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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - AV 1/12 Stater1170 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AV 1/12 Stater - Obol (7mm, 0.63g, 12h). Halikarnassos mint. Laureate head of Apollo left / ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟΥ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped scepter. EF. Rare. Karl Coll.; Ex Hirsch Auk. 177 (2/1993), lot 373.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - AV 1/12 Stater621 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AV 1/12 Stater - Obol (8mm, 0.67g, 12h). Halikarnassos mint. Laureate head of Apollo left / Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped scepter, ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟΥ to right. Pits and scratches, VF. Rare. Karl Coll.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - AV 1/24 Stater694 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AV 1/24 Stater - Hemiobol (0.35g). Laureate head of Apollo left / Double axe (labrys), Π−Ι. VF. Very rare. Drewry Coll.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - AV 1/24 Stater439 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AV 1/24 Stater - Hemiobol (6mm, 0.36g, 12h). Halikarnassos mint. Laureate head of Apollo left / Double axe (labrys), Π−Ι. Weak strike and pits on obv, VF. Rare. Karl Coll.; ex Hirsch Auk. 231 (11/2003), lot 365.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - Didrachm471 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 341-336 BC. AR Didrachm (7.04g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟΥ, Zeus Labraundos standing right. EF, light golden toning around devices. Ex Gorny & Mosch 107 (4/2001), lot 197.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - Didrachm453 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AR Didrachm (21mm, 6.98g). Laureate head of Apollo, facing slightly right / ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟΥ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre. EF, toned.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - Didrachm332 viewsPixodaros. Circa 341/0-336/5 BC. AR Didrachm (19mm, 6.99g, 12h). Wreathed head of Apollo facing slightly right, drapery around neck / Zeus Labraundos standing right. EF, very lightly toned.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - Tetradrachm527 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.10g, 12h). Head of Apollo facing slightly right, wearing laurel wreath / ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟΥ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped scepter; small E between feet and sceptre. EF, toned, some minor roughness on the reverse. Very rare. Cohen Coll.

The obverse die on this coin was also used to strike tetradrachms in the name of Hidrieus. The die sharing and the carry-over from Hiedreius' issues of the small E on the reverse suggest that Pixodaros' tetradrachms were struck early in his reign.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - Trihemiobol403 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AR Trihemiobol (0.78g). Head of Apollo facing, chlamys fastened round neck / ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟ between eight rays of an ornament star. aEF. Rare.
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(BC 340-334) Pixodaros - Trihemiobol441 viewsPixodaros, Satrap, 340-334 BC. AR Trihemiobol (0.84g). Halikarnassos mint. Head of Apollo facing, chlamys fastened round neck / ΠΙΞΟΔΑΡΟ between eight rays of an ornament star. EF. Rare.
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(BC 344-326) Ada or Orontobates - Drachm353 views4th cent BC. AR Drachm (14mm, 3.43g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / Star of twelve points; I-I Δ-Ο around. VF, toned, minor porosity. Very rare.
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(BC 344-326) Ada or Orontobates - Tetrobol265 views4th century BC. AR Tetrobol (?) (15mm, 2.6g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / Star of twelve points; I-T-Δ-V around. aEF. Very rare.1 comments
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Hemidrachm?372 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Hemidrachm? (2.05g). Facing head of Apollo with flowing hair / 8-pointed star (4 thick rays and 4 thin with pellet in center), legend between.

This coin is not only strange as to weight, but the legend. There are only trihemiobols with this rev. design published, and the legend should be Ι−Δ−Ρ−Ι, but this looks like Δ−Ι−Τ. An unpublished denomination? An unknown satrap?
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Tetradrachm330 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.21g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre / ΙΔΡΙΕΩΣ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped sceptre; small I to left. Good style, gVF/VF.
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Tetradrachm419 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.14 gm, 12h). Head of Apollo facing slightly right, wearing laurel wreath / ΙΔΡΙΕΩΣ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped sceptre; small I to left. Good VF. Cohen Coll.
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Tetradrachm332 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.21g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre/ ΙΔΡΙΕΩΣ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped sceptre, E to right. Some oxidation, aEF.
