Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Kibyra


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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 8Phrygia, Kibyra. 166-84 BC. AR Drachm. Young male bust right in crested helmet / Armed horseman galloping right. TextImage
BMC 9cfPhrygia, Kibyra AR Drachm. ca 166-84 BC. Male head right, in crested helmet / Horseman galloping right, holding couched spear & shield; symbol or monogram behind, IC below. SNGvA 4702v. (if it is a badly struck IO below: Imhoof KM 5; BMC 15.) TextImage
BMC 11Phrygia, Kibyra. Circa 166-84 BC. AR Drachm. Male head right, wearing crested helmet / Horseman galloping right, holding couched spear and shield. BMC Phrygia p.133, 11. TextImage
BMC 21Phrygia, Cibyra. Time of Domitian, ca 81-96 AD. Archon Claudius Biantus. AE 19mm. KIBYΡITΩN, veiled & draped bust of Ino right / EΠI AΡCIEΡ KΛAYBIANTOC, humped bull butting or crouching right. RPC II 1267. TextImage
BMC 25Kibyra, Phrygia, AE20 mm. 161-180 AD. 5.82 gr. ΔHMOC, laureate head of Demos right / KIBYΡATΩN, Demeter standing left, veiled, holding poppy and corn-ears in right hand and torch in left. BMC 25; SNG von Aulock 3724; SNG Cop 276.TextImage
BMC 35Kibyra, Phrygia, Severan times, 193-211 AD, 8.36 g. ΔHMOC, unbearded, laureate head right / KAIC KIBURA-TWN aound and beneath Serapis seated left, modius on head, holding patera and sceptre; Kerberos at his feet. BMC 35-36; SNG Munich 290.TextImage
BMC 38Kibyra, Phrygia, pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd C. AD. 5.94 g. KIBURA, turreted, draped bust of Tyche right / KIBYΡATΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 38: SNG Munich 289.TextImage
G&N 38, 538Kibyra as Caesarea, Phrygia. AE28 Semi-autonomous issue. Ca. AD 193-211. 9.79 g. BOULH, diademed and draped bust of Boule right / KIBURAION KAIC, Hygieia standing right, serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing facing, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. Apparently unpublished. Gitbud & Naumann 38, 538.TextImage
Sear #5127Kibyra, Phrygia, AR Drachm. Helmeted head right / Horse & rider right, O below, KIBYΡATΩN below. TextObvRev
Sear #5130Phrygia, Kibyra AE12. 166-84 BC. Helmeted bust right / humped bull butting right, KIBYΡATΩN below.TextImage
SNG Cop 263Phrygia, Kibyra. Circa 166-84 BC. AR Drachm. Helmeted male head right, in crested helmet / Horseman galloping on horseback right, holding spear & shield. SNG von Aulock 3702. TextImage
SNG Cop 271Kibyra, Phrygia, 166-84 BC. AE10, 0.90 gr. Helmeted male head right, wearing Corinthian helmet / KIBURA beneath humped bull butting right. SNG Cop 271; SNG Munich 284; Duesseldorf 11451.TextImage
SNG vA 3699Kibyra, Phrygia, AE12, 200-100 BC. 1.71 g. Star of eight rays / Large KI. SNG von Aulock 3699.TextImage
SNG vA 3724Kibyra, Phrygia, AE21. 5.8g, Time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. ΔHMOC, unbearded, laureate head of Demos right / KIBYΡATΩN, Demeter, in long chiton and veil, standing front, head left, holding poppy and corn-ears in right hand, and resting with left on long torch. SNG von Aulock 3724; SNG Cop 276.TextImage
SNG vA 8395Kibyra, Phrygia, 81-96 AD. AE16 mm, 2.57 gr. QEON CYNKLHTON, draped bust of the Senate right / EPI ARCIEREWC KLAU BIANTOC KIBY, an Amazon walking right, holding bipennis (double axe) and shield. SNG von Aulock 8395.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1262Domitian and Domitia AE23 of Phrygia, Cibyra. Magistrate Claudius Bias. ΔOMITANOC KAICAΡ ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, busts facing / EΠI AΡXIEΡEΩC KΛAY BAINTOC KIBY, Zeus seated left. SNGvA 3731, SGI 896.TextImage
