Ancient Coinage of Mysia, Miletopolis

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BMC 1Miletopolis, Mysia, City Coinage, AE19. Ca. 1st century BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. / MIΛHTO, double-bodied owl standing facing. BMC 1; Sear Greek 3914; SNG France 1298-1300.TextImage
BMC 3Miletopolis, Mysia, AE12. 4th c. BC. 11.9 g. Head of Apollo right / MIΛH-TO, bull standing left, owl below. SNG Cop 246; BMC 3; SNG von Aulock 7412; SNG Stockholm 2053; SNG Tuebingen 2315.TextImage
BMC 5Miletopolis, Mysia, Civic coinage, 400-300 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / MIΛ-HTO, Double-bodied owl standing facing. BMC 5; Weber 5127.TextImage
Imhoof GRM, 1Miletopolis, Mysia, AE15. Corinthian helmet right / MIΛHTOΠO, bull standing or walking right. Imhoof "Zur Gr. & Röm. Münzk.", p. 48, 1.TextImage
Mueller 350Miletopolis, Mysia. AR Trihemiobol, 4th c. BC. 0.96 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / Double-bodied owl within a lined square, all in incuse square. Unpublished. Attribution to Miletopolis uncertain, but possible because of the reverse types known for that town. Roland Mueller 350.TextImage
Righetti Coll. IV, 519Miletopolis, AE20. 3rd-2nd c. BC. 6.98 g. Helmeted bust of Athena facing / MIΛ-HTO, owl standing left, head facing. Righetti Coll. IV, 519; Wroth 18 in Num Chron 1904.TextImage
RPC 2237Miletopolis, Mysia. Axiochus. AE21, 5.50 gr, 1st century BC-1st century AD. O ΔHMOC AXIOCOC, bare head of Demos or Axiochus right / MIΛHTOΠOΛITΩN, draped bust of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet and aegis. RPC I 2237.3 (this coin); Imhoof-Blumer, GRMK 2; SNG von Aulock 7417.TextImage
RPC 2238Miletopolis, Mysia. AE22. 7.04 gr. O ΔHMOC AXIOCΩN, laureate head of Demos or Achioxion right; two owl countermarks / MIΛHTOΠOΛITΩN, helmeted head of Athena right. RPC I 2238; SNG von Aulock 7417.TextImage
Sear SG 3915Miletopolis, Mysia, AE20. Helmeted head of Athena right / MILHTOΠOΛITΩN Double bodied owl, head facing. BMC 6; Sear Greek 3915; SNG Cop. 250TextImage
SNG Cop 248 cfMiletopolis, Mysia, AE23, 5.64 gr. ca. 100 BC. Helmeted head of Athena (facing ?) / MIΛHTOΠOΛITΩN, Two owls standing left and right. cf SNG Cop 248; SLG Behr 429; SNG von Aulock 1310, all with Athena, head right.TextImage
SNG Fr. 1301Miletopolis, Mysia, Civic coinage, 4th century BC. AE11, 1.20 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right; below, tunny right / MYΛH clockwise, Bull standing left. SNG France 1301 corr.TextImage
SNG vA 1310Miletopolis, Mysia, Civic coinage, 200-0 BC. AE 24, 8.14 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / MIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Two owls standing left and right, heads facing. BMC 6-7; SNG Cop. 248-250; SNG von Aulock 1310; Lindgren I 268; Weber 5128.TextImage
SNG vA 1311Miletopolis, Mysia, Civic coinage, 200-0 BC. AE 24, 8.14 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / MIΛHTOΠOΛITΩN, double-bodied owl facing. SNG von Aulock 1311; SNG Cop 249.TextImage
SNG vA 7413Miletopolis, Mysia, AE15, 200-100 BC. Head of gorgoneion facing. / MIΛHTOΠOΛITΩN, Owl standing right, head facing. SNG von Aulock 7413; SNG France 1306.TextImage
Wroth 18Miletopolis, Mysia, AE20 civic issue. 6.55 g. Helmeted head of Athena facing. / MIΛ-HTO, owl standing left, head facing. Wroth 18 in Num Chron 1904.TextImage
BMC 8Trajan, AE35 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 98-117 AD. Magistrate Pop. Lic. Balbus. 25.21 g. AV NEΡ TΡAIANOC CEB ΓEΡ KAICAΡ, laureate head right / EΠI ΠOVΠΛIO ΛIK BAΛBOV MEIΛETOΠOΛEITΩN, Hermes seated left on rock, petatos on head, holding caduceus in outstretched right hand. SNG France 5, 1310; BMC 8.TextImage
Nomisma 16
Hadrian, AE23 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 117-138 AD. AY K TΡAIANOC AΔΡIANOC, laureate head right / MEIΛHTOC KITCTHC EΠI, K-O across fields, Miletos advancing left, looking right, raising arm and holding spear and shield. Imhoof Nomisma 5, p. 29, 16; Hasluck NC (1906), p. 33.TextImage
Mionnet 623Hadrian, AE19 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AΔΡIANOC AYK TΡIAN, laureate head right / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN EΠ, K-O across fields, Athena standing left, holding patera, spear and shield, owl at feet. Mionnet 623 corr. citing Arig. I, plate III, 55.TextImage
BMC 11 corr.Antoninus Pius, AE27 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 138-161 AD. Diphilus, strategos. AV KAI TIAI AΔΡI ANTΩNEINOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / EΠI CTΡA ΔIΦIΛOY MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Dionysus standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsus; panther at foot. BMC 11 corr. (panther, not altar) and var (rev. legend); Weber 5130 var (rev legend); Scholtz NZ 1910 p. 17, 71 var (ditto).TextImage
