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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Iasos (BC 394-390) Hemidrachm177 viewsca 394-390 BC. AR Hemidrachm (13mm, 1.75g). Laureate head of Apollo right / IAΣE, lyre within incuse square. VF. Very rare.Mar 15, 2015
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Hydisos (BC 200-0) AE 17110 views200-100 BC. AE17 (3.15g). Helmeted head of Ares right / ΥΔΙΣΕΩΝ, Pegasos jumping right, kerykeion below. gVF. Rare.
Mar 15, 2015
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Karia Uncertain (BC 450-400) sphinx/panther - Hemiobol80 viewsca 400 BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.39g). Sphinx seated left / Head of panther facing. aVF. Apparently unpublished with sphinx left.Mar 15, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 100-0) AE 20168 viewsca 200-0 BC. AE20 (6.11g). Laureate head of Zeus right / MY/TI within wreath. VF.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyme (BC 480-450) BI Trihemiobol296 viewsca 480-450 BC. BI Trihemiobol (10mm, 1.43g). Head of eagle right, KY below / Quadripartite incuse square. VF. Very rare.Mar 15, 2015
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Skepsis (BC 440-400) Obol96 viewsca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.59g, 10mm). [ΣKAΨI]ON, forepart of horse right / E N (retrograde), fir tree. VF.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 450-400) Hemiobol - winged boar91 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.47g, 8mm). Forepart of winged boar left / Head of roaring lion left, within incuse square. VF. Apparently unpublished.Mar 15, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 490-440) Hemiobol119 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (8mm, 0.36g). Head of horned river-god facing slightly right / Quadripartite incuse square. Apparently unpublished. aEF, toned.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 470-400) Hemiobol107 viewsca 525-475 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.34g, 7mm). Head of Attis right, wearing Phrygian cap / Incuse punch. aVF. Unpublished in the standard references. Mar 15, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) Trihemiobol?81 viewsca 5th-4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 1.05g). Forepart of lion left? / Head of lion right, with annulet in open mouth. VF. Very rare. Apparently unpublished in the standard references.Mar 15, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL 1/12 Stater150 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twelfth Stater (7.5mm, 1.34g). Head of tunny right, holding eel in its mouth / Quadripartite incuse square. EF. Extremely rare, apparently the fourth known.Mar 15, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 440-390) Wheel - Tetartemorion106 views5th-4th centuries BC. AR Tetartemorion (5.5mm, 0.17g). Head of eagle right; Λ-Y (?) flanking / Wheel with four spokes. Unpublished. VF, lightly toned, rough surfaces.Mar 14, 2015
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Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol90 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6.5mm, 0.25g, 7h). Head of Pan right / Kylix. VF, toned, light porosity. Fine style. Very rare, unpublished in the standard references.Mar 14, 2015
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 500-400) Hemiobol225 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (6mm, 0.31g). Archaic female head left, wearing helmet or close fitting cap / Stellate or floral pattern within incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. Fine, toned, porous.Mar 14, 2015
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Xanthos (BC 360) Hemiobol101 views4th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (8mm, 0.23g, 3h). Head of lion or wolf right / Astragalos; AP-Ñ (in Lycian) around. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, toned, light porosity, softly struck on obverse. Very rare.Mar 14, 2015
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Paphos (BC 500-480) Diobol156 viewsUncertain king, ca 500-480 BC. AR Diobol (11.5mm, 1.50g). Bull running right; winged solar disk above / Quadripartite incuse square. VF, toned, granular surfaces, area of fill. Extremely rare, unpublished in the standard references.Mar 14, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 377-326) EL Hekte - B87 (unlisted reverse die)233 viewsca 377-326 BC. EL Hekte (2.54g). Ivy-wreathed head of youthful Dionysos right / Head of horned Satyr right, within linear frame. About EF. Carr coll.

