Bottiaea — A settlement in Macedonia also known as Bottiaia
Bottiaea was a geographical region of ancient Macedonia and an administrative district of the Macedonian Kingdom. Bottiaea comprised the northeastern part of Imathia and the area between the Loudias and the Axios Rivers. The historic cities of Bottiaea were Aloros, Pella (second capital of Macedon), Edessa, Atalanta, Gortynia, Kyrros, Skydra, and Ichnae.

It was previously inhabited by the Bottiaeans, a people of uncertain origin, later expelled by the Macedonians into Bottike (Chalcidice). In Roman times it was replaced by Emathia as a geographical term.

Modern location: western area of Giannitsa, Greece
(1) Gaius Publilius | Quaestor
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An AE unit struck 148-146 BC in Bottiaia
Obverse: helmeted head of Athena right

Reverse: feeding cow right; ΓΑMIOY (ΠΛY) / (BT), TAMIOY

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.67 g
No notes for this coin
MacKay pl. III, 5; Touratsoglou, Macedonia 23; SNG Copenhagen 1323