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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor



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Paphlagonia Uncertain


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Kings of Paphlagonia


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Random coins - Paphlagonia
(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 17826 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE17 (3.80g). Facing bull head / [ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ [Ε]ΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, winged kerykeion. Nearly extremely fine.
Pimolisa (BC 120-63) AE 32705 viewsca 120-63 BC. AE32 (19.53g). Bearded, laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing on thunderbolt left, head right, ΠΙΜΩΛΙΣΩΝ below. Dark green patina, VF. Very rare.
Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I331 viewsAriarathes I of Cappadocia, 333-322 BC. AR Drachm (5.42g, 5h). Sinope mint. Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; [aplustre before], Aramaic 'MO' behind / Sea-eagle standing left, wings spread, on dolphin left; Aramaic legend ('Arydrt') below. EF, toned. Very rare.

Simonetta mentions these drachms in the text describing the coins of Ariarathes I, but does not list them in his catalog.
Sinope (AD 138-161) AE - Antoninus Pius543 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE (9.94g), struck ca 159 AD. Head right / Head of bull on human leg before burning altar (Cult statue of Serapis?). Red-brown patina, VF. Very rare.
Kromna (BC 340-300) AE 25262 viewsmid-4th century BC. AE25 (3.99g). Laureate head left of Zeus / Head left of Hera wearing stephane. Very fine.
Sinope (BC 410-390) Drachm230 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (6.20g, 6h). Head of nymph left; B behind / Eagle on dolphin left, ΣΙΝΩ below. Good VF, toned. Struck from artistic dies.
Sinope (AD 209-212) AE - Geta452 viewsGeta, 209-212 AD. AE (14.04g), struck 210 AD. Head right / Bust of Serapis right. Dark brown patina, VF.
Germanikopolis (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla147 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (14.12g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bustleft, holding spear and shield with gorgoneion / Bull right, head facing; behind, two signa with bucrania. VF, green and brown patina, roughness.

Last additions - Paphlagonia
Sinope (BC 375-362) Obol - Datames29 viewsDatames, ca 370-360 BC. AR Obol (0.67g, 9mm). Head of nymph Sinope right, hair in sphendone / ΔΑTA, dolphin left. VF. Rare.Aug 30, 2016
Amastris (AD 138-192) AE 2151 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE21 (6.63g, 6h). OMHPOC, draped bust of Homer right, wearing taenea / Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. Good VF, green patina. Very rare.Jan 28, 2016
Amastris (AD 138-161) AE 27 - Antoninus Pius48 viewsAntoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161 AD. AE27 (12.19g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Pius right / M AVPHΛION KAICAPA AMACTPIANOI, Marcus, wearing military attire and holding two spears, on horse rearing right. Good VF, brown and green patina. Very rare.Jan 28, 2016
Sinope (BC 375-362) Obol - Datames95 viewsTarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Sinope mint. AR Obol (0.74g, 10mm). Female head right, hair in sakkos / Fish right, ΔATA beneath. gVF. Rare.Aug 14, 2015
Sinope (BC 46-45) AE 2574 viewsSulpicius Rufus, 46/45 BC. AE25 (21.51g). COLON FEL SIN P SULP, head Tyche wearing turreted headdress / DIC Q F RVF PROCOS PONTIFE, sacrificial implements. Rare. Dark green patina, VF.Aug 01, 2015
Germanikopolis (AD 198-217) AE 29 - Caracalla65 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28.5 (14.85g). Laureate head right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy, and torch. Apparently unpublished. Lovely brwon-reddish patina. Minor deposits on reverse; otherwise Extremely Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Amastris (AD 198-217) AE 31 - Caracalla69 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE31 (13.50g, 7h). ANTΩNINO-C AVΓOVC[T]OC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / AM[A]-CTPIC, Tyche seated right, holding scepter and statue(?). VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
Sinope (AD 41-54) AE 28 - Claudius82 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE28 (11.38g, 6h). TI • CLAVDIVS • CAESAR, laureate head of Claudius right / C • I • [F], draped bust of Dionysus left, wearing ivy wreath. VF, reddish-brown and green patina. An extremely rare and only recently confirmed type. From a Hungarian Collection formed primarily in the 1930s.

First published by Waddington (RG) without an illustration in 1925, Banti and Simonetti included it in their corpus based solely on Waddington’s description. This coin finally provides confirmation of this exceptionally rare Dionysus type.
Jun 04, 2015