Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Apameia - Myrleia


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18 coins, last one added on Jan 04, 2018
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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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47 coins, last one added on Jul 20, 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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44 coins, last one added on Jan 01, 2018
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Kretia-Flaviopolis


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14 coins, last one added on Dec 26, 2017
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Nikaia


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235 coins, last one added on Jan 03, 2018
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Nikomedeia


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117 coins, last one added on Dec 30, 2017
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Prusa ad Olympum


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36 coins, last one added on Dec 28, 2017
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Prusias ad Hypium


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19 coins, last one added on Jan 06, 2018
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Tion


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 22, 2017
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Bithynia Uncertain


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23 coins, last one added on Jan 03, 2018
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Kings of Bithynia


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39 coins, last one added on Jul 20, 2017
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Random coins - Bithynia
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Nikaia (AD 193-217) AE 25 - Julia Domna158 viewsJulia Domna, 193-217 AD. AE25 (7.20g). ΙΟΥΛ...ΝΑ CЄΒ, draped bust right / ΝΙΚΑΙ-ЄΩΝ, Nike to left with wreath and palm branch. Rare. Nice dark green patina, VF.
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Nikomedeia (AD 138-161) AE 16 - Antoninus Pius200 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE16 (3.90g, 6h). Draped bust right / Demeter standing with sceptre and grain ears. Fine green patina, EF.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 69-79) AE 22 - Vespasian5 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE22 (6.78g, 6h). M. Plancius Vars, procos. Laureate head right / Altar. Rare, gF.
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Kios (BC 350-300) Hemidrachm - Kteson286 viewsca 350-300 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.4g, 22mm). Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath / Prow right; KTH/ΣΩN above and below. aEF.
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Nikaia (AD 218-222) AE 22 - Elagabalus82 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE22 (5.34g, 7h). Laureate head right / Hexastyle temple with star in pediment. VF, green patina.
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Bithynion-Klaudiopolis (AD 81-96) AE 22 - Domitian441 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. Half Assarion(?) (7.64g, 22mm, 6h). Laureate head right / Serpent entwined around branch. Good VF, beautiful green patina. Extremely rare. Three of the known specimens of this type are in public collections – two in the Ashmolean; the RG specimen in Athens. The fourth cited specimen, which appeared in a 1928 Cahn sale had no weight given, and was not illustrated.
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Bithynia Uncertain (AD 117-138) AE 22 - Hadrian627 viewsKoinon of Bithynia, Hadrian, 117-138 AD. AE23 (6.50g, 7h). Laureate head right / Octastyle temple set on three-tiered podium, annulet in pediment. Good VF, even brown patina, with orichalcum highlights.
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Nikomedeia (AD 198-209) AE 17 - Geta109 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE17 (2.67g). Λ CЄΠTIMI ΓЄTAC KA, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / N - ЄI / K - OM / HΔЄΩN / ΔIC, NЄΩK / OPΩN in two legends on altar. Extremely rare. VF.

Last additions - Bithynia
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 69-79) AE 22 - Vespasian5 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE22 (6.78g, 6h). M. Plancius Vars, procos. Laureate head right / Altar. Rare, gF.Jan 06, 2018
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Apameia (AD 37-41) AE 23 - Caligula & Germanicus3 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD. AE23 / As (6.53g, 11h). C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, laureate head of Caligula to left / GERMANICVS CAESAR DEC C I C / AQ PL, bare head of Germanicus to left. Rare. Cleaned, otherwise, VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Nikaia (AD 218-222) AE 25 - Elagabalus2 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE25 / Assarion (5.68g, 7h). • M • AVPH • ANTΩNINOC • AVΓ, laureate head of Elagabalus to right / NIKAIEΩN, Asclepius standing facing, his head turned to left, leaning upon serpent-entwined staff. Very rare. Sharp, nicely patinated. Reverse very slightly double struck, otherwise, EF. Ex Obolos 5 (6/2016), 692.Jan 03, 2018
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Bithynia Uncertain (AD 117-138) AE 33 - Hadrian5 viewsKoinon of Bithynia, Hadrian, 117-138 AD. AE33 / Tetrassarion (25.72g, 6h). AYT KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBA, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right / BЄIΘYNIAC / KOINON, octa¬style temple on a podium and two steps; within the central intercolumniation, pellet; above, in the pediment, male figure (the emperor?) sacrificing over low altar to left, and with a pellet in the pedimental angles to left and right; on the roof, three acroteria: to left, Athena in a chariot to right; to right, Nike in a chariot to right; above, at the center, uncertain figure in a facing chariot. Dark patina. Minor scratch on Hadrian’s neck and slightly porous surfaces, otherwise, gVF.Jan 03, 2018
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Nikaia (AD 235-238) AE 24 - Maximus2 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE24 (8.28g, 1h). ΓIOVOVH M[AΞIMOCK], bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark, laureate head right within incuse oval / NIKAIE[ΩN], Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. gF. Very Rare.Jan 02, 2018
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Nikaia (AD 54-68) AE 26 - Nero4 viewsNero, 54-68 AD, with Statilia Messalina. AE26 / Diassarion (12.70g, 6h). Circa 62-66 AD. NEPΩ N K ΛAYΔIOΣ KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΓEP, radiate head right / [ME]ΣΣ[AΛ]EINA [Γ]YNH ΣEBAΣTOY, Statilia Messalina, as Securitas, seated right, holding scepter in her left hand and propping her right on head. Very rare. Attractive olive-green patina and unusually complete. Struck on a somewhat irregular flan, VF.

The reverse legend translates as 'Messalina, wife of the Augustus', a very unusual titulature otherwise only known from coins of Claudius and Agrippina of Crete, and an issue struck by Agrippa I in honor of Caesonia, the wife of Caligula.
Jan 01, 2018
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Kios (AD 225-227) AE 22 - Orbiana5 viewsOrbiana, Augusta, 225-227 AD. AE22 / Assarion (5.59g, 1h). CAΛΛ B OPBIANA AVΓ, diademed and draped bust right / KIANΩN, youthful male figure seated right, adjusting sandal. Very rare. Attractive green patina, VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Kios (AD 138-192) AE 2010 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE20 / Hemiassarion (4.24g, 6h). KIA-NΩN, lion Skin draped over club / Laurel wreath. Extremely rare and very interesting. VF.

This issue has been dated to the 3rd century BC in RG, which is highly unlikely indeed. The style, fabric and lettering clearly point toward a pseudo-autonomous issue from the Roman times, most likely from the 2nd century AD.
Jan 01, 2018