Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Elaia (AD 41-54) AE 17 – Claudius321 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE17 (3.29g, 6h). Ti. Demetrios, magistrate. Bare head right / Basket with two grain ears and poppy. VF, green patina. Rare.
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Elaia (AD 54-68) AE 15 - Nero134 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE15 (2.77g). Magistrate Zenodotos, ca. 50-54 AD. Head left / Basket with two grain ears and poppy. Minor corrosion. Very rare. VF.
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Elaia (AD 54-68) AE 17 - Nero161 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE17 (3.18g, 6h). Bare head left / Poppy. Earthy dark patina, VF.
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Elaia (AD 54-68) AE 18 - Nero52 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE18 (4.50g). Laureate head right / Poppy between two grain ears. VF.
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Elaia (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Agrippina Jr553 viewsAgrippina Jr., mother of Nero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (3.43g). Apphios Magistrate, 54-59 AD. AΓPIΠΠINA ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust right/ EΠI AΠΦIOY EΛAITΩN, calathos containing poppy-heads and corn-ears. Very fine.
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Elaia (AD 81-96) AE 16 - Domitian151 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE16 (2.57g). ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΝ CЄΒΑCΤΟΝ, laureate head right / ЄΛΑΙΤΩΝ, calathos containing poppy-heads and corn-ears. Dark patina, VF. Tricarico Coll.
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Elaia (AD 98-138) AE 17313 viewsca 2nd century AD. AE17 (2.78g). Pellonius, magistrate. Laureate and draped male bust right / Kalathos containing poppy and grain ear. VF, brown patina.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 14701 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, 2nd cent AD. AE14 (1.76g). Bust of Athena right, aegis / ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ, kalathos with poppy caps. Dark golden toning, EF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 14412 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, 2nd cent AD. AE14 (2.86g). Bust of bearded Herakles right, wearing lion skin / ΕΛΑ-ΙΤΩΝ, Telesphoros standing facing. Dark brown patina, EF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 15386 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, 2nd cent AD. AE15 (1.73g). Bust of Athena right, aegis / ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ, kalathos with poppy caps. Dark brown patina, EF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 15291 viewsca 2nd cent AD. AE15 (1.41g). Armored bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Telesphoros standing facing, ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ. Dark golden toning, EF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 15327 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, 2nd cent AD. AE15 (2.86g). Bust of bearded Herakles right, wearing lion skin / ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ, kalathos with poppy caps. Dark brown patina, EF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 1584 viewsImperial Times, 2nd Century AD. AE15 (2.51g). Draped bust of Asklepios right, serpent-staff before / ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ, kalathos containing poppies and ears of corn. Very rare. VF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 16316 viewsca 2nd cent AD. AE16 (1.63g). Armored bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Telesphoros standing facing, ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ. Very fine.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 16376 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, 2nd cent AD. AE16 (2.58g). Bust of young Dionysos (?) right, thyrsos behind / ΕΛ-ΑΙΤ-ΩΝ, poppy caps between grain ears. Dark golden toning, VF.
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 16267 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, 2nd cent. AD. AE16 (2.88g). Bust of young Dionysos (?) right, thyrsos behind / ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ, Demeter standing left, holding fullhorn and grain ears. Dark golden toning, EF.
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Elaia (AD 117-138) AE 15 - Hadrian342 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE15 (2.81g). Laureate bust Hadrian right / EΛAITΩΝ, calathos containing poppy-heads and corn-ears. Nice very fine.
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Elaia (AD 117-138) AE 17 - Hadrian308 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE17 (3.11g). AV TPAI A [ΔIANO], cuirassed and laureate bust right / EΛAITΩΝ, basket containing poppy-heads and corn-ears. Nice very fine.
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Elaia (AD 161-180) AE23 - Faustina II363 viewsFaustina II Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE23 (6.9g, 1h). Draped bust right / Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter. Very fine. Apparently unpublished.
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Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 18 - Commodus139 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 (3.37g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Demeter standing facing, head left, holding grain ears and torch; altar or modius at feet to left. VF, light brown patina.
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Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus251 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 (2.83g). Draped and laureate bust right / EΛΑΙΤ-[ΩΝ], veiled Demeter standing left, holding scepter in right hand, corn ear and poppy in left. Unpublished. Adjustment marks on bot sides, very fine.
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Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus256 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (6.36g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI ETPA ΠEΛΛωNIOY TO NEOX, cult statue of veiled Demeter holding two torches. Rare, good very fine.
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Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus111 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (8.0g). AYK M AVPH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTPA ΠΥPAMOY ЄΛAITΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding staff entwined by snake. EF.
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Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 41 - Commodus241 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE41 - Medallion (42.73g, 6h). L(ucius) Castrichinus, strategus for the second time. Struck circa 188 AD. AV KAI ΛV AIΛ AVP KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTPA Λ KA[C] TPICX ЄINOV, ЄΛAITΩN/[T]O B in two lines in exergue, Athena, holding serpent-entwined olive tree, seated right, and Zeus, holding patera and scepter, enthroned left, vis-à-vis. EF, wonderful green patina with earthen overtones, slight shift strike on reverse.
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Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 41 - Commodus169 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE Medallion (39.23g, 12h). L. Castrischinus, strategos for the second time. AV KAI M AV–PH KOMMOΔO/C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTPA Λ KACTPI–CXЄINOV/ EΛAITΩN/ TO B, emperor on horseback right, raising right hand in salutation; to left, Victory advancing right, crowning Commodus; to right, bound captive seated at base of trophy. Superb EF, green patina. Rare. Ex Numismatica Genevensis SA V (12/2008), lot 254; Tkalec (2/2002), lot 177.
