Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius1692 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (2.89g), struck 17-32 AD. TIBEPIOΣ KAIΣAR ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right / ΘEOY ΣEBAΣTOYU YIOΣ, radiate Helios with scepter and globe standing on mount Argaios. Rare. Lightly toned, VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius & Drusus 218 viewsTiberius, with Drusus Caesar, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (3.79g, 18mm, 12h). Struck 33-34 AD. TI • CAES • AVG I M (TR) P XXXV, laureate head of Tiberius right / [DRVSVS • C]AES • TI • AVG • F • COS • II • R • P , bare head of Drusus left. Near EF, toned. Rare.
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Kaisareia (AD 33-34) Drachm - Tiberius and Drusus925 viewsTiberius, with Drusus. AR Drachm (3.74g, 11h), struck 33-34 AD. Laureate head of Tiberius right / Bare head of Drusus left. Superb EF, wonderful gold, gray, and iridescent toning. Rare, and with splendid portraits. From the RLS Collection. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts XX (3/1988), lot 100.
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Kaisareia (AD 33-38) Drachm - Divus Augustus and Germanicus934 viewsDivus Augustus and Germanicus, died 14 and 19 AD respectively. AR Drachm (3.63g, 1h), struck 33/4 or 37/8 AD. DIVVS AVGVS-T(?), radiate head of Augustus left / GERMANICVS C-ES TI AVGV COS II P[M(?)], bare head of Germanicus right, wearing beard. VF, light iridescent toning, good metal. The date of this issue remains uncertain. RPC places it late in Tiberius' reign, circa 33/4 AD, while the traditional dating, adopted by RIC and Sydenham, is in the first year of Caligula's reign, 37/8 AD.
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Kaisareia (AD 37-41) Drachm - Gaius (Galigula)870 viewsGaius (Galigula), 37-41 AD. AR Drachm (3.63g, 1h). Bare head right / IMPERATOR P M A[VGV]R TR POT, simpulum and lituus. VF, light iridescent toning, good metal. Very rare.
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Kaisareia (AD 41-54) AE 16236 viewsTime of Claudius, 41-54 AD. AE16 (3.60g). KAICAPЄNΩN, bust of Apollo with quiver right / ЄTOVC Γ, tripod. Nice VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 41-54) Didrachm - Claudius751 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AR Didrachm (7.48g, 12h). Laureate head left / DE BRITANNIS in exergue, Claudius, holding reins and scepter, in triumphal quadriga right. Near EF, toned. Rare. The didrachm was introduced during the reign of Claudius. The reverse type portrays a powerful piece of political propaganda; namely, Claudius returning triumphantly from Britain.
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Kaisareia (AD 41-54) Didrachm - Claudius436 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AR Didrachm (7.57g, 22mm, 12h). Struck circa AD 43-48. TI • CLAVD • CAESAR AVG • GERM • P • M • TR • P, laureate head left / P P/ OB CIVES/ SERVATOS in three lines within wreath. Good VF, toned. Rare. From Group CEM. Ex Münzen & Medaillen FPL 388 (4/1977), no. 35.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Didrachm - Nero & Agrippina II696 viewsNero and Agrippina II, 54-68 AD. AR Didrachm (5.78g), struck 58-60 AD. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI, laureate head right / AGRIPPINA AVGVSTA MATER AVGVSTI, draped bust of Agrippina right. Rare. Toned, gVF.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Didrachm - Nero & Agrippina II694 viewsNero, with Agrippina Junior, 54-68 AD. AR Didrachm (7.41g, 20mm, 12h). Struck 54-56 AD. Laureate head of Nero right / Veiled bust of Agrippina right, wearing stephane. Good VF. Rare and with a lovely portrait of Agrippina.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Didrachm - Nero and Divus Claudius749 viewsNero and Divus Claudius, 54-68 AD. AR Didrachm (7.31g, 20mm), struck 63-65 AD. Laureate head of Nero right / Laureate head of Claudius right. Minor obverse flan flaw, good very fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Didrachm - Nero and Divus Claudius181 viewsNero, with Divus Claudius. 54-68 AD. AR Didrachm (5.56g, 21mm, 6h). Subsidiary Group. Possibly struck in Pontus. Struck circa 63-65 AD. NERO CLΛVD DI CLΛVD F CΛESΛR ΛVG GERMΛ, laureate head of Nero right / DIVOS CLΛVD ΛVGVST GERMΛNIC PΛTER ΛV, laureate head of Divus Claudius right. Good VF, toned, slightly granular surfaces. Ex Tan Coll. Ex CNG 57 (4/ 2001), lot 836; Sternberg X (11/1980), lot 298.