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(AD 38-64) Polemo II - AE 21790 viewsPolemo II, 38-64 AD. AE21 (6.56g). Uncertain mint in Armenia, ca 60-64 AD. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓ Μ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ ΠΟΛΕΜΩΝΟΣ (ΟΣ in ligature), diademed, naked portrait bust of Polemo right within dotted border / ΙΟΥΛΙΑΣ ΜΑΜΜΑΙΑΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ, diademed, draped portrait bust of Mammaea right within dotted border. About VF. Extremely rare, perhaps the third specimen known.

Originally appointed king of Pontus by Caligula in 38 AD, Polemo made a career dependent on Roman politics. When he was deprived of his (nominal) rule of Bosporus in favor of a certain Mithradates in 41, Claudius gave him the district of the Cilician city Olba instead. In 64, Polemo got at least a part of Armenia as a reward for assisting Corbulo's campaigns. However, just four years later Nero annexed the kingdom of Pontus, and so Polemo's rule was confined to the city of Olba. The king's consort appearing on this coin was Polemo's second wife. His first marriage was to Berenike, sister of Agrippa II and later consort of Titus. His second wife, Mammaea, given the identity of the names, seems likely to have originated from the same region in Syria as the later Roman empress.
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(BC 36-AD 17) Archelaus - AE 231084 viewsArchelaus, 36 BC-17 AD. AE23 (8.51g). Head of Herakles right / ΕΥΣΕ-ΒΕΙΑΣ, tetrastyle temple with three figures on pediment; date KE (=Year 25 = 12/11 BC) in exergue. Very fine.

Archelaus was elevated to the Cappadocian throne by Marc Antony, where he reigned for over half a century.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 17889 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE17 (3.80g). Facing bull head / [ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ [Ε]ΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, winged kerykeion. Nearly extremely fine.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 18606 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE18 (3.77g). Bull's head facing / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ right, ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ left, winged caduceus. EF, dark brown and green patina, surfaces a little rough. Rare.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 221198 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE22 (3.90g, 12h). Facing bull's head / [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, winged caduceus. EF, glossy dark brown patina.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 22749 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE22 (5.87g). Bust of Pylaimenes as Herakles right, club over shoulder, lion's skin around neck / [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left. EF, dark green patina. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 23667 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE23 (6.21g, 12h). Bust of Pylaimenes as Herakles right, club over shoulder, lion's skin around neck / [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left. EF, glossy dark brown patina.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 23745 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE23 (5.58g). Pylaimenes as Herakles right, club over shoulder, lion's skin around neck / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left. Superb EF, glossy dark brown patina, exceptional!
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 23676 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE23 (5.88g). Bust of Pylaimenes as Herakles right, club over shoulder, lion's skin around neck / [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left. Superb EF, glossy dark brown patina, some light adjustment marks as made. Exceptional!
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(BC 149-74) Nikomedes II, III or IV - AE 12450 viewsca 149-74 BC. AE12 (1.51g). Star of nine rays, ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ between / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥ, cornucopiae with ears of corn. Very rare. Very fine.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE777 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE (5.41g). Head of Dionysos right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Kentaur Chiron trotting right, monogram to right. Dark green patina, VF.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE568 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE (13.60g), struck in Nikomedeia. Bust of Athena left / Nike walking right. Dark brown patina, VF. Rare.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 16497 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE16 (2.19g). Head of Hermes right, wearing Petasos / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, caduceus. Dark green patina, VF/gVF. Very rare type. Gutknecht coll., ex Bank Leu AG, Zurich.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 18591 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE18 (3.56g). Head of Prusias right, wearing winged diadem / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, naked Herakles standing left, lion skin under arm, holding club; monogram to right. Dark patina, gVF. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 19479 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE19 (3.85g). Head of Prusias right, wearing a winged diadem / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ right, ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ left, Herakles standing left, holding club in right hand, lion's skin in left. Dark patina, nice very fine.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 20682 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE20 (5.19g, 12h). Head of wreathed Dionysos right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Kentaur Chiron trotting right, lyra in left hand; monogram to right. Green-brown patina, small corrosion spots, aEF/EF.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 21718 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE21 (6.78g). Wreathed head of Dionysos right / Centaur walking right, playing lyre. Good VF, glossy black patina.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 31509 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE31 (12.20g, 12h). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Nike walking right, carrying trophy over left shoulder; monogram to inner right. Good VF, mottled brown patina, adjustment marks on both sides, probably overstruck.
