Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Pinara (BC 167-81) Drachm273 viewsLycian League, ca 167-81 BC. AR Drachm (). Laureate head of Apollo right, bow and quiver over shoulder / City initials Π-Ι on either side of kithara, ΛVKIΩΝ above; all within shallow incuse square. Extremely Rare; only 2 drachms of Pinara were known to Troxell. gVF.

This reverse die is new, whereas the obverse die is linked to no. 7.2. Pinara is located in the middle Xanthos valley and is today one of the most impressive sites of ancient Lycia.
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Pinara (BC 425-400) Stater - Kherei316 viewsKherei, Dynast, ca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (8.59g). Pinara mint. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and spiral / Head of Kherei right, wearing Persian headdress (bashlyk); Lycian letters 'Pillefi - Kherei', within dotted incuse circle. Good VF, scattered porosity. Rare.
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Pinara (BC 425-400) Stater - Kherei365 viewsKherei, Dynast, ca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (8.56g, 20mm). Pinara mint. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet, Lycian letters 'KhE' to left / Head of Kherei right, wearing Persian headdress (bashlyk); Lycian letters 'Pillefi' (retrograde) - 'Kherei', within dotted incuse circle. An apparently unrecorded variety of a very rare type. Well struck and centred, EF.
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Pinara (BC 425-400) Stater - Kherei366 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (8.58g). Pinara mint. Helmeted head of Athena right, Lycian letters 'KhE' to left / Head of Kherei right, wearing Persian tiara (bashlyk); Lycian letters 'Pillefi' (retrograde) - 'Kherei', within dotted incuse circle. Good VF/EF, well centered with an attractive portrait on the reverse. Rare.
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Pinara (BC 425-400) Stater - Kherei429 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (8.63g, 20mm). Pinara mint. Helmeted head of Athena right, Lycian letters 'KhE-RE' to left / Head of Kherei right, wearing Persian tiara (bashlyk); Lycian letters 'Pellafe' (retrograde) and 'Kherei' around, within dotted incuse circle. Unusually well-centered on a very broad flan and with a very appealing reverse portrait. aEF/EF. Rare.
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Pinara (BC 425-400) Stater - Kherei425 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (8.61g, 6h). Pinara mint. Helmeted head of Athena right, Lycian letters 'KhE' to left / Head of Kherei right, wearing Persian tiara (bashlyk); Lycian letters 'Pellafe' (retrograde) and 'Kherei' around, within dotted incuse circle. EF. Rare.
   
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