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Tetradrachm549 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.20g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre/ ΙΔΡΙΕΩΣ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and lotus-tipped sceptre, E to right. Fine style and high relief, EF.
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Trihemiobol454 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Trihemiobol (10mm, 0.90g, 9h). Halikarnassos mint. Head of Apollo facing slightly right / 8-pointed star (4 thick rays and 4 thin) with pellet in center, ΙΔΡΙ between. VF. Karl Coll.
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Trihemiobol337 viewsHidrieios, Satrap, 351-344 BC. AR Trihemiobol (10mm, 0.91g, 9h). Halikarnassos mint. Head of Apollo facing slightly right / 8-pointed star (4 thick rays and 4 thin) with pellet in center, ΙΔΡΙ between. VF. Karl Coll.
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(BC 370) Perikle - 1/6 Stater325 viewsPerikles, ca 380-360 BC. AR Sixth Stater (10mm, 1.18g, 9h). Wedrei mint. Lion right, biting into the hindquarter of a bull crouching left / Head of Athena facing slightly left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet adorned with sphinx on each side; triskeles to left. EF, toned, minor die break on reverse.

Many late Lycian dynastic coins bear legends on both sides that had long been assumed to be the names of two dynasts, who ostensibly issued joint coinages. However, more recent evidence has proved that names such as Wedrei, Zagaba, and Zemuri are actually names of cities, which are probably the mints of the respective issues they appear on (cf. A.G. Keen, Dynastic Lycia: A Political History of the Lycians & Their Relations with Foreign Powers, c. 545-362 BC [Leiden: Brill, 1998], pp. 109 and 154–5).
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(BC 370) Perikle? - Hemiobol1434 viewsPerikle (?), Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.36g), uncertain mint and dynast. Facing lion's skin / Head Athena with crested Corinthian helmet 3/4 left. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished. Very fine.
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(BC 370) Vedevie and Perikle - 1/8 Stater503 viewsVedevie and Perikle, Dynasts, ca 370 BC. AR 1/8 Stater (1.24g, 2h). Antiphellus. [FF]E, Lion to right, attacking bull kneeling to left, head lifted / Bust of Athena facing, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet ornamented with a winged siren, and a chlamys tied beneath her chin; triskeles to left. Toned and attractive. Extremely fine. Ex Monnaies et Medailles XXVIII (6/1964), lot 182.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Drachm448 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, 377-353 BC. AR Drachm (3.68g). Three-quarter facing head of Apollo wearing laurel wreath, head turned slightly right / ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre. Superb EF.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Drachm365 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, 377-353 BC. AR Drachm (3.54g). Laureate head of Apollo, facing slightly right / ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre; ME monogram left. Toned, good VF, light porosity.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Hemiobol256 viewsMaussolos, Satrap, ca 377/6-353/2 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.38g, 7mm, 5h). Halikarnassos(?) mint. Forepart of roaring lion right, head left / Trident; MA to right. Good VF, faint porosity.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Hemiobol 144 viewsMaussolos, Satrap, ca 377/6-353/2 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.40g, 6mm). Halikarnassos(?) mint. Forepart of roaring lion right, head left / Trident; [MA to right]. gVF.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Stater536 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, 377-353 BC. AR Stater (13.11g), struck 377-367 BC in Miletos. Forepart of lion left, MA above / Stellate pattern (star?). Very rare denomination, VF.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Tetradrachm1016 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, 377-353 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.10g). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double axe (labrys) and lotus-tipped sceptre; ME monogram behind. Good VF, minor flan flaw on eye.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Tetradrachm400 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, ca 377/6-353/2 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.21g, 11h). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and scepter; small monogram to lower right. Good VF, lightly toned. Apparently unpublished with this monogram. Herman Coll.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Tetradrachm444 viewsMaussollos, Satrap, ca 377/6-353/2 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.25g, 1h). Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right / ΜΑΥΣΣΩΛΛΟ, Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding labrys and scepter; retrograde P to left, small A to lower right. Near EF, lightly toned. Unpublished variety.
