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Denomination :
Tetradrachm

Reference :
Asyut 848
SNG Cop 1163 (Kyrene)



Obv :  Silphium plant with two pairs of leaves; fruit to left and right
Rev :  Silphium fruit flanked by two dolphins; all within incuse square
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Denomination :
1/4 obol

Reference :
BMC 290



Obv :  Head of Apollo (with features of Alexander the Great?) right
Rev :  K Y P A
Lyre
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Denomination :
AE17

Reference :
BMC 298
SNG Cop 1259



Obv :  Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right
Rev :  K-Y / ΡΑ
K-Y, palm-tree with fruit; PA to lower left, silphium plant and crab to lower right
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Denomination :
Drachm

Reference :
BMC 36
Traite I, pl. 63, 15



Obv :  Two Silphium fruits set on a base, pedicels coinciding, pellet above and below
Rev :  Silphium fruit in an incuse square, pellet in each corner
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Denomination :
AE22

Reference :
BMC Cyrenaica pg. 69, 6
SNG Cop 1276
MÜller 108



Obv :  Head of Ammon right
Rev :  K-O/I-N/[O]-N
Silphium plant.
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Denomination :
drachm

Reference :
BMC Cyrene (46 to 56)
SNG Copenhagen 1177



Obv :  I A Δ
Zeus Ammon in archaic style
Rev :  KY
Silphium (Type II silphium)
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Denomination :
Obol

Reference :
BMC p. 14, 60
SGCV 6266



Obv :  Silphium plant
Rev :  Head of Zeus Ammon right
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Denomination :
Quarter-obol

Reference :
Buttrey
“The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene
Libya
Final Reports, Volume VI, 542 - 603



Obv :  Diademed head of Ptolemy I as Zeus right, wearing aegis, hole from minting process
Rev :  [ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ] ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ
Head of Libya or Isis right
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Denomination :
Quarter-obol

Reference :
Buttrey
The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene
Libya
Final Reports, Volume VI, 542 - 603



Obv :  Diademed head of Ptolemy I as Zeus right, wearing aegis, hole from minting process
Rev :  [ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ] ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ
Head of Libya or Isis right
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Denomination :
Quarter-obol

Reference :
Buttrey; The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume VI



Obv :  Diademed head of Ptolemy I as Zeus right, wearing aegis, hole from minting process
Rev :  ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ] ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ
Head of Libya or Isis right
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Denomination :
Ae 17

Reference :
Calciati 20
SNG Cop 115
SGCV 6444
Siculo Punic


Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left, wearing earring and necklace
Rev :  Horse standing right, palm tree behind
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
cf. MAA pg. 417, 104
Mazard 343
SNG Cop 592 (same reverse die)
Juba II and Cleopatra Selene


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  KΛEOΠATΡA BA-CIΛI-CCA
Crocodile left
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
cf. Mazard 301-320
cf. SNG Copenhagen 570-573
Juba II and Cleopatra Selene


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  BACIACCA IACOΠAIPA
in two lines below head-dress of Isis and sistrum
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Denomination :

Reference :
Crowned bust right, surmounted by cross, holding whisk
grain ears flanking / Draped bust right, wearing headcloth surmounted by cross
grain ears flanking
Nezana


Obv :  Nezana
Rev :  Nezool
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Denomination :
Tetradrachm

Reference :
Flament style X
Van Alfen pl. 11
Uncertain Pharaoh


Obv :  Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl
Rev :  AΘE
Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; all within incuse square
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Denomination :
Tetradrachm

Reference :
Flament style X
Van Alfen pl. 11
Uncertain Pharaoh


Obv :  Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl
Rev :  ΑΘΕ
Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; all within incuse square
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Denomination :
AV16

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 1
Munro-Hay type 1
BMC Axum 1
Endubis


Obv :  ENΔYBIC BACIΛEYC
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; grain ears flanking, pellet-in-crescent above
Rev :  AΞΩMITΩ BICIΔAXY
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; grain ears flanking, pellet-in-crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 21a
Munro-Hay type 37i var. (pellet above rev. bust)
BMC Axum 52 var. (six pellets above rev. bust)
Ezanas


Obv :  HZANAC B ACIΛ? YC
Crowned and draped bust right, holding stick or scepter; grain ears flanking, pellet-in-crescent above
Rev :  AΞΩ + MITΩN BICIA Λ?H ?
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch; grain ears flanking, pellet-in-crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 21a
Munro-Hay type 47
BMC Axum 74 corr. (photos for 74 and 75 switched)
Ezanas


