Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Kyzikos


[vonFritze II 33]

Kyzikos or Kyzikos, in Mysia, on the Sea of Marmara.

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CITY, CIVIC AND PSEUDO-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 10Kyzikos. Circa 500-460 BC. EL Twelfth Stater (Hemihekte). Crab; tunny right above / Quadripartite incuse punch. TextImage
BMC 38Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 500-475 BC. EL Hekte, 2.65 g. Facing lion's head; tunny below / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated. SNG France 211; BMC Mysia 38; Rosen 459. TextImage
BMC 66 varKyzikos, Mysia. 2.64 gr, electrum. 1/6th stater, 450-400 BC. Triton or Kekrops left with serpent's (?) tail, holding branch, tunny fish below / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated surface. BMC 66 var (stater).TextImage
BMC 112Kyzikos, Mysia. AR Trihemiobol. 1.21 gr. After 480 BC. Forepart of running boar left, tunny fish swimming upwards behind / Head of roaring lion left, within shallow incuse square. BMC Mysia, 112.TextImage
BMC 118Kyzikos, Mysia. Hemiobol. Silver, 0.71 grams, 10.49 mm. After 480 BC. Forepart of running boar left, retrograde E on shoulder, tunny fish swimming upwards behind / Head of roaring lion left, within shallow incuse square. BMC 118.TextImage
BMC 121Kyzikos, Mysia. AR Hemiobol. 0.80 g, 10.49 mm. After 480 BC. Head of roaring lion left, retrograde K above, all within shallow incuse square / Forepart of running boar left, tunny fish swimming upwards behind. BMC Mysia, 121; Sear 3851.TextImage
BMC 123Cyzikus, Mysia, AR Obol. 0,26 Gr, 6.9 mm. 480-400 BC. Forepart of boar right, behind, a tunny fish upwards / Head of lion left, mouth open, retrograde K above, all within incuse square. BMC Mysia, 123.TextImage
BMC 141Kyzikos, Mysia. AR Drachm, ca 390-341 BC. 3.02 g (13 mm). Head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sphendone covered with a veil, wearing earring and necklace / KY-ZI, head of lion left, mouth open with tongue protruding, tunny fish below. BMC 141; SNG France 408 var.TextImage
BMC 147Kyzikos, Mysia, AE18, 5.78 g. 2nd century BC. Head of Kore right, wearing wreath of corn / KY-ZI above and beneath ΔΡI monogram, all within an oak wreath. BMC 147.TextImage
BMC 148Kyzikos, Mysia, AE21. 200-100 BC. Head of Kore Soteira right, wreathed with corn / KY-ZI within oak-wreath, PE monogram in centre, Δ on I (resembles Λ on I) monogram below. BMC 148; Von Fritze III, type 24.TextImage
BMC 148 varKyzikos, Mysia, AE19. Draped bust of Kore Soteira right, wreathed with grain / K (EP monogram) Y-ZI in two lines within oak wreath. Delta I below. BMC 148 var. (position of EP monogram).TextImage
BMC 155Kyzikos, Mysia, AE16, 2.5 gr. Bull's head right / KY-ZI above and beneath ΠAT monogram within wreath. BMC 155.TextImage
BMC 188Kyzikos, Mysia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 2nd C. AD. 2.25 g. KYZIKOC, head of the hero Kyzikos right / KYZIKHNΩN, stork standing right. BMC 188. SNG Paris 557.TextImage
BMC 204Kyzikos, Mysia. Pseudo-autonomous issue, ca. 253-270 AD. 6.08 g. KYZIKOC, diademed head of Kyzikos right / CTΡA ΠOΛΛΩNIΔOY KYZIKHNΩN NEOKOΡΩ, Hephaistos seated right at anvil, holding hammer and tongs. BMC 204.TextImage
Boehringer 90Kyzikos, Mysia, AR tetradrachm, 160-150 BC. Head of Kore right, wreathed with oak, wearing pearl necklace / KYZI-KHNΩN, lighted torch with handle on right, ΡA monogram above, NKTE monogram below, all within oak wreath. Boehringer 90 in SNR 1975 (Trapezunt hoard, this coin).TextImage
CNG 69-347Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 550-500 BC. AR Hemiobol. Lotus flower; tunny to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished. TextImage
DS P1455Kyzikos, Mysia, AE 14mm, 2.7g. Head of Kore right / Torch within oak wreath (or wreath of corn-ears?), KYZI below. Mionnet II, 121 var (Kore within wreath); SNG von Aulock 1234 var (longer legend). Seller reference: DS P1455.TextImage
Greenwell 52Kyzikos, Mysia, Elektrum stater, 410 BC. Nike left, kneeling on one knee, holding aplustre in right hand, left hand resting on her hip / Quadripartite incuse punch. Greenwell 52.TextImage
Hurter 26Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 460-400 BC. EL Stater (15.97 gm, 12h). Triton left, holding tunny in right hand; tunny below / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated. Hurter and Liewald, Neue Münzentypen der Kyzikener Elektronprägung, SNR 81 (2002), 26 (same obv. die); otherwise unpublished. TextImage
