Ancient Coinage of Maroneia, Thrace


Note: the two objects held by Dionysos in his left arm are variously described in catalogs as spears, arrows, narthex wands and narthex stalks.

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 36Maroneia AR Drachm. c. 400-350 BC. Forepart of prancing horse left, Γ-Λ across fields / Bunch of grapes hanging from branch, MA to right, rhyton to left. all in dotted square within incuse. TextImage
BMC 37Maroneia, Thrace, after 400 BC. AR Drachm, 23mm, 17 gr. H-P to left and right of forepart of bridled horse prancing left / MAΡ-Ω-NI, incuse square within which dotted square enclosing vine branch with bunch of grapes. SNG Cop 40; BMC 37.TextImage
BMC 66Autonomous coinage of Maroneia, Thrace. 400-350 BC. Horse prancing right, PNK monogram below. / MAΡ-ΩNI-TΩN around linear square containing vine, VE-monogram below. BMC 66; SNGCop 632.TextImage
BMC 67Autonomous coinage of Maroneia, Thrace. 400-350 BC. Horse prancing right, PNK monogram below / MAΡ-ΩNI-TΩN around linear square containing vine, Mo monogram below. BMC 67-68.TextImage
Lindgren II 800Maroneia, Thrace AE 10mm. Circa 400-350 BC. Bunch of grapes / MAΡΩN, Bunch of grapes in incuse square. TextImage
Moushmov 3897cfMaroneia, Thrace, AR Tetradrachm. ca 411-397 BC. Deounys, magistrate. Horse rearing left, trailing rein; ΔEOYNYΣ above; all within wreath of ivy / MAΡ-ΩN-ITE-ΩN, grape vine in linear square; all within shallow incuse square. TextImage
Moushmov 3940Maroneia, Thrace, AR tetradrachm. ca 130 BC, Head of young Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears, monograms in fields. TextImage
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Moushmov 3942Maroneia, Thrace AE20mm. Head of Dionysos, wreathed in ivy / MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos wearing short chiton, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears. TextImage
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Moushmov 3943
Sear 1639
Maroneia, Thrace AE25. After 148 BC. Head of Apollo right / MAΡONITΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff; OΔN monogram to left. Moushmov 3943; Sear GCV 1639.TextImage
Moushmov 3946Maroneia, Thrace AE25. After 148 BC. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / Dionysos, wearing short chiton, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears, monogram at lower left.TextImage
Moushmov 3947vMaroneia, Thrace. AE12. M-A on either side of prancing horse right / Ρ-Λ to left and right of bunch of grapes. TextImage
Schoenert 4Maroneia, Thrace; AR tetrobol, 520-510 BC; 2.23 gr. Forepart of bridled horse prancing right / Quadripartite incuse square. Schönert-Geiss 4; May 3-4; Traite 1778.TextImage
Schonert 11Maroneia. c510-490 BC. AR Drachm. MAΡΩ, forepart of horse left / Sixteen-pointed star in incuse square. TextImage
Schonert 24Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 510/505-495/490 BC. AR Drachm. MAΡ, forepart of horse left / Quadripartite incuse square. SNGCop 595. TextImage
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Schonert 38Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 495/90-449/8 BC. AR Didrachm. Forepart of galloping horse left / MAΡ-ΩNI-TE-ΩN (retrograde) around linear quadripartite square. TextImage
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Schonert 58Thrace. Maroneia. 495/90 - 449/8 B.C. AR Drachm. 3.619 grams. Forepart of horse prancing left / Forepart of dolphin in incuse square right. TextImage
Schonert 65Maroneia, Thrace. AR drachm. 3.33 g. 470-460 BC. MA-Ρ, Forepart of horse galloping left. two dots in field / AΘH beneath ram's head left, in incuse granular square, with dotted surround. Schoenert-Geiss, 65.TextImage
Schonert 158cfMaroneia. c411/10-398/97 BC. AR Stater. Horse galloping left / ΔE-OY-N-Y-Σ, grape vine in linear square. TextImage
Schonert 161Maroneia, Thrace AR Stater. Circa 411-397 BC. Horse galloping left, crested helmet above / BΡ-AB-EΩ-Σ, grape vine in linear square. TextImage
Schonert 207ffMaroneia, Thrace. Circa 398-385 BC. AR Triobol. EUP, forepart of horse left / MA, grape vine in dotted square. SNGCop 617. TextImage