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(BC 377-353) Maussollos - Tetradrachm308 viewsMaussolos. Circa 377/6-353/2 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 15.19g, 12h). Halikarnassos mint. Head of Apollo facing slightly right, wearing laurel wreath, drapery around neck / MAYΣΣΩΛΛO, Zeus Labraundos standing right. EF, attractively toned, minor double strike on reverse. Exceptionally artistic style, perhaps the finest of the series. Ex Triton VIII (1/2005), lot 467.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - 1/3 Stater448 viewsca 380-360 BC. AR Third Stater (2.90g, 6h). Laureate and draped bust of Perikles facing slightly left / Triskeles, "ΠE'-ΡΕ" in Lycian around; all within shallow incuse circle. Unpublished, but cf. Mildenberg, Mithrapata 24-9 for this obverse type on staters, and 30-1 for third staters with this reverse type. Good VF, toned, porous. Apparently unique.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - 1/6 Stater429 viewsPerikle, Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR 1/6th Stater (1.68g). Helmeted facing head of Athena, slightly left / PEERKLE, helmeted facing head of Athena, slightly left (copied from the Eukleidas tetradrachms of Syracuse). Not published in the standard references. Near EF, peripheral porosity. Very Rare. Ex CNG Auction 49 (3/1999), lot 637.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - AE 10375 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 12486 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 12178 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 13440 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 14473 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 380-360) Perikle - Stater521 viewsPerikle, Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR Stater (9.76g, 12h), struck circa 380-375 BC. Laureate and draped bust of Perikles facing slightly left / Warrior, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, fighting to right with shield and sword; Lycian triskeles to lower right; all within incuse square. Virtually as struck, some light striking weakness on nose and chin. Ex Triton VII (1/2004), lot 287.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - Stater434 viewsPerikle, Dynast, ca 380-362 BC. AR Stater (9.78g), struck circa 380-375 BC. Laureate and draped bust of Perikles facing slightly left / Warrior, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, fighting to right with shield and sword; Lycian triskeles to lower right; all within incuse square. Toned, good VF. Ex McLendon Collection (Christie's New York, 6/1993), lot 65.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - Stater548 viewsPerikles, Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR Stater (23mm, 9.82g), struck ca 380-375 BC. Laureate head of Perikles facing slightly left / Warrior, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, fighting to right with shield and sword; Lycian triskeles to lower right; all within incuse square. VF, toned, struck with worn obverse die, minor porosity.
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(BC 380-360) Perikle - Tetrobol346 viewsPerikle, Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.49g, 15mm). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles; dynast's name around. Obverse a bit off center, Good VF.
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(BC 380-370) Trbbenimi - 1/6 Stater478 viewsTrbbenimi, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR 1/6th Stater (1.56g), Limyra mint. Triskeles, Lycian letters 'zemu' (Limyra) / Triskeles, Lycian letters 'trbbe.' VF, porous. Rare denomination.
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(BC 380-370) Trbbenimi - Obol493 viewsTrbbenimi, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR Obol (0.65g). Facing lion's scalp, T below right cheek / Triskeles, Lycian letters 'trbbenimi' around; all within incuse circle. VF. Unpublished denomination.
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(BC 380-370) Trbbenimi - Stater479 viewsTrbbenimi, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR Stater (9.85g), uncertain mint. Facing lion's scalp; T below / Lycian triskeles within incuse circle. Superb EF, lightly toned, perfectly centered, choice flan. Exceptional for issue.
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(BC 380-370) Trbbenimi - Stater402 viewsTrbbenimi, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR Stater (9.41g). Facing lion's scalp, [T below] / Triskeles, club to right, Lycian letters 'trb' around; all within incuse square. Good VF, not fully struck, some porosity.
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(BC 380-370) Trbbenimi - Tetrobol549 viewsTrbbenimi, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR Tetrobol (3.17g), Limyra mint. Triskeles, Lycian letters 'zemu' (Limyra) / Triskeles, Lycian letters 'trbbenimi.' Toned, EF. Rare.
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(BC 380-370) Trbbenimi - Tetrobol401 viewsTrbbenimi, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR Tetrobol (14mm, 3.28g). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles; dynast's name around. VF.