Hurter 28Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 500-475 BC. EL Hemihekte (1.35 gm, 12h). Griffin's head left, tunny in its mouth / Quadripartite incuse square. Cf. Hurter and Liewald, Neue Münztypen der Kyzikener Electronprägung, SNR 81 (2002), 28 (hekte); Rosen Collection sale (M&M 72, 176; otherwise unpublished. TextImage
Hurter 28Kyzikos Electrum Hekte, 500-450 BC. 2.71 g. Head of griffin left, eating the head of a tunny fish / Quadripartite incuse square. Hurter & Liewald 28 var (denomination).TextImage
Hurter II, 181Kyzikos, Mysia. 5th-4th centuries BC. EL Hekte, 1/6 Stater, 9mm, 2.49 g. Kithara (lyre); below, tunny right / Quadripartite incuse square. Hurter and Liewald II 181, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Lanz 157, 145Kyzikos, Mysia, AE35 semi-autonomous issue. AD 222-235. 23.48 g. Magistrate C. Flavius Trophimos. KOΡH CΩTEIΡA, draped bust of Kore right, wreathed with corn / EΠI Γ ΦΛ TΡOΦIMOY AΡ KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Hades in quadriga right, carrying off the struggling Persephone, warrior running behind, holding spear and shield, overturned basket and serpent beneath the horses, Eros flying right above. Unpublished. Legends var of Von Fritze 3 and Waddington 720. Lanz 157, 145.TextImage
LHS 95, 649Kyzikos, Mysia, electrum stater, 16.15 g. ca. 405-404 BC. The infant Herakles, nude, kneeling to right, strangling a serpent in each hand, tunny fish below, swimming right / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished as a stater, Von Fritze 160 var (hekte); Boston I 1517 var (ditto). LHS Numismatik AG 95, lot 649.TextImage
Lindgren 227Kyzikos, Mysia. AE, Pseudo-autonomous issue, ca. AD 260-268 AD. 9.15 g. KYZIKOC, diademed head of Kyzikos right / CTΡA-ΛOK CE-BHΡOY K-YZIKHN-ΩN ΔIC N-EOKO in six lines within wreath. Lindgren 227.TextImage
Pixodarus 10Kyzikos, Mysia, Ca 390-341/0 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Kore Soteira left / Head of lion left; tunny fish below, cock to right. TextImage
Rosen 441Kyzikos, Mysia, EL hekte. c475 BC, Griffin left, paw raised, curved wing, tuna below. / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
Rosen 447Kyzikos Electrum Hekte, 550-500 BC. 10.54 mm, 2.64 g. Bearded archaic male head left, tunny fish left below / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 447; Greenwell, Cyzicus 78; Paris 194.TextImage
Rosen 515 Kyzikos, Mysia, AR hemiobol, (0.50g) 550-480 BC, Tunny head left. / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 515 (this coin). TextImage
Rosen 516 Kyzikos, Mysia, AR tetartemorion = 1/4 obol, (0.24g) 550-480 BC, Tunny head left. / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 516 (this coin). TextImage
Rosen 516cfArchaic Kyzikos AR Tritartemorion. Tunney fish left / Quartered square punch. TextImage
Rosen 520Kyzikos, Mysia, AR Obol, ca 600-525 BC. 1.11 g, 9 mm. Head of tunny fish right, fish in mouth / Square incuse punch. Rosen 520.TextImage
Rosen 522 Kyzicus, Mysia, AR hemiobol, (0.36g) After 480 BC, Forepart of boar left, tunny upward behind. / Lion head roaring left, small facing panther head above. Rosen 522 (this coin). TextImage
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Rosen 522varKyzicus, Mysia, AR tetartemorion = 1/4 obol, (0.14g) After 480 BC, Forepart of boar left, tunny upward behind. / Lion head roaring left, small facing panther head above. TextImage
RPC 2241Kyzikos, Mysia. AE15, 2.40 gr. 1-2nd C. AD. Laureate head of Apollo right / K-Y Z-I to left and right of lyre. ΩK monogram above. RPC 2241; Von Fritze 42.TextImage
SGI 4900Kyzikos, Mysia, Autonomous Provincial AE25. 2nd century AD. Diademed head of the city founder, Kyzikos, right / Two flaming torches entwined by serpents, flaming altar between. TextImage
SNG Cop 49Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.33 gm). Forepart of boar left; tunny fish upwards to right / Blank. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 49 (lion on reverse). TextImage
SNG Cop 62Kyzikos, Mysia, AE 18, 4th Century BC. Head of Persephone right / Tripod, tunny below. TextImage
SNG Cop 64Civic coinage of Mysia, Cyzicus, AE 13mm, 1.93g. 300-180 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / KYZI above head of bull left; caduceus in right field. SNG Copenhagen 64; Weber 5044.TextImage
SNG Cop 81Kyzikos, Mysia. AE23. 200-100BC, Bull butting right / Flaming torch. TextImage
SNG Cop 92Kyzikos, Mysia. Anonymous issue. Time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE 30mm. Diademed head of founder (or Genius of City) right / Two serpent-entwined torches flanking flaming altar. SNGvA 1250.TextImage
SNG Cop 102Kyzikos, Mysia. Anonymous issue. 2nd-3rd Century AD. AE 18mm. Laureate draped bust of Kore Soteira right / Panther right, placing forepaw on vase. SNGvA1253.TextImage
