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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Apameia (AD 198-217) AE 26 - Caracalla244 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE26 (6.76g). Cuirassed and laureate bust right, AVT K MAV ANTΩΝINΩC / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, EΠI - A-M-CEV-T-B - AΠAMEΩΝ. Rough, very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Teos (BC 470-449) Stater346 viewsca 470-449 BC. AR Stater (11.84g). Griffin seated right on ground line, left foreleg raised, duck to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Choice very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Philadelphia (AD 37-41) AE 18 - Caligula362 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD, and Artemon Hermogenous. AE18 (4.14g). Laureate head right, ΓΑΙΟC KAICAP ΓΕΡΜΑΝΙKOC / Panther right, head turned back and holding thyrsus, APTEMWN EPMOΓENOYC NEOKAICAPEWN. About very fine. Jan 02, 2005
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Philadelphia (AD 81-96) AE 17 - Domitian278 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE17.40 (3.12 g). Laureate head right, ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP / Female cult statue, EΠΙ ΛΑΓΕTA ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕWN. Attractive very fine. Jan 02, 2005
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Aspendos (AD 98-117) AE 20 - Trajan386 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE19.53 (4.50g). Laureate head right, TPAIANOC KAICAP / Two cult statues, ACΠΕΝ/ ΔΙΩΝ. Good very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Rhodes (AD 138-161) AE 19 - Antoninus Pius282 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE19 (3.73 g). Laureate head right, ANTΩΝΙΝOC KAICAP / radiate and draped head Helios right, POΔΙΩN. Very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Komama (BC 100-0) AE 14216 views1st century BC. AE14 (2.93g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Lion standing left, KO in exergue. Choice very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Halikarnassos (BC 420-350) Persic Hemiobol373 viewsFirst half of 4th cent BC. AR Persic Hemiobol (0.31g, 7mm). Young male head right, Carian inscription / Head of ram right. Good VF.Jan 02, 2005
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Tarsos (BC 379-374) Obol - Pharnabazos221 viewsPharnabazos, 379-374 BC. AR Obol (0.77g, 10mm). Baaltars seated left, holding scepter / Bearded warrior bust left, wearing Athenian helmet. Nice very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Tarsos (BC 378-372) Obol - Datames298 viewsDatames, 378-372 BC. AR Obol (0.71g, 10mm). Bust of female, wearing earring and necklace right / Bearded warrior bust right, wearing Athenian helmet. Faint cleaning scratches, very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Termessos (AD 250) AE 30312 viewsca mid-3rd century AD. AE30 (12.38g). Bearded bust Zeus right, TEPMHCEΩN AVTONOMΩN Θ / Tyche standing facing head left holding rudder and cornucopiae, ΤΩΝΜ-ΕΙΖΟΝΩΝ. No patina, porous, very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Rhodes (BC 125-88) Drachm318 viewsca 125-88 BC. AR Drachm (2.54g, 16mm). Radiate head Helios right / Rose with bud to right, P-O, ΦΙΛΟ[...]TPAΣ. Very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Kyzikos (BC 200-100) AE 27356 views2nd cent BC. AE27 (6.12g). Bull butting right on ground line, within dotted circle / KYZI/KHNΩΝ, Flaming torch, monogram below. Nice very fine. Jan 02, 2005
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Elaia (AD 180-196) AE 19 - Commodus357 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.Jan 02, 2005
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Aigeai (AD 230/31) AE 24 - Alexander Severus1458 viewsAlexander Severus, 222-235 AD. AE 23.72 (11.93 g). Year 277 = 230/31. Draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right, I K CE AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ / Athena Nicophorus with spear and shield holding Nike in right hand; deer in left field, AIΓΕAIΩΝ EΜΠΘ/ ET/ ZOC. Rare. Good very fine.2 commentsJan 02, 2005
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Perge (AD 218-222) AE 24 - Elagabalus234 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE 24.39 (6.84 g). Cuirassed, draped and radiate bust right, AVK M AV ANTΩNINOC / Artemis standing to front rests on long torch. Very fine.Jan 02, 2005
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Side (AD 81-96) AE 17 - Domitian270 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE17 (2.86g). Laureate head right, ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟC ΚΑΙCAP / Athena advancing left, with spear and pomegranate; on shoulder, shield; at feet, snake, CIΔHTωN. Very fine. Jan 02, 2005
