Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Epiphaneia (AD 14-37) AE 24 - Tiberius12 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE24 / Assarion (10.60g,1h), Dated CY 99 (31/2 AD). TIBEPIOY KAIΣAPOY ΣEBAΣTOY, laureate head left / [E]ΠIΦANE[ΩN] / ΘϘ, Tyche standing facing, head to left, holding cornucopiae with her left hand and rudder with her right. Rare. Minor cleaning scratches, VF.
Epiphaneia (AD 37-41) AE 21 - Caligula448 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD. AE21 (7.59g). Laureate bust left / Tyche standing left.
Epiphaneia (AD 37-41) AE 23217 viewsTime of Caligula, 37-41 AD. AE23 (8.50g, 1h), dated CY 107 (AD 39/40). Bust of Dionysos right, wearing wreath of ivy; thyrsus over shoulder / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF, black patina. Wagner Coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 41-54) AE 25 - Claudius263 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE25 (9.06g). Laureate head left; monogram before / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. VF, two-tone brown patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 54-68) AE 21206 viewsCivic Issue, ca 54-68 AD. AE21 (7.52g). Dated CY 131 (63/4 AD). Diademed head of king (Alexander or Antiochos IV?) right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; ΑΛΡ (date) left. Good Fine, dark green patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 81-96) AE 17 - Domitian200 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE17 (3.83g, 12h). Dated CY 161, 93/4 AD. Laureate head right / Tyche seated right, holding grain ears; AΞ[P] (date) to right. Good VF, green patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 81-96) AE 24 - Domitian203 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE24 (9.42g). Dated CY 161 (94/5 AD). AVTΩKPATΩP KAICAP ΔOMITIANOC, laureate head right / ЄΠIΦANЄΩN THC IЄPAC, in field AΞP, Zeus standing left, holding scepter and eagle. Very rare. Very fine. Tricarico Coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 81-96) AE 29 - Domitian172 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE29 (14.98g). ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΑΡ, laureate head right / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΕΩ[Ν], Zeus holding Nike and scepter enthroned to left; in left field, ANP. Extremely rare, only one noted by RPC. Ex Hirsch 258 (2008), 2479. Green patina, VF.1 comments
Epiphaneia (AD 82-96) AE 21 - Domitia445 viewsDomitia, wife of Domitian. Augusta, 82-96 AD. AE21 (7.18g), dated year 151 (83/84 AD). Draped bust right / Athena standing left, right hand extended, left resting on shield; ANP (date) to left. VF, dark green patina, some smoothing. Very rare, only 1 specimen (the Levante specimen), recorded in RPC.
Epiphaneia (AD 82-96) AE 23 - Domitia219 viewsDomitia, wife of Domitian, Augusta, 82-96 AD. AE23 (6.75g). Dated year 151 (83/4 AD). Draped bust right / Athena standing left, holding eagle, spear and shield; ANP (date) in legend. VF, green patina, rare.
Epiphaneia (AD 98-117) AE 22 - Trajan177 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE21 (6.38g). TPAIANOC KAI NEP, laureate head right / ЄΠIΦANЄΩN TPAIANO[ΠO] APM, Athena standing left, with spear and shield. Very rare. Good fine. Ex Karbach coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 117-138) AE 33 - Hadrian & Sabina116 viewsHadrian, with Sabina, 117-138 AD. AE33 (15.30g, 12h). Dated CY 205 (137/8 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right; countermark: bearded male head right within oval incuse / Draped bust of Sabina right, wearing stephane. VF, dark greenish-brown patina, some roughness and adjustment marks. Ex Krizan Coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 138-161) AE 37 - Antoninus Pius227 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE37 (17.94g, 12h). Bare head right / Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. Fine, dark green patina. Levante calls this a laureate head, but there are no ties behind head or top leaves, both of which should be distinguishable.
Epiphaneia (AD 161-169) AE 24 - Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus99 viewsMarcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE24 (13.72g, 12h). Dated CY 229 (161/2 AD). Radiate and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right / Radiate bust of Lucius Verus right, slight drapery; ΘKC (date) in legend. VF, black patina. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 90 (5/2004), lot 200).
Epiphaneia (AD 166-177) AE 22 – Commodus & Marcus Aurelius124 viewsCommodus, as Caesar and Marcus Aurelius, 166-177 AD. AE22 (7.33g). Dated CY 245 (177 AD). ΑΥΤ ΚЄΛ ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟΝ CЄΒ ЄΠΙΦΑΝЄΩ, head right / ΑΥ ΚЄΜ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟΝ CЄΒ ЄMC, Marcus Aurelius with spear and patera standing left. Dark green patina, VF.
Epiphaneia (AD 177-190) AE 16 - Commodus262 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE16 (2.78g). Dated CY 256 (187/8 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, sacrificing over altar; SNC (date) in legend. Near VF, green patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 198-209) AE 22 - Geta228 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE22. Struck 208/9 AD. Draped and cuirassed bust right / Nike left with wreath and palm branch.