SNG France 168Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 600-500 BC. EL Hemihekte. Two tunny heads left; pellet above and below, tunny to right / Quadripartite incuse square. . TextImage
SNGFr 404Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 390-341/0 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Kore Soteira left / Head of lion left; tunny fish below, bee to right. Pixodarus 13.TextImage
SNG France 429Kyzikos, Mysia AE11. BC. 2nd-1st C. Female head right / KY-ZI, Tripod altar (off flan: tunny fish below). SNG France 429. TextImage
SNG Stockholm 2029Kyzikos, Mysia, AE18. KΩΡH KOTEIΡA, draped bust of Kore right in sakkos / KYZIKH-NΩN NEΩKO-ΡΩN, serpent coiled right. Von Fritze 49; SNG Stockholm 2029.TextImage
SNG Tub 2261Kyzikos, Mysia, AE18, 4.54 gr. 1st century BC. Head of Kore right, wearing wreath of corn / K monogram between KY above and ZI below, all within wreath, T below. SNG Tuebingen 2261.TextImage
SNG vA 1212Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 550-500 BC. EL Hekte. Nike standing right on tunny, holding bull by its horns / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze I -.TextImage
SNG vA 1214Kyzikos, Mysia. 480-450 BC. AR 10 mm, 0.78 gr. Forepart of boar left, retrograde E on body / Head of roaring lion left, dotted line as truncation. SNG von Aulock 1214 and 7333; von Fritze 11; SNG Tuebingen 2215-2216.TextImage
SNG vA 1242Kyzikos, Mysia, AE26, 7.67 gr. 2nd-1st c. BC. Head of Kore Soteira right, hair in a bun / KYZI-KHNΩN to right and left of tripod on torch, monogram to left, branch above. Weber 5049; SNG Cop 83-84; SNG von Aulock 1242.TextImage
SNG vA 1249Kyzikos, Mysia AE 25mm. Roman times, mid 3rd Century AD. Diademed head of Kyzikos right; Q beneath / Athena standing left, holding Nike with wreath and spear.TextImage
SNG vA 1251 varKyzikos, Mysia, AE 25mm. Roman times, mid 3rd Century AD. Magistrate Apollonidos. Diademed head of Kyzikos right / CTΡA-AΠOΛΩ-NIΔOY K-YZIKHN-ΩN ΔIC N-EΩKOΡ-ΩN legend in seven lines within wreath. Apparently unpublished.TextImage
SNG vA 7284Kyzikos, Mysia. Ca. 550-450 BC. EL hekte (2.66 g). Youthful archaic head left, on medallion disk; tunny below / Quadripartite incuse punch. SNG von Aulock TextImage
SNG vA 7331Kyzikos, Mysia AR Hemiobol. 5th Century BC. Forepart of running boar left, tunny fish behind neck / blank.TextImage
SNG vA 7332Kyzikos, Mysia AR Hemiobol. 5th Century BC. Forepart of running boar left, tunny fish behind neck / lion's head left, jaws wide open. TextImage
SNG vA 7336Kyzicus, Mysia AR Hemiobol. ca 400-410 BC. Head of Attis left wearing Phrygian cap / KY-Z-I, forepart of bull right. TextImage
Traite 2751Kyzikos, Mysia. Ca. 500-450 B.C. EL Hekte. Lion walking left on tunny fish / mill sail quadripartite incuse.TextImage
Triton XIII, 175Kyzikos Electrum Hekte, 450-400 BC. 10mm, 2.66 g. Hellenistic prince in military dress, standing left, holding transverse spear or sceptre and raising right hand / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished. Triton XIII, 175.TextImage
Von Fritze I 14Kyzikos, Mysia. ca 550–500 BC. Electrum hecte. Young, beardless head left, wreathed with olive, tunny behind / Mill sail incuse. TextImage
VonFritze V 27bKyzikos, Mysia, AE20. semi-autonomous issue. AD 177-184, time of Commodus. 3.73 g. KYZIKOΣ, head of hero Kyzikos right, wearing taenia / KYZIKHNΩN, capricorn right. RPC IV online 583; von Fritze V 27b; Leake 7678.TextImage
VonFritze I 30Kyzikos, Mysia. Ca 550-475 BC. EL 1/12th Stater - Hemihekte. Tunny left; tunny head above and tail below / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 426. TextImage
VonFritze I 34cfKyzikos, Mysia. ca 550 BC. Electrum hecte. Head of boar right, tunny in mouth / Mill sail incuse. TextImage
VonFritze I 41Kyzikos, Mysia. c550-475 BC. EL Hekte. Forepart of lion left; tunny fish behind / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 436. TextImage
VonFritze I 46Mysia. Kyzikos Electrum Stater. ca 460-400 BC. Wild sow standing left on tunny fish left / mill sail incuse. TextImage
VonFritze I 48Kyzikos, Mysia EL Stater. Circa 500-475 BC. Goat's head left; tunny upwards behind / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 438, Dewing 2164. TextImage
VonFritze I 59cfKyzikos. Circa 550-475 BC. EL Twelfth Stater - Hemihekte. Forepart of Pegasos left; tunny behind / Quadripartite incuse. Bodenstedt 4 (Phokaia). TextImage
VonFritze I 70Kyzikos, Mysia. ca 550–500 BC. Electrum stater. Young man half-kneeling left, holding tunny in each hand / Mill sail incuse. TextImage
