Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Hadrianeia and Hadriani ad Olympum (Hadrianoi)

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SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 2Hadrianeia ad Rhyndakos, Mysia. AE. 4.48 g. 2 c. BC. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, Draped bust of Senate right / AΔΡIANEΩN, bearded river god Rhyndacus, reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting on overturned urn, from which water flows. SNG von Aulock 1126. SNG BN 1028; BMC 2.TextImage
Fritze 432Hadrianeia, Mysia, AE15 semi-autonomous issue. AD 150-200. 2.18 g. Bare-headed, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus over shoulder / AΔΡIANEΩN, ram standing right. Fritze Mysien 432-433; SNG von Aulock 1127; Hill 3; Mionnet V, 203; Philipsen 1779.TextImage
Fritze 432 (2)Hadrianeia, Mysia, AE16 semi-autonomous issue. AD 166-169. 2.8 g. No legend, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus over shoulder. / AΔΡIANEΩN, ram standing right. Fritze Mysien 432-433; SNG von Aulock 1127; Mionnet V,203; Philipsen 1779 corr.TextImage
Fritze 435Hadrianeia, Mysia. AE16 semi-autonomous issue. AD 200-250. 3.7 g. Draped bust of Asklepios right, slender head with hair bound in a taenia. / AΔΡIANEΩN, Telesphoros standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. Fritze Mysien 435; Waddington 822; Mionnet II, 106; Mionnet Supp. V, 202; Bentinck Coll. II, 210.TextImage
Fritze 437Hadrianeia, Mysia, AE12 semi-autonomous issue. AD 218-235. Head of Herakles right / AΔΡI-A-NE, ram walking right. Fritze Mysien 437 (same dies); Imhoof KM 1; SNG Cop 164-165.TextImage
Fritze 438Hadrianeia, Mysia, AE22 semi-autonomous issue. AD 117-138. 6.98 g. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right. / AΔΡIANEΩN, river-god Rhyndakos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting arm on overturned urn. Fritze Mysien 438; BMC 2; Hill 1 in JIAN 1898; Mionnet II,104; Walcher 1829A; SNG von Aulock 1126 and 7233; Lindgren I 241.TextImage
Fritze 441Hadrianeia, Mysia, AE18 semi-autonomous issue. AD 198-235. 4.3 g. IEΡA CYNKΛH, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right. / AΔΡIANEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Fritze Mysien 441; Hill 3 in JIAN 1898.TextImage
Fritze 442Hadrianeia, Mysia, AE19 semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-211. IEΡOC ΔHMOC, laureate head of Demos right / AΔΡIANΩN, Artemis, wearing short, belted chiton and boots, walking right, looking back, holding torch in each hand. SNG von Aulock 1130; Fritze Mysien 442; Kurth Demos 853.TextImage
Fritze 495Hadriani ad Olympum, Mysia, AE18 semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-222. 2.8 g. Draped bust of Artemis right, quiver behind shoulder. / AΔΡIANΩN ΠΡOC OΛ, Telesphorus standing front, wearing hooded cloak. Fritze Mysien 495 (this coin); Imhoof KM 1.TextImage
Fritze 496Hadriani ad Olympum, Mysia, AE17 semi-autonomous issue. AD 177-211. 2.96 g. Draped female bust right (often described as Artemis). / AΔΡIANΩN, cornucopiae. Fritze Mysien 496 (this coin); BMC 1; Hill 1 in JIAN 1898; SNG Cop 171; Winterthur 2542; Philipsen 1779; Lindgren III 254.TextImage
SNG vA 1131Hadrianeia, Mysia, semi-autonomous AE18, Time of Septimius Severus, 193-210 AD. IEΡOC ΔHMOC, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right/ AΔΡIANEΩN, Tyche with kalathos standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 1131; Fritze Mysien 444; SNG Cop. 167; Kurth Demos 854.TextImage
SABINA
Fritze 447Sabina, AE19 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. AD 117-138. CABEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right, wearing stephane. / AΔΡIANEΩN, Artemis walking right, holding a torch in each hand. Fritze Mysien 447; Hill Hadrianeia 11; Mionnet Supp V, 212.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Fritze 451Faustina II, AE20 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. AD 146-180. 4.78 g. ΦAYCTINA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / AΔΡIANEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Fritze Mysien 451; Imhoof KM 1; SNG Cop 169.TextImage
Imhoof KM 1Faustina II, AE19 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. AD 146-180. 4.08 g. ΦAYTINA CEBACTH (sic), draped bust right. / AΔΡIANEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Imhoof KM 1; Winterthur 2537.TextImage
COMMODUS
Fritze 458 varCommodus AE 27mm of Mysia, Hadrianeia. AYT K M AYΡ KOMMOΔOC, Laureate head right / EΠ AΠOΛΛΩNIOY ΛOYKIOY A AΡC TO B AΔΡIANEΩN, Commodus on horseback right, thrusting with spear and lion running right below. Fritze 458 var (rev legend). TextImage
