Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Adramytteion


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Apollonia ad Rhyndakon


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8 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
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Astyra


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10 coins, last one added on Jun 28, 2013
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Atarneos


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15 coins, last one added on Aug 31, 2016
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Attaia


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19 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Eleutheria


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3 coins, last one added on Sep 29, 2006
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Gambrion


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13 coins, last one added on Dec 28, 2015
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Germe


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42 coins, last one added on Feb 15, 2017
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Hadrianeia


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6 coins, last one added on Jul 04, 2016
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Hadrianoi


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4 coins, last one added on Jun 09, 2015
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Hadrianotherai


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10 coins, last one added on Feb 07, 2017
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Iolla


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5 coins, last one added on May 06, 2012
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Kame


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2 coins, last one added on Apr 06, 2015
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Kyzikos


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245 coins, last one added on Feb 07, 2017
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Kyzikos EL


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174 coins, last one added on Mar 29, 2017
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Kisthene



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Lampsakos


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111 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Miletopolis


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26 coins, last one added on Jun 18, 2016
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Parion


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113 coins, last one added on Feb 07, 2017
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Pergamon


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146 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
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Perperene


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10 coins, last one added on Jun 20, 2016
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Pitane


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26 coins, last one added on Dec 28, 2015
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Plakia


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7 coins, last one added on Sep 10, 2014
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Poimanenon


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6 coins, last one added on Aug 04, 2015
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Priapos


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15 coins, last one added on May 25, 2014
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Prokonnesos


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16 coins, last one added on Jan 21, 2016
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Teuthrania


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5 coins, last one added on Aug 31, 2016
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Thebe


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2 coins, last one added on Apr 18, 2010
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Zeleia


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5 coins, last one added on Jul 07, 2012
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Mysia Uncertain


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2 coins, last one added on Jan 06, 2005
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Kings of Pergamon


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22 coins, last one added on Jul 12, 2013
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Random coins - Mysia
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Kyzikos (BC 460-440) Hemiobol143 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.41g). Two tunny fish over each other / Head of roaring lion left; within incuse square. Very rare. Apparently unpublished.
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL 1/12 Stater 393 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – 1/12 Stater (1.33g). Tunny right; above, tail of tunny left; below, head of tunny left / Quadripartite incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Miletopolis (AD 238-244) AE - Gordianus III350 viewsGordianus III, 238-244 AD. AE Medallion (59.78g). AUT KAI - M ANT GORDIANOC AUGOU, laureate and cuirassed bust right, spear over left shoulder / CTR AUR ER-M-OU MEILHTO-PO/LEITWN, Gordianus with spear in right hand on horse galloping right, lion left below, head reverted. Brown patina with traces of silvering on obverse. VF/aVF.
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Lampsakos (BC 500-450) AR Diobol486 viewsca 500-450 BC. AR Diobol(?) (1.28g). Forepart of Pegasos left, displaying both wings / Quadripartite incuse square of swastika pattern. VF, toned, porous, traces of find patina. Rare type with both wings.
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Germe (AD 244-249) AE 34 - Philip I79 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE34 (16.18g, 6h). Gaius Julius Perperus Rufinianus, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Three nymphs embracing each other, the outer two holding jugs. VF, green patina, area of corrosion and light smoothing on obverse. From the Mark Staal Collection of the Three Graces.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 198-217) AE 53 - Caracalla223 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE53 - Medallion (52.90g, 6h). Aurelius Attalus Moschianus, magistrate. Struck circa 214 AD. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, gorgoneion on breastplate, slight drapery on far shoulder / Caracalla standing left, holding spear, clasping hands with Asclepius, holding serpent-staff, being crowned by Tyche, holding cornucopia. VF, brown and green surfaces. Struck on an immense flan. Frederick Coll.; ex Gemini I (1/2005), lot 404; Lanz 114 (5/2003), lot 508.

