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Ancient Coinage of Ionia, Smyrna


Smyrna, on the coast of Ionia, now Izmir, Turkey.

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 3Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche or Kybele right / ZMUR/NAIWN in two lines, monogram of magistrate Ariston below; all within oak wreath. BMC 3; Milne 1.TextImage
BMC 15
Sear #4563
Ionia, Smyrna AE12. After 280BC. Turreted head of Kybele right / SUMMAXOS, amphora surmounted by flaming vessel. TextImage
BMC 15Smyrna, Ionia, AE13, 245-230 BC. Magistrate Summachos. Turreted head of Tyche right / SUMMACOS SMUR, amphora surmounted by flaming vessel, crayfish walking left, downwards on right. Milne 31; SNG Cop 1114; BMC 15.TextImage
BMC 17Ionia, Smyrna AE13. Magistrate Paramonos. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN PARAMONOS, tripod. TextImage
BMC 23Ionia, Smyrna AE 15mm. Circa 115-105 BC. Magistrate Demetrios. Turreted head of Tyche right / DHMHTRIOS, Statue of Aphrodite Stratonikis right, elbow on short column, holding Nike. SNGCop 1188. TextImage
BMC 61
Sear #4568
Ionia, Smyrna AE15. ca 190-75 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN, two forearms & hands in caestus (boxing gloves), flanked by two laurel branches, magistrates (PU GO. BMC 61v. TextImage
BMC 67Smyrna, Ionia, AE10, 1.0 gr. 115-105 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYR DHMH, Fire-altar with cover. BMC 67; SNG Cop 1202.TextImage
BMC 70Smyrna, Ionia, AE11, 170-145 BC. 1.95 gr. Turreted head of Tyche or Kybele right / ZMUR MHTRODW, altar with conical lid and three feet. Milne 164; BMC 70; Athens coll 5374-5375; SNG Cop 1200; Pozzi 3021.TextImage
BMC 79Smyrna, Ionia, 145-125 BC. Magistrate Kallistratos. 8.09 gr, 19.88 mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN KALLISTRATOS, Homer seated left on stool, holding scroll and staff. BMC 79-81; Hunter 14; Mionnet III, 978; Sear Greece 4571 var (magistrate).TextImage
BMC 89 corrIonia, Smyrna AE 21. ca 150-140 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / SMURNAIWN ERSIPPOS, Homer seated left, holding book and resting chin on hand. BMC 89 corr. (ERMIPPOS) TextImage
BMC 91Ionia, Smyrna AE20 mm. 2nd - 1st Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN HRAKLEI, Homer seated left, holding scroll on knees, hand raised to chin; staff behind. TextImage
BMC 96Smyrna, Ionia, AE25, 115-105 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYRNAIWN SARAPIWN to right and left of Homer seated left, holding scroll and staff. PNHSR-like monogram sideways in left field. BMC 96; Milne 242; SNG Cop 1149; Mionnet III, 1011.TextImage
BMC 98
Sear #4571
Smyrna, Ionia, AE20. c 100 BC, Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMURNAIWN SHMAGORAS, the poet Homer seated left, holding scroll on his knees, right hand raised to chin, staff behind, monogram to right. SNG Cop 1164. TextObvRev
BMC 99Smyrna, Ionia, AE22. 115-105 BC. 8,49g. Laureate head of Apollo right / SMURNAIWN APOLLOFANHS ROBITHNOU, Homer seated left, holding book and resting chin on hand. BMC 99; SNG vA 2167; Sear 4571 var.TextImage
BMC 103Smyrna, Ionia, AE21 mm, 8.29 gr. 115-105 BC. Magistrate Hermokles. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN ERMOKLHS PUQEOU, Homer sitting left, holding scroll and staff. Milne 250; BMC 103; SNG Cop 1151; Paris 4216; Mionnet III, 959.TextImage
BMC 106Ionia, Smyrna. Circa 2nd-1st Century BC. AE 20mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / SMURNAIWN, the poet Homer seated left; magistrates METRODWROS, PASIKRATOU. TextImage
BMC 107Ionia, Smyrna. Circa 3rd-2nd Century BC. AE 19mm. Milne Period XIV, type J. Moschos, son of Moschos, magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / The poet Homer seated left. TextImage
BMC 116Smyrna, Ionia, AE 19mm, 9.7 gr. after 75 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right, in laurel wreath / SMYRNAIWN, the poet Homer seated left, holding scroll and sceptre. BMC 116; SNG Cop 1207; Mionnet 921; Weber 6138; SNG Tuebingen 3180.TextImage
BMC 118
Sear #4575
Ionia, Smyrna. Mithradates VI. 120-63 BC. AE 24mm. Struck Circa 88-85 BC. Diademed head of Mithradates right / ZMURNAIWN right, ERMOGENHS FRIXOS left, Nike walking right, holding wreath in right hand, palm over left shoulder. SNG Copenhagen 1206, BMC 118. TextImage
BMC 122Smyrna, Ionia, Strategos Ti. Cl. Sosandros, Hieronymos. 68-70 AD, time of Nero. AE-21 mm, 4.63 gr. QEON CUNKLHTON ZMUR, draped bust of the Senate right / EPI TI IERWNUMOU CWCANDROC, hexastyle temple on two steps. RPC I 2489; SNG Cop 1233-1235; BMC 122; Hunter 86; SNG von Aulock 7982.TextImage
BMC 137Smyrna, Ionia, AE19. Time of Domitian, 81-96 AD. ANQU FRONTEINW, head of Herakles right / EPI MURTOU RHGEINOS SMUR, River-god reclining left, holding reed, arm resting on overturned urn from which waters flow. SNG Cop 1248, RPC I 1014; Klose Smyrna 43ff; Hunterian 101; Weber 6144; Lindgren I 545; Mionnet VI 1562. TextImage
BMC 139Ionia, Smyrna AE 17. Time of Domitian, 81-96 AD. EPI MYPTOY, zebu bull standing right / ZMUR RHGEINOC, Nike advancing right. RPC I 1016. TextImage
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BMC 141Smyrna, Ionia, AE13, time of Domitian, 2.48 gr. CMURNAIWN, bee / EPI MYRTOY RHGEINOC, dolphin swimming right. Klose IV 66-67; BMC 141-142; Paris 2718; Weber 6145; Pozzi 2989; SNG Cop 1251.TextImage
BMC 141obvIonia, Smyrna AE14. City Issue, time of Domitian to Trajan. Head of Hercules Hoplophylax right / ZMURNAIWN, bee with straight wings seen from above. Reverse as obverse of BMC 141 & RPC I 1017. TextImage
BMC 147Smyrna, Ionia, Pseudo-autonomous issue, AE, ca. 100-105 AD. 3.63 g. CTRATH BIWNOC, draped bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet / CMYRNAIWN, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm branch. BMC 147. Klose 15.TextImage
BMC 151Smyrna, Ionia, AE27. Strategos Tamias C. Cl. Bion. 100-105 AD. 10.43 gr. IEPA CVNKLHTOC, laureate bust of the Senate right / ZMUR GA KL BIWNOC TAMIOY, two Nemesis standing facing each other, one standing right, holding bridle, one facing left, holding cubit rule. Klose Smyrna V 14; BMC 151.TextImage
BMC 154Ionia, Smyrna, 20mm, 5.23g. Antoninian times. ZEYC AKPAIOC; diademed head of Zeus right / CMURNAIWN; Amazon standing left, holding double axe in left, and leaning on spear. Mionnet III, 1130; BMC 154.TextImage
BMC 157Smyrna, Ionia, AE20, semi-autonomous issue, 160-180 AD. 6.04 gr. ZEYS AKRAIOS, head of Zeus Akraeos right / ZMYR PANIWNIOC, Artemis Panionios standing left, prow at foot, holding laurel branch and bow. Klose Smyrna VI 6ff; SNG von Aulock 2186; BMC 157; Weber 6149.TextImage
