The Gamecock Rooster on Roman Coins

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Pseudo-Autonomous
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 13
Diameter : 13 mm
Weight : 1.76 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : ANTIOC
Obverse Description : draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus across shoulder
Reverse Legend : COLONIA I
Reverse Description : rooster standing half-right
Primary Reference : SNG France 1069 var (rev legend) and cf. 1067 (obverse bust left, same reverse die)
Reference2 : SNG Cop 16 var (rev legend)
Reference3 : BMC 1 var (bust left, reverse legend)

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Septimius Severus
Date Ruled : 9 April 193 – 4 February 211 A.D.
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : Ae 23
Date Struck : A.D. c. 193 – 211
Diameter : 23.2 mm
Weight : 5.280 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES L SEP SEV
Obverse Description : Laureate head left
Reverse Legend : ANTIOCH COLONIA
Reverse Description : MÊn standing facing, head right wearing Phrygian helmet, holds scepter and Nike, rooster (?) left
Mint : Antiochia
Primary Reference : SNG VA 4927
Photograph Credit : FORUM ANCIENT COINS

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Antioch
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : Ae 13
Diameter : 13 mm
Weight : 1.762 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : A-NTIOC
Obverse Description : Draped bust of Hermes right, caduceus across shoulder
Reverse Legend : CO-LONI-A I
Reverse Description : Rooster standing half-right
Mint : Antioch
Primary Reference : SNG France 1069 var (rev legend) and cf. 1067 (obverse bust left same reverse die)
Reference2 : BMC 1 var (same)
Reference3 : SNG Cop 16 var (rev legend)
Photograph Credit : FORUM ANCIENT COINS

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : MOESIA INFERIOR
City : Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer : Diadumenian
Date Ruled : AD 217-218
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 26
Date Struck : AD 217-218
Diameter : 26 mm
Weight : 13.19 g
Obverse Legend : K M OΠΠEΛ ANTΩNI ΔIAΔVMENIANOC
Obverse Description : Bare head right
Reverse Legend : VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPΩ
Reverse Description : Hermes standing left, holding caduceus and purse; rooster at feet
Primary Reference : cf. AMNG I 1803
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Septimius Severus
Date Ruled : AD 193-211
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 22
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : AD 193-211
Diameter : 22 mm
Weight : 4.90 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES L SEPT SEV AVG
Obverse Description : Laureate head left
Reverse Legend : ANTIOCH COLONIA
Reverse Description : Men standing head right in Phyrgian cap, holding Nike and scepter, foot on bucranium, rooster? at feet left
Primary Reference : SNG VA 4927
Photograph Credit : Kurt Ellenberger

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Antioch
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 13
Struck / Cast : struck
Diameter : 13.8 mm
Weight : 1.692 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : ANTIOCHI
Obverse Description : Head of MÊn left on crescent
Reverse Legend : COL[…]
Reverse Description : Cock left
Mint : Antioch
Primary Reference : BMC Pisidia p. 176, 3 var (cock right), SNG Cop 15 var (Mên left, cock right)
Reference2 : SNG von Aulock –
Photograph Credit : FORUM ANCIENT COINS

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Septimius Severus
Date Ruled : 9 April 193 – 4 February 211 A.D.
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : Ae 33
Diameter : 33.5 mm
Weight : 24.927 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES L SEP SEVERVS PER AVG
Obverse Description : Laureate head right
Reverse Legend : COL CAES ANTIOCH S R
Reverse Description : Men, helmeted, standing facing, looking right, right foot on helmet, scepter in right, Nike on globe in left, cock left
Mint : Pisidia, Antioch
Primary Reference : SNG BN 1101
Reference2 : SNG Cop 27
Photograph Credit : FORUM ANCIENT COINS

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Antoninus Pius
Date Ruled : A.D. 138-161
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 25
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : 138-161
Diameter : 25 mm
Weight : 7.18 g
Die Axis : 5 h
Obverse Legend : ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P COS IIII
Obverse Description : Laureate head right
Reverse Legend : MENSIS COL CAES ANTIOCH
Reverse Description : Men standing facing head left with foot on bucranium, cresent behind shoulders, holding long scepter and Nike, cock at feet left
Primary Reference : SNG France 1083
Photograph Credit : Kurt Ellenberger

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : MOESIA INFERIOR
City : Marcianopolis
Issuer : Severus Alexander
Date Ruled : AD 222-235
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 25
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : 222-235
Diameter : 25 mm
Weight : 9.69 g
Obverse Legend : AY K M AVP CEVH AΛEΞANΔPOC
Obverse Description : Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend : VΠ IOVΛIOV ΓETO-VΛIKOV MARKIANOΠΟΛΙTΩN
Reverse Description : Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus; over left arm, chlamys; cock before
Primary Reference : AMNG I 988v
Reference2 : BMC –
Reference3 : SNG Cop –
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Caracalla
Date Ruled : AD 198-217
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 21
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : AD 198-217
Diameter : 21 mm
Weight : 5.90 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES M AVP AN
Obverse Description : Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend : ANTIOCH COLONIA CEA
Reverse Description : MÊn standing right, with foot on bucranium, wearing Phrygian cap and crescent on shoulders, and holding scepter and crowning Nike; at feet to left, cock standing left
Primary Reference : Krzy?anowska Group C, (dies -/- [unlisted dies])
Reference2 : SNG France 1148-9
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Gordian III
Date Ruled : AD 238-244
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 32
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : AD 238-244
Diameter : 32 mm
Weight : 28.02 g
Die Axis : 7 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
Obverse Description : Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend : CAES ANTIOCH COL S R
Reverse Description : MÊn standing facing, head right, with foot on bucranium, holding scepter and Nike on globe; to left, cock standing left; column to right
Primary Reference : Krzyzanovska IV/14
Reference2 : SNG France 1207 (same obv. die)
Reference3 : SNG Cop –
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : Pisidia
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Septimius Severus
Date Ruled : AD 193-211
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 32
Struck / Cast : struck
Diameter : 32 mm
Weight : 26.02 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES L ● SEP S_EVERVS PER ● AVG
Obverse Description : Laureate head right
Reverse Legend : COL CAES_ANTIOCH / S – R
Reverse Description : S – R to the right and the left of Mên standing right, wearing Phrygian cap, holding scepter and Nike on globe; at feet to left, cock
Primary Reference : Krzyzanowska dies XXXIV/55
Reference2 : SNG BN 11 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit : Triskeles Auctions

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Septimius Severus
Date Ruled : AD 193-211
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 21
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : AD 193-211
Diameter : 21 mm
Weight : 5.76 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Legend : IMP CAES L SEP SLVPERX(sic)
Obverse Description : Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend : ANTIOCH COLONIA
Reverse Description : MÊn standing facing, head right, left foot on bucranium, holding sceptre and Nike; at feet to left, cock standing left
Primary Reference : Krzyzanowska X/11
Reference2 : SNG France 1116
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Type : Roman Provincial
Region : PISIDIA
City : Antiocheia
Issuer : Julia Domna
Date Ruled : AD Augusta, 193-217
Metal : Bronze
Denomination : AE 34
Struck / Cast : struck
Date Struck : AD 193-217
Diameter : 34 mm
Weight : 24.39 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse die reference : SNG France 1121
Obverse Legend : IVLIA AVGVSTA
Obverse Description : Draped bust right
Reverse Legend : COL CAES ANTIOCH
Reverse Description : MÊn standing facing, head right, left foot on bucranium, leaning on low cippus, holding sceptre and Nike; to left, cock standing left; S R across fields
Primary Reference : Krzyzanowska XXI/48
Reference2 : SNG France 1121 (same obv.die)
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group




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