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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Most viewed - Alexandreia
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Alexandreia (BC 300-200) Stater1496 viewsca 3rd cent BC. AR Stater (10.62g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΑΛΕΞΑΝ-ΔΡΕΩΝ, horse grazing right; ΣΙ below. Good VF, traces of undertype visible on reverse. Unpublished and unique.

The earliest coins of Alexandria are bronze issues struck about 300 BC imitating Hamaxitus (Apollo Smitheus) and Hamandria (Apollo/horse feeding). The earliest silver attributable to Alexandria are tetradrachms ca 280-275 in the name of Alexander, which on grounds of style belong to the years after the death of Lysimachus (Price 1588-1590). During the Second Syrian War (260-253) Antiochus II produced an issue of tetradrachms (SNG Spaer 374-376). Another two issues in the name of Alexander followed ca 230 (Price 1591), and again in 189-180 (Price 1592-1598). At some point during the 3rd century BC, an extensive bronze issue was produced (BMC 7-21), to which this previously unknown silver stater belongs, based on the local Persian silver weight standard, obviously intended for local use.
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Alexandreia (BC 171­-65) Didrachm1350 viewsca 102/1-66/5 BC. AR Didrachm (27mm, 6.98g, 12h). Archagoros, magistrate. Dated CY 199 (102/101 BC). Laureate head of Apollo left / Apollo Smintheus standing right, quiver over shoulder, holding bow, arrow, and patera; monogram to inner left, date to inner right, [magistrate’s name in exergue]. VF, broken and repaired (3h obv./9h rev.) without affecting design. Extremely rare - perhaps the only known didrachm from this series.

This coin is part of a series of dated issues that began during the time of Mithradates VI of Pontos (see Callataÿ, pp. 155-9). Consisting primarily of tetradrachms, of which fewer than 40 examples are known, this series was sporadically minted over the course of approximately 50 years. All of these issues bear the same types and monogram, but various magistrates’ names appear in the exergue on their reverses.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla1182 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (5.83g). Laureate and draped bust right / Horse grazing right on ground line. Dark patina, good fine.
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Alexandreia (BC 301-281) AE 14962 viewsca 301-281 BC. AE14 (1.89g). Laureate head of Apollo right / Apollo Smintheos standing right, wearing long garb, holding bow with both hands, case on back; ΑΛΕΞ to left, mouse at feet to right. Dark green patina, gVF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Alexandreia (BC 171­-65) Tetradrachm886 viewsca 171 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.94g, 34mm). Laureate head of Apollo left / ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΟΣ ZΜΙΘΕΩΣ, Apollo Smintheus standing right, quiver over shoulder, holding bow and arrow in left hand, patera in right; two monograms to left, PΛ (130) to right, ΑΛΕΞΑΝ in exergue. gVF. Extremely rare, apparently unique, unpublished year.

The dating of the coins of Alexandria Troas starts from the foundation of the city (300 BC), shown on the reverse of the coins. The first known issue to date was 164 BC (137 year after foundation). This coin records a date of 130 years after the city foundation, seven years prior to the first known issue.
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Alexandreia (BC 171­-65) Drachm798 viewsca 102/1-66/5 BC. AR Drachm (3.60g, 11h). Dated CY 228 (73 BC). Laureate head of Apollo left / Apollo Smintheus standing right, quiver over shoulder, holding bow, arrow, and patera; monogram to inner left, date to inner right, [magistrate’s name in exergue]. Near VF, surface laminations, cleaning marks. Extremely rare denomination for this dated series (Bellinger records only two drachms, in the BM and Berlin, bearing the years 227 and 228, respectively).

