Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Metropolis (BC 100-0) AE 12303 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
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Kolophon (BC 100-0) AE 19642 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
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Klazomenai (AD 100-300) AE 15555 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
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Erythrai (BC 133) AE 10252 viewsafter 133 BC. AE10 (0.83g). Club in beaded circle / ΕΡΥ - ΔΗΜΗ-ΤΡΙΟΣ. Rare. EF.Dec 24, 2004
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Erythrai (BC 300-200) AE 18224 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
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Miletopolis (BC 3rd-2nd cent) AE 20420 views3rd-2nd cent BC. AE20 (6.98g). Facing head of Athena / Owl standing left, head facing, ΜΙΛ-ΗΤΟ. Unpublished.Dec 24, 2004
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Lampsakos (BC 190-85) AE 23437 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
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Kyzikos (BC 200-100) AE 12475 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
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Apollonia ad Rhyndakon (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 20442 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
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Larisa Phrikonis (BC 400-300) AE 10490 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
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Temnos (BC 350) AE 10878 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
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Lamponeia (BC 350) AE 13396 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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Hydisos (BC 100-0) AE 19304 viewsca 50 BC-50 AD. AE19 (4.33g). Athena right in linear circular border / ΥΔΙ-ΣΕΩΝ, warrier in military dress standing, head turned right, shield in left hand, lance in right. Green patina, aEF. Rare.Dec 24, 2004
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Hydisos (BC 100-0) Drachm347 viewsca 1st century BC. AR Drachm (2.26g). Helmeted male head right in dotted circle / ΥΔΙ-ΣΕΩΝ, winged thunderbolt, within dotted circle. Toned, EF. Rare.Dec 24, 2004
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Hydisos (BC 100-0) Drachm335 viewsca 1st century BC. AR Drachm (2.03g). Helmeted male head right in dotted circle / ΥΔΙ-ΣΕΩΝ, winged thunderbolt, within dotted circle. Toned, good VF. Rare.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 411-405) Obol385 viewsca 405-394 BC. AR Obol (0.95g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, within incuse square. Good VF. Very Rare. Only 1 specimen from this die pair cited by Cahn, from the McClean collection, and it grades only Fine.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 210-185) Didrachm441 viewsca 210-185 BC. AR Octobol (4.99g). Head of Helios 3/4 to right / Forepart of a roaring lion right, anchor to left, KNI above, ΠΡΑΤΑΓΟΡΑΣ (magistrate) below. Nice VF. Unrecorded magistrate?Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 210-185) Didrachm900 viewsca 210-185 BC. AR Octobol (5.19g). Head of Helios 3/4 to right / Forepart of a roaring lion right, star to left, ΛΥΣΙΠΠΟΥ (magistrate) below. EF, small chip on edge. Rare. Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 330-250) Drachm416 viewsca 330-250 BC. AR Drachm (3.27g). Head of Aphrodite Euploia right, wearing sakkos, in beaded circle / Forepart of roaring lion right, KNI below, ΕΥΜΕ[ΛΩ] (magistrate) above. Fine toning, good style, good VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 405-394) Drachm334 viewsca 405 BC. AR Drachm (3.72g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right within incuse square. Toned VF, light porosity, small reverse scratch. Rare issue. Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 520-490) Drachm493 viewsca 520-490 BC. AR Drachm (6.27g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Archaic head of Aphrodite right within incuse square. Toned, nice VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 400-390) Tetradrachm471 viewsca 400-390 BC. AR Tetradrachm (14.45g). Head of Aphrodite left, prow behind / Forepart of roaring lion left, ΣΤΑΣΥΛΛΕΟΣ (magistrate) below, within incuse square. Very rare. Good VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 490-465) Drachm404 viewsca 490-465 BC. AR Drachm (6.08g). Forepart of roaring lion left / Archaic head of Aphrodite left within incuse square. Toned, good VF. Ex Muenzen und Medaillen 79 (1994), lot 355; Duplicates from the Hermitage Collection (Schlessinger/Berlin, 2/1934).Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 411-405) Drachm339 viewsca 411-405 BC. AR Drachm (6.13g). Aeginetic standard. Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound in sphendone decorated with flowers, within incuse square. EF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 465-449) Drachm344 viewsca 465-449 BC. AR Drachm (6.34g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound with taenia, KN-I, within incuse square. Attractively toned, good VF, nice flan.