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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Hadrianotherai (AD 193-235) AE 1949 viewsSeveran Times, 193-235 AD. AE19.5 (3.63g, 6h). Laureate bust of youthful Demos, slight drapery / Ascelpius standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. Good VF, pale green patina, small mark by Demos’ eye. Good for issue. Kern Coll.Apr 01, 2015
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Kyzikos (AD 217-218) AE 23 - Diadumenian40 viewsDiadumenian, as Caesar, 217-218 AD. AE23 (5.51g, 6h). Bareheaded and draped bust right / Calf standing right. VF, green patina, some smoothing. Levante Coll.; deaccessioned from the Départment des Monnaies, Médailles et Antiques, Bibliothèque Nationale de France.Apr 01, 2015
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Amisos (AD 117-138) Drachm - Hadrian114 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Drachm (2.41g, 19mm, 7h). Dated CY 168 (136/7 AD). Bareheaded bust left, slight drapery / Demeter standing left, holding phiale and torch. Good VF, toned, minor graffiti in reverse field. Rare.Apr 01, 2015
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Nikaia (AD 217-218) AE 23 - Macrinus35 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE23 (7.67g, 8h). AVT K M O(ΠЄ)Λ CЄOV(HP) • MAKPЄINOC AVГ, laureate head right / NI K A IE, ΩN in exergue, hexastyle temple façade. Good VF, dark green patina, minor smoothing.Apr 01, 2015
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Nikaia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 28 - Augustus53 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE28 (14.60g, 1h). Thorius Flaccus, proconsul. Bare head left / Nike advancing right, holding palm and wreath; monogram and ς below; additional monogram to right. VF, green patina. Rare.Apr 01, 2015
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Kretia-Flaviopolis (AD 193-217) AE 27 - Julia Domna44 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE27 (10.67g, 6h). IOVΛIA ΔOMNA CЄ, draped bust right / KPHTIЄΩN ΦΛ A OVIOΠΟΛΙ, Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and scepter. VF, green and brown surfaces, some pitting.Apr 01, 2015
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Kyzikos (AD 202-205) AE 25 - Plautilla58 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE25 (7.96g, 12h). Draped bust right / Galley left with six oarsmen and a steersman. VF, dark grayish-green patina, some flaking around edges. Southern Pathologist coll.; Ex Classical Numismatic Review XIX.2 (5/1994), lot 326.Apr 01, 2015
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Herakleia Pontika (AD 98-117) AE 29 - Trajan57 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE29 (18.34g, 1h). Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder / Herakles fighting the Nemean Lion; club in exergue. VF, rough surfaces, brown patina with golden high points. Southern Pathologist coll.; Ex CNG 53 (3/2000), lot 172.Apr 01, 2015
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Olbasa (AD 139-161) AE 19 - Marcus Aurelius25 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE19 (4.64g, 7h). Bare head right / COL/ AV / OLB in three lines within wreath. Near VF, green patina. Rare. Wagner Coll.Apr 01, 2015
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Selge (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander33 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (8.03g, 5h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind; countermark: Δ / Low base with two altars and two sacred trees. VF, green patina.Apr 01, 2015
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Selge (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Julia Mamaea22 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE25 (8.12g). Diademed and draped bust right / Jupiter seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; eagle at feet left. VF, dark green, almost black, patina. Seeger Coll.; Ex Hans von Aulock Coll., 3510.Apr 01, 2015
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Selge (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander31 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (9.36g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Apollo standing left, holding laurel-branch, resting elbow on tripod. Good VF, dark green-brown patina.Apr 01, 2015
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Olbasa (AD 222-235) AE 19 - Julia Mamaea22 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE19 (4.00g). Draped bust right / COL OLB-ASEN, Herakles standing left, club in right hand, apples in left, lion’s skin over left arm. VF, greenish-brown patina. Drewry Coll.Apr 01, 2015
