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 the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN in two lines, monogram of magistrate Ariston below; all within oak wreath. BMC 3; Milne 1.TextImage
BMC 3 FAKESmyrna. MODERN AE CAST FAKE. Turreted head of the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche right. / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN in two lines, monogram below; all within oak wreath. Modern AE cast fake of the tetradrachm BMC 3; Milne 1. This type was officially struck only in silver. See text for links to other examples.TextImage
BMC 14Smyrna, Ionia, AE15 civic issue, 245-240 BC. Magistrate Pollis. 1.96 g. Turreted head of the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche right. / ΣMYΡ ΠOΛΛIΣ, krater with lid. Shrimp in left field. BMC 14; Milne 29; Imhoof GM 351.TextImage
BMC 15Smyrna, Ionia, AE13, 245-230 BC. Magistrate Summachos. Turreted head of the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche right / ΣYMMAΞOΣ ΣMYΡ, krater surmounted by flaming vessel, crayfish walking left, downwards on right. BMC 15; Milne 31; SNG Cop 1114; SNG von Aulock 7968.TextImage
BMC 17Smyrna, Ionia AE13. 115-105 BC. Magistrate Paramonos. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΠAΡAMΩ, tripod. Milne 238; BMC 17. TextImage
BMC 23Smyrna, Ionia AE 15mm. Circa 115-105 BC. Magistrate Demetrios. Turreted head of the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche right / ΣMYΡ ΔHMHTΡIOΣ, Statue of Aphrodite Stratonikis right, elbow on short column, holding Nike. SNG Cop 1188. TextImage
BMC 61-63varSmyrna, Ionia, AE15. ca 190-75 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΠY ΓO, hand in caestus (boxing glove), between two laurel branches. Not in Milne, BMC or Izmir. Freeman & Sear 12, 146. TextImage
BMC 67Smyrna, Ionia, AE10, 1.0 gr. 115-105 BC. Turreted head of the Amazon of Smyrna as 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 the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche 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 71Smyrna, Ionia. AE10 civic issue. 115-105 BC. Magistrate Apoll.. 0.99 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ AΠOΛ, lyre or chelys. BMC 71; Milne 229; SNG Cop 1179; Paris 4304.TextImage
BMC 76Smyrna, Ionia. AE10 civic issue. 170-145 BC. Magistrate Sarapios. 1.06 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ ΣAΡAΠI, lyre or chelys. BMC 76; Milne 149.TextImage
BMC 77Smyrna, Ionia. AE10 civic issue. 105-95 BC. Magistrate Gerri.. 8.85 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ ΓEΡΡY, lyre. BMC 77; Milne 299 in NC 1927; SNG Cop 1182; Mionnet Supp. VI, 1468; Izmir 23123.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.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 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 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 118Smyrna, 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 semi-autonomous issue. AD 81-96. 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 issue, AD 81-96. EΠI MYΡTOY, zebu bull standing right / ZMYΡ ΡHΓEINOC, Nike walking right. RPC I 1016.TextImage
