Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Amorion - Amorium


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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 14Amorion, Phrygia, AE20, semi-autonomous issue, AD 140-268. IEΡA BOYΛH, laureate head of Boule right with slight drapery. / AMOΡIANΩN, river-god Knepeleos reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on an overturned urn. BMC 14; Imhoof FG 349; Mionnet IV, 136.TextImage
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 otherwise unpublished.TextImage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 Probably unpublished.TextImage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 Otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Righetti IV, 427Amorion, Phrygia. AE13, semi-autonomous issue, ca AD 200-300. 1.99 g. Radiate head of Helios right. / AMOΡIANΩN, crescent and star. Righetti Coll IV, 427.TextImage
Savoca 29, 238Amorion, Phrygia. AE13, semi-autonomous issue, ca AD 200-300. 1.83 g. Radiate and draped bust of Helios left, harpa (?) before. / AMOΡIANΩN, crescent and two stars, bucranium below. Savoca 29, 238.TextImage
SNG Righetti 1136Amorion, Phrygia. AE23, 1st century BC. 7.25 g. Laureate head of Zeus right. / AMOΡI-ANΩN KΛEAΡ beneath and to right of eagle standing right on thunderbolt, caduceus over shoulder. AΡ monogram in left field. SNG Righetti 1136; Imhoof KM 3; Righetti Coll. IV, 424; Weber 7008.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
RPC 1423Vespasian, AE23 of Amorion, Phrygia. AD 69-79. Magistrate L. Antonius Longinus. OYEΣΠAΣIANON KAIΣAΡ, laureate head right, AM monogram beneath neck. / EΠI Λ ANTΩNIOY ΛONΓEINOY, eagle standing left on spear. RPC II 1423; SNG von Aulock 3405; Righetti Coll IV, 429; Lindgren III A556A.TextImage
JULIA_DOMNA
SNG vA 8232Julia Domna, AE of Amorion, Phrygia. AD 211-217. Magistrate Antonios Jukundos. 8.26 g. IOYΛIOY AYΓOYCTOY, draped bust right. / EΠI AN-TΩNIOY-IOYKOYN-AMOΡIA-NΩN-AΡX, legend in six lines within wreath. SNG von Aulock 8323; Franke KZR 193.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
BMC 57Geta, AE28 of Amorion, Phrygia. AD 209-212. ΓETAC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / AMOΡIANΩN, Nemesis standing front, looking left, holding bridle and drawing out the neck of her robe, wheel at foot. BMC 57; Righetti Coll IV, 430.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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