The Ancient Coinage of Cassandrea

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
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CASSANDREA City on Halkidik.

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Autonomous bronze coins.
6296 CASSANDRE within laurel wreath. Rev.: AVG and crescent moon above standard; standard to left and right. (Mionnet I, 172 describes the reverse as "Vexillum inscribed AVG, crescent above, military standard to left and right").
6297 Standard and over it Ė A M between two military ensigns, decorated with Macedonian shield. Rev. : CASSANDREA in the field.
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Mionnet Supp. 3
338
Obv: K, prow of ship. Rev.: KACCA, within laurel wreath. Mionnet Supp. III, 338, citing Sestini, Descr. p. 99, 1 but questions the attribution.

Imperial bronze coins.

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Claudius (41 Ė 54 A.D.)

Obv: TI CLA CAES GERM TR P P P.
- TI CL...AVG GERM P M T P. TI CLAV CAES GERM P M T P. His head or bust.
Rev: COL IVL AVG CASSANDRE.
- COL IVL CASSANDR.
6298 Head of Zeus Ammon right, with ramís horn. Common. Mionnet I, 173
6299 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn and countermarked with the letters NC or AVG.
6300 The same coin made from billon.
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Nero (54 Ė 68 A.D.)

6301 NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P. Ė NERO CLAVDIVS C...GERM TR P IMP. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSANDRENS. Head of Zeus Ammon left with ramís horn. Mionnet I, 174.
RPC I 1517. Nero AE22 of Macedonia, Cassandrea. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P, radiate head of Nero left / COL IVL AVG CASSANDREN, bearded head of Zeus Ammon left, ram's horn. SNG ANS 234, Moushmov 6301.
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Galba (68 Ė 69 A.D.)

6302 SVL GALBA...His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSANDR. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
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Vespasian (69 Ė 79 A.D.)

6303 IMP CAES VESPASIA AVG. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSANDRENS. Head of Zeus Ammon left with ramís horn. Mionnet I, 175
Vespasian AE22 of Cassandrea, Macedonia. Laureate head right / COL IVL AVG CASSANDRENS, horned head of Zeus Ammon left. RPC -.
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Domitian (81 Ė 96 A.D.)

6304 IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSANDRENS. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn, left.
RPC II 317. Domitian AE22 of Cassandreia. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM, laureate head right / COL IVL AVG CASSANDRENS. head of Zeus Ammon left with ram's horn. BMC 65.
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Titus & Domitian

6305 T CAES IMP ΔOMIT CAES. Their busts face to face. Rev. : COL IVL AV CAC CASSANDRENS. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
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Julia Titi (Daughter of Titus)

6306 IVLIA AVGVS...Her head right. Rev. : COΛ...CASSA. Woman standing, holding sceptre and cornucopiae.
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Nerva (96 Ė 98 A.D.)

6307 IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TP P COS II. His head. Rev. : COL IYL AYG CASSANDREN. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
Nerva AE23 of Cassandrea, Macedonia. Laureate head right / horned head of Zeus Ammon left. SGI 929; Mionnet I, 176.
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Trajan (98 Ė 117 A.D.)

6308 IMP CAES TRAIANO AVG GER DAC. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSANRENS. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
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Plotina (wife of Trajan)

6309 PLOTINA AVGVSTA. Her head. Rev. : COL IVL CASSANDRENS. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn, left. Mionnet I, 177.Plate XLIV 17.
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Hadrian (117 Ė 138 A.D.)

6310 IM...NO. His head. Rev. : COL...SSA... Head of Zeus Ammon left with ramís horn. Mionnet I, 178.
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Antoninus Pius (138 Ė 161 A.D.)

6311 T AEL CAESAR ANTONINV. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSAND... Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn; serpent behind.
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Marcus Aurelius (161 Ė 180 A.D.)

Obv: M AV ANTON AVG.
- IMP...AVRELIVS AVG. His head.
Rev: COL IVL AVG CASSAND.
6312 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn, right. Mionnet I, 179.
6313 Serapisí head with kalathos (hat). Plate VII 11.
6314 Zeus, naked, standing left, holding Nike and sceptre.
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Faustina II (wife of Marcus Aurelius)

6314AZeus standing left.
Faustina II AE19 of Cassandrea, Macedonia. FAVSTINA (...), draped bust right / COL IVL (CASSAN), Zeus standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot.
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Lucius Verus (161 Ė 169 A.D.)

6315 L AVR VER... - AEL AVREL. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG CASSAN. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn or wreath.
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Commodus (176 Ė 192 A.D.)