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(BC 182-149) Prusias II - AE 31540 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE31 (14.07g). Helmeted head (Athena?) right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Nike standing left, wearing long Chiton, holding Stylus with left hand, crowing king's name with wreath in right hand; two Pilei of the Dioskuroi, monogram underneath. Green patina, gVF. Rare series. Gutknecht coll., ex Spink (London, 10/1993), lot 219, and Spink 114 (London, 1996), lot 54; purchased from Leu Numismatik, Zurich.
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(BC 183-149) AE 20 - Prusias II565 viewsPrusias II, 183-149 BC. AE20 (5.57g). Eagle standing right/ Thunderbolt. Dark green patina. Extremely fine.
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(BC 200-133) AE 15695 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE15 (3.41g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Coiled snake, head standing right; ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ to right, monogram to left. Dark green, glazed patina; slight corrosion, good VF.
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(BC 200-133) AE 15533 viewsca 200-133 BC. AE15 (1.92g). Helemted head of Athena right / Bow, ΦΙΛΕ/ΤΑΙΡΟΥ. Dark green patina, VF.
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(BC 200-133) AE 17382 viewsunder Attalids, ca 200-133 BC. AE17 (3.70g). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with griffin / Asklepios in himation sitting left on stone, holding bowl from which he feeds snake; M below, ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ to right. Fine light green patina, EF. Scarce type. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 200-133) AE 17247 views281-133 BC. AE17 (2.98g). Helmeted head of Athena right / Asklepios enthroned to left feeding snake. Very fine.
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(BC 220-130) Ariarathes IV or V - AE 12433 viewsAriarathes IV or V, 220-130 BC. AE12 (1.94g). Head of Artemis left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕ[ΩΣ] ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ[ΟΥ], Tripod. gVF.
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(BC 220-130) Ariarathes IV or V - AE 17806 viewsAriarathes IV or V, ca 220-130 BC. AE17 (3.31g). Diademed bust of Artemis left, wearing chignon, bow and quiver over shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ, stag standing left. Fine dark green patina, EF. Very rare. Gutknecht coll.; ex Aufhauser, Munchen, Auc. 9 (1992), lot 211.
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(BC 220-163) Ariarathes IV - AE372 viewsAriarathes IV, 220-163 AD. AE (4.80g, 12h). Eusebeia Tyana. Bust right, wearing Tiara, monogram to left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ, Athena seated to left with spear and shield, holding Nike in right hand. Very rare. VF.
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(BC 220-163) Ariarathes IV - AE 15286 viewsAriarathes VI Epiphanes Philopator, ca 220-163 BC. AE15 (3.18g, 12h). Eusebeia under Mt. Argaios mint. Draped bust right, wearing diademed crown / Bow in bow case. Near VF, green-brown patina. Rare.
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(BC 220-163) Ariarathes IV - AE 17520 viewsAriarathes IV, 220-163 AD. AE17 (4.83g). Eusebeia Tyana. Bust right, wearing Tiara / [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕ[ΩΣ] / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟ[Υ], Athena seated to left with spear and shield. Very rare. Flat areas, very fine.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 16429 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE16 (4.71g). Laureate head Apollo right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, bow and quiver. Dark green patina, EF.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 18392 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE18 (3.54g). Laureate head Apollo right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, bow and quiver. Light green patina, EF.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 18383 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE18 (5.95g). Laureate head Apollo right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, kithara. Dark green patina, EF.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 18474 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE18 (5.24g). Laureate head Apollo right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, bow and quiver. Olive brown patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 18441 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE18 (4.86g). Laureate head Apollo right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, kithara. Olive-green patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 23605 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE23 (9.92g). Diademed head of Zeus right / Thunderbolt, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ above and below, within wreath. Good VF, glossy dark brown patina with some green encrustation.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 26441 viewsPrusias I, 228-185 BC. AE26 (11.01g, 12h). Laureate head Apollo left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Athena-Nike standing left; ΗΓ monogram to left. VF, light smoothing in fields. Ex Lakeview Collection.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 27520 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE27 (9.88g). Head Apollo left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Athena-Nike with shield crowning king's name. Beautiful patina, scratches in reverse field, good very fine.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 27502 viewsPrusias I Cholos, 228-183 BC. AE27mm (14.56g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo left / Athena Nike standing left; monogram to inner left. Good VF, dark green-black patina, light adjustment marks. Heavy specimen.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 27594 viewsPrusias I Cholos, 228-183 BC. AE27 (10.50g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo left / Athena Nike standing left; monogram to inner left. Good VF, dark green patina, adjustment marks on reverse. Drewry Coll.
