Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Sinope (AD 37-41) AE 17 - Caligula1009 viewsGaius (Caligula), 37-41 AD. AE17 (4.00g, 6h). Bare head right / Two colonists plowing right. Near VF, rough brown surfaces. Rare.
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Sinope (AD 37-41) AE 17 – Caligula & Agrippina I108 viewsGaius (Caligula), with Agrippina Senior, 37-41 AD. AE22 (6.28g, 7h). Dated CY 82 (36/7 AD?). Bare head of Caligula right / Draped bust of Agrippina right. VF, dark green patina. Rare, four cited in RPC.
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Sinope (AD 41-54) AE 28 - Claudius523 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD, with Messalina (his third wife). AE28 (12.73g), struck 41 AD. TI CLAVDIVS CAES [AVG C I F ANNO LXX]XVI (= Year 86 of the local era). Laureate head of Claudius right / MESSALINA - [AVGVSTA], draped bust of Messalina right. red-green patina, corrosion, G/VF. Extremely rare. Ex Auctiones AG 10, Basel (1979), lot 170.
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Sinope (AD 41-54) AE 28 - Claudius93 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE28 (11.38g, 6h). TI • CLAVDIVS • CAESAR, laureate head of Claudius right / C • I • [F], draped bust of Dionysus left, wearing ivy wreath. VF, reddish-brown and green patina. An extremely rare and only recently confirmed type. From a Hungarian Collection formed primarily in the 1930s.

First published by Waddington (RG) without an illustration in 1925, Banti and Simonetti included it in their corpus based solely on Waddington’s description. This coin finally provides confirmation of this exceptionally rare Dionysus type.
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Sinope (AD 41-55) AE 22 - Britannicus & Nero260 viewsBritannicus, with Nero as Caesar, 41-55 AD. AE22 (7.43g, 2h). Dated CY 100 (54/5 AD). Laureate head of Britannicus left / Laureate head of Nero left; date in legend. VF, dark green patina, minor roughness. Extremely rare.
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Sinope (AD 69-81) AE - Domitian434 viewsDomitian, as Caesar, 69-81 AD. AE Assarion (5.80g), dated CY 118 (72/3 AD). Laureate head right / Female figure standing facing, head right, leaning on cippus and holding cornucopia; date in legend. VF, brown surfaces, minor roughness on obverse. Ex. Wagner Coll.
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Sinope (AD 81-96) AE 23 - Domitian376 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE23 (7.60g), dated CY 138 (92/93 AD). IMP CAES DOM AVG GERM, laureate head right / C I F AN CXXXIIX, Marsyas standing left, holding wine skin over shoulder. VF, brown patina, light roughness.
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Sinope (AD 138-161) AE - Antoninus Pius561 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE (12.08g), struck ca 140 AD. CIF A-NN CL-XXXU (= Year 185 of the local era, beginning 45 BC), head right / Two-columned shrine with bow, inside statue of Nemesis left. Unique? Good style, fine green patina, aEF. Ex Schulten & Co. GmbH, Koeln (10/1985), lot 372.
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Sinope (AD 138-161) AE - Antoninus Pius559 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE (9.94g), struck ca 159 AD. Head right / Head of bull on human leg before burning altar (Cult statue of Serapis?). Red-brown patina, VF. Very rare.
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Sinope (AD 198-209) AE 27 – Geta645 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE27 (15.08g), dated CY 252 (207/8 AD). P SEPTI GETAS C, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / CIF SINOP AN N CCLII, Geta on horseback right, holding spear pointed at bound captive seated on ground below. VF, brown surfaces, a little rough. Apparently unpublished. Wagner Coll.

This coin proves that Geta joined his father and elder brother in the rather prolific coinage issues of Sinope’s civic years 252 and 253. The reverse type is something of a mystery. The bound captive is wearing a crested Phrygian style helmet and must represent an eastern foe. Yet Severus’ Persian campaigns had wrapped up around AD 199, and the last coinage issues commemorating the wars appeared around 202-203. There followed several years of relative peace, only broken in 208 by the plans to expand the conquest of Britain. There seems to be no event that can be tied to this militant type.