Obv :  + HZA + NAC + BACI + Λ?YC, crowned and draped bust right, holding stick or scepter; grain ears flanking
Rev :  AΞΩ + MITΩN + BICI + A ‘ACHC, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :
14

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 23
Munro-Hay type 51-52
BMC Axum 244
Ezanas


Obv :  Draped bust right wearing headcloth
Rev :  Greek cross in circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 26
Munro-Hay type 54
BMC Axum 245
Ouazebas


Obv :  + OVΛZHBΛC BΛCIΛEVC, draped bust right; wheat stalks to left and right
Rev :  + TOY TO APCCH TH XWPA, draped bust right, wearing head cloth
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 34
Munro-Hay type 71
BMC Axum 306/307 (obv./rev.)
Ebana


Obv :  + CI? + CΛX + ΛCΛ + CΛC, crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  + ΛNΛ + CΛC + ΛCΛ + CCC (all but 1st C are retrograde), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 34.2
Munro-Hay type 71
BMC Axum 305-6
Ebana


Obv :  Crowned bust right, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 36
Munro-Hay type 76
BMC Axum 325
Anonymous


Obv :  CΛXX Λ CΛ, crowned and draped bust right, holding cross-tipped scepter
Rev :  TOYTO APECH TH XΩPA, pierced cross
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 37
Munro-Hay type 89
cf. BMC Axum 405
Ousanas III


Obv :  + ΘVCΛ?Λ ΛIIVCVC (1st C is retrograde), crowned and draped bust right, holding branch; horizontal B on shoulder; all framed by grain ears
Rev :  + Θ?ΔVIΛ? EVXΛPIC (Δ inverted), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch; horizontal B on shoulder; all framed by grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Hahn, Aksumite 6
Munro-Hay type 8
BMC Axum 11 (same dies)
Aphilas


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; to right, disk-in-crescent
Rev :  ΛΦI
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Denomination :
STATER

Reference :
J-A 12
SICULO PUNIC


Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left.
Rev :  Horse standing right.
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Denomination :
Stater

Reference :
Jenkins & Lewis group IIIh, 95
MAA 4



Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left, wearing triple-pendant earring, and necklace with eight pendants
Rev :  Horse standing right
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Denomination :
Stater

Reference :
Jenkins & Lewis Group IIIi, 111-4



Obv :  Head of Tanit to left, wearing triple-pendant earring, necklace tied at the back and hung with pendants, and a wreath of grain leaves.
Rev :  Horse standing to right with three pellets on the ground line.
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Denomination :
1/10 Stater

Reference :
Jenkins & Lewis grp. III, 156 (same dies)
MAA 8
SNG Copenhagen 133



Obv :  Palm tree
Rev :  Horse's head right; pellet-trefoil to right
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Denomination :
AE16

Reference :
MAA 015
SNG Cop 094-7
Siculo Punic


Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left
Rev :  Horse advancing right
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Denomination :
AE22

Reference :
MAA 140
SNG Copenhagen 678



Obv :  Head of Isis left, wearing plumed headdress; before, Victory flying right, crowning Isis
Rev :  Male deity standing facing, raising arm and holding pyxos
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Denomination :

Reference :
MAA 16
SNG Cop 98
Siculo Punic


Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left
Rev :  Horse rearing right
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
MAA 171
Mazard 212
cf. SNG Cop 587 (RY 41)
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBL
Head right, wearing lion's skin; club to left
Rev :  RXXXXII
Capricorn right; cornucopiae above, globe to right
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Denomination :
Unit

Reference :
MAA 173bis
Mazard 640
SNG Cop -



Obv :  MP L LKŠ in neo-Punic
Head of Chusor-Kothar-Ptah right, wearing headdress adorned with cord; all within pelleted border
Rev :  LIX
Ornate altar set on ornate base; entablature decorated with uraeus; all within pelleted border
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Denomination :
Shekel

Reference :
MAA 18
SNG Cop 117



Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left, wearing earring and necklace
Rev :  Horse standing right; palm tree behind; three pellets to right
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Denomination :
AE Unit

Reference :
MAA 19
SNG Cop 120



Obv :  Male head left between two grain ears
Rev :  Horse galloping right
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Denomination :
Half Unit

