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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Babelon 961Aradus, Phoenicia, AE18, Dated year 75. 185-184 BC. 7.5 g. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right, palm branch over shoulder. / Tyche standing left, holding wreath and sceptre, nun and beth in inner left field, date NNN... in right field. Babelon Persees 961.TextFull Size
Betlyon 13Arados, Phoenicia. billon obol, ca 380-351 BC. 9 mm, 0.63 g. Laureate and bearded head of Baal-Arwad right. / Galley right with three waves below, phoenician legend mem ain above. Betlyon 13.TextFull Size
BMC 7
Sear 5968
Arados, Phoenicia AR Tetrobol. 400-350 BC. Phoenician inscription ma, merman or marine deity with human torso and fish tail swimming right, holding dolphin by tail in each hand / Galley right, with row of shields along bulwark, hippocamp below, swimming right; all in incuse square. McClean 9443, Traité‚ II 808, BMC 7. (The hippocamp can have the head of a bird, a horse, or a horse with plume). TextFull Size
BMC 14Phoenicia - Aradus. 350-332 B.C. AR Stater 10.454 gr. Laureate, bearded head of male deity, right / Galley right over waves (three wavy lines) with Pataecus on prow. TextFull Size
BMC 19Arados, Phoenicia. 350-332 B.C. AR Stater. Head right of male deity, laureate; hair and whiskers dotted, eye full, pointed beard represented by lines, border of dots / Galley right over waves (3 wavy lines) with Pataecus on prow. Text
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BMC 21Arados, Phoenicia AR Stater. Early 4th Century BC. Wreathed and bearded head of Melkart right / Galley to right; eye on prow. SNG Cop 15. TextFull Size
BMC 27-36
Sear 5972
Arados, Phoenicia, AR Tetrobol or third Stater. 400-350 BC. Laureate, bearded head of Poseidon or Baal von Arwad? right. / Phoenician inscription "MA" above galley right, waves below. BMC 27-36; Sear 5972; Hoover HGC 40.TextFull Size
BMC 36aArados, Phoenicia. Circa 400-350 BC. AR Stater. Laureate head of sea-god right / Galley to right above triple waves; figure-head on prow. TextFull Size
BMC 45-53Aradus, Phoenicia. Twelfth Shekel or obol. 380-350 BC, 0.76 g. Head of bearded diety right. / Galley right on waves, Phoenician letters (=ma) above. BMC 45-53; Betlyon 13; Sear Greek 5973.TextFull Size
BMC 56Phoenica, Aradus AR Stater. Persic standard, 350-332 BC. Laureate, bearded head of male deity right, laureate; hair and whiskers dotted, eye full, countermark on cheek / Phoenician letters Mem, Aleph und Nun (resembling 7XY) above galley right (oars not represented) with eye at prow, curved ornament and standard on poop deck, row of shields along bulwark, below, three wavy lines representing water, Pataecus on prow, all within shallow incuse. BMC 56; Sear 5971.TextFull Size
BMC 66Arados, Phoenicia AR Stater. 4th century BC. Head of Melqart right / Galley right, with figurehead of Pateikus. TextFull Size
BMC 67Arados, Phoenicia, AR stater, ca 348-338 BC. 19mm, 10.37 g. Dated Year 13, 335-334 BC. Laureate head of marine deity right. / Phoenician galley (pentekonter) right; date above, three waves below. BMC 67; Betlyon 26; Sear 5977.TextFull Size
BMC 67cfArados, Phoenicia AR Stater. Ca 350-332 BC. Laureate head right of bearded deity / Phoenician inscription ma and date (12 or higher), galley right with human figure on prow, line of waves below. TextFull Size
BMC 68Aradus, Phoenicia. c350-332 BC. AR Stater. Year 15 (335 BC?). Laureate head of Melkart right / Galley right; three waves below, date above. TextFull Size
BMC 87Arados Phoenicia, AR hemidrachm. 10 mm, 260-240 BC. Dated year 27. 1.94 g. Turreted head of Tyche right. / Prow of galley left, AΡ monogram above, Phoenician script below. BMC 87; Sear 5983; Hoover HGC 66; Duyrat 1590-1597; SNG Cop 26.TextFull Size
BMC 93Arados, Phoenicia. AR Tetrobol, 233 BC, 13 mm, 2.59 g. Laureate head of Zeus right. / Athena Promachos in fighting attitude left on a prow of galley left. Date AΡ above. BMC 93; Sear 5986; Duyrat 1455-1494; SNG Cop 25.TextFull Size
BMC 97Arados, Phoenicia AE14, Late 3rd Century BC onward. Bust of Tyche right / Prow left, Phoenician inscription below. TextFull Size
BMC 104ffArados, Phoenicia AE15. 2nd Century BC. Bearded head of Zeus right / triple-pointed ram of galley left, Phoenician inscription below. TextFull Size
