Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Kaunos (BC 150) Drachm706 viewsca 180-170 BC. AR Drachm (2.85g, 14mm, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AY (in monogram), winged thunderbolt; ΚΤΗ-ΤΟΣ (magistrate) above, bee in lower right field, in shallow incuse square. Lightly toned, VF/aEF. Very rare.
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Kaunos (BC 150) Drachm223 viewsca mid-2nd century BC. AR Drachm (3.09g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AY (in monogram), winged thunderbolt; ΚΤΗ-ΤΟΣ (magistrate) above, bukranion in lower right field, in shallow incuse square. aEF. Very rare.
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Kaunos (BC 150) Drachm236 viewsca mid-2nd century BC. AR Drachm (2.81g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AY (in monogram), winged thunderbolt; ΚΤΗ - ΤΟΣ (magistrate) above, Kerykeion in lower left field, in shallow incuse square. aEF. Very rare.
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Kaunos (BC 150) Drachm185 viewsca mid-2nd century BC. AR Drachm (16mm, 2.82g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / K-AY (in monogram), winged thunderbolt; ΜΕΓ-Ι-ΣΤ[ΟΣ] (magistrate) above, star in lower right field, in shallow incuse square. aEF. Very rare. Karl Coll.
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Kaunos (BC 150) Drachm146 viewsca 166-150 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 2.91g, 1h). Ktetos, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / Winged thunderbolt; KTH-TOΣ above, K-A flanking in center, torch to lower left. Near EF. Rare.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm391 viewsca 166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.44g), Magistrate Antai-. Helmeted head of Athena right / Sword in sheath; palm tied with fillet left, AN-TAI across field. Toned EF.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm245 viewsca 166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.27g, 12h). Antai-, magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / K-AY (monogram) across field, sword in sheath with strap; AN-TAI across upper field, filleted palm frond to lower left. EF, lightly toned.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm208 viewsca 166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (12mm, 1.09g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Sword in sheath; ΦA-ΡOC (magistrate) above; grapes in lower right field. VF, toned. Drewry Coll.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm219 viewsca mid-2nd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (11mm, 0.85g). Ktetos, magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Sword in sheath; KTHTOΣ (magistrate) above; bucranium in lower right field. VF, strong strike.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm225 viewsca 166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.09g). Antai-, magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / K-AY (monogram) across field, sword in sheath with strap; AN-TAI across upper field, filleted palm frond to lower right. aEF. Ex Crédit Suisse (Berne), Liste 38 (4/1982), 82.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm214 viewsafter 150 BC. AR Hemidrachm (14mm, 1.11g, 1h). Menippos, magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Sword in sheath; ΜΕΝΙ-ΠΠΟΣ (magistrate) above; star in lower left field. aEF
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm190 viewsca mid-2nd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (13mm, 1.22g, 12h). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Sword in sheath; ΦA-ΡOC (magistrate) above; grapes in lower right field. VF, toned. Karl Coll.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm119 viewsca 166-150 BC. AR Hemidrachm (12mm, 1.01g, 1h). Mennipos, magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Sword in sheath with strap; star either side. VF, toned, two edge cracks, reverse die break. Apparently unrecorded with two stars on reverse.
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Kaunos (BC 166-100) Hemidrachm67 views166-100 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.23g, 11mm). Head of Athena wearing Korinthian helmet / KTHTOΣ, City monogram, parazonion, omphalos encircled by snake. Dark patina, gVF.
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Kaunos (BC 200-100) AE255 views2nd century BC. AE (2.62g). Diademed head of Alexander the Great right / Κ-ΑΥ/ΣΩ-ΤΑΣ Naked youth standing right, right hand outstretched, holding scepter in left hand, serpent wound at bottom. Rare. Dark green patina, EF.
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Kaunos (BC 300-200) Trihemiobol250 views3rd century BC. AR Trihemiobol (0.96g). Diademed head of Alexander the Great right / K-AY (AY in monogram), double cornucopiae bound with fillet. Toned, gVF. Rare.
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Kaunos (BC 300-250) AE 10279 viewsca 300-250 BC. AE10 (1.34g). Bull butting right, radiate circle above / Sphinx seated right, [K]-A/Υ.
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Kaunos (BC 300-250) AE 13366 viewsca 300-250 BC. AE13 (1.63g). Bull butting right on ground line / K-A, sphinx seated right. Dark green patina, corrosion spots on rev, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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Kaunos (BC 350-300) AE 12288 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE12 (1.02g). Forepart of a bull right / Sphinx seated right. VF, attractive green patina.
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Kaunos (BC 386-300) AE389 viewsca 386-300 BC. AE (1.27g). Head of Apollo facing / Δ-Γ, sphinx seated left. Dark green patina, fine style, VF.