Schonert 218Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 400-350 BC. AR Drachm. Forepart of horse left / Grape vine within linear square. SNGCop 613. TextImage
Schonert 225Maroneia, Thrace. AR Triobol. 2.81 g. 398-385 BC. E-Y-Π, Forepart of horse galloping left / M-A beneath bunch of grapes on a vine in dotted square surround. Schoenert-Geiss 225.TextImage
Schonert 238Maroneia, Thrace. c398-385 BC. AR Triobol. Forepart of horse left; A-M-O around / Grape-bunch and vine, M-A; all within dotted linear square. TextImage
Schonert 254Maroneia, Thrace AR Triobol. ca 398/7-386/5 BC. Forepart of a horse left, A-N-Θ around / Grape-vine in dotted square; kantharos and MA below. TextImage
Schonert 258Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 398-385 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.72 gm). K-A, Forepart of horse left / M-A, Grape-bunch and vine.TextImage
Schonert 271Maroneia, 398 - 385 BC, AR Triobol. Forepart of horse prancing left / Vine branch with grapes in dotted square; all within incuse square. TextImage
Schonert 273cfMaroneia, Thrace AR Tetrobol. ca 398-385 BC. Forepart of horse left; EYP / Grape-bunch & vine, M-A; all within dotted linear square. TextImage
Schonert 273ffMaroneia, Thrace. Circa 398/97-386/85. AR Triobol (2.88 gm). Forepart of horse left; PL / Grape vine; rhyton left, MA right. TextImage
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Schonert 284Maroneia, Thrace. ca 398/7-386/5 BC. AR Triobol. Γ-Λ, Forepart of prancing horse left; / Bunch of grapes on branch; capricorn to left, MA to right. SNG Cop 615. TextImage
Schonert 303Maroneia, Thrace. AR Triobol. 2.72 g. 398-385 BC. M-O-Λ-Π-O around forepart of horse galloping right / MA EΠI, beneath bunch of grapes on a vine in dotted square surround, all within incuse square. Schoenert-Geiss 303; SNG Cop 618.TextImage
Schonert 324Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 398/7-386/5 BC. AR Triobol (2.60 gm). Forepart of prancing horse right; MOA monogram behind, P before / MA-EPI, bunch of grapes on branch within dotted square. SNGCop 618. TextImage
Schonert 353Maroneia, Thrace AR Trihemiobol. 398/7 - 386/5 BC. Forepart of prancing horse left / linear square containing bunch of grapes. TextImage
Schoenert 354Maroneia, Thrace, AR obol, 0,77 gr. Facing gorgoneion with protruding tongue / M-A-R-W around Bunch of grapes on stem all within incuse square. Schönert-Geiss 354; Traite 1465.TextImage
Schonert 354 varMaroneia, Thrace, AR hemiobol (?), (0.44g) 398-385 BC, Gorgon’s head facing, with toungue protruding. / Bunch of grapes inside incuse square. Schoenert-Geiss 354 var (value). TextImage
Schonert 384Maroneia, Thrace. ca398-385 BC. AE 11mm. Vine with grape cluster / Vine with grape cluster within incuse square. TextImage
Schonert 393Thrace, Maronea AR Tridrachm. ca 365-339 BC. Head of young Dionysus left, wreathed with ivy / Grape vine within linear square frame, around outside ethnic & magistrate’s signature EPI MHTROFANEOS. TextImage
Schonert 420Maroneia, Thrace, AR Stater. Circa 386/385-348/347 BC. Horse galloping left with trailing rein / EPI IKE-SIO, grape vine in linear square; caduceus to left. SNG Copenhagen 604. TextImage
Schonert 421Maroneia. c386/385-348/347 BC. AR Stater. Horse galloping left with trailing rein / grape vine in linear square; caduceus to left. SNGCop 604. TextImage
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Schonert 424Maroneia, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. ca 386/5-348/7 BC. Hikesio, magistrate. MAΡΩ, horse rearing left, trailing rein / EPI IKE-SIO, grape vine in linear square; caduceus to left; all within shallow incuse square. Schönert-Geiss 424, BMC 24, SNGCop604. TextImage
Schonert 425Maroneia, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. ca 386/5-348/7 BC. Hikesio, magistrate. MAΡΩ, horse rearing left, trailing rein / EPI IKE-SIO, grape vine in linear square; caduceus to left; all within shallow incuse square. BMC 25. TextImage