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(BC 228-183) Prusias I - AE 28448 viewsPrusias I, 228-183 BC. AE28 (7.55g). Laureate head Apollo left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ, Nike in long Chiton standing left, holding shield in left hand, crowing king's name with wreath in right; IA monogram to left. Light brown-green patina, some corrosion, gVF/F. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE658 viewsAriarathes III, 230-220 BC. AE (4.80g), Eusebeia Tyana mint. Head right, wearing Bashlyk / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ - ΔΣ - ΤΥΑΝΑ, galloping rider right, palm to right. Dark brown patina, EF/VF. Very rare.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE773 viewsAriarathes III, ca 230-220 BC. AE (6.74g), Kybistra mint. Head right, wearing bashlyk / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ - ΔΣ - [KYBISTRΑ?], galloping rider right, palm to right. Thick green patina, EF.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE313 viewsAriarathes III, ca 230-220 BC. AE (2.48g, 12h), Tyana mint. Bust right, wearing tiara / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ T-YA, goddess standing facing, holding lotus flower and branch; two sphinxes sitting at her feet facing opposite directions. VF. Very rare.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE 306 viewsAriarathes III, ca 230-220 BC. AE (6.89g), Kybistra mint. Head right, wearing bashlyk / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ - ΔΣ - KYBISTPA, galloping rider right, palm to right.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE315 viewsAriarathes III, 230-220 BC. AE (5.89g), Tyana mint. Head right, wearing tiara / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ - ΔΣ - ΤΥΑΝΑ, galloping rider right, palm to right. VF. Rare.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE271 viewsAriarathes III, 230-220 BC. AE (3.79g), Tyana mint. Head right, wearing tiara / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘ - ΔΣ - ΤΥΑΝΑ, galloping rider right, palm to right. VF. Rare.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE269 viewsAriarathes III, ca 230-220 BC. AE (5.27g), Tyana mint. Bust right, wearing tiara / ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ T-YA, goddess standing facing, holding lotus flower and branch; two sphinxes sitting at her feet facing opposite directions. VF. Very rare.
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(BC 230-220) Ariarathes III - AE491 viewsAriarathes III, ca 230-220 BC. AE (4.03g), Tyana mint. Turreted head of Tyche right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ - AΡIAΡAΘOΥ. ivy-leaf, ΔΣ-TΥ inside. VF. Very rare.
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(BC 280-230) Ariaramnes I - AE 14788 viewsAriaramnes I, ca 280-230 BC. AE14 (4.24g), possibly Eusebeia or Tyana mint. King's head right, wearing bashlyk / Horse grazing right; monograms above and below. Dark green patina. Extremely rare; possibly one of five specimens known. Good VF.

Ariaramnes ruled independently after acknowledgement by Eumenes of Pergamon and Seleukids.
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(BC 280-230) Ariaramnes I - AE 16573 viewsAriaramnes, ca 280-230 BC. AE16 (2.99g, 4h). Head right wearing bashlyk / Horse grazing right; monograms above and below. VF, black patina, a touch of roughness on obverse. Very rare.
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(BC 280-230) Ariaramnes I - AE 17603 viewsAriaramnes, 280-230 BC. AE17 (4.23g). Head right, wearing Persian headdress (bashlyk) / Horseman with spear right. EF. Very rare.
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(BC 280-230) Ariaramnes I - AE 17319 viewsAriaramnes, ca 280-230 BC. AE18 (4.36g, 12h). Head right wearing bashlyk / ΑΡΙΑΡΑMNΟΥ, Ariaramnes on horse running right, holding spear; uncertain monogram(?) below. VF, dark green patina. Rare.
