Ancient Coinage of Samaria, Caesarea Maritima

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Meshorer 370Samaria, Caesarea Maritima AE 14mm Minim. 1st century CE. Grape leaf / Palm branch. Kadman 53. TextImage
Meshorer 373Samaria, Caesarea Maritima AE13. One upright ear of grain [in imitation of the prutah of Coponius] / vine or fig leaf [in imitation of the Jewish War AE pieces]. TextImage
RPC 4864Caesarea Maritima, Samaria, AE13, time of Nero. Dated CY 14 (68 AD). NEΡΩN KAICAΠ, Rudder / Anchor; L-IΔ (date) across fields. RPC I 4864; SNG ANS 745.TextImage
NERO
AGRIPPINA II
RPC 4861Nero & Agrippina Jr AE 19 mm. c55 AD, Caesarea Maritima mint. NEΡΩNOΣ ΣEBAΣTOY, draped bust of Nero left / AΓΡIΠEINHΣ ΣEBAΣTHΣ, draped bust of Agrippina II left.TextImage
RPC 4862Nero AE 20 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. Dated Year 14 = AD 68. NEΡΩN KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right / KAIΣAΡIA H ΠΡOΣ ΣEBAΣTΩ ΛIMENI, Λ IΔ in field, Tyche standing left holding bust and standard. Rosenberger 2.TextImage
TITUS
RPC 1967Titus AR Tetradrachm of Tyre, Phoenicia (possibly Caesarea Maritima). 70-71 AD. AYTOKΡ TITOΣ KAIΣ OYEΣΠ, laureate head right wearing aegis / ETOYΣ Γ EIΡOY, Eagle standing left, wings open, club before. Prieur 140, SGI 777.TextImage
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RPC 2311
Hendin 743
Titus AE 20mm of Judaea, Capta. Minted at Caesarea Maritima. AVTOKΡ TITOΣ KAIΣAΡ, laureate head right / IOYΔIAΣ EAΛΩKYIAΣ, Victory standing right, inscribing shield attached to palm tree. RPC 2311. TextImage
RPC 2313
Hendin 745
Titus AE 25 mm of Judaea, Capta. AVTOKΡ TITOΣ KAIΣAΡ, laureate head right / IOYΔIAΣ EAΛΩKYIAΣ, trophy of arms, Judaea sitting mourning on ground to left with her hands tied behind her back, shield to right. AJC II Supp VII 5, SNG Cop 106, SNG ANS 477-482, RPC 2313.TextImage
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DOMITIAN
Because of the uncertainty about which Caesarea (Panias or Maritima) was source of some coins of the Flavians, see also Caesarea Panias
Hendin 749Domitian AE 24mm of Caesarea Maritima. DOMITIANVS CAES AVG GERMANICVS, laureate head left / Minerva standing left, supporting trophy with right hand & holding spear & shield in left. SNG ANS 493, RPC 2305.TextImage
Hendin 749Domitian AE 24mm of Caesarea Maritima. DOMITIANVS CAES AVG GERMANICVS, laureate head left / Minerva standing left, supporting trophy with right hand & holding spear & shield in left. SNG ANS 493, RPC 2305.TextImage
Hendin 749Domitian AE 24mm of Caesarea Maritima. DOMITIANVS CAES AVG GERMANICVS, laureate head left / Minerva standing left, supporting trophy with right hand & holding spear & shield in left. SNG ANS 493, RPC 2305.TextImage
RPC 2264Domitian, AE17 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. Dated AD 83-84. 5.31 gr. ΔOMET KAIC ΓEΡMA, Laureate head right / ETΠ KΔ BA AΓΡIΠΠ, Nike standing right, left foot on helmet, inscribing shield attached to palm tree. RPC 2264; Meshorer 24.TextImage
RPC 2267Domitian, AE15 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. 3.50 gr. Dated local era 25 = AD 84-85. ΔOMET KAIC ΓEΡMAN, laureate head of Domitian right / ET KE BAC AΓΡ-IΠ, eight-branched palm tree with two bunches of dates. Hendin 1320. TJC 156. AJC II 254,28. RPC 2267.TextImage
TRAJAN
BMC 44Trajan, AE27 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. Struck 112-117 AD. IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OP AVG GER DAC COS VI PP, laureate head right / COL PR IFL AVG CAESARENSI, emperor, veiled, standing left, sacrificing over altar and holding cornucopiae. BMC 44; Kadman, Caesarea 23; SNG ANS 762-3.TextImage
BMC 52Trajan, AE22 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. NER TRAIANO OP AVG GER DAC COS V PP, Laureate head right / COL PR IFL AVG CAESARENSI, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm branch. BMC 52.TextImage
HADRIAN
SNG ANS 771Hadrian AE17 of Caesaria Maritima, Samaria. IMP TRA HADRIANO CAE, laureate draped bust right / CIF AVG CAESAR, Apollo standing left holding serpent, tripod to right.TextImage
Rosenberger 23Hadrian AE21 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. IMP TRA HADRIANO AVG, laureate draped bust right / CIF AVG CAESAR, Tyche standing left holding bust (of Serapis?) in outstretched hand, spear in the other. SNGCop 5cf.TextImage
