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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Magydos (AD 218-222) AE 32 - Julia Soaemias122 viewsJulia Soaemias, 218-222 AD. AE32 (22.22g). Dated CY 29. IOΥ CΥA... [MIA] CЄB, diademed and draped bust right / MAΓΥΔЄΩN, Rape of Persephone: Hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying Persephone, in field KΘ. Unpublished. Dark green patina, VF.Aug 01, 2015
Philadelphia (AD 193-211) AE 23 - Septimius Severus76 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE23 (9.56g). AΥ KAIC CЄOΥHΡ, laureate head right / ΦIΛAΔЄΛ/ΦЄΩN, She-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Green patina, VF.Aug 01, 2015
Kyzikos (AD 177-192) AE 35 - Commodus126 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE35 (25.11g). Homonoia with Smyrna. AΥ KAI M AΥΡH - KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI AΡX NAIB KΥINTOΥ ZMΥΡNA / KΥZIKOC, Hero Kyzikos and Amazone of Smyrna clasping hands. Unpublished. Brown patina, VF.Aug 01, 2015
Sinope (BC 46-45) AE 25166 viewsSulpicius Rufus, 46/45 BC. AE25 (21.51g). COLON FEL SIN P SULP, head Tyche wearing turreted headdress / DIC Q F RVF PROCOS PONTIFE, sacrificial implements. Rare. Dark green patina, VF.Aug 01, 2015
Tarsos (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla189 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE32 (21.51g). AΥT KAI M AΥΡ CЄOΥHΡOC ANTΩNЄINOC CЄB / Π - Π, laureate and cuirassed bust right / ANTΩNIANHC CЄΥ MHTΡ / TAΡCOΥ / ΓB / AMK, lion advancing right head left. Olive green patina, EF.Aug 01, 2015
Thyateira (AD 217-218) AE 38 - Macrinus98 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE38 (30.42g). AΥT KM OΠЄΛ CЄBHΡ MAKΡЄINOC CЄB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI CTΡ M AΥΡ ΔIAΔOXOΥ IΠΠIKOΥ, im Feld ΘΥA-TЄI / ΡH-NΩ / N, City goddess Thyateira with turreted headdress and veil standing left holding in extended right, a statue of Apollo holding double axe and a laurel branch. Green patina, gVF.Aug 01, 2015
Smyrna (AD 128-137) Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Sabina188 viewsSabina, 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (10.99g, 25mm). 129-130 AD. SABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG PP, draped and diademed bust right / COS III, Cybele seated left, holding patera in right hand, left elbow on drum; at feet, lion seated left. Graffiti ‘Z’ on reverse. gVF.Aug 01, 2015
Perge (AD 253-268) AE 32 - Gallienus94 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE32 (16.88g). KAI ΠO ΛI ΓAΛΛHNOC CЄB, laureate and draped bust right, I before / ΠЄPΓAIΩN A NЄΩKOPΩN, uncertain figure (Serapis?) holding hand to air and transverse scepter, flanked by two standards. Rare. VF.Jul 29, 2015
Ephesos (AD 258-260) AE 20 - Saloninus89 viewsSaloninus, 258-260 AD. AE20 (5.03g). ΛIK CAΛ OVAΛЄPIANO, laureate head right / ЄΦЄCIΩN / KAVCTP / OC, river god Kaystros recumbant left holding reed, leaning on vase from which water flows. Rare. VF.Jul 29, 2015
Nikomedeia (AD 81-96) AE 22 - Domitian130 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE22 (5.69g, 12h). AYT ΔOMITIANOΣ KAICAP ΣEB ΓEP, Radiate head right / H METPOΠOLIΣ KAI ΠΡΩTE BEIΘYNI / NKO MH (in field), Serpent on prow, left. Brown tone. About Very Fine/Very Fine, Rare. Tricarico coll.Jul 28, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 218-225) AE 36 - Julia Maesa 161 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE36 (24.87g). Dated RY 2 (219 AD). IOYΛΙΑ ΜΑΙCΑ CЄBACTH, diademed and draped bust right / MHTPOΠΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑC / ΝЄΩΚΟΡ ЄT B, Mount Argaeus with mountain god standing on each of the three tops; in foreground, tetrastyle temple between two prize urns. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Thyateira (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Nero & Poppaea 181 viewsNero and Poppaea, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.28g). Struck circa 62 AD. NЄPΩN KΛAVΔIOC KAICAP CЄBA, laureate head of Nero right / ΠOΠΠAIAN CЄBACTHN ΘYATIPHNOI, draped bust of Poppaea right. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Peltai (AD 209-211) AE 17 - Geta95 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE17 (5.51g). ΠO CЄΠT ΓЄTAC KAI, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠЄΛTHNΩN MACTP MHTPOBIOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia. GVF.Jul 28, 2015