This drachm belongs to the period of the city’s autonomy following the devastating defeat of Antiochos III of Syria by the Romans at the battle of Magnesia in 189 BC. Apollo Smintheus is depicted on both sides of the coin, the deity actually being named in the reverse inscription. Apollo Smintheus’ temple lay at Chryse, within the territory of Hamaxitos, one of the cities which had provided the original population of Alexandria. The statue of the god, by the celebrated Parian sculptor and architect Skopas, showed him standing with a mouse at his feet. This particular drachm is part of a series of dated issues that began during the time of Mithradates VI of Pontos (see Callataÿ, pp. 155-9). Consisting primarily of tetradrachms, of which fewer than 40 examples are known, this series was sporadically minted over the course of approximately 50 years. All of these issues bear the same types and monogram, but various magistrates’ names appear in the exergue on their reverses.
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Alexandreia (BC 171­-65) Tetradrachm666 viewsca 188-133 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.63g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo left / ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΟΣ ZΜΙΘΕΩΣ, Apollo Smintheus standing right, quiver over shoulder, holding bow and arrow in left hand, patera in right; monograms to inner left and right, ΑΛΕΞΑΝ in exergue. VF, toned, minor surface marks, hairline flan crack. Extremely rare.
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Alexandreia (BC 300) AE 20629 viewsca 300 BC. AE20 (7.88g) Laureate head of Apollo right / horse grazing right, ΑΛΕΞΑΝ-ΔΡΕΩΝ above and below, ΙΣ monogram and corn grain below.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 21614 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE21 (4.80g). CO - L TROA, draped bust of city-goddess (Tyche) right, wearing mural-crown; behind vexillum inscribed with CI/V / COL - AVG, horse grazing right, TRO in exergue. About VF, dark green patina. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 166-177) AE 23 - Commodus601 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 166-177 AD. AE23 (7.86g). COMMODO CAE AV GER, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL AVG TROAD, Apollo Smintheus on short column standing right holding patera and bow, quiver over shoulder. Green patina, VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 250-268) AE 21583 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 250-268 AD. AE21 (5.24g). AL-EX TRO, Draped bust of turreted Alexandria right, vexillum with CO/AV / COL AVG O/TROA, Roman wolf feeding twins right. Dark green patina, gVF.
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Alexandreia (BC 164-135) AE 18579 viewsca 164-135 BC. AE18 (5.02g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right; countermark: laureate head right within circular incuse / Α-ΛΕ-ΞΑ-Ν, lyre, monograms around; reverse countermark: head of horse right; all within laurel wreath. VF, green patina.
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Alexandreia (BC 301-281) AE 13574 views301-281 BC. AE13 (1.81g). Laureate head of Apollo right / AΛEΞ, Apollo Smintheus advancing right, holding burning torch over left shoulder, and in outstretched right hand bow and arrow; mouse at his feet. Rare. F+. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 25 - Commodus560 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE25 (6.44g). Draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / COL - AVG TROAD, naked Apollo Smintheus standing left, bent with right foot on basis, holding branch in right hand, left hand on hip; bird standing left at feet. Brown patina with light green highlights on obv., VF/gVF. Rare.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE - Caracalla559 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE (7.94g), struck 210-213 AD. Laureate head right / Temple of Apollo Smintheus in three-quarter perspective; within statue oft he god. Very rare. Brown patina. Very fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 250-268) AE 20536 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 250-268 AD. AE20 (5.65 g, 12h). AL-EX TRO, Draped bust of turreted bust of Tyche right, vexillum behind shoulder / COL AVG TRO, Horse grazing right. EF, brown patina.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 22 - Caracalla527 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE22 (6.10g). ANTONINV - S PIVS AV, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / GEN CO - L - AUG TRO, Genius standing facing, head left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and statue of Apollo in his outstretched right hand. About VF. Hoeft coll.

