Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Parion (AD 14-37) AE 19 - Drusus810 viewsDrusus, 14-37 AD. AE19 (6.60g). Bust right / Two priests driving bull right. F.
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Parion (AD 41-54) AE 16 - Claudius437 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE16 (4.79g). Laureate head left; c/m: capricorn left / Emperor, as founder, plowing right. Fine, brown patina. From the Ian Roper Collection.
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Parion (AD 54-68) AE 23 - Nero413 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE23 (6.77g, 12h). Laureate head right; star below chin / Capricorn right, head left; cornucopia behind. Near VF, green patina.
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Parion (AD 68-69) AE 22 - Galba566 viewsGalba, 68-69 AD. AE22 (8.61g). GALBA CAESAR, bare head right / AVGVSTVS DD, capricorn right, cornucopiae over shoulder. Good VF, green patina. Very rare emperor in the Greek Imperial series; finest of three known specimens. Although commonly given the title CAESAR on his Imperial issues, this is the only instance of its appearance on Galba's rare provincial coins.
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Parion (AD 69-79) AE 22 - Vespasian221 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE22 (6.21g). VESPASIANVS CAESAR, laureate head right / Capricorn right, head turned back left, cornucopia on its back, AVGVSTVS below. Very rare. Slightly uneven strike, gVF.

Augustus' sun sign was Libra. We don't know why he selected the Capricorn as his emblem. Perhaps Capricorn was either his rising sign or his Moon sign. Popular astrology (of the newspaper kind) is sun sign astrology. The ancients tended to attach more importance to the Moon sign and rising signs. Perhaps Augustus selected the Capricorn because it is associated with stern moral authority.
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Parion (AD 81-96) AE 16 - Domitian406 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE16 (3.63g). Laureate head right / Colonist ploughing right with yoke of oxen. Rare. Very fine.
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Parion (AD 81-96) AE 24 - Domitian86 viewsDomitian. 81-96 AD. AE24 (6.59g, 12h). Struck 92-94 AD. Laureate head right / Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia on back. Fine, brown surfaces. Scarce.
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Parion (AD 81-96) AE18 - Domitian202 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (5,80g, 12h). DOMIT AVG, Laureate head left / GERM, Priest plowing right with pair of yoked oxen. VF, green patina. Tricarico coll.
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Parion (AD 81-96) AE24 - Domitian112 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE24 (7.08g, 12h). IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM, Laureate head right / IMP XXII COS XVI AVGVSTVS, Capricorn right, head left; cornucopia behind. Near VF, emerald green patina. Rare. Tricarico coll.
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Parion (AD 96-98) AE 17 - Nerva379 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AE17 (3.32g, 10h). Laureate head left / Founder plowing right with pair of yoked oxen. VF, green and brown patina. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 138-161) AE 16 - Antoninus Pius161 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE16 (2.04g, 7h). Laureate head right / Founder plowing right with two oxen. VF, dark green patina.
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Parion (AD 161-180) AE 19 - Marcus Aurelius & Faustina II129 viewsMarcus Aurelius with Faustina II, 161-180 AD. AE19 (5.00g). IMP CAI MA AV ANTO, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / ANTON / FAVST, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius and draped bust of Faustina facing one another. Extremely rare. VF.
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Parion (AD 161-180) AE 32 - Marcus Aurelius97 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE32 (18.28g). [...] ANTONINVS AVG, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H PAR, Marcus Aurelius on horse rearing right, holding spear. VF.
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Parion (AD 177-192) AE 18 - Commodus133 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 (3.85g). IMP CAI M AV COMODVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, Artemis advancing right with two torches. VF.
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Parion (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus407 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (5.33g). IMP C M AV COMMODVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / DEO AESC SVB / C G I H P, Asklepios seated right, examining the leg of a bull standing left before him. Nice glossy green patina, VF.
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Parion (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus71 viewsCommodus. 177-192 AD. AE22 (5.40g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Genius standing left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia. VF, brown surfaces. Very rare.
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Parion (AD 177-192) AE 23 - Commodus265 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE23 (7.10g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / She-wolf right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. VF, green patina.