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Uncertain Satrap (BC 4th cent) - Persian King209 viewsca 4th cent BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.25g). Persian king in kneeling-running stance right, holding dagger and bow / Head of Great King right, wearing crown and sakkos. Toned, VF. Extremely rare! Dec 31, 2004
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Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Hemitetartemorion427 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemitetartemorion (0.06g). Head of Aphrodite left in dotted circle / Head of Apollo left in linear circle. [reversed on pic] VF. Unique?Dec 31, 2004
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Uncertain Satrap (BC 4th cent) - Artemis?205 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.21g). Persian king in kneeling-running stance right, holding dagger and bow / Female head left. Unpublished. Toned, good VF.Dec 31, 2004
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Nagidos (BC 410-360) Tetartemorion271 viewsbefore 360 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.23g). Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound in sphendone / Torso with phallus, Ν−ΑΓ−Ι. Lightly toned, good VF. Very rare. Dec 31, 2004
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Mallos (BC 425-385) Tetartemorion443 viewsca 425-385 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.20g). Swan left / Head of man-headed bull right. Toned, good VF. Rare.Dec 31, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 390-340) Tetradrachm781 viewsca 390-340 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.16g). Head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sphendone covered with a veil, two grain ears in hair / Head of lion left, mouth open with tongue protruding, tunny fish below; stag's head behind. Lightly toned, near EF, surfaces slightly grainy, well centered and quite attractive. Apparently unrecorded with this symbol.Dec 31, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 160-150) Tetradrachm647 viewsca 160-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.91g, 0h). Laureate bust of Kore Soteira / ΚΥZΙ - ΚΗΝΩΝ within wreath, monograms above and below. Very rare. Fine style, lightly toned, EF example. Ex Hirsch, Auc. 71 (3/1971, Munchen), lot 183; ex Bank Leu AG, Auc. 2 (4/1972, Zurich), lot 228; ex Bank Leu AG, Auc 33 (5/1983, Zurich), lot 360.Dec 31, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol1065 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.04g). Forepart of boar left, tunny fish behind / Head of roaring lion left.Dec 31, 2004
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Uncertain (BC 530-480) Trihemiobol888 viewsca 530-500 BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.18g). Tunny fish right / Irregular incuse. Ex Rosen Coll.1 commentsDec 31, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 520-480) Hemiobol573 viewsca 530-500 BC. AR Obol (0.68g, 10mm, 12h). Dolphin over tunny fish swimming left / Quadripartite incuse square. Extremely rare. VF.Dec 31, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 500-450) Hemiobol776 viewsca 550-530 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.46g). Head of bear left, holding tunny fish in mouth / Quadripartite incuse square ("mill-sail" pattern). Extremely rare. EF.1 commentsDec 31, 2004
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Kaisareia (AD 193-194) Denarius - Pescennius Niger1946 viewsPescennius Niger, 193-194 AD. AR Denarius (2.82 gm). Caesarea mint. IMP CAES C PESC NIGER IVST AVG, laureate head right / SALVTI AVG, Salus standing facing before lighted altar, head right, holding serpent in her arms and feeding it from a patera. Toned, good VF, minor porosity.Dec 28, 2004
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Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I596 viewsca 365-322 BC, in name of Satrap Ariarathes I of Cappadocia. AR Drachm (5.28g). Head of nymph Sinope left, hair in sphendone, aplustre in front, Aramaic letters ('m) behind / Aramaic legend (Arydrt), dolphin and sea-eagle left. Deep cut, toned very fine.Dec 28, 2004
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(BC 116-101) Ariarathes VII - Tetradrachm887 viewsAriarathes VII Philometoros, 116-101 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.58g), struck ca 116 BC in Eusebeia Tyana. Diademed head right / Athena standing left, holding spear in left hand, which rests on round shield adorned with gorgoneion; on her right hand, Nike crowns the epithet Philometor with wreath; O - Λ; all within olive wreath. Extremely rare. Extremely fine.Dec 28, 2004