Midaion (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla77 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (9.63g). ANTΩNЄINOC AYΓΟΥCΤΟC, laureate head right / ΤΟΝΚΤΙCΤHN MIΔΑЄΩΝ, draped bust of Mên right, wearing phrygian cap. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Laodikeia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus 147 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (5.85g). Anto Polemon Philopatris, magistrate. ΣEBAΣTOΣ, bare head right / ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΡΙΣ ΛΑΟΔΙΚΕΩΝ, Zeus Laodiceus standing left with eagle and staff. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Apameia (AD 193-217) AE 24 - Julia Domna74 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE24 (6.86g). IOVΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CЄΒΑC, draped bust right / ЄΠΙ ΑΡΤЄΜΑ Γ ΑΠΑΜЄΩΝ, five grain ears. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Akmoneia (AD 166-177) AE 19 - Commodus81 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE19 (4.13g). ΚΟΜΟΔΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡ, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ ΤΥΝΔΙΑΝΟΥ ΑΚΜΟΝЄΩΝ, Artemis standing right, holding bow and drawing arrow. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Hierokaisareia (AD 54-138) AE 1593 viewsImperial Times, 54-138 AD. AE15 (2.88g). Draped bust of Artemis right, holding bow, quiver over shoulder / IЄPOKAICAPЄΩN, Zebu standing right. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Gordos-Iulia (AD 98-138) AE 1696 viewsTime of Trajan and Hadrian, 98-138 AD. AE16 (2.97g). ΘΕΟΝ CYNKΛHTOC, laureate and draped bust of Senatus right / ΓΟΡΔΟC, draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Blaundos (BC 200-0) AE 1495 views2nd-1st century BC. AE14 (2.49g). Apoll..., magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo left / MΛΑΥΝ ΑΠΟΛΛ, crossed bow and palm branch behind quiver. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Attalea (AD 120-150) AE 22212 viewsImperial Times, 120-150 AD. AE22 (5.49g). BOPЄITHNH, draped bust of Artemis Boreitene left, bow in front, quiver on her back / ATTAΛЄATΩN, river god reclining left, holding reed and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.1 commentsJul 28, 2015
Attuda (AD 193-235) AE 2288 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-235 AD. AE22 (5.61g). ΔHMOC, laureate and draped bust right; countermark: laureate bust right / ATTOVΔЄΩN, Dionysos standing left with thyrsos and kantharos; panther at feet left. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Skepsis (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19 - Augustus117 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE19 (4.11g). ΣΕΒΑΣTOΣ, bare head right / ΣΚΗΨΙΩΝ, draped and wreathed bust of Dionysos facing. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Perge (AD 177-192) AE 13 - Commodus96 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE13 (2.23g). AYP KOM, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΕΡΓΑΙΩΝ, distyle temple, within cult statue of Artemis Pergaia. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Prusa ad Olympum (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximinus I 99 viewsMaximinus I Thrax, 235-238 AD. AE25 (8.68g). Γ ΙΟΥ ΟΥΗ ΜΑΧΙΜΕΙΝΟC ΑY, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡΟΥCΑΕΩΝ, Hygieia standing right. holding serpent, and Asklepios standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Prusa ad Olympum (AD 98-117) AE 21 - Trajan115 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE21 (5.48g). AY NEP TPAIANOC A KAI CE ΓEP ΔA, laureate head right / ΠΡΟΥCΑΕΩΝ, Demeter advancing left, holding two torches. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Nikaia (AD 249-251) AE 22 - Herennia Etruscilla81 viewsHerennia Etruscilla, Augusta, 249-251 AD. AE22 (4.80g). ΕΡΕΝ ΕΤΡΟΥCΚΙΛΛΑ CE, diademed and draped bust right / NIKAIEΩN, Dikaiosyne standing left, holding cornucopia and scales. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Nikaia (AD 193-211) AE 15 - Septimius Severus84 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE15 (1.90g). CЄOYHPOC AYΓOYC, laureate head right / NIKAIEΩN, Amphora with two grain ears. GVF.Jul 28, 2015