Epiphaneia (AD 198-217) AE 30 - Caracalla & Julia Domna108 viewsCaracalla, with Julia Domna, 198-217 AD. AE30 (16.94g, 6h). Dated CY 282 (214/5 AD). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Caracalla right / Draped bust of Julia Domna right; B-PC (date) across field. Near VF, mostly brown surfaces with traces of green. Ex Frederick Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 90, lot 202; ex Levante Coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 222-235) AE 33 - Julia Mamaea198 viewsJulia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, 222-235 AD. AE33 (17.81g). IOVΛ MAMAI AN CЄBACTHN, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ЄΠIΦA NЄωN H P C, Athena standing facing, head turned left, holding spear in right hand, left hand placed on shield. Very rare. About very fine.
Epiphaneia (AD 222-235) AE 33 - Julia Mamaea172 viewsJulia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, 222-235 AD. AE33 (20.42g). IOVΛ MAMAI AN CЄBACTHN, draped bust wearing stephane right / ЄΠI ΦA NЄωN H P C, Dionysos standing with thyrsus; panther below. Very rare. Good fine. Ex Karbach coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 222-235) AE 34 - Julia Mamaea113 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE34 (11.75g, 6h). Dated CY 298 (230/1 AD). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Zeus Nicephorus, head left, enthroned facing on wheeled cart drawn by two attendants. VF, black-green patina. Krizan Coll.; ex CNG 66 (5/2004), lot 1135; Levante Coll., 1823; von Aulock Coll., 5553.
Epiphaneia (AD 222-235) AE 34 - Severus Alexander100 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE34 (26.09g, 7h). Dated CY 298 (230/1 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding spear and shield. VF, dark green patina. Possibly unpublished.

See CNG Electronic Auction 130, lot 284 for the same obverse die. To judge from the major collections, coins of Alexander from Epiphanea are extremely rare, while coins of the emperor’s mother, Julia Mamaea, appear to be much more common.
Epiphaneia (AD 238-244) AE 20 - Gordian III152 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE20 (4.53g, 6h). Dated CY 306 (238/9 AD). Radiate bust right, slight drapery / Two fish swimming in opposite directions. Near VF, earthen brown patina. Ex Eduardo Levante Coll.
Epiphaneia (AD 238-244) AE 34 - Gordian III127 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE34 (24.12g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠIΦANEΩN / S - T, Sol standing facing, holding globe in right outstretched hand. Brown tone, VF. Ex Gorny & Mosch sale 147, 2006, 1861.
Epiphaneia (AD 238-244) AE 35 - Gordian III5 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE35 (23.24g, 12h). Dated CY 306 (238/9 AD). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Serapis enthroned facing, holding scepter; Cerberus at feet, ЄTS (date) in exergue. VF, olive green patina with reddish earthen highlights/deposits, minor roughness on obverse. Rare. Cooper Coll; Ex CNG 69 (6/2005), lot 1101; Schulten 26 (3/1990), lot 877.
Epiphaneia (AD 238-244) AE 36 - Gordian III115 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE36 (24.19g, 12h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Sol standing left, extending hand and holding globe. Near VF, rough grayish-brown patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 244-249) AE 20 - Philip II225 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE20 (6.82g, 1h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Two fish swimming in opposite directions. Good VF, green patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 244-249) AE 30 - Otacilia Severa177 viewsOtacilia Severa, 244-249 AD. AE30 (15.23g). Diademed and draped bust right / Apollo, nude staanding facing, legs crossed, holding laurel branch, leaning on lyra standing on column. Very rare. Nice very fine.
Epiphaneia (AD 251-252) AE 22 - Trebonianus Gallus235 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-254 AD. AE22 (8.83g). Dated year 319= 251/2 AD. Laureate, head right / Head of Sarapis, wearing kalathos. Good fine.
Epiphaneia (AD 251-253) AE 28 - Trebonianus Gallus244 viewsTrebonianus Gallus. 251-253. AE28 (12.61g, 1h) Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right. Good VF, brown patina.
Epiphaneia (AD 251-253) AE 28 - Trebonianus Gallus207 viewsTrebonianus Gallus. 251-253. AE28 (10.74g, 7h). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right. Near VF, green patina, rough.
Epiphaneia (AD 251-253) AE 31 - Trebonianus Gallus339 viewsTrebonianus Gallus. 251-253. AE31 (16.90g, 7h). Radiate, draped and cuirassed(?) bust right / Poseidon standing left, right foot on prow, holding dolphin and trident. Good VF, green patina, obverse die shift.
Epiphaneia (AD 251-253) AE 32 - Trebonianus Gallus415 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE32 (27.83g, 1h), dated CY 319 (251/2 AD). [AV]T TPEBWNIOC GALLOC EV EV CEB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / EPIFANEWN, Dionysus in chariot drawn by two panthers, holding thyrsus in left hand and reins in right, guided by satyr who holds a lagobolon; QIT (date) across field, cista and amphora in exergue. Good VF, dark green patina with earthen encrustation.
Epiphaneia (AD 253-260) AE 31 - Valerian211 viewsValerian, 253-260 AD. AE31 (19.00g) Dated CY 322 (254/255 AD). ΑΥΤ Κ ΟΠ Λ ΟΥΑΛЄΡΙΑΝΟC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙΦΑΝЄΩΝ ЄΤ ΒΚΤ, bust of Dionysos with Thyrsos and wreath right. Very rare. Dark patina, VF.
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