Ancient Coinage of Troas, Ilion

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Bellinger T1Ilion, Troas, Ca. 301-281 BC. AE 16mm, 5.64 gm. Laureate and helmeted head of Athena right / IΛI, Athena Ilias standing left on base or prow, holding filleted spear over shoulder, and distaff. Bellinger T1.TextImage
Bellinger T3Ilion, Troas, AE9, 0.83 gr, ca 301-281 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet / IΛI, across centre fields, hydra, a vase with long neck, round body and handles on long base. Bellinger, Troy, T3; SNG Cop 346; McClean 7826; SNG Munich 208.TextImage
Bellinger T31Ilion, Troas, AR Hemidrachm, ca 228-190 BC. 2.34 gr. Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / IΛI downwards to right, cult image of Athena Ilias walking left on a low base, her robe billowing out behind her leg, kalathos on head and wearing long robe, falling veil-like from her head and covering her entire body; holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; AN monogram above owl standing left with closed wings in lower left field. Bellinger, Troy, T31; SNG von Aulock 1518; Fritze 6; BMC 1.TextImage
Bellinger T36Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm. Magistrate Xanthippos. 188-133 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; owl standing left at foot, head facing, wings closed. ΞANΘIΠΠOY in exergue. Bellinger T36; Regling 11; Paris 683; Mionnet II, 190.TextImage
Bellinger T37Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm. 188-133 BC. Magistrate Antifanos. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; owl standing left at foot, head facing, wings closed. ANTIΦANOY in exergue. Bellinger T37; Regling 71; Jameson 2231; Pozzi 2275; Lockett 2738.TextImage
Bellinger T39Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm. 188-133 BC. Magistrate Metroiketos. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; owl standing left at foot, head facing, wings closed. MHTΡIKETOY below, ΔHY monogram in left field. Bellinger T39; Paris 688; Waddington 1150.TextImage
Bellinger T40Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm. Magistrate Dionysios. 188-133 BC. 16.37 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; Nike standing right, holding wreath at foot. IMΔ monogram in left field, ΔIONYΣIOY below. Bellinger T40; von Fritze 17; Regling 5; Paris 686; Waddington 1148. TextImage
Bellinger T46Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm. Magistrate Protokleidos. 188-133 BC. 16.42 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; ΩΣΔY monogram in left field, corn-ear in right field, owl standing right, wings closed, at foot right, ΠΡΩTOKΛEIΔOY below. Bellinger T46; Paris 1973.1.142 (Seyrig).TextImage
Bellinger T49Ilion, Troas, AR Tetradrachm. Magistrate Euboylidos. 16.81 g, ca 188-133 BC. Euboulidos. Head of Athena right, wearing laureate, crested helmet / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ downwards to right and left, Athena Ilias walking right wearing belted robe, holding spear and distaff. ΩΠAY monogram above caduceus in left field, owl facing at foot right. EYBOYΛIΔOY below. Bellinger, Troy, T49; ANS 1945.33.5.TextImage
Bellinger T52Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm, Magistrate Kleonis, son of Zoilos. 17.02 g; ca. 188-133 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing laureate and crested helmet / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left, KΛE-ΩNOΣ across fields, XΩIΛOY below, Athena Ilias walking right wearing belted robe, holding spear and distaff. Owl standing facing with wings closed at foot right. Upright caduceus in left field. Bellinger Troy, T52; BMC Troas 10; von Fritze 16; Regling 8.TextImage
Bellinger T53Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm. Magistrates Kleonis, son of Antifanos. 188-133 BC. 16.35 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ to right and left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; owl standing left at foot, head facing, wings closed. KΛE-ΩNOΣ across fields, ANTIΦANOY below. Bellinger T53; SNG von Aulock 1521.TextImage
