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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Kilikia Uncertain (AD 41-54) AE 27 - Claudius537 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE27 (8.88g). Dated year 5 (46 AD). Bare head right / Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter, date in upper left field. VF, light green-brown patina.
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Kilikia Uncertain (AD 217-218) AE 23 - Macrinus & Diadumenian142 viewsMacrinus and Diadumenian, 217-218 AD. AE23 (6.11g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right / Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian right; Γ behind. Near VF, thick green patina.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol 170 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.20g, 9mm). Horseman right / Athena seated left on pile of rocks, holding spear and shield. Very rare, flanchip, very fine.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol160 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.20g, 9mm). Horseman right / Athena seated right on pile of rocks, holding spear and shield. Very rare, flan chip, very fine.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol 173 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.38g). Persian horseman galloping right / Athena seated right, holding spear and shield. aVF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol95 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.46g, 10mm, 9h). Horseman riding right, wearing petasos and cloak / Athena seated right on rocky outcropping, holding spear and shield. VF, toned.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 400-330) Obol31 views4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.7g). Bull butting right within dotted circle / Male figure standing left, Aramaic (?) letters to right.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Obol234 viewsca 380-360 BC. AR Obol (0.67g). Head of Helios (?) facing in dotted circle / Head of Aphrodite (?) left, wearing stephane. EF. Very rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Obol257 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.66g). Three-quarter facing head of Herakles, head turned slightly right, wearing lion's skin / Head of Aphrodite left, wearing stephane decorated with palmette and two annulets. Good VF, darkly toned, nice flan. David Herman Coll.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Obol199 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.73g). Three-quarter facing female head, head turned slightly left, wearing tall stephane decorated with palmette / Head of Aphrodite left. VF, toned, slightly double struck, light porosity. David Herman Coll.; ex CNG 66 (5/2004), lot 632; Eduardo Levante Collection, 243.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Obol 202 views4th century BC. AR Obol (0.74g, 11mm). Baal enthroned right, holding branch with grain ear and grapes / Laureate female head left. Good very fine.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Obol159 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.82g). Diademed head of Aphrodite left / Baaltars seated, resting on scepter left. Reverse of center, Good VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Obol112 views4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.67g, 12h). Head of Herakles facing slightly left, wearing lion skin headdress / Head of Aphrodite left, wearing triple pendant earring, necklace, and stephane decorated with palmette between two circles. Good VF, minor porosity.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite - Tetartemorion155 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.16g). Three-quarter facing female head, head turned slightly right / Female head right, wearing stephane with palmette between circle. VF, darkly toned. David Herman Coll.; ex CNG 66 (5/2004), lot 637; Eduardo Levante Collection, 213.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite/Herakles285 viewsca 400-360 BC. AR Obol (0.72g). Head of Aphrodite (?) facing with long curts / Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin around neck. EF. Rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite/Herakles270 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.74g). Three-quarter facing female bust, head turned slightly left, wearing veil and necklace / Head of Herakles left, lion's skin tied around neck. Good VF, light roughness. Herman Coll.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite/Herakles150 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.34g). Facing veiled female bust (Aphrodite?) / Bust of Herakles left. VF, some deposits. Rare. David Herman Coll.; ex Gorny & Mosch 138 (3/2005), lot 1463.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite/Herakles68 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.39g). Facing veiled and draped female bust (Aphrodite?) / Bust of Herakles left, lion skin tied around neck. EF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Athena - Hemiobol?584 viewsca 350 BC. AR Hemiobol? (10mm, 0.42g, 6h). Helmeted head of Athena right within linear circle / Turreted female head (Aphrodite?) left. Toned, aEF. Rare.1 comments