Reference :
MAA 351 var. a
Mazard 498
cf. SNG Copenhagen 665
Ptolemy


Obv :  Diademed and draped bust right
Rev :  Lion standing right; star above
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Denomination :
1/2 Unit

Reference :
MAA 351a
Mazard 498
MÜller, Afrique 198
SNG Cop -
Ptolemy


Obv :  Diademed and draped bust right
Rev :  Lion standing right; star above (barely visible)
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Denomination :
AE22

Reference :
MAA 36
SNG Cop 532
Mazard 93
MÜller 58
Juba I


Obv :  Head of Africa right, wearing elephant's skin headdress
Rev :  Lion walking right, Neo-Punic legend above
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Denomination :
1/2 Unit

Reference :
MAA 43
Mazard 112
SNG Cop 538
Bocchus II


Obv :  Head right; behind, Nike crowns him with wreath
Rev :  Bocchus standing left, holding thyrsos; behind, star above bull standing left
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Denomination :
Half Unit

Reference :
MAA 49
Mazard 608
SNG Cop 737
Boccus I


Obv :  Bare-headed head of king right, wearing pointed beard
Rev :  TNG in neo-Punic
Three stalks of grain; TNG in neo-Punic below
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Denomination :
AE 19

Reference :
MAA 57
SNG Copenhagen 144-153



Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left
Rev :  Horse head right; uncertain letter below chin
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
MAA 75
SNG Cop 577-8
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  Elephant advancing right
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Denomination :
1/4 Shekel

Reference :
MAA 78
SNG Cop 335
Second Punic War


Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left, wearing single-pendant earring
Rev :  Horse standing right
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
MAA 78
Mazard 141
SNG Cop 576
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  Lion leaping left
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
MAA 94
SNG Cop 581
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  Cornucopia and scepter in saltire
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
MAA 95
Mazard 241
SNG Cop 579
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  Cornucopia; transverse scepter in background, crescent to upper right
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
MAA 97
Mazard 299
SNG Cop 567
Juba II and Cleopatra Selene


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  ΒΑCΙΛΙCCΑ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑ
Star in crescent
More   
 
Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
Mazard 174
MAA 183
SNG Cop 596
Juba II


Obv :  Diademed head right
Rev :  Club and date within wreath
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
Mazard 212
MAA 171
SNG Cop 587 var. (RY 41)
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Head right, wearing lion skin headdress, club over shoulder
Rev :  R•XXXXII
Hippocamp right, cornucopia on shoulder; globe to right, R•XXXXII (date) below
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
Mazard 309 var. (rev. legend)
SNG Cop 571-572
Juba II and Cleopatra Selene


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  ΒΑ−CΙΛΙ−CC ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡ
head-dress of Isis and sistrum
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Denomination :
Drachm

Reference :
Mazard 343
SNG Cop 592
SGICV 6004
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head right
Rev :  ΚΛΣΟΠΑΤΡΑ BACIΛIC[...]
Egyptian crocodile left
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
Mazard 361
MAA 108
SNG Cop 566
Juba II and Cleopatra Selene


Obv :  Diademed head of Juba right
Rev :  Diademed head of Cleopatra left
More   
 
Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
Mazard 473
MAA 324
SNG Cop -
Ptolemy


Obv :  Diademed head right
Rev :  Crossed cornucopia and filleted scepter; date around
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
Mazard 84
SNG Cop 523
Juba I


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed and draped bust right holding transversal sceptre over shoulder.
Rev :  "Neo-punic legende"
Octastyle temple
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Denomination :
Hemiobol?

Reference :
MÜller I -
SNG Cop -
BMC Cyrenaica pg. 57, 274



Obv :  Head of Ammon facing, slightly right
Rev :  Helmeted and draped bust of Athena right
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Denomination :
Half Aureus

Reference :
Munro-Hay 1
Anzani 1
BMC Aksumite 1
Endubis


Obv :  ENDYBIC BACILEYC, draped bust right flanked by grain ears; crescent and pellet above
Rev :  AZWMITW BICI DAXY, similar bust
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Denomination :
Half Aureus

Reference :
Munro-Hay 1
Anzani 1
BMC Aksum 1
Endubis


Obv :  ENDYBIC BACILEYC, draped bust with cloth cap right flanked by grain ears; crescent and pellet above
Rev :  AZWMITW BICI DAXY, bust as obverse
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Denomination :
Aphilas

