Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Pitane (AD 54-68) AE 19432 viewsTime of Nero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.30g) G. Furius magistrate. ΘЄΑΝ ΡΩ-ΜΗΝ, draped bust with turreted headdress / ЄΠΙ ΦΟΥΡΙΟΥ ΠΙ[ΤΑΝΑΙΩΝ], bearded head of Zeus Ammon, before Pentagram. Unpublished. Dark green patina, VF.

RPC I, 407 published two known Pitane types of G. Furius, bearing the portaits of Nero and Agrippina both have one cited example (RPC 2394 and 2395).
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Pitane (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Nero280 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.72g). Eisidoros, magistrate. Struck ca 54-59 AD. Bare head right / Head of Zeus-Ammon facing slightly left. Near VF, green and brown patina, obverse cleaning scratches, rough. Rare. Wagner Coll.
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Pitane (AD 81-96) AE 18 - Domitian320 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (3.08g). KA CЄBACTOC ΔOMITIANO, laureate head right / ΠITANAIΩN, Nike left with palm branch. Very fine.
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Pitane (AD 98-138) AE 15144 viewsTime of Trajan and Hadrian, 98-138 AD. AE15 (1.85g). Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Athena right / ΠITA-NAIΩN, Telesphorus standing facing. VF, dark brown patina. Drewry coll.
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Pitane (AD 98-138) AE 17184 viewsca 1st century AD. AE17 (2.09g, 17mm). ΘΕΑ ΡωΜΗ, turreted head of Rome right / ΠΙΤΑΝΑΙωΝ, shield ornamented with Pentagram. Rare. aVF.
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Pitane (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla97 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE32 (20.82g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right with aegis / Asklepios standing facing Tyche or Hygieia to the right. Black patina, F. Franke coll.
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Pitane (BC 27-AD 14) AE 20 – Augustus & Scipio432 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (4.59g, 12h). P. Cornelius Scipio, proconsul, struck ca 8/7 BC (?). [CEBAC]TON ΠITANAIOI, laureate head of Augustus right / Π CKIΠIωNA, bare head of Scipio right; to right, head of Zeus-Ammon facing slightly left above pentagram. VF, brown patina. Rare. Ex Villemur Coll.
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Pitane (BC 300-250) AE 10151 views4th-3rd century BC. AE10 (2.21g, 12h). Head of Zeus-Ammon facing slightly left / Coiled serpent right; pentagram to right. Near VF, green patina.
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Pitane (BC 300-250) AE 14175 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE14 (3.41g, 11h). Head of Zeus-Ammon facing slightly right / Coiled serpent right; pentagram to right. Near VF, brown surfaces.
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Pitane (BC 330-280) AE 9108 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE9 (0.65g). Female head right / ΠΙ within circle. VF.
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Pitane (BC 330-280) AE 13214 viewsca 300 BC. AE13 (0.70g, 12-13mm). Head of nymph right / ΠΙ in circle line. Extremely rare. aEF.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 9246 views4th-3rd century BC. AE9 (0.78g). Head of Zeus Ammon right / [Π]-I-Σ-O-Σ, pentagram with pellet in center. VF, dark green patina. Rare with this reverse legend. Alighieri Coll.

The vast majority of Pitane’s coinage of the “Zeus Ammon / pentagram” type features an ethnic on the reverse. This rare specimen probably carries the name of a magistrate.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 9191 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE9 (2.0g). Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram, leaf in center, ΠΙΤΑ around. aEF.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 10146 viewsca 4th century BC. AE10 (0.67g). Head of Zeus Ammon right / Π-I-Σ-O-Σ, pentagram. Rare. gVF.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 11335 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE11 (1.58g). Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram, pellet in center, ΠΙΤΑ surrounding. VF, dark green patina.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 11357 viewsafter 350 BC. AE11 (1.11g). Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram, pellet in center, Π-Ι-Τ-Α-N surrounding. Black patina, EF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 11224 views4th century BC. AE11 (1.37g, 3h). Head of Zeus Ammon right / Π-I, pentagram with pellet in center.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 11224 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. Æ11 (1.20g). Head of Zeus-Ammon right / Pentagram; ΠΙ in field. VF, black patina, areas of minor roughness.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 16494 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE16 (3.66g) Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram, pellet in center, ΠΙΤΑΝ. VF, brown patina. Rare. From the David Freedman Collection.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 17512 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE 17 (4.91g). Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram, pellet in center, ΠΙΤΑΝ. EF/VF. Rare.
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 17258 views4th century BC. AE17 (3.20g). Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram. Very fine.
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Pitane (BC 400-350) Hemiobol631 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (7mm, 0.43g). Head of Zeus-Ammon right / ΠΙΤΑΝA, pentagram within shallow incuse square. VF, a little porous. Extremely rare, perhaps the second known.

Head cites a specimen in the BM, but that piece remains unpublished - it does not appear in the BMC volume on Mysia (1892), and was not in any of the published acquisitions before Head wrote Historia Nummorum in 1911.
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Pitane (BC 400-350) Hemiobol551 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (7mm, 0.39g, 5h). Head of Zeus-Ammon right / Pentagram within shallow incuse square. VF, toned, minor porosity. Extremely rare.
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Pitane (BC 400-350) Hemiobol222 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.41g). Laureate head of Zeus right / ΠΙΤΑΝA, pentagram within shallow incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Pitane (BC 400-350) Obol440 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.58g). Female head right with hair piled high / ΠΙΤΑΝA around ram's head right, all within shallow incuse square. Unpublished?
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Pitane (BC 400-350) Obol196 views400-350 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.49g). Female head right / ΠΙΤΑΝA, head of ram right within incuse square. aVF. Very rare.
   
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