Antioch, Roman Provincial , Municipal Coinage, Fall 48 - Spring 47 B.C.
The is similar to a group of countermarks from Antioch, Chalkis, Laodicaea, Seleukia, and , all cities controlled by (except for Antioch, which nevertheless appears to have issued coins for Antony and ). Richard notes, "it now seems likely that the portrays , and was used to mark coins circulating in the Syro-Phoenician territories which were given to her by ." Older references identified the as .RY84165. Bronze AE 23, 43; 4216; p. 155, 35; -; : p. 74, note 25, VF, green , earthen deposits, , 11.436 g, maximum 23.3 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 48 - 47 B.C.; laureate of Zeus right, : right ( ?) in an oval punch; ANTIOXEΩN THΣ MHTPOΠOΛΩΣ, Zeus seated left holding and , date IΘ below; $225.00 (€200.25)
Antioch, Roman Provincial , Autumn 48 - Autumn 47 B.C.,
From , The Coins of Roman Antioch, p. 74, note 25: "The coins of this year (Pompeian Era 19 = 48/7 BC) and of Year 3 of the Caesarean Era are frequently seen with a on the , which was previously described as "head of r." in an oval. As discussed in the text, it now seems likely that the portrays , and was used to mark coins circulating in the Syro-Phoenician territories, which were given to her by ."
RP84649. Bronze , 43; 4216; p. 155, 35; 384; 1366; -; : p. 74, note 25, F, : aVF, 11.895 g, maximum 22.7 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, Autumn 48 - Autumn 47 B.C.; laureate of Zeus right; : of right in an oval; ANTIOXEΩN THΣ MHTPOΠOΛΩΣ, Zeus Nicephorus enthroned left, chest bare, around hips and legs, offering in his extended right hand, long vertical in left hand, (thunderbolt) above, (control symbol) inner left, IΘ (Pompeian Era year 19) below, all within laurel ; $225.00 (€200.25)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, VII Thea , 51 - 30 B.C., Paphos,
, in his book The Coinage System of VII and in , assembles evidence dating this to VII instead of the reign of Ptolemy IV used in older references.GP84093. Bronze , p. 44, first illustration; 1160 (Ptolemy IV); 649; -, VF, with pre-strike casting sprue, 2.329 g, maximum 14.2 mm, 0o, Paphos mint, diademed of VII as right, hair in melon-coiffure; ΠTOΛEMAIOY − BAΣIΛEΩΣ, double flanked by ribbons; $190.00 (€169.10)
14 Ptolemaic Kingdom VII 1/4 Obols
, in his book The Coinage System of VII and in , assembles evidence dating this to VII instead of the reign of Ptolemy IV used in older references.LT57290. Bronze Lot, 1/4 , 1160 - 1161, - aF, Paphos mint, c. 35 BC; diademed of VII as right, hair in melon-coiffure; ΠTOΛEMAIOY − BAΣIΛEΩΣ, double flanked by ribbons; actual coins in the photograph, as is, ; $100.00 (€89.00)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Neopaphos, , VII(?), c. 51 - 30 B.C.
While not noted in , this is fairly common on and many have been found in the excavations at Neopaphos. The lack of a indicates they were struck after 96 B.C. Recent Cypriot numismatic publications date them to the time of VII.
GP84819. Bronze , 69; 469 ff.; 68; 128; 35; -; -; -; -, VF, dark , with edge split, light corrosion, 2.763 g, maximum 15.8 mm, 0o, Neopaphos mint, c. 51 - 30 B.C.; laureate of Zeus right; statue of standing left, stalks of grain in right hand, long in left hand, above; $95.00 (€84.55)
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