Ancient Coinage of Seleucia, Philip Philadelphos

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Bement 1717Philip I Philadelphus, AR tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY to right and left of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding Nike and sceptre. F-A at outer left and right (usually off the flan) T between two laurel branches beneath throne. Newell 450; Bement 1717; Hunter 11. TextImage
BMC 4Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom, AR Tetradrachm. 93-83 BC. Antioch mint. 25mm, 15.88 g. Diademed head of Philip right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in four vertical lines to right and left of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne, Σ in exergue. BMC 4; SNG Spaer 2808; Newell, SMA 449.TextImage
BMC 6Philip I Philadelphus, 95-94 BC or 76-75 BC. AR attic weight tetradrachm, 15.50 gr, 26.5 mm, Antioch ad Orontem mint. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY to right and left of Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. XAT monogram in lower left field, ΔI monogram below. SC 2463; Hoover HGC 1319; BMC 6.TextImage
BMC 8Philip I Philadelphus, 95-94 BC. AR attic weight tetradrachm, 15.50 gr, 26.53 mm, Antioch ad Orontem mint. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY to right and left of Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. YNAT monogram in lower left field, Δ between two laurel branches (part of the surrounding wreath) in exergue. Hoover 1319; BMC 8; Newell 8 in NC 1919; Hunter 13; Rhousopoulos 4479.TextImage
BMC 10Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom, AR Tetradrachm. 92-83 BC. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Philip right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in four vertical lines to right and left of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding Nike and sceptre. (Φ over A in outer left field, off flan), N in left field, ΔI monogram beneath throne. BMC 10; Hoover HGC 1319; SC 2463; Newell 441; Paris 1554; Hunter 3.TextImage
BMC 15Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom, AR Tetradrachm. 93-83 BC. Antioch mint. 25mm, 15.88 g. Diademed head of Philip right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in four vertical lines to right and left of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne, N in exergue. BMC 15; SNG Spaer 2805; Newell, SMA 447; Hunter 9.TextImage
BMC 16Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom, AR Tetradrachm. 93-83 BC. Antioch mint. 25mm, 15.84 g. Diademed head of Philip right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in four vertical lines to right and left of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne, Π in exergue. BMC 16; SNG Spaer 2807; Newell, SMA 448; Hunter 10.TextImage
Newell 11Philipp I Philadelphus, Seleukid kingdom. AR Tetradrachm, posthumous issue. Dated 42-41 BC. Antioch mint. 25mm. 14.32 g. Diademed head of king right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in two lines each to right and left of Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. YNAT monogram in left field, thunderbolt and H in exergue. Newell 11 in NC 1919; Houghton SC 2491.5; Prieur 8; RPC I 4131.TextImage
Newell 439Philip I Philadelphus AR Tetradrachm. Antioch ad Orontem. Diademed head of Philip I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, elongated F above A in outer left field, ΔI monogram under throne, N in ex, all within wreath. Newell 437. TextImage
Newell 443Seleukid Kingdom, Philip Philadelphos AR Tetradrachm. 89-83 BC. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; ΔI monogram beneath throne, all within wreath. TextImage
Newell 450Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom, AR Tetradrachm. 93-83 BC. Antioch mint. 25mm, 15.54 g. Diademed head of Philip right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in four vertical lines to right and left of Zeus seated left, right leg drawn back, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne, T in exergue. Newell, SMA 450; Hunter 11.TextImage
Newell 451Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom. AR tetradrachm, 95-75 BC. Antioch ad Orontem. Diademed head of King right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne. A in lower left field, H in exergue, all within wreath. Newell 451 (ANS AJN vol. 51); BMC 12; Babelon 1560; Hunter 12; SNG Spaer 2816.TextImage
Newell 454 varPhilip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom. AR tetradrachm, 95-75 BC. Antioch ad Orontem. Diademed head of King right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne. Φ in lower left field, T in exergue, all within wreath. Newell 454 var (AT below); Newell 450 var (no Phi); SNG Spaer 2814 var (ditto); Hunter 15 var (ditto); BMC -.TextImage
Newell 457Philip I Philadelphos AR Tetradrachm. 93-83 BC, 28.03 mm, 14.01 g. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY in four lines downwards to right and left of Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. cursive ΩB-like monogram over ΘAI monogram in lower left field, ΔI monogram beneath throne, AN in exergue. Newell SMA 457; Paris 1553; Hoover HGC 1319.TextImage
Newell 459cfPhilip Philadelphos AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne, unclear letter in exergue. TextImage
