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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Eirenopolis (AD 69-81) AE 17 - Domitian522 viewsDomitian, as Caesar, 69-81 AD. AE17 (3.86g, 12h), dated CY 42 (93/4 AD). Laureate head of Domitian right / Laureate head of Asclepius right. VF, green patina, earthen deposits, cleaning scratches. Unique, the only example cited in RPC. Ex. Wagner Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 69-81) AE 17 - Domitian132 viewsDomitian, as Caesar, 69-81 AD. AE16 (2.77g, 1h). Dated CY 42 (93/4 AD). Laureate head of Domitian right / Laureate head of Asclepius right; star behind, BM (date) before. Good VF, green patina. Extremely rare.

RPC cited only one example (= CNG 79, lot 628) for this type in the 1999 publication, with one additional example published in the second supplement. The current variety, with the star on reverse, appears to be unique.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 16 - Domitian122 viewsDomitian (81-96) AD. AE16 (2.57g, 12h), dated CY 42 (93/4 AD). KAIΣAP, Laureate head of Domitian right / Head of Asclepius, right; in front BM. Good VF, dark green patina. Possibly the second specimen known, better than RPC plate coin. Tricarico coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 18 - Domitian337 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (3.98g), dated CY 42 (93/4 AD). Laureate head right / Eirene-Nemesis standing right, holding caduceus; star to left, wheel at feet, BM (date) to right. Good VF, hard brown and green patina.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 21 - Domitian112 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (7.57g, 12h), dated CY 42 (93/4 AD). ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP, Laureate head of Domitian right / Nike (?) advancing right, holding winged caduceus; wheel at feet; in right field, MB. VF, green patina with some earthen deposits. Tricarico coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 23 - Domitian218 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE23 (6.88g), dated CY 42 (92/3 AD). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ, laureate head right / ΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ EΤΟ ΒΜ, Hygieia standing right, feeding snake; holding branch in left hand, star in right field. Black patina, very fine.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 23 - Domitian109 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE23 (5.69g, 12h), dated CY 42 (92-93 AD). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΣ, laureate head of Domitian right with aegis / IPHNOΠOΛЄITΩN ЄTO BM, Hygieia standing right, holding branch and feeding snake from patera. VF, light green patina with some earthen deposit. Tricarico coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 24 - Domitian & Domitia326 viewsDomitian, with Domitia, 81-96 AD. AE24 (9.31g, 12h), dated CY 43 (93/4 AD). Laureate head of Domitian right, vis-a vis draped bust of Domitia left / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; star in left field. VF, dark green patina, rubbed at high points.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 24 – Domitian & Domitia 209 viewsDomitian and Domitia, 81-96 AD. AE24 (11.37g), dated CY 43 (93/4 AD). AYTOKPATΩP ΔOMITIANOC ΔOMITIA CЄBACTH, laureate head of Domitian right, vis-a vis draped bust of Domitia left / IPHNOΠOΛITΩN ЄTO ΓM, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; star in left field. Black patina, VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 27 - Domitian153 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE27 - 2 Assaria (12.17g, 12h). Dated CY 42 (92/3 AD). Laureate head right / Tyche seated right on rocky outcropping, holding grain ears and poppy; at feet, forepart of river-god Pyramus swimming right. Good VF, dark green patina, a few earthen deposits. From Group CEM.
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Eirenopolis (AD 81-96) AE 30 - Domitian103 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE30 - 2 Assaria (12.71g, 12h). Dated CY 42 (92/3 AD). AYTOKPATΩP KAIΣAP ΔOMITIANΩΣ, laureate head of Domitian right with aegis / IPHNOΠOΛEITΩN ET BM, Tyche seated right over river-god Pyramus; star in field. VF, green patina, minor roughness. Tricarico coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc.n 219, lot 358; CNG 64, lot 653, Müller Coll., ex Levante Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 98-117) AE 15 - Trajan91 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE15 (1.43g). Dated CY 47, 98-99 AD. Laureate head right / Laureate head Dionysos right, before bunch of grapes. Adjustment marks on both sides, VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 98-117) AE 22 - Trajan199 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE22 (6.39g), dated CY 47 (98/99 AD). Laureate head right; countermark: head right in incuse square / Hygeia standing right, holding branch held downwards and bunch of grapes, feeding serpent from phiale. Fine, dark brown patina under some earthen encrustation. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 98-117) AE 23 - Trajan226 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE23 (5.43g, 12h), dated CY 47 (98/9 AD). Laureate head right; countermark: female bust right / Laureate and draped bust of Zeus (or Cronos?) right; ETOVC ZM (date) in legend. Good VF, light green patina, earthen deposits.