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Sinope (AD 209-212) AE - Geta464 viewsGeta, 209-212 AD. AE (14.04g), struck 210 AD. Head right / Bust of Serapis right. Dark brown patina, VF.
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Sinope (AD 217-218) AE 30 - Diadumenian510 viewsDiadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218 AD. AE30 (13.50g), dated CY 261 (217 AD). Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Serapis standing left, right hand raised, holding sceptre in left. Near VF, brown patina, minor roughness.
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Sinope (AD 235-238) AE - Maximinus I420 viewsMaximinus I, Thrax, 235-238 AD, for Maximus. AE (12.87g), struck ca 235 AD. Bust right / Bust of Serapis left. Green-red patina, F.
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Sinope (AD 235-238) AE 21 - Maximus280 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE17 (2.85g, 7h). Dated City Year 305 (235/6 AD). Bare-headed and draped bust of Maximus right / Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right; AN CCCV (date) in legend. VF, earthen green patina. Unrecorded in the standard references. Ex Wagner coll.
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Sinope (AD 253-268) AE 28 - Gallienus301 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 (13.69g), dated CY 330 (AD 260/261). Radiate and draped bust left, seen from behind / Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and thrysus; panther at feet to left. VF, reddish-brown patina, some minor roughness. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Sinope (BC 27-AD 14) AE 14 - Augustus482 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE14 (2.61g, 12h), dated CY 22 (25/4 BC). C I F AN • XXII (AN ligate), bare head right / EX • D • D, filleted cornucopia set on globe. Good VF, dark green patina. Ex Villemur Coll.; ex Virgil Brand Coll. (Part 7, Sotheby’s, 10/1984), lot 353; Sir Hermann Weber Coll., no. 4835.
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Sinope (BC 27-AD 14) AE 22385 viewsTime of Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE22 (6.26g, 12h). Dated CY 19 (28/7 BC). C • F • I • SI • AN • XIX (AN ligate), laureate female head right / Plow right; EX • D • D above; all within palm wreath. Good VF, brown patina. Ex Villemur Coll.; ex Aufhäuser 6 (10/1989), lot 95.
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Sinope (BC 27-AD 14) AE 23 - Augustus & Julius Caesar100 viewsAugustus, with Divus Julius Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (6.53g, 12h). Dated CY 23 (24/3 BC?). Laureate head of Caesar right / Bare head of Augustus right. VF, green patina. Rare, four cited in RPC, two additional in the latest supplement.
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Sinope (BC 27-AD 14) AE 23 - Augustus, Caius & Lucius401 viewsAugustus, with Caius and Lucius Caesars, 27 BC-AD 14. AE23 (6.96g, 12h). Dated CY 36 (11/10 BC). C I [F] AN • XXXVI (AN ligate), bare head of Augustus right / EX [•] D • D, jugate heads of Caius and Lucius Caesars right. VF, green patina with brown overtones. Ex Villemur Coll.; Ex Auctiones 18 (9/1989), lot 923.
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Sinope (BC 46-45) AE 2589 viewsSulpicius Rufus, 46/45 BC. AE25 (21.51g). COLON FEL SIN P SULP, head Tyche wearing turreted headdress / DIC Q F RVF PROCOS PONTIFE, sacrificial implements. Rare. Dark green patina, VF.
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Sinope (BC 85-65) AE 21564 viewsca 120-63 BC. AE21 (8.39g). Head of Ares right / ΣΙΝ-ΩΠΗΣ, sword in sheath. Dark green patina, VF.
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Sinope (BC 85-65) AE 22722 viewsca 85-65 BC. AE22 (7.58g). Gorgoneion surrounded by aegis / Nike walking right. Good VF, dark brown patina.
