Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Attalea (AD 100-276) AE 14121 views2nd-3rd century AD. AE14 (1.90g). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin / ATTAΛΕATΩ, lion standing right. VF.
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Attalea (AD 120-150) AE 2298 viewsImperial Times, 120-150 AD. AE22 (5.49g). BOPЄITHNH, draped bust of Artemis Boreitene left, bow in front, quiver on her back / ATTAΛЄATΩN, river god reclining left, holding reed and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.1 comments
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Attaleia (AD 100-200) AE 14335 views2nd century AD. AE14 (1.58g, 12h). Bust of helmeted Athena with aegis right / ΑΤΤΑ-ΛΕΑΤΩΝ, Telesphoros standing facing.
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Attaleia (AD 100-200) AE 18 - quasi-autonomous293 viewsQuasi-autonomous, time of the Antonines, 2nd century AD. AE18 (2.82g). Wreathed youthful head of Dionysos right / ATTAΛ-E-ATΩN, nude Pan advancing left, wearing boots, holding bunch of grapes in extended right hand and lagobolon in left hand. VF/about VF, black-brown patina.
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Attaleia (AD 100-300) AE 19449 viewsca 2nd-3rd century AD. AE19 (3.28g). Bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and aegis, holding spear / Tyche standing right, holding rudder and cornucopiae. VF, dark green patina.
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Attaleia (AD 139-161) AE 18 - Marcus Aurelius23 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE18 (4.60g). ΑVΡΗΛΟС ΚΑΙ, bare head right / ΑΤΤΑΛЄΩΝ, helmeted and draped bust of Athena left. Rare. VF.
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Attaleia (AD 161-169) AE 31 - Lucius Verus143 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE31 (15.51g, 6h). Artemidorus and Menoph(...), strategi. KΛ[I]CΛP ΛOY AY PH OYHP[OC], bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTPΛ APTЄMI ΔΩPO – M(HN ligate)OΦ, AT/TA/ΛЄ/A/T/Ω/N down inner left field, Hercules standing facing. Unpublished. VF, black-green patina with earthen encrustation. Attractive, well centered strike. Apparently unique for this emperor from this city. From Group CEM.
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Attaleia (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus301 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (6.01g). AV KO MOΔOC, laureate and draped bust right / ATTAΛЄ/ ATΩN in ex, River-god reclining left, holding branch and reed, elbow resting on overturned amphora. Unpublished. Good VF, black surfaces with minor deposits, light porosity and a few scratches.
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Attaleia (AD 193-211) AE 17 - Septimius Severus254 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE17 (3.68g). AV K Λ CЄΠ CЄOVHPOC Π, laureate head right / ATTAΛ-ЄATΩN, Asklepios with serpent staff standing right, head left. Very fine.
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Attaleia (AD 193-211) AE 23 - Julia Domna15 viewsJulia Domna, 193-211 AD. AE23 (6.65g). ΙΟΥΛΙΑ CΕΒΑCΤΗ, draped bust right / ATTAΛEATΩΝ, river god Lycos reclining left, holding reed and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.
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Attaleia (AD 193-217) AE 30 - Julia Domna325 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE30 (13.71 g, 6h). Aur. Glaucon Secundus, strategus. IOVΛIΛ • CЄBΛCTH, draped bust right / ЄΠI CTP Λ [ΓΛΛ]V[KΩ]NOC CЄKOVNΔOV ΛTT[ΛΛ]ЄΛTΩN, The “Farnese” Hercules standing left, resting hand on hip and holding club set on rock; lion skin beside club. Near EF, dark green and brown patina. Unique for this empress from this city.
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Attaleia (AD 198) AE 17519 viewsCaracalla and Geta, ca 198 AD. AE17 (2.81g). Confronted bare headed busts of Caracalla and Geta / Roman she-wolf with twins. Apparently unpublished. Good VF, brown patina. From the Marc Melcher Collection. Ex CNG 54 (6/2000), lot 1109.

The youthful busts, lack of titulature, and Imperial reverse theme suggest this coin was struck very shortly after the elevations of Caracalla and Geta to Augustus and Caesar respectively in January, 198 AD.
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Attaleia (AD 202-205) AE 33 - Plautilla177 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE33 (19.82g). Magistrate Menekrates. Draped and diademed bust right, in field countermark, eagle / temple seen in perspective within Serapis seated with kalathos and scepter. Unpublished. Brown patina. gF.
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Attaleia (AD 218-222) AE 21 - Elagabalus20 viewsElagabalus, 198-217 AD. AE21 (4.20g). ANTΩ NЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ATTA ΛЄATΩN, Rider god with double axe on horseback right. Rare. gVF/VF.
   
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