Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Eumeneia (AD 14-29) AE 14 - Livia513 viewsLivia, mother of Tiberius, 14-29 AD. AE14 (3.32g), struck under magistrate Kleon Agapetos. CEB, draped bust of Livia left / KΛEΩN/AΓAΠH / TOC / EVMENE/ΩN in laurel wreath. Very rare, about VF, olive-green patina. Hoeft coll.

The obv. shows Livia Drusilla, mother of Tiberius. She had a strong, but not welcomed influence on Tiberius. When she died in 29 AD, he did not come to Rome for her funeral.
Eumeneia (AD 14-37) AE 16 - Livia225 viewsLivia, mother of Tiberius, 14-37 AD. AE16 (2.96g). Kastoris Soteira. Draped Bust right / Text in wreath. Rare. Green patina, very fine.
Eumeneia (AD 14-37) AE 17 - Tiberius126 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE17 (4.19g). ΣEBAC - [TO]C, bare head right / ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΟΣ / ΖΜΡΡΤΟΡΙΞ / ΕΥΜΕΝΕΩΝ, bull butting right. Good very fine. Ex Ilona Pfeiler coll.
Eumeneia (AD 14-37) AE 18 - Tiberius47 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE18 (5.79g). CEBACTOC, laureate head right / KΛEΩN AΓEΠHTOC EYMENEΩN, Zeus standing holding patera and scepter. gVF.
Eumeneia (AD 50-59) AE 16 - Agrippina II93 viewsAgrippina II, Augusta, 50-59 AD. AE16 (3.1g). Bassa, wife of Cleon, archierê. ca 54-55 AD. Draped bust of Agrippina right / Kybele enthroned left, holding patera and cornucopiae. VF.
Eumeneia (AD 54-55) AE 18 - Nero224 viewsAgrippina Jr., mother of Nero, ca 54-55 AD. AE18 (2.76g). Draped bust of Agrippina right; countermark: draped bust right within circular incuse / Kybele enthroned left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Both host coin and countermark good VF, earthen over dark green patina. From the John Bergman Collection. This coin is dated to the beginning of Nero's reign. The reverse legend lists the names of the high priest, Kleon, and priestess, Bassa (his wife) of Asia.
Eumeneia (AD 54-68) AE 18 - Nero263 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. A18 (4.38g, 12h). Julius Cleon, archiereus of Asia, struck ca 54-55 AD. Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; c/m: serpent coiled around labrys in incuse rectangle / [ΕΥ]ΜΕΝΕΩΜ (sic)/ΙΟΥΛΙΟΣ to right, ΚΛΕ−ΩΝ/ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΥΣ ΑΣΙΑΣ down left field, Apollo standing left, holding raven and labrys. For coin: Good VF, black patina under hard beige.
Eumeneia (AD 54-68) AE 18 - Nero31 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE18 (5.11g). Julius Kleon, archiereus of Asia. NЄPWN KAICAP CЄBACTOC, bare head right; behind, uncertain symbol / IOYLIOC KLЄWN APXIЄPЄYC ACIAC / ЄVMЄN – WN, laureate and draped bust right; in front, staff (?). Ex Vogl coll.; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (3/1988). VF.
Eumeneia (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Nero282 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.25g), struck 54-59 AD. Jovius Kleon, archon. Bare-headed and draped bust right / ΕΥΜΕΝΕΩΝ ΙΟVΙΟΣ ΚΛ−ΕΩΝ ΑΡΧ ΕΡΕΥΣ ΑΣΙΑΣ, Apollo standing left, holding bipennis and raven. Fine, brown patina. From the Garth R. Drewry Collection. Ex Malloy XXIII (10/1987), lot 74.
Eumeneia (AD 81-96) AE 15 - Domitia213 viewsDomitia, 81-96 AD. AE15 (2.73g). ΔOMITIA CЄBACTH, bust right / [K]Λ TЄPЄNT VΛΛA [APXIЄ...] / ЄVMЄNЄΩN, Kybele enthroned to left. Rare. Black patina, VF.
Eumeneia (AD 81-96) AE 20 - Domitian165 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (3.84g, 12h). M. Kl. Valerianos, high priest of Asia. Laureate head right / Apollo standing left, holding raven and bipenis. VF, dark greenish-brown surfaces.
