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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Lagbe (BC 100-0) AE 2173 views1st century BC. AE21 (5.30g). ΛAΓBHNΩN, laureate head of Zeus right / Thunderbolt. Very rare. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Siblia (AD 198-209) AE 25 - Geta77 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE25 (8.40g). ΠO CЄΠ ΓЄΤΑC ΚΑΙC, draped bust right / ΠΑΡΑ ΜΗΝΟΔΟΤΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΙΛΙΑΝΗC CЄΙΒΛΙΑΝWΝ, Athena standing right, holding shield and spear. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Laodikeia (AD 14-37) AE 21 - Tiberius154 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE21 (7.44g). Pythes, son of Pythes, magistrate. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ, bare head right / ΛΑΟΔΙΚЄΩΝ ΠΥΘΗΣ ΠΥΘΟΥ, Zeus Laodikeos standing left, holding eagle and sceptre. Control: pileus. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Tabala (AD 100-200) AE 1797 views2nd century AD. AE17 (3.59g). Turreted bust of Tyche right / TABAΛЄΩN, Tyche standing left, holding cornucopia; wheel at feet. Very rare. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Silandos (AD 81-96) AE 20 - Domitian79 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (4.24g). Demophilos, magistrate. ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑΝΟC KAICAP, laureate head right / CIΛANΔЄΩΝ ЄΠΙ ΔЄΜΟΦΙΛΟΥ CTPA, Athena standing left, holding patera, spear and shield. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Hyrkaneis (AD 98-117) AE 20 - Trajan81 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE20 (7.17g). Kyintianos, magistrate. [...] AV NЄP TPAIANOC [...], laureate head right / VPKANΩN CTP[...]M B C KVINTIANOV, figure standing left, holding scepter and purse. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Ephesos (AD 253-268) AE 21 - Gallienus89 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (4.22g). AVT K Π(O) ΛΙΚ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΦЄCIΩΝ Γ NЄΩKO / ΡΩΝ, Artemis kneeling on stag right. Traces of cleaning, VF.Apr 06, 2015
Kame (AD 193-211) AE 22 - Septimius Severus73 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE22 (5.76g). AVT KAI CЄOVHPOC, laureate head right / KAMHNΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Rare. gVF.Apr 06, 2015
Germe (AD 98-117) AE 21 - Trajan83 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE21 (4.58g). AVT KAI TPAIANOC, laureate head right / ΓЄPMHNΩN, Hercules standing right, head left, holding club and lion skin. Rare. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Attaia (AD 100-200) AE 1981 views2nd century AD. AE19 (5.02g). IЄPA CVNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ATTAITΩΝ, youthful male standing right, with foot on rock. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 161-180) AE 21 - Marcus Aurelius141 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE21 (6.73g). Dated RY 5 (165 AD). AYTOKPA ANTωNЄINOC, laureate head right / KAICAPЄωN T Π APΓΑΙω / ЄT Є, Mount Argaeus with conical top. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 81-96) AE 25 - Domitian164 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE25 (12.93g). Magistrate T. Pomponius Bassus (Legatus Augusti). RY 15 (95/6 AD). AYTO KAI ΔOMITIANOC CЄBACTOC ΓЄPMAN, laureate head right / ЄΠI TIT ΠOM BACCOY ΠPЄCBЄY / ЄT IЄ.
Mount Argaeus. VF.