Schoenert 430Maroneia, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. ca 386-348 BC. Neomenios. Horse rearing left, trailing rein, bucranium at upper right / EPI NE-(O)MH-NIO, grape vine in linear square within shallow incuse square. Schoenert-Geiss 430; Traite 1476.TextImage
Schonert 437Maroneia, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. ca 386/5-348/7 BC. Chorego, magistrate. Horse rearing left, trailing rein / EPI COR-HG-O, grape vine in linear square; cicada to left; all within shallow incuse square. BMC 26, SNGCop 606. TextImage
Schoenert 454Maronea, Thrace, AR stater, ca. 386-347 BC. 11.30 g. Bridled horse rearing left, loose rein passing over back and trailing below, trident head under forelegs / EΠI-ΠOΛ-YNI-KOY around grape vine with four clusters of fruit in linear square frame. Schönert-Geiss 454; SNG France 796.TextImage
Schonert 488Maroneia, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. ca 386/5-348/7 BC. Kallikrates, magistrate. Horse rearing left, trailing rein; small long-haired dog (Pomeranian?) below / EΠI K-AΛΛ-IKΡA-TEOΣ, grape vine in linear square; all within shallow incuse square. SNGCop 603. TextImage
Schonert 500cfMaroneia, Thrace. Circa 386/385-348/347 BC. AR Stater. Hegesagoreos, magistrate. Horse galloping left; above, eagle flying left / EΠI HΓHΣ-AΓOΡEΩ, grape vine in linear square. cf Traité II 1476. TextImage
Schonert 535Maroneia, Thrace AR Hemidrachm. ca 386/385-348/347 BC. M-A, forepart of horse facing right / EΠI-EYM-OΛI-OΣ around dotted square enclosing grape cluster. TextImage
Schonert 715Maroneia, Thrace. c398-347 BC. AE 16mm. Bridled horse prancing right; monogram below / grape vine in square; ethnic around. SNG Cop 630. TextImage
Schonert 984Maroneia, Thrace. c189-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, nude Dionysos standing half-left with grapes & narthex stalks; monogram left & right. TextImage
Schonert 995Maroneia, Thrace. c189-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, nude Dionysos standing half-left, holding grapes narthex stalks & cloak. TextImage
Schoenert 1099Maroneia, Thrace. Ca. 200-150 BC. Silver tetradrachm (16.58 gm). Head of young Dionysus right, in mitre & wreathed with ivy / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, young Dionysus standing left, holding grapes in right hand & narthex stalks in left, ΠA&YOmega; monogram in inner left field, Θ in inner right field. Schoenert 1099-1108. BMC 59 var (theta with two dots.)TextImage
Schoenert 1201Maroneia, Thrace. AR Tetradrachm. ca 2nd-1st century BC. Head of Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy / Dionysus standing left, holding grapes & two stalks of narthex, ΓAI monogram to left, ΠAΩ monogram to right. Schoenert-Geiss 1201; SNG France 806; Vienna 8687. TextImage
Schonert 1216vMaroneia, Thrace. c189-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, nude Dionysos standing half-left, holding grapes, narthex stalks & cloak, Θ to right. SNGCop 637v. TextImage
Schonert 1235Maroneia, Thrace.ca 189-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, nude Dionysos standing half-left, holding grapes narthex stalks & cloak; monogram to left & right. TextImage
Schonert 1250Maroneia, Thrace. AR tetradrachm. ca. 189-100 BC. 15.50 g. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing half-left, chlamys draped over left arm, holding bunch of grapes and two spears. ΠOE monogram in left field, ΓΡK monogram in right field. Schoenert-Geiss 1250.TextImage
Schoenert 1275Maroneia, Thrace AR Tetradrachm. Ca. 200-150 BC. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN to right, left and beneath Dionysus standing left, holding grapes and narthex stalks. Πo monogram to left, LЄ in right field. Schoenert-Geiss 1275-1290; Mionnet 177; SNG Cop 640.TextImage
Schoenert 1302Maroneia, Thrace, AR Tetradrachm. After 148 BC. Head of young Dionysus right Dionysus naked standing left. Πo monogram to left, ΠA monogram to right. Schoenert-Geiss 1302-1334; Mionnet 193. TextImage
Schonert 1431 TV Thracia, Maroneia, AE 26. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing half-left, holding grapes and two spears. TextImage
