Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Apollonia (BC 200-100) AE 14177 viewsApollonia (Mysia?). ca 2nd century BC. AE14 (3.5g). Head of Dionysos right / lion right. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 200-100) AE 1140 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE11 (1.16g). Laureate and bearded male head (Zeus?) right / Large ?? (or monogram). gVF. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished.
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Uncertain (BC 200-100) Drachm?535 views2nd century BC. AR Drachm(?) (2.04g, 14mm, 12h). Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right / Eagle, with spread wings, standing right on thunderbolt; T to right. VF, find patina, some porosity.

The types on this issue are fairly common in the regions of southwest Asia Minor, Caria, Phrygia, and Lycia. The combination of these two types on a single issue, however, is unknown. At the same time, only one city, Kibyra in Phrygia, used both of these types on its coinage (cf. SNG von Aulock 3719 and 3720). Attribution to that city, though, is doubtful as all of its known issues bear the city ethnic.
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Uncertain (BC 300-150) Diobol?130 viewsca 3rd-2nd century BC. AR Obol (0.99g, 12mm). Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm frond / Labrys, uncertain mark above. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 300-200) AE 9190 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE9 (0.75g). Female head right, wearing cap (?), hair in sakkos / Head of dog or wolf left. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 300-200) AE 14414 viewsca 3rd century BC. AE14 (3.25g). Laureate female (?) head left / Four-leaf blooming flower? Green patina, gVF. H.H. Gutknecht Coll.; ex M. Laffaille Coll. and Muenzen und Medaillen AG, Basel Auk. 76 (1991), lot 662.
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Uncertain (BC 330-250) AE 10116 viewsca 4th century BC. AE10 (1.05g). Head right / [...]M - YN, branch or tree. aVF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 330-250) AE 1420 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE14 (2.60g). Facing head of Apollo / Three dolphins swimming left within incuse circle. F. Very rare, apparently unpublished.
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Uncertain (BC 350) AE 10155 viewsUncertain site (Mytilene?). ca 350 BC. AE (0.77g, 8-10mm). Head of young male right / T-E, lyre. aEF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-250) AE 8154 views4th-3rd century BC. AE8 (0.6g). Head of Hermes (?) right, wearing petasos / Lion running left on ground line, A above, T below, within wide circular border. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-250) AE 9177 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE9 (1.01g). Head of Kabeiros right / Lion left, A in exergue. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-250) Obol?174 views4th-3rd century BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.9g). Head of man right, wearing Pileus / Lion running left on ground line, A (?) below. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) AE - Memnon301 viewsca 360-340 BC. AE (0.64g). Head of Helios with nimbus right / Rosebud, M-E. Dark green patina, VF. Rare. R. Mueller coll.; ex Popken coll.; Aufhauser Auc. 10 (München, 1993), lot 203; Kuenker Auc. 133 (Osnabrück, 2007), lot 7613.

Ashton, in his study, suggests a localization in the vicinity of the Dardanelles and links this issue to the two Rhodian brothers Memnon and Mentor, who served ca 360-330 as satrap and commander of mercenaries in the service of Persian kings.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) AE 10 - Memnon101 viewsPseudo-Rhodian issues, Persian Satraps Memnon or Mentor, ca 360-330 BC? AE10 (0.82g). Radiate head of Helios right / M-E, rose. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) AE 8135 views4th-3rd century BC. AE8 (0.5g). Head of lion right / Head of bull right, AΛ (?) to right. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) AE 8 - Memnon142 viewsca 360-340 BC. AE8 (0.61g). Head of Helios with nimbus right / Rosebud, M-E. Rough, GVF.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon357 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Drachm (3.01g). Head of Helios left, surrounded by solar crown / Rose, two buds on either side, N-I. Toned VF, light porosity. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon294 viewsca 333-304 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.80g). Head of Helios with nimbus left / Rosebud, M-E. VF. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon319 viewsca 333-304 BC. AR Tetrobol (3.24g). Head of Helios with nimbus left / Rosebud, M-E. Good VF. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon258 viewsca 350-300 BC. AR Drachm (3.19g). Head of Helios with nimbus left / Rosebud, M-E. EF. Rare. Ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser 11 (München, 1995), lot 111.

Since variants with EY and NI exist (instead of ME), Ashton suggests a localization in the vicinity of the Dardanelles and links this issue to the two Rhodian brothers Memnon and Mentor.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon178 viewsca 360-340 BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 3.48g, 6h). Pseudo-Rhodian type. Head of Helios left within solar disk / Rose with bud to each side; M-E flanking. VF, dark find patina. Rare.