Apr 06, 2015
Dokimeion (AD 100-200) AE 1694 views2nd century AD. AE16 (2.99g). Draped bust of Hermes right, winged kerykeion in front / ΔOKIMЄΩN, river god reclining left, holding branch and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Tralleis (AD 54-68) AE 19 - Nero104 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (5.14g). NEPωN KAICAP, bare head right / KAICAPEωN, Athena standing right, holding spear and shield. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Tralleis (BC 27-AD 14) AE 1881 viewsVedius Pollio, legate of Asia, circa 29/8-27 BC. AE18 (4.54g). Menandros, son of Parrhasios, magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Mostene (AD 100-200) AE 1779 views2nd century AD. ΘЄΑΝ ΡΩΜΗΝ, turreted and draped bust of Roma right / ΜΟCΤΗΝΩΝ, goddess standing left, holding grain ears and labrys. gVF.Apr 06, 2015
Laertes (AD 249-251) AE 30 - Herennia Etruscilla71 viewsHerennia Etruscilla, 249-251 AD. AE30 (11.36g). ЄPЄNNIA AITPOVCKIΛΛA CЄB, draped bust right / ΛAЄPTЄITΩN, Zeus seated left on throne, holding scepter; to left, eagle standing left, head right. nVF.Apr 06, 2015
Aspendos (AD 177-192) AE 20 - Commodus109 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE20 (5.93g). AY KAI M AY KOM ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate head right / ACΠЄNΔIΩN, two cult statues of Artemis and Aphrodite standing facing. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Etenna (AD 235-238) AE 34 - Maximus76 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE34 (15.46g). Γ IOV OVH MAΞIMOC KAICЄ, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄTЄNNЄΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Very rare. nVF.Apr 06, 2015
Antiocheia (AD 139-161) AE 19 - Marcus Aurelius84 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 139-161 AD. AE19 (3.37g). AVRELIVS CAESAR, head right / COLONIAI ANTIOCHIAE, Marsyas standing left, holding wineskin over shoulders. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Stektorion (AD 244-249) AE 22 - Otacilia Severa63 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE22 (4.48g). M ΩΤ CЄBHPAC, draped bust right / CTЄKTOPHNΩN, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent from phiale. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Laodikeia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 13112 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE13 (3.12g). Sosthenes, magistrate. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ, Capricorn right, head reverted, cornucopia on its back / ΛΑOΔΙKΕΩΝ ΣΩΣΘΕΝEΣ. three grain ears. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Magnesia ad Sipylos (AD 128-137) AE 18 - Sabina111 viewsSabina, Augusta, 128-137 AD. AE18 (3.31g). CЄBACTH CABI, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ΜΑΓΝΗΤ CΙΠVΛΟV, Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Rare. gVF.Apr 06, 2015
Hermokapeleia (AD 98-117) AE 20 - Trajan92 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE20 (4.44g). KAICAPA CЄ TPAIANON, laureate head right / ЄPMOKAΠHLITΩN, Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Rare. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Daldis (AD 117-138) AE 25 - Hadrian97 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE25 (9.15g). AY KAIC AΔPIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI HPAKΛEIΔOY CTR ΔAΛΔIANΩN, Zeus standing left with eagle and sceptre. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Bageis (AD 200-268) AE 15127 viewsCirca 200-268 AD. AE15 (1.84g). KAICAPЄ, radiate and draped bust of Helios right / BAΓHNΩN, star within crescent. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Stratonikeia (AD 193-211) AE 37 - Septimius Severus94 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE37 (22.65g). Tiberius Claudius Aristeas, magistrate. AY KAY Λ CЄΠ CЄBHPOC ΠЄPTINAΞ, laureate bust right; countermark: helmeted head of Roma or Athena right within oval incuse and ΘЄΟΥ within rectangular incuse / ЄΠI KΛ APICTЄOY CTPATONЄIKЄΩN, Hekate standing left, holding patera and torch; bird at her feet. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Ephesos (AD 241-244) AE 18 - Tranquillina68 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE18 (3.72g). TPANKVΛΛЄΙΝΑ CЄB, diademed and draped bust right / ЄΦЄCIΩN, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Ilion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 14 - Augustus116 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE14 (2.29g). IΛI, bare head of Augustus right / owl standing facing between two monograms. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 22191 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE22 (6.41g). CO ALEX TR, draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown; CO AV on banner to left / COL AVG, emperor on horseback left, saluting statue of Apollo Smintheos standing right; TRO in exergue. gVF.Apr 06, 2015