Schonert 1462Maroneia, Thrace. After 146 BC. AE 24mm (12.37 gm). Wreathed head of Dionysos / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears; ΡΔY monogram. BMC 72, SNGCop 644. TextImage
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Schonert 1486Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 189-45 BC. AE 18mm. Wreathed head of Dionysos / Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears; ΡΔY monogram. SNG Cop 644; Boutin 2240; McClean 3980.TextImage
Schoenert 1504Maroneia, Thrace, after 146 BC; AE 28mm, 8,21 gr. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy leaves / ΔIONYΣOΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ to right and left of Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears; PAY monogram at bottom left. Schoenert-Geiss 1504-1507; BMC 74.TextImage
Schonert 1627Maroneia, Thrace. c189-145 BC. AE 17mm. Head of Dionysos right / MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears. TextImage
Schoenert 1736Maroneia, Thrace, AE19, semi-autonomous issue, ca AD 141-160. 2.30 g. Dionysos, loins draped (long), standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos / MAΡΩNEITΩN, capricorn leaping right. Schönert-Geiss 1736; SNG Cop 648; Lederer 14 in SNR 1943.TextImage
Schonert VIIMaroneia AR Tetrobol. 398/7 - 386-385 BC. M-A to left and right of forepart of horse prancing left / M-A, Bunch of grapes in dotted square within incuse. TextImage
Schonert pVIIMaroneia 398-385 BC, AR Triobol. Forepart of horse prancing left / Dotted square containing vine-branch & grapes. TextImage
SNG Cop 632Maroneia, Thrace AE 15. 400-350 BC. Prancing horse right, monogram below / MAΡΩNITΩN around grape vine in linear frame. TextImage
SNG Cop 638Thrace, Maronea AR Tetradrachm. After 146 BC. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy leaves & berries / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex stalks or spears, ΠAYO monogram in inner left field, A in inner right field. TextImage
SNG Cop 640Thrace, Maronea AR Tetradrachm. ca 2nd-1st centuries BC. Head of Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy / Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex stalks or spears, PO monogram in inner left field, LE in inner right field. TextImage
SNGCop 643Maroneia, Thrace, AE 23 after 148 B.C. Head of Dionysios right, wreathed with ivy / ΔIONYΣOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ, Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex stalks or spears, cloak from left shoulder, ΡΔY monogram at foot left. MAΡΩNITΩY below. SNG Copenhagen 643-644v., CNH #66.TextImage
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SNGCop 643vMaroneia, Thrace. After 146 BC. AE 27mm. Head of Dionysos right / Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex stalks or spears Monogram below. TextImage
SNGCop 646Maroneia, Thrace. After 146 B.C. AE 17 mm. Head of young Dionysus right, wreathed in ivy, band across forehead / Dionysus, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex stalks or spears. Monogram below. TextImage
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Svoronos 37Maroneia, Thrace. Before 500 BC. AR Obol (0.97 gm). Horse galloping right / Quadripartite incuse square. McClean 3944. TextImage
Traite II-1, 1781Maroneia, Thrace, AR drachm, 15mm, 3.48 g. ca. 495-470 BC. MA-Ρ. Forepart of horse galloping left / Quadripartite granular square within linear square. Traité II-1, 1781.TextImage
Sear 16xxMaroneia, Thrace, 385-360 BC, AR Stater. MAΡΩ, Horse prancing left with reins trailing / grape vine within lined border, magistrate's name around. TextImage
Sear #1628Maroneia, Thrace. Circa 436-410 BC. AR Stater (13.40 gm). Horse prancing left; kantharos above / grape vine in linear square; EΠI MHTΡOΔOTO around, all within incuse square. Cf. Schönert-Geiss 99-103, BMC 11. TextImage
Sear #1631Maroneia AR Stater. 385-360 BC. Horse prancing left, monogram beneath the horse / legend square with vine branch & grapes. TextImage
Sear #1632Thrace Maroneia Circa 385-360 B.C. AR Quarter-Stater. Forepart of prancing horse left. / M-A either side of bunch of grapes attached to vine-branch; all in dotted square within incuse.