Obv: IM L AVR COM.
- M AVR COM ANT. -
- ANTO...His head.
Rev: COL IVL AVG CASSAN.
6316 Head of Zeus Ammon right, with ramís horn. Common. Mionnet I, 180.
Commodus AE21 of Cassandreia in Macedonia. IM L AVR COM, laureate head right / COL IVL AVG CAS, head of Zeus-Ammon right. SNG Cop 152.
6317 Zeus standing, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. Plate VIII 17.
6318 Poseidon, naked standing, holding dolphin and trident. Plate X 3 Ė 5. Usual.
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Septimius Severus (193 Ė 211 A.D.)

6319 IMP L SEP SEVER. Ė IMP C L SEP SEVER AVG. His head. Rev. : COL I. Ė IVLI AVG CASS. Ė IVL AVG CASSAN. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
Septimius Severus AE20 of Cassandreia, Macedonia. (from top right) IMP C L SEP SEP (sic) AV[G], laureate head right / (from lower right), COL IVL AVG CAS, head of Zeus Ammon right. Lindgren 1042.
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Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus)

6320 IVLIA...Her head. Rev. : COL CASSA. Woman standing, right hand raised over her head, holding cornucopiae in left.
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Caracalla

Obv: M AVR ANTONINVS.
- IMP C M AVP ANTONINVS PIVS.
- AVR ANTONINVS. His head or bust.
Rev: COL IVLI AVG CASSA.
6321 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn, right.
Caracalla AE20 of Cassandreia, Macedonia. M AVR ANTONINVS, laureate head right / COL OIVL AVG CAS, bearded head of Zeus Ammon with ram's horn, right. SNG Cop 154.
6322 Woman standing facing, head right, raising her dress to her head with her right hand and holding cornucopiae and child in left. 20 mm.
6323 Distyle temple with youthful, half-naked figure, right, within, left hand lowered, and holding bunch of graped in raised right hand. Bird with wings spread before him, serpent and letter A behind him.
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Geta (209 Ė 212 A.D.)

6324 P SEP GETAS CA. His head. Rev. : C IVL AVG CASS. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
Geta AE19 of Cassandreia. Bare head right / head of Zeus Ammon right.
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Caracalla & Geta

6325 ...Uncertain legend, usually defaced by order of Caracalla, confronted busts, usually with the head of Geta obliterated. Rev. : COLONIA CASSANDRIA. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn, right.
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Macrinus (217 Ė 218 A.D.)

Obv: IMP M OPEL SEV MACRINVS.
- IMP C M OPE SEV MACRINVS. His head.
Rev: COL IVLIA AVG CASSAN.
6326 Woman standing, raising her dress with right hand, holding cornucopiae in left hand.
6327 Zeus standing, holding patera; eagle below.
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Diadumenian (son of Macrinus)

6328 M OPEL ANTO DIADVMENIAN. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AG (sic) CASS... Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
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Elagabalus (218 Ė 222 A.D.)

6329 IMP C M AVR ΛNTONINVS...His head. Rev. : COL AVL AVG CASS. Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
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Julia Maesa (grandmother of Elagabalus)

Obv: IVLIA MAESA AVG. Her head.
Rev: COL IVL AVG CASSA.
- CO IV CASS.
6330 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
6331 Youthful figure standing, right raised hand holding fruit; an upright serpent to left and right.
Julia Maesa AE20 of Cassandreia. IVLIA MAESA AVG (S retrograde), draped bust right / COL IVL AVG CASSA (S retrograde), Diana(?) standing facing, head right, holding two long torches(?).
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Severus Alexander (222 Ė 235 A.D.)

Obv: IMP V M AVR SEV ALEXANDR (sic).
- IMP C M A ALEXAND. His head.
Rev: COLO IV CASSA.
- COL CASS.
6332 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
6333 Man in short tunic standing on base, sacrificing over an altar at next to the base; legionary eagle on column before.
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Gordian III (238 Ė 244 A.D.)

6334 AV C M ANTΩNIOC GORDIANOS (sic). Ė AV C M ANTΩNI...IANOC. His head. Rev. : COLONIA or COLΩNEA (sic) CASSANDRIA. The nymph Nysa standing facing, holding the infant Bacchus, and cornucopiae in left hand. Plate XLIV 16.
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Philip I (244 Ė 249 A.D.)

Obv: IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS.
- IMP C PHILIPPO. His head or bust.
Rev: COL C...CASSANDRIAS.
6335 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn.
6336 Head of Zeus Ammon with ramís horn, right.
6337 The nymph Nysa standing left holding bunch of grapes in raised right hand, infant Bacchus and cornucopiae in left, corn-ears behind.
6338 IA-C in fields, Naked youth standing, right raised hand holding bunch of grapes; a serpent to one side and a bird at the other.
6338APoseidon standing left on prow.
Philip I AE23 of Cassandrea, Macedonia. IMP C M IVL PHILIPPVS, laureate draped bust right / COL IVL AVG CASSANDRIAS, Poseidon standing left, naked, foot on prow, holding dolphin (?) & sceptre. (not in Varbanov).
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