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 530-520) Drachm429 viewsca 530-520 BC. AR Drachm (6.25g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Archaic head of Aphrodite right within incuse square. VF, lightly toned, partial flat strike on obverse. Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 465-449) Drachm343 viewsca 465-449 BC. AR Drachm (6.14g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound with taenia, within incuse square. Attractively toned, good VF, nice flan. Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 465-449) Drachm302 viewsca 465-449 BC. AR Drachm (6.28g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound with taenia, K-N-I, within incuse square. Toned, nice VF, small edge split.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 411-405) Drachm448 viewsca 405-394 BC. AR Drachm (6.12g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound with taenia, K-N-I, within incuse square. Lightly toned EF, choice flan, great style. Ex Hess-Leu 49 (4/1971), lot 221.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 520-495) Drachm307 viewsca 520-495 BC. AR Drachm (6.26 gm). Forepart of roaring lion right / Archaic head of Aphrodite right within incuse square in incuse circle. Heavily toned VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 465-449) Drachm263 viewsca 449-411 BC. AR Drachm (6.09g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Diademed head of Aphrodite Euploia right within incuse square. Toned, good VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 395-390) Tetradrachm357 viewsca 395-390 BC. AR Tetradrachm (14.72gm). Head of Aphrodite Euploia left, prow behind / Forepart of roaring lion left, [ΣΤΙ]ΦΟ[Σ] (magistrate) below, all within incuse square. VF, minor porosity. From the Garth R. Drewry Collection. Ex Lanz 40 (25 May 1987), lot 289; Hecatomnus Hoard.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 411-405) Drachm276 viewsca 405-394 BC. AR Drachm (6.13g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, K-N-I, within incuse square. Good classical style, VF-EF. Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 330-250) Drachm313 viewsca 330-250 BC. AR Drachm (3.12g). Head of Aphrodite Euploia right / Forepart of roaring lion right, [Κ]ΝΙ below, ΠΟΛΥΗΡΑΤΟΣ (magistrate) to right. Minor corrosion on rev, VF. Ex Auktion Giessener Muenzhandlung 26, Munchen 1983, lot 1499.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 465-449) Drachm315 viewsca 465-449 BC. AR Drachm (6.16g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Aphrodite right, K-N-I, in incuse square. Toned, good style, EF.Dec 24, 2004
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Knidos (BC 530-520) Trihemiobol567 viewsca 530-520 BC. AR Trihemiobol (1.74g). Head of roaring lion right / Archaic head of Artemis right, in dotted square border, within incuse square. VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Alinda (BC 200-100) AE 11377 viewsca 2nd cent BC. AE11 (1.68g). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Quiver with arrows and bow, ΑΛΙ above, club below. VF, dark green patina. Apparently an unrecorded variety.Dec 24, 2004
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Myndos (BC 200-0) Drachm352 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AR Drachm (3.99g). Menedemos, magistrate. Laureate head of Zeus right / Headdress of Isis, thunderbolt below, ΜΥΝΔΙΩΝ to left, ΜΕΝΕΔΗΜΟΣ to right, within beaded circle. EF, some horn silver on the reverse.Dec 24, 2004
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Myndos (BC 200-0) Hemidrachm299 views2nd-1st century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.29g). Filon, magistrate. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right, thyrsos over shoulder / Winged thunderbolt; ΦΙΛΩΝ and rose below. Good VF, small lamination behind head.Dec 24, 2004
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Myndos (BC 200-0) Drachm323 views2nd-1st century BC. AR Drachm (4.42g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Headdress of Isis, ΜΥΝΔΙΩΝ to left, ΗΡΟΔΩΡΟΣ (magistrate) to right, within beaded circle. VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Iasos (BC 300-250) Hemidrachm346 views300-250 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.03g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Hermias swimming with dolphin right, ΙΑΣΕΩΝ below. Very rare, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Iasos (BC 250-190) AE301 viewsca 250-190 BC. AE (5.45g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Hermias swimming with dolphin right, ΙΑΣΕΩΝ below. Black-green patina, corrosion spots, VF. Rare.Dec 24, 2004
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Kindya (BC 510-490) Tetrobol424 viewsca 510-490 BC. AR Samian Tetrobol (2.15g). Head of Ketos right / Incuse geometric pattern. Near EF, strike a touch soft.Dec 24, 2004
