Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Perge (AD 253-268) AE 29 - Gallienus78 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE29 (14.45g). ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΛΙ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC CЄΒ, laureate, draped and radiate bust right, I before / ΠЄΡ ΓΑΙΩΝ, Elpis advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. Olive green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Perge (AD 193-217) AE 24 - Julia Domna96 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE24 (9.24g). Draped bust right / Money chest surmounted by three purses. Dark green patina, GVF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Perge (AD 98-117) AE 21 - Trajan141 viewsTraianus, 98-117 AD. AE21 (10.41g). Laureate head right / Distyle temple, within cult statue of Artemis Pergaia. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Aspendos (AD 138-161) AE 16 - Antoninus Pius103 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE16 (3.69g). Laureate head right / Cult statues of the Aphroditai Kastnietides. Rare. Brown patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Hierapolis (Auton. AD 244-249) AE 23107 viewsTime of Philip I, 244-249 AD. AE23 (7.74g). Homonoia with Kyzikos. ΛAIPBHNOC, radiate bust of Apollo Lairbenos / ∙IЄPAΠOΛЄITΩN∙ K∙ KYZIKHNΩN NЄΩKOPΩN OMONOIA, clasped hands. VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Eumeneia (AD 117-138) AE 24 - Hadrian95 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE24 (9.03g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right with Aegis / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia, flanked by two stags. Dark brown patina, VF. Ex Peus 334 (1992) 1061. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Ankyra (AD 244-249) AE 25 - Otacilia Severa84 viewsOtacilia Severa, Augusta, 244-249 AD. AE25 (7.28g). Magistrate Zoilos. Μ ΩΤΑ CЄΒΗΡΑ, Diademed and draped bust right / ЄΠ ΑΡ ZΩΙΛΟΥ ΑΡ Α ΤΟ Β ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΩΝ, Cybele seated left, holding phiale and sceptre. GF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Akmoneia (AD 198-209) AE 19 - Geta82 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE19 (3.41g). Draped bust right / Demeter standing left, holding grain ears and torch. Brown patina, GF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Tralleis (AD 161-180) AE 31 - Marcus Aurelius99 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE31 (17.95g). Euarestos, grammateus. AV KAI ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI ЄVAPЄCTOV ΓPA TPAΛΛIANΩN, Nike advancing left holding wreath and palm. VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Tralleis (AD 138-161) AE 31 - Antoninus Pius97 viewsAntoninus Pius. 138-161 AD. AE31 (19,74g). Poplios, grammateus. Laureate head right / Tyche enthroned left with statue of Zeus and cornucopia. Rare. VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Apollonia (BC 200-100) AE 14151 viewsApollonia (Mysia?). ca 2nd century BC. AE14 (3.5g). Head of Dionysos right / lion right. VF.Dec 04, 2014
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Thyateira (AD 178-182) AE 25 - Crispina70 viewsCrispina, Augusta, 178-182 AD. AE25 (11.06g). Draped bust right / Genius standing with sheperd's crook, sheep at feet. Rare. Dark green patina, almost VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Saitta (AD 244-247) AE 22 - Philip II89 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE22 (5.68g). Draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche with rudder and cornucopia. Olive green patina, obverse double struck, VF. Franke coll.

The same obverse die was used in Laodikeia pros Lykon and Themisonion.