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Sinope (BC 85-65) AE 31587 viewsca 85-65 BC. AE31 (18.41g). Head of Athena right in helmet decorated with pegasos / Perseus standing, facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa, whose decapitated body lies at his feet. Good VF, orange-brown patina.
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Sinope (BC 85-65) AE 33244 viewsca 85-65 BC. AE33 (18.24g, 12h). Helmeted head of Athena right / Perseus standing, facing, holding harpa and head of Medusa, whose decapitated body lies at his feet; monogram to left and right. Near VF, dark grayish-green patina with some light earthen highlights.
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Sinope (BC 100-85) AE755 viewsca 120-80 BC. AE (9.58g). Head of Zeus right / Eagle on thunderbolt, monogram to left, ΣΙΝΩΠΗΣ below. Black patina, EF.
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Sinope (BC 100-85) AE 29647 viewsca 100-85 BC. AE29 (19.79g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle on thunderbolt, ΣΙΝΩΠΗΣ below. Dark green patina, gVF/VF. Gutknecht coll.
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Sinope (BC 120-100) AE 16420 viewsca 120-100 BC. AE16 (4.23g). Head of Nike with wings right / ΣΙΝΩ−ΠΗΣ, quiver. EF, grayish green patina.
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Sinope (BC 120-100) AE 17540 viewsca 120-100 BC. AE17 (4.33g). Draped bust of Perseus right / Cornucopiae between two pilei of the Dioskouroi, each surmounted by a star, ΣΙΝΩ−ΠΗΣ below. Near EF, glossy black patina, old scratch behind head.
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Sinope (BC 120-63) AE 19585 views120-63 BC. AE19 (7.75g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΣΙΝΩ-ΠΗΣ, tripod. Green patina, aVF/VF. Rare. Joy coll.
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Sinope (BC 125-100) AE 23354 viewsca 85-65 BC. AE23 (21.46g). Male head right (Mithradates VI?), wearing Persian leather cap (bashlyk) / ΣΙΝΩ-ΠΗΣ, quiver. VF. Extremely rare.
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Sinope (BC 250) Didrachm759 viewsafter 250 BC. AR Didrachm (8.16g). Turreted head of Nymph Sinope left; countermark: radiate head of Helios facing, ΣΙΝΟΠΕΩΝ around / [ΣΙ-Ν]Ο/B, Poseidon sitting on throne left, holding dolphin and trident; countermark: laureate head of horned Poseidon left. EF. Ex Lockett Auc. 2149 = SNG v. Aulock 6859.
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Sinope (BC 310-290) Hemidrachm567 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.40g, 12h). Female head left wearing turreted crown / Prow of galley left; ΣΙΝΩ above, aplustre and monogram to left. Good VF, toned.
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Sinope (BC 310-290) Hemidrachm509 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.53g). Female head left wearing turreted crown / Prow of galley left; aplustre and monogram before. Toned, good VF, some light obverse die rust. Scarce issue.
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Sinope (BC 310-290) Hemidrachm516 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.41g). Female head left wearing turreted crown / Prow of galley left; ΣΙΝΩ above, aplustre and EA monogram to left. Good VF, toned.
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Sinope (BC 330-250) Drachm709 viewsca 330-300. AR Drachm (5.05g). Head of Nymph Sinope left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left; ΣΙΝΩ below, ΦΑΓΕ (magistrate) in field to right. EF.
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Sinope (BC 330-250) Drachm364 viewsca 330-300 BC. Female head left, wearing ampyx and sphendone, triple pendant earring, and pearl necklace / ΣΙΝΩ, sea eagle with spread wings alighting left on dolphin left, ΑΓΡΕΩ (magistrate) under wing. Beautiful mint state. Displayed at Cincinnati Art Museum, 1994-2008, no. 84; acquired from Baldwin's, 8/1970.
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Sinope (BC 330-250) Drachm294 viewsca 325-300 BC. AR Drachm (5.02g). Dionysios, magistrate. Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left; ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙ behind. EF.
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Sinope (BC 330-250) Drachm282 viewsca 325-300 BC. AR Drachm (5.01g). Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin; ΚΑΛ[ΛΙΑ] (magistrate) behind. EF.
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm557 viewsca 330-300 BC. AR Drachm (4.93g). Head of Nymph left / Eagle on dolphin, ΣΙΝΩ below, ΔΙΟ... (magistrate) above. VF
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm273 viewsca 325-300 BC. AR Drachm (4.92g). Ikesios, magistrate. Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left; ΙΚΕΣΙ[Ο] behind. EF.
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm253 viewsca 330-300 BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 5.96g). Ikesios, magistrate. Head of a nymph left, hair in a saccos; aplustre before / Sea eagle on dolphin; IKEΣ[I] between wing and tail. Good VF, lightly toned.
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm309 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (5.98g). Head of Nymph left, wearing triple pendant earring and pearl necklace, hair in sakkos; aplustre in left field / Eagle on dolphin left, ΣΙΝΩ below, ΣΩΡΙΠΑ (magistrate) in right field. EF.
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm238 viewsca 330-300 BC. AR Drachm (5.9g). Head of Nymph left, aplustre in front / ΣΙΝΩ eagle flying left on dolphin, ΔΙΟΥ (magistrate) above tail. VF.
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm298 viewsca 330-300 BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 5.99g). Phorm..., magistrate. Head of a nymph left, hair bound in a saccos; aplustre before / Eagle standing left on dolphin; ΦOΡ[M]. Toned VF.
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Sinope (BC 330-320) Drachm279 viewsca 330-300 BC. AR Drachm (20mm, 5.95g). Head of a nymph left, hair in a saccos; aplustre before / Sea eagle on dolphin, magistrate ΘEOTI above eagle. Good VF, toned.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I541 viewsca 365-322 BC, in name of Satrap Ariarathes I of Cappadocia. AR Drachm (5.28g). Head of nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone, aplustre in front, Aramaic letters ('m) behind / Aramaic legend (Arydrt), dolphin and sea-eagle left. Deep cut, toned very fine.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I513 viewsca 365-322 BC, in name of Satrap Ariarathes I of Cappadocia. AR Siglos/Drachm (5.36g). Head of nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone, aplustre in front, Aramaic letters behind / Eagle on top of dolphin left, Aramaic legend ('Arydrt' - Ariarathes) below. Very rare. EF.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I578 viewsca 365-322 BC, in name of Satrap Ariarathes I of Cappadocia. AR Siglos/Drachm (5.36g). Head of nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone, aplustre in front, Aramaic letters behind / Eagle on top of dolphin left, Aramaic legend ('Arydrt' - Ariarathes) below. Very rare. VF.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I344 viewsAriarathes I of Cappadocia, 333-322 BC. AR Drachm (5.42g, 5h). Sinope mint. Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; [aplustre before], Aramaic 'MO' behind / Sea-eagle standing left, wings spread, on dolphin left; Aramaic legend ('Arydrt') below. EF, toned. Very rare.

Simonetta mentions these drachms in the text describing the coins of Ariarathes I, but does not list them in his catalog.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I277 viewsAriarathes, Satrap, ca 328-325 BC. AR Drachm (4.57g). Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos; Aramaic letters behind / Eagle on dolphin left; Aramaic inscription below. Good VF, porous. Rare.

During the wars of Alexander III, Ariarathes I, the first king of Cappadocia, seized Sinope, and struck this rare series which maintained the standard Sinope types, but replaced the Greek legends with Aramaic inscriptions.
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I115 viewsAriarathes I of Cappadocia, 333­-322 BC. AR Drachm (17.5mm, 5.40g, 8h). Sinope mint. Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos, wearing triple­pendant earring and necklace; aplustre to left, M’ (in Aramaic) to right / Sea­eagle standing left, wings spread, on dolphin left; ARYDRT (in Aramaic) below. Good VF, toned, obverse a little off center. Very rare, Simonetta notes six examples. Ex Roma 7 (3/2014), lot 743.
