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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
SNGvA 3424Galatia, Ankyra AE 23mm. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, Bare headed & draped bust of the Senate right / AN-KYΡA-NΩN, legend in three lines within laurel wreath. TextFull Size
NERO
RPC 3108Nero AE20 of Phrygia, Ankyra. Magistrate Claudius Artemidoros, ca 55-60 AD. NEΡΩNA KΛAYΔION KAICAΠA ANKYΡANΩN, bare head right / EΠI KΛAYΔIOY AΡTEMIΔΩΠOY IEΡEΩC, Zeus standing left holding anchor & sceptre. SNG Cop 135, SNGvA 8327. TextFull Size
RPC 3111Nero and Poppaea, AE25 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 62-63. 10.39 g. Magistrates Volasenna and Ti. Bassilaos. NEΡΩN KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΠOΠΠAIA ΣEBAΣTH, laureate head of Nero right, facing draped bust of Poppaea left / OYOΛAΣENNA ANΘYΠATΩ IOYΛIEΩN ANKYΡANΩN AITHΣAMENOY TI BAΣΣIΛAOY EΦ, Zeus or Poseidon standing left, holding anchor and sceptre. RPC I 3111.3 (this coin); Paris 329.TextFull Size
DOMITIAN
RPC 1622cfDomitian AE19 of Ankyra, Galatia. K AV ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ Σ, radiate head right / ΣEBAΣTHNΩN TEKTOΣAΓΩN, bundle of three corn stalks tied in the middle. Unlisted, apparently a half-denomination of RPC 1622. TextImage
NERVA
BMC 3vNerva AE32 of Ancyra, Galatia. AVTOKΡATΩΡ NEΡOVAΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right / EPI T ΠOMΠΩBAΣOY ΠΡEΣBEY ANTIZTΡ ANKYΡAΣ, hexastyle temple with peaked roof. SNGvA 6135cf. TextImage
ANTINOUS
SNG Copenhagen 108Galatia, Ancyra. Antinos, favorite of Hadrian, AE 34mm. Julius Saturninus, magistrate. Bare head right / [IOVΛIOC CATOΡ]NINOC ANK[VΡANOIC], the god Mn standing left in cloak & Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulder, holding anchor & sceptre. TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 6Antoninus Pius, AE of Ankyra, Galatia. 12.21 g. AYT KAI AΔΡI ANTΩNEINΩ CEB ΠIΩ, bare head right / [H MHTΡOΠOΛIC] THC ΓAΛATIAC ANKYΡA, Amazon walking or standing right, with anchor, bipennis (double axe) and shield. BMC 6.TextFull Size
FAUSTINA II
SNG Copenhagen 142Faustina II AE18 of Ancyra, Phrygia. ΦAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right / ANKYΡANΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia standing facing, between two stags. TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
Arslan_16vLucius Verus AE 26mm of Galatia, Ankyra. Radiate head right / Diademed head of Sarapis wearing modius. TextImage
Arslan B33Lucius Verus, AE18 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 161-169. AYTO Λ OVHΡOC, laureate head right / ANKYΡANΩN, crescent and one star. Arslan "Galatya.." B33 corr. (obv legend) = Berlin 1883-422.TextFull Size
SNG Fr. 2460Lucius Verus, AE26 of Ancyra, Galatia. 161-169 AD. AVT AVR OVHPOC CE, Laureate head right / ANKYRAC MHTRO, Octastyle temple; shield in pediment. SNG France 2460; SNG von Aulock 6142.TextFull Size
COMMODUS
BMC 9Commodus, AE31 of Ankyra, Galatia. 180-191 AD. AYT K M AYΡH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / MHTΡOΠOΛ ANKYΡAC, Herakles Farnese standing right, right hand behind back, resting on club set on rock. SNG Righetti 1742; BMC 9.TextFull Size
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Leypold 2736 varSeptimius Severus AE31 of Ancyra, Galatia. (AYT) CEΠTIM CEOYHΡOC AVΓ, laureate head right / ANKYΡAC, Caracalla and Geta or the Dioskuri on horseback riding front to left and right, Nike above, river-god below. Wildwinds 36386. Unpublished, not in Arslan etc. Leypold 2736 var (rev. type).TextImage
