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Ancient Coinage of Phoenicia, Ake

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Houghton 810Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia, AE14 Lepton, 125-121 BC. 2.47 g. Jugate heads of the Dioscuri right with a star above each of their heads / ANTIOXOY TΩN EN ΠTOΛEMAIΔI to right and left of cornucopiae, AΡ monogram in outer left field. Houghton 810; Hendin 414.TextImage
Kadman 47Phoenicia, Ake-Ptolemais (Acre) AE17. 27 BC - 1 AD. Jugate, laureate heads of Dioscouroi right, each surmounted by a star / Tyche standing left, holding aphlaston in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Year mark ΦIE in left field. TextImage
Rosenberger 39vPhoenicia, Ake Ptolemais. Civic Issue. AE 24mm. Jugate heads of Tyche and Zeus / Tyche standing facing, head left, holding sceptre and corunucopiae with palm branch. TextImage
Rosenberger 40Ake Ptolemais, Pre-Imperial AE22. Dated 44/43 BC. Laureate bust of Zeus to right, countermark below ear / Turreted Tyche to left, holding aphlaston and rudder, cornucopiae and palm branch. TextImage
Rouvier 962Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia as Antioch Ptolemaides, AE16 Dilepton, 2.89 g. Undated. Time of Antiochos IV-VIII, 185-123 BC. Jugate, laureate busts of the Dioskuri right, star above each head / ANTIOXEΩN TΩN EN ΠTOΛEMAIΔI, Cornucopiae, E in outer left field. Rouvier 962.TextImage
Rouvier 971Phoenicia, Ptolemais-Ake AE15. 111-110 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ANTIOXEΩN EN ΠTOΛEMAI, to left and right of lyre. Rouvier 971. TextImage
Sear 6046AE16 of Ake Ptolemais, Phoenicia. Time of Antiochos IV, 175-164 BC. Jugate heads of the Dioscuri / ANTIOXEΩN TΩN EN ΠTOΛEMAIΔI, cornucopiae.TextImage
Sear 6047Ptolemais-Ake, Phoenicia, AE13, dated year 187 = 126/125 BC. Jugate busts of the Dioscuri right / ANTIOXEΩN EN ΠTOΛEMAI IEΡAΣ AΣYΛOY XΠΡ, cornucopia. BMC 10. TextImage
NERO
RPC 4749Nero AE 24mm of Phoenicia, Ake-Ptolemais. Laureate head left / DIVOS CLAVDIVS STAB GER FELIX, foundation scene, togate founder or priest ploughing right with two oxen, C O L CA A PTOL between four vexilla behind. Rosenberger 46; Rouvier 997.TextImage
TRAJAN
BMC 19Trajan AE24 of Ake Ptolemais. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPT AVG, laureate head right / COL PTOL, Tyche seated right on rock, river-god swimming below. BMC 19; Rouvier 998; Mionnet V, 11.TextImage
Rosenberg 47Trajan AE24 of Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPT AVG, laureate head right / COL PTOL, Tyche seated right on rock, holding corn-ears, river-god swimming below. Rosenberg 47.TextImage
HADRIAN
Hendin 819Hadrian AE22 of Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia. IMP TRA HADRIANO CAESARI, laureate draped bust right / DIVO CLAVD COL, founder ploughing right with two oxen, military standards behind, PTOL between legs. Rosenberger 48; Rouvier 1000; Mionnet V, 13; Babelon PersÚs 1530.TextImage
COMMODUS
Rosenberger 51Commodus AE24 of Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia. IMP C M AY COMMODVS or similar, laureate and draped bust left / COL PTOL, Tyche seated right on rocks, holding grain ears; river-god swimming right below. Kadman 114; Rosenberger 51; Rouvier 1002.TextImage
CARACALLA
Prieur 1222Phoenicia, Ake-Ptolemais. Caracalla AR Tetradrachm. Struck 215-217 AD. Laureate head right / ΔHMAΡ EΞ YΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak; caps of the Dioscuri below.TextImage
Prieur 1223Phoenicia, Ake-Ptolemais. Caracalla AR Tetradrachm. Struck 215-217 AD. Laureate head right / ΔHMAΡ EΞ YΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing facing, head right, wreath in beak; caps of the Dioscuri below.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Kadman 171 varElagabalus or Caracalla, Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia, Ae 27 (10.4g). IMP C M AVR ANTONINVS or similar, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL-PTO, Hexastyle temple with arched pediment; Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae, being crowned by Victory standing left on a column behind her. cf Paris 1965.745 (lighter module); SGI 3114 (bust type); Kadman 171 var (ditto); Rouvier 1036 var (ditto); Mionnet V, 30 var (ditto).TextImage
AQUILIA SEVERA
LHS 100, 533Aquilia Severa, AE of Ake-Ptolemais, Phoenicia. AD 220-221. 10.41 g. IVL AQVILIA SEVERA AV, draped bust right / COL PTO, complex portable shrine consisting of a tetrastyle temple over a hexastyle structure with statue of Tyche standing left in the centre, crowned by Nike on a column behind her; statue of Perseus holding the head of Medusa to left and statue of Athena to right. Below is a hexastyle portico with Zeus in its central arch and other statues to left and right. The portico rests on a series of semi-circular arches. Probably unique. LHS Numismatik 100, lot 533.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 44Severus Alexander AE 22mm of Phoenicia, Ake-Ptolemais. IMP CAE MAR SEV ALEXANDER, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COLO PTOLE, emperor on horseback prancing left, caduceus in left field. Rouvier 1044 var (bust type); Mionnet V, 33 var (ditto).TextImage
PHILIP I
Kadman 220Philip I or II AE 29 mm of Ake-Ptolemais. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS PF AVG (Philip I) or M IVL PHILIPPVS NOB CAES (Philip II), laureate head right / COL PTOL, Portable shrine with Tyche standing left, crowned by Nike standing left on a column behind her. Rouvier 1049 (Philip I) var (rev. has additional two Eros).TextImage
VALERIAN I
Kadman 246Valerian I AE30 of Ptolemais-Ake in Phoenicia. 253-260 AD. IMP CAES P LIC VALERIANVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL-PTOL, sacred, leafless tree between two altars from which serpents arise; winged caduceus in right field. Rouvier 1063 var (bust type).TextImage
Entry for Phoenicia, Ake on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Akke%20Ptolemais in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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