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(BC 380-370) Vedrei - Stater517 viewsVedrei, Dynast, ca 380-370 BC. AR Stater (9.68g). Facing lion's scalp; triskeles below / Triskeles; Lycian letters 'fed' around. Good VF, toned, obverse die flaw. Ex Drewry Coll.
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(BC 380-370) Zagaba - Stater507 viewsZagaba, Dynast, ca 380-375 BC. AR Stater (9.87 gm, 9h). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles, T in center; Lycian letters 'zag' around, tunny to left. Superb EF, lightly toned, well centered and fully struck. Very rare.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/12 Stater513 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/12 Stater (0.99g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left; E on bridge of nose / Stellate pattern in square incuse. Good VF, great metal. Very rare, only 25 specimens listed by Konuk.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/3 Stater606 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Drachm (4.14g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left, EKA above / Stellate pattern in incuse square. Toned EF.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/3 Stater433 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Drachm (14mm, 4.22g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left; [E]KA above / Stellate pattern. Good VF, slightly granular surfaces.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/3 Stater468 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Drachm (16mm, 4.14g, 1h), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left, EKA above / Stellate pattern in incuse square. Toned EF. Karl Coll.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/3 Stater377 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/3 Stater - Drachm (16mm, 3.91g, 1h), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left, EKA above / Stellate pattern in incuse square. Toned aEF. Karl Coll.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/6 Stater325 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/6 Stater (2.08g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left; EK[A] above / Stellate pattern in square incuse. VF, minor porosity. Extremely rare, only 4 specimens listed by Konuk.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - 1/6 Stater333 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR 1/6 Stater (2.05g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left; EKA above / Stellate pattern in square incuse. VF. Extremely rare.
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(BC 386-377) Hekatomnos - Stater337 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR Stater (12.59g), struck in Miletos after 386 BC. Forepart of roaring lion left; EKA above / Stellate pattern in circular incuse. VF, area of flat strike, minor overall porosity. Very rare, only 20 specimens recorded, many of which are fourre, listed by Konuk.
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(BC 390-370) Aruvatijesi and Zagaba - 1/3 Stater390 viewsAruvatijesi and Zagaba, Dynasts, ca 380-375 BC. AR 1/3 Stater (2.99g, 5h). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles, Lykian legend around, within incuse square. EF. Rare.
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(BC 390-370) Aruvatijesi and Zagaba - Obol559 viewsAruvatijesi and Zagaba, Dynasts, ca 390-360 BC. AR Obol (0.70g) Scalp of lion / Triskeles, ethnic around. aEF
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Diobol404 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 425-360 BC. AR Diobol (13mm, 1.37g). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles. VF, toned.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Obol351 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 390-370 BC. AR Obol (0.65g, 9mm). Astragalos / Triskeles, Corinthian helmet facing right; within incuse square. aEF. Very rare. Unpublished.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Obol187 viewsca 390-370 BC. AR 1/6 Stater (12mm, 0.65g). Facing lion scalp / Triskeles; arrow in field; all within incuse square. VF, toned, minor porosity.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater656 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 380-375 BC. AR Stater (22mm, 9.64g, 4h). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles; ΜΕΧΡΡ-ΠΡΤΡ; in left field, head of Herakles 3/4 to left, wearing lion's skin headdress, club to right; all within incuse square. Superb EF, struck with worn obverse die. Rare.1 comments
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater339 viewsMithrapata, ca 380-375 BC. AR Stater (9.69g, 12h). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles; dolphin to left; all within incuse square. EF.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater378 viewsMithrapata, ca 380-375 BC. AR Stater (9.64g, 4h). Facing lion's scalp / Triskeles; facing head of Herakles to left; all within incuse square. EF.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater556 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 380-360 BC. AR Stater (9.75g, 7h), Antiphellus mint. Forepart of lion with open jaws right / Bearded head of Mithrapata left; triskeles to right, within incuse square. Attractively toned and with a remarkable portrait. Extremely fine. Ex Bank Leu 13 (4/1975), lot 273, and from the Podalia Hoard of 1957 (IGCH 1262).