BMC 114Arados, Phoenicia, 2nd C. BC. AE-17 mm, 3.52 gr. Head of Zeus right / Triple-pointed ram of galley left, Phoenician inscription resembling IsIP above, Phoenician date (100?) below. BMC 114.TextFull Size
BMC 123Arados, Phoenicia AE15. 2nd Century BC. Bust of Zeus right / triple-pointed ram of galley left, Phoenician inscription below.TextFull Size
BMC 148.1
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BMC 148Arados, Phoenicia, AR Drachm. Dated year 89=171-170 BC. Bee with straight wings; ΠΘ and MC monograms to left and right (date) / Stag standing right, palm tree in background. TextFull Size
BMC 151Arados, Phoenicia, AR Drachm. Dated year 90 (170-169 BC). Bee; retrograde P to left, PE (date) across fields / Stag standing right, palm tree in background.TextFull Size
BMC 152.1
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BMC 152Arados, Phoenicia. Year 91 (169-168 BC). AR Drachm (4.11 gm). Bee; PA monogram to left, RE to right / Stag standing right, palm tree in background. TextFull Size
BMC 155Arados, Phoenicia AR Drachm. Dated 162/1 BC. Bee, date HY (year 98) and ΠN monogram on right / Stag standing right, palm tree in background.TextFull Size
BMC 157Arados, Phoenicia AR Drachm. Dated CY 98 (161/0 BC). Bee with straight wings; ΘY (date) to left, Z to right / AΡAΔIΩN, stag standing right, palm tree in background. BMC 157.TextFull Size
BMC 158Arados, Phoenicia, AR drachm, 171-170 BC. P-ΔI monogram to left and right of bee with straight wings / AΡAΔIΩN, Stag standing right, palm tree in background. BMC 158.TextFull Size
BMC 159Arados, Phoenicia, AR drachm, 158-157 BC, Local Year 102. PB-ANΠ monogram to left and right of bee / AΡAΔIΩN, Stag standing right, palm tree in background. BMC 159.TextFull Size
BMC 162Arados, Phoenicia AR Drachm. Dated CY 104 (156-155 BC). Bee with straight wings; PΔ (date) ΓΣ monogram to right / Stag standing right, palm tree in background.TextFull Size
BMC 173Arados, Phoenicia, 2nd-1st C. BC. AE-10 mm, 1.20 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right, palm-leaf behind / Aphlaston, Phoenician letters to left and right. BMC 173-176.TextFull Size
BMC 181Arados, Phoenicia AR Tetradrachm. Year 151=110/109 BC. Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right / Nike walking left, holding aphlaston and palm; date (ANP), Phoenician character, and AC in left field, all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 198Arados, Phoenicia, AR Tetradrachm. 119-118 BC. 15,19 g, 26 mm. Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike walking left, holding aphlaston and palm; date AMΡ, Phoenician character, and ΘC in left field. BMC 198.TextFull Size
BMC 212Arados, Phoenicia. Year 164 = 96/5 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / Nike walking left, holding aphlaston and palm-branch, date ΔZP in left field, all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 216Arados, Phoenicia AR Tetradrachm. Dated year 166 (94/93 BC). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / Nike standing half-left, holding aphlaston and palm, date ςΞΡ over ΓC in left field; all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 220Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 167, 92-92 BC. 27 mm, 14.87 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. ZΞΡ over Phoenician letter over IN in left field, all within wreath. BMC 220; Duyrat 3321-3334; Babelon 1081A; Beyreut 90.TextFull Size
BMC 221Arados, Phoenicia AR Tetradrachm. Dated year 168=92-91 BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right / Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm, AΡAΔΩN to right, date HΞP Λ over ΔC to left, all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 226Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 171, 89-88 BC. 28 mm, 14.9 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. AOP over Phoenician "G" (Λ) over MΣ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 226; Dyurat 3409-3421; SNG Manchester 1373; Beirut 95.TextFull Size
BMC 229.1