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Kaunos (BC 390-370) AE 10232 viewsca 390-370 BC. AE10 (0.97g). Head of Apollo facing, chlamys around neck / ?-Γ, sphinx seated left. Black patina, VF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Kaunos (BC 390-370) AE 10128 views390-370 BC. AE10 (1.04g). Laureate head of Apollo facing / Sphinx to left. Rare. Very fine.
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Kaunos (BC 400) Hemiobol238 views4th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.30g). Head of Athena right / Horned and diademed head of Lord Kaunos right. Good VF.
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Kaunos (BC 400) Hemiobol220 viewsKaunos (?), ca 400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.35g, 2h). Grain of corn within dotted border / Δ within dotted border. VF. The Delta on the reverse should probably be read upside down as the Carian K (for Kbide, the Carian name for Kaunos).
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Kaunos (BC 400) Hemiobol233 viewsKaunos, ca 400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.32g, 6mm). Grain of corn within dotted border / Δ within dotted border. VF, toned, light porosity.
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Kaunos (BC 410-390) Stater367 viewsca 410-390 BC. AR Stater (11.65g, 12h). Winged female figure in kneeling/running stance left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?), Δ (inverted) - [Γ] flanking. Good VF, toned, struck with worn reverse die. Excellent detail.
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Kaunos (BC 410-390) Stater472 viewsca 410-390 BC. AR Stater (12.05g). Winged female figure in kneeling/running stance left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?), Δ (inverted) - Γ flanking. VF, toned, good detail for issue. Tony Hardy coll.
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Kaunos (BC 410-390) Stater310 viewsca 410-390 BC. AR Stater (11.74g). Iris, wearing belted chiton, running left, head turned back, holding caduceus in right hand and wreath in left / Conical baetyl, upside down triangle symbol on left and Γ on right; all within incuse square. Head of Iris flatly struck, otherwise EF.
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Kaunos (BC 410-390) Stater194 viewsca 410-390 BC. AR Stater (21mm, 11.80g). Winged female figure in kneeling-running stance left, head right, holding kerykeion and wreath / Baetyl(?) between Δ (upside down) and Γ; all within incuse square. VF, some minor obverse deposits, a little off center.
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Kaunos (BC 430-410) Stater366 viewsca 430-410 BC. AR Stater (11.64g). Winged female figure left / Conical structure, two grape vines (one on either side), Carian letter K (=Kbide) above. Very rare. EF.
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Kaunos (BC 450-430) Stater425 viewsca 450-430 BC. AR Stater (11.72g). Winged female figure in kneeling/running stance left, head turned right, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?), granulated patterns resembling birds on either side. Nice VF.
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Kaunos (BC 450-430) Stater518 viewsca 450-430 BC. AR Stater (11.68g, 7h). Iris running left, her head turned back, holding kerykeion (caduceus) in right hand and wreath in left / Triangular baetyl with handle on either side of the apex; to left and right, granulated patterns in the form of stylized birds; all within incuse square. Attractively toned, perfectly centered and of splendid classical style, an exceptional coin of great beauty. EF.
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Kaunos (BC 450-430) Stater239 viewsca 450-430 BC. AR Stater (20mm, 11.27g, 9h). Winged female figure in kneeling-running stance left, head right, holding kerykeion and wreath / Baetyl(?), with “handles” at apex; inverted Δ (K in Carian) to upper left, pelleted fields at sides; all within incuse square. VF, darkly toned. Well centered and struck. Ex von Aulock Coll., 2347.
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Kaunos (BC 460) Stater278 viewsca 460 BC. AR Stater (11.81g). Nude male figure advancing right in running-kneeling position; wings at shoulders and heels, Karian letter above / Karian legend ('ZMB' retrograde), lion walking left, head reverted, one paw raised; within square dotted border inside incuse square. Very rare. Obverse flatly struck, otherwise good VF. Gerson Coll.
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Kaunos (BC 465-460) Stater470 viewsca 465-460. AR Stater (11.65g). Naked youthful Genius with spread wings kneeling right, raising left hand in which he holds caduceus / Lion crouching left, raising right foreleg, head reverted, ZMB (retrograde), within shallow incuse square. Rare. A superb and elegant late archaic coin, EF.

Ex Ars Classica XVII, 1934, 385; Glendining 1961, Lockett collection part IV, 2392; Hess-Leu 61, 1966, 53; M&M 68, 1986, 292, NAC 7, 1994, 243. From the Carian hoard 1932 (IGCH 1180).
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Kaunos (BC 470) Hemiobol?303 viewsca 470 BC. AR Hemiobol? (0.49g). Nude winged male running left, caduceus (?) to left / Lion standing left on ground line, head turned back, paw raised, caduceus (?) at end of tail, in dotted circle, within circular incuse. aF/VF.