SNG Is 2800Seleucid Kingdom, Philip Philadelphos AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding wreath-bearing Nike and sceptre. ΔI in left field, ΔI monogram beneath throne. SNG Israel (Spaer) 2800; BMC 8; Newell SMA 438.TextImage
SNG Is 2803Seleukid Kingdom. Philip I Philadelphos. 93-83 BC. Struck 76-75 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 27mm, 15.44 g. Antioch mint. Diademed head right; fillet border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. N in left field, ΔI monogram beneath throne. Houghton Coll. 394; SC 2460; Newell SMA 441; SNG Spaer 2803. TextImage
SNGIs 2805Seleukid Kingdom, Philip I Philadelphos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, struck ca 89-83 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and lotus-tipped sceptre in left; ΔI monogram beneath throne, N in exergue; all within wreath. Newell SMA 447, Houghton 394v. TextImage
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SNGIs 2807Philip I Philadelphos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Philip I right, within fillet border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left on throne, holding Nike and sceptre. ΔI monogram beneath throne, Π in exergue. BMC 16; Newell 448; Hunter 10; SNG Spaer 2807.TextImage
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SNGIs 2808Philipp I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kings. 93-83 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.90 gm). Antioch mint. Diademed head of Philip I right, within fillet border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. Σ below. Newell, SMA 449; Hoover 1319. TextImage
SNGIs 2811Philip I Philadelphus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain north Syrian or Cilician mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left with Nike and sceptre; NK monogram over A in outer left field, ΔI under throne. SNG Spaer 2811. TextImage
SNGIs 2820vSeleukid Kingdom, Philip I Philadelphos. AR Tetradrachm. Antioch ad Orontem mint. Magistrate (?) Smetharos. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left; C-ME-Θ-AΡ in four lines to left, ΔI under throne, ANB-like monogram in exergue; all within laurel wreath. Newell 459 var (different magistrate's name).TextImage
PHILIP PHILADELPHOS POSTHUMOUS ISSUES UNDER ROMAN RULE
RPC 4124Syria, Seleucis and Pieria, Roman Antioch AR Tetradrachm. Aulus Gabinius, Proconsul, 57-55 BC. Imitating Philip I Philadelphos of Syria. Diademed head of Philip right; bead and reel border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus Nikephorus seated left; AYΓB monogram. TextImage
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RPC 4127Antioch, Syria, under Roman Rule, Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos, AR Tetradrachm. Dated Year 3 of the Caesarean Era = 47-46 BC. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; ANT monogram before, Γ in ex. Prieur 4. TextImage
RPC 4128Syria, Antioch under Roman Rule AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos. Dated Year 4 = 46-45 BC. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left holding Nike and sceptre, Δ in ex. Prieur 5. TextImage
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RPC 4128 ffRoman Syria, Antioch AR Tetradrachm. 46-45 BC or later. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphus, 46-45 BC or later. Diademed head of Philip I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, AYT monogram in inner left field, date (off flan) in ex. TextImage
RPC 4129Antioch, Syria AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos. Year 5 = 45-44 BC. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; ANT monogram before, E in ex. Prieur 6. TextImage
RPC 4130Antioch, Syria AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos. Year 7 = 44/3 BC. Diademed head of Philip I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike on extended right hand and sceptre in left, AYT monogram in inner left field, LI monogram under throne; in exergue, thunderbolt divided by S (year 6), all in laurel wreath. Prieur 7. TextImage
RPC 4133Philip I Philadelphos, Seleukid Kingdom, AR tetradrachm, 25mm, 15.13 g. Antioch mint. Posthumous issue, Year 10 of the Caesarean Era (40-39 BC). Diademed head right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOΣ EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, YAT monogram at inner left, ΔI monogram beneath throne, date I in exergue. RPC I 4133; SC 2491.7; Prieur 10; McAlee 10.TextImage
RPC 4134Antioch, Syria AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos. Diademed head of Philip Philadelphos right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left holding Nike on extended right hand and sceptre in left. YAT monogram to left, date BI in ex. TextImage
RPC 4136Antioch, Syria, Augustan Period. AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos. Diademed head of Philip Philadelphos right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, ANT monogram to left. TextImage
RPC 4146Antioch, Syria AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue in name of Philip I Philadelphos. Year 30 = 20-19 BC of the Caesarian Era. Diademed head of Philip right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; ANT monogram before, Λ in ex. Prieur 23. TextImage
DownloadNewell, "The Seleukid Mint of Antioch" (offprint of ANS AJN vol. LI, 1917) can be downloaded in pdf form from Archive.org
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