Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Philomelion



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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
SNGANS 50551Phrygia, Philomelion AE16; 3.39g. ca 1st cent BC. Horse galloping right / ΦIΛO-MH above and below crescent upright. ANS online 50551. TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 3243Augustus AE15 of Philomelium, Phrygia. ca 15 BC. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, bare head right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN ΦΛAKKOC, bust of Men right. TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Mionnet 891Septimius Severus AE 23mm of Philomelion in Phrygia. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / Male figure standing facing with sceptre & patera over altar.TextImage
SNG vA 3922Septimius Severus, AE of Philomelion, Phrygia. 193-211 AD. 4.55 g. AV K ΛOY CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right / EΠI AΔΡIANOY ΦIΛOMHΛ, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 3922; SNG Munich 434.TextImage
JULIA_DOMNA
BMC 14Julia Domna, AE22 of Philomelion, Phrygia. IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEB, draped bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛ EΠI AΔΡIANOY, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 14; Sear GIC 2416.TextImage
Imhoof 210Julia Domna, AE of Philomelion, Phrygia. Cl. Traianus, magistrate. IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEBA-CT, draped bust right / (from top right), EΠI KΛ TΡAI ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, male figure (Trajan?) standing left, holding staff, right hand outstretched. Imhoof RSN 1913, 210.TextImage
SNG Fitzw. 4999Julia Domna, AE21 of Philomelion, Phrygia. 193-217 AD. IOV ΔOMNA CEB, Draped bust right / ΦIΛOMH EΠI AKOYTOY Γ, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. SNG Fitzwilliam 4999; cf BMC 15 (IOVL).TextImage
SNG vA 3923Julia Domna, AE21 of Philomelion, Phrygia. Magistrate Cl. Traian..,. IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEBA-CT, draped bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN KΛ TΡAIA, Dionysos standing left by altar, holding patera and thyrsos. SNG von Aulock 3923.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 17Caracalla, AE22 of Philomelion, Phrygia. M AY ANTΩNEIN, radiate, draped bust right / ΦIΛOMHEΛI AKOYTOV, Demeter standing facing, holding cornucopiae and corn-ears. BMC 17.TextImage
GETA
BMC 18Geta, AE of Philomelion, Phrygia. 4.91 g. ΛO CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠ AKOYTOY ΦIΛOMHΛ, Tyche standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae. BMC 18.TextImage
Righetti 589Geta, AE21 of Philomelion, Phrygia. ΛO CEΠ (dot) ΓETAC K, draped bust right seen from behind / EΠI AKOYTOY ΦIΛOMHΛ, Tyche standing left in robe and polos, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Righetti 589; Lindgren 609, Milne 2, BMC 18 (corr.)TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 25Severus Alexander, AE 31 of Philomelion, Phrygia. 222-235 AD. AY K M AY CEY AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI CTΡYMONOC around large SPQR. BMC 25.TextImage
Mionnet IV 897Severus Alexander, AE34 of Philomelion, Phrygia. AVK M AV CEV AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate head right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI ΠAYΛOY AΔΡI, Severus Alexander on horseback, galloping right, holding spear in right hand. Mionnet IV, 897. TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 28Gordian III, AE26 of Philomelium, Phrygia. Magistrate Cor. Alexandros. AD 238-244. 8.95 g. AY K M ANTΩNI ΓOΡΔIANOC C, laureate head right / EΠI KOΡ AΛEXANΔΡOY around, ΦIΛOMHΛE-ΩN below, river-god Gallos reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, resting left elbow on an overturned urn from which water flows. BMC 28; SNG von Aulock 3927; SNG Cop 654; SNG Tuebingen 4185; Weber 7168.TextImage
BMC 31Gordianus III. Philomelion, Phrygien, AE 21mm. AU K M ANTΩNI ΓOΡΔIANO CE, laureate bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, two clasped hands. SNG Righetti 1213; BMC 31; SNG Lewis 1568.TextImage
SNG vA 3928Gordian III, AE17 of Philomelion, Phrygia. M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate head right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, Eagle standing facing, head right. SNG von Aulock 3928.TextImage
PHILIP II
BMC 33Philip II, AE32 of Philomelion, Phrygia. laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛOMHEΛEΩN.. around large SPQR. SNG München 436; BMC 33.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
BMC 39Trajan Decius AE23 of Phrygia, Philomelium. 249-251 AD. AVT K Γ V E TΡ ΔEKIO CE, laureate draped bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠ EYTXOYC, river-god Gallos reclining left. SNGvA 3931.TextImage
BMC 42Trajan Decius, AE of Philomelion, Phrygia. 249-251 AD. 6.75 g. AYT K Γ MEC K TΡAI ΔEKIO CE, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠ EYTYCOYC B, river-god Gallos reclining left, holding cornucopiae, leaning on overturned urn from which waters flow. BMC 42; SNG München 437.TextImage
BMC 43Trajan Decius, AE of Philomelion, Phrygia. 249-251 AD. 18.43 g. AYT K Γ MEC K TΡAI ΔEKIO CE, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠ EYTYCO B around large SPQR all within double lined border. BMC 43; SNG von Aulock 3930.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
SNG vA 3932Trebonianus Gallus AE22 of Phrygia, Philomelium, 251-253 AD. AVK Γ OYEIB ΓAΛΛON CEB, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠ ΛYΡEHCEΩC, river-god reclining left holding cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 3932.TextImage
See also: Entry for Philomelium on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Philomelium in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Philomelium in the ANS Database

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