Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Augusta (AD 14-19) AE 16 - Livia392 viewsLivia, Augusta, 14-29 AD. AE16 (3.53g). Draped bust right / Humped bull standing right. VF, dark green patina.
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Augusta (AD 14-29) AE 16 - Livia94 viewsJulia Augusta (Livia), Augusta, 14-29 AD. AE16 (3.27g). Diademed and draped bust right / Helmeted bust of Athena right. Rare. VF.
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Augusta (AD 14-29) AE 19 - Livia216 viewsJulia Augusta (Livia), Augusta, 14-29 AD. AE19 (4.51g, 12h), struck ca 26-27 AD. Draped bust left / Tyche seated left, holding grain ears; below, river-god swimming left. VF, black-green patina with light green overtones. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Augusta (AD 14-29) AE20 - Livia311 viewsLivia, wife of Augustus. Augusta, 14-29 AD. AE20 (4.89g). Struck during the reign of Nero, 54-68 AD. Draped bust R / Tyche seated right on ornate throne, holding grain ear, river god Saros at feet. Very fine.
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Augusta (AD 14-37) AE 27331 viewsTiberius and Livia, 14-37 AD. AE27 (11.81g). Bare head Tiberius R / Draped bust R. Very fine.
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Augusta (AD 54-68) AE 26 - Nero289 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE26 (10.65g). Dated year 48 (67/8 AD). Laureate head right / Draped bust of youthful Dionysos right, thyrsus over shoulder; kantharos behind; ETOVC HM (date) in legend. VF, dark green patina.
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Augusta (AD 85-86) AE 23231 viewsTime of Domitian, 85-86 AD. AE23.33 (5.40g) dated year 66 = 85/6 AD. Bust of Zeus R / AVΓOVCTANΩΝ, Demeter seated, holding ear of corn and lighted torch. Great patina, very fine.
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Augusta (AD 98-117) AE 21108 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE21 (6.60g, 12h). Dated CY 87 (106/7 AD). Laureate head of Zeus right / Demeter seated left, holding grain ears and torch; ΕTOYΣ ZΠ (date) in legend. Fine, tan surfaces. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Lindgren Coll.
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Augusta (AD 98-117) AE 26 - Trajan223 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE26 (9.94g), dated city year 86 (105-106 AD). AVTOKP KAI NEPY TPAIANOΣ Σ ΓE ΔA, laureate bust right / AYΓOYΣTANΩN ETOYΣ SΠ, bust of Dionysos right, thyrsos over shoulder, kantharos behind.
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Augusta (AD 98-117) AE 32 - Trajan104 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE26 (17.24g, 11h). Laureate head right / Athena Nikephoros advancing left, holding lance and spear. Dark patina, F.
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Augusta (AD 117-138) AE 25 Hadrian1384 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE25, dated 123/124 AD. Laureate head right / Bust of Dionysos with Thyrsos; grapes and Kantharos in field. Very fine.
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Augusta (AD 161-180) AE 31 - Marcus Aurelius89 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE31 (15.53g). Dated CY 151 (170/1 AD). AVTO KAIC M AVPH ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right / ЄTOVC AΝΡ ΑΥΓOΥСΤΑΝΩΝ, Artemis advancing right, holding bow and arrow. VF.
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Augusta (AD 163-169) AE 26 - Lucilla 274 viewsLucilla, 163-169 AD. AE26 (11.71g). ΛOYKIΛΛ[...] CЄBACTH, draped bust right / AVΓOYCTANΩN ЄTOYS ANP, Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) standing left; date in legend. Red brown patina, aEF.
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Augusta (AD 164-182) AE 26 - Lucilla270 viewsLucilla, daughter of Marcus Aurelius, wife of Lucius Verus, Augusta, 164-182 AD. AE26 (10.88g, 6h), dated CY 151 (170/1 AD). Draped bust right / Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) standing left; date in legend. VF, brown surfaces under a thin green patina. Very rare. Ex von Aulock Collection, 5536.
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Augusta (AD 177-192) AE 30 - Commodus135 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE30 (16.97g, 12h). Dated CY 165 (AD 184/5). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Athena advancing left, holding Nike and shield. Near VF, dark brown patina, rough surfaces.
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Augusta (AD 178-187) AE 24 - Crispina and Commodus216 viewsCrispina and Commodus, 178-187 AD. AE23.53 (9.56g). CEBACTH KPICΠEINA, draped bust R / [..]MOΔΟC AV[..]ETA[..], Laureate head L. Very fine.
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Augusta (AD 198-209) AE27 - Geta253 viewsGeta. As Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE27 (12.51g). Dated CY 178 (198 AD). Bare-headed bust R / Wreathed bust of Dionysos R; filleted thyrsos right; HOP (date) in legend. Near VF, uneven brown and tan surfaces.
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Augusta (AD 202-205) AE 31 - Plautilla110 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE31 (19.21g, 12h). Dated CY 182 (201/2 AD). Draped bust right, between star and crescent / Athena advancing left, holding Nike, spear, and shield; BΠ/P (date) to left. VF, dark green patina, a few cleaning marks. Extremely rare, seemingly unpublished and only the second known coin of Plautilla from Augusta. Ex Krizan Coll.