Eumeneia (AD 98-217) AE 18113 views2nd-3rd cent AD. AE18 (2.35g, 6h). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / Hero standing left, holding bipennis, sacrificing from phiale over lighted altar. Good VF, brown patina.
Eumeneia (AD 100-200) AE 16221 views2nd cent AD. AE16 (2.74g). Head of Dionysos wearing ivy-wreath right / ZMEPTO-PIΓOΣ, grape-bunch on vine. Good VF, green patina. Ex Lindgren Coll.
Eumeneia (AD 100-200) AE 17208 views2nd century AD. AE17 (2.99g). Draped and wreathed bust of Dionysos right; to left, panther standing left, looking up at him / EVME-NEΩN - AXAIΩN, Athena standing left, wearing double chiton and helmet, holding patera in right hand, spear and shield set on ground in left. VF, sand patina. Hoeft coll.
Eumeneia (AD 100-200) AE 1778 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE17 (3.1g). Draped bust of Dionysos with ivy wreath / ЄVMЄNЄIΩN, Kybele seated left, holding patera, lion at her feet. Good fine, attractive green patina.
Eumeneia (AD 100-300) AE 2339 viewsImperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE23 (9.51g, 6h). Draped bust of the Senate right / Facing cult statue of Artemis Ephesia. Near VF, brown and tan surfaces with some red deposits, light roughness. Ex R. Golan (10/1994).
Eumeneia (AD 117-138) AE 24 - Hadrian52 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE24 (9.03g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right with Aegis / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia, flanked by two stags. Dark brown patina, VF. Ex Peus 334 (1992) 1061. Franke coll.
Eumeneia (AD 117-138) Cistophoric Tetradrachm Hadrian252 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (10.87g, 1h), struck after 128 AD. Bare-headed and draped bust right / Apollo standing left, holding raven and labrys. Good VF, reverse double struck. Overstruck on a cistophorus of Mark Antony and Octavia. Extremely rare.
Eumeneia (AD 117-138) Cistophoric Tetradrachm Hadrian241 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (10.35g, 1h). Eumeneia mint. Struck after 128 AD. Bare-headed and draped bust right / Legionary aquila between two standards containing vexilla. VF. Overstruck on an uncertain cistophorus.
Eumeneia (AD 138-161) AE 24 - Antoninus Pius181 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE24 (11.50 g, 11h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / Humped bull walking left, being guided by Nike. Good Fine, dark brown patina, light roughness.
Eumeneia (AD 138-161) AE 24 - Antoninus Pius47 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE24 (10.97g, 12h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / Bull walking right, being guided by Nike standing behind; Nike holds one of the bull’s horns with her right hand and a dagger with her left. VF, dark green patina with earthen highlights/deposits.
Eumeneia (AD 138-161) AE 25 - Antoninus Pius6 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE25 (9.20g). ΑVΤΟ ΚΑΙС ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟС, laureate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / ЄVΜЄΝЄΩΝ ΑΧΑΙΩΝ, facing statue of Artemis Ephesia, with supports; stag to inner left and right. gVF. Ex Dr. P. Vogl coll.; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (sold 1/30/1989).
Eumeneia (AD 138-192) AE 280 viewsAntonine period, 138-192 AD. AE (7.99g). Bare-headed and draped bust of Syncletos to right. Rev. Apollo, nude but for chlamys draped around his left arm, standing left, holding raven in his right hand and double-ax with his left. Extremely rare. Of splendid style and with an attractive dark patina. Some slight smoothing, otherwise, extremely fine. Ex Leu 65 (5/1996), lot 376.
Eumeneia (AD 139-161) AE - Marcus Aurelius218 viewsMarcus Aurelius. Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE (9.51g). Draped and cuirassed bust right / Zeus Sabazios(?) on horseback right with double axe. Brown patina, very fine.
Eumeneia (AD 139-161) AE 25 - Marcus Aurelius190 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE25 (7.91g, 6h). Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Apollo standing facing, head left, leaning on tripod, holding laurel branch and labrys; on tripod, raven standing right. Near VF, brown patina, scuff above head on the obverse. Rare.
Eumeneia (AD 193-211) AE 196 viewsTime of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE19 (4.65g). ΔHMOC ЄVMЄNЄΩN, head of Demos right / ΓΛAVKOC, river god Glaukos reclining left, holding grain ears, poppy and reed, and resting elbow upon overturned urn from which liquid flows; below, two tunnies left. VF.