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater400 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 390-370 BC. AR Stater (23mm, 9.79g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Head of Mithrapata left; triskeles behind, all within incuse square. VF.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater179 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 390-370 BC. AR Stater (25mm, 9.73g, 7h). Facing lion scalp / Triskeles; to left, head of Hermes facing slightly left, wearing petasos and drapery at neck, with kerykeion to right; all within incuse square. Good VF, toned. Very rare.
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(BC 390-370) Mithrapata - Stater127 viewsMithrapata, Dynast, ca 390-370 BC. AR Stater (22.5mm, 9.66g). Forepart of lion right / Head of Mithrapata left; MITH­RAP­ATA in Lycian around; all within incuse square. Near EF, double struck on obverse. Apparently unique.

The obverse of Mithrapata’s staters feature either a lion forepart in profile or a facing lion scalp. Previously, all the known coins with the lion forepart obverse were paired with the profile of Mithrapata reverse. Triskeles reverses were only known with obverses with the facing lion scalp. The present coin is the first to feature the profile lion obverse with a triskeles reverse.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol271 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR Diobol (1.29g, 6h), Mylasa mint. Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Forepart of bull left; E on shoulder. VF, some porosity. Extremely rare; only three specimens recorded by Winzer.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol327 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR Diobol (1.30g). Mylasa mint. Laureate head of bearded man right (Hekatomnos?) / Forepart of bull left, E before. VF. Extremely rare.

Obols and Diobols are well-known from the emission of small coins assigned convincingly to the Carian Satrap Hekatomnos. A. Winzer, Antike Portraitmünzen (2005), No. 13, argues that some portray the Satrap himself, while others Zeus Lepsynos.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol334 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Diobol (1.12g, 12h). Mylasa mint. Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Forepart of bull left; E on shoulder. Good Fine, light porosity. Very rare.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol366 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Diobol (1.50g, 3h). Mylasa mint. Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Forepart of bull left; E on shoulder. VF, some porosity, irregular flan. Fine style. Very rare.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol256 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Diobol (10mm, 1.40g, 5h), Mylasa mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / Forepart of bull butting left; horizontal E on shoulder; all within incuse square. VF, toned. Extremely rare.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol390 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Diobol (1.54g, 12h), Mylasa mint. Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Forepart of bull left, E to left; all within incuse circle. VF, toned, minor porosity. Well struck. Alighieri coll.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Diobol319 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Diobol(?) (10mm, 1.59g, 3h). Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Forepart of bull left; E facing upwards behind; all within incuse square. VF, porous. Heavy for series.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Hemiobol295 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.47g). Head of male right / Head of roaring lion left.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Hemiobol412 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.37g, 10h). Mylasa mint. Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Head of bull left; E behind. Fine, toned, porous. Extremely rare denomination, unpublished in the standard references.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Hemiobol259 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Tetartemorion (?) (0.25g). Head of young male right / Head of bull left, E behind. VF. Very rare. Mueller coll.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Hemiobol136 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, ca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.40g, 8mm), Mylasa mint. Bearded head of Hekatomnos right / Head of bull left; E behind. VF. Very rare.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Tetradrachm491 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 14.84g, 8h), struck in Mylasa. Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double-axe over shoulder / Lion standing right on ground line, about to jump, EKATOM[NΩ] above. Toned, VF/aEF. Karl Coll.; From the Hecatomnus Hoard and Numismatic Fine Arts, Auk. 14 (12/1989), lot 590.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Tetradrachm544 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 14.92g, 9h), struck in Mylasa. Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double-axe over shoulder / Lion standing right on ground line, about to jump, EKATOM[NΩ] above. aEF/VF. Karl Coll.; Ex Giessener Münzhandlung, Auk. 62 (4/1993), lot 280.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Tetradrachm612 viewsHekatomnos, Satrap, 392-377 BC. AR Tetradrachm (14.63g), struck in Mylasa. Zeus Labraundos standing right, holding double-axe over shoulder and scepter / Lion standing right on ground line, about to jump, EKAT[OMNΩ] above. VF.
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(BC 392-377) Hekatomnos - Tetradrachm474 viewsca 392/1-377/6 BC. AR Tetradrachm (22mm, 14.51g, 9h). Halikarnassos mint. Zeus Labraundos standing right / Lion at bay right within incuse circle. Good VF, toned, underlying luster, cleaning marks under tone on obverse, die break at top of obverse. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Rare as such. Ex Elsen 38 (2/1995), lot 108.