BMC 165Smyrna AE17. Quasi Autonomous issue, after 117 AD. ZEVC AKPAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMURNAIWN, eagle standing facing, head right. TextImage
BMC 177Ionia, Smyrna, AE19. 2nd Century AD. CMVPNA, turreted bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis over shoulder / CMVPNA, IWN below, lion walking right. SGI 5954. TextImage
BMC 190Smyrna, Ionia, semi-autonomous issue, AE, 160-180 AD, 3.64 g. ZEYC AKRAIOC, head of Zeus right / SMYRNAIWN, prow right. BMC 190; Klose 65.TextImage
BMC 194Smyrna, Ionia, AE21 mm, 3.39 gr. 175-200 AD. SMYRNA, turreted and draped bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis (double axe) over shoulder / SMYRNA-I-WN, prow right. Paris 2521; BMC 194; SNG von Aulock 2181.TextImage
BMC 227cfIonia, Smyrna AE27. Early 3rd Century AD, struck under the Eparchos Pollianus. IEPA CYNKLHTOC, draped & diademed bust of the Senate right / CMYP G NEEPPWLLIANOV, two draped Nemeseis standing facing each another and drawing out fold of drapery at neck; the left one holds reins, the right one holding a rod, wheel at foot. SNGvA 7951. TextImage
BMC 233Ionia, Smyrna, Civic coinage AE 20. Time of Gordian to Valerian. IEPA CVNKLHTOC, laureate & draped bust of the Roman Senate right, Countermark on bust (Howgego 791) D in circular punch / CMUR G NEWKORWN, Figure of Tyche holding rudder & cornucopia inside tetrastyle temple. Lindgren 556. TextImage
BMC 235Smyrna, Ionia, AE25, 3rd Neokorus, 211-260 AD. IERA CYNKLHTOC, laureate head of the Senate right / CMYRNAIWN G NEWKORWN, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 235; Hunter 168.TextImage
BMC 239Smyrna, Ionia, AE25, Magistrate C. Jul. Menekles, time of Gordian III, 239-241 AD. 6.8 gr. IERA CYNKLHTOC, laureate head of the Senate right / SMYR G NE EP MENEK-LEOYC, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 239; SNG Cop 1314; Paris 2625-2626.TextImage
BMC 246Ionia, Smyrna, Imperial times, ca late 2nd-3rd Century AD, AE25. IEPA CVNKLHTOC, Bust of youthful Senate right / CMURN G NEW EP C FILHTOU (partially in field), Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. BMC 246.TextImage
Heyman T1Ionia, Smyrna AE 20mm. ca 2nd-1st Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / SMURNAIWN, the poet Homer seated left; magistrates EPIKRATHS & ERMOKRAS. BMC -. TextImage
Klose VII 24Ionia, Smyrna, AE19. 4.22g. CMYPN-A, draped and turreted bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis over shoulder / CMYPNA-I-WN, Griffin right, left paw placed on wheel. Klose Smyrna VII 24; Cambridge 2441; Pembroke Coll. 995.TextImage
Klose XVIII 9Smyrna, Ionia. AE26, Semi-autonomous issue, time of Gordian III, Strategos C. Jul. Menekles, 239-241 AD. 6.2 gr. IERA KUNKLHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / SMYR G NE EP MENEK-LEOYS, Two Nemeses of Smyrna standing facing each other, one standing right, holding bridle, the other standing left, holding cubit rule, wheel at foot. Klose Smyrna XVIII 9; Paris 2613.TextImage
Klose XXI 41Smyrna, Ionia, AE25, semi-autonomous issue, 3rd Neokorius, 211-260 AD. 7.1 gr. IERA CYNKLHTOC, laureate head of the Senate right / SMURNAIWN G NEWKOR-W-N, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Klose Smyrna XXI 41; Paris 2794-2595; Hunter 167.TextImage
Milne 2Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. Circa 155-145 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMUR-NAIWN, monogram below; all within wreath. BMC 4v, SNG von Aulock 2161. TextImage