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(BC 282-133) AE 11397 viewsPhiletairos, 282-263 BC. AE11 (1.55g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦΙΛΕ-ΤΑΙΡΟΥ, ivy leaf. VF, dark green patina, faint cleaning scratches on obverse.
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(BC 282-133) AE 14216 viewsPhiletairos, 282-263 BC. AE14 (3.53g, 11h). Helmeted head of Athena right / ΦΙΛΕΤΑΙΡΟΥ, thyrsos; in left field, A above M. Near VF, dark green patina, light cleaning scratches on obverse.
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(BC 301-280) Ariarathes II - AE 11239 viewsAriarathes II(?), ca 301-280 BC. AE11 (2.23g, 12h). Head left, wearing bashlyk / Archer standing right, drawing bow. VF, dark green patina. Extremely rare.
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(BC 301-280) Ariarathes II - AE 12256 viewsAriarathes II(?), ca 301-280 BC. AE12 (2.0g, 12h). Head left, wearing bashlyk / Archer standing right, drawing bow. VF. Extremely rare.
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(BC 301-280) Ariarathes II - AE 13330 viewsAriarathes II, ca 301-280 BC. AE13 (1.46g, 11h). Head left, wearing bashlyk / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ, Athena standing left, holding spear and shield. Good VF, green patina. Extremely rare, only two examples recorded by Simonetta.
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(BC 301-280) Ariarathes II - AE 13430 viewsAriarathes II, ca 301-280 BC. AE13 (1.9g). Head left, wearing bashlyk / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ, Athena standing left, holding spear and shield. VF. Very rare.
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(BC 333-322) Ariarathes I - AE401 viewsAriarathes I, 333-322 BC. AE (1.77g). Ariarathes standing right, in Persian dress, shooting bow / Ibex standing right. VF, green patina. Extremely rare.
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(BC 333-322) Ariarathes I - AE 13479 viewsAriarathes I, 333-322 BC. AE13 (1.70g). Ariarathes standing right, shooting bow / Ibex standing right, Aramaic legend L'RYYN to left. Very rare. Very fine.
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(BC 333-322) Ariarathes I - AE 13315 viewsAriarathes I, 333-322 BC. AE13 (1.82g, 1h). Ariarathes standing right, shooting bow / Ibex standing right. VF, green patina. Very rare. Wagner Coll.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE671 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE (8.72g). Head of Herakles right, club behind / Lion walking right, head facing; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue. Green patina, good VF.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE545 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. Ankyra? AE (7.16g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club over shoulder / Lion walking right on ground line; B above, monogram in exergue. Dark green patina, EF. Rare.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE512 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. Kremna? AE (2.28g). Bust of Hermes R, wearing petasos, caduceus over shoulder / Winged cadueceus, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΜΥΝ-ΤΟΥ. Thick green patina, EF. Rare.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 18395 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE18 (4.09g). Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕ-ΩΣ above, [ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ] in exergue, stag standing right. Near EF, mottled glossy green patina.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 18517 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE18 (3.73g). Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / Stag standing right; ΒΑΣΙΛΕ-ΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue. Thick, dark green patina, VF/gVF.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 18348 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE18 (2.70g). Bust of Hermes right, wearing petasos, caduceus over shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ, winged cadueceus. VF.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 19763 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE19 (4.44g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club at neck / Lion walking right. Near EF, dark green patina with earthen highlights. From the John Bergman Collection.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 19518 viewsAmyntas, 37-25 BC. AE19 (3.77g, 12h). Draped bust of Artemis right; bow and quiver to left / Stag standing right. Good VF, dark green patina.