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Drachm - Nero and Agrippina II775 viewsNero and Agrippina II, 54-68 AD. AR Drachm (3.09g), struck 58-9 AD. NERO CLAVD DIV[I CLAVD F CAESAR AVG] GERMANI, laureate head of Nero right, countermark in right field / AGRIPPIN[A AVGVSTA] MATER AVGVSTI, draped bust of Agrippina II right, stacked KK behind head. Very rare: RPC lists only fifteen Caesarean drachms of Nero and Agrippina of all varieties, and only one, in BM, of this exact variety, with letters K K and Agrippina's unveiled head right on reverse. The K K probably stands for "Koinon of Cappadocia". The oddly shaped countermark on obverse, showing two objects resembling a minnow and a flounder, is apparently unpublished, since not mentioned in RPC or Howgego's book on countermarks. Fine+/VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero559 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.74g, 13mm, 12h). Laureate head right / Nike standing right, right foot on globe, inscribing shield set on knee. Near EF, toned, obverse slightly off center.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero470 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.74g, 14mm, 12h). Struck ca 63 AD. Laureate head right / ARME NIAC across field, Nike advancing right. Good VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero407 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.83g, 14mm, 12h). Laureate head right / Nike seated left on globe, holding wreath. VF, lightly toned, deposit on cheek.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero167 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.49g, 12h). Dated RY 10 (63/64 AD). Laureate head right / Mount Argaeus; on summit, male figure holding globe and spear. Rare. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero126 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Irregular Hemidrachm (1.56g, 13-14mm, 12h). Undated. Not legible inscription. Laureate head of Nero to right / Victory, half-draped, standing to right; right foot on globe; she inscribes shield resting on her knee. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) AE 21 - Titus313 viewsTitus, as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AE21 (7.78g, 12h). Dated RY 10 of Vespasian (77/8 AD). Laureate head right / Legend in five lines within wreath. VF, dark brown patina. Ex J.S. Wagner Coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) AE 22 - Titus580 viewsTitus, as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AE22 (6.9g). Legate M. Hirrius Fronto Neratius Pansa, 77/78 AD. Laureate bust right / EΠI/ ΠANCA / ΠPECBEY / TOY / ET I, legend within wreath. A very nice bronze with hard green patina.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) AE 27 - Vespasian291 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE27 (13.76g, 12h). M. Hirrius Fronto Neratius Pansa, Augustan legate. Dated RY 10 (77-78 AD). AYTOKP KAICAP CЄBAC OYЄCΠACIANOC, laureate head of Vespasian, right / EΠI M NЄPA ΠANCA ΠPЄCBEY / – ЄT I (in exergue), Mt. Argaeus; on summit radiate figure standing left, globe in right hand, scepter in left hand. VF, green patina. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian286 viewsVespasian, with Domitian as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (6.83g, 21mm, 12h). Dated RY 9 (76/7 AD). Laureate head of Vespasian right / ΔOMITIVNOC KAICAP CЄBAC YIO ЄT Θ, Domitian, togate, standing slightly left, holding olive branch. VF, toned. Rare variety. From the Sierra Coll. Ex Münzen und Medaillen GmbH 19 (5/2006), lot 261.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian275 viewsVespasian, with Titus as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (7.16g, 23mm, 12h). Dated RY 9 (AD 77/8). Laureate head right / Titus, laureate and in military outfit, standing facing, holding spear and parazonium; ЄT Θ (date) in exergue. VF, toned. Rare. Bruce R. Brace Coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian340 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (21mm, 6.32g, 12h). Struck 77-78 AD. Laureate head right / Nike flying right on base line, holding palm branch over shoulder and wreath. VF, toned. Group CEM.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian389 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (21mm, 7.24g, 12h). Struck 77-78 AD. Laureate head right / Mt. Argaeus surmounted by statue. Near EF, toned. Group CEM. Ex Leu 53 (10/1991), lot 223.