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Kretia-Flaviopolis (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla35 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (12.09g, 12h). AV K M AVP ANTΩNINO-C•, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / KPHTIЄΩN ΦΛ-AOVIOΠOΛITΩN, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding grape bunch in right hand, reclining stag in left; at feet to left, dog seated left. VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.; Ex CNG Elec. Auc. 65 (5/2003), lot 48.Apr 01, 2015
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Sardeis (AD 81-96) AE 26 - Domitian25 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE26 (10.76g, 12h). ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP CEBACTOC ΓEPMANIKOC, laureate bust right, with aegis / ΔHMOC CAPΔIANΩN ΔHMOC ZMYPNAIΩN, Demos of Sardis standing right, clasping right hand of Demos of Smyrna standing left. Rare, F/VF. Tricarico coll.Mar 30, 2015
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Halikarnassos (BC 420-350) Persic Hemiobol68 viewsca 5th-4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (6mm, 0.1g). Head of ram left / Archaic male head left, Karian letters before. aVF.Mar 23, 2015
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Tripolis (BC 200-0) AE 13 - as Apollonia192 viewsTripolis, as Apollonia, 2nd-1st century BC. AE13 (1.67g). Laureate head of Apollo right / AΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΑΤΩΝ, bee, maeander pattern below. VF.Mar 18, 2015
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Larisa (BC 400-300) Obol194 views4th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (?) (9mm, 0.97g). Laureate male head right / ΛΑΡΙΣAION, eagle with spread wings. VF. Rare. Mar 18, 2015
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Lebedos (BC 300-100) AE 1759 views3rd-2nd century BC. Konnion, magistrate. AE17 (3.76g). Helmeted head of Athena facing slightly left / ΛΕ ΚΟNΝΙΩΝ, owl standing right, head facing. aVF. Rare.Mar 18, 2015
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Kyme (BC 350-250) AE 11129 views3rd century BC. AE11 (1.52g). Head of eagle right / Rosette with eight petals. VF.Mar 18, 2015
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Lamponeia (BC 400) Diobol70 views4th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (12mm, 1.32g). Wreathed and bearded head of Dionysos right / ΛΑ-M, head of bull facing, grape bunch in left field. VF. Unlisted control.Mar 18, 2015
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Abydos (BC 175-70) AE 1276 viewsca 320-200 BC. AE12 (1.83g). Laureate head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / A - BY, crossed torches, star above, poppy head below. VF.Mar 18, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 430-370) EL Stater515 viewsca 400 BC. EL Stater (18mm, 16.02g). Diademed head of Aphrodite left with flower on forehead; below, tunny fish left / Quadripartite incuse square. gVF.Mar 18, 2015
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Atarneos? (BC 4th cent) AE 10102 views4th-3rd century BC. AE10 (1.01g). Corinthian helmet left / Monogram ΘΕ within coiled serpent right. VF.Mar 18, 2015
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Pontos Uncertain (BC 130-100) AE 12287 viewsca 130-100 BC. AE12 (1.92g). Head of horse right, star on neck / Comet (?). VF.1 commentsMar 18, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) AE 10 - Memnon34 viewsPseudo-Rhodian issues, Persian Satraps Memnon or Mentor, ca 360-330 BC? AE10 (0.82g). Radiate head of Helios right / M-E, rose. VF.Mar 18, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon54 viewsCaria Uncertain, ca 360-340 BC. AR Drachm (13mm, 3.14g). Bare head of Helios left, within solar disc / M-E, rose with bud to each side. gVF. Very rare.Mar 18, 2015
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Lamponeia (BC 450-400) Hemiobol79 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Obol (0.37g, 8mm). Bearded head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath / ΛΑΜ, head of bull right within incuse square. aVF. Unpublished in the standard references.Mar 18, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 454-427) EL Hekte - B46 232 viewsca 478-455 BC. EL Hekte (2.55g). Female head right, wearing sakkos / Two herms (?) facing, one male, one female, within linear border; all within shallow incuse square. The male herm with an exaggerated erect phallus. Good VF. Carr coll.

