Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Poimanenon (AD 14-37) AE 17 - Tiberius356 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE17 (3.87g, 7h). Laureate head right / Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding olive-branch and scepter. Near VF, black-green patina with traces of green and earthen encrustation. Unique. Ex Villemur Coll.
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Poimanenon (AD 98-117) AE 29 - Trajan90 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE29 (14.65g). AΥTOKΡATOΡI KAIΣAΡI ΣEBAΣTΩ TΡAIANΩ, laureate head right / EΠI EΓ Δ[...] ΠONTΩN [...] / ΠOIMA, Asklepios resting on serpent-staff. Dark green patina, VF.
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Poimanenon (AD 138-161) AE - Antoninus Pius331 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE (4.43g) AUT L AD[R]I AN[...]IN, head R / POIMANHNWN, standing Apollo with kithara in the left hand and plektron in the right. RRR! VF
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Poimanenon (AD 196-198) AE 24 - Caracalla332 viewsCaracalla, Caesar, 196-198 AD. AE24 (7.86g, 11h). Draped and cuirassed bust right / Eros standing facing, head right, holding bow and arrows and sacrificing over altar to right. VF, brown patina, minor roughness. Rare.
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Poimanenon (AD 196-198) AE 25 - Caracalla147 viewsCaracalla, as Caesar, 196-198 AD. AE25 (7.63g). P. Ail. Theagenovs, archon. Draped and cuirassed bust right / ARX Π AIΛ ΘЄAΓЄNOVC ΠOIM, Tyche seatred left with rudder and cornucopiae. Smoothing in fields, nice very fine.
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Poimanenon (AD 244-249) AE 26 - Otacilia Severa429 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE26 (11.38g, 9h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Artemis advancing right, drawing bow from quiver and holding bow; at feet, hound leaping right. VF, brown patinas. Extremely rare. Ex CNG 51 (9/1999), lot 870.

Artemis and her twin Apollo were the children of Zeus and Leto. A confirmed virgin, Artemis inhabited the woodland areas with her followers, hunting wild animals and scrupulously avoiding male company. She can be seen with her hunting-dog at her side, and the symbol most often associated with her is the stag, a possible association with the myth of Actaeon. At Ephesus the Artemesion, a huge temple complex whose initial construction dated back to the Bronze Age, and which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was her major cultic shrine.
   
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