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Amorium, Phrygia - Claudius
Claudius (Magistrates Pedon and Katon)
Obv: [TI KΛAY]ΔIOC ΓEPMANIKOC [KAICAP]
Laureate head right.
Rev: EΠI ΠEΔWNOC KAI [KATWNOC]
Eagle standing left on uncertain object.
AMP in field to right.

(RPC 3238 var)
(An unusual legend for Claudius that includes Germanicus; the name of his late brother and his nephew-predecessor, Caligula)
19 mm / 5.9g
die axis 11:00
Nicaea, Bithynia - Domitian
Domitian Obv: [Δ]OMITIANO KAI[ΣAP ΣEBAΣΓEP]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NE Π[P]
Eagle facing, head right, standing on globe.
(RPC S2-II-641A)
23mm / 8.6g
die axis 12:00
Emesa, Syria - Antoninus Pius
Antoninus Obv: [AVT KAI TI AIΛ AΔP ANTΩNEINOC CEB]
Laureate head right.
Rev: EM[IC]HNΩN
Sacred stone of Elagabal, surmounted by eagle standing right, head left, wings closed, holding wreath in beak; Δ in field to right.
(GIC 1496v)
22mm / 10.2g
die axis 1:00
Nicaea, Bithynia - Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Obv: ANTΩN[-- ]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKA[--]
Eagle standing front, head left, holding wreath in beak.
(?)
15mm / 2.3g
die axis 1:00
Hadrianopolis, Thrace - Commodus
Commodus Obv: AV KA AV KOMOΔOC
Draped, laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: AΔPIANOΠOΛEI
Eagle standing facing, head left, wings open.
(Moushmov 2555a)
16mm / 2.9g
die axis 6:00
Alexandria Troas, Troas - Commodus
Commodus Obv: IMP CAI M AVR [COMMODVS AVG]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [COL] AVG TROAD
Eagle with bulls head in talons flying right.
(Kopenhagen 129)
22 mm / 4.5g
die axis 12:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Septimius Severus
Septimius (Legate Flavius Ulpianus)
Obv: AVK Λ CEΠT CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [V] ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛIT
Eagle standing facing, head right, wreath in its beak.
(Moushmov 389)
27mm / 12.7
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV KA CE CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MAP[KIANOΠO]ΛEITΩN
Eagle standing facing, head right, wings gathered.
(Varbanov 729)
16 mm / 2.4g
die axis 7:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Septimius Severus
Septimius (Legate L. Aurelius Gallus)
Obv: AVT Λ CEΠTI CEVHP ΠEP
Laureate head right.
Rev: VΠ AY ΓAΛΛOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOCI
Eagle over alter, holding wreath in its beak.
(Moushmov 982)
27mm / 11.6
die axis 7:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Caracalla
Caracalla (Legate C. Julius Quintilianus)
Obv: ΠIOC AVΓOVCTOC ANTΩNINOC
Laureate bust right.
Rev: VΠ KVNTIΛIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Eagle standing facing on garlanded altar, wings spread, head left.
(Varbanov 967)
27.5 mm / 9.3g
die axis 1:00
Double die-link to Varbanov plate coin
Caracalla (Legate C. Julius Quintilianus)
Obv: ΠIOC AVΓ AN-T[ΩNINOC]
Laureate head right.
Rev: VΠ KVNTIΛ[---- MA]PKIANOΠOΛIT (around) Ω-N (fields)
Garlanded altar, flanked by two standards, surmounted by column surmounted in turn by eagle.
(Moushmov 450)
25mm / 9.2g
die axis 7:00
Caracalla Obv: AVT K M [AVPHΛI] ANTΩNINOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: [MAPK]IANOΠOΛEITΩN
Eagle standing facing, wings spread, head right.
(Varbanov 893)
17 mm / 3.35g
die axis 12:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Caracalla
Caracalla Obv: [---]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [NIKO]ΠOΛIT[ΩN] ΠPOC ICT
Eagle standing front, head left, holding wreath in beak.
(?)
16mm / 3.6g
die axis 7:00
Tomis, Moesia Inferior - Caracalla
Caracalla Obv: A K M AVPH ANTΩNINOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: MHTPO. ΠON.TOMEΩC.
Eagle with wings spread, standing, head right, on square base, between two standards, Delta below.
(Moushmov 1963)
27mm / 12.8g
die axis 6:00
Anchialus, Thrace - Caracalla
Caracalla Obv: AV K M AVP ANTΩNINOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: OVΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN
Eagle standing facing on thunderbolt, wings spread, wreath in beak.
(Varbanov 817 )
26mm / 11.3g
die axis 12:00
Pautalia, Thrace - Caracalla
Caracalla Obv: [---] ANTΩ
Draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: OVΛΠIAC ΠAVTAΛIAC
Eagle standing front on base, head left, holding wreath in beak.
(Moushmov 4284)
18mm / 4.2g
die axis 2:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Geta
Geta (Legate Flavius Ulpianus)
Obv: [---]
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: V ΦΛ OVΛΠIAN [NIKOΠOΛI] (around) ΠPOC IC (ex)
Eagle standing front on base, head right, holding wreath in beak, standard on each side.
(?)
26mm / 9.4g
die axis 8:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Macrinus
Macrinus Obv: AVT K OΠEΛΛIOC CEV MAKPEINOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Eagle standing front on base, head right, holding wreath in beak.
(AMNG 714v)
25mm / 9.5g
die axis 12:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Severus Alexander
Severus (Legate Ti. Julius Festus)
Obv: AVT M AVP CEVH AΛEΞANΔPOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ TIB IOVΛ ΦHCTOV MAPK[IANOΠOΛIT]ΩN
Eagle holding wreath in its beak.