SNG Fr 1315Antoninus Pius AE17 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 138-161 AD. AYT KAI TΡAI AΔΡI ANTΩNEINOC, bare head right / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN (from top right), winged caduceus. SNG France 1315.TextImage
Paris 857Commodus, AE24 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 179-180. AY KAI Λ AY KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / MEIΛHTOC KTICTHC, Miletos, youthful, standing left on prow, looking right, holding spear and shield, extending right arm. Paris 857 Corr. ("Miletus"); Waddington 1865 Corr (Ditto); RPC IV.2 1654 temp.TextImage
Lowe 1603Crispina, AE26 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 8.7 g. Magistrate Eutyches Alexandros. Struck ca. AD 180. KΡICΠEINA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / CTΡA EYTYXOYC AΛE MEIΛHTOΠO, Kybele, turreted, seated left, holding tympanum, lion at feet left. Lowe 1603. Apparently unpublished. var of SNG Cop 254 and RPC IV online 610 (both with Kybele seated right and MEIΛHTOΠ).TextImage
BMC 12Lucilla, AE21 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 164-182 AD. ΛOYKIΛΛA CEBACTH, draped bust right / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Helmeted and draped bust of Athena left, wearing aegis. SNG von Aulock 1314; BMC 12.TextImage
BMC 14 varSeptimius Severus, AE35 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 193-211 AD. 23.84 gr. AY KAI Λ CEΠT CEOYHΡO AYΓ.., laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, NI countermark beloe / Unclear legend around, MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN below, Hermes seated left on rock, holding caduceus and resting hand on rock. BMC 14 var (this reverse for Commodus); apparently unpublished for Severus.TextImage
CNG 203, 283Septimius Severus, AE19 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 193-211 AD. AVK Λ CEΠT CEVHΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, bucranium facing. Unpublished. CNG 203, 283.TextImage
Ivanoff 219Septimius Severus, AE35 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 193-211. 23.84 g. AY KAI Λ CEΠTI CEOYHΡO AYΓ.., laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Round counterstamp "NI" (=N Ivanoff). / EΠI...AOY MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Hermes sitting left on rock, holding caduceus. Ivanoff coll. 219 (this coin); Güzelsoy Thesis 162.TextImage
A&C 1, 200Julia Domna AE20 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 193-217. 7.9 g. Magistrate Pom. Onesimos. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CE, draped bust right. / CTΡ ΠOM ONHCIMOY MIΛHTOΠ... around, TO-B across fields, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Unpublished magistrate for this reverse for Domna. Art and Coins 1, 200.TextImage
BMC 16Julia Domna AE21 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 193-217. IOYΛ ΔOMNA CEBACT, draped bust right. / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Three corn-ears. BMC 16.TextImage
Malatya 295Caracalla, AE36 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 202-205. M AVΡ ANTΩNINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI CTΡA EΡENIOY AΛEXANΔΡOY MIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Serapis seated left, holding sceptre, altar at foot left. Malatya (Thesis) 295. CNG 160, 177.TextImage
Lindgren I 270Plautilla, AE20 of Miletopolis, Mysia. 202-205 AD. ΠΛAYTIΛΛA AYΓOYCT, draped bust right / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis. Lindgren I 270; Mabbott 1299.TextImage
Lindgren 263Gordian III, AE45 medallion of Miletopolis, Mysia. 33.68 gr. 238-244 AD. Aurelius Hermus, strategos. AVT K M AYΡ ΓOΡΔIANOC AYΓY, Laureate and cuirassed bust right, holding sceptre over left shoulder / EΠI CTΡ AYΡH EΡMOY MEIΛHTOΠO-ΛEITΩN in exergue, Gordian on horseback galloping right, thrusting lance at lion crouching left. Scholz NZ (1901) 54; Lindgren III 263 (this coin).TextImage
Noury Bey 1400Gordian III, AE23 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 238-244. A K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC AYΓ, laureate head right. / KTICTHC MEIΛHTOC, Miletos standing left, looking right, right foot on prow, holding shield and spear. Noury Bey 1400; ANS 1944.100.43069; Berlin 18280116; Franke, KZR 153; RPC VII-1 89.TextImage
Paris 856Gordian III, AE26 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 238-244- 8.27 g. AYT K M AN ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. RPC VII-1, 87.2; SNG Leypold 377; Paris 856; Waddington 911; SNG France 1327.TextImage
Scholz 72Philip II. AE18 of Miletopolis, Mysia. AD 244-249. M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠOC KE, bare-headed, draped bust right / MEIΛHTOΠOΛEITΩN, basket containing three palm branches. Scholz 72 in NZ 1910.TextImage