Ancient Coinage of Syria, Cyrrhus

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TRAJAN
BMC 4Trajan, AE26 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AD 98-117. AYTOKΡ KAIC NEΡ TΡAIANOC AΡICT CEB ΓEΡM ΔAK, laureate head right. / ΔIOC KATAIBATOY KYΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates seated left on rock, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, A below. BMC 4; RPC 3439.TextImage
SGI 1073vTrajan, AE 25 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AVTOKΡ KAIC NEΡ TΡAIANOΣ AΡIΣT ΣEB ΓEΡ ΔAK, laureate, draped bust of Trajan right, bare shoulders, seen from back / KYΡΡHC TΩN, B below, in three lines, all within a wreath. SGI 1073v.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 9Antoninus Pius AE22 of Cyrrhus, Syria. Laureate head right / ΔIOY KATAIBATATOY KVΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates, wearing himation over lower limbs and shoulder, seated left on rock holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot, B behind. SNG Cop 45.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
SNGBr 660Marcus Aurelius AE23 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AYTO K M AYΡH ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate head right / ΔIOC KATEBATOV KYΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates, in himation, seated left on rocks, resting arm on knee, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot left.TextImage
COMMODUS
BMC 25Commodus AE22 of Cyrrhus, Syria. 9.76 g. AD 177-180. AYTOKΡA ΛOY AY KOMMOΔON, laureate head right / ΔIOC KATEBATOY KYΡΡHCTΩN, Zeus Kataibates seated left on rock, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot left. A in right field. BMC 25; Paris 1645; Chandon de Briailles Coll. 1371; SNG Cop 48.TextImage
CARACALLA
Prieur 914Caracalla, AR tetradrachm, Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica. AYT K MA ANTΩNINOC CE, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, holding spear over right shoulder, shield on left arm. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠAT Δ, eagle standing front on filleted thyrsos, head and tail right. Prieur 914.Text< /A>Image
Prieur 915
SGI 2646
Caracalla AR Tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Syria. AVT K M A ANTΩNINOC C, radiate and cuirassed bust left, raising right hand, shield and filleted spear over left shoulder / ΔHMAΡC EX YΠATO Δ, Eagle, head right, on filleted thyrsos. Bellinger 115, Prieur 915.TextImage
MACRINUS
Prieur 916Macrinus, AR Tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica. 24 mm, 14.13 g. Struck ca AD 215-217. AYT K M OΠEΛ CE MAKΡEINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATO Δ, eagle standing front on filleted thyrsos, head and tail right, wings spread, wreath in beak. Prieur 916 (this coin).TextImage
Prieur 918Macrinus, AR Tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica. 27 mm, 13.44 g. Struck ca AD 215-217. AY K M OΠEΛ CE MAKΡEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATO Δ, eagle standing front on filleted thyrsos, head and tail right, wings spread, wreath in beak. Prieur 918.TextImage
Prieur 922Macrinus, AR Tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica. 24 mm, 13.01 g. Struck ca AD 215-217. AY K M OΠ CE MAKΡEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC, eagle standing front on filleted thyrsos, head and tail left, wings spread, wreath in beak. Prieur 922 (this coin).TextImage
Prieur 922AMacrinus, AR tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Syria. AY K M OΠ CE MAKΡEINOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / ΔHMAΡX EX YΠATOC, eagle standing front on a filleted thyrsos, head and tail left. Prieur 922A.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
Prieur 923Diadumenian AR tetradrachm of Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica, Syria. AD 217-218. 26 mm, 13.16 g. AYT K M OΠE ANTΩNINOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ΔHMAΡX EΞ YΠATOC, eagle standing front on filleted thyrsus, head left, tail left, wings spread, holding wreath in beak. Prieur 923; Bellinger 127.TextImage
PHILIP I
SNG Cop 49Philip I AE28 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AD 244-249. 17.18 g. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; viewed from the front / Hexastyle temple of Zeus Kataibates, with statue of Zeus within, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, eagle at foot; ram above the temple.TextImage
SGI 3955Philip I AE29 of Cyrrhus, Cyrrhestica, Syria. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔIO C KΡ TEK ATOY KYΡHCTΩN, Zeus within octastyle temple.TextImage
PHILIP II
BMC 30Philip II, AE 27 of Cyrrhus, Syria. AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΔIOC KATEBATOY, KVΡECTΩN below, hexastyle temple with Syrian gable (angled outer pediment, rounded inner pediment), Zeus seated facing within, head left, holding sceptre, capricorn leaping left above. BMC 30; SNG Fitzwilliam 5852; McClean 9369; SNG Cop 49; SNG Righetti 1872; SNG München 504.TextImage
See also: Entry for Cyrrhus on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Cyrrhus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum