Pergamon — A settlement in Mysia also known as Pergamum - Pergamos
Pergamon was a rich and powerful ancient Greek city in Mysia. It is located 26 kilometres (16 mi) from the modern coastline of the Aegean Sea on a promontory on the north side of the river Caicus.

It did not become important until Lysimachus, King of Thrace, took possession in 301 BC, but soon after his lieutenant Philetaerus enlarged the town, the kingdom of Thrace collapsed and it became the capital of the new kingdom of Pergamon which Philetaerus founded in 281 BC.

As a consequence of its rise to power, the city expanded greatly. Until 188 BC, it had not grown significantly since its founding by Philetaerus, and covered c. 21 hectares (52 acres). After this year, a massive new city wall was constructed, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) long and enclosing an area of approximately 90 hectares (220 acres).

When Attalus III (138–133 BC) died without an heir in 133 BC, he bequeathed the whole of Pergamon to Rome in order to prevent a civil war. It reached the height of its greatness under Roman Imperial rule and was home to about 200,000 inhabitants.

Modern location: Ruins
(1) Civic Issue
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An AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm struck 104 B.C. in Pergamon
Obverse: Serpent emerging from cista mystica, all within ivy wreath.

Reverse: ΩΠΓΡ / ΔH - ΩΠΓY - ΩΠΓΡ (Perganom) monogram to left of two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase. ΔH over ΩΠΓY monogram above, serpent-entwined thyrsos in right field.

Diameter: 26.3 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 12.35 g
Ex Roma Numismatics Limited 26.08.2017. Added onto the Wildwinds Site.
Kleiner Pergamum 31; Pinder 106; Mersan 32; SNG von Aulock 2397; Kleiner, Asia Minor hoard 1935, 69; Kleiner, Asia Minor hoard 1961, 18-21; Göktürk (1977), Izmir hoard 12; SNG France 1732-1733.
(2) Civic Issue
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An AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm struck 76-67 B.C. in Pergamon
Obverse: Cista mystica, half-opened with a serpent emerging from it, surrounded by a wreath of ivy and vine leaves.

Reverse: ΠEΡΓ / AΠ / ΠΡY * - Two serpents entwined around a bow in bowcase. ΠEΡΓ monogram to left, magistrate's initials AΠ over ΠΡY monogram and star above, serpent-entwined thyrsos in right field.

Diameter: 27.7 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 12.01 g
No notes for this coin
Kleiner Pergamum 25; Pinder 122; SNG France 1726-1727.
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An AE Uncertain struck 175-176 AD in Pergamum
Obverse: Μ ΑVΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ?, bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from front

Reverse: [?] ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ, emperor (Marcus Aurelius) standing in biga, l., extending arm

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
Kl. Nikomedes as strategos
RPC IV.2, 3243 (temporary); Weisser 1051
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An AE Half-Unit struck ca. 1 AD in Pergamum
Obverse: ΓΑΙΟΝ ΚΕΦΑΛΙΩΝ, Bare head of Gaius facing right

Reverse: ΛΕVΚΙΩΝ, Bare head of Lucius facing right

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 3.79 g
Kephalion as grammateus RPC specifically calls the metal brass.
RPC I 2363
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An AE Half Unit struck 14-19 AD in Pergamon
Obverse: ΓEPMANIKOΣ KAIΣAP, Bare head of Germanicus facing right

Reverse: ΔPOVΣOΣ KAIΣAP, Bare head of Drusus facing right

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 2.92 g
No notes for this coin
RPC I 2367
(6) Pergamon
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An AE unit struck c. 133-16 BC in Pergamon
Obverse: head of Asclepius right

Reverse: a serpent-entwined staff; ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.98 g
No notes for this coin
BMC Mysia p. 128, 155, SNG BnF 1832 ff., SNGvA 1373; SGCV II 3968,
(7) Pergamon
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An AE unit struck c. 98-138 AD in Pergamon
Obverse: incuse reverse

Reverse: draped turreted bust of Roma right; ΘEAN PΩ_MHN, crescent

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.38 g
reverse brockage ! obverse: draped bust of Senate right ΘEON CYNKLHTON
Lindgren III 277; SNGCop 446; BMC 213
(8) Pergamon
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An AE unit struck c. 200-100 BC in Pergamon
Obverse: head of Athena right wearing Corinthian helmet

Reverse: trophy; AΘHNAΣ / NIKHΦOPOY, ΠEPΓ ?

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.56 g
No notes for this coin
Sear 3960; SNGCop 393ff, SNGvA 1374
(9) Pergamon
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An AE unit struck 200-133 BC in Pergamon
Obverse: helmeted head of Athena right

Reverse: owl standing facing on palm branch, wings open; AΘH_NAΣ / NIKHΦOPOY, monogram ? _ monogram ?

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.19 g
No notes for this coin
SGCV II 3962, SNG Cop 384 ff
(10) Pergamon
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An AR Cistophorus struck 76-67 BC in Pergamon
Obverse: snake emerging from cista mystica, all in ivy wreath

Reverse: coiled snakes, flanking ornamented bow-case, thyrsos right; MOΣ / (ΠYP) / (ΠEP)

Diameter: 26.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 12.3 g
No notes for this coin
Kleiner, Hoard 44; Pinder 124 var. (monogram in wreath); SNG France 1748 var. (same)
(11) Pergamon
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An AE unit struck c. 280 - 230 BC in Pergamon
Obverse: Athena left

Reverse: Two bulls

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.94 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 327-328; Weber 5162
(12) Pergamon
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An AE unit struck c. 300-294 BC in Pergamon
Obverse: Head of young Herakles right wearing lion's head.

Reverse: ΠEΡ, head of Athena right in crested helmet.

Diameter: 9.63 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 1.09 g
No notes for this coin
S 3958, BMC Mysia p. 112, 22