The Numismatic Chronicle Volume 3

The Numismatic Chronicle Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... present type, but I cannot detect any ligature of the initial letters. Those between brackets have also vanished from the field of the coin, but their places are still slightly indicated. The worship of the moon, which prevailed to a great extent in Phrygia, was, however, one of a later epoch, and chiefly appears on the imperial currency. It was allied with that of Cybele, the Artemis Triformis, the Ephesian Diana, Mithra, and Atys. Few autonomous types of Alia are known, and the city is unnoticed except by the Notitia. IX. UNPUBLISHED COINS OF TABA IN CARIA. BY JAMES WHITTALL, EsQ., or SMYRNA. No. l.--Bare head of Jupiter to the right. R.--TABHNQN 'APTEMQN-11'AIuor. Jupiter standing, launching a thunderbolt. E. 4. Weight 39;', grs. (Cabinet of H. P. Borrell, Esq., of Smyrna.) 2.--Bare head of Hercules to the right. l?.--TABHNOJN ' COAQJN ' APICTO. A woman standing, holding a patera in her right hand extended, and a cornucopia in her left. JR. 4. Weight 51% grs. (Same Cabinet.) ' II. Tab. vii., fig. 5. Mion. iv. p. 216. Eck. Doct. Num. Vet. No. 3.--Veiled female head to the right. R.--TA. The forepart of an ox, to the right. E. 1% gr. (In the writer's cabinet.) 4.--KAICAP ' CEBACTOC. Laureated head of Augustus to the right. l?.--TABHN.Q.N. A naked figure, with radiated head, standing, regarding the left. In the extended right hand, an uncertain object; in the left, a long sceptre and a caduceus. E. 4%. (Same Cabinet.) 8.--AY ' KAI-HO ' AI ' OYAAQPIANOC. Radiated bust, with Paludamentum of Valerian the father, to the right. I?.--Gl.II ' APX ' CTA ' IATPOKAGOYC ' TABHNQN. Two figures standing face to face, wearing tunics, buskins, and Phrygian caps. That on the left holds a bow in the extended left hand, and draws an arrow with...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677602X
  • 9781236776020