Six examples known to Bodenstedt. This appears to be only the second example offered at electronic auction or sale. The dies for this coin are unrecorded in Bodenstedt, but the same as the other example offered at electronic auction (Roma Numismatics 7 (3/2014), lot 611).
1 commentsMar 15, 2015
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Aphrodite/Herakles59 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.39g). Facing veiled and draped female bust (Aphrodite?) / Bust of Herakles left, lion skin tied around neck. EF. Mar 15, 2015
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Pegasos - Hemiobol23 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.33g). Head of Athena facing slightly left, wearing triple-crested helmet / Forepart of Pegasos right. VF. Apparently unpublished in the standard references.Mar 15, 2015
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Keramos (BC 300-200) 64 views2nd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (11mm, 1.11g). Leont-, magistrate. Head of Apollo right / KEPAMI ΛEONT, head of bull facing within incuse square. VF. Very rare. Apparently unpublished in the standard references.Mar 15, 2015
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Iasos (BC 394-390) Hemidrachm105 viewsca 394-390 BC. AR Hemidrachm (13mm, 1.75g). Laureate head of Apollo right / IAΣE, lyre within incuse square. VF. Very rare.Mar 15, 2015
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Hydisos (BC 200-0) AE 1748 views200-100 BC. AE17 (3.15g). Helmeted head of Ares right / ΥΔΙΣΕΩΝ, Pegasos jumping right, kerykeion below. gVF. Rare.
Mar 15, 2015
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Karia Uncertain (BC 450-400) sphinx/panther - Hemiobol24 viewsca 400 BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.39g). Sphinx seated left / Head of panther facing. aVF. Apparently unpublished with sphinx left.Mar 15, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 100-0) AE 2094 viewsca 200-0 BC. AE20 (6.11g). Laureate head of Zeus right / MY/TI within wreath. VF.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyme (BC 480-450) BI Trihemiobol202 viewsca 480-450 BC. BI Trihemiobol (10mm, 1.43g). Head of eagle right, KY below / Quadripartite incuse square. VF. Very rare.Mar 15, 2015
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Obol38 viewsca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.59g, 10mm). [ΣKAΨI]ON, forepart of horse right / E N (retrograde), fir tree. VF.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 450-400) Hemiobol - winged boar39 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.47g, 8mm). Forepart of winged boar left / Head of roaring lion left, within incuse square. VF. Apparently unpublished.Mar 15, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 490-440) Hemiobol59 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.36g). Head of horned river-god facing slightly right / Quadripartite incuse square. Apparently unpublished. aEF, toned.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 470-400) Hemiobol57 viewsca 525-475 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.34g, 7mm). Head of Attis right, wearing Phrygian cap / Incuse punch. aVF. Unpublished in the standard references. Mar 15, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol?26 viewsca 5th-4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 1.05g). Forepart of lion left? / Head of lion right, with annulet in open mouth. VF. Very rare. Apparently unpublished in the standard references.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL 1/12 Stater93 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twelfth Stater (7.5mm, 1.34g). Head of tunny right, holding eel in its mouth / Quadripartite incuse square. EF. Extremely rare, apparently the fourth known.Mar 15, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Tetartemorion47 views5th-4th centuries BC. AR Tetartemorion (5.5mm, 0.17g). Head of eagle right; Λ-Y (?) flanking / Wheel with four spokes. Unpublished. VF, lightly toned, rough surfaces.Mar 14, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol29 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6.5mm, 0.25g, 7h). Head of Pan right / Kylix. VF, toned, light porosity. Fine style. Very rare, unpublished in the standard references.Mar 14, 2015
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 500-400) Hemiobol120 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6mm, 0.31g). Archaic female head left, wearing helmet or close fitting cap / Stellate or floral pattern within incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. Fine, toned, porous.Mar 14, 2015
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Xanthos (BC 360) Hemiobol36 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (8mm, 0.23g, 3h). Head of lion or wolf right / Astragalos; AP-Ñ (in Lycian) around. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, toned, light porosity, softly struck on obverse. Very rare.Mar 14, 2015
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Paphos (BC 500-480) Diobol71 viewsUncertain king, ca 500-480 BC. AR Diobol (11.5mm, 1.50g). Bull running right; winged solar disk above / Quadripartite incuse square. VF, toned, granular surfaces, area of fill. Extremely rare, unpublished in the standard references.Mar 14, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 377-326) EL Hekte - B87 (unlisted reverse die)161 viewsca 377-326 BC. EL Hekte (2.54g). Ivy-wreathed head of youthful Dionysos right / Head of horned Satyr right, within linear frame. About EF. Carr coll.