Milne 3Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYP/NAIWN in two lines & monogram within wreath. BMC 4. TextImage
Milne 4Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMUR/NAIWN in two lines, monogram (for magistrate Metrodoros) below; all within wreath. SNGvA 2162. TextImage
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Milne 5aIonia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYP/NAIWN in two lines, monogram (for magistrate Metrodoros) below; all within wreath. SNG von Aulock 2162. TextImage
Milne 11Smyrna, Ionia, AE14, 280-270 BC. Magistrate Difilos. Laureate head of Apollo right / DIFILOS SMURNAIWN to left and right of palm tree. Milne 11.TextImage
Milne 27Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. Circa 155-145 BC. Hermippus, son of Sipylos, magistrate. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMUR-NAIWN, lion right; ERMIPPOS SIPULOU below; below; all within wreath. BMC 5v. TextImage
Milne 31Smyrna, Ionia. Ca 250 BC. AE 13mm, 1.67 g. Turreted head of Kybele right / SMUR SUMMACOS, Krater surmounted by a vessel containing fire, shrimp to left. Milne NC 1923 31; SNG Cop 1114; BMC 15; SNG von Aulock 7968.TextImage
Milne 285Ionia, Smyrna AE 20. ca 105-95 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / SMYPNAIWN, Homer seated left, holding book & resting chin on hand, magistrate POLLWNIO -HPIATOR. SNG Kayhan 595, SNG Cop 1155, BMC 100. TextImage
Milne 289Civic coinage, AE16 of Smyrna, Ionia. 105-95 BC. Magistrate Hras. Turreted bust of Tyche right / ZMYRNAIWN HRAC, Aphrodite Stratonikis, wearing polos, standing facing, resting arm on column, holding Nike. PH monogram to left. Milne 289; SNG Cop 1191; Mionnet III 1075; Rhousopoulos 3778.TextImage
Milne 295Smyrna, Ionia, 95-85 BC. AE15 mm, 4.56 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMURNAIWN MOSCOS, Aphrodite Stratonikis standing right by a column, holding Nike and sceptre. Milne 295; BMC 28-29; Hunter 54; Paris 4372-4373.TextImage
Milne 302Ionia, Smyrna AE 20. ca 125 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN ERMOLAOS PARMENION TOS, Homer seated left, scroll on lap, hand on chin. TextImage
Milne 343Ionia, Smyrna AE16. ca 85-75 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / IMURNAIWN LATIMOS IERWNOS, Aphrodite Stratonikis standing facing, holding Nike above column. SNGCop 1195. TextImage
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Milne 354Smyrna, Ionia, 85-75 BC. AE20 mm, 8.31 gr. Magistrates Hippias and Artemidoros. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMURNAIWN IPPIAS ARTEMIDWROU to right and left of Homer seated left, holding scroll and staff. Milne 354; SNG Cop 24.TextImage
Milne 362Ionia, Smyrna. Circa 75-50 BC. AE 19mm. Turreted head of Kybele right, within oak wreath / SMYPNAIAW to right of standing statue of Aphrodite Stratonikis, holding sceptre & Nike, left elbow resting on a short column; bird in right field, magistrate APOLLWNIOS to left. SNG von Aulock 2170, SNGCop 1226. TextImage
Milne 393Smyrna, Ionia. 75-50 BC. AE 14mm; 3.8g. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYRNAIWN APATOYRIOS, hand in caestus (boxing glove), palm to right. Milne 393; SNG Tübingen 3183; Klein, KM 471.TextImage