VonFritze I 72MYSIA. Kyzikos. Ca. 500-460 BC. Electrum stater (16.19 gm). Sphinx standing left on tunny left, right foreleg raised / Mill sail incuse. Von Fritze 72, pl. ii, 25. Boston 1456. TextImage
VonFritze I 74Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 550-500 BC. EL Hekte. Harpy standing left, holding tunny / Quadripartite incuse square. SNG France 203-204. TextImage
VonFritze 74cfKyzikos. c500-475 BC. EL Stater. Siren standing right on a tunny, holding a second tunny in her left hand, tunny below appears to have two wings / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
VonFritze 82Mysia, Kyzikos. Circa 550-475 BC. EL Stater (ca 15.5 g.). Facing lion's head; tunny fish below / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze I 82; Greenwell 113; Traité pl. VII, 38; Boston 1473. TextImage
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VonFritze 83Kyzikos, Mysia, ca. 500 BC. Electrum hekte. 2.60 gm. Lion prowling left, head lowered, tunny fish left below / Quadripartite incuse. Von Fritze 83. Traité II 2748.TextImage
VonFritze 85cfMysia, Kyzicus. c500-475 BC. Fourée EL Hekte. Roaring lion, right forepaw raised, seated left on tunny / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 462cf. TextImage
VonFritze 88Kyzikos, Mysia. ca 500-460 BC. Electrum stater. Bull walking left on tunny left / Mill sail incuse. SNGFr 222-223. TextImage
VonFritze 93Kyzikos. c500-475 BC. EL Hekte. Dog walking left, forepaw raised, tail curled over back; tunny to left below / Quadripartite incuse square. Boston MFA 1470. TextImage
VonFritze 99Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 500-450 BC. EL Stater. Griffin standing left on tunny / Quadripartite incuse square. SNG France 239-240. TextImage
VonFritze 100cfKyzikos, Mysia EL Stater. ca 500-475 BC. Griffin, with straight wing, standing left on tunny, right paw raised / Quadripartite incuse punch. Rosen 478. TextImage
VonFritze 102Mysia, Kyzicus. c500-475 BC. EL Hekte. Forepart of winged deer left; tunny fish downward to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Rosen 482. TextImage
VonFritze 113Kyzikos Electrum Hekte, 500-450 BC. 11mm, 2.68 g. Boy sitting facing, head right, holding a tunny fish horizontally on his left hand / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze 113; SNG France 255-258; SNG von Aulock 1203; Boston MFA 1480.TextImage
VonFritze 115Kyzikos, Mysia EL Hekte. ca 460-400 BC. Nude, helmeted warrior kneeling left, checking the straightness of his arrow; tunny below / Quadripartite incuse punch. TextImage
VonFritze 117Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 460-400 BC. EL Stater. Warrior, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, kneeling right, checking the straightness of his arrow, bow hung over his left wrist; tunny downward behind / Quadripartite incuse punch. Greenwell 93; Traité pl. CLXXIV, 10; Boston MFA 1490; SNG France 263; BMC 79. TextImage
VonFritze 126Kyzikos Electrum Hekte, 480-470 BC. 2.62 g. Triton sitting half-left on tunny fish / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze 126; Traité I, 274; Boston MFA 1425; Rosen 503.TextImage
VonFritze 140Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 450-350 BC. EL Stater. Head of Herakles, in lion's skin, right on tunny / Quadripartite incuse square. SNG France 289. TextImage
VonFritze 142Kyzikos, Mysia. 5th-4th century BC. Electrum hekte. Head of Attis right, in Phrygian cap, tunny right under neck truncation / Mill sail incuse. TextImage
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VonFritze I 155Kyzikos, Mysia EL Stater. Circa 460-400 BC. Dionysos reclining left on rock, holding kantharos in extended right hand; tunny below / Quadripartite incuse punch. Dewing 2184. TextImage
VonFritze I 169Kyzikos, Mysia EL Stater. Circa 460-400 BC. Nude boy seated facing, head turned right, leaning to the right; holding tunny in outstretched right hand / Quadripartite incuse punch. TextImage
VonFritze I 169 (2)Kyzikos Electrum Hekte, 500-470 BC. 10mm, 2.59 g. Boy sitting facing, head right, legs splayed to left, holding a tunny fish by the tail with his right hand / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze 169; Jameson 2201.TextImage
VonFritze 178Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 460-400 BC. EL Stater. Bull, head lowered, standing right on tunny / Quadripartite incuse square, granulated. Greenwell 122; Traité pl. CLXXVII, 4; Boston MFA 1513; SNG France 323; BMC Mysia 86. TextImage
von Fritze 180Kyzikos, Mysia, Electrum Hekte, 475-410 BC. 2.65g. Owl standing right on tunny fish, two rosettes formed by dots to left and right / Quadripartite incuse punch. von Fritze 180.TextImage