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BMC 141Smyrna, Ionia, AE13 semi-autonomous issue, AD 81-96. 2.48 g. 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 141 obvSmyrna, Ionia AE14. semi-autonomous issue, AD 81-96. Head of Herakles Hoplophylax right / ZMYΡNAIΩN, bee with straight wings seen from above. Reverse as obverse of BMC 141 and 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, Ionia, AE20 semi-autonomous issue. AD 169-185, 4.21 g. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, laureate head of Zeus right / CMYΡNAIΩN, eagle standing front, head right, wings spread, wreath in beak. BMC 165-167; Klose Smyrna VI 38-48; SNG Cop 1286-1289; Paris 2547-2549; Pozzi 3004; Hunter 128-130.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 181Smyrna, Ionia, AE17 semi-autonomous issue. AD 169-185. 3.2 g. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, laureate head of Zeus Akraios right. / CMYΡNAIΩN, griffin standing right, resting left forepaw on a wheel. BMC 181; Klose VI, 64.TextImage
BMC 182Smyrna, Ionia, AE19 semi-autonomous issue. AD 169-185. 3.66 g. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, laureate head of Zeus Akraios right. / CMYΡNAIΩN, griffin walking right, wheel before. BMC 182 corr. ("foot on wheel"); Klose VI 61; SNG Cop 1284; Paris 2753.TextImage
BMC 184Smyrna, Ionia, AE19, semi-autonomous issue, AD 147. 4.99 g. CMYΡNA AΔΡIANH, Turreted and draped bust of the Amazon of Smyrna as Tyche left. / ΘEYΔIANOC ANEΘHKE, griffin standing right, front paw on wheel. BMC 184-185; Klose XIII, 3-6; Hunter 141; Paris 2755; SNG Cop 1298.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 196Smyrna, Ionia, AE19 semi-autonomous issue, AD 240-245. 3.3 g. CMYΡNA, turreted and draped bust of the Amazon Smyrna left, bipennis over shoulder. / CMYΡNAIΩN, prow right. BMC 196; SNG Cop 1266; Klose Smyrna VII 44-45; Hunter 147; Alba Iulia Museum 3475.TextImage
BMC 216-219Smyrna, Ionia, AE15, semi-autonomous issue. AD 175-200. 2.82 g. MEΛHC, river-god Meles reclining left, holding reed and resting elbow upon overturned urn from which liquid flows. / CMYΡNAIΩN, Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch. BMC 216-219; SNG Cop 1301-1302; Klose type X, 2-3; Paris 2569-2570; SNG Lewis 1391; Mionnet III, 1158-1159; Winterthur 3167; Weber 6147.TextImage
BMC 225Smyrna, Ionia. AE22, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-222. 6.04 g. OMHΡOC, Homer seated right, holding scroll. / CMYΡ-NAI-ΩN in three lines within wreath. BMC 225-226; SNG Cop 1307; SNG von Aulock 2189 and 7989; McClean 8291; Rhousopoulos 3791; Winterthur 3166; SNG Lewis 1397; Paris 2496-2497; Pozzi 3015; Hunter 164.TextImage
BMC 233Smyrna, Ionia, semi-autonomous issue AE 20. Time of Gordian to Valerian. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, laureate and draped bust of the 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 241Smyrna, Ionia AE27. AD 222-235, magistrate Pollianus. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right, hair bound in a taenia / 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. BMC 241; SNG von Aulock 7991; Klose Smyrna XVIII, 1; Paris 2805 and 2611; Walcher 2305A; SNG Cop 1317. 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
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 (as Tyche) left, bipennis over shoulder / CMYΡNA-I-ΩN, Griffin right, left paw placed on wheel. Klose Smyrna VII 24-26; BMC 188; Cambridge 2441; Pembroke Coll. 995; Hunter 144; SNG Cop 1267.TextImage
Klose XIV, 10Smyrna, Ionia, AE20 semi-autonomous issue, AD 161-169. Magistrate Cl. Proklos Sophistes. 4.99 g. ZEYC AKΡAIOC, draped bust of Zeus left. / EΠI CTΡA ΠΡOKΛOY COΦI, coiled serpent with head right. Klose XIV 10; Paris 2586-2587; Mabbott 1597; Smyrna 2568G.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, ΩΠEΔY 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 and ΩΠKMΡ monogram within wreath. BMC 4. TextImage