Reference :
Munro-Hay 10
BMC Aksum 12-19
Aphilas


Obv :  AFILA (crescent with pellet) BACILI, bust right, wearing cap
Rev :  IAFILAC B(crescent with pellet) ACILEYC, small bust right, wearing cloth cap; inner circle inlaid with gold
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Denomination :
Third Solidus

Reference :
Munro-Hay 102
BMC Aksum 408
Kaleb


Obv :  +XAHB BACILCVC++ (Cs retrograde), crowned bust right, flanked by grain ears
Rev :  +AIOC OIENENL[OY]+, draped bust right wearing headcloth, flanked by grain ears
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Denomination :
Third Solidus

Reference :
Munro-Hay 102
Anzani 141 var (reverse legend)
cf. BMC Aksum 407
Kaleb


Obv :  Crowned bust right, flanked by grain ears
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing head cloth, flanked by grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 118
BMC Aksum 414
Ousanas III


Obv :  "King WZN" (in Ge'ez), draped bust right wearing headcloth, holding grain ear
Rev :  "He who is Fitting for the People" (in Ge'ez), cross-crosslet with X; gilt center
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 119
BMC Aksum 415
Wazena


Obv :  "King WZN" (in Ge'ez), draped bust right wearing headcloth, holding grain ear
Rev :  "He who is Fitting for the People" (in Ge'ez), cross-crosslet with X; gilt center
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Denomination :
AR16

Reference :
Munro-Hay 126
BMC Aksum 444
AGD


Obv :  "AGD King of Axum" (in Ge'ez)
Crowned facing bust; gilt crown
Rev :  "The king who Exalts the Savior" (in Ge'ez)
Cross under arch; gilt center
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 131
BMC Aksum 458
Ioel


Obv :  "King" (in Ge'ez), crowned bust right; three pellets behind, cross above
Rev :  "Ioel" (in Ge'ez), cross potent
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 134
BMC Aksum 491
Ioel


Obv :  "King Ioel" (in Ge'ez), crowned facing bust; crescent to right
Rev :  "Christ is with us" (in Ge'ez), cross
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 134
BMC Aksum 484
Ioel


Obv :  "King Ioel" (in Ge'ez), crowned facing bust; pellet to right
Rev :  "Christ is with us" (in Ge'ez), cross
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 134
BMC Aksum 484
Ioel


Obv :  "King Ioel" (in Ge'ez), crowned facing bust; pellet to right
Rev :  "Christ is with us" (in Ge'ez), cross
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 141
BMC Aksum 529ff
Hataz


Obv :  "King Hataz" (in Ge'ez), crowned facing bust
Rev :  "Mercy to the People" (in Ge'ez), voided cross-crosslet with central cross
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 149
BMC Aksum 560 var. (obverse legend)
Anzani 279 var. (same)
Gersem


Obv :  "King Gersem" (in Ge'ez), crowned facing bust; two crosses in fields
Rev :  +"He Conquers through Christ" (in Ge'ez), cross with pellet terminals in circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 151
BMC Aksum 566
Armah


Obv :  King Armah (in Ge'ez), crowned and draped bust right, holding cross; gilding on crown
Rev :  Mercy and Peace (in Ge'ez), church facade with cross above and "keyhole" below; cross and "keyhole" inlaid with gold
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 153
BMC Aksum 589
Armah


Obv :  "King Armah" (in Ge'ez), king enthroned right, holding cross sceptre; three pellets to right
Rev :  "Let There be Joy to the People" (in Ge'ez), voided cross in wreath; gilt center
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 39
BMC Aksum 65
Ezanas


Obv :  HZA NAC, draped bust right wearing headcloth; crescent above
Rev :  BACILEVS, small draped bust in circle; crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 42
BMC Aksum 69
Ezanas


Obv :  HZA NAC, draped bust right wearing headcloth
Rev :  BACILEVS, small draped bust in circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 50
BMC Aksum 75
Ezanas


Obv :  BAX ACA (unknown Greek legend), draped bust right wearing headcloth
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small voided cross in circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 52
BMC Aksum 90
Ezanas


Obv :  BACI LEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small cross in circle
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Denomination :
AE15

Reference :
Munro-Hay 52
BMC Aksum 90
Ezanas


Obv :  BACI LEYC
draped bust right wearing headcloth
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA
(May This [the cross] Please the Country), small cross in circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 54
BMC Aksum 245
Ouazebas