9 examples noted by Bodenstedt. An additional 21 examples have been offered at electronic auction. Unlisted reverse die in Bodenstedt, but same reverse die as Pecunem 19 (7/2014), lot 196. Ex Roma 14 (12/2014), lot 125.
Mar 01, 2015
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Sagalassos (AD 96-98) AE 23 - Nerva113 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AE23.33 (7.98g). ΚΑΙCΑΡ NEPOVAC, laureate head of Nerva right / CΑΓΑΛΑCCΕΩΝ, Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike and scepter. VF. Ex CCE.Feb 23, 2015
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Temnos (AD 79-81) AE 25 - Titus111 viewsTitus, 79-81 AD. AE25 (6.14g, 12h). TITON KAICAPA CEBACTON, Laureate head ofTitus right / EΠI AΓNOY ΦIΛOПATPIΔOC / CTPATE THMNI, Zeus (?) standing front, head right, holding Nike and sceptre. nVF, rare. Tricarico Coll.Feb 12, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL Hekte - B13268 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL Hekte (2.5g). Head of a roaring lion right / Incuse head of a calf right with collar, incuse rectangular punch behind. Obverse has signs of die rust, reverse is from a die unknown to Bodenstedt and no match with examples that have come to auction thus far. aVF/gVF. Carr coll.

141 examples known to Bodenstedt, this appears to be the 227th example offered at electronic auction or sale. From the numbers known to Bodenstedt and those that have appeared at auction, the coins of this emission are the most extensive of all those electrum of Lesbos. It has been suggested by a number of authorities that this emission was struck around 500 BC when Lesbos took part in the Ionic revolt.
Feb 09, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 412-378) EL Hekte - B68184 viewsca 412-378 BC. EL Hekte (2.44g). Female head facing right, wearing hair-net / Beardless head with grotesque features facing left, lamp at forehead, the hair covered by net; thin square frame, all in incuse square. aVF. Carr coll.

Bodenstedt interpreted the male head on the reverse as a Daktylos or Telchine, both from mythical bands of miners and blacksmiths, sometimes described as having a sinister character (a common feature of mythical blacksmiths - Hephaestus is the exception). It has been suggested that the object at the forehead is a miner's lamp. Six examples noted by Bodenstedt, this appears to be only the seventh additional example offered at electronic auction.
Feb 02, 2015
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Mytilene (BC 454-427) EL Hekte - B45252 viewsca 454-427 BC. EL Hekte (2.44g). Head of nymph three-quarter facing and turned slightly right, wearing taenia that is bound up at the back of her head / Two boars' heads confronting each other. It has been suggested that the obverse portrait is that of Europa. VF. Carr coll.

Three examples noted by Bodenstedt, this appears to be only the fifth additional example offered at electronic auction.
1 commentsFeb 02, 2015
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Kaisareia (AD 81-96) Didrachm - Domitian and Domitia209 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AR Didrachm (22mm, 6.26g, 6h). Dated RY 13 (93/4 AD). AYT KAI ΔOMIT ΣEBACTOC ΓEPM ΔOMITIA CEBACTH, Laureate head of Domitian right confronted with diademed head of Domitia left / Mt. Argaeus surmounted by statue; ЄTO IΓ (date) across field. Near VF. Very rare. Tricarico coll.Jan 28, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 430-400) Hemiobol243 viewsca 480-450 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.51g, 9mm). Forepart of boar left, tunny behind / Head of roaring lion left, lying E in upper left field. Very fine. Apparently unpublished with E.Jan 07, 2015
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL Stater456 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Stater (16.15g). Head of tunny right; above and below, small tunny left / Quadripartite incuse square. Extremely rare and a very important and intriguing issue. Very Fine. Apparently unpublished as a stater.Jan 07, 2015
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Orontes (BC 357-352) AE 9120 viewsOrontes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 357-352 BC. AE9 (0.69g). Struck at Kisthene. Bearded head of Satrap right, wearing Persian headdress (Bashlyk) / Forepart of winged boar right, ΚΙΣ above. aVF. Very rare.Jan 05, 2015