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(BC 220-163) Ariarathes IV - Drachm697 viewsAriarathes IV, Eusebes, 220-163 BC. AR Drachm (3.82g). Diademed head right / Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear, and shield; monograms to left and below, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ - ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥΣ. Toned, about EF.Dec 28, 2004
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(BC 101-87) Ariarathes IX - Tetradrachm718 viewsAriarathes IX, Eusebes Philopator, 101-87 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.24g). Dated Year 2 (100/99 BC). Diademed head right / Athena standing left, holding Nike, spear, and shield; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ, B (date) in exergue. Good VF, toned, small area of flatness on the obverse. Very rare. Drewry Coll.; ex CNG 54 (6/2000), lot 760.Dec 28, 2004
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Miletos (BC 550-525) Stater506 viewsca mid-6th century BC. AR Stater (11.82g) Forepart of lion left, head turned right / Irregular incuse square.Dec 28, 2004
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Erythrai (BC 440-400) Trihemiobol225 views5th cent BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.12g). Pegasos flying right, pilos to left, A below / Stellate flower with 12 petals, Ε-Ρ-Υ-[Θ], within shallow incuse square.Dec 28, 2004
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Neokaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 31 - Gordianus III434 viewsGordianus III, 238-244. AE31 (15.22g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝ, Prize-urn with two branches, ΚΟΙΝ ΠΟ ΝΤΟΜΗ ΝΕΟΚΑΙ ΕΤΡΟ. Very fine. Apparently unpublished. Dec 28, 2004
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Kolophon (BC 525-500) Tetartemorion1059 viewslate 6th cent BC. AR Persic Tetartemorion (0.19g). Archaic style head of Apollo left / Rough incuse square. Good VF.Dec 27, 2004
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Kolophon (BC 450-410) Tetartemorion370 viewsLate fifth century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.33g). Laureate head Apollo right / TE symbol or mark of value, corn grain to left. Very fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Ephesos (BC 500-420) 1/24286 viewsca 500-420 BC. AR Milesian 1/64th or Persic 1/48 Stater (0.17g). Bee within dotted border / Head of eagle right, ΕΦ above. Lightly toned, Good VF.Dec 27, 2004
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Magnesia (BC 450-400) Tetartemorion406 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Attic Tetartemorion (0.13g). Head of Apollo right / Grain of corn, MAΓ above, Maeander pattern below. Toned VF. Dec 27, 2004
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Rhodes (BC 304-275) Didrachm321 viewsca 304-275 BC. AR Didrachm (6.64g). Head of Helios facing slightly to right / Rose, grape bunch to left, bud to right, E-Y. Nice VF.Dec 27, 2004
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Mopsos (AD 138-161) Tetradrachm - Antoninus Pius256 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Tetradrachm (13.25g). Bareheaded and draped bust right, seen from behind / Eagle standing left, head turned right; flaming altar between legs. A bit over-cleaned, very rare. Nice F.Dec 27, 2004
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 26 - Severus Alexander532 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE26 (12.49g), dated RY 6 (227 AD). Cuirassed, draped and laureate bust right, ΑΥ K CEOVΗΡ ΑΛΕIΞΑΝΔΡΟC, Mount Argeus with wreath, ET S - MHTPO KAICAPI. Very fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla1071 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (5.83g). Laureate and draped bust right / Horse grazing right on ground line. Dark patina, good fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Memnon (BC 350-340) AE 13273 viewsMemnon of Rhodes?, Ephesos?, ca 350-340 BC. AE13 (1.88g). Persian king kneeling right, holding bow and spear, BA behind; countermark: star / Incuse relief map of the hinterland of Ephesos(?). Possibly overstruck. Glossy brown-black patina, VF.Dec 27, 2004
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Lykia Uncertain (BC 450-400) Obol262 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Obol (0.63g). Winged horse right (Pegasos?) / Protome of lion skin, in dotted square border, within deep incuse square. Very fine. Unpublished?Dec 27, 2004
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Mysia Uncertain (BC 500-400) Hemiobol?690 viewsca 5th cent. BC. AR Hemiobol? (0.24g). Bearded male head (Attis?) right, wearing Phrygian hat? / Quadripartite incuse square. Hornsilver. Very fine. Unpublished? Mysian?Dec 27, 2004
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Kyme (BC 400-350) Tetartemorion280 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.20g). Forepart of horse left / Stellate floral pattern with 8 petals. Very fine. Unpublished?Dec 27, 2004