In 37/6 BC, Antony awarded Galatia, and the title of king, to Amyntas, who continued to rule until hid death in 25 BC. Artemis is portrayed here with the features of Cleopatra VII of Egypt, apparently as a sign of deference to Antony and the Egyptian queen.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 21407 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE21 (11h). Head of bearded Herakles right, club over shoulder / Lion walking right; ΒΑΣΙΛΕ-ΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 21406 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE21 (5.39g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club on shoulder / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ, lion prancing right. Dark brown patina, EF. Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 37-25) Amyntas - AE 24380 viewsAmyntas, 36-25 BC. AE24 (8.72g). Head of bearded Herakles right, club over shoulder / Lion walking right; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ above, ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ in exergue. EF, pale bluish green patina.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - AE 10347 viewsPerikle, Dynast, 380-360 BC. AE10 (1.29g). Forepart of (male) goat left / Triskeles, Lycian letters (Perikle) around. Attractive very fine.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - AE 12457 viewsPerikle, ca 380-360 BC. AE12 (1.88g). Horned head of Pan left / Lycian letters 'Π^-ΡΕ-ΚΛ' around triskeles. VF, patches of minor roughness. Ex Gutknecht coll.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - AE 12159 viewsPerikle, ca 350 BC. AE12 (1.91g). Horned head of Pan left / Lycian letters 'Π-ΡΕ-ΚΛ' around triskeles. gVF.

Most likely a local (celtic tribe?) immitation.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - AE 13405 viewsPerikle, ca 380-360 BC. AE13 (1.90g). Horned head of Pan left / Lycian letters 'Π-ΡΕ-ΚΛ' around triskeles. Interesting variant showing Pan with both horns.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - AE 14440 viewsPerikle, ca 380-360 BC. AE14 (2.31g, 12h). Horned head of Pan left / Lycian letters 'Π-ΡΕ-ΚΛ' around triskeles. VF, dark green patina, light earthen encrustation around devices.
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(BC 62-40) Deiotaros - AE385 viewsDeiotaros, ca 62-40 BC. AE (10.89g). Winged bust of Nike right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ΔHIOTAPOY, eagle standing on sword within scabbard, head turned left; caps of the Dioscuri flanking. VF. Rare.
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(BC 62-40) Deiotaros - AE 16407 viewsDeiotaros, ca 62-40 BC. AE16 (5.08g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Large monogram and shield. VF, dark green patina under some earthen encrustation.
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(BC 62-40) Deiotaros - AE 16311 viewsDeiotaros, ca 62-40 BC. AE16 (6.20g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / Large monogram and Galatian shield. VF, dark green patina. Very rare.
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(BC 62-40) Deiotaros - AE 17247 viewsDeiotaros, ca 62-40 BC. AE17 (5.5g). Laureate head of Zeus right / Large monogram and Galatian shield. Very rare. GVF.
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(BC 62-40) Deiotaros - AE 19473 viewsDeiotaros, ca 62-40 BC. AE19 (7.18g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right / Eagle standing left, head right, on thunderbolt; monogram to left. VF, attractive dark green-brown surfaces. Very rare.
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Abbaitis (BC 200-0) AE 16391 views2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (3.98g, 9h). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΜΥΣ-ΩΝ ΑΒΒΑ, labrys (double-axe); monogram to left; all within wreath. VF, green patina. Alighieri Coll.
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Abbaitis (BC 200-0) AE 19422 views2nd-1st century BC. AE19 (4.76g, 1h). Head of Herakles right wearing lion skin / Lion skin draped over club; monogram to right; all within wreath. Near EF, dark green patina. Ex Popken Coll.
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Abbaitis (BC 200-0) AE 20528 views2nd-1st century BC. AE20 (8.04g). Laureate head of Zeus right / ΜΥΣΩΝ ΑΒΒΑΙΤΩΝ, winged thunderbolt; all within oak wreath. Good VF, dark green patina. Rare.
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Abbaitis (BC 200-0) AE 21487 views2nd-1st century BC. AE21 (5.75g). Laureate head of Zeus right / ΜΥΣΩΝ ΑΒΒΑΙΤΩΝ, winged thunderbolt, monogram below; all within oak wreath. Fine olive-green patina, gVF/EF. Very rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Abbaitis (BC 200-0) AE 22467 views2nd-1st century BC. AE22 (6.60g). Laureate head of Zeus right / ΜΥΣΩΝ ΑΒΒΑΙΤΩΝ, winged thunderbolt, monogram below; all within oak wreath. Dark olive-green patina, gVF/VF. Very rare. Righetti coll.
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Abydos (AD 14-37) AE 13 - Tiberius177 viewsTiberius, 14-37 AD. AE13 (1.43g). CЄ BA, laureate head right / ABY, eagle standing right on thunderbolt. VF.
