Ancient Coinage of Phrygia, Synnada



Synnada = modern day Suhut in Turkey. Between Eucarpia and Ipsus, NE of Apamea.

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
BMC 3Synnada, Phrygia. AE20 AE Civic issue, magistrate Maiandri. 133-1 BC. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / CYNNAΔE MAIANΔΡI, Zeus standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. BMC 3; SNG von Aulock 3973; Lindgren III 619; SNG Tuebingen 4196; SNG Cop 706; SNG Fitz. 5008.TextImage
BMC 4Synnada, Phrygia. AE22 Civic issue, magistrate Menestratos. 133-1 BC. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / ΣYNNAΔE MENEΣTΡATOY, Zeus standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. BMC 4; SNG Cop 707.TextImage
BMC 10Synnada, Phrygia, AE19, Time of Claudius. 41-54 AD. CVNNAΔEΩN, helmeted bust of Athena right / KΛAYΔIOY ANΔΡAΓATOY, Owl on amphora right. RPC I 3186; BMC 10; Waddington 6522; Imhoof KM 12; Weber 3610.TextImage
BMC 13Synnada, Phrygia. AE18, semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 100-276. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / CYNNAΔEΩN, Athena standing left, holding owl and spear, shield at her side. BMC 13-14; SNG Cop 710; Davis 16; SNG von Aulock 3975; SNG Munich 468.TextImage
BMC 15Synnada, Phrygia. Pseudo-autonomous issue. 2nd-3rd centuries AD. AE23mm, 7.83 g. IEΡON CVNKΛHTON CYNNAΔI, draped bust of the Senate right, hair bound with taenia / ΔHMOC ΡΩMAIΩN, Demos standing facing, head left, holding patera and scroll. BMC 15.TextImage
BMC 22Synnada, Phrygia. AE26 semi-autonomous issue. 8.68 g. AD 220-250. BOYΛH, laureate, veiled and draped bust of Boule right. / CYNNAΔEΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. BMC 22; Walcher 2823; SNG von Aulock 3979; Duesseldorf 6820.TextImage
BMC 28Synnada, Phrygia. AE31. Semi-autonomous (Claudius to Gallienus). 6.68 g. CVNNA-ΔE-ΩN to right, below and left of head of bearded Herakles right / IΩNΩN AΡ KEΛCO TΓ around prize crown with 2 palm branches. BMC 28; Imhoof-Blumer KM 30; Waddington 6527-8.TextImage
Duesseldorf 8127Synnada, Phrygia. AE22, Circa 133-1st century BC. 6.17 g. Magistrate Meliton, son of Athenaios. Laureate head of Zeus right. / ΣYNNAΔE MEΛITΩ AΘENAIOY, Poppy and grain ear between piloi of the Dioskuri. Duesseldorf 8127. (Rev legend var of SNG Cop 708).TextImage
Imhoof GRM 1Synnada, Phrygia. AE16, semi-autonomous issue. AD 100-200. 3.17 g. CYNNAΔEΩN, helmeted head of Athena right, with aegis. / No legend, owl standing right on amphora, head facing, between a poppy on the left and a corn-ear on the right. Imhoof GRM 1 in RSN XIV.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 966Synnada, Phrygia. AE17, civic issue. 133-1 BC. Magistrate Admetos. 4.05 g. Helmeted head of Athena right. / ΣYNNA AΔMH, owl standing right, head facing, on overturned amphora. Mionnet IV, 966; SNG Cop 709; SNG Munich 462.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 983Synnada, Phrygia. AE25. Semi-autonomous issue, AD 198-276. Hadriania-Panathenian Games issue. CYNNAΔEΩN, bearded head of Herakles right. / AΔΡIANA ΠANAΘHNAIA, prize urn containing one palm branch. Mionnet IV, 983 (this coin); Paris 2027; SNG Cop 718; SNG Tübingen 4197; Falghera 2976; RPC IX 886.TextImage
Naumann 78, 607Synnada, Phrygia. AE25, semi-autonomous issue. AD 100-200. 5.41 g. IEΡAN CYNKΛHTON CYNNAΔIC, bare-headed, draped bust of the Senate right. / CYNNAΔEΩN, Mên standing left, wearing Phrygian cap, crescent on shoulders, holding patera and sceptre. Unpublished. Naumann 78, 607.TextImage
