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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Aigeai (AD 230/31) AE 24 - Alexander Severus1446 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
Perge (AD 218-222) AE 24 - Elagabalus232 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
Side (AD 81-96) AE 17 - Domitian269 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
Uncertain Satrap (BC 4th cent) - Persian King208 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
Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Hemitetartemorion426 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
Uncertain Satrap (BC 4th cent) - Artemis?204 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 Unpublished.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
Nagidos (BC 410-360) Tetartemorion268 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
Mallos (BC 425-385) Tetartemorion440 viewsca 425-385 BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.20g). Swan left / Head of man-headed bull right. Toned, good VF. Rare.Dec 31, 2004
Kyzikos (BC 390-340) Tetradrachm769 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
Kyzikos (BC 160-150) Tetradrachm640 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
Kyzikos (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol1061 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.04g). Forepart of boar left, tunny fish behind / Head of roaring lion left.Dec 31, 2004
Uncertain (BC 530-480) Trihemiobol879 viewsca 530-500 BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.18g). Tunny fish right / Irregular incuse. Ex Rosen Coll.1 commentsDec 31, 2004
Kyzikos (BC 520-480) Hemiobol570 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
Kyzikos (BC 500-450) Hemiobol772 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
Kaisareia (AD 193-194) Denarius - Pescennius Niger1919 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
Sinope (BC 333-322) Drachm - Ariarathes I590 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
(BC 116-101) Ariarathes VII - Tetradrachm877 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
(BC 220-163) Ariarathes IV - Drachm687 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
(BC 101-87) Ariarathes IX - Tetradrachm704 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
Miletos (BC 550-525) Stater500 viewsca mid-6th century BC. AR Stater (11.82g) Forepart of lion left, head turned right / Irregular incuse square.Dec 28, 2004
Erythrai (BC 440-400) Trihemiobol222 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
Neokaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 31 - Gordianus III432 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
Kolophon (BC 525-500) Tetartemorion1048 viewslate 6th cent BC. AR Persic Tetartemorion (0.19g). Archaic style head of Apollo left / Rough incuse square. Good VF.Dec 27, 2004
Kolophon (BC 450-410) Tetartemorion365 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
Ephesos (BC 500-420) 1/24283 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
Magnesia (BC 450-400) Tetartemorion405 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
Rhodes (BC 304-275) Didrachm315 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
Mopsos (AD 138-161) Tetradrachm - Antoninus Pius255 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
Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 26 - Severus Alexander526 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
Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla1056 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
Memnon (BC 350-340) AE 13271 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
Lykia Uncertain (BC 450-400) Obol260 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
Mysia Uncertain (BC 500-400) Hemiobol?682 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
Kyme (BC 400-350) Tetartemorion278 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.20g). Forepart of horse left / Stellate floral pattern with 8 petals. Very fine. Unpublished?Dec 27, 2004
Tarsos (AD 222-235) AE 37 - Severus Alexander231 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
Kebren (BC 520-480) Obol423 viewsca 500 BC. AR Obol (0.52g). Head of ram left / Incuse with striations. Porous, very fine.Dec 27, 2004
Myndos (BC 200-0) Drachm249 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
Teos (BC 475-450) Tetartemorion229 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
Teos (BC 320- 294) Diobol250 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
Laranda (BC 400-330) Obol385 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
Phokaia (BC 477-388) B90 - EL 1/6 Stater597 views477-388 BC. EL Hekte (2.55g). Female head left, hair in sakkos / Quadripartite incuse square. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
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
Aigeai (BC 130-77) AE 19307 viewsca 130-77 BC. AE19 (4.13g). Head Athena left / Goat left. Red patina, very fine. Dec 26, 2004
Kaisareia (AD 69-79) Hemidrachm - Vespasian725 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
Kyme (BC 460-400) Hemiobol630 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
Halikarnassos (BC 420-350) Persic Tetartemorion211 viewsca 450-350 BC. AR Persic Tetartemorion (0.20g). Head of ram right / Roaring head of lion right. Nice VF.Dec 26, 2004
Karia Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol258 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
Elaia (AD 100-200) AE 16361 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
Amastris (AD 176) AE 23 - Faustina II553 viewsFaustina II, ca 176 AD. AE23 (7.47g). Diademed head Faustina right / Victory standing left, holding scepter. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
Rhodes (BC 188-84) Diobol220 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
Lykia Uncertain (BC 400) Hemiobol227 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
Kyme (BC 480-450) Hemiobol830 views5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.53g). Head of eagle left, K-Y to left / Rough incuse square. Good very fine.

