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BMC 18ISLANDS off CARIA. Kos. c357-330 BC. AR Didrachm. Bearded head of Herakles (Maussollos, satrap of Caria?) right, in lionskin headdress / Veiled female head left, (Artemisia, wife of Maussollos, as Demeter?); magistrate AGH. TextFull Size
BMC 25Kos, Caria, AE, 1.29 gr. ca 4th century BC. Bearded head of Herakles right / Crab, club above, KWI below. BMC 25.TextFull Size
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BMC 42Islands off Caria, Kos AR Tetradrachm. ca 285-258 BC. Timolykos, magistrate. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / K-WIO-N, crab; TIMOLUKOS & bow & quiver below; all in dotted square within shallow incuse. TextFull Size
BMC 43Kos, Caria, AR-Tetradrachm, 14.95 g., 27 mm. ca 285-258 BC. Magistrate Moschios. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / KWIWN MOSCIWN above and beneath crab, bow in bowcase below, all within dotted square. BMC 43 (same dies).TextFull Size
BMC 51Kos, Caria. AR didrachm, 300-190 BC. 20 mm, 6.38 gr. Magistrate Kleinos. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / KWIWN above crab on club, KLEINOS below, all in dotted square. BMC 51; Hunter 4; SNG Cop 633; Paton & Hicks, 32.TextFull Size
BMC 52Caria, Islands off, Kos AR Didrachm. ca 300-190 BC. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Crab; club below, magistrate NIKWN. SNG von Aulock 2754. TextFull Size
BMC 62Caria, Islands off, Kos AR Drachm. ca 357-330 BC. Bearded head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Crab; club below, magistrate MOSXIWN. SNG von Aulock 2750. TextFull Size
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BMC 70Islands Off Caria, Cos AR Hemidrachm. ca 285-258 BC. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / KWION, crab above horizontal club, magistrate VPINIKOY below. SNG von Aulock 2758. TextFull Size
BMC 86 ff varKos, Caria, AE, ca 3rd-2nd century BC. 1.45g. Head of Herakles left, wearing lionskin headdress / Crab, club below, PEIS (?) in exergue. SNG von Aulock 8173 var. (magistrate's name); BMC 86-98 var (ditto).TextFull Size
BMC 111vCarian Islands, Kos. 190-166 BC. AE13mm. Three-quarter facing head of Helios, head turned slightly right / KWI, club & a bow in a bow case; magistrate KLEUCIO. TextFull Size
BMC 170Cos, Caria, AE 25. c. 88-50 BC, Magistrate Alkidamos. Laureate head of Apollo right / KWINWN ALKIDAto left and right of lyre, all within wreath. BMC 170; Paton-Hicks 228; SNG Cop 665.TextFull Size
BMC 173Cos, Caria, AE24. c. 88-50 BC, Magistrate Emmenibas. Laureate head of Apollo right / KWIWN EMMENto left and right of lyre, all within wreath.Text
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BMC 174Cos, Caria, AE24. c. 88-50 BC, Laureate head of Apollo right / KWIWN EUKRAT to left and right of lyre, all within wreath. TextFull Size
BMC 198Carian Islands, Kos. Nikias. ca 30 BC. AE 31mm. NIKIAS, head of Nikias right in a slight beard, band in hair / KWIWN KALLIPPIDHS, laureate head of Asklepios right. RPC I 2728, SNG Cop 689, BMC 198. TextFull Size
Dewing 2393corr Islands off Caria, Kos. Circa 190-167 BC. AR Hemidrachm (12mm, 1.36 gm). Theugenes, magistrate. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / K-WIO-N, crab; QEUGENH[S] & club below. TextFull Size
BMC 32Islands off Caria, Kos AE11. ca 366-300 BC. Veiled head of Demeter right / Crab, club below. BMC 32. TextFull Size
Kroll 18 Caria, Islands off, Kos AR Tetrobol. ca 145-88 BC. Head of bearded Asklepios right / Coiled snake; magistrates NIKOME / QEUFAMI. TextFull Size