9 examples noted by Bodenstedt. An additional 21 examples have been offered at electronic auction. Unlisted reverse die in Bodenstedt, but same reverse die as Pecunem 19 (7/2014), lot 196. Ex Roma 14 (12/2014), lot 125.
Mar 01, 2015
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Sagalassos (AD 96-98) AE 23 - Nerva54 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AE23.33 (7.98g). ΚΑΙCΑΡ NEPOVAC, laureate head of Nerva right / CΑΓΑΛΑCCΕΩΝ, Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike and scepter. VF. Ex CCE.Feb 23, 2015
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Temnos (AD 79-81) AE 25 - Titus51 viewsTitus, 79-81 AD. AE25 (6.14g, 12h). TITON KAICAPA CEBACTON, Laureate head ofTitus right / EΠI AΓNOY ΦIΛOПATPIΔOC / CTPATE THMNI, Zeus (?) standing front, head right, holding Nike and sceptre. nVF, rare. Tricarico Coll.Feb 12, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL Hekte - B13202 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL Hekte (2.5g). Head of a roaring lion right / Incuse head of a calf right with collar, incuse rectangular punch behind. Obverse has signs of die rust, reverse is from a die unknown to Bodenstedt and no match with examples that have come to auction thus far. aVF/gVF. Carr coll.

141 examples known to Bodenstedt, this appears to be the 227th example offered at electronic auction or sale. From the numbers known to Bodenstedt and those that have appeared at auction, the coins of this emission are the most extensive of all those electrum of Lesbos. It has been suggested by a number of authorities that this emission was struck around 500 BC when Lesbos took part in the Ionic revolt.
Feb 09, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 412-378) EL Hekte - B68114 viewsca 412-378 BC. EL Hekte (2.44g). Female head facing right, wearing hair-net / Beardless head with grotesque features facing left, lamp at forehead, the hair covered by net; thin square frame, all in incuse square. aVF. Carr coll.

Bodenstedt interpreted the male head on the reverse as a Daktylos or Telchine, both from mythical bands of miners and blacksmiths, sometimes described as having a sinister character (a common feature of mythical blacksmiths - Hephaestus is the exception). It has been suggested that the object at the forehead is a miner's lamp. Six examples noted by Bodenstedt, this appears to be only the seventh additional example offered at electronic auction.
Feb 02, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 454-427) EL Hekte - B45166 viewsca 454-427 BC. EL Hekte (2.44g). Head of nymph three-quarter facing and turned slightly right, wearing taenia that is bound up at the back of her head / Two boars' heads confronting each other. It has been suggested that the obverse portrait is that of Europa. VF. Carr coll.

Three examples noted by Bodenstedt, this appears to be only the fifth additional example offered at electronic auction.