Von Fritze I, 208Kyzikos, Mysia, Electrum Hekte (one-sixth stater), 5-5 c. BC. 2.67 g. Herakles kneeling left, arms outstretched, strangling a serpent in each hand; beside him is his brother Iphikles, lying right and supporting himself on the ground with one hand, the other hand outstretched, and looking upwards / Quatripartite incuse square. Von Fritze I 208; Mionnet Supp. V, 546; Greenwell 63.TextImage
VonFritze 215Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 334 BC. EL Stater. Eleutheria seated left on rock, holding wreath in right hand; tunny below, ELEU-QERI in two lines on rock / Quadripartite incuse square. Greenwell 3; Traité pl. CLXXIV, 37; SNG France 345; BMC Mysia -. TextImage
VonFritze II 2Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 550-480 BC. AR Obol (0.94 gm). Tunny's head left / Incuse. TextImage
VonFritze II 23Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 390-340 BC. AR Tetradrachm. ΣΩTEIΡA, head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sphendone covered with a veil, two grain ears in hair / KY-ZI, head of lion left, mouth open with tongue protruding, tunny fish below; kantharos behind. Pixodarus Group D, 5; SNG France 400var; BMC Mysia -; SNG Cop 53; SNG von Aulock 7339 var. TextImage
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VonFritze II 24Kyzikos, Mysia AR Tetradrachm. Circa 350-300 BC. Σ-ΩT-EIΡA, head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sphendone covered with a veil, four grain ears in hair, curl before ear resembles a grape cluster / KYZIKHNΩN, head of lion left, mouth open with tongue protruding, tunny fish below; owl behind. SNG von Aulock 7346, SNG Delepierre 2518, SNG Cop 71. TextImage
VonFritze II 27vKyzikos, Mysia AR Tetradrachm. Early 3rd century BC. ΣOTEIΡA above wreathed head of Kore Soteira left, hair bound in sphendone; / KY-ZI, Apollo seated right on omphalos, holding patera in right hand, kithara in left, feet resting on tunny; ΠA monogram before. SNG BN 412v.TextImage
VonFritze II 33Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 170-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Kore right, in oak wreath / KYZI-KHNΩN, torch; monograms above and below; all within laurel wreath. SNG France 449 var. (monograms); BMC Mysia pg. 38, 146 var. (same); SNG Copenhagen 66 var. (same); SNG von Aulock 1232 var. (same). TextImage
VonFritze II 34Kyzikos, Mysia. Circa 170-150 BC. AR Didrachm. Head of Kore right, in oak wreath / KY-ZI, thunderbolt within laurel wreath; monogram above and below. SNG von Aulock 1233. TextImage
vonFritze III 3, EYKyzikos, Mysia, Ca 2nd Century BC. AE10. Head of Kore Soteira right, wearing wreath of grain / KY-ZI to left and right of tripod with one ring and two handles, on tunny fish right. EY monogram in right field. Von Fritze III 3 cf.TextImage
VonFritze III 24 Kyzikos, Mysia. Ca 2nd Century BC. AE 19mm (5.39 gm). Head of Kore Soteira right, wearing wreath of grain / KY-ZI, legend and monogram within oak wreath; second monogram below. Von Fritze 24; SNG Cop 71; BMC 150ff var; SNG von Aulock 7353. TextImage
VonFritze III 24cfKyzikos, Mysia AE15. 2nd century BC. Head of Kore Soteira right wearing wreath of grain / KY-ZI, legend and monograms within an oak wreath. SNG Cop 71, BMC 150ff. TextImage
VonFritze III 27obvKyzikos, Mysia AE 17mm. 3rd century AD. Head of Kore right, wreath with grain / lion walking right. Unpublished reverse type. TextImage
VonFritze III 38vKyzikos, Mysia. Circa 2nd century AD. AE 18mm. Draped bust of Kore Soteira right, in taenia; all within wreath / Triton right, holding rudder and fish. SNG France 602 var. TextImage
VonFritze III 45Kyzikos, Mysia. 1st Century AD. AE 20mm. Head of Kore right, grain ear in hair; within a wreath of grain / K-Y ZI, caduceus, gorgoneion in centre, the handle formed by club, crescent above, tunny below, ΩTK monogram right; all within a laurel wreath. RPC I 2240, BMC 170, SNGCop 86. TextImage
vonFritze III 52Kyzikos, Mysia, Semi-autonomous, 100-150 AD. AE12, 2.06 gr. K-Y Z-I in two lines to left and right of oinochoe / Caduceus within wreath of corn-ears, crescent above. Fritze Nomisma 10,52.TextImage
Weber 5030Kyzikos, Mysia, 480-450 BC, AR Hemiobol. Forepart of boar running left, upward tuna behind / Head of roaring lion left within incuse square. TextImage
Sear #3840Lampsacus, Mysia, AR Hemidrachm. 390-330 BC. Janiform head / Helmeted head of Athena right, ivy leaf before.TextObvRev
Sear #3846Mysia, 480-450 BC, silver trihemiobol. Forepart of running boar left, tunny fish upwards. Head of roaring lion left, within incuse square.
