Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Magydos (AD 138-161) AE 26 - Antoninus Pius340 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE26 (9.52g). Dated local era TH I, year 19. Laureate head right / MAΓV-ΔЄΩN/ ΘI, Demeter enthronened, in left torch, in right ears of corn over modius. Rare. Dark patina, irregular flan, very fine.
Magydos (AD 161-169) AE - Lucius Verus242 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE (20.90g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΓV-ΔЄΩN/ K (=date), Zeus enthroned to right holding scepter. Gray green patina. Very rare. Very fine.
Magydos (AD 202-205) AE 19 - Plautilla269 viewsPlautilla, wife of Caracalla, Augusta, AD 202-205. AE19 (3.72g). Draped bust right / [Μ]ΑΓΥ−ΔΕΩΝ, Athena standing left, holding patera and spear; shield behind, K-[A..] across field. VF, green patina, small spot of corrosion on reverse. Rare.
Magydos (AD 218-222) AE 32 - Julia Soaemias133 viewsJulia Soaemias, 218-222 AD. AE32 (22.22g). Dated CY 29. IOΥ CΥA... [MIA] CЄB, diademed and draped bust right / MAΓΥΔЄΩN, Rape of Persephone: Hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying Persephone, in field KΘ. Unpublished. Dark green patina, VF.
Magydos (AD 222-235) AE 19 - Julia Mamaea240 viewsJulia Mamaea. mother of Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE19 (4.86g). IOY MA-MEA CEB, draped and diademed bust right / MAΓYΔEΩN, Λ in left field; Fortuna standing left holding cornucopiae and rudder. Rare. Very fine.
Magydos (AD 235-238) AE 19 - Maximus78 viewsMaximus Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE19 (5.31g). Dated RY 2 of Maximinus Thrax (236 AD). I OVH MAΞIMOC K, bare head right / MAΓVΔЄΩN / Λ – B, uncertain figure standing facing, head right, raising hand to head. Extremely rare. VF.
Magydos (AD 235-238) AE 27 - Maximus286 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE27 (11.11g). Dated local era LB, year 32. Laureate draped and cuirassed bust / MAΓV-ΔЄΩN/ ΛB, River-god Katarrhaktes reclining left holding branch, inverted vase behind. Very fine.
Magydos (AD 247-249) AE 24 - Philip II6 viewsPhilip II, 247-249 AD. AE24 (5.96g). Dated RY 7 of Philip I (249 AD). AV K M IOV CЄOV ΦIΛIΠΠOC ЄV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; globus below; uncertain countermark within incuse circle / MAΓVΔЄΩN, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus and purse; Λ - Ζ (date) across field. Very rare. gVF.
Magydos (AD 251-253) AE 22 - Volusian284 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE22 (4.75g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Demeter standing left, holding branch and torch around which serpent arising from cista is coiling; Λ to left. VF, porous tan-brown surfaces. Ex Alighieri Coll.
Magydos (AD 253-260) AE 30 - Valerian II101 viewsValerian II, 256-258 AD. AE30 / Decassarion (12.47g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; I (mark of value) before / Zeus Nicephorus seated left. Good Fine, green patina, edge split, pitting. Ex Frederick coll.
Magydos (AD 253-268) AE 30 - Gallienus308 viewsGallienus, AD 253-268. AE30 (13.21g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; M-A across field. VF, dusty green patina, usual roughness. Drewry Coll.; Ex Schulman (2/1974), lot 506.
Magydos (AD 253-268) AE 30 - Gallienus293 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE30 (18.25g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind; globe below / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; M-A (41) in fields. Rare. aEF.

It's not certain what the number in the fields refer to. Spanning nearly two centuries, the numbers run from IB (12 to A 41). Perhaps they refer to games celebrated at irregular intervals.
Magydos (AD 253-268) AE 30 - Gallienus234 viewsGallienus, AD 253-268. AE30 (19.34g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΓV/ΔЄΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; I / M - A across field. VF.
Magydos (AD 256-258) AE 26 - Valerian II334 viewsValerian II, Caesar, 256-258 AD. AE26 (9.09g). Π ΛΙ K K OYAΛΕΡΙΑΝΟΝ, laureate and draped bust right; in right field Γ (value-mark) / ΜΑΓΙΔΕΩΝ, Tyche standing left, with streched arm holding rudder, in other arm, cornucopiae; Λ-Θ. Almost very fine.
Magydos (BC 200-0) AE 16110 views2nd-1st century AD. AE16 (2.88g). Draped bust of Dionysus right, wearing ivy wreath / MAΓΥ, Hermes standing left, holding purse and kerykeion. gVF.
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