Eumeneia (AD 193-235) AE 1914 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-235 AD. AE19 (4.18g). ЄVMЄNЄIA, draped bust of city godess right, wearing mural crown / ЄVMЄNЄΩN AXAIΩN, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding cornucopia in left hand and grain ears and rudder in right hand. Ex Vogl coll.; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (7/1997). gVF.
Eumeneia (AD 253-268) AE 33 - Gallienus201 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE33 (19.32g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia within tetrastyle temple. Good VF, green patina.
Eumeneia (AD 253-268) AE 36 - Gallienus87 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE36 - 9 Assaria (20.26g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopia; Θ (mark of value) to left. Good VF, slightly uneven green patina, light roughness. Rare. From Group CEM.
Eumeneia (BC 133) AE 13241 viewsafter 133 BC. AE13 (1.51g). Turreted head of Tyche Eumenia right / EY-ME/NE-ΩN, three-legged fire-altar with lid. Nice very fine. Second known example?
Eumeneia (BC 133) AE 13191 viewsafter 133 BC. AE14 (1.65g). Turreted head Tyche Eumenia right / EY-ME/ NE-ΩN, three-legged fire-altar with lid. Good VF.
Eumeneia (BC 133) AE 14201 viewsafter 133 BC. AE14 (2.05g). Turreted head of Tyche Eumenia right / EY-ME/NE-ΩN, three-legged fire-altar with lid. VF.
Eumeneia (BC 133) AE 18258 viewsafter 133 BC. AE18 (6.08g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm; ΕΥΜΕ-ΝΕΩΝ, MENEKP (magistrate). VF, sea-green patina with dark green highlights and earthen orange undertones.
Eumeneia (BC 189-133) AE 12270 viewsca 189-133 BC. AE12 (1.05g, 12h). Draped female bust right / EYME-[NE]ΩN, double axe. Black patina, VF. Extremely rare.
Eumeneia (BC 200-133) AE 15264 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE15 (3.94g). Laureate head of Zeus right / EYME-NEΩN, legend in two lines within oak-wreath. EF, glossy black patina.
Eumenia (BC 300-100) AE 11333 views3rd-2nd cent BC. AE11 (1.74g). Head of Men right, wearing laureate Phrygian hat; crescent on shoulders / Ε-Υ-Μ-Ε-Ν-Ε-Ω-Ν between rays of 8-rayed star. Unique and unpublished. Dark green patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
Fulvia (BC 41-40) AE - as Fulvia382 viewsca 41-40 BC, Eumeneia as Fulvia, under Marcus Antonius. AE (8.22g). Draped bust of Fulvia as Nike right / ΦΟΥΛΟΥΙΑΝΩΝ ZΜΕΡΤΟΡΙΓΟΣ / ΦΙΛΩΝΙΔΟΥ, Athena walking left, holding spear and shield. Black smooth patina, good VF. Rare.
Fulvia (BC 41-40) AE 17431 viewsEumenea as Fulvia, ca 41-40 BC. AE17 (4.83g). Draped bust of Fulvia as winged Nike right / [Φ]ΟΥΛΟΥΙ - ΑΝΩΝ - ZΜΕPΤΟPΙ, legend in three lines within ivy-wreath. Good VF, glossy black patina. Rare. Freedman Coll.

The city name was changed to Fulvia on the occasion of Mark Antony's journey to the east in 41 BC. Fulvia was to die in the next year, hence this was a short-lived coinage.
Fulvia (BC 41-40) AE 20 - Fulvia432 viewsFulvia, wife of Mark Antony, ca 41-40 BC. AE20 (7.43g). Zmertorigos, son of Philonidas, magistrate. Head of Fulvia as winged Nike right; 2 countermarks: monograms in circles / Athena advancing left with spear and shield; the ethnic "Fulviana" has been erased. Near VF, dark green patina, light scratches.
Fulvia (BC 41-40) AE 21464 viewsca 41-40 BC. AE21 (8.22g). Head of Fulvia as winged Nike right; 2 counterstamps: monograms / [ΦΟΥΛΟΥΙΑΝΩΝ] - ZΜΕPΤΟPΙΓΟΣ - ΦΙΛΩΝΙΔΟΥ, Athena with spear and shield standing left. Dark green-brown patina, VF/aVF. Rare.
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