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Parion (AD 177-192) AE 24 - Commodus294 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE24 (7.61g). Laureate and draped bust right / Cupid standing facing, sacrificing over altar. VF, dark brown patina, a little rough. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 177-192) AE 33 - Commodus99 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE33 (13.52g). IMP [...] AVR COMMODVS AVG, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H PAR, the Altar of Parius: Facing altar between two columns surmounted quadriga and statue of the hero Parius. Extremely rare. F.
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Parion (AD 196-198) AE 22 - Caracalla86 viewsCaracalla, as Caesar, 196-198 AD. AE22 (6.12g, 12h). M AVR ANTO-NINV[S] CAI (sic), bareheaded and draped bust right / She-wolf right, suckling the twins Remus and Romulus. VF, brown surfaces, flan crack.
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Parion (AD 196-198) AE 24 - Caracalla103 viewsCaracalla, as Caesar, 196-198 AD. AE24 (8.42g, 12h). M AVR ANTO-NINVS CAI (sic), bareheaded and draped bust right / Asclepius seated right, examining hoof of a bull. VF, brown surfaces.
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Parion (AD 198-209) AE 11 - Geta134 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE11 (1.7g). SEP GETAS CAI. bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P/A, founder ploughing right with pair of oxen. VF.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 16 - Caracalla257 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE16 (2.15g, 8h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Founder plowing right with two oxen. Good VF, greenish-brown patina.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 22 - Caracalla74 viewsCaracalla. 198-217 AD. AE22 (7.05g, 8h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Genius standing left, holding cornucopia and sacrificing with patera over lighted and garlanded altar to left. VF, green patina, with some red, minor roughness, flan flaw on the reverse.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 22 - Caracalla83 viewsCaracalla. 198-217 AD. AE22 (6.74g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. VF, red-green patina, a few cleaning marks. Rare.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla81 viewsCaracalla. 198-217 AD. AE23 (6.39g, 8h). ANTONIN-VS PIVS AV, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / C G I H PA-R, she-wolf standing right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. VF, green patina. Extremely rare, and apparently unpublished with this obverse legend.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla79 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (8.44g). ANTONINVS PIVS AV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / DEO CVPIDINI COL G IVL H PA, Eros standing left, head right; herm to lower left. gVF.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 30 - Caracalla85 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE30 (19.47g). [...] M AV ANTO [...], laureate and cuirassed bust right / C G I H PARI, Caracalla on horse galloping right, holding spear. gVF.
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Parion (AD 198-217) AE 31 - Caracalla76 viewsCaracalla. 198-217 AD. AE31 (15.95g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; aegis on breastplate / Caracalla right on rearing horse, holding spear. VF, green and brown patina, minor smoothing in fields. Extremely rare type with unpublished bust type.
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Parion (AD 217-218) AE 20 - Macrinus77 viewsMacrinus. 217-218 AD. AE20 (5.19g, 2h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. Near VF, green-brown surfaces. Rare.
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Parion (AD 217-218) AE 22 - Macrinus59 viewsMacrinus. 217-218 AD. AE22 (6.76g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Genius standing left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia. VF, brown surfaces.
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Parion (AD 217-218) AE 22 - Macrinus63 viewsMacrinus. 217-218 AD. AE22 (7.08g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia on back. VF, brown surfaces.
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Parion (AD 217-218) AE 23 - Macrinus63 viewsMacrinus. 217-218 AD. AE23 (5.10g, 8h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. VF, red-green patina. Very rare.
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Parion (AD 217-218) AE 31 - Macrinus80 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE31 (16.93g). IMP C M OPELIOS SEVER MACRINVS A, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H PAR, the Farnese Hercules standing right, holding lion skin and leaning upon club. VF.
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Parion (AD 217-218) AE 32 - Macrinus73 viewsMacrinus. 217-218 AD. AE32 (19.81g, 8h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hunter standing right, spearing boar emerging left from woods; tree behind. VF, green and brown patina, minor smoothing.