Bellinger 221 has the same rev. type for Commodus, but does not list it for Caracalla. Curious, since Cohen 801 has the type for Caracalla, citing the Paris collection. This coin is different than Lindgren's and Cohen's. Obv. legend different, ANTONIVS PIVS AV versus M AVREL ANTONINVS. Rev. legend different, GEN COL AVG TRO versus COL AVG TRO CN (GEN?) (per Curtis Clay)
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Alexandreia (AD 218-222) AE 24 - Elagabalus521 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE24 (6.50g, 8h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / She-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. VF, green patina. Ex Alighieri Coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla520 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (8.15g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Apollo standing right sacrificing out of patera over lighted altar. EF, black patina. Rare and attractive. Marc Melcher Coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 222-235) AE - Julia Mamaea501 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD, for Julia Mamaea. AE (9.72g). Buste right / Feeding horse. Grey-green patina, VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 26 - Caracalla500 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE26 (8.20g). Laureate head right / COL A-V-G / TROAD, side view of temple of Apollo Smintheus, statue of god in middle. DArk olive-green patina with red marks, VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 16 - Commodus496 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE16 (2.16g). COMMO DO [CAES], bare head right. / COL A [VG TROA], lyre. Very fine.
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Alexandreia (BC 261-227) AE 15488 viewsca 261-227 BC. AE15 (4.31g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Horse grazing right; ΑΛΕΞΑ[N] above, palm before, monogram below, grain ear between horse’s hind legs. Good VF, dark green patina.
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Alexandreia (BC 300) AE 21488 viewsca 300 BC. AE21 (8.91g) Laureate head of Apollo right / horse grazing right, ΑΛΕΞΑΝ-ΔΡΕΩΝ above and below, ΙΣ monogram and corn grain below.
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Alexandreia (BC 200-0) AE 15482 viewsca 2nd-1st cent BC. AE15 (1.71g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΑΛ-ΕΞ in two lines, monogram below, within wreath.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-260) AE 23 - Valerian I 474 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE23 (8.15g, 1h), struck 211-213 AD. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Drunken Hercules, standing right, being supported by satyr standing behind; on either side, satyr standing in support. Good VF, black-olive and brick-red patina. Ex Cain Coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla469 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (6.99g). AV CEV A - NTONIN, laureate head right / CO - L - A, horse grazing right; behind herdsman Ordes standing right, bending forward, holding pedum over shoulder; tree with leafed twigs to left; VG TR in exergue. About VF. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander453 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (5.19g). IMP SEV AL - EXANOER (sic!), laureate, cuirassed bust seen from behind right / CO - AL / TROAC, horse grazing right, tree behind. About VF. Hoeft coll.

This type is listed by Bellinger with obv. 'bust with shield and spear left'. This particular obv. is not found in Bellinger.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 22 - Gallienus441 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE22 (5.67g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing, wings spread, head left, talons grasping forepart of bull left. EF, dark green patina.
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Alexandreia (AD 250-268) AE 22437 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 250-268 AD. AE22 (6.57g). AL-EX TRO, Draped bust of turreted Alexandria right, vexillum with CO/AV / COL AVG - TROA, naked Marsyas standing right, carrying wine bag over left shoulder, right hand raised. gVF/VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 28 - Commodus431 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE28 (7.81g). AVT CAI(sic!) M AV COM - MODO AVG BA, laureate head right / COL AVG - TROAD, statue of Apollo Smintheus in himation standing facing on small cippus, quiver over right shoulder, holding bow in left hand and sacrificing from patera in right hand over flaming tripod. Very rare, VF/EF, brown-green patina. Probably unpublished. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (BC 261-251) AE 19423 viewsca 261-251 BC. AE19 (5.47g). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΑΛΕΞΑΝ/ΔΡΕΩΝ, horse standing right grazing; star above, monogram and grain ear (?) between legs. Nice VF, attractive green patina.
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Alexandreia (BC 250) AE 18420 viewsca 250 BC. AE18 (4.87g). Laureate head of Apollo facing / Α-ΛΕ-ΞΑ-Ν, Lyre, monogram below, within laurel wreath. VF, glossy dark green patina. Bergman Coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 24 - Commodus418 viewsCommodus, as Caesar, 178-180 AD. AE24 (8.78g). ANTONINVS COMMODO CAES, bearded head right. COL AVG TROAD, statue of Apollo Smintheus in himation standing facing on small cippus, quiver over right shoulder, holding bow in left hand and sacrificing from patera in right hand over flaming tripod. Very rare. Red brown patina, good very fine.
