Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Apameia - Myrleia


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16 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
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Astakos



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Bithynion


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17 coins, last one added on Jan 25, 2017
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Kaisareia Germanika


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12 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Dia


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7 coins, last one added on Aug 22, 2016
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Herakleia Pontika


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46 coins, last one added on Feb 15, 2017
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Iuliopolis


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17 coins, last one added on Apr 08, 2015
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Kalchedon


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38 coins, last one added on Aug 28, 2016
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Kios


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37 coins, last one added on Aug 30, 2016
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Kretia-Flaviopolis


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13 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2016
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Nikaia


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223 coins, last one added on Feb 20, 2017
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Nikomedeia


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114 coins, last one added on Feb 20, 2017
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Prusa ad Olympum


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34 coins, last one added on Feb 20, 2017
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Prusias ad Hypium


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17 coins, last one added on Feb 20, 2017
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Tion


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 21, 2017
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Bithynia Uncertain


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21 coins, last one added on Mar 30, 2016
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Kings of Bithynia


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38 coins, last one added on Nov 23, 2011
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Random coins - Bithynia
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Nikaia (AD 244-249) AE 27 - Philip I39 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE27 (11.85g). Radiate and draped bust right / The Emperor on horse galopping right, holding spear. Light brown tone. VF.
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Nikaia (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Nero113 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.39g, 6h). Attius Laco, proconsul. Struck circa 54 AD. Bare head right / Garlanded altar inscibed with KA monogram. VF, green patina, a few cleaning marks.

The monogram on the altar on this coin is quite clear, showing that it is composed of the letters KA. RPC only mentions that the altar is inscribed with a K.
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Herakleia Pontika (AD 241-244) AE 27 - Tranquillina54 viewsTranquillina, 241-244 AD. AE27 (12.41g). CABEINIA TPANKVΛΛ[EINA], draped and mantled bust right, wearing stephane; H countermark / HPAKΛ[EΩTAN ΠON]TΩ, Hercules and the Cretan bull. Very rare. VF.
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Nikaia (AD 198-217) AE 29 - Caracalla330 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE29 (14.36g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Hercules standing right and holding club, breaking Horses of Diomedes. VF, green patina with traces of lighter green overtones, light overall roughness. Rare. Ex Cain Coll.
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Nikomedeia (AD 161-169) AE 25 - Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus256 viewsMarcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE25 (11.57g). Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius right / Laureate head of Lucius Verus right. Good VF, brown and green patina. Ex CNG 57 (4/2001), lot 798.
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Nikaia (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander100 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (9.81g). [M AVP CEVH] AΛEZANΔPOC, laureate head right / EV / CEBΩN / EVΓENΩN / NIKAIE / ΩN, legend in 5 lines in laurel wreath. Rare, F+, stripped. Hoeft coll.
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Nikaia (AD 161-180) AE 37 - Marcus Aurelius130 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE37 (25.57g, 6h). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed half-length bust right / Pan standing left, holding [branch] and wine skin; small ithyphallic herm to right. Fine, brown patina, traces of gilding on the obverse, some smoothing on reverse. Very rare.
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Nikaia (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander223 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (9.18g). M AVP CEVH - AΛEΞANΔPOC, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / NI-[K]-AIEΩ-N, Dionysos sitting right, draped with ivy wreath, holding thyrsos, head turned left to a female figure (nymph Nikaia), standing frontal, head right, wearing chignon, holding wreath in right hand. Very rare, about VF. Hoeft coll.

The Phrygian nymph Nikaia was raped by Dionysos, who was ktistes of the city of Nikaia.

Last additions - Bithynia
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Nikomedeia (AD 238-244) AE 31 - Gordian III67 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE31 (19.52g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Nike standing facing, head left; holdin crown and palm branch. Rare. Nice light brown patina. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 217-218) AE 34 - Macrinus70 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE34 (22.78g). Laurate and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing left, wrestling giant Antaeus whom he is lifting off the ground. Brown-green patina. Light scratches on rev.; otherwise VF.

A giant of Libya and the son of Poseidon and Gaia (the earth goddess), Antaeus would challenge travelers to wrestling matches, easily killing his opponents and collecting their bones to construct a temple to his father. Antaeus had defeated most of his opponents until it came to his fight with Heracles. Upon finding that he could not beat Antaeus by throwing him to the ground as he would reheal due to his parentage (Gaia), Heracles discovered the secret of his power. Holding Antaeus aloft, Heracles crushed him in a bearhug.
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Nikaia (AD 251-253) AE 25 - Trebonianus Gallus48 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE25 (7.07g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Homonoia seated left; holding patera and cornucopia. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Nikaia (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximus45 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE25 (7.65g). Draped and cuirassed bust right / Demeter standing left; holding corn-ears and torch. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Nikaia (AD 253-260) AE 25 - Valerian I49 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE25 (8.75g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Aequitas standing left, holding scale and cornucopia. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Nikaia (AD 177-192) AE 21 - Commodus49 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE21 (4.67g). Μ ΑΥ ΚOΜ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝOC, laureate bust right / ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ, turreted Tyche seated on rocks, left, holding ears of corn, resting foot on swimming river-god. Very Rare. aEF.Feb 20, 2017
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Nikaia (AD 253-260) AE 25 - Valerian I48 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE25 (10.15g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Heracles standing left, holding lion skin on the outstrached arm; behind, altar. Extremely rare. aVF.Feb 20, 2017
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Nikaia (AD 251) AE 25 - Hostilian49 viewsHostilian, as Caesar, 251 AD. AE25 (6.54g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Athena Promachos standing left resting on shield, holding patera and spear. Extremely rare. aVF.Feb 20, 2017