Abydos (AD 14-37) AE 13 - Tiberius221 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE13 (1.43g). CЄ BA, laureate head right / ABY, eagle standing right on thunderbolt. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Pergamon (AD 41-50) AE 17 - Claudius182 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE17 (4.38g). KΛΑΥΔΙΟΝ ΚΑΙCΑΡΑ CЄBACTON, bare head right / CЄBACTON [...], tetrastyle temple containing statue of Augustus. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Prusa ad Olympum (AD 251-253) AE 25 - Trebonianus Gallus84 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE25 (7.22g). Γ ΟVΕΙΒΙΟC ΤΡΕΒΩΝΙΑΝΟC ΓΑΛΛΟC Α, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡΟV CΑΕΩΝ, Securitas seated left, holding roll; countermark: head right within circular incuse. nVF.Apr 06, 2015
Kalchedon (AD 193-217) AE 24 - Julia Domna101 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE24 (5.57g). YOVΛΙΑ AVΓOVCTA, diademed and draped bust right / KAΛXAΔONIΩN, Nemesis standing left, holding bridle and drawing drapery from shoulder; wheel at feet left. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Herakleia Pontika (AD 222-235) AE 18 - Severus Alexander89 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE18 (3.53g). AVT M AVP CEV AΛΕΞANΔPON AV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / HPAKΛEΩTAN ΠΟΝTΩ, helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Neokaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 28 - Severus Alexander144 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE28 (17.08g). AY K M AY CE AΛЄΞΑΝΔΡΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MHTPOΠΟ NЄΩΚЄCAPIA / DIC NЄΩK / ЄT POA, two tetrastyle templefronts side by side. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Tarsos (AD 117-138) AE 26 - Hadrian148 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE26 (10.88g). AYTO KAΙ AΔPIANOY CEB ΟΛΥNΔΙΟC, bare head right, slight drapery on far shoulder / AΔΡΙΑΝΗC TARCOY MHTPOΠOΛΕΩC, veiled and turreted Tyche seated left, holding bunch of grapes(?) and grain ears; at her feet to left, river god Kydnos swimming left. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Antiocheia (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander105 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (12.99g). IM C M A SEOV ALEXANDER, laureate head right / ANTHIOS ANTIOCH COL, river-god Anthios reclining left, holding cornucopia and leaning on amphora; branch to right. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Synnada (AD 253-268) AE 32 - Gallienus113 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE32 (18.23g). AVT K Π ΛΙ ЄΓ ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI APXO KЄΛCOY B CYNNAΔЄωN, Amaltheia standing right within distyle temple, holding infant Zeus; goat to right. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Synnada (AD 253-268) AE 31 - Gallienus117 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE31 (15.63g). AVT K Π ΛΙ ЄΓ ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CYNNAΔЄωN IΩΝΩΝ, two gladiators fighting; above, baitylos between two palm fronds. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Thyateira (AD 100-200) AE 19113 views2nd century AD. AE19 (3.78g). Helmeted bust of Athena left, wearing aegis / ΘΥΑΤЄΙΡΗΝΩΝ, Hermes standing left, holding caduceus and purse.VF.Apr 06, 2015
Sardeis (AD 253-268) AE 37 - Gallienus128 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE37 (18.17g). Domitianus Rufus, Asiarch. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC CЄ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ ΔΟΜ ΡΟΥΦΟΥ ΑCIAPX Κ ΥIOY B ACIAPX K KPAT APX A, three prize urns, each containing palm, on table; below, inscription in 3 lines: CAPΔIANΩN Γ NЄΩKOP. Cleaning marks, VF.Apr 06, 2015