While some of these “solar disk” drachms are attributable to Rhodes, most of the issues have long been recognized as being psudo-Rhodian issues from mints in Caria. The ME issues had originally been assigned to Megiste, but R. Ashton convincingly argues against this speculative attribution (cf. R. Ashton, “The Coinage of Nisyros” in Travaux Le Rider, p. 16, n. 4).
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon122 viewsCaria Uncertain, ca 360-340 BC. AR Drachm (13mm, 3.14g). Bare head of Helios left, within solar disc / M-E, rose with bud to each side. gVF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon144 viewsLampsakos(?). Memnon of Rhodes, mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (15mm, 3.18g, 11h). Pseudo­Rhodian type. Youthful head of Helios left on radiate solar disk / Rose with buds to either side; E Y flanking. Good VF, toned, a little die wear on obverse. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol131 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (7.5mm, 0.36g, 6h). Figure on horseback left / Bearded male standing left, holding scepter(?); uncertain letter to right. Unpublished in the standard references. Near VF, light porosity.
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Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol32 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.36g, 7mm). Whirl or triskeles / Star of eight rays around central pellet. VF. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished.
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Uncertain (BC 400-300) Obol89 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.66g, 10mm). Female head left / owl standing left, head facing, wings spread; all within incuse square. Very rare. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol197 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.22g, 11h). Head of Pan right / Kylix. Good VF, toned, light porosity. Fine style. Very rare, unpublished in the standard references.

This type has been attributed to various locations in past catalogs, but none are particularly convincing.
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Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol130 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6mm, 0.25g). Head of Pan right / Kylix. aVF. Very rare, unpublished in the standard references.
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Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol96 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6.5mm, 0.25g, 7h). Head of Pan right / Kylix. VF, toned, light porosity. Fine style. Very rare, unpublished in the standard references.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol A263 views425-375 BC. AR 1/12 Stater (6mm, 1.15g, 8h). Forepart of boar right; scorpion to left / Lion's head right; below, scorpion right. Good VF.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol A168 viewslate 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Obol. Forepart of boar right; scorpion to left / Lion's head right; scorpion (?) below. Good VF.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol B1262 viewslate 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Diobol (10mm, 1.00g, 10h). Forepart of boar right / Head of roaring lion right. CNG 73, lot 420 (second coin illustrated); otherwise unpublished. VF, rough surfaces.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol B1177 viewslate 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Obol. Forepart of boar right, grape bunch below (?) / Forepart of lion right, bunch of grapes below. Good VF.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol B1162 viewsca 425-375 BC. AR Unit (9.7mm, 1.07g, 9h). Forepart of boar right, bunch of grapes below / Lion's head right.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol B2732 viewslate 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Diobol (1.18g, 11mm, 6h). Forepart of boar right; monogram below / Forepart of lion right, bunch of grapes below. Good VF, slightly rough surfaces. Unpublished in the standard references.
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Uncertain (BC 425-375) Diobol B2140 viewsLate 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Diobol (9mm, 1.19g, 6h). Forepart of boar right; monogram (?) below / Head of roaring lion right; grapes (?) below. CNG 73, lot 420 (second coin illustrated); otherwise unpublished. VF, porous.
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Uncertain (BC 430-350) Hemiobol114 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.3g). Head of Apollo (?) right / Palm with three trunks. aVF. Chipped.
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Uncertain (BC 430-350) Hemiobol93 viewsca 5th-4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.25g, 5mm). Female head right / Uncertain legend in three lines. aVF.
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Uncertain (BC 430-350) Hemiobol31 views5th century BC. AR Hemibol (0.32g, 7mm). Head of horse right, ΔHMH(?) to left / Diademed female head right within incuse square. VF. Extremely rare, unpublished.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol325 viewslate 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.24g, 7mm). Corinthian helmet / Amphora within dotted square (no ethnic). VF. Unpublished denomination with this reverse. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol252 views5th-4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.23g, 7h). Crested Corinthian helmet left / Amphora and caduceus in linear square. VF, toned, minor porosity. Very rare, unpublished in the standard references.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol268 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.27g). Corinthian helmet right / Tall, narrow amphora within wreath. Apparently unpublished. Good VF, some porosity.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol256 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.3g, 7mm). Crested Corinthian helmet left / Amphora, T on front, within dotted square border within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol292 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.29g). Crested Corinthian helmet left, spiral on side / Amphora, T on front, within dotted square border within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol137 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.22g, 6mm). Crested Korinthian helmet right / Amphora in dotted square border within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol123 viewslate 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.21g, 5mm). Crested Korinthian helmet right / Amphora in linear square border within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol96 viewsca 450 BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.13g, 4h). Corinthian helmet left / Two amphorae in linear square. Unpublished in the standard references, but cf. CNG 78, lot 304 for a similar coin with a kerykeion in place of one amphora. Good VF, find patina, slightly porous.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol111 viewsca 450 BC. AR Hemiobol (6mm, 0.18g, 7h). Corinthian helmet right / Amphora within rectangular border. VF, light porosity.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol208 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol or Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.17g, 2h). Helmet left / Amphora within linear square. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, toned. Very rare.

