Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Lapethos (BC 425) Stater621 viewsca 425 BC. AR Stater (10.84g, 1h). Helmeted head of Athena left / Head of Herakles, wearing lion skin, right in incuse square. VF, toned, die break on reverse. Extremely rare, apparently the third known.
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Lapethos (BC 425) Stater464 viewsca 425 BC. AR Stater (10.67g, 22mm). Type almost obliterated, helmeted head of Athena left /head of Athena right in crested Corinthian helmet; the whole in incuse square; ankh (♀) symbol upper right corner. Extremely rare. Lightly toned, nice very fine.
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Lapethos (BC 435) Stater271 viewsca 435 BC. AR Stater (10.89g). Helmeted head of Athena left / Head of Athena facing, wearing crested helmet. An apparently unrecorded variety of a very rare type. aVF.
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Lapethos (BC 500-480) Stater233 viewsca 500-480 BC. AR Stater/Double-siglos (10.78g, 10h). Head of Aphrodite right, wearing hairband and earring / Helmeted head of Athena right. VF.
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Lapethos (BC 6th-5th cent) Stater576 viewsLate 6th-early 5th cent BC. AR Stater - Double Siglos (10.82g, 6h). Wounded giant kneeling left / Herakles running right, wearing lion skin, holding club, bow, and arrows, within dotted border; all in incuse square. Fine, toned, two test cuts. Extremely rare, apparently the 5th known.

The first two examples of this type were found in the Larnaca Hoard (IGCH 1272), followed by the example found in the Persepolis deposit (IGCH 1789). These three are all in museum collections. The current location of the Rosen coin is uncertain (it was not included in the portion of his collection sold in Muenzen und Medaillen 72).
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Lapethos (BC 6th-5th cent) Stater556 viewsca 500 BC. AR Stater - Double Siglos (20mm, 10.60g, 3h). Head of female right / Herakles running right, wearing lion skin, holding club in right hand, bow in left, within dotted square. Toned, aVF. Extremely rare, the 3rd known and the only in private hands.
   
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