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SEMI-AUTONOMOUS AND ROMAN REPUBLIC
RPC 4827Aulus Gabinius. AE 20 of Nysa-Scythiopolis, Samaria. Dated local year 10 = 55-54 BC. Bare head of Gabinius right / ΓAB NY LI, Dionysus, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. RPC 4827.TextFull Size
RPC 4828Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria. Bassus or Gabinius. 46-44 BC. AE21, 3.44 g. Local imitation. Dated local year 19, 46-45 BC. Bare head of Bassus right / Dionysus, loins draped, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Date IΘ in right field. RPC 4828; Barkay 6.TextFull Size
RPC 4835Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria, AE20, semi-autonomous issue. 6.74 g. Dated local year 130. AD 66-67. Wreathed head of Dionysus left / L-PA across fields, shield over crossed spears. RPC I 4835; Barkay 13; Sofaer 3; SNG ANS 1046.TextFull Size
CALIGULA
RPC 4830Caligula, AE13 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria. Dated local year 103, AD 39-40. 1.95 g. ΓAIOY KAICAΡOC, laureate head left / NYCA CKYΘOΠOΛEI, laureate head right. RPC I 4830.1 (this coin); Barkay 8.TextFull Size
ANTONINUS_PIUS
Spij. 5Antoninus Pius, AE22 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria-Samaria. AD 138-161. AYTOK ANTωNINO CEBEV CE, laureate head right / NYCAKI CYΡIAC, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. RPC Online 6465; Barkay 15; Spijkerman 5.TextFull Size
MARCUS_AURELIUS
CNG 389, 477Marcus Aurelius, AE32 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Samaria, AD 161-180. 20.73 g. Dated local year 239 (AD 175-176). AYT M AYΡ ANTΩ–NINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / NYCAE CK–T IEΡAC T C..., Dionysus, holding thyrsos, standing right in a biga of panthers. Apparently unpublished. CNG 389, 477.TextFull Size
LUCIUS VERUS
Spij. 14Lucius Verus, AE25 of Nysa-Scythopolis. Dated local year 227, AD 161-169. 9.99 g. KAICAΡ AYΡ OYHΡOC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / NYCAE KOI CYΡIAC and date KZC, Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Spijkerman 14; Rosenberger 18 corr. (bust type).TextFull Size
COMMODUS
Barkay 30Commodus, AE20 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Samaria. AYK KOMOΔ KACAΡ Π (sic), bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / NY T CKT ET C E Π, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. Date Θ-ΛC across fields. Barkay 30.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 1048Commodus, AE25 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Palestine. AD 180-192. 9.67 gr. AYK KOMOΔOC ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / NY ΣK IEΡ ACY SMC, Dionysos, naked, standing left, chlamys over left shoulder, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Spijkerman 17; Rosenberger 23; SNG ANS 1048.TextFull Size
Spij. 20Commodus, AE 22 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Dated local year 246, AD 182-183. AVK KOMO ANTωNIN, laureate head right / NYCK IEΡA CY ς MC, Dionysus walking left, holding bunch of grapes and pedum over shoulder. Spijkerman 20; Sofaer 27; Barkay 36; Rosenberger 24.TextFull Size
Spij. 21Commodus, AE36 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria. 32.83 g. AYΡHΛIOC KOMOΔOC KAICAΡ ΓEΡM CAΡM, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / NYC T CKYΘ T IEΡ ACYT CYΡ EΛ ΠOΛ around, date ΘMC below, Dionysos, naked but for nebris flying behind, walking right, holding short thyrsos in right hand, placing 1eft hand on the head of a child to right, a boy carrying a small panther on his back to left. Spijkerman 21; Meshorer 107.TextFull Size
JULIA DOMNA
Barkay 45Julia Domna, AE24 of Nysa-Scythiopolis, Decapolis, dated AD 215-216. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEB, draped bust right / NYC CKYQO IE ACOC QOC, Dionysos standing left, naked, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Barkay 45; Rosenberger 29.TextFull Size
GETA
Spij. 38Geta, AE25 of Nysa-Scythopolis, AD 209-212. Π CEΠT ΓETA K, bare-headed, draped bust right / NVC CKVΘ O IEAC and date O-C, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Spijkermann 38; Sofaer 36; Barkay 56.TextFull Size
ELAGABALUS
Sofaer 50Elagabalus, AE 21 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria, AD 218-222. 7.20 g. AYT K M AY ANTωNINOY, laureate head right / NVCA CKVΘOΠOΛ, Dionysos, naked, chlamys flying out behind, walking right, holding thyrsos in raised right hand, left hand on the head of a small figure, panther at foot in left field. Spijkerman 43-44 var (bust type); Sofaer 50; Barkay 75; Rosenberger 43.TextFull Size
Sofaer 51Elagabalus, AE 22 of Nysa-Scythopolis, AD 218-222. 10.02 g. AYT K M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NVCA CKVΘOΠO, Nysa seated right, cradling the infant Dionysus. Sofaer 51; Barkay 74; Spijkerman 48.TextFull Size
Spij. 47Elagabalus, AE 24 of Nysa-Scythopolis, AD 218-222. 10.51 g. AYT K M ANTΩNEINO CE, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NVCA CKVΘOΠOΛ, Nysa seated right, cradling the infant Dionysus. Barkay 74b; Spijkerman 47.TextFull Size
GORDIAN III
Barkay 96 Gordian III AE19 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Decapolis, Syria. Laureate, draped bust right / NYCC KYΘIA, Demeter on right and Kore-Persephone on left, standing facing each other.TextFull Size
Spij 57 Gordian III AE 21 mm of Nysa-Scythopolis, Syria. AVT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CE, Laureate, draped bust right / NVC CVΘO IEΡAC, Tyche, turreted, standing on left, holding an infant and resting on sceptre, facing Dionysus, standing left, foot on uncertain object, holding sceptre and extending right hand. TextFull Size
Spij. 57Gordian III, AE25 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Dated local year 304. AD 240-241. 15.05 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NYC CKYΘ IEΡAC, Nysa standing right, holding the infant Dionysus, facing Zeus, standing left. Date ΔT below. Spijkerman 57; Sofaer 67; Barkay 93; Rosenberger 63.TextFull Size
Spij. 58Gordian III, AE 24 of Nysa-Scythopolis, AD 238-244. 10.36 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CE, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / NVC CKVΘOΠOΛ IEΡACV, Nysa seated right, cradling the infant Dionysus, date ΔT below. Spijkerman 58.TextFull Size
Spij. 58Gordian III, AE25 of Nysa-Scythopolis, Decapolis, Samaria-Syria. 240-241 AD. AVT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NVC CKVΘOΠO IEΡAC V, Tyche seated left, nursing the infant Dionysos, date DT in right field. Spijkerman 58; BMC 10.TextFull Size
Spij. 59Gordian III, AE23 of Nysa-Scythopolis, dated local year 304, AD 240-241. AVT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CE, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CKYΘ IEΡACV, Dionysos, naked, chlamys over shoulders, walking right, right hand raised holding thyrsos, left hand on a small figure, bunch of grapes in right field, panther at foot right. Date Δ-T across fields. Spijkermann 59; Sofaer 59; Winsemann 2228.TextFull Size

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