Obv :  OVAZEBAC BACI LEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth, flanked by grain ears
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small draped bust right in circle; the interior of the circle gilt
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 54
BMC Aksum 245
Ouazebas


Obv :  OVAZEBAC BACI LEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth, flanked by grain ears
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small draped bust right in circle; the interior of the circle gilt
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 70
BMC Aksum 293
MHDYS


Obv :  "MHDYS King of Aksum" (in Ge'ez), draped bust right wearing headcloth, flanked by grain ears
Rev :  "By This Cross He Will Conquer" (in Ge'ez), cross potent; the interior of the cross gilt
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 76
BMC Aksum 316
Anonymous


Obv :  BAX + ACA, crowned bust right, holding cruciform sceptre
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small cross in circle; gilt center
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay 76
BMC Aksum 316
Anonymous


Obv :  BAX + ACA, crowned bust right, holding cruciform sceptre
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small cross in circle; gilt center
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Denomination :
Third Solidus

Reference :
Munro-Hay 85
Anzani 185
BMC Aksumite pp. 38-39
Ousas


Obv :  +OVCAC BACILEYC, draped bust right, wearing triple-arched crown and holding sceptre; two grain ears flanking; symbol in outer left field
Rev :  QEOV EVXAPICTIA(final A inverted), draped bust right, wearing headcloth and holding fly whisk; two grain ears flanking
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 107 var. (legends)
BMC Aksum -
Kaleb


Obv :  ++LHB B (Bs retrograde) ACILE (E retrograde)YC+ (King Kaleb), crowned and draped bust right, framed by two grain ears within beaded circle; Cs in legend retrograde
Rev :  +V[I]O+C QELNE+NA (Son of Thezena), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding short stick, framed by two grain ears within beaded circle; Es and Ns in legend retrograde
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Denomination :
AR16

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 126i
cf. BMC Aksum 440-445
AGD


Obv :  “AGD, King of Aksum” in Ge’ez
Crowned facing bust
Rev :  “The king who exalts the Savior” in Ge’ez
Square-armed voided cross within arched distyle canopy
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 134
BMC Aksum 507 (same obv. die)
Ioel


Obv :  King Ioel in Ge'ez, crowned facing bust; pellet to right
Rev :  Christ is with us n Ge'ez, Latin cross
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 140
BMC Aksum 522
Hataz


Obv :  Draped bust facing, wearing cross on crown; flanked by two stalks of grain, from the base of which springs two cross-topped stems
Rev :  "Hataz King of Aksum" (in Ge'ez), Greek cross in octagonal scalloped frame
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 143
BMC Aksum P. 45
Israel


Obv :  +BACILIAX WMI (King of the Axumites), crowned and draped bust right, framed by grain ears
Rev :  + IC + AP + AH + L (Israel), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 153
BMC Aksum 573
Armah


Obv :  "King Armah" (in Ge'ez), crowned king seated right, holding a long cross; dot in the right field
Rev :  "Let there be joy to the people" (in Ge'ez), cross framed by two stalks of grain, all emerging from a ring
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 2
BMC Aksum 8
Endubis


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet-in-crescent above
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth pellet-in-crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 2
BMC Aksum 8
Endubis


Obv :  ENDYBIC BACILEYS, draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet in crescent above
Rev :  BICIDLXY AXWMITW BICIDAXY, draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet in crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 26
BMC Aksum 28
Ousanas I


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet-in-crescent above
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet-in-crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 26
cf. BMC Aksum 27-28
Ousanas I


Obv :  BACILEVS OVCANAC, small draped bust right, wearing head cloth; crescent and pellet above
Rev :  AxWMITWN BICI GICENE, small draped bust right, wearing head cloth; crescent and pellet above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 26
BMC Aksum 28
Ousanas I


Obv :  BACILEYC OYCANAC (King Ousanas), draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet in crescent above
Rev :  AxwMitwN BICIGICENE (Of the Aksumites man of Gisene), draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet in crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 27
Hahn, Aksumite 13a
BMC Axum -
Ousanas I


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet-in-crescent above
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet-in-crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 28
BMC Aksum 39
Ousanas I


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet-in-crescent above
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within central ring; pellet-in-crescent above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 28
BMC Aksum 29-39
Ousanas I


