, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Thyatira,
Thyateira (also Thyatira) is the ancient name of the modern Turkish city of Akhisar ("white castle"). In Revelation, Thyatira is the church that had a false prophetess (Revelation 2:20).
RP77045. Bronze AE 17, 2382; p. 302, 62; 597; Lindgren-Kovaks 834; -, VF, nice green , slightly off center, closed crack, 2.736 g, maximum 16.9 mm, 0o, Thyatira mint, c. 55 A.D.; NEPΩN KΛAY∆I-OC CEBA (from upper right, N not struck), bare-headed, draped of right, wearing light beard (indicating mourning, for the death of ); (double-axe), ΘYAT−EIPH/NΩ−N in two two lines across divided by axe ; $400.00 (€352.00)
The held by is the golden that was dedicated to by the Senate and Roman People (S. P. Q. R.) in recognition of his classic, cardinal virtues. By placing the and on his coin, was claiming these same virtues were of his regime. -- Roman History from Coins by Michael GrantSH76397. Copper as, 543, 381, 160, 593, 131, 302, -, VF, nice portrait, , some light corrosion, 10.627 g, maximum 27.8 mm, ( , France) mint, c. 66 A.D.; IMP AVG TR P P P, laureate right, globe at point of neck; flying left holding inscribed , across ; from the Jeff Michniak Collection; $300.00 (€264.00)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Hypaepa,
Hypaepa was at the foot of Mt. Aipos, near the bank of the Cayster River, 42 miles from on the road to . The ruins are near the present-day village of Günlüce, 4 km northwest of of Ödemıs. In myth, Aphrodite gave the gifts of beauty and a form of dance to the women of Hypaepa, and it was Arachne's home before she was turned into a spider. The Persian goddess Anahita, later identified with and called Anaitis, was worshipped there. In 88 B.C., Hypaepa rebelled against of and was severely punished. Under it was a candidate for locating a temple dedicated to worship of the emperor, but was rejected as too insignificant. To judge by the number of churches, Hypaepa flourished under the .RP72125. Bronze AE 16, 2542 (11 spec.); 188; p. 110, 16; -, VF, a little off center but on a broad , 2.131 g, maximum 16.2 mm, 45o, Hypaepa (Günlüce, İzmir, Turkey) mint, magistrate Mitrodoros Kon, 55 A.D.(?); NEPΩN KAIΣAP (counter-clockwise from upper left), of right; YΠAIΠHNΩN MHTPO∆ΩPOΣ, KON (counter-clockwise from upper left, KON upward in right ), hero standing left, (double axe) in right; ex Gitbud & Naumann 2010; last example listed on Coin Archives sold in 2013; ; $250.00 (€220.00)
Jupiter or , Zeus to the Greeks, was the of the gods and the god of sky and thunder, and of laws and social order. As the deity of ancient Rome, he was the chief god of the Capitoline Triad, with his sister and wife . The father of , he is therefore the grandfather of and , the legendary founders of Rome.
RS76959. Silver , 64 (R3), 121, 62, 233, - (p. 210, note), Nice F, on a , light , porous, some light marks, 3.278 g, maximum 17.8 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 66 - 67 A.D.; IMP , laureate right; (Jupiter the Preserver), Jupiter seated left, bare to the waist, around hips and legs, thunderbolt in right hand, long vertical behind in left hand; ; $220.00 (€193.60)
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 . All the Latin coins of Perinthus are . BMC does not list Perinthus mint, but identifies this as "barbarous." RIC notes the existence of Balkan , and but does not catalog them.
