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The Ancient Coinage of Koinon, Macedonian Province

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
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Koinon: Roman Province of Macedonia, From 95 BC
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Gold.
5850 KOΣΩN. Brutus dressed in tog advancing left, between two lictors, each holding spear on shoulder; BR monogram of Brut in field. Rev. : Eagle standing left on sceptre, holding wreath in right claw. 20 mm. 8.32 gr. Plate XLI 8.
RPC 1701. Thrace, Dynasts of. Koson. Mid 1st Century BC. AV Stater. KOSWN, Roman consul accompanied by two lictors; BR monogram to left / Eagle standing left on sceptre, holding wreath. RPC 1701; BMC Thrace pg. 208, 2; BMCRR II pg. 474, 48.
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Silver.
5851 Θ MAKEΔONΩN. Head of young Alexander III right, with long hair; behind Θ. Rev. : AESILLAS Q. Basket, club and square table within laurel wreath. Plate XLI 9.
Roman Province of Macedonia AR Tetradrachm. Aesillas, quaestor, Pella or an uncertain Bottiaean mint, struck ca 95-88 BC. MAKEDONWN, diademed head of Alexander III right / AESILLAS Q, money chest, club, & chair; all within wreath; small B below wreath. AMNG 219, SNGFitz 2345.
5852 CAE PR MAKEΔONΩN. The same head and Θ. Rev. : The same.
5853 MAKEΔONΩN. The same head and Θ. Rev. : SVVRA LEG PROQ. The same image.
5854 CAE PR MAKEΔONΩN. The same head. Rev. : AESILLAS. The same image.
Roman Province of Macedonia AR Tetradrachm. Aesillas, Questor, c70 BC. CAE PR MAKEDONWN, diademed head of Alexander; Q behind / Money chest, club & chair; all within wreath. Fisher 1.
Bronze.
5855 Head of Roma right, with winged helmet decorated with bird’s head or griffin. Rev. : MAKEDONWN TAMIOU GAIOU POPAILIOU within oak-wreath.
Roman Province of Macedonia AE23. Gaius Publilius, Questor. 148-146 BC. Head of Roma right in helmet decorated with griffin / MAKEDONWN TAMIOU GAIOU POPAILIOU in oak wreath.
5856 The same front part. Rev. : TAMIOU GAIOU POPAILIOU within oak-wreath.
Roman Province of Macedonia AE22. Gaius Publilius, Questor. 148-146 BC. Head of Roma right in helmet decorated with griffin / GAIOU TAMIOU POPAILIOU in oak wreath.
5857 Athena’s helmeted head. Rev. : GAIOU TAMIOU POPAILIOU. Ox grazing right; below – B or monogram.
Roman Province of Macedonia AE22. Q Publius, Quaestor. 148-146 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / GAIOU TAMIOU POPAILIOU, cow feeding right. BMC 76.
5858 Bakhantka’s head witn ivy wreath right. Rev. : The same legend. Goat right and monogram.
Province of Macedonia AE 23mm. D Junius Silanus, praetor. 142-141 BC. Facing mask of Silenos in ivy wreath / MAKE DONWN in two lines; D above; all within wreath of ivy. AMNG III 6, BMC 55.
5859 Head with young man with winged helmet, right. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN TAMIOY ΛEYKIOY ΦOΛKINNIOY in 4 lines within oak-wreath; monograms sometimes. Plate XLI 12.
5860 Zeus’ diademed head right. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN TAMIOY ΓAIOY ΠOΠΛIΛIOY in 3 lines; within – club. All in oak-wreath. Plate XLI 10.
Roman Province of Macedonia AE25. G Publilius, quaestor, ca 148-146 BC. Diademed head of Zeus right / MAKEDONWN above, TAMIOU GAIOU / POPLILIOU beneath club. BMC 71.
5861 Athena’s helmeted head right. Rev. : ΓAIOY TAMIOY. Ox grazing right and monogram. Plate XLI 11.
Macedonia AE22. Helmeted male head right / GAIOY, bull grazing right.
5862 Perseus’s head. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN TAMIOY ΓAIOY ΠOΠΛIΛIOY within oak-wreath.
5863 Minerva’s head left with helmet decorated with crest and 4 horses. Rev. : ΓAIOY TAMIOY ΠOΠΛIΛIOY. Horse grazing right.
5864 Athena’s helmeted head right. Rev. : ΓAIOY TAMIOY ΠOΠΛIΛIOY. Ox grazing right and monogram.
(about 150 B.C.) silver.
5866 Artemis’ head in the center of a Macedonian shield; behind – bow and quiver. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN ΠPOTHΣ within oak-wreath and in the middle club and some monograms. Plate XLI 13.
Roman Province of Macedonia AR Tetradrachm. First Meris, circa 167-148 BC. Amphipolis mint. Diademed & draped bust of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder, in the center of a Macedonian shield decorated with seven eight-pointed stars within double crescents, each separated by three pellets / MAKEDONWN PRWTHS above and below club, AP monogram above, all within oak wreath, thunderbolt to left. AMNG III 40, SNG Ash 3290.
5867 The same coin, barbaric workmanship. (Similar engraving woro to the barbaric/Celtic work on coins of Philip II and Alexander III). Plate XLI 14.
5868 The same obverse. Rev. : LEG MAKEΔONΩN. The same reverse. 31 mm.
Roman Province of Macedona AR Tetradrachm. P Juventius Thalna, Praetor, 149 BC. Amphipolis mint. Diademed & draped bust of Artemis right, bow & quiver over shoulder, in the center of a Macedonian shield decorated with seven eight-pointed stars within double crescents, each separated by seven pellets / LEG MAKEDONWN, club; above, hand holding olive branch; all within oak wreath, thunderbolt to left. AMNG III 190.
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Second Macedonian region (about 158 – 149 B.C.)

