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The Ancient Coinage of Dium

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
DIVM, now Maltaria close to Olimpus.
Imperial bronze coins only.
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Augustus (33 B.C. – 14 A.D.)

Obv: AVGVSTVS.
- CAESAR AVGVSTVS. His head right.
Rev: P BAEBIVS II VIR QVINQ.
- DVRMIVS M HERENNIVS II VIR QVINQ.
6168 Only the legend around. In the margin and within – the initials D D.
RPC 1534. Augustus, AE24 of Pella or Dium, Macedonia. AVGVSTVS, bare head right / P BAEBIVS P VIR QVINC around large DD.
6169 Athena standing left, holding in right hand patera, and with left hand resting on spear. Plate VI 34.
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Tiberius (14 – 37 A.D.)

6170 TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS. His head. Rev. : COLONIA IVL DIENSIS D D. Veiled figure seated on a throne right, holding patera and sceptre.
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Nero (54 – 68 A.D.)

Obv: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR. His head.
Rev COL IVL DIENSIS D D.
- COL CLA DIVM.
6171 Minerva standing, holding patera and spear; at side – countermark.
6172 Colonist leading two oxen; in the margin 4 ensigns. DOMITIANVS (81 – 96 A.D.
6173 IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D D. Athena helmeted, holding patera and spear; bird below.
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Trajan (98 – 117 A.D.)

6174 …A TRAIAN AVG…His head. Rev. : …IVL DIENSIS D D. Athena standing, holding patera and spear; sometimes serpent below. Plate VI 34.
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Hadrian (117 – 138 A.D.)

6175 IMP CAES T AEL TRAI HADRIANVS. His head. Rev. : COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D D. Athena standing, holding patera and spear; serpent below.
Hadrian AE22 of Dium, Macedonia. IMP CAES T AEL TRAI HADRIANVS, laureate draped bust right / COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D-D, Athena standing left, holding patera & spear, owl at feet before.
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Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 A.D.)

Obv: IMP CAES ANTONINVS.
- …ANTONINO P P. His head.
Rev: COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D D.
6176 Athena standing, holding patera and spear. Plate VI 34.
Antoninus Pius AE 19 mm of Dium, Macedonia. IMP CAES ANTONINVS, laureate head right / COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D-D, Minerva standing left holding patera & spear. SGI 1352.
6177 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below. Plate VIII 18.


6177A
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Marcus Aurelius (161 - 180 A.D.)
Athena standing left holding patera and spear.
Macedon, Dium. Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. Æ 24 (12.55 gm). Laureate head right / Athena standing holding patera and spear.
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Faustina Junior (wife of Marcus Aurelius)

6178 FAVSTINA AVG. Her head. Rev. : CO…DIENSIS D D. Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below. Plate VIII 18.
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Septimius Severus (193 – 211 A.D.)

Obv: IMP L SEPT SEVERVS AVG.
- IMP CA SEP SEVERVS PE AVG. His head.
Rev: COL IVL DIENSIS D D.
6179 Athena standing, holding patera and spear. Plate VI 34.
6180 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; below – prow or eagle. Plate VIII 18.
6181 Distyle temple with Zeus standing, hurling thunderbolt. Plate XI 28.
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Caracalla (198 – 217 A.D.)

Obv: M AVR ANTONINVS AVG.
- IMP C M AVR ANTONINVS. His head.
Rev: COL IV AV DIENSIS D D.
- COL IVL DIENSIVM D D.
6182 Distyle temple with Aesklepios standing. Plate XI 28.
6183 Aesklepios standing with serpent entwined staff. Plate VI 25.
6184 Athena standing, holding patera and spear; at each side – standing serpent; in the margin D D.
6185 Zeus standing, holding patera and spear; eagle below. Plate VIII 18.
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Geta (209 – 212 A,D,)

6185a P SEPTI GETAS CAES. His head. Rev. : COL IVL DIENSIS D D. Athena standing, holding patera and spear; at each side – standing serpent.
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Macrinus (217 – 218 A.D.)

6186 IMP C M OPEL MACRINVS. His head or bust. Rev. : COLO IVL IDENSIS (sic). Zeus standing, holding thunderbolt and sceptre; in the margin D D. Plate VIII 17.
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Elagabalus (218 – 222 A.D.)

