Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Komama (AD 138-161) AE 27 - Antoninus Pius436 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE27 (9.65g). Laureate head right / Founder plowing left, goading yoked oxen. Near VF, green patina. Wagner Coll.
Komama (AD 161-180) AE 33 Marcus Aurelius288 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE33 (19.82g). Bust laureate, draped, and cuirassed left / Zeus standing left, holding patera and scepter; small altar and small eagle at his feet. Fine or better, a bit encrusted. Very rare. Only two specimens known to von Aulock, both from the same obverse die but a different reverse die. The reverse die of this coin is new and previously unknown.
Komama (AD 236-238) AE 21 - Maximus244 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 236-238 AD. AE21 (3.98g). Draped bust, bare head right / COL COM-AMECИ, female goddess standing left holding phiale. Rare, very fine.
Komama (AD 244-249) AE 19 - Otacilia Severa210 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE19 (4.18g, 12h). Diademed and draped bust right / COL CO-MAMEΩ, Female deity standing facing, head right, wearing long veil, holding patera. VF, dark brown patina, some cleaning scratches. Unpublished in the standard references.
Komama (AD 247-249) AE 26 - Philip II91 viewsPhilip II, 247-249 AD. AE26 (7.04g). IMP C M IVL SEVER PHILLIPPVAS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL COMAMEN, Aquila between two signa. Very rare. GVF.
Komama (AD 250-251) AE 17 - Herennius Etruscus233 viewsHerennius Etruscus, 250-251 AD. AE17 (2.74g). Draped, laureate, cuirassed bust right / COL CO-MAMEN, Goddess in long dress and long veil over kalathos standing right, holding patera in outstretched left hand. Green patina, gVF. Rare. Righetti coll.
Komama (BC 27-14 AD) AE 18 - Augustus254 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE18 (6.16g). IMP CAESAR DIVI [F AVGVSTVS COS VIII], bare head of Caesar / T-VOMAN - M- MEMM - FLAM - QVINQ-ITER, twin goddesses with kalathos seated facing. Very fine.
Komama (BC 100-0) AE 14226 views1st century BC. AE14 (2.93g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Lion standing left, KO in exergue. Choice very fine.
Komama (BC 100-0) AE 14329 views1st cent BC. AE14 (2.29g, 12h). Laureate heads of two bearded men right / Lion springing right, KO in exergue. Dark green-brown patina, VF/aEF.
Komama (BC 100-0) AE 15264 views1st cent BC. AE15 (1.92g). Laureate heads of two bearded men right / Lion springing right, KO in exergue. Green patina, aEF. Gutknecht coll.
Komama (BC 100-0) AE 15335 views1st cent BC. AE15 (2.90g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Lion standing left, KO in exergue. Fine dark green patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
Komama (BC 100-0) Hemidrachm335 views1st century BC. AR Hemidrachm (13mm, 1.54g, 12h). Diademed head of Artemis right; K to left / ΚΟΜΑ-ΜΕΩΝ, long torch. Good VF, find patina, minor edge porosity. Extremely rare, fewer than 10 known.
Komama (BC 100-0) Hemidrachm413 views1st century BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.95g, 12h). Diademed head of Artemis right; K behind / KOMA-MEΩN, long torch. Good VF, toned, a hint of porosity, minor flat strike on reverse. Extremely rare.

This coin is from the only known silver coinage of Komama, of which only the von Aulock specimen is published (but not in his sylloge). Along with this issue of silver, an extensive series of bronze was struck during the 1st century BC, before the city came under Roman control.
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