Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Peltae


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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1-2Peltae, Phrygia, AE20 civic issue, 200-100 BC. 6 g. Helmeted and draped bust of Ares right. / ΠEΛTHNΩN, lion sitting left. AΔΡ and MH monograms below. BMC 1-2; Prowe III, 1811 (part); Imhoof KM 2; SNG Munich 423.TextImage
BMC 5-6Peltae, Phrygia, AE15, ca 200-1 BC. 3.2 g. Laureate head of Zeus right. / ΠEΛTH-NΩN above and beneath winged thunderbolt. BΛYX and AΔΡ monograms in lower right field. BMC 5-6; Hoover HGC 754.TextImage
BMC 8-10Peltae, Phrygia, AE14 semi-autonomous issue, AD 138-192. 2.59 g. Radiate and draped bust of Helios right. / ΠEΛ-TH-NΩN legend in three lines within wreath. BMC 8-10; Walcher 2806; Weber 7164; Mionnet IV 878; SNG Munich 425; Philipsen 2543.TextImage
BMC 12-14Peltae, Phrygia, AE16 semi-autonomous issue, AD 138-192. 2.5 g. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / MAKEΔON ΠEΛTHNΩN, bucranium surmounted by crescent with two stars above. BMC 12-14; SNG Munich 426; Philipsen 2543; Prowe III 1812 (part).TextImage
BMC 15Peltae, Phrygia, AE16 semi-autonomous issue, AD 138-192. 1.74 g. MAKEΔONΩ, draped bust of Asklepios right; serpent-entwined staff before head. / ΠEΛTHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. BMC 15; Borell 116 (part); Prowe III 1811 (part); Mionnet IV, 881.TextImage
BMC 16Peltae, Phrygia, AE16, 2.21 g. AD 138-192. MAKEΔ, Helmeted, draped bust of Athena right, with aegis / ΠEΛTHNΩN, Stag standing right. BMC 16; SNG von Aulock 3911 and 8433; SNG Cop 638; Waddington 6377.TextImage
BMC 20Peltae, Phrygia, AE25 semi-autonomous, AD 198-217. 7.53 g. ΔHMOC ΠEΛTHNΩN, head of Demos as Herakles right. / MAKEΔONΩN, male figure on horseback riding right, holding spear. BMC 20; SNG von Aulock 3909; SNG Tübingen 4177; SNG Cop 639.TextImage
Imhoof GRM 2Peltae, Phrygia. AE23, semi-autonomous issue, AD 198-217. ΔHMOC ΠEΛTHNΩN, head of Demos as Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / MAKEΔONΩN, Apollo, naked, standing right, holding bow and reaching for an arrow from the quiver at his shoulder. Imhoof GRM 2; SNG Leypold II, 1707.TextImage
Imhoof KM 13Peltae, Phrygia, AE21 semi-autonomous, AD 193-211. 4.62 g. IEΡA BOYΛH, laureate, veiled and draped bust of Boule right. / ΠEΛTHNΩN MAK, river god Glaukos reclining left, holding three corn-ears and resting arm on urn from which water flows. Imhoof KM 13.TextImage
Mionnet 534Peltai, Phrygia, civic issue, 2nd-1st cent BC, Magistrate Philippus. Bust of hero right, in crested helmet with cheek-piece / ΠEΛ-THΩNON to left and right, ΦIΛIΠΠOΣ or ΔOMI in exergue, lion seated left. Mionnet Supp. 7, 534; Barclay Head, P. 567; SNG Fitzwilliam 406-4994.TextImage
Roma Num 76, 278Peltae, Phrygia, AE23 semi-autonomous issue, AD 138-192. 6 g. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right. / ΠEΛTHNΩN MAKEΔONΩN, horseman riding right, right hand raised, sceptre (?) over shoulder. Unpublished obverse and reverse combination. Roma Num. 76, 278.TextImage
RPC IV temp 11852Peltae, Phrygia, AE21 semi-autonomous issue, AD 161-180. 6.14 g. Bearded head of Herakles right, club over shoulder. / ΠEΛTHNΩN MAKEΔONΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. Unpublished but several known. RPC IV temp 11852; NN 116, 623.TextImage
