Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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The Kaystrianoi (BC 200-0) AE 15277 views2nd-1st century BC. AE15 (1.98g). Laureate head of Apollo right / KAYCTP[I]ANΩN, lion-skin draped over club. Very rare, about VF, nice light-green patina. Hoeft coll.

The Kaystrianoi (Caystriani), the people of the plain of the Lower Kayster (HN). The river Kayster, today Karasu, has been celebrated by the ancient poets as the favorite residence of the swans. Ephesos was located on the mouth of the Kayster. The plains were first mentioned by Homer, Ilias 2.461. The coins were struck probably in Hypaipa (HN).
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The Kaystrianoi (BC 200-50) AE 14261 views2nd-1st century BC. AE14 (1.95g). Head Apollo right / Club with lion's skin, KAYΣTPIANΩN around. Good fine.
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The Kaystrianoi (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 12276 views2nd-1st century BC. AE12 (2.43g, 12h). Wreathed head of Dionysos right / Lyre. VF, green patina. Ex. Alighieri Coll.
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The Kaystrianoi (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 18313 views2nd-1st cent. BC. AE18 (5.28g). Veiled, turreted bust of Tyche right / Zeus seated sideways on facing throne, holding eagle and scepter, monogram to left, MI monogram under throne, ΚΑΙΥΣ−ΤΡΙΑΝΩΝ to right. VF.

Issued in the name of the inhabitants of the plane of the lower Kayster.
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