(6 examples)
Sear #3848Kyzicus, Mysia, AR Obol. Forepart of boar left, retrograde E on body / Lion head left, in incuse square.
(2 examples)
Sear #3850Kysikus, Mysia, AR Hemiobol. 480-450 BC, Forepart of running boar left, tunny fish behind upward / Head of roaring lion left within incuse square.
(3 entries)
Sear #3861Mysia, Kyzikos AE20. ca 4th-3rd Century BC. Head of Persephone right, wreathed wth corn / K-Y Z-I, tripod, tunny fish below, plectrum to right. BMC 136. TextImage
Sear #3866Mysia, Kyzikos. ca 2nd Century BC. AE 24mm. Bull butting right / KYZI-KHNΩN, flaming torch. SNG Cop 79, BMC 161. TextImage
Sear #3867Mysia, Kyzikos. 2nd Century BC. AE 27mm. Head of Kore Soteira right, in wreath of oak / KYZI-KHNΩN, tripod standing on flaming torch, wreath above; monograms left and right. BMC 165, SNGCop 83.
(3 entries)
UNCERTAIN EMPEROR
RPC 2247Kyzikos, Mysia. Uncertain emperor (Caligula, Augustus or Claudius), 1st century AD. AE15. NEOY ΘEOY, bare head right / KYZI, Capricorn leaping right, head reverted. RPC I 2247; SNG France 626.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2244Augustus, AE16 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 3.35 gr. No legend, bare head right / K-Y Z-I in two lines to left and right of torch, all within wreath of corn-ears. SNG Tübingen 2277; RPC I 2244; BMC 210.TextImage
RPC 2245Augustus, AE17 of Kyzikos, Mysia. No legend, bare head right / CEBACTOC, Capricorn leaping left, head reverted, monogram below. RPC 2245; SNG France 623-5; SNG von Aulock 7654.TextImage
CAIUS AND LUCIUS
RPC 2246Caius and Lucius Caesars AE14 of Kyzikos. Head of Gaius Caesar right / head of Lucius Caesar right. TextObvRev
BRITANNICUS
RPC 2248Britannicus, Antonia and Octavia AE12 of Mysia, Kyzikos. NEOY ΓEΡMANIKOC K-Y, head of Britannicus right / AN OKTA, draped busts of Antonia and Octavia face to face. TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 880Domitian and Domitia AE 21mm of Mysia, Kyzikos. AVT ΔOMI KAIΣAΡ ΣEB ΓEΡ,laureate head right / ΔOMITIA CEBACTH KYZIKHNΩN, draped and diademed bust of Domitia left. Lindgren I A229A.TextImage
RPC 886vDomitian AE 20mm of Kyzikos, Mysia. Magistrate Agnios. ΔOMITIANOC KAICAΡ CE ΓEΡMANIKOC, laureate head right / EΠI ΔΛ AΓNIOY CTΠA KYZIKHNΩN, Kyzikos (?) standing left, holding spear and resting arm on hip.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Vienna 27942Marcus Aurelius, AE35 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 161-180. AY KAI M AYΡHΛI ANTΩNEINOC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying off the struggling Persephone. SNG Munich 108; Vienna 27942 (under Lucius Verus in error).TextImage
FAUSTINA II
BMC 225Faustina II AE25 of Kyzikos, Mysia. ΦAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KVZIKHNΩN NEOKO, Demeter, with veil billowing behind and holding two torches, driving biga of horses rearing right. BMC 225; Mionnet 273TextImage
BMC 225 varFaustina II AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 10.03 g. ΦAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KYZIKH NEOKO, Demeter in biga of serpents right, holding two torches. RPC online 1620; cf BMC 225 (biga of horses).TextImage
SNG Cop 124Faustina II AE25 of Kyzikos, Mysia. ΦAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Demeter walking right holding two torches. SNG Cop 124; McClean 7597.TextImage
COMMODUS
BMC 245Commodus AE26 of Kyzikos, Mysia. Laureate and draped bust right / KYZIKHNΩN, galley proceeding to left. Mionnet 209.TextImage
Helios 5, 283Commodus, AE42 of Kyzikos, Mysia, 191-192 AD. 38.44 g. AY KAI Λ AI AY KOMMOΔOC AVΓ CEB EYC EYT ΡΩMAIOC HΡAKΛHC, heroic, laureate bust right, wearing lionskin, club over shoulder / ΡΩMAIΩN HΡAKΛEΩ KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Herakles, naked, standing facing, head left, holding lionskin and club, right hand above a trophy to left. Apparently unpublished. Helios 5, 283.TextImage
Lindgren III A246ACommodus, AE26 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 166-177. 11.41 g. A AVΡ KOMOΔOC KAICAΡ ΓEΡ CEB YOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / KYZI-KHNΩ-N in three lines above, NEOK beneath galley right with rowers and gubernator. Lindgren III A246A.TextImage
SNG Cop 119Commodus, AE26 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 177-192 AD. AY KAI M AYΡ KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡ, shepherd seated right, milking a goat. SNG Stockholm 2035; SNG Cop 119 (both with NEOKO).TextImage
SEPTIMIUS_SEVERUS