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Kindya (BC 510-490) Tetrobol563 viewsca 510-490 BC. AR Samian Tetrobol (2.06g). Head of Ketos left / Incuse geometric pattern. Superb EF. Dec 24, 2004
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Uncertain (BC 350-300) Drachm - Memnon366 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Drachm (3.01g). Head of Helios left, surrounded by solar crown / Rose, two buds on either side, N-I. Toned VF, light porosity. Very rare.Dec 24, 2004
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Nisyros (BC 350-300) AE349 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE (1.68g). Head of female right, wearing stephane / Dolphin right, trident below.Dec 24, 2004
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Halikarnassos (BC 300-200) AE 12346 viewsca 3rd-2nd cent BC. AE12 (1.28g). Laureate head of Apollo left / Eagle standing left with open wings, lyre before, A[ΛΙ] above. EF, glossy dark green, almost black, patina.Dec 24, 2004
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Halikarnassos (BC 500-480) Obol660 viewsbefore 480 BC. AR Obol (1.05g). Forepart of Pegasos left / Head of a goat left, three pellets around; all within incuse square. EF. Rare. Dec 24, 2004
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Halikarnassos (BC 500-480) Obol546 viewsbefore 480 BC. AR Obol (1.10g). Forepart of Pegasos right / Forepart of a goat right, within incuse square. Good VF. Rare. Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (BC 300-200) Tetradrachm544 viewsca 3rd century BC. AR Tetradrachm (13.51g). Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left / Zeus Osogoa standing right, holding trident in right hand, eagle in left; ΜΥΛΑΣΕΩ[Ν] to left, [ΕΙ]ΡΗΝΑΙΟΣ (magistrate) to right. Lightly toned EF, some light cleaning marks in fields. Extremely rare; third known specimen. Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (AD 129) Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Hadrian423 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (10.52g), Mylasa mint, struck after 129 AD. Bare head right / Cult statue of Zeus Labraundos standing facing, holding double axe (labrys) and spear; fillets hang from wrists to ground as supports. Toned VF, light porosity. Overstruck on a cistophorus of Augustus, Sutherland Group III (g). Ex von Aulock Collection, 6616.Dec 24, 2004
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Stater568 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, 377-353 BC. AR Stater (13.11g), struck 377-367 BC in Miletos. Forepart of lion left, MA above / Stellate pattern (star?). Very rare denomination, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Tetradrachm1101 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, 377-353 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.10g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre; ME monogram behind. Good VF, minor flan flaw on eye.Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (AD 198-209) AE 38 - Geta504 viewsGeta as Caesar, 198 - 209 AD. AE38 (21.40g). Bust right, PO SEPTIMIOS GETAS KAI / Cult statute of Zeus Labraundos with polos, scepter und double-axe in tetrastyle Ionian temple. Green and brown patina, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/3 Stater641 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Drachm (4.14g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left, EKA above / Stellate pattern in incuse square. Toned EF.Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (BC 520-490) 1/6 Stater388 viewsca 500 BC. AR 1/6 Stater (1.83g). Forepart of springing lion right / Irregular incuse punch. Very rare. Dark toning, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (BC 295-280) AE 19 - Eupolemos937 viewsEupolemos, Strategos, 295-280 BC. AE19 (4.24g). Three overlapping Macedonian shields, the outer two with spearheads in the center / Sword in sheath, ΕΥΠΟ-ΛΕΜΟΥ; labrys to left. EF, glossy brown patina under a light dusting of orangish earthen encrustation.Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (BC 520-490) Stater548 viewsca 500 BC. AR Stater (9.60g). Forepart of lion right, Carian monogram on shoulder / Two slightly off-set incuse punches. Toned, good VF. Very rare. Dec 24, 2004
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Tabai (BC 100-0) Drachm1064 viewsca 1st century BC. AR Drachm (2.90g). Head of Herakles right in beaded circle / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia between star and half moon; ΛΡ ΤΑΒΗΝΩΝ to left, ΑΡΤΕΜΩΝ (son of) ΠΑΠΙΟΥ (magistrate) to right, all within beaded circle.Dec 24, 2004
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Euromos (BC 400) Hemiobol397 views5th-4th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (0.53g). Forepart of boar right / Bearded head of Zeus right, Λ to left, within shallow incuse circle. Very fine.Dec 24, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 550-500) EL 1/12 Stater2379 viewsca 550-500 BC. EL 1/12th Stater (1.29g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Quadripartite incuse square. EF. Rare.