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Alexandreia (BC 250) AE 19414 viewsca 250 BC. AE19 (5.10g). Laureate head of Apollo facing / Α-ΛΕ-ΞΑ-Ν, lyre, grain ear and monogram below; within laurel wreath. Good VF, dark green patina, some scattered roughness.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla404 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (7.60g). Laureate head right / Drunken Herakles supported by three satyrs. Fine, dark green and brown patina with some deposits, well centered. Ex Wagner Coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 24402 viewsQuasi-autonomous, time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE24 (5.12g). ALEX - TRO, draped and turreted bust of city-goddess (Tyche) right; behind vexillum inscribed CO/AV(?) / CO - L - AVG - TRO, eagle with raised wings flying right, holding in his talons forehead of bull. EF, superb specimen. Hoeft coll.

'The eagle carrying a bull's head which is a common occurrence from now [Commodus Caesar] on, must refer to a foundation legend, like that told of Antioch on the Orontes, of an eagle carrying part of a sacrificial animal to a spot where the new city was destined to raise.' Bellinger, Troy: The Coins, p. 106.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 22399 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE22 (4.50g). CO ALEX TRO, draped and turreted bust of city-goddess (Tyche) right; behind vexillum inscribed CO/AV(?) / [CO or COL] AV TROAC, the herdsman Ordes, in short dress and wearing boots, advancing left, holding pedum over left shoulder, right hand raised; behind him cattle leaping right, head turned left; in left field, cult-statue of Apollo Smintheus lying inside grotto; on top, Apollo Smintheus standing right. Rare, about VF, weakness of strike on upper part of reverse. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 217-218) AE 20 - Macrinus398 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE20 (5.26g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Statue of Apollo Smintheus right on cippus, holding bow and patera. Rare. VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 177-192) AE 26 - Commodus392 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE26 (7.65g, 6h). [IM]P CAI M AVR - COMMODVS, laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder / COL - AVG TROAD, Apollo leaning left with foot on pedestal, holding branch. Glossy dark green patina. About extremely fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 21391 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE21 (5.67g). CO-L TROA, draped bust of city-goddess (Tyche) right, wearing mural-crown; vexillum behind inscribed with CI/ V / COL - AV TRO, Genius of the city, nude to hips, standing frontal, head left, holding in outstretched right hand statue of Apollo Smintheus, and in left hand cornucopiae and part of garment. EF, dark green-brown patina. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-210) AE 23 - Geta388 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 198-210 AD. AE23/ As (7.07g). IMP CAI PO SE GETAS, cuirassed and laureate bust right / COL AVG TROAD, Herakles with lion skin right. Very rare. Black green patina. Very fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 24 - Maximinus I384 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE24 (7.18g, 7h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Horse grazing right. VF, red and brown patina, small edge irregularity around 12 o’clock.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 27 - Commodus384 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE27 (6.97g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Grazing horse right; tree to left; behind, herdsman standing right, holding pedum. Good VF, black-green patina with lighter green overtones.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 22 - Gallienus370 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE22 (21.80g). [IMP] LICIN GALLI[ENV], draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / [COL] - AGO TRO, eagle with raised wings flying right, holding in claws forepart of bull. F+/about VF. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 21 - Gallienus367 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (5.50g, 12h). IMP LICI COR VALERIA, bare-headed draped bust (of Valerian II) right / COL AVG TROA, horse grazing right.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 18 - Commodus361 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE18 - Quadrans (2.74g). Head right / COL - AVG TROV, tripod. VF. Very rare.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla360 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (8.08g). [M AV ] ANT[O] - NINVS PIVS AV, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / [C]OL AV - G TROA, Marsyas with vine-bag over left shoulder, standing lightly bent right on a small base, right hand raised. Rare, F+/about VF. Hoeft coll.