Mionnet 931Ionia, Smyrna, 2nd-1st century BC. AE18. Laureate head of Apollo right / SMURNAIWN APOLLWNIOS MAGAS, Homer seated left. resting chin on hand, volumen on lap. Mionnet III, 931; Sear 4571v; BMC -.TextImage
SNG Cop 1105Ionia, Smyrna as Eurydikeia AE20. ca 288-281 BC. Veiled head of Eurydike, daughter of Lysimachos / tripod. TextImage
SNG Cop 1115Smyrna, Ionia. AE11. 240-190 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / SMUR..., Palm tree. SNG Cop. 1115; Milne 1923 p. 20, 37; Lindgren I 535.TextImage
SNG Cop 1124vSmyrna, Ionia, AE16. Magistrate: Appolodorus, ca 3rd century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMAURN APOL (instead of ZMURN APOL) to left and right of tripod altar. Sear 4570 var; SNG Cop 1124 var.TextImage
SNG Cop 1183cfIonia, Smyrna AE 19mm. Circa 3rd-2nd Century BC, magistrate Pytheos. Turreted head of Tyche right / IMURNAIWN PYQEOS, Aphrodite standing right, Nike before; magistrate Pytheos. TextImage
SNG Cop 1257Smyrna, Ionia, AE18. 105-100 BC. ZMYR, Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / EPI BIWNOS, poppy between two corn ears. Klose V 22; BMC 14, 148 / SNG Cop 24, 1257; Lindgren I 548.TextImage
SNG Cop 1279Ionia, Smyrna Quasi-Autonomous AE18. Time of Hadrian. ZEVC AKPAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMURNAIWN TYXN, Homonoia standing left holding patera & cornucopiae. Obv as BMC 159, rev as BMC 160. TextImage
SNG Cop 1291Ionia, Smyrna AE17. 2nd Century AD. ZEVC AKPAIOC, head of Zeus right / CMURNAIW, prow right. SNGvA 2187. TextImage
SNG Cop 1293Ionia, Smyrna AE18. 2nd Century AD. ZEVC AKPAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMYRNA-IWN, lion walking right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1312Ionia, Smyrna AE15. Time of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. CTPA, bust of Serapis right / ZMURNAIWN, prow right; shrimp beneath. TextImage
SNG Tub 3171Smyrna, Ionia, 245-240 BC. AE13 mm, 1.84 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right / AKRIS SMUR, flaming amphora or krater, shrimp in field. SNG Tuebingen 3171.TextImage
SNG vA 7968Smyrna, Ionia. AE16. 240-190 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / SMUR SUMMACOS, Krater or Amphora surmounted by flaming vessel. SNG von Aulock 7968; BMC 15.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 2463Augustus, AE18. Smyrna, Ionia. Time of Hermokles. ca. 15 BC. SEBASTOU, head of Augustus right / SMURNAIWN ERMOKLHS, Aphrodite Stratonikis standing beside column, turret on head, holding sceptre in right hand and small Victory in left.TextImage
RPC 2465Augustus, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. 4.86 g. SEBASTOS ZMURNAIWN, bare head right / DIONUSIOS KOLLUBA S, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm. RPC 2465; Klose 29.TextImage
RPC 2466Augustus & Livia AE21 of Ionia, Smyrna. Leontiskos Hippomedontos, magistrate, ca 10 BC. SEBASTWI ZMURNAIWN, jugate heads right of Augustus, laureate and Livia, draped / LEONTISKOS IPPOMEDONTOS, Aphrodite Stratonicis standing facing, holding sceptre & Nike, dove in right field. BMC 255, SNG Copenhagen 1334.TextImage
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RPC 2467Augustus and Tiberius, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. 4 - 14. 5.19 g. SEBASTON TIBERION KAISARA, bare heads of Augustus and Tiberius facing each other / LIBIAN SMYRNAIWN KORWNOS, Livia as Aphrodite Stratonikis standing facing on column, holding Nike and sceptre; dove to right, monogram to left. RPC 2467.TextImage