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Hendin 836Hadrian AE30 of Caesarea Maritima. IMP TRA HADRIANO CAES AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / COL I FL AVG, founder plowing with oxen right, CAESAREN in ex. Rosenberger 24.TextImage
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MARCUS AURELIUS
SNG ANS 776Marcus Aurelius, Caesar AE25 of Samaria, Ceasarea Maritima. CAES M AVR ANTONINVS (...), laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / CO PREF AVG CAESAREA, draped bust of Serapis right, wearing kalathos. Kadman 38.TextImage
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LUCIUS VERUS
Hendin 837Lucius Verus AE 35mm of Samaria, Caesarea Maritima. IMP CAES M AVREL VERVS AVG P M, bare headed, draped & cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / COL (...) CAESAREN, eagle with open wings standing left, head turned right, supporting wreath inscribed SPQR. Kadman 56.TextImage
COMMODUS
SGI 2056vCaesarea Maritima. Commodus AE22. IM COMMODVS ANTONINVS, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / COL P R MA F AVG CAISAR(...), draped bust of Serapis right.TextImage
SGI 2056Commodus AE26 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. IM COMMODVS ANTONINVS, laureate head right / COL PRIM F AVG CAESAREA, draped bust of Serapis right. TextImage
CARACALLA
Prieur 1661Caracalla, AR tetradrachm of Caesarea Maritima, Syria. AYT KAI ANTωNINOC CEB, laureate head right / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing left on a serpent-entwined torch, head left, tail left. Prieur 1661; Bellinger 363.TextImage
SGI 2682Caracalla Billon Tetradrachm of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. AVT K M ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate head right / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing facing on torch entwined by serpent, wings open, head left, holding wreath in beak. Bellinger 367.TextImage
MACRINUS
Cohen 189Macrinus AE30 of Caesarea Maritima, Judaea. IMP CAE MACRINVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right, with long beard / COL P FLAV C CAESA, eagle standing front, head left, spreading wings to support wreath inscribed S P Q R. Rosenberger 65, Kadman 77.TextImage
Prieur 1674Macrinus AR tetradrachm, Caesarea Maritima, Samaria, Palestine. 25mm, 12.6 g. AYT KAI M OΠ CE MAKΡINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC ΠΠ, eagle standing front, head left, on serpent-entwined torch. Prieur 1674; SNG ANS 797.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
Prieur 1679Diadumenian, AR Tetradrachm of Caesarea Maritimia, Palestine-Samaria. 25.06mm. AD 217-218. M OΠ ANTΩNINOC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡX EX OYCIAC, Eagle standing front on serpent-entwined torch, wings spread, head and tail left, bull's head right between legs. Prieur 1679; Bellinger 373.TextImage
Prieur 1680vDiadumenian AR Tetradrachm of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. M OΠ ANTΩNINO KA, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAΡC EX OVCIAC, eagle standing facing on serpent-entwined torch, head left, wreath in beak; between legs, head of bull right. Prieur 1680 var (obv. legend).TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
SGI 3374Severus Alexander AE17 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. IM C SEVER ALEXANDER, laureate head right / C I F AV F C CAE METROP, eagle holding wreath inscribed SPQR.TextImage
Rosenberger 87Severus Alexander AE19 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. Laureate bust right / eagle holding wreath inscribed SPQR.TextImage
Rosenberger 99Severus Alexander AE19 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. SPQR in wreath.TextImage
Saulcy 1gSeverus Alexander, AE22 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. AD 222-235. 10.04 g. IMP C SEV ALEXANDER, laureate head right / C I F A F C CAE METROPOLI, eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread, supporting SPQR within wreath. Saulcy 1g; SNG ANS 812.TextImage
PHILIP I
BMC 138Philip I, AE29 of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. AD 244249. IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL PRI F AVG CAESAR METR or similar, Dionysos reclining left on a panther walking right. BMC 138-139; SNG Fitz 1838; Kadman 113.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
Kadman 152Trajan Decius AE 29mm of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. 249-251. Radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / Galley sailing left, with four rowers, three ensigns in stern; PORTVS AVGVSTI above.TextImage