Marsyas is a well-known symbol of Roman colonies.
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Alexandreia (AD 251- 253) AE 21 - Trebonianus Gallus359 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251- 253 AD. AE21 - As (4.51g). IMP VIB TREB GALLVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed right / COL AVG / TROA, Apollo with lyre riding griffin to right. Dark green patina, gVF.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 24 - Commodus355 viewsCommodus, 180-192 AD. AE24 (4.75g). IMP C AI M AR - COMMODVS, laureate bearded bust right, drapery on left shoulder / COL AVG - TROAD, statue of Apollo Smintheus, in himation, standing right on base, quiver over right shoulder; holding bow in left hand and with right hand sacrificing from patera over tripod with burning cauldron. About VF, dark-green patina. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 211-217) AE 24 - Caracalla354 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24/ As (9.68g.). ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed right / COL AVG TROAD, Apollo with branch, right foot on rock. Rare. Dark green patina, EF.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-260) AE 19 - Valerian I339 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE19 - As (4.27g). IMP LICI VALERIAN, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CO AVG, eagle with raised wings flying right, holding in his talons forehead of bull. Nice olive green patina. Extremely fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 244-247) AE 25 - Philip II 330 viewsPhilip II, as Caesar, 244-247 AD. AE24 (8.03g). M IVLIVS PILIPPVS C, draped, cuirassed, bare-headed bust right / COL AVG TROAD, cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on base right, holding bow, arrow and patera, cypress tree to left. gVF. Apparently unpublished. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 251-253) AE 22 - Volusian326 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE22 (4.92g). Draped and cuirassed bust right / Horse grazing right. Very fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 21326 viewsQuasi-autonomous, time of Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE21 (4.59g). COL - AV TRO, draped bust of city-goddess (Tyche) right, wearing mural-crown; behind vexillum inscribed with AV/C / COL - AVG, horse grazing right, T[RO] in exergue. About EF, dark green patina. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 249-251) AE 14 - Trajan Decius325 viewsTrajan Decius, 249-251 AD. AE14/ Quadrans (1.94g). DECIVS, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL A-V TRO, tripod. Very rare, olive green patina. Very fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 24 - Maximinus I324 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE24 (8.81g). IMP MAXI - MINVS PIVS AV, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / COL AVG - TRO, Apollo Smintheus standing right, quiver over left shoulder, holding bow in raised left hand and sacrificing with right hand out of patera over tripod; cypress behind. Rare, VF, green-brown patina, slight overall roughness (as typical). Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 25323 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE25 (5.63g). CO-ALEX TRO, draped and turreted bust of City-Goddess (Tyche) right; vexillum behind
inscribed with CO/AVG / CO-AVG TRO, Apollo Smintheus, nude, standing crookedly left, right foot on piedestal, left hand resting on hip, right ellbow resting on right knee, holding branch in extended right hand; raven standing left before him, head turned right, [wreath in beak]. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE24 - Maximus322 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE24 (8.28g, 6h). Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Horse grazing right. VF, brown patina.