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BMC 229Arados, Phoenicia. AR Tetradrachm. Dated year 172=88-87 BC. Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch; date BOP, Phoenician letters and MS to left; all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 230Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 173, 87-86 BC. 28 mm, 15.12 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. ΓOP over Phoenician "'" over MΣ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 230; Dyurat 3447-3460; SNG Lockett 3213; Munich 3.TextFull Size
BMC 241Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 178, 82-81 BC. 27 mm, 14.97 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. HOP over Phoenician letter "Q" over MZ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 241; Duyrat 3577-3586; Babelon 1095A; Beirut 101; Hunter 23.TextFull Size
BMC 261Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 187, 73-72 BC. 28 mm, 15.12 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. ZΠΡ over Phoenician "B" over AΣ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 261; Dyurat 3739-3744; Beirut 116.TextFull Size
BMC 264Arados, Phoenicia. 137-45 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Year 188 = 72-71 BC. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing half-left, holding aphlaston and palm; HΠP (date), Phoenician letter 'q' and MS in left field; all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 265Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 189, 71-70 BC. 27 mm, 15.04 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. ΘΠΡ over Phoenician letter "G" over MZ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 265; Duyrat 3780-3792; Babelon 1104; Beirut 121.TextFull Size
BMC 268Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 193, 67-66 BC. 27 mm, 14.96 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. Γ9P over Phoenician letter Λ over MΣ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 268; Duyrat 3843-3857; Princeton 1994-136; Milan C1193; Beyreut 125.TextFull Size
BMC 269Arados, Phoenicia. 66-65 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Turreted head of Tyche right / Nike walking left. TextFull Size
BMC 271Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 195, 65-64 BC. 26 mm, 14.88 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. E9P over Phoenician letter Λ over AΣ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 271; Hoover HGC 72; Duyrat 3903-3910.TextFull Size
BMC 276Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 196, 64-63 BC. 26 mm, 15.5 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. ςyP over Phoenician letter over AΣ in left field, all within wreath. BMC 276; Hoover HGC 72; DCA 772.TextFull Size
BMC 279cfArados, Phoenicia AR Tetradrachm. 63/2 BC. Turreted, veiled bust of Tyche right / Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch, in left field date ZQP (year 197) above Phoenician letter beth above EΣ, all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 284Arados, Phoenicia. 137-45 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Dated year 198 (62/61 BC). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing half-left, holding aphlaston and palm; HPP (date; 2nd letter retrograde), Λ over EΣ in left field; all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 300Arados, Phoenicia. Circa 135-112 BC. AE, Bronze 21mm. Tyche / Poseidon on prow. TextFull Size
BMC 301 Arados, Phoenicia AE 21mm. Turreted head of Tyche right, palm branch over shoulder / Poseidon seated left on ship's prow, holding wreath and trident. TextFull Size
BMC 302Aradus, Phoenicia AE22. Year 128 = 132/131 BC. Bust of Tyche right wearing turreted crown / Poseidon, nude to waist, seated left on prow of galley left, holding wreath in extended right hand, left on trident; as figure-head, Athena left; below, Phoenician date (128) and inscription. TextFull Size
BMC 306Arados, Phoenicia AE19. 130/129 BC. Turreted Head of Tyche right / Poseidon left on prow of Galley left, Athena at left, Phoenician letters below. TextFull Size
BMC 309Aradus, Phoenicia. ca 135-112 BC. Bust of Tyche right, wearing turreted crown; palm behind / Poseidon, naked to waist, seated left on prow of galley, holding wreath in right hand and resting left on trident; as figure-head, Athena left, holding spear (or thunderbolt) and shield; Phoenician letters B and Q to left and right; date and letter in exergue. BMC 309.TextFull Size
