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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 682
Paphlagonia
11 158
Pontos
19 280
Troas
26 789
Mysia
31 1,098
Lesbos
9 477
Aiolis
12 321
Ionia
26 1,678
Lydia
40 1,086
Phrygia
56 997
Galatia
6 114
Karia
54 1,074
Lykia
35 469
Pamphylia
7 389
Pisidia
33 566
Lykaonia
11 81
Kappadokia
7 380
Kilikia
49 1,937
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 360
13,068 coins in 464 cities/mints and 20 regions with 251 comments viewed 4,369,165 times

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Akmoneia (AD 238-244) AE - Gordian III317 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE (7.62g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Hermes holding purse and kerykeion; ram before. Red brown patina. Very fine.
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Hierapolis (AD 218-222) AE - Annia Faustina 198 viewsAnnia Faustina, † 221 AD. AE (8.43g). ΑΝΝΙΑ ΦΑΥΣΤΕΙΝΑ, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ΙΕΡΑΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΝΕΩKOPΩ, Tyche-Euposia standing left, holding cornucopiae and wreath (?). Very rare. Brown patina, aEF.
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL Hekte - B05156 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL Hekte (2.57g, 10mm). Bull running to right. Small head with a vertically positioned ear / Stocky lion roaring head, left, with gaping mouth. EF.

One example is recorded in Bodenstedt and a further one has appeared in auction.
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Dokimeion (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero175 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE20 (4.63g, 1h). Struck circa AD 55. Bareheaded and draped bust right; countermark: draped female bust left within circular incuse / Cybele standing facing between two lions. Good VF, earthen green patina, light cleaning scratches in fields, heavier ones in countermark. Rare. Group CEM.
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Nikaia (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla380 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (8.20g, 1h). Laureate head right / Hexastyle temple set on three-tiered base; • in pediment. VF, green patina, minor pitting on obverse. Rare. Ex Poncin Coll.
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Pitane (BC 27-AD 14) AE 20 – Augustus & Scipio428 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (4.59g, 12h). P. Cornelius Scipio, proconsul, struck ca 8/7 BC (?). [CEBAC]TON ΠITANAIOI, laureate head of Augustus right / Π CKIΠIωNA, bare head of Scipio right; to right, head of Zeus-Ammon facing slightly left above pentagram. VF, brown patina. Rare. Ex Villemur Coll.
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Amisos (BC 85-65) AE 21902 viewsca 85-65 BC. AE21 (8.27g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head turned right; monogram to left, ΑΜΙΣΟΥ below. EF, glossy dark brown patina.
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Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 28 - Gallienus367 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 (12.20g, 28mm). Cuirassed, draped and laureate bust R / Agonistic crown on basis. Very fine.

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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 145 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE14 (2.41g). Forepart of horse left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, boar advancing right on spear head. aVF.Jul 20, 2017
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Herakleia Pontika (AD 193-211) AE 22 - Julia Domna3 viewsJulia Domna. Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE22 (7.39g). IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CЄBACTH, draped bust right. Rev.: HRAKΛHAC ЄN ΠONTO, female goddess (Pomona?) standing left, holding apple and grain ears. VF.Jul 20, 2017
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Kyzikos (AD 177-192) AE 25 - Commodus1 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE25 (7.69g). ΑV Κ M AVP ΚΟΜΟΔΟС, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ, Cybele seated right on throne, resting hand upon tympanum; lion to left and right. Extremely rare. gVF.Jul 20, 2017
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Aspendos (BC 200-0) AE 102 views2nd-1st century BC. AE10 (0.86g). Kerykeion on round shield / Head of wolf or hound right, ΕΣΤ above. gF. Very rare.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 200-100) AE 114 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE11 (1.16g). Laureate and bearded male head (Zeus?) right / Large ?? (or monogram). gVF. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 330-250) AE 142 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE14 (2.60g). Facing head of Apollo / Three dolphins swimming left within incuse circle. F. Very rare, apparently unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain Satrap (BC 400-350) AE 82 views4th century BC. AE8 (0.70g). Head of Apollo left, wearing tainia / Monoskeles. aVF. Extremely rare, unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Magnesia (BC 458-400) Hemiobol4 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (7mm, 0.44g). Head of African left / Barley grain; letters(?) on one side; all within incuse circle. Unpublished in the standard refences. VF, light porosity, light scratch on obverse.1 commentsJul 17, 2017