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Parion (AD 218-222) AE 22 - Elagabalus71 viewsElagabalus. 218-222 AD. AE22 (5.49g, 7h). ANTONINVS PIVS III AV, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, she-wolf right, suckling twins Remus and Romulus. VF, brown surfaces.
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Parion (AD 218-222) AE 22 - Elagabalus69 viewsElagabalus. 218-222 AD. AE22 (5.17g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Genius standing left, holding patera over altar and cornucopia. VF, brown surfaces. Rare.
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Parion (AD 218-222) AE 23 - Elagabalus70 viewsElagabalus. 218-222 AD. AE23 (5.92g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia on back. VF, brown surfaces. Rare.
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Parion (AD 219-220) AE 22 - Julia Paula63 viewsJulia Paula. Augusta, 219-220 AD. AE22 (6.51g, 12h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia on back. VF, brown patina. Very rare.
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Parion (AD 219-220) AE 24 - Julia Paula70 viewsJulia Paula, Augusta, 219-220 AD. AE24 (7.59g). IVLIA PAVLA AVG, draped bust right, wearing stephane / C G I H PA / R, Lupa Romana standing right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. gVF.
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Parion (AD 222) AE 21 - Severus Alexander71 viewsSeverus Alexander, as Caesar, 222 AD. AE21 (5.18g). M ΛUΛ ΛLЄXΛNδЄR C, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. gVF.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 17 - Severus Alexander67 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE17 (2.54g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Artemis advancing right, holding torch in each hand. VF, brown surfaces. Rare.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 19 - Severus Alexander69 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE19 (5.53g). IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG, radiate head right / C G I H P, Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. Rare. gVF.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Severus Alexander64 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE20 (5.69g, 7h). IMP CAES L SEV SEV ALEXANDER (Ss retrograde), Laureate and cuirassed bust right / C G I H [P], capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. Near VF, red-green surfaces, some smoothing and cleaning marks. Extremely rare, and apparently unpublished.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander61 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE21 (6.00g, 1h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. VF, red-green patina, a few cleaning marks. Rare.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander70 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE21 (6.04g, 1h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Eros standing left, head right; herm to lower left. VF, green patina, some roughness. Extremely rare.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander83 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE21 (4.69g, 6h). IMP [...] SEB ALEXANDER (Ss retrograde throughout), laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / DEO AE SVB / C G H I [P], Aesculapius seated right on throne, holding raised foreleg of bull standing left. VF, red-green patina, a few cleaning marks. Extremely rare.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander18 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE21 (8.14g). IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate head right / DEO CVPIDIИ COLI G IVL H PA, Eros standing left, head right; herm to lower left. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 22 - Severus Alexander138 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE22 (5.64g). IMP CAEƧ L ƧEP ƧEV ALEXANDER, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / DEO AE ƧVB, C G I H P in exergue, Asclepius seated right on throne, holding raised foreleg of bull standing left. Extremely rare.

C.G.I.H.P. = Colonia Gemella Julia Hadriana Pariana, but uniquely apparently for Parium coins, the legend on this coin is CGHIP. DEO AESC(ulapio) SVB(venienti). Reversed S's throughout.
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Parion (AD 222-235) AE 22 - Severus Alexander69 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE22 (5.71g, 1h). IMP CAES L SEV SEV ALEXANDER (Ss retrograde), laureate and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, Genius standing left, holding cornucopia and sacrificing with patera over lighted and garlanded altar to left. VF, red-green patina, some cleaning marks. Extremely rare.
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Parion (AD 244-249) AE 16 - Philip I306 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE16 (2.28g). PHILIPI; laureate, draped and bearded bust right / C G I H P / A; emperor, as founder, plowing right. Unpublished (?). Nice very fine.
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Parion (AD 244-249) AE 22 - Otacilia Severa109 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE22 (4.79g). OTAC SEVERA AVG, draped bust right / C G I H P, Capricorn right, cornucopia over shoulder. Ex Vogl coll.; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (3/1987). VF.
