Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Temenothyrai (AD 161-180) AE 25162 viewsPseudo-autonomous, time of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE25 (11.0g). ΤΗΜΕΝΟC ΟΙΚΙCΤΗC, draped bust of Temenos (the founder) right / CΚΟΠΕΛΙΑΝΟC ΑΡΧΩΝ ΤΗΜΕΝΟΘ[ΥΡΕΥCΙ], nude Herakles standing right, leaning on club. VF.
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Temenothyrai (AD 200-300) AE 24330 views3rd cent AD. AE24 (8.86g). Draped bust of the senate right / Athena standing right, holding spear and resting on shield. VF, brown patina.
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Temenothyrai (AD 200-300) AE 2699 views3rd century AD. AE26 (9.57g). Draped bust of the senate right / Athena standing right, holding spear and resting on shield. gVF.
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Temenothyrai (AD 230-270) AE 30175 viewsMid 3rd century AD. AE30 (14.74g, 6h). Nicomachus, archiereus and primary archon for the second time. KTI CTHC, bare head of Temenus right, wearing beard / Dioscuri standing facing, each holding spear, heads vis-à-vis. Good VF, dark green patina with traces of earthen highlights. Extremely rare. From Group CEM.
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Temenothyrai (AD 238-244) AE 39 - Gordian III87 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE39 (27.48g). Lol. Xenophilus, archon for the second time. AVT KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΛOΛ ΞЄNOΦΙΛOC APX A TO B THMЄNΟΘVPЄVCI, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Extremely rare, with RPC citing only two other specimens. Pierced, VF.
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Temenothyrai (AD 244-249) AE 21127 viewsTime of Philip I, 244-249 AD. AE21 (5.5g). Bust of Athena with spear over shoulder, wearing Corithian helmet and aegis / NЄIKOMAXOC∙APX∙ THMЄNO ΘV PЄVCI, lion walking right. VF.
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Temenothyrai (AD 244-249) AE 23149 viewsTime of Philip I, 244-249 AD. AE23 (6.50g, 6h). Nikomachos, magistrate. Turreted and draped male bust right / Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Good VF, dark green-brown patina, minor roughness.
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Temenothyrai (AD 244-249) AE 30327 viewsTime of Philip I, ca 244-249 AD. AE30 (16.54g). Nicomachus, High Priest. Helmeted and draped bust of Roma right / Serapis seated left, extending arm and holding sceptre; before him, Isis standing right, holding sceptre and sistrum. VF, green patina, a little rough. Wagner Coll.
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Temenothyrai (AD 253-260) AE 35 - Valerian I397 viewsValerian I, with Gallienus, 253-260 AD. AE35 (24.65g). Cleoboulus, archon. Radiate and draped bust of Valerian facing laureate and draped bust of Gallienus / The god Mên in a chariot drawn by two bulls left; A in field. VF, rough dark green patina. Rare.
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Temenothyrai (AD 253-268) AE 30 - Gallienus226 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE30 (13.69g, 6h). Cleobolus, magistrate. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Male hero or deity, wearing chlamys and holding labrys, on horseback right. Good VF, brown patina, die break on nose of bust. From Group CEM. Ex Sternberg XI (20 Nov 1981), lot 324.
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Temenothyrai (AD 253-268) AE 38 - Gallienus682 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE38 / Medallion (18.51g, 6h). Titianus, archiereus. AV • KA • ΠO • ΛIKI • GAΛΛIHNOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / TITIANOC APXIE–PEVC, THMENOΘV •/PEVCIN • in two lines in exergue, monumental ornate conical cult-image on cart drawn left by yoke of oxen; before, guide standing right, steadying oxen and directing to three figures above, standing right, and two figures behind, each of whom holds a guide rope. EF, green and red patina with earthen overtones. Extremely rare. The pompa, or procession, was a prominent part of the religious festivals and games of the Greco-Roman world. Often opening the associated games or accompanying the sacrifices, monumental images of the deity would be publicly conveyed (Ovid, Trist. 4.2-3, 6). Such was the Roman pompa circensis which preceded the games in the circus and was part of the celebration of a triumph. Likewise, the inception of a new consulship occasioned celebrations which also would have included the display of such images. Some such event must have been the occasion for the pompa depicted on this medallion, though a more specific event is as yet unknown. The archierus mentioned may be the Junius Titianus who was consul with Philip I in AD 245 (Cod. Theod. 6.39.2).
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Temenothyrai (AD 258-260) AE 27 - Saloninus35 viewsSaloninus, as Caesar, 258-260 AD. AE27 (6.64g). Archiereus Titanios. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Sarapis standing left wearing calathos oustretched right, holding scepter. Rare. gVF. Ex Gorny & Mosch 233 [2015], 2042.
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