Ancient Coinage of Lampsakos, Mysia


Lampsakos, modern day Lapseki in northern Turkey.

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 10Lampsakos, Mysia. AR Diobol 500-450 BC. Janiform archaic style female head, with circular earring / Helmeted, archaic style head of Athena left in incuse square. BMC 10-14.TextImage
Boston I, 1601
FAKE
Lampsakos, Mysia, (370-330 BC). 19th-20th century FAKE Stater, gold. 17 mm, 8.2 gr. Head of Athena left, wearing Attic helmet / Forepart of Pegasos right, Λ below. Boston I 1601 (also an imitation). Copying Warren 1008-1010; Babelon Trait II-II, 2542.TextImage
Gaebler 37Lampsakos, Mysia, AR diobol. Janiform female head / head of Athena right in Corinthian helmet. TextImage
Gaebler 47Lampsakos, Mysia, AR diobol, 11mm, 1.28 gr. 4th C. BC. Janiform, female head, wearing taenia or stephane and earring / ΛA, Helmeted head of Athena right. de Luynes 2489; Gaebler Nomisma 12, 47; Weber 5109.TextImage
Gaebler 70Lampsakos, Mysia, AR tetradrachm, ca 160 BC. 16.73 g. Bearded head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, the hair falling in three formal locks to the shoulder / ΛAMYA-KHNΩN [Δ]HMHTΠIOY TOY [ΔHM]HTΠIOY TOY [MIKA]ΛOY, Apollo Kitharoidos walking right, holding plectrum in right hand and lyre in left arm, YΠΛ monogram at lower left, bow and arrow at lower right. Gaebler 70 (in Nomisma 12); Baldwin, Lampsakos pl. VIII, 1.TextImage
NAC 23-1244Lampsakos, Mysia. Circa 394-350 BC. AV Stater. Head of Hera right, in stephane; bow and quiver to left / Forepart of Pegasos right in incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. TextImage
Sear 3899vLampsakos, Mysia, AE10. Head of Priapus right, wreathed in ivy / forepart of Pegasus right, Λ before.TextImage
SNG Cop 183cfLampsakos, Mysia. Circa 500-460 BC. AR Drachm. Janiform female head, wearing necklace and circular earring / Helmeted head of Athena left, laurels on helmet; retrograde S behind, all within incuse square. TextImage
SNG Cop 189Lampsakos, Mysia. Circa 390-330 BC. AR Diobol. Janiform female head, in circular earring and necklace / Helmeted head of Athena right. SNGFr 1195, SNGvA 1295. TextImage
SNG Cop 192Mysia, Lampascus, 480-450 BC. AR Diobol. 1.14 g, 11 mm). Diademed Janiform bust / Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet, bee to right. SNG Copenhagen 192.TextImage
SNG Cop 193Lampsakos, Mysia AR Tetrobol. Circa 390-330 BC. Janiform female head, with circular earring / Helmeted head of Athena right. SNG von Aulock 1294. TextImage
SNG Cop 199Lampsakos, Mysia. Orontas, Satrap. Circa 362 BC. AE 12mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / Forepart of Pegasos right. TextImage
SNG Cop 203Lampsacus, Mysia, 400-200 BC. AE 19, 3.35 gr. Double head, half male, half female / ΛAM, forepart of Pegasos flying right with curled wings, Φ below. SNG Cop 203.TextImage
SNG Cop 205Mysia, Lampaskos AE11. 4th - 3rd Century BC. Laureate female head right, ΛAM before / forepart of Pegasus right. TextImage
SNG Cop 205ffMysia, Lampaskos AE11. 4th-3rd Century BC. Laureate female head right, ΛAM before / forepart of Pegasos right. TextImage
SNG Cop 224Lampsakos, Mysia. Circa 2nd-1st century BC. AE 20mm. Head of Priapos right / Forepart of winged horse. SNG Copenhagen 224-227. TextImage
SNG Cop 246Lampsakos, Mysia AR Diobol. ca 390-330 BC. Janiform female head, with circular earring / ΛAM, helmeted head of Athena right. TextImage
SNG Fr 1118cfLampsakos, Mysia, ca 510-450 BC, AR Obol. Forepart of Pegasos left / Quadrapartite incuse square. TextImage
SNG Fr 1137Lampsakos, Mysia AV Stater. ca 394-350 BC. Laureate head of Zeus left; lotus flower behind / Forepart of Pegasos right in shallow incuse. BMC 28 corr. TextImage
SNG Fr 1151Lampsakos, Mysia AV Stater. ca 394-350 BC. Head of a Maenad left, hair flying, in ivy wreath and diadem, triple-pendant earring, and necklace / Forepart of Pegasos right in shallow incuse. SNGFr 1151. TextImage