Bellinger T54Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm, civic issue, 188-133 BC. Magistrate Hegesidemos, son of Diophanos. Helmeted head of Athena right. / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ HΓHΣIΔHMOY TOY ΔIOΦANOY to right, left and in two lines below, Athena Ilias walking right, polos on head, holding spear and distaff. TΡΦA monogram in left field, owl sitting facing on a palm branch at foot right. Bellinger T54; Newell WSM pl. 85,B; Paunov 282–285.TextImage
Bellinger T59Ilion, Troas, 13 mm. Head of Athena right with curled hair, wearing crested helmet / IΛI downwards to right. Athena Ilias walking left, holding spear pointing forwards and distaff; caduceus and A in left field. Bellinger, Troy, T59; SNG Cop 364 var (different letter in field); von Fritze 22 var (ditto).TextImage
Bellinger T83Ilion, Troas, AE20, ca 133-119 BC. 6.46 g. Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right / IΛI downwards to right, cult image of Athena Ilias walking left on a low base, her robe billowing out behind her leg, kalathos on head and wearing long robe, falling veil-like from her head and covering her entire body; holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; altar to left. Bellinger T83.TextImage
Bellinger T84Ilion, Troas, AE21, ca 133-119 BC. 8.00 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / IΛI, Athena Ilias walking left, holding distaff and spear. Bellinger T84.TextImage
Bellinger T87Ilion, Troas, AE18, ca 133-119 BC. 6.06 g. Head of Athena right, with long hair, wearing Corinthian helmet / IΛI down the right field, cult image of Athena Ilias walking left on low base, short veil, holding spear, point forwards over shoulder, distaff in left hand; round shield in left field. Bellinger, Troy, T87; SNG Munich 215; SNG Cop 352.TextImage
Bellinger T94 var Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm, 180-170 BC. Magistrate Demetrios. 35,5mm, 16.79 g. Head of Athena right, with long hair, wearing laureate and crested Attic helmet / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ downwards to right and left, ΔHMHTΡIOY in exergue, Athena Ilias walking right wearing belted robe, holding spear and distaff. ΩΠA monogram in left field, owl at foot left, prow at foot right. This coin published only in Ellis-Evans p. 112, O17-R37. Bellinger T94 var (symbols and their configuration).TextImage
Bellinger T98Ilion, Troas, AR Tetradrachm. 16.72 g, ca 85-84 BC. Menephronos, son of Menephron. Head of Athena right, wearing laureate, crested helmet. AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ downwards to right and left, Athena Ilias walking right wearing belted robe, holding spear and distaff. MHYΡmonogram in left field, Pegasus left at foot right. MENEΦΡONOΣ TOY MENEΦΡONOΣ in two lines in exergue. BMC 12; McClean 7828; Bellinger, Troy, T98; Boston MFA I 1629; SNG Cop 363; SNG von Aulock 7604; Paris 682; Mionnet II, 188.TextImage
Bellinger T100Ilias, Troas. AE16, 2.88 gr. 100-80 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right in border of dots / IΛI, Athena Ilias in long robe, standing right, spindle or distaff before; all within wreath. Bellinger, T100.TextImage
Bellinger T109Ilion, Troas, AE11, 1.02 gr. Semi-autonomous coinage, time of Augustus, 29 BC-19 AD. Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly right / IΛI, Athena Ilias standing right, spear over left shoulder, distaff in right hand; YΦA monogram to right. Bellinger T109; SNG Munich 221.TextImage
Bellinger T129Ilion, Troas, AE Semis, Autonomous issues. Flavian times, ca AD 79-96. 19mm, 6.86 g. IΛI, Bust of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis, holding spear over right shoulder / Aeneas walking right, head left, leading Ascanius (Ilius) with his right hand and carrying Anchises with his left arm. Bellinger T129; RPC II 895; SNG Cop. 368.TextImage
Bellinger T140Ilion, Troas, AE15, autonomous issue, time of Hadrian. 2.54 g. 117-138 AD. IΛ-I across fields, bust of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis / IΛIEΩN, Aeneas walking right, carrying his father Anchises on his left shoulder, and leading Ascanius by the hand. Bellinger, Troy, T140; Fritze 29.TextImage
Bellinger T207Ilion, Troas, 138-180 AD. AE 16, Antoninian times. IΛI-EΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis / EKT-ΩΡ, Hektor standing half right, looking left, chlamys over right arm, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, holding spear and transverse sword. Bellinger, Troy, T207 (but small module); SNG Cop 376; BMC 23.TextImage
