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The Ancient Coinage of Plotinopolis

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
PLOTINOPOLIS (ruins in the vicinity to Dimotika).
Autonomous bronze coins.
4720 Dionysos’s head (or head of Bakhantka?) with ivy-wreath. Rev. : ΠΛΩTEIΠOΠOΛETΩN. Vase with 2 handles. 18 mm. Imperial bronze coins.
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Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 A.D.)

Obv: AYT AI AΔPIA ANTΩNEINOC.
- AYT KAI T AI AΔPI ANTΩNEINOC. His head or bust.
Rev: HΓE ΠOMΠ OYOΠEICKOY ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛEI.
- HΓE ΓAP… ANTEIXOY ΠΛΩTEINOΠO.
- ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛEITΩN.
4721 Apollo naked, standing left, in right hand holding branch, and in the left – bow. Next to him – Grifon seated. Plate XXV 14.
4722 Aesklepios standing, holding serpent entwined staff. Plate VI 25.
4723 Aesklepios standing; (little).
4724 Demeter in chariot pulled from two dragons, holding in each hand torch.
4725 The emperor on horse right.
Antoninus Pius AE30 of Plotinopolis, Thrace. AYT AI ADPIA ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right / HGE PANO ANTEIKOV PLOTEINOPO, horseman riding right carrying sceptre.
4726 The emperor on horse right, in right hand holding sceptre, and in the left – the bridles of the horse. Plate XXV 15.
4727 Hygeia standing, feeding serpent in patera; in front of her – altar.
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Marcus Aurelius (161 – 180 A.D.)

4728 M AYPHΛIOC OY…His head. Rev. : ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛEITΩN. Artemis huntress advancing, with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and in her left hand holding a bow; next to her – hound. Plate VI 24.
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Faustina Junior (wife of M. Aurelius) ΦAYCTEINA CЄBACTH. Her head or bust. Rev. : ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛEITΩN.

4729 Apollo naked, cross-legged, standing in front of altar, in right hand holding branch, and the left hand is on hip; his dress is hanging on his shoulder.
Faustina II AE21 of Plotinopolis. Apollo naked, standing left by altar, holding branch, left hand on hip; chlamys over left arm. Varbanov 1827.
4730 Minerva standing, serving food to a serpent, which is coiled around olive-tree, holding in left hand shield.
4731 Demeter standing, holding ears and long torch. Plate VII 23.
4732 Woman standing in front of altar, holding patera and torch.
4733 Homonoia standing with patera and cornucopiae. Plate IX 6.
Plotinopolis. Faustina Jr AE21. FAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / PLWTEINOPOLEITWN, Homonoia standing left, holding patera & cornucopia, lit altar at feet to left. Moushmov 4733 var (altar). Varbanov 1838.
4734 Hera standing, veiled, holding patera and sceptre. Plate XI 21.
Plotinopolis. Faustina Jr AE 23. FAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / PLWTEINOPOLEITWN, Hera standing left, holding patera & long torch. BMC 5.
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Caracalla (198 – 217 A.D.)

Obv: AY K M AYP ANTΩNEINOC.
- AYT K M AYP CE ANTΩNEINOC.
- AY M AY ANTΩNIN. His head or bust.
Rev. : ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛEITΩN.
4735 Aesklepios standing, holding serpent antwined staff. Plate VI 25.
4735A
Varbanov 1844
Apollo standing facing, head left, playing lyre set on tree trunk to right upon which snake is climbing.
Caracalla AE27 of Plotinopolis. Heroic laureate bust left with shield & spear / PLWTEINOPOLEITWN, Apollo standing facing, head left, playing lyre set on tree trunk to right, upon which a serpent is climbing.
4735B
Varbanov 1846
Apollo standing left, holding patera and branch, lighted altar to left.
Plotinopolis. Caracalla AE28. Circa 209-217 AD. AVT K M AVC ANTWNEINOC, laureate bust right. / PLWTEINOPOLEITWN, Apollo, naked, standing left holding laurel-branch & pouring libation over lit altar to left from patera in right hand.
4736 Thanatos standing cross-legged, resting on inverted brand set on altar. Plate VII 19.
4737 Two woman’s veiled heads face to face; under the right one – legend: ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛIC; the other is with turreted crown and under – legend: ΔOMHNOΠOΛIC; in the margin AΔEΛΦAI. Medal.
4738 Coiled serpent with head up. Plate VIII 23.
4739 Homonoia standing with patera and cornucopiae, sacrificing over burning altar. Plate IX 8.
Caracalla AE26 of Plotinopolis, Thrace. (AVT K M AVP) ANTWNEINOC, laureate cuirassed bust left holding shield & spear / PLWTEINOPOLEITWN, Homoneoia standing left holding patera over burning altar & cornucopiae.
4740 Eagle left, holding wreath in its beak. Plate IX 33.
4741 Hygeia standing right, feeding serpent from patera. Plate XI 9.
Caracalla AE26 of Plotinopolis, Thrace. Laureate, draped bust left with spear and shield bearing head of Medusa / PLWTEINOPLEITWN, Hygeia standing right holding serpent, feeding it from patera.
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Geta (209 - 212 AD)

Obv: A CE GETAC KAICAP.
Rev: ΠΛΩTEINOΠOΛEITΩN.
Varbanov 1864 Altar surmounted by coiled serpent.
4741APlotinopolis. Geta AE17. A CE GETAC KAICAP, draped bust right / PLWTEINOPOLEITWN, coiled serpent on altar, head right.
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