Ancient Coinage of Pontos, Amisos

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BMC 23Amisos, Pontos, AE21. 120-63 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / AMIΣOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread, head right. ΡΔ monogram in left field. BMC 23; SNG Cop 133; RecGen 2.TextImage
BMC 32Amisos Pontos, AE31, civic issue, 109-89 BC. 19.70 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, Perseus standing facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa; Medusa's body at his feet right, ΩΣ and AMTE monograms to left and right. BMC 32; RecGen 17g; Malloy 16k.TextImage
BMC 72Amisos, Pontos, AE20, ca 100 BC. Aegis with facing Gorgon in the centre / AMI-ΣOY, Nike advancing right, holding palm over shoulder with both hands. ΔAT monogram to left, ΩΣ monogram to right. BMC 72. TextImage
CNG 290, 199Amisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.35 g. 400-350 BC. Magistrate Arys.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / AΡ-YΣ across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Malloy -; SNG Cop -; RecGen 1 (8 var, has AΡ-IΣ); SNG BM 1053-1054 var (ditto). Apparently unpublished with AΡYΣ. CNG 290, 199.TextImage
Lindgren 28Pontos, Amisus AE21. Late 2nd - Early 1st Century BC. Helmeted head of Ares right / AMI-ΣOY, sword in sheath. No monograms. Malloy 30a. TextImage
Malloy 1acAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.32 g. 400-350 BC. Magistrate Aphro.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / AΦ-ΡO across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Malloy 1ac; McClean 7351; SNG Cop 122; Waddington 23; RecGen 1 (20).TextImage
Malloy 1anAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.67 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Di... Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / Δ-I across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield, barley corn in centre right field. Malloy 1an; RecGen 1 (34).TextImage
Malloy 1aqAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.71 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Dian.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / ΔI-AN across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield. Malloy 1aq; BM Black Sea 1064; Weber 4761. (Listed in RecGen only with a caduceus or grain ear in outer field).TextImage
Malloy 1bbAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.66 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Euthi.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / EY-ΘY across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield. Malloy 1bb; BM Black Sea 1068.TextImage
Malloy 1bdAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.54 g. 400-300 BC. Magistrate Zeno. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / ZH-NO across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, (ΠEIΡA below, sword in sheath in right field). Malloy 1bd; BMC 8; ; RecGen 1 (37).TextImage
Malloy 1beAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 15mm, 3.77 g. 300-100 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, H in left field, anchor in right field, ΠEIΡA below. Malloy 1be (poss. same dies).TextImage
Malloy 1bf-bgAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.76 g. 300-125 BC. Magistrate Hege... Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / H-ΓH across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield. Malloy 1bf-bg.TextImage
Malloy 1bnAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 19mm, 5.6 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Hegesag... Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / HΓH-ΣAΓ across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield. Malloy 1bn; RecGen 1 (44); BMC 1; SNG BM 1072.TextImage
Malloy 1buAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 15mm, 5.67 g. 400-350 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / HΡO-ΛY across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Grain ear in left field and sword in sheath in right field. Malloy 1bu; SNG Cop 123 (omits grain ear).TextImage
