, 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)
, , c. 2nd Century B.C.
, was located to the northwest of the modern city of Bergama, Turkey, 16 miles (26 km) from the Aegean Sea on a promontory on the side of the Caicus (Bakircay) River. It was the capital of the Kingdom of under the Attalid dynasty, 281-133 B.C. is cited in the book of Revelation as one of the seven churches of .GB71675. Bronze AE 18, 1885 ff.; 2429; 396; p. 131, 179 var. ( ), 1374 var. (same), VF, green , 7.193 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, (Bergama, Turkey) mint, c. 2nd century B.C.; helmeted of right; AΘHNAΣ NIKHΦOPOY, of captured arms, ΘΛ inner left, lower right; $120.00 (€106.80)
, 282 - 133 B.C.
Philetaerus deserted in 282 B.C., taking control of and a large treasure deposited there. At first nominally a Seleukid suzerainty, grew into a strong, prosperous and independent kingdom. These bronze coins were struck in the name of the founder throughout all succeeding reigns.GB76464. Bronze AE 14, 349; p. 119, 58; 1682 ( in photo but not described), gVF, attractive , and struck, nice green , 1.931 g, maximum 13.7 mm, 90o, (Bergama, Turkey) mint, c. 282 - 133 B.C.; of right, wearing helmet decorated with a ; strung bow, tiny within, ΦIΛE/TAIPOY divided in two lines above and below; $70.00 (€62.30)
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 12, , 755 (R1); p. 347, 7 (Zeus); SGCV 5169; -; -; -; -; -, F, dark green , 2.927 g, maximum 12.9 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 ; ; $45.00 (€40.05)
, , c. 200 - 133 B.C.
GB76479. Bronze AE 14, ON RESERVE
381; 2432; p. 131, 183; 3965; -, VF/F, dark green , rough areas, 1.940 g, maximum 14.2 mm, 0o, (Bergama, Turkey) mint, c. 200 - 133 B.C.; draped of right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet; AΘHNAΣ NIKHΦOPOY, small owl standing slightly right, facing, below, all within an olive ; $40.00 (€35.60)
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