Sardeis (AD 193-217) AE 22 - Julia Domna81 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta,193-217 AD. AE22 (5.79g). IOYΛIA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ЄΠI POVΦOV CAPΔIANΩN B NЄΩKOPΩN, Mên standing left, holding pine cone and sceptre. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Mostene (AD 177-192) AE 31 - Commodus106 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE31 (18.79g). AVT K M AVP KOMMOΔOC, laureate head right / MOCTHNΩN / ΛVΔΩN, radiate Apollo-Mên on horseback right, holding double-axe over shoulder; below foreleg, lighted altar; in right field, cypress. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Mostene (AD 117-138) AE 17 - Sabina78 viewsSabina, Augusta, 128-137 AD. AE17 (1.98g). CABЄINA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / MOCTHNΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn ears and double axe. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Antiocheia (AD 161-169) AE 15 – Lucius Verus83 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE15 (2.04g). BHPOC KAICAP, bare head right / ANTIOXЄΩΝ. male figure standing right, carrying basket on his head. VF.Apr 06, 2015
Samos (AD 117-138) AE 22 - Hadrian106 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE22 (4.48g). CЄBACTOC AΔPIANOC, laureate head right / CAMIΩΝ, River god Imbrasos reclining left, holding reed and resting on inverted vase from which water flows; behind, tree(?). VF.Apr 06, 2015
Pompeiopolis (AD 161-169) AE 24 - Lucius Verus156 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE24 (10.04g). Laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder / Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia .VF.Apr 06, 2015
Kaisareia (AD 177-192) AE 29 - Commodus162 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE29 (15.33g). M AV KOMO ANTΩNI, laureate, draped and curiassed bust right / MHTPOΠ ΚΑΙCAPЄI / ЄT ΓI, Mount Argaeus within tetrastyle temple façade, with star in pediment. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Termessos (AD 200-270) AE 2499 views3rd century AD. AE24 (7.98g). TEPMHCCЄΩΝ, draped bust of Hermes right, kerykeion over shoulder / TΩN MЄIZONΩN, Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch. Smoothed, nEF.Apr 04, 2015
Prostanna (AD 268-270) AE 31 - Claudius II103 viewsClaudius II Gothicus, 268-270 AD. AE31 (17.78g). AY K W AYP KΛΑΥΔΙΟC, laureate and cuirassed bust right / ΠΡΟCTANNEΩΝ / BIAPOC, Mount Viaros surmounted by a pine tree or spruce. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Apollonia Mordiaion (AD 253-268) AE 34 - Gallienus113 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE34 (19.67g). AVT K Π ΛIK ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / AΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΑΤΩΝ AV / ΘΡΑΚΟ, river god Hippophoras reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting elbow on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Synnada (AD 238-244) AE 29 - Gordian III132 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE29 (11.50g). AYT K M AN ΓOPΔIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CYNNAΔЄΩN, Amaltheia standing right, holding sceptre and infant Zeus; goat at feet to right. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Prymnessos (AD 138-192) AE 2189 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE21 (2.34g). MIΔΑC, draped bust of Midas right, wearing Phrygian cap and necklace / ΠΡVΜΝЄCCЄΩΝ, river god reclining left, holding reed and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Peltai (AD 100-200) AE 2089 views2nd century AD. AE20 (4.29g). IЄPA BOYΛH, veiled, laureate and draped bust of Boule right / MAKЄ ΠЄΛΤΗΝΩΝ, clasped hands. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Laodikeia (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla94 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (6.82g). AV K M AV ANTΩNЄINOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΛAOΔIKЄΩN NЄΩKOPΩN / T ΠH, Tyche Pantheia standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopia, with wheel at feet to left. Rare. gVF.Apr 04, 2015
Laodikeia (AD 128-137) AE 21 - Sabina86 viewsSabina, Augusta, 128-136/7 AD. AE21 (5.65g). CABЄINA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ΛΑΟΔΙΚЄΩΝ, Nike advancing right, holding wreath. Rare. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Hierapolis (Auton. AD 100-300) AE 2188 views2nd-3rd century AD. AE21 (6.51g). ZЄYC BΩΞIOC, head of Zeus right / ΙЄΡΑΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ, horseman advancing right; holding labrys over shoulder. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Grimenothyrai (AD 98-117) AE 2071 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE20 (4.66g). L. Tullius, magistrate. ЄΠI Λ TOVΛΛIOV, diademed head of Zeus right / ΓPIMЄNOΘVPЄΩN, Athena standing right, holding scepter and shield set on ground. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Kadoi (AD 41-54) AE 20 - Claudius92 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE20 (4.65g). Demetrius Artemas, magistrate. KΛΑΥΔΙΟC KΑΙCAP, laureate head right / EΠΙ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΑΡΤΕΜΑ ΚΑΔΟHNΩΝ, Zeus standing left with eagle and sceptre, monogram in field left. aEF.Apr 04, 2015
