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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 TRAIANOV KAICE GE D, laureate head right / MIDAEWN, Asklepios standing left, resting on serpent-entwined staff. TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 9 Phrygia, Midaeum. Caracalla AE 30. ca 209-217 AD. ANTWNEINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / MIDAEWN, 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. ANTWNEINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate bust right / MIDAEWN, 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. ANTWNEINOC AUGOUCTOC, laureate head right / MIDAEWN, 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 Unpublished.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. ANTWNEIOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate & cuirassed bust right; viewed from behind / MIDAEWN, 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. ANTWNEINOC AVGOVCTOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MIDAEWN, Athena standing left, holding serpent-entwined sceptre and upright shield. Von Aulock, Phrygiens II 786.TextImage
GETA
von Aulock 803Geta, AE26 of Midaeum, Phrygia. 198-209 AD. 10.14 gr. POU CEPTIMIOC GETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Geta right / EPI LILIANOU MIDAEWN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Von Aulock, Phrygien II 803; SNG Hunterian 2050.TextImage

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