Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE317 views4th century BC. AE (1.14g). Female head left, hair in sphendone / Λ-Α/Ρ-Ι, amphora; grape bunch above, club to left, kerykeion (caduceus) to right. Dark green patina, VF. Very rare. Mueller coll.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE274 views4th century BC. AE (1.42g). Female head left, hair in ampyx and sphendone / Λ-Α-Ρ, amphora on ground line; kerykeion (caduceus) to left. Green patina, gVF. Very rare. Mueller coll.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE 10234 views4th century BC. AE10 (1.24g, 11h). Female head left, hair bound in sphendone / ΛΑ-ΡΙ, amphora on ground line; caduceus to left, grape bunch to right. Near VF, dark green patina. Alighieri coll.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE 11266 views4th century BC. AE11 (1.51g). Female head left, hair in sphendone / Amphora; ΛΑΡΙ to left, grain kernel to right. Nice centering and patina, aVF. Very rare.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE 17323 views4th century BC. AE17 (6.09g, 4h). Female head right, hair in sphendone / Λ-Α/Ρ-Ι, amphora; grape bunch above, club to left, kerykeion (caduceus) to right. Green-brown patina, VF. Very rare.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE 18281 views4th century BC. AE18 (4.94g, 9h). Female head right, hair in sphendone / Λ-Α/Ρ-Ι, amphora; grape bunch above, club to left, kerykeion (caduceus) to right. aEF. Rare.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE 19376 views4th century BC. AE19 (8.61g). Bearded male head right / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ, amphora, corn grain to right. Brown patina, VF-EF. Extremely rare.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) AE 21319 views4th century BC. AE21 (8.60g). Bearded male head right / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ, amphora, corn grain to right. VF. Extremely rare.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) Diobol291 viewsca early 4th cent BC. AR Diobol (1.33g). Head of nymph right / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ, amphora, within shallow incuse. Toned VF, heavy encrustation. Very rare.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) Obol64 viewsca early 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.5g, 8mm). Head of nymph right / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ, amphora, within incuse square.
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Larisa (BC 400-300) Triobol582 viewsca early 4th century BC. AR Triobol (1.97g). Head of nymph right / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ, amphora, within incuse square. Toned VF, heavy encrustation. Unpublished, probably unique.

Until recently, the coins of Larisa Troas were believed to be from Larisa Phrikonis in Aiolis. Silver coins from this city are extremely rare, with only four published specimens, all of which are diobols (Winterthur 2767; Traite' II 2064; Imhoof-Blumer, "Antike Griechishe Muenzen," SNR 19 (1913), 87; and Wroth, "Greek Coins acquired by the British Museum in 1901," NumChron 1902, 26). Thus, this apparently unique specimen is the largest silver coin known for Larisa.
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Ptolemais (BC 300-200) AE 13310 viewsca 3rd century BC. AE13 (2.02g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Amphora; ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΕΩΝ. Rare.
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Ptolemais (BC 300-200) AE 13298 views3rd century BC. AE13 (2.06g, 1h). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΠTO-ΛE, amphora, double cornucopia to left. VF, green patina with some red. Alighieri Coll.
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Ptolemais (BC 300-200) AE 15431 views3rd century BC. AE15 (2.12g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΠTOΛEMAIEΩN around amphora. Rare, good very fine.
   
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