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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

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Daldis (AD 69-79) AE 27 - Vespasian70 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE27 (7.7g). Ti Fla Hylas. Laureate head right / Cybele seated left, holding patera, resting elbow on drum. GF.Jun 26, 2014
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Blaundos (AD 161-180) AE 2971 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE29 (13.8g). Claudius Valerianus, strategos. ΔЄMOC BΛAVNΔЄΩN, bare head of Demos right / CTP KΛ BAΛЄPIANOY, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Almost EF.Jun 26, 2014
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Blaundos (AD 54-68) AE 16 - Nero62 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE16 (3.8g). Ti. Klau. Kalligenes, magistrate. Struck circa 55 AD. NEPΩN KAIΣAP, bare-headed and draped bust right / KAΛΛIΓENHΣ BΛAYNΔEΩN, four grain ears, tied together. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Bageis (AD 193-217) AE 19 - Julia Domna57 viewsJulia Domna, 193-217 AD. AE19 (3.5g). IOYΛIA CЄBAC, draped bust right / BAΓHNΩN, Asklepios standing left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. EF.Jun 26, 2014
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Apollonoshieron (AD 54-68) AE 20 - Nero133 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE20 (3.7g). NEPΩN KAICAP CEBACTOC, laureate head right / ΑΠΟΛΛωΝΙΕΡΕΙΤωΝ, Apollo standing left with patera, resting on lyre. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Hydisos (AD 222-235) AE 23 - Severus Alexander62 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE23 (5.1g). A K M A CEYH AΛEΞANΔP, laureate head right / M Δ EΠI ΓONOC AP YΔICEωN, Bellerophon riding left on Pegasos. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Keramos (AD 54-68) AE 22 - Nero85 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE22 (7.3g). NEPΩN ΣEBAΣTOΣ, laureate head of Nero right / KEPAMIHTΩN APΞAΣ EYANΔPOΣ, head of Apollo (?) right. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Bargylia (AD 193-211) AE 36 - Septimius Severus67 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE36 (19.9g). AY K Λ C CEOYHPOC ΓEP, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; countermark: bust Artemis Kindyas facing / BAPΓYΛIHTΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head right, holding serpent staff. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Smyrna (AD 253-268) AE 28 - Gallienus56 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE28 (8.6g). Marcus Aurelius Sextus, magistrate. AVT K Π ΛIK ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CMYRNAIΩN Γ NEΩK EΠ CEΞCTOY, Cybele seated left, holding patera, resting elbow on drum. GVF.Jun 26, 2014
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Smyrna (AD 14-37) AE 21 – Tiberius & Livia141 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE21 (6.2g). Hieronymos, magistrate. CЄBACTHC CYNKΛHTOC ZMYPNAIωN IЄPONYMOC, confronted busts of Senate, laureate and draped, at left and Livia, diademed and draped, at right / CЄBACTOC TIBЄPIOC EΠI ΠЄTPωNIOY, togate statue of Tiberius within tetrastyle temple. EF.Jun 26, 2014
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Lebedos (AD 14-37) AE 19 - Tiberius75 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE19 (5.6g). CEBACTOC, laureate head of Tiberius right / ΔIONYCOΔωPOY CE, helmeted head of Athena right. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Prusa ad Olympum (AD 217-218) AE 23 - Macrinus100 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE23 (5.5g). MAKPЄINOC AYΓOYCTOC, laureate head right / ΠPOYCAEΩN, hexastyle temple. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Nikaia (BC 27-AD 14) AE 19118 viewsTime of Augustus, 27 BC-14 AD. Thorius Flaccus, proconsul. NIKAIEΩN, wreathed head of Dionysos right.
Rev: EΠI ANΘYΠATOY ΘΩPIOY ΦΛAKKOY, head of elefant right; before and behind, monogram. VF.