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Sinope (BC 362-353) Drachm - Sysinas282 viewsca 362-353 BC, in name of Satrap Sysinas (son of Datames). AR Drachm (5.49g). Head of nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone, aplustre in front / Sea-eagle attacking dolphin left, Aramaic legend ('abd ssn'). About very fine.
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Sinope (BC 365-350) Drachm - Abrocromas274 viewsca 365-333 BC, in name of Satrap Abrocromas. AR Drachm (5.52g). Head of nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone, aplustre in front / Sea-eagle attacking dolphin left, Aramaic legend ('Abrkkn') below. Deep cut, toned very fine.

According to Xenophon, Abrocromas was a general for Artaxerxes II at the time of Cyrus' revolt, but arrived at the battle of Cunaxa (401 BC) with 300,000 men five days late.
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Sinope (BC 375-362) Drachm - Datames275 viewsDatames, Satrap, ca 364-362 BC. AR Drachm (5.93g). Head of nymph Sinope left, wearing bucranium pendant earring, within beaded border / Sea-eagle on back of dolphin left, ΔATA below. Choice, toned extremely fine. Ex Jameson coll, bought from Spink 1965.
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Sinope (BC 375-362) Drachm - Datames282 viewsca 370-360 BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 5.73g, 3h). Head of nymph left / Eagle standing left on dolphin; lotus-flower above tail feathers, , [Δ]ATAM below. VF, obverse test punch.
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Sinope (BC 375-362) Obol - Datames110 viewsTarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Sinope mint. AR Obol (0.74g, 10mm). Female head right, hair in sakkos / Fish right, ΔATA beneath. gVF. Rare.
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Sinope (BC 375-362) Obol - Datames48 viewsDatames, ca 370-360 BC. AR Obol (0.67g, 9mm). Head of nymph Sinope right, hair in sphendone / ΔΑTA, dolphin left. VF. Rare.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Drachm1046 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (6.09g, 6h). Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos; NI behind / Sea eagle on dolphin left; [Σ]ΙΝΩ below, EKA (magistrate) in field to right. Near EF, attractively toned, fine style.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Drachm282 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (6.11g). Head of nymph Sinope left, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace, hair confined by sphendone / ΣΙΝΩ, sea eagle left alighting on dolphin left, magistrate's abbreviated name ΑΓΗ under eagle's wing. Very fine. Ex Potts Coll., Gans, 6/1961.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Drachm273 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (6.07g). Head of nymph left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin; magistrate ΠΑΣ[I]. Toned, good VF. Artistic die work. Ex Bement Coll., CNG 51 (9/1999), lot 369.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Drachm271 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (6.05g, 11h). Mika-, magistrate. Head of nymph left / ΣΙΝΩ, eagle standing left, wings spread, on dolphin left; MIKA below eagle’s wings. Near EF, toned, minor surface porosity. Fine early style.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Drachm274 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (5.95g, 6h). Daisko-, magistrate. Head of nymph left, wearing single-pendant earring, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left; ΔΑΙΣ[ΚΟ] to upper right. Good VF, attractive dark iridescent toning, a few light marks. Fine style.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Drachm282 viewsca 410-350 BC. AR Drachm (6.22g, 6h). Posi-, magistrate. Head of nymph left, wearing single-pendant earring, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left; ΠΟΣΙ to upper right. Good VF, attractive cabinet toning. Wonderful style. Ex Gorny & Mosch 129 (3/2004), lot 137.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Hemidrachm499 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.91g). Head of Nymph Sinope left / [Σ]Ι-ΝΩ, sea eagle standing facing, wings spread, head turned left; Π to right. Toned, gVF.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Hemidrachm498 viewsca 4th-3rd cent BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.90g, 16mm). Head of Nymph Sinope left / [Σ]Ι-ΝΩ, sea eagle standing facing, wings spread, head turned left. Toned, gVF.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Trihemiobol544 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.49g). Head of Nymph Sinope facing slightly left / ΣΙ-Ν[Ω], sea eagle standing facing, wings spread, head turned left. EF.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Trihemiobol432 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.37g). Head of Nymph Sinope facing slightly left / [ΣΙ]-ΝΩ, sea eagle standing facing, wings spread, head turned left. VF.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Trihemiobol495 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (12mm, 1.52g). Head of Nymph Sinope facing slightly left / ΣΙ-ΝΩ, sea eagle standing facing, wings spread, head turned left. gVF.
