Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Bruzos


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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 1Bruzus, Phrygia, AE18 semi-autonomous issue, AD 117-138. Magistrate Roufeinos Drumikos. 3.9 g. ΔHMOC BΡOYZHNΩN, laureate head of Demos right. / Ρ ΔΡYMIKOC ANEΘHKEN, Zeus seated left, naked to waist, himation over lower limbs, holding patera and sceptre. BMC 1; Imhoof KM 1; Waddington Coll. 5757 corr (magistrate's name); Kurth Demos 283; Martin, Demos 1.TextImage
BMC 2Bruzus, Phrygia, AE21. Semi-autonomous issue, AD 193-217. 4.5g. BΡOY-ZOC, half-length figure of Tyche left, turreted, holding sceptre in raised right hand and cornucopiae in left. / ΡOYΦINOC BΡOYZHNΩN around, ANEΘHK in fields; Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 2; SNG Cop 225; SNG Munich 164.TextImage
BMC 4Bruzos, Phrygia, AE21 semi-autonomous issue. AD 238-244. 6.21 g. BOYΛH, veiled and draped bust of Boule right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Poseidon, foot on prow, standing front, resting on right leg, wielding trident and (perhaps) holding dolphin on outstretched left hand. BMC 4; Imhoof KM 4; Ivanoff 577; SNG Lewis 1587.TextImage
Bricault 1Bruzos, Phrygia. AE semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 210-240. 2.78 g. Draped bust of Serapis right, polos on head. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding globe and sceptre. Bricault Bruzus 1 in NC 177.TextImage
Naumann 81, 309Bruzos, Phrygia AE19, semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-217. BΡOYZOC, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Naumann 81, 309. Unpublished.TextImage
SNG Leypold 1474Bruzos, Phrygia AE20 semi-autonomous issue. AD 193-217. Magistrate Rufinos. 4.32 g. BΡOYZOC, turreted and draped bust of Tyche left, holding sceptre before her and cornucopiae against left shoulder. / ΡOYΦINOC BΡOYZHNΩN ANEΘHK in two lines around, Apollo, naked, standing front, holding bow. SNG Leypold 1474.TextImage
SNG vA 3522Bruzos, Phrygia. AE20, semi-autonomous issue, AD 100-276. 4.47 g. Draped bust of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, thyrsos to right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus in left; ram standing left at foot. SNG von Aulock 3522; SNG Fitz. 4941; Leake Supp. 1; Waddington Voyages 237.TextImage
AELIUS
RPC III 2595AAelius, AE20 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 136-138. 4.91 g. Λ AIΛI KAICAΡ, draped bust right. / ΔHMOC BΡOYZHNΩN, laureate head of Demos right. RPC III, 2595A.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
BMC 8Septimius Severus AE25 of Bruzos, Phrygia. 9.4g. AYT K Λ CEΠT CEOYHΡOC Π, laureate head right / BΡOYZHNΩN, Zeus seated left on stool, holding patera and sceptre. BMC 8; SNG Turkey 7, 456; SNG Tuebingen 3985.TextImage
BMC 9Septimius Severus, AE24 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 193-211. 8 g. AYT K Λ CEΠT CEOYHΡOC Π, laureate head right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 9.TextImage
SNG vA 3523Septimius Severus, AE of Bruzos, Phrygia. 5.98 g. Magistrate Rufinos. AY KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC, laureate head right / KAIK ΡOYΦINOC BΡOYZHNΩN ANEΘHKEN, Hygieia standing facing, feeding serpent from patera. BMC 6-7; SNG von Aulock 3523.TextImage
wwxls 30967Septimius Severus, AE30 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 193-211. 14.22 g. AY K Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC Π, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. wwxls 30967. Chaponniere & Firmenich 13, 397. Unpublished.TextImage
wwxls 30968Septimius Severus AE25 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 193-211. 7.72 g. Magistrate Kaik. Rufinos. AY KAI Λ CEΠ CEOYHΡOC, laureate head right. / ΡOYΦINOC ANEΘHK BΡOYZHNΩN around, in fields and beneath, biga of winged serpents right, driven by Demeter, holding a torch in each hand. Unpublished reverse for Severus. wwxls 30968. Savoca 141, 802.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
BMC 11Julia Domna AE24 of Bruzus, Phrygia. AD 193-217. 5.74 g. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / KAIK ΡOYΦINOC ANEΘHK BΡOYZHNΩN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. BMC 11; SNG von Aulock 3525; SNG Cop 228.TextImage
BMC 12Julia Domna, AE23 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 193-217. 4.41 g. IOYΛIA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Poseidon standing left, looking right, foot on prow, wielding trident. BMC 12; Imhoof KM 3; Whittall 740 (part).TextImage