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Kebren (BC 450) Obol291 viewsca 450 BC. AR Obol (0.61g, 7mm, 11h). Archaic head of Apollo left / Ram's head left within incuse square. Good VF, granular surfaces. Unpublished as obol.Dec 27, 2014
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Kyzikos (BC 390-340) Diobol180 viewsca 390-340 BC. AR Obol (1.07g, 11mm, 6h). Wreathed head of Kore Soteira left, hair in sakkos / Head of lion left, mouth open with tongue protruding; tunny fish below, KYZI around. Good Very Fine. Very rare denomination.Dec 27, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 241-244) AE 24 - Tranquillina235 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE24 (6.11g, 22-24mm, 12h). 244 AD. CΑΒ ΤΡΑΝΚVΛΛΙΝΑ Α, diademed bust of Tranquillina to right / ΜΗΤΡ - ΚΑΙ B NЄ / ЄT - Z, six corn-ears tied together.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 17 - Gordian III124 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE17 (3.92g, 10h). 243 AD. ΑV Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right / ΜΗΤΡ - ΚΑΙCA / ЄT ς (year 6), Mt. Argaeus within temple. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 28 - Gordian III171 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE28 (9.87g, 26-28mm, 11h). 241 AD. ΑV Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟC, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right / Μ-Η/ΤΡΟΠ ΚΑΙ/CΑΡΙ ЄΝΤΙ/ΧΙ ΒΝЄ / ЄΤ Δ (year 4), Mt. Argaeus between the first two letters of the inscription; the whole in wreath. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 21 - Severus Alexander301 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE21 (5.85g, 6h). 228 AD. ΑΥ Κ CЄΟYH – ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔ, laureate head right / [ΜHΤ]-Ρ - Κ-ΑΙCΑ / ЄΤ Z (year 7), three double corn-ears tied together. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander125 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (13.84g, 26-27mm, 12h). 228 AD. ΑΥ Κ CЄΟΥΗ - ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔPOC, laureate bust to right / ΜHΤΡΟΠ - ΚΑΙCΑPI / ЄΤ Z (year 7), Mt. Argaeus, without base; on summit, wreath. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander141 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 (12.89g; 1h). 224 AD. ΑΥ Κ CЄΟΥΗ – ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔP, laureate, cuirassed and draped bust to right / ΜHΤΡΟ - [Κ]ΑΙCΑPI / ЄΤ Γ (year 3), Mt. Argaeus, on ornamented base; in field six stars. Ex Münchner Münzhandlung K. Kress, Auction 164 (11/1975), lot 1264. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 218-222) AE 25 - Elagabalus121 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE25 (12.02g, 24-25mm, 6h). 220 AD. ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ – ΑΝ[ ], laureate, cuirassed bust to left; shield in front of left shoulder, spear pointing outwards / ΜΗ[ΤΡ]ΟΠO – KΑΙCΑΡI / ЄΤ Γ (year 3), agalma of Mt. Argaeus placed on altar inscribed with date. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 196-198) Tridrachm - Caracalla110 viewsCaracalla, as Caesar, 196-198 AD. AR Tridrachm (9.57g, 24-25mm, 11h). 197 AD. MAP AVPHΛI-ANTωΝΙ ΚΑΙ C, bareheaded, draped and cuirassed young bust to right / [ΜΗΤΡ]ΟΠΟΛ - ΚΑΙCΑΡΙΑC / ЄΤΟVC Є (year 5), Mt. Argaeus; on summit, nude figure holding globe and sceptre; on l., crecent; on r., star. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 193-217) Drachm - Julia Domna152 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AR Drachm (3.28g, 18mm, 12h). 197 AD. ΙΟΥΛΙΑ - ΔΟΜΝΑ C, bust right / ΜΗ-ΤΡΟΠ – KΑΙCAPI / ЄT - Є (year 5), Aphrodite standing to right, in r., apple, in l. sceptre. Ex Frank Sternberg, Auction XI, 20-21 (11/1981), lot 386. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus137 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (3.58g, 17mm, 11h) AD 209. ΑV Κ Λ CΕ[ΠΤΙ CЄ]ΟΥΗΡΟ-C, laureate head right / ΜΗΤΡ-Ο ΚΑΙ-CΑΡ ΝЄΩ Κ / ΕΤ ΙΖ (year 17), figure seated to left, holding laurel branch. Rare. Ex Gerhard Hirsch, Auction 48 (6/1966), lot 569. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 193-211) Drachm - Septimius Severus106 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AR Drachm (2.94g, 16-17mm, 12h) undated, 194 AD?. [ΑV Λ CЄΠ] CΕΟVΗΡΟC, laureate head right / ΔΙ-ΚΑΙΟ-CΥΝH / [ЄΤ B], Dikaosyne, wearing chiton and peplos, standing to left; in r., scale, in l., sceptre. Very rare. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 18 - Lucius Verus145 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE18 (6.39g, 11h). 165 AD. [ ] CЄΒΑCΤΟC, laureate head to right / ΚΑΙCΑ[ ] / ЄΤ Є (year 5), Mt. Argaeus. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus120 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (10.91g, 12h). 162 AD. [ΑΥ]ΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CЄ[Β], laureate, cuirassed and draped bust right, seen from back / ΚΑΙCΑΡЄωN - Τ Π ΑΡΓΑΙω / ЄΤO B (year 2) Mt. Argaeus culminating in tall conical top. A.K. coll.Dec 21, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 377-326) EL Hekte - B80306 viewsca 377-326 BC. EL Hekte (2.55g). Female head right, hair in sakkos / Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, within linear square. Exceptionally well centred example, one of best known. gVF/EF. Carr coll.

Six examples noted by Bodenstedt, this appears to be only the second additional example offered at electronic auction.
Dec 16, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-169) Didrachm - Lucius Verus250 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AR Didrachm (5.93g, 20-21mm, 11h). 161-166 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΟΥΗΡΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, bare head of Lucius Verus right / ΥΠΑ-ΤΟC B Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal to left, tree to right. Ex Münchner Münzhandlung K. Kress, Auc. 118, München (6/1961), lot 949. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-180) Didrachm - Marcus Aurelius149 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AR Didrachm (6.15g, 20-21mm, 6h). 175-176 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤ-ωΝΕ[ΙΝΟC] CЄΒ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΥΠΑΤ-ΟC Γ (Cos III) club. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 161-180) Didrachm - Marcus Aurelius200 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AR Didrachm (6.71g, 20-21mm, 6h). 161-166 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟC CЄΒ, laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / ΠΑ-ΤΟC Γ (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, star; at base, animal to left, tree to right. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Didrachm - Antoninus Pius147 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AR Didrachm (6.72g, 19-20mm, 5h). Undated. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤω[ΝΕΙΝΟC CЄΒΑ]CΤΟC, laureate, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right, seen from back / [Є]ΥCЄ-ΒЄΙ[Α] Eusebeia wearing chiton, peplos and stephane, standing to left; right hand raised above altar; left hand covered by peplos. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 138-161) Drachm - Antoninus Pius160 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161. AR Drachm (18-19mm, 3.47g, 5h). 139 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΑΝΤ[ωΝΕΙ]-ΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤΟC, bare head of Antoninus Pius to right / ΥΠΑ-ΤΟC B (Cos II) Mt. Argaeus, with trees; on summit, nude figure holding globe and sceptre. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Drachm - Hadrian178 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Drachm (3.28g, 17-18mm, 6h). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤOC, laureate bust right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ[ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤ] (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus; above three stars. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian193 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (7.20g, 20-21mm, 5h). 128-138 AD. AΔPIA[N]OC – CЄΒΑCTOC, laureate bust right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑ-ΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC (Cos III) club. Ex Münzen und Medaillen, FPL 339, Zurich (10/1972) lot 311. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Didrachm - Hadrian172 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Didrachm (6.65g, 19-20mm, 7h). 128-138 AD. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤOC, laureate head right / ΥΠΑΤΟC Γ ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡ (Cos III) Mt. Argaeus; above three stars. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian228 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. Hemidrachm (AR; 13-14mm; 1.58g; 11h) AD 121-122. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝ[ΟC CЄΒΑCΤ], laureate, draped and cuirassed right / ЄΤ Є (year 5) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm; left in field, star. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian266 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.88g, 14-15mm, 12h). 121-122 AD. ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΤ Є (year 5) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 117-138) Hemidrachm - Hadrian229 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Hemidrachm (1.65g, 14mm, 11h). 120-121 AD. [ΑΥΤΟ] ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CЄΒΑCΤ, laureate bust right, draped on the neck / ЄΤ Δ (year 4) Nike advancing to right, holding wreath and palm. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 103) AE 13164 viewsTime of Trajan, 98-117 AD. AE13 (2.39g, 13mm, 11h). 103 AD. Head of Tyche to right, towered crown / ЄΤ – ς (year 6) Pyramid. Very rare. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Didrachm - Trajan181 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Didrachm (6.81g, 20-22mm, 8h). Struck ca 112-117 AD. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙC NЄP ΤΡΑΙΑΝω ΑΡΙCΤω CЄΒ ΓЄΡΜ ΔΑΚ, laureate bust of Trajan to right, draped on neck / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤ ς (Cos VI) Mt. Argaeus of unusual design, surrounded by trees; on summit crater opening. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 98-117) Tridrachm - Trajan196 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AR Tridrachm (10.16g, 24mm, 8h). Struck ca 112-117 AD. AYTOKP KAIC NЄP TPAIANOC CЄB ΓЄΡΜ ΔAK, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trajan to right / ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑΤO ς (Cos VI) Aquila in centre; on right, standard surmounted by hand; on left, standard surmounted by wreath. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 54-68) Hemidrachm - Nero188 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AR Irregular Hemidrachm (1.56g, 13-14mm, 12h). Undated. Not legible inscription. Laureate head of Nero to right / Victory, half-draped, standing to right; right foot on globe; she inscribes shield resting on her knee. A.K. coll.Dec 13, 2014
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Tarsos (BC 164-27) AE 22107 views164 BC and later. AE22 (8.96g). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / TAPΣEΩN, Sandan on mythical animal right, within pyramidal monument surmounted by eagle; MH TPO ΠO ΛE ΩΣ to left. Olive green glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Tarsos (BC 164-27) AE 21139 views164 BC and later. AE21 (6.82g). Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / TAPΣEΩN, Sandan on mythical animal right, within pyramidal monument surmounted by eagle; two monograms to left. Dark green glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Tarsos (BC 164-27) AE 17159 viewsafter 164 BC. AE17 (4.61g, 1h). TAPΣEΩN, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and scepter, to the left, crescent and star / Club tied with fillets, to the left and right, monograms, al within oak wreath. Green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Soloi (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 14122 views2nd-early 1st century BC. AE14 (3.54g). Helmeted head of Athena right / eagle on thunderbolt, two monograms to right, ΣΟΛEΩΝ. Olive green glossy patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Soloi (BC 2nd-1st cent) AE 16112 views2nd-early 1st century BC. AE16 (3.88g). Bust of Artemis right / ΣΟΛEΩΝ – APT, cornucopiae. Dark green patina, almost EF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Telmessos (BC 133-61) AE 11130 viewsca 133-61 BC. AE11 (1.27g). Head of Hermes right wearing petasos / T-E/Λ, fly within shallow incuse square. Green patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Uncertain (AD 160) AE 19117 viewsTime of Antonius Pius, 138-161 AD. AE19 (6.40). BOY, head of Zeus right / veiled female head right. Very rare. Brown patina, VF. Franke coll.

