Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Ilistra (AD 140-161) AE 20 - Faustina I495 viewsFaustina I, †140 AD. AE20 (8.35g). ΦΑΥCΤЄΙΝΑC CЄΒΑCΤΗ, draped bust left / ΙΛΙCΤΡЄ ΚΟΙΝ ΛΥΚΑΟΝΙ−ΑC, Tyche enthroned to left, holding cornucopiae and rudder. Dark green patina, minor scratches, very fine.
Ilistra (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus427 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (8.50g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; two monograms before, representing the titles Armeniacus and Parthicus / Herakles standing facing, leaning on club held in right hand, lion skin draped over left arm. VF, brown patina, a few light scratches. Very rare, only the Paris specimen recorded by von Aulock. Wagner Coll.
Ilistra (AD 161-180) AE - Marcus Aurelius542 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE (11.09g). AUTOK KAICAP - M AURH ANTW CEB, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust left; in field, two monograms / ILICTREWN KOIN - LUKAONIAC, Zeus holding scepter and phiale seated left; at his feet, eagle. Very rare, dark brown-green patina, very fine.
Ilistra (AD 164-182) AE 22 - Lucilla347 viewsLucilla, wife of Lucius Verus, 164-182 AD. AE22 (9.30g). Draped and diademed bust right / Athena standing left, holding cup and spear, shield at feet. VF.
Ilistra (AD 244-247) AE 26 - Philip II39 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE26 (11.93g). M IOYΛION ΦΙΛIΠΠOC KA (retrograde), laureate and draped bust left / ΙΛICTPЄωN KOINON ΛYKAONIAC, Hercules standing facing, head right, holding club. Extremely rare. VF.
Ilistra (AD 244-249) AE - Otacilia Severa453 viewsOtacilia Severa, wife of Philipp I Arab, 244-249 AD. AE (8.67g). Draped bust right / ILICTRE KO-IN LUKAONI/AC, Tyche with Kalathos seated left, holding rudder in right hand. Very rare. Green patina, irregular flan. Very fine.
Ilistra (AD 244-249) AE 30 - Philip I 217 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE30 (16.56g). ΑΥ Κ Μ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CΕΒ, radiate head left / ΙΛΙCΤΡΕΩΝ ΚΟΙΝ ΛΥΚΑΟΝΙΑC, Zeus sitting on throne, holding scepter and patera, eagle at feet.

Coins struck at Roman Ilistra are rare - struck only to commemorate an imperial visit, or as presentation coins for some event, as a reward, or for other reasons unknown. Only 4 examples known to von Auloch.
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