Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Adramytteion (BC 300-100) AE 84 viewsca 3rd-2nd century BC. AE8 (0.58g). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΑΔΡΑΜΥ, bridled horse galloping right on ground line. Apparently unpublished.Jan 13, 2018
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Tabai (AD 81-96) AE 175 viewsTime of the Domitian, 81-96 AD. AE17 (3.12g, 12h). Orthrios Hieron, Priest. TABHNΩN, turreted head of Tyche right / ΔIA OP IE, garlanded altar surmounted by pilei of the Dioscuri. Rare, VF. Tricarico coll.Jan 13, 2018
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Kidyessos (AD 81-96) AE 23 - Domitian7 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE23 (7.02g, 6h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΑ ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΙΔΥΗΣΣΕΙΣ, laureate head right / ΕΠΙ ΦΛΑΟΥΙΟΥ ΠΕΙΝΑΡΙΟΥ ΑΡXΙΕΡΕΩΣ, Legend in four lines in oak wreath. Rare, VF. Tricarico coll.Jan 13, 2018
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Trapezopolis (AD 69-79) AE 19 - Vespasian4 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE19 (4.46g, 12h). OYEΣΠAΣIANOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head of Vespasian right / TPAΠEZOΠOΛITΩN TI OPONTHΣ, Cybele standing facing, between two lions. VF, extremely rare. Tricarico coll.Jan 13, 2018
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Etenna (AD 244-249) AE 26 - Philip I10 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE26 (8.27g, 1h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Helios advacing left, raising hand and holding torch. Brown patina, scratch on rev., otherwise VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Andeda (AD 198-209) AE 20 - Geta6 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE20 (5.61g, 6h). Bare-headed and draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Perge (AD 193-217) AE 17 - Julia Domna8 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE17 (4.98g, 12h). Draped bust right / Victory advancing left. VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Aspendos (AD 177-192) AE 20 - Commodus5 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE20 (6.86g, 6h). 191-192 AD. Laureate head right / Hermes seated on rock left, holding purse and caduceus. aVF.Jan 06, 2018
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Antandros (AD 79-81) AE 20 - Titus15 viewsTitus, 79-81 AD. AE20 (5.11g, 6h). Laureate head left / Cult-statue of Artemis with supports. Scarce. Green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 69-79) AE 22 - Vespasian7 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE22 (6.78g, 6h). M. Plancius Vars, procos. Laureate head right / Altar. Rare, gF.Jan 06, 2018
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Thyateira (AD 218-222) AE 19 - Elagabalus6 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE19 (4.13g, 6h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Silandos (AD 209-211) AE 24 - Geta5 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE24 (12.93g, 12h). AVK ΠO CЄ ΓЄTAC, laureate head right / CIΛAN[ΔЄΩN], Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and filleted thyrsus; panther at feet. Brown patina, gF.Jan 06, 2018
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Themisonion (AD 244-247) AE 22 - Philip II3 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE22 (4.53g, 6h). M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΘЄMICΩNЄΩN, Demeter standing left, holding grain-ears and sceptre. Extremely Rare, aVF.Jan 06, 2018
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Germe (AD 222-235) AE 18 - Severus Alexander2 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE18 (2.93g, 6h). AΛEΞANΔPOC, laureate head right / ΓEPMHNΩN, Herakles standing right, head left, holding club and lion skin. Green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Konana (AD 117-138) AE 16 - Hadrian3 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE16 (2.22g, 12h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Mên standing left, holding pine-cone and resting on staff. Green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Metropolis (AD 253-260) AE 20 - Valerian I3 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE20 (3.74g, 6h). AIK[…]OYAΛЄPIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MHTPOΠOΛЄITΩN, Ares standing left, holding spear and resting on shield. Rare, green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Sillyon (AD 138-161) AE 16 - Antoninus Pius2 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE16 (4.82g, 12h). […] ANTΩNEINO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CIΛΛYEΩN, Apollo advancing right, playing lyre. Extremely Rare. Green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Side (AD 117-138) AE 13 - Hadrian5 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE13 (2.26g, 6h). Laureate and draped bust right / Artemis standing right, holding arrow and bow. Green patina, VF.Jan 06, 2018
