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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Tripolis (AD 14-37) AE - Tiberius656 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. Bronze of Hieratikos. AE (6.11g). Head right / Rider with double-axe right, ΙΕΡΑΤΙΚΟΣ to left. Dark green patina, VF.
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Tripolis (AD 14-37) AE 15195 viewsTime of Tiberius, 14-37 AD. AE15 (2.93g). ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, laureate head of Apollo right, lyre to right / ΜΕΝΑΝ-ΔΡΟΣ ΦΙΛΟ-ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΤΟ Δ, maeander pattern below. Very fine.
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Tripolis (AD 14-37) AE 18 – Tiberius & Livia115 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE18 (5.71g). Menandros Metrodoros Philokaisar, magistrate. [...]ΣΕΒΑΣΤOΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ[...], laureate head of Tiberius and draped bust of Livia jugate left / ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΔΟΡΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙΣΑΡ / TO Δ, radiate head of Helios right. VF.
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Tripolis (AD 14-37) AE 21 - Tiberius178 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE21 (5.99g, 12h). Menandros Metrodoros, magistrate. Laureate head of Tiberius right / Radiate head of Helios right. VF, dark gray patina.
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Tripolis (AD 29) AE 16 - Livia318 viewsTiberius, for Livia, his mother, died 29 AD. Bronze of Hieratikos. AE16 (4.13g). ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ, draped bust left / ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙ/ΤΩΝ - ΙΕΡΑΤΙΚΟ/Σ, club. Dark green patina, gVF. Rare.
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Tripolis (AD 37-41) AE 20 - Caligula120 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD. AE20 (5.0g). Tryphon Philopatridos. ΓAIOΣ KAIΣAP, bare head right / TPYΦΩN ΦIΛOΠATPIΔOΣ TPIΠOΛEITΩN, horseman right; maeander below. VF.
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Tripolis (AD 98-117) AE 25297 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE25 (12.11g). IЄPA CVNKΛHTOS TPIΠOΛ, bust of Senate left / AV KAI TPAIANOC ΔAKIKOS, Emperor in military uniform standing left and trophy. Nice dark green patina, gVF.
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Tripolis (AD 98-117) AE 27110 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE27 (15.58g, 12h). Theodoros, magistrate. Bust of Artemis left, holding bow, quiver over shoulder / Ares standing left, holding spear and trophy. VF, dark brown patina, roughness and light cleaning scratches. Finely-styled dies. Rare.
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Tripolis (AD 98-117) AE 2725 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE27 (2.88g). ΤΡΙΠΟΛ, head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath / ΑV ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС, Ares standing left, holding spear and trophy. VF. Ex Helios 5 (6/2010), lot 880; Bankhaus Aufhäuser 2 (10/1985), lot 244.
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Tripolis (AD 100-200) AE267 views2nd cent AD. AE (23.27g). Draped bust of the Roman Senate left / Leto with scepter sitting on throne left. Brown-green patina, VF.
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Tripolis (AD 100-200) AE 23287 views2nd cent AD. AE23 (6.15g, 7h). Draped bust of the Roma / TPIΠOΛEITΩN, Dionysus standing naked but for himation over both arms, holding in right hand kantharos, left resting on thyrsos. About very fine.
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Tripolis (AD 100-200) AE 25307 views2nd cent AD. AE25 (7.49g, 6h). Draped bust of the Roman Senate right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and poppy, and grain stalk. Good VF, black-green patina with beige overtones, slight shift-strike on reverse.
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Tripolis (AD 100-200) AE 30279 views2nd cent AD. AE30 (15.92g, 7h). Draped bust of the Roman Senate left / Artemis standing right, drawing arrow from quiver and holding bow, and Apollo standing left, holding laurel branch. VF, dark olive patina with trace of beige overtones. From the Garth R. Drewry Collection. Ex Harlan J. Berk Auc. 130 (1/2003), lot 839.
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Tripolis (AD 131-161) AE 28 - Marcus Aurelius298 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD, as Caesar under Antoninus Pius, 139-161. AE28 (13.52g). Beardless head right / ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ / ΜΑΙΑΝΔΡΟC, River-god Maeander in Himation, holding overflowing cornucopiae. Dark, olive-green patina with some original brass showing, VF. Rare.
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Tripolis (AD 138-161) AE 25111 viewsTime of Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE25 (7.13g, 6h). Draped bust of Roma right / Dionysus standing left, holding scepter and pouring cantharus. Good VF, hard green patina, some adjustment marks.
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Tripolis (AD 138-161) AE 32 - Antoninus Pius266 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE32 (17.80g). Laureate head right / ΛHTΩ ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, Leto seated left, holding long transverse scepter. Good fine.