Bellinger T213AE16 of Ilion, Troas, Autonomous issue. Imperial times. 3.16 g. ΘEA ΡΩMA, draped and turreted bust of Roma right; lituus before / I-ΛI across lower fields, eagle flying facing, head left, holding in its talons Ganymede standing left, wearing Phrygian cap and holding pedum. Bellinger T213; Fritze 36; SNG Cop 378.TextImage
BMC 1Ilion, Troas. Ca 228-190 BC. AR Hemidrachm 2.34 g. Helmeted head of Athena left / IΛI, Athena Ilias walking left; to left, AN monogram above owl standing left. Bellinger T31; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC 1.TextImage
BMC 10Ilion, Troas AR Tetradrachm. ca 188-160 BC. Magistrate Kleonos, son of Zoilos. Head of Athena right in triple-crested Attic helmet adorned with olive branch above visor / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ, Athena standing right, holding spear over shoulder with right hand and distaff in left, kerykeion in inner left field, owl standing right in inner right field, KΛE-ΩNOΣ across fields, ZΩIΛOY in exergue. Bellinger Troy, T52; BMC Troas 10. TextImage
BMC 12Troas, Ilion, AR Tetradrachm. ca 85-84 BC. Period of the First Mithradatic War. Magistrate Menephronos, son of Menephron. Head of Athena right, in a laureate, crested helmet / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ, Athena Ilias standing right, in polos and chiton, distaff in left hand, filleted spear over right shoulder, Pegasos at her feet right; monogram behind, MENEΦΡONOΣ TOY MENEΦΡONTOΣ in ex. BMC 12; McClean 7828; Bellinger, Troy, T98; Boston MFA I 1629; SNG Cop 363; SNG von Aulock 7604; Paris 682; Mionnet II, 188. TextImage
BMC 26Troas, Ilion AE19. Time of Hadrian. Wolf and twins left within a double border of dots, IΛI below / EK-TΩΡ, Hector, armed, running left stretching out his right arm, spear and shield to left, all within a double border of dots. von Fritze 37, SNGvA 1528. TextImage
RPC 895Ilion. Troas, AE 6.85 gr. Semi-autonomous coinage, Flavian times, 69-96 AD. IΛI, Helmeted bust of Athena left, with aegis, serpent-entwined spear over shoulder / Aeneas, in military dress, fleeing from Troy, right, carrying his father Anchises on his shoulder and leading his son Ascanius by the hand. Bellinger, Troy T129; RPC II 895.TextImage
SNGCop 346Troas, Ilion (Troy) AE 9mm. ca 301-281 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right, in crested Attic helmet decorated with a wreath / IΛ-I, hydria (pitcher), spout to right. TextImage
SNG Cop 353Ilion, Troas, AE10, ca. 159-119 BC. 0.95 gm. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / IΛI, Athena Ilias walking left, holding distaff and spear; anchor to left. Bellinger -; BMC Troas pg. 57, 2 var. (symbol on rev.); SNG Copenhagen 353.TextImage
SNG Cop 368Ilium, Troas. AE21. Autonomous Issue. Ca 2nd C. AD. 3.88 g. Helmeted bust of Athena left / Aeneas walking right carrying Anchises, leading Ascanius by the hand. Bellinger T129; SNG von Aulock 1524; SNG Copenhagen 368. TextImage
SNGCop 376Ilion, Troas, AE16, 2.03 gr. Semi-autonomous coinage, Antoninian times, 138-180 AD. IΛIEΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right / EKTΩΡ, Hector, naked, standing right, head left, holding spear, left arm outstretched. Bellinger T207; SNG Cop. 376.TextImage
SNGCop 378Troas, Ilium. Autonomous issue. Imperial times. AE 16mm. ΘEA ΡΩMA, draped and turreted bust of Roma right; lituus before / I-ΛI, eagle with Ganymede holding pedum. Bellinger T213. TextImage
SNG Munich 229Ilion, Troas, AE16, 2.31 gr. Semi-autonomous coinage, 138-180 AD. IΛIEΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right / IΛIEΩN, Aeneas, in military dress, fleeing from Troy, right, carrying his father Anchises on his shoulder and leading his son Ascanius by the hand. Bellinger, Troy. 62, T210; SNG Munich 229.TextImage
SNG vA 1522Ilion, Troas, AR tetradrachm, 180-170 BC. Magistrate Lysikleios. 33.5mm, 15,90g. Head of Athena right, with long hair, wearing laureate and crested Attic helmet / AΘHNAΣ downwards to right, IΛIAΔOΣ downwards to left, ΛYΣIKΛEIΔOΣ in exergue, Athena Ilias walking right wearing belted robe, holding spear and distaff. ΩΣΔY monogram over star in left field, Corinthian helmet above owl in right field. Bellinger T51; SNG von Aulock 1522 (this coin).TextImage