Kios (AD 253-268) AE 18 - Gallienus123 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE18 (3.17g). ΑΥΤ ΓΑΛΛΗΝΟC ΑΥΓ, radiate and draped bust right / ΚΙΑΝΩΝ, two rampant goats with their forelegs standing on amphora between them. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Kaisareia Germanika (AD 217-218) AE 22 - Macrinus142 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE24 (5.87g). AYT K M OΠEΛ CЄOVHP MAKPЄINOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΚΑΙCAPЄIAC ΓЄΡΜΑNΙΚΗC, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus and purse. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Hierapolis (Auton. AD 244-249) AE 2295 viewsTime of Philip I, 244-249 AD. AE22 (5.19g). Homonoia with Sardis. IЄPA CVNKΛHTOC, diademed and draped bust of the Senate right / IЄPAΠOΛЄITΩN K CAPΔIANΩN NЄΩKOPΩN OMONOIA, two wreaths containing Π and X. Very rare. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Philadelphia (AD 198-217) AE 35 - Caracalla87 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE35 (23.22g). AVT K M AVP CЄ ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark: radiate head of helios right within round incuse / ЄΠΙ ΚΛ ΚΑΠΙΤΩΝΟC ΑΡΧ Α ΦΛ / ΦΙΛΑΔЄΛΦЄΩΝ ΝЄΩΚΟΡΩΝ, Cult statue of Helios standing right within tetrastyle temple. GF.Jul 28, 2015
Philadelphia (AD 79-81) AE 18 - Titus 100 viewsTitus, 79-81 AD. AE18 (4.08g). TITOC KAICAP, laureate head right / ΦΛABIΩN ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN, female cult statue facing between two lions. GVF.Jul 28, 2015
Hierokaisareia (AD 50-59) AE 21 - Agrippina Jr107 viewsAgrippina II, Augusta, 50-59 AD. AE21 (5.84g). AΓPIΠΠINAN ΘЄAN CЄBACTHN, draped bust right / IЄPOKAICAPЄΩN ЄΠI KAΠITΩNOC, Artemis Persica standing facing, drawing bow from quiver; to left stag standing facing, head left. Rare. GVF.Jul 28, 2015
Apollonis (AD 177-192) AE 25 - Commodus88 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE25 (8.11g). Moschianos Philippos, magistrate. AVTOK Λ AV KOMOΔΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ APX MOCXI AΠΟΛΛΟΝIΔЄ / Ω – Ν, Tyche standing left with phiale and cornucopia; altar at feet to left. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Kolophon (AD 244-249) AE 29 - Otacilia Severa108 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE29 (10.91g). M OTAK CEBHPA, diademed and draped bust right; countermark: large B withinround incuse / KOΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ, Homer seated right on chair with scroll. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Kyzikos (AD 253-270) AE 2598 viewsTime of Gallienus and Claudius II, 253-270 AD. AE25 (8.33g). L. Severus, strategos. KYZIKOC, diademed head of the hero Cyzicus right / ΛOK CЄBHPOY KYZIKHNΩN ΔIC NЄOKOPΩN, two temples: to left, circular temple with closed doors, surmounted by three standing figures holding torches; flaming serpent-entwined torch to its left and right; to right, octastyle temple, with annulet in pediment. Extremely rare. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Germe (AD 139-161) AE 23 - Marcus Aurelius91 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE23 (9.76g). G. I. Phainos, archon. M AVP OVHPOC KAICAP, draped bust right / EΠΙ Γ Ι ΦΑΙΝΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α ΓΕΡΜΗΝΩΝ, two female figures standind facing each other, clasping hand above amphora. Very Rare. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Nikomedeia (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Severus Alexander92 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE20 (5.75g). M AVP CЄV AΛЄΞANΔPOC AV, laureate head right / NIKOMHΔЄΩN ΔIC NЄOKOPΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn ears and double axe. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Nikaia (AD 222-235) AE 22 - Severus Alexander71 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE22 (5.58g). M AVP CEVH AΛEΞANΔPOC AVΓ, laureate head right / NIKAIEΩN, prize crown containing palm branch. VF.Jul 28, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus157 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (2.78g, 18mm). Dated RY 16. A K Λ CЄΠT CЄOVHPOC, laureate head right / MHTP KAIC NЄΩK, half-length bust of Artemis left, holding sceptre and patera; ЄT Iς (date) across field. Very rare. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Timbriada (AD 198-217) AE 33 - Caracalla74 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE33 (15.43g). AV K M AV ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; TI in circular countermark to right / TIMBPIAΔЄΩИ, Cybele seated left on throne, holding cornucopia and patera; above, crowning Nikes to left and right; to lower right, lion seated left. Extremely rare. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Komama (AD 247-249) AE 26 - Philip II84 viewsPhilip II, 247-249 AD. AE26 (7.04g). IMP C M IVL SEVER PHILLIPPVAS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL COMAMEN, Aquila between two signa. Very rare. GVF.Jul 27, 2015
Side (AD 218-222) AE 30 - Julia Soaemias92 viewsJulia Soaemias, Augusta, 218-222 AD. AE30 (17.37g). IOVΛ COAIMIΔA CЄB, draped bust right / CIΔHTΩN, prize crown, containing two palm fronds, set upon bench; amphora below. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Perge (AD 217-218) AE 26 - Diadumenian74 viewsDiadumenian, Caesar, 217-218 AD. AE26 (6.80g). M OΠЄΛ ANTΩ ΔIAΔOVMЄNIANOC KAIC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠЄPΓAIΩN, Artemis standing right, holding bow and arrow; ΛK in rectangular countermark to right. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Temenothyrai (AD 238-244) AE 39 - Gordian III88 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE39 (27.48g). Lol. Xenophilus, archon for the second time. AVT KAI M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΛOΛ ΞЄNOΦΙΛOC APX A TO B THMЄNΟΘVPЄVCI, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Extremely rare, with RPC citing only two other specimens. Pierced, VF.Jul 27, 2015
Laodikeia (AD 117-138) Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Hadrian112 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (10.43g, 26mm). HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / COS III, Jupiter standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Hierapolis (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus72 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (7.11g). Homonoia with Smyrna. AV K Π ΛΙ ΓΑΛΛΙΗNOC, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΙΡΑΠΟΛЄΙTΩΝ Κ CMYPNЄΩN NЄΩKOPΩN OMONOIA, two prize urns on base. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Hierapolis (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus67 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (6.43g). Homonoia with Ephesos. AY K Π ΛΙ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IЄPAΠOΛЄITΩN K ЄΦЄCIΩN / NEΩΚOPΩΝ / ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ, Apollo standing right with lyre; to right, Artemis Ephesia standing left. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Hierapolis (AD 253-260) AE 31 - Valerian I79 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE31 (12.14 g). Homonoia with Sardeis. AY K ΠΟV ΛΙΚ OVAΛЄΡΙΑΝΟC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΙЄPAΠOLЄITΩΝ KЄ CAPΔΙANWΝ ΝЄΩΚΟΡΩΝ / OMONOYA, Apollo standing right with lyre; to right, Kore standing facing, wearing polos and veil. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Hadrianopolis (AD 238-244) AE 35 - Gordian III83 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE35 (26.18g). Caicinas, archon for the second time. A K M ANTΩ ΓOPΔIANOC B, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΔPIANOΠOΛ ЄΠI X KAIKINOV B / C B, Zeus seated left on curule chair, holding patera and scepter. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Apameia (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla192 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (7.15g). IMP C M AVRELIVS ANTONINVS AV, laureate head right / COL IVL CONC AVG APAM D D, Nike advancing left on globe, holding wreath and palm frond. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Apameia (AD 139-161) AE 31 - Marcus Aurelius127 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE31 (14.66g). AVPHΛIOC KAICAP, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΠAMЄΩN, Marsyas standing right, playing double-flute. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Sardeis (AD 193-217) AE 31 - Julia Domna102 viewsJulia Domna, 193-217 AD. AE31 (12.16g). T. Flavius Frontonus, archon. IOYΛIA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ЄΠI T ΦΛ ΦΡONTΩNOC AΡ / CAΡΔIANΩN B NЄΩKOΡ / ΩN, Triptolemos driving biga of winged serpents right, holding basket of fruits; two grain ears to right. Very rare. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Stratonikeia (AD 117-138) AE 18 - Hadrian124 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE18 (4.20g). ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC KTICΤΗC, laureate head right / AΔΡΙΑΝΟΠ CT YΠ, Nike advancing left with wreath and palm. VF.1 commentsJul 27, 2015
Mostene (AD 161-169) AE 31 - Lucius Verus94 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE31 (15.55g). AVT K Λ AVP BHPOC CЄ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MOCTHNΩN ΛVΔΩN, Apollo-Mên riding horse right, holding labrys; lighted altar below horse's raised foreleg; cypress tree to right. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 150-270) AE 20105 viewsImperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE20 (4.23g). CIΠVΛOC, bearded head of Mt. Sipylos right / MAΓNHTΩN, Asklepios standing to front, holding serpent-entwined staff. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Hyrkaneis (AD 177-192) AE 30 - Commodus90 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE30 (15.86g). L. Antoninus, strategos. AV KAI M AVPH KOMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CTPA Λ ANTΩNЄINOV VPKANΩN, Demeter driving biga of serpents left, holding torch in each hand. VF.

Extremely rare and apparently unpublished type featuring a left-facing biga.
Jul 27, 2015
Kilbianoi Superiores (AD 193-217) AE 1973 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-217 AD. AE19 (3.91g). ΠΟΛΙC, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / NЄIKΛЄΩN TΩN ЄN KIΛ, Dionysus standing left, pouring cantharus and holding filleted thyrsus. Extremely rare. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Halikarnassos (AD 238-244) AE 25 – Gordian III93 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE25 (10.18g). AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΛΙKAPNACCЄωN, tetrastyle temple, containing Homonoia standing left, holding cornucopia and sacrificing with patera over lighted altar to left. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Smyrna (AD 200-235) AE 23109 viewsImperial Times, early 3rd century AD. AE23 (5.84g). IЄPA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of Senate right. CMYPNAIΩN Γ NЄOKOPΩN, tetrastyle temple; within Tyche. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Smyrna (AD 37-41) AE 15 - Caligula162 viewsCaligula, 37-41 AD. AE15 (3.00g). ΓAION KAICAPA, radiate head right, star behind / ZMYPNAIWN, crab. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Hadrianeia (AD 193-211) AE 19117 viewsTime of the Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE19 (3.65g). IЄPOC ΔHMOC, laureate head of Demos right / AΔPIANЄΩN, Artemis advancing right, head left, holding torch in each hand. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Attaia (AD 178-182) AE 15 - Crispina91 viewsCrispina, Augusta, 178-182 AD. AE15 (3.28g). KPIΠINA CEBAC, draped bust right / ΑΤΤΑΙΤΩΝ, Zeus standing slightly left, holding sceptre and thunderbolt over eagle standing left. Rare. VF.Jul 27, 2015
Perge (AD 253-260) AE 35 - Valerian I81 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE35 (22.60g, 12h). AVT KAI ΠOV MOV VAΛЄPIANOC CЄB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / IЄPA ΛAMΠPA […] ΠЄPΓAI, Tyche seated left, holding cult idol of Artemis Pergaia and cornucopia; monogram to left. Green patina, little scratch on obverse, VF.Jul 22, 2015
Side (AD 254-268) AE 31 - Salonina96 viewsSalonina, 254-268 AD. AE31 (20.54g, 6h). KOPNHΛIA CAΛΩNINA CЄ, draped bust right; I to right / CIΔHTΩN NЄΩKORΩN, Tyche seated left on rock, holding poppy. Green patina, VF.Jul 22, 2015
