Ancient Coinage of Juliopolis, Bithynia


Juliopolis, in Bithynia; orginally Gordoucome, refounded under Augustus; location of the city is unknown.

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VESPASIAN
RPC 665Vespasian, AE36 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 69-79. 25.29 g. Magistrate M. Plancius Varus. AYT KAIΣAΡI ΣEBAΣTΩ OYEΣΠAΣIANΩ IOYΛIOΠO, laureate head right. / MAΡKOΣ-ΠΛANKIOΣ-OYAΡOΣ-ANΘYΠATOΣ in four lines within wreath. Righetti Coll. Sale, part IV, 288; RPC II, 665.TextImage
RPC 666Vespasian, AE27 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 69-79. 12.87 g. Magistrate Markos Plankios. AYT KAICAΡI CEBACTΩ OYECΠACIANΩ IOYΛIO, laureate head right / EΠI MAΡKOY ΠΛANKIOY OYAΡOY ANΘYΠATOY, kantharos. RPC 666; RecGen 2; Mandl collection, 28.TextImage
TRAJAN
Fontana 1Trajan, AE33 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 98-117. 24.99 gr. AVT NEΡOVAN TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ CEBA ΓEΡM, laureate head right / IOY-Π&OLambda; (OY and ΠΛ ligate) across fields, Ares walking right, holding spear and trophy over shoulder. Fontana 1 in RIN 1975 p.137.TextImage
RecGen 3Trajan, AE28 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 98-117. AYT NEΡ TΡAIANOΣ KAIΣAΡ ΣEBA ΓEΡMA, laureate head right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and torch. RecGen 3; RPC III, 1100; Paris 737; SNG von Aulock 467; Mionnet II, 184.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
Nomos 17, 433Antoninus Pius AE13 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. ca 138-140. 1.89 g. ANTΩ, bare-headed, draped bust right. / IOYΛIO, Three corn-ears. Unpublished. Nomos 17, 433.TextImage
COMMODUS
Rec Gen 6Commodus, AE28 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 177-192. 11.26 g. A K Λ AIΛ AYΡ KOM HΡAKΛHC ΡΩM, laureate head right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, MÍn, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders, on horseback riding right. RecGen 6; Mionnet Supp. V, 366; SNG von Aulock 6969.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
RecGen 10
BMC 5
Septimius Severus, AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 11.28 g. AY K Λ CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠEΡ, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. RecGen 10; BMC 5; Lindgren I, 124; Mionnet Supp V 369; Devecioglu 39. TextImage
RecGen 11Septimius Severus AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 9.6 g. AK Λ CEΠT CEYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, draped bust of MÍn right, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders. RecGen 11; Scholz 43 in NZ 1901; Berlin 18220992; Devecioglu 42.TextImage
RecGen 14Septimius Severus AE25 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 13.73 g. AY Λ CEΠTI CEYHΡOC Π, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Nemesis standing left, drawing out the neck of her robe, wheel at foot. RecGen 14.TextImage
RecGen 15Septimius Severus, AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 9.43 g. AY K Λ CEΠTI CEYHΡOC CE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. (damaged die, stem of the rudder not visible). RecGen 15; BMC 6; Devecioglu 48.TextImage
SNG Cop 461Septimius Severus AE28 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-217. 15.21 g. AY K Λ CEΠTI CEYHΡOC ΠEΡ, laureate head right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera, resting left arm on drum, two lions at her sides. SNG Cop. 461; Righetti Coll. IV, 289.TextImage
SNG vA 6971Septimius Severus AE19 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-211. 4.55 g. AY K Λ CEΠTI CEYHΡOC ΠE, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Serapis standing front, looking left, holding sceptre and raising right hand. SNG von Aulock 6971; Franke KZR 328.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
SNG von Aulock 470Julia Domna AE22 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CE, draped bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Asklepios standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff.TextImage
CARACALLA
CNG 344, 302Caracalla, AE28 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-217. ANTΩNINOC AVΓ, laureate head right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Zeus seated left on throne, holding patera and sceptre. Unpublished. George Spradling collection. CNG 344, lot 302.TextImage
Devecioglu 71Caracalla, AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-217. M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, river-god Sangaros reclining right, holding aphlaston, river-god Skopas reclining left, holding rudder, Zeus seated left above them, holding eagle and sceptre. Devecioglu Thesis 71 = Hirsch 249, 2034.TextImage
Leu 13, 1111Caracalla, AE30 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. 196-198. 12.45 g. M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC KA, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. Unpublished. Leu 13, 1111.TextImage
Lindgren A124ACaracalla, AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-217. 11.92 g. ANTΩNINOC AYΓ, laureate head right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, draped bust of MÍn right, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders. RecGen 26; Lindgren A124A (this coin).TextImage
Rec Gen 26Caracalla AE 26mm of Juliopolis, Bithynia. ANTΩNINOC AVΓ, laureate head right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, draped & cuirassed bust of Men, in Phrygian cap, crescents at shoulders. Lindgren II A124A.TextImage
Righetti IV, 290Caracalla, AE25 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 193-197. 12.44 g. M AYΡ ANTΩNINOC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. Righetti Coll. IV, 290.TextImage
GETA
CGB 646632Geta, AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-209. 10.19 g. Π CEΠT ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, draped bust of MÍn right, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders. Unpublished. Devecioglu -. CGB 646632.TextImage
CNG 326, 273Geta, AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-209. Π CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, MÍn on horseback pacing right. Unpublished. CNG 326, 273.TextImage
