Ancient Coinage of Ionia, Smyrna


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

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 3Smyrna, Ionia AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche or Kybele right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN 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 / ΣYMMAΞOΣ, amphora surmounted by flaming vessel. TextImage
BMC 15Smyrna, Ionia, AE13, 245-230 BC. Magistrate Summachos. Turreted head of Tyche right / ΣYMMAΞOΣ ΣMYΡ, amphora surmounted by flaming vessel, crayfish walking left, downwards on right. Milne 31; SNG Cop 1114; BMC 15.TextImage
BMC 17Smyrna, Ionia AE13. Magistrate Paramonos. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΠAΡAMONOΣ, tripod. TextImage
BMC 23Smyrna, Ionia AE 15mm. Circa 115-105 BC. Magistrate Demetrios. Turreted head of Tyche right / ΣMYΡ ΔHMHTΡIOΣ, Statue of Aphrodite Stratonikis right, elbow on short column, holding Nike. SNGCop 1188. TextImage
BMC 61v
Sear #4568
Smyrna, Ionia, AE15. ca 190-75 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΠY ΓO, two forearms & hands in caestus (boxing gloves), flanked by two laurel branches. BMC 61v. TextImage
BMC 67Smyrna, Ionia, AE10, 1.0 gr. 115-105 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡ ΔHMH, 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 / ZMYΡ MHTΡOΔΩ, 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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN KAΛΛIΣTΡATOΣ, 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 corrSmyrna, Ionia AE 21. ca 150-140 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN EΡΣIΠΠOΣ, Homer seated left, holding book and resting chin on hand. BMC 89 corr. (EΡMIΠΠOΣ). TextImage
BMC 91Smyrna, Ionia AE20 mm. 2nd - 1st Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN HΡAKΛEI, 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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΣAΡAΠIΩN to right and left of Homer seated left, holding scroll and staff. ΠNHΣΡ-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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΣHMAΓOΡAΣ, 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 / ΣMYΡNAIΩN AΠOΛΛOΦANHΣ ΡOBITHNOY, 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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN EΡMOKΛHΣ ΠYΘEOY, Homer sitting left, holding scroll and staff. Milne 250; BMC 103; SNG Cop 1151; Paris 4216; Mionnet III, 959.TextImage
BMC 106Smyrna, Ionia. Circa 2nd-1st Century BC. AE 20mm. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN METΡOΔΩΡOΣ ΠAΣIKΡATOY, the poet Homer seated left. TextImage
BMC 107Smyrna, Ionia. 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 / ΣMYΡNAIΩN, 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
Smyrna, Ionia. Mithradates VI. 120-63 BC. AE 24mm. Struck ca 88-85 BC. Diademed head of Mithradates right / ZMYΡNAIΩN right, EΡMOΓENHΣ ΦΡIXOΣ 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. ΘEON CYNKΛHTON ZMYΡ, draped bust of the Senate right / EΠI TI IEΡΩNYMOY CΩCANΔΡOC, 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. ANΘY ΦΡONTEINΩ, head of Herakles right / EΠI MYΡTOY ΡHΓEINOΣ ΣMYΡ, 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, semi-autonomous. Time of Domitian, 81-96 AD. EΠI MYΡTOY, zebu bull standing right / ZMYΡ ΡHΓEINOC, Nike walking right. RPC I 1016.TextImage
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BMC 141Smyrna, Ionia, AE13, time of Domitian, 2.48 gr. CMYΡNAIΩN, bee / EΠI MYΡTOY ΡHΓEINOC, dolphin swimming right. Klose IV 66-67; BMC 141-142; Paris 2718; Weber 6145; Pozzi 2989; SNG Cop 1251.TextImage
BMC 141obvSmyrna, Ionia AE14. City Issue, time of Domitian to Trajan. Head of Hercules Hoplophylax right / ZMYΡNAIΩN, bee with straight wings seen from above. Reverse as obverse of BMC 141 & RPC I 1017. TextImage