1 commentsFeb 02, 2015
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian and Domitia135 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (22mm, 6.26g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). AYT KAI ΔOMIT ΣEBACTOC ΓEPM ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, Laureate head of Domitian right confronted with diademed head of Domitia left / Mt. Argaeus surmounted by statue; ЄTO IΓ (date) across field. Near VF. Very rare. Tricarico coll.Jan 28, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 430-400) Hemiobol151 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.51g, 9mm). Forepart of boar left, tunny behind / Head of roaring lion left, lying E in upper left field. Very fine. Apparently unpublished with E.Jan 07, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL Stater380 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Stater (16.15g). Head of tunny right; above and below, small tunny left / Quadripartite incuse square. Extremely rare and a very important and intriguing issue. Very Fine. Apparently unpublished as a stater.Jan 07, 2015
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Orontes (BC 357-352) AE 962 viewsOrontes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 357-352 BC. AE9 (0.69g). Struck at Kisthene. Bearded head of Satrap right, wearing Persian headdress (Bashlyk) / Forepart of winged boar right, ΚΙΣ above. aVF. Very rare.Jan 05, 2015
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Kebren (BC 450) Obol192 viewsca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.61g, 7mm, 11h). Archaic head of Apollo left / Ram's head left within incuse square. Good VF, granular surfaces. Unpublished as obol.Dec 27, 2014
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Kyzikos (BC 390-340) Diobol112 viewsca 390-340 BC. AR Obol (1.07g, 11mm, 6h). Wreathed head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sakkos / Head of lion left, mouth open with tongue protruding; tunny fish below, KYZI around. Good Very Fine. Very rare denomination.Dec 27, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 241-244) AE 24 - Tranquillina145 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE24 (6.11g, 22-24mm, 12h). 244 AD. CΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛΙΝΑ Α, diademed bust of Tranquillina to right / ΜΗΤΡ - ΚΑΙ B NЄ / ЄT - Z, six corn-ears tied together.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 17 - Gordian III70 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE17 (3.92g, 10h). 243 AD. ΑV Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right / ΜΗΤΡ - ΚΑΙCA / ЄT ς (year 6), Mt. Argaeus within temple. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 28 - Gordian III112 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE28 (9.87g, 26-28mm, 11h). 241 AD. ΑV Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right / Μ-Η/ΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙ/CΑΡΙ ЄΝΤΙ/ΧΙ ΒΝЄ / ЄΤ Δ (year 4), Mt. Argaeus between the first two letters of the inscription; the whole in wreath. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander216 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE21 (5.85g, 6h). 228 AD. ΑΥ Κ CЄΟYH – ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔ, laureate head right / [ΜHΤ]-Ρ - Κ-ΑΙCΑ / ЄΤ Z (year 7), three double corn-ears tied together. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander70 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (13.84g, 26-27mm, 12h). 228 AD. ΑΥ Κ CЄΟΥΗ - ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔPOC, laureate bust to right / ΜHΤΡΟΠ - ΚΑΙCΑPI / ЄΤ Z (year 7), Mt. Argaeus, without base; on summit, wreath. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander86 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (12.89g; 1h). 224 AD. ΑΥ Κ CЄΟΥΗ – ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔP, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust to right / ΜHΤΡΟ - [Κ]ΑΙCΑPI / ЄΤ Γ (year 3), Mt. Argaeus, on ornamented base; in field six stars. Ex Münchner Münzhandlung K. Kress, Auction 164 (11/1975), lot 1264. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 218-222) AE 25 - Elagabalus66 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE25 (12.02g, 24-25mm, 6h). 220 AD. ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ – ΑΝ[ ], laureate, cuirassed bust to left; shield in front of left shoulder, spear pointing outwards / ΜΗ[ΤΡ]ΟΠO – KΑΙCΑΡI / ЄΤ Γ (year 3), agalma of Mt. Argaeus placed on altar inscribed with date. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 196-198) Tridrachm - Caracalla53 viewsCaracalla, as Caesar, 196-198 AD. AR Tridrachm (9.57g, 24-25mm, 11h). 197 AD. MAP AVPHΛI-ANTωΝΙ ΚΑΙ C, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed young bust to right / [ΜΗΤΡ]ΟΠΟΛ - ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑC / ЄΤΟVC Є (year 5), Mt. Argaeus; on summit, nude figure holding globe and sceptre; on l., crecent; on r., star. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 193-217) Drachm - Julia Domna85 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AR Drachm (3.28g, 18mm, 12h). 