(Moushmov 714)
25mm / 9.7g
die axis 1:00
Severus (Legate Julius Gaetulicus)
Obv: [AV]T K M A CEV AΛ[EΞANΔPOC]
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [VΠ IOV ΓE]TOVΛIKOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Eagle standing left on rod, head left wth wreath in beak .
(Moushmov 714)
24mm / 7.9g
die axis 2:00
Caesarea Maritima, Samaria - Severus Alexander
Severus Obv: IM C SEVER ALEXANDER
Laureate bust right.
Rev: C I F AV F C CAE [METROP]
Eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread, supporting wreath containing .
S P Q R.
(GIC 3374 )
21mm / 9.1g
die axis 1:00
Severus Obv:[ IM C SEVER ALEXANDER]
Laureate bust right.
Rev: [C I F AV F C] CAE METROP
Eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread, supporting wreath containing .
S P Q R.
(GIC 3374 )
18x19mm / 6.8g
die axis 12:00
Tomis, Moesia Inferior - Maximinus Thrax
Maximinus Obv: AVT MAΞIMEINOC EVCE[B] AVΓ
Laureate head right.
Rev: METPO ΠONTO-Y TOMEΩC Δ
Eagle standing on rod with wings spread, head right.
(Moushmov 2183)
26x25mm / 10.3g
die axis 6:00
Deultum, Thrace - Gordian III
Gordian Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: COL FL PAC DEVLT
Eagle with wings spread, head up.
(Moushmov 3713v)
22mm / 5.2g
die axis 12:00
Anchialus, Thrace - Gordian & Tranquillina
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ [ΦO]V CAB [TPA]NKVΛΛINA
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing bust of Tranquillina left.
Rev: OVΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN
Eagle standing on lightening bolt, with wings spread, looking right.
(Moushmov 2955)
28x30mm / 12.7g
die axis 6:00
Gordian Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ CEB TPANKVΛΛEINA
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Gordian right, facing bust of Tranquillina left.
Rev: OVΛΠIANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN
Eagle standing on lightening bolt, with wings spread, looking right.
(Moushmov 2955)
27mm / 13.1g
die axis 7:00
Antiochia ad Orontem, Syria - Philip II
Philip Obv: AVTOK K M IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞOVCIAC YΠATO [ ]
Eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak; beneath, ANTIOXIA / S C
(GIC 4146)
25mm / 5.6g
die axis 12:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Gallienus
Gallienus Obv: AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CEB
Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: Eagle standing left, head turned to right, holding wreath in beak, palm behind, LIΔ in left field.
(LIΔ = year 14 (AD 266/7)
(Emmett 3804/Milne 4145)
Ex Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (deacquisitioned). Everett Fund, 1888.
23 mm / 8.69g
die axis 12:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Claudius Gothicus
Claudius Obv: AVT K KΛAVΔIOC CEB
Claudius II's laurate and draped bust right.
Rev: L A (= year 1 or AD 268)
Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, looking back, wreath in beak
(Emmett 3878 / SGI 4743)
21mm / 9.4g
die axis 12:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Aurelian
Aurelian Obv: A K Λ ΔOM AVPHΛIANOC CEB
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ETOVC / S (= regnal year 6 = 274/5 CE)
Eagle standing left looking back, wreath in beak.
(Milne 4456)
20mm / 7.3g
die axis 11:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Tacitus
Tacitus A K KΛ TAKITOC CEB
Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ETOVC A
Eagle standing left, head turned right, holding wreath in beak.
(Milne 4510)
20 mm / 6.96g
die axis 11:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Probus
Probus Obv: A K M AVP POBC CEB
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Probus right.
Rev: L Z (Year 6 = AD 280/1)
Eagle standing right, wings spread, wreath in beak.
(Emmett 3982)
19mm / 7.3g
die axis 12:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Carus
Carus Obv: A K M A KAPOC CEB
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: L A (= regnal year 1)
Eagle standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, wings open; between two vexilla.
(GIC 4775v)
19mm / 7.4g
die axis 11:00
Alexandria, Egypt - Maximianus
Maximianus Obv: A K M A OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev:L Δ (= Year 4 / 288-289)
Eagle standing left looking back with wreath in beak. Star above.
(Emmett 4108Ak2(4))
18mm / 7.6g
die axis 12:00
Alexandria Troas, Troas - Pseudo-Autonomous
Pseudo-Autonomous Obv: COL TRO[A]
Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; vexillum behind.
Rev: CO[L] AV[G] TRO
Eagle flying right, with bull's head in talons.
(Bellinger A490 )
21 mm / 5.83g
die axis 12:00
Neapolis, Samaria - Volusian
Volusian Obv: AVT [KAIC Γ OVI TPEB] OVOΛOVCIANO
Laureate head right.
(Inclusion pit on head)
Rev: ΦΛNEACΠOΛEWC
Eagle supports Mt. Gerizim with shrines and Temple.
(Rosenberger 121)
22.6mm / 7.34g
die axis 6:00
Thessalonica, Macedonia - Nero
Nero Obv: NEPΩN ΣEBAΣΣTOΣ KAIΣAP
Bare head left.
Rev: ΘEΣΣA / ΛONIKE / ΩN
Legend in three lines, surrounded by oak wreath, eagle with wings spread above.
(RPC 1603)
23mm / 9.28g
die axis 6:00
Antiochia, Pisidia - Volusian
Volusian Obv: IMP C VIR AP CAL VSSIANO AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ANTIO CHI OCLA
Vexillum between two legionary standards, all three surmounted by eagle, S R in exergue.
(Note: Obverse legend omits VOL from Eemperor's name, Blundered legends are common or this issue.)
(SGI 4381v)
23mm / 5.75g
die axis 2:00