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Eirenopolis (AD 98-117) AE 23 - Trajan224 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE23 (5.55g). Dated City Year 47 (98/9 AD). ΚΑΙCΑΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC, laureate head right / ΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ ЄΤΟΥC ZΜ, Hygeia standing right, holding branch held downwards and bunch of grapes, feeding serpent from phiale. Nice green patina. Extremely fine.
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Eirenopolis (AD 139-161) AE 25 - Antoninus Pius & Marcus Aurelius201 viewsAntoninus Pius & Marcus Aurelius, Caesar. 139-161 AD. AE25 (10.84g, 6h), dated CY 109 (160/1 AD). Laureate head of Antoninus right / Laureate head of Aurelius right. Fine, green patina.
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Eirenopolis (AD 161-169) AE 25 - Marcus Aurelius & Faustina II312 viewsMarcus Aurelius, with Faustina Junior, 161-169 AD. AE25 (8.53g, 6h). Dated CY 119 (AD 170/1). Laureate head of Aurelius right / Draped bust of Faustina right; Θ-IP (date) flanking. Near VF, green patina, some flaking of the patina and light roughness.
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Eirenopolis (AD 161-180) AE 20 - Marcus Aurelius253 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE20 (7.84g, 7h), dated CY 119 (170/1 AD). Laureate head right / Hercules reclining left on lion’s skin, holding club, river Pyramus below. VF, green patina. Neither SNG Levante nor SNG France note the representation of the river beneath Hercules.
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Eirenopolis (AD 161-180) AE 21 - Marcus Aurelius 215 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE21 (6.60g), dated CY 119 (170/1 AD). ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟC ΚΑΙCΑΡ, laureate head right / ΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ЄΤ ΘΡ, Hercules reclining right on lion’s skin, holding club, river Pyramus below. Glossy black patina, VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 161-180) AE 23 - Marcus Aurelius112 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE23 - Assarion (7.85g, 12h). Dated CY 119 (170/1 AD). Laureate head right / Demeter seated left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding cornucopia; ΘIP (date) in legend. VF, dark brown patina. Rare. Krizan coll.; ex Aufhäuser 5 (10/1998), lot 313; Levante Coll. (CNG E90, lot 214).
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Eirenopolis (AD 161-180) AE 28 - Marcus Aurelius & Faustina II84 viewsMarcus Aurelius, with Faustina Junior, 161-180 AD. AE28 (13.38g, 6h). Dated CY 119 (170/1 AD). Bareheaded and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius right / Diademed and draped bust of Faustina Junior right; ΘIP (date) in legend. Near VF, earthen green patina, roughness. Ex Krizan Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 170/1) AE 20229 viewsAutonomous. AE20 (6.50g, 6h), dated CY 119 (170/1 AD). Laureate bust of Saturn right / Hercules reclining left on lion's skin, holding cantharus, club below. VF, brown and green patina.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 19 - Julia Domna114 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE19 - 1½ Assaria (5.09g, 6h). Dated CY 161 (212/3 AD). Draped bust right / Veiled and draped bust of Irene-Nemesis, with cubit rule over shoulder; AΞP (date) in legend. Good VF, reddish-brown patina, tiny obverse die flaws. Krizan coll.; ex Drewry coll. (CNG E112, lot 134).