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Miletos (AD 41-54) AE 22 - Claudius I3 viewsClaudius I, 41-54 AD. AE22 (5.875g). ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head right, star of eight rays before / MIΛH-ΣIΩN, male lion walking right on exergue line, head turned back left looking at star of eight rays above. Near black dark patina, scratches, reverse slightly off center, VF. Cannon Coll., ex Beast Coins.Jan 06, 2018
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Akmoneia (AD 253-268) AE 29 - Gallienus9 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE29 (18.42g, 5h). AYT K ΠOY ΛIK ΓAΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust, seen from behind / AKMONЄΩN, Hercules standing right, leaning on club, holding apples of the Hesperides behind back. Green patina, aVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Tabai (AD 253-268) AE 37 - Gallienus8 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE37 / Medallion (16.82g, 6h). Marcus Aurelius Domestikos. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΠΟ ΛΙ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC / B, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΜΑΡ ΑYP ΔΟΜЄCΤΙΧΟΥ / ΤΑΒΗΝΩΝ, Artemis standing right, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver behind her back; to right, goddess Mēn (?) standing left, holding long spear and patera. Extremely rare. gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Prymnessos (AD 253-268) AE 34 - Gallienus14 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE34 (15.19g). AYT KAI Π ΛΙK ΓΑΛΛΗΝΟC /C-ЄB, laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right / ΠΡΥΜΝΗCCЄΩN APX NIΓЄΡ /I IΠΠΙΚΩΤ /B, Dikaiosyne within tetrastyle temple, seated left on throne with a back, holding scales with her extended right hand and poppy with two corn ears in her left. Extremely rare. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Side (AD 253) AE 32 - Aemilian9 viewsAemilian, 253 AD. AE32 (15.98g, 1h). AYTO K MAP AI AIMIΛΙANO ЄYC Є, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CIΔΗΤΩΝ. Athena standing to right, holding thunderbolt and spear coiled with pomegranate; to right palm and shield. Rare. Light brown patina with green highlights. aEF.Jan 04, 2018
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Anazarbos (AD 222-235) AE 32 - Severus Alexander6 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE32 (22.94g, 6h), Dated CY 248 (229-230 AD). AYT K M AY AΛЄΞANΔΡOC, laureate draped and cuirassed bust right seen from behind / ΑΝΑΖΑ ΜΗΤΡΟ ЄΝΔΟΞ ЄΤ HMS Γ Β, Tyche seated left in distyle temple with rounded architrave; river-god Pyramos swimming left below. Very rare. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Eirenopolis (AD 193-211) AE 26 - Septimius Severus7 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE26 (11.41g, 5h). Dated LY 144 (195/6 AD). ΑΥΤ Κ Λ CЄΠ CЄYΗΡΟΝ ΠЄΡ CЄB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΙΡΗΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ЄΤΟΥC ΔMP, diademed female bust to right. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Antiocheia (AD 177-192) AE 18 - Commodus5 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 (4.01g, 7h). M AY ΚΟΜΜΟΔΟC, laureate head right / ANTIOXЄΩΝ, Victory advancing to right, holding wreath with the extended right hand and palm branch with the left. Very rare. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Orthosia (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero & Agrippina II16 viewsNero with Agrippina II, 54-68 AD. AE20 (5.14g, 12h). CЄBACTOC AΓΡΙΠΠ, conjoined draped, bare headed busts of Nero and Agrippina to right / OPΘΟCΙΩΝ, the Dioscouri, flanked by their horses, standing facing, heads turned to each other, holding bows. Very rare. Dark patina. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Tyana (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero14 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE20 (7.57g, 1h), RY IB (66 AD). NЄPΩΝ ΚΑΙCAP, laureate head right / TYANЄΩΝ ЄΤ ΙΒ, Tyche seated on throne to left, holding cornucopia; river god below. Glossy patina, VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Tyana (AD 198-217) AE 29 - Caracalla7 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE29 / Tetrassarion (14.30g, 5h). Dated RY 16 (212/3 AD). A K M AYP ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / ANT KOΛΩNI TYANΩN / ЄT IϚ, Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain ears. Earthern highlights on green patina. