Apameia - Artemis




Province Phrygia
City Apameia
Size (mm) 19
Weight (g) 4.11
Die Axis 160
Tariff -
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OΠ ΔIAΔOVMENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed and draped bust right - seen from behind
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. AΠA-M-EΩN
Rev. Desc. Artemis advancing right with bow, cape flying behind
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Apameia
References; Collection; BMC 17 S100,178
Notes: Apameia was originally called Myrlea but was renamed, around 202BC by Prusias I, (king of Bithynia) after his wife, Apama. It became a ‘colonia’, around.47 B.C.