Apameia (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero98 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (4.12g). M. Vettius Nigrus, Magistrate. NEPON KAIΣAP, bare head right / EΠI OYETTIOY NIΓPOY AΠΑΜΕΩΝ, eagle standing right, head left. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Ankyra (AD 198-217) AE 35 - Caracalla116 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE35 (19.63g). AVT K M AVP ANTΩЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ AΠΟΛΛΟΦΑΝΟVC APC A / AΓKVPANΩΝ, Hera standing right, holding sceptre and apple vis-à-vis Zeus standing left, holding anchor and sceptre; between, eagle standing facing with spread wings. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Tripolis (AD 238-244) AE 27 - Gordian III84 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE27 (10.47g). AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / TPIΠOΛЄITΩN, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Tripolis (AD 14-37) AE 18 – Tiberius & Livia100 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE18 (5.71g). Menandros Metrodoros Philokaisar, magistrate. [...]ΣΕΒΑΣΤOΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡΑ[...], laureate head of Tiberius and draped bust of Livia jugate left / ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΔΟΡΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙΣΑΡ / TO Δ, radiate head of Helios right. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Thyateira (AD 253-260) AE 40 - Valerian I80 viewsValerian, 253-260 AD. AE40 (21.81g). AVT K Π ΛIK OVAΛЄPIANOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI C OKT APTЄMIΔΩPOV / ΘYATЄIRHNΩN / AVΓOVCTЄIA ΠYΘIA AΔPIANA OΛVMΠIA, table, seen in perspektive, surmounted by two prize urns, each containing palm; below, amphora between two purses. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Thyateira (AD 82-96) AE 17 - Domitia120 viewsDomitia, Augusta, 82-96 AD. AE17 (3.39g). ΔΟΜΙΤΙΑ CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ΘYATЄIPHNΩN, lyre. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Sardeis (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero115 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (3.16g). Tiberius Claudius Mnaseas, magistrate. NEPΩN KAICAP, laureate head right / IΠЄ TI MNAICOY ΣAP_IANΩN, Zeus Lydios standing left. aVF.

Very rare. The odd style, misspellings and mixture of letter forms leads to the conclusion that this is likely an immitative issue rather than an official one.
Apr 04, 2015
Nakrasa (AD 161-169) AE 15 133 viewsTime of Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE15 (2.93g). EΠΙ ΜΙΛΩΝΟC, head of Herakles right / NAKPACE / ΩΝ, stag advancing right. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Bageis (AD 193-217) AE 23 - Julia Domna76 viewsJulia Domna, 193-217 AD. AE23 (6.19g). IOY ΔOMNA CЄBA, draped bust right / ЄΠΙ ΑCKΛHΠIΑΔΟΥ ΒΑΓΗΝΩΝ / ΑΡΧΟΝΤ, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Akrasos (AD 193-268) AE 1888 viewsTime of Septimius Severus to Gallienus, 193-268 AD. AE18 (2.13g). Wreathed head of Dionysos right / AKPACIΩTΩN, Nike advancing right, holding palm and wreath. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Akrasos (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus96 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (6.12g). Bassus, magistrate. AY KAI Λ AYP KOMOΔΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠΙ CTPA BACCOY AKPACIOTΩΝ, Apollo standing facing, head left, holding branch. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Alabanda (AD 198-217) AE 27 - Caracalla154 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE27 (9.41g). AV K M P ANTΩNINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΑΛΑΒΑΝΔЄΩΝ, filleted laurel branch. gVF.Apr 04, 2015