Obv :  Small draped bust right, wearing head cloth, in circle; crescent and pellet above
Rev :  Small draped bust right, wearing head cloth; crescent and pellet above
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 28
BMC Aksum 29-39
Ousanas I


Obv :  BACILEYC OYCANV (King Ousanas), draped bust right, wearing headcloth within circle; pellet in crescent above
Rev :  AxmMITwN (Of the Aksumites), draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet in crescent above
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Denomination :
AR11

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 39
BMC Aksum 59 cf.
Ezanas


Obv :  HZA• (• within crescent) •NAS
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth
Rev :  •BACIAEYC• (• within crescent)
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 39
BMC Aksum 61
Ezanas


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; all within central ring
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 39
cf. BMC Aksum 59
Ezanas


Obv :  HZA• (• within crescent) •NAS, draped bust right, wearing headcloth
Rev :  •BACIAEYC• (• within crescent) , draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 50
BMC Aksum 76-82
Anonymous


Obv :  BLX-LCL, draped bust right
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May this please the country), openwork cross with gilt center
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 50
BMC Aksum 76-82
Anonymous


Obv :  BLX-LCL, draped bust right
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May this please the country), openwork cross pattÉe
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 51
BMC Aksum 107
Anonymous


Obv :  BACI-LEVC, draped bust right
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May this please the country), cross pattÉe
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 52
BMC Aksum 100
Anonymous


Obv :  BACI LEVC, draped bust right, wearing headcloth; D behind
Rev :  TOVTO APECH TH XWPA (May this please the country), cross within circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 54
BMC Aksum 245
Ousanas I


Obv :  OVAZEBAC BACI LEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth, flanked by grain ears
Rev :  +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small draped bust right in circle; the interior of the circle gilt
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 54
BMC Aksum 245
Ouazebas


Obv :  +OVLZHACCLCILEVLC, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, flanked by two grain ears
Rev :  +TOVTO LPCCH TH XWPA (May this please the country), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 59
BMC Aksum 290-291
Eon


Obv :  Crowned bust right, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :
Unit

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 59
cf. BMC Axum 290
Eon


Obv :  Crowned bust right, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 63
BMC Aksum 292
Anonymous


Obv :  +CIN+CL++LCL+CLC, crowned and robed bust right, framed by two grain ears; last two Cs retrograde
Rev :  +CVN+CL++font face=symbol>LCL+CLC, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :
AV 17

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 71
BMC Aksum 304
Ebana


Obv :  +CIN+CL[X]+LCL+CL[C]
Crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  +LNL+BLC (C retrograde)+[L+CL]+CCB (CCB retrograde)
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 71
BMC Aksum 303 var. (legend)
Ebana


Obv :  + CIN + CLX + LBL + CLC (N retrograde), crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  + LNL + BLC (retrograde) + LCL + CCB (retrograde), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 71
BMC Aksum 305-6 var. (legend)
Ebana


Obv :  + CIN + CLX + LCL + CLC (some letters retrograde), crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  + LNL + BLC + LCL + CCB (some letters retrograde), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 71
BMC Aksum 303
Ebana


Obv :  + CIN + CLX + LCL + CLC, crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  + LNL + BLC + LCL + CCB, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 71-72
BMC Aksum 306-308
Ebana


Obv :  Crowned bust right, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 76
BMC Aksum 320
Anonymous


Obv :  [BA]X [+] LCL, crowned and robed bust right, holding cruciform sceptre
Rev :  +HT[HXWPL TOVOTL W, Greek cross with punch-hole inlaid with gold, the arms of the cross merge with inner circle
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 79
BMC Aksum -
Nezana


Obv :  +NEZANA BVCILVC (King Nezana), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, framed by two grain ears
Rev :  +QEOV E-VXLPICTIL (Thanks be to God), crowned and robed bust right, holding fly-whisk, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 8
BMC Aksum 10-11
Aphilas


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; pellet in crescent before
Rev :  AFI
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 81
BMC Aksum -
Anonymous


Obv :  Draped bust right, wearing crown, within grain ears
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, within grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 81
BMC Aksum -
Anonymous


Obv :  + CIN + CLX + LCL + CLC, crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  + CVN + CLX + LCL + CLC, draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :
AV17

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 82
BMC Aksum 401 cf.
Nezool


