Ancient Coinage of Prusa Ad Olympum, Bithynia

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS ISSUES
RecGen 2Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AE20 semi-autonomous issue, AD 193-211. 4.46g. ΠΡOYCA, turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, cult image of Artemis Ephesia facing between two stags. RecGen 2; SNG Cop 585; Dalaison Prusa 1 in NC 1977.TextImage
SNG Cop 584Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. C Papirius Carbo, Proconsul. 62-59 BC. AE 22mm. Struck year 224 (59-58 BC). Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysus right; monogram before; DSK (date) below / Roma seated left on shields, holding Nike & spear. TextImage
TRAJAN
RecGen 8Trajan, AE of Prusa, Bithynia. 98-117 AD. AYT NEΡ TΡAIANOC A KAI CE ΓEΡ ΔA, laureate head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Athena standing left, holding two spears. RecGen 8; BMC 3.TextImage
COMMODUS
RecGen 24Commodus AE16 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 180-192. 2.60 g. Λ AIΛ AYΡHΛIOC KOMMOΔOC, laureate head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Artemis walking right, holding a torch in each hand. RecGen 24; Paris 1493.TextImage
Rec Gen 35Commodus, AE16 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 177-192. 2.2 g. Λ AI AYΡHΛI KOMOΔOC, laureate head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, serpent-entwined staff. RecGen 35; Waddington 501.TextImage
Rec Gen 51Commodus, AE16 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 177-192. 2.8 g. Λ AI AYΡHΛI KOMOΔOC, laureate head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, coiled serpent with head right. RecGen 51; Hunter 4.TextImage
DIDIUS JULIANUS
SGI 2107Didius Julianus AE23 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AVT K M ΔIΔIOC IOYΛIANOC AVΓ, laureate, cuirassed bust right / ΠΡ-OY-CAEΩN across fields and beneath six-columned temple. Rec Gén 67.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Naumann 52, 258Septimius Severus, AE28 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 10.69 g. AV K Λ CE CEYHΡOC ΠEΡT CE, radiate head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Asklepios standing facing, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Unpublished. Naumann 52, 258.TextImage
RecGen 77aSeptimius Severus, AE28 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 9.77g. AY K Λ CE CEYHΡOC ΠEΡ ΓE CE, radiate head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RecGen 77a (handwritten addition in Paris).TextImage
RecGen 84Septimius Severus AE17 of Prusa ad Olympus, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 2.61g. A K Λ C CEYHΡO, bare head right. / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, altar with head of panther right above. RecGen 84; Weber 4927.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG von Aulock 873Caracalla AE 25mm of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNEINOC CEB, laureate head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Ajax the Telamonian falling upon his sword left; pile of stones before, shield below.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 873Caracalla AE 24mm of Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate and bearded head right / ΠΡO[YCAEΩ]N, Ajax the Telamonian left, falling upon his sword. Waddington 102.TextImage
BMC 22Caracalla AE25 of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AVT K M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC CEB, laureate bust right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Telamonian Aias, nude, helmeted, kneeling on right knee facing left; left leg extending behind; right hand holding drawn sword given him by Hektor, point pressed to belly in the moment prior to hurling himself upon it; pile of rocks before, circular shield below him.TextImage
GETA
RecGen 94 varGeta AE34 of Bithynia, Prusa ad Olympum. AYT K Π CEΠT ΓETAC AYΓOY, laureate head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Minerva standing left, holding spear & shield. RecGen 94 var (Caracalla). Unlisted for Geta. TextImage
RecGen 110Geta, AE18 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia, 3.45 g. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Eros standing right, holding bow. Rec Gen 110 corr. (bow, not butterfly).TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
RecGen 123Diadumenian, AE of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. 7.48 g. M OΠEΛ ANTΩNINOC ΔIAΔOYMENIANOC, bare head right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Ajax, helmeted, naked, kneeling left, falling onto a sword on a rock, cuirass and shield below. RecGen 123; Mionnet 2, 401.TextImage
MAXIMUS
RecGen 153Maximus, AE20 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AD 235-238. 5.15 g. Γ IOY OYH MAXIMOC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear, shield at her side. RecGen 153; BMC 32; Lindgren III 217.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
Rec Gen 157Tranquillina, AE28 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. 238-244 AD. CABEINIA TΡANKYΛΛEINA AV, diademed, draped bust right / ΠΡOYCAEΩN, Female deity or Muse seated left, holding scroll. RecGen 157; SNG von Aulock 881.TextImage
See also: Entry for Prusa ad Olympum on the Digital Historia Numorum
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