Malloy 1byAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.67 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Kte.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / KT-H across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield, bow resembling a seahorse in left field. Malloy 1by; McClean 7350.TextImage
Malloy 1cdAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 4.72 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Lusa.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / Λ-VΣ across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield. Malloy 1cd (with LY-SA); RecGen 1 (53) (ditto).TextImage
Malloy 1ceAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.35 gm. 400-350 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / M-E across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Sword in sheath in right field. Malloy 1ce.TextImage
Malloy 1ckAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.65 g. 400-350 BC. Magistrate Myll.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / MY-ΛΛ across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below, sword in sheath in right field. Malloy 1ck; SNG Tuebingen 2045; SNG von Aulock 45; RecGen 1 (58).TextImage
Malloy 1cuAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.38 gm. 400-350 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / ΠY-ΘE across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Malloy 1cu; var of SNG BM 1084 (has caduceus in upper left field)TextImage
Malloy 1czAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 4.73 g. 400-350 BC. Magistrate Stra.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / ΣT-ΡA across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Malloy 1cz; RecGen 1 (69); SNG Cop 124.TextImage
Malloy 1doAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.66 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Chari.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / XA-ΡI across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield. Malloy 1do; RecGen 1 (79); SNG Cop 125; BMC 11; BM Black Sea 1089.TextImage
Malloy 1gAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.65 g. 400-350 BC. Magistrate Aigy.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / AI-ΓY across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below, grain ear in left field. Malloy 1g; SNG Cop 120; Hunter 2; Traite 2953; Pozzi 2087 (this coin); RecGen 1 (4).TextImage
Malloy 1iAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.64 g. 400-350 BC. Magistrate Aigi Heg.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings / AI-ΓY and H-Γ in two lines across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below. Malloy 1i; RecGen 1 (6).TextImage
Malloy 1wAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm. 18mm, 5.57 g. 400-300 BC. Magistrate Arte.. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earrings. (Traces of AY from the undertype at top left) / AΡ-TE across fields, Owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield, ΠEIΡA below, sword in sheath in right field. Malloy 1w; BMC 6; SNG BM 1057; SNG von Aulock 6713; RecGen 1 (17).TextImage
Malloy 6qAmisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 5.58 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Heliodos. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / HΛ-IOΔΩ across fields, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield, anchor in lower left field. Malloy 6q; RecGen 1 (46).TextImage
Malloy 7aAmisos, Pontos, AR drachm, 4.14 g. 300-125 BC. Magistrate Aine... Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / AI-NE across fields, owl with spread wings standing facing on shield. Malloy 7a; SNG von Aulock 48.TextImage
Malloy 7vAmisos, Pontos, AR drachm, 15mm, 3.77 g. Magistrate Mnas.. 300-100 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera left / MN-AΣ across fields, owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield. Malloy 7v; Dewing 2117; SNG Black Sea 1109.TextImage
Malloy 9dAmisos, Pontos, AR drachm, 3.73 g. ca 250 BC. Magistrate Kerkios. Turreted, draped bust of Hera right / KE-ΡKI across fields, owl with spread wings, standing facing on shield. Malloy 9d; (var of SNG Berry 887 and SNG Post 114, both with KEΡKIΩ). RecGen -.TextImage