This is a difficult coin to identify with certainty, but the lion resembles some of those found on early silver fractions attributed to Caria.
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Mylasa (BC 520-490) 1/6 Stater523 viewsca 500 BC. AR 1/6 Stater (1.80g). Forepart of lion left, Carian monogram on shoulder / Irregular incuse punch. Cleaned, very fine.Dec 24, 2004
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Mylasa (BC 6th cent) EL 1/48 Stater1542 viewsca 6th century BC. EL 1/48th Stater (0.28g). Facing lion's scalp / Scorpion. Good VF. C. Weber Coll.Dec 24, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 440) Diobol446 viewsca 440 BC. AR Diobol (1.29g). Forepart of lion with open mouth right / Laureate head of young male left, Carian inscription (name of Dynast?) to left, letter to right, in incuse square. Very rare, cleaned surface, very fine.Dec 24, 2004
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Uncertain (BC 470-440) Tetartemorion503 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion? (0.17g). Scorpion viewed from above, tail curling left / Quadripartite incuse square with pellet in each quarter. Apparently unpublished. Fine, extremely rare. The scorpion type is well established for Caria, but only as a reverse.1 commentsDec 24, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 400-340) Hemiobol713 viewsca 400-340 BC. AR Hemiobol (ca 0.4g). Head of lion turned left, within linear circular border / Head of bull left, Carian letter behind. About extremely fine.Dec 24, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 450-400) lion/panther - Obol302 viewsca 465-440 BC. AR Obol (0.72g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Facing head of panther in incuse square. VF. Ex Hirsch Nachf. 175 (1992), lot 407.Dec 24, 2004
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Karia Uncertain (BC 450-400) lion/eagle - Obol357 viewsca 465-440 BC. AR Obol (0.72g). Forepart of lion left / Eagle flying right, in incuse square. VF-EF. Ex Hirsch Nachf. 175 (1992), lot 419.Dec 24, 2004
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Salamis (BC 411-373) Stater/Double Siglos - Evagoras I589 viewsEvagoras I, King of Salamis, 411-374/3 BC. AR Stater or Double Siglos (11.10g, 8h). Head of bearded Herakles wearing lion skin headdress right; Cypriot letters, 'Eu fa go ro' to right (mostly off the flan) / 'Ba si le fo se eu' (in combined Cypriot and Greek letters), goat seated right on dotted ground line; barley grain above. Very rare. Toned, good VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Salamis (BC 351-332) Didrachm - Pnytagoras435 viewsPnytagoras, King of Salamis, 351-332 BC. AR Didrachm (6.96g). Laureate and draped bust of Aphrodite left, ΠΝ to right / Draped bust of Artemis left, bow and quiver behind neck. Toned VF, light porosity. Rare.Dec 24, 2004
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Prusa ad Olympum (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla565 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (9.51g). Laureate head right, AVT K M AVP ANTWNEINOC CEB / Ajax the Telamonian falling upon his sword left; pile of stones before, shield below, PRO-UCAEW-N above. EF, dark green patina. Rare Trojan War reference. Simpson Coll.

Ajax led the warriors of Salamis to Troy, and was regarded as the second greatest Greek warrior, after Achilles. When he failed to win Achilles' armor after the latter's tragic death, Ajax went mad and, after creating turmoil amidst the Greek ranks, finally committed suicide by falling on his sword.