Rosenberger 117Trajan Decius AE 18mm of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. 7.26 g. IMP C M Q TRAIAN DECIVS AVG (or similar), radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL PR F AVG F C CAES MET SP or similar, Serapis, kalathos on head, standing facing, looking left, holding sceptre and raising right hand. Kadman, Caesarea 131; Rosenberger 117.TextImage
Rosenberger 153cfTrajan Decius AE 27mm of Caesaria Maritima. Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / Boar walking right, two vexilla behind.TextImage
SNG ANS 829Trajan Decius AE 28mm of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. AD 249-251. 20.67 g. IMP CC MES Q TRA DECIVS AVG (or similar), laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL PR F AVG F C CAES METROP or similar, horned altar with palm tree with dates behind it on the left and a fig tree behind it on the right. SNG ANS 829-830; Kadman, Caesarea 154; Rosenberger 129.TextImage
SNG ANS 832Trajan Decius AE 27mm of Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. Laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / Poseidon standing left, foot on prow, holding dolphin & trident. Kadman 136.TextImage
HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS
Kadman 186Herennius Etruscus, as Caesar, AE 28mm of Caesarea Maritima. 249-251. Laureate & draped bust right / Boar charging right; two vexilla above. SNG ANS -.TextImage
HOSTILIAN
BMC 191Hostilian AE of Caesarea Maritima, Syria. 9.72 gr. AD 251. HOSTILIANO QVINTOC, radiate, draped bust right / COL PF AV F C CAES METROP, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. BMC 191-192; SNG ANS 844.TextImage
BMC 197Hostilian, AE of Caesarea Maritima, AD 249-251. HOSTILIANO QVINTOC, laureate, draped bust right / COL P F AV F C CAES METROP, turreted and draped bust of Tyche left. Kadman 76; BMC 197.TextImage
BMC 198Hostilian, AE22 of Caesarea Maritima, AD 249-251. 9.59 g. HOSTILIANO QVINTOC, laureate, draped bust right / COL P F AV F C CAES METROP, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. BMC 198; Kadman 188; Rosenberger II, 155; SNG ANS 844-845.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
SNG ANS 856Volusian, AE22 of Caesarea Maritima, Palestine. AD 251-253. 9.77 g. IMP CC VOLVSSIANVS PF AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL PF AVG FC CAES MET PRS PAL, Dionysus, raising hand and holding thyrsus, reclining on lion walking right. SNG ANS 856; Sofaer 173; Rosenberger 185.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
BMC 204-206Trebonianus Gallus, AE25 of Caesarea Maritima, Palestine. IMP C G VIB GALLVS PF AVG, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / COL P F AVG F C CAES MET..., Tyche, turreted, wearing short chiton and mantle, parazonium at waist, standing left, right foot on a prow, holding a human bust in her right hand and resting on a sceptre with left, half figure of a river-god behind her. BMC 204-206.TextImage
BMC 204-208Trebonianus Gallus, AE25 of Caesarea Maritima, Palestine. 251-253. IMP C G VIB GALLVS PF AVG, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / COL P AVG F C CAES MET..., Tyche, turreted, wearing short chiton and mantle, parazonium at waist, standing left, right foot on a prow, holding a human bust in her right hand and resting on a sceptre with left, half figure of a river-god behind her. BMC 204-206.TextImage
CNP II 155Trebonianus Gallus, AE25 of Caesarea Maritima, Palestine. 13.27 gr. 251-253. IMP C G VIB GALLVS PF AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL P F AVG F C CAES METR PS PAL, Tyche, turreted, wearing short chiton and mantle, parazonium at waist, standing left, right foot on a prow, holding a human bust in her right hand and resting on a sceptre with left, half figure of a river-god behind her, holding anchor. CNP II, 155.TextImage
Kadman 210Trebonianus Gallus. AE25 of Caesarea Maritima, Palestine. 251-253. 13.79 gr. IMP C G VIB GALLVS PF AVG, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / COL PF AVG C CAES MET PRS PAT, Dionysus standing left, holding kantharus and thyrsus; panther at foot left. Kadman, Caesarea, 210; Rosenberger 174.TextImage
See also:Entry for caesarea_maritima on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Caesarea Maritima in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Caesarea Maritima in the ANS Database
Search for Caesarea Maritima in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum

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