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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 17-37) AE 16 - Livia622 viewsLivia, after 17 AD. AE16 (3.91g, 12h). ΘЄON CYNKΛHTON, draped bust of Senate right / CЄBACTHN MAΓNHTЄC AΠO C, draped bust of Livia right. A bit rough, very fine.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 17-37) AE 18 - Livia230 viewsLivia, after 17 AD. AE18 (2.66g). Draped bust of Senate right / Draped bust of Livia right. Nice Very Fine. Ex Jacquier 35, lot 307.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 37-41) AE 20 - Caligula381 viewsGaius (Caligula), with Germanicus and Agrippina Senior, 37-41 AD. AE20 (3.53g, 11h). Radiate head of Gaius right / Germanicus, wearing a toga capite velato, standing facing; to right, Agrippina Senior (as Demeter) standing left, holding grain ears and scepter. VF, brown patina with traces of olive overtones, hairline flan crack at 10h. Very rare.1 comments
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 50-54) AE 16 - Nero244 viewsNero, as Caesar, 50-54 AD. AE16 (4.21g, 12h). Struck circa 54 AD. Bare head of Nero left / Draped bust of Senate right. Good VF, dark green patina. Scarce type.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero & Agrippina211 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.1g). KAICAPA NEPΩΝA, laureate head of Nero and draped bust of Agrippina jugate right / MAΓΝΗΤΩΝ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΙΝΑ CEBACTH, Agrippina as Demeter standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre, being crowned by togate figure (Nero?) behind her. VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero & Poppaea354 viewsNero and Poppaea, 54-68 AD. AE20 (4.53.g) ca. 62 AD. ΝЄΡΩΝΑ ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑΝ CЄΒΑCΤΟΥC, jugate heads of Nero and Poppaia right / ΘЄΑΝ ΡΟΜΗΝ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ΑΠΟ CΙΠΥΛΟΥ, turreted head Roma right, monogram before. Dark green patina. GVF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 81-96) AE26 - Domitian131 viewsDomitian, 82-96 AD. AE26 (15.78g, 12h). ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP CEBACTOC ΓEPMAN, Lureate head right / MAΓNHTΩN AΠO (CIΠY),River-god Sipylus reclining left on overturned urn, holding reed and cornucopia. VF, dark green patina. Extremely rare, unpublished. Tricarico coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 82-96) AE 15 - Domitia369 viewsDomitia, Augusta, 82-96 AD. AE15 (3.32g, 12h). Draped bust right / River-god Sipylus reclining left on overturned urn, holding reed and cornucopia. Good VF, dark green patina, some adjustment marks. Rare.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 100-200) AE 1679 views2nd century AD. AE16 (2.02g), ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ CIΠVΛOV, bearded head of Hercules right; countermark: scorpion within incuse oval / ЄΡΜΟC, river god Hermos reclining left, holding grain ear and cornucopia, and resting elbow upon overturned urn from which liquid flows. VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 100-200) AE 21168 viewsImperial Times. 2nd century AD. AE21 (2.67g). ΜΑΓΝΗCIA, Draped and turreted bust of Tyche right / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ / CΙΠΥΛ, Bull standing right. VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 100-300) AE268 views2nd-3rd century AD. AE (4.98g). Bust of Senate right / Athena with Nike, shield and spear. Black patina, VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 117-138) AE 25 - Hadrian271 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE25 (8.93g). Laureate head right / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ-Ν CΙΠΥΛΟ, Dionysos standing frontal, wearing chort chiton, head left; thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right, panther at side looking up. Fine. Unique. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 128-137) AE 18 - Sabina112 viewsSabina, Augusta, 128-137 AD. AE18 (3.31g). CЄBACTH CABI, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ΜΑΓΝΗΤ CΙΠVΛΟV, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Rare. gVF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 139-161) AE 16 - Marcus Aurelius59 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE16 (3.53g, 6h). Struck circa 144-161 AD. Bareheaded and draped bust right / Infant (Pluto?) standing left, holding fruits in chiton. Near VF, green patina.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 150-270) AE 18125 viewsRoman Imperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE18 (3.31g). CIΠVΛOC; bearded head of Mt. Sipylos right / MAΓNHTΩN; Asklepios standing to front, holding serpent-staff.