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Saitta (AD 147-175) AE 15 - Faustina II108 viewsFaustina II, Augusta, 147-175 AD. AE15 (3.41g). Draped bust right / Apollo standing leaning on column. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Maionia (AD 193-211) AE 22 - Septimius Severus65 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE22 (9.53g). Laureate head right / Standing figure in togatus. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Kilbianoi-Nikaia (AD 198-217) AE 29 - Caracalla91 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE29 (11.18g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia, flanked by two stags. VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Kilbianoi Superiores (AD 81-96) AE 20 - Domitian102 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE20 (6.12g). Laureate head right / ΚΙΛΒΙ ΤωΝΑ Νω, within laurel wreath. Light green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Gordos-Iulia (AD 98-117) AE 26 - Trajan122 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE26 (9.79g). Laureate head right / Hades and Persephone in quadriga. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Hypaipa (AD 193-217) AE 22 - Julia Domna91 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE22 (8.75g). Magistrate Papionos. Draped bust right; countermark, statue of Artemis / Cult statue of Artemis Anaitis within tetrastyle temple. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Trapezopolis (BC 27-AD 14) AE 13 - Augustus99 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE13 (3.03g). Capricorn left / Quiver. Green patina, Rare. VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Samos (AD 147-175) AE 15 - Faustina II108 viewsFaustina II, Augusta, 147-175 AD. AE15 (3.20g). Draped bust right / Prora as head of boar right. Olive green patina, EF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Smyrna (AD 222-235) AE 22 - Julia Mamaea108 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE22 (6.54g). ∙IOY MAMЄ A∙ CЄBACTH, Diademed and draped bust right / CMVPNAIΩN ∙Γ∙ NЄΩKOP Ω N, Herakles, nude, standing frontal, head left, holding club and lion-skin in left arm, pouring from kantharos with right hand. Green patina, VF. Ex Peus 384 (2005) 845. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Miletos (AD 254-268) AE 25 - Salonina99 viewsSalonina, Augusta, 254-268 AD. AE25 (6.27g). Diademed and draped bust right / Prize crown on price table; below, two pam branches. Dark patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Miletos (AD 238) AE 16 – Gordian III88 viewsGordian III, as Caesar, 238 AD. AE16 (2.60g). Draped bust right / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia. Rare. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Magnesia (AD 161-180) AE 29 - Marcus Aurelius84 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE29 (13.04g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Cult statue of Artemis Leukophryene crowned by two flying Nikes, eagles below. gF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Ephesos (AD 249-251) AE 16 - Trajan Decius76 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE16 (1.88g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Stag standing right. Dark patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Ephesos (AD 138-161) AE 18 - Antoninus Pius108 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE18 (4.72g). KAICAP ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate head right / ЄΦЄ CIΩN, stag standing right. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Skepsis (AD 147-175) AE 22 - Faustina II147 viewsFaustina II, Augusta, 147-175 AD. AE22 (9.24g). Draped bust right / Aeneas walking right carrying Anchises, leading Ascanius by the hand. Green patina. gF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Ilion (BC 27-AD 14) AE 15 - Augustus113 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE15 (3.14g). Helmeted bust of Athena right / ΣEBAΣT[OΣ], Augustus standing left, countermark, star. VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Pitane (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla93 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE32 (20.82g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right with aegis / Asklepios standing facing Tyche or Hygieia to the right. Black patina, F. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Pergamon (AD 235-238) AE 41 - Maximinus I & Maximus155 viewsMaximinus I and Maximus, 235-238. AE41 (41,68g). Erased portraits of Maximinus I and Maximus / Homonoia and Tyche standing, altar in between; above, race-torch (?). Black patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 218-225) AE 19 - Julia Maesa110 viewsJulia Maesa, Augusta, 218-224/5 AD. AE19 (4.35g). Draped bust right / Tyche standing with rudder and cornucopia. Black patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikomedeia (AD 254-268) AE 21 - Salonina98 viewsSalonina, Augusta, 254-268 AD. AE21 (6.87g). Diademed and draped bust right / Demeter standing left holding ears of corn and torch. Olive green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikomedeia (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Severus Alexander102 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE20 (4.40g). Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right / Three military standards. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikomedeia (AD 218-222) AE 27 - Elagabalus84 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE27 (11.61g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing with rudder and cornucopia. Olive green glossy patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikomedeia (AD 198-217) AE 27 - Caracalla115 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE27 (16.38g). ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝΟC ΑΥΓΟΥCΤΟC, laureate head right / ΝΙΚΟ Μ Η ΔЄΩΝ ΔΙC ΝЄΩΚΟ ΡΩΝ, octastyle temple. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Julia Mamaea81 viewsJulia Mamaea, mother of Alexander Severus, 222-235 AD. AE20 (3.99g). IOYΛIA MAMAIA AVΓ, draped bust right / NI K AI ΩN, military standards. Nice light green patina, irregular flan, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 209-211) AE 30 - Geta71 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE30 (16.63g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Eagle with wreath on altar between two military standards. Dark green glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 198-209) AE 14 - Geta86 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-209 AD. AE14 (1.72g). Bare head right / NIKA-IЄΩN, ornate prize crown with palm branch. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 198-217) AE 15 - Caracalla82 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE15 (2.05g). Laureate head right / Head of Herakles right. Dark green patina, EF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 198-217) AE 15 - Caracalla69 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE15 (2.12g). Laureate head right / Ornate prize crown with one palm. Dark green patina, EF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 193-217) AE 15 - Julia Domna63 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE15 (2.47g). Draped bust right / Flaming altar. Dark green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Bithynia Uncertain (AD 69-81) AE 18 - Domitian97 viewsKoinon of Bithynia. Domitian, as Caesar, 69-81 AD. AE18 (4.41g). M. Maecius Rufus. Laureate head right / Bundle of five grain-ears. Very rare. Dark green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 03, 2014
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Soloi (AD 161-180) AE 1868 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE18 (4.29g). Dated CY 229 (163/164 AD). Nike with wreath and palm branch / standing Philosopher as orator. Extremely rare, VF. Ex Lanz 56 (1991) 215. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Soloi (AD 161-180) AE 17 - Aratos67 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE17 (4.29g). Dated CY 229 (163/164 AD). Bust of philosopher Aratos right stroking his beard with his fingers / Nike on globe. Unique. gF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Seleukeia (BC 100-AD 100) AE 1894 views1st century BC-1st century AD. AE18 (6.20g). Demetrios, magistrate. Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Athena right; spear to left / head of Pan (?) right. Beautiful green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Adana (AD 0-100) AE 29177 viewsImperial Times, 1st century AD. AE29 (13.95g). Bust of Dionysos with thyrsos right / Demeter enthroned with ears of corn and scepter. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Olbasa (AD 100-200) AE 2179 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE21 (4.93g). GENIVS COL, Genius of the city standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae / OL BAS ENO EVM within wreath. Extremely rare. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 138-193) AE 13104 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE13 (1.34g). Head of Hermes with kerykeion over shoulder right / head of Herakles left. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 138-193) AE 12125 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE12 (1.48g). Bust of Hermes left with kerykeion over shoulder / Rooster. VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 138-193) AE 11123 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE11 (1.02g). Bust of Mên left wearing Phrygian hat, on crescent / Rooster. Rare. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Kolossai (AD 177-192) AE 28119 viewsTime of Commodus, 177-192 AD. AE28 (14.58g). Head of Demos right / Sol, holding torch in right hand and globe in left, in facing quadriga. Brown patina, Almost VF. Ex Künker 94 (2004) 1235. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Eriza (AD 100-200) AE 22125 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE22 (7.75g). BOYΛH, veiled head of Boule right / EPI ZH NΩN, bundle of four grain-ears. Extremely rare. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Appia (AD 54-68) AE 16158 viewsTime of Nero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (2.69g). Helmeted bust of Athena right / AΠ ΠIA NΩN within wreath. Dark patina, gF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Tripolis (AD 200-300) AE 26110 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE26 (9.58g). Helmeted and draped bust of Roma / river-god Maiandros reclining left, holding reed and cornucopiae, leaning on overturned vase from which river flows. Brown patina, obverse a bit corroded, VF. Franke coll.; ex MMD 14 (2004) 598.Dec 01, 2014
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Thyateira (AD 120-150) AE 22105 viewsImperial Times, 120-150 AD. AE23 (6.04g). ΒΟΡEΙ ΤΗΝΗ, Draped bust of Artemis Boreitene left with bow and quiver / ΘΥΑΤEΙΡΗ ΝΩΝ, river-god Lykos reclining left, holding reed, leaning on overturned vase from which river flows. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Silandos (AD 180-235) AE 2181 viewsImperial Times, ca 180-235 AD. Magistrate Stat...Attalianos. AE21 (8.24g). Head of Demos right / Dionysos standing left, holding Kantharos and scepter, panther at feet. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Saitta (AD 200-270) AE 2075 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE20 (3.79g). Draped bust of the Roman Seante right / Dionysos standing left, holding Kantharos and scepter. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Saitta (AD 177-192) AE 2375 viewsTime of Commodus, 177-192 AD. ZЄVC ΠA TPIOC, Head of Zeus right / ΕΠΙ ΑΡΤΕΜΙΔΟΡΟΥ ΑΡΧ Α CΑΙΤΤΗΝΩΝ, Apollo standing right holding Lyre and in right hand plectrum. Black patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Mostene (AD 81-96) AE 17119 viewsTime of Domitian, 81-96 AD. AE17 (2.99g). Bust of Senate right / Hero with double-axe on horse right. Black glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Hyrkaneis (AD 100-200) AE 1599 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE15 (2.48g). Wreathed head of Silenos right / Kista mystika with snake. Very rare. Obverse slightly off center, EF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Hypaipa (AD 100-200) AE 2177 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE21 (6.03g). Head of Zeus right / ΥΠΑΙ ΠΗ ΝΩΝ within wreath. Very rare. Dark green patina, About VF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Blaundos (AD 200-270) AE 24100 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE24 (7.76g). Bust of Demos right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Dark green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Blaundos (AD 161-180) AE 24198 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE24 (9.52g). Bust of Demos right / River-god Hippourios reclining left, cornucopia in left hand, reed in right. Green patina, gVF. Rare. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Apollonis (AD 69-96) AE 25165 views1st century AD. AE23 (7.41g). ΘΕΟΝ CΥΝ-ΚΛΗΤΟΝ (retrograde), draped bust of Senate right / ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙΔΕΩΝ, eagle with open wings standing right, head left. Olive green patina with red stain, minor striking weakness around edge. gVF. Franke coll.Dec 01, 2014
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Tabai (AD 100-200) AE 1670 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE16 (4.34g). Head Zeus right / Nemisis standingleft, with reins. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Sebastopolis (AD 69-79) AE 1584 viewsTime of Vespasian, 69-79 AD. AE15 (3.24g). Magistrate Papias Apollonios. Head of Zeus right / Thyrsos. Very rare. Black patina, VF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Aphrodisias (AD 100-200) AE 19112 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE19 (5.49g). Veiled head of Boule right / Eros with arrow and bow, putting out torch. VF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Alabanda (AD 193-211) AE 24118 viewsTime of Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE24 (8.64g). Roma Nikephoros enthroned, below countermark, head / four line text within laurel wreath. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Smyrna (AD 100-200) AE 18184 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE18 (3.57g). Draped bust of Tyche right / lion right, with fore-paw on tympanum. Dark green glossy patina, gVF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Magnesia (AD 200-300) AE 2172 viewsImperial Times, 3rd century AD. AE21 (6.01g). CЄPA ΠIC, bust of Serapis right, slight drapery on left shoulder / MAΓN HTΩN, Isis standing facing, holding sistrum and situla. Green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Pergamon (AD 177-192) AE 15135 viewsTime of Commodus, 177-192 AD. AE15 (2.86g). Head of Athena right / youth holding uncertain object. Rare. Dark green patina, VF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Kyzikos (AD 200-270) AE 18205 views3rd century AD. AE18 (4.25g). Anepigraphic, head of Kore right, wearing grain ear wreath / KVZI KHNΩN, ibis. Dark green patina, EF. Franke coll.1 commentsNov 30, 2014
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Germe (AD 100-200) AE 2286 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE22 (6.12g). Bust of Tyche right / Athena with spear and shield holding patera over flaming altar. Dark green patina, EF. Ex Aufhäuser 18 (2004), lot 140; Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Amisos (AD 253-268) AE 20139 viewsTime of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE20 (8.80g). Head of Tyche right / eagle. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Nov 30, 2014
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Pharnakeia (BC 300-200) AE 15214 viewsca 3rd century BC. AE15 (2.97g). Head of Mên with Phrygian hat on crescent / ΦAPNAKEΩN in between star with eight rays. Very rare. VF.Nov 29, 2014
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Amorion (BC 200-0) AE 20108 views2nd-1st century BC. AE20 (8.70g). Laureate head Zeus right / AMOPIANΩN, eagle seated on thunderbolt right, kerykeion on left shoulder; above, ΔI. Very fine.Nov 29, 2014
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Synnada (AD 41-54) AE 18 - Claudius114 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE18 (5.64g). Artemon, tropheus and high priest. Laureate head right / Demeter standing left, holding grain-ears and torch. Well struck on a good metal. Choice nice VF. Brown earthen patina.Nov 29, 2014
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Selge (AD 117-138) AE 19 - Hadrian97 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AE19 (3.87g). ΑΔΡΙΑΝ ΚΑΙCAP, laureate bust right; countermark, triskeles or trinakria / CЄΛΓЄΩΝ, thunderbolt, bow with stag heads on top. Almost VF.Nov 28, 2014
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Rhodes (BC 31-AD 60) AE 34102 viewsca 31 BC-60 AD. AE34 - Didrachm (21.18g). Radiate head of Helion right / ΔΙΔΡΑΧΜΟN - POΔIΩN, Nemisis (?) standing between two thymiateria, and beneat a canopy supported on either side by flying Nike. Nice dark original green earthen patina. Good VF. Very rare.Nov 20, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 238-244) AE 34 - Gordian III132 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE34 (25.23g). IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANOVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian right / VIBI AVG COL ANTIOCH, Gordian on horseback trampling down and spearing enemy, SR in exergue.