SNG Fr 1159Lampsakos, Mysia AV Stater. Artabazos, Satrap of Daskylion, ca 356 BC. Head of Artabazos left, in a Persian tiara tied with a diadem / Forepart of Pegasos right in shallow incuse. TextImage
SNG Fr 1180Lampsakos, Mysia. Ca 4th Century BC. AR Tetrobol (14mm, 2.40 gm). Janiform female head / Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, ΛA before. SNG France 1180; SNG von Aulock 1293. TextImage
SNGFr 1231Lampsakos, Mysia AR Tetradrachm. Circa 200-150 BC. Promethion, magistrate. Wreathed head of Priapos right / ΛAMΨA-KHNΩN, Apollo Citharoedus standing right, holding plectrum in right hand, lyre in left arm; monogram to inner left, cult statue of Demeter holding two torches to inner right, ΠΡOMHΘIΩNOΣ TOY ΛAMΠΩNOΣ below. TextImage
SNGvA 1295Lampsakos, Mysia. ca 390-330 BC. AR Diobol. Janiform female head,with circular earring / ΛAM, helmeted head of Athena right. TextImage
SNGvA 1295cfMysia, Lampsakus AR Diobol. 4th century BC. Janiform female head / head of Athena right in Corinthian helmet, with Λ on bowl. TextImage
SNG vA 7397Lampsacus, Mysia, AE17, 4th Cent. BC; 3,30gr. ΛAM, janiform female head wearing tania and earring / ΨA, forepart of winged horse Pegasos right with curled wing and bird's tail. Unclear symbol (harpa?) below. SNG von Aulock 7397.TextImage
Weber 5094Lampsakos, AR tritetarmorion or obol; 0.69 gr. Janiform female head wearing taenia, necklace and earring / Archaic helmeted head of Athena left within incuse square. SNG Lockett 2707; Pozzi 2236; Luynes Coll. 2480; Weber Coll. 5094.TextImage
Sear #3880Lampsakos, Mysia. AR obol. 480-450 BC. Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet, all within incuse square / Janiform female head wearing taenia, necklace and earring. SNG France 1127ff; SNG Cop 186; Luynes 2480; Weber 5094. 11mm, 0.79 g. TextImage
Sear #3881Mysia Lampsakos AV Stater. 470-450 BC. Forepart of Pegasus left, vine wreath around / quartered incuse square, alternate compartments deeper. Friedberg 294. TextObvRev
Sear #3899Lampsakos, Mysia, AE10. Head of Priapus right, wreathed in ivy / Forepart of Pegasus right, Λ before. TextObvRev
Sear #3903Lampsakos, Mysia. 4th-3rd Century BC. AE 19mm. ΛAM, laureate female head right, in earring / ΨA, forepart of Pegasos right. SNGvA 1299. TextImage
Sear #3905Lampsacus, Mysia. AE13, ca 3rd century BC. Caduceus in wreath / Forepart of winged horse right. similar to Sear 3905. TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2278Augustus AE16 of Lampsakus, Mysia. ΣEBAΣTOY ΛAMΨAKH, laureate head right / IEΡA ΣYNKΛHTOΣ, draped bust of the Senate right. RPC I 2278; McClean 7640; Paris 799-801.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 2280Gaius, Lampsakos, AE16. Γ KAIΣAΡ ΣEB, bare head right / ΛAMΨA, wreathed draped bust of Priapos right. RPC 2280; SNG Cop 231; Hunter 12.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 890Domitian, AE18 of Lampsakos, Mysia. KAIΣAΡ ΔOMITIANΩ, laureate head right / ΛAMΨA, Herm of Priapos left on pedestal, K in right field. RPC 890; SNG Cop 235; Waddington 893; Paris 804; Mionnet Supp VI. 596.TextImage
CARACALLA
Weber 5124 varCaracalla, AE22 of Lampsacus, Mysia. 198-217 AD. M AY ANTΩNEINOC K, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / ΛAMΨAKHNΩN, Homonoia standing left by altar, holding patera and cornucopiae. Weber 5124-5125 var (obv. legend); BMC 87 var (ditto); Aiello 67.TextImage
PHILIP I
BMC 88Philip I. AE37 of Lampsacos, Mysia. AD 244-249. 23.84 gr. AYTOK M IOYΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡ AYΡHΛIOY MAΡKOY ΛAMΨAKHNΩN, hexastyle temple with Syrian architrave on a base of two steps with statue of Priapus standing left within. BMC 88.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
SNG France 1294cfTrajan Decius AE21 of Lampsakos, Mysia. AD 249-251. AYT KOI TΡAIAN ΔEKIOC, laureate draped bust right / (from top right) EΠI AΠOΛΛΩN ΛAMΨAKHNΩN ETOY, icthyphallic Priapus standing left, draped from hips, holding kantharos and thyrsos. SNG France 1294 var (magistrate); SNG von Aulock 1309 var (ditto).TextImage

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