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Apollo
Alexandria, Egypt - Nero
Nero (Billon Tetradrachm)
(Year 14 = AD 67/68)
Obv: [NEPΩ KΛAV K]AIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AV
Radiate bust left wearing aegis.
Rev: [ΠYΘIOΣ A]ΠOΛΛΩN
Laureate bust of Apollo Pythias right, quiver at shoulder.
(RPC 5312)
24mm / 12.3g
die axis 12:00
Caesarea Maritima, Samaria - Hadrian
Hadrian Obv: [IMP] TRA HADRI[ANO CAES AVG]
Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev: [COL I FL AVG] CAESAR[EN]
Apollo standing left holding snake in right hand while resting left arm on sacrificial tripod.
(SNG ANS 771)
17mm / 4.8g
die axis 12:00
Odessus, Thrace - Commodus
Commodus Obv: AVT K M AVP ANT[--]KOMOΔOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: OΔH-C-CEI-TΩN
Apollo seated left, right hand holding branch, left holding lyre set on column.
(Moushmov 1588)
21mm / 3.9g
die axis 7:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Septimius Severus
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC IC
Apollo, naked, standing right, right hand raised, left arm resting on tree.
(Moushmov 902v)
16mm / 2.4g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: AV K[AI CE] CEVHPOC
Draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev:NIKOΠOΛ[ITΩN ΠPOC I]
Apollo standing left, leaning on tree.
(Moushmov 903)
21mm / 2.6g
die axis 6:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Caracalla & Domna
Caracalla (Legate C. Julius Quintilianus)
Obv: [ANT]ΩNINOC AVΓO[VCTO]C IOVΛIA ΔO[MNA .]
Laureate head of Caracalla facing draped bust of Julia.
Rev: VΠ KVNTIΛIANOV MAPK[IANOΠO]ΛITΩN
Apollo standing right holding bow, lit altar to left, snake entwined around tree-trunk to right.
(Moushmov 471)
29mm / 13.0g
die axis 7:00
4-way die link
Caracalla (Legate C. Julius Quintilianus)
Obv: ANTΩNINOC AVΓOVCTOC IOVΛIA.ΔOMNA .
Laureate head of Caracalla facing draped bust of Julia.
Rev: VΠ KV[NT]IΛIANOY MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Tetrastyle temple with cult-statue of Apollo naked, standing right, holding an arrow and a bow; snake entwined around tree-trunk to right.
(Moushmov 499)
Note that the pose of Apollo in the temple on this coin is identical to the pose of Apollo on the top coin, sans temple! Does this mean that the Apollo on the top coin specifically shows the cult-statue of the temple, and taking it one step further, presumes it was located in Markianopolis itself?
28mm / 13.3g
die axis 1:00
4-way die link
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Macrinus
Macrinus (Legate Statius Longinus)
Obv: AVT K M OΠEΛΛI CEV [MAKPE]INOC
Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ CTA ΛON[ΓINOV] NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC I
Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch and bow.
(Varbanov 3437)
26 mm / 9.3g
die axis 6:00
Double die-link to Varbanov plate coin
Macrinus (Legate Statius Longinus)
Obv: AVT K M OΠEΛ CEV MAKPINOC
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right.
Rev: VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC
Apollo standing left, holding patera over flaming altar and branch.
(Varbanov 3447)
26mm / 13.85g
die axis 12:00
ActualVarbanov plate coin
Deultum, Thrace - Philip I
Philip Obv: IMP IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT
Naked Apollo standing facing, head right, holding bow in left hand, right hand over head; serpent coild around tree before, quiver at side.
(Varbanov 2991)
23mm / 8.90g
die axis 7:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Pseudo-Autonomous
Pseudo-Autonomous Obv: NEIK[OΠOΛEI]
Bust of Apollo right.
Rev: ΠPOC [ICTPON]
Vase with two handles.
(AMNG 1217-18)
(Former J. Coddington Collection)
14mm / 2.07g
die axis 6:00