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Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Cotiaeum

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 12Cotiaeum, Phrygia, AE, 11.27 gr. Time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, bearded, diademed bust of Demos right / EΠI Π AIΛ ΔHMHTΡIANOY IΠΠI AΡ-C (across fields), KOTIAEΩN (in ex), (HMH ligate) Helios in facing quadriga, holding torch and globe. BMC 12-13.TextImage
BMC 14Cotiaeum, Phrygia, AE22, Magistrate P. Ail. Demetrianos. 253-258 AD. ΔHMOC, bearded, diademed head right / EΠI Π ΔHMHTΡIANOY AΡC KOTIAEΩN, Kybele seated left, holding crotalum (a clapper or castanet) or patera in right hand, left arm resting on tympanum, lion behind her. Mionnet Supp. VII, 270; SNG Cop 316 and BMC 14-15 ("holding patera..").TextImage
BMC 17Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AE25mm, Time of Gallienus. 253-268 AD. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, unbearded, diademed head of Demos right, slight drapery on left shoulder / EΠI ΔIOΓE-NOVC ΔIONVC-IOY AΡX in two lines around, E (in left field), K-O-T-IA downwards in right field (first N retrograde), Apollo, naked, seated right, holding lyre on his knees. SNG München 316; BMC 17.TextImage
BMC 23Kotiaion, Phrygia, AE25, Time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, unbearded, diademed, draped bust of Demos right / EΠI ΔIOΓENOYC ΔIONYCIOY A-ΡX (across fields), KOTIAEΩN (in ex.), Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 23; SNG Munich 317.TextImage
BMC 25Cotiaeum, Phrygia. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Gallienus, AD 254-268. AE 23mm. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, unbearded, diademed, draped bust of Demos right / EΠI ΔIO-ΓENO-YC ΔIONYC-IOY, A-Ρ-C (across fields), KOTIAEΩN (in ex.), Zeus Aetophorus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 25.TextImage
CNG 77-74Cotiaeum, Phrygia, AE25, Time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. ΔHMOC, bearded head of Demos right in broad taenia / EΠI AYΡ MAΡKIANOY KOTIAE, ΩN (in ex.), Kybele seated left between two lions, holding patera. BMC 8 var (bust type); CNG 77, lot 74.TextImage
CNG 862369Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AE23, Time of Gallienus, AD 253-268. Archon: Diogenos, son of Dionysios. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, unbearded, diademed head of Demos right / EΠI ΔIOΓ-ENO-VC ΔIONVC-IO A-Π-X (in right field), Zeus seated left on chair, holding Nike and sceptre. Unpublished with Zeus holding Nike. SNG Copenhagen 317-9 var. SNG von Aulock 3776 var. ; BMC 20-25 var. (same). CNG 862369.TextImage
CNG 255, 236Cotiaeum, Phrygia, Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Valerian and Gallienus, AD 253-268. AE26mm, 10.72 g. Aelius Demetrianus, archon. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, diademed, unbearded, slightly draped bust of Demos right / EΠI Π AIΛ ΔHMETΡIANOY IΠΠINO, AΡC, Apollo standing facing, holding palm branch and placing hand on tripod. CNG Auction 255, lot 236. Unpublished.TextImage
Lindgren 932Cotiaeum, Phrygia, AE 26mm. Time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, unbearded head of Demos right, bound with taenia / EΠI ΔIOΓE-NOVC ΔIONYCIOY AΡX, KO-TI-AE-ΩN (across fields), Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Lindgren & Kovacs 932.TextImage
SNG Cop 517Phrygia, Cotiaeum. AE-23. Time of Gallienus, c.253 - 268 AD. Archon: Diogenus Dionysos. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, Laureate head of Demos right / EΠI ΔIOΓENOYΣ ΔIONYCIOY, AΡC in field, KOTIAEΩN below, Zeus seated left, holding an eagle and sceptre. SNG Cop 517-519; BMC 20-22.TextImage