Naumann 44, 676Julia Domna, AE19 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 193-217. 4.41 g. IOYΛIA CEBAC, draped bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus, ram at foot left. Unpublished reverse for Domna. Naumann 44, 676.TextImage
CARACALLA
Hirsch 343, 2734Caracalla AE31 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 198-217. Magistrate Polionos. 16 g. AYT KAI MAΡ AY ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI ΠΩΛIΩNOC B AΠX BΡOYZHNΩN anti-clockwise from top right around and in fields, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. Unpublished. Hirsch 343, 2734 (as Elagabalus). Reverse legend somewhat clearer than the Naumann example on this page.TextImage
Leu 12, 849Caracalla, AE30 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 198-217. 16.64 g. AYT K M AYΡH ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right with draped left shoulder. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, small figure of Telesphoros standing facing between them. Unpublished reverse for Caracalla. (first known sale: Leu 12, 849).TextImage
Mionnet IV, 246Caracalla, AE25 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 211-217. 8.48 g. M AYΡ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, biga of winged serpents right, driven by Demeter, holding a torch in each hand. Mionnet IV, 246, otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Naumann 65, 378Caracalla AE30 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 198-217. Magistrate Polionos. 16 g. AYT KAI MAΡ AY ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EΠI ΠΩΛIΩNOC B AΡX BΡOYZHNΩN. Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. Unpublished. Naumann 65, 378.TextImage
PLAUTILLA
BMC 14Plautilla AE21 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 202-205. 4.43 g. ΠΛAYTIΛA CEBACTH, draped bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Dionysos standing left, wearing long robe, holding kantharos and thyrsos. BMC 14; Lindgren III 566; Kurth Dionysos 946; Bernhart 453.TextImage
Leu 11, 1331Plautilla AE21 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 202-205. 5.54 g. ΦOYΛ Π ΠΛAYTIΛ C, draped bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Dionysos standing left, naked but for chlamys behind shoulders, and bookts, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Leu 11, 1331. Obv. legend var of BMC 13, Kurth Dionysos 314 and Bernhart 282.TextImage
GETA
Mionnet IV, 310Geta, AE24 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 209-211. 6.27 g. ΠE CEΠ ΓETAC KA, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / BΡOYZHNΩN, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Mionnet IV, 310; Paris 571.TextImage
SNG Davis 312Geta, AE of Bruzos, Phrygia, 197-209 AD. 8.80 g. ΠE CEΠ ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI ITAΛOY Γ AΡCE BΡOYZHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Davis 312.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Naumann 80, 396Elagabalus AE29 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 218-222. 10.7 g. AYT K M AYΡHΛ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hera standing right, holding sceptre, holding the arm of Zeus, seated left, holding patera and sceptre. Unpublished. Naumann 80, 396.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Imhoof KM 6Maximinus I and Maximus, AE27 of Bruzus, Phrygia. AD 235-238. AYT K Γ IOY OYHΡ MAXIMEINOC Γ IOY OYHΡ MAXIMOC K, laureate, draped busts of Maximinus right and Maximus left / BΡOYZHNΩN, Athena, helmeted, standing left by flaming altar, holding patera and spear, shield at her side. Imhoof KM 6.TextImage
Imhoof KM 7Maximinus I Thrax and Maximus. AE30 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 235-238. 11.8 g. AY K Γ IOY OYHΡ MAΞIMEINOC Γ IOY OYHΡ MAΞIMOC K, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus right facing bare-headed, draped bust of Maximus left. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Tyche standing left, turreted, holding sceptre and cornucopiae. Imhoof KM 7; RPC 5623.TextImage
Paris 583Maximinus I and Maximus, AE28 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 235-238. 10.30 g. AYT K Γ IOY OYHΡ MAΞIMEINOC Γ IOY OYHΡ MAΞIMOC K, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right facing bare-headed, draped bust of Maximus left. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre, supported below by two giants with serpent-like legs and tails, each holding a basket of fruit. Paris 583; RPC VI temp 5622.TextImage
