Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Philomelion



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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
ANS 50551Philomelion, Phrygia. AE16; 3.39g. ca 1st cent BC. Horse galloping right / ΦIΛO-MH above and below crescent upright. ANS 1944.100.50551. TextImage
ANS 50551 (2)Philomelion, Phrygia. AE16. Ca. 130-10 BC. 4.09 g. Horse springing right. / ΦIΛO-MH above and beneath crescent, all within ivy wreath. ANS 1944.100.50551.TextImage
BMC 2Philomelium, Phrygia. AE19. 133-80 BC. Magistrate Skythinos. 7.69 g. Draped bust of Mên right, wearing laureate Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders. / ΣKYΘINO ΦIΛOMH to left and right of Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. BMC 2; SNG von Aulock 3915; Weber 7165; SNG Cop 643; Walcher 2809.TextImage
BMC 3Philomelion, Phrygia. AE24. 133-10 BC. Magistrate Skythi-. 7.63 g. Draped bust of Nike right, palm branch over shoulder. / ΦIΛOMHΛ ΣKYΘI above and beneath crossed cornucopiae, star in crescent above thunderbolt above. BMC 3-4; SNG Cop 644-645; SNG von Aulock 3916; SNG Munich 430-432; Mionnet IV, 887.TextImage
BMC 7Philomelium, Phrygia, AE23, semi-autonomous issue. AD 198-217. ΔHMOC ΦIΛOMH (partially retrograde), laureate and draped bust of Demos right. / EΠI CTΡATHΓOY AKOYTOY, Dionysos standing left, holding patera and filleted thyrsos. BMC 7 (this coin); Bernhart 360 corr; Kurth Demos 450.TextImage
Leu 14, 1008Philomelium, Phrygia. AE22 semi-autonomous issue. AD 198-217. 6.15 g. ΔHMOC ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, laureate, draped bust of Demos left. / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, Dionysus in short chiton and boots, standing left, holding patera and filleted thyrsos. BMC 7 var (bust type and legends). Leu 14, 1008.TextImage
Milne 1Philomelium, Phrygia. AE21. 133-10 BC. Magistrate Antig.. 8.15 g. Draped bust of Nike right, palm branch over shoulder. / ΦIΛOMHΛ ANTIΓO above and beneath crossed cornucopiae, star in crescent over thunderbolt above. Milne 1 in NC 1940.TextImage
Nomos 19, 581Philomelium, Phrygia, AE16 semi-autonomous issue, AD 100-276. 2.79 g. BOYΛH, head of Boule left. / ΦIΛOMHΛE, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Unpublished with head left. Nomos 19, 581. SNG von Aulock 3917 var (head right).TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 3243Augustus AE16 of Philomelium, Phrygia. ca 15 BC. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, bare head right / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN ΦΛAKKOC, bust of Men right on crescent, wearing Phrygian cap. RPC 3243; Prowe III 1817.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Falghera 1056Marcus Aurelius AE25 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 161-180. AY M AYΡH ANTωNEINOC, laureate head left. / ΦIΛOMHΛEωN, Apollo standing right, holding plektrum and resting left hand on a lyre placed on a tripod to right. Falghera 1056.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
CNG 47, 904Septimius Severus AE23 of Philomelion, Phrygia. AD 193-211 AD. 5.62 g. AY KA CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEωN KΛ TΡAIA, Caracalla standing left by altar, holding patera and sceptre. CNG 47, 904. Mionnet IV, 891 var (legends).TextImage
Mionnet IV, 891Septimius Severus AE23 of Philomelium, Phrygia. Magistrate Klaudios Traianos. AD 193-211. 5.97 g. AY KA CEΠ CEYHΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI KΛ TΡAIA ΦIΛOMHΛEωN, Caracalla standing left by altar, wearing short chiton, holding patera and sceptre. Mionnet IV 891 (this coin); Paris 1834 (ditto).TextImage
Nomos 20, 390Septimius Severus AE23 of Philomelium, Phrygia. Magistrate Klaudios Traianos. AD 193-211. 6.06 g. AY KA CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEωN KΛ TΡAIA, Caracalla standing left, wearing short chiton, holding patera and sceptre. Unpublished. Mionnet IV,891 var (legends and Caracalla by altar). Nomos 20, 390.TextImage
Prowe III 1819Septimius Severus, AE20 of Philomelium, Phrygia. 4.6 g. Magistrate Akoytos. AY KAI CEOYHΡOC (or C CEYHΡOC), radiate head right. / ΦIΛOMH EΠI AKOYTO, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. (likely) Prowe III, 1819.TextImage
Prowe III 1819 (2)Septimius Severus, AE22 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 193-211. 4.38 g. Magistrate Akoytos. AY KAI CEOYHΡOC, radiate head right. / ΦIΛOMH EΠI AKOYTOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. (likely) Prowe III, 1819.TextImage
SNG vA 3921Septimius Severus, AE32 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 193-211. 25.37 g. Magistrate Adrianos. AY K ΛOY CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEωN EΠI AΔΡIANOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, shield behind her, serpent at foot left. SNG von Aulock 3921; Mionnet IV 890; Paris 1833.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 Fitz. 4998; 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
wwwxls 41653Julia Domna, AE32 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 193-217. Magistrate Kl. Traian. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACTH, draped bust right. (legend clockwise from top right, TH ligate). / EΠI KΛ TΡAI ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, Apollo standing front by tripod, looking right, holding plektrum and resting hand on lyre on the tripod. wwwxls 41653; Roma Num. 108. 750.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 16Caracalla, AE23 of Philomelion, Phrygia. AD 198-217. ANTωNEINOC ΠE AV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛ EΠI AΔΡIANO, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. BMC 16; SNG Cop 651; SNG Tuebingen 4183.TextImage