The text ‘BOY’ on the obverse could either be a Seleucid Era date, 472 (160/161 AD) or the first three letters for Bubon, a city in Lykia.
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Tralleis (BC 155-145) Cistophoric Tetradrachm179 viewsca 155-145 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.64g, 28mm). Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Bow-case with serpents; ΤΡΑΛ to left, cow on maeander to the right. Unc. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Hierokaisareia (BC 200-0) AE 18118 viewsas Hierakome, 2nd-1st century BC. AE18 (7.16g). Bearded head with pointy tiara / Artemis right, seizing stag by its horns. Very rare. Black glossy patina, gF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Rhodes (BC 188-170) Drachm140 viewsca 188-170 BC. AR Drachm (2.82g, 14mm). Xenokrates, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios right / ΞENOKPAT, P-O, Rose; lyra to left; all within incuse square. VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Rhodes (BC 188-170) Drachm96 viewsca 188-170 BC. AR Drachm (2.55g, 14mm). Aetion, magistrate. Radiate head of Helios right / AETIΩN, P-O, Rose; bunch of grapes to left; all within incuse square. Toned, VF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Myndos (BC 200-0) Hemidrachm101 views2nd-1st century BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.22g, 13mm). Metrodoros, magistrate. Wreathed head of young Dionysos right / ΜΥΝΔΙΩΝ, winged thunderbolt; MHTPOΔΩPOΣ below. gVF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Iasos (BC 250-190) AE 12105 viewsca 250-190 BC. AE12 (2.39g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Hermias swimming with dolphin right, ΙΑΣ above, MHNEΔHMOΣ (magistrate) below. Black glossy patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 07, 2014
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Tabai (BC 100-1) AE 16176 viewsca 1st cent BC. AE16 (4.45g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Caps of Dioskouri, stars above, ΤΑΒHNΩΝ below; ΦIM (magistrate) above. Black glossy patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Priene (BC 330-290) AE 1197 viewsca 330-280 BC. AE11 (1.13g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet / ΠPIH - ΛYΣAΓ (magistrate) legend in two lines within circular maeander pattern. Light green patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Metropolis (BC 100-0) AE 15197 views1st cent BC. AE15 (4.44g). Helmeted head of Ares right / Thunderbolt, monogram above, ANΔPΩN (magistrate) below. Dark green glossy patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Magnesia (BC 350-190) AE 9118 viewsca 350-190 BC. AE9 (1.11g). Horseman holding spear right / Humped bull butting left, MAΓΝ above, EΠIPΩT (magistrate). Green patina, EF.Dec 05, 2014
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Magnesia (BC 350-190) AE 14128 viewsca 350-190 BC. AE14 (3.94g). Horseman holding spear right / Humped bull butting left, MAΓΝ above, ΔHMHTΡIΟΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOΣ (magistrate). Dark green glossy patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Magnesia (BC 330-300) AE 13137 viewsca 330-300 BC. AE13 (2.15g). Laureate head of Apollo left / Forepart of bull right, ΜΑΓ above, maeander pattern and ΛYKOMHΔEΣ (magistrate) to left. Dark green patina, EF.Dec 05, 2014
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Kolophon (BC 330-280) AE 13242 viewsca 330-285 BC. AE13 (2.10g). Laureate head of Apollo right / AIΣXPI[ON] (magistrate), Forepart of bridled horse right; to left, ΚΟΛ below. Black patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Erythrai (BC 200-133) AE 15159 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE15 (3.07g). Head of bearded Herakles right, wearing lion skin / EPY AYTONO MOΣ AYTONO MOY (magistrate). Dark brown patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 69) Cistophoric Tetradrachm210 viewsca 166-67 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.39g). Dated year 65 (69 BC). Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Ξ⊏ and EΦE to the left, bow-case with serpents; poppy in between two cornucopiae. VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 101) Cistophoric Tetradrachm167 viewsca 166-67 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (12.50g). Dated year 33 (101 BC). Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / ΛΓ and EΦE to the left, bow-case with serpents; above owl. VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 1585 viewsca 200 BC. AE15 (4.07g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / ΦIΛETAIPOΣ (magistrate), stag grazing right, quiver above. Dark patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 1693 viewsca 200 BC. AE16 (4.30g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / ΞANΘIAΣ (magistrate), stag grazing right, quiver above. Dark patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 16108 viewsca 200 BC. AE16 (4.20g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / ZΩIKΩN (magistrate), stag grazing right, quiver above. Dark green patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 1588 viewsca 200 BC. AE15 (3.54g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / YΠOΛIT (magistrate), stag grazing right, quiver above. Dark green patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 16113 viewsca 200 BC. AE16 (4.51g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / MHTPOΦANEΣ (magistrate), stag grazing right, quiver above. VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 15146 viewsca 200 BC. AE15 (3.90g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / MHNOKPITOΣ (magistrate), stag grazing right, quiver above. Green patina, gVF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 12103 viewsca 200 BC. AE11 (1.73g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / ANΘIAΣ (magistrate), stag standing right, head left, quiver above. Brown green patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 11121 viewsca 200 BC. AE11 (1.73g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / ΞENΩN (magistrate), stag standing right, head left, quiver above. Green patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 200) AE 11115 viewsca 200 BC. AE11 (2.22g). E-Φ, bee within wreath / BPAVΩPOΣ (magistrate), stag standing right, head left, quiver above. Brown green patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 300) AE 13106 viewsca 300 BC. AE13 (3.39g). Head of Artemis, bow and quiver behind shoulder / EΓAIN (magistrate), E Φ Stag-forepart. Green patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Ephesos (BC 202-133) Drachm273 viewsca 202-133 BC. AR Drachm (3.99g, 17mm). E-Φ, bee / ΛYΣANIAΣ (magistrate), stag standing before palm tree. Toned, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Kyme (BC 200-30) AE 11155 viewsca 2nd-1st century BC. AE12 (2.39g). Forepart of horse right, KY above / Bow and quiver; monogram above. Dark patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Kyme (AD 320-250) AE 9179 views320-250 BC. AE9 (1.04g). Head of the Amazon Kyme right / HPAIOΣ (magistrate), one-handled cup. Dark green patina, VF.Dec 05, 2014
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Magnesia (AD 161-180) AE 29 - Marcus Aurelius90 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE29 (16.19g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Serapis enthroned to left, Kerberos at feet. gF. Franke coll.Dec 05, 2014
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Halikarnassos (BC 420-350) Persic Hemiobol143 viewsca 450-420 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.4g). Head of ram right / Archaic male head left. VF. Dec 04, 2014
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Kaisareia (AD 238-244) AE 24 - Gordian III169 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE24 (9.11g). Dated RY 4 (241/2 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Legend and mount Argaeus in four lines within wreath; date in legend. Nice green patina, gVF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Ankyra (AD 253-268) AE 23 - Gallienus153 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE23 (10.85g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Anchor. Very rare. About VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Ankyra (AD 198-217) AE 14 - Caracalla99 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE14 (2.59g). Laureate head left / Cornucopia. Dark green glossy patina, VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Pompeiopolis (AD 244-249) AE 30 - Philip I & Aratos109 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE30 (12.52g). Dated CY 311 (245/246 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Bust of astronomer and poet Aratos right. Almost VF. Extremely rare. Ex Aufhäuser 7 (1990) 616 (wrongly described as Chrysippos). Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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Pompeiopolis (AD 244-249) AE 30 - Philip I & Chrysippos84 viewsPhilip I, 244-249 AD. AE30 (12.52g). Dated CY 311 (245/246 AD). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Bust of philosopher Chrysippos right. Extremely rare, almost VF. Franke coll.Dec 04, 2014
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