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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Kolophon (BC 450-410) Tritemorion?351 viewsca 450-410 BC. AR Persic Tritemorion? (1/3 obol) (0.28g). Head of Apollo? right, wearing helmet? / Mark of value or monogram? in incuse square.Dec 04, 2004
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Kolophon (BC 450-410) Tritemorion?448 viewsca 450-410 BC. AR Persic Tritemorion? (1/3 obol) (0.42g). Head of Apollo right / Mark of value or monogram? in incuse square.Dec 04, 2004
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Eikonion (AD 253-260) AE 22 - Valerian I444 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE22 (6.91g).Dec 04, 2004
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Neandreia (BC 400) Obol611 viewsca 400 BC. AR Obol (0.51g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Ram standing right, NEA-N. Good VF, typical light porosity. Rare. Dec 04, 2004
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Obol757 viewsca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.65g). Homonoia with Neandreia. Forepart of horse right, SKH around / Grape cluster, N to left, all within concentric incuse, dotted, and linear squares. Good VF, light porosity. Rare, unpublished?Dec 04, 2004
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Assos (BC 350-300) AE 10512 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE10 (1.36g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with olive wreath / Bucranium, ΑΣ-ΣΙ; AP[TA]? above. EF, black patina. Dec 04, 2004
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Assos (BC 450-420) Obol787 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Obol (0.56g). Griffin seated left / Lion's head left, Α-Σ above, within incuse square. VF, light porosity. Very rare early issue. Dec 04, 2004
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Assos (BC 450-400) Obol1496 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Obol (0.56g). Griffin seated right / Lion's head right, ΑΣΣ-Ο-Ο-Ν, within incuse square. VF, light porosity. Very rare early issue, unpublished with full ethnic.Dec 04, 2004
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Ilion (AD 180-192) AE 38 - Commodus1666 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE38 (2.89g). Ilium. AV KAI M AVPH KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΙΛΙΕΩΝ in exergue, Ganymede, wearing Phrygian helmet, seated left on pile of rocks, giving cup to eagle who grasps it with his left claw and drinks from it; tree behind. Good VF, dark green patina with light earthen encrustation around the devices, some corrosion. From the David Simpson Collection. Ex Bank Leu Auk. 30 (4/1982), lot 395.Dec 04, 2004
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Ilion (BC 300-200) Tetrobol867 views3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.87g). Head of Athena right, wearing attic crested helmet / Archaic cult statue of Athena Ilias left, holding spear and distaff, rose to left. Light porosity, VF-EF. Extremely rare. Unpublished?Dec 04, 2004
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Ilion (BC 301-281) AE 9935 viewsca 301-281 BC. AE9 (0.83g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with a wreath / Hydria, ΙΛ-Ι. Near EF, glossy dark green, almost black, patina.Dec 04, 2004
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Ilion (BC 281-228) AE 16631 viewsca 301-281 BC. AE16 (5.64g). Head of Athena right, wearing laureate crested Athenian helmet / Statue of Athena Ilias left, holding filleted spear and distaff, ΙΛΙ to right. Good VF, black patina, some light roughness.Dec 04, 2004
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Ilion (BC 188-133) Tetradrachm586 viewsca 188-133 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.98g). Kleonos Ioilos, "magistrate." Head of Athena right, wearing a laureate, crested helmet / ΑΘΗΝΑΣ ΙΛΙΑΔΟΣ, Athena Ilias standing right, wearing polos and chiton, holding distaff and filleted spear; owl at her feet right, winged caduceus behind; ΚΛΕ−ΩΝΟΣ across field, ΙΩΙΛΟΥ in exergue. Lightly toned VF, light porosity. Very rare.Dec 04, 2004
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Ophryneion (BC 350-300) AE 12620 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE12 (1.54g). Bearded head of Hektor 3/4 to right, wearing triple crested helmet / The infant Dionysos kneeling right, holding grape cluster in hand, ΟΦΡΥ to left. Fine, dark green-brown patina. Dec 04, 2004