SNG Cop 124Septimius Severus, Kyzikos, AE25. AYT KAI CEΠTI CEOVHΡOC ΠEΡTI, laureate draped bust right / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡ, galley right. SNG Copenhagen 124; Lindgren 233.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 255Caracalla, AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 4.96 g. ANTΩNINOC AVΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / KYZIKHNΩN ΔIC NEOKOΡON, Serpent-entwined torch on base. BMC 255; SNG Stockholm 2037; cf SNG Paris 788.TextImage
Hasluck 8Caracalla, AE21 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 198-217. 6.23 g. ANTΩNINOC AVΓ, laureate head right / KVZIKHNΩN ΔIC NEOKOΡ, winged caduceus on base. Hasluck 8 in NC 1906; SNG France 774-775 var (bust type).TextImage
SNG Cop 126Caracalla, AE24 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 198-217. 5.35 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / KYZIKHNΩN ΔIC NEΩKOΡΩN, cow or calf walking right. SNG Cop 126.TextImage
SNG Cop 126 varCaracalla, AE21 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 198-217. ANTΩNINOC AVΓ, laureate head right / KYZIKHNΩN ΔIC NEOKOΡΩN, cow or calf walking right. SNG Cop 126 var (obv. legend).TextImage
SNG France 778varCaracalla, Kyzikos, Mysia. AE28mm, 17.38g. AVK ANTΩNIN.., Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / (KYZIKHN)ΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Galley with standards at stern sailing left, upon which Hades seated left, holding sceptre, Cerberus at feet. Unpublished with Hades. cf. SNG BnF 778-779, for Galley cf. SNG BnF 784-785.TextImage
SNG France 786Caracalla AE35 of Kyzikos, Mysia. ANTΩNINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KVZIKHKH-NΩN, ΔIC NEΩKOΡΩN in ex, galley sailing right, seven soldiers on deck, two military standards above the prow. SNG France 786.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Mionnet 399Severus Alexander AE27 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AV KAI M AVΡ CEOVH AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate draped and cuirassed bust right (seen from behind) / KYZIKHNΩN NEOKOΡΩN, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear. Mionnet Supp. V 399; ANS 1974.226.55; BMC 262 var (Athena right and diff. legends).TextImage
SNG Paris 813Severus Alexander, AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 11.34 g. AV KAI M AVΡ CEOVH AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KYZI-KHNΩN-NEOKO-ΡΩN in four lines within wreath. cf SNG Paris 813; SNG Cop 133 var (rev. legend).TextImage
SNG France 814Severus Alexander AE 28mm of Kyzikos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Demeter standing facing, head left, holding grain ears and poppy, and torch.TextImage
MAXIMUS
CNG 351, 497Maximus, AE25 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 235-238. 9.09 g. Γ IOY OY MAZIMOC KAICA, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / KYZIKHN-Ω NEΩKO, Artemis, holding two torches, driving galloping biga right. Apparently unpublished. Burrell -; BMC -; Isegrim -; Mionnet -. CNG 351, 497.TextImage
Mionnet 230 varMaximus AE22 of Mysia, Kyzikos. ΓOY OYΡH MAXIMOC KAI, bare head right / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKO, lighted torch entwined by serpent. Mionnet 230 var (emperor), unpublished for Maximus.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Mionnet 426Gordian III AE 24mm of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 238-244. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC AYΓ, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Octastyle temple. SNG von Aulock 7383; Mionnet 426. TextImage
SNG Fitz 4165Gordian III AE 28mm of Kyzikos, Mysia. Magistrate Artemidoros. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTΡA-Π AIΛ AΡ-TEMIΔΩΡ-OY KYZIK-HNΩN NE-ΩKOΡΩ-N legend in seven lines within wreath. SNG Fitzwilliam 4165.TextImage
PHILIP II
Mionnet 422 varPhilip II AE 24mm of Kyzikos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Galley sailing right with helmsman and five rowers. Mionnet 422 var (Gordian III).TextImage
VALERIAN I
Mionnet 240 varValerian, AE24 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 253-260 AD. AVT K ΛIK OVAΛEΡIANOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTΡ CΩKTΡATOYC KYZIKHNΩ NEOKOΡΩN, legend in six lines within wreath. Mionnet 240 var (magistrate); cf SNG Cop 141 (Gallienus); cf SNG VA 1288 (ditto).TextImage
SNG France 858Valerian I AE 27mm of Kyzikos. AVK ΛIK Λ VAΛEPIANOC, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTΡACΩ CTΡATΩY KYZIKEΩN NΩN (retrograde). NEΩKOΡ in ex. Burning altar between two serpent-entwined, burning torches.TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 275vGallienus, AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 7.21 g. AVT K P LIK GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / Λ CEBHΡOY [...] KYZIKHNΩ ΔIC NEOKOΡΩN, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear. SNG Cop 138 var (magistrate); BMC 275 var (ditto).TextImage