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Parion (AD 247-249) AE 23 - Philip II100 viewsPhilip II, 247-249 AD. AE23 (4.39g, 7h). PHIL[...], laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / C G I H PA R, she-wolf right, head left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus below. Fine, brown surfaces, some roughness. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 20 - Cornelia Supera269 viewsCornelia Supera, Augusta, 253 AD. AE20 (4.12g). Draped bust right / Asklepios seated right, examining the leg of a bull standing left before him. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 21 - Aemilian540 viewsAemilian, 253 AD. AE21 (5.12g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G H I P, capricorn swimming right, cornucopiae on back; star between forelegs. VF, brown surfaces. Drewry Coll.; Ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XX (3/1992), lot 429.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 21 - Aemilian298 viewsAemilian, 253 AD. AE21 (4.61g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eros standing left; term before. VF, green patina, a little rough. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 21 - Aemilian434 viewsAemilian, 253 AD. AE21 (4.58g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Triumphal arch consisting of large central bay with attic, flanked by two secondary bays; central bay surmounted by triumphal quadriga; each secondary bay surmounted by figure set on low basis. VF, green and brown patina, light overall roughness, struck on slightly irregular flan. Extremely rare. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 21 - Cornelia Supera372 viewsCornelia Supera, Augusta, 253 AD. AE21 (4.46g, 6h). G • CORN • SVPERA AVG •, draped bust right, wearing stephane / C G I H PAR, Genius standing facing, head left, holding phiale in extended right hand and cradling cornucopia in left arm; to left, lighted altar at feet. VF, black green patina with lighter green overtones. Extremely rare.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 21 - Cornelia Supera121 viewsCornelia Supera, Augusta, 253 AD. AE21 (5.00g). G CORN SVPERA AVG, draped bust right, wearing stephane / C G I H PAR, winged female figure (Eros?) standing left, head right, pointing to left; herm to lower left. Extremely rare. VF.
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Parion (AD 253) AE 22 - Cornelia Supera532 viewsCornelia Supera, Augusta, 253 AD. AE22 (6.22g, 7h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling the twins. Ex Lanz 102 (5/2001), lot 944. VF, brown patina, minor smoothing. Extremely rare; only the second known example.
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Parion (AD 253-260) AE 21 - Valerian I180 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE21 (4.17g, 6h). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right, holding globe; cornucopia above. Dark patina, VF.
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Parion (AD 253-260) AE 21 - Valerian I89 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.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 20170 viewsTime of Valerian-Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE20 (4.6g). IOOC CH, head of the founder Parius right / OLC[…]HP HBG, Marsyas standing left, raising hand and holding wine skin over shoulder. Rare. VF.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 21239 viewsTime of Valerian-Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (4.73g, 6h). Head of the founder Parius right / Asklepios seated right, examining the leg of a bull standing left before him. VF, dark green patina, earthen deposits. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 21 - Gallienus314 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (5.39g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right. VF, reddish-brown patina, some deposits on the reverse. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 21 - Gallienus218 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (3.95g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Marsyas standing left, raising hand and holding wine skin over shoulder. VF, brown and green patina. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 22140 viewsTime of Valerian to Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE22 (4.46g, 6h). Head of Parius left / She-wolf right, suckling Twins; behind, eagle sitting right in tree. Near VF, rough earthen green patina. Rare. Group CEM.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 22 - Gallienus314 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE22 (5.77g, 8h). C GALLIENVS; cuirassed and laureate bust right / C.G.I.H.P; Capricorn r., cornucopia on the back, holding globe with its two forelegs. Very fine.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 23 - Gallienus68 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE23 (6.00g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G I H P, Capricorn right, with globe between hooves and cornucopia over shoulder. VF.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus93 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (8.44g). IMP C GALLIENVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / G H I P, Gallienus standing right, spearing boar to right; tree to outer right. Extremely rare. Smoothed.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus79 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (6.68g). G GALLIENVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C G H P I, triumphal arch with three arches, surmounted by elephant standing right between crowning Nikes. gVF.