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Tarsos (AD 222-235) AE 37 - Severus Alexander232 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE37 (20.54g). Draped and laureate bust right / Helmeted Athena standing left, holding shield and patera, altar above. Apparently unpublished. Good fine. Dec 27, 2004
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Kebren (BC 520-480) Obol428 viewsca 500 BC. AR Obol (0.52g). Head of ram left / Incuse with striations. Porous, very fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Myndos (BC 200-0) Drachm250 views1st century BC. AR Drachm (3.29g). Theainetos, magistrate. Wreathed head of Zeus - Serapis right, wearing the atef crown / Headdress of Isis, Μ-ΥΝΔΙΩΝ to left, ΘEΑΙΝΕΤΟΣ to right, corn ears and thunderbolt below. Good very fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Teos (BC 475-450) Tetartemorion232 viewsca 530-500 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.16g). Forepart of griffin right, forepaw raised / Quadripartite incuse square. Apparently unpublished. Good very fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Teos (BC 320- 294) Diobol251 viewsca 320- 294 BC. AR Diobol (0.97g), reduced Rhodian standard. Griffin seated right, left forepaw raised / Chelys, THI above, MΕΝΤΩ[P] (magistrate) to right. Lightly toned, extremely fine. Dec 27, 2004
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Laranda (BC 400-330) Obol389 viewsca 4th cent BC. AR Obol (0.50g). Bearded head right (Baaltars?) / Forepart of wolf right, crescent or Λ above. Very fine.Dec 27, 2004
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Phokaia (BC 477-388) B90 - EL 1/6 Stater601 views477-388 BC. EL Hekte (2.55g). Female head left, hair in sakkos / Quadripartite incuse square. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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Anazarbos (AD 222-235) AE 33 - Severus Alexander215 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE33 (22.20g). Anazarbos. Draped bust R, ΑVT K MA C AΛΕΞΑΝΡΟ[C]. / Jupiter seated L, holding sceptre and Victory, ANA ENΔΟΞ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ/ Γ/ ET/ HM/ C. Very fine. Dec 26, 2004
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Aigeai (BC 130-77) AE 19309 viewsca 130-77 BC. AE19 (4.13g). Head Athena left / Goat left. Red patina, very fine. Dec 26, 2004
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Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Hemidrachm - Vespasian736 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.77g). Laureate head right, AYTOKP CAP OYECΠΑCIANOC CEBA, Nike advancing right, holding wreath. Very fine. Dec 26, 2004
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Kyme (BC 460-400) Hemiobol639 views5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.47g). Head of eagle left, K below beak / Quadripartite incuse square ("mill-sail" pattern). Very fine. Dec 26, 2004
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Halikarnassos (BC 420-350) Persic Tetartemorion213 viewsca 450-350 BC. AR Persic Tetartemorion (0.20g). Head of ram right / Roaring head of lion right. Nice VF.Dec 26, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol259 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Persic Hemiobol (0.42g). Confronted foreparts of two bulls / Forepart of bull left; traces of a Carian inscription? Good VF.Dec 26, 2004
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Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 16363 viewsca 2nd cent AD. AE16 (1.63g). Armored bust of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Telesphoros standing facing, ΕΛΑΙ-ΤΩΝ. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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Amastris (AD 176) AE 23 - Faustina II557 viewsFaustina II, ca 176 AD. AE23 (7.47g). Diademed head Faustina right / Victory standing left, holding scepter. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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Rhodes (BC 188-84) Diobol223 viewsca 188-84 BC. AR Diobol (0.93g). Radiate head of Helios right / Rose, P-O; bud to left, star symbol to right; within dotted circle. Good very fine. Dec 26, 2004
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Lykia Uncertain (BC 400) Hemiobol229 viewsca 400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.26g). Helmeted head of Athena left / Helmeted head Athena left within dotted circle. Extremely rare. Obv. weakly struck. VF. Apparently unpublished.Dec 26, 2004
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Kyme (BC 480-450) Hemiobol838 views5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.53g). Head of eagle left, K-Y to left / Rough incuse square. Good very fine.