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian78 viewsVespasian, with Domitian as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (5.38g, 21mm, 6h). Dated RY 9 (76/7 AD). AYTOKPA KAICAP YOECΠACIANOC CEBACTOC, laureate head of Vespasian right / ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP CEBAC YIO ET Θ, Domitian, togate, standing slightly left, holding olive branch. F. Rare. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian & Titus410 viewsVespasian & Titus as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (6.87g, 22mm, 6h). Struck 76-77 AD. Laureate head of Vespasian right / Laureate head of Titus right. Good VF, toned. Deposits on portrait of Titus. From the Sierra Coll.; Ex Gemini III (1/2007), lot 352.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Didrachm - Vespasian and Titus572 viewsVespasian and Titus, 69-79 AD. AR Didrachm (6.66g). Year 9 (76/7 AD). Laureate head of Vespasian R / Laureate head of Titus R. Toned very fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Drachm - Titus182 viewsTitus as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AR Drachm (2.90g, 18mm, 12h). Dated RY 9 (76/7 AD). AYT KAICAP TIT YOC CEBACTOY OYECΠACI, laureate head of Titus right / NIKE CEBACTH / ET Θ, Nike standing right, holding wreath with right hand and palm with left hand. Tricarico Coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Hemidrachm - Vespasian675 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.77g). Laureate head right, AYTOKP CAP OYECΠΑCIANOC CEBA, Nike advancing right, holding wreath. Very fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Hemidrachm - Vespasian258 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AR Hemidrachm (15mm, 1.90g, 12h). AYTOKP KAICAP YOЄCΠACIANOC ΣЄBA, laureate head right / (No Legend), Nike seated on globe right, holding wreath in both hands. VF. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 69-81) AE 21 - Domitian132 viewsDomitian, as Caesar, 69-81 AD. AE21 (5.58g). M. Hirrius Fronto Neratius Pansa (Legatus Augusti). RY 10 (77/8 AD). Laureate head right / Mount Argaios, above wreath. Minor corrosion, nice patina. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 73/74) Drachm - Domitian 166 viewsDomitian (as Caesar), 73/74 AD. AR Drachm (3.31g). ΚΑΙ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟC CΕΒΑCΤΟΥ ΥΙΟC, laureate head right / ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ CΕΒΑCΤH, Homonoia-Concordia seated left, holding patera and scepter.

This example is evidence of a coin most probably struck in Rome for export to Caesarea. A 6 o'clock die axis, indicates the fact that this coin was struck in Rome for export to the provinces. Only 10 recorded examples of this coin in the major publications, Metcalf reporting only three. Much of the original 'find' patina remains on this coin.
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Kaisareia (AD 79-81) AE 18 - Titus237 viewsTitus, 79-81 AD. AE18 (4.64g, 12h). A. Caesennius Gallus, Augustan legate. Dated RY 3 (81 AD). Laureate head right / Statue atop Mt. Argaeus; ET G (date) in exergue. Near VF, green patina.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) AE 18 - Domitian167 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (3.34g, 12h). Dated RY 14 (95 AD). AYTO KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOC ΓЄPM, laureate head of Domitian right / KAICAPЄIAC / ЄT ΔI, Mount Argaeus. Very Fine, Rare. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) AE 20 - Domitian155 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (4.19g, 12h). T. Pomponius Bassus, Augustan legate. Dated RY 14 (95 AD). AYTO KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOC ΓЄPMA, laureate head of Domitian, right / EΠI / BACCOY / ΠPЄCBЄY / TOY / ЄT / ΔI, all within laurel wreath. Near VF. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) AE 20 - Domitian154 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (7.12g). Magistrate T. Pomponius Bassus (Legatus Augusti). RY 15 (95/6 AD). Laureate head right / text in five lines within wreath. Nice patina, VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) AE 25 - Domitian103 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE25 (12.93g). Magistrate T. Pomponius Bassus (Legatus Augusti). RY 15 (95/6 AD). AYTO KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOC ΓЄPMAN, laureate head right / ЄΠI TIT ΠOM BACCOY ΠPЄCBЄY / ЄT IЄ.