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 21 - Julia Domna135 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE21 (8.92g). Dated CY 144, 195/196 AD. ΙΥΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CЄΒ, draped bust right / ЄΙΡΗΝΟΠΟ ЄΤΟ ΔΜΡ, head of Hercules right, draped in lion skin. Black green patina, VF. Ex Gorny & Mosch 108 (2001), 1518; ex Hirsch 175 (1992), 1047.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 22 - Julia Domna240 viewsJulia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE22 (7.80g). Dated year 161, 212/3 AD. IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CЄB, draped bust right / IPHNOΠOΛITΩN AΞP, bust of Athena. Nice VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 29 - Septimius Severus92 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE29 (14.71g, 5h). Dated CY 144 (195/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus right; c/m: Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent held in hands, within oval incuse / Head of Asclepius right; serpent-entwined staff to right; ΔMP (date) below. VF, black patina, orange earthen deposits, minor edge split. Spradling Coll.; ex CNG 66 (5/2004), lot 1130; Levante Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 30 - Septimius Severus263 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE30 (16.67g, 6h), dated CY 144 (195/6 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark: Hygieia in oval / Head of Asclepius right, serpent staff in front. Fine, green patina, some encrustation.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-217) AE 21 - Julia Domna255 viewsJulia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus. AE21 (8.99g, 12h), dated CY 144 (195/6 AD). Draped bust right / Head of Hercules right, draped in lion skin. VF, dark green patina.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-217) AE 22 - Julia Domna187 viewsJulia Domna. Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE22 (6.94g, 12h), dated CY 149 (200/201 AD). Draped bust right / Eirene advancing left, holding garland. VF, black patina with some green and earthen deposits. Wagner Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-217) AE 23 - Julia Domna88 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE23 - Trihemiassarion (12.39g, 7h). Dated CY 144 (194/5 AD). Draped bust right / Mountain. Near VF, dark brown patina. Very rare. R.H. Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 198-209) AE 23 - Geta275 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE23 (9.88g), dated CY 149 (200/201 AD). Laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind / Herakles standing facing, head right, leaning on club and holding bow, lion’s skin over arm. VF, black patina. Apparently unpublished. Wagner Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla104 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (9.59g). Dated CY 165 (215/216 or 216/7 AD). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC, laurea, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ЄΤ ЄΞP, head of Dionysos right, thyrsos over shoulder, before, bunch of grapes. Dark green patina, gVF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 198-217) AE 26 - Caracalla84 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE26 (9.12g, 6h). Dated CY 161 (212/3 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Caracalla right / Draped busts of Hygea and Aesculapius facing one another; serpent-entwined staff between; AΞP (date) to right. VF, earthen green patina. Very rare.
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Eirenopolis (AD 211-217) AE 29 - Caracalla198 viewsCaracalla, 211-217 AD. AE29 (16.53g). Year 163 (213/4 AD). AVT• KAI• M• AVP• CЄV ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / [ЄIPHNOΠO]ΛЄITΩN ЄTOVC, ΓΞP, City Goddess standing right, presenting wreath to the emperor standing left in military attire. Nice VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 211-217) AE 30 - Caracalla116 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE30 (20.77g, 5h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nike advancing left, holding open wreath in both hands; shield over cippus to left, P to right. VF, dark green and brown surfaces, patina partially rubbed away revealing bare metal. Ex Frederick Coll. Ex CNG Elec. Auc. 90, lot 216; Levante Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 211-217) AE 31 - Caracalla261 viewsCaracalla, 211-217 AD. AE31 (16.65g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / City Goddess standing right, presenting wreath to the emperor standing left in military attire resting on spear.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 18 - Severus Alexander93 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE18 (4.75g). ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΛЄΞ-ΑΝΔΡΟ, laureate head right / ЄΙΡΗΝΟ−ΔΟΡ, bust of unknown deity; before, torch (?). Green patina, gVF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Julia Mamaea205 viewsJulia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, 222-235 AD. AE21 (8.57g). Bust right / Selene driving biga of Oxen right. Obverse countermark.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander105 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE21 (7.75g). Dated CY 174 (225/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Bust of Herakles right, club over shoulder. VF, glossy green patina, some roughness.