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
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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