Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 81-96) AE 24 - Domitian191 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE24 (8.84g, 7h). Laureate head right / Captive standing left with hands bound behind back; ΓΕP-M/AN-IA across field. Good Fine, dark greenish-brown patina, light smoothing. Very rare – three cited in RPC II, one more in Supplement II.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 81-96) AE 25 - Domitian109 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE25 (7.37g, 5h). AYT ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAP ΣEB ΓEPM, laureate head right / KAΠETΩΛION ΣEBAΣTON, Temple with four columns. Scarce. Tricarico coll.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 81-96) AE 28 - Domitian1553 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE28 (12.10g). Laureate head right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and sceptre; prow at her feet. VF, mottled green patina.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 81-96) AE 28 - Domitian128 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE28 (13.04g, 6h). AYTO ΔOMITIANΩΣ KAICAP ΣEBA ΓEPM, laureate head right / ΣEBAΣTE ΟMONOIA, Demeter, veiled, standing left, holding corn-ears and sceptre. Rare, VF, green patina. Tricarico coll.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 81-96) AE 34 - Domitian108 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE34 (25.47g, 6h). AYT ΔOMITIANΩΣ KAICAP ΣEBA ΓEPM, laureate head right / ΣEBAΣTE ΟMONOIA, Eirene (?) standing left, holding branch and cornucopia. Prow in front of Eirene (?). Rare. aVF, brown patina, light roughness. Tricarico coll.; ex Wagner coll.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 81-96) AE 34 - Domitian30 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE34 (26.30g, 5h). AYT ΔOMITIANΩΣ KAICAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ ΓEPM, laureate head right / ΣEBAΣTE ΟMONOIA, Eirene (?) standing left, holding branch and cornucopia. Rare. VF, brown patina. Tricarico coll., published in RPC II S3 Supplement.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 97-117) AE - Trajan359 viewsTrajan, 97-117 n. Chr. AE (6.14g). ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ CΕ, laureate head right / Altar in between П-P. Very rare. Green patina, obverse countermark, very fine.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 138-161) AE 18 - Antoninus Pius250 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE18 (3.38g, 6h). Laureate head right / Hermes standing left, holding purse and kerykeion. VF, rough greenish-brown patina with some spots of red.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 177-192) AE 27 - Commodus386 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE27 (13.45g). Laureate head right / Nike driving galloping biga right. Fine, brown surfaces, porosity. Apparently unpublished.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 197-212) AE - Geta414 viewsGeta, 197-212 AD. AE (9.48g). 198/209 AD. Bare head right, countermark: head of emperor / Eagle on platform in between two military ensigns.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 197-212) AE - Geta444 viewsGeta, 197-212 AD. AE (10.78g), Π CΕΠΤΙ ΓΕΤΑC Κ, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡΟΥΣΙΕΩΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΨΠΙΩ, Heracles pointing arrow at Stymphalic bird. Very fine.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla102 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (5.93g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Hermes with purse and kerykeion standing faing head right, at feet, rooster. Small flan crack, rough surfaces. Rare. VF.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 217-218) AE 34 - Macrinus29 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE34 (22.78g). Laurate and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing left, wrestling giant Antaeus whom he is lifting off the ground. Brown-green patina. Light scratches on rev.; otherwise VF.

A giant of Libya and the son of Poseidon and Gaia (the earth goddess), Antaeus would challenge travelers to wrestling matches, easily killing his opponents and collecting their bones to construct a temple to his father. Antaeus had defeated most of his opponents until it came to his fight with Heracles. Upon finding that he could not beat Antaeus by throwing him to the ground as he would reheal due to his parentage (Gaia), Heracles discovered the secret of his power. Holding Antaeus aloft, Heracles crushed him in a bearhug.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 218-225) AE 19 - Julia Maesa73 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE19 (4.35g). Draped bust right / Tyche standing with rudder and cornucopia. Black patina, gVF. Franke coll.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 235-238) AE 23 - Maximinus I386 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE23 (6.53g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; c/m: laureate and bearded bust right / Herakles standing right, leaning on club. Fine, brown patina. From the Ian Roper Collection.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 235-238) AE 27 - Maximinus I119 viewsMaximinus I Thrax, 235-238 AD. AE27 (13.30g). Γ ΙΟΥ ΟΥΗ ΜΑΞΙΜΕΙΝΟΣ ΑΥ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark, bust right / ΠΡΟΥΣΙΕΩΝ ΠΡΟΣ ΥΠΙΩ, draped bust right. Dark green patina, VF.
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 235-238) AE 31 - Maximus 404 viewsMaximus, son Of Maximinus I & Paulina, 235-238 AD. AE31 (19.52g). Laureate, draped head right; countermark: laureate, draped head right / Bust of hero Kieros (or founder) right. Good Very Fine.
     
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