Paton&Hicks 86Cos, Caria, AE17, (4.16g) c. 190-88 BC. Head of Hercules 3/4 facing, wearing lion skin / KWIWN FILINOS, Bow in case and club. Paton & Hicks 86; cf BMC 156ff.TextFull Size
Paton&Hicks 100bKos, Caria. AE10, 1.45 gr. 300-190 BC. Magistrate Teisias. Head of Herakles left, wearing lionskin / KWIWN above crab, TEISI below. Paton & Hicks 100b.TextFull Size
Requier 43c Carian Islands, Kos AR Tetradrachm. 300-190 BC. Head of Herakles right wearning lionskin / KWION above crab, magistrate LEWDAMAS, bow in case below. TextFull Size
Requier 48 Islands Off Caria, Cos AR Tetradrachm. ca 285–258 BC. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / KWION above crab, magistrate LEWDAMAS, bow in case below. TextFull Size
RPC 2724Cos, Caria, Nikias, tyrant, ca. 30 BC, AE32, 23.66 gr. NIKIAS, lightly bearded and bare head of Nikias right / KWIWN ANTIOCOS, laureate head of Asklepios right. RPC 2724; BMC 196; SNG Copenhagen 687.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 617Cos, Island of Caria. Triple Siglos, ca. 480-470 BC. 16.60g. [KOS] Nude male youth hurling a discus, standing facing, weight on his right leg, left leg is crossing behind, the upper part of the body bent to its right side. On the left, large tripod, the prize of the contest. Dotted border / Irregular square incuse with diagonal lines, small crayfish in lower section. Babelon Traite 2,2 1738; Imhoof MG 98; BMC 6-9; Mionnet III, 5; SNG Cop 617; SNG Fitz. 4758-4759.TextFull Size
SNGCop 627Caria, Islands off. Kos AR Tetradrachm. Circa 285-258 BC. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / K-WIO-N, crab; bow & quiver below, magistrate LEWDAMAS; all in dotted square. Requier 40ff, SNG Berry 1116. TextFull Size
SNGCop 660Aegean Islands - Ceos. After 300 BC. AE 10 mm. 1.1 grams. Bee / Star or stellate pattern. TextFull Size
SNGHel 228v Islands off Caria, Kos. Circa 4th Century BC. AR Tetradrachm. Athanad..., magistrate. Bearded head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Veiled female head left; AQANAD... (magistrate). TextFull Size
SNGKeckman 285v Islands off Caria, Kos AR Tetradrachm. Phase 1, circa 395-390 BC. Persias, magistrate. Head of Herakles left, in lion's skin / Crab; club & PERSIAS below; all within incuse square. TextFull Size
SNGKeckman 288v Islands off Caria, Kos AR Tetradrachm. Phase 4, circa 345-340 BC. Athamas, magistrate. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin / Veiled head of female left; AQAMAS to right. TextFull Size
SNGvA 2750v Kos, island off Caria. c3rd-2nd Centruy BC. AR Drachm. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Crab; club below, magistrate LUKWN. TextFull Size
SNGvA 2758cf Carian Islands, Kos. Ca. 300-190 B.C. AR Hemidrachm. Head of Herakles right in lionskin / crab on club, KALLISO below. TextFull Size
Wealth 111 Islands off Caria, Cos AR Tetradrachm. ca 170 BC. Head of Aphrodite right, wreathed with myrtle / Asklepius standing right, resting on serpent-entwined staff, legs crossed, magistrate's signature IKOSTRATOS in left field.TextFull Size
Sear #4996Carian Islands, Kos. Head of bearded Herakles right, clad in lion’s skin. Incuse crab, club below.
See also: PDF Download from wildwinds: Coin pages extract of Inscriptions of Cos by Paton & Hicks. (Old but excellent for finding Magistrate's names). 11 Mb, no images.
Perseus Project database, coins of Kos
Entry for Caria, Kos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Cos in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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