BMC 147Smyrna, Ionia, semi-autonomous issue, AE, ca. 100-105 AD. 3.63 g. CTΡATH BIΩNOC, draped bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet / CMYΡNAIΩN, Nike walking 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. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate bust of the Senate right / ZMYΡ ΓA KΛ BIΩNOC 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 154Smyrna, Ionia, 20mm, 5.23g. Antoninian times. ZEVC AKΡAIOC; diademed head of Zeus right / CMYΡNAIΩN, 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, AD 160-180 AD. 6.04 gr. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus Akraeos right / ZMYΡ ΠANIΩNIOC, 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 AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMYΡNAIΩN, eagle standing facing, head right. TextImage
BMC 177Smyrna, Ionia, AE19. 2nd Century AD. CMYΡNA, turreted bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis over shoulder / CMYΡNA-IΩN, lion walking right. SGI 5954. TextImage
BMC 190Smyrna, Ionia, semi-autonomous issue, AE, 160-180 AD, 3.64 g. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN, prow right. BMC 190; Klose 65.TextImage
BMC 194Smyrna, Ionia, AE21 mm, 3.39 gr. 175-200 AD. ΣMYΡNA, turreted and draped bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis (double axe) over shoulder / ΣMYΡNA-I-ΩN, prow right. Paris 2521; BMC 194; SNG von Aulock 2181.TextImage
BMC 227cfSmyrna, Ionia AE27. Early 3rd Century AD, magistrate Pollianus. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped & diademed bust of the Senate right / CMYΡ Γ NE EΠ ΠΩΛΛIANOY, 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 233Smyrna, Ionia, semi-autonomous issue AE 20. Time of Gordian to Valerian. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate & draped bust of the Roman Senate right, Δ countermark on bust (Howgego 791) / CMYΡ Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Lindgren 556. TextImage
BMC 235Smyrna, Ionia, AE25, 3rd Neokorus, 211-260 AD. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate head of the Senate right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, 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. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate head of the Senate right / CMYΡ Γ NE EΠ MENEK-ΛEOYC, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 239; SNG Cop 1314; Paris 2625-2626.TextImage
BMC 246Smyrna, Ionia, Imperial times, ca late 2nd-3rd Century AD, AE25. IEΡA CVNKΛHTOC, Bust of youthful Senate right / CMYΡN Γ NEΩ EΠ C ΦIΛHTOY around and in field, Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. BMC 246.TextImage
Heyman T1Smyrna, Ionia AE 20mm. ca 2nd-1st Century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN EΠIKΡATHΣ EΡMOKΡAΣ, the poet Homer seated left;. BMC -. TextImage
Hunter 116Smyrna, Ionia, AE19, AD 240-250. 2.8 g. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, laureate head of Zeus right / CMYΡNAIΩN, the Amazon of Smyrna, turreted, standing left, prow at foot, holding patera and bipennis. Hunter 116; Klose Smyrna group VI, 20-23; Berlin 8969; Cambridge 2447; SNG Cop 1295.TextImage
Klose VII 24Smyrna, Ionia, AE19. 4.22g. CMYΡN-A, draped and turreted bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis over shoulder / CMYΠNA-I-ΩN, 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. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / CMYΡ Γ NE EΠ MENEK-ΛEOYC, 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. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate head of the Senate right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡ-Ω-N, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Klose Smyrna XXI 41; Paris 2794-2595; Hunter 167.TextImage
Milne 2Smyrna, Ionia AR Tetradrachm. Circa 155-145 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN , monogram below; all within wreath. BMC 4v, SNG von Aulock 2161. TextImage
Milne 3Smyrna, Ionia AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN in two lines & monogram within wreath. BMC 4. TextImage
Milne 4Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN in two lines, monogram (for magistrate Metrodoros) below; all within wreath. SNGvA 2162. TextImage
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Milne 5aSmyrna, Ionia, AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN in two lines, monogram of 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 / ΔIΦIΛOΣ ΣMYΡNAIΩN to left and right of palm tree. Milne 11.TextImage