TIBERIUS
RPC 2469Tiberius And Livia, Smyrna, AE21. SEBASTH SUNKLHTOU SMURNAIWN IERONUMOU, confronted heads of Senate, right, and Livia, left / SEBASTOS TIBERIOS EPI PETRONIOU, tetrastyle temple, togate statue of Tiberius within. RPC 2469; BMC 266; SNG Copenhagen 1338.TextImage
RPC 2470Tiberius, AE15 of Smyrna, Ionia. struck 29-35 AD. Strategos Hieronymos, 4.04 gr. TIBERIOC CEBACTOC, bare head right / ZMURNAIWN IERONUMOC, garlanded altar. RPC 2470; Lindgren I 561; Hunter 190; Klose Smyrna XXV 1; SNG Cop 1337.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 2471Caligula AE 22mm of Smyrna, Ionia. Menophanes, Aviola proconsul, ca 37-38 AD. GAION KAICAPA GEPMANIKON EPI AOYIOLA, laureate head right / GEPMANIKON AGPIPPEINA ZMURNAIWN MHNOFANHC, vis à vis busts of Germanicus, bareheaded, & Agrippina Senior, draped.TextImage
RPC 2472Caligula & Drusilla, AE19 of Smyrna, Ionia. GAION KAICAPA GEPMANIKON ERI AOYIOLA Laureate head of Caligula right / DPOYCILLAN ZMYPNAIWN MHNOFANHC Drusilla seated left, holding corn ears and poppies, and sceptre. BMC 272; SNG Cop 1344.TextImage
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RPC 2473Caligula AE18 of Smyrna, Ionia. GAION KAICAPA EI AOYOLA, laureate head right / ZMYPNAIWN MHNOFANHC, Nike advancing right, carrying palm & wreath.TextObvRev
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CLAUDIUS
RPC 2475Claudius I and Agrippina II, AE20 of Smyrna, Ionia. ZMYR to right, jugate heads of Claudius (laureate) and Agrippina right / EPI FILISTOU - EIKADIOS, Cybele enthrone left holding patera and leaning on drum, lion seated left beneath throne. RPC 2475; BMC 281; SGI 505.TextImage
BRITANNICUS
RPC 2476Ionia, Smyrna. Britannicus. Died 55 AD. AE 17mm. Bare head of Britannicus right / Nike flying right, holding trophy over her left shoulder.TextImage
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NERO
RPC 2478Nero & Agrippina Jr AE19 of Smyrna. NERWNA SEBASTON AGRIPPINANAN SEBASTHN, draped bust of Agrippina facing laureate bust of Nero / AYLOS GESSIOS ZMYNAIWN, Nemesis advancing right, holding out neck of dress, holding caduceus over snake at foot right.TextImage
RPC 2479Nero & Agrippina Junior AE 22mm of Smyrna, Ionia. Aulus Gessius Philopatris, strategus, struck 54-59 AD. NERWNA SEBASTON AGRIPPINANAN SEBASTHN, draped bust of Agrippina right vis-à-vis bare head of Nero left / AY GESSIOS FILOPATRIS, Eirene-Nemesis advancing right, holding out fold of dress, & caduceus; serpent at foot before, ZMYP in right field. SNG Cop 1352, SGI 646.TextImage
RPC 2480Nero AE18 of Smyrna in Ionia. NEPWNA SEBASTON, laureate head right / ZMY in field, AY (monogram) GESSIOS FILOPATRIS, Zeus seated holding sceptre. BMC 285.TextImage
RPC 2483Nero, AE18 of Smyrna, Ionia, Strategos Stephanephoros Hermogenes and Scribonius Klaros. 4.94 gr. NERWNA CEBACTON, bare head right / SMYR EPI ERMOGENOYS KLAROS, river-god reclining left, holding reed, arm resting on an overturned urn. RPC 2483; Paris 2485; SNG Cop 1355.TextImage
RPC 2486Nero, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. 62-65 AD. 5.26 g. NERWNA CEBACTON, laureate head right / NEIKHN POPPAIA ZMYR, Poppaea as Nike, advancing left, holding wreath and cornucopiae. RPC 2486; Klose 31.TextImage
VESPASIAN II
