Ancient Coinage of Pisidia, Baris



A town on the old road about halfway between Sagalassos and Seleukeia. Struck AE provincial and semi-autonomous coinage from Hadrian to Trebonianus Gallus and Volusian.
The city name of BAΡHNΩN on coins should not be confused with that of Bagis, Lydia: BAΓHNΩN.

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Aulock Pisidien II, 207Baris, Pisidia, AE15, semi-autonomous Issue. AD 200 and 267. 2.04 g. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right, with narrow turret on head / BAΡHNΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Aulock Pisidien II, 207-212; Weber 7381; SNG France III, 1387; Paris 268; Waddington 3638; Imhoof KM 1.TextImage
Paris 267Baris, Pisidia, AE19, semi-autonomous issue, AD 249-251. 3.3 g. BOYΛH, veiled and draped bust of Boule right / BAΡHNΩN, Artemis standing right, looking left, holding bow and reaching for an arrow from the quiver at her shoulder, stag at foot left and right. Aulock Pisidien II, 216; Paris 267; SNG France III, 1388.TextImage
HADRIAN
BMC 1Hadrian, AE18 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 117-138. 6.26 g. AYT KAI TΡAIA AΔΡIANOC, laureate, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. BMC 1; Aulock Pisidien II, 228-229; SNG Cop 106.TextImage
Imhoof MG 69Hadrian, AE18 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 117-138. 2.90 g. AYT KAI TΡAI AΔΡIAN, laureate head right / BAΡHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Imhoof MG 69; Aulock, Pisidien II 230-231.TextImage
RN 4, 2141Hadrian, AE18 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 117-138. 4.07 g. AYT TΡAI AΔΡIANOC, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / BAΡHNΩN, rider on horseback galloping right, wielding spear at a serpent beneath the horse. Roma Numismatics 4, 2141. Unpublished obv. legend var of Aulock Pisidien II, 236-237 and Imhoof KM 4. (both with AYT KAI AΔΡIANOC).TextImage
RPC 2777Hadrian, AE15 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 117-138. 2.96 g. AY KAI TΡAI AΔΡIANOC, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. RPC III 2777 (obv legend var of Aulock Pisidien 230).TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 3Antoninus Pius, AE27 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 138-161. AYT KAI T AIΛ AΔΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. BMC 3; Aulock Pisidien II, 238-241; Paris 271; SNG France III, 1390; Waddington 3639 (this coin).TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Imhoof MG 70Marcus Aurelius, AE22 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 138-161. KAICAΡ AYΡHΛIOC, laureate head right / BAΡHNΩN, Artemis standing right, holding bow, stag at foot. Aulock Pisidien II, 245-248; Imhoof MG 70; Paris 273; SNG France III, 1392; Waddington 3641; SNG Cop 109.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
SNG France III, 1393Septimius Severus, AE of Baris, Pisidia. AD 193-211. 16.10 g. AYT KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHΠOC ΠEΡ CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, armed male figure with two heads and four arms charging right, holding bow, club and sword. SNG France III, 1393; Chandon De Briailles 1682. (Obv legend var of BMC 2).TextImage
CARACALLA
Aulock Pisidien 261Caracalla, AE26 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 196-198. 10.45 g. MAΡ AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. Aulock Pisidia II 261; Prowe III, 2032 (this coin).TextImage
BMC 3Caracalla, AE25 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 195-197. 10.32 g. M AYR ANTΩNINOC KAIC, bare-headed, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre. Aulock Pisidien II, 264-265; BMC 3 (but both with "thunderbolt and sceptre".TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Aulock Pisidien 268Severus Alexander, AE30 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 222-235. 28.73 g. AYT K M AY CE AΛEXANΔΡOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN ΘEMIC, Themis seated left, left elbow resting arm on a prize urn containing one palm branch, and throwing a pebble into a selection urn at her feet. Aulock, Pisidien II 268.TextImage
Aulock Pisidien 276Severus Alexander, AE20 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 222-235. 3.91 g. AYT K M AY CE AΛEXANΔΡOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Aulock, Pisidien II 276-285; SNG Cop 110; SNG France III, 1396; Paris 275; Waddington 3643.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 5011Severus Alexander, AE of Baris, Pisidia. AD 222-235. 21.03 g. AVT K M AV CE AΛEXANΔΡOC CE, laureate, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, three naked athletes standing left and right, one taking a competitor's ticket from urn, the other two holding their tickets in a raised hand, prize crown above, upright palm branch to left and right. SNG von Aulock 5011; von Aulock, Pisidien II 266-267.TextImage
