Ancient Coinage of Termessus Major, Pisidia


Termessos Major, a city in the Taurus Mountains in Pisidia, now the Antalya province of Turkey

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Bernhart 193Termessus Major, Pisidia. Civic coinage AE20. AD 150-268. TEΡMHCCEΩN, radiate and draped bust of Helios right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding thyrsus and kantharos, panther at his feet. Bernhart 193; SNG France III, 2157. TextImage
BMC 15Termessos Major, Pisidia, dated CY 25 (47/6 BC), 17mm, 3.00g. Laureate head of Zeus left / TEΡ, Horse galloping left; KE (date) above. BMC 15.TextImage
BMC 22Termessos Major, Pisidia. ca. 60 BC. 5.49g; 18mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / Forepart of a bridled horse galloping left, thunderbolt behind, date ΛA above, TEΡ below. Sear Greek 5498; BMC 22.TextImage
BMC 27Termessus Major, Pisidia. AE21 semi-automonous issue. AD 138-268. 9.14 g. TEΡMHCCEΩN, helmeted, draped bust of Solymos left / COΛYMOC, Solymos standing left, helmeted, holding spear and sword. BMC 27.TextImage
BMC 28Termessos Major, Pisidia. Pseudo-autonomous AE25 (10.87 g). AD 100-276. TEΡMHCCEΩN, helmeted and draped bust of Solymos to right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Hermes standing left, holding patera and caduceus. Imhoof KM 7; SNG Fitzw 5209; BMC 28; SNG von Aulock 5341; SNG France III, 2167-2169; Paris 908.TextImage
BMC 29Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE 26, 11.47g. 27mm. 2nd-3rd c. AD. EPMHCCOC, draped bust of Hermes right; caduceus behind shoulder / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear. BMC 29.TextImage
BMC 33Termessus Major, AE25, AD 180-230. 10.92 g. TEΡMHCCEΩN, bare-headed, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus over shoulder / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear. BMC 33; SNG von Aulock 5351-5352.TextImage
BMC 35Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE26, civic issue. AD 138-268. TEΡMHCCEΩN, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus behind left shoulder / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Apollo in himation, standing front, looking left, right hand before chest, left hand resting on lyre on ground. SNG vA 5348, Weber 7469. TextImage
BMC 36Termessos Major, Pisidia, Civic coinage, AE23, 8.32 gr. 138-268 AD. TEΡMHCCEΩN, helmeted, bearded, cuirassed bust of Solymos right / COΛY-MOC, Solymos, helmeted, seated left, raising one finger of his right hand. Weber 7468; Mionnet VI, 221; Imhoof KM 6; BMC 36; SNG France III 2161.TextImage
BMC 37Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE25, AD 138-268. TEΡMHCCEΩN, helmeted, draped bust of Solymos left / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Solymos standing left, helmeted, holding spear and sword. BMC 37; Weber 7466-7467; Imhoof KM 8; SNG von Aulock 8637.TextImage
Imhoof KM 5Termessos, Pisidia, AE22, semi-autonomous, AD 150-268. TEΡMHCCEΩN, radiate and draped bust of Helios right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Imhoof KM 5; Mauromichali Coll. 665; Hirsch auction XXV, 2672; SNG France III, 2157; Paris 1973.222; Bernhart 193.TextImage
Imhoof KM 7Termessus Major, Pisidia, Imperial times, AE24 (8.57g). TEΡMHCCEΩN, Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Solymos left / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Hermes standing left, holding patera and caduceus. Imhoof KM 7.TextImage
Lindgren 1370Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE28, AD 238-268. 16.28 g. TEΡMHCCEΩN AYTONOMΩN, laureate head of Zeus right, Θ beneath neck / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Genius standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae, Θ in left field. BMC 43 and SNG France III, 2217(theta on obverse not noted). TextImage
Martini 13-18Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE36. Pseudo-autonomous civic issue, time of the Antonines to Gallienus. TEΡMHCCEΩN AYTONOMΩN AYTONOMΩN, laureate head of Zeus right / MECONΩN, Athena standing left holding Nike and spear, trophy to right, Θ to left. Martini/Nollé, Ann Num Suppl XIV, 1999. TextImage
SNG Cop 318Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE22, semi-autonomous, 3rd C. AD. TEΡMHCCEΩN, Helmeted, draped bust of the hero Solymos right / TΩN MEIZONΩN (Z retrograde), Solymos, helmeted and in military dress, standing left, holding sword and spear. SNG Cop. 318, SNG France 2170, SNG von Aulock 5342.TextImage
SNG Cop 320Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE26, civic issue. AD 138-268. TEΡMHCCEΩN, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus behind left shoulder / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Apollo in himation, standing front, looking left, right hand before chest, left hand resting on lyre on ground. SNG vA 5348, Weber 7469. TextImage
SNG Cop 330Termessos Major, Pisidia AE30. 100-276 AD. TEΡMHCCEΩN Θ, laureate head of Zeus right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, crowned by Nike standing left behind her, holding wreath and palm branch. Θ in lower centre. SNG Cop. 330; SNG Leypold II 2175.TextImage
SNG Fr 2106Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE16. 4.48 gr. 71 BC. Dated year 1. Laureate head of Zeus right / TEΡ beneath free horse galloping left, date A (year 1) above. Weber 7457; BMC 3-4; Mionnet III, 194; SNG von Aulock 5330; SNG France III, 2106; SNG Tuebingen4494-4495.TextImage