Varieties of this type have appeared at auction recently, and have been tentatively attributed to Neandria in Troas, where an early fraction featured a helmet on the obverse. While an attribution to a mint in that region is reasonable, Neandria is probably not correct, as its early fractions consistently feature a ram or barley grain on the reverse, which were emblematic of the city. At the same time, the nearby city of Larissa consistently featured an amphora on the reverse of nearly all of its coinage, which would make it a more likely candidate.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol160 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.32g, 6mm). Crested Korinthian helmet right / Amphora in dotted square border within incuse square. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol86 viewsmid-5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.34g, 8mm). Helmet left, wheel / Amphora within pelleted border, all within incuse square. gVF. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol17 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.20g, 7mm). Corinthian helmet right / Amphora within wreath. F.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol26 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (or Tetartemorion?) (0.17g, 7mm). Crested Corinthian helmet left / Amphora and kerykeion; uncertain object (or letter) between; all within linear square border within incuse circle. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 1237 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.4g, 6mm). Head right, with short hair, wearing Corinthian helmet / Star of four rays, four pellets between rays, all within incuse square. Extremely rare, gVF.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 1151 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.35g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Star of four rays; pellets between rays; all within beaded square border within incuse square. Near EF, lightly toned, surfaces a bit granular. Rare.

This type is missing from the the major published collections but appears on the market from time to time. Changes in style indicate they must have been struck over a considerable time. This earlier issue appears less frequently than the later style coins.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 2268 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.55g). Head right, wearing helmet (?) / 8-ray star. Toned, VF. Extremely rare, unpublished? Possibly belonging in Troas, Kolone?
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 2241 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.40g). Head right, with short hair, wearing Corinthian helmet / Star of eight long rays in incuse square. VF, minor porosity. Extremely rare.

In the Gorny sale, the head on the obverse is identified as Athena, but the clearly short hair makes such a determination unlikely. Nevertheless, the style and fabric of this coin suggests a mint in northwest Asia Minor, perhaps Ionia.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 2125 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.39g, 7mm). Head right, with short hair, wearing Korinthian helmet / Star of four rays, four pellets between rays, all within incuse square. Extremely rare, VF.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 2127 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.36g, 8mm). Head right, with short hair, wearing Korinthian helmet / Star of four rays, four pellets between rays, all within incuse square. VF. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 2111 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6mm, 0.29g). Head of Athena right, wearing Korinthian helmet / Star of eight long rays in incuse square. VF. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 2101 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.40g). Helmeted head of Athena left / Star of eight rays within incuse square. aVF. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 3306 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.26g). Head Athena in Corinthian helmet right / Star of four rays, four pellets between rays. Very rare. Good very fine.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 3245 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.3g, 7mm). Helmeted head of Athena right / Star of four rays, four pellets between rays. Extremely rare, gVF.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Hemiobol 3115 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.28g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Star of four rays; pellets between rays; all within circular incuse. VF, toned. Scarce.

Types of this and the previous lot (CNG Elec. Auc. 287 Lot 217) are missing from the the major published collections but appear on the market from time to time. Changes in style indicate they must have been struck over a considerable time.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Tetartemorion124 viewsUncertain (Abydos?). 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.1g, 5mm). Eagle standing left / Stellate pattern within incuse square. VF. Apparently unpublished.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Tetartemorion134 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.1g, 6mm). Eagle standing left / Stellate pattern within incuse square. gVF.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Tetartemorion93 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.11g, 6mm). Eagle standing left / Stellate pattern with incuse square. VF. Rare. Ex CNG E-Auc. 334, lot 156.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Tetartemorion92 viewsMid-late 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.15g). Forepart of Pegasos left / Stellate pattern within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Star - Tetartemorion84 viewsMid to Late 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (5mm, 0.17g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Stellate pattern within incuse square. Near VF, some porosity. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Hemiobol396 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.28g, 6.5mm). Eagle standing left / Four-spoked wheel. Extremely rare. Nice very fine.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Hemiobol271 viewsca 500-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (5mm, 0.28g). Eagle in flight / Wheel. Apparently unpublished. Fine, porous.1 comments
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Obol91 viewsca 500-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.45g, 6mm). Eagle in flight / Wheel within incuse circle. gVF.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Tetartemorion458 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.14g). Head of eagle left / Four-spoked wheel in deep incuse circle. VF. Very rare. Mueller Coll.1 comments
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Tetartemorion152 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.2g, 5mm). Head of eagle left / Four-spoked wheel in incuse square. Extremely rare.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Tetartemorion130 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (5mm, 0.20g). Head of eagle left / Four-spoked wheel within circular incuse. Unpublished in the standard references. gVF, toned. Rare.

