, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Ankyra,
minted its first coinage under and this with a young portrait and the name in the emperor's titles may have been the first struck by the city.RP84539. Bronze AE 19, 3108; 135; 8227; 7019; IV p. 220, 152, VF, attractive young portrait of , flaw upper left, 4.200 g, maximum 19.0 mm, 0o, (Ankara, Turkey) mint, magistrate Klaudios Artemidoros, c. 55 - 60 A.D.; NEPΩNA KΛAY∆ION KAICAPA ANKYPANΩN, right; EΠI KΛAY∆IOY APTEMI∆ΩPOY IEPEΩC, Zeus standing left, nude, downward in right hand, long in left hand; $125.00 (€111.25)
, Wife of , 81 - 96 A.D., Eumeneia,
Longina was the daughter of the famous general Cnaeus Domitius Corbulo and was taken from her husband and married to in 70 A.D. In 83 A.D. she was exiled for her affair with the actor . Later seems to have forgiven her, as ancient sources indicate her as a of the plot that ended the emperor's life. She died in the reign of or .
RP84551. Bronze AE 15, 1388 (8 spec.), 315, 588, -, -, -, -, aVF, dark , , 2.654 g, maximum 15.1 mm, 0o, Eumeneia (near Civril, Turkey) mint, 81 - 96 A.D.; ∆OMITIA CEBACTH, draped right, hair rolled in front and in que behind; KΛ TEPENT YΛΛA (Kl. Terent. Hylla, αρχιερέας (high priest or priestess), counterclockwise from upper left), seated left on throne, in extended right hand, resting left forearm and hand upon (drum) at near side; EYME-NEΩN, in fields, starting downward on right, ending downward on left; ex Numismatik Naumann auction 42 (3 Apr 2016), lot 519; ex Dr. P. Vogl collection, ex Bankhaus (sold 30 Dec 1992, with dealer's ticket); ; $110.00 (€97.90)
Abbaitis, , 2nd Century B.C.
In the chaotic period after Alexander's death, northern was overrun by , eventually to become the province of . The former capital, Gordium, was captured and destroyed by the Gauls soon afterward and disappeared from history. In 188 B.C., the southern remnant of came under the control of the Attalids of . In 133 B.C., the remnants of passed to . For purposes of provincial administration the Romans maintained a divided , attaching the northeastern to the province of and the western portion to the province of .GB59298. Bronze AE 20, p. 1, 1 ff.; 1; 3330, VF, nice green , 6.452 g, maximum 19.9 mm, 180o, Abbaitis mint, laureate of Zeus right; MYΣΩN / ABBAITΩN and thunderbolt within ; $60.00 (€53.40)
Peltai, , 188 - 133 B.C.
The location of Peltai is unknown but it was probably on the Meander River. In 188 B.C., in accordance with the Treaty of Apameia, Peltai came under the rule of the Kingdom. In 133 B.C., Attalos III bequeathed his kingdom, including Peltai, to the Roman Republic.
GB69814. Bronze AE 18, , 755 (R1); p. 347, 7 (Zeus); 5169; -; -; -; -; -, F, dark green , 2.927 g, maximum 18.0 mm, 0o, Peltae mint, 188 - 133 B.C.; of bearded Herakles right; ΠEΛTH/NΩN, club with upward, skin draped over ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; ; $55.00 (€48.95)
Eumeneia, , c. 165 - 133 B.C.
Eumenia, was founded by Attalus II (159 - 138 B.C.) at the source of the Cludrus, near the Glaucus, and named after his brother Eumenes. Numerous inscriptions and many coins remain to show that Eumenia was an important and prosperous city under Roman rule. As early as the third century its population was in great Christian, and it seems to have suffered much during the persecution of . The remains of Eumenia are located in Denizli Province, Turkey on the of Lake Isikli near Civril.GB79791. Bronze AE 15, 377; p. 211, 1 ff.; 5138; -, aVF, high relief, black with brassy high points, , die damaged, 3.718 g, maximum 14.6 mm, 0o, Eumeneia (near Civril, Turkey) mint, c. 165 - 133 B.C.; of Zeus right wreathed with oak; EYME/NEΩN in two lines within oak ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $36.00 (€32.04)
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