Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Otrus



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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 2Otrus, Phrygia. AE14 semi-autonomous issue. AD 198-217. 2.32 g. Bearded head of Demos right. / OTΡOHNΩN, Telesphorus standing facing, wearing hooded cloak. BMC 2-3; Aulock Phrygien I, 762-768; Waddington 6366; SNG Cop 628-629; Mionnet Supp. VII, 532.TextImage
COMMODUS
Paris 1783Commodus, AE39 of Otrus, Phrygia. AD 177-192. 19.94 g. AYT K AYΡ KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠ IEΡ MHΔOΦIΛOY AΡX OTΡOHNΩN, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Paris 1783; Waddington 6367; Aulock Phrygien I, 771.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
Aulock 783Julia Domna, AE of Otrus, Phrygia. 5.51 g. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / AΛEXANΔΡOC ANEΘHK OTΡOHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from patera, facing Asklepios, standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, small figure of Telesphoros standing facing between them. Von Aulock Phrygien 783-785.TextImage
Imhoof KM 1Julia Domna AE23 of Otrus, Phrygia. AE 193-211. 6.86 g. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / AΛEΞANΔΡOC ANEΘHK OTΡOHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing left, Telesphoros, wearing a hooded cloak standing between them. Von Aulock, Phrygiens I 783; Imhoof KM 1.TextImage
CARACALLA
Aulock Phrygien 790Caracalla, AE31 of Otrus, Phrygia. AD 198-217. 14.68 g. Magistrate Alexandros. AYT K M AYΡH ANTΩNEINOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / AΛEXANΔΡOC ACIAΡX ANEΘHK OTΡOHNΩ, Apollo standing left, holding plectrum and lyre. Von Aulock, Phrygiens 790; Afyon Collection 2145.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
BMC 8Plautilla, AE20 of Otrus, Phrygia. AD 202-205. 4.54 g. ΦOYΛ ΠΛAYTIΛ CE, draped bust right. / OTΡOHNΩN, Artemis walking right, holding bow and reaching for an arrow from quiver at her shoulder. BMC 8; SNG von Aulock 8429; SNG Cop 632; Aulock Phrygien I, 793-798; Weber F3591; Prowe III 1808.TextImage
SNG vA 3904Plautilla, AE20 of Otrus, Phrygia. AD 202-205. 3.51 g. ΦOYΛ ΠΛAYTIΛΛA C, draped bust right / OTΡOHNΩN, Demeter standing head left, holding grain-ears and long torch. Von Aulock, Phrygiens 810; SNG von Aulock 3904.TextImage
GETA
SNG vA 8431 var varGeta, AE25 of Otrus, Phrygia. AD 198-209. 6.52 g. Magistrate Ae. Alexandros. ΠO CEΠTI ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / OTΡOHNΩN AΛEXANΔΡOC ANE, Aeneas walking right, leading his son Ascanius by the hand and carrying his father Anchises on his shoulders. SNG von Aulock 8431 and Aulock Phrygien 816-817 var (rev. legend with ANEΘ); Waddington 6368 var (this rev. legend for Caracalla).TextImage
Aulock Phrygien I, 832Geta, AE27 of Otrus, Phrygia. 9.55 g, AD 193-209. ΠO CEΠT ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / AΛEXAN-ΔΡ-OC A-NEΘHK to left, OTΡOHNΩN to right of youthful Otreus standing left, looking right, chlamys over left shoulder, holding spear, right foot on a prow, right hand outstretched. Imhoof Nomisma V, 30; Franke KZR 154; Weber 7160-7161; SNG Tuebingen 4176; SNG Munich 422; Prowe III 1809; SNG von Aulock 3906; Aulock Phrygien I, 832 (this coin); Cornell 111 (this coin).TextImage
SNG vA 3906 Geta AE 27mm of Otrus, Phrygia. ΠO CEΠT ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right / AΛEXANΔΡOC AN-EO[...] OTΡONΩ, Otreus embarking on prow of ship to left, right arm raised, head turned back, holding spear in left hand. TextImage

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