Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Kelenderis (AD 38-72) AE 19 - Antiochos IV713 viewsAntiochos IV of Commagene, 38-72 AD. AE19 (4.22g, 12h). Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch and resting left elbow on column surmounted by a tripod. VF, green patina, areas of soft strike.
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Kelenderis (AD 38-72) AE 21 - Antiochos IV of Commagene278 viewsAntiochos IV of Commagene, 38-72 AD. AE21 (6.01g). Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / [KE]ΛENΔEP[I]TWN, Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch and resting left elbow on column surmounted by a tripod. VF, green patina. Drewry Coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 38-72) AE 22 - Antiochos IV204 viewsAntiochos IV of Commagene, 38-72 AD. AE22 (7.68g, 12h). Diademed and draped bust right / Apollo standing left, holding branch and leaning on column surmounted by tripod; ЄΠP ΠAΔH in left field. VF, brown surfaces, scratches on obverse. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 81-96) AE 27 - Domitian and Domitia223 viewsDomitian and Domitia, 81-96 AD. AE27 (9.93g). KAICAP ΔO - MITIANOC Laureate head of Domitian right / ΔOM[ITIA] CEBACTH K[EΛENΔEPIT]W - N. Rare. Ex Burstein Coll. Fine.
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Kelenderis (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus56 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (7.67g, 6h). Bareheaded and draped bust right / Apollo standing left, holding branch, leaning on column on which sets a tripod. VF, brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.; Ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 639; ex Levante Coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 177-192) AE 24 - Commodus226 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE24 (9.48g, 11h). Laureate head of Commodus right / Helmeted and draped bust of Athena right. VF, green patina, some deposits. Apparently unpublished. Ex. Wagner Coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 177-192) AE 28 - Commodus180 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE28 (12.32g, 28mm, 6h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Poseidon standing left, holding dolphin and trident. Some rough spots in patina, very fine.
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Kelenderis (AD 218-222) AE - Elagabal240 viewsElagabal, 218-222 AD. AE (6.17g). Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟΣ, laureate head right / ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ, Demeter with torch driving snake biga to right. Green patina, VF. Ex Hirsch 168 (1990), lot 729.
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Kelenderis (AD 218-222) AE 23 - Elagabalus203 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE23 (6.03g). Laureate head right / Demeter, holding torch, in biga right, drawn by two winged serpents. VF, dark green and brown patina.
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Kelenderis (AD 235-238) AE 21 - Maximinus I202 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE21 (4.28g). Laureate and draped bust right / KEΛENΔEPITΩN, Demeter, holding torch, in biga drawn by two winged serpents. Rare. Very fine.
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Kelenderis (AD 235-238) AE 23 - Maximinus I175 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE23 (4.56g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Helmeted bust of Athena right. Good Fine, green patina.
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Kelenderis (AD 238-244) AE 30 - Gordian III1284 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE30 (11.60g). Laureate bust of Gordian right / Poseidon holding dolphin and resting on trident. Good fine.
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Kelenderis (AD 238-244) AE 34 - Gordian III49 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE34 (21.71g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding serpent-entwined spear and shield. Good Fine, grayish-green patina, a few pits on obverse. Ex Krizan Coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 244-248) AE 24 - Otacilia Severa201 viewsOtacilia Severa, 244-248 AD. AE24 (6.17g, 10h). ΩΤΑΚΙΛΙΑ CΕΟVΗPΑ CΕ, diademed draped bust right / ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ, bust of Athena right wearing crested helmet and cuirass.
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Kelenderis (AD 244-249) AE 27 - Otacilia Severa132 viewsOtacilia Severa, wife of Philip I, 244-249 AD. AE27 (7.15g). ΩTAKIΛIA CЄOVHPA CЄ, draped bust right, wearing stephane / KЄΛЄNΔEPITΩN, Tyche standing left, holding cornucopiae and rudder. Very fine.
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Kelenderis (AD 249-251) AE 25 - Trajan Decius35 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE25 (6.18g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Poseidon with trident and dolphin, burning altar at feet. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 249-251) AE 28 - Trajan Decius142 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE28 (8.13g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Athena standing left, holding spear entwined with serpent and shield set on ground. Near VF, dark brown patina under some earthen deposits. Ex Righetti coll., 8270.
