Coins and Antiquities Consignment Shop
  10% Off Store-Wide Sale Until 2 October!!! All Items Purchased From Forum Ancient Coins Are Guaranteed Authentic For Eternity!!! Please Call Us If You Have Questions 252-646-1958 Expert Authentication - Accurate Descriptions - Reasonable Prices - Coins From Under $10 To Museum Quality Rarities 10% Off Store-Wide Sale Until 2 October!!! All Items Purchased From Forum Ancient Coins Are Guaranteed Authentic For Eternity!!! Internet Challenged? We Are Happy To Take Your Order Over The Phone 252-646-1958 Explore Our Website And Find Joy In The History, Numismatics, Art, Mythology, And Geography Of Coins!!!

× Catalog Main Menu
Fine Coins Showcase

Antiquities Showcase
New & Reduced

Sep 30, 2023

Sep 29, 2023

Sep 28, 2023
Themes & Provenance

Sep 27, 2023

Sep 26, 2023

Sep 25, 2023

Sep 24, 2023

Sep 22, 2023

Sep 21, 2023

Sep 19, 2023

Sep 18, 2023

Sep 17, 2023

Sep 14, 2023

Sep 13, 2023

Sep 12, 2023

Sep 11, 2023

Sep 10, 2023

Jul 09, 2023

Jul 02, 2023
Judean & Biblical Coins

Jun 21, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

Jun 15, 2023

May 04, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

May 03, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

May 02, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

Apr 23, 2023

Apr 22, 2023

Apr 12, 2023

Apr 07, 2023
Judean & Biblical Coins

Apr 06, 2023

Apr 01, 2023
Judean & Biblical Coins
Medieval & Modern Coins

Mar 28, 2023

Mar 27, 2023

Mar 26, 2023

Mar 25, 2023
Judean & Biblical Coins

Mar 24, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

Mar 22, 2023

Mar 21, 2023

Mar 18, 2023

Mar 17, 2023

Mar 16, 2023

Mar 14, 2023

Mar 13, 2023

Mar 09, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

Mar 03, 2023

Feb 27, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

Feb 21, 2023

Feb 20, 2023

Feb 19, 2023

Feb 18, 2023

Feb 17, 2023
Judean & Biblical Coins

Feb 16, 2023

Feb 05, 2023
Judean & Biblical Coins
Themes & Provenance

Feb 04, 2023

Feb 03, 2023

Jan 24, 2023
Medieval & Modern Coins

Jan 21, 2023

Jan 20, 2023

Jan 18, 2023

Dec 18, 2022

Nov 21, 2022

Nov 13, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Nov 06, 2022

Oct 26, 2022

Oct 22, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Oct 17, 2022

Oct 09, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Oct 08, 2022

Sep 21, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Sep 20, 2022

Aug 31, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Aug 30, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Aug 29, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Aug 28, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Aug 27, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Aug 22, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Aug 01, 2022
Books, Supplies & Services

Jul 19, 2022

Jul 12, 2022

Jul 10, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Jul 08, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Jul 05, 2022

Jun 30, 2022

Jun 24, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Jun 23, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Jun 16, 2022

Jun 13, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Jun 11, 2022

Jun 09, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Jun 04, 2022

Jun 02, 2022

Apr 22, 2022

Apr 13, 2022

Apr 11, 2022

Apr 10, 2022

Apr 09, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Apr 07, 2022

Apr 06, 2022

Apr 04, 2022
Themes & Provenance

Apr 02, 2022

Mar 23, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Mar 18, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Mar 17, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Mar 15, 2022

Mar 14, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Mar 13, 2022

Mar 11, 2022

Mar 07, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Mar 06, 2022
Judean & Biblical Coins

Mar 04, 2022

Mar 03, 2022

Feb 04, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Feb 02, 2022
Medieval & Modern Coins

Jan 29, 2022

Jan 28, 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Oct 14, 2021

Oct 13, 2021
Judean & Biblical Coins

Oct 05, 2021

Sep 25, 2021

Jun 27, 2021

Feb 27, 2021

Feb 03, 2021

Nov 06, 2020
Books, Supplies & Services

Feb 13, 2020

Medieval & Modern Coins
Books, Supplies & Services
   View Categories
Home ▸ Catalog ▸ |Greek Coins| ▸ |Geographic - All Periods| ▸ |Thrace & Moesia| ▸ |Perinthus||View Options:  |  |  | 

Perinthos, Thrace

Perinthos an ancient Ionian colony from Samos, was situated between Bisanthe and Selymbria, on the northern shore of the Propontis. It is famous chiefly for its stubborn and successful resistance to Philip II of Macedon in 340 B.C.; at that time it seems to have been more important than Byzantium itself. In Roman times it was called Heraclea Thraciae (or Heraclea Perinthus). Today it is Marmara Ereglisi in the European part of Turkey.

