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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 687
Paphlagonia
11 158
Pontos
19 280
Troas
26 792
Mysia
31 1,102
Lesbos
9 480
Aiolis
12 321
Ionia
26 1,685
Lydia
41 1,225
Phrygia
56 1,015
Galatia
6 114
Karia
54 1,079
Lykia
35 469
Pamphylia
7 393
Pisidia
33 577
Lykaonia
11 82
Kappadokia
7 386
Kilikia
49 1,940
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 360
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Neandreia (BC 350) AE 10632 views4th century BC. AE10 (1.69g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Corn grain; NEAN to left, bunch of grapes to right. aEF.
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Perge (AD 198-217) AE 26 - Caracalla136 viewsCaracalla, 197-211 AD. AE26 (11.56g, 1h). Laureate head right / ΠЄPΓAIΩN, Artemis, holding two torches, driving biga of stags right. Very Rare. GVF.
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Kyzikos (BC 500-475) EL 1/12 Stater 741 viewsca 500-475 BC. EL Hemihekte - 1/12 Stater (1.35g). Griffin's head left, tunny in its mouth / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF. Possibly unique.
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Eumeneia (BC 189-133) AE 12316 viewsca 189-133 BC. AE12 (1.05g, 12h). Draped female bust right / EYME-[NE]ΩN, double axe. Black patina, VF. Extremely rare.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-100) AE 11285 views2nd-1st century BC. AE11 (1.57g, 6h). Gorgoneion / Goat kneeling right, head left; KE above, star(?) to right. Good VF, brown patina. Very rare. Herman Coll., ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 311.
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Kyzikos (AD 0-100) AE 20130 views1st century AD. AE20 (5.5g). Laureate head Kore Soteira right within wreath / K-Y/ZI, kerykeion with club as handle; crescent above, tunny fish below, monogram in right field; all within wreath. gVF.
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Seleukeia (BC 100-AD 100) AE 21209 views2nd century BC-Imperial Times. AE21 (6.61g, 12h). Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet / Owl standing left on olive branch. VF, light green patina.
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Augusta (BC 27-AD 14) AE 17 - Livia396 viewsLivia, wife of Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE17 (3.45g). Draped bust Livia right / Capricorn with globe to right, star above; AVΓOVΣ/ TANΩΝ. Beautiful glossy patina, good very fine.

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Kios (BC 330-300) AE 140 views3rd century BC. AE14 (2.82g, 12h). Head of Mithras right, wearing a laureate tiara / Kantharos with two grape vines within wreath of grain. VF, dark green patina. Scarce.Sep 23, 2017
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Kios (BC 330-300) AE 150 views3rd century BC. AE15 (4.07g, 12h). Head of Mithras right, wearing peaked cap / KIANΩN, club right; two monograms below. Near VF, brown patina, light cleaning marks.Sep 23, 2017
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Kios (AD 241-244) AE 25 - Tranquillina0 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE25 (9.28g). CABЄINIA TPANKVΛΛЄINA, diademed and draped bust right / KIANΩN, Hygieia standing right, holding serpent and patera. VF.Sep 21, 2017
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Kebren (BC 530-480) EL Hekte 26 viewsLate 6th-early 5th century BC. EL Hekte (2.47g, 10mm). Head of ram right / Incuse punch. VF. Carr coll.

Second known hekte of this type. The first example was sold by CNG and described as unique and unpublished: “Although there are a few electrum Phokaic standard hektai known with a ram’s head (particularly from Mytilene and Phokaia, and an uncertain mint [Weidauer 50]), all are distinctly different in style from this coin. At the same time, the style of the ram’s head here is a perfect match to the type found on the early silver issues at Kebren (cf. SNG Ashmolean 1076–7). See SNG Kayhan 1565 and CNG 90 (5/2012), lot 577 for myshemihektes of the same style and standard, but with head left.” CNG have since sold a hemihekte of the same style and standard [see CNG 105 (5/2017) lot 225]. The reverse of this example is very different to the CNG examples.
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Aigeai (AD 138) AE 33 - Antinous10 viewsAntinous, died 130 AD. AE33 (23.32g, 2h). Dated CY 180(?)(137/8 AD). ANTINOOC HPΩC, bare-headed and draped bust right / AΔPIANΩN AIΓE...(?), Amalthea standing facing, head right, wearing kalathos and holding cornucopiae and the infant Zeus, who presents her with a wreath. VF. Areas of corrosion. Extremely Rare, perhaps the second known example.Aug 27, 2017
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Selge (AD 222-235) AE 12 - Severus Alexander5 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235. AE12 (2.37g, 6h). AVT K M AVR [CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC CEB], laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / CEΛΓEΩN, cult idol of Artemis Pergaia, flanked by star and crescent, within distyle temple. aVF.Aug 27, 2017
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Attaleia (AD 222-235) AE 26 - Severus Alexander148 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AE26 (11.49g, 6h). AVK M AVP CЄH ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔION CЄB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ATTAΛEΩN, Athena standing left within tetrastyle temple, holding figure of Nike and spear; shield set on ground to right, owl at feet to left. aVF.Aug 27, 2017
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Nikomedeia (AD 218-222) AE 27 - Elagabalus10 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE27 (11.80g, 7h). M AVPH ANTΩNEINOC AVΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMHTPIA TPIC NEΩKOPΩN NIKOMHΔEΩN, hexastyle Temple of Demeter with statue within, between two further neocorate temples shown in perspective. Extremely Rare. VF.Aug 27, 2017