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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 9 - Tissaphernes470 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 400-395 BC. AE9 (0.94g). Helmeted head of Athena right / TIΣ-ΣA, satrap galloping on horse right, wearing Persian outfit, spear in right hand. gVF.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE - Tissaphernes823 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 400-395 BC. AE (0.96g). Helmeted head of Athena right / TIΣΣA, satrap galloping on horse right, wearing Persian outfit, spear in right hand. Dark green patina, EF.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE - Tissaphernes394 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 400-395 BC. AE (1.03g, 6h). Helmeted head of Athena right / TIΣΣA, satrap galloping on horse right, wearing Persian outfit, spear in right hand. Good VF, black patina. Exceptional for issue.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 11 - Tissaphernes627 viewsTissaphernes, ca 400-395 BC. AE11 - Chalkous (1.83g). Bare head right; TIΣΣ[A] below neck / Cult statue of Artemis Astyra, ΑΣΤΥΡΗ to left, club to right. Near EF, dark brown patina.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 11 - Tissaphernes518 viewsTissaphernes, ca 400-395 BC. AE11 - Chalkous (1.98g). Bare head right; TIΣΣA below neck / Cult statue of Artemis Astyra, ΑΣΤΥΡΗ to left, club to right. Near EF, dark brown patina.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 11 - Tissaphernes203 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap, ca 400-395 BC. AE11 (1.72g). Astyra? Head of Athena right / ΤΙ[ΣΣΑ-ΦΗΡΝΟΥ], Head of Dionysos (or Tissaphernes?). VF. Rare.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 12 - Tissaphernes506 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 400-395 BC. AE12 (1.29g, 2h). Bearded head of Satrap right / Cult statue of Artemis Astyrene facing, ΑΣΤΥΡΗ to left, club to right. Black-brown patina, about EF.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 12 - Tissaphernes409 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap of Mysia, ca 400-395 BC. AE12. Bearded head of Satrap right, TIΣΣA below / Cult statue of Artemis Astyrene facing, ΑΣΤΥΡΗ to left, club to right. Dark patina, about EF.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 12 - Tissaphernes206 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap, ca 400-395 BC. AE12 - Chalkous (1.24g). Astyra? Head of Athena right / ΤΙΣΣΑ-ΦΗ, Head of Dionysos (or Tissaphernes?). aVF.
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Astyra (BC 400-395) AE 12 - Tissaphernes 214 viewsTissaphernes, Satrap, ca 400-395 BC. AE12 - Chalkous (0.98g). Astyra. Helmeted head of Athena right / ΤΙΣΣΑ-ΦΗ, bearded head of Dionysos (or Tissaphernes?) right. aVF.
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Klazomenai (BC 387/6) AE 12359 views4th century BC. AE12 (1.73g, 12h). Head of uncertain satrap right / Tripod; [K?]ΛA downward to right. Unpublished? VF, black patina.

The attribution is uncertain. Clearly from western Asia Minor, other city names could accord with the portion of the ethnic visible on the coin, but the small trace of the initial letter that is struck up seems to best match a “K”.
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Kyzikos (BC 398-395) Tetradrachm - Pharnabazos1154 viewsPharnabazos, Persian Satrap and military commander, ca 398-396/5 BC. AR Tetradrachm (22mm, 14.67g, 2h). ΦAR-N-[A]-BA, head of Pharnabazos right, weaing satrapal cap tied below his chin, and diadem / Ornate ship’s prow left, decorated with a griffin and prophylactic eye; before and aft, two dolphins downward; below, tunny left. Good VF, toned, slightly granular surface. Very rare, Maffre located thirteen extant examples, eight of which are in museum collections. Ex Giessener Münzhandlung 69 (11/1994), lot 276a.

Struck during the period of warfare between Spartans and Persians, this issue commenced after Pharnabazos received the responsibility for the management of the Achaemenid navy in 398 BC, and ended with the temporary closure of the mint in 396 BC due to the Spartan presence in the area. Maffre's die study suggests that, although only 13 examples are known today, the coinage was quite massive and instrumental in facilitating Pharnabazos' naval success that culminated in the Battle of Knidos.
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Teuthrania (BC 400) AE 9 - Prokles753 viewsProkles, Satrap of Teuthrania and Halisarna, ca 400 BC. AE9 (1.0g). Head of Apollo left / [TEY], head of satrap right, wearing kyrbasia; monogram to right. Very rare. gVF.
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Teuthrania (BC 400) AE 9 - Prokles232 viewsProkles, Satrap of Teuthrania and Halisarna, ca 400 BC. AE9 (1.1g). Head of Apollo left / T[EY], head of satrap right, wearing kyrbasia; [monogram to right]. Very rare. aVF.
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Teuthrania (BC 400) AE 10 - Prokles228 viewsca 400 BC. AE10 (0.92g). Prokles, Satrap of Teuthrania and Halisarna. Head of Apollo left / Head of satrap right, wearing bashlyk, TEY behind, monogram to right. VF.
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Teuthrania (BC 400) AE 11 - Prokles485 viewsca 399 BC, rule of Prokles I (Gongylos), dynast. AE11 (0.97g) Laureate head of Apollo left / Beardless head of young male right, wearing Persian tiara (headdress - also known as kyrbasia or bashlyk), ΤΕΥ to left. Black patina, VF. Very rare.

Prokles was the brother of Eurysthenes, who ruled Pergamon around the same time.
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