Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Blaundos (AD 50-54) AE 16 - Nero336 viewsNero. As Caesar, AD 50-54. AE16 (5.69g, 7h). Ti. Klau. Kalligenes, magistrate. Struck circa AD 55. Draped bust right / Apollo standing right, holding plectrum and lyre. VF, brown patina with earthen encrustation, a few scratches. Wagner Coll.
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Blaundos (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero101 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (3.8g). Ti. Klau. Kalligenes, magistrate. Struck circa 55 AD. NEPΩN KAIΣAP, bare-headed and draped bust right / KAΛΛIΓENHΣ BΛAYNΔEΩN, four grain ears, tied together. VF.
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Blaundos (AD 69-79) AE 16 - Domitian58 viewsDomitian, as Caesar under Vespasian, 69-79 AD. AE16 (2.54g, 12h). Ti. Klau. Phoinix Italicus, procos. ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP, cuirassed bust right, bare head / BΛAOYNΔEΩN TI KΛAY ΦOINI, eagle standing left, head left. nVF, scarce. Tricarico coll.
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Blaundos (AD 69-79) AE 23 - Vespasian67 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE23 (9.23g, 6h). Ti. Klau. Phoinix Italicus, procos. OYECΠACIANOC KAICAP CEBACTOC, laureate head right / TI KΛAYΔIOC ΦOINIΞ EПI ITAΛIKOY BΛAOYNΔEΩN MAKEΔONΩN, Dyonisus standing front, leaning on column and holding up thyrsus. nVF, scarce. Tricarico coll.
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Blaundos (AD 100-270) AE 19167 viewsImperial Times. 2nd-3rd century AD. AE19 (4.0g). Head of Zeus right / BΛAV N ΔЄΩN, Demeter standing left, in right hand corn ears, scepter in left. VF.
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Blaundos (AD 138-192) AE 1871 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE18 (3.53g). ΒΛΑVΝΔЄΩΝ, bare head of Hercules right / Apollo-Mên riding horse right, holding bipennis over shoulder. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Blaundos (AD 147-175) AE 20 - Faustina II139 viewsFaustina II, Augusta, 147-175 AD. AE20 (4.29g, 6h). Draped bust right, hair tied in bun / Demeter, veiled and draped, holding grain ears and long torch. Good VF, dark brown patina. From Group CEM. Ex Münzen & Medaillen FPL 457 (Jul 1983), no. 31.
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Blaundos (AD 161-180) AE 17289 viewsPseudo-autonomous issue, time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE17 (3.88g, 12h). Head of Herakles right / Eagle standing facing, head left, on two animal bones. Good VF, dark green patina.
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Blaundos (AD 161-180) AE 24185 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE24 (9.52g). Bust of Demos right / River-god Hippourios reclining left, cornucopia in left hand, reed in right. Green patina, gVF. Rare. Franke coll.
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Blaundos (AD 161-180) AE 29104 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE29 (13.8g). Claudius Valerianus, strategos. ΔЄMOC BΛAVNΔЄΩN, bare head of Demos right / CTP KΛ BAΛЄPIANOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Almost EF.
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Blaundos (AD 193-215) AE 22280 viewsSeveran Period, 193-215 AD. AE22 (5.73g). IЄPACVN – KΛHTO; young male bust of Senate right / BΛAVNΔЄΩN [MAKЄΔON]; Dionysos in himation standing left, holding kantharos and resting with left on thyrsos; panther to left. Very fine.
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Blaundos (AD 193-217) AE 21 - Julia Domna239 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE21 (4.66g, 1h). IOΛIA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / BΛ AVN ΔЄΩN, Demeter standing left, holding poppy with grain-ears and long torch. VF, dark grey-green patina, minor roughness. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Blaundos (AD 195-215) AE 23286 viewsunder Roman protection, autonomous, Severan era 195-215 AD. AE23 (7.01g). ΙEΡΑ CΥ-ΝΚΛΗΟC, Draped bust of young Senate right / ΒΛΑ-ΥΝ- ΔEΩΝ ΜΑ, naked Zeus standing frontal, head left, scepter in left hand, patera in right, burning altar in field to left. Some light smoothing, aVF. Righetti coll.
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Blaundos (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla144 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE32 (16.75g, 6h). Tiberius Claudius Alexandros, magistrate. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, with gorgoneion on breastplate and slight drapery on far shoulder / Hercules right, pinning Nemean Lion which he is about to strike with club. VF, brown patina. From Group CEM. Ex Münzen & Medaillen Basel 41 (18 Jun) lot 1970 (as Elagabalus).
