Ancient Coinage of Ionia, Herakleia


Heraclea or Herakleia ad Latmos, on the borders of Caria and Ionia, at the foot of Mount Latmus, and near Miletos.

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BMC 3Herakleia ad Latmos, civic issue, AR Hemidrachm, 155-145 BC. 2.34 g. Helmeted head of Athena right. / HEΡAKΛEΩTΩN, club in laurel wreath. BMC 3; SNG Cop 782; Dewing 2283; SNG Kayhan 333.TextImage
BMC 10Herakleia ad Latmos, Ionia. AE11, 2.26 gr. 190 BC. Bearded head of Herakles right / HΡA-KΛE, club within wreath. BMC 10.TextImage
BMC 12Herakleia ad Latmos, civic issue, AE15, 3 g. 190-100 BC. Nike walking left, holding wreath and trophy over shoulder, all within wreath. / HΡ, filleted thyrsos in ivy wreath. BMC 12; Mionnet III, 562; SNG Munich 441.TextImage
BMC 13Herakleia ad Latmos, Ionia, AE11, 2nd century BC. 1.01 g. Owl standing right, head facing. / HΡAKΛE-ΩTΩN, crest of helmet. BMC 13-14; SNG Cop 787; SNG Tübingen 2882-2885; Weber 5988.TextImage
Imhoof GRM 1Herakleia ad Latmos, civic issue, AE15, 150-100 BC. 3.86 g. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. / HΡAKΛEΩ-T-Ω-N ΦI, bunch of grapes, ΩΠA monogram in left field. Imhoof GRM 1; Righetti Collection sale, 8026.TextImage
Mionnet III, 574Herakleia ad Latmos, Ionia, AE10, 1.08 g. ca 150-100 BC. Club and bow in bowcase. / HΡAKΛ-EΩTΩN, spearhead. Mionnet III, 574; SNG Munich 449; Sestini Desc. Num. Vet. p. 338.TextImage
Mionnet Supp. VI, 971Herakleia ad Latmos, Ionia, civic issue, AE12, 150-100 BC. 1.48 g. Youthful head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / HΡA, Pegasos leaping right. Mionnet Supp. VI, 971.TextImage
SNG Cop 782Herakleia ad Latmos, civic issue, AR Hemidrachm or tetrobol, 155-145 BC. 2.34 g. Helmeted head of Athena right. / HEΡAKΛEΩTΩN, club in laurel wreath. BMC 3; SNG Cop 782; Dewing 2283; SNG Kayhan 333.TextImage
SNG Cop 787Herakleia ad Latmos, Ionia, Ae (2nd century BC). Owl standing right / HΡAKΛEΩTΩN, crest of helmet. SNG Copenhagen 787; SNG Tübingen 2882-2885.TextImage
SNG Lockett 2823Herakleia ad Latmos, AR tetradrachm, ca 150 BC. 31.5 mm, 16.65 g. Head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Pegasos right. / HΡAKΛEΩTΩN, club, Nike standing left, holding wreath below, ΣKY monogram to left, ΡΔI monogram in Ω to right, all within oak wreath. SNG Lockett 2823; Lockett sale 2301; Pozzi 2452; SNG Kayhan 330. TextImage
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SNG Tueb. 2886Herakleia ad Latmos, civic issue, AE13, 150-100 BC. 1.16 g. Youthful head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / HΡAKΛEΩTΩN, Pegasos leaping right. SNG Tuebingen 2886; Mionnet III, 571.TextImage
SNG vA 1977Herakleia ad Latmos AR Tetradrachm. ca 150-145 BC. Head of Athena Parthenos right, in pendant earring and triple-crested Attic helmet ornamented with five horse foreparts above visor and Pegasus above cheek guard. / HΡAKΛEΩTΩN, horizontal club, below owl standing three-quarters right, MAT monogram on left and ΩNΡ monogram on right, all within oak wreath. TextImage
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Sear 4453Herakleia ad Latmos, Ionia, AR tetradrachm. ca 160 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / HΡAKΛEΩTΩN, Nike below club, all within wreath. TextImage
Entry for Ionia, Herakleia on the Digital Historia Numorum
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