Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Hypaepa (AD 161-192) AE 2015 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius to Commodus, 161-192 AD. AE20 (6.03g, 12h). Polemon, strategos. Draped and bearded bust of Demos right / ЄΠI / ΠOΛЄM / ΩNOC in three lines within wreath. Near VF, earthen brown patina. Very rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 50-59) AE 14 - Agrippina Jr.564 viewsAgrippina Jr., mother of Nero, Augusta, 50-59 AD. AE14 (2.33g). Draped bust of Agrippina right / Cult statue of Artemis. VF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare; only two specimens cited by RPC.
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Hypaipa (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero279 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (2.83g, 2h). Gaios Ioulios Hegesippos Grammateus, magistrate. Struck ca AD 66-68. Laureate head left / Hero standing left, holding double-ax. Very Fine. Lovely grey-green patina. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero45 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (2.93g, 1h). Laureate head left / Hero standing left, holding labrys (double-axe). VF, dark green patina. Rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero186 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE20 (6.65g). ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ, laureate head right / ΙΟΥΛ ΗΓΕΣΣΙΠ ΥΠΑΙΠΗ ΓΠ, Dionysos standing left with kantharos and thyrsos. Dark brown patina, VF.
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Hypaipa (AD 54-68) AE 22 - Nero105 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE22 (4.83 g, 12h). Gauis Julius Hegesippos, grammateus. Struck 66-68 AD. Laureate head right / Zeus Lydios standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter. Good VF, glossy green patina, adjustment marks. Group CEM.
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Hypaipa (AD 66-68) AE 24 - Nero317 viewsNero & Statilia Messalina. 66-68 AD. AE24 (6.49g). Confronted busts of Statilia Messalina and Nero / Cult statue of Artemis. Good Fine, light green patina. Rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 66-68) AE 25 - Nero & Statilia Messalina381 viewsNero & Statilia Messalina, 54-68 AD. AE25 (13.59g, 12h), struck 66-68 AD. G. Julius Hegesippos, magistrate. Diademed and draped bust of Statilia Messalina right and laureate head of Nero left, vis-a-vis / Veiled cult statue of Artemis Anaitis standing facing, extending both hands. Good VF, emerald green patina, minor smoothing in obverse fields, minor roughness on reverse. Second known example with this reverse legend variety.
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Hypaipa (AD 98-117) AE 31 - Trajan191 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE31 - 4 Assaria (16.73g). ca 98-102 AD. Magistrate Lukios. Laureate head right / Cult statue of Artemis Anaitis within tetrastyle temple. Hammered to be contorniate. Very rare. Dark green patina. EF. Ex Münzen und Medaillen AG 41 (Basel 1970), 418; Niggeler coll., Auct. Leu/Münzen und Medaillen AG (Basel 1966), 627; Signorelli coll., 91.
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Hypaipa (AD 100-200) AE 2136 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE21 (6.03g). Head of Zeus right / ΥΠΑΙ ΠΗ ΝΩΝ within wreath. Very rare. Dark green patina, About VF. Franke coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 117-138) AE 17348 viewsPseudo-autonomous issue, time of Hadrian, 117-138 AD. AE17 (2.77g, 6h). Athenodorus, magistrate. Laureate head of young Heracles right, lion skin tied at neck / Club and bow in bowcase. Good VF, green patina with earthen overtones, minor adjustment marks. Obverse struck with die of exceptionally fine style and better than the BM specimen. Extremely rare. Alighieri Collection.
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Hypaipa (AD 138-161) AE 28 - Antoninus Pius27 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE28 (14.39g, 6h). Julius Menandrus, magistrate. AV AΔPI ANTΩNЄINOC, bare head right / ЄΠI IOVΛ [...] VΠAIΠHNΩN, hexastyle temple, containing facing statue of Artemis Anaitis. Near VF, brown patina. Extremely rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 161-180) AE 34 - Marcus Aurelius299 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE34 (22.68g). Ap. Julianos, strategos. AY• K•M• AVA- ANTΩ[NЄINOC], laureate draped bust right seen from behind, counter mark (cult statue of Artemis) in front / ЄΠΙ •ΑΠ• ΙΟΥΛΙΑΝΟΥ [ΣΤΡΑΤΗΓΟΥ], cult statue of Artemis Anaïtis standing on Chariot behind Nike flying as Charioteer driving fast; in ex ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ.