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Aspendos (BC 370-330) Stater423 viewsca 370-333 BC. AR Stater (10.90g). Two nude wrestlers grappling, arms locked, LΦ between / Slinger advancing right, about to discharge sling; triskeles to right, ΕΣΤFΕΔΙΙYΣ to left, within dotted square. Good very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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Masikytes (BC 27-0) AE 19299 viewsLycian League, late 1st cent BC. AE19 (4.76g). Head Apollo right, ΛΥ / Apollo Patroos standing left, holding bow and arrow, M-A. Dark patina, very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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(BC 562) Uncertain King - AR Fourre' Hekte1287 viewsBefore 561 BC. AR Hekte (1.03g). Head of roaring lion right / Irregular incuse punch. Unpublished in major references. Probably once coated with electrum foil, similar to the coin mentioned in Franke's Antike Metallurgie und Muenzpragung, page 15. This coin also made from silver/ billon (rather than bronze, as typical for later fourre's).Dec 26, 2004
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(BC 370) Perikle? - Hemiobol1434 viewsPerikle (?), Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.36g), uncertain mint and dynast. Facing lion's skin / Head Athena with crested Corinthian helmet 3/4 left. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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(BC 400-380) Uncertain Dynast - Hemiobol389 viewsUncertain Dynast, ca 400-380 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.25g). Lion's head left / Bearded head left, wearing Persian tiara, within dotted circular border. Rare. Edge chip. Good very fine. Unpublished in major references.Dec 26, 2004
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Tlos (BC 400-380) Hemiobol298 viewsUncertain Dynast, ca 400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.26g). Helmeted head Athena right / Lion sitting right, paw raised, within dotted circular border. Good very fine. Unpublished in major references.Dec 26, 2004
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Kragos (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 26310 views2nd-1st century BC. AE26 (8.96g). Head Apollo right / Kithara; K-P, in laurel wreath. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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Abydos (BC 320-200) AE 23367 viewsca 3rd cent BC. AE22 (8.23g). Head of Artemis, facing, turned slightly right, wearing stephane, laureate wreath, earrings and necklace / Eagle standing right, wings open; ABY and aplustre to right. EF, dark green patina, some light smoothing in fields. Ex Frank Sternberg Auktion XI (11/1981), lot 115.Dec 25, 2004
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Abydos (BC 500-480) Trihemiobol467 viewsbefore 480 BC. AR Diobol (1.43g). Eagle standing left / Quadripartite incuse. Lightly toned, good VF, light porosity. Dec 25, 2004
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Abydos (BC 320-200) AE 23492 viewsca 300-250 BC. AE23 (8.07g). Turreted head of Artemis right, bow and quiver under chin / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head turned left; ABY to left, ram's head to right. Nice VF, glossy brown patina with some green encrustation. Well centered. Dec 25, 2004
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Abydos (BC 320-280) Drachm795 viewsca 320-280 BC. AR Drachm (2.37g). Kephalos, magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / Eagle standing left; club in wreath to left, ABY above; ΚΕΦΑΛΟΥ to right above. VF-EF.1 commentsDec 25, 2004
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Abydos (BC 175-70) Tetradrachm775 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.51g). Diademed bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder, within dotted circle / Eagle standing right, helmeted head of Athena to right; ΑΒΥ-ΔΗ-ΝΩΝ above, ΜΙΛΗΘΙ (magistrate) in exergue, all within laurel wreath. This form of the magistrate's name not recorded in the standard works. Toned VF, light porosity, some smoothing on the reverse.Dec 25, 2004
