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Ancient Coinage of Syria, Decapolis, Abila

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MARCUS AURELIUS
Spij 3Marcus Aurelius AE25 of Abila in the Syrian Decapolis. AVT KAIC M AYP ANT..., laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right [c/m on neck: bust of Herakles right] / CE ABILHNWNIA AG KOI CY, Herakles seated left on rock, CK.. in ex. SNG ANS -, cf Spijkerman 3 (year 225), c/m Howgego 16. TextImage
FAUSTINA II
SNG ANS 1120Faustina Jr AE 21mm of Syria, Decapolis, Abila. Dated year VKC = 226 = 162/3 AD. FAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CELEVK ABILA VKC, Athena standing left, holding olive branch & spear. Spijkerman 4, Rosenberger 3.TextImage
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Spij. 6Faustina II, AE15 of Abilia, Decapolis, Syria. 147-175 AD. 2.96 g. Dated CY 225 or 226 (AD 161/2 or 162/3). FAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CELEUK ABILAC KC, bunch of grapes on stem. Spijkerman 6; Rosenberger 5A or 5B.TextImage
COMMODUS
Spij. 12Commodus, AE27 of Abila, Decapolis of Syria. Dated Year 251 (187-188). AVT KAIC KOMODOC, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CEABILHN (below), CVANC IAAGK to left and right, Tyche standing right on half-figure of river god, holding sceptre and flaming altar; to left and right, small figure on base; all within distyle shrine. Spijkerman 12.TextImage
Spij. 14Commodus AE24mm of Abila, Syria. Laureate head right / Nude Herakles standing right, leaning on club, over which is draped a lion skin.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
CNG 75-851Lucius Verus, AE27 of Abila, Syria. 161-169 AD. Dated CY 230 (166/7 AD). AYT KAIC L AYP OYHPOVPOC, Laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / CE ABILHN (below), KOICY (left), NIA AG (right), front of tetrastyle temple, within central arch; Tyche of Abila standing right with right foot on river-god Heiromax, holding sceptre and small figure; Nike standing on low base in each side section.; date LC at top left and right. cf Spijkerman 1 (Marcus Aurelius) otherwise unpublished.TextImage
SNG ANS 1121Lucius Verus AE23 of Abila in the Syrian Decapolis. Dated Pompeian Year 226 = 162-3 AD. AVT KAIC L AYP OYHPAY G, laureate draped bust right / CELEY KABILA SKC (date), towered bust of Tyche of Abila right. Spijkerman 8. TextImage
Spij 11Lucius Verus AE 24mm of Abila in the Syrian Decapolis. Dated CY 230 = 166/7 AD. AVT KAICAP L AYP OVHPOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right [c/m: bust right in oval] / CE ABILAHNW-N I A A G KOI CY, Hercules seated left, holding club; date LC in ex. SNG ANS 1122, [c/m: Howgego 16].TextImage
COMMODUS
Spij 14Commodus AE 24mm of Abila in Syria. Laureate head right / Nude Herakles standing right, leaning on club, over which is draped a lion skin.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Abila
Entry for Abila on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Abila in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Abila at AncientImports.com
Search for Abila at Incitatus Coins

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