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Hypaipa (AD 177-192) AE 18146 viewsTime of Commodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 (3.07g, 6h). Hermolaos, magistrate. Head of Herakles right / Asclepius standing facing, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Good VF, dark green patina with some earthen highlights.
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Hypaipa (AD 177-192) AE 35 - Commodus226 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE35 (20.49g). AV. KAI Λ AVP KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΠΟΛΛONIO Y V MENEK ETPAT/ in ex. VΠAIΠH/NΩN, city goddess (Tyche) standing right, facing seated Apollo who holds lyre in left hand and cult statuettes of Artemis Anaїtis in right. Rough, VF.
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Hypaipa (AD 177-192) AE 35 - Commodus47 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE35 (24.03g, 12h). Apollonius Menecratous, first strategos for the second time. Struck 178-180 AD. Laureate and cuirassed bust right; countermark: Artemis Anaïtis within oval incuse / Fortuna standing right, holding scepter, and Apollo seated left on base, resting hand upon lyre to right; statue of Artemis Anaïtis supported between them. Good Fine, green surfaces, applied earthen deposits.
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Hypaipa (AD 178-182) AE 23 - Crispina133 viewsCrispina, Augusta, 178-182 AD. AE23 (6.74g, 6h). KPICPINA - [CЄ]BA[CTH], draped bust of Crispina right / APO[ΛΛO]NIOVM [ ...Є ] KCTPATO[..]A; in field V-Π/A-I/Π-H/N-Ω/N sultus-staute of Artemis Anaitis to front. Very rare. Rv. worn die. Nice green patina. VF. Ex Lanz Auc. 138 (11/2007) lot 710.
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Hypaipa (AD 180-192) AE 17345 viewsTime of Commodus, 180-192 AD. AE17 (2.58g). Bearded head of Herakles right / Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff. Nice VF, green patina, minor roughness on obverse.
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Hypaipa (AD 180-192) AE 18264 viewsAutonomous, ca 180-192 AD. AE18 (3.66g). Head of Herakles right / ΥΠΑΙ-ΠΝΩΝ, Zeus standing left. VF, dark olive-green patina.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-211) AE 32 - Septimius Severus128 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE32 (20.37g). ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ CЄ CЄΟΥΗΡΟC Π, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CΤΡΑ Τ ΦΛ ΠΑΠΙΩΝΟC ΗΡ Α / ΥΠΑΙΠΗΝΩΝ, Kybele in biga drawn by lions left. Rare. Green patina, VF.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-211) AE 34 - Septimius Severus147 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE34 (27.15g). ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥ CЄ CЄΟ[...], laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CΤΡΑ Τ Φ ΛΛЄΥ(?) - ЄΡΑΚΟC / ΥΠΑΙΠΗ/ΝΩΝ, tetrastyle temple with cult statue of Artemis Anaitis. Rare. Brown patina, VF.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-211) AE 34 - Septimius Severus145 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE34 (20.20g, 6h), struck ca 195-198 AD. AV KAI Λ CЄΠ - CЄOVHPOC ΠЄP, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / YΠ - A - I - ΠHNΩN, emperor galloping right, spearing fallen eastern enemy. Green-brown patina. VF. Ex Gorny & Mosch Auc. 134 (2004), lot 1974, and Lanz 56 (1991), lot 556.

The issue is probably related to the military campaigns against the Parthians, conducted between 195-198 AD. After returning from the East, the emperor decided to permanently encamp the second of three Parthian legions near Rome in the Castra Albana (Albano Laziale).
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 22 - Julia Domna272 viewsJulia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, 193-217 AD. AE22 (6.90g). Draped bust right; countermark, Cultis statue of Artemis / Temple of four columns containing flaming altar or figure of Artemis.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 22 - Julia Domna48 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE22 (8.75g). Magistrate Papionos. Draped bust right; countermark, statue of Artemis / Cult statue of Artemis Anaitis within tetrastyle temple. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 23 – Julia Domna418 viewsJulia Domna, 193-217 AD. AE23 (4.94g). OYΛΙΑ CEBACTH, draped bust right / EΠΙCΓΡΠΑΠΙΩΝ OCYΠΑΙΠΩΝ, cultus statue of Artemis Anaitis to front.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 24 - Julia Domna9 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE24 (7.75g). Menander, strategos. IOVΛIA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ЄΠ MЄNANΔ VΠAIΠHNΩN, tetrastyle temple, containing facing statue of Artemis Anaïtis, with supports. VF. Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (sold 12/18/1996).