Milne 4Ionia, Smyrna AR Tetradrachm. After 165 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN in two lines, ΩYT monogram 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, ΩΠTMΔΡ monogram (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 with lid. Shrimp in left field. Milne NC 1923 31; SNG Cop 1114; BMC 15; SNG von Aulock 7968.TextImage
Milne 32Smyrna, Ionia, AE13 civic issue, 245-240 BC. Magistrate Lakris. 1.88 g. Turreted head of Tyche right. / ΣMYΡ ΛAKΡIΣ, krater with lid. Shrimp in left field. Milne 32; SNG Tuebingen 3171.TextImage
Milne 89Smyrna, AE10, civic issue, 190-170 BC. 1.03 g. Magistrate Homeros. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ OMH, lyre or chelys. Milne 89; Paris 2763; SNG Cop 1174; SNG Tuebingen 3186.TextImage
Milne 102Smyrna, Ionia, AE11 civic issue, 190-170 BC. Magistrate Artemi(doros). 1.47 g. Turreted head of Tyche right. / ZMYΡNA AΡTEMI, three-legged fire altar. Milne 102; Philipsen 2216; Mionnet Supp. VI 1486.TextImage
Milne 106Smyrna, Ionia, AE11 civic issue, 190-170 BC. Magistrate Konon. 1.04 g. Turreted head of Tyche right. / ZMYΡNA KONΩN, three-legged fire altar. Milne 106; Waddington 1947.TextImage
Milne 143Smyrna, Ionia, AE12 civic issue, 170-145 BC. Magistrate Posei(donios). 1.46 g. Turreted head of Tyche right. / ΣMYΡ ΠOΣEI, three-legged fire altar. Milne 143; Klein 465 (this coin).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 147Smyrna, Ionia AE 19mm. 170-145 BC, magistrate Pytheos. Turreted head of Tyche right / IMYΡNAIΩN ΠYΘEOΣ, Aphrodite standing right, holding spear and Nike. Sideways ΦΛI monogram in left field. Milne 147; BMC 31; Imhoof GM 345; Hunter 57; SNG Lewis 950. TextImage
Milne 164Smyrna, Ionia, AE12 civic issue, 170-145 BC. Magistrate Metrodo(ros). 1.19 g. Turreted head of Tyche right. / ZMYΡN MHTΡOΔΩ, three-legged fire altar. Milne 164; BMC 70; SNG Cop 1200; Pozzi 3021; Lindgren III 386 corr. ("MHTΡOΛO").TextImage
Milne 183aSmyrna, Ionia, AE20, civic issue, 145-125 BC. Magistrate Diogenes. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡNAIΩN to right, ΔIOΓENHΣ, vΔΔE monogram TOY IMhY monogram inMilne 183a; Athens 5362A; SNG Cop 1140; Anadolu Museum 1865.288/45; Izmir 33971.TextImage
Milne 224Smyrna, AE11, civic issue, 125-115 BC. 1.36 g. Magistrate Metrodoros Apollonos. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ MHTΡO AΠO, lyre or chelys. Milne 224; Paris 4309 and AAGR16343; SNG Cop 1176; Mionnet III, 1041.TextImage
Milne 228Smyrna, Ionia. AE10 civic issue. 125-115 BC. Magistrate Sopatros Charamonou 0.99 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ ΣΩΠA ΠAΡA, lyre or chelys. Milne 228; SNG Cop 1177-1178; Paris 4314; Mionnet III, 1043; Weber F2950.TextImage
Milne 256Smyrna, Ionia, AE20, civic issue, 115-105 BC. Magistrate Aischryon Diogenes. 9.37 g. Laureate head of Apollo right, A behind head. / ZMYΡNAIΩN to right, AIΣXΡIΩN ΔIOΓENHΣ in two lines to left, Homer sitting left, holding scroll and sceptre. Milne 256; SNG Cop 1152; Mionnet III, 976; Milano 920.TextImage
Milne 274Smyrna, Ionia, AE18. Magistrate Apollonios Magas. 105-95 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right./ ZMYΡNAIΩN AΠOΛΛΩNIOΣ MAΓAΣ, Homer seated left, holding scroll. Milne 274 in NC 1927; Hunter 2; Paris 4188; Mionnet III, 931; SNG Cop 1154.TextImage
Milne 285Smyrna, Ionia, AE 20. ca 105-95 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN ΠOΛΛΩNIO-HΠIATOΡ, Homer seated left, holding book and 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 HΡAΣ, Aphrodite Stratonikis, wearing polos, standing facing, resting arm on column, holding Nike. sideways ΠH monogram in lower left field. Milne 289; SNG Cop 1191; Mionnet III 1075; Rhousopoulos 3778.TextImage