Mount Argaeus. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian513 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (5.91g, 22mm, 6h). Dated RY 13 (AD 93/4). Laureate head right / Club. Near VF, rough. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian326 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (21mm, 7.03g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). Laureate head right / Nike advancing right, holding palm branch over shoulder and wreath; ЄTO IΓ (date) across field. Near EF. Group CEM.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian266 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (21mm, 7.25g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). Laureate head right / Mt. Argaeus surmounted by statue; ЄTO IΓ (date) across field. Near EF, toned, minor lamination flaw on obverse at back of head. Group CEM. Ex Sternberg X (11/1980), lot 329; Sydenham Coll. (Hess Luzern, 4/1936), lot 61.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian172 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (22mm, 6.58g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). AYT KAI ΔOMITIANOC ΣЄBACTOC ΓЄPM, laureate head right / ЄTO ΙΓ, Athena standing right, holding owl in right hand, spear in left hand. Near VF. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian365 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (22mm, 6.92g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). AYT KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOC ΓЄPM, laureate head right / No legend, emperor in quadriga right, holding laurel branch in right hand, scepter in left hand. VF, trace of porosity. Tricarico coll.; ex Drewry coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian and Domitia147 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (22mm, 6.26g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). AYT KAI ΔOMIT ΣEBACTOC ΓEPM ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, Laureate head of Domitian right confronted with diademed head of Domitia left / Mt. Argaeus surmounted by statue; ЄTO IΓ (date) across field. Near VF. Very rare. Tricarico coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 96-98) Didrachm - Nerva513 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AR Didrachm (6.68g). Dated COS IIII (98 AD). Laureate head right / YΠATOY TETAPTOY, mount Argaeus. Toned very fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 96-98) Didrachm - Nerva567 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AR Didrachm (6.78g), dated COS IIII (98 AD). AVTOKPAT NЄROVAC KAICAP CЄBACTOC, laureate head right / VΠATOV TЄTAPTOV, club. Rare, VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 96-98) Didrachm - Nerva446 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AR Didrachm (6.99g, 22mm, 6h). Struck 97 AD. AYTOKPAT NЄPOYAC KAICAP CЄBACTOC YΠAT Γ, laureate head right / OMON CTPAT, two clasped hands holding standard set on prow. EF, toned, light deposits on reverse. Rare. From Group CEM.
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Kaisareia (AD 96-98) Didrachm - Nerva194 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AR Didrachm (21mm, 6.68g, 6h). Struck 97 AD. Laureate head right / Eleutheria standing left, holding pileus and scepter. Near EF, find patina. Group CEM; ex Tkalec (11/1987), lot 281.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) AE 13 - Trajan357 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE13 (0.97g). AVT KAIC NEP TPAI - ANOC CEB, laureate bust right / ΔHMAPX - EX VΠAT B, laurel branch, bow and quiver. Rare, VF+, green patina. Hoeft coll.

The rev. resembles all attributes of Apollo.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) AE 17 - Trajan9 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE17 (3.19g). T. Pomponius Bassus, presbeutes. Dated RY 3 (100/1 AD). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΝЄΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС СЄΒ ΓЄΡΜ, laureate head right / ЄΠΙ ΒΑССΟΥ / ЄΤ Γ, Mt. Argaeus surmounted by wreath. Rare. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm - Trajan519 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (6.45g). AVTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄPM ΔAK, draped and laureate bust right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC, Tyche with cornucopiae and rudder. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm - Trajan235 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (21mm, 6.69g, 6h). Struck 112-117 AD. Laureate and draped bust right, globe at point of bust / Mt. Argaeus with grotto at bottom containing large cult stone; second grotto(?) at top of mountain, series of stones lining base. VF, lightly toned, minor porosity. Brace coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm - Trajan126 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (6.81g, 20-22mm, 8h). Struck ca 112-117 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙC NЄP ΤΡΑΙΑΝω ΑΡΙCΤω CЄΒ ΓЄΡΜ ΔΑΚ, laureate bust of Trajan to right, draped on neck / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤ ς (Cos VI) Mt. Argaeus of unusual design, surrounded by trees; on summit crater opening. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm - Trajan4 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (7.00g, 21mm). ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΝЄΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС СЄΒ ΓЄΡΜ ΔΑΚ, laureate and draped bust right; globe at point of bust / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤO ς, Apollo standing left, holding olive branch and bow. gVF.