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Abydos (AD 166-177) AE 35 - Commodus1458 viewsCommodus, Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE35 (27.95g). ΑΥ Κ ΑΙΛ ΑΥΡΗ - ΚΟΜΟΔΟΣ ΓΕΡ, draped and laureate bust right / ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ZΩΙΛΟΥ, Alexander the Great, backed by more soldiers on two galleys, giving orders to attack; on the background turret with trumpeter giving the signal on long salpinx. Second known example. Red brown patina, minor smoothing, gVF.
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Abydos (AD 193-211) AE 38 - Septimius Severus1379 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE38 (23.74g). Fl. Ba. Prokles. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI APC ΦΛ BA ΠP-OKΛOY / ABYΔHN, Leander accompanied by dolphins, swimming in the Hellespont towards a turret, from which Hero hold out a lighted lamp. Very rare. Interesting mythological depiction. Black green patina.
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Abydos (AD 198-217) AE 18 - Caracalla615 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE18 (3.58g, 12h). AV K M AVP ANTΩNЄI/NOC, laureate and draped bust right / A BVΔHNΩ N, pair of bull heads, back to back. Near EF, green patina. Group CEM.
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Abydos (AD 198-217) AE 38 - Caracalla1043 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE38 (26.29g, 6h), struck 215-217 AD. AV K M AVPH ANTΩNEINO C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ABVΔHNΩ N above, HPΩ downward to right, ΛAIANΔPOC in exergue, Leander swimming right across Hellespont toward tower containing Hero standing left, who holds a lighted lamp in extended right hand; to left, sheathed sword set on rock outcropping; above, Eros flying right, holding wedding torch. EF, black-brown patina with some green and lighter brown overones, hairline flan crack. Extremely rare.
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Abydos (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander36 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (7.19g). AV K M AV CЄ AΛЄΞANΔPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΛAIANΔPOC ABVΔHNΩN, Leander swimming right across the Hellespont toward tower containing Hero standing left, holding lamp. Extremely rare and interesting. aVF.
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Abydos (AD 222-235) AE 33 - Severus Alexander556 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE33 - Medallion (23.00g, 7h). IMP C IMVIP SEV ALEXANDRO AVC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ABΥΔH-NΩ-N, Nude Leander accompanied by Eros with torch, swimming right, crossing the Hellespont (Dardanelles), bust of Hero on top of light tower of Sestos facing left, holding oil lamp in her outstretched right hand to bring light in to the darkness of the night over the Hellespont. Very Fine.

Hero and Leander were one of the most famous lovers in ancient mythology. Hero was a priestess of Aphrodite who lived in the city of Sestos (on the Dardanelles). Leander was a young man from Abydos who lived on the opposite Asian side of the strait. Leander fell in love with Hero, but his parents were against a marriage. He would swim every night across the Hellespont to be with her secretly. Hero always would light a lamp at the top of her tower to guide her lover his way. However, one stormy night the waves tossed Leander in the sea and the breezes blew out Hero's light. Leander lost his way and drowned. When Hero saw his dead body, she threw herself over the edge of the tower to her death to be with him.
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Abydos (AD 222-235) AE 37 - Severus Alexander468 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE37 - Medallion (25.34g). Laureate and cuirassed bust right / Hero Abydos (?) before cow with (?) calf, in the background tree and prora. A bit tooled. VF.
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Abydos (BC 27-AD 14) AE 13 - Augustus209 viewsAugustus, 27 BC-14 AD. AE13 (1.83g). CЄBACTOY, bare head right; crescent to right / ABY, lyre. VF.
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Abydos (BC 175-70) AE 11525 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE11 (1.81g). Laureate head of Artemis right / A-B/Y/D-H, Torch and quiver crossed. Fine. Rare.
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Abydos (BC 175-70) AE 12103 viewsca 320-200 BC. AE12 (1.83g). Laureate head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / A - BY, crossed torches, star above, poppy head below. VF.
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Abydos (BC 200-0) AE 14324 views2nd-1st centuries BC. AE14 (2.23g, 12h). Bust of Artemis facing slightly right / ABY, eagle standing right, head left. VF, green patina. Alighieri Coll.
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Abydos (BC 200-100) AE 17149 views2nd century BC. AE17 (3.5g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΑΒΥ-ΔΗΝΩΝ, Artemis standing left, holding torch; stag in front. VF.
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