Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Hadrianotherai (AD 117-138) AE 14 - Hadrian231 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE14 (2.08g, 5h). Laureate head right / Head of bear left. Good Fine, rough tan surfaces. Rare depiction of a bear. Ex Wagner Coll.

Hadrianothera was founded following a successful hunt, which is depicted in fuller detail in a related issue (see SNG Copenhagen 177, showing the emperor on horseback spearing a bear). An additional issue in the name of Antinoüs also depicts a similar bear head.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 117-138) AE 26 - Hadrian253 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE26 (14.60g). ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / [Α]ΔΡΙΑΝΟ-ΘΗΡΙΤΩΝ, linkshin thronende Tyche enthroned to left with phiale and cornucopiae. Rare. Green patina. Minor corrosion, very fine.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 128-137) AE 19 - Sabina7 viewsSabina, Augusta, 128-137). AE19 (4.00g). СΑΒЄΙΝΑ СЄΒΑСΤΗ, draped bust right / ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΘΗΡΙΤΩΝ, Artemis standing left, holding patera and bow; to left, stag standing left. gVF.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 193-211) AE 35 - Septimius Severus99 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE35 (27.62g, 6h). Moscianus Attalus, strategus. Struck 193-198 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: ΔIOΓ monogram in incuse square / Severus on horseback right, raising hand; to right, trophy with bound captive seated left at base. VF, dark brown surfaces. Extremely rare.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 193-211) AE 35 - Septimius Severus82 viewsSeptimius Severus. 193-211 AD. AE35 (22.17g, 6h). Moscianus Attalus, strategos. Struck AD 193-198. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Severus on horseback right, raising hand; to right, trophy with bound captive seated left at base. VF, green and brown surfaces.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 193-217) AE 27 - Julia Domna107 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE27 (10.43g, 6h). Diogenes, strategus. Draped bust right / Emperor on horseback right, raising hand. Good VF, earthen green patina, some roughness on reverse. Group CEM.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 193-235) AE 1961 viewsSeveran Times, 193-235 AD. AE19.5 (3.63g, 6h). Laureate bust of youthful Demos, slight drapery / Ascelpius standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Good VF, pale green patina, small mark by Demos’ eye. Good for issue. Kern Coll.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 198-217) AE 53 - Caracalla216 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE53 - Medallion (52.90g, 6h). Aurelius Attalus Moschianus, magistrate. Struck circa 214 AD. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, gorgoneion on breastplate, slight drapery on far shoulder / Caracalla standing left, holding spear, clasping hands with Asclepius, holding serpent-staff, being crowned by Tyche, holding cornucopia. VF, brown and green surfaces. Struck on an immense flan. Frederick Coll.; ex Gemini I (1/2005), lot 404; Lanz 114 (5/2003), lot 508.

Plagued by health problems while journeying to campaign against the Parthians in 214 AD, Caracalla visited the temple of Asclepius in Pergamum (see lot 517 below). This medallion may record a visit to a temple of the god of healing in Hadrianothera as well.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 244-249) AE 27 - Otacilia Severa117 viewsOtacilia Severa, wife of Philip I, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE27 (7.56g, 6h). Diademed and draped bust right, set on crescent / Zebu bull standing right. Near VF, dark green patina under some light earthen encrustation, minor roughness. Ex R. D. Frederick Coll. Ex Garth R. Drewry Coll. (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auct 160), lot 175.
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Hadrianotherai (AD 244-249) AE 29 - Philip I160 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE29 (11.15 g). Aurelius Socrates, magistrate. Radiate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther standing left at feet. VF, dark brown patina with earthen deposits, some light roughness, notch on edge (appears to be as made).
   
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