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm – Trajan347 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (7.10g, 12h). Dated, 98-99 AD. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / YΠAT ΔEYT, mount Argaios with statue. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Drachm - Trajan684 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Drachm (15mm, 3.36g, 7h), struck 98-99 AD. Laureate head right / Right hands clasped over military standard set on prow. VF, light porosity. Rare.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Drachm - Trajan163 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Drachm (3.85g, 7h). 112-117 AD. Laureate and draped bust right / Nike advancing right, holding palm and wreath. Extremely Fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Drachm - Trajan12 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Drachm (3.22g, 18mm). ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙС ΝЄΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΩ ΑΡΙСΤΩ CЄB ΓЄΡΜ ΔΑΚ, laureate bust right, with slight drapery / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤΟ ς, Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm frond. aEF.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Hemidrachm - Trajan5 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.57g, 15mm). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΝЄΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС СЄΒ ΓЄΡΜ, laureate head right / ΔΗΜ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤ Β, club. Rare. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Tridrachm - Trajan138 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Tridrachm (10.16g, 24mm, 8h). Struck ca 112-117 AD. AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄΡΜ ΔAK, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤO ς (Cos VI) Aquila in centre; on right, standard surmounted by hand; on left, standard surmounted by wreath. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 100/101) AE 17 146 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE17 (1.70g). RY 3 (100/101 AD). Turreted bust of Tyche right / Pyramid or baitylos; in field, date ET - Γ. Rare. Nice green patina.
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Kaisareia (AD 101/102) AE 16258 viewsTime of Trajan, dated 100/101 AD. AE16 (3.4g, 12h). Turreted head of Tyche right / Pyramid or baitylos; in field, date ET - Δ (=year 4 of Trajan). VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 101/102) AE 18709 viewsunder Roman rule, time of Trajan, dated 100/101 AD. AE18 (3.17g). Turreted head of Tyche right / Pyramid or baitylos; in field, date ET - Δ (=year 4 of Trajan). Dark green patina, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 103) AE 1393 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE13 (2.39g, 13mm, 11h). 103 AD. Head of Tyche to right, towered crown / ЄΤ – ς (year 6) Pyramid. Very rare. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 108/109) AE 17105 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE17 (3.76g). Dated RY 11 (108/109 AD). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / Pyramid; ЄT ΙA (date) across field. Scarce. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) AE 21 - Hadrian199 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE21 (5.88g). ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙΣ ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ, laureate head right / Legend in four lines (ΚΑΙC ΤΠΡΤ ΑΡΓΑΙΩ ΕΤ Β) within wreath. ET B = RY2 (118/119 AD).

Rare smaller dated denominational unit from Caesarea. M. Armandry of the BNF indicates only five reported examples of this type (1/2012). The inscription means Kais(areôn) T(ôn) P(ros) T(ô) Argaiô: coinage of the inhabitants of Caesarea which is close to Mt Argaeus.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) AE 25 - Hadrian50 viewsHadrian, 117 – 138 AD. AE25 (11.9g). Dated RY 19 (134/135 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Mount Argaeus surmounted by statue. Rare. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian359 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (6.84g, 21mm, 12h). Struck 128-138 AD. Laureate head right / Mount Argaeus surmounted by statue. VF, attractively toned. Good portrait. From the Sierra Coll.; ex Gorny & Mosch 142 (10/2005), lot 2045.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian241 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachme (6.81g). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, laureate head right / ΥΠΑΤΟC ΤΟ Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙ, Tyche standing with rudder and cornucopiae. Obverse die break, almost EF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian117 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (6.65g, 19-20mm, 7h). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤOC, laureate head right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus; above three stars. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian130 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (7.20g, 20-21mm, 5h). 128-138 AD. AΔPIA[N]OC – CЄΒΑCTOC, laureate bust right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ-ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC (Cos III) club. Ex Münzen und Medaillen, FPL 339, Zurich (10/1972) lot 311. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian51 viewsHadrian. 