Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

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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16 coins, last one added on Nov 27, 2017
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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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Random coins - Cyprus
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Lapethos (BC 500-480) Stater260 viewsca 500-480 BC. AR Stater/Double-siglos (10.78g, 10h). Head of Aphrodite right, wearing hairband and earring / Helmeted head of Athena right. VF.
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Salamis (BC 515-480) Hemiobol1341 viewsca 515-480 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.44g). Head of ram right, in beaded circular border / ankh-like symbol, Cypriot letter 'e' inside, within shallow incuse circle. Very rare. Good dark toning, high relief, EF.
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 138-161) AE 32 - Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius556 viewsAntoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161 AD. AE32 (25.98g, 6h), struck ca 141-161 AD. Laureate and draped bust of Pius right / Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Aurelius right. Good VF, black-green and red-brown patina with gray-green overtones. Rare and of fine style.
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Koinon of Cyprus (AD 193-217) AE 32 - Julia Domna185 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE32 (18.44g). Paphos mint. ΙΟΥΛΑ ΔΟ - ΜΝΑ CЄB, draped bust right / KOINON - KYΠΡΙΩΝ, temple of Aphrodite at Paphos with paved semicircular court before; cone in central portion of temple and candelabra in side sections, each with dove on roof; star in crescent above central roof. Very rare. VF.
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Paphos (BC 450) Obol - Stasandros505 viewsStasandros, King of Paphos, ca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.62g). Bull standing left, winged solar disk (Ahura-Mazda) flying above / Eagle sitting left, ankh and Cypriot letters to left. VF.
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Kition (BC 425-400) 1/6 Stater250 views5th century BC. AR 1/6 Stater (11mm, 1.7g, 4h). Herakles in fighting stance right, holding club and bow, within dotted border / Lion attacking stag, everything within pellet border incuse. gVF.
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Cyprus Uncertain (BC 450) Stater406 viewsca 450 BC. Ko... or Go... AR Persic Stater (10.94g). Lion springing right on ground line, Λ below, within dotted circle / Bull walking left, Λ below, within dotted incuse square. aEF.
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Salamis (BC 330) Didrachm - Nikokreon561 viewsNikokreon, 331-310 BC. AR Didrachm (6.23g, 2h). Turreted head of Aphrodite right, NK to left / Laureate head of Apollo left, BA behind. Nice style and patina, small cracks, otherwise VF. Very rare.

Last additions - Cyprus
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Kition (BC 392-361) Obol - Melekiathon14 viewsMelekiathon, ca 392/1-362 BC. AR Obol (0.69g, 10mm). Herakles advancing right, holding bow and brandishing club / Lion crouching left, head facing; above, star-in-annulet. aVF. Very rare.Nov 27, 2017
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 138-161) AE 33 - Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius134 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 Aurelius156 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 I413 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 - Caracalla275 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) Diobol177 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 - Vespasian201 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 - Caracalla252 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