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 27 - Julia Domna344 viewsJulia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE27 (14.53g). Draped bust right / EΠI AYM-OV...MAIC, TP/C in left field, A in right field, VΠAIΠH/NΩN in exergue, hero standing left, holding torch(?0 in right hand, arrowhead in right field. ΠAI-ΠHNΩN, Zeus standing left. VF, dark brown patina, some minor scratches on the reverse. Unpublished?
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 32 - Julia Domna160 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE32 (14.00g, 6h). Apol(lodoros) and Atta(los), strategoi. Bareheaded and draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Good VF, hard, glossy, dark green patina.
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 33 - Julia Domna65 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE33 (16.30g). Strategos Loukios Dama. Draped bust right / ЄΠ AVP ΛOY KIOY ΔAMA CT, in field, PATH-ΓΩN, in exergue, YΠAIΠH/ NΩN, Helios, radiate, standing left, holding torch, globe and whip. Dark tone. VF.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-209) AE 16 - Geta5 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE16 (2.82g). Π CЄ ΓЄTAC KAI, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / VΠAIΠHNΩN, Asclepius standing facing, head left, leaning upon serpent-entwined staff. VF. Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (sold 4/27/95).
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Hypaipa (AD 198-209) AE 20 - Geta242 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE20 (4.87g). Cerinthus, magistrate. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Apollo (?) standing left, holding phiale and statue of Artemis Ephesia, lyre at feet right. VF, dark brown patina. This magistrate is known during the reign of Elagabalus, but not earlier. Wagner Coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-209) AE 21 - Geta252 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE21 (7.72g). Cerinthus, magistrate. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and two grain ears in right hand, cornucopia in left. VF, dark brown patina. This magistrate is known during the reign of Elagabalus, but not earlier. Wagner Coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla283 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (12.21g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; c/m: cult statue of Artemis-Anaitis / Emperor standing left, sacrificing over altar, being crowned by Nike standing behind. VF, brown patina. From the Ian Roper Collection.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-217) AE 35 - Caracalla316 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE35 (22.19g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; c/m: Artemis Anaitis / Temple of Artemis Anaitis, lighted altar within. VF, green-brown patina. Rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-217) AE 35 - Caracalla214 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE35 (21.97g, 6h). Lucius and Damas, strategoi. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen form behind / Facing cult statue of Artemis Anaïtis. Good VF, warm olive-brown patina. Bold portrait. Extremely rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-217) AE 35 – Caracalla112 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE35 (22.85g, 5h). Menander, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: Artemis Anaïtis standing in incuse oval / Septimius standing left, presenting cult statue of Artemis Anaïtis to Tyche standing right, holding scepter. Near VF, green and brown patina, some light deposits. Ex Frederick Coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 198-217) AE 37 - Caracalla935 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE37 - Medallion (23.88g, 6h). Damas and Lucius, magistrates. AVT M AVP CE ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / EPI AVR DAMA KAI LOUKIOU CTPA VPAIPHN WN, nude Helios, radiate, standing left, holding torch illuminating cult statue of Artemis Anaitis to left. Near EF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare. Drewry Coll.; ex Triton II (12/1998), lot 631; Sternberg XIV (5/1984), lot 382.
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Hypaipa (AD 200-270) AE 166 views3rd century AD. AE16 (2.60g). VΠAIΠA, turreted and draped bust right / VΠAIΠHNΩN, facing statue of Artemis Anaïtis, with supports. Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection; ex Helios 5, 792. gVF.
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Hypaipa (AD 202-205) AE 24 - Plautilla281 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE24 (7.12g, 6h). Draped bust right; countermark: Artemis Anaïtis standing left / Statue of Artemis Anaïtis standing within tetrastyle temple. VF, dark green patina, some minor deposits and roughness. Wagner Coll.

Artemis Anaïtis was a fusion of the Persian goddess Anahita and the Greek Artemis. Tacitus (Annals 62) refers to the syncretic deity simply as the “Persian Diana”, who had a temple in Lydia “dedicated in the reign in of Cyrus” (presumably Cyrus the Great).