Milne 295Smyrna, Ionia, 95-85 BC. AE15 mm, 4.56 g. Magistrate Moschos. 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. 105-95 BC. Magistrate Hermolaos Parmeniontos. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN EΡMOΛAOΣ ΠAΡMENIONTOΣ, Homer seated left, scroll on lap, hand on chin. Milne 302; Izmir 21847; Önder 71. TextImage
Milne 321Smyrna, Ionia. Circa 3rd-2nd Century BC. AE 19mm. Magistrate Moschos, son of Moschos. Laureate head of Apollo right / MOΣXOΣ MOΣXOY, The poet Homer seated left. Milne 321; Paris 4251; Mionnet III 991; Weber Sale 2951.TextImage
Milne 324Smyrna, Ionia AE 21. ca 150-140 BC. Magistrate Thersippos. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN ΘEΡΣIΠΠOΣ, Homer seated left, holding book and resting chin on hand. Owl in right field. Milne 324 (addition). TextImage
Milne 331Smyrna, Ionia AE 20mm. ca 2nd-1st Century BC. Magistrates Epokrates Hermokras. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN EΠIKΡATHΣ EΡMOKΡAΣ, the poet Homer seated left. Milne 331; Paris 4210; Mionnet III, 954. TextImage
Milne 332Smyrna, Ionia, AE20, 95-85 BC. Magistrate Iason Iasonos. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡNAIΩN IAΣΩN IAΣONOΣ, Homer seated left, holding scroll. Milne 332; SNG Cop 1161; Paris Inventory 4198-4199; Mionnet III, 1014.TextImage
Milne 343Smyrna, Ionia. AE16 civic issue. ca 85-75 BC. Magistrate Latimos Hieronos. Turreted head of Tyche right / ZMYΡNAIΩN ΛATIMOΣ IEΡΩNOΣ, Aphrodite Stratonikis standing facing, holding Nike above column. Milne 343; BMC 32; Hunter 39-41; SNG Cop 1195-1196; Paris 4366; Mionnet III 1081; Waddington 7130.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. 75-50 BC. AE 19mm civic issue. Magistrate Apollonios. Turreted head of Tyche right, within oak wreath / ΣMYΡNAIAΩ AΠOΛΛΩNIOΣ, standing statue of Aphrodite Stratonikis, holding sceptre and Nike, left elbow resting on a short column, bird in right field, ZΩ below. Milne 362; SNG Cop 1226; Paris 4341; Mionnet Supp. VI, 1517; SNG von Aulock 2170.TextImage
Milne 393Smyrna, Ionia. 75-50 BC. AE 14mm; 3.8g. Magistrate Apaturios. Laureate head of Apollo right / ZMYΡNAIΩN AΠATOYΡIOΣ, hand in caestus (boxing glove), palm to right. Milne 393; SNG Tübingen 3183; Klein, KM 471.TextImage
Milne 402Smyrna, Ionia. AE10 civic issue. 75-50 BC. Magistrate Thrida. 1.06 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡ ΘΡIΔA, lyre, star in its centre. Milne 402 in NC 1928; Hunter 81; Mionnet Supp VI, 1473; SNG Cop 1223-1224; Paris 4311; SNG Tuebingen 3188.TextImage
Mionnet 931Smyrna, Ionia, AE18.105-95 BC. AE18. Magistrate Apollonios Magas. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNAIΩN AΠOΛΛΩNIOΣ MAΓAΣ, Homer seated left. resting chin on hand, book on lap. Milne 274; Hunter 28; Paris 4188; Mionnet III, 931; SNG Cop 1154.TextImage
Paris 2800Smyrna, Ionia, AE24, semi-autonomous issue, AD 244-255. Magistrate C. Philetos. IEΡA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right. / CMYΡ Γ EΠI C ΦIΛHTOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Paris 2800; Klose Smyrna XX 6; SNG von Aulock 2196.TextImage
SNG Cop 1105Smyrna, Ionia as Eurydikeia AE20. 260-245 BC. Veiled head of Eurydike right. / EYΡYΔIKEΩN, tripod. Milne 5-8; SNG Cop 1105-1107; BMC 75-77; Mionnet III 476; SNG von Aulock 2159. TextImage
SNG Cop 1115Smyrna, Ionia. AE13. 240-190 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ΣMYΡAIΩN, Palm tree. SNG Cop. 1115; Lindgren I 535.TextImage