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Kelenderis (AD 249-251) AE 28 - Trajan Decius17 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE28 (9.34g, 6h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Poseidon standing left, holding dolphin and trident; altar to left. VF, green patina. Levante Coll.
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Kelenderis (AD 249-251) AE 30 - Trajan Decius45 views Trajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE30 (13.63g, 6h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding serpent-entwined spear and shield. VF, brown patina, adjustment marks on reverse. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005) lot 197).

The mark on the obverse that looks like a scratch is actually in the die and also appears on the Paris specimen.
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Kelenderis (AD 250) AE 18 - Hostilian200 viewsHostilian, as Caesar, 250 AD. AE18 (3.25g, 6h). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus. Good VF, light olive-green patina.
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Kelenderis (AD 259-251) AE 27 - Herennia Etruscilla190 viewsHerennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251 AD. AE27 (7.36g, 6h). Diademed and draped bust right on crescent / Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Near EF, light olive-green patina, areas of soft strike.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-100) AE 11239 views2nd-1st century BC. AE11 (1.57g, 6h). Gorgoneion / Goat kneeling right, head left; KE above, star(?) to right. Good VF, brown patina. Very rare. Herman Coll., ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 311.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-100) AE 13236 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE13 (2.05g). Facing gorgoneion / Goat kneeling right, head reverted, ΚΕ above. VF, brown patina under light earthen encrustation.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-100) AE 13164 views2nd century BC. AE13 (1.57g, 6h). Gorgoneion / Goat kneeling right, head left; KE above. Good VF, dark green patina. Rare.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE212 views2nd-1st century BC. AE (5.94g). Draped, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right; A to left / ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ, naked Apollo standing facing, head left, holding laurel branch in right hand and resting left elbow on column surmounted by tripod; ΣΩ to left. Dark patina, EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE188 views2nd-1st century BC. AE (4.82g). Draped, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right; A to left / ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ, naked Apollo standing facing, head left, holding laurel branch in right hand and resting left elbow on column surmounted by tripod; MH to left. Green patina, EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 16175 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (3.34g). Laureate male (king's?) head right; AΣ behind / Goat kneeling left, head reverted, ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ around. VF, black patina.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 16231 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE16 (2.00g, 12h). Diademed head of king? right / goat kneeling left, ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ in exergue. VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 17194 viewsUncertain king, 2nd-1st century BC. AE17 (3.36g, 10h). Diademed head of king right / Goat kneeling left; monogram above, ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ below. Good VF, brown, green, and red patina.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 17211 viewsca 2nd-1st cent BC. AE17 (3.43g). Diademed male (king's?) head right; AΣ behind / ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ, goat kneeling left, head turned right, Υ and ΥΓ monograms above. Dark green patina, VF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 21213 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE21 (6.14g, 12h). Draped, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right / Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch and resting left elbow on column surmounted by a tripod. Good VF, dark-green patina.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 22214 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE22 (6.78g). Turreted and veiled head of Tyche right; AΣ behind / Apollo standing left, holding laurel branch, left elbow resting on short column surmounted by tripod, ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ around. Good VF, glossy olive green patina.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 22174 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE22 (6.62 g, 12h). Draped, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right / Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch and resting left elbow on column surmounted by a tripod. VF, dark-green patina, area of soft strike reverse.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 23234 views2nd-1st century BC. AE23 (7.56g, 12h). Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right; Λ to left / Apollo standing left, holding laurel wreath, leaning on column surmounted by tripod; ΣΩ to left, ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤ[ΩΝ] to right. Good VF, green patina with tan highlights, scratches on obverse.
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Kelenderis (BC 200-30) AE 23279 views1st cent BC. AE23 (6.11g). Draped, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right; AΣ to left / ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡΙΤΩΝ, naked Apollo standing facing, head left, holding laurel branch in right hand and resting left elbow on column surmounted by tripod; MΩ to left. Dark green patina, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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Kelenderis (BC 350-330) Obol289 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.73g). Horse prancing right / ΚΕ-Λ, forepart of goat kneeling right, head turned left; caduceus to left. EF. Unpublished.
