Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Midaeum


Midaeum or Midaeion, named after King Midas was on the river Tembris about 18 miles east of Dorylaeum. It struck coins from the time of Augustus to Philip II, although not continuously.
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TRAJAN
BMC 3 Trajan, AE21 of Midaeum, Phrygia. 98-117 AD. AV NE TΡAIANOV KAICE ΓE Δ, laureate head right / MIΔAEΩN, Asklepios standing left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 9 Phrygia, Midaeum. Caracalla AE 30. ca 209-217 AD. ANTΩNEINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / MIΔAEΩN, veiled figure of Demeter standing left, holding two ears of corn & long torch.TextImage
BMC 11 Caracalla AE27 of Midaeum, Argolis (or Phrygia?). Ca 209-217 AD. ANTΩNEINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate bust right / MIΔAEΩN, The god MÍn, in Phrygian cap, short chiton, cloak & boots standing left, holding pine-cone in right hand & sceptre in left. /td>TextImage
Lanz 109, 634Caracalla, AE30 of Midaeum, Phrygia. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / MIΔAEΩN, Herakles Farnese standing right, right hand behind back, resting left hand on club set on rock. Unpublished. Lanz 109, lot 634.TextImage
SNGvA 3889v Caracalla AE 30mm of Phrygia, Midaeum. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / Tyche, turreted, seated left, holding two Erotes with torches.TextImage
von Aulock 764cf Caracalla AE 30mm of Midaeum, Phrygia. ANTΩNEIOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate & cuirassed bust right; viewed from behind / MIΔAEΩN, Tyche of Midaeum seated left, holding two Erotes with torches, at her feet, the river god Tembros.TextImage
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von Aulock 786Caracalla, AE28 of Midaeum, Phrygia. ANTΩNEINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MIΔAEΩN, Athena standing left, holding serpent-entwined sceptre and upright shield. Von Aulock, Phrygiens II 786.TextImage
vAulock Phrygiens 793Caracalla, AE24 of Midaeum, Phrygia. AD 198-217. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / MIΔAEΩN, Pan walking left, holding pedum and syrinx. Von Aulock, Phrygiens 793.TextImage
GETA
von Aulock 803Geta, AE26 of Midaeum, Phrygia. 198-209 AD. 10.14 gr. ΠOY CEΠTIMIOC ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta right / EΠI ΛIΛIANOY MIΔAEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Von Aulock, Phrygien II 803; SNG Hunterian 2050.TextImage

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