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 26 - Gallienus379 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE26 (7.95g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Triumphal arch surmounted by quadriga of elephants between Victories. VF, thick pale green patina, rough. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 26 - Gallienus228 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE26 (10.85g). IMP LIC PSI[...], laureate head right / H - P, frontal quadriga of Helios on stairway basis. On either side a column with one figure with staff, in the background a brick wall. Pleasing olive green patina, EF.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus356 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (10.31g, 12h). ILLP LICINN CR, laureate and draped bust right / C G I H PA, Aeneas, in military outfit, standing facing, head left, holding with his right hand Ascanius, who is standing at left, and cradling in his left arm Anchises, who has his right arm around Aeneas’ neck and holds the Penates in his left hand. Good VF, green and red-brown patina. Extremely rare. Ex Cain Coll.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus363 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (8.05g). Laureate head right / She-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Scarce. EF, exceptional for this type.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus235 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (10.65g). ΙΛΛΗΙ CCAIIЄN, laureate and cuirassed bust right / F-Λ, in exergue CCIH, triumphal arch surmounted by quadriga of elephants (?). Dark green patina. VF.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus169 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (10.33g, 12h). IΛΛR IICI NN CK, laureate bust right / C C/I H [P A], Gallienus, holding spear, on horse galloping right. EF, glossy green and brown patina. Very rare.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 28333 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 (11.60g). [IMP LICIN] - [GALL]EIN, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / CG - IH - P (P reversed), male figure, nude to hips, wearing short hip clothes and boots, holding spear horizontal in both hands, advancing right against boar, leaping left; branch above. F/about VF, olive-green patina. Hoeft coll.

The rev. seems to show Androklos killing the Ephesian boar. CGIHP means Colonia Gemella Iulia Hadriana Pariana.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 28 - Gallienus356 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 (9.60g). Cuirassed and laureate bust R / City-gate with three entrances with elephant-quadriga on top. Flan-flaws on reverse, green patina, very fine.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 28 - Gallienus384 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 (9.91g, 7h). IΛΛR LICINN C K; cuirassed and laureate bust right / C Є PA[…], emperor, as founder, plowing right; vexillum behind bull. Unpublished. Good very fine.
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 30 - Gallienus1616 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE30 (11.41g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, with spear and shield / Statue on pedestal placed on two larger bases; round pedestal, entwined by serpents; column, on which Nike stands, on each side; wall behind statue and columns; CGIHP in exergue. Very fine.
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Parion (AD 254-268) AE 20 - Salonina194 viewsSalonina, Augusta, 254-268 AD. AE20 (4.43g). CVP NE CALONINA AVG, diademed head right / C G I H PA, Genius Populi Romani standing, holding patera and cornucopiae, burning altar to left. gVF.
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Parion (AD 254-268) AE 23 - Salonina106 viewsSalonina, Augusta, 254-268 AD. AE23 (4.97g). SALONINA, draped bust right / C G I H, Genius standing left, holding cornucopiae and phalera; to left, altar. Very rare. VF.

An interesting issue with the obverse giving the empress' cognomen only.
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Parion (AD 255-258) AE 20 - Valerian II266 viewsValerian II, 255-258 AD. AE20 (3.55g). Laureate and draped bust right / Genius Populi Romani standing, holding patera and cornucopiae. Rough, VF/F.
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Parion (AD 256-258) AE 21 - Valerian II83 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.
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Parion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 14 - Augustus323 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE14 - Quadrans (2.45g, 1h). Bare head right / Capricorn right. VF, dark-green patina. Ex Patrick Villemur Collection. Ex Jacquier FPL 20 (1997), no. 313; Cahn 60 (7/1928), lot 1401.
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Parion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 25 - Augustus352 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE25 (9.07g, 1h). Bare head right / Capricorn right, head left, bearing cornucopia on its back. VF, green patina with earthen overtones. Ex Gorny & Mosch 104 (10/2000), lot 674.
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Parion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 29 – Augustus & Agrippa436 viewsAugustus, with Agrippa, 27 BC-14 AD. AE29 - Dupondius (12.77g, 12h), struck before 12 BC. IMP CAESAR DIVI F C G I P, bare head of Augustus right / M AGRIPPA, bare head of Agrippa right. Rare. Green patina. About extremely fine.
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Parion (BC 45) AE 15308 viewsTime of Julius Caesar, ca 45 BC. AE15 (2.77g, 12h). C. Matuinus and T. Anicius, aediles. C G I P, female head right, wearing stephane / D D, Praefericulum. VF.