Silver.
5869 Artemis’ head right in the center of a Macedonian shield; bow and quiver behind. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN ΔEYTEPAΣ within oak-wreath and in the middle club, thunderbolt and monogram. Plate XLI 1.
Bronze.
5870 Herakles’ unbearded head, wearing lion’s skin. Rev. : MAK. Naked man on horseback right, raising right hand. Monograms in field(s).
5871 Perseus’s head decorated with wings, right, within wreath. Rev. : ΓAIOY TAMIOY B. Horse grazing right.
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Fourth Macedonian region

Bronze.
5872 Zeus’ head. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN TETARTHΣ within oak-wreath and in the middle club and two monograms.
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Imperial bronze coins.

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Augustus (33 B.C. - 14 A.D.)

5873 KAIΣAP AYΓOYΣT. His head. Rev. : SEBASTOS MAKEDONWN. Macedonian shield. Plate XLII 3.
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Claudius (41 – 54 A.D.)

5874 TI KΛAYΔIOΣ KAIΣAP. His head. Rev. : ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN. Macedonian shield.
Varbanov 3007-3008 Winged thunderbolt. (Not in Moushmov)
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Nero (54 – 68 A.D.)

Obv: NEPΩN KAIΣAP. His head left.
Rev: ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN.
- MAKEΔONΩN.
5875 Macedonian shield.
RPC 1614. Nero AE24 of Macedonia, Koinon. Thessalonica mint. c 55 AD. NERWN KAISAR, young bare head left / SEBASTOS MAKEDONWN around Macedonian shield. Moushmov 5875.
5876 Ares standing left, holding wreath and spear; shield in right field. Plate XLII 2.
RPC 1613Nero AE30 of Thessalonica, Macedon. NERWN KAISAR, young bare head left. / MAKEDONWN, Ares standing left. Moushmov 5876.
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Otho (69 A.D.)

5877 …ΩΘΟΝ…NIKOΣ AYTOKPATΩΡ. Laureate head left. Rev. : ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN. Macedonian shield.
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Vitellius (69 – 70 A.D.)

Obv: AYTOKPATOΡ KAIΣAP OYI … - AY OYITEΛΛIOΣ ΓEPMANIKOΣ KAI or ATΘK (sic). Laureate head left.
Rev: ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN.
5878 Macedonian shield. Plate XLII 4.
RPC 1617. Vitellius AE24 of Macedonia. OVTILLIOS GERMANIKOS AUTOKRATWR / SEBASTOS MAKEDONWN, Macedonian shield.
5879 Ares standing left, holding wreath and spear, shield in right field.
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Vespasian (69 – 79 A.D.)