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 23 - Julia Mamaea166 viewsJulia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, 222-235 AD. AE23 (7.76g). Dated civic year 175 (225/226 AD). I MAMAIA CЄB, draped and diademed bust right / ЄIPHNOΠOΛЄITΩN BOP, head of Dionysos right, thyrsos over shoulder. About very fine.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander232 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (8.28g), dated year 174 (224/25 AD). AVT KAI CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC; laureate, draped and cuir. bust right; countermark of laureate emperor’s head on neck / EIPHNOΠOΛITΩN ET ΔOP; veiled bust of Eirene-Nemesis right, cubit-rule over shoulder, wheel to right.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander116 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE30 (23.09g, 6h). Dated CY 175 (225/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: laureate head right within circular incuse / Helios standing facing in spread quadriga, raising right hand, holding whip in left; ЄOP (date) in exergue. Near VF, green and brown patina, roughness. Rare, only four known to Karbach.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander187 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (15.66g), dated CY 174 (225/226 AD). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: uncertain / Herakles standing right, holding club. Near VF, brown patina under green encrustation, minor roughness. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander228 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (14.19g). AVT KAI CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Apollo standing left, holing palm branch in right hand, and leaning on column with left elbow. Dark green patina, VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander123 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 - 4 Assaria (15.38g, 6h). Dated CY 175 (226/7 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Head of Zeus right, wearing tainia. VF, dark earthen green patina. Only two specimens known to Karbach (both in the collection of the ANS). From Group CEM.
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Eirenopolis (AD 238-244) AE 32 - Gordian III258 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE32 (14.20g, 6h), dated CY 192 (243/4 AD). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark: monogram in circle / Standing figures of Hygieia feeding serpent and Serapis with serpent-staff. Fine, dark green patina.
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Eirenopolis (AD 238-244) AE 32 - Gordian III247 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE32 (19.63g, 1h). Dated CY 192 (243/4 AD). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Radiate bust of Helios right vis-à-vis draped bust of Selene left, crescent at shoulders; all within wheel of the twelve signs of the Zodiac. Good Fine, dark green-brown patina, porosity and pit on obverse. Ex Levante Coll. (CNG 66 (5/2004), lot 1131).
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Eirenopolis (AD 253-260) AE 28 - Valerian I319 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE28 - 8 Assaria (15.79g, 6h), dated CY 192 (243/4 AD). Radiate and cuirassed bust right; c/m: Athena with trophy (?) in circle / Standing figures of Hygieia feeding serpent and Serapis with serpent-staff. VF, dark brown patina. The identity of the countermarked figure is unclear in the published specimens.
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Eirenopolis (AD 253-260) AE 29 - Valerian I342 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE29 - 8 Assaria (16.486g, 7h), dated CY 203 (254/5 AD). Radiate and cuirassed bust right / Dionysus in facing biga drawn by panthers, holding cantharus and thyrsus. Good VF, rough green patina, cleaned down to red in spots.
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Eirenopolis (AD 253-260) AE 30 - Valerian I293 viewsValerian, 253-260 AD. AE30 (18.39g). Radiate and cuirassed bust right / Asklepios and Hygieia, ΓC (= Year 203 = 254/5 AD). Good very fine.
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Eirenopolis (AD 253-268) AE 24 - Gallienus297 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE24 (9.53g), struck ca 255-256 AD. ΠOYB ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ / Δ/ Δ/ C, Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm branch. Black patina, countermarked, gVF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus345 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (11.26g). Dated year 204 (255/6 AD). ΠOVB ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IPHNOΠ[OΛЄITΩN], Goddess seated on horse, holding torch (?). VF.
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Eirenopolis (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus171 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (16.54g, 6h). Dated CY 207 (258/9 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Cybele seated right, resting arm on tympanum (drum); lion seated to either side; Z-S (date) across field. VF, brown surfaces, scratches on obverse. Krizan coll.; Levante Coll. (CNG E90, lot 220).
     
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