Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Apameia (AD 0-100) AE 16965 viewsImperial Times, 1st cent AD. AE16 (2.22g). Head Hermes in winged petasos / C I - C A / D - D, winged kerykeion. Rare. Dark brown green patina. Extremely fine.
Apameia (AD 37-41) AE 17 - Agrippina I377 viewsAgrippina Senior, died 33 AD. AE17 (3.36g, 12h). Struck under Caligula, 37-41 AD. Draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; countermark: capricorn right within oval incuse. Good VF, dark brown and green patina.
Apameia (AD 37-41) AE 23 - Caligula886 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD. AE23 (6.45g). DRVSVS NERO CAESARES D D, bust of Nero and Drusus / AGRIPPINA DIVA DRVSILLA IVLIA, the Caligula sisters standing facing, Agrippina with cornucopiae, right hand on column, Drusilla with patera and cornucopiae, and Julia with ruder and cornucopiae. Dark green patina, EF. Extremely rare.1 comments
Apameia (AD 98-117) AE 22 -Trajan282 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE22 (4.85g, 6h). Laureate head right / Soldier standing left on trireme, raising right hand, placing left on hilt of sword. VF, attractive reddish-brown patina.
Apameia (AD 139-161) AE 30 - Marcus Aurelius486 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE30 (16.71g, 6h). M AVRELI[V]S CΛES ΛVG [...] P • F, youthful bare-headed and draped bust right right / DIΛNΛE LVCIF • ΛUG • CIC Λ D D, Artemis Phosphorus, holding torch in each hand, in biga drawn by stags right. Unpublished in the standard references, but Good VF, brown patina, some areas of smoothing. Struck in high relief with dies of fine style. Extremely rare reverse type for this city.
Apameia (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla73 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (7.15g). IMP C M AVRELIVS ANTONINVS AV, laureate head right / COL IVL CONC AVG APAM D D, Nike advancing left on globe, holding wreath and palm frond. VF.
Apameia (AD 198-217) AE 34 - Caracalla462 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE34 (22.10g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Zeus seated left, holding scepter and patera. VF, green-brown patina, some encrustation on reverse. Ex Wagner Coll.
Apameia (AD 209-211) AE 21 - Geta469 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE21 (4.98g, 12h). Laureate head right / Daphne kneeling right, head left, with hand raised; to left, laurel tree. Unpublished. VF, dark green and brown patina, slight porosity. Extremely rare. Ex Peus 366 (10/2000), lot 548; Münzen und Medaillen FPL 422 (5/1980), lot 146.

The nymph Daphne, the daughter of the local river-god Peneus, attracted the unwelcome advances of Apollo. As he aggressively pursued her, Daphne, wishing to put a stop to his advances, prayed to her father to help her. Peneus transformed her on the spot into a laurel tree (Greek Dafnh). Heartbroken, Apollo declared that this tree would be special to him, and made the laurel his sacred tree.
Apameia (AD 218-222) AE - Elagabalus487 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE (4.01g). Laureate head right/ C.I.C.A (=Colonia Iulia Concordia Apamea) /D.D. Brown patina. Very fine.
Apameia (AD 253-268) AE 24 - Gallienus610 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE24 (8.48g). Radiate bust right / COL IVL C - O - N - C AVG [APAM] / D - D, Sarapis in Chiton and Himation standing facing, head with kalathos to left, holding scepter in left hand, right hand raised in greeting, burning altar to left. Dark olive-green patina, VF.
Apameia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 15 - Appius Claudius Pulcher522 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE15 - Chalkous (3.00g, 12h). Appius Claudius Pulcher, proconsul; C. Cassius C.f., duovir. Struck 27 BC. AP PΠVL[CHER] PRO • COS, bare head of Appius Claudius Pulcher right / C CASSIVS • C F • II • VIR• [F C AVG DI F S C C] R •, she-wolf standing right, suckling twins. VF, brown patina, some green encrustation. Extremely rare. Ex Villemur Coll.
Apameia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 23 – Augustus, Caius & Lucius492 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE23 (6.60g). Bare head of Augustus right / Bare heads of Caius and Lucius right. Good Fine, dark green patina. Rare, only two specimens cited in RPC.
Apameia (BC 40-1) AE 16613 viewsMid-late 1st cent BC. AE16 (2.60g, 12h). Head of Hermes right / Three signa. VF, dark green patina. Ex Prideaux Coll.
Apameia (BC 48/47) AE1065 viewsca 48/47 BC, in name of Proconsul C. Vibius Pansa. AE (7.78g). Head of Apollo right / Lyre. VF. Rare.
Myrleia (BC 203) AE 13536 viewsBefore 202 BC. AE13 (2.08g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Four-spoked wheel, M-Y-P-Λ between spokes. VF, black patina. Rare.
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