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Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Hyrgaleis (Ipsus)


Hyrgaleis (modern day Bekirli): a federation of townships in the area north of the Maeander between Dionysopolis and Peltae, striking semi-autonomous coins and imperial coins from Antoninus Pius to Severus Alexander.

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BMC 5Hyrgaleis, Phrygia. AE28 mm. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Elagabalus, 221-222 AD. Dated CY 306 (AD 222). DHMOC, unbearded, laureate bust of Demos right, slight drapery on left shoulder / UR-GALE-WN T TV, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and torch. Von Aulock Phrygiens 341; BMC 5.TextImage
SNGCop 482Hyrgaleis, Phrygia. AE20, 211-235 AD. Time of Caracalla to Severus Alexander. Draped bust of Serapis right / URGALLEWN, Isis standing left, holding sistrum and situla; crescent on shoulder. SNG Copenhagen 482 (same dies).TextImage
Von Aulock, Phr. I, 341Hyrgaleis, Phrygia, AE18. 222 AD. Time of Severus Alexander, 222 AD. Year 306 of the local era. DHMOC, Head of Demos right / URGHLETW TTS, Demeter, veiled and in chiton and mantle, standing left, holding corn ears and torch. Von Aulock, Phrygien I, 341; BMC 274.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 10Severus Alexander, AE of Hyrgaleis, Phrygia. 10.67 g. Dated Year 306 = 222 AD. AVT K M AVR ALEXANDROC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / YRGALEWN TO TS, Apollo, holding plectrum and lyre on tripod, standing right, facing Artemis, standing left, holding bow and arrow, stag at foot. BMC 10; Von Aulock 376-377.TextImage
See also: Entry for Hyrgaleis on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Hyrgaleis in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Hyrgaleis in the ANS Database
Search for Hyrgaleis at AncientImports.com
Search for Hyrgaleis at Incitatus Coins

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