Milne 27Smyrna, Ionia, AR Tetradrachm. Circa 155-145 BC. Hermippus, son of Sipylos, magistrate. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡNAIΩN EΡMIΠΠOΣ ΣIΠYΛOY, lion right; all within wreath. BMC 5v. TextImage
Milne 31Smyrna, Ionia. Ca 250 BC. AE 13mm, 1.67 g. Turreted head of Kybele right / &SigmaMYΡ ΣYMMAXOΣ, 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 145Smyrna, Ionia, AR tetradrachm. Magistrate Poseidonias?. Turreted head of Kybele right / ΣMYΡ-NAIΩN and ΠΣΔΩNY monogram, all within wreath. Milne 145 (in NC 1927); Montagu Sale 583; Paris 4156; Mionnet 910; Oxford Bodleian 767.TextImage
Milne 285Smyrna, Ionia, AE 20. ca 105-95 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN ΠOΛΛΩNIO-HΠIATOΡ, Homer seated left, holding book & resting chin on hand. 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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN HΡAC, 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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN MOΣXOΣ, Aphrodite Stratonikis standing right by a column, holding Nike and sceptre. Milne 295; BMC 28-29; Hunter 54; Paris 4372-4373.TextImage
Milne 302Smyrna, Ionia AE 20. ca 125 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN EΡMOΛAOΣ ΠAΡMENIONTOΣ, Homer seated left, scroll on lap, hand on chin. TextImage
Milne 343Ionia, Smyrna AE16. ca 85-75 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΛATIMOΣ IEΡΩNOΣ, 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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN IΠΠIAΣ AΡTEMIΔΩΡOY to right and left of Homer seated left, holding scroll and staff. Milne 354; SNG Cop 24.TextImage
Milne 362Smyrna, Ionia. Circa 75-50 BC. AE 19mm. Turreted head of Kybele right, within oak wreath / ΣMYΡNAIAΩ to right of standing statue of Aphrodite Stratonikis, holding sceptre & Nike, left elbow resting on a short column; bird in right field, AΠOΛΛΩNIOΣ to left. SNG von Aulock 2170, SNGCop 1226. TextImage
Milne 393Smyrna, Ionia. 75-50 BC. AE 14mm; 3.8g. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN AΠATOYΡIOΣ, hand in caestus (boxing glove), palm to right. Milne 393; SNG Tübingen 3183; Klein, KM 471.TextImage
Mionnet 931Smyrna, Ionia, 2nd-1st century BC. AE18. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN AΠOΛΛΩNIOΣ MAΓAΣ, Homer seated left. resting chin on hand, volumen on lap. Mionnet III, 931; Sear 4571v; BMC -.TextImage
SNG Cop 1105Smyrna, Ionia 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 / ΣMYΡ..., 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 / ZMAYΡN AΠOΛ (instead of ZMYΡN AΠOΛ) to left and right of tripod altar. Sear 4570 var; SNG Cop 1124 var.TextImage
SNG Cop 1183cfSmyrna, Ionia AE 19mm. Circa 3rd-2nd Century BC, magistrate Pytheos. Turreted head of Tyche right / IMYΡNAIΩN ΠYΘEOΣ, Aphrodite standing right, Nike before; magistrate Pytheos. TextImage
SNG Cop 1257Smyrna, Ionia, AE18. 105-100 BC. ZMYR, Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / EΠI BIΩNOΣ, poppy between two corn ears. Klose V 22; BMC 14, 148 / SNG Cop 24, 1257; Lindgren I 548.TextImage
SNG Cop 1279Smyrna, Ionia Quasi-Autonomous AE18. Time of Hadrian. ZEVC AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMYΡNAIΩN TYXN, Homonoia standing left holding patera & cornucopiae. Obv as BMC 159, rev as BMC 160. TextImage
SNG Cop 1291Smyrna, Ionia AE17. 2nd Century AD. ZEVC AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus right / CMYΡNAIΩ, prow right. SNGvA 2187. TextImage
SNG Cop 1293Smyrna, Ionia AE18. 2nd Century AD. ZEVC AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMYΡNAIΩN, lion walking right. TextImage
SNG Cop 1312Smyrna, Ionia AE15. Time of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. CTPA, bust of Serapis right / ZMYΡNAIΩN, prow right; shrimp beneath. TextImage
SNG Tub 3171Smyrna, Ionia, 245-240 BC. AE13 mm, 1.84 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right / AKΡIΣ ΣMYΡ, flaming amphora or krater, shrimp in field. SNG Tuebingen 3171.TextImage
SNG vA 2190Smyrna, Ionia, semi-autonomous AE23. AD 161-180. 5.84 g. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, tetrastyle temple with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2190 (this coin); SNG Tuebingen 3203; Paris 2812; Weber 6159.TextImage