SNGvA 1524Ilion. Troas, AE 3.88 gr. Semi-autonomous coinage, Flavian times, 69-96 AD. ILI, Helmeted bust of Athena left, with aegis, spear over shoulder / Aeneas, in military dress, fleeing from Troy, right, carrying his father Anchises on his shoulder and leading his son Ascanius by the hand. Bellinger, Troy T229; SNG von Aulock 1524; SNG Munich 224.TextImage
Triton XI, 215Ilion, Troas, AR Tetradrachm, ca. 188-133 BC. Magistrate Phoinikos. Head of Athena right, wearing laureate and triple-crested helmet / AΘHNAΣ IΛIAΔOΣ downwards to right and left, ΦOINIKOΣ in exergue, IMYH monogram above M and eight-rayed star in left field, owl at foot right. This unique coin published in Ellis-Evans p. 110. Triton XI, lot 215.TextImage
v. Fritze 10Ilion, Troas. AE16, 3.56 gr. 3rd cent. BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet / IΛI, Athena Ilias, polos on head, walking left, holding spear and distaff; owl and ΛBM monogram in left field. v. Fritze 10; SNG Cop. 349 var (monogram); SNG Munich 206 var (ditto).TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2305Augustus, AE13 of Ilion, Troas, 1.82 gr. 27 BC-AD 14. Bare head right / IΛI upwards to left, Athena Ilias standing right, holding spear and distaff; YΦK monogram to right. Bellinger T112-113; RPC 2305; SNG Cop. 383; AMC I 1242.TextImage
RPC Supp1 2305Augustus, AE12 of Ilion, Troas. 27 BC-AD 14. Bare head right / IΛI upwards to left of Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear and distaff; EΦK monogram to right. RPC I Supp. 2305; von Fritze 40 var.TextImage
RPC 2307Augustus AE of Ilion, Troas. bare head of Augustus right / IΛI upwards to left, Athena Ilias walking right, holding spear and distaff. ΩHZE monogram in right field. RPC 2307; Bellinger, Troy, T114; SNG Cop 385; AMC I 1243; SNG von Aulock 7608; Lockett 2877.TextImage
RPC 2308Augustus, AE13 of Ilium, Troas. 1.30g. After 19 BC. IΛI, Bare head right / Owl standing facing, wings closed; monogram to left and right. AMC 1244; RPC 2308; SNG Cop. 386; SNG v.Aulock 7607.TextImage
RPC 2309Augustus, AE16 of Ilion, Troas, 27 BC-AD 14. Bare head of Augustus left / IΛI ΔHMHT to right and beneath helmeted head of Athena Ilias left. Bellinger T117; RPC 2309; BMC 29; AMC I 1240; Vienna 27575; SNG Cop 382.TextImage
RPC 2310Augustus, AE17 mm of Ilion, Troas, 3.40g. Bare head of Augustus right / IΛI, head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Monogram (?) to right. RPC 2310; Berlin 1873.382; v. Fritze 39 var (Augustus head left); Bellinger T117 var (ditto).TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 2312Caligula, AE24 of Ilion, Troas, 37-41 AD. 12.13 g. ΓAIOC KAICAΡ ΘEOC AYTOKΡATΩΡ around, CEBACTOI below, confronted heads of Caligula, bare-headed, right, and Augustus, radiate, left, both on a low base / ΘEA ΡΩMH to left, IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC to right, IΛI below, confronted busts of Roma, draped, right with rolled hair and a two-pointed headdress, and the Senate left, unbearded. Between them, on a low base, stands a statuette of Athena wearing aegis, wielding spear and resting hand on shield. RPC 2312; Bellinger, Troy, T120 and T49; Fritze 43; SNG von Aulock 1530; BMC 37; SNG Munich 235; SNG Cop 387; Hunter 5; Lindgren III 312.TextImage
CLAUDIUS
RPC 2313Claudius, AE23 of Ilion, Troas. TI KΛAYΔIOC KAICAR, bare head of Claudius right / ΘEOC AVTOKΡATΩΡ, IΛI in right field, radiate head of Augustus right, to right Athena, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, standing on a base, holding spear and shield. RPC 2313; Bellinger, Troy, T121; Paris 724; SNG Munich 236-237; BMC 38; SNG von Aulock 1531.TextImage
RPC 2314Claudius, with Britannicus, AE18 of Ilion, Troas. AD 41-42. TIBEΡIOC KΛAVΔIOC CEBACTOC, bare head of Claudius right / TI KΛAVΔIOC CEBACTOY clockwise from top, YIOC to left, IΛI in upper right field, head of Britannicus right, transverse sceptre surmounted by owl and ΦΛ monogram to right. v. Fritze 45; RPC 2314; Bellinger, Troy, T123; SNG Cop 388; BMC 40-41; Hunter 6; Paris 725-726; Vienna 30683; Waddington 1156.TextImage