SNG Cop 1124Smyrna, Ionia, AE14. Magistrate: Apol.. and Amy.. 124-115 BC. 2 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ZMYΡN AΠOΛ AMY to right, left and beneath tripod altar. SNG Cop 1124; Milne 211.TextImage
SNG Cop 1172Smyrna, Ionia, AE13, civic issue, 115-105 BC. 2.36 g. Magistrate Menophilos. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣMYΡNA MHNOΦI, hands in caestus. SNG Cop 1172; Paris 4296; Milne 254; Mionnet Supp. VI, 1461.TextImage
SNG Cop 1257Smyrna, Ionia, AE14. 105-100 BC. 1.96 g. Magistrate Bionos. ZMYΡ, Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / EΠI BIΩNOΣ, poppy between two corn ears. Klose V 22; BMC 148; SNG Cop 1257; Lindgren I 548.TextImage
SNG Cop 1280Smyrna, Ionia semi-autonomous AE18. AD 161-169. ZEVC AKΡAIOC, head of Zeus Akraios right / CMYΡNAIΩN TYXN, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. SNG Cop 1280; Klose Smyrna 30-35; Paris 2534; Cambridge 2446; Paris 2732. 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. AE14. 240-190 BC. 1.81 g. Magistrate Symmachos. 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, AE18 of Smyrna, Ionia, ca 10 BC. 4.86g. ΣEBAΣ[TOΣ] ZMYΡNAIΩN, bare head right. / ΔIONYΣIOΣ KOΛΛYBAΣ, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm branch. RPC 2465; BMC 251-252; Klose Smyrna XXII 35-37; SNG Cop 1330-1332; SNG Tuebingen 3208; Lindgren I 558; SNG Righetti 896; Paris 2439; Johnston Sardis 118.TextImage
RPC 2466Augustus and 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 and 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 and 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, Smyrna, Ionia. AD 37-41. Magistrates Ae. Menophanes and Aviola. ΓAION KAICAΡA EΠI AOYIOΛA, laureate head right. / ZMYΡNAIΩN MHNOΦANHC, Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch. RPC 2473; BMC 277.TextImage
CLAUDIUS
RPC 2475Claudius I and Agrippina II, AE20 of Smyrna, Ionia. Magistrate Philistos. ZMYR to right, jugate heads of Claudius (laureate) and Agrippina right / EΠI ΦIΛIΣTOY EIKAΔIOΣ, Kybele seated left, holding patera and resting elbow on drum, lion seated left beneath throne. RPC 2475; BMC 281; SGI 505.TextImage
BRITANNICUS
RPC 2476Britannicus AE17 of Smyrna, Ionia. Magistrate Philistos. AD 50-54. ZYMΡ beneath bare-headed, draped bust right. / EΠI ΦIΛIΣTOY EIKAΔIOΣ, Nike walking right, holding trophy. RPC I 2476; BMC 283-284; Klose XXXI 14-37; SNG Lewis 1379; Leake 2503; McClean 8300; Weber 2970; Winterthur 3173; Walcher 231; Hunter 199; SNG Cop 1350-1351 etc.TextImage
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NERO
RPC 2478Nero and 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 and 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, and 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
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BMC 285
Nero, AE18 of Smyrna, Ionia. Magistrate Aulos Gessios Philopatris. AD 54-68. NEΡΩNA ΣEBAΣTON, bare head right / ZMY (in upper left field), YA monogram (in lower left field) ΓEΣΣIOΣ ΦIΛOΠATΡIΣ, Zeus seated left, holding transverse sceptre. BMC 285; RPC I 2480 (without monogram); SNG v Aulock 7996 (ditto); Izmir 21476 (ditto).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 / ZMYΡNAIΩN, Nike walking right, bearing palm and wreath. Klose XLII, 5 (V2/R4). TextImage
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RPC 1029Vespasian II, Caesar, of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 94-95. 19.5 mm, 6.45 g. OYECΠACIANOC NEΩTEΡOC, bare-headed, draped bust right. / ZMYΡ-NAIΩN, anti-clockwise from top left, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm branch. RPC II 1029; BMC 317-318; Klose Smyrna XLII 009-010; Athens 5412B.TextImage
