Ancient Coinage of Thrace, Agathopolis


Note: Whether Agathoclea / Agathopolis was located in Thrace or somewhere in Asia Minor is still uncertain. Borrell who was one of the first authors to document the coins below, acquired his own coin in or near Izmir. Because several towns in Asia Minor were temporarily renamed in honour of Lysimachos' son, Agathokles, and, with regard to the iconography, it is more likely that Agathopolis was indeed in Mysia or Ionia.

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Borrell 3Agathopolis, Thrace. AE17, Civic issue. ca 300 BC. 4.14 g. Diademed male head right / AΓAΘO, Owl standing right, head facing; spearhead right below. Borrell 3; BMC 1-2.TextImage
Borrell 4Agathopolis, Thrace, AE13, ca. 300 BC. 1.99 g. Young male head right, hair bound in a taenia / AΓAΘO, double-bodied owl standing facing. Borrell 4 in NC 1841; Head p. 258.TextImage
Borrel 5Thrace, Agathopolis. c300 BC. AE 12mm. Male head right / AΓAΘ, owl standing right on spearhead (off flan). Borrel 5 in NC 1841. BMC 1 var. TextImage
SNG Cop 855vThrace, Agathopolis AE 13mm. ca 300 BC. Young male head right / AΓAΘ, Owl standing right. TextImage
Stancomb_1Thrace, Black Sea Area, Agathopolis. ca 300 BC. AE 16mm. Diademed male head right / AΓA within laurel wreath. TextImage

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