Coins from Semi-Autonomous
Anonymous provincial coins. Coins mostly from Asia Minor without emperor's name or portrait.
Semi-Autonomous
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An AE unit struck c. AD 253-268 in Alexandria Troas
Obverse: CO TRO AV, draped and turreted bust of Tyche right; vexillum inscribed COL at shoulder

Reverse: COL AVG, horse grazing right; TRO in exergue

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: 1 H
Weight: 5.47 g

A pseudo-autonomous issue struck during the reign of Gallienus

Bellinger A486 var.
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An AE unit struck c. AD 253-268 in Alexandria Troas
Obverse: ALEX TRO, draped and turreted bust of Tyche right; vexillum inscribed CO/AV at shoulder

Reverse: COL AVG TRO, eagle, wings spread, standing right on head of bull

Diameter: 21 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 5.69 g
No notes for this coin
Bellinger A490; SNG Copenhagen 114
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An AE AE20 struck c. AD 253-268 in Alexandria Troas
Obverse: ALEXA TRO, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; vexillum behind

Reverse: COL AVG, she-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus; TRO in exergue

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 4.88 g
No notes for this coin
Bellinger A495
(4) Antioch
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An AE unit struck 66-67 AD in Antioch
Obverse: draped bust of Tyche right wearing mural crown with three turrets; ANTIOXEΩN

Reverse: garlanded ligted altar; ET EIP

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.9 g
No notes for this coin
McAlee 117, RPC II 2019, Wage 362, BMC Galatia p. 95, 95 - var. date
(5) Apamea
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An AE unit struck 10-9 BC in Apamea
Obverse: Head of Dionysos right wearing ivy-wreath

Reverse: Cornucopia; AΠAMEΩN / THΣ IEPAΣ // Γ T / KAI AΣYΛOY

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RPC I 4354
(6) Athens
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An AE unit struck 264-267 AD in Athens
Obverse: draped bust of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet

Reverse: Athena Parthenos facing, head left, holding Nike with wreath. Left hand resting on shield set on ground holding spear; AΘHNA_IΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
BMC Attica p. 95, 684; SNG Cop 384
(7) Athens
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An AE unit struck 264-267 AD in Athens
Obverse: draped bust of Athena right wearing crested helmet

Reverse: mirror image of acropolis of Athens from northwest - Panathenaic way lead upward to the Propylaia at summit, large statue of Athena Promachos standing right, Erechtheion to right; in center of rock, niche representing the Cave of Pan with his statue

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Kroll 375 (same obv. die as 372b); Walker, Chronological 111–13a; Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 98, 30–6
(8) Attaleia
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An AE unit struck c. 180-218 AD in Attaleia (Lydia)
Obverse: bust of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis, holding spear

Reverse: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; ATTAΛE_ATΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RPC IV.2, 2496 (temporary); SNG von Aulock 2911; Mionnet IV, 61; Kraft pl. 114.12a.
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An AE unit struck c. 198-235 AD in Gordus-Julia
Obverse: bust of Herakles right wearing lion's skin knotted around neck

Reverse: lion walking right; ΓOPΔHNΩN / IOVΛI

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
BMC 91, 15; SNG München 183
(10) Hierapolis
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An AE unit struck 211-249 AD in Hierapolis (Phrygia)
Obverse: draped bust of Roman Senate right; countermark; IEPA CV_NKΛHTOC

Reverse: Hades abduces Persephone in quadriga right; IEPA_Π_O_Λ_ITΩN / NEΩKO / PON

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.6 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 86-7; SNG Cop. - , SNG v.Aul. 3633. ex MZ 130, 2006, 265; Howgego 278 (for c/m).
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An AE unit struck c. 180-218 AD in Hierapolis (Phrygia)
Obverse: veiled, laureate and draped bust of Boule right; ΒΟVΛΗ

Reverse: Apollo on horse right holding labrys and reins; IE_PAΠOΛITΩN

Diameter: 24.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.2 g
No notes for this coin
RPC IV.2, 9791 (temporary); Weber, NC 1913, 28, no. 5$, BMC 77-8$, Cop 432$
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An AE unit struck 13-37 AD in Laodicea ad Lycum
Obverse: bust of Men on crescent right wearing laureate Phrygian cap; ΛΑΟ_ΔΙΚΕΩΝ

Reverse: eagle standing right, head left; (KOP) ΔΙΟΣΚOΥΡΙΔΗΣ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
Cornelius Dioskurides, magistrate
RPC I 2907; SNG Copenhagen 513
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An AE unit struck 238-244 AD in Macedonia
Obverse: head of Alexander III right; AΛEΞAN∆POV N_Ω

Reverse: statue of the emperor holding spear parazonium on tall column; temple in perspective on both sides; KOINON M_AKEΔONΩN / B NEΩKO / ΡΩN

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 13.7 g
No notes for this coin
AMG III 676; BMC Macedonia pg. 25, 127 var.; SNG Copenhagen -
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An AE unit struck c. 193-235 AD in Magnesia ad Sipylum
Obverse: bare bearded head of Sipylos right; СΙΠVΛ·_·ΟС

Reverse: Homonoia facing, head left, modius on head, holding patera cornucopia; ·ΜΑ_ΓΝΗ_ΤΩΝ·