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
DOMITIA
RPC 1026Domitia, AE17 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 82-96. ΔOMITIA AYΓOYCTA, draped bust right. / ZMYΡN-AIΩN (Z retrograde), Nemesis standing right, holding bridle and drawing out drapery with her right hand. RPC II 1026; Klose Smyrna, XL1; Athens 5412AE; SNG Righetti 905.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, 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
SGI 1331 FAKEAntinous, AE38 FAKE, copying Smyrna, Ionia. ANTINOOC HΡΩC, bare head left. / ΠOΛEMΩN ANEΘHKE CMYΡNAIOIC, bull standing right. The bull is much skinner than the bull on genuine coins. Artificially aged using soil and acid. Modern fake of SGI 1331; BMC 339.TextImage
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 and 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
BMC 511Marcus Aurelius. AE36 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 169-175. Alliance issue with Laodikeia. 26.20 g. AY K M AY ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / ATTAΛOC COΦICTHC TAIC ΠATΡICI CMYΡ ΛAO, Zeus of Laodikeia, holding eagle and sceptre, standing right, facing Zeus of Smyrna seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. BMC 511; Klose Smyrna LXXIX 6; Weber 6192; Paris 2570; Lindgren III 399; SNG von Aulock 2244; SNG Cop 1432.TextImage
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
Noury Bey 1466Marcus Aurelius, AE17 of Smyrna, Ionia. AYT KAI M AYΡH ANTΩNINOC, bare-headed, draped bust right. / Legend worn, griffin standing right, front paw on wheel. Noury Bey 1466 (this coin); Istanbul KD762.1257.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
Waddington 1956Commodus, AE31 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 175-177. Magistrate Arizelos. Λ AYΡ KOMOΔOC KAICAΡ, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / CTΡ ΠO AI AΡIZHΛOY CMYΡNAIΩN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, eagle standing behind the chair. Klose Smyrna LIII 7-8; SNG Munich 358; Waddington 1956 (this coin); Paris 2622; Sear SGI 1980.TextImage
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 564Julia Domna AE29 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 211-217. (from top right) IOY ΔOMNA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / ΠΡΩ ACIAC Γ NEΩKOΡΩN CMYΡ, Athena or Roma seated left, holding small temple and spear, shield behind her. Klose LVIII 46-48; Hunter 240-241; BMC 390-392; Leake 2522; Paris 2657-2658.TextImage
CARACALLA
BMC 412Caracalla, AE of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 198-209. 22.97 g. Magistrate Kretarios. AY K AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI CTΡ KΡHTAΡIOY ZMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN around and beneath, galley with large sail, sailing right. BMC 412; SNG von Aulock 2221.TextImage
BMC 416Caracalla, AE35 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 212-217. AYT K M AY ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN ΠΡΩTΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN in three lines below, TΩN CEBACTΩN in two lines above three tetrastyle temples, each surmounted by a wreath, with Roma seated left in the centre temple. BMC 416; Klose Smyrna LIX 26; Paris 2688; Prowe III 1051.TextImage