Lindgren I 1677Septimius Severus AE32 of Ancyra, Galatia. 12.8 g. AD 193-211. AYT K Λ CEΠT CEOYHΡOC AYΓ, laureate head right. / MHTΡOΠOΛ ANKYΡAC, Homonoia, polos on head, standing left by altar, holding patera and cornucopiae. Lindgren I 1677.TextFull Size
Righetti Coll 495Septimius Severus, AE31 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 193-211. 17.63 g. CEOYHΡOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Dionysos seated left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Righetti Coll. Sale III, 495 (rev. legend var of Paris 2472 and Waddington 6619, both with MHTΡOΠ only).TextFull Size
JULIA DOMNA
Righetti III 496Julia Domna AE25 of Ancyra, Galatia, AE25, 8.27g. IOVΛIA AYΓOYCTA, draped bust right / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Aphrodite standing facing, head right, naked to waist, holding up hair with right hand, and raising hem of her robe with left hand, dolphin swimming downwards at her feet, small seat behind her. Righetti Sale part III, 496 otherwise unpublished.TextFull Size
CARACALLA
Arslan (2007) Type 88Caracalla, AE15 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 1.89 g. ANTΩNINOC A, laureate head right. / ANKYΡAC clockwise from top right, upright anchor. Arslan Type 88 in Anadolu 2007.TextFull Size
Arslan 20Caracalla AE31 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198217. 18.28 g. Asklepian and Pythian Games issue. ANTωNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / ACKΛHΠEIA CΩTHΡEIA ICOΠYΘIA around, MHTΡOΠOΛEωC ANKYΡAC below, (legend partly ligate), Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing front, looking left, resting on serpent-entwined staff, Telesphorus standing facing between them. Arslan 20 in Anadolu 2007-2008; SNG von Aulock 8723 var (this reverse for Sept. Severus). BMC -; Paris -; Mionnet -.TextFull Size
Arslan 117Caracalla AE30 of Ancyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 17.5 g. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Athena standing left by altar, holding patera and spear, and resting left hand on shield at her side. Arslan (2004) 117.TextFull Size
Arslan 118Caracalla, AE29 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Athena standing left, holding spear and with right hand on a shield resting on an altar before her. Arslan Galatia 118 (this coin); SNG von Aulock 8724.TextFull Size
Arslan 119Caracalla, AE29 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 15.45 g. AYT K M AYΡHΛ ANTΩNEINOC AYΓO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Athena standing right, holding Nike and spear. Arslan 119; Arslan 39 in Anadolu 2001.TextFull Size
Arslan 134Caracalla AE29 of Ancyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 16.7 g. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Tyche seated left, cornucopiae rising behind her from the seat, holding patera. Arslan Galatia 134; SNG France III 2510 corr. (Tyche's right leg mistaken for a rudder); Arslan (1997), 86; Paris 1966.453.TextFull Size
Arslan B56Caracalla, AE31 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. Arslan B56 (Berlin).TextFull Size
Arslan B80Caracalla, AE35 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. Isopythian games issue. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / MHTΡOΠO ANKYΡAC ICOΠYΘIA around and beneath prize urn containing one palm branch on table, with five golden apples beneath it. Arslan B80; Berlin 8094.TextFull Size
BMC 32Caracalla. 16.74g; 29mm. Ancyra, Galatia. ANTΩNEINOC AVΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / AN-KY-ΠAC, Octostyle temple (of Rome and Augustus) on four steps, wreath in pediment, anchor in exergue. BMC Galatia, 32; Righetti 1744 var (rev. legend); SNG France 3, 2488 var (rev. legend).TextFull Size
