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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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Koinon of Cyprus (AD 41-54) AE 35 - Claudius302 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE35 (26.37g, 12h). Laureate head left / KOIИOИ/ KYΠPI/ωИ in three lines within laurel wreath. VF, some heavy scratches on obverse, strike a bit uneven. Rare.
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Kition (BC 430) Stater - Azbaal479 viewsAzbaal, King of Kition, ca 430 BC. AR Stater (22mm, 10.53g, 9h). Herakles advancing right, wearing lion skin on shoulders, club in right hand, bow in left / Lion attacking deer, within dotted square incuse. Rare. Worn dies, aVF.
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Salamis (BC 351-332) Didrachm - Pnytagoras412 viewsPnytagoras, King of Salamis, 351-332 BC. AR Didrachm (6.96g). Laureate and draped bust of Aphrodite left, ΠΝ to right / Draped bust of Artemis left, bow and quiver behind neck. Toned VF, light porosity. Rare.
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Cyprus Uncertain (BC 27-AD 14) AE 18 - Augustus617 viewsKoinon of Cyprus, under Roman rule, struck under Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE18 (2.48g). Capricorn right, star above / Scorpion, star to right. Dark green, lightly glazed patina, VF. Gutknecht coll.; ex M. Laffaille coll. and Muenzen und Medaillen AG, Basel, Auc. 76 (1991), lot 546.
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Salamis (BC 361-351) AV Stater - Evagoras II1142 viewsEvagoras II, King of Salamis, 361-351 BC. AV Stater (8.21g). Persic standard. Lion standing left on ground line, eagle perched left on its back, wings closed, looking back / Archer standing right, quiver on shoulder, holding notched arrow and about to draw bow, ΕΥΑ to left. Near EF, a few minor marks, well centered. Unique and unpublished.

A total of five gold staters of Evagoras II were previously known, of three different varieties. The reverse of the present piece is a previously unknown design for Evagoras, an archer about to draw his bow, instead of the bust of Aphrodite.
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 138-161) AE 33 - Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius107 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.
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Marion (BC 350-250 BC) AE 13575 views4th-3rd century BC. AE13 (2.31g). Head of Aphrodite right / ΜΑΡΙΕΥΣ, winged thunderbolt. Dark green patina, gF/VF. Very rare. Joy coll.; ex Auc. I. Vecchi, Ltd., London 17 (1999), 342.
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Marion (BC 4th cent) AE 10596 views4th century BC. AE10. Head of lion right / Spear head. Rare.

Last additions - Cyprus
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Cyprus Uncertain (AD 138-161) AE 33 - Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius107 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 Aurelius121 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 I342 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 - Caracalla228 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) Diobol142 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 - Vespasian174 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 - Caracalla225 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 Severus199 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