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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 634
Paphlagonia
11 155
Pontos
19 274
Troas
26 755
Mysia
31 1,047
Lesbos
9 463
Aiolis
12 311
Ionia
26 1,651
Lydia
40 1,036
Phrygia
56 917
Galatia
6 110
Karia
54 1,058
Lykia
35 462
Pamphylia
7 367
Pisidia
33 535
Lykaonia
11 78
Kappadokia
7 359
Kilikia
49 1,922
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 356
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Ptolemais (BC 300-200) AE 13307 viewsca 3rd century BC. AE13 (2.02g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Amphora; ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΕΩΝ. Rare.
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Sebaste (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero27 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE20 (4.51g). Julios Dionysios, magistrate. CЄBACTOC, draped bust right / IOYΛIOC ΔIONYCIOC, Zeus seated left with eagle and sceptre. VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 161-169) AE 25 - Marcus Aurelius & Faustina II277 viewsMarcus Aurelius, with Faustina Junior, 161-169 AD. AE25 (8.53g, 6h). Dated CY 119 (AD 170/1). Laureate head of Aurelius right / Draped bust of Faustina right; Θ-IP (date) flanking. Near VF, green patina, some flaking of the patina and light roughness.
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Spithridates (BC 334) Diobol262 viewsSpithridates, Satrap of Lydia and Ionia, ca 334 BC. AR Diobol (?) (1.23g). Head of satrap left, wearing Persian tiara (bashlyk) / Forepart of horse right, ΣΠΙΘ below. VF. Very rare.
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Miletos (AD 139-161) AE 16 - Marcus Aurelius28 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE16 (2.89g). ΑΥΡΗΛΙOС ΚΑΙСΑΡ, bare head right / ΜΙΛΗСΙΩΝ, statue of Apollo Didymeus right, with stag and bow. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Side (AD 256-258) AE 30 - Valerian II216 viewsValerian II, 256-258 AD, Caesar, son of Gallienus. AE30 (18.04g). ΠOV ΛIK KOP OVAΛEPIANON KAI CEB, draped, cuirassed, bare-headed bust right; beneath, eagle standing right with opened wings and head right; countermark: E in circular incus (Howgego 805) / CIΔHTΩN - NEΩKOPΩN, Athena (Sidetes), helmeted and wearing narrow peplos, stg. facing, head left; holding palmbranch over left shoulder and dropping voting pebble with right hand into amphora with two handles at her left side; to right, branch with a pomegranate. F/about VF, rough obv., rev. with slight strike weakness and distinct circular traces of the ancient smoothing process. Unpublished? Hoeft coll.

The E of the c/m should probably devaluate the coin from 10 units to 5 units. Coins from Side often show pomegranates because 'side' in Pamphylian means 'pomegranate'.
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Ephesos (BC 27-14 AD) AE 15 - Augustus291 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE15 / 1/3 Unit (2.36g). Grammateus Aristeas. Head Augustus right / ΓPAMMATEYΣ APIΣTEAΣ EΦE AΓPEYΣ, Stag of Artemis right. Good very fine.
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Kolophon (AD 249-251) AE 29 - Herennia Etruscilla307 viewsHerennia Etruscilla, wife of Trajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE29 (9.71g). Diademed bust right on crecent / Boxer walking right. Rare. Ex Burstein coll. Fine.

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Attaleia (BC 200-100) AE 164 viewsca 159-100 BC. AE16 (2.96g). Laureate head of Poseidon right / ATTA / ΛΕΩΝ, dolphin right; behind, anchor right. VF.Jan 22, 2017
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Kibyra (BC 166-84) AE 130 views2nd-1st century BC. AE13 (1.86g). Helmeted head of Athena right / KI, eagle standing right on thunderbolt. aVF.Jan 22, 2017
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Samos (BC 310-300) Didrachm0 viewsca 310-300 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 5.88g). Alexes, magistrate. Facing lion's scalp / ΑΛΕΞΗΣ / ΣΑ, forepart of bull butting right; uncertain symbol below. aVF. Rare.Jan 22, 2017
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Gryneion (BC 350-250) Drachm2 viewsca 4th-3rd centuries BC. AR Drachm (3.14g, 14mm). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΓYPN, mussel shell. gF. Apparently unpublished, extremely rare, with no other silver coinage from this city being known.Jan 22, 2017
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Drachm1 views5th century BC. AR Drachm (3.74g, 17mm). ΣKHΨIΩN, forepart of Pegasos right / Fir tree; two grape bunches on vines flanking trunk; square linear and pellet borders; all within shallow incuse square. gF. Very rare.Jan 22, 2017
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Assos (BC 450-400) Triobol3 views450-400 BC. AR Triobol (12mm, 1.73g). Helmeted head of Athena left / AΣΣΙΟN (retrograde), head of lion left within incuse square. VF. Rare.Jan 22, 2017
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Antandros (BC 400-350) Trihemiobol?1 views5th century BC. AR Diobol (0.98g, 10mm). Head of female (Artemis Astyrene?) right / ANTAN, head of lion right within incuse square. VF. Very rare.Jan 22, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 500-450) Hemiobol 2 viewsca 6th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.31g). Head of roaring lion right / Bearded male head left, wearing petasos?; all within incuse square. aVF. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished.Jan 22, 2017