Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Dionysopolis (AD 14-37) AE 14 - Tiberius468 viewsTime of Tiberius, 14-37 AD. AE14 (2.76g). ΔΙΟNYΣOΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, head of Dionysos right / APIΣΤΟΣ APIΣΤOY, cista with crossed thyrsis. Very fine.
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Dionysopolis (AD 138-161) AE 21 - Antoninus Pius86 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE21 (5.13g). Head right / Tyche with rudder and cornucopiae standing facing, head left. Rare. VF.
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Dionysopolis (AD 193-211) AE 1925 viewsTime of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE19 (4.00g). Diademed and draped bust of Serapis right, wearing modius / ΔΙΟΝΥCOΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. VF.
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Dionysopolis (AD 193-211) AE 27 - Time of Severus238 viewsQuasi-autonomous, Time of Severus, 193-211 AD, AE27 (7.64g). ΔΕΜΟC, Youthful laureate head Demos right / ΔIONVCO-ΠΟΛEITΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head turned left, hand resting on serpent-staff; Telephoros to left. Very fine.
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Dionysopolis (AD 193-211) AE 39 - Septimius Severus96 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE39 - Medallion (37.13g, 6h). Chares II, hiereus. AVT • KAI • Λ • CЄΠT CЄOVHPOC ΠЄPTI NAΞ •, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / XAPHC B IЄPЄVC ΔIONVCO V in outer margin, ANЄΘH down right field, KЄN up left, ΔIONVCOΠO/ΛЄITΩN in two lines in exergue, Dionysus enthroned left, feet on footstool, pouring wine from cantharus and holding thyrsus; at feet, panther, with head right, standing left, right forepaw raised. VF, dark-green patina, a few earthen deposits. Extremely rare. Ex Burstein Coll.
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Dionysopolis (AD 193-211) AE 40 - Septimius Severus120 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE40 (34,85g, 6h). NA[...] AYT [K]AI Λ CЄΠT - CЄOYЄPOC ΠЄPT, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΔIONYCO - Y - APHCB IЄPЄC / ANEΘH - KЄN (spiral), Dionysus seated left, holding sceptre and cup with wine; at his feet; panther; in ex. ΔIONYCOΠO / ΛЄITΩN. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Dionysopolis (AD 193-217) AE303 viewsSeveran Period, 193-217 AD. AE (5.94g). IЄPA BOVΛH, diademed and veiled bust of Boule right / ΔIONVCOΠ-ΛЄITΩN, cult statue of Artemis Ephesia. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Dionysopolis (AD 218-222) AE 2014 viewsTime of Elagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE20 (3.24g). Dated CY 70 (221/2 AD). ΠΟΛΙC, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / ΔΙΟΝVCOΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ / TO O, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Very rare. gVF.
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Dionysopolis (AD 218-225) AE 29 - Julia Maesa176 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE29 (10.82g, 12h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Demeter, wearing crown, long veil, and peplos, standing facing, holding torch in each hand; to lower left, diminutive figure of Telesphorus, wearing cloak, standing facing. EF, brown patina, very faint porosity. Very rare and exceptional. From Group CEM.

All of the four examples recorded by von Aulock were struck from the same dies. This obverse die was also used to strike coins for Laodicea ad Lycum (see Kraft pl. 14, 38a-b).
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Dionysopolis (AD 221) AE 28 - Annia Faustina62 viewsAnnia Faustina, Augusta, 221 AD. AE28 (10.71g, 5h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Demeter, veiled, standing facing, holding two torches; to left, Telesphorus standing facing; countermark: monogram within circular incuse. Fair, earthen green patina.

Von Aulock only knew of one example for this type, and of only five coins for Annia Faustina from this mint. This coin appears to be the second known and the only in private hands. The monogram on the countermark can be expanded to TO PKA (= year 121, equivalent to AD 243/4). Howgego records that the countermark appears on issues of Laodicea for Julia Domna, Caracalla, Elagabalus, and Severus Alexander as Caesar.
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Dionysopolis (BC 27-AD 14) AE 18 - Augustus73 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE18 (4.48g). Magistrat Aristos, son of Aristos. Laureate head right / Dionysos with grapes and thyrsos standing facing, head left. Rare. gVF.
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Dionysopolis (BC 100-0) AE 22220 views1st century BC. AE22 (7.32g). Young Dionysos crowned by ivy leaves and berries; behind shoulder thyrsus / Dionysos standing holding grapes and thyrsus, at his feet, panther. Very fine.
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