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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Amathos


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11 coins, last one added on Dec 25, 2006
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Kition


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15 coins, last one added on Mar 07, 2013
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Idalion


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3 coins, last one added on Jul 12, 2013
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Lapethos


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6 coins, last one added on Nov 26, 2011
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Marion


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7 coins, last one added on Nov 26, 2011
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Paphos


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26 coins, last one added on Mar 14, 2015
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Salamis


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37 coins, last one added on May 24, 2015
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Cyprus Uncertain


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2016
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Paphos (BC 460) Stater - Pnytos I544 viewsPnu..., King of Paphos, ca 460 BC. AR Stater (20mm, 11.08g, 12h). Bull standing left / Head of eagle left, olive sprig to left; within dotted square. Very rare. Toned, gF.
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Kition (BC 425-400) Stater - Baalmelek II567 viewsBaalmelek II, King of Kition, ca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.97g). Herakles advancing right, wearing full lion skin on shoulders, club in right hand, bow in left, ankh symbol to right, within dotted circlular border / Lion attacking deer, 'BLMLK' in Cypriot above, within dotted square border. Rare. VF.
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Kition (BC 392-361) Stater - Melekiathon599 viewsMelekiathon, King of Kition, 392-361 BC. AR Stater (20mm, 9.88g), struck ca 370 BC. Herakles advancing right, wearing full lion skin on shoulders, club in raised right hand, bow in outstretched left hend; within dotted circlular border / Lion walking right on ground line, head facing. Very rare - 4th known. aEF.
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Paphos (BC 425) 1/3 Stater - Pnytos II407 viewsPnytos II, King of Paphos, ca 425 BC. AR 1/3 Stater (15mm, 3.31g, 12h). Bull standing left, winged solar disk (Ahura-Mazda) flying above, ankh symbol to left, within dotted circle / Eagle sitting left, olive sprig to right, within dotted incuse square. Toned, VF. Extremely rare, possibly the only known, unpublished?
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Paphos (BC 323-305) AE 16 - Ptolemy I191 viewsPtolemy I Soter, as Satrap, 323-305 BC. AE16 - Dichalkon (3.95g, 1h), Paphos mint, struck 310-306 BC. Head of Aphrodite Paphia right, wearing tainia / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. VF, black patina, minor roughness. Conlin Coll.; ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XX (3/1992), lot 304.
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Salamis (BC 485-450) Stater444 viewsafter 485/480 BC. AR Stater (19mm, 10.6g). Ram lying left / Ankh symbol, Cypriot letter 'ku' in center, leaves in corners, within incuse square. Very Rare.
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Marion (BC 330-312) AE - Stasoikos II542 viewsStasoikos II, King of Marion, 330-312 BC. AE (7.24g). Shield / Head of lion left. Fine. Extremely rare.
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Cyprus Uncertain (BC 515-485) Stater490 viewsca 515-485 BC. AR Stater (10.70g). Head of roaring lion right / Bull's head right, in field Cypriot syllabics Ba and Phi; within dotted circle. Very rare. Toned, VF.

Last additions - Cyprus
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 138-161) AE 33 - Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius49 viewsAntoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161 AD. AE33 (25.93g, 6h). Struck circa AD 147-161. Laureate head right / Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right. VF, brown surfaces, minor roughness. Ex Berk BBS 158 (3/2008), no. 467.Jan 26, 2016
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 138-161) AE 33 - Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius59 viewsAntoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161 AD. AE33 (25.77g, 5h). Struck circa 147-161 AD. AV K T AI AΔP AN-TΩNINOC CЄ Є, laureate head of Antoninus Pius right / M AVPHΛIOC KAICAP VIOC CЄ, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right. Good VF, brown patina. Jan 26, 2016
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Salamis (BC 411-373) AV 1/4 Stater - Evagoras I238 viewsEvagoras I, King of Salamis, 411-374 BC. AV 1/4 Stater (2.01g). "U­va­ko­ro" in Cypriot characters, youthful head of Herakles wearing lion’s skin headdress, facing three­-quarters left/ "Pa­si­le­wo­se" in Cypriot characters, goat lying right. Apparently only the second specimen known. Good extremely fine.May 24, 2015
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Koinon of Cyprus (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla158 viewsCaracalla, AD 198-217. AE32 (16.15g, 5h). Laureate heroic bust of Caracalla right / Temple of Paphian Aphrodite within which cone, crescent and star on top of temple, roofed wing on each side within which candelabrum stands, dove on roof of each wing, paved semicircular court before temple. aVF. Apparently Unique.

Palea Paphos was one of the most important pilgrimage centres in the Greek world due to its famous Sanctuary of Aphrodite; the goddess herself was born of the sea near Paphos, and floated in on a scallop shell. When she arose, she was hailed as 'Cyprian'. The Sanctuary of Aphrodite continued to flourish well into the Roman era. Several Roman emperors honoured the shrine, and it was visited by Titus in 69 AD when the future emperor was on his way to Egypt. He consulted the oracle of Aphrodite, and was told that he had a great future. The sanctuary was rebuilt by the Romans after the earthquake of 76/77 AD, in a design that preserved the layout of the original. The cult of Aphrodite survived at Palea Paphos until the 4th century AD, when Emperor Theodosius outlawed paganism. Today, virtually nothing remains of the Sanctuary save the holy ground itself.
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Paphos (BC 500-480) Diobol82 viewsUncertain king, ca 500-480 BC. AR Diobol (11.5mm, 1.50g). Bull running right; winged solar disk above / Quadripartite incuse square. VF, toned, granular surfaces, area of fill. Extremely rare, unpublished in the standard references.Mar 14, 2015
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 69-79) Tetradrachm - Vespasian117 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 12.88g, 12h), struck 75-76 AD. AVTOKPATΩP OVЄCΠACIANOC KAICAP, laureate head left / ЄTOVC NЄOV IЄPOV H, Zeus Salaminios standing facing, holding patera in right hand, left hand resting on a short scepter; eagle on left arm, VF. Tricarico coll.Nov 03, 2014
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Koinon of Cyprus (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla164 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE32 (20.83g, 6h). Laureate head right / Conical cult xoanon of Aphrodite of Paphos within central distyle tower; distyle porticoes flanking, each containing candelabra and with dove above; the entire structure set on low basis; semicircular fencing below. VF, brown and green patina, light adjustment marks on reverse. Ex Seeger Coll.Jun 20, 2014
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Koinon of Cyprus (AD 193-211) AE 31 - Septimius Severus139 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE31 (16.67g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos containing conical xoanon; semicircular courtyard around. Good VF, attractive dark green patina, deposits.Jun 16, 2014