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Nikaia (AD 81-96) AE 28 - Domitian65 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE28 (12.9g). AYT ΔOMITIANOΣ KAIΣAP ΣEB ΓEP, laureate head right / TON KTIΣ NIKAEIΣ ΠPΩTOI PONT KAI BIΘ, Dionysos standing left on elephant's head, holding thrysos and kantharos. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Maionia (AD 147-176) AE 22 - Faustina II52 viewsFaustina II, Augusta, 147-176 AD. AE22 (5.49g). ΦAYCTЄINA CЄBACTH, draped bust right / ЄΠI AIΛ NЄΩNOC MAIONΩN, Demeter standing left, holding corn ears, poppy and torch. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Hierokaisareia (AD 54-138) AE 1693 viewsTime of Nero-Hadrian, 54-138 AD. AE16 (2.59g). CYNKΛHTOC, draped bust of the Senate right / IЄPOKAICAPЄΩN, stag standing right. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Stratonikeia (AD 193-217) AE 36 - Julia Domna70 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-211 AD. AE36 (17.45g). Hierokleus, magistrate. IOYΛIA ΔOMNAN CЄBACTHN, draped bust right; countermark: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI APX IЄPOKΛЄYC B CTPATONIKЄΩN, Athena seated left, holding spear and palladion; shield behind. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Ephesos (AD 254-268) AE 25 - Salonina57 viewsSalonina, Augusta, 254-268 AD. AE25 (6.58g). CAΛ XPVC OΓONH CЄ, draped bust right, wearing stephane / ЄΦЄCIΩNA ACIAC, Artemis standing left, head right, holding bow; to right, tree; to left, stag. GVF.Jun 26, 2014
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Temnos (AD 253-268) AE 14104 viewsTime of Valerian and Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE14 (1.97g). CЄPAΠIC, draped bust of Serapis right, wearing kalathos / THMNЄITΩN, eagle standing right. EF.Jun 26, 2014
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Myrina (AD 100-200) AE 17115 viewsCirca 2nd century AD. AE17 (2.93g). Dionysios, magistrate. EΠΙ CTP ΔΙΟΝΥCΙΟΥ, laureate head of Apoll right, olive twig in front / MYPI, lyre, palm branch in field right. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Kyzikos (AD 198-217) AE 33 - Caracalla115 viewsCaracalla, 197-217 AD. AE33 (16.47g). AYT K M AYPHΛI ANTΩNINΟC [...], laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / [...]HCIΦOP AYP ANT[...] KYZIKHNΩN ΔIC NEOKOPON, round temple with central door, surmounted by three figures with torches right; octastyle temple left. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Severus Alexander41 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE20 (4.24g). M AVP CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC AV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NIKAIEΩN, lighted altar with unidentified object inscribed ΔIOC ΛITAIOY. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Bithynia Uncertain (AD 41-54) AE 27 - Claudius74 viewsClaudius, 41-54 AD. AE27 (8.93g). TI KΛΑΥΔΙΟC CEBACTOC ΓEPMANIKOC KAICAP, bare head left / Λ ΔΟΥΝΙΟΥ CEOYHPOY ANΘΥΠΑΤΟΥ, Zeus standing right wtih sceptre and thunderbolt; in exergue, monogram. VF.Jun 26, 2014
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Flaviopolis (AD 222-235) AE 23 - Julia Mamaea50 viewsJulia Mamaea, 222-235 AD. AE23 (7.88g). Dated CY 153 (225/6 AD). Draped bust right / The Dioscuri standing to left and right, heads facing one another, each holding spear. Rare. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 198-217) AE 28 - Caracalla106 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE28 (13.38g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing on wreath, head left. Almost EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 222-235) AE 29 - Severus Alexander94 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE29 (15.73g). 229/230 AD. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α CЄO ΑΛЄΞΑΝΔΡΟC, radiate, cuirassed and draped bust right / ΑΝΑZ ЄΝΔΟC ΜΗΤΡΟ ЄT HMC / ΒΓ, Nike with Trophy in biga right. Almost EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Termessos (AD 200-270) AE 2379 views3rd century AD. AE23 (10.48g). TЄP MHCCЄΩN, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Solymos right / AVTO/ NO/ MΩN, within distyle temple with eagle in pediment. Almost EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Kibyra (AD 172) AE 3379 viewsTime of Marcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE33 (17.27g). Δ H M OC∙ KIBYPATΩN, youthfull laureate bust of Demos right / ЄΠI∙ KΛ∙ Φ IΛOKΛЄOC, Hades Serapisenthroned to left, with scepter and phiale over Kerberos. Almost EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Saitta (AD 200-270) AE 2080 views3rd century AD. AE20 (4.98g). AZIOT THNOC, bust of Men Aziottenos wearing Phrygian cap right on crescent / CAITTHNΩ N / ЄPMOC, youthful river-god Hermos leaning left, holding reed in right hand and cornucopiae in left arm; resting left elbow on inverted vase from which water is flowing left. EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Smyrna (AD 177-192) AE 32 - Commodus82 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE32 (14.02g). Homonoia with Nikomedeia. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Commodus wearing radiate crown within biga holding long torch and aphlaston to right. Rare. Nice grey-green patina. Almost EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Germe (AD 138-192) AE 2067 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE20 (5.53g). Laureate head of Demos to right / Youthful Herakles standing facing, head to left, holding club in his right hand and lion skin with his left. Almost EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Prusa ad Olympum (AD 219-220) AE 23 – Julia Paula60 viewsJulia Paula, Augusta, 219-220 AD. AE23 (6.56g). Draped bust en face, head right / Athena standing left with phiale and spear, at her feet, shield. Rare. EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 251-253) AE 22 - Volusian42 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE22 (8.04g). AV K OVOΛΟVCCIANOC CЄ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ANAZ A K M MHTP / Γ Γ / ЄT OC, Capricorn on globe right. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Aspendos (AD 222-235) AE 31 - Severus Alexander92 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE 31 (16.96g). AV K M AVP[...], radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ACΠENΔIΩN, Serapis driving facing quadriga; river god below. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Kibyra (AD 14-37) AE 16 - Tiberius76 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE16 (2.83g). ΣΕΒΑΣTOΣ, bare head right / ΚΙΒΥΡΑTΩΝ, togate male figure standing left, raising hand. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Kotiaeion (AD 222-235) AE 15 - Severus Alexander93 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE15 (2.32g). AYT AΛЄΞΑΝΔΡΟC, laureate head right / KOT / IAЄΩ / N, legend in three lines; all within wreath. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Thyateira (AD 100-270) AE 1670 views2nd-3rd century AD. AE16 (2.66g). Head of Herakles right / ΘΥΑΤЄΙΡΗΝΩΝ, eagle standing right, head left. gVF.Jun 25, 2014
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Attalea (AD 100-276) AE 14121 views2nd-3rd century AD. AE14 (1.90g). Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin / ATTAΛΕATΩ, lion standing right. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Aphrodisias (AD 209-211) AE 37 - Geta71 viewsGeta, 209-211 AD. AE37 (25.12g). AYTO KAI ΠΟ CЄΠ ΓЄΤΑC CЄB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / [...]/ AΦΡΟΔΙCIO[...], Caracalla and Geta, radiate and in military attire, standing facing each other and clasping hands over lighted altar. The left one holding cult statue, the right one holding sceptre or spear. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Ilion (AD 68-69) AE 22 - Galba86 viewsGalba, 68-69 AD. AE22 (8.81g). CYNKΛHTOC ΓAΛBA, confronted busts of Senate, draped, and Galba / IΛI, statue of Athena within wreath; countermark: Gorgoneion. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Abydos (BC 27-AD 14) AE 13 - Augustus197 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE13 (1.83g). CЄBACTOY, bare head right; crescent to right / ABY, lyre. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 198-217) AE 14 - Caracalla64 viewsCaracalla, 197-217 AD. AE14 (2.11g). ANTΩNЄINOC AVΓ, laureate head right / NIKAIEΩN, bull standing right. VF.Jun 25, 2014
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Nikaia (AD 193-211) AE 15 - Septimius Severus55 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE15 (2.03g). CЄOYHPOC AYΓOCT, laureate head right / NIKAIEΩN, tetrastyle temple. EF.Jun 25, 2014
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Kilikia Uncertain (BC 4th cent) Eagle - Obol86 views4th century BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.66g, 12h). Male head left, wearing wreath of grain ears / Eagle standing left, spreading wings, on back of lion seated left; downward facing club in left field. Near EF, minor porosity, die break on eagle.Jun 24, 2014
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Uncertain (BC 500) Bull 1 - Tetrobol90 viewsUncertain Lykian Dynast, ca 500-470/60 BC. AR Tetrobol (12mm, 2.61g). Bull’s head left / Incuse square with pellets and interesecting lines. VF, deposits, slightly porous. Ex Astarte 11 (12/2002), lot 441.Jun 24, 2014
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Uncertain (BC 500) Bull - Hemiobol70 views5th-4th century BC. AR Hemiobol(?) (8mm, 0.34g). Head of lion or bull (?) left; border of pelleted circle within two linear circles / Incuse square divided into eight segments, each containing a pellet. Apparently unpublished. VF, toned. Rare. Ex CNG 91 (9/2012), lot 347.Jun 24, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 412-378) EL Hekte - B66182 viewsca 412-378 BC. EL Hekte. Head of Ares in Attic helmet, facing right / Corinthian helmet from the front face within incuse square. Two known to Bodenstedt. A further example has yet to appear at auction.