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Parion (BC 45) AE 18196 viewsTime of Julius Caesar, ca 45 BC. AE17.5 (6.28g, 12h). C. Matuinus and T. Ancius, aediles. Female head right, wearing stephane / Praefericulum. VF, attractive green and red patina. Rare. Philips coll.
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Parion (BC 45) AE 32157 viewsTime of Julius Caesar, ca 45 BC. AE32 (17.16g, 3h). Q. Vin(...), Q. Poblici(us), and P. Muci(us), quattuorviri iure dicundo decurionum decreto. G I P P[...] EX • D • D •, female head right, wearing wreath or stephane; II to right / Q VIN Q • POBLICI • P • M VCI • IIII • VIR • I • D •, pontiff driving yoke of oxen right, plowing pomerium. Near VF, black-green patina with earthen encrustation, small flan crack, light scratch under patina on reverse. Apparently unique.
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Parion (BC 100-0) AE 20125 views1st century BC. AE20 (5.56g). Altar / ΠΑ / PI within wreath. Overstruck on uncertain issue. VF.
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Parion (BC 100-0) AE 22407 viewsca 1st cent BC. AE22 (4.71g). Square burning altar (altar of Parion?), one corner lifted; bukranion on front plate, thyrsos below / ΠΑΡΙ in olive wreath. Oversruck on? (rev. head of Demeter left). Dark green patina, gVF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Parion (BC 165-143) Tetradrachm497 viewsca 165-143 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.95 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right / AΠOΛΩNOΣ AKTAIOΥ ΠAΡIANΩN, Apollo, laureate and draped to the waist, holding laurel branch in his right hand and resting his left on bow propped on the ground behind; on the left, ΔI above flaming altar; on the far left, monogram of TEY. Extremely rare, the only known example from this reverse die. gVF. PGB coll., acquired in 1970s.
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Parion (BC 165-160) Tetradrachm918 viewsca 165-160 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.61g, 40mm). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΩΣ - ΑΚΤΑΙΟΥ, Apollo Actaeus standing left, holding laurel branch in right hand and resting left on grounded bow; ΔΙ ligate over altar to left, monogram to right, ΠΑΡΙΑΝΩΝ in exergue. Very broad flan, aEF. Extremely rare, only few specimens known.

The only Parion Hellenistic tetradrachms known, until recently, was the extremely rare issue showing veiled head of Demeter on obv. and Apollo Actaeus on rev. holding a phiale above a lighted alter, his left hand resting on a lyre placed on the omphalos, SNG Lewis 829, SNG France 1401 (both broken); L. Robert, Monnaies antiques en Troade, Paris, 1966, p. 43, f. This new and until very recently unrecorded issue was published by A.R. Meadows, NC 1998, pp 42-46. He compares both issues to the coinage of Alexandria Troas and determined that the tetradrachm Apollo/Apollo should be dated at around 165-143 and the tetradrachm Demeter / Apollo at a later date.
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Parion (BC 200-0) AE389 viewsca 2nd-1st cent BC. AE (10.72g). Gorgoneion facing / Bull standing left, ΠΑΡΙ above, uncertain symbol below. Red-brown patina, VF. Rare.
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Parion (BC 200-0) AE 14386 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE14 (3.50g). Facing head of Medusa / Owls standing facing on palm. VF, green patina. Rare. David Herman Coll.
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Parion (BC 200-0) AE 17340 viewsca 2nd-1st cent. BC. AE17 (4.54g). Facing head of gorgon (Medusa?) / Bull standing R before garlanded altar. Nice VF, dark green patina.
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Parion (BC 200-0) AE 18402 viewsca 2nd-1st cent BC. AE18 (4.76g). Veiled bust of Demeter R, within dotted circle / Π-Α/Ρ-Ι, ear of barley between two pomegranates on stalks.
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Parion (BC 200-0) AE 20580 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE20 (8.56g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bull butting left, ΠΑΡΙ above, monogram and caduceus below. EF, dark brown patina, a few small spots of roughness.
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