Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Tyana (AD 54-68) AE 27 – Nero574 viewsNero. 54-68 AD. AE27 (18.10g). NEPWN KAICAP; laureate head right / TVANEWN ET IB; Tyche seated right, river god, below. Rare. Minor roughness, very fine.
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Tyana (AD 98-117) AE 20 - Trajan263 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE20 (5.47g). AVT NEPOVI TPAIANOC KAI CE; laureate head right / IEPAC [ACYΛ AVTON] TYANEWN - ET A; Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, shield at feet.
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Tyana (AD 98-117) AE 26 - Trajan387 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE26 (13.86g), struck under legate T. Pomponius Bassus 98/99 AD (year 1). AVT NEPOVAC TPAIAN KAICAP ΓEP, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / EΠI BA - CCOV ΠPECBEVT - TVANEΩN, Tyche of Tyana, in long garment and wearing mural-crown, standing left on cippus, holding two grain-ears in extended right hand and resting with left hand on cippus; beneath, river-god Lamus swimming right; in left and right field ET - A (year 1). Rare, F/good F. Hoeft coll.

Tyana was situated on a tributary of the river Lamus. Because the river-god sometimes holds a torch it seems to be the river Phoibos (Note of Prof. Nolle in R. Falter, Fluß- und Berggötter in der Antike)
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 15 - Hadrian264 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE15 (2.68g), dated 135/6 AD. …AΔPIANOC CEBACT, laureate head right / TVANEΩN T Ω ΠP T IEPAC, Perseus standing facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa; ET-K (date) across field. Apparently unpublished.1 comments
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 15 - Hadrian289 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE15 (4.23g). Dated RY 5 (120/121 AD). Laureate head right, in field Є-TE / ΤΥΑ−ΝЄΩΝ, Athena with Nike, spear and shieldstanding left. Dark patina, gVF.
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 16 - Hadrian59 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE16 (3.60g). Dated RY 20 (135/6). ΑΥTO ΚΑΙ ΤΡ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СЄBACT, laureate head right / TYANЄΩΝ T ΠΡ ΤΑ ΙЄΡ ΑСΥ ΑΥΤ / ЄT – K, harpa with severed head of Medusa as hilt. Extremely rare. VF.
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 20 - Hadrian226 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE20 (6.21g, 12h). Dated RY 21 (136/7 AD). Laureate head right / Athena standing left, holding Victory in right hand, left hand resting on shield set on ground, spear resting against shield. VF, dark green patina.
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 20 - Hadrian162 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE20 (7.01g, 12h). RY 5 (120/121 AD). Obverse legend uncertain, laureate head right / [Є]ΤЄ Τ - Υ - ΑΝЄWΝ, turreted Tyche seated left, holding uncertain object (stele?) in right outstretched hand and cornucopiae (?) in left arm. VF. One of two specimens currently known.
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 21 - Hadrian174 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE21 (5.25g), dated 135-36 AD. [AV]TO KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CEBACTOC; Laureate head right / TVANEΩN TΩN ΠP T-A IEP ACV AVT; ET-K across field; Athena standing left, holding statue of Nike and scepter, leaning on shield.
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Tyana (AD 117-138) AE 23 - Hadrian391 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE23 (9.69g, 12h), dated RY 20 (135/6 AD). Laureate head right / Tyche seated left on rock, holding grain-ears and bunch of grapes; below, river-god swimming left; ЄT K (date) across field. VF, green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
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Tyana (AD 138-161) AE 13 - Antoninus Pius194 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE13 - Assarion (2.41g, 12h). Dated RY 19 (157 AD). AVT ANTΩN ЄINOC, laureate head right / TVANЄ ωN Є ΘI (sic), Hermes standing left, holding purse and kerykeion (caduceus); Є ΘI (date) in legend. VF, black-green patina with earthen overtones. From Group CEM.
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Tyana (AD 138-161) AE 18 - Antoninus Pius234 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE18 (4.06g, 12h). Dated RY 19 (156/7 AD). Laureate head right / Athena standing left, holding Nike and shield set on ground. VF, dark green and brown patina, light roughness. Ex Righetti Coll., 6157.
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Tyana (AD 138-161) AE 22 - Antoninus Pius380 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE22 (8.67g). Struck 156/157 AD. Laureate head right / City-goddess seated on throne holding ears of corn; below, swimming river-god. Nice very fine.
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Tyana (AD 138-161) AE 23 - Antoninus Pius207 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE23 (9.22g), dated Year 19 (155/56). A-NTΩNEIN-OC CEBACT-OC, laureate head right / TYANEΩN T - ΠT IEP ACY AYTO, Tyche of Tyana in long garment and wearing mural crown, standing left on throne decorated with gryphon and holding in extended right hand grain-ears and bunch of grapes; below river god Euphrates(?) swimming left. Rare, about VF. Hoeft coll.
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Tyana (AD 138-161) AE 24 - Antoninus Pius357 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE24 (10.13g), dated Year 12 (148/9 AD). Laureate head right / Tyche seated left holding grain ears and grapes, river-god swimming left below. Good VF, choice dark green patina.
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Tyana (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus478 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (8.43g). Laureate bust of Lucius Verus right / ΤΥΑΝΕΩΝ ΤΠΤΙΕΡΑΣΥΑΥΤ ΕΤ ΘΙ, Tyche seated left, upper part of River God swimming left, below.
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Tyana (AD 161-169) AE 23 - Lucius Verus260 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE23 (9.43g). Struck Regnal Year 2 (161-162 AD). Draped and laureate bust right / City-goddess seated on throne holding ears of corn; below, swimming river-god, ET-B. Almost very fine.
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 19 - Septimius Severus280 viewsSeptimius Severus. 193-211 AD. AE19 (5.49g). Dated year 4 (196/197 AD). Laureate head right / TYANЄWN TΠ IЄPAC Y KAY; ET-Δ, helmeted and draped bust of Athena right. Unpublished (?). A bit rough, almost very fine.
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 20 - Septimius Severus118 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE20 (9.08g). Dated RY 4 (196 AD). AY K Λ CЄ-Π CЄOVPOC (sic), laureate head right / TVANЄW-[N TΠT] IЄPAC VK / ЄT - Δ, Herakles with club and lion’s skin. Very rare. VF.
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 21 - Septimius Severus333 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE21 (6.16g). Laureate head right / Club and lion’s skin. Nice very fine.
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 24 - Septimius Severus153 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE24 (8.92g). ΑΥ Λ ΣΕΠ ΣΕΥΗΡΟΣ, laureate, bare bust right / ΤΥΑΝΕΩΝΤ ΠΤ ΙΕΡΑΣΥΛΟΥΚΑΥ, nude Perseus, standing facing, head right, harpa in left hand, head of Medusa in right. Date in field ΕΤ Δ (RY4 = 197 AD).