The obverse is similar to that of B65.
Jun 22, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 412-378) EL Hekte - B62179 viewsca 412-378 BC. EL Hekte. Female head, three quarters facing right / Confronting and overlapping female heads within incuse square. One known to Bodenstedt. A further example has yet to appear at auction.

The obverse appears to have a die match with that of B61 and the reverse appears to have a die match with that of B55. The die matches are not conclusive due to the different relative wear of the respective examples. However, the obverse and reverse are firmly related to earlier emissions.
Jun 22, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 477-455) EL Hekte - B32151 viewsca 478-455 BC. EL Hekte. Laureate head of Apollo facing left / Incuse female head, facing right wearing spendone. One known to Bodenstedt. A further example has yet to appear at auction.Jun 22, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 477-455) EL Hekte - B26136 viewsca 478-455 BC. EL Hekte. Forepart of a bull charging right / Incuse lion head, facing right. One known to Bodenstedt. A further example has yet to appear at auction.Jun 22, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL Hekte - B08193 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL Hekte. Forepart of a lion left head facing / Incuse lion head, facing left. One known to Bodenstedt. A further example has yet to appear at auction.Jun 22, 2014
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL Hekte - B03190 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL Hekte. Forepart of bull running left / Incuse cock head, facing right. Two known to Bodenstedt. An example is yet to appear at auction.Jun 22, 2014
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Autokane (BC 400-300) AE 12196 views4th century BC. AE12 (2.16g). Head of Zeus facing slightly right / AYTOK, barley corn within wreath. Rare.Jun 22, 2014
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Eirenopolis (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander65 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE30 (23.09g, 6h). Dated CY 175 (225/6 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; countermark: laureate head right within circular incuse / Helios standing facing in spread quadriga, raising right hand, holding whip in left; ЄOP (date) in exergue. Near VF, green and brown patina, roughness. Rare, only four known to Karbach.Jun 20, 2014
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Laodikeia (AD 62-65) AE 16 - Poppaea109 viewsPoppaea, Augusta, 62-65 AD. AE16 (4.39g, 12h). Julia Zenonis, possibly the wife of the euergetes Julius Andronicus. Struck ca 62 AD(?). Draped bust right / Aphrodite standing facing, head right, holding scepter and apple. Good VF, brown patina. Only two cited in RPC and three on CoinArchives. Possibly the sixth and finest known.

A rare and interesting instance of a prominent local woman signing her city’s coinage. In RPC, it is tentatively suggested that Julia Zenonis was the wife of the euergetes Julius Andronicus, with the husband being responsible for the larger module coins, either pseudo–autonomous or in the name of Nero, and the wife responsible for two smaller module types, one pseudo–autonomous and the other (as our coin) in the name of the empress Poppaea. This high honor of having her name appear on Laodicea’s coinage very likely stemmed from her belonging to the Zenonid family, one of the wealthiest and most powerful in Asia Minor.