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Kelenderis (BC 350-330) Obol217 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.65g). Horse prancing right, star above / KE, kneeling goat left with head reverted. Toned aVF. Ex James C. Brindley Collection (Baldwin's 34, 10/2003), lot 187.
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Kelenderis (BC 350-330) Obol182 viewsca 350-333 BC. AR Obol (0.62g). Horse prancing right, wreath above / Forepart of goat kneeling left, head turned right ΚΕ above, ΕΠ monogram below. Good VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 350-330) Obol 99 viewsca 3rd century BC. AR Obol (0.73g, 11mm). Horse prancing right / ΚΕ-Λ, forepart of goat right, head turned left; kerykeion to left. EF. Unpublished.
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Kelenderis (BC 350-330) Stater306 viewsca 350-330 BC. AR Stater (10.92g). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from rearing horse right; monogram below / Kneeling goat right with head reverted; ΚΕ[ΛΕ]Ν above, monogram below; c/m: bull standing right in incuse square. Toned, good VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 380-370) Stater322 viewsca 380-370 BC. AR Stater (10.68g). Nude youth, holding whip in right hand, dismounting from horse rearing right / Kneeling goat right, head reverted; ΚΕΛΕ[Ν] above, within dotted border. Toned EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 380-370) Stater335 viewsca 380-370 BC. AR Stater (10.62g, 9h). Nude youth, holding whip in right hand, dismounting from horse rearing right / Kneeling goat right, head reverted; ΚΕΛΕ[Ν] above, within dotted border. Toned EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 400-350) Obol225 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.72g). Horse prancing right / Goat kneeling left, head reverted, ΚΕ above. Toned VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 400-350) Obol257 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.73g, 5h). Horse rearing right / Goat kneeling right, head reverted. EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 400-350) Obol179 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Horse prancing right / Goat kneeling left, head turned right, ΚΕΛ above. EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 400-350) Obol156 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Horse prancing right / Goat kneeling left, head turned right, ΚΕ above. Toned, good VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 400-350) Obol36 viewsca 425-­400 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Horse prancing right / KE, goat crouching left, looking backwards. Old cabinet tone and extremely fine.
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Kelenderis (BC 400-375) Hemiobol213 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.29g, 9h). Forepart of Pegasos right / Goat kneeling right, head reverted. EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 410-375) Stater205 viewsca 410-375 BC. AR Stater (10.69g, 22mm, 9h). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from horse rearing right / Goat kneeling right, head left; in exergue, dolphin right. Near EF, bright surfaces.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Hemiobol144 viewsca 400-330 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.39g). Forepart of Pegasos left / Goat kneeling left, head turned right, ΚΕΛ above. VF. Rare denomination.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Obol229 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.77g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Goat kneeling right, head reverted, ΚΕ above. Toned VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Obol154 viewsca 400 BC. AR Obol (0.75g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Goat kneeling right, head turned left, ΚΕ above. Toned, good VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Obol147 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Goat kneeling right, head turned left, ΚΕ-Λ above. Toned, VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Obol68 viewsca 400 BC. AR Obol (0.70g, 9mm, 12h). Forepart of Pegasos right / Goat kneeling right, head left. Good VF, lightly toned, even porosity.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Obol34 viewsca 400-350 BC. AR Obol (0.83g, 8mm). Forepart of Pegasos left / Goat kneeling left, head reverted, ΚΕΛ above. gVF.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-375) Obol36 viewsca 425-­400 BC. AR Obol (0.80g). Forepart of Pegasus right / KE-Λ, goat crouching right, looking backwards. Wonderful iridescent tone and good extremely fine.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Stater260 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.64g). Nude youth on horse left / Goat left, head turned to right, ΚΕΛΕΝ above.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Stater316 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.64g). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from rearing horse left / Goat kneeling left, head reverted, ΚΕΛΕΝ above. Toned, good VF. Ex von Aulock Collection, 5623.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Stater281 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.73g). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from rearing horse right / Goat kneeling right, head reverted, ΚΕΛΕΝ above. EF.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Stater407 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.83g). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from rearing horse right / Kneeling goat right with head reverted, ΚΕΛ above. Toned, good VF, fine style.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Stater269 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (19mm, 10.12g). Nude youth dismounting from rearing horse right / Goat kneeling left, looking back. Good VF, toned. Ex CNG 42 (5/1997), lot 538; C.O.I.N. Sale (Superior Galleries, 1972), lot 240.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Stater235 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.82g, 19mm, 6h). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from horse rearing left / Goat kneeling right, head left; [ivy leaf in exergue]. Attractively toned, minor cut on reverse, good very fine.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-400) Tetrobol351 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Tetrobol (3.49g). Nude youth, holding whip, dismounting from rearing horse right / Goat kneeling left, head reverted, ΚΕΛΕΝ above. Good VF. Extremely rare. Ex G&M 82 (1997), lot 143.