SNG Munich 311Cotiaeum, Phrygia, AE17 semi-autonomous, 3.0 gm. 68-69 AD. Magistrate Kl. Papulos. (from lower right, anti-clockwise, outwards), KOTIAEIΣ ΣYNKΛHTON, laureate, draped bust of the Senate right / (from top right, clockwise, inwards), EΠI KΛ ΠAΠYΛOY, Kybele seated left on throne, holding patera, resting arm on tympanum, lion sitting left at the side of the throne. SNG Munich 311; Waddington 5888.TextImage
SNG Munich 318Kotiaion, Phrygia AE24, Archon Diogenes Dionysiou, Time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. ΔHMOC KOTIAEΩN, unbearded, diademed, draped bust of Demos right / EΠI ΔIOΓENOY-ΔIONYCIOY, AΡ-C (in field right), KOTIAEΩN in ex., Zeus Aetophorus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. SNG Munich 318.TextImage
CLAUDIUS
RPC 3220Claudius AE20 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. KOTIAEIΣ KΛAYΔION KAIΣAΡA, laureate head right / EΠI OYAΡOY YIOY ΠOΛEΩΣ, Zeus, naked, standing left, raising right hand. RPC I 3220; BMC 28-29; Paris 458; Waddington 5891; SNG Cop 320; SNG Munich 321; SNG von Aulock 3777 and 8401.TextImage
AGRIPPINA II
RPC 3221Agrippina II, AE20 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AD 49-59. 3.90 gr. AΓΡIΠΠINAN CEBACTHN, draped bust right / EΠI OYAΡOY YIOY KOTIAEΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on drum, two lions at feet. RPC 3221; BMC 31-32; SNG Cop 321-322; Paris 859-860; SNG von Aulock 3778; Lindgren I, 933.TextImage
GALBA
RPC 3225Galba AE 20mm of Cotiaeum in Phrygia. ΓAΛBAN AYTOKΡATOΡA KOTIAEIΣ, laureate head right / EΠI TI KΛAYΔIOY ΣEKOYNΔOY, Zeus, naked, standing left, raising right hand. RPC I 3225; Imhoof Monn. Gr. 94.TextImage
RPC 3227Galba. AE19 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AD 68-69. Magistrate Ti Claudius Aretis. ΓAΛBAN AVTOKΡATOΡA, laureate head right / EΠI TI KΛ AΡETIΔOC AΓΩNOΘETOY ΔIA BIOY KAOTIAEΩN, Zeus(?) standing left, raising right arm. RPC 3227; BMC 33; Paris 861; Imhoof GM 671.TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 1404Vespasian AE of Cotiaeum, Phrygia, 69-79 AD. 12.06 g. Magistrate Claudius II. KOTIAEIΣ OVEΣΠAΣIANON KAIΣAΡA, laureate head right / EΠI TI KΛAVΔIOV ΣEKOVNΔOV, Dionysos standing left, holding thyrsos, emptying kantharos over panther at foot left. RPC 1404; SNG Fitz. 4957.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1410Domitian, AE27 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AD 81-96. 12.30 g. AYT ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣE ΓEΡ, laureate head right / KOTIAEΩN EΠIME T Φ ΣΩΣΘENOY ΔOMI, Nike walking left, holding palm branch and shield inscribed ΔOMI. RPC 1410. BMC 37 var (longer name on shield); SNG von Aulock 3779 var (ΔOMI on shield but legend with EΠIM, not EΠIME); BMC 38 var (ditto).TextImage
TRAJAN
BMC 40Trajan, AE31 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. Magistrates M. Scapula and Cl. Varus. AD 98-117. 15.65 g. AV NEΡ TΡAIANOC AΡICT K CE ΓEΡ ΔAK, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / M CKAΠΛA ANΘ EΠI KΛ OVAΡOV AΡX KOTIAEΩN, Herakles, standing front, resting right hand on club, holding lionskin and the infant Telephos on his left arm. BMC 40.TextImage
PLOTINA
Lindgren III 575Plotina AE 25mm of Cotiaeum in Phrygia. AD 98-138. ΠΛOTINA CEBACTH, draped bust right, wearing stephane / EΠI KΛ OYAΡOY AΡC B KOTIAEΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera and tympanum; lion standing left at her side. Lindgren III 575 otherwise unpublished.TextImage
MATIDIA
BMC 43Matidia AE21 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AD 98-138. Magistrate Cl. Varus. MATIΔIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠI KΛ OYAΡOY KOTIAEΩN, Zeus seated right, holding sceptre. BMC 43; SNG von Aulock 3780; Sear SGI 1116.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG Copenhagen 331cfCaracalla AE 19mm of Phrygia, Cotiaeum. ANTWNINOC AVGOVCT, radiate head right / KOTIAWN, clasped right hands. NISC, but cf SNGvA 3784 and SNGCop 331 of Severus Alexander./TextImage