SNG vA 5012Severus Alexander, AE25 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 222-235. AYT K M AY CE AΛEΞANΔΡOC C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Nemesis standing right, turreted, holding knotted cubit-rule, griffin standing right at foot. Aulock Pisidien II 269; SNG v.A. 5012; Franke KZR 424.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
Imhoof KM 6Julia Mamaea, AE26 of Baris, Pisidia. 8.3 g. AD 222-235. IOYΛIA MAMEA CE, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus seated left on stool, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. Aulock Pisidien II, 292-293; Imhoof KM 6.TextImage
SNG vA 5013Julia Mamaea, AE25 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 222-235. 24.14 mm, 7.84 g. IOYΛIA MAMEA CE, draped bust right, wearing stephane / BAΡHNΩN, distyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 5013; Aulock Pisidien II 286-296; McClean 8974; Paris 277; SNG France III, 1397; Waddington 3645.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
Lindgren 1270Tranquillina, AE21 of Baris, Pisidia. CAB TΡANKYΛΛIN, diademed and draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, MÍn standing right, wearing Phrygian cap, holding pine-cone and sceptre, left foot on helmet. Lindgren I 1270.TextImage
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA
Aulock 313Herennia Etruscilla, AE24 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 249-251. 7.06 g. EΡENNIA ETΡOYCKIΛΛA CB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / BAΡHNΩN, Homonoia standing left, kalathos on head, holding patera and cornucopiae. Aulock Pisidien II 313-314.TextImage
BMC 7Herennia Etruscilla, AE24 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 249-251. EΡENNIA ETΡOYCKIΛΛA CB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / BAΡHNΩN, Tyche standing left, kalathos on head, holding rudder cornucopiae. BMC 7; Aulock Pisidien II, 315-322; Paris 281; SNG France III, 1401; Waddington 3648 (this coin).TextImage
HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS
Imhoof KM 7Herennius Etruscus, AE of Baris, Pisidia. AD 250-251. Γ M K ETΡOYCK ΔEKIOC K, bare-headed, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, distyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Aulock Pisidien II, 322-331; Imhoof KM 7.TextImage
HOSTILIAN
Imhoof KM 8Hostilian, AE of Baris, Pisidia. AD 250-251. MECCION KYINTON K, bare-headed, draped bust right / BAΡHNΩN, distyle temple with decorated pediment, Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Imhoof KM 8; Von Aulock, Pisidien II 337-340; Imhoof MG 71; Price & Trell 548; SNG France III, 1403.TextImage
SNG vA 5160Hostilian, AE21 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 250-251. 4.69 g. MECCIOC KYINTOC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, MÍn standing left, foot on bucranium, holding pine cone and sceptre. RPC IX 917; SNG von Aulock 5160; Imhoof KM 9.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
Aulock Pisidien 366Trebonianus Gallus, AE of Baris, Pisidia. AD 251-253. 6.43 g. AYT Γ OYEIB TΡB ΓAΛΛOC CB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, MÍn standing left, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders, foot on bucranium, holding pine-cone and sceptre. Aulock Pisidien II, 366; Paris 284; SNG France III, 1406 corr.TextImage
BMC 8Trebonianus Gallus, AE of Baris, Pisidia. AD 251-253. 7.73 g. AYT Γ OYEIB TΡB ΓAΛΛOC CEB (sic), laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. SNG Cop 113; BMC 8; Aulock, Pisidien II 357-359; SNG Righetti 1386.TextImage
BMC 9Trebonianus Gallus, AE24 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 251-253. AYT Γ OYEIB TΡB ΓAΛΛOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. BMC 9; Aulock Pisidien 2 348-350 and 351-352; Paris 285; SNG France III, 1404; SNG Cop 114; Lindgren III 691; Bernhart 179.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
Aulock Pisidien 383Volusian, AE25 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 251-253. OYEIB GALLOC Λ OYOΛOYCCIOC C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Aulock Pisidien II, 383-387; SNG Cop 115; Prowe III 2033.TextImage
BMC 11Volusian, AE25 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 251-253. OYEIB GALLOC Λ OYOΛOYCCIOC C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, MÍn standing left, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders, foot on bucranium, holding pine-cone and sceptre. BMC 11; Aulock Pisidien II, 377-381; Paris 293; SNG France III, 1410; Waddington 3655.TextImage
Imhoof KM 10Volusian, AE23 of Baris, Pisidia. AD 251-253. OYEIB ΓAΛΛOC Λ OYOΛOYCCIOC C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / BAΡHNΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Imhoof KM 10; Aulock Pisidien 2 389-393 and 396; Paris 291-292; SNG France III, 1411-1412; Waddington 3653-3654; SNG von Aulock 5015; Bernhart 178.TextImage

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