RPC 1263Domitian, AE22 of Kibyra, Phrygia. ΔOMITIANOC KAI CEBAYOC (sic), laureate head right / EΠI AΡXIEΡΩC KΛAY BIANT-OC around and below, KI-BY across fields, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. RPC II 1263; BMC 41-42; Paris 720; Waddington 5826; SNG Cop 283; Rauch 12 in Berliner Blätter 1863.TextImage
RPC 1264Domitian, AE of Kibyra, Phrygia, 81-96 AD. 4.96 g. ΔOMITIANOC CEBACTOC KIBYΡATΩN, laureate head right / EΠI AΡCIEΡEΩC KΛAY BIANTOC, Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear and shield. RPC 1264; SNG Cop. 281 var.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
SNG v.A. 3734Antoninus Pius, AE 16mm, 2,54gr of Kibyra, Phrygia. AVT ANTWNEINON CEB, laureate, draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, Herakles standing half right, holding lionskin on left arm, and club resting on rock. Fontana 3 var (obv. legend); Duesseldorf 11410 var (ditto); SNG von Aulock 3734 var (ditto).TextImage
AELIUS
BMC 48L. Aelius, AE of Kibyra, Phrygia, Caesar, 136-138 AD. 4.28 g. LOIKIOC AILIOC KAICAR, bare head right / KIBYΡATΩN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. BMC 48.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
SNG Cop 289Faustina II, AE20 of Kibyra, Phrygia. (from top right) FAYCTINA NEA, draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, basket. SNG Cop 289; Imhoof MG 89; SNG Righetti 1160 var (obv legend).TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
SNGFitz 4955Julia Domna AE30 of Kibyra, Phrygia. Magistrate Kapitonos. IUL D OMNA CEBACTH, draped bust right. KAIC KIBURATWN EPI PO AIL KAPITWNOC, city-goddess standing left, right hand extended.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 50Caracalla, AE25 of Kibyra, Phrygia. AVT K M AV ANTWNINO, Laureate and draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, Zeus, naked to waist, seated left on throne with high back, holding patera and sceptre. BMC 50-51; SNG Cop 290.TextImage
Imhoof 21Caracalla, AE35 of Kibyra, Phrygia. 199-200 AD. AYTOK KAI M AY ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KIBYΡATΩN KAICAREWN, Amazon, polos on head, holding bipennis (double axe), standing right, clasping hands with Heros, naked, standing left, holding spear, shield between them, date ET SOR below. Imhoof KM 21; Mionnet IV, 387.TextImage
SGI 2584Caracalla AE37 of Kibyra, Phrygia. Dated Year 176 = 200/201 AD. AYTOK KAI M AV ANTWNEINWC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KAICAREWN KIBURATWN, Tyche standing right, resting on sceptre, clasping hands with Roma, seated left on cuirass, shields behind her. Date ET SOP (local year 176) below. Von Aulock 3737.TextImage
MACRINUS
BMC 52Macrinus, AE of Kibyra, Phrygia. 43.43 g. AYTO KAI M OPEL CEB MAKREINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / KAICAREWN KIBURATWN, Amazon, as Tyche of Kibyra, standing left, turreted, right breast bare, bow and quiver at right shoulder, holding patera over a sphinx seated left on low tripod, pelta, long spear and double axe (bipennis) in left hand, wicker basket (kibyros) in upper left field. BMC 52.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
SNG von Aulock 3739Diadumenian, Caesar, AE 31mm of Kibyra, Phrygia. M OPEL ANTWNINOC DIA K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, Zeus seated left holding thunderbolt and sceptre; eagle at foot. BMC 56; SNG Tuebingen 4101; McClean 8786; SNG von Aulock 3739.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
BMC 63Elagabalus AE24 of Kibyra, Phrygia. AV K M AV ANTWNINOC, radiate, draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN above, KAICAREWN in left field, river-god reclining left, holding reed and resting left arm on vase from which water flows, basket in upper left field. BMC 63; SNG München 294-296.TextImage
