Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Astyra

Browse Astyra page with thumbnail images.

BMC 12Astyra, Mysia, AE unit, 400-300 BC. 1.17 g. Head of Aphrodite (?) right, wearing sphendone, earring and necklace / AΣTY, amphora, bunch of grapes in right field. BMC 12-13; Stauber Adramytteion 14A-14C; Babelon Traité II-1, 1620; Philipsen 2303.TextImage
Klein 253Astyra, Mysia, AE unit. struck by the satrap Tissaphernes, 400-395 BC. 1.89 g. TIΣΣA, bare head of Tissaphernes right / AΣTYΡH, Cult image of Artemis Astyra facing, wearing polos and veil. Klein 253.TextImage
Klein 255Astyra, Mysia, AE11, struck under satrap Tissaphernes, ca. 400-395 BC. 1.15 g. Head of Athena right / TIΣΣA, Horseman on horseback galloping right, holding spear in raised right hand. Winzer 6,3; Klein 255.TextImage
SNG Fr 124AAstyra, Mysia. AE13, Satrap Tissaphernes. Ca 400-395 BC. TIΣΣA beneath head of Tissaphernes right / AΣTYΡA, Cult image of Artemis Astyra. SNG France 123A; Klein 253. TextImage
Stauber Type CAstyra, Mysia, AE11, struck under satrap Tissaphernes, ca. 400-395 BC. 1.62 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / TIΣΣAΦEΡNOY, head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. Stauber Adramytteion type C; Winzer 6.1 ("head of Tissaphernes").TextImage
See also: Entry for Astyra on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Astyra in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Astyra at
Search for Astyra in the ANS Database

Coins Main PageGreek Coins by City or RulerSearch All Entries

Click here for a list of Reference Abbreviations.