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Antiocheia (AD 253-268) AE 33 - Gallienus117 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE33 - Medallion (21.16g, 6h). Antiochia ad Maeandrum mint; Aphrodisios, archon. AY[T] K ΠO ΓAΛΛIHNO, radiate, helmeted, draped, and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / [ЄΠI AP]X • AΦPOΔICIOY • IЄPAKOC •, [AN]TIOX[Є]ΩN in exergue, Jupiter Capitolinus, holding Nike on globe in right hand and scepter in left, seated left before table carrying agonistic urn containing two palms and inscribed [OYA]ΛЄ[PIA?]; amphora below table. Good VF, brown patina, natural pit on reverse.Jun 20, 2014
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Germanikopolis (AD 161-169) AE 34 - Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus151 viewsMarcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE34 (21.60g, 12h). AYT • KAIC • Λ • OYHPON • CЄB, laureate and draped bust of Lucius Verus right / AYT • KAIC • ANT(ωN) • CЄB • AΔΡΙΑ(NωN Γ)Є(PM)ANIKOΠOΛЄITω N, laureate and draped bust of Marcus Aurelius left. VF, earthen green patina.Jun 20, 2014
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Aigeai (AD 222-235) AE 37 - Severus Alexander79 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE37 (26.07g, 6h). Dated CY 227 (230/1 AD). AVT K AΛЄΞANΔPON APX MЄ OIK ACKΛH, draped half-length bust right, wearing diadem, holding serpent-entwined staff of Asclepius / AΛЄΞANΔPVΠOΛIC AΔPIANωN around, AIΓAIωN in exerge, emperor on horseback right, extending arm in salute; ZOC (date, but largely indistinct) below horse. VF, brown patina with a few spots of green, minor roughness. Very rare.Jun 20, 2014
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Apollonia Mordiaion (AD 69-79) AE 24 - Vespasian83 viewsVespasian, 69-79 AD. AE24 (8.84g, 6h). AVTOKPATOPI KAICAP C[...]VECΠACIAN, laureate head right / ΛΠΟΛΛωNIATω-N ΛYKIωN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter. Good Fine, dark brown patina, faint adjustment marks. Extremely rare - perhaps the second known of this type and the third known Flavian coin from Apollonia. Ex Sneh Coll.

Only one example of this type is recorded by von Aulock and RPC - for Titus. That coin may be from the same obverse die as the current lot, although the von Aulock/RPC specimen is in such poor condition it is difficult to verify.
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Kyzikos (AD 253-268) AE 29 - Gallienus53 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE29 (11.08g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, raising right hand, holding globus in left / Tyche seated left on rocks, holding rudder on globe; cornucopia to left. VF, green patina, roughness. Rare. Ex Liles Coll.; ex CNG 51 (9/1999), lot 866.Jun 20, 2014
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Kyzikos (AD 253-268) AE 2765 viewsTime of Valerian I and Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (9.98g, 6h). Head of Cyzicus right, slight drapery / Altar between two serpent–entwined torches. VF, mottled red, brown, and green patina. Ex Liles Coll.Jun 20, 2014
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Kyzikos (AD 177-184) AE 21119 viewsImperial Times, ca 177-184 AD. AE21 (4.90g, 6h). KO–PH CΩTЄIPA, draped bust of Kore Soteira right, wearing wreath of grain ears / KYZI–KHNΩN, Eros standing left, holding hare by its hind feet. Near EF, dark green patina, area of flat strike on reverse. Fine style. Unique, and an extremely rare depiction of Eros the Hunter. Ex Liles Coll.; ex Lanz 125 (11/2005), lot 336.

Although this issue is unpublished, it can be dated by the strong stylistic similarity to other issues of this period (cf. RPC Online 783)
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Kyzikos (AD 177-184) AE 27173 viewsImperial Times, ca 177-184 AD. AE27 (17.05g, 5h). Head of the hero Cyzikus right, wearing tainia / Ethnic within oak wreath. EF, lovely tan surfaces. Unpublished in the standard references with ethnic in oak rather than laurel wreath. Ex Liles Coll.Jun 20, 2014
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Kyzikos (AD 166-177) AE 27 - Commodus121 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE27 (17.31g, 6h). Bareheaded and draped bust right / Altar between two serpent–entwined torches. SNG VF, tan-brown surfaces, minor roughness and small obverse die break. Excellent for issue. Ex Liles Coll.Jun 20, 2014
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Parion (AD 253-268) AE 27 - Gallienus110 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE27 (10.33g, 12h). IΛΛR IICI NN CK, laureate bust right / C C/I H [P A], Gallienus, holding spear, on horse galloping right. EF, glossy green and brown patina. Very rare.Jun 20, 2014
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Perge (AD 198-217) AE 36 - Caracalla74 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE36 - Medallion (35.58g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed beardless bust right / Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) standing left. VF, hard green patina with traces of earthen overtones.Jun 20, 2014
