Ancient Coinage of Ankyra, Phrygia

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 5Ankyra, Phrygia. semi-autonomous, 1st Century AD, AE22. ΘEON CYNKΛHTON, Draped bust of Senate, right / ANKYΡANΩN, Cultus statue of Artemis facing, with supports. BMC 5, SNG Tuebingen 3936, SNG von Aulock 3426.TextImage
BMC 9Phrygia Ankyra. semi-autonomous issue. AE, 3rd C AD. 4.61 g. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / AN-KYΡA-NΩN in three lines within wreath. BMC 9; SNG Cop. 130 var. SNG von Aulock 3424 var.TextImage
Lindgren 881Ankyra Phrygia AE22 Circa 200AD, 6.72g. ΔHMOC ANKYΡANΩN, Bearded bust of Demos left, head bound with taenia / EΠI ΛOYKIOY KΡACCOY AΡ, cult image of Artemis Ephesia veiled and wearing polos, facing, with supports. Lindgren II 881.TextImage
Lindgren 884Ankyra, Phrygia, 2.-3. century AD. AE-15 mm, 2.48 gr. ΘEA ΡΩMH, draped bust of Roma right, wearing polos / ANKYΡANΩN, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. SNG München 90; SNG Cop 134 ff; SNG Aulock 3428 and 8326; Lindgren 884.TextImage
RPC 3113bAnkyra, Phrygia. semi-autonomous, AE17. Time of Nero, magistrate Bassilaos, 62-63 AD. ΘEON CYNKΛHTON, draped bust of Senate right / ΠO OYOΛCENNA ANKYΡANΩN, AITHCAME BACCIΛA in fields, Stele. RPC 3113b; BMC 2; SNG von Aulock 3421.TextImage
RPC 3114Ankyra, Phrygia. Semi-autonomous, 1st century AD, AE 18. ΘEA ΡΩMH, Draped bust of Roma right / ANKYΡANΩN, Dionysos, wearing long robe, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. RPC 3114; BMC 17; SNG Copenhagen 133.TextImage
RPC 3115Ankyra, Phrygia. 193-217 AD. Magistrate Metrophanes. ΘEA ΡΩMH, Turreted head of Roma right / EΠI MHTΡOΦAN ANKYΡANΩN, Dionysos, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharus and thyrsos, panther at foot left. RPC 3115; SNG Fitz. 4927; Leake Suppl. Asia, p. 15, 4.TextImage
NERO
RPC 3108Nero AE20 of Ankyra, Phrygia. Magistrate Claudius Artemidoros, ca 55-60 AD. NEΡΩNA KΛAYΔION KAICAΠA ANKYΡANΩN, bare head right / EPI KLAUDIOU ARTEMIDWPOU IEREWC, Zeus standing left holding anchor & sceptre. SNG Cop 135, SNGvA 8327.TextImage
RPC 3110Nero, AE16 of Ankyra, Phrygia. AD 55-60. Magistrate P. Artemidoros. NEΡΩN KAICAΡ, bare head right / EΠI AΡTEMIΔΩΡOY ANKYΡANΩN, Dionysos, wearing short chiton, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. RPC I 3110; SNG von Aulock 3429; BMC 18; Paris 328; Waddington 5633.TextImage
RPC 3111Nero and Poppaea, AE25 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 62-63. 10.39 g. Magistrates Volasenna and Ti. Bassilaos. NEΡΩN KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, laureate head of Nero right, facing draped bust of Poppaea left / OYOΛAΣENNA ANΘYΠATΩ IOYΛIEΩN ANKYΡANΩN AITHΣAMENOY TI BAΣΣIΛAOY EΦ, Zeus or Poseidon standing left, holding anchor and sceptre. RPC I 3111.3 (this coin); Paris 329.TextImage
TRAJAN
Lindgren 559Trajan AE 27mm of Ankyra, Phrygia. AY KAI NEΡ TΡAIANOC CEB ΓEΡ ΔAKIKO, Laureate and draped bust right / ANKYΡANΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera, lion sitting by the throne. Lindgren III 559 (this coin).TextImage
ANTINOUS
SNG Copenhagen 108Antinoüs, AE34 of Ankyra, Phrygia. Julius Saturninus, magistrate. Bare head right / [IOVΛIOC CATOΠ]NINOC ANK[VΠANOIC], the god Mên standing left in cloak & Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulder, holding anchor & sceptre.TextImage