Naville 51, 194Synnada, Phrygia. AE16, semi-autonomous issue. Uncertain date. 3 g. Unclear legend, poppy head between two corn ears, each with one leaf. / CYNNAΔEΩN, owl standing right on amphora, head facing. Unpublished. Naville 51, 194.TextImage
RPC 3182Synnada, Phrygia, AE14, 2.9mm. semi-autonomous issue. AD 14-37. Magistrate Valerianus. (from top left), OYAΛEΡIANOY, eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread / (from top left) CYNNAΔEΩN, owl standing right on amphora. RPC 3182; BMC 8.TextImage
RPC 3182 varSynnada, Phrygia, AE15, 3.76mm. semi-autonomous issue. AD 14-37. Magistrate Valerianus. CYNNAΔEΩN, eagle standing facing, head left, wings spread / OYAΛEΡIANOY, owl standing right on amphora. Var of RPC I 3182; BMC 8-9; Paris 2014. (these legends on the other sides).TextImage
RPC 3184Synnada, Phrygia. AE15, semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 14-37. Magistrate Krassos. KΡACCOY, eagle standing right, head left, wings slightly open. / CYNNAΔEΩN, owl standing right on amphora, head facing. RPC I 3184; Duesseldorf 10467; Paris 2013; Weber 7182; Imhoof GM 742a.TextImage
RPC 3186Synnada, Phrygia. AE18, semi-autonomous issue. ca. AD 41-54. Magistrate Klaudios Andragathos. 3.46 g. CYNNAΔEΩN, helmeted, draped bust of Athena right. / KΛAYΔIOY ANΔΡAΓAΘOY, owl standing right on amphora, head facing. RPC I 3186; BMC 10; Walcher 2822; Paris 2033; Waddington 6522; Imhoof KM 12; SNG Munich 469-470; Weber F 3610A-3610B.TextImage
RPC 3189Synnada, Phrygia. AE19, semi-autonomous issue, AD 41-54. Magistrate Artemonos Tropheos. 4.13 g. CYNNAΔEΩN, helmeted head of Athena right / AΡTEMΩNOC TΡOΦEΩC, owl standing right on amphora. RPC I 3189 (1-4); Paris 2011-2012; SNG von Aulock 3974; Waddington 6523; Lindgren III 620.TextImage
SGI 5118Synnada, Phrygia. AE15. Time of Claudius. Bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis / CVNNAΔEΩN, owl standing facing on prostrate amphora. BMC 12.TextImage
SNG Cop 705Synnada, Phrygia. AE21 AE Civic issue, magistrate Hierokles. 133-1 BC. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right. / CYNNAΔE IEΡOKΛE, Zeus standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. SNG Cop 705; Vienna 31388; SNG von Aulock 8445; SNG Tuebingen 4195.TextImage
SNG Cop 714Synnada, Phrygia. AE22. Pseudo-autonomous issue. Late 2nd-early 3rd century AD. (from top centre) IEΡAN CYNKΛHTON CYNNAΔEIC, diademed and draped bust of the Senate right /ΔHMOC- ΡΩMAIΩN downwards, to left and right, unbearded Demos standing facing, head left, holding patera and scroll. SNG Cop 714; Imhoof KM 6; Waser RSN 1898 p. 321; Mionnet IV 973; Mionnet Supp. VII 589; Righetti Sale 8348.TextImage
SNG Fitz. 5010Synnada, Phrygia. AE17, semi-autonomous issue. AD 100-200. 3.53 g. ΘYNNAΡOC, draped bust of Herakles Thynnaros right. / CYNNAΔEΩN, Isis standing left, holding sistrum and situla. SNG Fitz. 5010; Waddington 258; Mionnet IV, 962; Drexler 2b.TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 3178Augustus, AE18 of Synnada, Phrygia. 27 BC-AD 14. Magistrate Somenes. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right. / ΣYNNAΔEΩN ΣΩMENHΣ to right and left of Zeus seated left, holding eagle and sceptre. RPC 3178; BMC 32; Paris 2045; Waddington 6534; SNG Cop 725; Imhoof KM 10.TextImage
NERO
RPC 3190Nero AE18 of Synnada, Phrygia. 4.1 g. NEΡΩN KAIΣAΡ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, bare head right. / TI K ΠICΩN ΦIΛOK CYNNAΔEΩN (anti-clockwise inwards from top left), Zeus seated left on stool, holding Nike and sceptre. RPC 3190; SNG Cop 726-727; SNG von Aulock 8449; Imhoof KM 13; Paris 2048-2049.TextImage
DOMITIA
