Ancient Coinage of Pontos, Amaseia

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
SNG BMC 1046Pontus, Amaseia AE 17mm. ca 120-100 BC. Winged young head right / Cornucopiae between caps of the Dioskouroi. SNG Stancomb 655. TextImage
SNG BM 1051Amaseia, Pontus, AE23, ca. 120 BC. Helmeted head of Ares right / AMAΣ-ΣE[IAΣ, Sword in sheath. SNG Black Sea 1051; BMC 1; Rec. Gen. 3.TextImage
TRAJAN
Lindgren 133Trajan AE20 of Amasia, Pontus. 112-113 AD. AY NEΡ TΡAIANOΣ KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEΡ ΔAKIKOC, laureate head right / AMAΣEΩN ETOYΣ EIΡ, altar. Lindgren 133.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
Dalaison 51Antonius Pius AE 27mm of Amaseia, Pontos. AYT K AIΛ AΔΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / AMACT METΡΩΠOΛEΩC, altar of Zeus Stratios with tree to left, ET PN and Fi-like monogram in exergue. Dalaison 51.TextImage
Lindgren III 134Antoninus Pius AE 35mm of Amasia in Pontos. Dated year 157=155 AD. ANTONEINOC AVT K T AIΛ AΔΡ, laureate head right / AMACHC MHTΠ OKAI Π ΠΩT I.. TO.. ET ΠNZ in ex. Hades-Serapis seated left, holding sceptre, right hand extended to Kerberos crouching at his feet. TextImage
RecGen 14AAntoninus Pius, AE27 of Amaseia, Pontus, 13.80 gr. 154-155 AD. AY KAI AΔΡI ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC AMACIAC, date E ΡNZ (upside down) altar. RecGen 14A.TextImage
RecGen 16Antoninus Pius, AE27, Amasea, Pontus. AV KAI ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / AMAC MHTΡ, ET PNZ (in ex.), serpent coiling left on altar. Rec Gen 16.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
RecGen 18Marcus Aurelius AE34 of Amaisa, Pontus, AVT KAIC M AYΡ ANTΩNINΩ CEB, laureate draped bust right / AΔΡ AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠONT, standing figures of Ares and Aphrodite standing facing.TextImage
RecGen 21Marcus Aurelius, AE36 of Amaseia, Pontus. AYT KAIC M AYΡ ANTΩNINΩ CEB, laureate, draped cuirassed bust right / ADR AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠONT, ET ΡCΘ below, Marcus Aurelius standing right, holding a scroll and shaking hands with Lucius Verus standing left. Waddington RecGen 21; BMC 3.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 26Marcus Aurelius, Amaseia, Pontus. 161-180 AD. KAIC M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped bust right / AMAC T MHT K ΠΡΩTOY ΠONT, ETΠ-ZE, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
BMC 5 Lucius Verus, AE34 of Amaseia, Pontus, AVT KAICAΡ IOYHΡOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠONT ET ΡXE, Aurelius and Verus standing, facing, clasping right hands. TextImage
RecGen 24Lucius Verus, AE of Amaseia, Pontus. 12.61 g. Dated 164 AD. AVT KAIC Λ AVΡ OVHΡΩ CEB, laureate, cuirassed bust right / AMAC T MHT K ΠΡO TOY ΠONT ET ΡXΔ, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RPC online 3411. Dalaison 122 g (D 46/R 100; this coin); RecGen 24.TextImage
RecGen 28 varLucius Verus, AE of Amaseia, Pontus, 24.22 gr. Dated 164 AD. AYT KAIC Λ AYΡ OYHΡΩ CEB, laureate head right / AΔΡ AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠON below, Marcus Aurelius standing right, clasping hands with Lucius Verus, standing left, both holding scrolls. RecGen 28 var (obv. legend); Lindgren I 11 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG vA 23 Lucius Verus AE 33mm of Amaseia in Pontos. AYT KAICA M AYΡ OYHΡOC CEB, Laureate, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠONT ET ΡXΔ, Ares standing right, facing Aphrodite, naked, standing left. RecGen 25; SNG von Aulock 23.TextImage
SNG vA 24 Lucius Verus AE35 of Amasia, Pontus, AVT KAICAΡ IOYHΡOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠONT ET ΡXE, Aurelius and Verus standing, facing, clasping right hands.TextImage
SNG vA 25 Lucius Verus AE 34mm of Pontus, Amaseia. AVT KAICAΡ IOYHΡOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ AMAC NEΩK K MHT K ΠΡΩ ΠONT ET ΡXE, Aurelius and Verus standing, facing, clasping right hands. BMC 5; SNG von Aulock 25. TextImage
COMMODUS
Waddington 32Commodus AE 32mm of Amaseia, Pontos. M AYΡHΛ KOMO ANTΩN CEBAC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ AMAC MHTΡ NEΩK ΠΡΩ ΠO ET ΡΠΘ, Eagle standing on an altar by a tree; Helios(?) in facing quadriga above. TextImage
SNG von Aulock 27Commodus AE33 of Amasiea, Pontus. Dated Year 189 = 184-185 AD. M AVΡ KOMOΔ ANTΩNINOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ AMAC MHTΠ NEΩK ΠΡ ΠON, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae, date ET-ΠΠΘ at feet. SNGvA 27, SGI 1942 var.TextObvRev
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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
RecGen 51Septimius Severus, Amaseia, AE 30 of Amaseia, Pontus. AY KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΡ, Caracalla and Geta both togate and with scrolls, facing each other and clasping hands. Date ET CH in ex. RecGen 51-52; Hunter 3; BMC 6.TextImage
SNG vA 28Septimius Severus AE26 of Pontus, Amasia. AD 205-206. AY KAI Λ CEΠT CEOYΡOC ΠEΡ CEB, laureate, draped bust right / AΔ CEY ANT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΡ ΠON ET CH, eagle on altar.TextImage