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Ophryneion (BC 350-300) AE 12820 viewsca 350-300 BC. AE12 (1.96g). Bearded head of Hektor 3/4 to right, wearing triple crested helmet / The infant Dionysos kneeling right, holding grape cluster in hand, ΟΦΥ (sic) to left. EF, glossy dark green and black patina.Dec 04, 2004
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Zeleia (BC 400-300) AE 11532 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE11 (1.04g). Head of Artemis right, wearing stephane / Monogram within grain-wreath. VF, orange-dark brown patina. Very rare. David Freedman coll.Dec 04, 2004
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Thebe (BC 350) AE 91238 viewsca 350 BC. AE9 (0.83g) Laureate female head right, hair in a sakkos / Three crecents, Θ-Η-Β in between. VF, black patina. Rare.Dec 04, 2004
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Atarneos? (BC 4th cent) Drachm1031 views4th century BC. AR Drachm? (3.18g). Head of bearded Hearkles L, wearing lion skin / snake entwined, ΘΕ monogram. Extremely rare. Good toning, good VF.Dec 03, 2004
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Atarneos (BC 350-300) Drachm684 viewsca 350-300 BC. AR Drachm (2.29g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Coiled serpent. Toned, near VF, porous, obverse scrape. Rare.Dec 03, 2004
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Atarneos (BC 350-300) AE 18671 viewsca. 350-300 BC. AE18 (3.87g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Forepart of horse right; coiled serpent above, H to right, ATAP below. Good VF, dark greenish brown patina with a trace of red, some smoothing in fields.Dec 03, 2004
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Pitane (BC 350) AE 16503 viewsca 4th cent BC. AE16 (3.66g) Horned head of Zeus Ammon right / Pentagram, pellet in center, ΠΙΤΑΝ. VF, brown patina. Rare. From the David Freedman Collection.Dec 03, 2004
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Perperene (AD 37-41) AE 17 - Caligula1273 viewsGaius (Caligula), 37-41 AD. AE17 (3.14g) Laureate and draped bust right (probably as a personification of Hegemonia) / Grape bunch on vine with leaf. VF, nice dark green patina. Rare mint, with only a handful of provincial coins known for the Julio-Claudians.Dec 03, 2004
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Poimanenon (AD 138-161) AE - Antoninus Pius381 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE (4.43g) AUT L AD[R]I AN[...]IN, head R / POIMANHNWN, standing Apollo with kithara in the left hand and plektron in the right. RRR! VFDec 03, 2004
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Prokonnesos (BC 400-350) Hemidrachm384 viewsca 400-350 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.44g). Head of Aphrodite left, hair in sphendone / ΠΡΟ-ΚΟΝ, oinochoe. Near VF. Scarce.Dec 03, 2004
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Prokonnesos (BC 400-350) Hemidrachm445 viewsca 400-350 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.48g). Head of Aphrodite left, hair in sphendone / ΠΡΟ-ΚΟΝ, oinochoe. Near VF, nicely centered. Scarce.Dec 03, 2004
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Orontes (BC 357-352) Tetrobol523 viewsOrontes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 357-352 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.64g, 12h), struck at Kisthene. Nude hoplite crouching left behind shield, spear at ready / Forepart of winged boar right, OPO-NT-A around. Good VF, lightly toned. Choice flan. Very rareDec 03, 2004
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Telmessos (BC 100-0) AE 15410 viewsca 1st century BC. AE15 (4.15g) Head of Alexander III, with ram's horn / Panther standing left on groundline, foreleg raised, ΤΕΛΜΕCCΗωΝ below. VF.Dec 03, 2004
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Plakia (BC 350) AE 11416 viewsca 350 BC. AE11 (1.24g) Head of Kybele right, wearing turreted headdress / Lion right, devouring prey, ΠΛΑΚΙA above, ear of corn below.Dec 03, 2004
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Priapos (BC 300-200) AE 18362 viewsca 3rd century BC. AE18 (4.54g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Shrimp or cray-fish right.Dec 03, 2004