BMC 325Arados, Phoenicia, AE20. 94-93 BC. Veiled bust of Astarte-Europa right, wearing stephane / Humped bull galloping left, head facing, BC over ΓC above, ΡΞC and Λ below. (year 166=94-93 BC). BMC 325.TextFull Size
BMC 330Arados, Phoenicia, AE20. 94-21 BC. Veiled bust of Astarte-Europa right, wearing stephane / Humped bull galloping left, head facing, ΦY monogram Ξ and CN above, ΡOΔ (Year 174 of the local era) over M and Phoenician letter Heth. BMC 330; Lindgren I, 2234.TextFull Size
BMC 332Arados, Phoenicia, AE22, Dated local year 175. Veiled bust of Astarte right, wearing stephane / KN ΠC ΡOE M9 above and beneath humped bull leaping left, head facing. BMC 332; Rouvier 356; Babelon Achémides 1092; Mionnet V, 822.TextFull Size
BMC 334Arados, Phoenicia. AE19. Dated local year 175, 85-84 BC. 5.35g. Diademed and veiled bust of Tyche-Astarte right. / KN ΠC ΡOE in Greek, date Ρ and Phoenician Bet (resembling P9) above and beneath humped bull running left, below. BMC 334; Duyrat 4487; Rouvier 359; Hunter 98; Munich 36-38; Beirut Museum 177.TextFull Size
BMC 343Arados, Phoenicia, AE23, Dated local year 214. 46-45 BC. Veiled bust of Astarte right, wearing stephane, sceptre behind shoulder / Δ and Phoenician script above, date CIΔ and AΣ below, humped bull leaping left, head facing, palm branch over its shoulder. BMC 343; Rouvier 368.TextFull Size
BMC 346Arados, Phoenicia. 136-51 BC. 2.74g; 17mm. Jugate heads of Zeus and Hera (Rouvier: "Poseidon and Amphitrite") right / Prow left surmounted by Athena standing left. Phoenician lettering above and date in Phoenician (year 123 of the local era) below. BMC 346; Sear Greek 6004; Rouvier 338.TextFull Size
De Luynes 3118Arados, Phoenicia, AR Diobol, ca. 138-09 BC. 1.19 g, dated year 149 of the local era: 111-1 BC. Head of Gorgoneion facing / Aphlaston; ΘMΡ (date) to left, Λ BC to right. De Luynes 3118; BMC -; SNG Cop -.TextFull Size
Mionnet 804 Arados, Phoenicia AR Drachm. Dated year 43 (217/218 BC). Bee; date Γ to left, C on M to right / AΡAΔIΩN, stag standing right, palm tree in background. BMC :-; Mionnet 804.TextFull Size
Rouvier 177Arados, Phoenicia, AE15 Hemichalkous, dated Year 115 (125 BC). Diademed head of Poseidon right / Stern or ram of galley, Phoenician letters CN and AΡ monogram above, Phoenician date 115 below. Rouvier 177.TextFull Size
Rouvier 186Aradus, Phoenicia, AE Hemi-Chalkous, year 120 (140/139 BC). Bearded head of Poseidon right / Stern or ram of galley. Phoenician script 'n above, date year 120 below. Rouvier 186.TextFull Size
Rouvier 260Arados, Phoenicia AR Tetradrachm. Year 133 = 127/126 BC. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike walking left carrying aphlaston and palm-branch, date ΓΛΡ over ς-ΘC in left field, all within wreath. Mionnet V, 770; Babelon (Perses..) 1046. TextFull Size
Rouvier 278Arados, Phoenicia AR Tetradrachm. Dated year 166 (94/93 BC). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing half-left, holding aphlaston and palm, date ςXP and letters g over ΓC in left field; all within wreath. Rouvier 278; Mionnet V, 779. TextFull Size
Rouvier 282Arados, Phoenicia, AR Tetradrachm. 2nd-1st Century BC. Dated year 168=92-91 BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right / Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm, HΞΡ (date), Phoenician letter G and ΔC in left field, all within wreath. SNG Cop 50; Rouvier 282; Mionnet V, 781. TextFull Size
Rouvier 319Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 193, 67-66 BC. 26 mm, 15.07 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. Γ9P over Phoenician letter Λ over AΣ in left field, all within wreath. Rouvier 319; Duyrat 3837 (this coin); Mionnet Supp. VIII 373.TextFull Size
Rouvier 337Arados, Phoenicia. AR tetradrachm, Dated local year 213, 47-46 BC. 26 mm, 15.25 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing left, holding aphlaston and palm branch. CIΓ over Phoenician letter "G" (Λ) over EΣ in left field, all within wreath. Rouvier 337; Dyurat 4223-4224; Dresden 1395; BMC -.TextFull Size
Rouvier 347Arados, Phoenicia, AE20 Chalkous. 94-93 BC. 6.6 gr. Bust of Astarte-Europa right, wearing stephane and veil over back of head / Humped bull galloping left, head facing, ΓC above, date ΡΞς below. Rouvier 347; Duyrat 4422-4444.TextFull Size