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Tripolis (AD 138-192) AE 21232 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE21 (5.73g, 12h). Helmeted bust of Athena left, wearing aegis / Zeus Lydios standing left, holding eagle and leaning on scepter. Good VF, dark green patina with earthen highlights. From Group CEM.
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Tripolis (AD 138-192) AE 2718 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE27 (11.07g). TPIΠOΛЄITΩN ΔHMOC, bare head of Demos right / CAPAΠIC SЄVC, Zeus-Sarapis seated left on throne, holding patera and sceptre; kerberos to left. aVF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Tripolis (AD 161-180) AE 37 - Marcus Aurelius20 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE37 (22.82g). AV KAI ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Zeus standing left, holding sceptre and uncertain object. Extremely rare. VF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Tripolis (AD 166-177) AE 34 - Commodus258 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE34 (23.37g). AVT KAICA∙ ∙AVP KOMOΔOC, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕ Ι ΤΩΝ, Leto walking left, head turned right, holding twin on each shoulder. Near VF, black patina.
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Tripolis (AD 193-217) AE 29 - Julia Domna121 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE29 (15.01g, 12h). Draped bust right / Leto advancing left, head right, carrying the infants Artemis and Apollo. Fine, brown patina.
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Tripolis (AD 193-217) AE 30 - Julia Domna96 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE30 (16.05g, 6h). Draped bust right / River-god Maeander reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on overturned urn. Good Fine, brown patina.
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Tripolis (AD 193-235) AE 2219 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-235 AD. AE22 (6.11g). Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Artemis advancing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver. VF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Tripolis (AD 193-235) AE 30216 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-235 AD. AE30 (13.79g, 6h). IЄPA CYNKΛHT-OC, draped bust of Senate right / TPI-ΠO-Λ-ЄI-TΩN, Leto standing left, head right, holding her children Apollo and Artemis; to right, prize crown containing two palms set on table; [ΛHTΩЄIA] across crown, [ΠYΘIA] across table top, amphora below table. Good VF, attractive green patina. From Group CEM. Ex Leu 30 (4/1982), lot 414.
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Tripolis (AD 193-235) AE 336 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-235 AD. AE33 (16.92g, 6h). IЄPA CYNKΛHT-OC, draped bust of Senate right / TPIΠO-ΛЄI-TΩN, Leto standing facing, head right, holding her children Apollo and Artemis; to right, prize crown containing two palms set on table; ΛHTΩЄIA across crown, ΠYΘIA across table top, amphora below table. Good VF, dark green to black patina with earthen highlights/deposits, some roughness. Ex Gorny & Mosch 208 (10/2012), lot 1822.
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Tripolis (AD 198-209) AE 24 - Geta655 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE24 (8.97g). Λ CЄΠ ΓЄΤΑC ΚΑΙC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΤΡΙΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ, Tyche with rudder and cornucopiae. Nice dark green patina, EF.
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Tripolis (AD 198-209) AE 26 - Geta5 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE26 (9.32g, 7h). Λ CЄΠ ΓЄTAC KAIC, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding long torch in left hand and corn-ears in right. Very rare. Some adjustment marks, otherwise, gVF.
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Tripolis (AD 200-250) AE 2270 viewsEarly-mid 3rd century AD. AE22 (4.31g). BOVΛH, turreted and draped bust of Boule right / TPIΠOΛEITΩN, Dionysus standing left, pouring cantharus and holding thyrsus. gVF.
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Tripolis (AD 200-270) AE 24187 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE24 (5.74g, 6h). Draped bust of Demos right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy, and long scepter. Good VF, reddish-brown surfaces.
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Tripolis (AD 200-270) AE 25238 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE25 (6.60g, 6h). ΔH MOC, draped bust of Demos right / TPIΠO ΛЄITΩN, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF, green patina, minor roughness. Ex. Alighieri Coll.
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Tripolis (AD 200-270) AE 26249 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE26 (7.67g, 12h). Bare-headed and draped bust of Senate right / River-god Maiandros reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, on overturned amphora from which water flow. VF, rough green patina.