Magnesia (AD 222-235) AE 36 - Severus Alexander82 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE36 (21.50g). AYT K M AYP CЄYH AΛЄΞΑΝΔΡΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAΓΝΗΤΩΝ ЄΠΙ Γ AYP O[...]ΦΟΡΟY, Mên standing facing, head left, holding thyrsos ornamented with two crescents; serpent-entwined long-torch to right. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Magnesia (AD 98-117) AE 19 - Trajan89 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE19 (4.58g). AY NЄP TPAIANOC, laureate head right / MAΓ ΛЄYKOΦΡΥC, Cult statue of Artemis Leukophryene standing facing. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Ilion (AD 222-235) AE 22 - Severus Alexander102 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE22 (6.14g). AY K M A CЄY AΛЄΞANΔPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CKAMANΔPOC IΛIΩN, river god Skamandros reclining left, holding branch and resting on inverted vase from which water flows. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Alexandreia (AD 219-220) AE 23 - Julia Paula115 viewsJulia Paula, Augusta, 219-220 AD. AE23 (7.34g). IVLIA PAVLA AVG, draped bust right / COL ALEX / AVG, She-wolf standing right, suckling Romulus and Remus. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Pergamon (AD 253-268) AE 34 - Gallienus152 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE34 (17.65g). AVT K Π ΛIK ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI C AVP ΔAMA ACIAPX / ΠЄPΓAMЄNΩΝ / ΠΡΩΤΩΝ Γ ΝЄΩΚΟΡΩΝ, naked, male figure standing right, presenting head of ram to Hermes standing left; in between, altar. aVF.Apr 04, 2015
Attaia (AD 177-192) AE 2289 viewsTime of Commodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (4.78g). IЄPA CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / ATTAITΩN, Athena standing left, holding spear, shield, and patera over lighted altar to left. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus162 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (13.14g). Dated CY 199 (262/3 AD). AVT KAI ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MHT NЄOKAICARIAC ΠON / ЄT PP(retrograde)Θ, wreath; A in the upper part. nEF.Apr 04, 2015
Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus136 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (13.53g). Dated CY 199 (262/3 AD). AVT KAI ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / MHT NЄOKAICARIAC ΠON / ЄT PP(retrograde)Θ, prize crown. Rare. VF.Apr 04, 2015
Neokaisareia (AD 253-268) AE 25 - Gallienus111 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE25 (11.94g). Dated CY 199 (262/3 AD). AVT KAI ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / MHT NEOKAICARIAC ΠON / ET PP(retrograde)Θ, prize crown on basis. gVF.Apr 04, 2015
Side (AD 235-238) AE 30 - Maximinus I84 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE30 (15.19g, 12h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Hephaistos seated on rock right, hammering shield; before, anvil. gVF. Rare.Apr 04, 2015
Hierapolis (AD 221) AE 30 - Annia Faustina92 viewsAnnia Faustina, Augusta, 221 AD. AE30 (12.63g, 7h). ΑΝΝΙΑ ΦΑΥCΤЄΙΝΑ CЄB, draped bust right / ΙЄΡΑΠΟΛЄΙΤΩΝ ΝЄΩKOPΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Pierced, gVF.

Due to the her short reign as Augusta, coins of Annia Faustina are extremely rare. Annia Aurelia Faustina was an Roman noble woman. She was briefly the Empress of Rome and third wife of the Roman emperor Elagabalus in the year 221 AD.
Apr 04, 2015
Koinon of Cyprus (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla243 viewsCaracalla, AD 198-217. AE32 (16.15g, 5h). Laureate heroic bust of Caracalla right / Temple of Paphian Aphrodite within which cone, crescent and star on top of temple, roofed wing on each side within which candelabrum stands, dove on roof of each wing, paved semicircular court before temple. aVF. Apparently Unique.

Palea Paphos was one of the most important pilgrimage centres in the Greek world due to its famous Sanctuary of Aphrodite; the goddess herself was born of the sea near Paphos, and floated in on a scallop shell. When she arose, she was hailed as 'Cyprian'. The Sanctuary of Aphrodite continued to flourish well into the Roman era. Several Roman emperors honoured the shrine, and it was visited by Titus in 69 AD when the future emperor was on his way to Egypt. He consulted the oracle of Aphrodite, and was told that he had a great future. The sanctuary was rebuilt by the Romans after the earthquake of 76/77 AD, in a design that preserved the layout of the original. The cult of Aphrodite survived at Palea Paphos until the 4th century AD, when Emperor Theodosius outlawed paganism. Today, virtually nothing remains of the Sanctuary save the holy ground itself.