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Rhosos (AD 98-117) AE 146 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE14 / Hemiassarion (?) (2.68g, 11h), Dated CY 148 (106/7 AD). ET HMP, bust of Athena to left, wearing Corinthian helmet / PΩCEΩN, pomegranate attached to aphlaston. Very rare. Green patina. gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Bageis (AD 178-182) AE 29 - Crispina5 viewsCrispina, Augusta, 178-182 AD. AE29 / Tetrassarion (15.90g, 6h). Apollodoros, stephanephoros (and hiereus?) for a second time, 178-180 AD. KPICΠЄINA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ЄΠI AΠOΛΛOΔΩ TB CTЄΦ BAΓЄHNΩN, Dionysos, wearing wreath, nude but for his cloak, standing facing, his head turned to left, holding cantharus over panther and long filleted thyrsus. Rare. Greenish-grey patina. gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Aigai (AD 222-235) AE 29 - Severus Alexander12 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE29 / Tetrassarion (18.05g, 6h). Eutyxos, strategos. A K M AYP CЄV AΛЄΞANΔPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ЄΠ CTP ЄYTY-XOYC - ΓA / AIΓAЄΩN, Athena standing left, holding spear leaning against shield with left hand and patera over altar in right. Very rare. gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Amaseia (AD 222-235) AE 33 - Severus Alexander5 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE33 / Tetrassarion (26.38g, 1h). Dated CY 234 (232/3 AD). AΥT K CЄOΥHΡOC AΛЄΞANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / AΔΡ CЄΥ AΛЄ AMAЄIAC MHT / N Π Π / ЄT / CΛΔ, altar with facing eagle atop; above, Helios, holding whip in his left hand and raising his right, driving facing quadriga; to left, tree. Rare with this bust type. Scuff on reverse, otherwise, gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Trapezos (AD 222-235) AE 29 - Severus Alexander9 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE29 (10.73g, 7h). Dated CY 162 (225/6 AD). AYT K CЄOY AΛEΞANΔPO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / TPAΠЄZONTIΩN / ЄT PΞB, Mithras on horseback to right; behind, tree. Even patination. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Tripolis (AD 198-209) AE 26 - Geta7 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE26 (9.32g, 7h). Λ CЄΠ ΓЄTAC KAIC, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Demeter standing left, holding long torch in left hand and corn-ears in right. Very rare. Some adjustment marks, otherwise, gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Tarsos (AD 198-217) Didrachm - Caracalla3 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AR Didrachm (3.97g, 24mm, 6h). 215-217 AD. AV K M AVP CЄOVHP ANTΩNINOC CЄ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TAPCOY MHTPO AMK, Nike advancing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left. Very rare, Prieur cites just one example. Some deposits, otherwise, gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Apollonoshieron (AD 198-217) AE 22 - Caracalla5 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE22 (6.05g, 5h). AV K M AVPH ANTΩNЄI, laureate head right / AΠOΛΛΩNOIЄPIT, Athena (or Roma) standing right, holding spear in right hand and leaning with left on shield. aEF.Jan 04, 2018
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Germanikopolis (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla5 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (13.96g, 7h). ANTΩNINOC CЄBA, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield decorated with head of Medusa / ANTΩNI... CЄBAC ΓЄPMANIKOΠO/ΛITЄ, Caracalla on hoseback to right, holding spear. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Kaisareia (AD 41-55) AE 22 - Britannicus9 viewsBritannicus, 41-55 AD. AE22 (6.51g, 12h). 48 AD. KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP BPITANNIK[OC], bare head of left; behind, countermark of Mount Argaios / KAICAP ET H / OKTAOYIA / ANTWNINA, Octavia and Antonia, both holding corunopiae, clasping hands. Extremely rare. VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Tavion (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla6 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (12.23g, 12h). ANTΩNINO-C AYΓOYC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / TAOYIANΩN, Tyche standing front, her head turned to left, holding cornucopiae with her left hand and rudder with her right. Very rare. aEF.Jan 04, 2018