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Athena - Obol235 viewsTarsos (?), ca 4th cent BC. AR Obol (0.81g, 11mm, 4h). Head of Athena right / Baaltars seated right, holding eagle. Good VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Athena - Obol168 views4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.65g). Helmeted head of Athena left / Diademed female head left. VF, toned, light porosity with a hairline flan crack.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Athena - Obol221 views4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.77g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Baaltars seated right, holding eagle; thymaterion in left field. VF, a little porous.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bearded Man - Obol171 viewsca 375-360 BC. AR Obol (0.64g). Athena seated left, holding spear / Bearded male head left. Very fine.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bearded Man - Obol 118 viewsca 375-360 BC. AR Obol (0.6g, 9mm). Athena seated left, holding spear / Bearded male head left (Baal?). aEF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bes - Obol250 views4th cent BC. AR Obol (0.70g). Facing female head, wearing necklace / Facing head of Bes. VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bes - Obol178 viewsca 4th cent. BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Head of female facing, wearing necklace / Head of God Bes facing.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bes - Obol234 viewsca 400-350 BC. AR Obol (0.70g, 7h). Head of female facing slightly left / Facing head of Bes, wearing kalathos. Good VF, light porosity, minor encrustation.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bes - Obol196 views4th century BC. AR Obol (0.65g, 9mm). Beardless male head facing, looking slightly right / head of Bes facing. Good very fine. Unpublished with obv head facing right.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bes - Obol140 views4th century BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.70g, 9h). Female head (Arethusa?) facing slightly left / Facing head of Bes. Good VF, minor flan flaw on the obverse, small scratch on the reverse.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Bes - Tetartemorion164 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (5mm, 0.11g). Three-quarter facing female head, head turned slightly left / Facing head of Bes. Good VF, heavily toned, light porosity, small chip on edge. David Herman Coll.; ex CNG 66 (9/2004), lot 638; Eduardo Levante Collection, 235.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Eagle - Obol307 viewsca 4th cent BC. AR Obol (0.50 g, 11mm). Wreathed head of Triptolemos left / Eagle standing left on lion. VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Eagle - Obol280 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.58g). Facing head of Herakles, wearing lion's skin / Eagle standing left on stag's head. VF, toned. David Herman Coll.; Eduardo Levante Collection, 229.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Eagle - Obol149 views4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.50g, 6h). Facing head of Herakles, wearing lion’s skin / Eagle standing left on stag's head; all within rectangular beaded border. Good VF, slightly off center, minor deposits and areas of porosity on obverse.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Eagle - Obol80 views4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.66g, 12h). Male head left, wearing wreath of grain ears / Eagle standing left, spreading wings, on back of lion seated left; downward facing club in left field. Near EF, minor porosity, die break on eagle.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Gorgon - Obol226 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.66g). Gorgoneion / Sphinx seated left, wearing kalathos. Toned, good VF. Rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Gorgon - Obol322 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.74g). Facing female head / Sphinx seated left. Good VF, toned. David Herman Coll.; ex CNG 57 (4/ 2001), lot 554.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Gorgon - Obol185 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.67g). Facing gorgoneion / Head of Athena left, wearing crested helmet. VF, toned, minor roughness. David Herman Coll.; ex Triton VII (1/2004), lot 331; Eduardo Levante Collection, 248.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Gorgon - Obol 117 views4th century BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.66g, 8h). Gorgoneion / Helmeted head of Athena left. Near EF, lightly toned. Rare. Krizan Coll.; ex Herman Coll. (CNG 73, 9/2006, lot 409); CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 354; Levante Coll., 249.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Herakles - Obol237 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.78g). Wreathed head of Zeus left / Head of Herakles left, wearing lion's skin headdress. Toned, good VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Herakles - Obol68 views4th century BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.65g, 3h). Wreathed head of Zeus left / Head of Herakles left, wearing lion skin. VF, porous, compact flan.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Herakles/Lion135 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (9mm, 0.26g). Three-quarter facing bearded male head, wearing ivy-wreath, head turned slightly right; branch(?) to right / Facing lion's head, arrow in mouth. VF, toned. David Herman Coll.; ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 350; Eduardo Levante Collection, 204.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Herakles/Lion151 views4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion? (0.22g, 1h). Laureate and bearded head of Herakles facing slightly right, lion-skin around neck; club behind / Lion’s head facing slightly left, arrow in its jaws. Good VF, toned. Very rare. Herman Coll.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Hermes - Hemiobol157 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.31g, 7mm). Head of Hermes wearing petasos / Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin. Extremely rare. aEF.1 comments
