Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Tion (AD 81-96) AE 21 - Domitian49 viewsDomitian as Caesar, 69-79 AD. AE21 (5.25g 6h). ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOY YIOΣ, laureate head of Domitian right / EΠI M ΣAΛOYIΔHNOY ΠPOKΛOY ANΘIΠATOY / TIOΣ (Across field), head of Zeus Tios (?) right. Extremely rare. VF, green patina. Tricarico coll.
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Tion (AD 81-96) AE 22 - Domitian459 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE22 (7.45g). AVT ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAP CEBA ΓEPM, laureate head right / ZEVΣ ΣVPΓAΣTHΣ - TEIANΩN, Zeus Syrgastes in himation, standing left, holding phiale in extended right hand and knotted scepter in raised left hand; eagle (?) to left before him. Extremely rare, VF, red-brown patina. Hoeft coll.
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Tion (AD 81-96) AE 33 - Domitian459 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE33 (26.00g). Laureate head right / ZΕΥΣ ΣΥΡΓΑΣΤΗΣ ΤΕΙΑΝΩΝ, Zeus Syrgastes standing left, holding patera and sceptre; eagle(?) left at feet. Near VF, tan-brown patina. Extremely rare - according to RPC one of only three known, the other two in museums (British Museum and Staatliche Museen, Berlin). Drewry Coll.; Ex Lindgren Coll.
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Tion (AD 98-117) AE 25 - Trajan1581 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE25 (6.60g). Laureate bust right / Serapis standing facing left holding snake entwined staff. Ex Nemesis Ancients.
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Tion (AD 98-117) AE 26 - Trajan129 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE26 (12.08g). Laureate bust right / Zeus standing holding eagle and scepter. Smoothed, VF.
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Tion (AD 98-117) AE 27 - Trajan307 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE27 (11.47g). AVT NEP TRAIANOC - KAICAP CEB ΓEP, laureate bust right / ΔIONVCOC K - T - ICT TIANΩN, Dionysos, wearing himation, standing frontal, head left, holding in left hand filleted thyrsos decorated with pine-cones on both ends and in lowered right hand kantharos; on his left side panther standing left, looking up to him. About VF, nice green patina. Hoeft coll.
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Tion (AD 98-117) AE 32 - Trajan554 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE32 (23.56g). AVT NEP TPAIANOC KAICAP CEB GM D, laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder / ZEVC CVPGACTEIOC TIANWN, Zeus Syrgastes standing left, holding patera and sceptre, eagle at feet. VF, orichalcum patina, some porosity. Zeus Syrgastes represents the assimilation of Zeus with a local high god.
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Tion (AD 98-117) AE 33 - Trajan213 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE33 (20.82g, 7h). Laureate head right / Hera standing right, holding scepter, facing Zeus standing left, holding phiale and scepter; at feet of Zeus to right, eagle standing facing, head left, with wings spread. VF, earthen green patina. Rare.
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Tion (AD 130-138) AE - Antinous1084 viewsAntinous, favorite of Hadrian, died 130 AD. AE44 - Medallion (41.12g), struck 130-138 AD. ΑΝΤΙΝΟΩΙ ΗΡΩΙ, Bare-headed and draped bust left / Antinous, as Dionysos, riding on panther right, TIANOI below. Dark green patina, VF. Very rare.
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Tion (AD 130-138) AE 44 - Antinous535 viewsAntinous, favorite of Hadrian, died 130 AD. AE44 - Medallion (38.64g), struck 130-138 AD. ΑΝΤΙΝΟΩΙ ΗΡΩΙ, Bare-headed and draped bust left / Antinous, as Dionysos, riding on panther right, TIANOI below. VF, dark brown patina with some red on the reverse, light smoothing. Rare.
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Tion (AD 138-161) AE 15 - Antoninus Pius161 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE15 (1.95g, 6h). Laureate head right / Winged caduceus. Good VF, brown patina. From Group CEM. Ex Lanz 22 (5/1982), lot 704.
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Tion (AD 139-161) AE 16 - Marcus Aurelius193 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE16 (2.12g, 12h). Bare head left / Grape vine. Good VF, dark brown and green patina. From Group CEM. Ex Sternberg XXXII (28 Oct 1996), lot 642.