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Koinon of Cyprus (AD 198-217) AE 32 - Caracalla169 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE32 (20.83g, 6h). Laureate head right / Conical cult xoanon of Aphrodite of Paphos within central distyle tower; distyle porticoes flanking, each containing candelabra and with dove above; the entire structure set on low basis; semicircular fencing below. VF, brown and green patina, light adjustment marks on reverse. Ex Seeger Coll.Jun 20, 2014
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Tarsos (AD 253-260) AE 31 - Valerian I48 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE31 (25.08g, 6h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. VF, attractive green patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Seleukeia (AD 177-192) AE 23 - Commodus59 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE23 (7.80g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Europa, holding billowing veil, riding bull left. VF, brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 676; ex Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Mopsos (AD 147-175) AE 17 - Faustina II45 viewsFaustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175 AD. AE17 (3.75g, 12h). Dated CY 230 (162/3 AD). Draped bust right / River-god Pyramus swimming right. VF, green patina. Rare. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Laertes AD 193-217) AE 26 - Julia Domna50 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE26 (7.78g, 6h). Draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. VF, brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 659; ex Levante Coll.; ex von Aulock Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Hieropolis-Kastabala (AD 218-222) AE 30 - Elagabalus53 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE30 (16.16g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche seated left on rocks, holding grain ears. VF, dark green patina, cleaning scratches. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Hieropolis-Kastabala (AD 177-192) AE 42 - Commodus97 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE42 / Medallion (26.76g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche, veiled and turreted, standing right, presenting wreath to Commodus standing left, holding spear. Near VF, pale green patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Flaviopolis (AD 218-222) AE 27 - Elagabalus45 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE27 (10.33g, 6h). Dated CY 146 (218/9 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right / Bust of Dionysus right, with thyrsus over shoulder; grape bunch before. Near VF, green patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Flaviopolis (AD 217-218) AE 27 - Macrinus41 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE27 (10.21g, 6h). Dated CY 145 (217/8 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond. Near VF, green and red patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Flaviopolis (AD 217-218) AE 25 - Macrinus45 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE25 (7.00g, 6h). Dated CY 145 (217/8 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. VF, dark green patina under a layer of deposits, striking weakness. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Epiphaneia (AD 117-138) AE 33 - Hadrian & Sabina57 viewsHadrian, with Sabina, 117-138 AD. AE33 (15.30g, 12h). Dated CY 205 (137/8 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right; countermark: bearded male head right within oval incuse / Draped bust of Sabina right, wearing stephane. VF, dark greenish-brown patina, some roughness and adjustment marks. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Diokaisareia (AD 161-169) AE 31 - Lucius Verus62 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE31 (18.01g, 1h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Aurelius and Verus standing facing one another, clasping hands. VF, brown patina, surfaces a little rough. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Korakesion (AD 253-260) AE 32 - Valerian I41 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE32 - 11 Assaria (15.60g, 12h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; IA (mark of value) before / Poseidon standing left, holding dolphin and trident. VF, dark brown patina. Very rare, the sole specimen cited by Levante. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005) lot 208).Jun 19, 2014
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Korakesion (AD 235-238) AE 17 - Maximus39 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE17 (3.05g, 6h). Bare head right / Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus. Good Fine, dark green and brown patina, small pit on reverse. Very rare, only one specimen cited by Levante. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Kestros (AD 161-169) AE 27 - Lucius Verus66 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE27 (9.53g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter. VF, green patina, light roughness. Rare. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Kelenderis (AD 249-251) AE 30 - Trajan Decius49 views Trajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE30 (13.63g, 6h). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding serpent-entwined spear and shield. VF, brown patina, adjustment marks on reverse. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005) lot 197).

The mark on the obverse that looks like a scratch is actually in the die and also appears on the Paris specimen.