Plagued by health problems while journeying to campaign against the Parthians in 214 AD, Caracalla visited the temple of Asclepius in Pergamum (see lot 517 below). This medallion may record a visit to a temple of the god of healing in Hadrianothera as well.
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Pergamon (BC 19-18) Tetradrachm - Augustus574 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (11.57g). Pergamum mint. Struck circa 19-18 BC. IMP IX TR PO IV, Bare head right / Tetrastyle temple set on five-tiered base; MART-VLTO. Good VF.
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Lampsakos (BC 394-330) AV Stater - Kabeiros924 viewsca 340 BC. AV Stater (8.47g, 7h). Head of bearded Kabeiros left, wearing laureate pilos / Forepart of Pegasos right. Extremely rare, one of only five known specimens, of which three are in museums. With an obverse of beautiful late classical style, struck in high relief and attractively toned. Reverse struck from the usual worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the collections of C. Gillet, Bank Leu & Muenzen und Medaillen (Kunstfreund), 28 May 1974, 218, R. Jameson and Sir H. Weber, who purchased it from Alischan in Constantinople in 1889.

Last additions - Mysia
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL 1/48 Stater 6 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/48 Stater (0.32g, 7mm). Large tunny head right / Irregular quadripartite incuse square. gVF. Rare denomination with this specific emission being unknown. Carr coll.Mar 29, 2017
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Kyzikos (BC 500-450) EL 1/12 Stater5 viewsca 500-450 BC. EL Hemihekte (1.29g, 8mm). Prow of galley left terminating in forepart of winged hound or wolf; below, tunny left / Quadripartite incuse square. VF. Rare denomination for this type with only one other known - Gemini IX (1/2012), lot 103. Unpublished in standard references. Carr coll.

William Greenwell, in his 1887 tome entitled "The electrum coinage of Cyzicus," notes only a stater of this type and offers the following speculation: "The expedition of the Argonauts plays an important part in the mythical history of Cyzicus, and the prow represented on the stater is probably that of the ship Argo" (pp. 124-125). See also Coin ID #13239 for a hekte.
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Pergamon (AD 139-161) AE 18 - Marcus Aurelius13 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE18 (4.19g). Bare headed bust right / Athena standing, facing, head, left, holding patera and spear; beside, shield. gVF.Feb 19, 2017
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Apollonia ad Rhyndakon (AD 96-98) AE 19 - Nerva6 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AE19 (3.86g). Laureate head r. Rev. Apollo, nude, standing r., holding arrow and resting elbow on tall column before him. Rare. Attractive dark green patina. gVF.Feb 19, 2017
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Germe (AD 238-244) AE 43 - Gordian III20 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE43 - Medallion (40.20g). Strategos Aelius Aristonicus. AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right / ЄΠI CTPA AIΛ APICTONЄIKOY / ΓЄPMHNΩN, Herakles seated left on rock draped with lion's skin, holding club set on ground with left hand and pointing to ground (?) with right hand; on his right knee, small figure of Artemis facing, head right, drawing arrow from quiver with right Hand; to left, Apollo standing right, holding plectrum in right hand and lyre in left; to right, city-goddess standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and crowning Herakles with a wreath with her right. Minor smoothing, otherwise, VF.Feb 15, 2017
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Pergamon (AD 117-138) AE 1712 viewsTime of Hadrian, 117-138 AD. AE17 (2.59g). ca 134 AD. ΠEPΓAMHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena to right / CTP I ΠOΛΛIΩNOC, nude male youth standing facing, his right hand raised, holding uncertain object in his left. gVF.Feb 15, 2017
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Parion (AD 253-260) AE 21 - Valerian I19 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE21 (4.57g). IMP VALERIANVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, Capricorn left, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. gVF.Feb 07, 2017
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Parion (AD 256-258) AE 21 - Valerian II15 viewsValerian II, Caesar, 256-258 AD. AE21 (4.83g). VALERIANVS NOBIL CAES, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, Capricorn left, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. gVF.Feb 07, 2017