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Abydos (BC 480-450) Drachm482 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Drachm (5.27g). Eagle standing left, ΑΒΥΔ−[Η]ΝΟΝ / Facing gorgoneion with protruding tongue, within incuse square. Toned, good VF. Very rare. Ex Marian A. Sinton Collection (Triton III, 1999), lot 503; Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection (Sotheby's, 6/1991), lot 578 (part of).Dec 25, 2004
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Antandros (BC 440-400) Obol591 viewsca 440-400 BC. AR Obol (0.58g). Head of Artemis Astyrene right, band in hair / ANTA-N, goat standing right within incuse square. Toned, near EF, typical light porosity. Rare denomination. Dec 25, 2004
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Antandros (BC 400-360) Pentobol?464 viewsca 400-360 BC. AR Pentobol (?) (2.87g). Head of Artemis Astyrne right, thin band in hair / Goat walking right, ANTA[N] above, grape bunch below. Rare. Find patina. Good VF.Dec 25, 2004
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Antandros (BC 440-400) Drachm510 viewslate 5th century BC. AR Drachm (3.85g). Head of Artemis Astyrene right / Goat standing right, ANTA-N, in incuse square. VF, struck with worn obverse die, porous with light smoothing on cheek. Scarce.Dec 25, 2004
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Antandros (BC 400-350) Diobol516 viewsearly-mid 4th century BC. AR Diobol (1.30g). Head of Artemis Astyrene right / Goat standing right, grapes above, in shallow incuse. Heavily toned VF. Ex Italo Vecchi 14 (2/1999), lot 550.Dec 25, 2004
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Antandros (BC 400-350) AE402 viewsca 350 BC. AE (0.61g). Head of Artemis Asteryne right, thin band in hair / Head of lion right, ANTAN to right. Dark green patina, VF.Dec 25, 2004
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Antandros (BC 400-380) Pentobol?606 viewsca 400 BC. AR Pentobol (?) (3.03g, 15mm, 11h). Head of Artemis Astyrene right / Goat walking right, ANTA-N, in incuse square. Rare. Fine style, VF-aEF.Dec 25, 2004
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Neandreia (BC 400) Obol423 viewsca 400 BC. AR Obol (0.59g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Ram standing right, NEA-N. Lightly toned EF, typical light porosity. Rare. Dec 25, 2004
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Neandreia (BC 400-300) Triobol592 views4th cent BC. AR Triobol (1.86g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Altar, laurel tree in the background, N-E-[A]-N; all in deep incuse square. EF, obverse slightly double struck, light, even porosity. Extremely rare.Dec 25, 2004
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Tetrobol406 viewsca 450 BC. AR Triobol (2.08g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Tree; E-N (retrograde); all within dotted incuse square. Toned, nice VF, minor light porosity. Rare. Ex Frank Sternberg Auction (11/1976), lot 76.Dec 25, 2004
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Obol531 viewsca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.47g). Forepart of horse right / Tree, N-E (retrograde); all within incuse square. VF, light porosity. Rare.1 commentsDec 25, 2004
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Neandreia (BC 400-300) Triobol769 views4th century BC. AR Triobol (1.95g, 13mm, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Altar, laurel tree in the background, N-E-[A]-N; all in deep incuse square. Extremely rare. About EF.Dec 25, 2004
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Tetrobol465 viewsca 450 BC. AR Triobol (2.00g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Tree; E-N (retrograde); all within dotted incuse square. Good VF, light porosity. Rare. BMC suggests that the NE on the reverse may indicate an alliance between Skepsis and Neandria.Dec 25, 2004