VESPASIAN
RPC 893Vespasian, with Titus and Domitian, AE23 of Ilion, Troas, 69-79 AD. 5.22 g. AYTOK K ΣEBAΣ OYEΣΠAΣIANOΣ, Laureate head of Vespasian right / TITΩ KEΣAΡI ΔOMITIANΩ KA IΛI, confronted, laureate and draped busts of Titus right and Domitian left. Between them, cult image of Athena, standing on a low base, turned half left, brandishing spear and resting hand on shield. Bellinger T197; RPC II 893.TextImage
RPC 894Vespasian, AE16 of Ilion, Troas, 69-79 AD. AYTOK K CEBA OYECΠACIANOC, laureate head right / IΛI below, Athena, bust right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis, serpent-entwined spear over right shoulder. Bellinger, Troy, T128; Fritze 50; SNG Munich 241; SNG Cop 393; RPC II 894.TextImage
HADRIAN
Bellinger T134Hadrian AE 21mm, Semis of Ilion, Troas, 117-138 AD. AVT KAIC TΡAIANOC AΔΡIANOC, laureate head of Hadrian right / IΛI-EΩN, Aeneas walking right, looking left, wearing cuirass and boots, leading Ascanius, wearing Phrygian cap and chiton and holding pedum, by the hand and carrying his father Anchises, mantled and holding a container, on his left arm. In the exergue, she-wolf standing left, head turned back, suckling twins. Fritze 55; Tiepolo 877; Mionnet II, 213; Bellinger, Troy, T134; SNG von Aulock 1533.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Bellinger T148Marcus Aurelius AE32, Ilium, Troas. AY KAI MAΡ AYΡH ANTΩNEI AYΓ, laureate, draped bust right, seen from the back / AIΛIEΩN (in ex.), Aeneas fleeing from Troy, carrying his father Anchises on his shoulder and leading his son Ascanius by the hand. Bellinger T148 (same dies); von Fritze, Ilion 62.TextImage
Bellinger T149Marcus Aurelius. AE35 of Ilion, Troas. 161-180 AD. 22.12 gr. AVT KAI MA AVΡHΛ ANTΩNEINOC A, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IΛIEΩN above, Ganymede, wearing chlamys and Phrygian cap, seated right on draped pile of rock, leaning back on right hand and extending left hand to large eagle standing left before him; behind the eagle, a low column surmounted by statue of Athena Ilios standing left. Bellinger T149; Von Fritze 61; SNG von Aulock 7612.TextImage
Bellinger T152Marcus Aurelius, AE23 of Ilion, Troas, 161-180 AD. 6.37 g. AY KAI M AY ANTΩNEIN, bare head right / CKAMANΔΡOC IΛIEΩN around and beneath river-god Skamander reclining left on overturned urn, holding reed. Bellinger, Troy, T152; Fritze 60; BMC 52.TextImage
Bellinger T159Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, AE19 of Ilion, Troas, AD 161-180. AV M ANTωNEINOC AV Λ OVHΡOC, laureate head of Marcus Aurelius facing laureate? head of Lucius Verus / IΛIEωN, Athena Ilium standing front, looking right, holding transverse spear and spindle, shield at foot right. Bellinger T159; BMC 57; SNG Cop 401; SNG Munich 246; Fritze 64.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Bellinger T166Faustina II, AE24 of Ilion, Troas. 147-175 AD. ΦAVCTINA AVΓ CEBAC, draped bust right / IΛIEΩN below, cult image of Athena Ilias right on garlanded altar, with kalathos, spear and distaff; before her a tree with a sacrificial cow suspended from it head uppermost; the upper body of a man wearing an exomis (tunic), apparently sitting in the tree, holding one of the cow's horns with his left hand and raising a knife in his right. Bellinger T166; Fritze Ilion 68; BMC 53; SNG München 248.TextImage
Bellinger T167Faustina II, AE27 of Ilion, Troas. AD 147-175. ΦAVCTINA CEBACT, draped bust right / IΛIEΩN upwards in left field, cult image of Athena Ilias left, with kalathos, spear and distaff on a high, garlanded platform; to left a tree with a sacrificial cow suspended from it head uppermost; with the upper body of a man wearing an exomis (tunic), apparently sitting left in the tree, holding one of the cow's horns with his left hand and raising a knife in his right. Bellinger T167; SNG München 249; von Fritze 69.TextImage
Bellinger T168Faustina II, AE26 of Ilion, Troas. ΦAYCTINA CEBACT, draped bust right / ΔIA IΔAION IΛIEIC, Zeus Idaios seated right, holding sceptre and Palladium. Bellinger T168; SNG München 250; SNG von Aulock 1534.TextImage