Naville 40, 154Geta, AE27 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 209-212. 11.91 g. AY K Π CE ΓETAC AY, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, MÍn, wearing short chiton, crescent on shoulders, standing left by altar, holding patera and sceptre. Unpublished for Geta (this reverse known for Maximinus and Maximus). Devecioglu -. Naville 40, 154.TextImage
RecGen 30Geta AE26 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-209. 11.39 g. Π CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Tetrastyle temple with wreath in pediment, Tyche, holding rudder and cornucopiae standing within. RecGen 30; Lindgren III 179.TextImage
SNG Leypold 121 varGeta as Caesar, AE27 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 198-209. P CEP GETAC K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre. Leypold 121 var (Geta as Augustus); SNG von Aulock 471 var (ditto). Unpublished.TextImage
Rec Gen 30Geta AE27 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. Π CEΠ ΓETAC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Tyche, holding rudder and cornucopia, standing left within tetrastyle temple; wreath in pediment. TextImage
JULIA PAULA
RecGen 36Julia Paula, AE33 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 219-222. IOYΛIA KOΡNHΛIA ΠAYΛA CEB, draped bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEI-TΩN, conical baetyl (stone of Emesa) adorned with an eagle and with four parasols, drawn right in a slow quadriga right. RecGen 36; Waddington 377; Paris 752.Te xtIm age
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
BMC 9Severus Alexander AE20 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. M AVΡ CEVH AΛEXANΔΡOC AVΓ, laureate head right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN around and beneath three standards. RecGen 45; BMC 9.TextImage
RecGen 41Severus Alexander, AE27 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. M AVΡ CEVH AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate head right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. Waddington, RecGen 41.TextImage
RecGen 45Severus Alexander, AE22 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. M AVΡ CEVH AΛEXANΔΡOC AVΓ, laureate head right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN around three standards. RecGen 45; BMC 8; Sear SGI 3286.TextImage
Righetti Coll. 7038Severus Alexander, AE21 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 222-235. 5.34 g. M AYΡ CEYH AΛEXANΔΡOC AYΓ, laureate head right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Tyche standing left, polos on head, folds of her robe draped over left arm, holding patera and sceptre. Righetti Collection 7038; Devecioglu 121-122; Istanbul 14541; RecGen -.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Istanbul 4605Maximinus I, AE25 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 235-238. Γ IOY OYH MAXIMEINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Istanbul 4605; Devecioglu Thesis, 137.TextImage
RecGen 48Maximinus I, AE of Juliopolis, Bithynia. 7.92 g. Γ IOV OVH MAXIMEINOC AVΓ, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Cybele seated left, holding patera and drum, lions at feet left and right. RecGen 48.TextImage
RecGen 49Maximinus I, AE25 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 235-238. Γ IOY OYH MAXIMEINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, two standards. RecGen 49; Devecioglu Thesis, 143.TextImage
MAXIMUS
Savoca 27, 309Maximus, AE25 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 236-238. 7.34 g. Γ IOY OYH MAΞIMOC K, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera and resting her left arm on drum, two lions seated at her sides. Savoca 27, 309. Apparently unpublished. Not in BMC; Mionnet; SNG von Aulock; SNG Cop.; SNG France; Rec Gen; RecGen Additions; Isegrim.TextImage
GORDIAN III
SNG vA 6975Gordian III, AE16 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. M ANT Γ(OΡΔIANOC) AVΓ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IO-YΛ-IO-ΠO-ΛEITΩN between and beneath the masts of two standards and a legionary eagle. SNG von Aulock 6975.TextImage
PHILIP I
SNG vA 474Philip I, AE28 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AE 244-249. 10.62. M IOYΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, MÍn standing left, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders, holding patera and sceptre. SNG von Aulock 474.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 475Philip I, AE27 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 244-249. 10.1 g. M IOYΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera and resting left arm on drum; two lions at her feet. SNG von Aulock 475; SNG von Aulock 6976.TextImage
PHILIP II
Rec Gen 57Philip II AE6 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 244-247. 2.53 g. M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC K, bare-headed, draped bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, three standards. RecGen 57; Mionnet Supp. V, 390.TextImage
VALERIAN I
Lindgren I 127Valerian I AE24 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 253-260. 23.5 mm, 7.45 g. ΠOY ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Tyche seated left, polos on head, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Lindgren I 127; Mionnet Supp. V, 392.TextImage
RecGen 58 corr.Valerian, AE23 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 253-260. 6.32 g. ΠOY ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera and resting her left arm on drum, two lions seated at her sides. Paris 764; RecGen 58 corr. (second lion overlooked).TextImage
GALLIENUS
RecGen 59Gallienus AE25 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 253-268. 6.78 g. ΠO ΛI EΓN ΓAΛΛHNOC CEB, radiate, draped and cuirasssed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠOΛEITΩN, MÍn standing left, holding pine cone and sceptre. RecGen 59; BMC 13.TextImage
RecGen 60Gallienus, AE18 of Juliopolis, Bithynia. AD 253-268. 2.54 g. ΠO ΛI EΓN ΓAΛΛHNOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / IOYΛIOΠO-ΛEIT-Ω-N, legionary eagle between two standards. RecGen 60; SNG Cop 464; Waddington 381.TextImage
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