Magnesia (AD 81-96) AE 27 - Domitian128 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE27 (10.84g 6h). ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP CEBACTOC ΓEPMANIKO, laureate head right / LEYKOΦPYC MAΓNHTΩN, Tetrastyle temple, inside Statue of Artemis Leukophyryene standing facing with supports, being crowned by two flying Nikai. Rare. Green patina, good VF. Tricarico coll.Jul 10, 2015
Tralleis (AD 81-96) AE 28 - Domitian97 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE28 (13.42g, 12h). ΔOMITIANΩC KAIΣAP ΣEBACTOC, laureate head right / KAICAPEΩN ΛAPACIOC, Zeus Larasios seated left, with Nike and scepter. nVF, green patina, Rare. Tricarico coll.Jul 10, 2015
Smyrna (AD 138-161) AE 35 - Antoninus Pius133 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-261 AD. AE 35 (25.20g). [AV KAI T]I AI.AΔRI - ANTΩNEINOC, laureate bust right /ΘEV[ΔIANOC] CTPA [ANEΘHKE] CMYP - NAIOIC, Hippodameia, in long garment and veiled, standing right, with left hand lifting garment from her breast, with right hand holding right hand of Pelops, who is standing nude frontal, head turned left and resting with raised left hand on scepter; both in slow Biga right; in upper right field ΠEΛO[Ψ]. Hoeft coll.Jul 04, 2015
Sardeis (AD 81-96) AE 18 - Domitian91 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE18 (3.20g, 12h). (ΔOMITIANOC) KAICAP (CEB), Laureate head right / (CAPΔ)IANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left with eagle and scepter. F, extremely rare. Tricarico coll.Jun 15, 2015
Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla128 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (6.13g). M AVREL ANTONINVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL AVG TROAD, the priest Chryses en face standing leaning on column on which a statue of Apollo Smyntheus is placed. VF.Jun 09, 2015
Temnos (AD 253-268) AE 24136 viewsTime of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE24 (7.37g). Bust of Senate right / Two Nemesis facing each other. Brown tone. Very Fine/About Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Miletopolis (AD 117-138) AE 16 - Hadrian181 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE15.5 (1.98g). AY K TP AΔPIANOC, laureate head right / ΜЄΙΛΗΤΟ-ΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ, K-O across fields winged Kerykeion (Caduceus). GF.1 commentsJun 09, 2015
Hadrianoi (AD 177-192) AE 29 - Commodus 151 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE28.5 (14.87g). Laureate bust right / Zeus standing left; holding patera over lighted altar and a sceptre. Brown tone. VF.Jun 09, 2015
Kyzikos (AD 222-235) AE 28 - Severus Alexander109 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE28 (12.79g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Demeter standig left; holdig torch and grain ears. Brown tone. About Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Nikaia (AD 241-244) AE 22 - Tranquillina88 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE21.5 (5.86g). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Zeus seated left holding patera and sceptre. Apparently unpublished. Brown tone. About Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Germanikopolis (AD 198-217) AE 29 - Caracalla132 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28.5 (14.85g). Laureate head right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears, poppy, and torch. Apparently unpublished. Lovely brwon-reddish patina. Minor deposits on reverse; otherwise Extremely Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Amaseia (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla149 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (15.30g). Dated CY 209 (207/8 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Altar of Zeus Stratios; facing quadriga above, tree to left of altar. Brown tone. Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Amaseia (AD 177-192) AE 33 - Commodus 104 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE33 (22.70g). CY 190 (187/8 AD). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; in field, ЄT PЧ (date). Green patina. Very Fine.Jun 09, 2015