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Salamis (BC 445-411) Obol398 viewsca 445-411 BC. AR Obol (0.71g). Young male head right / Blank. Toned, good VF. Dec 24, 2004
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Salamis (BC 450) Obol - Euanthes506 viewsEuanthes, King of Salamis, ca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.75g, 11h). Head of ram right / head of ram right, jug with one handle below; all within circular incuse. Extremely rare. Toned, VF. Ex Hess-Leu 31 (12/1966), lot 505, and from the collection of V.M. Brand.Dec 24, 2004
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Salamis (BC 411-373) Stater/Double Siglos - Evagoras I529 viewsEvagoras I, King of Salamis, 411-374/3 BC. AR Stater or Double Siglos (11.10g, 8h). Head of bearded Herakles wearing lion skin headdress right; Cypriot letters, 'Eu fa go ro' to right (mostly off the flan) / 'Ba si le fo se eu' (in combined Cypriot and Greek letters), goat seated right on dotted ground line; barley grain above; kerykeion (caduceus) to right. Very rare. Struck on an irregular flan from a rusty obverse die, otherwise, good extremely fine. Ex Monnaies et Medailles 68 (4/1986), 308.Dec 24, 2004
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Salamis (BC 411-374) Tetrobol - Evagoras I539 viewsEvagoras I, King of Salamis, 411-374 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.90g). Herakles seated right on rock, draped with lion skin, holding club and cornucopiae / Goat recumbent right; Cypriot 'PA' and 'A' to right, 'SI LE O' above, 'SE' in exergue. VF, toned, minor porosity. Large flan for issue. From the Garth R. Drewry Collection. Ex Coin Galleries (18 July 1973), lot 264.Dec 24, 2004
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Salamis (BC 515-480) Hemiobol1341 viewsca 515-480 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.44g). Head of ram right, in beaded circular border / ankh-like symbol, Cypriot letter 'e' inside, within shallow incuse circle. Very rare. Good dark toning, high relief, EF.Dec 24, 2004
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Kition (BC 425-400) Stater - Baalmelek II633 viewsBaalmelek II, King of Kition, ca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.97g). Herakles advancing right, wearing full lion skin on shoulders, club in right hand, bow in left, ankh symbol to right, within dotted circlular border / Lion attacking deer, 'BLMLK' in Cypriot above, within dotted square border. Rare. VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Kition (BC 425-400) Stater - Baalmelek II702 viewsBaalmelek II, King of Kition, ca 425-400 BC. AR Stater (10.68g). Herakles advancing right, wearing full lion skin on shoulders, club in right hand, bow in left, ankh symbol to right, within dotted circlular border / Lion attacking deer, 'BLMLK' in Cypriot above, within dotted square border. Rare. EF.Dec 24, 2004
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Amathos (BC 350) 1/3 Stater - Rhoikos340 viewsRhoikos, King of Amathos, ca 350 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Tetrobol (2.16g). Head of lion right, in dotted circle / Forepart of lion right, head facing, within circle. EF, light porosity. Dec 24, 2004
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Amathos (BC 350) 1/3 Stater - Rhoikos745 viewsRhoikos, King of Amathos, ca 350 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Tetrobol (2.18g). Head of lion right, in dotted circle / Forepart of lion right, head facing. EF. Dec 24, 2004
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Amathos (BC 350) 1/3 Stater - Rhoikos323 viewsRhoikos, King of Amathos, ca 350 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Tetrobol (2.13g). Head of lion right, in dotted circle / Forepart of lion right, head facing. Good VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Amathos (BC 450-400) Triobol?763 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Triobol? (1.67g). Lion crouching right on pellet groundline, star above / Forepart of lion right, jaws open, in rectangular dotted border, all within shallow incuse square. Very fine, scarce.Dec 24, 2004
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Amathos (BC 350) 1/3 Stater - Rhoikos332 viewsRhoikos, King of Amathos, ca 350 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Tetrobol (2.04g). Head of lion right, within dotted circle / Forepart of lion right, head facing, within circle. VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Idalion (BC 500-490) Stater/Double Siglos613 viewsca 500-490 BC. AR Stater (Double siglos) (11.05g, 12h). Sphinx seated right, left leg raised / Irregular incuse square. Extrmely rare. Lightly toned, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Paphos (BC 450) Obol - Stasandros342 viewsStasandros, King of Paphos, ca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Bull standing left, winged solar disk (Ahura-Mazda) flying above / Eagle sitting left. F, light even porosity, reverse die break.Dec 24, 2004
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Paphos (BC 450) Obol - Stasandros492 viewsStasandros, King of Paphos, ca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.74g). Bull standing left, winged solar disk (Ahura-Mazda) flying above / Eagle sitting left, vase to left. Good F. Dec 24, 2004