(9 examples)
Sear #1633Maroneia 385-360 BC AR Quarter Stater. M A on either side of forepart of horse prancing to the right, ΡO below / EΠI AΠIΣTOΛEO around bunch of grapes within dotted square. TextImage
Sear #1635Maroneia, Thrace, AR Tetradrachm. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with grape leaves / ΔIONYΣIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex wands or spears.
(4 examples)
Sear #1636Maroneia, Thrace, AE15. Horse prancing right, NK monogram below / MAΡ-ΩNI-TΩN around three sides of linear square containing vine, YE monogram below.
(14 examples)
Sear #1637Maroneia, Thrace, AE18. ca 130 BC. Head of young Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy and wearing taenia / MAΡΩNITΩN, Dionysos standing left, holding grapes.TextObvRev
Sear #1638Maronia, Thrace, AE24. After 148 BC. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / ΔIONYΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ. Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding grapes and two narthex wands or spears.
(6 examples)
Sear #1639Maroneia, Thrace, AE24. After 148 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / MAΡΩNITΩN, Asklepios standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff.
(2 examples)
JULIA DOMNA
Moushmov 3966Maroneia. Julia Domna AE23 (3 Assaria). Circa A.D. 198-217. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEB, draped bust right / MAΡΩN EITΩN, Dionysos, naked standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears.TextImage
CARACALLA
Moushmov 3967Caracalla,AE17 of Maroneia, Thrace. 4.04 g. AVT K M AV ANTΩNIN, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΡΩNEITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears. Varbanov 4126 corr (obv legend); Moushmov 3967; Bernhardt 660.TextImage
Varbanov 4130Caracalla, AE27 of Maroneia, Thrace, 15.05 g. AD 198-212. AV K M AVΡH ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / MAΡΩNEITΩN, Hexastyle temple with globe in pediment, statue of Dionysos standing left within, holding grapes and thyrsos. Varbanov 4130; Moushmov 3969; Schonert-Geiss 1715.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
Moushmov 3972Trebonianus Gallus AE of Maroneia, Thrace, 10.90 g. AVT BIB ΓAΛΛOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right / MAΡΩNEITΩN, youthful Dionysos standing facing, head left, holding bunch of grapes, two spears and chlamys. Schönert-Geiss 1721; Varbanov 4133; Moushmov 3972.TextImage
Price & Trell 383Trebonianus Gallus AE 25mm of Maroneia in Thrace. AVT BIB ΓAΛΛOC, laureate head right / M-A ΡΩNI XTΩN around and in ex, large, gabled hexastyle temple, containing a statue of Dionysos standing left, holding patera and thyrsos. grams. Price & Trell 383; Cf. Mionnet Supp. II, 843 (this reverse for Macrinus). TextImage
VOLUSIAN
Varbanov 4136Volusian AE 29mm of Maroneia in Thrace. AYT BIB OYOΛΛECTIANOC, Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / MAΡΩNEITΩN, Dionysos, wearing long robe, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Varbanov 4136; Sear GIC 4362; Schönert-Geiss 1726; BMC 90; SNG Cop 651.TextImage
Varbanov 4135Volusian, AE of Maroneia, Thrace. AD 251-253. 11.39 g. AYT BIB OYOΛΛECTIANOC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / MAΡΩNEITΩN, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and two spears. Varbanov 4135; Moushmov 3973; Schönert-Geiss 1729.TextImage
See AlsoMoushmov Online's Maroneia page

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