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Hermes - Obol172 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.65g). Head of Hermes left, wearing petasos / Aphrodite left, seated on throne decorated with sphinxes, flower in right hand. VF. Rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Hermes - Tetartemorion94 views4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.15g, 6mm, 3h). Male head right, wearing petasos / Female head left within concave circle. Good VF, toned, a little porous.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Diobol331 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Diobol (1.41g, 10mm, 12h). Janiform heads, the left bearded / Triple-faced bearded male head. Good VF, toned. Extremely rare as a diobol. Ex Prof. James C. Brindley Coll., Baldwin’s 34 (10/2003), lot 464.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Hemiobol214 viewsca 5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.38g, 7mm). Janiform head / Winged deity (Ahura Mazda?), 'T' to left. Toned, good VF. Very rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Hemiobol174 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.28g, 2h). Bearded head of Herakles facing slightly left, wearing lion skin / Janiform head. VF, toned, light porosity. Rare. D. Herman Coll.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Hemiobol200 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.33g). Three-faced bearded male / Janiform head (bearded male on left, female on right). Toned, good VF. Rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Obol412 viewsca 400-380 BC. AR Obol (0.86g). Janiform head with male (Zeus?) left and female (Hera?) right within dotted circle / Triple-faced head of bearded male (Silenos?). aEF. Very rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Obol286 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.68g). Janiform head of Athena(?), wearing earrings / Bust of youthful Herakles left, lion's skin tied around neck. Good VF, light porosity.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Obol310 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Janiform (bicephalic) head, the left face bearded, the right not / Tricephalic bearded head. Good VF, hoard patina. Rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Tetartemorion140 viewsca 400-380 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.14g). Triple-faced head within dotted circle / Janiform head with bearded male (Zeus?) left and female (Hera?) right. Weak strike, aVF. Very rare.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Janiform - Tetartemorion229 viewsca 400-360 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.25g). Triple-faced bearded head within dotted circle / Janiform head with bearded male (Zeus?) left and female (Hera?) right. aEF. Very rare. R. Mueller coll.; ex Gorny & Mosch 142 (Muenchen, 2005), lot 1591.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Obol138 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.55g). Female head right / Facing female head wearing kalathos. VF, toned, high relief reverse. Apparently unpublished. David Herman Coll.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Obol147 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.72g). Three-quarter facing head of Athena wearing crested helmet, head turned slightly left / Male head right. VF, hoard patina. Apparently unpublished. David Herman Coll.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Obol627 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.72g, 9mm, 3h). Herakles kneeling right, holding club and bow, lion skin tied at neck and draped over arm / Bearded head of Pan left. Good VF, toned.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Pegasos - Hemiobol193 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.27g, 8h). Head of Athena facing slightly left, wearing triple-crested helmet / Forepart of Pegasos right. Good VF, very minor edge split.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Pegasos - Hemiobol29 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.33g). Head of Athena facing slightly left, wearing triple-crested helmet / Forepart of Pegasos right. VF. Apparently unpublished in the standard references.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Pegasos - Obol254 viewsca 4th cent BC. AR Obol (0.65g). Head of Athena facing, wearing triple-crested helmet / Pegasos right, uncertain symbol or letter above, within shallow incuse square. Good VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Pegasos - Obol409 viewsca 375-333 BCE. AR Obol (0.55g, 9h). Diademed head of Zeus Karneios right, with ram's horn at forehead / Pegasos flying right; uncertain letter below. Good VF, dark toning. Both types completely unknown in the Samarian series.

This surprising Samarian obol combines a Zeus Karneios head that must have been influenced by the types of Kyrene and a Pegasos from the ubiquitous Corinthian staters. Neither seem to have much of a direct connection with Samaria.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Satyr - Tetartemorion248 viewsEarly-mid 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (5mm, 0.15g, 4h). Facing lion’s head / Bearded head of satyr right within incuse circle. VF, toned. Lee Coll.1 comments
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Sphinx - Hemiobol58 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (7mm, 0.25g, 12h). Head of roaring lion right / Sphinx seated left, raising right paw, within incuse circle.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Sphinx - Tetartemorion58 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.12g, 5mm). Female head facing / Sphinx seated left, raising right paw. Rare. VF.
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Sphinx - Tetartemorion87 viewsEarly-mid 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.15g, 6h). Female head facing / Sphinx seated left, raising right paw, within incuse circle. VF, toned. Lee Coll.
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Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Hemitetartemorion395 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemitetartemorion (0.06g). Head of Aphrodite left in dotted circle / Head of Apollo left in linear circle. [reversed on pic] VF. Unique?
   
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