4950Mysia, Adramyteion. Circa 4th Century BC. AE 10mm (1.02 gm). Laureate head of Zeus right / Forepart of Pegasos right. von Fritze 2. TextImage
Sear #3805Adramyteon, Mysia, AE18. Laureate head of Zeus left / AΔΡAMYTH-NΩNabove and below horseman prancing right. BMC 2.TextImage
TRAJAN
Righetti Sale
IV, 457
Trajan, AE21 of Adramyteion, Mysia. 3,65 g. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right. CTR L ADRAMUTHNWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Unpublished. Righetti Sale, pt. IV. lot 457.TextImage
CARACALLA
Fritze 140Caracalla, AE25 of Adramyteon, Mysia. 198-217 AD. AYTOKR KAI M AYRH ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI CTR MARKIANOY B ADRAMYTH-NW-N, Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Fritze Mysien 140; SNG Lewis 1311; Stauber Adramytteion 214A. TextImage
Fritze 145Caracalla, AE35 of Adramyteion, Mysia, homonoia with Ephesos. Magistrate Marcianus. 23,74 g. AYTOKΡ KAI M AYΡH ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI CTΡ MAΡKIANOY AΔΡAMYTHNΩ-N KAI EΦECIΩN Γ NEΩ-KO-ΡΩN OMONOIA, around and in fields, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing, with supports, Zeus on right, standing facing, head left, holding eagle and sceptre. Von Fritze, Mysien 145; SNG Paris 59. Franke-Nolle, Homonoia 2 (same dies); Stauber Adramytteion 148A; BMC 25; Mionnet V 30.TextImage
JULIA MAESA
Fritze 154Julia Maesa, AE19 of Adramytion, Mysia. AD 218-225. 2.67 g. IOYΛIA MAICA, draped bust right / AΔΡAMYTHNΩN, Dionysus wearing short chiton, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. Fritze Mysien 154-155; Stauber 225; Lindgren I 208; Mionnet Supp V, 36; Bernhart Dionysos 349.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
VonFritze 129 varSeverus Alexander, AE41 0f Adramyteion, Mysia. 21.29 g. AD 222-235. Magistrate Ayr. Kladaios. AYTKΡ K M AYΡ CEB AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡ AYΡ KΛAΔAI-OY AΔΡAMYTH-NΩN, Demeter seated left on cippus, holding poppy and corn-ears in right hand and transverse sceptre in left arm. vonFritze 129 var (this reverse for Caracalla); apparently unpublished.TextImage
v. Fritze 164Severus Alexander, AE25 of Adramyteion, Mysia. 222-235 AD. Magistrate Aurelius Gaius. AYT K M AYΡ CEB AΛEΞANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI CTΡ AYΡ ΓAIOY B NE AΔΡAMYTHN-ΩN, Asklepios, naked to waist, standing right, resting on serpent-entwined sceptre. Von Fritze, Mysien 164; SNG Cop 15; Stauber 237A.TextImage
von Fritze 165Severus Alexander, Adramyteum, Mysia, Ae 26, 9.6g. AY[T K M AYΡ] CEB AΛEΞANΔΡOC, laureate draped bust right / EΠI CTΡ AYΡ ΓAIOY B NE AΔΡAMYTHN-ΩN, Asklepios standing right, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. von Fritze 165; Stauber 238a.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
McClean 7547Maximinus I, Mysia, Adramyteion, AE23. AYT K Γ I MAΞIMEINOC, laureate draped cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / EΠI CTΡA EYTYXOYC AΔΡAMYTEΩN, Athena standing left in armour, with spear and shield, holding patera. McClean 7547; Von Fritze 172; Stauber 247A.TextImage
von Fritze 171Maximinus I, AE26 of Adramyteum, Mysia. 10.7 g. AYT K Γ I BHΠOC MAXIMINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡA EYTYXOYC AΔΡAMYTHNΩN, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. von Fritze 171; Mionnet Supp 5, 41; ANS 1944.100.42411.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
von Fritze 193Volusian, AE23 of Adramyteion, Mysia. AY OYOΛOYCIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI ANTIΠ-ATΡOY AΔΡAMYTH-NΩN around and in fields, Homonoia-Euthenia with kalathos, standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Imhoof, KM 13; von Fritze 193, Stauber 271A.TextImage
GALLIENUS
von Fritze 197Gallienus, AE23 of Adramyteion, Mysia. AYT K Π.. ΓAΛΛIHNOC, Laureate, draped bust right / EΠI BIKTOΡOC AΔΡAMYTHNΩN around and in fields, Nike standing left, wings open, holding wreath and palm. Von Fritze, Mysien 197; SNG Paris 80 var. (legend position).TextImage
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