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Hemidrachm298 viewsca late 5th century BC. AR Reduced Aeginetic Hemidrachm (2.43g, 2h). Winged female in long Chiton with outstretched hands (Iris) running left, head forward / Winged griffin standing left, paw raised, in dotted square, within deep incuse. Extremely rare variant with Iris L. VF-aEF.Dec 24, 2004
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Kaunos (BC 490-470) Trihemiobol354 viewsca 5th cent BC. AR Aeginetic Trihemiobol (1.19g, 11h). Winged female in long Chiton with stretched hands running left, head turned back / Winged griffin standing left, paw raised, in dotted square, within shallow incuse. Rare. VF. Ex Bankhaus Aufhauser, Auk. 6 (10/1989, Munchen), lot 158.Dec 24, 2004
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Kaunos (BC 470) Hemiobol?303 viewsca 470 BC. AR Hemiobol? (0.49g). Nude winged male running left, caduceus (?) to left / Lion standing left on ground line, head turned back, paw raised, caduceus (?) at end of tail, in dotted circle, within circular incuse. aF/VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 470-420) Triobol552 viewsca 430 BC. AR Drachm (3.78g, 3h). Gorgoneion with out-stretched tongue, surround by four wings arranged in clockwise direction / Harpy with four wings and stretched claws flying right, 3 pellets to left, all in deep incuse square. Very rare. Light toning, VF.

One of the very rare representations of a Harpy on an ancient coin. The dating and assignment to a Carian mint are not completely secure - one finds the Harpy motif on other Carian Incerta from the second half of the 5th century BC (see Troxell, Winged Carians, p. 262, 37-40), but a mint in Lycia could also be conceivable.
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Kaunos (BC 470) Triobol388 viewsca 470 BC. AR Triobol (2.89g, 6h). Nude winged male running left, knees bent, thunderbolt (?) in R hand, monogram to left / Lion walking left on dotted ground line, head turned back, paw raised; between lip and tail point monogram (Carian letter?); all in dotted circle within incuse circle. Very rare. Light toning, aEF.Dec 24, 2004
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Kaunos (BC 470) Stater506 viewsca 470 BC. AR Stater (11.76g, 7h). Nude winged male running right on ground line, knees bent, monogram above / Lion left, head turned back, paw raised; between lip and tail point monogram; Carian letters (ZMB retrograde) above; all in deep incuse square. Rare. Light toning, VF-aEF.

From the Carian Fund of 1932 (IGCH 1180). Ex Naville - Ars Classica, Auktion XVII (10/1934, Luzern), lot 585; Ex R. C. Lockett, Glendining & Co., Auction 21 (2/1961) Greek Coins IV (London), lot 2392; Ex A. Hess AG - Bank Leu & Co. AG, Auction 31 (12/1966, Luzern), lot 458; Ex Leu Numismatik AG, Auction 54 (4/1992, Zurich), lot 139.
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Hydisos (BC 100-0) AE263 viewsca 1st century BC. AE (4.87g). Bearded helmeted head right / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, ΥΔΙ below. Black patina, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Apollonis (BC 200-0) AE 20480 views2nd century BC. AE20 (3.41g). Turreted head of Tyche right / Zeus sitting on throne left, holding scepter in left hand and thunderbolt in right, ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΔΕΩΝ to right.Dec 24, 2004
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Smyrna (BC 180-130) AE 17480 views180-130 BC. AE17 (5.18g) Turreted head of Tyche right, in dotted circle / Aphrodite Stratonikis in long garb and polos standing right next to column from which Nike flies up to crown her with wreath; ΣΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ to right, ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ (magistrate) to left. Fine dark green patina, EF.Dec 24, 2004
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