Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Prostanna (AD 1-200) AE344 viewsca 1st-2nd cent BC. AE (3.75g). ΠΟΛΙC, head of city goddess R / ΠΡΟCΤΑΝΝΕΩΝ, Aphrodite standing L, wearing long dress, holding scepter and pomegranate. Dark green patina, VF.
Prostanna (AD 138-161) AE 26 - Antoninus Pius7 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE26 (9.09g). Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Dioscuri standing, facing, heads facing each other, each wearing pileus surmounted by star and holding sword and spear; between them above, crescent. Scarse. Bold portrait and lovely green patina, gVF. Clain-Stefanelli coll.
Prostanna (AD 193-217) AE 20 - Julia Domna210 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE20 (4.69g, 12h). Draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF, green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
Prostanna (AD 209-211) AE 20 - Geta209 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE20 (6.37g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Poseidon standing left, holding dolphin and trident. VF, rough green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
Prostanna (AD 218-222) AE 26 - Elagabalus224 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE26 (9.98g). AY K M AY ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠPOCTANNЄΩN, Dioscuri standing facing, both with spears and swords, crescent in between. Nice very fine.
Prostanna (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Julia Mamaea84 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE25 (7.26g). IOVΛΙAN MAMЄAN CЄ, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ΠPOCTANNЄΩN / TIOVΛOC, river god Tiulus reclining left, holding reed and resting elbow upon overturned urn from which liquid flows. VF.
Prostanna (AD 222-235) AE 35 - Severus Alexander7 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE35 / Medallion (24.86g, 12h). AYT•K•M•A•Y•CЄ AΛЄΞANΔPOC•CЄ•, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΠPOCTANNЄΩN – ΘЄMIC, group of three athletes: the one in the middle drawing lot from an urn; the two others standing left and right, looking at their lots; above, agonistic urn. Of the highest rarity, apparently the second and by far the best example known. Minor smoothing, gVF.

In Themian games, winners were awarded cash money or precious objects rather than the more common wreaths or olive oil.
Prostanna (AD 244-249) AE 38 - Philip I268 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE38 (23.53g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust R, seen from behind / Men standing L in distyle temple; lion at feet. Near VF, black and brown patina, some roughness. Very rare, only one cited by von Aulock.

The specimen cited by von Aulock is barely fine and as such is called Philip II because of the smooth face. This specimen from the same dies, however, clearly shows an older, bearded portrait and is thus correctly identified as Philip I.
Prostanna (AD 268-270) AE 31 - Claudius II115 viewsClaudius II Gothicus, 268-270 AD. AE31 (17.78g). AY K W AYP KΛΑΥΔΙΟC, laureate and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡΟCTANNEΩΝ / BIAPOC, Mount Viaros surmounted by a pine tree or spruce. VF.
Prostanna (AD 268-270) AE 32 - Claudius II83 viewsClaudius II Gothicus, 268-270 AD. AE32 (19.01g). AY K WAP AY KΛAYΔIOC, laureate and draped bust right / ΠPOCTANNЄΩN, Ares advancing left, holding spear, shield and sword-in-scabbard. gVF.
Prostanna (BC 100-0) AE 14357 viewsca 1st century BC. AE14 (3.33g). Rock or mountain within dotted circle / Tree, ΠΡ-ΟC. Rare.
Prostanna (BC 100-0) AE 15249 viewsca 1st century BC. AE15 (3.41g). Rock or mountain within dotted circle / Tree, ΠΡ-ΟC. Rare.
Prostanna (BC 100-0) AE 15232 views1st century BC. AE15 (2.22g). Helmeted head right / Triskeles in dotted circular border. Rare.1 comments
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