Ancient Coinage of Thrace, Elaeus



Situated close to the mouth of the Hellespont. Coins from this city are rare.
SNG Cop 889Elaeus, Thracian Chersonesus, 350-281 BC. AE 18 mm. 4.33 gr. Prow of war galley right / EΛAI downwards within laurel-wreath. Sear Greece 1616; SNG Cop. 889.TextImage
SNG Cop 893Elaeus, Thracian Chersonesus, AE20, 350-281 BC. 6.43 gr. Prow right / EΛAIOY-ΣIΩN and HYΡ monogram, all within olive wreath. SNG Cop 893.TextImage
Traite 1605 varElaios, Thrace, civic issue, AE15mm, ca 330-280 BC. 3.06 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / EΛAIOYΣIΩN, Owl standing facing, wings closed, on ΠA monogram. Traité II-4, 1605 var (monogram).TextImage
COMMODUS
Waddington 4711Commodus, AE27 of Elaeus, Thrace, Tauric Chersonese, 10.59 g. AYT KAI MAΡ KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΛAI(OY)CIΩN around Protesilaos in military dress, holding spear and raising left arm, standing right on prow of ship, with stag's head as acrostolium. Imhoof Nomisma V, 2; Waddington 4711 corr. (city).TextImage
See also Elaeos entries at Moushmov Online

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