Malloy 9g varAmisos, Pontos, AR Drachm, 16.48 mm, 3.87 g. 300-125 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera-Tyche right (no necklace, no earrings) / Owl with spread wings standing facing on shield, C-Ξ and ΠA monogram-Ρ in two lines across fields. Malloy 9g var (one monogram only); RecGen 11(13) var (ditto); cf Hoover 7, 233.TextImage
Malloy 9hAmisos, Pontos, AR drachm, 16mm, 3.68 g. 300-125 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera right / ΠA monogram in left field, owl with spread wings standing facing on shield. Malloy 9h; RecGen 9(8).TextImage
Malloy 10aAmisos, Pontos, AR Hemidrachm, 13mm, 1.65 g. Magistrate Askleios. 300-100 BC. Turreted, draped bust of Hera right / AΣKΛEOYΣ beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield, A in left field. Malloy 10a; SNG Black Sea 1114; SNG Stockholm 1827; Walcher 1772; McClean 7353; BMC 14-15; RecGen 11 (2); SNG von Aulock 6717.TextImage
Malloy 10dAmisos, Pontos, AR hemidrachm, 11.5 mm, 1.74 g. 300-125 BC. Magistrate Demetros. Turreted head of Hera right, wearing necklace / ΔH-MH-TΡIOY across fields and beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield. Malloy 10d; RecGen 11 (4); cf Hoover 7, 234.TextImage
Malloy 16bAmisos Pontos, AE28, civic issue, 109-89 BC. 18.27 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, Perseus standing facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa; Medusa's body at his feet right, MTE monogram in left field. Malloy 16b; RecGen 17a.TextImage
Malloy 16eAmisos Pontos, AE29, civic issue, 85-65 BC. 18.89 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, Perseus standing facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa; Medusa's body at his feet right, MTE and ΓA monograms to left and right. Malloy 16e; RecGen 17c.TextImage
Malloy 16LAmisos Pontos, AE30, civic issue, 109-89 BC. 18.18 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, Perseus standing facing, looking left, holding harpa and head of Medusa; Medusa's body at his feet right, AMTE and ΩΣ monograms to left and right. BMC 30; RecGen 17h; SNG Tuebingen 2049; Malloy 16L.TextImage
Malloy 16rAmisos Pontos, AE28, civic issue, 85-65 BC. 19.42 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, Perseus standing facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa; Medusa's body at his feet right, ΩΠA and AMTE monograms to left and right. RecGen 17m; Malloy 16r; Hoover 238 (this coin).TextImage
Malloy 26cAmisos, Pontos, AE21. ca 88-65 BC. 9.04 g. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / AMIΣOY, Cista mystica covered with a panther's skin, thyrsos and bell behind. HTΡK monogram in upper right field. Malloy 26c; RecGen 24.6; BMC Black Sea 1205-1206.TextImage
Malloy 32aAmisos, Pontos. AE20. Time of Mithradates VI. Ca 120-63 BC. AE 19mm. Helmeted head of Ares right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, sword in sheath, star in crescent at upper left, IB at upper right, ΦΠA monogram at lower left, no monogram at lower right. Malloy 32a. Not in SNG BMC Black Sea.TextImage
Malloy 32bAmisos, Pontos. AE20. Time of Mithradates VI. Ca 120-63 BC. AE 19mm. Helmeted head of Ares right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, sword in sheath, star in crescent at upper left, IB at upper right, ΡΠMK monogram at lower left, no monogram at lower right. Malloy 32b. Not in SNG BMC Black Sea.Text
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Malloy 32fAmisos, Pontos. AE20. Time of Mithradates VI. Ca 120-63 BC. AE 19mm 10.05 g). Helmeted head of Ares right / AMI-ΣOY across fields, sword in sheath, star in crescent at upper left, IB at upper right, ΡΠMK monogram at lower left, &Phi:Λ monogram at lower right. Malloy 32f. Not in SNG BMC Black Sea.TextImage
Mionnet 79vPontus, Amisos AE 12mm. ca 85-65 BC. Head of Zeus right / AMI-ΣOY, club and quiver, ΛAT monogram left. Mionnet 2, 79 var (obv. image). Text Image
Rec Gen 4Amisos, Pontos, 300-100 BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 14mm, 4.18 g. Kerkio-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera right, wearing ornamented stephane / KEΡ-KIΩ across fields, owl standing facing on shield, wings spread. SNG Berry 887; RecGen 4; SNG Post 114.TextImage