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 150-270) AE 20102 viewsImperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE20 (4.23g). CIΠVΛOC, bearded head of Mt. Sipylos right / MAΓNHTΩN, Asklepios standing to front, holding serpent-entwined staff. VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 177-192) AE 26 - Commodus165 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE26 (16.0g). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟC, laureate bust of Commodus right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum / ЄΠΙ CΤΡΑ ΑΙ ΚΟΔΡΑ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ CΙΠΥΛΟ, to left, trophy, shield and kneeling captive; to right, Nike crowning trophy, holding palm-branch. VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 180-192) AE 30 - Commodus289 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE30 (14.18g), struck under strategos Aelius Kodratus(?). AVT KAI MAP - AVPH KOMOΔOC, draped, cuirassed, laureate bust right / EΠI CTPA A KOΔ - PA / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠVΛO, Kybele in long garment, wearing mural crown, standing left in biga, drawn by two lions with raised right fore-feet, holding reins in right hand and holding in left hand unknown object(?). F+/about VF, brown-olive patina, some overall roughness, holed. Hoeft coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 198-217) AE 37 - Caracalla432 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE37 (27.20g). AVT KAI M AVP C ANTWNEINOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EPI C[T]P M AVP GAIOV MAGNHTWN CIPV[L], turreted City-goddess in Amazonian dress standing right, holding "horned" Amazonian shield (pelta) and spear, and extending right hand towards Cybele; Cybele, also turreted, stands left before her, holding patera in right hand and drum on shoulder with left, lion at her feet. Green patina. Nearly very fine.1 comments
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 200-270) AE 1870 views3rd century AD. AE18 (3.65g). MAΓNHCIA, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠVΛO, Cybele standing left, holding patera and tympanum; lion to left and right. Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (sold 7/23/98). gVF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 200-300) AE 14258 viewsImperial times, 2nd century AD. AE14 (2.27g). ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ, head of Kybele right / CΙΠΥΛΟΥ, scorpion.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 200-300) AE 18273 views3rd century AD. AE18 (3.07g). CΙΠΥ-ΛΟC, bearded head of City-god Sipylos right / ΜΑ-ΓΝΗ-ΤΩΝ, Homonoia in long dress standing facing, head with kalathos to left; cornucopiae in left hand, patera in right. Dark brown patina, VF. Rare. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 200-300) AE 20313 views3rd century AD. AE20 (5.60g). ΜΑΓ-ΝΗCΙΑ, draped bust of turreted City-goddess right / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ-Ν / CΙΠΥ/ΛΟΥ, River-God Hermos in Himation, resting on left hand, reed in right. Brassy with brown, VF. Unique. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 200-300) AE 20 316 views3rd century AD. AE14 (1.72g, 6h). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / Tripod. VF, green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 222-235) AE 29 - Severus Alexander287 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD, under Kleitianos Metras. AE29 (9.69g). Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CΤΡΑ ΚΛEΙΤΙ/ΑΝΟΥ ΜΗ/ΤΡΑ / ΜΑΓΝΗΤ/ΩΝ CΙΠ, River-god Hermos in Himation. Fine. Rare. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 222-235) AE 39 - Severus Alexander9 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE39 - Medallion (32.36g, 5h). A K M AVP CE AΛEΞANΔPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / EΠ CTP[...] OV MAΓNETΩN CIΠVΛOV, Tyche seated to left, holding patera, lion on each side with head upraised. gEF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 238-244) AE 23365 viewsunder Roman protection, autonomous, 238-244 AD, under Aur. Theodotos. AE23 (5.73g). ΙEΡΑ CΥ-ΝΚΛΗΟC, Draped bust of young Senate right / EΠ Χ Τ ΑΥ ΘEΟ-ΔΟΤΟΥ ΜΑΓ/ΝΗΤΩΝ Χ/ΙΠΥ, frontal view of Tyche shrine, statue of Goddess standing facing inside, wearing long dress, head with kalathos; cornucopiae in left hand, rudder in right. Brown patina with red highlights. good VF. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 238-244) AE 23 - Gordian III279 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE23 (5.12g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Cybele standing left between two lions, holding patera and timpanum. Near VF, red-brown patina, minor roughness and smoothing. Rare. Ex. Wagner Coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 238-244) AE 29 - Gordian III291 viewsGordian III, Pius, 238-244 AD. AE21 (4.26g). Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / Μ/ΑΓΝ-ΗΤΩΝ / CΙΠ-ΥΛOY, bull standing left. Dark brown patina, VF. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 238-244) AE 32 - Gordian III271 viewsGordian III, Pius, 238-244 AD, under Aur. Theodotos. AE32 (11.96g). Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / CΤ ΑΥ - ΘEΟΔΟΤΟΥ. Β. Μ/ΑΓΝΗΤ/ΩΝ / CΙΠ-ΥΛ, Magnesia iin short chiton standing frontal, wearing turreted headdress, holding pelat in left hand, patera in outstretched right; being crowned by Nike in long dress standing left. Reddish-brown patina, VF/F. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 238-244) AE 38 - Gordian III201 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE38 (27.04g, 6h). Aurelius Theodotos B, strategus. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: head of Tyche right; cornucopia to right; all within circular incuse / Cybele, holding reins and resting arm on tympanum, seated left on cart driven by pair of lions. Good VF, dark green patina with areas of red, tiny flan split, minor smoothing in fields. Very rare and the only one not in a public collection. Group CEM; ex M&M Numismatics I (12/1997), lot 200.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 244-247) AE 20 - Philip II10 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE20 (2.94g, 12h). M IOYΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, laureate and draped bust right / MAΓNHTΩN, eagle standing facing, head left, with wreath in beak. VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 244-249) AE 24 - Otacilia Severa111 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE24 (5.34g, 6h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane, set on crescent / Kybele seated left, holding patera and scepter; at her feet to left, lion seated left. VF, brown patina, hard green deposits, flan flaw on neck.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 244-249) AE 24 - Otacilia Severa2 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE24 (9.67g). Aur. Aineios, strategos and hippikos for the second time. M ΩTA CЄBHPA C, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ЄΠ AINIOV IΠ MAΓN / CIΠV, Kybele seated left on throne, holding patera and resting elbow upon tympanum; to left, lion left. Very rare. aVF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 244-249) AE 26 - Otacilia Severa67 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE26 (7.00g). M ΩTA CЄBHPA CЄB, diademed bust right, set on crescent / MAΓNHTΩN CIΠVΛ, Cybele seated left on throne, holding patera; to left, lion seated left. gVF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 244-249) AE 37 - Philip I2 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE37 (21.82g). Aur. Aineios, strategos and hippikos for the second time. AV K M IOV ΦΙΛIΠΠOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠ CTP AVP AINЄIOV B IΠΠIKOV / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ CIΠVΛOV, Kybele driving biga of lions left. Extremely rare. aVF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 244-249) AE 43 - Philip I200 viewsPhilip I Arabs, 244-249 AD. AE43 (31.63g). ΑΥ Κ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠ CΤΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΙΝЄΙΟΥ ΒΙΠΠΙΚ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ CΙΠΥΛΟΥ, Kybele enthroned to left, at her feet, lions. Dark green patina, VF.1 comments
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 249-251) AE 23 - Herennia Etruscilla317 viewsHerennia Etruscilla, wife of Trajan Decius, 249-251 AD, under Artemas. AE23 (6.37g). Draped bust right / EΠ CΤΡ ΑΡΤEΜΑ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ/CΙΠΥ, frontal view of Kybele shrine, cult statue of Goddess standing facing inside, two lions at sides, wearing long dress, head in turreted crown; patera in right hand, tympanon on left shoulder. Dark olive-green patina, VF. Rare. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 253-268) AE - Gallienus354 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE (6.21g). ΛΙΚΙΝ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΕΠΙ CΤΡΑ Α ΡΦ ΠΟΝΤΩΝΟC / ΜΑΓΝΗΤ/ΩΝ CΙ, crown with inscription ΕΝΜΟΝΙΔΕΑ. Dark green patina, good VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 253-268) AE 1963 viewsTime of Gallienus, 263-268 AD. AE19 (2.11g). Aurelius Frontonus, strategos. IЄPA CVNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ЄΠ ΦPONTΩNOC MAΓ / CIΠ, tetrastyle temple containing Tyche standing slightly left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF. Ex Dr. P. Vogl coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus298 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (7.05g, 6h). Aurelius Frontonus, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Agonistic urn containing two palm branches. VF, rough green patina.