Bellinger T187 varFaustina II, AE24 of Ilion, Troas. 161-175 AD. ΦAVCTINA AVΓ CEBAC, draped bust right / IΛI upwards to left, eagle seen from the front, head left, wings spread, grasping Ganymede in its talons; Ganymede is naked, looking right, holding pedum in left hand. Unpublished. Bellinger -; v. Fritze -; BMC -; etc. cf Bellinger, Troy, T187 (this reverse for Commodus).TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
Bellinger T145 varLucius Verus AE20 of Ilion, Troas. 5.77 gm. As Caesar under Marcus Aurelius. ..AVΡ BHΡOC K(AI), bare head right / IΛI-EΩN, Bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. Bellinger -; v. Fritze -; SNG von Aulock -. Possibly unpublished. cf Bellinger, Troy, T145 (this reverse for Marcus Aurelius.TextImage
COMMODUS
Bellinger T179 varCommodus, AE24 of Ilion, Troas, 177-192 AD. AY KAI Λ AY KOMOΔOC, laureate and draped bust right / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN, around and beneath Hector in biga right, head left, holding spear and shield. Bellinger, Troy T192 var (obv. legend); Fritze 79 and 80 var (ditto); SNG München 254 var (ditto); SNG Cop 405 var (ditto).TextImage
Bellinger T185Commodus AE36 of Ilion, Troas, 180-192 AD. AV KAI M AVΡ KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ above, IΛIEΩN in exergue, Hektor, wearing armour, in standing quadriga right, holding spear in right hand and Nike with wreath and palm in left. Bellinger T185; BMC 63; Cornell 102 (this coin).TextImage
Bellinger T186Commodus, AE38 of Ilion, Troas, 2.89 gr. 180-192 AD. AV KAI M AVΡH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IΛIEΩN in exergue, Ganymede, wearing Phrygian helmet, seated left on pile of rocks, giving cup to eagle who grasps it with his left claw and drinks from it; tree in background to left. Bellinger T186; Von Fritze, 76; SNG Copenhagen 411; Cornell 101 (this coin).TextImage
Bellinger T187Commodus, AE26 of Ilion, Troas. AV KAI M AYΡH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped bust right / IΛIEΩN across lower fields, eagle flying, seen from the front, wings spread wide, head left, grasping Ganymede, who is naked, standing left, looking right, holding pedum in left hand, right hand extended, in its talons. v. Fritze 77; Bellinger, Troy, T187.TextImage
Bellinger T188Commodus, AE of Ilion, Troas. 177-192 AD. AE 27mm, 9.90 g. AY KAI M AYΡH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IΛIEΩN, Athena standing right, holding Nike and spear, shield at foot. Bellinger T188; SNG von Aulock 1536.TextImage
Bellinger T192Commodus AE24mm of Ilion, Troas. Laureate and draped bust right / Hector in biga right, head left, holding spear and shield. Bellinger T192.TextImage
CNG 88, 899Commodus, AE36 of Ilion, Troas, 177-192 AD. 22.12 g. AV(T K)AI M AVΡH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ above, IΛIEΩN in exergue, Hector, brandishing shield and spear, in fast biga left. Fritze 79-80 var (biga right); RPC Online 120 var. (ditto); cf. Bellinger T215 var (Sept. Severus, this reverse.). CNG 88, lot 899.TextImage
CNG 88, 900Commodus, AE27 of Ilion, Troas. AV K Λ AYΡH KOMOΔOC, bareheaded and draped bust right / IΛI-EΩN to left and right of Athena Ilias standing right, holding spear and owl, shield set on ground against spear; all within wreath. Unpublished. CNG 88, lot: 900.TextImage
SNG Cop 292Commodus, AE26 of Ilion, Troas. 177-192 AD. AY KAI M AYΡH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped, bust right / IΛI-EΩN, Athena standing right, holding spear and Nike, shield at foot. SNG Cop 410; Bellinger T188 var (obv. legend).TextImage
SNG Cop 407Commodus, AE23 of Ilion, Troas. 166-177 AD. AY KAI Λ AY KOMOΔOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / IΛIEΩN, Athena, bust right wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis. SNG Cop 407; v. Fritze 74 var (obv legend); Bellinger, Troy, T180 var (ditto).TextImage
CRISPINA
BMC 67 Crispina AE 28mm of Troas, Ilium. KΡICΠEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / IΛ-IE-ΩN, Ilos standing left, sacrificing bull before Athena Ilias standing right. Bellinger 199.TextImage
Bellinger T198Crispina, AE27 of Ilion, Troas. KΡICΠEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / IΛIEΩN, Cult statue of Athena on base right, holding kalathos, spear and distaff; to right a cow hanging from a tree; behind the cow, a man sitting in the tree, holding the cow by the horn with his left hand, and a sacrificial knife in his right. v. Fritze 85; SNG Cop 413; Bellinger 198.TextImage