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Prokonnesos (BC 350) AE 10518 viewsca 350 BC. AE10 (1.41g). Head of Aphrodite right, hair in sphendone / Oinochoe, ΠΡΟ−ΚΟΝ on either side.Dec 03, 2004
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Miletopolis (BC 3rd-2nd cent) AE 20399 viewsca 3rd-2nd century BC. AE20 (5.07g) Head of Athena R, wearing crested helmet / Double-bodied owl, head facing, ΜΙΛΗΤΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ around.Dec 03, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 460-440) Tetartemorion542 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.25g). Forepart of boar left / Two tunnies swimming in opposite directions, bigger one to right, smaller to left. (the rev is upside down)Dec 03, 2004
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Kyzikos (BC 200-100) AE 28575 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE28 (9.99g). Wreathed head of Kore Soteira right, within dotted circle / Tripod, ΚΥZΙ-ΚΗΝΩΝ on either side, monogram to left, long torch below.Dec 03, 2004
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Gambrion (BC 350-250) AE 16633 views4th cent BC. AE16 (3.99g) Laureate head of Apollo right / Large star, pellet in center, Γ−[Α−Μ] between rays.Dec 03, 2004
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 16705 viewsmid 4th cent BC. AE16 (4.76g) Laureate Head of Zeus right / Forepart of winged horse right, [ΑΔΡΑ] above, grain ear below. good VF.Dec 03, 2004
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Adramytteion (BC 350) AE 10800 viewsmid 4th cent BC. AE10 (0.89g) Head of Zeus right / Forepart of winged horse right, ΑΔΡΑ above. VF.Dec 03, 2004
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Lamponeia (BC 450-400) Hemidrachm435 viewsca 400 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.77g). Head of Dionysos right / Bull's head (bucranium) facing, Λ-Α-Μ around, all within incuse square. Good VFDec 03, 2004
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Lamponeia (BC 400) Obol580 viewsca 400 BC. AR Obol (0.58g) Bearded head of Dionysos right / Bull's head (bucranium) facing, Λ-Α-Μ around, all within incuse square. Dec 03, 2004
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Lamponeia (BC 450-400) Drachm439 viewsca 400 BC. AR Drachm (3.64g) Bearded head of Dionysos right / Bull's head (bucranium) facing, Λ-Α-Μ around, all within incuse square. Toned VF, porous. Very Rare.Dec 03, 2004
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Gargara (BC 440-400) Obol666 viewsca 420-400 BC. AR Obol (0.63g) Male head (Apollo?) right / Ram's head right, ΓΑΡ above, within incuse square. VF, light porosity. Scarce.Dec 03, 2004
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Gargara (BC 500-475) Obol1135 viewsca 500-475 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.54g) Female head left, hair bound in sakkos, ΓΑΡ behind / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF, slight flan bend. Apparently unpublished.

The location of this issue is based on the ethnic, but the style places it a at least a half century before the accepted date for the earliest coinage of Gargara.
Dec 03, 2004
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Arykanda (BC 200-0) AE 14413 views2nd-1st century BC. AE14 (2.82g) Radiate head of God (Sozon?) / Apollo standing to front, holding bow, leaning at column; city monogram to left. VF.Dec 03, 2004
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Thyateira (AD 55-60) AE 16 - Nero746 viewsFirst Issue, 55-60 AD. AE16 (3.55g) Draped bust right, lightly bearded / ΘΥΑΤΕΙΡΗ-ΝΩΝ, double-axe.Dec 03, 2004
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Abydos (BC 350-300) AE 10664 viewslate 4th cent. BC. AE10 (1.30g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Eagle standing right; ΑΒΥ above, bow & arrow to right.Dec 03, 2004
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Skamandreia (BC 350-300) AE 19596 viewsca. 350-300 BC. AE19 (7.73g) Head of mountain-nymph Ide right, countermark / Fir tree; ΣΚ-Α, boar's head to right.Dec 03, 2004
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Alexandreia (BC 300) AE 20620 viewsca 300 BC. AE20 (7.88g) Laureate head of Apollo right / horse grazing right, ΑΛΕΞΑΝ-ΔΡΕΩΝ above and below, ΙΣ monogram and corn grain below.Dec 03, 2004
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Gergis (BC 350-241) AE 11461 viewsca 350 BC. AE11 (1.72g) Laureate head of Sibyl Herophile 3/4 to right / Sphinx seated right, ΓΕΡ to right.Dec 03, 2004
