Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Pergamon (BC 55-53) Cistophoric Tetradrachm784 viewsC. Pulcher, Proconsul, 55-53 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.43g, 12h). Menodoros, magistrate. Cista mystica within ivy wreath / C. PVLCHER PRO. COS, bow case between two serpents; monogram to left, thyrsos to right, ΜΗΝΟΔΩΡΟC below. Near EF, toned, minor porosity.
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Pergamon (BC 57-55) Cistophoric Tetradrachm860 viewsC. Septimius T.f., Proconsul, 57-55 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.09g, 12h). Poseidonios, magistrate. Cista mystica within ivy wreath / C. SEPTVMI. T. F. PRO. COS, bow case between two serpents; monogram to left, thyrsos to right, ΠΟCΕΙΔωΝΙΟC below. EF, obverse a little off-center. Rare.
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Pergamon (BC 57-56) Cistophoric Tetradrachm893 viewsC. Fabius M.f. Hadrianus, Proconsul, 57-56 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.41g, 12h). Demeas, magistrate. Cista mystica within ivy wreath / C. FABI. M. F. PRO. COS, bow case between two serpents; monogram to left, thyrsos to right, ΔΗΜΕΑC below. Good VF, attractively toned, choice flan. Rare.
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Pergamon (BC 130) AE 15539 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE15 (2.90g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios left / Snake coiled around staff, Γ to right. Green patina, VF. Scarce.
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Pergamon (BC 131) AE 16554 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (3.14g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios left / Snake coiled around staff, B to left. Good style, EF. Scarce.
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Pergamon (BC 132) AE 15475 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (2.54g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios left / Snake coiled around staff, A to left. Brown patina, VF/F Scarce.
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Pergamon (BC 133) AE 16626 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (3.39g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios right / Snake coiled around staff. Good style, EF. Scarce.
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Pergamon (BC 133-27) AE 15277 viewsca 133-27 BC. AE15 (3.93g). ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΑΔΟΥ, draped bust of Hygeia right / ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ, snake coiled around omphalos. VF. Rare.
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Pergamon (BC 133-27) AE 16300 viewsca 133-27 BC. AE16 (4.23g, 12h). Laureate head of Asklepios (or Apollo?) right / ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ, tripod. Near EF, dark green patina.
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Pergamon (BC 133-27) AE 19737 viewsca 133-27 BC. AE19 (4.13g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, owl standing facing on palm frond. Good VF, dark green patina.
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Pergamon (BC 133-27) AE 22355 viewsca 133-27 BC. AE22 (8.76g, 12h). Laureate head of Askelpios right, ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ below / ΠΕΡΓΑ-ΜΗΝΩΝ above and below eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head turned right; Γ-Α in fields. VF, dark brown, almost black, patina with earthen highlights. Mueller Coll.
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Pergamon (BC 166-67) Cistophoric Tetradrachm736 viewsca 166-67 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.61g). Cista mystica with half-open lid, from which serpent emerges; around, wreath composed of ivy and berries / Decorated gorytos (bowcase) between two serpents, their tails tied up; on left, city monogram ΠEP, above, AΠ, prytanic monogram ΠPΥ and star, right, serpent-entwined thyrsus. GVF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 151080 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE15 (4.19g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios right / ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ, snake coiled around staff. Dark green patina, EF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 17646 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE15 (4.25g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios right / ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ, snake coiled around staff. Brown-green patina, EF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 19630 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE19 (7.59g). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of arms. Good style, dark green patina, aEF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 19624 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE19 (6.70g). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of arms. Dark green patina with some encrustation, aEF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 19737 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE19 (6.40g). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of arms. Good style, dark green patina, aEF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 20800 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE20 (8.91g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios right / ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ, snake coiled around omphalos. Green patina, VF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 20846 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE20 (6.76g). Laureate head of bearded Asklepios / ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ, snake coiled around omphalos. Dark brown patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 21778 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE21 (4.84g). Head of Athena right, wearing three-crested Corinthian helmet with cheek-pieces lifted up / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of arms, monogram to left. Good style, dark olive-green patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 21824 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE21 (8.55g). Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet, ΧΟΡΕΙΟΥ below / Nike in long chiton walking right, holding palm branch with one hand, crowing ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ with wreath in other hand. Dark olive-green patina, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 21691 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE21 (5.50g, 12h). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of arms, EΦ to lower right.
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Pergamon (BC 200-133) AE 23570 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE23 (9.31g). Bust of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet / Asklepios in himation standing facing, snake-staff in right hand; ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ to right. Dark olive-green patina, VF.
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Pergamon (BC 200-30) AE 14387 views2nd-1st century BC. AE14 (2.02g). Head of Athena in Attic helmet right / Owl standing facing on ground line, wings closed; all within olive wreath. Very fine.
