Elaia — A settlement in Aeolis also known as Elea
Elaia or Elaea was an ancient city of Aeolis, Asia, the port of Pergamum. It was located near the modern town of Zeytindağ.

According to Strabo, travellers who would reach Pergamum from the sea, would land at Elaea. One of the passages of Livy shows that there was a small hill (tumulus) near Elaea, and that the town was in a plain and walled.

Elaea was damaged by an earthquake in the reign of Trajan, at the same time that Pitane suffered.

Modern location: Zeytindağ, Turkey
(1) Elaia
An AE unit struck 200-1 BC in Elaia
Obverse: Head of Demeter right, grain wreath in hair

Reverse: ΕΛ-ΑΙ-ΤΩ-Ν; long torch within grain wreath

Diameter: 15 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.6 g
No notes for this coin
Cf. BMC 127, 20; SNG München 395; SNG Copenhagen 181-5
(2) Elaia
An AE unit struck c. 340-275 BC in Elaia
Obverse: head of Athena left wearing Corinthian helmet

Reverse: grain kernel within olive wreath

Diameter: 9.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.4 g
No notes for this coin
SNG von Aulock 1605 var. (ethnic)
(3) Elaia
An AR Hemiobol struck 450-400 BC in Elaia
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena left

Reverse: E-Λ-A-I, olive wreath within incuse square

Diameter: 8 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.44 g
No notes for this coin
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