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 253-268) AE 26 - Gallienus283 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD, under Aurelius Fronto. AE26 (7.81g). Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / EΠΙ CΤΡ ΑΥΡ - ΦΡΟΝ ΤΩΝΟC / ΜΑΓΝΗΤ/ΩΝ CΙ, crown with two palm branches with inscription [ΕΝΜΟΝΙΔΕΑ]. Dark olive-green patina with encrustation, about VF. Rare. Righetti coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus183 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (7.87g, 6h). Aurelius Loggeinos, strategos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Amazon standing left, being crowned by Nike standing behind. VF, grayish-green patina with some light earthen highlights, scuff on reverse.1 comments
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 25-1) AE 23 - Cicero Minor437 viewsM. Tullius Cicero Minor, late 1st cent BC. AE23 (5.55g, 12h). Theodoros, magistrate, struck after 30 BC. Bare head of Cicero Minor right / Right hand holding wreath, grain ears, and vine branch with grape bunch. Near VF, blue-gray patina with traces of black deposits. Extremely rare.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 27-AD 14) AE 20 - Augustus496 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (5.71g). Circa 2 BC. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΕΣ ΑΠΟ ΣΙΠΥΛΟΥ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΙ, jugate heads of Augustus and Livia right / ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΟΣ ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΟΥ ΚΙΛΑΣ ΙΕΡΕΥΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ, confronted heads of Gaius and Lucius. Dark green patina. EF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 13335 views2nd-1st century BC. AE13 (2.80g, 12h). Diademed head of youthful Herakles right / Tripod. VF, green patina. Ex. Alighieri Coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 15348 views2nd-1st century BC. AE15 (2.81g). Diademed head of youthful Herakles right / ΜΑΓΝΗ/ ΣΙΠ, tripod; monogram to left. Very fine.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 161 viewsCirca 2nd-1st centuries BC. AE16 (3.37g). Diademed head of Artemis right, with bow and quiver over shoulder / ΣΙΠΥΛΟΥ / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ, Zeus and Hermes standing facing one another, holding sceptre between them. Rare. gF. Ex Hirsch 196 (9/1997), lot 1104. Plankenhorn coll.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 17205 views2nd-1st century BC. AE22 (4.50g, 17-22mm). Laureate head of Apollo right / Horse trotting left, CYΠΙΛΟΣ in exergue. aVF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 18370 views2nd-1st century BC. AE18 (3.60g). Diademed head of youthful Herakles right / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ - ΣΙΠΥΛOY, tripod, monogram in upper left field.1 comments
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 21379 views2nd century BC. AE21 (8.39g). Turreted head of Kybele right / Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and scepter; ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ - ΣΙΠΥΛ, monogram to left. Almost VF.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 21373 views2nd-1st century BC. AE21 (10.06g, 12h). Turreted head of Tyche right / Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and scepter; monogram before. VF, dark green, almost black, patina, earthen highlights. A quality example of this scarce issue.
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 21470 views2nd-1st century BC. AE21 (7.3g). Turreted head of Tyche (Kybele) right / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ - ΣΙΠΥΛ, Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and scepter; monogram before. VF.1 comments
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Magnesia ad Sipylos (BC 200-0) AE 24723 views2nd century BC. AE24 (11.75g). Laureate head of bearded Herakles right / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ - ΣΙΠΥΛΟΥ, Athena standing left, wearing long chiton and helmet, holding round shield in left hand, Nike with wreath in outstretched right, monogram in field above. Fine olive-green patina, worn obv die, VF/EF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
   
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