Obv :  +QEOVC EVXLPICTIL
Crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  +BACIL-EVC NEZOwL
draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :
Unit

Reference :
Munro-Hay type 82
cf. BMC Aksum 401
Nezool


Obv :  Crowned and draped bust right; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 82
BMC Aksum 401
Nezool


Obv :  +QEOV E VXAPICTIA (By the grace of God(?)), crowned and draped bust right, holding three-pronged 'fly whisk', framed by grain ears
Rev :  +BACILEYC NEZOWL (King Nezool), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding two-pronged 'fly whisk', framed by two grain ears; N of legend retrograde
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 85
BMC Aksum -
Ousas


Obv :  +OYCAC BACILEYC (King Ousas), crowned and draped bust right, holding short stick within beaded circle
Rev :  +QEOY EYXAPICTIA(Thanks be to God), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding fly whisk, framed by two grain ears, within beaded circle; final A of legend inverted
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 85
BMC Aksum -
Ousas


Obv :  +OYCAC BACILEYC (King Ousas), crowned and draped bust right, holding short stick within beaded circle
Rev :  +QEOY EYXAPICTIA(Thanks be to God), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding fly whisk, framed by two grain ears, within beaded circle; final A of legend inverted
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 86
BMC Aksum 402
Ousas


Obv :  Crowned bust right, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 86
BMC Aksum J-J 78
Ousanas III


Obv :  Crowned bust right, holding whisk; symbol above head; grain ears flanking
Rev :  Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding whisk; grain ears flanking
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Denomination :
AV18

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 89
BMC Aksum 405 cf.
Ousanas I


Obv :  +OVC (C retrograde) LNL BLCIVCVC
Crowned and draped bust right, holding branch, framed by grain ears
Rev :  +BEOVILBILLOIC
Draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding branch, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :

Reference :
Munro-Hay Type 89
BMC Aksum 405
Ousanas III


Obv :  +OYCANA B-AGILELC (King Ousanas), crowned and robed bust right, framed by two grain ears
Rev :  +BEDV [E]V +I+LIIC (By the grace of God), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, framed by two grain ears
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Denomination :
Stater

Reference :
Naville 133 (same dies)
MÜller, Afrique 192
SNG Cop 1210
Boston MFA 2336 (this coin)
Ophellas


Obv :  Nike driving quadriga right
Rev :  [ΠOΛI]ANΘEYΣ
Zeus-Ammon standing left, holding patera and scepter; thymiaterion to left, [ΠOΛI]ANΘEYΣ to right
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Denomination :
Stater

Reference :
Naville 20d = Morgan 41 (this coin)
SNG Cop -
BMC 112 (same dies)



Obv :  ΚΥΡΑΝΑΙΩ[Ν]
charioteer driving fast quadriga left, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both
Rev :  ΘΕΥΦΕΙ
Zeus Ammon seated left, holding sceptre; to left, eagle flying right; QEUFEI (retrograde) to right
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Denomination :
Hemidrachm

Reference :
Naville 41
SNG Cop 1211 cf. (Athena right)
BMC Cyrenaica pg. 32, 134 (same dies)



Obv :  Triple silphium
Rev :  [KY]P / ΙΑΣ
Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet; IAS behind
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Denomination :
1/10th Stater

Reference :
Naville 52 (same dies)
cf. SNG Cop 1201
BMC Cyrenaica pl. 15, 13



Obv :  ΘΕ
Head of Zeus-Ammon left; ΘE behind
Rev :  OE
Female head right; [OE behind]
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Denomination :
1/10 Stater or Litra

Reference :
Naville 55 (same dies)
BMC Cyrenaica pg. 35, 145
SNG Cop 1201



Obv :  [Θ]EV
Head of Apollo Karneios (or Hermes Parammon) left
Rev :  Head of the nymph Kyrene right, her hair rolled
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Denomination :
1/10 Stater

Reference :
Naville 77
cf. MÜller, Afrique 62
SNG Cop 1204
BMC 140



Obv :  API
Head of Zeus Ammon right; API behind
Rev :  Female head facing slightly right
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Denomination :
AE33

Reference :
RPC 911 (this coin cited)
BMC 20 var. (same)
SNG Cop 1305-7 var. (officina)
L. Lollius


Obv :  Head of Zeus Ammon right; [lotus-tipped scepter before]
Rev :  I Γ
Curule chair; IΓ within legs
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
RPC I 853
Mazard, Afrique 103
MAA 56
Bogud