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (6.41g, 23mm). Struck 128-138 AD. AΔPIANOC - CЄΒΑCTOC, laureate head right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ-ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC, Club; star left, crescent right. Scarce. Toned VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian10 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (6.96g, 6h). 119-121 AD. AYT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC CEB, laureate and draped bust right / ΔHMAPX ΕΞ YΠAT Γ, Helios, holding globe and sceptre, standing atop Mt. Argaeus. Very Rare. aEF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian8 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (7.44g, 11h). 128 AD. AΔΡIANOC CEBACTO, laureate head right / YΠATOC Γ ΠATHP ΠAT, Helios, holding globe and sceptre, standing atop Mt. Argaeus; star to left, crescent to right. Very Rare. aEF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Drachm - Hadrian117 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Drachm (3.28g, 17-18mm, 6h). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤOC, laureate bust right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ[ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤ] (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus; above three stars. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Drachm - Hadrian7 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Drachm (3.20g, 18mm). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙС ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СЄΒ, laureate bust right, with slight drapery / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ, Mt. Argaeus surmounted by Helios standing left, holding globe and sceptre. gVF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Drachm - Hadrian7 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Drachm (3.40g). AΔPΙΑNOC CЄBACTOC, laureate head right / YΠATOC Γ ΠATHP ΠATP, Mt. Argaeus surmounted by figure of Helios standing left, holding globe and sceptre. gVF.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian163 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.65g, 14mm, 11h). 120-121 AD. [ΑΥΤΟ] ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate bust right, draped on the neck / ЄΤ Δ (year 4) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian201 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.88g, 14-15mm, 12h). 121-122 AD. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΤ Є (year 5) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian170 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. Hemidrachm (AR; 13-14mm; 1.58g; 11h) AD 121-122. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝ[ΟC CЄΒΑCΤ], laureate, draped and cuirassed right / ЄΤ Є (year 5) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm; left in field, star. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) AE 18 - Antoninus Pius781 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE18.5 (5.04g). Laureate head right / Bust of Tyche right, Year ΔΙ (146 AD). Dark patina, good very fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) AE 22 - Antoninus Pius153 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD, struck 158/159 AD. AE22 (9.74g, 11h). ΑΥΤΟΚ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC CΕΒΑCΤΟC, laureate head right / ΚΑΙCΑΡΕΩΝ Τ Π ΑΙΩ / ΕΤ ΚΒ, Mt. Argaios with conical top.

Borderline rare example, per RPC IV (7 specimens). High relief portrait. Dark brown patina with deposits. Very Fine.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) AE 23 - Antoninus Pius287 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE23 (11.37g, 12h). Dated RY 10 (AD 146/7). Laureate and draped bust right / Mt. Argaeus culminating in tall pyramidal top (baetyl?); Є I (date) in exergue. VF, dusty, pale green patina.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) AE 23 - Antoninus Pius180 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE23 (9.39g, 12h). Dated RY 9 (AD 145/6). Laureate and draped bust right / Mt. Argaeus culminating in tall pyramidal top (baetyl?); ЄT Θ (date) in exergue. VF, green patina, earthen deposits, tiny edge scuffs.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Didrachm - Antoninus Pius106 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Didrachm (6.82g, 21mm). Bareheaded and draped bust right / Eusebeia standing left, right hand raised over altar. VF, toned. Ex Elsen 36 (9/1994), lot 477.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Didrachm - Antoninus Pius89 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Didrachm (6.72g, 19-20mm, 5h). Undated. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤω[ΝΕΙΝΟC CЄΒΑ]CΤΟC, laureate, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right, seen from back / [Є]ΥCЄ-ΒЄΙ[Α] Eusebeia wearing chiton, peplos and stephane, standing to left; right hand raised above altar; left hand covered by peplos. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Didrachm - Antoninus Pius7 viewsAntoninus Pius. 138-161 AD. AR Didrachm (6.01g, 21mm, 12h). Struck 139 AD. Laureate head right / Mt. Argaeus; on summit, Helios standing left, holding globe and scepter; in exergue, six-rayed star. Good VF, lightly toned.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Drachm - Antoninus Pius223 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Drachm (2.67g). Cos 2 (139 AD). Laureate head right / Mount Argaios, with statue holding globus and scepter. Surfaces a little rough and porous. gVF.