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Alexandreia (AD 222-235) AE 25 - Severus Alexander321 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE25 (8.00g). IMP ALE - XAND[ER AG], laureate bust right / COL - ALE - AV / TRO, perspective view of the distyle temple of Apollo Smintheus with front-side to right. The long-side shows a brickwork, the roof is covered with square plates, clipeus in pediment. Within statue of the god right, holding bow and arrow, quiver on back, tripod at feet. Rare, F+. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (BC 261-227) AE 11320 viewsca 302/1 BC. AE11 (1.16g, 6h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Horse grazing right; A above, palm(?) before, monogram below, dolphin (or grain?) in exergue. Good VF, brown patina, a few light cleaning scratches.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla317 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (7.18g, 6h). Laureate head right / Grazing horse right. Near EF, dusty green patina. From Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 211-217) AE 24 - Caracalla316 viewsCaracalla, 211-217 AD. AE24 (7.10g, 6h). Laureate head right / Hercules wrestling the giant Antaeus. Good VF, dark green patina, a little rough.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 23312 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE23 (5.31g). CO-ALEX TRO, draped bust of city goddess (Tyche) right, wearing mural crown; behind vexillum inscribed [CO/AV] / COL AV CO TROA, City goddess (Tyche), in long chiton, wearing mural crown, standing facing, head left, holding long scepter (?) in left hand and in outstretched right hand statue of Apollos Smintheus, holding bow. Rare, F+/VF. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 26 - Gallienus310 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE26 (9.51g). Laureate and draped bust right / TROAS Draped bust of city-goddess with turreted headdress right; behing her, Vexillum with AV. Slightly porous, nice very fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 218-222) AE 24 - Elagabalus307 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE24 (8.01g). AV M AV ANT - ONINVS PIV, draped, cuirassed, laureate bust right, Gorgoneion on breast plate / COL AVG T / [R]O ALEX, Roman she-wolf right, head turned left, suckling the twins Remus and Romulus. About VF. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 222-235) AE 20 - Severus Alexander298 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE20 - Semis (4.90g). IMP [C M] CEV ALEZANDE, cuirassed, laureate bust right / TROA - COL AV, statue of Apollo Smintheus in Himation standing right on small base, holding bow in left hand and patera right hand; quiver over left shoulder. Rare, about VF, dark green patina.
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Alexandreia (BC 171­-65) Tetradrachm298 viewsca 171­-66/5 BC. AR Tetradrachm (34mm, 16.85g, 11h). Dated CY 173 (ca 128 BC). Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath / Apollo Smintheos standing right, holding phiale in right hand, bow and arrow in left; monogram to inner left, POΓ (date) to inner right; AΠOΛΛONOΣ ZMIΘEΩΣ at sides, AΛEΞANΔPEΩN/AΠOΛΛΩNIΔOY in two lines in exergue.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximinus I296 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE25 (7.44g). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Male figure, holding vexillum, driving chariot drawn by two oxen right across bridge; aquilae behind oxen and below bridge. Near VF, mostly dark green patina with some red, lightly rough surfaces. Very rare type.
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Alexandreia (AD 218-222) AE 23 - Elagabalus284 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE23 (7.71g). SE ANTONI - NVS PIVS, cuirassed and laureate bust right / COL ALEXAN / AVG, Roman she-wolf left, head turned right, suckling the twins Remus and Romulus. About VF, almost black patina. Hoeft coll.

Bellinger: This would appear to be next to the earliest issues. SE is an error most likely to have been committed at the beginning of the reign.
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Alexandreia (AD 251-253) AE 18 - Trebonianus Gallus 284 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE18 (7.0g). IMP VIB TREB GALLVS AV, draped and laureate bust right / COL AVG /TROA D, grazing horse standing right. VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximinus I282 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE25 (8.74g). IMP MAXI - MINVS PIVS AV, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / COL A - VG ALEX / TRO, horse grazing right; behind herdsman Ordes with lagobolon bending right; tree with leafed twigs behind. F+/VF. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 251-253) AE 21 - Trebonianus Gallus 278 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE21 (5.47g, 3h). IMP C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL AVG TROAD, eagle standing facing with wings spread on bull's head, head right. Extremely Fine. Pleasing green patina. Ex Hauck & Aufhäuser 14 (10/1998), lot 453.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 26 - Maximinus I276 viewsMaximinus I, 235-238 AD. AE26 (8.18g). IMP MAXI - MINVS PIVS AVG, draped, cuirassed and laureate bust right / COL AVG - TR - O, nude Poseidon standing right, left foot set on dolphin, trident in raised right hand ready for thrust, holding hippocampus in extended left hand. About VF. Hoeft coll.