RPC 2040Arados, Phoenicia. Civic Issue. 1st Century AD. AE 20mm (6.51 gm). Struck year 352 (93/94 AD). Turreted bust of Tyche right / Galley, on which Poseidon and Athena stand; BNT in ex. TextFull Size
RPC 4474Arados, Phoenicia. AE25, dated Year 235 (24-23 BC). Veiled bust of Tyche right / MS above, CLE below, bull leaping left. RPC 4474. TextFull Size
SNGCop 36cfArados, Phoenicia, AE15, (2.57g) 2nd century BC, diademed head of Poseidon right / Stern or ram of galley, unclear date below.TextFull Size
SNGCop 58cfArados, Phoenicia AE21. ca 137-46 BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right, palm branch behind / AΡAΔIΩN, Nike standing half-left, holding aphlaston and palm; date and control letters in left field, all within wreath. TextFull Size
SNGCop 64Phoenicia Arados AE24. 2nd Century BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / Poseidon on prow of galley left. TextFull Size
SNGCop 71Arados, Phoenicia. Year 166 (94/93 BC). AE 20mm. Head of Astarte right, wearing stephane / Hump-backed bull leaping left; date and monograms in fields. TextFull Size
MARC ANTONY
RPC 4467Mark Antony AE21 of Aradus, Phoenicia. 36-35 BC. 7.98 g. Dated Local year 224. No legend, bare head right / Bull leaping left, date CKΔ above, MH below. RPC I 4467; Babelon 383 var (date).TextFull Size
AUGUSTUS
RPC 4482Augustus AE22 of Arados, Phoenicia, dated 8/7 BC, Veiled head of Tyche right, small head of Augustus right before / Zebu galloping left, Kof and MA above. TextImage
NERO
RPC 4492cfAradus, Phoenicia. Nero, AE22. 66 AD. No legend. Bust of Astarte-Europa right, wearing stephane and veil, to right: smaller head of Nero right / Rev: Year mark TKE (325 of the local era) above, ARADIWN below bull (zebu) galloping left, Phoenician letter kof to left. cf RPC 4492 (date below).TextFull Size
DOMITIAN
RPC 2041Domitian. AE22.50 mm of Arados, Phoenicia. 93-94 AD. ΔOMITIANOC KAICAΡ CEBACTOC.., laureate head right / Poseidon, wearing himation, seated left on rudder, holding cornucopiae in left hand. Date BNT (= Year 352 of the local era) above left, city name AΡAΔIΩN in exergue. RPC II 2041. TextFull Size
TRAJAN
BMC 374Trajan AE 23mm of Arados, Phoenicia. Bust of Astarte-Europa right, bust of Trajan before, right / Bull left; date EOT (116-117 AD). TextImage
BMC 375Trajan AE25 of Arados, Phoenicia. Dated AD 116/7. Bust of Astarte-Europa right, in stephane and veil falling from chignon, smaller laureate head of Trajan right in front / Bull running left, date EOT (year 375) above, Phoenician letter on left. SNG Cop 81. TextImage
Rouvier 403Trajan AE25.4 of Arados, Phoenicia, Dated local year 375, AD 116-117. 12 g. AYTOKΡ NEΡ TΡAIANOC AΡICT KAIC CEB ΔAK ΠAΡΘ, laureate head right. / AΡAΔIωN, Tyche sitting left on rudder, holding the front end of the rudder, and cornucopiae. Date EOT in upper left field. Phoenician letter in right field. Rouvier 403; RPC III 3820; BMC 378; Paris 1157; Chandon de B. 1248; Leake 1278.TextFull Size
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 379Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, AE22 Dichalkon of Aradus, Phoenicia. AD 161-169. 10.18 g. Dated local year 421 = AD 162-163. ANTΩNINOC KAI OYHΡOC CEBAΣTOI, laureate head of Marcus Aurelius facing laureate head of Lucius Verus / AΡAΔIΩN beneath humped bull running left, date AKY above, Epsilon in right field. BMC 379; Rouvier 410; Babelon Perses Achém. 1161.TextFull Size
BMC 380Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus AE 23mm of Arados, Phoenicia. Year 421 = 162/163 AD. ANTΩNINOC KAI OYHΡOC CEBACTOI, confronted busts / AKY AΡAΔIΩN, Tyche seated left on rudder, gesturing and holding cornucopiae, E to left. TextImage
BMC 380Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus AE 24mm of Arados, Phoenicia. Dated CY 421 (162/3 AD). Confronted laureate and draped busts of Aurelius and Verus / AΡAΔIΩN beneath Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) seated left on rudder; date above E to left. SNG Cop 82. Text Image
COMMODUS
SNGFitz 6019Commodus AE26 Dichalkon of Aradus, Phoenicia. AYT KAI M AYΡ ANT KOM.., Laureate head right / Date to left, AΡAΔI (below) Ω-N (upper left and right), Tyche standing facing, looking left, extending right hand and holding cornucopiae in left, between two cippi (columns) each surmounted by a small figure of Nike. Rouvier 414; Babelon 1471; Mionnet V, 855. TextFull Size
