Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Eucarpeia



Eucarpeia was about 30 miles from Eumeneia on the road from Dorylaeum, in modern-day Afyonkarahisar Province, Turkey. Impressive ruins, documented by Hamilton in 1837, have almost all disappeared.

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BMC 1Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE19, semi-autonomous issue, 3.52 g. Issued by Pedia Secunda. AD 117-138. BOYΛH EYKAΡΠEΩN, veiled and draped bust of Boule right. / EΠI ΠEΔIAC CEKOYNΔHC, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. BMC 1; RPC III 2592; Lindgren III A578A.TextImage
BMC 2Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE25, semi-autonomous issue, 9.99 g. AD 117-138. Issued by Pedias Secundus. ΔHMOC EYKAΡΠEΩN, laureate, draped bust of Demos right. / EΠIMEΛHΘEICHC ΠEΔIAC CEKOYNΔHC, Artemis standing front, looking right, holding bow and reaching for an arrow from the quiver at her shoulder, stag standing left behind her, small figure of Kybele standing front at her side. BMC 2; Mionnet 4, 545; Paris 1043b; Waddington 5989; RPC III 2590.TextImage
BMC 3Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE18, semi-autonomous issue, 3.00 g. AD 117-138. Issued by Pedias Secundus. EYKAΡΠEIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / EΠI ΠEΔIAC CEKOYNΔHC, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 3; Mionnet 4, 544; Paris 1045; RPC III 2591.TextImage
BMC 7-8Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE22, semi-autonomous issue, 4.58 g. AD 161-180. Magistrate G. Kl. Flakkos. EYKAΡΠEΩN, draped bust of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. / EΠI Γ KΛ ΦΛAKKOY, Poseidon standing left, holding dolphin and dolphin-entwined trident. BMC 7-8; Mionnet Supp. VII, 337.TextImage
BMC 9Phrygia, Eukarpeia, 15mm, 2.59 gr. EYKAΡΠEΩN; draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus behind / EΠI KΛ ΦΛAKKOY, small bucranium supporting crescent, one star within the crescent, another star above connected by a vertical line. BMC 9-10; SNG Cop 366, Weber 7087.TextImage
SNG vA 3575Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE22, semi-autonomous issue, 4.58 g. AD 117-138. Issued by Pedias Secundus. EYKAΡΠEIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / EΠIME ΠEΔIAC CEKOYNΔHC, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG von Aulock 3575; RPC III - (2591 var rev. legend).TextImage
SNG vA 3576Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE16, semi-autonomous issue, 2.6 g. AD 138-161. Magistrate Gaius Claudius Flaccus. EYKAΡΠEΩN, Head of youthful Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. / EΠI Γ KΛ ΦΛAKKOY, Telesphoros standing front, wearing hooded cloak. SNG von Aulock 3576; Weber 7088; Mionnet 4, 547; SNG Munich 193-194; Walcher 2769.TextImage
Walcher 2770Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AE19, semi-autonomous issue, 3.38 g. AD 117-138. EYKAΡΠEIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Walcher 2770.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 3159Augustus, AE17 of Eucarpia, Phrygia. 5.03g. Magistrate Lykidas Euxenou. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right, lituus before head / ΣEBAΣTOΣ EYKAΡΠITIKOY ΛYKIΔAΣ EYCENOY, Artemis standing facing, raising right arm to take an arrow from quiver at shoulder, her left hand wrapped in her peplos beneath which is a small cult statue of Kybele. AMC 1382; RPC 3159; SNG Cop. 367.TextImage
JA 36Augustus, AE19 of Eucarpia, Phrygia. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, bare head right, countermark: eagle right / EY(KAΡ)-ΠEΩ(N), winged thunderbolt. Not in RPC or Supp. I or II (for any emperor or city). John Aiello Collection temp. no. 36.TextImage
LIVIA
RPC 3160Livia, AE of Eukarpeia, Phrygia. after 14 AD. 2.76 g. ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust right / EYKAΡ ΠITIKOY AΠΦIA IEΡHA in four lines within lined border, all within dotted border. RPC 3160; BMC 14.TextImage
HADRIAN
RPC III 2587Hadrian, AE29 of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AD 117-138. 12.69 g. Magistrate P. Cl. Max. Marcellianus. AΔΡIANOC OΛYMΠIOC, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust left. / AITHCAME Π KΛ MAX MAΡKEΛΛIANOY EYKAΡΠEIA, Tyche, turreted, seated left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. RPC III 2587; Righetti Coll. Sale part 5, 471.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Imhoof KM 2Septimius Severus, AE28 of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. 14.2 g. AD 193-211. AY K Λ CEΠT CEOYHΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Tyche, turreted, seated left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. Imhoof KM 2.TextImage
GETA
BMC 18 Geta AE23 of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AD 198-209. ΠO CEΠTI ΓETAC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Artemis standing front, looking right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver; stag to left; small statue of Kybele to right. BMC 18-19; SNG Cop 371.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
BMC 21 Maximinus I AE24 of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AVT K ΓIOV OVHΡ MAΞIMEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EYKAΡΠEΩN, naked figure of Hermes standing, head right, holding purse and caduceus, under which stands ram.TextImage
BMC 23Maximinus and Maximus of Eucarpeia, Phrygia, AE29. AD 235-238. 10.7 g. AYT K Γ IOY OYHΡ MAXIMEINOC Γ IOY OYHΡ MAXIMOC KAI, laureate head of Maximinus right, facing bare-head of Maximus left. / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Poseidon standing front, looking right, holding dolphin-entwined trident. BMC 23; SNG Munich 198.TextImage
MAXIMUS
BMC 26Maximus, AE21 of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AD 235-238. 4.22 g. K Γ I OYH MAXIMOC, bare head right. / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Kybele standing front, holding uncertain object (animal skin?); lion left at her side. BMC 26; Paris 1074.TextImage
GORDIAN III
BMC 27Gordian III, AE28 of Eukarpeia, Phrygia. AD 238-244. 13.58 g. AY K M AN ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Tyche seated left, holding grain ears and sceptre. BMC 27; RPC 719; SNG Cop 374; SNG von Aulock 3579.TextImage
BMC 28Gordian III, AE27 of Eucarpia, Phrygia. AD 238-244. AY K M AN ΓOΡΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 28; RPC VII 720.TextImage
Woytek, SMB 61Gordian III, AE35 of Eucarpeia, Phrygia, alliance issue with Eumeneia. AD 238244. 26.05 g. AYT K M AN ΓOΡΔIANOC, radiate, cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder, aegis on chest / EYKAΡΠEΩN KAI EYMENEΩN, OMONOIA around and beneath the two Tyches of Eucarpia and Eumeneia, both turreted, standing facing each other, clasping hands, altar between them. Eucarpia holding statuette of Artemis holding bow and reaching for an arrow from the quiver at her shoulder, Eumenia holding statuette of Athena, holding wreath. Unpublished reverse for Gordian. Woytek in SMB 61 (2011).TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
BMC 29Trebonianus Gallus, AE of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. AD 251-253. 8.82 g. AVT K G OV TRIB GALLOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Tyche seated left, holding sceptre and branch. BMC 29. SNG von Aulock 3580.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
BMC 33Volusian, AE of Eucarpeia, Phrygia. 251-253 AD. 5.31 g. AV K OVOLOVSSIANON, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EYKAΡΠEΩN, Artemis, holding bow, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, standing right between stag and cult statue of Kybele. BMC 33; SNG von Aulock 3581.TextImage