The Ancient Coinage of Aphytis

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APHYTIS (formerly PHYTIS) - ca 450 168 BC. A town on the north-eastern coast of the Chalkidian peninsula of Pallene, modern day Atito.


Autonomous Silver Coins
6137a AΦ kantharos. Rev. : Incuse irregular square 10.5 mm.
AMNG 1Bearded head of Ares right, wearing Attic helmet with cheek guards folded upwards. Rev. : NOIATYΦ (city name retrograde), on a slightly raised frame around a vine with five bunches of grapes, all within incuse square. AR tetrobol, 1.9 g. de Hirsch, Annuaire de num. VIII, 36 {1884); Head HN 252; Pozzi 1057. 5th c. BC
AMNG 2Bearded head of Ares right, wearing Attic helmet with cheek guards folded upwards. Rev. : T-V-Φ (city name retrograde) above left, and to lower left and right, head of roaring lion left with protruding tongue within incuse square. Diobol, 1.04 g. 5th c. BC
AMNG 3Youthful, bearded head of Ares right, wearing laureate Attic. Rev. : AΦY-TA-IO-N clockwise from upper left, around linear square with vine and four bunches of grapes within, all in incuse square. Tetrobol, 2.15 g. Jameson 937. 424 BC.

Autonomous Bronze Coins
AMNG 4 Unbearded head of Ares left, wearing Attic helmet. Rev. : AΦYTAIΩN (very small, above). Eagle facing, head turned left. Rhousopoulos 931; Philipsen 402. AE 10 mm.
6138 Horned head of Zeus Ammon right. Rev. : AΦYTAI. Eagle right. Table XLII 15.
6139 The same obverse. Rev. : AΦYTAIΩN. Eagle left.
6140 The same obverse. Rev. : AΦY. Two eagles, vine in field.
6141 The same obverse. Rev. : AΦY. Eagle.
Macedon, Aphytis. After 168 BC. AE23mm. Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / AΦY-TAI, eagle standing right. Moushmov 6141, SNG ANS 222, BMC 4, SNG Cop 129; Hoover HGC 446.
6142 Head of Zeus-Ammon, facing slightly left. Rev. : AΦYTAIΩN, kantharos. Moushmov 6142, SNG ANS 211, BMC 1, SNG Cop 124; Hoover HGC 444.
Macedon, Aphytis. c360 BC. AE18-19mm. Head of Zeus-Ammon, facing slightly left / AΦY-TAI-ΩN, kantharos. Moushmov 6142, SNG ANS 211, BMC 1, SNG Cop 124; Hoover HGC 444. (Zeus with long hair: AMNG 5; Zeus with short hair: AMNG 6). 19 mm.
6143 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon. Rev. : AΦY. Eagle with head turned back, ivy leaf in field.
Aphytis, Macedonia, 12mm. 400-350BC. Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon / AΦY, eagle standing right.
AMNG 12 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon in laurel wreath. / AΦY, eagle standing right, head left. AMNG 12. 11 mm.
AMNG 9 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon in dotted border. / AΦY, eagle standing right on a serpent. AMNG 9; Imhoof MG 20. 13 mm.
AMNG 10 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon (no dotted border. / AΦY, eagle standing right on thunderbolt. AMNG 10; Konsul Weber 1094. 13 mm.
AMNG 11 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon (no dotted border. / AΦY, eagle standing right on large vine. AMNG 11; Imhoof MG 19. 13 mm.
AMNG 13 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon (no dotted border. / AΦ, eagle facing, wings spread, head left. AMNG 13; Imhoof MG 21. 11 mm.
AMNG 14 Head of Zeus Ammon right with long hair, later style. / AΦY-TAI upwards to left and downwards to right, eagle standing right on ground line. Mionnet I, 160. 20 mm. Ca. 187 BC
6144 Head of Apollo Carneius right with horn of Ammon, long hair, later style. Two eagles face to face, ivy leaf between them, vine and AAΦY in field. 15 mm.
AMNG 7 Head of Zeus Ammon right / AΦY, Two eagles standing face to face, nothing between them. 15 mm.
AMNG 8 Head of Zeus Ammon right, in dotted border. / AΦY, Two eagles standing face to face, laurel branch between them, floral pattern below. 15 mm. AMNG 8; Imhoof MG 17.
AMNG 15 Head of Zeus Ammon right, with long hair, later style. / A-Φ-Y, to left, above and right, two eagles standing face to face on ground line. 15 mm. AMNG 15. Ca. 187 BC.
Aphytis, Macedonia. AE17 civic issue, after circa 146 BC. 3.83 g. Head of Zeus Ammon right. / A-Φ-Y, to left, above and right, two eagles standing face to face on ground line. AMNG 15; Hoover HGC 448.
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