- A settlement in Thrace
Bizya or Bizye was a settlement in Thrace. It served as the capital of the Thracian Kingdom.
It struck coins from about the time of Hadrian and until the time of Philip II.
Modern location: Vize, Turkey
bare head right; M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC KAIC
Silenos walking right naked with tail, pours wine from wineskin on his shoulders into large krater; BIZV_H (NWN)
Ref: Youroukova 157; Voegtli -; Mionnet ...
M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC KAICAP, bare-headed bust of Philip II.
BIZVHNΩN, Thanatos (god of death) or weary Eros extinguishing torch.
Ref: BMC 15, Moushmov 3519.