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.8 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Copenhagen 251; BMC 30.
(15) Nacrasa
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An AE unit struck c. 98-138 AD in Nacrasa
Obverse: draped youthful bust of Roman Senate right; IEPA CVNKΛHTOC

Reverse: turreted draped bust of Tyche right; NAKPA_CITΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RPC III, 1813; BMC Lydia p. 166, 9; SNG Cop 290; SNGvA 8239; Lindgren III 49
(16) 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: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.38 g
reverse brockage ! obverse: draped bust of Senate right ΘEON CYNKLHTON
Lindgren III 277; SNGCop 446; BMC 213
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An AE unit struck c. 98-117 AD in Philadelphia (Cilicia)
Obverse: bust of Minerva or Athena right wearing crested helmet; ΦΙΛΑΔЄΛ_ΦEωΝ

Reverse: horizontal branch with two grapes; KIH_TωN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RPC III, 3214; SNG Levante 574; SNG Pfalz 998; Lindgren & Kovacs A1571A
(18) Philippi
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An AE unit struck 41-68 AD in Philippi
Obverse: Victory left holding wreath and palm branch; VIC _ AVG

Reverse: 3 standards; COHOR _ PRAE / PHIL

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.43 g
No notes for this coin
SNG ANS 677; SNG Copen 305, SGI 32. RPC 1651
(19) Saitta
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An AE unit struck c. 100-200 AD in Saitta
Obverse: draped bust of Serapis right wearing modius

Reverse: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; CAITT_HNΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
ex Laurent Bricault collection
Lindgren III, 506; BMC 33. 3.54; SNG Leypold I, 1147; SNRIS Saitta 03
(20) Sardis
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An AE unit struck c. 193-250 AD in Sardis
Obverse: CAPΔIC, turreted and veiled head of Tyche right

Reverse: CAΡΔIANΩN B NEΩKOΡΩN, cult statue of Kore facing, draped and wearing kalathos, between ear of grain and poppy

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.83 g
No notes for this coin
SNG von Aulock 3141; SNG München 503; BMC 92
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An AE unit struck 79-80 AD in Seleukeia Pieria
Obverse: Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right, palm over shoulder; HΠP (date) behind

Reverse: Thunderbolt on cushioned stool; all within wreath.

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.56 g
Pseudo-autonomous issue. Time of Titus, AD 79-81. L. Ceionius Commodus, magistrate. Dated CY 188 (AD 79/80).
RPC II 2025A; SNG Copenhagen 401.
(22) Silandos
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An AE 19 struck an unknown year in Silandos
Obverse: CILANDEWN; Bust of Athena or Roma right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis

Reverse: EPI MAIOROS, Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopiae

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.6 g
Magistrat Maioros
BMC 9
(23) Smyrna
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An AE unit struck 240-260 AD in Smyrna
Obverse: head of Zeus Arkaios right; ZEYC AKPAIOC

Reverse: eagle standing left, head right, wreath in beak; CMVPNA_IΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 1287; BMC Ionia, p. 255, 165
(24) Termessos
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An AE unit struck 200-268 AD in Termessos
Obverse: helmeted and cuirassed Solymos bust right; TEP_M_HCCΩN

Reverse: Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; AVTO_NOMΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG BN Paris 2172; SNG von Aulock 5343,
(25) Thyateira
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An AE unit struck c. 100-200 AD in Thyateira
Obverse: draped bust of Serapis right wearing kalathos

Reverse: Isis standing left holding sistrum and scepter; ΘVAT_EI_ΡHNΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
wildwinds plate coin, ex Laurent Bricault collection, ex Rauch
BMC, Lydia, p. 301.53; SNG Aulock, 8274; SNG Glasgow, 1361; SNRIS Thyatira 05; BMC 53; SNG Leypold 1268
(26) Tomis
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An AE unit struck c. 75-100 AD in Tomis
Obverse: head of Zeus right

Reverse: eagle left with head right; TO MI TΩ N ( legend not visible)

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.77 g
No notes for this coin
RPC II, 412B; Moushmov 1750
(27) Tripolis
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An AE unit struck 98-138 AD in Tripolis ad Maeandrum
Obverse: helmeted bust of Athena left wearing aegis

Reverse: Zeus Lydios half left holding eagle and long scepter; ΤΡΙΠΟΛ_EΙΤΩ_Ν

Diameter: 21 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.8 g
https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/2053
RPC IV.2, 2053 (temporary)
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An AE unit struck 138-180 AD in Tripolis ad Maeandrum
Obverse: draped bust of Roman Senate left; IEPA CYN_KΛHTOC

Reverse: Artemis right drawing arrow from quiver and holding bow, Apollo standing left holding laurel branch; TPIΠ_OΛ_EITΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 14.8 g
No notes for this coin
RPC IV.2, 1644 (temporary); Cf. BMC Lydia p. 365, 12 (same types but different style); SNG Copenhagen -; cf. SNG von Aulock 3305; Lindgren I A846A
(29) Tyre
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An AE unit struck 112-113 AD in Tyre
Obverse: Veiled turreted head of Tyche right, palm branch behind, purple dye murex before

Reverse: Phoenician galley sailing left; HΛΣ / (TYP) IEPAΣ / MHTPOΠO / ΛEωΣ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 9.93 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 315ff