BMC 64Elagabalus, AE18 of Kibyra, Phrygia. AD 218-222. AY K M AYR ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KIBURA-TWN above and beneath a basket. BMC 64. TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 79Gordian III AE22 of Kibyra, Phrygia. 238-244 AD. A K M AN GORDIANOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, eagle standing facing on caduceus, head left. BMC 79; Imhoof KM 35.TextImage
RPC 669Gordian III, AE of Kibyra, Phrygia, 4.45 g. A K M AN GORDIANOC, laureate, draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, wicket basket ("kibyros"). RPC 669; SNG Munich 301.TextImage
SNG vA 3748Gordian III, AE36 of Kibyra, Phrygia. AY KE M ANTW GORDIANOC, radiate head right / KIBYΡATΩN around, year ZIC to left, Herakles Farnese standing right, right hand behind back, resting on club set on herm. SNG von Aulock 3748; SNG Munich 299; BMC 74; Leake 6; SNG Righetti 1162.TextImage
SNG vA 3751Gordian III AE 29mm of Kibyra, Phrygia. AY KE M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KAICAΡEΩN KIBYΡATΩN, Artemis walking right, reaching for an arrow from the quiver at her shoulder, hound at foot. SNG vA 3751; McClean 8788.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
BMC 83Tranquillina, AE25 of Kibyra, Phrygia, AD 241-244. 7.11g. ΦΡ TΡANKYΛΛEINA CEB, diademed and draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 83; SNG Cop 300.TextImage
Weber 7068Tranquillina, AE29 of Kibyra, Phrygia. Dated 243-244 AD. ΦΡ TΡANKYΛΛEINA CEB, draped bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm; wicker basket in left field, date ΘIC across fields. Sear 3842; Weber 7068; BMC 82; Mionnet 405.TextImage
PHILIP II
SNG vA 3753Philip II, AE26 of Kibyra, Phrygia. 9.96 gr. Dated 247-248 AD. AYT K M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠOC, diademed head right / KIBYΡATΩN, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm branch, date ΓKC in left field. SNG Aulock 3753; Waddington 5846; SNG Tuebingen 4105.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
SNG Cop 301/303
test strike
Trajan Decius test strike, lead, Kibyra, Phrygia. KIBYΡATΩN, Eagle standing facing on caduceus, wings spread, head left. (Known as a reverse type of Gordian III and Otacilia Severa) / KIBYΡATΩN, Distyle temple containing wicker basket. (Known as a reverse type for Trajan Decius). SNG Cop 301; SNG Tuebingen 4104 (obv.)/ SNG Righetti 1163-1164; SNG Cop 303 (Rev).TextImage
SNG Cop 303Trajan Decius, AE24-27 of Kibyra, Phrygia. 249-251 AD. [A]VT [KAI TΡAIAN]OC ΔEKIOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, Distyle temple containing wicker basket. SNG Cop 303.TextImage
SNGvA 3754Trajan Decius, AE35 of Kibyra, Phrygia. 249-251 AD. Dated Year 226 (= 250-251 AD). 22.80 gr. AVT KAI Γ MEC K TΡAIAN ΔEKIOC CEB, laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder / KAICAΡEΩN KIBYΡATΩN ET SKC, Demeter standing right, holding torch and grain ears, facing Tyche of Kibyra looking left, holding basket on head, cista mystica with serpent emerging between them; date ET SKC above. SNG von Aulock 3754 (same dies). Cf. BMC 85 (no cista).TextImage
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA
BMC 88Herennia Etruscilla, AE28 of Kibyra, Phrygia. Year 226 of the local era; 250-251 AD. EΡENNIA ETΡOYCKIΛΛA CEB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / KAICAΡEΩN KIBYΡATΩN, and date ET [Γh]KC, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Cop 305; BMC 88-89; SNG Lewis 1614.TextImage
GALLIENUS
Weiser 17Gallienus, AE33 of Kibyra, Phrygia, 13.29 g. AV KAI ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / KIBYΡATΩN, hexastyle temple on decorated podium, eagle facing in pediment. BMC 91; Lindgren III, 573; Weiser pl. 13, 17.TextImage
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