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Elaia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 158 viewsTime of Augustus (?), 27 BC-14 AD. AE15 (3.02g, 12h). Magistrate Sokrates. E-ΠI / Σ-Ω/K-PA/T-OY, head of Persephone to right / E-ΛAI/T-ΩN, torch; all within wreath. Rare. gVF.Jan 04, 2018
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Apameia (AD 37-41) AE 23 - Caligula & Germanicus4 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD. AE23 / As (6.53g, 11h). C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS PON M TR POT, laureate head of Caligula to left / GERMANICVS CAESAR DEC C I C / AQ PL, bare head of Germanicus to left. Rare. Cleaned, otherwise, VF.Jan 04, 2018
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Syedra (AD 235-238) AE 18 - Maximus4 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE18 (3.09g, 5h). Γ ΙΟΥ ΟΥΗΡ ΜΑΞΙΜΟC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / CYЄΔΡЄΩΝ, Artemis standing right, holding bow with her left hand and drawing an arrow from a quiver over her back with her right; to right, dog jumping to right. Light green patina, EF.Jan 03, 2018
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Antiocheia (AD 222-235) AE 19 - Severus Alexander3 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE19 / Assarion (3.32g, 12h). IMP ALEXANDRVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / COLONIA ANTIOCH, winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae. Dark, glossy patina. EF.Jan 03, 2018
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Nikaia (AD 218-222) AE 25 - Elagabalus5 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE25 / Assarion (5.68g, 7h). • M • AVPH • ANTΩNINOC • AVΓ, laureate head of Elagabalus to right / NIKAIEΩN, Asclepius standing facing, his head turned to left, leaning upon serpent-entwined staff. Very rare. Sharp, nicely patinated. Reverse very slightly double struck, otherwise, EF. Ex Obolos 5 (6/2016), 692.Jan 03, 2018
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Tarsos (AD 198-217) Didrachm - Caracalla4 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AR Didrachm (4.54g, 24mm, 7h). 215-217 AD. AY K M AYP CЄΟYΗΡ ANTΩNINOC, radiate head right / TAPCO-Y MHTPOΠOΛ, Nike walking to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand and palm with the left. Rare. Struck very slightly off center and with a minor die break on the reverse, otherwise, EF. Ex Lanz 161 (12/2015), lot 375 and Lanz 154 (6/2012), lot 388.Jan 03, 2018
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Side (AD 198-217) AE 34 - Caracalla7 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE34 / 4 Assaria (22.54g, 7h). Circa 215/6-217 AD. AY K C M AY CEOYHPOC ANTΩNEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of a bearded Caracalla to right / CΙΔ - Η – ΤΩΝ, on the left, a laureate, bearded and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, supported on a low column; at the center, legionary standard; on the right, the Tyche of Side standing left, turreted, holding cornucopiae in her left hand and raising her right hand in salute. Brown patina. Somewhat rough surfaces and minor flan cracks, otherwise, very fine.

The scene on the reverse must refer to sacrifices made in honor of Caracalla's forthcoming or current campaigns against the Parthians. The emperor's solely military attire on the reverse, as well as the legionary standard make this quite clear.
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Apameia (AD 253-268) AE 35 - Gallienus6 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE35 / 10 Assaria (19.55g 12). Aurelius Hermes, Panegyriarch, leader of the Festival Assembly, 255-258 AD. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛHNOC CЄBAC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠAP AVP ЄPMOY ΠANΓYPIAPX AΠAMЄΩN, Athena seated to left, turning her body to right and blowing two flutes; on the ground to right, leaning against her seat, shield. Very rare. Rough gray-green patina. aEF.Jan 03, 2018
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Amastris (AD 161-180) AE 27 - Marcus Aurelius9 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE27 / Diassarion (15.23g, 6h). ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟC ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to left / ΑΜΑCΤΡΙΑΝΩΝ / ΟΜΗΡΟC, the poet Homer seated to right on a low-backed chair, his head turned back to left; before him to right, Artemis holding torch, her head turned to left; to left, Ares (?), standing left, his head turned back to right. Golden-brown patina. gVF.

Acquired from a collector in southern France in 2012. This coin appeared as Nomos 12, 165, but was doubted by an expert during the viewing. Thus, it was withdrawn for further study. Since then it has been viewed with great care and has been found to be clearly genuine.