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Tion (AD 139-161) AE 18 - Marcus Aurelius137 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AR. AE18 / Hemiassarion (3.39g, 6h). KAICAP AYPHΛI, bare head of Marcus Aurelius to left / TIA / NΩN in two lines in wreath. gVF. M Coll.; ex Münzen und Medaillen FPL 453 (3/1983), lot 40.
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Tion (AD 161-180) AE 33 - Marcus Aurelius183 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE33 - Medallion (25.02g, 7h). AYT • KAIC • M • [A]YPH ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate bust right, slight drapery on shoulder / TEIOC up left, ΔIONVCOC down right, Tyche of Tium, holding parazonium, standing right, vis-à-vis Dionysus, holding thyrsus, standing left, clasping right hands. Good VF, brown surfaces, minor smoothing in fields. From Group CEM.
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Tion (AD 166-177) AE 25 - Commodus182 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE25 (10.84g, 7h). Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Cybele seated left, holding phiale, resting elbow on tympanum. Near VF, green patina. Ex Righetti Coll., 5756.
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Tion (AD 193-211) AE 25 - Septimius Severus271 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE25 (9.19g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Emperor on horseback right, raising arm in salute and holding scepter. VF, green patina. Unpublished in the standard references. Ex J. P. Righetti 6221.
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Tion (AD 211-217) AE 27 – Caracalla119 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE27 (10.78g, 12h). Laureate head right / Homonoia standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding cornucopia. Good VF, attractive green patina.
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Tion (AD 211-217) AE 32 - Caracalla276 viewsCaracalla, 211-217 AD. AE32 (17.46g). ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, countermark: H / ΤΙΑΝΩΝ, emperor standing left with spear and shield, sacrificing over altar. Very rare. Toned, very fine.
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Tion (AD 211-217) AE 33 – Caracalla166 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE33 (16.92g, 12h). ΛNTΩNЄINOC AVΓOVCTOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / TIA NΩN, Zeus standing facing, head left, holding patera and scepter; to left at feet, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings displayed. Good VF, dark brown and green patina with earthen overtones in devices. From Group CEM.
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Tion (AD 211-217) AE 34 – Caracalla207 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE34 - Medallion (33.56g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche seated left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Good VF, brown and green patina, some encrustation on edge. Extremely rare. From Group CEM. Ex Leu 53 (10/1991), lot 297; Sternberg XXII (11/1989). lot 323 (obverse illustrated on cover).
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Tion (AD 218-225) AE 31 - Julia Maesa159 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE31 (14.62g, 1h). Diademed and draped bust right, holding poppy with both hands / Boule (council of citizens) and Demos (the people) of Tium standing facing one another, each holding scepter and extending right hand over garlanded altar between them. Good VF, green patina. Very rare with interesting portrait of Maesa. Group CEM.
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Tion (AD 220-240) AE 30458 viewsCivic Issue, ca 220-240 AD. AE30 (11.92g). Diademed and draped bust of Tius right; countermark: H surmounted by star within circular incuse / Tyche standing right, holding scepter, facing Zeus standing left, also holding scepter and sacrificing over altar between them. Good Fine, brown patina.
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Tion (AD 222-235) AE 29 - Severus Alexander248 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE29 (14.46g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, raising hand and holding spear over shield / Zeus standing facing, head left, holding patera and scepter; to left at feet, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings displayed; all within decorated distyle temple. Good VF, green patina. Extremely rare. From Group CEM.
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Tion (AD 253-268) AE 21 - Gallienus257 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (5.63g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Zeus standing facing, head left, holding patera and scepter; to left at feet, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings displayed. Good VF, brown patina. Very rare. From Group CEM.
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Tion (BC 350-300) AE 1081 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE10 (0.96g). Laureate head of Zeus left / TIANOΣ, eagle standing left. VF. Rare.
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Tion (BC 350-300) AE 11179 views400-200 BC. AE11 (1.5g). Laureate and bearded head of Zeus left / TIANOΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. VF.
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Tion (BC 350-300) AE 1177 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE11 (1.20g). Laureate head of Zeus left / TIANOΣ, eagle standing left. gVF. Rare.
 
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