RPC 1028Vespasian Junior, Caesar (AD ?-95/6) AE15 of Syrna, Ionia. OVECPACIANOC NEWTEPOC, bare head right / ZMYPNAIWN, Nike advancing right, bearing palm & wreath. Klose XLII, 5 (V2/R4). TextImage
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TITUS
RPC 1007Titus, as Caesar, AE24 Diassaria of Ionia, Smyrna. TITOC AYTOKPATWP KAICAP [...], laureate bust right / ITALIKW ANQU EPI IOULIAC AGRWN ZMYP, Herakles standing left, holding out kantharos, holding club and lion's skin. TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1022Domitiain & Domitia AE22 of Smyrna, Ionia. DOMITIANOC KAI CE GEPMANIKOC DOMITIA CEBACTH, laureate head of Domitian facing draped bust of Domitia / EPI DHMOCTPATOY CTPATHGOC, ZMYP, Herakles standing left holding out cantherus and holding club & lion skin. BMC 307.TextImage
HADRIAN
SGI 1167Hadrian AE26 of Ionia, Smyrna. KAI TPA ADPIANOC CE, laureate cuirassed bust right / CTE POMPWNIOU CEXTOV ZMYP, hexastyle temple. SGI 1167; Agora XXVI, 937.TextImage
ANTINOUS
Blum 3cfAntinoüs AE36 Uniface Medallion of Smyrna, Ionia. ANTINOOC, ... ANTINOOC Bare head right / blank.TextObvRev
Klose 252Antinous AE36 of Ionia, Smyrna. Bare head left / POLEMWN ANEQHKE SMURNAIOIS, bull standing right.TextImage
SGI 1331Antinous AE38 medallion of Smyrna, Ionia. ANTINOOC HPWC, bare head right / POLEMWN ANEQHKE CMVPNAIOIC, bull standing right.TextObvRev
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ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 342vAntoninus Pius AE 34mm of Ionia, Smyrna. Theudianus, strategus. Struck circa 147 AD. Laureate head right / QEUDIANOC CTPA AN-EQHKE CMVPNA-IOIC, PELOY across upper field, Hippodamia, veiled, standing right, touching finger to mouth & holding hand of Pelops, nude, standing facing, head left, holding sceptre, both in slow biga right.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 2213Antoninus Pius AE 34mm. Ionia, Smyrna. AY KAI TI AI ADPI ANTWNЄNOC, laureate head right / QЄVDIANOC CTPAT ANЄQHKЄ CMVPNAIOC, Pelops and Hippodameia in biga right. BMC Ionia 342, SGI 1416TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Klose 17Faustina II, AE26 of Smyrna, Ionia, 10.2g. FAYCTEINA (CEBACTH), draped bust right / (EPI CTR KL P)ROKLOY COFICTOY CM-Y, Nemesis standing left, holding bridle, facing another Nemesis standing right, holding a cubit rule. Klose 17.TextImage
COMMODUS
SGI 1980Commodus AE33 of Ionia, Smyrna. L AVR KOMODOC KAICAR, bare-headed & draped bust right / CTR PO AIL ARIZHL CMYRNA, IWN, Zeus seated, holding Nike and sceptre.TextObvRev
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 376Julia Domna, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. 5.84 g. IOVLIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EP CT K ROUFINOY CMYRNAIWN, Herakles, naked, standing half left, holding kantharos, club and lionskin. BMC 376; Klose 12.TextImage
Lindgren 564Ionia, Smyrna. Julia Domna AE 29. Draped bust right / Roma seated left, holding temple and sceptre; shield at her side. BMC Ionia p. 284, 390.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 419Caracalla and Julia Domna, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. 5.25 g. AYT K M AV ANTWNEINOC CEBACTH IOVLIA, laureate head of Caracalla facing draped bust of Julia Domna / EPI CARIDHMOY CMYRNAIWN, Herakles, naked, standing half left, holding kantharos, club and lionskin. BMC 419; Klose 2.TextImage