RecGen 5.46Amisos, Pontos, AR Drachm or Siglos. 4th c. BC. 5.58 g. Magistrate Heliodos. Head of Amisos left, wearing stephane and necklace / HΛ-IOΔΩ across fields, ΠEIΡA below, owl standing facing on shield, wings spread, anchor in lower left field. RecGen 5.46; SNG France VII, 1074; SNG BM 1074 var.TextImage
RecGen 11Amisos, AE23, autonomous issue, 120-63 BC. 13.66 gr. Head of Perseus right wearing Phrygian helmet / AMIΣOY above ΔMHY and MΡK monograms, Pegasus grazing left. RecGen 11; BMC 61.TextImage
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Rec Gen 11AAmisos, Pontos, 4th century BC. AR Half-Siglos, 13mm, 1.65 g. Askleies, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera right, wearing turreted diadem / AΣKΛEOYΣ beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; A beneath left wing. RecGen 11A; McClean 7353; BMC 15; SNG BM Black Sea 1114.TextImage
Rec Gen 13Amisos, Pontos, Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 18mm, 5.35 g. Arys-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; AΡ-YΣ across fields. Sword in sheath in right field. RecGen 13 (AΡ-IΣ); Weber 4760 (ditto); Walcher 1769 (ditto); McClean 7349 (ditto). Apparently an unrecorded signature for this magistrate.TextImage
Rec Gen 17Amisos, Pontos, Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 18mm, 5.69 g. Aris-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; AΡ-IΣ across fields. Grain ear in left field, sword in sheath in right field. RecGen 17; SNG Cop 121; SNG BM Black Sea 1053-4.TextImage
Rec Gen 27Amisos, Pontos, Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 18mm, 5.47 g. Aphro-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; AΦ-ΡO across fields. RecGen 27; McClean 7351; SNG Copenhagen 122.TextImage
Rec Gen 39Amisos, Pontos, 4th century BC. AR reduced Siglos, 17mm, 4.11 g. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera right, wearing turreted diadem / Owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; ΠA monogram beneath left wing. RecGen 39; BMC 5.TextImage
Rec Gen 102Amisos, Pontos, Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 18mm, 3.26 g. Liis-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing turreted diadem / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; ΛI-IΣ across fields. RecGen 102; Hunter 3.TextImage
Rec Gen 116Amisos, Pontos, 4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 18mm, 5.63 g. Chari-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; XA-ΡI across fields. RecGen 116; SNG BM Black Sea 1089; SNG Cop 125; BMC 11.TextImage
RPC 2144Pontus, Amisos. Time of Augustus. AE 24mm. Diademed female head right (Amisos?) / AMIΣHNΩN, Amisos standing right, facing Roma standing left holding a patera, shield and spear. TextImage
SNG BM 1071Amisos as Peireus, Pontos, AR Persic standard drachm, 17.7 mm 5.57 g. 400-360 BC. Magistrate Hegesag... Turreted, draped bust of Hera left, wearing necklace and earring / HΓ over A in left field, HΣAΓ in right field, ΠEIΡA beneath owl with spread wings standing facing on shield. SNG BM 1071; Malloy -; RecGen -.TextImage
SNG BMC 1072 varAmisos, Pontos, Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 18mm, 5.60 g. Egesa-, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing turreted diadem / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; HΓ-HΣA across fields, bunch of grapes at lower left. Malloy Type #bm; SNG BM Black Sea 1072 var (no grapes).TextImage
SNG BMC 1074Amisos, Pontos, Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 19mm, 5.62 g. Eliodos, magistrate. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing turreted diadem / ΠEIΡA beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread; HΛI-OΔΩ across fields, anchor symbol at lower left. SNG BM Black Sea 1074; Malloy Type br; RecGen 8A var (HΛI-OΔ-HYIIΔ).TextImage
SNG BMC 1099Amisos, Pontos. AR drachm, 15.20 mm, 3.76 g. 400-300 BC. Magistrate Mega.. Head of the nymph Amisus left, wearing turreted stephane / ME-ΓA across fields, owl standing front on shield, wings spread. Π in left field. BMC Black Sea 1099; Malloy 7p.TextImage