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Drachm - Antoninus Pius101 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161. AR Drachm (18-19mm, 3.47g, 5h). 139 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤ[ωΝΕΙ]-ΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, bare head of Antoninus Pius to right / ΥΠΑ-ΤΟC B (Cos II) Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, nude figure holding globe and sceptre. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius & Drusus 150 viewsTiberius, with Drusus Caesar, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (3.49g, 17mm, 12h). Struck 32-33 AD. TI • CAES • AVG [• P • M] • (TR) • P XXXIV, laureate head of Tiberius right / DRVSVS • CAES • TI • AVG • F • COS • II • (TR) • P • IT, bare head of Drusus left. VF, toned, a few light marks and scratches under tone. Extremely rare with tribunician date XXXIV.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 18 - Lucius Verus135 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD, struck 163/164 AD. AE18 (7.31g). ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CΕ, laureate bust with long beard right / ΚΑΙCΑΡΕΩΝ Τ Π ΑΡΓΑΙΩ / ΕΤ-Γ, Mount Argeaus with tall conical top, date below (ET G = RY 3, 163/164 AD).

Restored from an uncleaned state, olive green patina. Slightly undersized flan, yet consistent with the weights attributed to the coins of this period. Rare (4 specimens recorded by RPC IV).
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 18 - Lucius Verus89 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE18 (6.39g, 11h). 165 AD. [ ] CЄΒΑCΤΟC, laureate head to right / ΚΑΙCΑ[ ] / ЄΤ Є (year 5), Mt. Argaeus. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 21 - Lucius Verus103 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE21 (8.16g). AVTOKPA OYHPOC CЄBACTOC, laureate head right, rectangular LXVA (VA ligate) countermark on neck / KAICAPЄωN T Π APΓAIω, Mount Argaeus with tall conical top. F, countermark VF. Ex Gert Boersema, Vcoins.

Legio Quinta Decima Apollinaris (The Fifteenth) was relocated to the far east during the time of Nero. Several years later the legion was under the personal command of Titus during the First Jewish Revolt. XV served an important role in the Parthian campaign under Lucius Verus, capturing the Armenian capital of Artaxada.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus66 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (10.91g, 12h). 162 AD. [ΑΥ]ΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CЄ[Β], laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right, seen from back / ΚΑΙCΑΡЄωN - Τ Π ΑΡΓΑΙω / ЄΤO B (year 2) Mt. Argaeus culminating in tall conical top. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) Didrachm - Lucius Verus596 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AR Didrachm (6.71g, 22mm), struck 161-166 AD (as COS II). AVTOKP OVHPOC CEBACTOC, bare head right / VΠA - TOS B, Agalma of Mt. Argaios, on summit man standing frontal with scepter in left hand (mountain god?). Scarce, about EF, light toned. Hoeft coll.

Probably from the hoard found in 1983 in Kaisareia (Metcalf).
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) Didrachm - Lucius Verus185 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AR Didrachm (6.89g, 6h). AYTOKP OYHPOC CЄBACTOC, bare headed and cuirassed bust left / YΠATOC B, Mount Argaeus, with trees and star at summit. Extremely Rare. Near EF.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) Didrachm - Lucius Verus171 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AR Didrachm (6.49g, 21mm, 5h). AYTOKP OYHPOC CЄBACTOC, bare headed and cuirassed bust right / YΠATOC B, Mount Argaeus, with trees and star at summit. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) Didrachm - Lucius Verus177 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AR Didrachm (5.93g, 20-21mm, 11h). 161-166 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, bare head of Lucius Verus right / ΥΠΑ-ΤΟC B Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal to left, tree to right. Ex Münchner Münzhandlung K. Kress, Auc. 118, München (6/1961), lot 949. A.K. coll.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-180) AE 16 - Marcus Aurelius115 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE16 (4.70g). Dated RY 5 (165 AD). Laureate head right / Modius. Very rare. Minimal cleaning scratches on obverse. VF.
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Kaisareia (AD 161-180) AE 20 - Marcus Aurelius126 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE20 (7.79g, 6h). ΑΥΤΟΚ ΑΝΤωΝΩΙΝΟC, laureate bust right / ΚΑΙCΑΡΕΩΝ Τ Π ΑΡΓΑΙΩ / ΕΤ-Ε, Mount Argaios with star on top. Dated RY 5 (165 AD).

Unrecorded date and type for Marcus Aurelius, in Sydenham or Malloy supplement. Of the 4 examples now cited in RPC IV, all specimens in national museum collections, the Paris specimen of uncertain attribution. Dark patina. Obverse a bit rough, on the usual crowded flan. Very rare.
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