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The Ancient Coinage of Topiros

Listed by Moushmov Number

Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
TOPIROS (along the lower reaches of the river called Mesta, on the north-west of Abdera)
Imperial bronze coins.
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Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 A.D.)

Obv: OYHPOC KAICAP.
- AYT KAI T AIΛ AΔPIANOC ANTΩNEINOC. – His head or bust.
Rev: TOΠEIPEITΩN.
- EΠI ΦAB AΓPIΠΠEINOY.
- TOΠEIPITΩN.
- EΠI IOY KOMOΔOY TOΠEIPITΩN.
- HΓE IOY KOPΔOΛOY instead of KOMOΔOY, TOΠEIPITΩN.
4969 River god seated on the ground, inverted left, holding cornucopiae and reed; next to him – thrown down urn, from which water flows.
4970 Herakles seated on a rock left, holding club and resting on the rock. Plate XXXII 9.
Antoninus Pius AE22 of Topiros, Thrace. Magistrate Julius Commodus. AVT KAI T AIL ADPIANOC ANTWNINOC, radiate head right / EPI IOY KOMODOY TOPEIPITWN, Herakles seated left on rock draped with lion skin, naked, holding club set on ground. SNG Cop 806.
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Marcus Aurelivs (161 – 180 A.D.)

4971 …His head. Rev. : TOΠEIPEITΩN. River god seated on hill, holding in right hand reed or cornucopiae, resting with left hand on thrown down urn, from which water flows. Plate XXX 10.
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Lucius Verus (161 – 169 A.D.)

4972 OYHPOC KAICAP. His head right. Rev. : TOΠEIPEITΩN. River god seated left, holding in right hand cornucopiae, and in the left – reed, resting on thrown down urn, from which water flows.
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Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus)

Obv: IOYΛIA AYΓOYCTA.
- …ΛIA ΔOM. Her head or bust.
Rev: OYΛΠIAC TOΠEIPOY.
- OYΛΠIAC TOΠIPOY.
4973 Tyche standing, with turreted crown, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Plate X 29.
4974 Septimius Severus in mantle, with spear in hand, kicking captive with left foot.
4975 Herakles naked seated on a rock left, taking bow, which a woman, standing in front of him, is giving to him. Plate XXX 12.
Julia Domna AE23 of Topiros, Thrace. Draped bust right, CEB monogram on shoulder / OVLPIAC TOPIPOV, woman standing right handing bow to Hercules seated left on rock.
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Caracalla (212 – 217 A.D.)

Obv: AY K M AY ANTΩNIN.
- AYT K M AYPH ANTΩNINOC or ANTΩNEINOC. His head or bust.
Rev: OYΛΠIAC TOΠIPOY.
- OYΛΠIAC TOΠEIPOY.
- TOΠEIPEITΩN.
4976 Aesklepios standing with serpent entwined staff.
4977 The emperor armed with short sword and long spear, left, kicking kneeing captive with right foot.
4978 Eagle with wings spread standing on thunderbolt.
4979 Herakles seated on a rock, holding club. Plate XXX 9.
Caracalla AE24 of Topiros, Thrace. AVT K M AVP ANTWNINOC, laureate head right, IMP monogram on shoulder / OVLPIAC TOPIPOV, Hercules seated left on rock, head facing, holding club. BMC 6.
4979AWoman handing bow to Herakles seated left on rock.
Caracalla AE23 of Topiros, Thrace. ..ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right [AVP monogram countermark at shoulder] / OVLPIAC TOPIPOV, woman standing right handing bow to Herakles seated left on rock.
4980 Tetrastyle temple and at each side – horseman on base.
4981 Tetrastyle temple with Herakles seated on a rock left, giving his hand to a woman standing next to him.
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Geta (209 – 212 A.D.)

Obv: AYT K Π CEΠTI ΓETAC.
- AYT ΠO CEΠT ΓETAC. – His head or bust.
Rev: TOΠEIPEITΩN.
- OYΛΠIAC TOΠEIPOY.
- OYΛΠIAC TOΠIPOY.
- TOΠIPITΩN.
4982 Aesklepios standing, holding serpent entwined staff. Plate VI 25.
4983 Geta in mantle, kicking with left foot captive and holding spear and parazonium. Plate VIII 25.
4984 Dionysos in momen’s clothes, holding vase and thyrsos.
4985 Woman standing in front of altar, stretching out her hand to Herakles, who is standing in front of her; at left – Dionysos naked, standing.
4986 River god reclining left, holding in right hand reed, resting with left hand on thrown down urn, from which water flows. Plate X 11.
4987 River god reclining left, holding in right hand branch, resting with left elbow on thrown down urn, from which water flows. Plate X 9.
4988 Tyche with hat standing, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Plate X 29.
4989 Herakles seated on a rock, extending hand to a woman standing in front of him.
4990 Herakles strangling lion; club behind.
4991 Herakles seated on a rock, holding club. Plate XXX 9.
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