, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D., Perinthus,
Perinthos, later called and Marmara Eregli today, is 90 km of Istanbul near a small pointed headland on the of the Marmara Sea. It is said to have been a Samian colony, founded about 599 B.C. It is famous chiefly for its stubborn and successful resistance to of Macedon in 340 B.C.; at that time it seems to have been more important than itself. In 46 A.D., after the death of the Thracian Rhoemetalces III and after an unsuccessful anti-Roman revolt, the Thracian Kingdom was annexed by as the Roman province of . Perinthus was made the capital of Roman .RB90419. Bronze AE 23,
Perinthos 340; 694 (2 spec.); 68 (R3) var. ( ); 960 var. (same); p. 149, 19 var. (same), F, rough green , double struck, light corrosion, cleaning marks, 7.809 g, maximum 23.0 mm, 225o, Perinthus mint, 98 - 102 A.D.; AV K NE TPAIANOIΣ ΣEBA Γ, right; ΠEPIN−ΘIΩN, Tyche-Fortuna standing left, on , holding rudder by tiller in right hand, in left; SOLD
, 24 June 79 - 13 September 81 A.D.
Coins from this eastern mint have Latin legends and the usual mint AE denominations but are differentiated by large , crowded legends with serifs, a variable , and a flat or even convex . There are almost no finds of these coins from Western Europe. All the coins attributed by to are now assigned to this eastern mint.RB90705. Bronze
, , 1, 498 (Eastern mint ( ?)); 501( ); 309 ( ); 323 ( ); 1 ( ), F, , scratches, 24.724 g, maximum 35.0 mm, 180o, Eastern (Perinthus?) mint, 80 - 81 A.D., after the deification of ; IMP T DIVI F AVG P P COS , laureate right; (the peace of the Emperor), Pax standing left, olive branch downward in right hand, in left hand, ( ) flanking low at sides; SOLD
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Perinthus,
The centering mark, , , lack of concavity, 12:00 and Balkan identify this as a product of the Balkan mint.RB71339.
, Apparently unpublished; -, -, -; cf. CNG e-auction 158, 225 (similar Balkans mint with right), F, 10.844 g, maximum 27.2 mm, 0o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, c. 65 A.D.; CLAVDIVS AVG IMP P P, Laureate left, centering mark; SECVRITAS AVGVSTI (security of the Emperors), seated right, resting right arm against back of throne, long in right; lighted, before, ( ) flanking across , II (mark of value) in ; possibly unique; SOLD
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