5880 AYTOK YEΣPAΣIANOΣ. Laureate head left or right. Rev. : ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN. Macedonian shield.
Varbanov 3019 Ares standing left, holding wreath and spear, shield in right field. Not in Moushmov
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Domitian (81 – 96 A.D.)

5881 AYT KAIΣAP ΔOMITIANOΣ ΣEB. – AYTO KAIΣAP ΔOMITIANOΣ. – His head. Rev. : KOINON MAKEDONWN. Macedonian shield.
Domitian AE23 of the Province of Macedonia. AVT KAISAR DOMITAINOS SEB, laureate head right / KIONON MAKEDONWN, Macedonian shield. SNG Cop 1337.
Varbanov 3023 Ares standing left, holding wreath and spear, shield in right field. Not in Moushmov
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Trajan (98 – 117 A.D.)
5882 AYT NEP TPAIANOΣ KAIΣAP. Laureate head left or right. Rev. : KOINON MAKEDONWN. Apollo naked standing, with right extended hand, holding in left hand bow. Plate XLII 5.
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Hadrian (117 – 138 A.D.)

Obv: KAICAP AΔPIANOC.
- AΔPIANOC KAICAP. Laureate head right or laureate and draped bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
5883 Macedonian shield.
5884 Winged thunderbolt.
Hadrian AE 26 of the Macedonian Koinon. ADRIANOC KAICAP, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / KOINON MAKEDONWN, winged thunderbolt. BMC 151, SNG Cop 1338.
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Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 A.D.)

Obv: KAICAP ANTΩNEINOC.
- AYT K T AI ANTWNINOC. Laureate head right, or bare head right, or laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right or bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
5885 Demeter seated left, holding corn-ears and cornucopiae.
5886 Tyche with turreted crown seated on base, holding corn-ears and cornucopiae.
5887 Macedonian shield.
Antoninus Pius AE20 of the Province of Macedonia. KAISAR ANTWNEINOS, laureate head right / KOINON MAKEDONWN, Macedonian shield. SNG Cop 1341
5888Thunderbolt (no wings).
5888vWinged thunderbolt. Varbanov 3036-3042.
Antoninus Pius AE27 of Roman Province of Macedonia. KAICAP ANTWNEINOC, bare head right with waved hair / KOINON MAKEDONWN, winged thunderbolt with four wings. AMNG 259(2)
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Marcus Aurelius (161 – 180 A.D.)

Obv: KAICAP ANTWNINOC.
- KAICAP AYPHΛIC (sic). – His head.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
- AΛEΞANΔPOC MEΓAC MAKEΔΘΩN.
5889 Thunderbolt.
Marcus Aurelius AE27 of the province of Macedonia. KAISAR ANTWNINOC, draped bust right / KOINON MAKEDONWN, thunderbolt.
5890 Macedonian shield.
Marcus Aurelius AE27 of Macedonia. KAICAP ANTWNINOC, draped bust left / KOINON MAKEDONWN, Macedonian shield.
5891 Radiate head of Alexander III.
5892 Winged thunderbolt. Plate XLII 6.
Marcus Aurelius AE27 of Roman Macedonia. KAICAP ANTWNINOC, radiate head right / KOINON MAKEDONWN, winged thunderbolt. SNG Cop 1344.
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Faustina Junior (wife of M. Aurelius)

Obv: ΦAYCTEINA CEBACTH. Draped bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
5893 Thuderbolt.
5894 Macedonian shield.
5895 Hermes with purse and caduceus. Plate XI 2.
5896 Woman standing, holding statuette of Zeus, spear in field.
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Commodus (176 – 192 A.D.)

Obv: KAICAP KOMODOC, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
5897 Winged thunderbolt.
Commodus AE27 of Macedonia. KAICAP KOMMODOC, bare head right / KOINON MAKEDONWN, winged thunderbolt.
5898 Macedonian shield.
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Septimius Severus (193 – 211 A.D.)