The same rev. is known from Anchialos for Severus, Varbanov 712.
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Alexandreia (AD 180-192) AE 27 - Commodus268 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE27 (6.22g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Male figure standing facing, with legs crossed, leaning against tall column surmounted by statue of Apollo Smintheus. VF, green patina under thick patches of earthen encrustation. Very rare.
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Alexandreia (AD 251) AE 24 - Volusian265 viewsVolusian, as Caesar, 251 AD. AE24 (7.22g, 12h). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Marsyas standing right, raising hand and holding wineskin over shoulder. VF, dark brown surfaces. Extremely rare. From Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 251-253) AE 23 - Trebonianus Gallus250 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE23 (7.27g). IMP VIB TREB GALLVS [P F AV]G, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / COL AVG, TROAD, Apollo Smintheus; before tripod, in field raven and Cypress. Rare. Very fine.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-260) AE 21 - Valerian I245 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE21 (5.35g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing, head right, on bull’s head right, with wings displayed. Near EF, green patina. Extremely rare. From Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-260) AE 21 - Valerian I240 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE21 (4.87g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / Horse grazing right. Good VF, green patina, minor deposits. Nice portrait. Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 23 - Maximus238 viewsMaximus, Caesar, 235/6-238 AD. AE23 (5.21g, 12h). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Grazing horse right. Near EF, black-green patina with dusty green overtones, small flan crack. Very rare. From Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 251- 253) AE 23 - Trebonianus Gallus235 viewsTrebonianus Gallus, 251-253 AD. AE23 (6.29g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / The “Farnese” Hercules standing left, resting hand on hip and holding club set on rock; lion skin beside club. Good VF, dark brown surfaces. Extremely rare. From Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 25 - Caracalla233 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE25 (7.90g, 12h). Laureate head right / Emperor standing left, holding spear and sacrificing from patera over a serpent-entwined tripod set before a cult statue of Apollo Smintheus, holding patera and bow, facing right on base; between, eagle flying right, carrying bull’s head in talons. VF, dark green patina. Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 69-79) AE 18 - Vespasianus231 viewsVespasianus, 69-79 AD. AE18 (3.15g 6h). IMP VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right / VICTORIA AVG / D D (across field), Victory standing right, with wreath and palm. VF, rare. Tricarico coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 22221 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 198-268 AD. AE22 (6.41g). CO ALEX TR, draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown; CO AV on banner to left / COL AVG, emperor on horseback left, saluting statue of Apollo Smintheos standing right; TRO in exergue. gVF.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 22 - Gallienus217 viewsGallienus, 253-260 AD. AE22 (4.69g). IMP LICIN GALLIENV, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / C[OL A]V[...]TRO, Marsyas. Brown patina, EF.
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Alexandreia (AD 198-217) AE 24 - Caracalla216 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE24 (8.16g). 210-213 AD. M AVREL AN-TONINVS, laureate and cuirassed bust right / COL AVG TROA, eagle standing on bull's head. Almost EF.
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Alexandreia (AD 218-222) AE 25 - Elagabalus210 viewsElagabalus, 218-222 AD. AE25 (6.31g, 8h). ΛNTONIN VS PIVS ΛV, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / COL ΛL EX ΛVC, statue of Apollo standing right on plinth, holding patera and bow; lighted tripod to right. Good VF, green patina with traces of olive overtones. From Group CEM.
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Alexandreia (AD 250-268) AE 20207 viewsTime of Valerian I to Gallienus, 253-268 AD. AE22 - As (7.07g, 12h). Facing draped bust of Alexandria Troas, head right, wearing mural crown; to left, vexillum inscribed AV/CO / Horse grazing right. EF, black-green and red-brown patina. Ex Armounta Coll.; Ex Baldwin’s 47 (9/2006), lot 134.