On this series of coins, we see Gordian in a pompous privileged manner, most often hunting animals. A rare series show either one or two enemies lying on the ground already vanquished and dead. This rare example shows the enemy in the act of falling to the ground and death. The horse rears up to trample and Gordian has his spear at the ready to finish the job. The scene reminds one of the Fel Temp Reparatio series issued about 100 years later.
Nov 19, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Didrachm - Nero and Divus Claudius248 viewsNero, with Divus Claudius. 54-68 AD. AR Didrachm (5.56g, 21mm, 6h). Subsidiary Group. Possibly struck in Pontus. Struck circa 63-65 AD. NERO CLΛVD DI CLΛVD F CΛESΛR ΛVG GERMΛ, laureate head of Nero right / DIVOS CLΛVD ΛVGVST GERMΛNIC PΛTER ΛV, laureate head of Divus Claudius right. Good VF, toned, slightly granular surfaces. Ex Tan Coll. Ex CNG 57 (4/ 2001), lot 836; Sternberg X (11/1980), lot 298.Nov 15, 2014
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Laodikeia (AD 198-217) AE 30 - Caracalla130 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE30 (11.97g, 6h). Struck mid-August 215 AD-mid-August 216 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΛAOΔIKЄΩN NЄΩKOPΩN ΔOΓΜΑΤΙ CYNΚ, ΛHT above temples, OY below, two distyle temples, set on high podiums and seen in perspective, vis-à-vis. Good VF, earthen black-green patina.

The Greek dogmati synkletou is a translation of the Latin senatus consulto, which itself indicates a decree of the Roman Senate. In this instance, it refers to the renewal of Laodicea’s neocorate status, which occurred during Caracalla’s visit there while making his way east to fight the Parthians.
Nov 15, 2014
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Hierapolis (Auton. AD 100-200) AE 37108 viewsImperial Times, 2nd century AD. AE37 (26.35g, 7h). Bareheaded and draped bust of Synkletos (Senate) right / Laureate Hercules, standing facing, head left, holding phiale over lighted altar, and club set on ground. Good VF, earthen dark green patina. Very rare.Nov 15, 2014
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Ilion (AD 166-177) AE 30 - Commodus117 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE30 (14.37g, 12h). Bareheaded and draped bust right / IΛI–Є/ΩN, Ilus reclining right, looking toward figure of Zeus descending from heavens, holding Palladium in right hand and scepter in left; to right, cow suspended from tree, being sacrificed by a man who clutches its horn with left hand and holds a sacrificial knife in right. VF, dark green patina, slightly double struck. Remarkable mythological scene.Nov 15, 2014
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Nikomedeia (AD 253-260) AE 28 - Valerian I, Gallienus & Valerian II198 viewsValerian I, with Gallienus and Valerian II Caesar, 253-260 AD. AE28 (12.50g, 12h). Struck 256 AD. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valerian I right, facing radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gallienus left; between, smaller bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valerian II right / Three agonistic urns set on ground line, the outer two each containing a single palm frond, the central containing two. VF, earthen dark green patina.Nov 15, 2014
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Amastris (AD 238-244) AE 18155 viewsTime of Gordian III, 238-244 AD. AE18 (3.18g, 6h). • OMH • • POC •, laureate head right / • AMA(Z over C)T PIANΩN • (sic), clasped right hands; behind, grain ears and poppy. Good VF, dark green patina. Struck with fine style dies.Nov 15, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 260-261) AE 22 - Macrianus125 viewsMacrianus, Usurper, 260-261 AD. AE22 (5.32g, 12h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Aquila between two signa; S R in exergue. VF, tan surfaces, traces of encrustation. Extremely rare.Nov 15, 2014