CARACALLA
Prieur 1235Caracalla, AR tetradrachm of Arados, Phoenicia. AD 215-217, 13.04 g. AYT K MA AY ANTΩNEINOC retrograde, partly inwards, partly outwards, laureate, cuirassed bust left, holding sceptre and shield. / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC TO (Δ), eagle standing left, head and tail right, wreath in beak. Bull's head right between talons. Prieur 1235; Bellinger 229.TextFull Size
Prieur 1238Caracalla AR Tetradrachm, Arados, Phoenicia. AD 215-217. 29 mm, 14.40 g. AYT K M A ANTΩNEINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing front, head right, tail right, holding wreath in beak. Bull's head between legs. Prieur 1238.TextFull Size
Prieur 1261Caracalla AR Tetradrachm, Arados, Phoenicia. AD 215-217. 29 mm, 13 g. AY K M A ANTΩNINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust left, aegis on chest, trabea on one shoulder. / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC T Δ, eagle standing front, head left, tail left, holding wreath in beak. crescent with horns upwards between legs. Prieur 1261.TextFull Size
TLA 110710Caracalla AR Tetradrachm, Arados, Phoenicia. AD 215-217. 28.5 mm, 10.75 g. AYTOK M A ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding sceptre over right shoulder and shield on left arm / ΔHMAΡ EX YΠATOC Δ, eagle standing front, head left, tail left, holding wreath in beak. crescent with horns upwards between legs. Unpublished var. Prieur 1261 var (bust type); Prieur 1257-1258 var (eagle with head right and rev legend). Not in Prieur, Rouvier, Mionnet, Saulcy, Bellinger, BMC etc. Timeline Auctions int. no. 110710.TextFull Size
MACRINUS
Bellinger 240
Prieur 1249 var
Macrinus AR Tetradrachm of Aradus, Phoenicia. AD 217-218. 27 mm, 13.87 g. AYT K MA O CE MAKΡINOC, laureate, draped bust and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC A, eagle standing front, head right, tail right, wreath in beak, wings spread. Bull's head right between legs. Bellinger 240; Prieur 1249 var (obv legend).TextFull Size
Prieur 1272 varMacrinus, AR Tetradrachm of Aradus, Phoenicia. 27 mm, 12.89 g. AD 217-218. AYT KAI M O C MAKΡINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC A, eagle standing front, head left, tail right, wreath in beak, wings spread. Crescent between legs. Prieur 1272 var (bust type and legend). CNG 373, 294.TextFull Size
Prieur 1279Macrinus, Bi tetradrachm of Arados. AYT KAI M OΠ CE MAKΡINO-C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC A, eagle standing front, head left, wings spread, wreath in beak, crescent between legs. Prieur 1279.TextFull Size
Prieur 1280Macrinus, AR Tetradrachm of Aradus, Phoenicia. 25 mm, 12.96 g. AD 217-218. AYT KAI M OΠ CE MAKΡINO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC T A, eagle standing front, head left, tail right, wreath in beak, wings spread. Crescent between legs. Prieur 1280 (this coin).TextFull Size
SGI 2959Macrinus AR Tetradrachm of Arados, Phoenicia. AVT KAI M OΠ CE MAKΡEINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC A, eagle standing facing, head right, wreath in its beak, head of humped bull between its legs. Bellinger 238. TextFull Size
ELAGABALUS
BMC 383Elagabalus, AE28 Dichalkis of Arados. 218-219 AD. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΡAΔIΩN, cypress tree standing between bull right and lion left; behind the bull a standard surmounted by hand; star above the lion and vexilium behind the lion. ETOYC in exergue. Image
GORDIAN III
BMC 387Gordian III AE 29mm of Arados, Phoenicia. Year 498 (239/240 AD). AVTOK K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tall vase or amphora without handles, flanked by two palm branches between two sphinxes; each wearing a modius, seated left and right with their backs to it. Lindgren I 2242; Rouvier 420; Babelon (Perses..) 1477. TextImage
See alsoFrédérique Duyrat's excellent, comprehensive and highly recommended work on the coins of Arados is available as an e-book for only 12 CHF (approx. $12) from immatériel.fr and its sister company, 7switch.com here.
See alsoOne of the oldest, but best and comprehensive work on the coins of Arados is the Rouvier volume, in French, available to download from Thijs's pages on scribd
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