The only other known coin of Plautilla from the mint of Augusta, Karbach 91, is struck from the same obverse die but depicts Artemis on the reverse.
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Augusta (AD 238-244) AE 31 - Tranquillina234 viewsTranquillina, wife of Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE31 (18.17g), struck city year 222 (241-42 AD). CABEIN TPANKYΛΛEINAN CE, draped and diademed bust right, set on crescent / AVΓOVCTANΩN ET BKC, Tranquillina (on left) clasping hands with Gordian III.
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Augusta (AD 249-250) AE 34 - Trajan Decius403 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE34 (17.34g). Dated civic year 229 (249/50 AD). AVT KAI KVN DEKION TPAIANON CEB, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust R / AUGOVCTANWN ETOV QKC, nude athlete seated on horizontal cippus, crowning himself with wreath; amphora with palm to R. VF, brown patina. Unusual representation of the victor of an athletic contest.
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Augusta (AD 251-253) AE 31 - Trebonianus Gallus117 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE31 (21.43g, 6h). Dated CY 233 (252/3 AD). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche seated left on rocks, presenting grain ears to female (Livia?) standing right; at Tyche’s feet, river-god Saros swimming left; ЄT ΓΛC (date) in legend. Near VF, green patina, roughness and pitting. Rare. Ex Krizan Coll.

Levante notes that the hairstyle of the female suggests that it is Livia, the wife of Augustus, in whose honor the city was named.
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Augusta (AD 251-253) AE 33 - Trebonianus Gallus282 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE33 (15.35g). Dated CY 233 (252/3 AD). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust R; countermark: X within circular incuse / Gallus in facing quadriga; countermark: crescent; ΕΔ-ΛC (date) in legend. Fine, brown surfaces, a bit rough.
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Augusta (AD 253-260) AE 28 - Valerian I397 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE28 (14.84g). Dated CY 234 (253/4 AD). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust R / Helios in facing quadriga; ΕΔ-ΛC (date) across field. VF, lightly porous brown surfaces.
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Augusta (AD 253-260) AE 28 - Valerian I117 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE28 (14.41g). 253/254 AD. AΥ KAI ΠOΥ ΛIK OΥ-AΛЄΡI ANOC CB, radiate and cuirassed bust right / AΥΓOΥCTANΩN Є ΔΛC, emperor in military uniform on horseback advancing left holding standard. Rare. Dark green patina, VF.
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Augusta (AD 253-260) AE 29 - Valerian I125 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE29 (13.63g, 12h). Dated CY 234 (253/4 AD). Radiate and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, resting hand on grounded shield and holding spear; ΔΛC (date) in legend. VF, brown surfaces, green deposits around the devices, minor pitting. Ex Krizan Coll.
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Augusta (BC 27-14 AD) AE 17 - Livia424 viewsLivia, wife of Augustus 27 BC-14 AD. AE17 (3.63g). Draped bust Livia R / Capricorn with globe to R, star above; AVΓOVΣ/ TANΩΝ. Attractive very fine.
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Augusta (BC 27-AD 14) AE 17 - Livia396 viewsLivia, wife of Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE17 (3.45g). Draped bust Livia right / Capricorn with globe to right, star above; AVΓOVΣ/ TANΩΝ. Beautiful glossy patina, good very fine.
 
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