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Sinope (BC 410-375) Trihemiobol156 viewsLate 4th-3rd century BC. AR Trihemiobol (12mm, 1.38g, 12h). Head of female facing slightly left / Eagle facing, head left, with wings displayed. VF, toned. Krizan Coll.; ex CNG 36 (12/1995), lot 1983 (part of).
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Sinope (BC 410-390) Drachm239 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (6.20g, 6h). Head of nymph left; B behind / Eagle on dolphin left, ΣΙΝΩ below. Good VF, toned. Struck from artistic dies.
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Sinope (BC 453-410) Drachm231 viewsafter 400 BC. AR Drachm (22mm, 6.11g). Head of Nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone / Sea eagle on dolphin left, ΣΙΝΩ below; within incuse square. EF. Rare variant.
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Sinope (BC 453-410) Drachm245 views5th-4th century BC. AR Drachm (5.98g, 8h). Head of Nymph Sinope left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left, O below tail, ΣΙΝΩ below; within incuse square. aEF.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm898 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (6.05g). Head of eagle left, dolphin below / Quadripartite incuse with two fields raised, two deepened, one containing an E?. EF-VF.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm573 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (6.02g). Head of eagle left; dolphin below / Quadripartite incuse with pellets in two quarters. EF. Ex Hess-Leu 28 (5/1965), lot 217.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm570 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (5.88g). Head of Eagle right / Quadripartite incuse square, opposing quarters filled or stippled. Good VF, toned. Unpublished in the standard references, unique variety. Ex Auctiones 10 (6/1979), lot 167.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm444 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (6.01g). Head of eagle left; [below, dolphin left] / Quadripartite square with two sunken quarters and two quarters in relief; K in one sunken quarter. Good VF, toned.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm338 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (5.92g). Head of eagle left; below, dolphin left / Quadripartite square with two sunken quarters and two quarters in relief; K in one sunken quarter. EF, toned.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm289 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (4.8g, 19mm). Head of eagle left; below, dolphin left / Quadripartite square with two sunken quarters and two quarters in relief; two pellets and B in one sunken quarter. Good VF.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm177 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 6.04g, 12h). Head of sea-eagle left; below, dolphin left / Quadripartite incuse square with two opposing quarters filled, K within one unfilled quarter. Near EF, toned. Ex Rockefeller University, Mirsky Coll. (Gemini VII, 1/2011, lot 441).
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm1085 viewsca 520-480 BC. AR Drachm (5.82g). Head of sea eagle left / Quadripartite pattern, opposite quadrants incuse and containing pellet in each.
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm765 viewsca 490-425 BC. AR Drachm (6.07g, 16mm). Head of sea eagle left, dolphin left below / Quadripartite pattern, opposite quadrants incuse and granulated. EF, well centered and exceptional for this issue. Virtually unimprovavble and perhaps the finest known of the type.
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm 375 viewsca 490-425 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 6.23g). Eagle’s head left; below, dolphin left / Quadripartite incuse square with two opposing quarters filled, the others stippled. VF, toned.
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm569 viewsca 490-425 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 6.34g). Head of sea eagle left; dolphin below / Double incuse punch with pellets in center. VF.
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm603 viewsca 490-425 BC. AR Drachm (5.95g). Head of sea eagle left; dolphin below / Double incuse punch with pellets in center. Toned, nice VF, well centered.
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm668 views480-450 BC. AR Drachm (14mm, 5.94g). Eagle's head left, dolphin below / Double incuse punch with pellets in center. Lightly toned, nice VF.
     
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