Bellinger 199 Crispina AE 28mm of Ilium. KΡICΠEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / IΛ-IE-ΩN, across fields, Cult figure of Athena Ilias standing right on garlanded pedestal, wearing kalathos, holding spear and distaff. Before her to left, a cow suspended head uppermost from a tree, being sacrificed by a man sitting in the tree, grasping one of the cow's horns and wielding a knife. SNG Cop 413; Bellinger, Troy, T198-T199; BMC 67-68.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Bellinger T215Septimius Severus AE27 of Ilium, Troas. AY KAI Λ CEΠTIMIOC CEOYHΡOC ΠEΡTIN, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ, IΛIEΩN, Hektor, helmeted, holding shield, brandishing spear (?), in biga left. Bellinger T215; SNG Munich 259; Imhoof KM 5.TextImage
Bellinger T216Septimius Severus AE34 mm of Ilium, Troas. AY K AIΛ CEΠTI CEOYHΠOC ΠEΡ, laureate draped and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN above and below Hector driving quadriga right, helmeted and in military dress and holding spear and shield with right arm, left hand extended to hold Victory who crowns him.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
Bellinger T222Julia Domna, AE27 of Ilion, Troas, 193-217 AD, 10.62 gr. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, Draped bust right / IΛIEΩN, Athena Nikephorus standing right; helmeted, holding spear behind her in right hand and Nike in left, shield at feet to left. Bellinger, Troy, T222; BMC 79; SNG Munich 262.TextImage
Bellinger T225Julia Domna, AE25 of Ilion, Troas. IOVΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right, countermark of head of Athena / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN, Hektor, wearing helmet, walking right, holding spear and shield. Bellinger, Troy, T225; BMC 83; SNG Munich 264.TextImage
CARACALLA
Bellinger T240 varCaracalla AE29 of Ilion, Troas, 17.59 gr. AV KAI M AV ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CKAMANΔΡOC, river-god Scamander reclining left, holding reed and resting on overturned urn, from which waters flow. Bellinger T240 var (obv. legend); BMC 1393 var (ditto). Unpublished obv. legend.TextImage
Bellinger T241Caracalla, AE26 of Ilion, Troas. AD 198-217. AY KAI M AY ANTΩNINO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IΛIΩN IΛOC, The hero Ilos, standing left by altar, holding patera, facing a statue of Athena Ilias standing right on a column. Bellinger T241; BMC 87; SNG Cop 435.TextImage
Bellinger T243Caracalla AE27 of Ilium, Troas. AD 198-211. AV KAI M AV ANTΩNINO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IΛIEΩN, Athena standing right, holding spear and small Nike, shield at feet to left. Bellinger 243; McClean 7837; BMC 85; SNG Cop 434.TextImage
Bellinger T243 (2)Caracalla AE27 of Ilium, Troas. AD 198-211. AV KAI M AV ANTΩNINO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IΛIEΩN, Athena standing right, holding spear and small Nike, shield at feet to left. Bellinger 243; McClean 7837; BMC 85; SNG Cop 434.TextImage
Bellinger T244Caracalla, AE23 of Ilion, Troas, 198-217 AD. AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN, Hector, in biga galloping left, brandishing stone in his hand and holding spear and shield. Bellinger, Troy, T244; Fritze 100; SNG Munich 269.TextImage
Bellinger T248Caracalla AE19 Semis of Ilium, Troas. AD 196-217. 3.55g. AVK M AV ANTΩNEI, laureate, draped bust right / IΛIE-ΩN, Athena Ilias standing right, holding spear in right hand and spindle in left. Bellinger Troy, T248; SNG Munich 270.TextImage
Bellinger T253Caracalla, AE35 of Ilion, Troas. AV KAI M AVΡHΛ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, unshaven / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN above and in exergue, Hektor, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, armour and boots, standing right in galloping quadriga right, the rearmost horse turning back its head, the one before last throwing its head in the air. Hektor wields a spear and holds a shield and reins in his left. v. Fritze 101; Schliemann Ilios 1500; Bellinger, Troy, T253.TextImage
Bellinger T257Caracalla, AE29 of Ilion, Troas. AV KAI M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN, Hektor standing right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, armour and boots, brandishing a lighted torch, two ships' prows at his feet, one above the other, two men visible in each. BMC 91-92; Imhoof GM 225; Bellinger, Troy, T257; Imhoof, Nomisma 5-II, 23; SNG Cop 436.TextImage
Bellinger T260Caracalla, AE29 of Ilion, Troas. AD 209-217. 13.8 g. AY KAI M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IΛIE-ΩN, Apollo standing left, naked, holding branch and resting left elbow on a tripod at his side. Bellinger 260; Fritze Ilion 96.TextImage
SNG Lewis 1333Caracalla AE32 of Ilion, Troas. AY KAI M AYΡHΛ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN AIAC TEYKΡOC, Hector standing right, holding a rock, about to wound Teucer kneeling left with bow at feet, to right, Ajax running right, looking left, brandishing shield and spear. Bellinger -; SNG Lewis 1333.TextImage
SNG Lewis 1333Caracalla, AE32 of Ilion, Troas, 24.07 gr. 198-217 AD. AV KAI M AYΡHΛ ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩΡ IΛIEΩN AIAC around, TEYKΡOC below. Hector standing right, holding a rock, about to wound Teucer, whom he holds by the hair; Teucer is kneeling left with bow at feet; Ajax, to right, running right and looking back, brandishing shield and spear. Bellinger -; SNG Lewis 1333 (same dies).TextImage
SNGvA 1540Caracalla. AE23 of Ilion, Troas, 8.14 gr. AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IΛIEΩN, Athena standing right, holding spear and Nike, shield at feet to left. Bellinger T259 var (obv. legend); SNG von Aulock 1540.TextImage
GETA
Bellinger T232Geta, AE24 of Ilion, Troas, 7.76 g, 198-209 AD. Π CEΠ AΔΡ ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / CKAMANΔΡOC IΛIEΩN, The river-god Scamander reclining left, holding reed. Bellinger, Troy, T232; Fritze 103; BMC 96-97.TextImage
Bellinger T235Geta, AE23 of Ilion, Troas, 198-209 AD. Π CEΠTI ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / IΛ-IE-ΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis. Bellinger, Troy, T235; BMC 95; SNG von Aulock 1542; SNG Cop 429.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Bellinger T273Severus Alexander, AE of Ilion. Troas. 6.94 g. AY K M A CEV AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CKAMANΔΡOC IΛIEΩN, river-god Skamandros reclining left, holding reed, resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. Bellinger T 273; Helios "Salus Provinciarum" 361.TextImage
GORDIAN III
Bellinger T280Gordian III, AE19 of Ilion, Troas. AD 238-244. 4.1 g. AVT K M AN ΓOΡΔIAN(OC?) laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IΛI-EΩN, cult image of Athena Ilias standing right on base, kalathos on head, holding spear and distaff, shield at feet to right. Bellinger, T280; BMC 1399; SNG Munich 277; SNG Cop 439-440; Weber 5414; RPC 38.TextImage
Bellinger T288Gordian III, AE37 of Ilion, Troas, 238-244 AD. 23.23 gm. AV K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EKTΩ-Ρ, IΛIEΩN in exergue, Hektor standing in galloping biga left, holding shield and spear in right hand and raising left. Bellinger T288; SNG von Aulock 1543; Cornell 103 (this coin).TextImage
VALERIAN I
Bellinger T292Valerian, AE41 medallion of Ilion, Troas. AD 253-260. 27.02 g. AY K Π Λ OYAΛEΡIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IΛIEΩN EKTΩΡ, Hector, in military dress, walking right, holding torch in raised right hand and large shield in left, two ships at lower right. Bellinger T292; SNG Munich 278; Mionnet II, 241; von Fritze 114 var (configuration of rev legend).TextImage
SALONINA
Bellinger T294Salonina, AE20 of Ilion, Troas, 253-268 AD. CAΛΩNINA CEB, diademed and draped bust right / IΛIEΩN, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Athena right, wearing aegis. Bellinger, Troy, T294; SNG Munich 279; SNG Cop 443.TextImage
Bellinger T294Salonina, AE, 3.81 gr of Ilion, Troas. CAΛΩNINA CB, draped bust right, wearing stephane / IΛ-IE-ΩN, Bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet, cuirass and aegis. Bellinger, Troy, T294 var (obv. legend); SNG Munich 279 var (ditto); SNG Cop 443 var (ditto). TextImage
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