Obv :  Head of Africa left, wearing elephant skin
Rev :  REX BOCVT
REX BOCVT (VT ligate), griffin standing right; mihir above, thunderbolt below
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Denomination :
Triens or Quadrans

Reference :
RPC I 875
MAA 61
Mazard 120 bis
SNG Cop -
Bocchus II


Obv :  REX [B]OCCHV[S] SO[S]I [F] (last 2 S’s retrograde)
Bare head right, wearing beard
Rev :  [BQ] HMT
[BQ] HMT in neo-Punic, lion advancing right
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Denomination :
Didrachm

Reference :
SGCV 6319v



Obv :  Bare head of Karneios
Rev :  K- Y / R
Sylphium plant
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Denomination :
Shekel

Reference :
SGCV 6568
Barcids in Spain


Obv :  Bare head of Hannibal left
Rev :  Horse standing right, palm tree behind
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Denomination :
Ae 29

Reference :
SGCV 6643



Obv :  Head left (Chusor-Phtah?), with conical hat and long tassel
Rev :  Two bunches of grapes, between which neo-Punic legend
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Denomination :
Hemidrachm

Reference :
SNG Cop 1169
BMC 26-7



Obv :  Silphium fruit
Rev :  Head of Zeus-Ammon right within incuse square
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Denomination :
Tenth-stater

Reference :
SNG Cop 1183 var
BMC 148 (pl XV no 10) var



Obv :  Head of Kyrene right, diademed, hair in three large round buns, border of dots
Rev :  Head of Karneios left with horn of Ammon, in round incuse
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Denomination :
Didrachm

Reference :
SNG Cop 1242 var. (ethnic below)
BMC 251



Obv :  Head of Apollo Karneios left, with horn of Ammon
Rev :  KY-PA
Silphium plant; KY-PA across upper field; below, tripod to left, monogram to right
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Denomination :
Ae 17

Reference :
SNG Cop 1266
BMC Cyrenaica pg. 64, 319
Müller 270



Obv :  Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev :  K-Y/P-A
Lyre with four strings
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Denomination :
Obol

Reference :
SNG Cop 1276



Obv :  Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right
Rev :  KOINON
Silphium plant
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Denomination :
AE 20

Reference :
SNG Cop 302
MAA 81
Second Punic War


Obv :  Wreathed head of Tanit left
Rev :  Horse standing right, head left
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Denomination :
Half shekel

Reference :
SNG Cop 362
Second Punic War


Obv :  Head of Tanit left
Rev :  O
Horse right, sun above, O below
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Denomination :
Half shekel

Reference :
SNG Cop 383
Second Punic War


Obv :  Laureate male head left (Hannibal or Melquarth), dot border
Rev :  African elephant walking left on exergual line, Punic letter A in exergue, linear border
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Denomination :
Quarter shekel

Reference :
SNG Cop 396
S 6517
Siculo Punic


Obv :  Head of Tanit-Persephone left, hair waived and rolled, wearing barley wreath and ear-ring
Rev :  Horse standing right, head left, pellet between rear legs
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
SNG Cop 524
debased metal
Juba I


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed and draped bust right, hair in ringlets, hold sceptre over shoulder
Rev :  [HMMLKT] YWB'Y
Octastyle temple (neo-Punic legend)
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
SNG Cop 590
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Bust of Juba right; REX IVBA before.
Rev :  BACIΛICCA KΛEOᅠATRA
Star and crescent; BACIΛICCA KΛEOᅠATRA around.
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Denomination :
Denarius

Reference :
SNG Copenhagen 577-8
MAA 75
Juba II


Obv :  REX IVBA
Diademed head of Juba II right
Rev :  Anepigraphic
Elephant advancing right
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Denomination :
Ae 13

Reference :
Vaccaro 34
Anonymous


Obv :  XX[...]
Crowned and draped bust right
Rev :  HTHXW[...]
Cross-crosslet with X, traces of gilt center
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Denomination :
AE15

Reference :
Weiser 1
Howgego pl. 9, 192
Nektanebo II


Obv :  Ram running left, head reverted
Rev :  Scales
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Denomination :
AE 20

Reference :
Weiser 1
Howgego pl. 9, 192
Nektanebo II


Obv :  Ram running left, head reverted
Rev :  Scales
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