RB90366. Copper as, Supplement S-1760a, F, corrosion, light scratches, 8.452 g, maximum 27.7 mm, 315o, Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, 63 - 9 Jun 68 A.D.; CLAVDIVS AVG, laureate right; Neptune standing half left, in right, long vertical trident in left, flanking across ; very ; $180.00 (€158.40)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Hypaipa,
Hypaepa, was on the route between and , 42 miles from , near the bank of the Cayster River. The ruins are close to the present-day village of Gunluce, Turkey, 4 km NW of Odemis. According to myth the women of Hypaepa received the gift of a form of dance from Aphrodite; Hypaepa was the home of Arachne before she became a spider. The Persian goddess Anahita, later called Anaitis, was worshipped as at Hypaepa. An from the synagogue of indicates a Jewish community in Hypaepa. In 88 B.C., Hypaepa rebelled against of and was severely punished. Under it was a candidate to receive a temple dedicated to worship of the emperor, but was rejected as too insignificant. To judge by the number of churches that it contained, Hypaepa flourished under the .RP76724. Leaded bronze AE 18, 2961, 2550 (= vA coin, only one specimen cited), -, -, -, VF, , porous, 5.033 g, maximum 18.1 mm, 0o, Hypaipa mint, Julios Hegesippos magistrate; NEPΩN KAIΣAP, laureate right; Dionysos standing left, in right hand, thrysos vertical behind in left hand, IOVA / HΓHCIΠΠ in two upward lines on left, VΠAIΠH / ΓP in two upward lines on right; very ; $150.00 (€132.00)
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., ,
In ancient Athens it was proverbial to ridicule by saying that the air in causes stupidity. But counted among its citizens the philosophers Democritus, Protagoras and Anaxarchus, historian and philosopher Hecataeus of , and the lyric poet Anacreon.
SH68886. Bronze AE 22, 1730, 7 (R6), 244, 382, 485, aVF, some corrosion, 4.523 g, maximum 19.4 mm, 180o, mint, 63 - 68 A.D.; NEPΩNI KΛAY∆IΩ KAIΣAPI ΣEBAΣTOY, of left; ΘEΩ AB∆HPEITAI, of (or ) left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, ex J. ; ; $135.00 (€118.80)
The held by is the golden that was dedicated to by the Senate and Roman People (S. P. Q. R.) in recognition of his classic, cardinal virtues. By placing the and on his coin, was claiming these same virtues were of his regime. -- Roman History from Coins by Michael GrantRB76309. Copper as,
313, 245, 94, 289, 399 var. ( right), 1976 var. (same), gF, dark green , 12.004 g, maximum 29.2 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 65 A.D.; AVG IMP, laureate left; alighting left, wings open, inscribed in right, left hand at waist, across below center; $125.00 (€110.00) Out of Stock!
, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Roman Provincial
Ptolemy wanted to integrate the Hellenistic and Egyptian religions by finding a deity that could win the reverence of both groups. The Greeks would not accept an animal-headed figure, so a Greek-style anthromorphic statue was chosen as the idol, and proclaimed as the equivalent of the highly popular . It was named Aser-hapi (i.e. Osiris-Apis), which became , and was said to be in full, rather than just his Ka (life force). Ptolemy's efforts were successful - in time was held by the Egyptians in the highest reverence above all other deities, and he was adored in Athens and other Greek cities. RX76576. , 14.84, 170, 253, 226, 157, 5281, aF, , porous and rough, 10.595 g, maximum 24.1 mm, 0o, mint, 29 Aug 64 - 28 Aug 65 A.D.; NEPΩ KΛAY KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP, right; AYTOKPA, draped of right, wearing , LIA (year 11) right; $125.00 (€110.00)
, , Roman Procurator Under and , 52 - 60 A.D.
Minted by , Roman Procurator of , 52 - 60 A.D., in the names of and Caesars, the stepson and son respectively of the emperor .JD66656. Bronze , 1348, 340, 5626, gVF, flaw, 2.501 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 270o, mint, 54 A.D.; NEPW KΛAV ( ), two oblong shields and two spears crossed; BPIT ( ), six-branched bearing two bunches of dates, L - I∆ / K-AI (year 14 of ) flanking trunk; $120.00 (€105.60)
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