Apr 04, 2015
Sardeis (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla111 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (6.83g, 7h) Radiate bust right / Lion advancing left, star above; ant queen in left field. aVF.Apr 04, 2015
Amaseia (AD 177-192) AE 30 - Commodus130 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE30 (18.62g, 7h). Dated City Year 189 (186/7 AD). ΑΥΤ Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙ ΚΟΜΟΔ ΑΥΤ, laureate bust right, wearing cuirass and paludamentum / ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑC ΜΗΤΡ ΝЄΩΚ ΠΡ ΠΟΝ ЄΤ ΡΠΘ, turreted and draped bust of Tyche, right (with features of Crispina?). VF. Extremely rare.Apr 04, 2015
Anemurion (AD 81-96) AE 25 - Domitian104 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE25 (11.37g, 1h). ΔOMITIANOC KAICAP, Laureate bust right / ANЄMOY PЄωN, Artemis wearing long chiton, drawing arrow from bowcase and while aiming right. gVF. Very rare.Apr 04, 2015
Tarsos (AD 198-217) AE 34 - Caracalla134 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE34 (17.34g, 7h). Circa 214-217 AD. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ CЄΟΥΗΡΟC ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC CЄΒ Π Π, bust to right, wearing the diadem and robes of a Demiourgos / ΑΝΤΩΝΙΑΝΗC CЄYHP AΔP MHT TAPCOY AMK ΓB, Caracalla on horseback to left, right hand raised; before him stands Tyche, presenting him with the diadem of a Demiourgos. EF. Extremely rare.Apr 04, 2015
Amisos (AD 198-217) AE 33 - Caracalla235 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE33 (18.65g, 7h). Dated CY 241 (209/10 AD). ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield; countermark: capricorn / ΑΜΙCΟ ЄΛЄΩΘЄΡΑ, Amazon standing left gathering fruit, at foot of tree Amazonian shield and bipennis; in exergue, ЄTCMA. Very Fine. Extremely Rare.

The figure in this image can be identified as an Amazon on account of the axe and the shape of the shield set against the tree, which conforms to Roman ideals of Amazonian apparel. A close parallel may be found on a relief adorning a marble sarcophagus in the Capitoline museum (inv. scu 726), in which an Amazon battles Greeks armed with such a shield and double-bladed axe. Here we see this Amazon in a moment of rest, gathering fruit from a laden tree she has come upon. According to Apollonios of Rhodes' in Argonautica, the mythical Amazons lived just to the east of Amisos in three towns near Themiscrya near the mouth of the Thermodon (modern Terme) river.
Apr 04, 2015
Philadelphia (AD 193-217) AE 26 - Julia Domna86 viewsJulia Domna, 193-217 AD. AE26 (8.29g, 6h). ΙΟΥΛΙΑ CЄΒΑCΤΗ, draped bust right / ΦΙΛΑΔЄΛΦЄΩΝ, nude Apollo standing to right, tending a laurel tree; behind, a stele inscribed ΕΠΙ ΙΟΥΛΙΑΝ. Good Very Fine. Extremely Rare.Apr 04, 2015
Tarsos (AD 161-180) AE 32 - Marcus Aurelius151 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE32 (18.03g, 12h). AVT KAIC MAP AVPHΛIO ANTΩNЄINOC CЄB, laureate head of Marcus right / AΔPAINHC TAPCOY MHTPOΠOΛЄΩC, Marcus, holding volumen in left hand, and Lucius standing facing one another, clasping right hands; star above, OMO/NOIA/ CЄBACTΩN between emperors and continuing into exergue. VF, dark green patina, light roughness in field before portrait. Levante Coll.Apr 02, 2015
Mopsos (AD 81-96) AE 26 - Domitian93 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE26.5 (11.43g, 12h). Dated CY 161 (93/4 AD). ΔOMЄTIANOC CЄBACTOC, laureate head right / [M]OΨЄA/[T]ωN TH–C IЄPA/[C] KAI ACY–ΛOY upward to left, KAI AYT–ONOM/OY AξP (date) upward to right, Apollo standing left, holding branch in right hand, leaning left elbow on tripod. Good VF, dark brown patina. Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.Apr 02, 2015
Anazarbos (AD 235-238) AE 32 - Maximinus I109 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE32 - Hexassaria (24.78g, 12h). Dated CY 255 (236/7 AD). AV • K • Γ • IOV • OVH • MAΞIMЄINOC • CЄB •, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ANAZ • ЄNΔ • MHTPO •/ B–Γ/ [CVN]ΘVCIA OI/KOV(MЄ)(NH)C, female figure standing left, wearing polos and holding bipennis in left hand, before bull standing left. Good VF, dark brown patina, very minor roughness. Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.Apr 02, 2015
Aigeai (AD 215/216) Tetradrachm156 viewsTime of Caracalla, 198-217 AD. AR Tetradrachm (13.31g, 29mm, 6h). Dated CY 262 (215/6 AD). AIΓЄAIΩN ANTΩNЄINOY ΠO[Λ]ЄΩC, bust of Asclepius right, wearing taenia and with slight drapery; serpent-entwined staff before / MAKЄΔONIKHC ЄYΓЄNOYC, Asclepius standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff; to left, Telesphorus standing facing; to right, goat kneeling right, head left; BΞ–C (date) across central field. EF, toned. Extremely rare and possibly the only example in private hands. Levante Coll.; ex Numismatic Fine Arts XVI (12/1985), lot 496.