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Sigeion (BC 350) AE 12396 viewsca. 350 BC. AE12 (1.80g) Head of Athena 3/4 right, wearing triple-crested helmet / Owl standing right, head facing; crescent to left, ΣΙΓΕ to right.Dec 03, 2004
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Thymbra (BC 350) AE 16593 viewsca 350 BC. AE16 (5.13g) Bearded and horned head of Zeus Ammon left / Θ-Υ between three rays of an eight-rayed star, monogram.Dec 03, 2004
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Thymbra (BC 350) AE 16479 viewsca 350 BC. AE16 (5.94g) Bearded and horned head of Zeus Ammon left / Θ-Υ between three rays of an eight-rayed star, monogram.Dec 03, 2004
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Antandros (BC 350-250) AE 11558 viewsca 350 BC. AE11 (1.77g) Laureate head of Apollo right / Lion's head right, ANTAN to right.Dec 03, 2004
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Birytis (BC 350-250) AE 11627 viewsca 300 BC. AE11 (1.33g) Head of bearded Kabeiros left, wearing pilos / Β-Ι/Ρ-Υ, club, within wreath.Dec 03, 2004
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Sigeion (BC 350) AE 10453 viewsca 350 BC. AE10 (0.97g) Head of Athena right / Crescent, Σ-Ι/Γ-Ε.Dec 03, 2004
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Sigeion (BC 350) AE 13396 viewsca 350 BC. AE13 (1.78g) Head of Athena 3/4 to right, wearing triple-crested helmet / double-bodied owl, crescent to left, ΣΙΓΕ below.Dec 03, 2004
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(BC 390-370) Aruvatijesi and Zagaba - Obol576 viewsAruvatijesi and Zagaba, Dynasts, ca 390-360 BC. AR Obol (0.70g) Scalp of lion / Triskeles, ethnic around. aEFDec 02, 2004
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Gargara (BC 350) AE 13574 views4th cent BC. AE13 (2.34g, 2h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Horse galloping right, ΓΑΡ above, club below. Good VF. David Freeman coll.Dec 02, 2004
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Aigai (AD 41-48) AE 17 - Messalina744 viewsMessalina, wife of Claudius. Augusta, 41-48 AD. AE17 (3.06g) Draped bust of Messalina right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Good VF, dark green patina with earthen encrustation. Rare portrait issue of Messalina in her own name.Nov 30, 2004
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Kyme (BC 350-250) Hemidrachm4320 viewsca 350-250 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.81g). Eagle standing right, head reverted / Forepart of horse right. Lightly toned, good VF, some light scrapes on edge.Nov 30, 2004
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Kyme (BC 165-140) AE 20751 viewsca 250-190 BC. AE20 (8.91g). Head of the Amazon Kyme right, wearing taenia and earring / [Κ]ΥΜΑΙ−ΩΝ, horse prancing right, one-handled cup below; magistrate ΠΥΘΑΣ. Near EF, dark brown patina with some red encrustation. Nov 30, 2004
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Aigai (AD 43-55) AE 16 - Britannicus980 viewsBritannicus, son of Claudius and Messalina. Circa 43-55 AD. AE16 (2.90 gm). Chaleos, magistrate. Bare head of Britannicus right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. VF, dark green patina. Extremely rare; only four specimens cited in RPC.Nov 30, 2004
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Aigai (AD 41-48) AE 17 - Messalina830 viewsMessalina, wife of Claudius. Augusta, 41-48 AD. AE17 (1.89g) Draped bust of Messalina right / Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. Good VF, dark green patina. Rare portrait issue of Messalina in her own name. Nov 30, 2004
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Boione (BC 300) AE 11818 viewsca 300 BC. AE11. Head of female left, wearing earing and necklace / Bull standing right, ΒΟΙΩΝΙΤ above / IΚΟΝ (retrograde) below.Nov 30, 2004
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Boione (BC 300) AE 11859 viewsca 300 BC. AE11. Head of female left, wearing earing and necklace / Bull standing right, ΒΟΙΩΝΙΤ above / IΚΟΝ (retrograde) below.Nov 30, 2004
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Kalchedon (BC 387-340) Hemidrachm885 viewsca mid 4th cent BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.84g, 12mm, 5h). KAΛ, forepart of bull left on grain ear, ΔA monogram before / three grain ears. Toned, good VF. Rare denomination.Nov 24, 2004