SNG Fr 2111Termessus Major, Pisidia, 65-64 BC. AE18 mm, 5.61 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / TEΡ beneath free horse galloping left, date K-Z (year 7) across upper fields. SNG France 3 2111; Paris 838.TextImage
SNG Fr 2117Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE18, 71-36 BC. 4.30 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / TEΡ beneath free horse horse galloping left, date I Delta above. SNG France 3, 2117; Paris 842.TextImage
SNG France 2132Termessus Major, Pisidia. AE20. ca 60 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / forepart of a free horse left, TEΡ below [c/m: arrowhead above horse]. TextImage
SNG France III, 2156Termessus, Pisidia, AE19, semi-autonomous issue, AD 150-268. 7.53 g. TΩN MEIZONΩN, radiate, draped bust of Helios right / TEΡMHCCEΩN, Dionysos standing left, loins draped, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. SNG France III, 2156 (this coin); Paris 915; Waddington 4010; SNG Cop 341.TextImage
SNG France 2158Termessos Major, Pisidia, pseudo-autonomous issue, 3rd century AD. 6.96 g. TEΡMEI, Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Solymos left / COΛYMOC, Solymos, helmeted and in military dress, seated left, raising right hand. SNG von Aulock 5345; SNG France 2158.TextImage
SNG Fr 2165Termessos Major, Pisidia. AE22. ca 200 BC. 7.16g. TEΡMHCCEΩN, helmeted and draped bust of Solymos right / Distyle temple inscribed AYTO-NO-MΩN, eagle in pediment. SNG France III 2164-2165; Paris 904 and 907.TextImage
SNG Fr 2178Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE26, AD 180-230. 11.93 g. TEΡMHCCEΩN, bare-headed, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus over shoulder / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear. SNG France III 2178; SNG von Aulock 5349; SNG Tuebingen 4504-4505; SNG Righetti 1444; BMC 29-30; Paris 877-878.TextImage
SNG Fr 2179Termessus Major, AE26, AD 180-230. 6.03 g. TEΡMHCCEΩN, bare-headed, draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus over shoulder / AYTONOMΩN, Zeus seated left on stool, holding eagle and sceptre. SNG France III, 2179; Paris 899A.TextImage
SNG France 2190Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE31. AD 238-268. TEΡMHCCEΩN, laureate head of Zeus right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Tyche standing left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopiae, Θ in left field. SNG France 2190-2191; Paris 885. TextImage
SNG France 2192Termessus Major, Pisidia. AE29, semi-autonomous issue. AD 100-276. TEΡMHCCEΩN Θ, laureate head of Zeus right / TΩN MEIZONΩN Θ, Herakles standing facing, looking left, holding apples, club and lion's skin; Θ in upper right field. TextImage
SNG France 2214vTermessus Major, Pisidia. 3rd century AD. AE 29mm. TEΡMHCCEΩN Θ, laureate head of Zeus right / AYTONOMΩNA TΩN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. SNG France 2214 var (rev legend); SNG Copenhagen 331 var. (ditto); Var of SNG France III 2179 and Paris 899A (this legend but Zeus holding eagle).TextImage
SNG Righetti 1447Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE35, civic issue, AD 100-276. TEΡMHCCEΩN, laureate head of Zeus right, Θ beneath neck / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. SNG Righetti 1447.TextImage
SNG Tubingen 4502Termessus Major, Pisidia, 1st c. BC. AE20. 3.69 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right, countermark: bee behind head / TEΡMEΣ-ΣEΩN, lyre. SNG Tuebingen4502 (same countermark); SNG France 2095; Waddington 4018.TextImage
SNG vA 5354 varTermessus Major, Pisidia. AE26. AD 100-276. TEΡMHCCEΩN, Laureate head of Zeus right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Helmeted Solymos seated left; hand raised. Var of published types (Solymos coins usually have the legend COΛYMOC). TextImage
SNG vA 5357Termessos Major, Pisidia. AE29. ca 154-268. 13.41g. TEΡMHCCEΩN, laureate head of Zeus right / TΩN MEIZONΩN, Distyle archway with emperor standing left within, holding sceptre and wreath, crowning a trophy to left, eagle at foot left. Imhoof KM 21; SNG von Aulock 5357; Franke KZR 48.TextImage
Sear #5495Termessus Major, Pisidia, AE17. 71-36 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Free horse galloping left. A above, TEΡ below. BMC 3-4. TextImage
Sear #5496As 5495 but date IΓ above. BMC 8-9--
Sear #5497As 5495-6 but Head of Zeus left. BMC 16--
Sear #5498Termessos Major, Pisidia, AE16. 71-36 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / Forepart of a galloping horse left, TEP below. 5498: date KE above, thunderbolt behind horse. 5499: date L above, no thunderbolt. TextImage
Sear #5500Laureate head of Artemis right, quiver behind neck / TEΡ beneath humped bull standing left. BMC 1-2.--
Sear #5501Laureate head of Zeus right / TEΡMHCCEΩN above and beneath forepart of humped bull butting left, date G in right field. SNG vA 5338.--
Sear #5502Bare head of Herakles right, club behind neck / TEΡ-MH, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm branch. Weber 7674.--
Sear #5503Bust of Selene right, crescent behind shoulders / TEΡ, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm branch. SNG vA 5340.--
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Termessos
Entry for Termessus Major, Pisidia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Termessus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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