, Attalos I 241 - 197 B.C., In the Name of Philetairos
Attalus, a capable general, champion of the Greeks, and loyal ally of Rome, made a powerful kingdom. He earned the name "Soter" (savior) by defeating the Galatians, who had plundered and exacted tribute for more than a generation. In the Macedonian Wars he allied with Rome against Philip V of Macedon.SH70868. Silver , Group VIB; BnF 1626; p. 117, 45; 7685, VF/F, excellent portrait, uneven , 16.753 g, maximum 30.5 mm, 0o, (Bergama, Turkey) mint, 235 - 210 B.C.; Philetairos (founder of the Attalid dynasty) diademed right; enthroned left, crowning dynastic name ΦIΛETAIPOY to left, holding spear and resting left arm on , XAP inner left, bow on right; very with this ; $430.00 (€382.70)
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); SGCV 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 ; ; $60.00 (€53.40)
, Attalos I , 241 - 197 B.C.
After his success in wars against Antiochos Hierax and his Galatian mercenaries, Attalos claimed the title (savior). Threatened by Philip V of Macedon, near the end of his reign, Attalos sought aid from Rome.SH71568. Silver
, 68, V.CXII; 1624; -; -; -, gVF, high relief portrait, , light marks, 16.985 g, maximum 30.7 mm, 0o, , mint, 241 - 235 B.C.; Philetairos (founder of the Attalid dynasty) diademed right; enthroned left, crowning ΦIΛETAIPOY with right, holding spear and resting left arm on , crowning dynastic name with , spear in background, bee outer left, thunderbolt inner left, bow on right; ex Numismatic e-Sale 1, 219 (31 Aug 2013); ex Tannenbaum Collection; ; SOLD
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