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Ancient Coinage of Syria, Leukas

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1Leukas, Syria, AE, pseudo-autonomous issue. 1st-2nd cent. AD. 3.67 g. KLAUDIEWN TWN KAI, draped female bust right with crescent above head / LEUKADIWN, radiate, draped, male bust (of Helios?) right. RPC 4465. BMC 1.TextImage
RPC 4464Leukas-Claudia, Syria, AE19, semi-autonomous issue. AD 41-54. 4.59 g. KLAYDIANIWN, turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right / LEYKADIWN, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm. RPC 4464; De Saulcy 1; Mionnet V, 152.TextImage
RPC 4465BLeukas-Claudia, Syria, AE23, Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Claudius, AD 41-54. 5.50 g. LEUKADIWN, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm / (from top right) KLAUDIEWN CRUCOPOAC, Half-length figure of river-god Chrysorrhoas facing. Mionnet V, 151; SNG München 954; RPC 4465B. TextImage
CLAUDIUS
RPC 4463Claudius, AE22 of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. Dated CY 1 (ca AD 50.). 9.92 g. TIBERION KLAYDION CE.., laureate head right / KLAYDIEWN TWN KAI LEYKADIWN, emperor or male deity, holding sceptre, driving galloping quadriga right. Date A above. RPC 4463; Lindgren I, 2179.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 2036Domitian AE 22mm of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. DOMITIANOC CEB GERM, laureate head left / LEUKADIWN KLAUDIEWN, male deity driving galloping quadriga right. SNG Cop 305; Lindgren III 1291. TextImage
RPC 2036 (2)Domitian, AE of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. AD 89-96. 7.71 g. DOMITIANOC CEB GERM, laureate head left / LEUKADIWN KLAUDIEWN, male deity driving galloping quadriga right. SNG Cop 345; RPC 2036.TextImage
RPC 2038Domitian AE 18mm of Leukas, Syria. DOMITIANOC CEB GERM, laureate head right / LEUKADIWN KLAUDIEWN, turreted and veiled head of Tyche right. RPC 2038; Paris 213; Lindgren I 2181. TextImage
TRAJAN
Lindgren III 1292Trajan AE 18mm of Leukas, Syria. Laureate head right / Turreted head of Tyche right.TextImage
RPC 4465Trajan & Plotina, AE14 of Claudia-Leucas, Syria. LEUKADIWN, radiate male bust right, with features of Trajan / KLAUDIEWNTWN KAI, female bust right with features of Plotina, crescent above. BMC 1, Lindgren 2180.TextImage
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SGI 1082Trajan AE21 of Leucas-Claudia, Syria. 7.21 g. Dated CY 55 (AD 103). AY KAI NER TRAIANOC CEB DA, laureate head right / LEYKADIWN KLAYDIAWN, Emperor or a male deity, holding sceptre, in galloping quadriga right. Date EN in upper centre field. BMC 3; SNG Righetti 2172; SNG Cop. 306; Lindgren I 2184; SGI 1082. Note: sometimes Trajan's title of DA or DAK is countermarked on the coin.TextImage
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COMMODUS
BMC 4Commodus, AE20 of Leukas Claudia, Syria. (later Balanea). Dated CY 224 (AD 186-187). 8.01 g. (AYTO KAI MAR AYRLI KOMODON), laureate head right / KLAYDIEWN and date DKC, emperor or male deity driving galloping quadriga right. BMC 4-5; Lindgren I, A2184A.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Lindgren I 2185vSeptimius Severus AE 20mm of Leukas, Syria. Laureate head right / Quadriga right.TextImage
Lindgren 2185Septimius Severus AE 20mm of Leukas, Syria, Coele-Syria. Laureate and draped bust right / Emperor driving quadriga right.TextImage
Lindgren I 2185vSeptimius Severus AE 23mm of Leucas in Syria. Struck year 232 (194/195 AD). Laureate head right / Quadriga right; BAC (date) in field.TextImage
De Saulcy 1Septimius Severus, AE19 of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. 7.93 g. AYT L CEYHROC, laureate head right / LEYKAD.. emperor or male deity, holding sceptre, driving a galloping quadriga right, date BAC above. De Saulcy 1.TextImage
CARACALLA
Winsemann 1637Caracalla, AE27 of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. Dated CY 251 (AD 213-214). AYT K M A ANTWNINOC CE, laureate head right / LEUKADIWN, Sol, holding globe, driving facing quadriga, date ANC in exergue. de Saulcy 2; Winsemann 1637; cf Mionnet V, 158.TextImage
MACRINUS
Imhoof FG 488Macrinus AE24 of Leukas, Syria, 7.08 gr. AD 217. AY K OPEL MAKREINOC CE, laureate head right / LEYKADIWN, Astarte standing front, legs crossed, holding sceptre, the river-god Chrysoroas swimming to front below. Imhoof FG 488; De Saulcy, Terre Sainte 28; Falter 728.TextImage
Lindgren II 2187Macrinus AE29 of Leukas, Syria, 15.01 gr. Dated local year 254. AD 217. AY K OPE MAKREINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / LEYKADIWN, Helios, holding sceptre and globe, standing front in spread quadriga, date DNC in exergue. Lindgren II 2187.TextImage
SGI 2956cfMacrinus AE 29mm of Leucas-Balanea, Syria. Dated CY 254 = 217/18 AD. Laureate head right [c/m: ADR within incuse rectangle] / LEUKADIWN, Helios in quadriga right, holding orb; date DNS in ex. [c/m: Howgego 511.] TextImage
SNG Switz. 2174Macrinus AE29 of Leukas, Syria, 12.41 gr. Dated local year 254. AD 217. AY K OPE MAKREINOC CE, laureate head right / LEYKADIWN, Helios, holding sceptre and globe, standing front in spread quadriga, date DNC in exergue. SNG Switzerland 2174.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Lindgren I 2188Elagabalus AE 24mm of Leucas, Syria. Year 254 (217-218 AD). Laureate bust right / LEUK.., Helios in facing quadriga, holding globe and raising right hand. DNC (date) in ex.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 6Gordian III, AE21 of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. AD 238-244. 9.53 g. AYTOK M ANTO GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / LEYKADIWN, Sol, holding globe, driving facing quadriga. Date ET DOC in exergue. BMC 6; Lindgren I 2189; de Saulcy 2.TextImage
BMC 7Gordian III, AE21 of Leukas-Claudia, Syria. AD 238-244. 9.53 g. AYTOK K M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / LEYKADIWN, Herakles standing front, looking left, resting right hand on club and holding apples of the Hesperides in left hand, lionskin over left arm. BMC 7; de Saulcy 4; Mionnet V, 162.TextImage
De Saulcy 5Gordian III, AE26 of Leukas-Claudia (Leukas ad Chrysoroam), Syria. Dated CY 275 = AD 237-238. 11.84 g. AYTOK K M ANT GORDIANOC CEB, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / LEYKADIWN and date EOC, draped bust of Tyche left within tetrastyle temple with domed roof; river-god Chrysoroas swimming right below. cf De Saulcy 5 (obv. legend, date); Mionnet Supp. VIII, 96 (ditto).TextImage
Entry for Leucas on the Digital Historia Numorum

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