Dec 26, 2004
Aspendos (BC 370-330) Stater415 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
Masikytes (BC 27-0) AE 19297 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
(BC 562) Uncertain King - AR Fourre' Hekte1273 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
(BC 370) Perikle? - Hemiobol1429 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
(BC 400-380) Uncertain Dynast - Hemiobol384 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
Tlos (BC 400-380) Hemiobol295 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
Kragos (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 26308 views2nd-1st century BC. AE26 (8.96g). Head Apollo right / Kithara; K-P, in laurel wreath. Very fine.Dec 26, 2004
Abydos (BC 320-200) AE 23362 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
Abydos (BC 500-480) Trihemiobol464 viewsbefore 480 BC. AR Diobol (1.43g). Eagle standing left / Quadripartite incuse. Lightly toned, good VF, light porosity. Dec 25, 2004
Abydos (BC 320-200) AE 23486 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
Abydos (BC 320-280) Drachm786 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
Abydos (BC 175-70) Tetradrachm766 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
Abydos (BC 480-450) Drachm479 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
Antandros (BC 440-400) Obol586 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
Antandros (BC 400-360) Pentobol?460 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
Antandros (BC 440-400) Drachm506 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
Antandros (BC 400-350) Diobol511 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
Antandros (BC 400-350) AE401 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
Antandros (BC 400-380) Pentobol?602 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
Neandreia (BC 400) Obol417 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
Neandreia (BC 400-300) Triobol582 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
Skepsis (BC 440-400) Tetrobol404 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
Skepsis (BC 440-400) Obol526 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
Neandreia (BC 400-300) Triobol758 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
Skepsis (BC 440-400) Tetrobol461 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
Kaunos (BC 490-470) Hemidrachm296 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
Kaunos (BC 490-470) Trihemiobol350 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
Kaunos (BC 470) Hemiobol?301 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
Karia Uncertain (BC 470-420) Triobol543 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.
Dec 24, 2004
Kaunos (BC 470) Triobol387 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
Kaunos (BC 470) Stater502 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.
Dec 24, 2004
Hydisos (BC 100-0) AE262 viewsca 1st century BC. AE (4.87g). Bearded helmeted head right / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, ΥΔΙ below. Black patina, VF.Dec 24, 2004
Apollonis (BC 200-0) AE 20478 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
Smyrna (BC 180-130) AE 17474 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
Myous (BC 400-380) AE 17483 views4th century BC. AE17 (2.77g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Bird (Pelikan?) standing left, MY to right, within maeander circular border. Rare. F-VF.Dec 24, 2004
Metropolis (BC 100-0) AE 13257 views1st century BC. AE12 (1.95g). Turreted head of Kybele right / Pinecone (?), monogram to left, ΑΝΔΡΟΝ[..ΙΣ?] (magistrate) to right. Rare. Green patina, good VF. Dec 24, 2004
Metropolis (BC 100-0) AE 12280 views1st century BC. AE12 (1.95g). Turreted head of Kybele right / Pinecone (?), monogram to left, ΔΙΟΓΕ[ΝΗΣ] (magistrate) to right. Rare. Good VF.Dec 24, 2004
Kolophon (BC 100-0) AE 19608 views1st century BC. AE19 (5.19g). Pytheos, magistrate. Homer sitting left on chair with high backrest, holding book in left hand, supporting head with right, ΠΥΘΕΟΣ to left / Apollo in long garb standing right, holding Kithara in left hand, plektron in right, ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ to left.Dec 24, 2004
Klazomenai (AD 100-300) AE 15526 viewsPseudo-autonomous, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE15 (1.50g). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet and aegis / Winged boar running right on ground line, Κ-ΛΑ - ZΟΜ. Dark green patina, VF.Dec 24, 2004
Erythrai (BC 133) AE 10230 viewsafter 133 BC. AE10 (0.83g). Club in beaded circle / ΕΡΥ - ΔΗΜΗ-ΤΡΙΟΣ. Rare. EF.Dec 24, 2004
Erythrai (BC 300-200) AE 18205 views3rd cent BC. AE18 (7.63g). Head of Herakles in lion skin right / ΠΡΑΞΙΠΠΟ - ΕΝΥΟΥ - ΕΡΥ, head of Herakles facing, wearing lion skin, bow in sheath above, club below. Dark green patina, aEF.Dec 24, 2004
Miletopolis (BC 3rd-2nd cent) AE 20393 views3rd-2nd cent BC. AE20 (6.98g). Facing head of Athena / Owl standing left, head facing, ΜΙΛ-ΗΤΟ. Unpublished.Dec 24, 2004
Lampsakos (BC 190-85) AE 23419 viewsca 190-85 BC. AE23 (7.46g). Head of Priapos right / Forepart of winged horse right, ΛΑΜΨΑ − ΚΗΝΩΝ, palm branch to R. VF.Dec 24, 2004
Kyzikos (BC 200-100) AE 12443 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE12 (2.70g) Head of bull right in beaded circle / KYZI in a monogram, within oak wreath. Dark, olive green, thick patina, good VF.Dec 24, 2004
Apollonia ad Rhyndakon (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 20409 views2nd-1st century BC. AE20 (4.00g). Laureate, bearded head of Zeus right / Thunderbolt, ΑΠΟΛΛΩ - ΝΙΑΤΩΝ / ΡΥΝ/[ΔΑ]. Dark green patina, VF.Dec 24, 2004
Larisa Phrikonis (BC 400-300) AE 10457 views4th century BC. AE10 (0.90g). Head of horned Nymph facing, slightly to right / Forepart of bull right, head turned facing, ΛΑ above. Rare. Dark patina. EF.Dec 24, 2004
Temnos (BC 350) AE 10797 views4th cent BC. AE10 (0.95g). Bearded laureate head of Dionysos left / Bunch of grapes with leaves, T-A. Rare. Dark green patina, EF.Dec 24, 2004
Lamponeia (BC 350) AE 13358 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE13 (1.58g). Bearded, wreathed head of Dionysos right / Bull's head (bucranium), kantharos above, ΛΑ-Μ. Rare. Dark green patina, broken in places, good VF.Dec 24, 2004
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