Amastris (AD 198-217) AE 31 - Caracalla135 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE31 (13.50g, 7h). ANTΩNINO-C AVΓOVC[T]OC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / AM[A]-CTPIC, Tyche seated right, holding scepter and statue(?). VF, dark green patina. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 193-194) Drachm - Pescennius Niger186 viewsPescennius Niger, 193-194 AD. AR Denarius/Drachm (2.89g, 19mm, 11h). IMP CΛES • C PESCE NIGER IVST • ΛVC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMΛPX I CΞ (sic) VΠΛTOC, calathus containing three grain ears; CT Λ (date) in exergue. EF, porous. Very rare.Jun 04, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus122 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (3.33g, 19mm, 12h). Dated RY 16 (207/8 AD). Laureate head right / MHTPO KAICAP NЄΩ, Mt. Argaeus surmounted by star; ЄT Iς (date) in exergue. EF, toned.Jun 04, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius & Drusus 312 viewsTiberius, with Drusus Caesar, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (3.79g, 18mm, 12h). Struck 33-34 AD. TI • CAES • AVG I M (TR) P XXXV, laureate head of Tiberius right / [DRVSVS • C]AES • TI • AVG • F • COS • II • R • P , bare head of Drusus left. Near EF, toned. Rare.Jun 04, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 14-37) Drachm - Tiberius & Drusus 223 viewsTiberius, with Drusus Caesar, 14-37 AD. AR Drachm (3.49g, 17mm, 12h). Struck 32-33 AD. TI • CAES • AVG [• P • M] • (TR) • P XXXIV, laureate head of Tiberius right / DRVSVS • CAES • TI • AVG • F • COS • II • (TR) • P • IT, bare head of Drusus left. VF, toned, a few light marks and scratches under tone. Extremely rare with tribunician date XXXIV.Jun 04, 2015
Seleukeia (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla119 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (14.37g, 6h). Laureate head right / Infant Zeus seated facing on throne, head left, raising right hand; around him, three Curetes, each wearing military outfit, striking shields with swords. VF, dark green, almost black, patina.

The Curetes share some of the attributes of the Corybantes, dancing divinities associated with the worship of Cybele, but their specific role in Greek mythology was to serve as the protectors of the infant Zeus while he was hidden away on Crete, safe from his murderous father Cronus. Their militant dancing, accompanied by the clashing of swords on shields, drowned out the cries of the infant.
Jun 04, 2015
Tabai (BC 27-AD 14) Drachm - Augustus165 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AR Drachm (3.46g, 17mm, 12h). Laureate head right / Augustus seated left, holding Victory, who presents filleted wreath to him, and scepter; monogram to left. VF, toned, flan crack. Very rare.Jun 04, 2015
Kidramos (AD 37-41) AE 19 - Caligula132 viewsCaligula(?),37-41 AD. AE19 (6.74g, 12h). Mousaius Callicratus Pr., magistrate. Bare head left / Goddess standing facing with arms outstretched. Good VF, green patina. Rare mint.Jun 04, 2015
Ephesos (BC 58-57) Tetradrachm182 viewsT. Ampius T.f. Balbus. Proconsul, 58-57 BC. AR Tetradrachm (11.64g, 26mm, 12h). Cistophoric type. Hermias and Kaiustrios, magistrates. Dated year 77 (58/7 BC). Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Two serpents flanking tripod on which stands Apollo to left, holding branch in right hand, leaning left elbow on column; T • A–MPI • T • F/PRO–COS across upper field, OZ/EΦE to left, torch to right, ЄPMIAC/KAIYCTPIO[C] below. Good VF, numerous scratches. Rare.Jun 04, 2015
Pergamon (AD 209-211) AE 39 - Geta186 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE39 - Medallion (50.24g, 6h). Menogenes, strategos. AVTOKPA KAI ΠΟΠΛΙ CЄΠTI • ΓЄTAC •, laureate and cuirassed bust right, with gorgoneion on breastplate / ЄΠI CTP M-HNOΓ-ЄNOV B NЄOV ΠЄP/ΓAMHNΩN/ B NЄOKOPΩ/N, Zeus Nicephorus seated left within tetrastyle temple with shield in pediment. Near VF, dark gray-brown surfaces, smoothing, adjustment marks on reverse, ancient edge holes at 3 and 9 o’clock for insertion into swivel mount.Jun 04, 2015
Sinope (AD 41-54) AE 28 - Claudius158 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE28 (11.38g, 6h). TI • CLAVDIVS • CAESAR, laureate head of Claudius right / C • I • [F], draped bust of Dionysus left, wearing ivy wreath. VF, reddish-brown and green patina. An extremely rare and only recently confirmed type. From a Hungarian Collection formed primarily in the 1930s.