SNGBMC 1139Pontus, Amisos AE 19mm. ca 125-100 BC. Diademed head of Artemis right, bow & quiver at shoulder / Tripod. SNG Stancomb 671. TextImage
SNG BMC 1148Pontos, Amisos. Circa 120-63 BC. AE 21mm (7.91 gm). Helmeted head of Mars right / Sword in sheath. TextImage
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SNG BMC 1153Pontos, Amisos AE 19mm. ca 120-63 BC. Helmeted head of Area right / AMI-ΣOY, sword in sheath with strap, ΔAT monogram at lower left. BMC Black Sea 1153; BMC 43; RecGen 67.29b.TextImage
SNG BMC 1154Pontos, Amisos AE 19mm. ca 120-63 BC. Helmeted head of Area right / AMI-ΣOY, sword in sheath with strap, ΔAT monogram at lower left, AΔ monogram at lower right. BMC Black Sea 1154.TextImage
SNG BMC 1158Pontus, Amisus AE 17. Head of young Ares right / AMI-ΣOY, sword in sheath, ΩΠA monogram at lower left.TextImage
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Sear #3643
Pontos, Amisos Brass AE21. Time of Mithradates VI, ca 85-65 BC. Head of young Ares right in crested helmet / AMI-ΣOY, sheathed sword. SNG BMC Black Sea 1161. TextImage
SNG BMC 1167Pontos, Amisos AE31mm. ca 109-89 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Perseus standing facing, holding harpa & Medusa's head; Medusa's body at his feet, monograms flanking him. RecGen 17, SNGCop 137. TextImage
SNG BMC 1177Amisos, Pontos, AE21, 7.35 gr. Time of Mithradates VI. Ca 85-65 BC. Aegis facing / AMI-ΣOY to left and right of Nike advancing right, holding palm tied with fillet over left shoulder; monograms to left and right. RecGen 44; SNG BM Black Sea 1177-1179; cf. SNG Cop 170.TextImage
SNG BMC 1180Amisos, Pontos, AE22, 7.33 gr. Ca 85-65 BC. Aegis facing / AMI-ΣOY, Nike walking right, holding palm tied with fillet over left shoulder; monograms left and right. SNG BMC Black Sea 1180-1182; SNG Stancomb 689; SNG Cop 171; SNG von Aulock 6725; Laffaille 412; RecGen 44.TextImage
SNG BMC 1183Amisos, Pontus. 120-63 BC. AE 21mm. Aegis with head of gorgoneion in centre / AMI-ΣOY, Nike advancing right, holding palm. Monograms ME-ΣO across fields. BMC Black Sea 1183.TextImage
SNG BMC 1189, Amisos, Pontus, AE22, 7.22g, Time of Mithradates VI, c. 80 BC. Gorgonian head on shield facing / AMIΣOY, Nike advancing right, holding palm over shoulder, monograms above and below. TextImage
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SNG BMC 1190Amisos, Pontus, AE22, Time of Mithradates VI, ca. 80 BC. Gorgonian head facing on shield / AMI-ΣOY to left and right of Nike advancing right, holding palm over shoulder; ME monogram to left, VTE monogram to right. SNG BMC 1190; Combe 8; RecGen 44w.TextImage
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Sear #3650
Pontus, Amisos. c85-65 BC. AE 14mm. Head of Perseus right, in a winged Phrygian helmet / AMI-ΣOY, winged harpa; monogram right. SNG BMC 1198, SNG Cop 160. TextImage
SNG BMC 1202Amisus, Pontus. 85-65 BC. AE 19mm; 7.1g. Head of youthful Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / AMIΣOY, Cista mystica with panther skin, diadem and thyrsos. Monogram to left. SNG British Museum (Black Sea) 1202; BMC 53.TextImage
SNG BMC 1205AE22 of Pontos, Amisos. 7.45g. Head of Mithradates VI as Dionysos right in ivy wreath / AMIΣOY beneath cista mystica, on which rest panther skin and thyrsus, HTPK monogram to left, (HTP monogram to right, off flan). SNG BMC 1205; Sear Greek 3640; BMC 53; McClean 7368; AMNG 24, monogram 2.TextImage
SNG BMC 1208Pontos, Amisos. Circa 85-65 BC. AE 21mm (8.36 gm). Head of Mithradates VI as Dionysos, wearing ivy-wreath / AMIΣOY, cista mystica; on which rests panther skin and thyrsos; HTPK monogram to left, MFI monogram to right. TextImage
SNG BMC 1209Pontus, Amisus AE21. Head of (Mithradates VI the Great as) Dionysos right, in ivy wreath / AMIΣOY, Cista mystica, on which rest panther skin & thyrsus, monograms to either side, AMIΣOY below. TextImage
SNG BMC 1212Pontus, Amisos AE 22mm. ca 85-65 BC. Head of Perseus right, in helmet with griffin crest / Pegasos grazing left monogram below. TextImage
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Sear #3641