Jan 03, 2018
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Tlos (BC 27-AD 14) Drachm - Augustus6 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AR Drachm (3.22g, 18mm, 11h). Lycian League, Tlos and Kragos, 27-20 BC. ΛΥΚΙΩΝ, bare head of Augustus to right / ΤΛΩ / ΚΡ, two three-stringed lyres; between them, vertical winged kerykeion. Very rare (Troxell only knew of two examples with the full name of the Lycians on the obverse). Toned as found but with some striking flatness, gVF.Jan 03, 2018
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Kadoi (AD 198-217) AE 22 - Caracalla5 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE22 / Diassarion (6.48g, 6h). Circa 212-215 AD. Κ Μ Α ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝ, laureate, bearded and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΚΑΔΟ-ΗΝΩΝ, Kybele, turreted and draped, seated to left on bench-like throne; to left, lion. Dark olive-black patina. EF.Jan 03, 2018
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Kyzikos (AD 212-217) AE 335 viewsSole reign of Caracalla, 212-217 AD. AE33 / 4 Assaria (17.10g 7h). ΚΟΡΗ ϹΩΤϵΙΡΑ, draped bust of Kore to right, wearing grain wreath and with her hair tied in a bun at the back / ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΝΙΑΝΩΝ ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ // ΔΙC ΝЄΩΚΟ / ΡΩΝ, Hades, in chariot galloping to right, grasping the struggling Persephone. Very rare. Black patina. Rough surfaces, otherwise, VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Bithynia Uncertain (AD 117-138) AE 33 - Hadrian7 viewsKoinon of Bithynia, Hadrian, 117-138 AD. AE33 / Tetrassarion (25.72g, 6h). AYT KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBA, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right / BЄIΘYNIAC / KOINON, octa¬style temple on a podium and two steps; within the central intercolumniation, pellet; above, in the pediment, male figure (the emperor?) sacrificing over low altar to left, and with a pellet in the pedimental angles to left and right; on the roof, three acroteria: to left, Athena in a chariot to right; to right, Nike in a chariot to right; above, at the center, uncertain figure in a facing chariot. Dark patina. Minor scratch on Hadrian’s neck and slightly porous surfaces, otherwise, gVF.Jan 03, 2018
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Pergamon (AD 161-180) AE 35 - Marcus Aurelius9 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE35 / 4 Assaria (23.34g, 6h). T. Claudius Aristeas, strategos, 169-175 AD. AΥ KAI M AΥΡHΛI ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right / EΠI CTPA T KΛAY APICTEOY PEPΓAMHNΩN / B NEOKOPΩN, Zeus, draped from the waist, seated left on high backed throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and Nike in his right. Rare. Blackish green patina. gVF. M Coll, ex Gorny & Mosch 133 (10/2004), lot 320.Jan 03, 2018
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Selge (AD 138-161) AE 14 - Antoninus Pius6 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE14 (1.65g). Laureate head right / Club. Nice green patina, VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Side (AD 117-138) AE 23 - Hadrian6 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE 23 (9.66g). Laureate and draped bust right / Apollo standing left, holding holding pomegranate and scepter. Rare. Only one specimen in RPC. VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Magnesia (AD 198-217) AE 18 - Caracalla2 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE18 (3.14g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Dionysos standing left, holding cantharos and resting on thyrsos. VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Ephesos (AD 249-251) AE 23 - Trajan Decius4 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE23 (4.50g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / two naked children tossing astragaloi before cult statue of Artemis Ephesia. VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Parion (AD 161-180) AE 19 - Marcus Aurelius4 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE19 (5.10g). Bare-heade and draped bust right / Athena seated, left, feeding serpent in tree from patera, resting arm on throne; to right, owl standing on shield. Extremely rare. Only one specimen cited in RPC. Green patina, VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Pergamon (AD 117-138) AE 22 - Hadrian3 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD, AE22 (4.57g). Laureate bust right with slight drapery / Hermes standing left, holding head of ram and chlamys. Attractive brown-green tone. gVF.Jan 03, 2018
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Kremna (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Julia Mamaea5 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235. AE21 (4.97g). Draped bust right / Venus standing left, head right, at feet left figure (Eros?). Rare. gVF.Jan 03, 2018
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Dioshieron (AD 198-209) AE 16 - Geta5 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE16 (2.71g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Hygieia standing facing to right, feeding serpent out of phiale. Dark green patina, VF. Ex Sternberg sale XIII (1983), 801.Jan 03, 2018