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Kaunos (BC 470) Stater506 viewsca 470 BC. AR Stater (11.76g, 7h). Nude winged male running right on ground line, knees bent, monogram above / Lion left, head turned back, paw raised; between lip and tail point monogram; Carian letters (ZMB retrograde) above; all in deep incuse square. Rare. Light toning, VF-aEF.

From the Carian Fund of 1932 (IGCH 1180). Ex Naville - Ars Classica, Auktion XVII (10/1934, Luzern), lot 585; Ex R. C. Lockett, Glendining & Co., Auction 21 (2/1961) Greek Coins IV (London), lot 2392; Ex A. Hess AG - Bank Leu & Co. AG, Auction 31 (12/1966, Luzern), lot 458; Ex Leu Numismatik AG, Auction 54 (4/1992, Zurich), lot 139.
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Kaunos (BC 470) Triobol388 viewsca 470 BC. AR Triobol (2.89g, 6h). Nude winged male running left, knees bent, thunderbolt (?) in R hand, monogram to left / Lion walking left on dotted ground line, head turned back, paw raised; between lip and tail point monogram (Carian letter?); all in dotted circle within incuse circle. Very rare. Light toning, aEF.
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Kaunos (BC 470-450) Stater370 viewsca 470-450 BC. AR Stater (11.20g, 20mm). Winged female figure running right, head left, holding caduceus and wreath / Baetyl(?) in incuse square, small horn-like projection (handles?) on apex of baetyl. Toned VF. Ex Kricheldorf Auction 11 (1962), lot 200.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) 1/32 Stater214 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR 1/32 Stater (7mm, 0.27g). Winged female figure running right / Griffin standing left within incuse square. VF, light porosity. Very rare, only 4 specimens of this denomination recorded by Konuk.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Drachm294 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR Drachm (5.65g). Winged goddes (Iris) running right, both hands outstretched / Griffin standing left, left foreleg raised, within dotted incuse square. Lightly toned, VF. Ex Sternberg 18 (1986), lot 160.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Hemidrachm298 viewsca late 5th century BC. AR Reduced Aeginetic Hemidrachm (2.43g, 2h). Winged female in long Chiton with outstretched hands (Iris) running left, head forward / Winged griffin standing left, paw raised, in dotted square, within deep incuse. Extremely rare variant with Iris L. VF-aEF.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Hemidrachm402 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.49g, 5h). Iris running right, head turned back to left, both hands outstretched / Griffin standing right, left foreleg raised; all within dotted border in incuse square. A magnificent piece, beautifully toned and perfectly centered. EF. Ex Monnaies et Medailles XXVIII (6/1964), lot 179.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Hemidrachm267 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR Hemidrachm (10mm, 2.31g, 7h). Winged female figure running right, looking back / Griffin standing right, foreleg raised, within beaded square border within incuse square. Good VF, some porosity.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Hemidrachm113 viewsca 490-370 BC. AR Hemidrachm (12mm, 2.86g). Winged female figure in kneeling-running stance right, head left / Griffin standing right, raising forepaw, within dotted square within incuse square. Good VF, toned, scattered roughness.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Obol337 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR Tritartemorion (0.58g, 7mm). Iris running left / Winged sphinx (?) standing right, paw raised, within dotted incuse square. Very fine.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Obol181 viewsca 390-370 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.72g, 8h). Sphinx seated right, forepaw raised / Sphinx seated right within square incuse. VF, toned, minor porosity.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Obol168 viewsUncertain, ca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Two ram’s heads back-­to-back / Griffin sitting right, paw raised, within dotted frame, all within incuse square. Extremely rare and apparently unrecorded in all major reference works. Light tone and about extremely fine. Ex Hauck & Aufhäuser 15 (2000), 123.1 comments
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Stater175 viewsca 490-480 BC. AR Stater (11.82g). Winged male figure left; monogram to lower right / Incuse of four tilted squares around a central object (fish?); the titled squares each containing an object (monogram, bull’s head, lion’s head, and cock[?]) upon a granulated field. VF, toned. Extremely rare, one of three known.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Trihemiobol354 viewsca 5th cent BC. AR Aeginetic Trihemiobol (1.19g, 11h). Winged female in long Chiton with stretched hands running left, head turned back / Winged griffin standing left, paw raised, in dotted square, within shallow incuse. Rare. VF. Ex Bankhaus Aufhauser, Auk. 6 (10/1989, Munchen), lot 158.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Trihemiobol479 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR Trihemiobol (11mm, 1.34g). Winged female figure running right, head left / Griffin standing left, right foreleg raised, in incuse square. VF, porous.
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Tritartemorion414 viewsca 490-470 BC. AR Tritartemorion (9mm, 0.74g). Winged female figure running right / Griffin standing left within incuse square. VF, porous. Scarce.
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