Pontus, Amisos. c 85-65 BC. AE 22mm. Bust of Amazon right, in wolf's scalp / AMI-ΣOY, Nike walking right, holding wreath in right hand, palm over left shoulder. SNG BMC 1218-1219, SNG Cop 165. TextImage
SNG BMC 1218Pontos, Amisos. Circa 85-65 BC. AE 21mm. Bust of Amazon right, wearing wolfskin headdress / AMI-ΣOY, Nike walking right, holding wreath in right hand, palm over left shoulder. SNG BMC Black Sea 1218-1219; SNG Stancomb 704; SNG Copenhagen 165. TextImage
SNG BMC 1226vPontus, Amisus AE21. Head of Zeus right / Eagle on thunderbolt, ΠKA monogram to left, star to right. TextImage
SNG Cop 132Pontos, Amisos. Circa 85-65 BC. AE 30mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right. BMC 22. TextImage
SNG Cop 157Amisos, Pontus, 120-63 BC. AE20 mm, 9.57 gr. Helmeted head of Ares right / AMIΣOY, sword in sheath; IB at upper right, ΔK at lower left, monogram at lower right. SNG Cop 157.TextImage
SNG Cop 161Amisos, Pontus, time of Mithradates VI. AE 18mm; 4.6g. Draped bust of Mithradates as Perseus right, wing at his temple / AMI-ΣOY, Cornucopiae between two pilei (caps of the Dioskuri) each surmounted by a star. SNG vA 70; SNG Stockholm 1848; SNG Cop. 161; BMC 65; Waddington 32.TextImage
SNG vA 50Pontus, Amisus AR Drachm. 2nd Century BC. Head of Tyche (or Hera?) right, wearing turreted crown / owl standing facing on rounded base, wings spread, AMI monogram in lower left field. TextImage
Waddington 11Pontos, Amisos AR Hemidrachm. Before 250 BC. Magistrate Demetrios. Bust of nymph right, wearing turreted taenia / ΔH-ME TΡIOY below, owl standing facing on shield, head pointed up, wings spread. TextImage
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Walcher 1772Amisos, Pontus, Civic issue, AR hemidrachm, 300-200 BC. 11mm, 1.47 gr. Head of Tyche right, hair tightly rolled and wearing low, turreted stephanos / AΣKΛEOYΣ beneath owl standing facing on shield, wings spread. Walcher 1772.TextImage
MODERN FAKEof Weber 4761Amisos, Pontos, Modern Replica (Fake) of the late 5th-4th century BC. AR Persic standard drachm, 17mm. Magistrate's name incorrect. Draped bust of Tyche-Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / AI-ΔN (should be ΔI-AN) across fields, ΠEIΡA below, owl standing facing on shield, wings spread. Copying Weber 4761. Sold unmarked as a replica. Genuine examples are about 19mm and ca. 5.7 g.TextImage
Sear 3633Pontos, Amisos, as Peiraeeus, AR Drachm. 400-350 BC. Head of Tyche or Amisos left, wearing turreted stephanos, hair rolled / Owl standing facing on shield, monograms at sides, ΠEIΡA in ex.
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Sear 3636Pontus, Amisos, 2nd Century BC, AE20. Laureate head of Zeus right / AMIΣOY beneath Eagle standing left, head right, monogram on left field.TextImage
Sear 3637, Amisos, Pontus, AE26. Helmeted head of Athena right / AMI _ SOU, Perseus standing, holding severed head of Medusa, decapitated body of gorgon to right.
( 4 entries)
Sear 3638Pontus, Amisus AE26. 2nd century BC. Youthful bust of Mithras (or Mithradates?) right, wearing pointed Persian head-dress with long ear pieces / AMI-ΣOY, quiver with strap. Malloy 12.
( 3 entries)
Sear 3639Pontos, Amisos AE23. Late 2nd to early 1st century BC. Helmeted head of Perseus right, wearing Phrygian helmet / AMIΣOY, Pegasus grazing or drinking left, monograms below.( 3 examples)
A scan of Malloy's monograms of the Perseus/Pegasus types
Sear 3640, Amisos AE22. Head of young Dionisos / Cista mystica, monogram left, AMIΣOY below.
( 2 examples)
Sear 3641Pontus, Amisos. c 85-65 BC. AE 22mm. Bust of Amazon right, in wolf's scalp / AMI-ΣOY, Nike walking right, holding wreath in right hand, palm over left shoulder. SNG BMC 1218-1219, SNG Cop 165.TextImage
Sear 3642Pontos, Amisos, AE 21. Aegis, with Gorgon's head in the centre / AMI-ΣOY, Nike advancing right carrying palm branch, monograms left and right.
( 11 examples)
Sear 3643Pontos, Amisos Brass AE21. Time of Mithradates VI, ca 85-65 BC. Head of young Ares right in crested helmet / AMI-ΣOY, sheathed sword. SNG BMC Black Sea 1161.
( 2 examples)
Sear 3644Pontus, Amisos. c 85-65 BC. AE 21mm. Laureate head of Zeus right / AMIΣOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head turned right; monogram left. SNG Cop 134.
