Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Adramytteion (AD 98-192) AE 22743 viewsAntonine Period, 98-192 AD. AE22 (4.05g). AΔPAMY THN[ΩN], head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath / CTPA TΩN ΠEPI A KAI KAΠIΩNA, Demeter seated left on cippus, grain ear and poppy head in right, scepter cradled in left. Very rare. Nice very fine.
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Adramytteion (AD 177-192) AE 32 - Commodus489 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE32 - Medallion (28.05g, 6h). Aelius Reginus, strategus. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Commodus right on horseback, raising hand; to right, soldier, holding shield and vexillum, standing left. Near EF, black-green patina, slight double strike on reverse. Extremely rare.
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Adramytteion (AD 193-211) AE 31 - Septimius Severus606 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE31 (23.94g). [A]VT K[...]PT[...] - CЄOVHPOC ΠЄPT, laureate, drapped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI CTP ΛOVK-IO B [...] / AΔPAMYTH/ΩN, emperor riding horse over bound captive. Brown patina, VF.
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Adramytteion (AD 198-217) AE 34 - Caracalla333 viewsCaracalla, 211-217 AD. AE34 (22.52g). Homonoia with Ephesos. ΑΥΤ[ΟΚΡ Κ]ΑΙ - Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC ΑΥΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CΤΡ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΥ Β ΑΔΑΡΜΥΤΗΝΩΝ Κ ЄΦЄCΙΩΝ / Γ ΝЄΩ/ΚΟΡΩ/Ν / ΟΜΟ/ΝΟΙΑ, Artemis of Ephesos and Zeus of Adramyteion. Green patina, VF.
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Adramytteion (AD 198-217) AE 38 - Caracalla 200 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE38 (25.71g, 12h). Paulos, magistrate. Laureate and draped bust right / Septimius standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar and holding scepter, being crowned by Demeter(?) standing behind him. Fine, dark greenish-brown patina, obverse metal flaws. Rare. Frederick Coll.
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Adramytteion (AD 200-270) AE 1968 views3rd century AD. AE19 (5.10g). ΘHBH, turreted and draped bust of Thebe right / AΔPAMVTHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. aVF.
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Adramytteion (AD 218-222) AE 34 - Elagabalus323 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE34 (23.06g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. Near VF, dark greenish-brown patina, pierced through the center.
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Adramytteion (AD 218-222) AE 37 - Elagabalus92 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE37 (25.90g). AVT K M AVP ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CTPA ΑΙΛ ΚΟΜΦ ΝЄΙΚΙΟV ΑΔΡΑΜVΤΗΝΩΝ, Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. VF.
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Adramytteion (AD 218-225) AE 19 - Julia Maesa162 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE19 (2.67g). IOVΛIA MAICA, draped bust right / AΔΡAMYTHNΩN, Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and thyrsus. Rare. gVF.
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Adramytteion (AD 238-244) AE 26100 viewsTime of Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE26 (7.52g). AΔPAMYTHNΩN, helmeted head of Athena left, wearing helmet and aegis / ЄΠI CT AΓЄCΠЄPOY AΔPAMYTHNΩN, Homonoia standing left, holding cornucopiae and patera. Very rare. Some breaks in patina on edge. VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 18 - Augustus250 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE18 (4.08g). Gessios magistrate. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΥ, laureate head right / ΓΕΣΣΙΟΥ, rider galloping. Rare. Dark green patina. VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus184 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (6.87g, 12h). Laureate and draped bust of Augustus left / Laureate head of Zeus left. VF, green patina. Extremely rare, being the finest of only two known specimens.
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Adramytteion (BC 200-100) AE 14240 views2nd century BC. AE14 (1.62g, 6h). Laureate head of Zeus right / Rider on horseback galloping right. VF, dark green patina, minor roughness, some chipping of the patina around edge. Wagner Coll.
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Adramytteion (BC 200-100) AE 17223 views4th century BC. AE17 (5.39g, 11h). Laureate head of Zeus left / Rider on galloping horse right. VF, dark green, almost black, patina. Alighieri Coll.
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Adramytteion (BC 200-100) AE 18442 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE18 (6.06g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Horseman right, holding labrys; countermark: star with eight rays. VF, dark green patina, partial flat strike. Apparently unpublished. Freedman Coll.
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Adramytteion (BC 200-100) AE 18269 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE18 (5.23g). Laureate head of Zeus left / ΑΔΡΑΜΥ-ΤΗΝΩΝ, rider on horseback galloping right on ear of corn, raising right arm. VF. Rare.
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Adramytteion (BC 200-100) AE 21712 views2nd century BC. AE21 (8.78g). Laureate head of Apollo left, wearing long hair / ΑΔΡΑ-ΜΥ/ΤΗ-ΝΩΝ, cornucopiae between two pilei of the Dioskouroi. Dark green patina, VF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Adramytteion (BC 200-100) AE 21 330 views2nd century BC. AE21 (7.62g). Laureate head of Apollo left, wearing long hair / NIKO ΛO/ XOY and monogram, cornucopiae between two pilei of the Dioskouroi. VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 300-200) AE 14342 views3rd century BC. AE14 (2.66g). Head Athena wearing Attic helmet right / ΑΔΡΑΜΥ-ΤΗΝΩΝ, owl facing with spread wings on thunderbolt. Rare. Very fine.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE509 viewsafter 350 BC. AE (1.21g). Diademed head of young male (Apollo?) right / Owl standing right, head facing, ΑΔΡΑ to right. Dark green patina, VF. Very rare.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 10744 viewsmid 4th cent BC. AE10 (0.89g) Head of Zeus right / Forepart of winged horse right, ΑΔΡΑ above. VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 10522 viewsafter 350 BC. AE10 (0.94g) Laureate head of Zeus right / Forepart of winged horse right, ΑΔΡΑ above. aEF.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 11633 viewsafter 350 BC. AE11 (1.51g). Laureate, three-quarter facing head of Zeus, slightly right / Eagle standing left on pediment. VF, glossy brown patina under light earthen encrustation. Rare.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 12748 viewsafter 350 BC. AE12 (1.72g). Laureate head of Zeus, facing slightly right / ΑΔΡΑ-M-Y, eagle standing left on rock; grain ear before. Good VF, black patina. Rare.

The city is said to have been named after its founder, Adramys (also Adromos, Adromon or Adromus), notable for being a brother of king Kroisos of Lydia.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 12693 views3rd-2nd cent BC. AE12 (1.32g). Laureate head of Zeus right / ΑΔ[ΡΑ-M]-Y, forepart of Pegasos right. Fine olive-green patina, gVF. Scarcer type. Gutknecht coll.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 16655 viewsmid 4th cent BC. AE16 (4.76g) Laureate Head of Zeus right / Forepart of winged horse right, [ΑΔΡΑ] above, grain ear below. good VF.
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 17646 viewsmid 4th century BC. AE17 (4.38g). Laureate Head of Zeus right / Forepart of winged horse right, ΑΔΡΑ above, grain ear below. Dark green patina, VF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
 
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