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 425Geta AE26 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 209-211. 6.51 g. Magistrate K. Rufinus. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠ CTΡ K ΡOYΦINOY ΣOΦ, CMYΡN-AIΩN, Two Nemeses standing face to face, one holding a bridle, the other holding a cubit rule with wheel at foot. BMC 425; SNG Lewis 1395-1396; SNG Cop 1391.TextImage
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
SNG vA 8008Geta AE26 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 209-211. 9.47 g. Magistrate K. Rufinus. Λ CEΠ ΓETAC KAICAΡ, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / EΠI CTΡA ΡOYΦINOY, CMYΡNAIΩ (the AIΩ extends into the lower right field, Two Nemeses standing face to face, one holding a bridle, the other holding a cubit rule with wheel at foot. SNG von Aulock 8008; Righetti Coll. 699; Klose 293, 10; BMC 422-424; Hunter 243-244; SNG Cop 1392.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
SNG vA 2226Severus Alexander AE26 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 222-235. A K M AVΡ CEOY AΛEZANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩ-KOΡΩN, Tetrastyle temple, dot in pediment, with Tyche standing left within, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 2226; BMC 429-430.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Klose LXVIII 2Maximinus and Maximus, AE21 of Smyrna, Ionia. AD 236-238. A K MAΞIMEINOC K MAΞIMOC KAI, laureate head of Maximinus right, facing bare head of Maximus left. / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN, Herakles standing slightly left, holding kantharos and club, lionskin draped over his left arm. Klose Smyrna LXVIII 2-3; Hunter 251-252; SNG Lewis 1400; SNG Tuebingen 3242; Leake 2526; BMC 441; Paris 2734-2735; SNG Cop 1397; Lindgren I, 568.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 445Gordian III AE 21mm of Ionia, Smyrna. A K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩKOΡΩN,Herakles standing facing with kantharos, club, and 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
Weber 6191Gordian III, AE30 of Smyrna, Ionia. Alliance issue with Alexandreia, Troas. AD 239-241. Magistrate Menekleos. AY KAI M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CMYΡNAI OMONOIA TΡΩAΔE EΠ MENEKΛEOYC, the Amazon of Smyrna standing right, holding bipennis, clasping the hand of Tyche standing left, foot on prow, holding oar over her shoulder. Weber 6191; Klose, LXXXIV, 11; Izmir inv. 21413.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, lionskin and club. SNG Cop 1401-1403; BMC 447-450.TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 462Gallienus, AE23 of Smyrna, Ionia. 5.7 g. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CMYΡ Γ NEΩKO EΡ C M AYΡ CE-XC-TO-Y, turreted Amazon standing left, holding temple, bipennis and shield, prow at foot left. BMC 462; SNG Cop 1410.TextImage
BMC 470Gallienus AE 26mm of Smyrna in Ionia. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, Laureate, draped and 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
SNG vA 2236Gallienus, AE22 of Smyrna, Ionia. Magistrate M. Aur. Sexstus. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / CMYΡNAIΩN Γ NEΩ EΠI CEX-CT-OY in two lines around, Athena or Roma, helmeted, seated left, holding small temple and spear, shield at her side. SNG von Aulock 2236; Paris 2800 and 2796 (with countermark); Klose Smyrna LXXV 52; SNG Cop 1408; McClean 8324.TextImage
For collectors of Smyrna coins: I have put together an xls file of all the AE civic coins which have a magistrate's name, with dropdown columns on the various types' pages, to find references quicker. Please contact Dane if you would like a copy