The legends can be translated as “The Antonine city of Aegeae / of noble and Macedonian origin.”
Apr 02, 2015
Aigeai (AD 193-211) AE 33 - Septimius Severus146 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE33 (22.30g, 12h). Dated CY 247 (200/1 AD). AVT K Λ CЄΠ CЄVHPOC ΠЄP C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CЄV–HPI[A]NωN AIΓ–ЄAIωN Є ZMC (date), galley right with two masts and standard, seven oarsmen and one helmsman. VF, attractive brown patina. Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.Apr 02, 2015
Aigeai (AD 117-138) Tridrachm - Hadrian & Alexander the Great148 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Tridrachm (9.49g, 23.5mm, 12h). Dated CY 164 (117/8 AD). AYTOKP KAIC TPAIANOC AΔPIANOC CЄB, laureate bust of Hadrian right, slight drapery / AIΓЄAIΩN ЄTOYC ΔΞP (date), diademed head of Alexander the Great right; below, goat kneeling left, head right. VF, toned, light porosity. Rare. Levante Coll.Apr 02, 2015
Aigeai (AD 37-41) AE 30139 viewsTime of Caligula, 37-41 AD. AE30 (18.98g, 12h). Dated CY 86 (39/40 AD). Head of Dionysus right, wearing ivy wreath and head band; thyrsus over far shoulder / AIΓЄAIωN upward to left, ςΠ (date) to upper right, ANTIΓ[Ο] to lower right, draped bust of Poseidon right, wearing taenia; trident before. VF, earthen black patina. Rare. Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.Apr 02, 2015
Adana (AD 198-217) AE 38 - Caracalla224 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE38 (25.20g, 6h). AVT • KAI[C • M •] AVP ANTΩNЄINOC CЄB •, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / [AΔ]P [CЄ]V ANTΩNIN[I]A–NΩN AΔANЄΩN, Zeus Nicephorus seated left; at feet, eagle standing left, head right. Good VF, green patina, minor roughness, scratches on forehead and before bust. Levante Coll.; ex La Galerie Numismatique IX (1/2007), lot 539.

An interesting coin struck late in Caracalla’s reign. This appears to be the earliest coin of Adana to name the city as “Severan” and “Antonine”. All earlier coins of the imperial era in Levante’s catalog bear either the honorific title “AΔPIANΩN" or a similar, shortened form.
Apr 02, 2015
Thyateira (AD 218-235) AE 39156 viewsTime of Elagabalus or Severus Alexander, 218-222 and 222-235 AD. AE39 - Medallion (10.72g, 6h). Cl. Aurelius Dionysius, strategos and eques. IЄPA CVNKΛHTOC, draped bust of youthful Senate right / ЄΠI CTP KΛΩ AVP ΔIONVCIOV IΠΠIKOV/ ΘVATЄIPH/NΩN, the river-god Lykos, nude from the waist down, reclining left, placing right hand on amphora; to left, bull grazing right; tree in background. Superb EF, green patina. Ex Numismatica Genevensis SA IV (12/2006), lot 212.

Cl. Aurelius Dionysius is one of several strategoi of Thyateira to include his title ἱππικός, equivalent of the Latin eques (a member of the Equestrian order).
Apr 02, 2015
Elaia (AD 177-192) AE 41 - Commodus236 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE Medallion (39.23g, 12h). L. Castrischinus, strategos for the second time. AV KAI M AV–PH KOMMOΔO/C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / CTPA Λ KACTPI–CXЄINOV/ EΛAITΩN/ TO B, emperor on horseback right, raising right hand in salutation; to left, Victory advancing right, crowning Commodus; to right, bound captive seated at base of trophy. Superb EF, green patina. Rare. Ex Numismatica Genevensis SA V (12/2008), lot 254; Tkalec (2/2002), lot 177.Apr 02, 2015
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