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Tripolis (AD 200-275) AE 22237 viewsca 3rd century AD. AE22 (4.29g, 6h). Veiled and draped bust of Boule right / Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos. Near VF, black patina. Ex Righetti Coll., 10760.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE322 views3rd cent AD. AE (14.28g). Veiled bust of Boue right / Leto with two children in temple. Stripped patina, VF.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 15244 views3rd cent AD. AE16 (2.61g). Bearded head of Hercules left / ΤΡΙΠΟΛ−ΕΙΤΩΝ, Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm. VF, green patina.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 16346 views3rd cent AD. AE16 (3.73g, 1h). Bearded head of Hercules left / ΤΡΙΠΟΛ−ΕΙΤΩΝ, Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm. Good VF, brown patina.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 18290 viewsAutonomous, ca 3rd cent AD. AE18 (4.95g). Bust of Asklepios right, serpent-staff before / TRIΠOΛEI-TΩN, winged Nemesis standing left, pulling at chiton at neck and holding bridle. VF, black and brown patina, some light roughness.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 26127 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE26 (9.58g). Helmeted and draped bust of Roma / river-god Maiandros reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, leaning on overturned vase from which river flows. Brown patina, obverse a bit corroded, VF. Franke coll.; ex MMD 14 (2004) 598.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 28285 viewsAutonomous, ca 3rd cent AD. AE28 (8.78g). Draped bust of Demos right / TPIΠOΛE-ITΩN, MAIANΔ/POC in exergue, River-god Maeander reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae; behind an inverted vase from which water flows. VF, reddish-brown patina, minor roughness. Ex Sir Hermann Weber Collection, 6963.
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 32308 viewsAutonomous, ca 3rd cent AD. AE32 (16.82g). Draped bust of the Senate left / TPIΠ-OΛ-EITΩN, Artemis and Apollo standing facing one another, Artemis on left holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver, Apollo on right. Fine, black patina with some earthen encrustation, some light scratches. Ex Lindgren Coll., A846A.
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Tripolis (AD 218-222) AE 23321 viewsca 218-222 AD. AE23 (6.32g). Draped bust of turreted Tyche right / ΤΡΙΠΟ - ΛΕΙΤΩΝ, Artemis in chiton right, holding bow in left hand and pulling arrow from quiver in back. Brown-green patina, gVF.
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Tripolis (AD 222-235) AE 24 - Severus Alexander15 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE24 (8.25g). A K M A AΛЄΞANΔP, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy and torch. aVF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Tripolis (AD 235-238) AE 33 - Maximus84 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE33 (13.65g). K Γ YOVH MAΞΙΜΟC, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄIT / MAIANΔPOC, river-god Maiandros reclining left, holding branch and cornucopia; resting on inverted vase from which water flows. F.
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Tripolis (AD 238-244) AE 19 - Gordian III87 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE19 (3.65g). AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia. gVF.
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Tripolis (AD 238-244) AE 27 - Gordian III95 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE27 (10.47g). AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF.
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Tripolis (AD 238-244) AE 27 - Gordian III20 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE27 (8.45g). AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy and torch. aVF. Plankenhorn coll.
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Tripolis (AD 238-244) AE 36 - Gordian III282 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE36 (26.72g, 36mm, 6h). • AVT • K • M • ANT • ΓOPΔIANOC, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛ-ЄITΩN, Cybele (Magna Mater) seated left, holding long scepter in right hand, left arm leaning on tympanum (drum). EF, green patina, even light roughness, some bare metal showing on reverse. From Group CEM. Ex Sternberg XII (11/1982), lot 714.
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Tripolis (AD 246-248) AE - Philipp II308 viewsPhilipp II, 246-248 AD. AE (4.30g). Bust right / Hermes with money purse and caduceus. Dark green patina, VF. Unpublished?
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Tripolis (AD 253-268) AE 31 - Gallienus6 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE31 (15.21g). AV K Π ΓAΛΛIHNOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, tetrastyle temple, containing Leto advancing left, head right, holding her children Artemis and Apollo. aVF.
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Tripolis (AD 253-268) AE 32 - Gallienus448 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE32 (18.07g, 6h). AV• K • ΠO • ΛIC • ΓAΛΛIHNO/C, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠO-ΛЄITΩ/N, agonistic urn set on table; ΛHTΩ/ЄIA in two lines on urn, ΠY/ΘI/A in three lines below table. EF, dark brown patina with earthen highlights. From Group CEM. Ex Münzen & Medaillen FPL 333 (4/1972), no. 39.
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Tripolis (AD 253-268) AE 34 - Gallienus632 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE34 (17.84g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Legend in four lines within wreath surrounded by city ethnic. Good VF, brown patina, reverse flan flaw.
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Tripolis (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus550 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. Bronze of Apollonios Androneikos. AE19 (5.51g). ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ, beardless head right, maeander band to left / ΤΡΙ - ΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ - ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΟΥ / ΑΝΔΡΟΝΕΙΚΟΥ, eagle with open wings standing, head left. Good style, dark green patina, gVF. Rare.
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Tripolis (BC 200-0) AE 13 - as Apollonia314 viewsTripolis, as Apollonia, 2nd-1st century BC. AE13 (1.67g). Laureate head of Apollo right / AΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΑΤΩΝ, bee, maeander pattern below. VF.
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