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Hypaipa (AD 202-205) AE 28 - Plautilla212 viewsPlautilla, wife of Caracalla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE28 (11.36g). ΦOVΛ ΠΛA-VTIANH C, draped bust right, wearing stephane; c/m: Artemis Anaitis facing within oval incuse / ЄΠI CTP T Φ-Λ ΛЄV IЄPAKOC/ VΠAIΠH/NΩN, Caracalla on horseback right, brandishing spear; below, shield and bound captive kneeling right. Fine, brown patina. Roper Coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 202-205) AE 29 - Plautilla8 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE29 (13.84g). Menander Bassianus, magistrate. ΦOVΛ ΠΛAVTIANHC, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ЄΠI MЄNANΔPOV BACCIA CTP / VΠAIΠHNΩN, Caracalla standing left, sacrificing with patera over lighted altar to left; to right, crowning Nike standing left. VF. Rare. Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (12/1985).
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Hypaipa (AD 202-205) AE 30 - Plautilla36 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE30 (15.34g). ΦOYΛB ΠΛAYTIΛΛA CЄB. draped bust right; countermarks: Artemis Anaitis and CAP Δ / ЄΠI MЄNANΔPOY BAC CTPA YΠAIΠHNΩN, female figure seated left within tetrastyle temple. VF.
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Hypaipa (AD 211-217) AE 30 - Plautilla427 viewsPlautilla, wife of Caracalla. AE30 (14.73g). Diademed and draped bust right / Tetrastyle temple of Artemis Anaitis. Good VF, rare.
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Hypaipa (AD 218-222) AE 24 - Elagabalus276 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE24 (6.10g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / EΠI AVP XAPIΞE NOVCTPA VPAIPH-NΩN, conical altar with sacred fire of Artemis Anaitis within tetrastyle temple; shield in pediment. VF, dark greenish-brown patina, some light roughness.
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Hypaipa (AD 218-222) AE 31 - Elagabalus114 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE31 (12.80g, 6h). Aur. Charixenos and Aur. Dionysios, strategi. AVT • K • M • AVP • • ANTΩNЄINOC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ЄПI • AVP • XAPIΞЄNOV [•] KAI ΔΙΟNVCIOV • CTPA •, YΠAIΠH/NΩN in two lines in exergue, cult statue of Artemis Anaïtis standing facing; to right, Elagabalus, in military attire, standing left, holding phiale over lighted altar, and scepter. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, green and red patina, light smoothing. Group CEM.
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Hypaipa (AD 238-244) AE 33 - Gordian III236 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE33 (20.01g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia, before facing cult statue of Artemis-Anaïtis. VF, green patina, light roughness.
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Hypaipa (AD 238-244) AE 37 - Gordian III12 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE37 (18.11g). T. Ail. Dom. Aut. Taetas, strategos. AYTO K M ANTΩ ΓOPΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / VΠAIΠHNΩN ЄΠI CTP T AIΛ / TAЄTA, the Farnese Hercules standing right, leaning upon club. gVF.
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Hypaipa (AD 249-251) AE 23 - Trajan Decius223 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE23 (5.25g, 6h). AVT K TPAIANOC ΔЄKIOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / VΠAIΠHNΩN ЄΠ ICTP Є PMOΛAᴕ, Facing cult statue of Artemis Anaitis. VF, rough grayish-green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
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Hypaipa (AD 253-268) AE 27 – Salonina379 viewsSalonina, 253-268 AD. AE27 (8.30g). CAΛΩN XPYCOΓONH CЄB; bust wearing stephane; behind shoulders crescent / YΠAIΠANΩN EΠI CTP KOYΔIANOY; cultus-statue of Artemis Anaitis. Rare. Very fine.
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Hypaipa (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero114 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE15 (2.42g, 1h). Metrodoros Kon, magistrate. Struck circa 55 AD (?). Bare head right / Hero standing left, holding bipennis. VF, green patina, light roughness. Group CEM.
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Hypaipa (BC 27-AD 14) AE 18 - Augustus411 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE18 (5.24g, 12h). Athenagoras, magistrate. Bare head right / Laureate head of Zeus right; monogram below. VF, green patina, some red-brown encrustation.
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Hypaipa (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus8 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (4.70g). Ploutias Sakaios, magistrate. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right / VΠAIΠHNΩN / ΠΛOVTIAΔHΣ ΣAKAIOV, Zeus standing left, holding thunderbolt. Very rare. aVF.
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Hypaipa (BC 27-AD 14) AE 20 - Augustus407 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (4.22g). ΣEBAΣTON YΠAIΠHNOI, laureate head right / EΠI ΦIΛOΠATPIΔOΣ KAΠNAΣ ΣTP TO Γ, Zeus standing left. Rare, VF.
     
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