Faustina Junior, Augusta 146 - Winter 175/176 A.D., Wife of Marcus Aurelius, Perinthus, Thrace

|Perinthus|, |Faustina| |Junior,| |Augusta| |146| |-| |Winter| |175/176| |A.D.,| |Wife| |of| |Marcus| |Aurelius,| |Perinthus,| |Thrace||AE| |27|
Perinthos, later called Heraclea and Marmara Eregli today, is 90 km west of Istanbul near a small pointed headland on the north shore 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 Philip II of Macedon in 340 B.C.; at that time it seems to have been more important than Byzantium itself. In 46 A.D., after the death of the Thracian king Rhoemetalces III and after an unsuccessful anti-Roman revolt, the Thracian Kingdom was annexed by Claudius as the Roman province of Thracia. Perinthus was made the capital of Roman Thracia.
RP111715. Bronze AE 27, RPC Online IV.1 T8666 (10 spec.); Schnert Perinthos pl. 24, 436; BMC Thrace p. 15, 25; Varbanov III 140, F, centered on a broad flan, dark brown tone, porosity, a few scattered pits, weight 6.523 g, maximum diameter 27.0 mm, die axis 180o, Heraclea Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, obverse ΦAVCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust of Faustina II right, hair waved and coiled on back of head; reverse ΠEPINΘIΩN, Homonoia standing slightly left, head left, wearing kalathos, patera in right hand over altar to left, cornucopia in left hand; $70.00 SALE PRICE $63.00


Perinthos, Thrace, c. 40 - 70 A.D.

|Perinthus|, |Perinthos,| |Thrace,| |c.| |40| |-| |70| |A.D.||AE| |23|
 
GB68075. Bronze AE 23, Schnert-Geiss Perinthos 88, RPC I 1766, SNG Cop -, BMC Thrace -, Lindgren -, VF, weight 6.352 g, maximum diameter 22.7 mm, die axis 270o, Heraclea Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, c. 40 - 70 A.D.; obverse bust of Neptune right, trident before; reverse ΠΕPIN/ΘIΩN, dolphin right; rare; SOLD


Nero, 13 October 54 - 9 June 68 A.D., Perinthus, Thrace

|Perinthus|, |Nero,| |13| |October| |54| |-| |9| |June| |68| |A.D.,| |Perinthus,| |Thrace||as|
The style and find location indicate the origin of this coin at Perinthus, Thrace. All the Roman bronze types of Nero from Perinthus are rare. RPC lists two middle bronze varieties with right facing busts and a sestertius with a left facing bust.
RP14672. Bronze as, apparently unpublished, cf. RPC I 1760 and SRCV I 1760a (both bust right), F, weight 8.916 g, maximum diameter 25.2 mm, die axis 90o, Heraclea Perinthos (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, obverse NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P, laureate head left; reverse S - C, Neptune standing left, dolphin in right, long scepter vertical in left; extremely rare; SOLD










REFERENCES

Burnett, A., M. Amandry, et al. Roman Provincial Coinage. (London, 1992 - ).
Corpus Nummorum Thracorum - http://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/
Forrer, L. Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection of Greek Coins formed by Sir Hermann Weber, Vol. II: Macedon, Thrace, Thessaly, NW, central & S. Greece. (London, 1924).
Grose, S. W. Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins, Fitzwilliam Museum, Vol. II: The Greek mainland, the Aegaean islands, Crete. (Cambridge, 1926).
Hoover, O. Handbook of Coins of Macedon and Its Neighbors, Vol. 3, Part II: Thrace, Skythia, and Taurike, Sixth to First Centuries BC. HGC 3.2. (Lancaster, 2017).
Lindgren, H. Ancient Greek Bronze Coins: European Mints. (San Mateo, 1989).
Lindgren, H. Lindgren III: Ancient Greek Bronze Coins. (Quarryville, 1993).
Moushmov, N. Ancient Coins of the Balkan Peninsula. (1912).
Poole, R.S. ed. A Catalog of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, The Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, etc. (London, 1877).
Schnert-Geiss, E. Die Mnzprgung von Perinthos. (Berlin, 1965).
Sear, D.R. Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values. (London, 1982).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Denmark, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum, Vol. 2: Macedonia and Thrace. (West Milford, NJ, 1982).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Deutschland, Mnzsammlung Universitt Tbingen, Part 2: Taurische Chersones-Korkyra. (Berlin, 1982).
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Grce 1, Collection Rna H. Evelpidis, Part 1: Italie. Sicile - Thrace. (Athens, 1970).
Youroukova, Y. The Coins of the Ancient Thracians. (Oxford, 1976).
Varbanov, I. Greek Imperial Coins And Their Values, Vol. III: Thrace (Perinthus to Trajanopolis), Chersonesos Thraciae, Insula Thraciae, Macedonia. (Bourgas, 2007).

Catalog current as of Saturday, September 30, 2023.
Page created in 2.766 seconds.
All coins are guaranteed for eternity