BMC 277 var (1)Gallienus, AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 8.70 g. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding shield and raising right hand / CTΡA CEBHΡOY KYZIKHNΩ ΔIC NEΩKOΡΩN, circular brick building (rotunda) with closed door, surmounted by three figures (Demeter and two torch bearers?), serpent-entwined torch to left and right. BMC 277 var (bust type); Price/Trell, p. 110, Fig. 200 var.TextImage
BMC 277 var (2)Gallienus, AE22 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 253-268. 5.17 g. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KYZIKHNΩN ΔIC NEOKOΡΩN, large altar of Demeter between two torches, the temple surmounted by a deity driving biga right and two other figures. Price-Trell 202 var (biga left); BMC 277 var (different figures).TextImage
BMC 278 varGallienus, AE26 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 6.6 g. A.K.Π.Λ. ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN (Z retrograde), two serpent-entwined torches with the altar of Demeter between them. BMC 278 var (obv legend).TextImage
BMC 283Gallienus, AE23 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 253-268. 7.45 g. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / CTΡA-KΡA BACI-ΛEΩC KY-ZIKHNΩN-ΔIC NEO-K in six lines within wreath. BMC 283.TextImage
BMC 284 varGallienus, AE24 of Kyzikos, Mysia. AD 253-268. 6.12 g. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / CTΡA-BACIΛE-ΩC KY-ZIKHNΩN-B NEOK-O in six lines within wreath. BMC 284 var (rev legend).TextImage
Mionnet 242Gallienus AE. Kyzikos, Mysia, as Neokoros. 253-268 AD. A K Π Λ ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped bust right / KYZI-KH-NΩN NEOKOΡ, altar between two serpent-entwined torches. SNG BN 874ff; Mionnet 2, 242v; SNG France 858 var. TextImage
Mionnet 243Gallienus, AE24, Kyzikos, Mysia. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CTΡA EΡMOΛΛOY KYZIKHNΩN, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and sceptre. Mionnet 243; SNG Leypold 361.TextImage
Mionnet 451Gallienus, AE25 of Kyzikos, Mysia. A K Π Λ ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KVZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, legend in five lines within wreath. Mionnet Supp. V, 451; Tanini 82.TextImage
Nomos 4, 768Gallienus, AE29 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 10.51 g. Magistrate Kra. Basileos. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, cuirassed bust left, right hand raised / CTΡA KΡA BAΣIΛEOC KYZIKHNON NEOKOΡ B (B retrograde) around, in fields and below, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Apparently unpublished. Nomos AG, auction 4, 768.TextImage
Paris 566Gallienus, AE26 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 5.62 g. AD 253-268. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate head right / KYZIKHNΩN NEOKO, two serpent-entwined torches with the small altar of Demeter between them. Paris 566.TextImage
SNG Fitz. 4168Gallienus, AE25 of Kyzikos, Mysia. 5.50 gr. AY K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CTΡA ACKΛHΠIAΔOY KYZIKHNΩN, NEOKO below, altar between two serpent-entwined, burning torches. SNG Fitz. 4168.TextImage
SNG Paris 889Gallienus, AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 11.34 g. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding shield and raising right hand / CTΡA-ΛOK CE-BHΡOY K-YZIKHN-ΩN ΔIC N-EΩKO in six lines within wreath. SNG Paris 889.TextImage
SALONINA
BMC 285Salonina, AE of Kyzikos, Mysia. 5.46 g. CAΛΩNEINA CEB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Artemis walking right, holding two burning torches. BMC 285. SNG BN 890 var.TextImage
BMC 287 var (1)Salonina AE 23mm of Kyzikos, Mysia. CAΛΩNEINA CE, Diademed and draped bust right set on crescent / KYZIKHNΩN NEΩKOΡΩN, Galley right. SNG France 891 var, SNG Copenhagen 143 var.TextImage
BMC 287 var (2)Salonina AE 23mm of Kyzikos, Mysia. CAΛΩNEINA CE, Diademed and draped bust left on crescent / KYZIKHNΩN NEOKOΡΩN, Galley right with four oarsmen. SNG France 891 var, BMC 287 var, SNG Copenhagen 143 var (all head right).TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Kyzikos
Entry for Mysia, Kyzikos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Kyzikos in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Kyzikos at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Kyzikos in the ANS Database
Search for Kyzikos in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum

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