MAXIMUS
SNG Cop 231Maximus AE24 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 235-238. 5.53 g. Γ IOYH MAΞIMOC K, bare-headed and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre. SNG Cop 231; Prowe III 1653; Mionnet IV, 313; SNG Turkey 5, 516; Santangelo II Portici Coll. 8606.TextImage
SNG Lewis 1584Maximus AE24 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 235-238. 5.3 g. Γ IOY OY MAΞIMO K, bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. SNG Lewis 1584.TextImage
SNG vA 3526Maximus, AE25 of Bruzus, Phrygia. AD 235-238. 6.15 g. Γ IOY OYH MAΞIMOC K, bare-headed, cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Demeter, holding a torch in each hand, driving a biga of winged serpents right. SNG von Aulock 3526; RPC VI 5626.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 18Gordian III, AE26 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hera standing right, holding sceptre and clasping the hand of Zeus seated left before her, holding sceptre. BMC 18; RPC VII 709; SNG Munich 167; SNG Cop 234.TextImage
BMC 22Gordian III AE26 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 9.32 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, tetrastyle temple on three steps, Zeus seated left within, holding patera and sceptre. BMC 22; RPC 710; SNG von Aulock 3527; SNG Munich 169; Hunter 1; SNG Cop 232; RPC VII.1 710.TextImage
BMC 22 varGordian III AE27 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 9.63 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / BΡOYZHNΩN, tetrastyle temple with wreath in pediment, Zeus seated left within, holding patera and sceptre. Reverse image var of BMC 22; RPC 710; SNG von Aulock 3527; SNG Munich 169; Hunter 1 and SNG Cop 232 (all on three steps and without wreath).TextImage
BMC 23Gordian III AE19 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 3.85 g. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, eagle standing front, head right, wings spread, wreath in beak. BMC 23; SNG von Aulock 3531; Mionnet IV, 316; SNG Munich 170.TextImage
BMC 26Gordian III, AE21 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 5.33 g. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 26; SNG Tuebingen 3986; RPC VII 717.TextImage
BMC 27Gordian III AE25 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 5.67 g. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Demeter, holding two torches, driving chariot right drawn by two winged serpents. BMC 27; SNG Lewis 1586; RPC VII 714.TextImage
BMC 28Gordian III, AE24 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 6.18 g. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms, facing Asklepios standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, small figure of Telesphoros standing between them. BMC 28-29; SNG von Aulock 3528; RPC VII.1 713.TextImage
BMC 30Gordian III, AE 25 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 7.14 g. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hekate standing facing on globe, head right, holding torch in each hand. BMC 30-31; SNG Cop. 235; SNG München 173; RPC VII 712.TextImage
Naumann 89, 272Gordian III AE23 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 4.79 g. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Poseidon standing front, looking right, right foot on prow, wielding trident. Unpublished. Naumann 89, 272. Obv. var of SNG Turkey 11, 489; BMC 4 (Boule).TextImage
RPC 707Gordian III, AE30 of Bruzos, Phrygia. 11 g. AD 238-244. AYT K M ANT ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / BΡOYZHNΩN, Homonoia standing left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae. RPC 707; BMC 24-25; SNG Cop 233; SNG Lewis 1585.TextImage
SNG Cop 234Gordian III AE28 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 11.57 g. AYT K M ANTΩ ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, cuirassed bust right, drapery on left shoulder. / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hera standing right, holding sceptre and grasping the arm of Zeus, seated left, holding patera and sceptre. SNG Cop 234; Winterthur 4075; RPC 709.TextImage
Weber 7043Gordian III, AE25 of Bruzos, Phrygia. AD 238-244. AYT K M AN ΓOΡΔIANO, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / BΡOYZHNΩN, Hekate standing facing on globe, head right, holding two torches. Weber Coll. 7043-7044; Bunbury Coll. 236; Mionnet IV, 315.TextImage
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