Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Sillyon (AD 41-54) AE 18 - Claudius3 viewsClaudius (?), 41-54 AD. AE18 (3.83g). Laureate head right; in front, K / CIΛΛYEΩN Laureate head of Apollo right. Very rare. Brown tone. gVF.
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Sillyon (AD 117-138) AE 18 - Hadrian4 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE18 (4.57g). Laureate head right / Apollo standing right, playing lyre. Extremely rare. Apparently unpublished. Dark brown tone. gVF.
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Sillyon (AD 166-177) AE 35 - Commodus172 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE35 (25.45g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Mên on horseback right. VF, green and brown patina with traces of silvering, light cleaning scratches. Rare. Group CEM.
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Sillyon (AD 177-192) AE 18 - Commodus325 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 (4.89g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Goddess seated left holding branch; jug to left. Rare. Stripped patina, fine.
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Sillyon (AD 177-192) AE 36 - Commodus167 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE36 (31.34g, 6h). MAP AY KOMM ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate bust right, wearing aegis / CIΛΛ-V-ЄΩN, Mên on horseback right. Good VF, green patina, even light roughness. Extremely rare. From Group CEM.
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Sillyon (AD 177-192) AE 38 - Commodus137 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE38 (30.83g, 6h). AVT KAICAP Λ AVPHΛ [K]OMOΔOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CIΛ ΛVЄΩN, draped bust of Mên, wearing Phrygian cap, right, crescent horns on shoulders; no stars on cap. VF, green patina, gently smoothed area of roughness and a few light adjustment marks on obverse. Ex Burstein Coll.; Münzen und Medaillen AG 41 (6/1970), lot 507.
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Sillyon (AD 193-211) AE 17 - Septimius Severus237 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE17 (3.12g). Laureate head right / Ares standing right with spear and shield. VF.
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Sillyon (AD 193-211) AE 34 - Septimius Severus178 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE34 (26.32g, 12h). AVT KAI Λ CЄΠTOV CЄOVHPOC ΠЄ, laureate bust right, wearing aegis / CIΛΛV-ЄΩN, Mên on horseback right. Good VF, brown-green patina, some pitting and minor scratches. Extremely rare. From Group CEM. Ex Sternberg XII (11/1982), lot 657.
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Sillyon (AD 193-211) AE 34 - Septimius Severus38 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE34 (26.43g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Mên on horse trotting right. Near VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.; ex vAuctions 236 (11/2009), lot 19.
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Sillyon (AD 193-211) AE 35 - Septimius Severus141 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE35 (26.33g). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ CЄΠΤΟΥ (sic) CЄΟΥΗΡΟC ΠЄ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CΙΛ-ΛΥ-Є-ΩΝ, Mên on horseback left. Almost black patina, VF/EF.
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Sillyon (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla169 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (8.30g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. Rough very fine.
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Sillyon (AD 217-218) AE 34 - Diadumenian101 viewsDiadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218 AD. AE34 (23.28g, 6h). Bare head right / Mên on horseback left. VF, green patina, light roughness. Extremely rare. Group CEM.
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Sillyon (AD 218-222) AE 18 - Julia Paula190 viewsJulia Paula, wife of Elagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE18 (5.83g). Draped and diademed bust right / CIΛΛYEΩN, female goddess seated left holding palm branch. Rare. Very fine.
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Sillyon (AD 218-222) AE 23 - Julia Paula106 viewsJulia Paula, wife of Elagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE23 (10.84g). ΙΟΥ ΚΟΡ ΠΑΥΛΑ X, draped bust with stephane right / CΙΛΛΥЄΩΝ, Dionysos holding kantharos and thyrsos, at his feet, panther. Dark green patina, VF.
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Sillyon (AD 238-244) AE 25 - Gordian III69 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE25 (14.53g, 2h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian right / Draped bust of Mên right, wearing Phrygian cap and set upon crescent. VF, brown patina. Well centered and struck. Spradling Coll.
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Sillyon (AD 244-247) AE 24 - Philip II318 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE24 (9.39g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CIΛΛ--VEΩN, Pan seated left on rocks, playing pipes and holding logobolon over shoulder. Near VF, green patina. Drewry Coll.; Ex Lindgren Coll.
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Sillyon (AD 247-249) AE 24 - Philip II44 viewsPhilip II, 247-249 AD. AE24 (7.57g). AY K M IOY CЄOY ΦΙΛΙΠΠOC C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CIΛΛΥЄΩΝ, laureate and draped bust of Men on crescent right, wearing phrygian cap. VF.
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Sillyon (AD 249-251) AE 17 - Herennia Etruscilla179 viewsHerennia Etruscilla, wife of Trajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE17 (3.15g). Diademed and draped bust right / Bust of Mên right. Good VF, green patina. Unrecorded? Wagner Coll.
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Sillyon (AD 251-253) AE 17 - Volusian246 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE17 (4.43g). ΓAI OVI AVΦI ΓALLON, laureate, cuirassed and draped right / CIΛ ΛЄΩN, bust of Mên right. Very rare, gVF.
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Sillyon (AD 253-268) AE 23 - Gallienus227 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE23 (6.76g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Draped bust of Mên right, crescent at shoulders. Unpublished. aEF.
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Sillyon (AD 253-268) AE 28 - Gallienus109 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 - 10 Assaria (14.31g, 8h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; I (mark of value) before / Mên on horseback right; I (mark of value) below. Near VF, brown surfaces, usual porosity.

Unlike most 10 Assaria issues from this region where the denomination mark is only found on the obverse, some coins from Sillyum place it on both the obverse and the reverse. Its position on the reverse of this coin below the horse at first glance leads on to think that the horse has five legs.
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Sillyon (AD 253-268) AE 33 - Gallienus205 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE33 (19.44g). Laureate and draped bust right; I before / Jupiter with Nike statue und scepter enthroned. Nice very fine.
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Sillyon (AD 255-258) AE 32 - Valerian II232 viewsValerian II, Caesar, 255-258 AD. AE32 - 10 Assaria (18.93g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; I before / CIΛΛ--VEΩN, draped bust of Mên right, resting on a crescent. Near VF, green-brown patina with light encrustations. Drewry Coll.
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Sillyon (AD 255-259) AE 34 - Saloninus254 viewsSaloninus, Caesar, 255-259 AD. AE34 - 10 Assaria (14.61g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; globe below, I before / CIΛΛ--VEΩN, draped bust of Mên right, resting on a crescent. Near VF, green patina, reverse double struck. Drewry Coll.; Ex Kovacs VI (11/1985), lot 256.
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Sillyon (AD 258-260) AE 34 - Saloninus47 viewsSaloninus, as Caesar, 258-260 AD. AE34 - 10 Assaria (18.64g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; below, eagle standing right, head left, with wings spread / Mên on horse trotting left. VF, gray-brown patina, some roughness. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.; ex vAuctions 248 (6/2010), lot 21 (incorrectly attributed as Valerian II).
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Sillyon (BC 200-100) AE 14335 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE14 (2.20g). Helmeted head of Ares right / Male standing left, holding right arm up; thunderbolt to left, ΣΕΛΥΝΙΥΣ to right. VF. Rare.
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Sillyon (BC 300-100) AE 19333 viewsca 3rd-2nd century BC. AE19 (5.44g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter, ΣΕΛΥΝΙΥΣ to right. VF, brown patina.
 
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