Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Uranopolis


Uranopolis was founded by the somewhat eccentric Alexarchos, the brother of the Macedonian king, Kassander.

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BMC 1Uranopolis, Macedonia. AR didrachm, 20 mm. 7.59 g. Fully circular sun disk surrounded by rays. / OYΡANIΔΩN downwards to right of Aphrodite Urania seated left on globe, head facing and wearing conical cap surmounted by a star, holding sceptre with two fillets. Star on cone in lower left field. BMC 1; Moushmov 6906; AMNG III-2, 1 corr. (star on cone misdescribed).TextImage
Moushmov 6909Uranopolis, Macedonia. AE17, civic issue, ca. 300 BC. 3.52 g. Star with eight rays. / OYΡANIΔΩ-ΠOΛEΩΣ, Aphrodite Urania seated left on globe, head facing, holding sceptre. Moushmov 6909; AMNG III-2, 3; SNG ANS 914-918; BMC 2-4; Sear SG 1475.TextImage
Price 509Alexander III AR Tetradrachm. Uranopolis mint. Struck 310-275 BC, posthumous issue. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; star on cone over X in left field, wreath beneath chair. Mueller 642. TextImage
Price 511Alexander III AR Tetradrachm. Uranopolis mint. Struck 300-290 BC, posthumous issue. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; X over star on cone in left field, wreath beneath chair. TextImage
Price 514Alexander III AR Tetradrachm. Uranopolis mint. Struck 300-290 BC, posthumous issue. 17.12g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. Star on cone over X in left field. Π beneath chair. Price 514; Meydancikkale hoard 378; SNG Cop 705; Ehrhardt, Amphipolis 62.TextImage
Price 515Alexander III AR Tetradrachm. Uranopolis mint. Struck under Alexarchos, 300-290 BC. 27.5 mm, 17.14 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / AΛEXANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre. Star on cone over X in left field. ΠA monogram beneath chair. Price 515.TextImage
Price 518Alexander III AR tetradrachm, posthumous issue, ca 300-290 BC, Uranopolis mint. 28 mm, 17.27 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / AΛEXANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. Star on cone over Θ in left field, A beneath throne. Price 518; Erhard "Amphipolis" 59; NBRM 2013-1-7.TextImage
Price 519Alexander III AR tetradrachm, posthumous issue, ca 300-290 BC, Uranopolis mint. 28 mm, 17.12 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / AΛEXANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. Star on cone over Θ in left field, Π beneath throne. Price 519; Meyendikkale hoard 379; Mueller 644.TextImage
Price 520Alexander III, AR tetradrachm, Uranopolis mint. Posthumous issue. 300-290 BC. 28 mm, 16.33 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / AΛEXANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding eagle and sceptre. Star on obelisk above X in left field, Θ above the throne's strut, Π beneath the strut. Price 520.TextImage
Price 521Alexander III AR tetradrachm. Uranopolis mintm ca. 300295 BC, posthumous issue. 28mm, 17.01 g. Head of Herakles right in lionskin headdress. / AΛEXANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. Star on cone in left field, Θ above the strut of the chair, Π beneath the strut. Price 521; Armenak hoard 92; Prokesch-Osten 133.TextImage
Price 522Alexander III AR Tetradrachm. Uranopolis mint. posthumous issue, struck 300-290 BC. Head of Herakles right, in lionskin headdress / AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; star-on-cone above Θ in left field, ME monogram beneath chair. Mueller 645. TextImage
SNG ANS 918Uranopolis, Macedonia. Ca 300 BC. AE 13mm, 1.44 g. Eight-pointed star and crescent / OVΡANOΠ-OΛITΩN, Aphrodite Urania seated left on globe. SNG ANS 918; SNG Copenhagen 458.TextImage
See also: Entry for Uranopolis on the Digital Historia Numorum
Moushmov Online entry for Uranopolis
Search for Uranopolis in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Uranopolis in the ANS Database
Search for Uranopolis in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum