Coins from Peloponnese
The Peloponnese is a large peninsula at the southern tip of the Balkans, and part of the traditional heartland of Greece. It is joined to the Greek 'mainland' by the Isthmus of Corinth.

This category covers the regions of Acaea, Arcadia, Argolis, Corinthia, Ellis, Laconia and Messenia.

The most important cities of the Peloponnese were Corinth, Sparta, Argos, Olympia, Messine, Petrae and Orchomenos.


(1) Achaean League c. 86 BC
Obverse: head of laureate Zeus right
Reverse: fish under (AX) monogram all within wreath; (APT) left / ΔY up
Ref: Clerk 55; BCD Peloponnesos 482
(2) Achaean League 160-146 BC
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: (AX) monogram, thunderbolt below, all within wreath; ΞB / K_A / M
Ref: Benner 17; BCD Peloponnesos 1551.1;...
(3) Achaean League c. 188-180 BC
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: (AX) monogram within wreath; A_N / CΩ
Ref: Benner 5; BCD Peloponnesos 1492.2; ...
(4) Achaean League 100-80 BC
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: (AX) monogram, trident below, all within wreath; A / Π_Λ / (YE)
Ref: BCD Peloponnesos 1593.2; Benner 4; ...
(5) Argos 125-80 BC
Obverse: forepart of dog
Reverse: big A, trident below; Δ _ A / MAP
Ref: BCD Peloponnesos 1145; SNG Copenhag...
(6) Claudius 41-54 AD
Obverse: bare head left; TI·CLAVDIVS·CAESAR·AVG·GERM
Reverse: aquila on thunderbolt right, signum on each side; COL·_·A·A·_PATR / X_XII
Ref: RPC 1256; BCD Peloponnesos 546.1
(7) Corinth 345-307 BC
Obverse: Pegasos flying left, Q below
Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena right; ithyphallic herm and N behind
Ref: Pegasi I 385; Ravel 1068
(8) Hadrian 117-138 AD
Obverse: laureate bust right, draped shoulder; ΑΥΤ{Ο} ΚΑΙ{СΑΡ} ΤΡΑΙ{Α} ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ{ΑС}
Reverse: Dioscuri on horses right, holding spear and reins; ΛΑΚΕΔΑΙΜΟΝΙΩΝ
Ref: Grunauer group XXXVII, series 1-11;...
(9) Korinthos 350-300 BC
Obverse: Pegasus left; Ϙ
Reverse: head of Aphrodite or nymph Peirene left; K
Ref: SNG Vol: III 2129 Lockett Collectio...
(10) Korinthos c. 515-450 BC
Obverse: Pegasos with reins left; Ϙ
Reverse: head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet and necklace right within incuse square
Ref: Ravel 129 var.
(11) Olympia 312-271 BC
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: eagle right; olive leaf right; F _ A
Ref: BMC 84. Dewing 1896. McClean 6637. ...
(12) Olympia 170-130 BC
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: legend within wreath; FA / ΛEI / ΩN
Ref: Cf. BCD Olympia 302-5; cf. SNG Cope...
(13) Phlius c. 400-300 BC
AE unit Phlius
Obverse: bull butting left
Reverse: monogram :Φ:
Ref: SGCV I 2758; BMC 34, 13.
(14) Sikyon c. 330-280 BC
Obverse: Chimera walking left; ΣI
Reverse: dove flying left, •
Ref: BCD Peloponnesos 292; SNG Cop 64; B...
(15) Sikyon
Obverse: Dove flying left
Reverse: M Monogram
Ref: SNG Copenhagen 103
(16) Sikyon 340-335 BC
Obverse: Dove alighted Left
Reverse: Dove flying Left inside Olive Wreath
Ref: BCD Pelops 224