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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 677
Paphlagonia
11 158
Pontos
19 280
Troas
26 779
Mysia
31 1,095
Lesbos
9 470
Aiolis
12 320
Ionia
26 1,669
Lydia
40 1,086
Phrygia
56 994
Galatia
6 114
Karia
54 1,074
Lykia
35 468
Pamphylia
7 388
Pisidia
33 566
Lykaonia
11 80
Kappadokia
7 380
Kilikia
49 1,935
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 358
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Priene (BC 330-290) AE 12375 viewsca 330-280 BC. AE12 (1.04g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet / ΠΡΙΗ - ΦΟΡΜΙΩΝ (magistrate) legend in two lines within circular maeander pattern. EF, black patina under a dusting of earthen encrustation. Ex Frank Sternberg Auk. XI (11/1981), lot 134.
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Alexandreia (AD 98-117) AE 23 - Trajan256 viewsTrajan. 98-117 AD, with Plotina, Augusta, 105-123 AD. AE23 (9.26g, 12h), dated PY 181 (114/5 AD). Laureate head of Trajan right / Diademed and draped bust of Plotina right; [AΠΡ] date in legend. Near VF, green patina, heavy deposits.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I126 viewsAriarathes I of Cappadocia, 333­-322 BC. AR Drachm (17.5mm, 5.40g, 8h). Sinope mint. Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos, wearing triple­pendant earring and necklace; aplustre to left, M’ (in Aramaic) to right / Sea­eagle standing left, wings spread, on dolphin left; ARYDRT (in Aramaic) below. Good VF, toned, obverse a little off center. Very rare, Simonetta notes six examples. Ex Roma 7 (3/2014), lot 743.
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Side (AD 253-269) AE 31 - Gallienus195 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE31 (17.98g). Draped cuirassed and laureate bust right / Text in wreath.

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Kolossai (AD 177-235) AE 2011 viewsca. late 2nd early 3rd century AD. AE20 (4.96g). Draped bust of Serapis right, wearing calathus / ΚΟΛΟССΗΝΩΝ. Isis standing left, wearing lotus and holding sistrum and situla. gVF.
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Hypaipa (AD 249-251) AE 23 - Trajan Decius225 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE23 (5.25g, 6h). AVT K TPAIANOC ΔЄKIOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / VΠAIΠHNΩN ЄΠ ICTP Є PMOΛAᴕ, Facing cult statue of Artemis Anaitis. VF, rough grayish-green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
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Sardeis (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 18989 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE18 (5.21g), Heraois, magistrate. Laureate head of Herakles right / Apollo standing left, holding bird and olive branch; ΗΡΑΙΟΥΣ to left, ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ to right. gVF.
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Aigai (BC 160-150) Tetradrachm662 viewsAfter 165 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.69g). Laureate head of Apollo right; quiver and bow at neck / ΑΙΓΑΙΕΩΝ, Zeus standing half-left, holding eagle and sceptre; monogram before; all within oak-wreath. Toned, good VF. Rare.

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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 29 - Domitian2 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE29 (12.179g 6h). Dated CY 142 (95/6 AD). (AYTO KAIΣAP) ΔOMITIANOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΓEPMAN, laureate head right, with aegis / (AIΓEAIΩN) / BMP (date, left field) / ΦIΛΩTA ΘEOΔOC (right field), Athena Alkidemos standing right, holding spear and shield. VF, green patina, very rare. Tricarico coll.Apr 13, 2017
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Thyateira (AD 81-96) AE 16 - Domitia5 viewsDomitia (wife of Domitian, 81-96 AD). AE16 (3.085g, 5h). ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / ΘIATEIPHNΩN, Lyre. VF, scarce, ex Plankenhron coll. Tricarico coll.Apr 13, 2017
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Sardeis (AD 81-96) AE 21 - Domitia5 viewsDomitia (wife of Domitian, 81-96 AD). AE21 (4.832g, 12h). ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠI T ΦΛ MHTPOΔΩPOY TO B CARΔIANΩN, Boule standing right, confronting Nemesis standing left. Scarce, VF. ex Plankenhorn coll. Tricarico coll.Apr 13, 2017
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Mostene (AD 69-79) AE 26 - Vespasian3 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE26 (4.31g). KAICAP OYECΠACIANOC, laureate head right / KAICAPEΩN MOCTHNΩΝ, Hero riding horse left, holding bipennis over shoulder. Above: star to left and crescent to right. VF, Green patina, Rare. ex Plankenhorn Coll. Tricarico coll.Apr 13, 2017
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm6 views166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.23g, 11mm). Head of Athena wearing Korinthian helmet / KTHTOΣ, City monogram, parazonion, omphalos encircled by snake. Dark patina, gVF.Apr 12, 2017
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Stratonikeia (BC 166) Hemidrachm6 viewsafter 166 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.55g). Demetri(os) magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle with spread wings to right. gVF.Apr 12, 2017
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Kibyra (AD 81-96) AE 21 - Domitian11 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD (Klau Bias priest). AE21 (4.96g, 6h). ΔOMITIANOC CEBACTOC KIBYPATΩN, laureate head of Domitian right / EПI APXIEPEΩC KΛAY BIANTOC, Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear and shield. VF, dark green patina. Scarce. Tricarico coll. Apr 08, 2017
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Kibyra (AD 81-96) AE 22 - Domitian9 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD (Klau Bias priest). AE22 (4.574g, 6h). ΔOMITIANOC KAI CEBAYOC, laureate head of Domitian right / EПI APXIEPEΩC KΛAY BIANTOC, - KI BY (across field), Dionysus standing, left, holding thyrsus and cantharus; panther at his feet. nVF, green patina with earthen incrustations. Scarce. Tricarico coll. Apr 08, 2017