Cankirikapi 50 varCaracalla, AE18 of Ankyra, Galatia, AD 198-217. 2.59 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓ, laureate head left. / MHT ANKYΡAC (MHT ligate), cornucopiae. Obverse var of Cankirikapi hoard 50-51 and Arslan 1991, 36 (both with head right).TextFull Size
CNG 35, 1189Caracalla, AE30 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head left. / MHTΡOΠ ANKYΡAC, Herakles standing front, resting right hand on club and looking right at the infant Telephos held in his left arm. Unpublished reverse for Caracalla. CNG 35, 1189.TextFull Size
Cornell 119Caracalla AE 30mm of Ankyra, Galatia. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Aphrodite, nude, swimming right, head turned left. TextImage
Hessen-Kassel 694Caracalla, AE28 of Ankyra, Galatia. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Herakles Farnese standing right, lionshin over left arm, right hand behind back, resting left hand on club set on rock. Museumlandschaft Hessen-Kassel, Inv. no. Mu 694 otherwise unpublished.TextFull Size
Hunter 6Caracalla AE29 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 12.60 g. ANTΩNINOC ΠIOC AYΓ, laureate, cuirassed bust left, seen from the back. / MHTΡO-ΠOΛEΩC in two lines above, ANKYΡAC below, Dionysos, holding thyrsos, standing right in a biga of panthers right. Hunter 6; SNG Hunterian 2170; Isegrim 1731 corr (bust type).TextFull Size
Imhoof GRM 6Caracalla. 198-217 AD. AE 28, 12.12g. Galatia, Ancyra. ANTΩNINOC ΠIOC AVΓ, laureate, cuirassed bust left / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC (MHT ligate) ANKYΡAC, Triform Hekate standing, wearing kalathos on each of her three heads, holding a patera, two torches, and three other uncertain objects in her six hands. Imhoof-Blumer, "Zur griech. u. rm. Munzkunde", p. 228, 6.TextFull Size
Imhoof GRM 7Caracalla, AE29 of Ankyra, Galatia. 16.43 g. AD 198-217. Asklepian Games issue. ANTΩNINOC ΠIOC AYΓ, laureate head right. / ACKΛHΠEIA CΘTHΡEIA ICOΠYΘIA MHTΡ AΓΩN ANKYΡAC around, in left field and beneath male figure, possible a judge or games sponsor, loins draped, sitting left on stadium bench, holding palm branch. Imhoof GRM 7 (this coin); Arslan B17.TextFull Size
Koelner 54, 368Caracalla AE30 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 18.33 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Zeus seated left on throne, holding patera and sceptre. Bust type var of SNG France III 2482 and Paris 115 (radiate). Apparently unpublished with this bust type.TextFull Size
Mionnet Supp 7, 29Caracalla AE28 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 17.33 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head left. / MH-TΡ-OΠ-OΛ ANKYΡAC between and beneath legionary eagle between two standards each surmounted by a capricorn. Mionnet Supp. VII, 29; Sestini Lett. VI, p. 71. (Obverse var (bust right) of BMC 30-31, SNG Cop. 112, SNG v. Aulock 6178 etc.)TextFull Size
Naumann 82, 300Caracalla, AE29 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 14.91 g. AYT K M AYΡHΛIOC ANTΩNINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. / EYTEK MHT ANKYΡAC, Athena standing front, looking right, holding Nike and spear. Arslan 119 var (legends). Naumann 82, 300.TextFull Size
Righetti III 497Caracalla, AE31 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 197-217. 17.66 g. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANYKYΡAC, Tyche seated left, holding patera in outstretched right hand and anchor in left arm. Righetti III, 497. Rev legend var of Geyikdagt Coll. A18 in Anadolu 1988.TextFull Size