SNG vA 7968Smyrna, Ionia. AE16. 240-190 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ΣMYΡ ΣYMMAXOΣ, 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. ΣEBAΣTOY, head of Augustus right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN EΡMOKΛHΣ, 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. ΣEBAΣTOΣ ZMYΡNAIΩN, bare head right / ΔIONYΣIOΣ KOΛΛYBA Σ, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm. RPC 2465; Klose 29.TextImage
RPC 2466Augustus & Livia AE21 of Ionia, Smyrna. Leontiskos Hippomedontos, magistrate, ca 10 BC. ΣEBAΣTΩI ZMYΡNAIΩN, jugate heads right of Augustus, laureate and Livia, draped / ΛEONTIΣKOΣ IΠΠOMEΔONTOΣ, 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. AD 4-14. 5.19 g. ΣEBAΣTON TIBEΡION KAIΣAΡA, bare heads of Augustus and Tiberius facing each other / ΛIBIAN ΣMYΡNAIΩN KOΡΩNOΣ, 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. ΣEBAΣTH ΣYNKΛHTOY ΣMYΡNAIΩN IEΡONYMOY, confronted heads of Senate, right, and Livia, left / ΣEBAΣTOΣ TIBEΡIOΣ EΠI ΠETΡONIOY, 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. TIBEΡIOC CEBACTOC, bare head right / ZMYΡNAIΩN IEΡONYMOC, bare head right / ZMYΡNAIΩN IEΡONYMOC, 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. ΓAION KAICAΡA ΓEΡMANIKON EΠI AOYIOΛA, laureate head right / ΓEΡMANIKON AΓΡIΠΠEINA ZMYΡNAIΩN MHNOΦANHC, confronted busts of Germanicus, bare-headed and Agrippina Senior, draped.TextImage
RPC 2472Caligula & Drusilla, AE19 of Smyrna, Ionia. ΓAION KAICAΡA ΓEΡMANIKON EΡI AOYIOΛA, laureate head of Caligula right / ΔΡOYCIΛΛAN ZMYΡNAIΩN MHNOΦANHC, 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. ΓAION KAICAΡA EI AOYOΛA, laureate head right / ZMYΡNAIΩN MHNOΦANHC, Nike walking 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 / EΠI ΦIΛIΣTOY EIKAΔIOΣ, 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. NEΡΩNA ΣEBAΣTON AΓΡIΠΠINANAN ΣEBAΣTHN, draped bust of Agrippina facing laureate bust of Nero / AYΛOΣ ΓEΣΣIOΣ ZMYNAIΩN, Nemesis walking 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. NEΡΩNA ΣEBAΣTON AΓΡIΠΠINANAN ΣEBAΣTHN, draped bust of Agrippina right vis-à-vis bare head of Nero left / AY ΓEΣΣIOΣ ΦIΛOΠATΡIΣ, Eirene-Nemesis walking right, holding out fold of dress, & caduceus; serpent at foot before, ZMYR in right field. SNG Cop 1352, SGI 646.TextImage
RPC 2480Nero AE18 of Smyrna in Ionia. NEΡΩNA ΣEBAΣTON, laureate head right / ZMY in field, AY (ligate) ΓEΣΣIOΣ ΦIΛOΠATΡIΣ, Zeus seated left, holding sceptre. BMC 285.TextImage
RPC 2483Nero, AE18 of Smyrna, Ionia, Magistrates Hermogenes and Scribonius Klaros. 4.94 gr. NEΡΩNA CEBACTON, bare head right / ΣMYΡ EΠI EΡMOΓENOYΣ KΛAΡOΣ, 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. NEΡΩNA CEBACTON, laureate head right / NEIKHN ΠOΠΠAIA ZMYΡ, Poppaea as Nike, walking left, holding wreath and cornucopiae. RPC 2486; Klose 31.TextImage
VESPASIAN II
RPC 1028Vespasian Junior, Caesar (AD ?-95/6) AE15 of Syrna, Ionia. OYECΠACIANOC NEΩTEΡOC, bare head right / ZMYΠNAIΩN, Nike walking 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 AYTOKΡATΩΡ KAICAΡ ..., laureate head right / ITAΛIKΩ ANΘY EΠI IOYΛIAC AΓΡΩN ZMYΡ, Herakles standing left, holding out kantharos, holding club and lion's skin. TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1022Domitian and Domitia AE22 of Smyrna, Ionia. ΔOMITIANOC KAI CE ΓEΡMANIKOC ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, laureate head of Domitian facing draped bust of Domitia / EΠI ΔHMOCTΠATOY CTΡATHΓOC ZMYΡ, Herakles standing left holding cantherus, club and lionskin. BMC 307.TextImage
HADRIAN
SGI 1167Hadrian AE26 of Ionia, Smyrna. KAI TΡA AΔΡIANOC CE, laureate, cuirassed bust right / CTE ΠOMΠΩNIOY CEXTOY ZMYΡ, hexastyle temple. SGI 1167; Agora XXVI, 937.TextImage
ANTINOUS
Klose 7Antinous AE36 of Ionia, Smyrna. Bare head left / ΠOΛEMΩN ANEΘHKE CMYΡNAIOIC, bull standing right. Blum 8-11; BMC 339; Klose 7.TextImage
Klose 19Antinous. AE38 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 117-130. 34.85 g. ANTINOOC HΡΩC, bare head left / ΠOΛEMΩN ANEΘHKE CMYΡNAIOIC, female panther standing left, one raised paw against a filleted thyrsos. Blum 14; Klose 19.TextImage