( 2 examples)
Sear 3645Pontus, Amisos. c 125-100 BC. AE 21mm. Diademed head of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder / AMI-ΣOY, tripod. SNG Cop 138.TextImage
Sear 3650Pontus, Amisos. c85-65 BC. AE 14mm. Head of Perseus right, in a winged Phrygian helmet / AMI-ΣOY, winged harpa; monogram right. SNG BMC 1198, SNG Cop 160.TextImage
HADRIAN
BMC 87Hadrian AR Drachm of Amisus, Pontus. Bust of Hadrian right / Athena standing left. SNGvA 78. TextImage
RecGen 81AHadrian, AR tridrachm, Amisos, Pontos, dated Year 164 = 131-132 AD. 5.94 g. AVT KAI TRA AΔΡIANOC CEB Π Π YΠ Γ, laureate, draped bust right / AMIΣOY EΛEYΘEΡAC ETOYC, date RXG below, Tyche seated left, holding rudder on head left, and cornucopiae. RecGen 81A; BMC 85; SNG Cop. 179 var.TextImage
RecGen 85vHadrian AR Didrachm of Amisus, Pontos. Dated CY 166 = 134/5 AD. Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / AMICOV EΛEY-ΘEPAC ETOVC, date in ex, Apollo standing left, holding laurel branch & leaning on tripod. cf SNGvA 79. TextImage
RecGen 88Hadrian AR Drachm of Pontus, Amisus. Year 166 (134-135 AD). AVT KAI TPAI ADPIANOC CEB P P VP G, laureate head right / AMICOV EΛEYΘEPAC ETOV PXV, Hermes standing left holding caduceus. TextImage
RecGen 88vHadrian AR Drachm of Pontus, Amisus. Year 166 (134-135 AD). AVT KAI TPAI ADPIANOC CEB P P VP G, laureate head right / AMICOV EΛEYΘEPAC ETOV PXV, Hermes standing left holding purse.TextImage
SGI 1139Hadrian AR Drachm of Pontos, Amisos. Dated Year 168 of Amisos = 136-137 AD. AVT KAI TPAI ADPIANOC CEB P P VP G, laureate head left / AMICOV EΛEYΘEPAC ETOVC PXH, Demeter standing left holding corn ears & branched staff. SNGvA 80. TextImage
AELIUS
BMC 94Aelius Caesar AR Drachm of Amisos, Pontos. Dated year 169 (137/8 AD). L AILIOC KAICAP, Bare head right / AMICOY ELEUQERAS ETOVC RXQ (date), Dikaiosyne standing facing, head left, holding scales & cornucopiae. SNG Cop 189. TextImage
CARACALLA
Helios 5-613Caracalla, AE of Amisos, Pontus. 209-210 AD (local year 241). 17.58 g. ANTWNINOC CEBA[CT], laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding shield decorated with a gorgon, and spear. Countermark: Capricorn right / AMICOU...ETOUS CMA, two horsemen one behind the other, galloping right, the first one with a spear or arrow in his back (?), the second one holding drawn bow. Countermark: Howgego 299. AMNG:-; BMC:-; Mionnet:-. Unpublished ? TextImage
RecGen 114ACaracalla, Amisus, Pontus. 209-210 AD (year 241). 21.77 g. ANTWNINOC CEBA[CT], laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding shield decorated with a gorgon, and spear. Countermark: Capricorn (?) / AMISOU ELEUQERAS OMO ET CMA, Athena holding Nike, shield and spear, standing right, facing Demeter, standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. Countermark Howgego 299 (?). RecGen 114A; Prowe Num. Svornik 16,5. TextImage
SNG Cop 192Caracalla AE 33mm of Pontos, Amisos. KAI M AVP ANTWNINOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / AMICOY ELEYΘ-EP ET CMH, Nike in biga right, holding palm & crowning horses. TextImage
SNG Cop 192Caracalla AE 37mm of Amisos in Pontus. Struck year 245 (=21 3/4 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Nike in biga right. TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
BMC 98Tranquillina, AE36 of Amisos, Pontos. 241-244 AD. CABINIA TPANKYLINA CAICBACTH, draped bust right / Pallas standing left, wearing Corinthian helmet, holding transverse spear and resting hand on shield. BMC 98.TextImage
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