197 AD. ΙΟΥΛΙΑ - ΔΟΜΝΑ C, bust right / ΜΗ-ΤΡΟΠ – KΑΙCAPI / ЄT - Є (year 5), Aphrodite standing to right, in r., apple, in l. sceptre. Ex Frank Sternberg, Auction XI, 20-21 (11/1981), lot 386. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus72 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (3.58g, 17mm, 11h) AD 209. ΑV Κ Λ CΕ[ΠΤΙ CЄ]ΟΥΗΡΟ-C, laureate head right / ΜΗΤΡ-Ο ΚΑΙ-CΑΡ ΝЄΩ Κ / ΕΤ ΙΖ (year 17), figure seated to left, holding laurel branch. Rare. Ex Gerhard Hirsch, Auction 48 (6/1966), lot 569. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus44 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (2.94g, 16-17mm, 12h) undated, 194 AD?. [ΑV Λ CЄΠ] CΕΟVΗΡΟC, laureate head right / ΔΙ-ΚΑΙΟ-CΥΝH / [ЄΤ B], Dikaosyne, wearing chiton and peplos, standing to left; in r., scale, in l., sceptre. Very rare. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 18 - Lucius Verus79 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE18 (6.39g, 11h). 165 AD. [ ] CЄΒΑCΤΟC, laureate head to right / ΚΑΙCΑ[ ] / ЄΤ Є (year 5), Mt. Argaeus. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus62 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (10.91g, 12h). 162 AD. [ΑΥ]ΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CЄ[Β], laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right, seen from back / ΚΑΙCΑΡЄωN - Τ Π ΑΡΓΑΙω / ЄΤO B (year 2) Mt. Argaeus culminating in tall conical top. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 377-326) EL Hekte - B80225 viewsca 377-326 BC. EL Hekte (2.55g). Female head right, hair in sakkos / Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, within linear square. Exceptionally well centred example, one of best known. gVF/EF. Carr coll.

Six examples noted by Bodenstedt, this appears to be only the second additional example offered at electronic auction.
Dec 16, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) Didrachm - Lucius Verus166 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AR Didrachm (5.93g, 20-21mm, 11h). 161-166 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, bare head of Lucius Verus right / ΥΠΑ-ΤΟC B Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal to left, tree to right. Ex Münchner Münzhandlung K. Kress, Auc. 118, München (6/1961), lot 949. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-180) Didrachm - Marcus Aurelius86 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AR Didrachm (6.15g, 20-21mm, 6h). 175-176 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤ-ωΝΕ[ΙΝΟC] CЄΒ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΥΠΑΤ-ΟC Γ (Cos III) club. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-180) Didrachm - Marcus Aurelius142 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AR Didrachm (6.71g, 20-21mm, 6h). 161-166 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC CЄΒ, laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΠΑ-ΤΟC Γ (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal to left, tree to right. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Didrachm - Antoninus Pius83 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Didrachm (6.72g, 19-20mm, 5h). Undated. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤω[ΝΕΙΝΟC CЄΒΑ]CΤΟC, laureate, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right, seen from back / [Є]ΥCЄ-ΒЄΙ[Α] Eusebeia wearing chiton, peplos and stephane, standing to left; right hand raised above altar; left hand covered by peplos. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Drachm - Antoninus Pius95 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161. AR Drachm (18-19mm, 3.47g, 5h). 139 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤ[ωΝΕΙ]-ΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, bare head of Antoninus Pius to right / ΥΠΑ-ΤΟC B (Cos II) Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, nude figure holding globe and sceptre. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Drachm - Hadrian111 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Drachm (3.28g, 17-18mm, 6h). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤOC, laureate bust right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ[ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤ] (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus; above three stars. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian126 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (7.20g, 20-21mm, 5h). 128-138 AD. AΔPIA[N]OC – CЄΒΑCTOC, laureate bust right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ-ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC (Cos III) club. Ex Münzen und Medaillen, FPL 339, Zurich (10/1972) lot 311. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian111 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (6.65g, 19-20mm, 7h). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤOC, laureate head right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus; above three stars. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian159 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. Hemidrachm (AR; 13-14mm; 1.58g; 11h) AD 121-122. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝ[ΟC CЄΒΑCΤ], laureate, draped and cuirassed right / ЄΤ Є (year 5) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm; left in field, star. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian193 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.88g, 14-15mm, 12h). 121-122 AD. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΤ Є (year 5) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian157 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.65g, 14mm, 11h). 120-121 AD. [ΑΥΤΟ] ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate bust right, draped on the neck / ЄΤ Δ (year 4) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 103) AE 1386 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE13 (2.39g, 13mm, 11h). 103 AD. Head of Tyche to right, towered crown / ЄΤ – ς (year 6) Pyramid. Very rare. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm - Trajan120 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (6.81g, 20-22mm, 8h). Struck ca 112-117 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙC NЄP ΤΡΑΙΑΝω ΑΡΙCΤω CЄΒ ΓЄΡΜ ΔΑΚ, laureate bust of Trajan to right, draped on neck / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤ ς (Cos VI) Mt. Argaeus of unusual design, surrounded by trees; on summit crater opening. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Tridrachm - Trajan132 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Tridrachm (10.16g, 24mm, 8h). Struck ca 112-117 AD. AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄΡΜ ΔAK, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤO ς (Cos VI) Aquila in centre; on right, standard surmounted by hand; on left, standard surmounted by wreath. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero120 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Irregular Hemidrachm (1.56g, 13-14mm, 12h). Undated. Not legible inscription. Laureate head of Nero to right / Victory, half-draped, standing to right; right foot on globe; she inscribes shield resting on her knee. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Tarsos (BC 164-27) AE 2257 views164 BC and later. AE22 (8.96g). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / TAPΣEΩN, Sandan on mythical animal right, within pyramidal monument surmounted by eagle; MH TPO ΠO ΛE ΩΣ to left. Olive green glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Tarsos (BC 164-27) AE 2189 views164 BC and later. AE21 (6.82g). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / TAPΣEΩN, Sandan on mythical animal right, within pyramidal monument surmounted by eagle; two monograms to left. Dark green glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Tarsos (BC 164-27) AE 17101 viewsafter 164 BC. AE17 (4.61g, 1h). TAPΣEΩN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and scepter, to the left, crescent and star / Club tied with fillets, to the left and right, monograms, al within oak wreath. Green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Soloi (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 1471 views2nd-early 1st century BC. AE14 (3.54g). Helmeted head of Athena right / eagle on thunderbolt, two monograms to right, ΣΟΛEΩΝ. Olive green glossy patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Soloi (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 1654 views2nd-early 1st century BC. AE16 (3.88g). Bust of Artemis right / ΣΟΛEΩΝ – APT, cornucopiae. Dark green patina, almost EF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Telmessos (BC 133-61) AE 1167 viewsca 133-61 BC. AE11 (1.27g). Head of Hermes right wearing petasos / T-E/Λ, fly within shallow incuse square. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Uncertain (AD 160) AE 1959 viewsTime of Antonius Pius, 138-161 AD. AE19 (6.40). BOY, head of Zeus right / veiled female head right. Very rare. Brown patina, VF. Franke coll.

The text ‘BOY’ on the obverse could either be a Seleucid Era date, 472 (160/161 AD) or the first three letters for Bubon, a city in Lykia.
Dec 07, 2014
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Tralleis (BC 155-145) Cistophoric Tetradrachm115 viewsca 155-145 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.64g, 28mm). Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Bow-case with serpents; ΤΡΑΛ to left, cow on maeander to the right. Unc. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Hierokaisareia (BC 200-0) AE 1856 viewsas Hierakome, 2nd-1st century BC. AE18 (7.16g). Bearded head with pointy tiara / Artemis right, seizing stag by its horns. Very rare. Black glossy patina, gF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Rhodes (BC 188-170) Drachm63 viewsca 188-170 BC. AR Drachm (2.82g, 14mm). Xenokrates, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios right / ΞENOKPAT, P-O, Rose; lyra to left; all within incuse square. VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Rhodes (BC 188-170) Drachm35 viewsca 188-170 BC. AR Drachm (2.55g, 14mm). Aetion, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios right / AETIΩN, P-O, Rose; bunch of grapes to left; all within incuse square. Toned, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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