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Roman Provincial Coins from Greece


Aegium, Achaea, Greece, c. 37 - 31 B.C., Under Antony and Cleopatra
Click for a larger photo Kroll connected the types with Antony and Cleopatra, who controlled Achaea when this coin was struck. Dionysos refers to Antony, who called himself the "new Dionysos," and the typically Ptolemaic eagle symbolizes Cleopatra.
GB67910. Bronze tetrachalkon, BCD Peloponnesos 438 - 439, BMC Peloponnesus 6 - 7, Kroll Bronze 3, Weber 3954, F, weight 3.916 g, maximum diameter 20.0 mm, die axis 0o, Aegium mint, Theoxios and Kletaios, magistrates, c. 37 - 31 B.C; obverse AIΓIEΩN, head of young Dionysos right, wreathed in ivy; reverse ΘEOΞIOΣ KAHTAIOΣ, eagle standing left, head left, wings closed; rare; $225.00 (€168.75)

Thessalian League, Greece, Mid - Late 1st Century B.C.
Click for a larger photo The Thessalian League was a loose confederacy of city-states and tribes in the Thessalian valley in N. Greece. Philip II of Macedon took control of Thessaly in 344 B.C and it remained under Macedonia until the Roman victory in 197 B.C. The league was reestablished in 196 B.C. but had little autonomy after Thessaly became part of the province of Macedonia in 146 B.C.
GB71024. Bronze dichalkon (or obol), BCD Thessaly II 907.2, SNG Cop 331, Rogers 59, Burrer p. 62, BMC Thessaly -, VF, weight 7.412 g, maximum diameter 19.8 mm, die axis 0o, Larissa(?) mint, Philokrates, Italos, and Petraios, magistrates; obverse ΦIΛOKPA−TOYΣ (magistrate), head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet and aegis; reverse ΘEΣΣA−ΛΩN, Athena Itonia standing left, Nike standing left offering wreath in her extended right hand, resting left hand on grounded shield behind, spear standing behind, ITA−ΛOY (magistrate) across upper field, ΠETPAIOΣ in exergue; $150.00 (€112.50)

Dyrrhachion, Illyria, Greece, Roman Protectorate, 229 - 30 B.C.
Click for a larger photo After the decisive defeat of the Illyrians to Rome in 229 B.C., the new Roman rulers renamed the city. The original name, Epidamnos, was similar to the Latin word damnum, meaning "loss" or "harm." Dyrrhachion is Greek for "bad spine" or "difficult ridge," probably referring to imposing cliffs near the city.
GS68005. Silver drachm, Ceka 282; Maier 367; SNG Cop 491; SNG München 429; SNG Leipzig 668; BMC Thessaly p. 73, 119 - 120, VF, weight 3.386 g, maximum diameter 19.3 mm, die axis 90o, Dyrrhachium mint, Euktemon and Phaniskos, 229 - 100 B.C.; obverse KTHTOΣ, cow standing right, looking back at her suckling calf, head of Isis above, grain above cluster of grapes right; reverse ∆YP − ΦA−NIΣ−KOY, double linear bordered square divided into two compartments with a stellate pattern in each; scarce; $140.00 (€105.00)

Dyrrhachion, Illyria, Greece, Roman Protectorate, c. 229 - 30 B.C.
Click for a larger photo This type circulated alongside, and presumably at parity with, Roman Republican denarii. BMC calls the figure on the right side of the obverse a statue. Ceka identifies it as a female. The figure can be identified as Harpokrates by the a hem-hem crown and right index finger up to the lips.
GS57319. Silver drachm, Ceka 325 cor., BMC Thessaly p. 71, 94, VF, toned, off center, weight 3.222 g, maximum diameter 17.5 mm, die axis 315o, Dyrrhachium mint, obverse MENIΣKOΣ, cow suckling calf right; on right: Harpokrates standing facing wearing hemhem crown, finger to lips; reverse ∆YP − ΛY−KIΣ−KOY, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inward; $95.00 (€71.25)

Thessalian League, Thessaly, Greece, c. 146 - 27 B.C.
Click for a larger photo The Thessalian League was a loose confederacy of city-states and tribes in the Thessalian valley in N. Greece. Philip II of Macedon took control of Thessaly in 344 B.C and it remained under Macedonia until the Roman victory in 197 B.C. The league was reestablished in 196 B.C. but had little autonomy after Thessaly became part of the province of Macedonia in 146 B.C.
GB66043. Bronze dichalkon, Rogers Thessaly 43; BMC Thessaly p. 5, 62 - 63; SNG Cop 324 ff. var (various magistrate names on obv); BCD Thessaly II 904 ff. var (same), VF, weight 3.713 g, maximum diameter 15.2 mm, die axis 45o, Thessaly mint, c. 146 - 27 B.C.; obverse helmeted head of Athena right, IΠΠIA/TAΣ(?) (magistrate) above and below; reverse ΘEΣ−Σ/AΛΩ−N, horse trotting right; ex Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.; $80.00 (€60.00)

Valerian I, October 253 - c. June 260 A.D., Koinon of Thessaly
Click for a larger photo The Thessalian League was a loose confederacy of city-states and tribes in the Thessalian valley in Northern Greece. Philip II of Macedon took control of Thessaly in 344 B.C and it remained under Macedonia until the Roman victory in 197 B.C. The league was reestablished in 196 B.C. but had little autonomy after Thessaly became part of the province of Macedonia in 146 B.C.
RP63376. Bronze tetrassarion, cf. BCD Thessaly 988.1, Rogers 124, SNG Cop -, BMC Thessaly -, F, weight 7.560 g, maximum diameter 21.8 mm, die axis 0o, Larissa mint, obverse AV K ΠOΛI-O VAΛEPIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse KOINON ΘECCAΛΩ−N, Athena Itonia advancing right, wearing helmet and aegis, hurling spear overhead with right, shield on left arm, ∆ (4 assaria) in left field; scarce; $45.00 (€33.75)


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