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Elaia (AD 180-192) AE 24 - Commodus514 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE24 (7.31g). K. Scheinos Magistrate. Laureate head right/ CTR C - CЄI-NOV ЄΛA/ITWN, Amphora (ballot box) on stage in between two torches with snake coiled around. Unique (?). Dark green patina. Flan crack and adjustment marks. Very fine.
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Elaia (AD 180-196) AE 19 - Commodus309 viewsCommodus, 180-196 AD. AE18 (4.14g). Draped, cuirassed and laureate head right, AY KAI KOMMOΔΟ / Bust Crispina as Demeter right, holding corn-ears in left, EΛAITΩΝ. Adjustment marks, extremely fine.
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Elaia (AD 183) AE 17 - Lucilla321 viewsLucilla, daughter of Marcus Aurelius, died 183 AD. AE17 (2.76g). ΛOYKIΛΛA CEB, draped bust left / EΛATΩN, two poppies in between corn ears. Good very fine.
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Elaia (BC 200-0) AE 16506 views2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (3.60g, 12h). Head of Demeter right, grain wreath in hair / Long torch, ΕΛ-ΑΙ/Τ-ΩΝ, within grain wreath. Reddish-brown patina, VF. Ex Righetti coll., 6126.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 10670 viewsAfter 340 BC. AE10 (1.27g) Head of Athena left in Corinthian helmet / grain-seed within olive-wreath. Good VF, black patina.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 10361 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE10 (1.25g). Helmeted head of Athena left / Seed in olive wreath. Good VF. Apparently unpublished without ethnic on reverse.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 10274 viewsca 340-300 BC. AE10 (0.88g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena left / E-Λ, corn grain in olive wreath, AΛ below. Good VF, green patina. Alighieri coll.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 11445 viewsca 350-320 BC. AE11 (1.48g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / E-Λ, corn grain within olive wreath. Very fine.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 11427 viewsca 340-300 BC. AE11 (1.40g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / E-Λ, corn grain in olive wreath (no monogram). Dark green patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 11223 viewsca 340-300 BC. AE11 (1.29g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / E, corn grain in olive wreath. Green patina, aEF. Rare variant with only E (not E-Λ). Mueller coll.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 15260 viewsca 340-300 BC. AE15 (3.25g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / E-Λ, corn grain in olive wreath, ΠΟΛΥZΗ (magistrate) below.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 16414 viewsca 340-300 BC. AE16 (3.81g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / E-Λ, corn grain in olive wreath, AP monogram below. Dark olive-green patina, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 19520 viewsmid 4th-3rd cent BC. AE19 (6.19g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Grain-seed within olive-wreath. Good VF, dark green, almost black, patina, light cleaning scratches.
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Elaia (BC 350-300) AE 10244 viewsca 340-300 BC. AE10 (1.32g, 2h). Helmeted head of Athena left / EΛA within wreath. VF, green patina. Alighieri coll.
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Elaia (BC 400-300) Hemiobol101 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.30g, 8mm). Head of Athena left, wearing Attic helmet / ΕΛΑ in triangular inscription within olive wreath. VF. Rare.
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Elaia (BC 400-300) Trihemiobol257 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (?) (0.87g). Head of Athena left, wearing Attic helmet / ΕΛΑ in triangular inscription in olive wreath. aVF. Very rare.
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Elaia (BC 400-300) Trihemiobol524 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (?) (1.01g). Head of Athena left, wearing Attic helmet / ΕΛΑ in triangular inscription in olive wreath. VF. Very rare.
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Elaia (BC 400-300) Trihemiobol128 views4th-3rd century BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.82g, 6h). Helmeted head of Athena left / EΛA within laurel wreath. Near VF, toned, some roughness. Lee Col.
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Elaia (BC 400-300) Trihemiobol113 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Diobol (10mm, 1.1g). Head of Athena left, wearing Korinthian helmet / EΛΑI within olive wreath, ΔI to left. VF.
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Elaia (BC 450-400) Diobol825 viewsca 460-400 BC. AR Diobol (1.18g). Head of Athena left, wearing Attic helmet / Olive wreath, ELAI, within incuse square. VF.
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Elaia (BC 450-400) Diobol454 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Diobol (1.24g, 12mm). Helmeted head of Athena left / Wreath in incuse square. Lightly toned, granular surfaces, very fine.
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Elaia (BC 450-400) Diobol35 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Diobol (1.20g, 11mm). Helmeted head of Athena right / EΛAI, pellet within wreath. Rare with pellet. VF.
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Elaia (BC 450-400) Drachm526 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Drachm (13mm, 3.33g, 6h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Barley grain within wreath. Good VF, find patina. Extremely rare denomination. Ex CNG 82 (9/2009), lot 600.
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Elaia (BC 450-400) Hemiobol691 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.43g, 3h). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Attic helmet / ΕΛΑΙ around olive wreath, all within incuse square. VF.
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Elaia (BC 460-400) Hemiobol935 viewsca 5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (7-9mm, 0.43g, 11h). Head of Athena left, wearing crested helmet / ΕΛΑΙ (E retro), olive wreath around; all within incuse square.
   
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