The Ancient Coinage of Bottiaea
Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
BOTTIAEA (424 – 379 B.C.) region with capital city of Pella.
|Autonomous coins. Silver.|
|6160||Macedonian shield. Rev. : BOTTIAIΩN on prow; below – ΘE, ΔI, club, caduceus, trident or monogram. 15 – 18 mm.|
|Macedonia, Bottiaia, AR Triobol. Autonomous issue minted during time of Philip V & Perseus, at Pella, 196-168 BC. Macedonian shield with wheel-like ornament at center and six crescents around / prow of galley inscribed BOTTEATWN.|
|6161||Apollo’s laureate head left. Rev. : BOTTEATΩN. Lyre and monogram. Plate XLII, 16.|
|6162||Athena’s head with helmet decorated with quadriga. Rev. : BOTTAIΩN, or BOTTEATΩN. Ox grazing right.|
|6163||Herakles’ bearded head, with lion’s skin, right. Rev. : BOTTAIΩN. Horse grazing right.|
|6164||Hermes’ head with winged hat, right. Rev. : BOTTEATΩN. The same image.|
|6165||Faun’s head, sometimes with panther’s skin on his heck and club on left shoulder. Rev. : Two goats lyng and monograms within wreath of ears.|
|6166||Athena’s helmeted head right. Rev. : ΓAIOY TAMIOY. Ox advancing right; below – monogram and ΠΥ.|
|6167||Apollo’s head right with two countermarks. Rev. : BOT…Lyre and monogram. Plate XLII, 18.|
|6167A||Zeus' head / Winged thunderbolt.|
Macedonia, Bottiaia, AE22. Autonomous issue minted during time of Philip V & Perseus, at Pella, 196-168 BC. Head of Zeus right wearing oak wreath / MAKE-DONWN above and below winged thunderbolt, BOT monogram below. Lindgren II 1346, BMC 48.
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