Obv: AY K Λ CEΠ CЄYHPOC ΠE. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
5899 Zeus naked, standing, holding thunderbolt and sceptre; eagle below. Plate VIII 17.
5900 Athena seated, holding Nike and shield.
Varbanov 3072 Macedonia or Tyche seated left, holding reversed spear and resting on shield. Not in Moushmov.
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Caracalla (198 – 217 A.D.)
Obv: AYT K M AYP ANTΩNЄINOC or AYT K M AYP ANTΩNЄINOC C. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
- KOINON MAKEDONWN B NEW (Koinon as Neokorus).
5901 Alexander III standing, subduing his horse Bucephalus.
5902 Zeus standing, holding thunderbolt and sceptre; eagle below. Plate VIII 17.
5903 Macedonian shield.
5904 Caracalla, togate, standing left, holding patera and sceptre. Plate VIII 18.
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Diadumenian (son of Macrinus)

5905 AY KЄ MA OΠ AN ΔIAΔOYMENIANOC. bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. : KOI MAKEDONWN NEWKORW;. Diadumenian on horseback right, raising right hand.
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Elagabalus (218 – 222 A.D.)

Obv: AY KE MA AY ANTWNINOC
Varbanov 3080 KOI MAKEDONWN B NEWKORWN, Alexander III, holding sceptre, standing facing by horse standing left. Not in Moushmov. Sear GIC 3034; AMNG III, 11, 24.
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Severus Alexander (222 – 235 A.D.)

Obv: AY K MAP CE AΛEZANΔPOC.
- AYT K M AYP CEYHP AΛEΞANΔPOC EYC CEB. Laureate head right or laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN A NE.
- ΣEBAΣTOΣ MAKEΔONΩN KAI ΛAOΔIKEΩN.
- KOINON MAKEDONWN.
- KOINON MAKEDONWN NEW.
- KOINON MAKEDONWN B N.
5906 Athena helmeted, seated left on throne, holding Nike and spear; shield at her side. Plate VII 2.
5907 The emperor standing right, holding sceptre and parazonium.
5908 The emperor on horseback pracing right, holding spear, preceded by Nike, holding trophy.
5909 Horseman galloping right, hurling his spear towards lion. Plate VIII 35.
5910 Horseman galloping right, with right hand raised.
5911 Athena or Minerva seated left on throne, holding patera and spear set on shield.
5912 Temple, hexastyle (six columns) containing seated statue; tree in field, four children standing in front of the temple. Medal. 35 mm. Extremely rare.
Varbanov 3083 Alexander III standing right, taming the horse Bucephalus. Not in Moushmov. AMNG III, 11, 25.
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Gordian III (238 – 244 A.D.)

Obv: AY K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC.
- AYT K M ANTNIOC (sic) ΓOPΔIANOC. Radiate or laureate bust right, sometimes draped and cuirassed.
Rev: KOINON MAKEDONWN.
- KOINON MAKEDONWN B NEΩKOPΩN.
- KOINON MAKEDONWN B NEΩKOPΩN OΛIMΠIA.
5913 Two urns for game on square table, each containing a palm branch. Plate XLII 7.
5914 Two temples face to face and urn between.
5915 The emperor with spear in hand, in front of him – serpent.
5916 Horseman right.
Gordian III AE24 of Macedonia Province. AVT K M ANT GORDIANOC, radiate draped & cuirassed bust right / KOINON MAKEDONON B NEOKOPON around Gordian(?) holding spear galloping right, star beneath. Lindgren 1373.
5917 Table and two urns for game on it and in each urn – palm; OΛIMΠIA in field.
Varbanov 3089 Two urns for game on square table, each containing a palm branch, amphora beneath table. Not in Moushmov without "OLIMPIA". AMNG III 12,27; Sear GIC 3637.
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Philip I (244 – 249 A.D.)

5918 AYT K MAP IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC. Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. : KOINON MAKEDONWN B NEΩ. Emperor on horseback galloping right, raising right hand. (Moushmov lists "date below: ЄOC", not in Varbanov).
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Trebonianus Gallus (251 – 253 A.D.)

5919 AYT K Γ OYIBI ΓAΛΛOC ΣЄB. Laureate head right. Rev. : MAKEΔONΩN...OYCTAMA? Athlete in quadriga right, holding wreath and whip.
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