Blum 1cfAntinous AE37 Medallion of Phrygia, Ancyra. ANTINOOC ΘEOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / IOVΛ CATOΠNINOC ANKVΠANOIC, Men standing left, in Phrygian cap, crescent behind shoulders, holding anchor & sceptre.TextObvRev
PLOTINA
SNGvA 3431Plotina, AE of Ankyra, Phrygia. 4.28 g. ΠΛΩTEINA ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust right / (from top right) ANKYΡANΩN, cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing, between two stags. SNG von Aulock 3431.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
BMC 30Ankyra, Phrygia. Marcus Aurelius 161-180 AD. AE 14.30 g. AY KAI M AYΡH ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI Λ KΛΩ ΔHMOΣΘENOYΣ AΡC ANKYΡANΩN, Kybele, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum. Lion at her feet. BMC 30; RPC online 1724; SNG Cop. 140.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
SNG Copenhagen 142Faustina II AE18 of Ancyra, Phrygia. ΦAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / ANKYΡANΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia standing facing between two stags. TextImage
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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
CNG 53, 1106Septimius Severus, AE 35 of Ankyra, Phrygia. AD 193-211. 17.42 g. Magistrate Modestos. AYT KAI Λ CEΠTI CEOYHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate head right / EΠ T AYΡ MOΔECTOY AΡX A AΓKYΡANΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos thyrsos; panther at foot left. Unpublished. CNG 53, lot 1106.TextImage
Lindgren 889Septimius Severus, AE of Ankyra, Phrygia. 193-211 AD. 11.26 g. AYT KAI Λ CEΠTI CEOYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right / EΠ T AYΡ MOΔECTOY AΡC A AΓKYΡANΩN, Kybele, seated left, holding patera and resting arm on drum. Lion at her feet. Lindgren 889; BMC 40 var (Aurelius).TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
SerapisJulia Domna AE 24mm of Ankyra, Phrygia. IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACTH, Draped bust right / ANKVΡA ...N MH, draped bust of Serapis right, wearing modius. Unpublished. TextImage
SNGFrance 2478Julia Domna AE27 of Ankyra, Phrygia. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, diademed & draped bust right / MHTΡOΠ ANKYΡAC, temple in three-dimensional view. SNG France 2478. TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 42Ankyra, Phrygia. Caracalla 197-217 AD. AE. 20.48 g. AYT K M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI AΠOΛΛOΦANOYC ΛOY AΡC A AΓKYΡANΩN, Hera, holding sceptre and pomegranate standing facing Zeus, holding anchor and sceptre; eagle between them. SNG von Aulock 3440; BMC 42.TextImage
PHILIP I
Winterthur G6997Philip I AE35 of Ancyra, Phrygia. Magistrate P. Aru. Zoilos. AVT K M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI AΡ ZΩYΛOY AΡX A TO B, Hephaistos seated right, holding hammer and tongs, and Cyclops standing left, holding hammer; anvil between them; in the background Athena standing left, raising arm and holding shield. Winterthur G6997; ANS 1974.226.101.TextImage
PHILIP II
SNG Munich 108Philip II, AE27 of Ankyra, Phrygia. AD 247-249. 6.26 g. A K M I ΦIΛIΠΠOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΓKYΡANΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. SNG Munich 108; Righetti Collection Sale, V-440; Mionnet IV, 181; Bernhart 151.TextImage
See also: Entry for Ancyra on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Ancyra in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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