Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Amorion


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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
CNG 206, 262Amorion, Phrygia, AE25. Time of Marcus Aurelius, AD 161-180. ΔHMOC ΡΩMAIΩN, unbearded, diademed head of Demos right / AMOΡIANΩN, Nemesis standing facing, head left, right hand to mouth, holding corn-ears in lowered left hand, wheel at feet to left. CNG 206, lot 262. Kurth Demos 273 corr. otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Mueller 135Amorion, Phrygia, AE28, 4.29 gr. EΠI AΛA..TΩN IOYΛO, helmeted, draped bust of Roma right, somewhat barbarous / ...NΠ-ΡOΣ AMOΡIΩN, clasped hands. Mueller Coll. 135; BMC 16-18 var (obv. legend). Probably unpublished.TextImage
Naville 21, 322Amorium, Phrygia, AE20, semi-autonomous issue, ca. AD 161-180. 4.51g. ΔHMOC, laureate head of Demos right / AMOΡIANΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. Kurth Demos 892; Naville 21, lot 322. Otherwise unpublished.TextImage
SNG vA 3395Amorion, Phrygia, AE 24mm. AD 193-211. ΘEA ΡΩMH, Helmeted bust of Roma right / EΠI ΓAIOYA-AMOΡIANΩN, clasped hands. SNG Fitz. 4922; Imhoof KM 24; SNG vA 3395; SNG Munich 83; BMC 16.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 3236Caligula, AE of Amorion, Phrygia. 37-41 AD. 6.39 g. ΓAIOΣ KAIΣAΡ, bare head right / EΠI ΣIΛOYANOY KAI IOYΣTOY OYIYANIΩN, eagle standing right on club, holding caduceus, monogram to right. RPC 3236; BMC 27.TextImage
CLAUDIUS
RPC 3237Claudius AE18 of Amorion, Phrygia. Magistrates Pedon and Katon. TI KΛAYΔIOC ΓEΡMANIKOC KAICAΡ, bare head right / EΠI ΠEΔΩNOC KAI KATΩNOC, AMΠ monogram above eagle standing right bearing caduceus. Lindgren 878. TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 1420Vespasian, AE 22 mm of Amorium, Phrygia. 69-79 AD. L. Vipsanios Silvanos, magistrate. 8.64 g. OYEΣΠAΣIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ, Laureate head of Vespasian right / EΠI Λ OYIΨANIOY ΣIΛOYANOY, tetrastyle temple containing altar. RPC 1420; SNG von Aulock 3402; SNG Cop 123; BMC 32-33; Price & Trell 330.TextImage
CARACALLA
Imhoof KM 17Caracalla, AE33 of Amorium, Phrygia. AD 198-217. AYT K M AYΡ CEOYH ANTΩNINOC AY, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AMOΡIANΩN, Roma Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike and spear. Imhoof KM 17.TextImage
Stoll 19Caracalla, AE37 of Amorium, Phrygia. AD 198-217. 21.01 g. AVT K M AVΡ CEOVHΡ ANTΩNINOC AV, laureate and cuirassed bust right / AMOΡIANΩN, Herakles standing left, right foot on rock, wielding club in right hand and pulling back one head of the hydra, whose tail is coiled around his right leg. Brauer type 3 and Voegtli type 2 (unlisted for this city); Stoll 19 (this coin); otherwise unpublished.TextImage
GETA
BMC 53Geta, AE of Amorium, Phrygia. Π CEΠ ΓETAC KAICAΡ, draped bust right / AMOΡIANΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. BMC 53; Weber 7016; Mionnet IV 142; SNG von Aulock 3418.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 3419vGeta AE28 of Amorium, Phrygia. . ΓETAC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate bust right / AMOΡIANΩN, Nemesis, richly draped, standing front, head left, wheel beside her, holding bridle in left hand, raising with right hand fold of drapery under her chin. SNG von Aulock 3419 var. (Nemesis winged); BMC 57. TextImage
See also: Entry for Amorium on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Amorium in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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