Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Prymnessos (AD 14-37) AE 17 - Tiberius295 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE17 (7.33g, 1h). Kaikilios Plokamos, magistrate. Laureate head right / Dikaiosyne advancing left, holding scales and grain ears. Near VF. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Prymnessos (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Nero187 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (3.75g). Klaudius Mithradates, 63-68 AD. [ΝΕPΩΝΑ ΚΑΙΣΑΠΑ] − ΠPΥΜΝΗΣΣΕΙΣ, laureate draped head right / ΕΠΙ ΚΛΑΥΔ[ΙΟΥ ΜΙΘΠΙ]ΔΑΤΟΥ, Dikaiosyne with scales and two ears of corn standing left. A bit soft, very fine.
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Prymnessos (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero194 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE20 (6.79g, 12h). Ti. Iulios Proklos, magistrate. Laureate head right / Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and grain ears. Near VF, brown patina, some minor scratches and roughness. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Prymnessos (AD 54-69) AE 18 - Nero278 viewsNero, 54-69 AD. AE18 (3.06g), struck by Claudius Mithridates, 63-68 AD. ΝΕΡΩΝΑ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ - ΠΡΥΜΝΗΣΣΕΙΣ, laureate head right / ΕΠΙ ΚΛΑΥΔΙΟΥ ΜΙΘΡΙΔΑΤΟΥ, scales.
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Prymnessos (AD 54-69) AE 18 - Nero15 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE18 (4.60g). Klaudios Mithridates, magistrate. NEPΩNA KAIΣAPA ΠPYMNHΣΣEIΣ, laureate head right / EΠI KΛAYΔIOV MIΘPIΔATOY, scales. VF.
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Prymnessos (AD 79-81) AE 21 - Titus47 viewsTitus, 79-81 AD. AE21 (5.3g). TI AYTOKPATOPA KAICAP , laureate head right / ΠPYMNHCCIC, Dikaiosyne seated left, holding scales, corn ears and poppy. VF.
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Prymnessos (AD 138-161) AE 30 - Antoninus Pius186 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE30 (18.64g). Laureate head left / Dikaiosyne seated left, holding scales and sceptre. Fine, brown patina. Apparently unique. Ex Lindgren Coll.
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Prymnessos (AD 138-192) AE 2187 views2nd century AD. AE21 (4.3g). Head of Men right on crescent, wearing Phrygian cap with stars / ΠΡΥΜΝΗCΕΩΝ, Tyche standing left, wearing polos, holding rudder and cornucopiae. VF.
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Prymnessos (AD 138-192) AE 2143 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE21 (2.34g). MIΔΑC, draped bust of Midas right, wearing Phrygian cap and necklace / ΠΡVΜΝЄCCЄΩΝ, river god reclining left, holding reed and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.
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Prymnessos (AD 193-211) - AE 25171 viewsTime of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE27 (9.55g). BOVΛH, laureate and draped bust of Boule right / ΠPVMNH-CCЄΩN, Dikaiosyne (Aequitas), standing left, holding scales. VF, dark green, almost black, patina, some light roughness. Ex Drewry Coll; Ex Coin Galleries (4/1994), lot 466.
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Prymnessos (AD 193-220) - AE 25316 viewsAutonomous, Severan period, 193-220 AD. AE25 (8.73g). ΙΕΡΑ CΥΝ-ΚΛΗΤΟC, laureate, draped bust of young Senate right / ΠΡΥΜΝΗCCΕΩΝ, Cybele in long gown enthroned left, kalathos on head, right hand outstretched over a lion sitting to her right, left arm resting on a tympanon.
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Prymnessos (AD 193-235) AE 2069 viewsSeveran Period, 193-235 AD. AE20 (3.7g). DHMOC, laureate head of Demos right / ΠPVMNHCCЄΩΝ, Zeus Nikephoros seated left, holding sceptre. GVF.
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Prymnessos (AD 238) AE 190 views238 AD. AE19 (3.85g). Bust of Zeus Serapis right / ΠPYMN HCCEΩN, Hermes standing holding kerykeion and purse. VF.
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Prymnessos (AD 240-260) AE 24334 viewsImperial Times, mid-3rd century AD. AE24 (7.30g, 7h). Draped bust of King Midas right, wearing Phrygian cap / Dikaiosyne standing left, holding scales and sceptre. Good VF, black-green patina with lighter green overtones, small hairline flan crack. A rare mythological type. Ex Drewry Coll.

Midas, the mytho-historical king of Phrygia and Lydia, was granted the so-called "Golden Touch" by Dionysus because the king wished for unending wealth as a reward for his guest-friendship to Silenus. Everything Midas touched turned to gold, including food. Starving and pleading for relief, the king was instructed to bathe in the waters of the river Pactolus. The water removed Midas’ “gift” and turned the sand of the river-bed into grains of gold. It was the naturally-occuring ore of the Pactolus that became the source of the metal used in the first archaic electrum coinages of Asia Minor.
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Prymnessos (AD 253-268) AE 15149 viewsTime of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE15 (3.21g). ΜΙΔΑC, bust of Midas wearing Phrygian cap right / ΠΡΥΜΝЄCCЄΩΝ, River-god reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, on overturned amphora from which water flow. Rare. Nice green patina, gVF.
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Prymnessos (AD 253-268) AE 33 - Gallienus236 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE33 (14.67g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Zeus seated left, holding Nike and scepter; eagle at his feet. VF, green patina with some red, a little rough. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Prymnessos (AD 253-268) AE 34 - Gallienus238 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE34 (16.69g). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Π ΛΙΚ ΓΑΛΛΗΝΟC, C-ЄB across field; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠPVM-N-H-CCЄ-ΩN, Dikaiosyne (Aequitas) seated left, holding scales, within tetrastyle temple. Good VF, central disc on both sides lacking patina, peripheral green encrustation, minor roughness. Very rare, only the BMC specimen cited by Von Aulock.
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Prymnessos (AD 253-268) AE 34 - Gallienus69 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE34 (15.07g, 6h). AYT KAI Π ΛIK ΓAΛHNO[C], C ЄB across field, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Dikaiosyne enthroned left, holding scales and Nike; Nikai to left and right; in exergue, two erotes, each riding a hippocamp. Good VF, earthen dark green patina. Rare.
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Prymnessos (BC 15-AD 19) AE 17 - Germanicus5 viewsGermanicus, father of Gaius. AE16.5 (4.15g). Struck circa 14-37 AD. ΓEPMANIKOΣ KAIΣAP, bare head of Germanicus right / ΔPOYΣOΣ KAIΣAP ΠPY, bare head of Drusus Caesar left. Extremely rare; only one specimen cited in RPC. gVF. Clain-Stefanelli coll.
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Prymnessos (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus275 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (4.74g). Nearchos Arta, magistrate. Laureate head right / Dikaiosyne advancing left, holding scales and grain ears. Near VF, black patina under some light earthen encrustation. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Prymnessos (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus 105 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (5.8g). Magistrate Nearchos Arta. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ Laureate head right, lituus before / ΙΟΥΚΟΥΝΔΑ ΙΕΡΗΑ ΠΡΥ ΜΝΗΣΣΕΩΝ Dikaiosyne advancing left, holding scales and two grain ears. Globe and monogram in fields Solid black patina.
     
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