Ancient Coinage of Paphlagonia, Abonoteichos-Ionopolis

Abonoteichos, on the coast of Paphlagonia. The town's name was changed during Antoninan times to Ionopolis. It was the site of a 2nd-century AD temple of Apollo. The coins of this city are quite rare.

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Berlin 18215724Antoninus Pius, AE21 of Abunoteichos, Paphlagonia. AD 138-161. AY KA AΔΡI ANTΩNINΩN, laureate head right / ABΩNOTEIXEITΩN, Dionysos wearing long robe, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Berlin 18215724; RPC online 5356.TextImage
RecGen 5Antoninus Pius, AE22 of Abunoteichos, Paphlagonia. AD 138-161. AVT KAICAΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / ABΩNOTEIXEITΩN, Dionysos, wearing short chiton, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. RecGen 5; Paris 481; Dalaison 16.TextImage
RecGen 8Antoninus Pius, AE29 of Abonuteichus, Paphlagonia. AD 138-161. 16.89 g. AYT KAICAΡ ANTΩNEINOC, bare head right / ABONOTEIXEITΩN ΓΛYKΩN, the coiled serpent Glykon, bearded and with long hair, head right. RecGen 8; BMC 1; Babelon 9 (RN 1900); RPC IV, 4881.TextImage
Dalaison 28Lucius Verus, AE 26 of Abunoteichos-Ionopolis, Paphlagonia. AD 161-169. AV KAC Λ AVΡH OVHΡOC, laureate head right / IΩNOΠOΛEITΩN, bust of Serapis right, kalathos on head. Dalaison 28; Kovacs 12; Gamberini coll. 182.TextImage
RecGen 17Lucilla, AE20 of Ionopolis, Paphlagonia. AD 164-182. ΛOYKIΛΛA CEBACTH, draped bust right / IΩNOΠOΛEITΩN, Artemis walking right, holding bow, reaching for an arrow from the quiver behind her shoulder. Mionnet II, 4; Paris FG 486; Waddington 15; RecGen 17; Dalaison 29.TextImage
RecGen 15Geta as Caesar, AE21 of Ionopolis, Paphlagonia. AD 198-209. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / IΩNOΠOΛEITΩN, the coiled serpent Glykon on an ornate base, head right. Dalaison 31; Paris 487; Waddington 17; RecGen 15.TextImage
Dalaison 36Severus Alexander, AE21 of Ionopolis (Abunoteichos), Paphlagonia. M AY CEY AΛEXANΔΡOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IΩNOΠOΛEIT, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Dalaison 36; New York 1944.100.41499; RecGen -.TextImage
RecGen 16Severus Alexander, AE21 of Ionopolis, Paphlagonia. AD 222-235. M AVΡ CEVH AΛEXANΔΡOC AVΓ, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / IΩNOΠOΛEITΩN, Ionopolis, turreted and draped, seated left, holding patera and feeding the serpent Glykon which is entwined around her. Dalaison 34; Paris 488; Waddington 142; RecGen 16.TextImage
RecGen 18Trebonianus Gallus, AE28 of Abonuteichos-Ionopolis, Paphlagonia. 10.16 g. BEIBI TΡEB ΓAΛΛOC, radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / IΩNOΠOΛEITΩN, coiled serpent (Glykon) with head left. RecGen 18; Paris K 993; Waddington 20; Moustier 3111; Dalaison 41.TextImage

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