SNG vA 2247Caracalla, AE33 of Smyrna and Pergamum alliance, Ionia and Mysia. AY K M AYR ANTWNEINOS, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ZMURNAIWN OMONOIA PERGAMHNWN EP CTR GEMINOU, Asklepios standing in centre, head right, serpent-entwined staff in right hand, to left and right the two Nemeses of Smyrna and Pergamum, standing facing him, one holding bridle, the other holding a cubit rule. Klose Smyrna 5; SNG Aulock 2247; Weber Coll. 6194; BMC 506.TextImage
GETA
BMC 426Geta, AE24 of Smyrna, Ionia. L SEP GE-TAS KAISAR, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / EP STR K ROYFINOY SOF, SMYRNAI-WN, tetrastyle temple, shield with boss in architrave, within the temple, Tyche standing facing, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 426; Weber 6183; Pozzi 3042; Lindgren I 567; SNG Cop 1393.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 429Severus Alexander, AE25 of Smyrna, Ionia, 8.1g. A K M AYP CEO - V ALEXANDPOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CMYP-NAI-WN-G NEW-(KOPWN in ex), Tetrastyle temple with circle in pediment, Tyche standing left holding cornucopiae and rudder within. BMC 429; Klose LXV.13.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Klose_LXVIII-2Smyrna. Maximinus & Maximus, Caesar. AE 21mm. Confronted busts of Maximinus & Maximus / Herakles standing left, holding kantharos, club & lion’s skin.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 445Gordian III AE 21mm of Ionia, Smyrna. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / Herakles standing facing with kantharos, club, & lion's skin headdress. SNG von Aulock 2230.TextImage
BMC 445Gordian III, AE21 of Smyrna, Ionia (third Neokoros). 4.1 g. 238 - 244 AD. A K M ANT GORDIANOC, laureate and draped bust right / SMURNAIWN G NEWKORWN, Herakles, naked, standing left, holding kantharos and club, lionskin over arm. BMC 445; SNG vA 2230; Hunter 259-260.TextImage
TRANQUILLINA
SNG Cop 1401Tranquillina, AE 22mm, Diassarion of Smyrna, Ionia. 241-244 AD. FOURI TRANKUILLEINA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane / CMURNAIWN G NEWKORWN, Herakles, naked, standing left, holding kantharos, lion-skin and club. SNG Cop 1401-1403; BMC 447-450.TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 470Gallienus AE 26mm of Smyrna in Ionia. AVT K P LIK GALLIHNOC, Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / CMURNAIW·G·Three tetrastyle temples, of Tiberius, Roma, & Hadrian, surmounted by wreaths. NEAK·WN/NC_OV below.TextImage
BMC 472Gallienus AE22 of Smyrna, Ionia. AVY K P LIK GALLIENOC, laureate, draped bust right / CMYPNAIWN G NEWK EP M AVP CEXCTOC, galley sailing right. SNG Cop 1415.TextImage
BMC 474Gallienus, AE of Smyrna, Ionia, 3.94 g. A K PO LIK GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CMYRNAIWN G NEWKORWN, Herakles, naked, standing half left, holding kantharos, club and lionskin. BMC 474. Klose 61.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Smyrna
Entry for Ionia, Smyrna on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Smyrna in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Smyrna at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Smyrna in the ANS Database
Search for Smyrna in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum

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