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Ancient Coinage of Syria, Paltos

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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 1Septimius Severus, AE27 of Paltos, Syria, 193-211 AD. Laureate head right / EG RHL PALTHNWN, draped bust of Julia Domna as Tyche right, kalathos on head, placed on a base on which a river-god is depicted. BMC 1; Imhoof, SNG Righetti 2128.TextImage
BMC 2Septimius Severus, AE27 of Paltos, Syria, 200 AD. Laureate head right, countermark CAG (Howgego 582) / AUG DOMNA EG PALTHNWN, draped bust of Julia Domna right, date (HNV?) below. BMC 2; Hunter III, 2.TextImage
CNG 66, 1254Septimius Severus AE 22mm of Syria, Seleucis and Pieria. Paltos. AV KAI [CEOVHPOC...], laureate head right / EGRH PALTHNWN, Tyche seated left, holding cornucopiae, river god at her feet. TextImage
MM 20, 746Septimius Severus, AE24 of Paltos, Syria, 200 AD. 5.54 gr. Laureate head right / EGRH PALTHNWN, Tyche seated left, river-god at feet. Unpublished. Muenzen & Medaillen 20, lot 746.TextImage
Price-Trell 462Septimius Severus, AE24 of Paltos, Syria, 200 AD. Radiate, draped bust right, countermark CAG (Howgego 582) / PALTHNWN EG GI HL, portable, multiple layered shrine. Price-Trell 462.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
MM 20, 749Julia Domna, AE26 of Paltos, Syria, 200 AD. Draped bust right / PALTHNWN AL GI(partially retrograde). Demeter in long robe, standing facing, head left, holding corn-ears and torch. UNH (= Year 458 of the local era) in left field. Unpublished.TextImage
CARACALLA
Imhoof SNR VIII, 8Caracalla, AE28 of Paltos, Syria, 200 AD. AYTO..ANTWNINIC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / HGLAD PALTHNWN, draped bust of Julia Domna with polos on head, on throne right; date HNY (= local year 458). Imhoof SNR VIII ("Die Aera von Paltos"), 8; Mionnet V, 830 corr.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
MM 14, 681Julia Mamaea of Paltos, Syria. 10,08 g. Draped bust right, on crescent / PAL-THN-WN in three lines, the Dioskuri with horses, spears and wearing Phrygian caps, standing facing each other. Unpublished. Cf Mionnet 827 for this reverse.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BNF 8496603Severus Alexander, AE of Paltos, Syria, legends bi-lingual. IMP C MAR AVR S ALEXAND AVG, radiate, draped bust right / PALTHNWN, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm branch. y-like letter in centre right field, V over LA in left field. Aiello 97; Not in BMC, Imhoof. BNF database, 8496603.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Lindgren 1207Gordian III AE 26mm of Paltos, Syria. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tetrastyle temple shrine with seated figure of Tyche at left.TextImage
Lindgren I 1212AGordian III, AE of Paltos, Syria. dated Year 497, (239 AD. 10.43 g. AVT K M ANTW GORDIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / PALTHNWN Z-UU, Poseidon standing half-left on base, holding trident and dolphin. Lindgren IA 1212A; JNG 44 (1994), p. 110, 30.TextImage
ORC 8564Gordian III AE19 of Paltus, Syria, Year 497 of the local era, 238/239 AD, Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right / Portable, multiple layered shrine fitted with carrying shafts, date ZqV in ex.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
Lindgren I 2113Trajan Decius, AE25 of Paltos, Syria 250-251 AD. Laureate, draped bust right / PALTHNWN, tetrastyle shrine, within, helmeted statue of Athena with spear and shield. Date HF (= local year 508) below.TextImage
See also: Entry for Paltus on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Paltus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Paltus in the ANS Database

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