Obv: IMP C M AVR ANTONINVS PIV. His head.
Rev: COL IVL DIENSIS.
6187 Aesklepios standing with serpent entwined staff; in the margin D D. Plate VI 25.
6188 Athena standing left, holding patera and spear; in the margin D D. Plate VI 34.
6189 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below; in the margin D D. Plate VIII 18.
6190 Another, similar; prow at Zeus’ feet.
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Julia Soaemias (mother of Elagabalus)

6191 IVL SVEMIS (sic) AVG. Her head. Rev. : COL IVL DIENSIS. Athena helmeted standing left, holding patera and spear. At left and right side D D. Plate VI 34.
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Severus Alexander (222 – 235 A.D.)

6192 IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AV. His head. Rev. : COL IVL DIENSIS D D. Distyle temple with Eros winged.


6192A
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Julia Mamaea (Mother of S. Alexander)
Athena standing left holding patera & spear, serpent before.
Julia Mamaea, AE 24mm of Dium, Macedonia. IVLIA MAMAEA AVG, diademed and draped bust right / COL IVL DIENSIS D-D, Athena standing left, holding patera and sceptre; serpents on either side at feet.
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Maximinus (235 – 238 A.D.)

Obv: IMP C C IVL VER MAXIMINVS. His head.
Rev: COL IVL DIENSIS.
6193 Aesklepios standing, holding serpent entwined staff. Plate VI 25.
6193AAthena standing left
Maximinus Thrax AE25 of Dium, Thrace. IMP C C IVL VER MAXIMINVS, laureate, draped bust right / COL IVL DIENSIS D-D, Athena in crested helmet standing left with patera & spear, serpents at sides.
6194 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below, in the margin D D. Plate VIII 18.
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Maximus (son of Maximinus)

Obv: G IVL VER MAXIMVS CAES. His head.
Rev: COL IVL DIENSIS D D.
6195 Aesklepios standing, holding serpent entwined staff. Plate VI 25.
6196 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below. Plate VIII 18.
6197 Zeus and Athena standing opposite; eagle between them.
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Gordian III (238 – 244 A.D.)

Obv: IMP C…GORDIANVS.
- IMP M ANT GORDIANVS. His head.
Rev: COL IVL DIENSIS.
6198 Aesklepios left, resting on serpent entwined staff; left hand on his hip. Plate XLII 17.
6199 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below D D.
6200 Hera seated, holding patera and sceptre.
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Philip I (244 – 249 A.D.)

6201 …LIPPVS AVG. His head. Rev. : COL IVL DIENSIS D D. Minerva standing, holding patera and spear; standing serpent at feet.
Philip I AE24 of Dium, Macedonia. Radiate draped bust right / COL IVL DIENSIS D-D, Athena standing left holding patera & sceptre, serpent at feet.


6201A
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Otacilia Severa(wife of Philip I)
Athena standing left holding patera and spear.
Otacilia Severa AE26 of Dium, Macedonia. MARCIA OTACIL(IA AVG), draped bust right on crescent / COL IVL DIENSIS D-D, Athena standing left holding patera & sceptre, serpents to either side.
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Philip II (244 – 249 A.D.)

6202 …IPPVS CAIS (sic). His head. Rev. : COL IVL DIENSIS D D. Aesklepios standing with his attributes. Plate VI 25.
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Aemilian (253 A.D.)

6203 AEMILI…His head right. Rev. : COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D D. Poseidon nakes standing, right foot on prow, holding in right hand fish, and in the left – trident? Plate X 5.
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Gallienus (253 – 268 A.D.)

Obv: IMP GALLIENVS.
- IMP GALLIENVS AVG.
- GALLIENVS AVG. His head.
Rev COL AVG DIENSIS D D.
- COL IVL AVG DIENSIS D D.
- COL DIENSIS D D.
6204 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; eagle below. Plate VIII 18.
6205 Zeus standing, holding patera and sceptre; at ech side – standing serpent.
6206 The emperor seated, holding in right hand sceptre, extending left hand towards Minerva, which is standing in front of him.
6207 Hera standing, holding patera and sceptre. Plate VI 34.
Gallienus AE24 of Dium, Macedonia. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate draped bust right / COL IVL DIENSIS D-D, Athena standing left holding patera & spear, shield at foot right.
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Salonina (wife of Gallienus)

Obv: COR or CORN SALONINA AVG. Her head.
Rev: COL IVL DIENSIS D D.
6208 Zeus standing, holding patera and spear; below – eagle or prow; table VIII 18.
6209 Athena standing, holding patera and spear; sometimes serpent below.
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