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Kelenderis (AD 238-244) AE 34 - Gordian III53 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE34 (21.71g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing left, holding serpent-entwined spear and shield. Good Fine, grayish-green patina, a few pits on obverse. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Kelenderis (AD 161-169) AE 22 - Lucius Verus59 viewsLucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE22 (7.67g, 6h). Bareheaded and draped bust right / Apollo standing left, holding branch, leaning on column on which sets a tripod. VF, brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.; Ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 639; ex Levante Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Kasai (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximus53 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE30 (12.32g, 12h). Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder set on globe and cornucopia. Near VF, green and brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Karallia (AD 235-238) AE 32 - Maximinus I40 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE32 (12.78g, 1h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Bearded god standing left, right hand raised, holding scepter in left. Near VF, dark green patina, light smoothing on obverse. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 106, (1/2005), lot 186; ex von Aulock Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Karallia (AD 202-205) AE 35 - Plautilla69 viewsPlautilla, Augusta, 202-205 AD. AE35 (18.75g, 6h). Draped bust right / The Abduction of Persephone: Hades in galloping quadriga right, carrying Persephone; overturned flower basket below horses. Fine, brown patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Karallia (AD 166-177) AE 17 - Commodus51 viewsCommodus, As Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE17 (3.76g, 12h). Laureate head right / Athena advancing right, holding spear and shield. Good VF, green patina. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex CNG 64 (9/2003), lot 637); ex Levante Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Karallia (AD 251-253) AE18 - Volusian48 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE18 (3.43g, 12h). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Athena standing facing, head left, holding Nike and spear. Good VF, dark green patina, some roughness on reverse. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005) lot 187).Jun 19, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 251) AE 21 - Volusian45 viewsVolusian, As Caesar, 251 AD. AE21 - Diassarion (6.40g, 6h). Dated CY 270 (251/2 AD). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Apollo standing facing, head left, with legs crossed, holding branch in right hand, left elbow resting on lyre set on small column. Good VF, dark grayish-green patina, earthen highlights. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 222-235) AE 27 - Severus Alexander102 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE27 - Tetrassarion (14.70g, 6h). Dated CY 249 (230/1 AD). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Nike driving biga right. VF, dark brown patina under a layer of earthen deposits. Ex Krizan Coll.; ex Hardy Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005), lot 149).Jun 19, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 222) AE 26 - Severus Alexander100 viewsSeverus Alexander, as Caesar, 222 AD. AE26 - Triassarion (12.16g, 12h). Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust right / Demiourgos crown surrounding inscription. Near VF, patina stripped. Very rare, this coin the sole example cited by Ziegler. Ex Krizan Coll.; Ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005), lot 145).Jun 19, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 218-222) AE 30 - Elagabalus48 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE30 - Triassarion (11.66g, 6h). Undated, but struck circa 219-221 AD. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / Hercules standing right, leaning on club set on rocks. VF, black patina, light earthen deposits, minor roughness. Very rare, this coin the sole example cited by Ziegler. Ex Krizan Collection. Ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005), lot 139).Jun 19, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 177-192) AE 15 - Commodus65 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE15 - Hemiassarion (2.42g, 6h). Dated CY 199 (180/1 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Capricorn right. VF, green patina. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Anazarbos (AD 98-117) AE 24 - Trajan62 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE24 / Trihemiassarion (9.98g, 12h). Dated CY 126 (107/8 AD). Laureate head right / Laureate head of Zeus right. VF, black patina under a layer of green deposits. Rare, only two specimens cited by Zeigler. Ex Krizan Coll;. Ex Levante Coll. (CNG Elec. Auc. 106 (1/2005), lot 127).Jun 19, 2014
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Aigeai (AD 81-96) AE 22 - Domitian88 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE22 (7.29g, 12h). Laureate head left / Athena seated left on cuirass, holding eagle in right hand, scepter in left; shield at side. VF, green patina under a thick layer of earthen deposits. Ex Krizan Coll.Jun 19, 2014
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Antiocheia (AD 222-235) AE 26 - Severus Alexander62 viewsSeverus Alexander. 222-235 AD. AE26 (10.59g, 6h). Laureate head right / River-god Anthius reclining left, holding cornucopia and leaning on overturned amphora; branch to right. VF, brown surfaces, minor porosity. Ex Armounta Coll; ex CNG Elec. Auc. 143 (7/2006), lot 129.Jun 19, 2014
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Stratonikeia (AD 193-217) AE 2170 viewsTime of Septimius Severus or Caracalla, 193-217 AD. AE21 (5.67g, 6h). Male figure (Zeus Panamaros?) on horseback right, holding scepter / Hecate, holding billowing veil, left on lion with head right. VF, green brown patina, light porosity.Jun 19, 2014
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Thyateira (AD 193-235) AE 2547 viewsTime of the Severans, 193-235 AD. AE25 (10.24g, 6h). Philadelphos, strategos. Draped bust of youthful Senate right / Tyche standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Good Fine, green patina.Jun 19, 2014
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Thyateira (AD 100-270) AE 1556 viewsImperial Times, 2nd-3rd century AD. AE15 (1.25g, 6h). Helmeted bust of Minerva right, wearing aegis / Eagle standing facing, head right. VF, dark green patina.Jun 19, 2014
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