Ancient Coinage of Syria, Decapolis, Gerash



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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Rosenberger 3Gerasa, Syria. AE 10, 1.56g. AD 68-69. ..CH. Stag standing right / ΓEΡCH, hare crouching right, nibbling at a bunch of grapes. Rosenberger, "The Coinage of Eastern Palestine", 3.TextImage
Sofaer 3Gerasa, Syria. AE13, semi-autonomous issue. 1.39 g, 1st century AD. ΓEΡ-CHE, antelope or stag standing right. / ΓEΡCH, hare sitting right. Sofaer 3; Rosenberger 3.TextImage
Spij. 2Gerasa, Syria. AE18 semi-autonomous issue. AD 54-68. 6.09 g. Dated local year 130 (AD 67-68). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. / L ΛΡ (date) ΓEΡA-ΣA in three lines in laurel wreath. Spijkerman 2; Rosenberger 2; RPC I 4840; Sofaer 1.TextImage
HADRIAN
Spij 4Hadrian AE 27mm of Gerasa, Syria. ΔI AYT K TΡA AΔΡIANOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / AΡTEMIΣ TYCH ΓEΡAΣΩN, draped bust of Artemis right wearing diadem with crescent at forehead, quiver behind shoulder, bow before. SNG ANS 1343; Hendin_870v.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Spij 9Marcus Aurelius, AE26 of Gerash, Syria, AVT KAIC M AVΡ ANTΩ, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right seen from the back / ANTΩ ΠΡ-XΡ-TΩ ΠΡ ΓE, Tyche, wearing turreted crown, standing left on half figure of river god, resting right hand on rudder, left holding cornucopiae; behind her a male figure standing facing, head right, holding spear. Spijkerman 9.TextImage
Spij. 10Marcus Aurelius, AE23 of Gerasa, Syria. AVT KAIC M AVΡ ANTΩ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind / ANTΩ ΠΡ-CΡ-TΩ ΠΡ ΓE, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, river-god at feet; on right, togate male figure holding sceptre. Spijkerman 10.TextImage
Spij. 11Marcus Aurelius, AE19 of Gerasa, Syria. 5.59 gr. AVT K M AVΡ ANT, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ANTΩ ΠΡX ΘΠΡ ΓE, Tyche seated left on rocks, upper part of her body turned right, holding barley corns in both hand; below, river-god swimming left. Spijkerman 11; Rosenberger 14.TextImage
Spij. 11vMarcus Aurelius, AE19 of Gerasa, Syria. AVT K M AVΡ ANT, laureate head right / ANTΩ ΠΡX ΩΠΡ ΓE, Tyche seated left on rocks, upper part of her body turned right, holding barley corns in both hand; below, river-god swimming left. Spijkerman 11 var. (bust type).TextImage
Spij. 12Marcus Aurelius, AE19 of Gerasa, Syria. AVT K M AVΡ ANT, laureate head right / ANTΩ ΠΡ CTΩΡ, Tyche seated left on rocks, upper torso turned right, holding barley ears; river-god swimming left below. Spijkerman 12; Rosenberger IV 14 var. (reverse legend).TextImage
Spij. 13Marcus Aurelius, AE15 of Gerasa, Syria. AD 161-180. AV K M AVΡ ANT, Laureate head right / AΡΓ TYX Γ, Draped bust of Artemis facing, head right; bow in bow case over shoulder. Spijkerman 13.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
Spij. 18Lucius Verus, AE15 of Gerasa, Syria. 2.79g. AYTOK KAICAΡ ΛOYKIOYH, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind / AΡT TYX ΓE, draped bust of Artemis right, quiver across shoulder. Spijkerman 18.TextImage
COMMODUS
Spij. 21Commodus, AE25 of Gerasa, Syria, 177-192 AD. AVT K Λ AV KOMMOΔON, laureate and draped bust right / ANTΩ ΠΡOCΡTΩ ΠΡ Γ E, On the left, Tyche standing, holding rudder and cornucopiae facing a togate figure holding a sceptre, river god below. Spijkermann 21.TextImage
CRISPINA
BMC 8Crispina, AE25 of Gerasa, Syria. AD 147-175. 11.59 g. KΡICΠINA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / AΡTEMIC TYXH ΓEΡACωN, draped bust of Artemis right, quiver behind shoulder. BMC 89; Spijkerman 27, Bellinger 45 in NNM 81.TextImage
See also: Entry for Gerash on the Digital Historia Numorum
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