Reverse refers to the famous Greek myth of Perseus, slayer of Medusa. Only one other specimen reported.
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 28 - Septimius Severus608 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE28 (15.19g, 1h). Dated RY 4 (196/7 AD). Laureate bust right / Brahma bull standing right; date below. Good VF, green patina.
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 28 - Septimius Severus577 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE28 (13.68g). Dated year 3 (=195/6 AD). AV KA CЄΠ CЄOVHPOC, laureate bust right / TYANЄωN TΠT IЄ K ACV K A, Brahma bull standing right; ЄT Γ in exergue. Unpublished date (?). Good very fine.1 comments
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Tyana (AD 193-211) AE 28 - Septimius Severus328 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE 28 (11.41g), dated Year 4 (196/97). AV KAI Λ CEΠ - CEOYHPOC ΠE, laureate head right / TYANEΩN TΠT IE K ACY K A, bull standing right, ET Δ (Year 4) below. Very rare, aVF. Hoeft coll.; ex Hecht coll.; ex Cooper coll. #949; ex Baldwin/London 1979.
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Tyana (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla625 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (14.04g), dated RY 16 (213 AD). Laureate head right / Victory seated right on rocks, holding large shield inscribed VIC/AVG in two lines. VF, green and brown patina, some light roughness. Wagner Coll.
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Tyana (AD 198-217) AE 27 - Caracalla607 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE27 (15.29g, 11h), dated RY 16 (212/3 AD). Laureate head right / Hygeia holding serpent, and Askleipos, leaning on serpent-entwined staff, standing vis-à-vis; ET IS (date) in exergue. Brown patina with earthen highlights. VF. Ex Alighieri Coll.
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Tyana (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla170 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (14.17g). Dated RY 16 (212/213 AD). Laueate head right / Bust of Tyche wearing turreted headdress. Very rare. VF.
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Tyana (AD 198-217) AE 30 - Caracalla250 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE30 (16.69g). Dated RY 16 (213 AD). Laureate head right / Bull to right, behind, military ensigns. Nice very fine.
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Tyana (BC 1st cent) AE 13201 viewsca 1st century BC. AE13 (3.9g). Bull walking left / ΤΥΑ−ΝIWΝ, Zeus seated left, holding scepter and patera. VF.
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Tyana (BC 1st cent) AE 151341 viewsca 1st cent BC. AE15 (4.49g). Bull walking left / Zeus seated left, holding scepter, ΤΥΑ−ΝΕωΝ. Good VF, glossy black patina under reddish earthen encrustation.
   
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