RPC 1394Domitia, AE21 of Synnada, Phrygia. ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / CYNNAΔEΩN, Athena standing left, holding patera (or Nike?) and spear, shield at her side. BMC 40.TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
SNG Cop 732Lucius Verus, Synnada, Phrygia. 161–169 AD. AE33. Magistrate Kla. Attalos, Prytanis and Logistes. AY KAI Λ AVΡ OYHΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠI ΠΡY K ΛOΓIC K ATTAΛOY-CYNNAΔEΩN around and below, octastyle temple with statue of Dionysus(?) standing left within, holding patera and long thyrsus. BMC 49-50; SNG Cop 732; Weber 7187 var (rev. legend).TextImage
LUCILLA
BMC 51Lucilla, AE31 of Synnada, Phrygia. AD 164-169. Magistrate K Basilios. ΛOYKIΛΛA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠI IEΡI K BACIΛOYC CYNNAΔEΩN, Cult image of Artemis Ephesia standing front between two stags. BMC 51; SNG von Aulock 8450; SNG Munich 477; Weber 3613; SNG Righetti 1227; Imhoof KM 22.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
BMC 53Diadumenian, AE28 of Synnada, Phrygia. M OΠEΛ MAKΡ ANTONINOC ΔIA K, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right / CYNNAΔEΩN, Amaltheia standing right holding infant Zeus in left hand and sceptre in right hand; goat before. BMC 53; Imhoof KM 24; Isegrim 15719.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
BMC 59Trajan Decius, AE30 of Synnada, Phrygia. AD 249-251. AYT K Γ MEC TΡAI ΔEKIN CEB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΡX TΛHΠOΛEMΩ IΠΠI CYNNAΔEΩN, octostyle temple with Dionysos, naked, standing left within, holding thyrsos. BMC 59; Waddington 6553; RPC IX 889; Paris 2072.TextImage
GALLIENUS
BMC 65Gallienus AE33 of Synnada, Phrygia. AD 253-268. 15.47 g. AYT KAI Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛHNOC C-EB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. / CYNNAΔEΩN, Distyle temple containing cult stone containing corn-ears, between two palm branches. BMC 65; Imhoof KM 27; SNG Cop 733; Weber 7189; Mionnet IV, 998.TextImage
BMC 66Gallienus AE 33mm of Synnada in Phrygia. AVT KAI Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛHNOC, C-EB across field; laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / CYN-NA-ΔE-ΩN, hunting scene in the amphitheatre: centre, lion chasing stag; below, bestiarius attacking boar with spear; above, usarius and performing bear.TextImage
BMC 67Gallienus, AE33 of Synnada, Phrygia. AD 253-268. 16.86 g. AYT KAI Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, C-EB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CYNNAΔEΩN IΩNΩ(N), Herakles Farnese standing half right, right hand behind his back, leaning left arm on club set on rocks and holding lionskin over left arm. BMC 67; Imhoof GRM 4.TextImage
SNG vA 3995Gallienus, AE 31 of Phrygia, Synnada, 253-268 AD. AYT KAI Π ΛIC ΓAΛΛHNOC, C-EB across field; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CYNNAΔEΩN EΠI AΡ KEΛCOY, hexastyle temple, Zeus seated left within, holding sceptre. SNG von Aulock 3995.TextImage
SNG vA 3998Gallienus, AE34 of Synnada, Phrygia. AD 253-268. AYT K Π ΛI EΓ ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped bust right / CYNNAΔEΩN IΩNΩN, two gladiators fighting, rectangular cult stone above between two palm branches. SNG von Aulock 3998; Franke KZR 264; Imhoof KM 29.TextImage
SALONINA
BMC 70Salonina AE28 of Synnada, Phrygia. AD 253-268. 8.24g. KOΡ CAΛΩNINA CEB, draped bust right / CYNNAΔEΩN IΩNΩN, Amaltheia standing right, holding sceptre and the infant Zeus; goat standing right before her, its head turned back. BMC 70-73; SNG von Aulock 3999; SNG Munich 480; SNG Cop 735; SNG Lewis 1561.TextImage