Ancient Coinage of Syrtica, Leptis Magna


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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
RPC 851Leptis Magna, Syrtica (Libya), AE26, time of Tiberius, 37 AD. 9.45 gr. LPQY (neo-Punic), Head of Dionysos right wearing taenia / Bull's hide on club. RPC 851; Müller, Afrique 4.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 2Leptis Magna, Syrtica, AE19 quadrans, 70-27 BC. 4.95 g. No legend, head of Shadrapha left, wreathed with ivy, hair in three braids behind head / Punic legend lpqy-mpqd to left and right of club, all within laurel wreath. SNG Cop 2; Müller Afrique 2.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 6Leptis Magna, Syrtica. AE22, ca 108-30 BC. 10.98 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right / LPQY in neo-Punic in the angles of crossed club and thyrsos. Hunter 8; Mueller Afrique II, 6; SNG Copenhagen 6; Lindgren III 1594.TextFull Size
AUGUSTUS
RPC 841Augustus, AE15 of Leptis Magna, Syrticae, 27 BC-AD 14. 2.08 g. LP-QY in neo-Punic to left and right of head of Dionysus left, wreathed with ivy / Bare head of Augustus right. RPC 841; Müller Afrique Supp. 5b.TextFull Size
RPC 845Augustus, AE26 of Leptis Magna, Syrticae, 27 BC-AD 14. 7.18 g. Bare head of Augustus right / LPQY in neo-Punic beneath capricorn left, holding globe and with cornucopiae over shoulder. RPC 845 (this coin); Müller Afrique 17; SNG Cop 15; Paris 35.TextFull Size
RPC 846Augustus, AE26 of Leptis Magna, Syrticae, 27 BC-AD 14. 6.41 g. Bare head of Augustus right / LPQY in neo-Punic, eagle standing right; above, peacock (inverted) standing left. RPC 846; Müller Afrique 18; SNG Cop 16.TextFull Size
RPC 848Augustus, posthumous AE38 of Leptis Magna, Syrticae, struck under Tiberius, AD 21-31 AD. 29.36 g. DIVOS AVGVSTVS, laureate head right, star above / LPQY in neo-Punic characters, Dionysos, wearing long robe, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsus; panther behind him. RPC 848; Müller Afrique 21; SNG Cop. 17.TextFull Size
TIBERIUS
RPC 849Tiberius, AE30 of Leptis Magna, Syrtica. AD 14-37. 18.92 g. IMP CAESAR AVG, bare head right / AVGVSTA MATER PATRIA, Livia seated right, holding patera and sceptre. RPC 849; SNG Cop 18.TextFull Size
See also Website of Dr Hafed Walda, leader of an archaeological team in Leptis Magna. (Note: Many sections are empty)
Wikipedia entry for Leptis Magna
The Unesco page of Leptis Magna

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