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Mylasa (BC 27-AD 14) AE 23 - Augustus6 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE23 (7.55g). MVΛA - CEN, bareheaded right / PAM / MATEV / ONTOC / VBPE / OV, in five lines, within a laurel wreath. Rare. Dark brown tone, VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Prostanna (AD 138-161) AE 26 - Antoninus Pius7 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE26 (9.09g). Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Dioscuri standing, facing, heads facing each other, each wearing pileus surmounted by star and holding sword and spear; between them above, crescent. Scarse. Bold portrait and lovely green patina, gVF. Clain-Stefanelli coll.Jan 03, 2018
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Attaleia (AD 251-253) AE 26 - Trebonianus Gallus3 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE26 (9.63g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; below, eagle standing facing with spread wings / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Brown-green patina, VF/aVF.Jan 03, 2018
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Kaisareia (AD 112) AE 176 viewsCivic Issue, struck under Trajan, 98-117. AE17 (2.90g, 12h). Struck 112 AD. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / ЄT-IЄ, pyramid. VF. Scarce.Jan 03, 2018
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Bageis (AD 0-100) AE 166 viewsImperial Times, 1st century AD. AE16 (3.47g, 7h). KAICAPЄΩN, bust of Men wearing Phrygian cap on a crescent / BAΓHNΩN, bull left. VF. Rare.Jan 03, 2018
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Parion (AD 238-244) AE 22 - Gordian III4 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE22 (5.97g, 7h). M ANT GO-RDIANVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / C G I H PA // R, the Capitoline wolf right suckling twins, Romulus and Remus. gF, green patina, pebbly texture, some wear-contrast on high points, particularly on reverse; casting void or dig 11:00 reverse.Jan 03, 2018
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Nikopolis (AD 161-169) AE 25 - Lucius Verus4 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE25 (10.52g, 11h). ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤωΡ ΟΥΗΡΟС СЄΒ, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΝЄΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤωΝ, Zeus Nicephorus seated left; ЄΤ ϞΑ (date) in exergue. Near EF, high relief, some roughness. Rare.Jan 03, 2018
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Smyrna (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus3 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (9.62g, 6h). M. Aurelius Philetus Hippicus, strategus. AVT K [ΠOΛIKIN] ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / CMVPNAIΩN•Γ NEΩKOPΩN•, Roma seated left, holding temple and resting on spear, shield set on ground below; ΦI ΛH in upper left field; TOV•IΠ downwards in right field, EΠ•C upwards in lower left field, ΠIKOV in exergue. VF.Jan 03, 2018
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Pergamon (AD 244-249) AE 45 - Philip I2 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE45 / Medallion (50.03g, 5h). AVTK M IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠOC AVΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Emperor standing facing, head left holding branch(?), eagle standing below; flanked by Cybele on left and Victory crowning him on right. gVF.Jan 02, 2018
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Komama (AD 238-244) AE 19 - Gordian III4 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE19 (4.61g, 6h). [I]MP CA [M] ANT O[C]RDIANO, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL COMAMEN, veiled female deity standing facing, head right, holding patera. VF. Some encrustations.Jan 02, 2018
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Choma (AD 238-244) AE 26 - Gordian III3 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AE26 (9.59g, 12h). AV K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CЄB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / X[ω]MATЄITωN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder set on globe and cornucopiae. VF. Very Rare.Jan 02, 2018
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Nikaia (AD 235-238) AE 24 - Maximus3 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE24 (8.28g, 1h). ΓIOVOVH M[AΞIMOCK], bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark, laureate head right within incuse oval / NIKAIE[ΩN], Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. gF. Very Rare.Jan 02, 2018
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Pessinos (AD 209-211) AE 33 - Geta3 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE33 (17.38g, 8h). AVT K Π CEΠ ΓETAC AVΓO, laureate head right / ΠECCINOVNTIΩN, Athena seated left, feeding serpent from patera and holding sceptre. gVF.Jan 02, 2018
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Pessinos (AD 209-211) AE 32 - Geta3 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE32 (16.80g, 12h). AVT K Π C ΓETAC AVΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠECCINOVNTIΩN, Juno standing left, holding patera and sceptre. EF, well centred. Extremely Rare.Jan 02, 2018
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Timbriada (AD 193-217) AE 23 - Julia Domna6 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE23 (5.76g, 6h). ΙΟΥΛ ΔΟΜΝΑ CΕΒ, draped bust right / ΤΙΜΒΡΙΑΝUΝ ΑΡΧ ΜΜΟΜΙ (sic), Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. VF.

Unpublished in the standard references including: H. von Aulock, Münzen und Städte Pisidiens (2 Vols, Tübingen, 1977) and K. Kraft, Das System Der kaiserzeitlichen Münzprägung in Kleinasien (Berlin, 1972). Though spelled Timbrianun (sic) on the reverse of this coin, this can only be the mint of Timbriada, Pisidia. The archon MMOMI is also unrecorded in the standard literature.
