Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 633
Paphlagonia
11 155
Pontos
19 274
Troas
26 752
Mysia
31 1,045
Lesbos
9 461
Aiolis
12 310
Ionia
26 1,650
Lydia
40 1,036
Phrygia
56 916
Galatia
6 110
Karia
54 1,057
Lykia
35 461
Pamphylia
7 366
Pisidia
33 535
Lykaonia
11 78
Kappadokia
7 359
Kilikia
49 1,921
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 353
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Tarsos (AD 117-138) Tetradrachm - Hadrian 358 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Tetradrachm (12.46g, 27mm, 12h). AVT KAI ΘЄ TPA ΠAP VI ΘЄ NЄP VI TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄ/ Π - Π, laureate and draped bust left / AΔPIA-NΩN TAP-CCЄΩN/ MHTPOΠOΛ/ЄΩC, decastyle temple of the Koinon of Cilicia; wreath within pediment, KOINOC KIΛIKIAC across architrave. EF, toned. Unique. From the Sierra Collection. Ex Triton VII (1/2004), lot 796; Marcel Burstein Coll. (Peus 366, 10/2000), lot 998; Giessener Münzhandlung 64 (10/1993), lot 441. The only architectural reverse type for Tarsus in silver.
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Anazarbos (AD 219-220) AE 25 - Julia Paula36 viewsJulia Paula, Augusta, 219-220 AD. AE25 - Diassarion(?) (10.86g, 12h). Veiled and draped bust right, wearing stephane / Capricorn right above globe; ΓB above, •A•M•K• below. VF, green patina. R.H. Coll.; ex Levante Coll.; CNG 69 (6/2005), lot 1076.
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Tarsos (AD 251-253) AE 34 - Trebonianus Gallus187 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-254 AD. AE34 (15.22g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TAPCOVMH TPOΠOΛEΩC, A/M/K/ Γ –B; Artemis huntress moving to left head right; bow in left; fetching arrow from quiver at her back with right. Very fine.
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Chios (BC 190-84) AE 18530 viewsca 190-84 BC. AE18 (4.00g). Aspas, magistrate. Sphinx seated right; grapes before / Amphora; grain-ear to left, star to right; ΑΣΠΑΣ, magistrate. Good VF, brown and green patina.
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Hermokapeleia (AD 193-211) AE 18 - Septimius Severus46 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE18 (3.23g). AV KAI CЄOVHPO, laureate head right / ЄPMOKAΠHΛЄITΩ, figure standing left, holding uncertain object and sceptre. VF.

Extremely rare, and apparently unpublished in the standard references. The only published type of Severus from this city features Asklepius with a serpent-entwined staff, which clearly doesn't match this type.
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Miletos (BC 530-500) 1/8 Stater290 viewsca 530-500 BC. AR 1/8 Stater (1.58g). Facing lion's head / Incuse square with segmented border, floral pattern in center. VF, light porosity. Rare.
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Augusta (AD 14-37) AE 27269 viewsTiberius and Livia, 14-37 AD. AE27 (11.81g). Bare head Tiberius R / Draped bust R. Very fine.
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Hyde (AD 161-180) AE - Marcus Aurelius494 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE (8.48g). Cuirassed draped and laureate bust L / Cybele with patera enthroned inbetween two lions. Dark orichalcum patina, extremely rare. Very fine.

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Uncertain (BC 480-450) Hemidrachm11 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.5g, 13mm). Sphinx facing right / Head of goat facing left in incuse square. Dec 28, 2016
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Dardanos (BC 500) Obol10 viewsca 500 BC. AR Obol (0.71g, 8mm). Head of cock right / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. Good VF, minor porosity.
Dec 28, 2016
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Kyzikos (BC 520-480) Obol12 viewsca 600-550 BC. AR Obol (1.10g, 11mm). Tunny left, lotus flower below / Quadripartite incuse square. Very rare, very fine.Dec 28, 2016
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Assos (BC 450-420) Hemidrachm10 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.57g, 10mm). Griffin leaping right / Head of roaring lion right in incuse square. Nearly very fine.Dec 28, 2016
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Uncertain (BC 480-450) Obol10 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Obol (0.81g, 8mm). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Helmeted male head right within pelleted linear border; all within incuse square. Extremely rare, very fine.Dec 28, 2016
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Dardanos (BC 350) AE 1512 views4th century BC. AE15 (3.78g). Warrior on horse riding right / Cock standing left, head lowered in attitude of attack; above ΔAP, below female head facing left. Good very fine.Dec 27, 2016
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Dardanos (BC 450-400) Obol3 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Obol (0.7g, 8mm). Standing rooster facing right / Panther head facing within dotted circle incuse. Dec 27, 2016
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Dardanos (BC 470-440) Hemiobol10 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.46g, 8mm). Rooster facing right, head lowered, standing on branch / Confronted heads (of bulls?) forming facing head (of lion or panther?) in incuse. Extremely rare, very fine. Apparently unpublished.Dec 27, 2016