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Kelenderis (BC 425-410) Stater266 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Stater (10.82g, 2h). Nude rider, holding whip in his left hand, jumping from horse galloping to left (performing the kalpe', a horse race in which the rider jumps from his horse and runs beside it) / Goat kneeling to left, head turned back to right; ivy branch above. Toned, EF. Ex Bank Leu 28 (5/1981), lot 182, and from the Cilician Hoard of 1957 (IGCH 1255).
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Kelenderis (BC 430-375) Obol168 viewsca 4th cent BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.63g). Bearded archaic male head right / Facing gorgoneion in incuse square. Near VF, toned. Unpublished? Herman Coll.
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Kelenderis (BC 430-400) Obol188 views5th century BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.55g, 9h). Facing gorgoneion / ΚΕ-Λ, astragalos in circular incuse. Near VF, toned, light porosity.
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Kelenderis (BC 430-400) Obol149 viewsca 420-410 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.44g). Facing gorgoneion / ΚΕ-Λ, astragalos in circular incuse. Near VF, toned, lightly porous. Rare.
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Kelenderis (BC 430-400) Obol153 viewsca 425-400 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.66g). Facing gorgoneion / ΚΕ-Λ, astragalos in circular incuse. Toned VF, porous.
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Kelenderis (BC 440-400) Hemiobol167 viewsca 5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.35g, 7mm). Gorgoneion facing / Bearded head right. VF. Extremely rare.
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Kelenderis (BC 440-400) Hemiobol189 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.22g). Astragalos / Astragalos in incuse square. VF.
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Kelenderis (BC 440-400) Hemiobol228 viewsca 4th cent BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.22g). Facing gorgoneion / Forepart of Pegasos left in incuse square. Good VF, toned, light porosity. David Herman Coll.; ex CNG El. 90, lot 186; Eduardo Levante Collection, 246.
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Kelenderis (BC 440-400) Hemiobol179 viewsca 410-375 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.30g). Facing gorgoneion / Forepart of Pegasos left within incuse square. VF, toned.
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Kelenderis (BC 440-400) Obol252 viewsca 440-410 BC. AR Obol (0.66g, 5h). Facing gorgoneion / Forepart of Pegasos left in pelleted square within incuse square. Good VF, toned.
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Kelenderis (BC 440-400) Obol403 viewsca 410-375 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.81g, 1h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Forepart of Pegasos left within incuse square. Good VF, porous, with light golden toning.
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Kelenderis (BC 450) Stater726 viewsca 450 BC. AR Stater (10.59g). Nude rider, holding whip, riding sideways on horse / Forepart of kneeling goat, KEΛ above goat. This is a very rare early issue of Kelenderis, showing the forepart of a goat, instead of a goat kneeling. aEF and extremely rare.
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Kelenderis (BC 5th cent) Gorgon - Hemiobol93 views450-400 BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.43g). Gorgoneion facing, tongue protruding / Quadripartite incuse square. gVF.
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Kelenderis (BC 5th cent) Gorgon - Obol497 views5th century BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.64g). Gorgoneion facing, tongue protruding / Incuse punch. VF, find patina, light porosity. Alighieri Coll.

The attribution to Cilicia is uncertain and based on the similarity of types to certain obols of Kelenderis (SNG France 79).
     
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