SNG vA 28Septimius Severus AE28 of Pontus, Amasia. AD 205-206. AY KAI Λ CEΠT CEOYΡOC ΠEΡ CEB, laureate, draped bust right / AΔ CEY ANT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΡ ΠON ET CH, eagle on altar, wings spread, on altar of Zeus Stratios with tree at left. TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 23Caracalla, AE32 of Amaseia, Pontus, 13.0g. Dated 206-207 AD. AV K[AI MAΡ AVΡ] ANTΩNINO[C CEBA], laureate draped cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / AΔΡ CEV ANT AMA-[CIAC MHT N]E ΠΡ ΠO., Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae, ET-CH across fields. BMC 23; SGI 2507.TextImage
BMC 30Caracalla AE 32 of Amaseia, Pontos. Year 207. AV KAI M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEV ANT AMACIAC (...), Altar of Zeus Stratios, with a tree at left, date ET CH in ex. SNG Copenhagen 112. TextImage
Dalaison 376Caracalla AE31 of Amaseia, Pontos, 17.3 g. Dated CY 208 = AD 206-207. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / AΔΡ CE ANT AMACI MH NE ΠΡ ΠO (partly ligate), flaming altar of two stages (or flaming pyre set on monumental stone altar, tree with 2 entwined trunks to left, date ET CH in exergue. Dalaison 376; Arslan 46.TextImage
Dalaison 418Caracalla, AE23-AE26 of Amaseia, Pontus. 198-217 AD. Dated CY 208 (AD 206/7). AY K M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC, radiate head right / AΔ CE ANT AMACIA MH NE ΠΡ Π ET CH, Coiled serpent left on garlanded altar. Dalaison 418 (D120/R333) otherwise unpublished.Text
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Dalaison 494Caracalla AE28 of Pontos, Amaseia. Year 208 = 207/208 AD. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΠ, ΠON (in ex.), Caracalla and Geta togate, standing facing each other, clasping hands, each holding scroll; date ET CΘ and star in left field. SNG Leypold 20.TextImage
Dalaison 505Caracalla, AE30 of Amaseia, Pontus. AD 198-217. 18.19 g. Dated local year 209 (AD 209-210). AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΡ Π around, date ET CΘ in left field, (MH ligate), Caracalla and Geta, both togate, standing facing each other, clasping hands; star in centre field. Dalaison 505; SNG Righetti 551; Dura hoard 8-9, 290.TextImage
RecGen 65Caracalla AE 31mm of Amaseia, Pontus. Dated CY 208 (208/9 AD). AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEV ANT AMACIAC MH NE ΠΡ Π, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; date in right field. BMC 26v, SNGvA 6705. TextImage
RecGen 66Caracalla AE32 of Amaseia, Pontus. 209 AD. 12.98 gr. AY KAI M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MH NE ΠΡ Π, ET CΘ around and across fields, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, Duesseldorf 1721; SNG Cop 114; Waddington Rec Gen 66; BMC 28.TextImage
RecGen 66Caracalla, AE30 of Amaseia, Pontus. Dated local year 209. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MH NE ΠΡ Π, ET CΘ across fields, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RecGen 66; Duesseldorf 1721; SNG Cop 114; BMC 28.TextImage
RecGen 68Caracalla AE30 of Amasia, Pontos. Dated 209 AD. AV KAI M AY ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MH NE ΠΠO, ET in field to left, CQ and star in field to right, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Lindgren I 15; RecGen 68; BMC 29; Aulock 39. TextImage
SNG vA 6709Caracalla, AE28 of Amaseia, Pontus. AD 209. 14.84g. AY KAI M AY ANTΩNINOC, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY ANT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΡ Π around, date ET CT in lower centre, Caracalla and Geta, both togate, standing facing each other, clasping hands; star in centre field. SNG v. Aulock 6709; Paris 129-131 and 133; Paris 143; RecGen 77 corrected; Dalaison (2008), 488e; SNG France V 997-998.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 39Severus Alexander AE 38mm of Amasia, Pontus. Dated AD 228-9. AVT K M AVΡ CEOVEΡOC AΛEXANΔΡOY, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEV AΛT AMACIAC MHT NE ΠΠ ΠON, ET C-KH, high altar upon which eagle stands facing; above, Sol in facing quadriga, holding whip(?); tree to left of altar. RecGen 101.TextImage
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RecGen 104Severus Alexander, AE 38 mm of Amaseia, Pontus. 29.36 gr. Dated 228 AD. AYT K CEOYHΡOC AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔΡ CEY AΛEX AMACIAC MH NE ΠΡ ΠON, ET CΛK around, below and across fields, altar surmounted by eagle, Sol in facing quadriga above, tree to left. RecGen 104; BMC 40; Lindgren I, 17; Weber 4759.TextImage
SNG Fr. VII, 1031Severus Alexander, AE35 of Amaseia, Pontus. AYT K CEYHΡOC AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AΔ CEY AΛE AMACIAC MHN Π ΠO around, date ET CΛΔ across fields, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. SNG France VII, 1031; Chandon de Briailles 1670 (Paris BNP).TextImage
SNGvA 42Severus Alexander AE 34mm of Amasia, Pontus. Dated CY 228 = 228/9 AD. AVT K CEOVEΡOC AΛEXANΔΡOY, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / (...) AMACIAC MHT NE ΠON, ET-CK,H, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 42; SNG Righetti 554; Lindgren I 1393.TextImage
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