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
Mionnet IV 893Caracalla AE33 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 198-217. Magistrate Hadrianus. AY M AY ANTωNEINOC AY, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛ EΠI AΔΡIANOY. Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, shield at foot right, serpent at foot left. Mionnet IV 893; Paris 1838.TextImage
SNG Tub. 4182Caracalla, AE23 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 198-217. Magistrate Adrianos. 4.8 g. ANTωNINOC ΠE AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛ EΠI AΔΡIANO, Dionysos, wearing short chiton, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. SNG Tuebingen 4182; Kurth Dionysos 868a.TextImage
SNG Turkey 11, 579Caracalla, AE23 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 198-217. 6.55 g. AY KA M ANTωNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEωN KΛ TΡAIA, emperor standing left in military dress by altar, holding patera and spear. SNG Turkey 11, 579.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
Lindgren III 609Geta, AE23 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 209-212. 6.1 g. Magistrate Kl. Traia... Λ CEΠ ΓETAC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI KΛ TΡAIA ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Lindgren III 609; Mionnet IV, 896.TextImage
Paris 1842Geta, AE23 of Philomelium, Phrygia. 4.6 g. ΠO CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare headed, cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛ EΠI AΔΡIANOY B, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Paris 1842; Mionnet Supp VII, 545; Blanchet Paris inventory 824.TextImage
Righetti V 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 Coll. Sale V, 589.TextImage
SNG Tubingen 4184Geta AE22 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 198-209. 6 g. Magistrate Akoytos. ΛO CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / EΠI AKOYTOY ΦIΛOMHΛ, Apollo standing right, holding lyre. SNG Tuebingen 4184.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Berlin 187592Severus Alexander, AE16 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. 3.55 g. Magistrate Paulinos. AY K M AY CEY AΛEXA, radiate head right. / ΦIΛOMH EΠI M IOY ΠAYΛ, eagle standing left, head left, wings spread. Berlin 187592.TextImage
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
BMC 26Severus Alexander, AE34 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. 24.7 g. Magistrate Iul. Pauleinos. AY K CEOYH AΛEΞANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMH EΠI M IOY ΠAYΛEINOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, shield at foot right, coiled serpent at foot left. BMC 26; Mionnet IV 898 corr.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
Mionnet IV 899Severus Alexander, AE32 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. 22.3 g. Magistrate Ayr. Strymonos. AY K M AY CEY AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI AYΡ CTΡYMONOC, Aphrodite standing right, placing shield on large amphora. Mionnet IV 899; Schlosser 23 in NZ 1891; Vienna 19948.TextImage
Paris 1848Severus Alexander AE33 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 231-232. 20.34 g. Magistrate Paulus Adrianus. AY K M AY CEY AΛEΞANΔΡOC, laureate head right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI ΠAYΛOY AΔΡIA, emperor, holding spear, on horseback galloping right. Paris 1848; Waddington 6402.TextImage
Paris M5092Severus Alexander, AE33 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. 17.8 g. Magistrate Ayr. Strymonos. AY K M AY CEY AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI AYΡ CTΡYMONOC CTΡA, Aphrodite standing right, placing shield on large amphora. Paris M5092; Dieudonné 113 in RN 1903.TextImage
SNG vA 3926Severus Alexander, AE20 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. Magistrate Paulos. 5.08 g. AY K CEYH AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate head right. / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI ΠAYΛOY, clasped hands. SNG von Aulock 3926; Waddington 6404; SNG Leypold 1712; Rhousopoulos 4148; Morcom-Hands sale 3770.TextImage
Vienna 34314Severus Alexander, AE 17 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. 2.2 g. AY K M AY CEY AΛEXAN, laureate head right. / ΦIΛOMHΛE EΠI ΠAYΛO, eagle standing slightly right, head left, wings spread. Vienna GR34314.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
Imhoof GM 723Julia Mamaea, AE20 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 222-235. 5.42 g. Magistrate M. Julius Paulinus. IOYΛIA MAMEA C, draped bust right. / ΦIΛOMHΛ EΠI M IOYΛ ΠAYΛE, clasped hands. Imhoof GM 723.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 I
BMC 33Philip I, AE32 of Philomelion, Phrygia. AYT K M IOYΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛOMHEΛEΩN.. around large SPQR. SNG München 436; BMC 33.TextImage
Imhoof FG 393Philip I, AE27 of Philomelium, Phrygia. AD 244-249. Magistrate Markos Nestoros. AYT K M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠO CEB, laureate-radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. (the radiate crown rays are very small). / ΦIΛOMHΛEΩN EΠI MAΡKOY NECTOΡOC, river-god Gallos reclining left, holding cornucopiae in extended right hand, reed behind him, resting left elbow on overturned urn. Imhoof FG 393; SNG Cop 655; SNG Righetti 1214.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
BMC 39Trajan Decius AE23 of Phrygia, Philomelium. AD 249-251. 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. AD 249-251. 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. AD 249-251. 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
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