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Perge (AD 161-180) AE 13 - Marcus Aurelius3 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE13 (2.84g, 7h). AVT K[AI] ANTΩNI, laureate head right / ΠEPΓ[AIΩN], cult statue of Artemis Pergaia facing within distyle temple. VF. Very Rare.Jan 02, 2018
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Hierapolis (AD 244-249) AE 33 - Philip I3 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD, AE33 (18.08g). Homonoia with Sardeis. AVT K M IOV ΦIΛIΠΠOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IEPAΠOΛEITΩN KE CAPΔIANΩN NEOKOPΩN OMONOIA, Apollo Kitharoedos of Hierapolis standing right before cult-statue of Artemis Ephesia standing left. VF, attractive patina.Jan 02, 2018
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Ankyra (AD 193-217) AE 23 - Julia Domna4 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE23 (9.05g). IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CEBACT, draped bust right / ANKYPA[C MHTP], Tyche standing facing, holding rudder and cornucopiae. aVF.Jan 02, 2018
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Sardeis (AD 193-195) AE 24 - Clodius Albinus4 viewsClodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195 AD. AE24 (8.10g, 7h). [KΛΩ CЄΠTI] AΛ[BЄINOC KAICAP], bare head right / [CAP]ΔIANΩN ΔIC [NЄΩKOPΩN], Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. aVF.Jan 02, 2018
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Kyzikos (AD 147-175) AE 26 - Faustina II4 viewsFaustina II, Augusta, 147-175 AD. AE26 (11.34g, 6h). ΦΑVСΤЄΙΝΑ СЄΒΑСΤΗ, draped bust right / ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝЄΟΚΟΡΩΝ, Demeter advancing right, holding torch in each hand. aVF.Jan 02, 2018
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Attaleia (AD 98-117) AE 20 - Trajan4 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE20 (5.34g, 6h). Α Κ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΠΑΡΘΙΚΟС, laureate and draped bust right / ΑΤΤΑΛΕωΝ, helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis. aVF.Jan 02, 2018
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Ankyra (AD 198-217) AE 19 - Caracalla13 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE19 / Hemiassarion (4.96g, 7h). ANTΩNЄINOC AYΓOYCTOC•, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / M HT POΠ ANKYPAC••, garlanded altar with flames atop. Very rare. Minor flan faults, gVF.Jan 01, 2018
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Koinon of Galatia (AD 54-68) AE 22 - Nero13 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE22 / Assarion (6.44g, 1h). Circa 62-65 AD. NEPΩNOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head left / TO KOINON ΓAΛATΩN, tetrastyle temple set on four-tiered base. Green patina, VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Epiphaneia (AD 14-37) AE 24 - Tiberius7 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE24 / Assarion (10.60g,1h), Dated CY 99 (31/2 AD). TIBEPIOY KAIΣAPOY ΣEBAΣTOY, laureate head left / [E]ΠIΦANE[ΩN] / ΘϘ, Tyche standing facing, head to left, holding cornucopiae with her left hand and rudder with her right. Rare. Minor cleaning scratches, VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Antiocheia (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus13 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 / Assarion (5.11g, 6h). ANTONINVS COMMODVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, seen from behind / COLONIAE ANTIOCH, Mên standing facing with left foot set on bucranium, head to right, wearing Phrygian cap, holding long scepter with his right hand and Victory in his left; behind his shoulders, crescent; to left, rooster. gVF.Jan 01, 2018
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Side (AD 225-227) AE 32 - Orbiana7 viewsOrbiana, Augusta, 225-227 AD. AE32 / Tetrassarion (18.02g, 12h). ΓN CЄI [CAΛΛ•BAPB] OPBIANHC CЄB, draped bust of Orbiana to right / CIΔHTΩN, Athena standing facing, head to right, holding thunderbolt in her left hand and spear with her right; to left, shield. Very fine.Jan 01, 2018
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Perge (AD 251) AE 22 - Herennius Etruscus7 viewsHerennius Etruscus, 251 AD. AE22 / Diassarion (6.22g, 1h). Γ•M•K•ЄPЄN•ΔЄKION•K•CЄB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind; below, globe / ΠЄPΓAIΩN, three-legged chest with folding doors, with three purses upon it. Very rare. Attractive earthen highlights. Minor porosity, VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Synnada (AD 238-244) AE 28 - Gordian III9 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE28 / Tetrassarion (9.16g, 6h). ΑΥΤ•Κ•Μ•ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΔΩΡΙЄΩΝ ΙΩΝΩΝ / ϹΥΝΝΑΔ/ЄΩΝ, distyle temple enclosing shield between two branches. aVF.

The reverse boasts the Dorian and Ionian descent of the city.
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Synnada (AD 193-235) AE 186 viewsSeveran Times, 193-235 AD. AE18 / Hemiassarion (3.60g, 6h). ΘYNNAPOC Draped bust of Thynnaros to right / CYNNAΔEΩN, Isis standing facing, head to left and wearing lotus, holding sistrum in her right hand and situla with her left. Very rare. Very fine.

Thynnaros was one of the mythological founders of Synnada, the other being Akamas.