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Blaundos (AD 200-270) AE 2493 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE24 (7.76g). Bust of Demos right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Dark green patina, gVF. Franke coll.
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Blaundos (AD 209-211) AE 41 - Caracalla & Geta415 viewsCaracalla and Geta, as Augusti, 209-211 AD. AE41 (38.52g). ΑΥ Κ ΜΑ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟΣ ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΠΟ ΣΕΠ ΓΕΤΑΣ, confronting bust of Caracalla and Geta both laureate, draped and cuirassed bust / ΕΠΙ ΤΙ ΚΛ[...] ΑΛΕΞΑΝ-ΔΡΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α ΤΟ Β / ΒΛΑΥΝΔΕΩΝ / ΜΑΚΕ, tetrastyle Ionian temple with cult statue of Apollon Kitharoidos decorated with shield on roof three vegetabile Akrotere. Dark brown patina, good very fine.
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Blaundos (AD 244-249) AE 25270 viewsca 244-249 AD, under Okratios. AE25 (9.50g). ΔΗ-ΜΟ-C ΒΛΑΥΝΔEΩΝ, laureate head of young Demos right / ΟΚΡΑΤΙΟΥ Α-Ρ / ΙΠΠΟΥΡΙ, River-god Hippourios in Himation, cornucopia in left hand, reed in right. Light pitting, VF. Rare with official name. Righetti coll.
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Blaundos (AD 250-255) AE 21264 viewsa 250-255 AD, under Papius. AE21 (3.28g). ΔΗ-ΜΟ-C ΒΛΑΥΝΔEΩΝ, laureate head of young Demos right / CΤΡ ΑΥ ΠΑΠΙΑ - EΠ / ΙΠΠΟΥΡΙΟC, River-god Hippourios in Himation, cornucopia in left hand, reed in right. Dark green patina with light porosity, VF. Righetti coll.
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Blaundos (AD 251-253) AE 32 – Volusian310 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE32 (16.63g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Horseman right, with double axe. Holed, with ancient suspension loop. Very Fine and rare.
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Blaundos (AD 251-253) AE 36 - Trebonianus Gallus443 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD, under Aur. Papius. AE36 (22.89g). Draped cuirassed bust right / EΠΙ ΑΡ Α ΑΥ ΠΑΠΙΟΥ / ΒΛΑΥΝΔEΩΝ, God in long Chiton and Chlamys riding right on stepping horse, holding double-axe in left hand; naked Hermes standing left, Chlamys in hand, Petasos on head, kerykeion (caduceus) in left hand, holding horse's reigns with right. Reddish-brown smoothed patina, VF. Rare. Righetti coll.; ex Prowe coll. and Egger Auc. 46 (Vienna, 1914), lot 1445.
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Blaundos (AD 251-253) AE 36 - Trebonianus Gallus247 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE36 (18.98g). A∙ K∙ Γ∙ O∙ TP ΓAΛΛOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΒΛΑΥΝ/ ΔEΩΝ, MAKЄ/ΔO, APX∙A∙AV∙Π/ AΠIOV, Herakles standing left, raising club overhead, left knee on the back of a lion he holds by its mane. VF, brown patina, holed. Rare and interesting.
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Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 14341 views2nd-1st century BC. AE14 (3.4g). Laureate head of Apollo right / MΛAVNΔΕ-ΩN, quiver and strung bow. gVF. Rare.
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Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 14312 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE14 (3.4g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing facing, head turned to right; MΛAYNΔΕΩN above, caduceus to left, corn-earn to right, AΠΟΛΛ below. VF.
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Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 1479 views2nd-1st century BC. AE14 (2.49g). Apoll..., magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo left / MΛΑΥΝ ΑΠΟΛΛ, crossed bow and palm branch behind quiver. VF.
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Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 18257 views2nd-1st century BC. AE18 (3.42g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Quiver and bow; two monograms to right. Near VF, black patina with some earthen highlights.
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Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 21426 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE21 (8.86g, 6h). Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing facing, head turned to right; MΛAYNΔΕΩN above, caduceus to left, AΠΟΛΛΟΝ-ΘΕΟΓΕΝ below. VF.
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Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 22464 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE22 (8.79g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Hermes in short Chiton and Chlamys standing left, wearing Petasos on head, holding kerykeion (caduceus) in left hand, money purse (?) in right hand; ΒΛΑΥΝΔΕωΝ to right; monogram to left, all within laurel wreath. Brown-green patina, VF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
 
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