Although attributed to Magnesia in previous auction appearances, the known types (head of eagle / wheel) are not specific enough to assert such an attribution.
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Tetartemorion114 views5th-4th centuries BC. AR Tetartemorion (5.5mm, 0.17g). Head of eagle right; Λ-Y (?) flanking / Wheel with four spokes. Unpublished. VF, lightly toned, rough surfaces.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 1 - Hemiobol131 viewsca 520-480 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.46g). Head of roaring lion right / Symbol within dotted incuse square. VF, porous. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 1 - Hemiobol124 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.4g, 4mm). Head of roaring lion right / Symbol within incuse square. EF.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 1 - Hemiobol101 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.4g). Head of roaring lion left / Symbol within circular incuse. Fine. Rare.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 1 - Hemiobol104 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.39g). Head of lion right and monogram? / Monogram within dotted incuse square. gVF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 1 - Tetartemorion133 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Tetartemorion (5mm, 0.15g). Head of a roaring lion left / Symbol within incuse square. Near VF, porous. Rare.

Both cited examples are larger denominations, presumably obols. The Rosen specimen has the lion’s head facing right, while the obverse of the Kayhan example is largely obliterated.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 2 - Tetartemorion539 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.19g, 5mm) Head of eagle right / circular symbol (wreath or diadem?) or monogram within incuse square.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 2 - Tetartemorion454 views5th cent BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.20g). Head of eagle right / Uncertain symbol or monogram.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 2 - Tetartemorion383 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.23g). Eagle with spread wings and legs / Schematic wreath in incuse square.1 comments
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 2 - Tetartemorion246 viewsearly-mid 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.19g, 5mm, 6h). Head of eagle right / Wreath(?) in incuse square. Near EF, toned, light porosity. Extremely rare.1 comments
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 2 - Tetartemorion140 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.1g). Two confronted bulls' heads / Uncertain symbol or monogram in incuse square. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Obol111 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.53g, 6h). Rider on horseback right / Facing bull’s head; stylized palm frond above. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, porous surfaces, minor deposit on reverse.

Most likely from the Troad region of Asia Minor, based on the types.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Tetartemorion436 views5th century BC. AR 6mm (0.16g). Uncertain design / Head lion left, four pellets above. Inspired by Kyzikos-“Boar & tunny / lion” issues. Unpublished (?). Good very fine.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Tetartemorion46 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.15g, 6mm). Horse’s head facing right / Head of panther or lion facing right in incuse square.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol?122 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Trihemiobol(?) (10mm, 1.13g, 5h). Forepart of Pegasos right / Stylized lion’s head facing, with its mane consisting of snake-like appendages. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, granular surfaces, obverse struck slightly off center. Fascinating reverse type.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol?89 viewsca 5th-4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 1.05g). Forepart of lion left? / Head of lion right, with annulet in open mouth. VF. Very rare. Apparently unpublished in the standard references.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol?101 viewsca 5th-4th century BC. AR Obol (1.19g, 11mm). Head of lion facing / Head of lion right, annulet in open mouth. gVF.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle - Hemiobol233 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.22g). Bee alighting to right / Turtle in incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, light porosity.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle - Hemiobol302 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.26g). Bee alighting to right / Turtle in incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, light porosity.

The bee would seem to point to an attribution to Ephesos, but there is really nothing like it in that series. Silver fractions with turtles have been attributed to various locations from Lesbos to Lycia, and provide no help in identifying this unrecorded type.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle - Hemiobol113 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (?) (5mm, 0.1g). Bee left / Turtle within incuse square. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle - Hemiobol96 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.22g, 7mm). Bee flying right / Tortoise within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle - Tetartemorion229 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.11g, 5mm). Bee or other insect (?) / Turtle. Unpublished (?). Very rare. Good F. (Likely Karian or Ionian)
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle 2 - Hemiobol127 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.32g, 6mm, 10h). Tortoise / Astragalos within incuse square. VF, find patina.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle 2 - Obol99 views5th century BC. AR Obol (0.61g, 8mm). Tortoise / Astragalos within incuse square. VF.
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Uncertain (BC 460-400) Diobol150 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Diobol (1.00g, 12mm). Forepart of horse right; grape bunch to left / Head and forepaws of panther facing within incuse square. gVF. Apparently unpublished.

Based on similar depictions of the reverse, it is quite possible to attribute this type to Methymna (cf. HGC 6, 902).
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