Klose 28 corrAntinous. AE of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 117-138. 29.64 g. ANTINOOC HΡΩC, bare head left / ΠOΛEMΩN ANEΘHKE CMYΡNAIOIC, goat or ram standing right. Klose 28 corr.TextImage
Klose 38Antinous, AE40 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 134-135. 46.55 g. ANTINOOC HΡΩC, bare head right / ΠOΛEMΩN ANEΘHKE CMYΡNAIOIC, prow right. Blum 3; Klose Smyrna 38; Prowe III 1039; Weber 1486.TextImage
SGI 1331Antinous AE38 of Smyrna, Ionia. ANTINOOC HΡΩC, bare head right / ΠOΛEMΩN ANEΘHKE CMYΡNAIOIC, bull standing right.TextImage
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ANTONINUS PIUS
BMC 342vAntoninus Pius AE 34mm of Ionia, Smyrna. Theudianus, strategus. Struck circa 147 AD. Laureate head right / ΘEYΔIANOC CTΡA AN-EΘHKE CMYΡNA-IOIC, ΠEΛOY 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 AΔΡI ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / ΘEYΔOAMΠC CTΡAT ANEΘHKE CMVΡNAIOC, Pelops and Hippodameia in biga right. BMC Ionia 342, SGI 1416TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Mionnet III, 1297Marcus Aurelius. AE35 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 147. AYΡHΛIOC KAICAΡ, bare head left / ΘEYΔIANOC CTΡAT ANEΘHKE around, CMYΡNAIOIC below, Alexander sleeping left beneath a tree, head resting on a shield, behind him are two Nemeses, one holding a bridle, the other a cubit-rule. Mionnet III, 1297.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Klose 17Faustina II, AE26 of Smyrna, Ionia, 10.2g. ΦAYCTEINA (CEBACTH), draped bust right / (EΠI CTΡ KΛ Π)ΡOKΛOY COΦICTOY 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. Λ AVΡ KOMOΔOC KAICAΡ, bare-headed & draped bust right / CTΡ ΠO AIΛ AΡIZHΛ CMYΡNA-IΩN, Zeus seated, holding Nike and sceptre.TextObvRev
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 376Julia Domna, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. 5.84 g. IOVΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠ CT K ΡOYΦINOY CMYΡNAIΩN, Herakles, naked, standing half left, holding kantharos, club and lionskin. BMC 376; Klose 12.TextImage
Lindgren 564Smyrna, Ionia. 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 ANTΩNEINOC CEBACTH IOVΛIA, laureate head of Caracalla facing draped bust of Julia Domna / EΠI CAΡIΔHMOY CMYΡNAIΩN, 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 AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / ZMYΡNAIΩN OMONOIA ΠEΡΓAMHNΩN EΠ CTΡ ΓEMINOY, 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. Λ CEΠ ΓE-TAC KAICAΡ, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / EΠ CTΡ K ΡOYΦINOY COΦ, CMYΡNAI-ΩN, 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
Klose LXIGeta, AE26 of Smyrna. 7.4 g. AD 198-202. Magistrate K. Rufinus Soph. L CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped bust right / EΠ CTΡ K ΡOYΦIN CO (or COΦ) around, CMYΡRNAI below, the two Nemeses of Smyrna standing facing each other, the one on the left holding a bridle, the one on the right holding a cubit-rule, wheel at foot. Klose Smyrna Type LXI, 5-8; Paris 2710.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 429Severus Alexander, AE25 of Smyrna, Ionia, 8.1g. A K M AYΡ CEOY AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩ, KOΡΩN, 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 ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate and draped bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, 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. ΦOYΡI TΡANKYIΛΛEINA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, 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 Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ EΠI C CEXCTOY, Three tetrastyle temples, of Tiberius, Roma and Hadrian, surmounted by wreaths. NEOKOΡΩN NC, OV below. TextImage
BMC 472Gallienus AE22 of Smyrna, Ionia. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩK EΠ C M AVΡ CEXCTOC, galley sailing right. SNG Cop 1415.TextImage
BMC 474Gallienus, AE of Smyrna, Ionia, 3.94 g. A K ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, Herakles, naked, standing half left, holding kantharos, club and lionskin. BMC 474. Klose 61.TextImage

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