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Sinope (BC 520-480) Drachm1225 viewsca 520-480 BC. AR Drachm (5.82g). Head of sea eagle left / Quadripartite pattern, opposite quadrants incuse and containing pellet in each.Nov 24, 2004
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Dynast 2 - Tetartemorion540 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.19g, 5mm) Head of eagle right / circular symbol (wreath or diadem?) or monogram within incuse square.Nov 24, 2004
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Aigai (BC 200-0) AE 12696 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE12 (1.99g) Bust of Hermes right, wearing petasos / Forepart of goat right, ΑΙΓΑΕΩΝ below, monograms above and to right. VF, dark green-brown patina.Nov 24, 2004
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Aigai (BC 160-150) Tetradrachm748 viewsAfter 165 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.69g). Laureate head of Apollo right; quiver and bow at neck / ΑΙΓΑΙΕΩΝ, Zeus standing half-left, holding eagle and sceptre; monogram before; all within oak-wreath. Toned, good VF. Rare.Nov 24, 2004
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Aigai (BC 300-200) AE 10572 viewsca 3rd century BC. AE10 (1.25g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Head of goat right. Nice VF, dark green patina.Nov 24, 2004
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Epiphaneia (AD 82-96) AE 21 - Domitia436 viewsDomitia, wife of Domitian. Augusta, 82-96 AD. AE21 (7.18g), dated year 151 (83/84 AD). Draped bust right / Athena standing left, right hand extended, left resting on shield; ANP (date) to left. VF, dark green patina, some smoothing. Very rare, only 1 specimen (the Levante specimen), recorded in RPC.Nov 23, 2004
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Kyme (AD 200-270) AE 17635 views3rd century AD. AE17 (3.12g) Bust of Amazon Kyme right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.Oct 29, 2004
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Kyme (BC 520-470) Obol770 viewsca 500 BC. AR Obol (0.67g) Forepart of bridled horse left / Incuse square.Oct 29, 2004
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Elaia (BC 340-300) AE 10767 viewsAfter 340 BC. AE10 (1.27g) Head of Athena left in Corinthian helmet / grain-seed within olive-wreath. Good VF, black patina.Oct 28, 2004
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Neonteichos (BC 300-150) AE 11748 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE11 (1.47g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; NE monogram below. VF, dark green patina. Oct 27, 2004
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Gryneion (BC 350-250) AE 12606 viewsBefore 306 BC. AE12 (1.51g). Laureate head of Apollo 3/4 facing left / mussel-shell. VF, porous, brown patina. Rare.Oct 27, 2004
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Gryneion (BC 350-250) AE 17888 viewsca 4th-3rd cent BC. AE17 (3.69g) Laureate three-quarter facing head of Apollo / ΓΥΡΝΗΩΝ, mussel shell. Good VF, dark green patina, small flan split.Oct 27, 2004
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Gryneion (BC 350-250) AE 161069 viewsca 3rd cent BC. AE16 (3.42g). Three-quarter facing head of Apollo, turned slightly left, wearing laurel wreath / ΓΥΡΝΗΩΝ, mussel shell. Near EF, dark brown patina.Oct 26, 2004
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Larisa Phrikonis (BC 400-300) AE 10466 viewsca 4th century BC. AE10 (1.31g) Horned female head right, wearing necklace / ΛΑ, bull's head right. VF, black patina, some minor encrustation. Very rare.Oct 26, 2004
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Larisa Phrikonis (BC 400-300) AE 11608 viewsca 4th century BC. AE11 (1.14g) Horned facing female head, turned slightly right, wearing necklace / ΛΑ, bull's head right. Near EF, black patina, some light encrustation. Rare.Oct 26, 2004
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Kyme (BC 400-350) Hemiobol795 viewsca 350 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.33g, 7mm) Forepart of prancing horse right / Rosette.Oct 26, 2004
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Elaia (BC 460-400) Hemiobol1033 viewsca 5th cent BC. AR Hemiobol (7-9mm, 0.43g, 11h). Head of Athena left, wearing crested helmet / ΕΛΑΙ (E retro), olive wreath around; all within incuse square.Oct 26, 2004
     
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