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Pergamon (BC 200-30) AE 16314 views2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (2.98g). Draped bust of Athena wearing Korinthian helmet right / Owl standing facing on monogram, wings closed; all within olive wreath. Very fine.
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Pergamon (BC 200-30) AE 19474 views200-133 BC. AE19 (3.73g). Head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet / AΘHNAΣ NIKHΦOPOY, owl with closed wings standing facing on thunderbolt. Corrosion, gVF.1 comments
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Pergamon (BC 200-30) Diobol518 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AR Diobol (13mm, 1.50g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena right / Eagle, with wings spread, standing facing on palm; AΘhNA[Σ] / NI-ΠE / NIKHΦOPOY. VF, porous. Extremely rare with this reverse legend.
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Pergamon (BC 300-250) AE 11564 viewsca 300-250 BC. AE11 (0.92g). Head of young Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Helmeted head of Athena right [ΠΕΡΓΑ below]. Dark green patina, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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Pergamon (BC 300-250) AE 17488 viewsca 300-250 BC. AE17 (3.82g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Head of bull right, A to left, ΠΕΡΓΑ below. Dark green patina, VF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Pergamon (BC 310-282) AE555 views4th-3rd century BC. AE (3.92g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Head of bull left, ΠΕΡΓΑ below, owl to right. Dark green patina, VF.
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Pergamon (BC 310-282) AE 16243 viewsca 310-282 BC. AE16 (3.48g, 12h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Confronted bull’s head; torch above, ΠΕΡΓ below. Near VF, dark green patina.
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Pergamon (BC 310-282) AE 17422 viewsca 300 BC. AE17. Helmeted head of Athena right / Confronted bull’s heads, winged thunderbolt above, ΠΕΡΓA below. Beautiful green patina.
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Pergamon (BC 310-282) Diobol973 viewsca 310-284 BC. AR Diobol (1.39g, 11mm). Head of young Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Palladion facing, ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗ to left. Toned, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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Pergamon (BC 310-282) Diobol694 viewsca 310-250 BC. AR Diobol (1.36g, 11h). Head of young Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Palladion facing, [ΠΕ]ΡΓΑΜ to left. Toned, VF.
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Pergamon (BC 310-282) Diobol537 viewsca 310-282 BC. AR Diobol (12mm, 1.36g, 12h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / ΠΕΡΓΑ, Athena Promachos standing facing; thunderbolt to right. Good VF, toned. Nice flan.
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Pergamon (BC 335-330) Stater689 viewsMid-late 330s BC. AV Stater (8.60g, 17mm, 1h). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Archaistic Palladion: statue of Pallas Athena standing facing, holding spear aloft in right hand, preparing to strike, on left arm, a shield adorned with a four-point star and fillet hanging below; to lower left, a crested Corinthian helmet right; all within concave circular incuse. Superb EF, fully lustrous.
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Pergamon (BC 350-310) AE 9261 viewsca 350 BC. AE9 (0.83g, 3h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Confronted bull’s heads; grain ear between, ΠΕΡΓA below. VF, dark green patina.
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Pergamon (BC 350-310) AE 9209 viewsca 300 BC. AE9 (0.90g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΠΕΡΓ, boar´s head right, uncertain symbol above. gVF.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Obol 965 viewsEurysthenes, Dynast of Pergamon ca 400 BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.65g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bearded head of Eurysthenes right, wearing Persian tiara, ΠΕΡΓ to left, within incuse square.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Obol299 viewsca 420 BC. AR Obol (0.55g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Calf's head right, eye to left, ΠΕΡΓ to right, all within incuse square. Ex Hirsch 234 (2004) lot 287.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Obol223 viewsGongylos, after 420 BC. AR Obol (0.55g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Calf's head right, ΠΕΡΓ to right, within incuse square. Toned, aEF. Rare.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Obol278 viewsca 420 BC. AR Obol (0.49g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Calf's head right, ΠΕΡΓ to left, within incuse square. gVF. Very rare.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Triobol1523 views5th century BC. AR Diobol (1.53g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bearded head of satrap right, wearing Persian tiara, ΠΕΡΓ to left, within incuse square. EF, but flan chipped on edge from 4:00 to 6:00. Very rare.

The satrapal portrait cannot be positively identified, but stylistically it should be placed under either Eurysthenes or Gongylos, both administrators of the mid-late 5th century BC.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Triobol797 views5th century BC. AR Diobol (1.65g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bearded head of satrap right, wearing Persian tiara, ΠΕΡΓA to left, eye to right, within incuse square. Good style, EF/gVF. Very rare.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Triobol969 viewsca 450 BC. AR Diobol (11mm, 1.43g, 9h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bearded head of satrap right within incuse square. Near VF, toned, granular surfaces.
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Pergamon (BC 450-400) Triobol896 viewsafter 420 BC. AR Diobol (1.72g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bearded head of satrap right, wearing Persian kyrbasia, ΠΕΡΓA to left, within incuse square. VF. Very rare.1 comments
   
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