First published by Waddington (RG) without an illustration in 1925, Banti and Simonetti included it in their corpus based solely on Waddington’s description. This coin finally provides confirmation of this exceptionally rare Dionysus type.
Jun 04, 2015
Sinope (AD 37-41) AE 17 – Caligula & Agrippina I168 viewsGaius (Caligula), with Agrippina Senior, 37-41 AD. AE22 (6.28g, 7h). Dated CY 82 (36/7 AD?). Bare head of Caligula right / Draped bust of Agrippina right. VF, dark green patina. Rare, four cited in RPC.Jun 04, 2015
Sinope (BC 27-AD 14) AE 23 - Augustus & Julius Caesar162 viewsAugustus, with Divus Julius Caesar, 27 BC-14 AD. AE20 (6.53g, 12h). Dated CY 23 (24/3 BC?). Laureate head of Caesar right / Bare head of Augustus right. VF, green patina. Rare, four cited in RPC, two additional in the latest supplement.Jun 04, 2015
Ionopolis (AD 138-161) AE 29 - Antoninus Pius235 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE29 (16.89 g, 6h). Bare head right / ΓΛVΚΩΝ ΑΒΩΝΟΤΕΙΧΕΙΤΩΝ, coiled serpent with long hair (Glycon) to right. VF, dark green and brown patina, areas of roughness, smoothing in fields. Extremely rare.Jun 04, 2015
Neokaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 30 - Severus Alexander295 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE30 (15.36g, 12h). Dated CY 163 (226/7 AD). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Two-storied portico (nymphaeum?) with central arch in which stands Tyche holding rudder and cornucopia; ЄT PΞΓ (date) in exergue. VF, attractive earthen green patina. Fine style portrait and exceptional reverse. Very rare.

Çizmeli cites only three specimens with this reverse type, all of which were paired with a cruder obverse die engraved with a more youthful bust. Price and Trell (pp. 43-4) include this type with other coins depicting nymphaea, but caution that “...the building at Neocaesarea resembles a gate more than a fountain and certainly does not have the spouts at the base to indicate the nature of the monument.”
Jun 04, 2015
Ephesos (AD 54-68) AE 21 – Nero & Statilia Messalina166 viewsNero, with Statilia Messalina, 54-68 AD. AE21 (7.37g, 7h). Struck 66 AD. Laureate head of Nero right / Draped bust of Messalina right. VF, dark green patina, deposits. Extremely rare, one of three cited in RPC. Hansen Coll.; ex Group CEM Triton XV (1/2012), lot 1386; Leu 30 (4/1982), lot 313; Leu 13 (4/1979), lot 407; Hans von Aulock Coll, 7864.Jun 04, 2015
Ankyra (AD 198-217) AE 17 - Caracalla97 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE17 (3.76g, 7h). Laureate head right / Garlanded altar filled with grain ears. VF, green-brown patina. Very rare. Spradling Coll. Ex Porter Coll.Jun 04, 2015
Kremna (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla88 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (9.03g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Aquila between two signa surmounted by wreaths. Good VF, gray-brown patina, some roughness. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
Antiocheia (AD 251-253) AE 21 - Volusian85 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE21 (4.17g, 7h). IMP CAE RASLLOVNAHI AV, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ANTIOCHIO CL SR, Volusian riding horse left, raising hand. VF, green patina. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
Sillyon (AD 238-244) AE 25 - Gordian III127 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE25 (14.53g, 2h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian right / Draped bust of Mên right, wearing Phrygian cap and set upon crescent. VF, brown patina. Well centered and struck. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
Side (AD 235-238) AE 32 - Maximinus I75 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE32 (22.20g, 6h). AV K Γ IO OV-H MΑΞIMЄIN-ON, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CIΔ-H-T-ΩN, Minerva standing facing, head left, holding crowning Victory and spear, and resting hand upon shield. Fine, dark green patina, some roughness. Extremely rare. Spradling Coll.Jun 04, 2015
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