Coins from Arabia
Arabia is a peninsula of Western Asia situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian plate. From a geographical perspective, it is considered a subcontinent of Asia.

The most prominent feature of the peninsula is desert, but in the southwest there are mountain ranges, which receive greater rainfall than the rest of the Arabian Peninsula.

Archaeology has revealed the existence of many civilizations in pre-Islamic Arabia ), especially in South Arabia (Arabia Felix). These civilizations include Sheba, Himyarite Kingdom, Kingdom of Awsan, Kingdom of Ma'īn and Sabaean Kingdom.

To the north, Arabia Petraea was bordered on the north by Syria, on the west by Iudaea and Egypt. Arabia Petraea was made into a Roman province in 106 AD.
An AR Quinarius struck 50-100 AD in Raydan
Obverse: Male head right, serpent torc around

Reverse: 'MDNIBYNI around, RYDN in exergue, small head right; sceptre symbol before

Diameter: 14.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.2 g
No notes for this coin
Munro-Hay 3.2ai; SNG ANS 1575
An AR unit struck 100-120 AD in Raydan
Obverse: Male head right; monogram to left.

Reverse: Small head right; ‘sceptre’ to right.

Diameter: 11 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.93 g
No notes for this coin
SNG ANS 1602-9.
An AE unit struck 138-161 AD in Bostra
Obverse: laureate head right; ANTωN ϹEΒ

Reverse: camel right; BOCT

Diameter: 17.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.2 g
No notes for this coin
RPC IV Online 6696 (temporary); Kindler, Bostra 5; Spijkerman 9; CNG e255, 268.
An AE unit struck 194-217 AD in Petra
Obverse: draped bust right; IOVΛIA_CEBACTA

Reverse: Tyche of Petra, holding baetyl and trophy, seated left on rock outcropping within distyle temple; pellet in pediment; AΔΡI_ΠETΡA_MHT

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 12.47 g
*Legend for Spijkerman 40 should be IOVΛ·ΔO but plate coin is most probably die match with this coin which has IOVΛIA_CEBACTA legend.
Spijkerman 40*
An AE unit struck 245-246 AD in Bostra
Obverse: radiate bust right from behind; MARC IVL PHILIPPOS CESAR


Diameter: 28 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 14.7 g
No notes for this coin
Sofaer 54; Kindler 46a; Spijkerman 60; Rosenberger 52
(6) The Sabaeans
An AR Unit struck 3rd Century BC in Ma'rib
Obverse: Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with olive leaves and spiral palmette on the bowl; Sabaean N (Value Mark) on cheek.

Reverse: AΘE - Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, crescent below, AΘE right.

Diameter: 16.5 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 4.86 g
Sabaean rulers of the 3rd century BC: Zamir Ali Zarih II 250-270 BC, Anmar Yuha'man I 290-270 BC, Wahab Shamsam/El Yahiz I 310-290 BC, Karabil Watar VI 330-310 BC and Karab Yuhan'em 350-330 BC.
Coinage of Arabia Felix 1.1ai.
(7) Trajan
An AR Drachm struck 112 AD in Bostra
Obverse: laureate bust right, draped shoulder; AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIAN CEB ΓEPM ΔAK

Reverse: Arabia facing, holding branch and cinnamon sticks, camel halfleft; ∆HMAPX__EΞ IϚ YΠAT Ϛ

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.4 g
No notes for this coin
RIC II 142, Woytek 285b, RSC II 89, BMCRE III 297, SRCV II -
(8) Trajan
An AR Drachm struck AD 114-116 in Bostra
Obverse: AYTOKP KAIC [NЄP TP]AINѠ APICTѠ CЄB ΓЄPM ΔAK, laureate and cuirassed bust left, with paludamentum, seen from behind

Reverse: ΔHMAPX ЄΞ YΠATO ς, camel walking left

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 2.78 g
No notes for this coin
RPC III 4080; SNG ANS 1158; Sydenham 205