Fritze 514 varCommodus, AE29 of Hadriani ad Olympum, Mysia. AD 179-180. 14.87 g. Magistrate Diodoros. AY K Λ AYΡ KOMOΔOC ANTΩNINOC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / T ΛOK ΔIOΩΡOC ANEΘ AΔΡIAN ΠΡ OΛYM, Zeus standing left by altar, holding patera and sceptre. Hill 18 var (T LO only); Fritze Mysien 514 var (ditto); Hirsch 153, 434; Naville 15, 244; (RPC temp IV.2 11306 (= perhaps Demeter, Fritze 518).TextImage
Fritze 516Commodus. AE31 of Hadriani ad Olympum, Mysia. AD 177-192. 17.64 g. Magistrate T. Lucilius Diodorus. AY K Λ AYΡ KOMOΔOC ANTΩNINOC, bare-headed, draped bust right. / T ΛOK ΔIOΔΩΡOC ANEΘ AΔΡIAN ΠΡ OΛYM, Demeter standing left, holding two corn-ears, poppy and torch. Fritze Mysien 516-517; BMC 6; SNG France 1064; SNG von Aulock 1141; Waddington 830 corr.; Hill 17.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Fritze 521Septimius Severus, AE35 of Hadriani ad Olympum, Mysia. AD 193-211. AY K Λ CE CEOYHΡOC ΠE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡIANΩN ΠΡOC OΛYMΠON beneath and around Apollo, naked, standing right, holding lyre on a serpent-entwined tripod, column surmounted by Artemis standing right, holding bow and reaching for an arrow. Fritze Mysien 521; Mionnet II 115; Mionnet Supp. V 219.TextImage
SNG vA 7237varSeptimius Severus, AE27 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. 192-211 AD, 13.4 g. AYT K...CEΠTI CEOYHΡOC CE, laureate head right / EΠ MHNOΦANOYC TEIMIKΡ AΡX AΔΡIANEΩN, Kybele seated right in cart drawn by two lions. Magistrate not in usual sources. cf. Von Aulock 7237; Fritze 466; Imhoof KM 2.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
SNG vA 1136Julia Domna, AE of Hadrianeia, Mysia. 5.82 g. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA, draped bust right / AΔΡIANEITΩN, bearded river god Rhyndacus, reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting on overturned urn, from which water flows. SNG von Aulock 1136 (same dies); SNG BN 1042; Lindgren 253 (this coin).TextImage
CARACALLA
Mionnet 225Caracalla, AE of Hadrianeia, Mysia. 28.02 g. AVK KAI M AVΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI..MHΛANΔΡΩN KΛEIAN AΡX AΔΡIANEΩN, River god Rhyndakos reclining right beneath tree, holding reed and resting arm on overturned urn from which water flows. Before him, Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus, ram at foot. Mionnet Supp. 5, 225.TextImage
SNG vA 7237 Caracalla AE 27mm of Hadrianeia, Mysia. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / E MENANΔΡOY AΡ A AΔΡIANEΩN, Kybele, holding sceptre, resting arm on tympanum, in cart drawn right by two lions. SNG von Aulock 7237; Fritze Mysien 466; Inhoof KM 2.TextImage
GETA
Mionnet Supp V, 229Geta, AE24 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. AD 198-209. Π CEΠTI ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / AΔΡIANEΩN, bull standing right. Mionnet Supp V, 229; Fritze Mysien 471-472; Mionnet Supp V, 229; Sestini Herdervar 4; Hill Hadrianeia 26.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Waddington 836Elagabalus AE20 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. ANTΩNEINOC, laureate draped bust right / AΔΡIANEΩN, Hermes standing left holding purse and caduceus. Von Fritze 465a; Waddington 836.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Fritze 487Gordian III, AE30 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. Magistrate Kia. Themisonos. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI KIA ΘEMICΩNOC C AΔΡIANEΩN, emperor on horseback galloping right, wielding spear at a lion beneath the horse. Fritze Mysien 487; Hill 39.TextImage
Winterthur G6615Gordian III, AE 39mm of Hadrianeia, Mysia. 19.12 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI K ΦA ΘEMICΩNOC AΔΡIANEΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus, between two trees with a river-god reclining beneath each tree. Winterthur G6615; RPC VII 73; Burstein Coll. 596.TextImage
PHILIP I
Fritze Mysien 538Philip I, AE37 of Hadrianeia, Mysia. AD 244-249. Magistrate Draukos Epaphrodeitos. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, laureate, draped bust right / EΠI AYΡ ΔΡAYKOY EΠAΦΡOΔEITOY ΠΡΩ AΡX AΔΡIANΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos, small satyr at foot left, reaching for the grapes, panther at foot right. Fritze Mysien 538; Hill 35 in JIAN 1898; Mionnet II, 127.TextImage
VALERIAN I
Fritze 545Valerian, AE30 of Hadriani Ad Olympum, Mysia. AD 253-260. Magistrate Ant. Alexandros. AYT K ΠO ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI ANT AΛEXANΔΡOY ΠΡΩ AΡX AΔΡIANΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios, standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Fritze Mysien 545; SNG Stockholm 1999; Noury Bey 1393 (this coin).TextImage
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