SNG Cop 638Phrygia, Peltae, 17mm, 2.21g. MAKEΔ, draped bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / ΠEΛTHNΩN, Stag standing right. BMC 16; Subhi Coll. 3291; SNG von Aulock 3911 and 8433; SNG Munich 427; Philipsen 2543; SNG Cop 638.TextImage
Waddington 6378Peltae, Phrygia, semi-autonomous issue, ca. 138-192 AD. 4.40 g. ΠEΛTHNΩN, bearded head of Herakles right / MAIANΔΡOC, river-god Maeandros reclining left, cornucopiae behind him, overturned urn below, from which waters flow. Paris 1802; Waddington 6378.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 24Septimius Severus, AE22 of Peltae, Phrygia. Magistrate Junios. 5.3g. Λ CEΠ CEYHΡOC Π AYΓO, laureate, cuirassed bust right / ΠEΛTHNΩN MA AΡX IOYNIOY TO A, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Imhoof-Blumer KM 9; SNG Righetti 1208; BMC 24; Lindgren I 1012 (all year 2 (TO B)).TextImage
Prowe III 1814Septimius Severus AE22 of Peltae, Phrygia. AD 193-211. Magistrate Tat. Arionos. Λ CEΠ CEYHΡOC Π AYΓO, laureate, cuirassed bust right / ΠEΛTHNωN M CTΡ TAT AΡIωNOC, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Prowe III, 1814; Waddington 688.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
Rauch 10Julia Domna, AE23 of Peltae, Phrygia. IOY ΔOMNA CE AYΓ, draped bust left / ΠEΛTHNΩN CTA T AΡX IOYNOC, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Type as Rauch 10 in Berliner Blätter VI (slightly different rev legend).TextImage
BMC 25 varJulia Domna, AE24 of Peltae, Phrygia, AD 193-217. 6.9 g. Magistrate Tat. Arionos. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CE AYΓ, draped bust right. / ΠEΛTHNΩN M AΡX TAT AΡIΩNOC (both Ω inverted), Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Rev legend var of BMC 25 and SNG Fitzw 4996 (both with CT or CTR instead of ARX).TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 26Caracalla, AE22 of Peltae, Phrygia. AD 198-217. 4.83g. Magistrate Arionos. M AY ANTΩNEINOC, radiate, cuirassed bust right / ΠEΛTHNΩN M TΡ TAT AΡIΩNOC, Tyche standing left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 26; SNG Cop 640.TextImage
CNG 64942Caracalla & Geta AE 34mm of Peltae, Phrygia. Confronted draped busts / AΡC IOYNIOY TO Δ ΠEΛTHNΩN MAK, Hexastyle temple with serpent standing at centre; shield in pediment. CNG 64942.TextImage
SNG Munich 429Caracalla, AE23 of Peltae, Phrygia. 6.95g. AD 198-217. Magistrate Ma. Junius. M AY ANTΩNEINOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠEΛTHNΩN MA AΡX IOYNIOY TO B, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe, and cornucopiae. SNG Munich 429.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
SNG von Aulock 3912Plautilla AE 22mm of Peltae, Phrygia. ΠΛAYTIΛΛA CEB, draped bust right / ΠEΛTHNΩN M CTΡ TAT AΡIΩNOC, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 28; SNG Cop 641; SNG von Aulock 3912; SNG Righetti 1209; Kapossy Gr. M. 14.TextImage
GETA
SNG Cop 642Geta, AE of Peltae, Phrygia. 197-209 AD, 5.43 g. ΠO CEΠT ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΠEΛTHNΩN MA CTΡ MHTΡOBIOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Cop. 642; SNG von Aulock 3913.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
SGI 4332Trebonianus Gallus AE35 of Peltae, Phrygia. A K Γ O TΡE ΓAΛΛOC C, Laureate, draped bust right / EΠI AYΡ ΠOYΦEINOY ΓAIOY AΡC A ΠEΛTHNΩN MAKEΔONΩN, Herakles, naked, standing right, strangling the Nemean Lion. BMC 32.TextImage
See also: Entry for peltae on the Digital Historia Numorum
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