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Alexandreia (AD 260-268) AE 24 - Gallienus205 viewsGallienus, sole reign, 260-268 AD. AE24 (11.10g). IMP - LIC GAL, draped, cuirassed, laureate bust right / TROAS, draped and turreted bust of City-Goddess (Tyche) right; vexillum behind inscribed with AV/CO. About VF, attractive green patina. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 200-300) AE 24204 viewsQuasi-autonomous, ca 3rd century AD. AE24 (5.39g). CO ALEX TRO; draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown, vexillum behind / CO-L - A-VG, Hexastyle front of temple of Apollo Smintheus, statue and tripod inside, TROAD in exergue. VF. Very rare.
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Alexandreia (AD 254-268) AE 19 - Salonina203 viewsSalonina, Augusta, 254-268 AD. AE19 - As (4.02g, 6h). Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing facing, head right, on head and neck of bull left. Near EF, dark brown patina. Rare ruler for mint.

Bellinger knew of four types and a total of eleven coins for Salonina from Alexandria Troas, which was a prolific mint during the reign of Valerian and Gallienus. Only one coin of Salonina from this mint is on CoinArchives (CNG e212, lot 177), a Marsyas type from the same obverse die as the current coin.
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Alexandreia (AD 235-238) AE 24 - Maximus191 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE24 (8.87g). IVL MAXI-MVS CAES, draped and cuirassed bust right / [...] TROA, Roman she-wolf right, head turned left, suckling the twins Remus and Romulus. Dark green patina, VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 138-161) AE 22 - Antoninus Pius188 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE22.56 (7.04g). IMP CAES AVREL ANTON[INVS], laureate head right / COL AVG - TROA, statue of Apollo Smintheus standing right on pedestal, holding patera and bow. VF.
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Alexandreia (AD 251-253) AE 24 - Volusian184 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE24 (6.79g). IMP C VIBI AFINI OLVSSIANV, draped, cuirassed, laureate bust right / COL AVG - TROADE, nude statue of Marsysa, wearing boots, standing left on small base, holding wineskin over left shoulder and raising right hand in greeting. About VF. Hoeft coll.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-260) AE 18 - Valerian I184 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE18 (3.95g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Horse grazing right; behind, herdsman standing right, holding pedum. VF, brown patina, small flan crack, compact flan.
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Alexandreia (BC 65-48) AE 18181 viewsca 65-48 BC. AE18 (4.15g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo left / Apollo Smintheus standing right. VF, green patina.
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Alexandreia (AD 222-235) AE 24 - Severus Alexander170 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE24 (7.14g, 12h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hercules wrestling the giant Antaeus, whom he is lifting off the ground. Fine, rough brown and green patina. Rare type which Bellinger only recorded for Septimius Severus and a mature Caracalla.

A giant of Libya and the son of Poseidon and Gaia (the earth goddess), Antaeus would challenge travelers to wrestling matches, easily killing his opponents and collecting their bones to construct a temple to his father. It was en route to the Garden of Hesperides to complete his eleventh labor that Hercules met Antaeus. A wrestling match ensued, but Hercules was unable to finish his opponent as Antaeus regained his strength each time the hero threw him to the ground. Realizing Antaeus’ strength waned as the he left the earth (i.e., the protective realm of his mother), Hercules lifted the giant aloft while crushing him to death.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-260) AE 21 - Valerian I168 viewsValerian I, 253-260 AD. AE21 (4.46g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Emperor on horseback left, saluting statue facing right. VF, brown surfaces, minor roughness.
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Alexandreia (AD 222-235) AE 24 - Severus Alexander166 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE24 (6.92g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / Herdsman standing right behind horse grazing right, holding branch and touching horse on head; tree to left. Good Fine, brown and green patina, some roughness.

Possibly unrecorded with this combination of bust and reverse type.
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Alexandreia (AD 253-268) AE 20 - Gallienus166 viewsGallienus, 253-262 AD. AE20 (4.14g). IMP LICI - GALLIENV, laureate draped cuirassed bust right / COL AVG / TRO, horse grazing right. EF.
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