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Paphos (BC 450) Obol - Stasandros505 viewsStasandros, King of Paphos, ca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.62g). Bull standing left, winged solar disk (Ahura-Mazda) flying above / Eagle sitting left, ankh and Cypriot letters to left. VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Paphos (BC 350-332) AE358 viewsca 350-332 BC. AE (4.26g). Head of Aphrodite left, wearing stephane / Rose. Dark green patina, VF.Dec 24, 2004
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Paphos (BC 310-306) AE 20 - Ptolemy I409 viewsPtolemy I, 323-283 BC. AE20 - Hemiobol (8.18g). Paphos mint, struck 310-306 BC. Head of Aphrodite right, wearing ornamented stephane and earring / ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wreath to left. Green patina, VF. Dec 23, 2004
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Paphos (BC 450) Tetrobol - Stasandros508 viewsStasandros, King of Paphos, ca 450 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.63g). Bull standing left, in beaded circle / Eagle standing left, olive sprig to right. Very rare denomination. Minor corrosion, VF.Dec 23, 2004
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Paphos (BC 400) Stater - Onasioikos647 viewsOnasioikos, King of Paphos, ca 400 BC. AR Stater (10.93g, 6h). Bull standing left; solar symbol and Cypriot letters 'Ba si O na si' above (obscured by die breaks), ankh to left; Cypriot letters 'Ba si le' below / Eagle flying left, Cypriot letters 'Ba and O' between; ankh to left; all within incuse square. Very rare. Beautifully toned. Obverse struck from the usual worn and partially damaged die, otherwise, very fine/extremely fine.Dec 23, 2004
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Paphos (BC 310-306) AE 20 - Ptolemy I788 viewsPtolemy I, 323-283 BC. AE20 - Hemiobol (8.70g). Paphos mint, struck 310-306 BC. Head of Aphrodite right, wearing ornamented stephane and earring / ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Good VF, dark green, almost black, patina, surfaces evenly grainy.Dec 23, 2004
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Marion? (BC 6th cent) Stater1209 viewslate 6th cent BC. AR Stater (10.49g). Forepart of lion right with open mouth and raised forepaw / Shallow incuse square with irregular markings, among which the letters 'Ba Ta' may be read. Old toning, from an old collection, VF. Very rare.

Provenance: Spink Numismatic Circular 1994 no. 2007, put to Caria with a hint at Cyprus. Asyut 810 ("Uncertain Cyprus Mint"), of similar style on spread fabric, has letters 'Ba Ta' on shoulder of lion. The attribution to Marion is uncertain; Amathus is another possibility.
Dec 23, 2004
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Philadelphia (BC 100-0) AE 15744 views1st century BC. AE14.94 (3.77g) Macedonian shield / Thunderbolt; ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕΩΝ, monogram to right. Good very fine.Dec 23, 2004
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Tralleis (BC 189-133) Cistophoric Drachm1323 views189-133 BC. AR Cistophoric Drachm (2.84g, 18mm). Club, draped lion skin; all within vine-wreath / TPAΛ, bunch of grapes upon vine-leaf. Very fine.Dec 23, 2004
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Amorion (AD 193-211) AE 25 - Julia Domna308 viewsJulia Domna, 193-211 AD. AE25 (8.29g) IOYΛIA AVΓOYCTA, draped bust right / AMOPIANΩΝ, Nike with shield and holding jug in left hand. Very fine. Unpublished?Dec 23, 2004
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Diokaisareia (AD 193-211) AE 29 - Septimius Severus331 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE29.23 (18.40g). AVTOKP KAIC A CEΠTI CEOVHPOC ΠΕΡ CEB, laureate, curassed and draped bust right / AΔΡ ΔΙΟKAICAPEΩΝ, temple with six columns, bukranion on pediment; three Nikai on top and sides of pediment; in central intercolumination, thunderbolt; at left, tree behind altar. About very fine.Dec 23, 2004
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Hieropolis-Kastabala (AD 218-222) AE 30 - Elagabalus253 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE30 (c.15g). AVT K M AVP ANTΩNEINOC, Laureate bust of Elagabalus right / KACTABAΛEωN, Beatyl of Elagabalus, surmounted by eagle, placed on galloping quadriga. Very fine.Dec 23, 2004
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Tarsos (AD 249-251) AE 26 - Herennius Etruscus261 viewsHerennius Etruscus, 249-251 AD. AE26.20 (10.84g). K VIN EPENNIO ETPOVC ΔΕΚ IONKE, draped, laureate and cuirassed bust right / TAPCOV MHTPOΠΟΛΕΩC, Pyramidal monument for Sandan over base decorated by horned animal heads (oxen?) and covered by a round canopy supported by two figures wearing large mantle and Phrygian helmet; above eagle. Very rare. Good fine.Dec 23, 2004
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Ninika-Klaudiopolis (AD 222-235) AE 30 - Severus Alexander266 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE30 (11.18g). Draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right, INC SEV ALEXANDER / Colonist ploughing with yoke of humped oxen; behind, standard; NIN C CLAV. Good very fine.Dec 23, 2004
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