Marcianopolis - Artemis





Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 23
Weight (g) 7.83
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing fight, with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to lower left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Collection; Moushmov 588; AMNG I, 786, p.249; SNG Budapest 157; Hristova/Jekov 6.25.13.1 (r.4); Varbanov (Eng.) Vol1. No. 1310
Notes: In mythology, Artemis was the daughter of Leto and Zeus and the twin of Apollo. She is the goddess of the wilderness, the hunt and wild animals, though for city dwellers she is the patron of fertility and childbirth. Her bow and arrows were made by Hephaestus and the Cyclopes.




Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 24
Weight (g) 7.08
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC KAICAP
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Private Collection (Germany); AMNG I, 788, p.249;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 8.30
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC KAICAP
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Aranor SA Auction 6 No. 77; AMNG I, 787, p.249;
Notes:




Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 10.57
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung Auction 115, Lot number: 1257 (illustrated with permission); AMNG I, 787, p.249;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 9.82
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung Auction 122, Lot number: 1666 (illustrated with permission);
Notes:




Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 10.61
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Künker Auction 77, No 540, (illustrated with permission);AMNG I, 787, p.249;
Notes:




Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 9.53
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Künker Auction 77, No 541, (illustrated with permission); AMNG I, 787, p.249;
Notes:




Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 25
Weight (g) 11.19
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Numismatik Lanz München, Auction 112, Lot number: 715 (illustrated with permission); AMNG I, 787, p.249;
Notes:




Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 25
Weight (g) 9.61
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC KAICAP
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; ebay sales (AAH) (illustrated with permission);
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 23
Weight (g) 7.74
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC KAICAP
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Collection; Varbanov 1314; AMNG I, 786, p.249;
Notes:





Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 23
Weight (g) 7.62
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIO N ANTWNEINOC KAICAP
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Varbanov 1314; cng (illustrated with permission); AMNG I, 786, p.249;
Notes:





Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 23
Weight (g) 8.21
Die Axis 0
Tariff 3 assaria
Governor -
Ob. Leg. M OPELLIOC ANTWNEINO-C
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Antonius
Rev. Leg. MARKIANO-POLEITWN
Rev. Desc. Artemis, huntress, with hound advancing right, in short chiton and waving chlamys with right hand reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder and left hand holding bow; Γ to left
Meaning (Coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Collection;
Notes: