Ancient Coinage of Thrace, Sestos/Sestus

Nomisma 11

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CITY AND CIVIC COINAGE
BMC 3Sestos, Thrace, AE17. 6.39g. 3rd c. BC. Head of Demeter left / ΣH, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus, stalk of barley and amphora in left field, barley-corn in right field. BMC Thrace 3.TextImage
BMC 4Sestos, Thrace, AE17. 5,12 g. 3rd c. BC. Head of Demeter right / ΣH, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus, stalk of barley and amphora in left field. BMC Thrace 4; SNG Cop. 930.TextImage
BMC 6Sestos, Thrace, AE11, ca. 300 BC. 1.25 gr. Herm facing between grain-ear and caduceus / Σ-A, amphora. BMC Thrace 6; SNG Copenhagen 932.TextImage
BMC 12Sestos, Thrace, AE20, 8.98 gr. 2nd C. BC. Female head left, hair in a sakkos / ΣHΣTI, Demeter seated left on garlanded cippus, holding ears of barley, ithyphallic herm in left field. BMC 12; SNG Copenhagen 934.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. 2, 79Sestos, Thrace, AE14. 2.04g. 3rd c. BC. Head of Demeter left / ΣHΣ, Hermes standing left; palm branch and delta in left field. Mionnet Supp. II, 79.TextImage
Moushmov 5524Sestos, Thrace, AE17. ca 300BC. 6.27g. Head of Demeter right, wreathed with corn / ΣH, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus, amphora to left. Lindgren II 879; Moushmov 5524.TextImage
Moushmov 5528Sestus, Thrace. AE16, 3.70 gr. Laureate head of Apollo left / ΣHΣTI, tripod. Von Fritze 21; Moushmov 5528.TextImage
Moushmov 5535Thrace, Sestos. ca 300 BC. AE 9mm. ΣHΣ, ithyphallic herm right / Long-necked amphora. BMC 6v. TextImage
Nomisma 1, 2Sestos, Thrace, AE23, 8.36 gr. Head of Demeter left, hair in a sakkos / ΣA, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus, barley corn and long-necked amphora in left field. Nomisma 1, 2.TextImage
Nomisma 1, 3Sestos, Thrace, AE13, 2.04 gr. Female head left, hair in a sphendone / ΣA, herm facing, grain ear in right field. Nomisma 1, 3.TextImage
Nomisma 1, 5Sestos, Thrace, AE11, 1.27 gr. Circa 300 BC. Ithyphallic herm facing between a grain ear and a caduceus / Σ-A, Kantharos. Nomisma 1, 5; SNG Copenhagen 933.TextImage
Nomisma 1, 11Sestos, Thrace, AE11, 1.25 gr. Circa 300 BC. Ithyphallic herm facing between a grain ear and a caduceus / Σ-H, long-necked amphora. Nomisma 1, 11; SNG Copenhagen 932.TextImage
Nomisma I, 16, BSestos, Thrace, AE 3.33 gr. 2nd-1st c. BC. Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos / ΣHΣ, lyre, B in left field. von Fritze, Nomisma 1, 16.TextImage
Nomisma 1, 16, ZSestos, Thrace, AE16 5.88 gr. 2nd-1st c. BC. Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos / ΣHΣ, lyre, Z in left field. von Fritze, Nomisma 1, 16.TextImage
Nomisma 1, 21Sestos, Thrace, AE16, 3.83 gr. Laureate head of Apollo left / ΣHΣ-TI, tripod altar, owl standing facing in lower left field. Type Nomisma 1, 21 and BMC 11.TextImage
RPC 360Sestus, Thrace. AE20, 5.69 gr. AD 69-81 (Flavian times). IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right, hair rolled / CHC-TIΩN, lyre. RPC II 360; BMC 13; Molthein 869.TextImage
SNG Cop 926Sestos, Thrace, AE 16mm, 5.88 gr. Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos / ΣA, Demeter seated left, holding grain ears in extended right hand; amphora to left. SNG Cop. 928-929; Hunter 1.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 1742Caligula, AE20 of Sestos, Thrace. ΓAIOC KAICAΡ, bare head right / CHCTIΩN, lyre. Varbanov 2970; Sear GIC 383; RPC 1742.TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 358Vespasian, AE of Sestos, Thrace. 3.77 gr. AD 69-79. BECΠACIANOC KAIC, laureate head right / CHCTIΩN, Lyre. RPC 358; SNG Cop. 947.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 359Domitian, Thrace, Sestos, AE16. ΔOMITIANOC KAI, laureate bust right / CHCTIΩN, lyre. SNG Cop. 948; BMC 16; Moushmov 5542; Mionnet 93.TextImage
TRAJAN
Moushmov 5543Trajan, AE19 of Sestos, Thrace. 37-41 AD. AY TΡAIANOC, laureate head right / CHC-TIΩN, Lyre. Moushmov 5543; Varbanov 2978.TextImage
Varbanov 2978Trajan, AE17 from Sestus, Thrace. 37-41 AD. AYT TΡAIANOC KAIC, laureate head right / CHCTIΩN, Lyre. Varbanov 2978.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Loebbecke 10Septimius Severus AE of Sestos, Thrace, 7.44 gr. AYK CE CEOHΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CHCTIΩN, Leander accompanied by Eros with torch, swimming right, crossing the Hellespont (Dardanelles), bust of Hero on top of light tower of Sestos facing left, holding oil lamp in her outstretched right hand. Loebbecke 10 in ZfN 1883 otherwise unpublished. TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
Imhoof AGM 11 varJulia Domna, AE23 of Sestos, Thrace. AD 193-217. [IO]YΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACT(H), draped bust right / CHCTIΩN, Homonoia or Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Imhoof AGM 11 var. (obv. legend).TextImage
Imhoof KM Add. 11Julia Domna, AE of Sestos, Thrace. AD 210-217. 6.63 g. EIOYΛIA ΔOMNA CEBA, draped bust right / CHCTIΩN, Genius (or Homonoia?), bare to waist, standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae (trace of altar to left?). Imhoof KM Add. 11 in RSN 19.TextImage
CARACALLA
Moushmov 5547Caracalla AE 24. Sestos, Thrace. AYT M AY ANTONINO, laureate head right / CHCTIΩN, Homonoia/Concordia, half-naked, standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. TextImage
Varbanov 2984Caracalla AE 24. Sestos, Thrace. AYT M AYΡH ANTΩNEINO, laureate head right / CHCTIΩN, Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Varbanov 2984; Moushmov 5547.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Varbanov 2987Severus Alexander, AE30 of Sestos, Thrace, AD 222-235. 13.49 gr. AY K M AY AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CHCTIΩN, Leander accompanied by Eros with torch, swimming right, crossing the Hellespont (Dardanelles), bust of Hero left on top of light tower of Sestos, holding oil lamp in her outstretched right hand. Varbanov 2987.TextImage
See also: Entry for Sestos on Moushmov Online

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