Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Pergamon, Philetairos


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BMC 28Kingdom of Pergamon, Philetairos I AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 269/8-263 BC. Diademed head of Seleukos I right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding shield with right hand, spear in left arm, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf to left, bow to right. TextImage
BMC 30Kingdom of Pergamon, Philetairos AR Tetradrachm. 282-263 BC. Diademed head right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding shield with right hand, spear in left arm, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf above knee, A to inner left, bow to outer right. SNGvA 1354. TextImage
BMC 54Mysia, Pergamon, AE, Reigns of Philetairos, Eumenes I, Attalus I, Pergamon. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with griffin / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY above and beneath strung bow. BMC 54. TextImage
BMC 55Pergamum, Mysia, AE13, under Philetairos, 200-133 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, bow, bee in upper right field. BMC 55-56; SNG Stockholm 2085; SNG Cop 348; SNG Tuebingen 2372.TextImage
BMC 59 varMysia, Pergamon, AE, Reigns of Philetairos, Pergamon. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with griffin / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY Δ above and beneath strung bow. SNG Cop 350 var (has Θ below); BMC 59 var (has O below); Mionnet Supp. 5, 1201 var (has M below). Not in any consulted reference works, possibly unpublished with D below.TextImage
BMC 60Philetairos, King of Pergamon. 282-263 BC. AE11. 1.50 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY, Ivy leaf. BMC 60; SNG France 1676-1677 and 1679-1681.TextImage
BMC 66Pergamum, Mysia, AE12, under King Philetairos, 200-133 BC. 0.97 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, tripod. SNG von Aulock 7456; BMC 66; Lindgren I 287; SNG Cop 354.TextImage
BMC 70Philetairos, Pergamene Kingdom, Mysia, AE16, ca 282-133 BC. Head of Athena right in crested helmet ornamented with a griffin / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, thyrsos with fillets. Sear Greek 7229, BMC 70.TextImage
SNGCop 340Mysia, Pergemene Kingdom, Philatairos AE18. 282-133 BC. Head of Athena right wearing helmet decorated with a gryphon / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY, Asklepios seated left feeding serpent from a patera and holding sceptre. TextImage
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SNG Cop 343ffMysia, Pergamon. ca- 2nd Century BC. AE 15mm. Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet decorated with griffin / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY, coiled serpent, monogram to left. TextImage
SNG Cop 351Pergamum, Mysia, AE12, 1.59 gr, 200-133 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, ivy leaf. SNG Cop 351; SNG Stockholm 2089-2090.TextImage
SNG Fr 1604Kings of Pergamon, Philetairos AR Tetradrachm. ca 269/8-263 BC. Diademed head right / Athena seated left, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf above knee, A on throne, bow to outer right. Hunterian 5. TextImage
TLA 38712Philetairos, King of Pergamum, Mysia, AE29, struck by Attalus II, 159-138 BC. Bearded head of Zeus left / ΦIΛETAIΡOY, Athena seated left, resting left elbow on a shield at her side and crowning the late king's name with a wreath in right hand, transverse spear on her right side, A on Phi beneath Athena's right arm, stylis in outer left field, bow in upper right field. Not in the many consulted works. Probably unpublished. TimeLine Auctions int. no. 38712.TextImage
Westermark GII VIMysia, Pergamon, Philetairosi AR Tetradrachm. 282-263 BC. Diademed head right / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY, Athena seated left, holding shield & spear, left elbow resting on sphinx; ivy leaf above knee, A on throne, bow outer right. TextImage
Westermark V-IXPergamene Kingdom, Philetaerus (274-263 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Latter half of reign. Head of Philetaerus right, in taenia / ΦIΛE-TAIΡOY, Athena seated left, resting hand on grounded shield before her, transverse spear in background, ivy leaf under extended arm, bow in outer right field, AQ monogram on throne. TextImage
Entry for Philetairos on the Digital Historia Numorum

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