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Perge (AD 193-211) AE 20 - Septimius Severus78 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE20 (7.81g, 12h). Laureate head right / Artemis standing left, holding bow in right hand, arrow downwards in left. Near VF, greenish-brown patina with some red deposits. From the Collection of a Southern Pathologist. Ex Antioch Associates 59 (7/2001), lot 183; Burstein Coll. (with ticket).Nov 15, 2014
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Eumeneia (AD 100-300) AE 2380 viewsImperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE23 (9.51g, 6h). Draped bust of the Senate right / Facing cult statue of Artemis Ephesia. Near VF, brown and tan surfaces with some red deposits, light roughness. Ex R. Golan (10/1994).Nov 15, 2014
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Adana (AD 235-238) AE 28 - Maximinus I142 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE28 (13.47g, 5h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche, holding grain ears, seated left within distyle shirine; at her feet, half-length figure of river-god Sarus swimming left. Fine, green patina.Nov 15, 2014
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Perge (AD 247-249) AE 26 - Philip II70 viewsPhilip II, 247-249 AD. AE26 (10.78g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Elpis advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. VF, green patina, roughness.Nov 15, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 202-205) Drachm - Plautilla117 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AR Drachm (3.13g, 17mm). Dated RY 13 of Septimius Severus (205 AD). Draped bust right / Mt. Argaeus surmounted by star. Near VF, Very rare.Nov 15, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Didrachm - Antoninus Pius156 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Didrachm (6.82g, 21mm). Bareheaded and draped bust right / Eusebeia standing left, right hand raised over altar. VF, toned. Ex Elsen 36 (9/1994), lot 477.Nov 15, 2014
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Koinon of Galatia (AD 98-117) AE 32 - Trajan110 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE32 (22.83g, 6h). Pomponius Bassus, magistrate. Laureate head right / Zeus seated left, holding thunderbolt and scepter; to right, eagle standing facing, head left. Good VF, brown patina.Nov 15, 2014
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Ephesos (AD 222-235) AE 28 - Julia Mamaea113 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE28 (14.64g, 6h). Draped bust wearing stephane / Cult statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing between two stags. VF, greenish-brown patina.Nov 15, 2014
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Perge (AD 138-161) AE 24 - Antoninus Pius86 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE23.5 (9.17g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Cult figure of Artemis Pergaia flanked by griffins or lions on low pillars; all within distyle temple with eagle in pediment. VF, green patina.

See SNG France 406 and SNG Copenhagen 319 for similar larger and smaller denominations, respectively. The animals flanking the cult stone are usually winged griffins, but no wings are visible on the current coin.
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Nikaia (AD 235-238) AE 22 - Maximinus I68 viewsMaximinus I. 235-238 AD. AE22 (7.92g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hexastyle temple with globe in pediment. VF, tan-brown surfaces.Nov 15, 2014
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Laodikeia (AD 41-54) AE 25105 viewsTime of Claudius, 41-54 AD. AE25 (11.93g, 2h). Homonoia with Smyrna. Anton. Polemon, son of Zenon, priest for the fourth time. Confronted, laureate heads of the Demoi of Laodicea and Smyrna / Zeus Laodiceus standing left, holding eagle and scepter. Near VF, black-green patina, a few pits. Rare.Nov 15, 2014
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Kyzikos (AD 100-300) AE 29103 viewsImperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE29 - Drachm (15.26g, 6h). Wreathed and draped bust of Kore Soteira right / Agonistic urn containing two palm fronds on table; amphora below. VF, olive-green patina, pit on obverse.Nov 15, 2014
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