Savoca 7, 726Caracalla, AE30 of Ankyra, Galatia, AD 198-217. 15.97 g. AYT M AYΡHΛIOC ANTΩNINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / CEB MHTΡ ANKYΡAC, Tyche seated left, holding anchor in her outstretched right hand and an infant in her left arm. Unpublished reverse for Caracalla. Savoca 7, 726.TextFull Size
Savoca 27, 418Caracalla AE27 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 13.77 g. ANTΩNINOC ΠIOC AYΓOYCT, laureate head left. / MHTΡOΠOΛEOC ANKYΡAC, Zeus seated left on throne, holding patera and sceptre. Savoca 27, 418. Unpublished with this obverse legend and bust combination. Arslan 138 var (head right and ends with AYΓ only).TextFull Size
SNG Fitz 5391Caracalla, AE of Ankyra, Galatia. 2.62 g. ANTΩNINΩC AVΓOV, laureate head right / MHTΡOΠ ANKYΡAC dot, prize crown with one palm branch. SNG Fitz. 5391; SLG Tochon 745; BMC 27 var.TextFull Size
SNG vA 6175Caracalla, AE31 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 14.66 g. ANTΩNINOC ΠIOC AYΓ, laureate, cuirassed bust left, seen from the back. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, Herakles reclining left and holding the small figure of Eros or Telephos, on a lion walking right. SNG von Aulock 6175; Burstein 1036; Franke KZR 303; Waddington 6627; Paris 129; SNG France III 2486.TextFull Size
Weber 7772Caracalla, AE29 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 198-217. 14.53 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, cuirassed bust left. / MHTΡOΠO ANKYΡAC, octostyle temple, seen in perspective. Weber 7772; Mionnet IV, 56; SNG von Aulock 6158.TextFull Size
GETA
Bernhart 203Geta, AE30 of Ankyra, Galatia. AY KAI CEΠ ΓETAC AY, laureate head right / MHTΡOΠ ANKYΡAC, Dionysos, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Bernhart 203; Kurth Dionysos 426; Cahn auction 60, 1729.TextFull Size
SNG France III 2526Geta, AE28 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 209-211. 16.01 g. AY KAI CEΠ ΓETAC AY, laureate head right / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC ANKYΡAC, panther standing right, suckling the infant Dionysos, small figure standing before the panther, vine branch with grapes in background. SNG France III 2526; Paris 159; Waddington 6637.TextFull Size
ELAGABALUS
CNG 722565Elagabalus AE 30mm. of Ancyra, Galatia. ANTΩNEINOC AYΓ, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / MHTΡOΠOΛEOC ANKYΡAC, Apollo standing right, supporting lyre on column.TextImage
VALERIAN I
Eray 621Valerian, Valerian, AE26 of Ancyra, Galatia. AD 253-260. 11.6 g. ΠOY ΛIK OYAΛEΡEIANOC CE (sic), radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩ B N ANKYΡAC, Kybele sitting front, looking right, holding tympanum and sceptre, on lion running right. Unpublished reverse for Valerian. Not in Arslan Galatia, Imhoof, Mionnet, Isegrim, Aulock etc. Collection of "Eray".TextFull Size
GALLIENUS
Arslan 214Gallienus, AE25 of Ankyra, Galatia. AD 253-260. 1.96 g. ΠOYB ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC AYΓ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / MHT B N ANKYΡ above and beneath three prize urns, each containing two palm branches. (NK ligate). Arslan 214 (same dies); SNG France III 2553; Paris 184.TextFull Size
SNG vA 6192Gallienus AE27 of Ankyra, Galatia, 12.44 g. AD 253-268. ΠOY ΛI EΓ ΓAΛΛIHNOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / MHTΡOΠOΛEΩC B N ANKYΡAC, Kybele seated left, polos on head, holding patera and resting left arm on tympanum. SNG von Aulock 6192; SNG Righetti 1749; SNG France III 2545; Paris 177; Waddington 6647.TextFull Size
See also: Entry for ankyra on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Ancyra in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum