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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 711
Paphlagonia
11 166
Pontos
19 288
Troas
26 820
Mysia
31 1,136
Lesbos
9 487
Aiolis
12 336
Ionia
26 1,756
Lydia
41 1,265
Phrygia
56 1,076
Galatia
6 130
Karia
54 1,133
Lykia
35 480
Pamphylia
7 420
Pisidia
33 609
Lykaonia
11 86
Kappadokia
8 413
Kilikia
49 1,977
Cyprus
8 134
Asia Minor General
7 370
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Nikaia (AD 241-244) AE 23 - Tranquillina267 viewsTranquillina, 241-244 AD. AE23 (7.40g). CABЄI TPANKVΛΛЄINA, draped bust right / NIKAIEΩN, Sarapis (Serapis). Dark green patina, VF.
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Kos (BC 100-30) AE 25267 views1st century BC. AE25 (8.44g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΚΩΙΩΝ - ΕΥΚΡΑ, chelys within laurel wreath. Rare issue. Dark green patina, VF. Gutknecht coll.
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Eikonion (AD 41-54) AE 20 - Claudius270 viewsEikonion as Klaudeikonion. Claudius, 41-54 AD. AE20 (4.3g). ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ CΕΒΑ, bust of Claudius right / CΕΒΑCΤΗ ΕΙΠ ΑΠ[?]ΕΙΝΟΥ ΚΛΑΥΔΕΙΚΟΝΙΕΩΝ, bust of Agrippina II right. Rare.
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL Hekte - B18867 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL Hekte (2.51g). Ram's head right / Incuse head of Herakles right. VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 350-330) Obol 151 viewsca 3rd century BC. AR Obol (0.73g, 11mm). Horse prancing right / ΚΕ-Λ, forepart of goat right, head turned left; kerykeion to left. EF. Unpublished.
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Kolophon (BC 310-300) AE 513 viewsca 310-300 BC. AE Tetrachalkon (5.78g, 1h). Dimokrates, magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / Tripod; [Δ]HMOKPATHΣ to left, KOΛΦΩ (sic) to right. Good VF, black patina. Extremely rare issue, only four examples recorded by Kinns for all magistrates. Alighieri Coll.
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Termessos (BC 100-30) AE 17257 views1st century BC. AE17 (5.14g). Laureate head Zeus right / Galloping horse left, TEP/ A. Nice very fine.
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Sardeis (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla80 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (7.13g). AV K M AV ANTΩNЄINOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CAPΔIANΩN B NЄΩKOPΩN, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. gVF.

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Kibyra (AD 81-96) AE 2013 viewsQuasi-autonomous, time of Domitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (3.64g, 12h), struck under archiereus Klaud. Biantos. CVNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / EΠI APXIE KΛAV BIANTOC KI BY (across field), Amazon advancing right, holding pelta and bipennis. Rare. aVF, edge split. Tricarico coll.Feb 16, 2018
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Pergamon (BC 104-98) Cistophoric Tetradrachm11 views104-98 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.33g). Cista mystica with half-open lid, from which serpent emerges; wreath composed of ivy and berries / Decorated gorytos (bow case) between two serpents, their tails tied up; on left, city monogram ΠEP; above, monogram ATP; on right, serpent-entwined thyrsos. Extremely rare. VF, toned.Feb 11, 2018
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Persian Kings (BC 420-330) 1/16 Siglos11 viewsTime of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, ca 420-375 BC. AR 1/32 Siglos (5mm, 0.27g). Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding dagger and bow / Incuse rectangular punch. VF. Rare fraction struck from a larger module obverse die.Feb 10, 2018
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Isinda (BC 100-0) AE 1915 views2nd-1st century BC. AE19 (4.52g). Dated year 7 (19/8 BC?). Diademed head of Zeus right / ICIN, warrior on horse rearing right, preparing to hurl spear; Z (date) to upper left; to lower right, serpent coiled right. gVF.Feb 10, 2018
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Antiocheia (BC 100-0) AE 2212 views1st century BC. AE22 (8.08g). Meniskos, magistrate. Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, with wings spread; crescent to upper left, Γ to right / ANTIO XE-ΩN MENICK-OY, star. aVF.Feb 10, 2018
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Aspendos (BC 480) Obol9 views5th century BC. AR Obol (9mm, 1.11g). Triskeles surrounded by pellets / Quadripartite incuse square. aVF. Rare.Feb 10, 2018
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Mylasa (BC 210-30) AE 1010 views2nd-1st century BC. AE10 (0.39g). Round shield, with eagle standing right on boss / MYΛA-ΣEΩN, crest right. aVF. Extremely rare.Feb 10, 2018
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Karia Uncertain (BC 480-450) Hemitetartemorion6 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemitetartemorion (5mm, 0.04g). Confronted heads of two bulls / Bird standing right; uncertain symbol (monogram or pomegranate?) above; all within incuse square. VF, hole. Extremely rare. Apparently unpublished.Feb 10, 2018