PLAUTILLA
Helios 5, 945Plautilla, AE of Cotiaeum, Phrygia.4.34 g. PLAVTILLA CEBACTH, draped bust right / KOTIAEΩN, clasped hands. Unpublished. Helios 5, 945.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
BMC 59Diadumenian, AE18 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. 218 AD. DIADOYMENIANOC KA, bare-headed, draped bust right / KOTI-AEWN in two lines within wreath. BMC 58-59; SNG von Aulock 3783; SNG Fitz 4959; Sear 3002; Mionnet III, 466.TextImage
Mionnet 467Diadumenian AE20 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. 217-218 AD, 3.79gm. DIADOUMENIANOC KA, Bare head right / (from lower right, clockwise) KOTI-AEWN, clasped hands. Mionnet IV, 467.TextImage
OTACILIA SEVERA
BMC 87Phrygia, Cotiaeum. Otacilia Severa AE 19mm. Diademed, draped bust right / Athena standing facing, head left, holding patera in right hand, shield and spear in left. BMC Phrygia 87.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
SNG vA 3784Severus Alexander, AE18 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. 222-235 AD. M AYR CE ALEXANDROC, laureate, draped bust right / (from lower right, clockwise) KOTI-AEWN, Clasped hands. BMC 66; SNG von Aulock 3784.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
CNG 278, 211Julia Mamaea, AE17 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia, 222-235 AD. MAMAIA AVG, draped bust right / (from lower right, clockwise) KOTI-AEWN, Clasped hands. Unpublished reverse type for Julia Mamaea. CNG 278, 211.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Mionnet 473Maximinus I, AE21 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. 235-238 AD. 2.95g. G IOU OUHR MAXIMEINOC AUG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KOTIAEΩN, Athena standing left by altar, holding patera in right hand and spear and shield in left. Mionnet IV, 473.TextImage
MAXIMUS
BMC 70Maximus, AE26 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. 235-238 AD. Magistrate Hermaphilos. G IOU OUH MAXIMOC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EPI P AI ERMAFILOU A ARC B KOTIAE-W-N, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 70-71.TextImage
VALERIAN I
BMC 98Valerian I, AE of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. 253-260 AD. Magistrate P. Aelius Demetrianos. 6.60 g. AUT K P LIK OUALERIANON, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI PA DHMETRIANOU IPP, ARC (in field), KOTIAEΩN below, Kybele sitting left on stool in biga of lions left. SNG Cop. 336; BMC 98.TextImage
SNG Cop 338Valerian AE23 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. AD 253-260. Magistrate P. Aelius Demetrianus. AYT K Π ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANON, radiate, draped bust right / EΠI Π AIΛ ΔHMHTΡIANOY IΠ AΡX around and in field, KOTIAEΩN below, Asklepios standing front, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, looking left at Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. SNG Cop 338.TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 105Phrygia, Cotiaeum. Gallienus AE21. Magistrate: Diogenous Dionysiou. AYT KPL GALLIHNO, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / EPI DIOGENOY CΔIONY, Kybele riding right on lion’s back, A P X in field, KOTIAEWN in lower field.TextImage
SNG Cop 342Gallienus, AE23 of Cotiaeum, Phrygia. Magistrate: Diogenous Dionysiou. AYT K P L GALLIHNO, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI DIOGENOYC DIONY, KOTIAEWN below, A-RX across fields, Kybele riding right on a lion. SNG Cop 342; SNG von Aulock 3794; SNG Munich 338; BMC 105.TextImage
See also: Entry for Cotiaeum on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Cotiaeum in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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