Jan 01, 2018
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Philomelion (AD 209-211) AE 22 - Geta7 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE22 / Assarion (5.21g, 6h). Claudius Traianus, magistrate. Λ Π ΓЄTAC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ЄΠI KΛ TPAIA ΦIΛΩM[...], Tyche, wearing kalathos, standing front, head to left, holding rudder with her right hand and cornopiae with her left. Some deposits, VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Philomelion (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla8 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 / Assarion (4.80g, 6h). Adrianos, magistrate. ANTωNЄINOC ΠЄ AY, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ЄΠI AΔPIANO ΦΙΛOMHΛ, Dionysos standing facing, head to left, holding Kantharos in his right hand and thyrsos with his left; to left at feet, panther. VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Laodikeia (AD 54-68) AE247 viewsTime of Nero, 54-68 AD. AE24 (9.95g, 12h). Ioulios Andronikos, circa 62 AD. ΔHMOΣ ΛAOΔIKEΩN, laureate head of Demos to right / IOYΛIOΣ / ANΔPONIKOΣ – EYEPΓETHΣ, Zeus Laodiceus standing front, head to left, holding eagle in his right hand and scepter with his left. Attractive dark patina. Minor areas of flatness, gVF.Jan 01, 2018
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Iulia (AD 253) AE 32 - Aemilian8 viewsAemilian, 253 AD. AE32 / Pentassarion (15.51g, 6h), Philoteimos, archon for the second time. ΑΥΤ•Κ•Μ•ΑΙΜ•ΑΙΜΙΛΙΑ/ΝΟΝ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΑΡΧ•Τϕ•ΦΙΛΟΤЄΙΜΩ / ΙΟΥΛΙЄΩΝ, Mên, wearing Phrygian cap, standing in distyle temple, crescent behind, holding patera in his right hand and long scepter with his left, his right foot set on head of a bull. Very rare. Flan flaw on the reverse, gVF.Jan 01, 2018
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Hierapolis (AD 138-161) AE 29 - Antoninus Pius7 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE29 / Tetrassarion (17.85g, 9h). AY K AIΛ AΔPIA ANTΩЄINOC, laureate head right / IЄPAΠΟΛЄITΩN, the Abduction of Persphone: Hades, with billowing chlamys, in quadriga left, holding scepter in his right hand and carrying away Persephone. Minor roughness below earthen deposits, VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Dorylaion (AD 244-249) AE 38 - Philip I9 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE38 / Medallion (33.24g, 6h), Timaios, archon. M IOYΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC AYΓ, laureate and cuirassed bust right, gorgoneion on breastplate / EΠI TIMAIOY APX ΔOPYΛAE/ΩN, Philip I on horseback left, raising his right hand in salute. Extremely rare. Flan crack and with some corrosion, gVF.Jan 01, 2018
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Kidyessos (AD 244-249) AE 36 - Philip I & Philip II10 viewsPhilip I, with Philip II, 244-249 AD. AE36 / Hexassarion (15.13g, 6h), Aurelios Markos, first archont for the second time, 247-249 AD. AYT K M IOY ΦIΛIΠΠOI CЄB, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I, on left and seen from behind, facing laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II, on right / ЄΠI AYP MAPKOY APX ΠP / TO / B / KIΔYHCCЄ/ΩN, Mên, on left and wearing Phrygican cap, standing right and holding scepter with his right hand, facing Zeus, on right, seated left on throne and holding scepter with his left hand and patera in his right; between them, flaming altar. Very rare. Earthen deposits. Minor porosity, aVF.Jan 01, 2018
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Kibyra (AD 238-244) AE 30 - Gordian III5 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE30 / Tetrassarion (8.95g, 7h). ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΚΑΙϹΑΡЄΩΝ ΚΙΒΥΡΑΤΩΝ, Artemis standing right, holding bow in her left hand and drawing arrow from quiver with her right. VF.Jan 01, 2018
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Apameia (AD 241-244) AE 29 - Tranquillina7 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE29 / Tetrassarion (10.35g, 6h). Bacchios Kallikleos, panegyriarchos. ΦOY•CA• TPANKYΛIN/AN, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ΠA•BAKXIOY AΠAMЄΩN, Roma-Athena standing facing, head to left, holding patera in her right hand and spear with her left. Extremely rare. Somewhat porous, VF.

A panegyriarchos was the head of a festival assembly. It is a rare title on coins and only occurs as such at Apameia.
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