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(BC 400-350) Uncertain Satrap - Tetartemorion445 views5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.2g, 5mm). Head of Great King left / Floral pattern within incuse square.
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(BC 400-350) Uncertain Satrap - Tetartemorion71 viewsMylasa(?) Early-mid 4th century BC. Achaemenid Period. AR Tetartemorion (0.20g, 6mm). Head of the Persian Great King left / Stellate pattern of Milesian style within incuse square. VF. Extremely rare.
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(BC 400-350) Uncertain Satrap - Tetartemorion209 viewsEarly-mid 4th cenutry BC. AR Tetartemorion(?) (6mm, 0.21g). Mylasa mint(?). Head of the Persian Great King left / Stellate pattern of Milesian style. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, porous. Extremely rare.

It is unlikely that this coin was part of a Persian-related issue at Miletos. In the early 4th century, however, the Milesian stellate pattern reverse was revived in the fractional coinage of the Hekatomnid satraps of Caria that were struck at Mylasa. These coins used the Milesian weight standard, which is likely the reason for their revival of that particular stellate type. There are a variety of issues from Caria during the Persian period that used Persian iconography, so it is likely that this coin belongs among these issues, and perhaps was struck under the Hekatomnids at Mylasa.
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(BC 400-370) Artumpara - Stater377 viewsArtumpara, Dynast, ca 400-370 BC. AR Stater (7.62g, 9h), Telmessos mint. ΤΛ[...], bearded head of Satrap right, wearing Persian tiara / ΑΡΤΟΧΠΑΡΑ, helmeted head of Athena right. Extremely rare, one of only a very few coins of this Dynast known. Good fine. PGB coll., acquired in early 1970s.

Artumpara was a late satrap or dynast of Lycia who was involved in putting down the revolt of Datames; he himself seems to have been defeated by Perikle, who at one point ruled over most of Lycia.
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(BC 400-370) Artumpara - Stater136 viewsArttumpara, Dynast, ca 390-­370 BC. AR Stater (21mm, 8.40g, 4h). Xanthos mint(?). Forepart of lion right / Helmeted head of Athena right; diskeles above; all in dotted circle within incuse circle. Good VF, toned, struck with worn obverse die. Very rare.

Although this issue is anepigraphic, the present and Roma coins are struck from the same obverse die as SNG Copenhagen Supp. 457 = SNG von Aulock 4183, which has a reverse that bears Arttumpara’s name. It should be noted - this obverse die appears to have had details re­engraved before striking the present piece.
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(BC 400-380) Uncertain Dynast - Hemiobol389 viewsUncertain Dynast, ca 400-380 BC. AR Hemiobol (0.25g). Lion's head left / Bearded head left, wearing Persian tiara, within dotted circular border. Rare. Edge chip. Good very fine. Unpublished in major references.
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(BC 400-380) Vekhssere II - Stater423 viewsVekhssere II, Dynast, ca 390 BC. AR Stater (9.89g, 12h). Forepart of lion left, mouth open wide / Head of Athena facing, turned slightly to left, wearing triple crested helmet and pearl necklace. Extremely rare, one of two examples known. Attractively toned. Minor corrosion and reverse struck lightly, otherwise, good VF. Ex Hess-Leu 19 (4/1962), lot 312, and from the Podalia Hoard of 1957 (IGCH 1262).
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(BC 400-380) Vekhssere II - Tetrobol465 viewsVekhssere II, Dynast, ca 400-380 BC. AR Tetrobol (2.79g). Head of roaring lion left, in dotted circle / Head of Athena facing, turned slightly to left, wearing Attic helmet; monogram? to left. VF. Extremely rare.
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(BC 400-385) Erbbina - Stater515 viewsErbbina, Dynast, ca 400-385 BC. AR Stater (8.49g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet / Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress; club before, Lycian letters 'erbbena' around, within dotted circle. Good VF, toned, struck with worn obverse die.
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(BC 400-385) Erbbina - Stater426 viewsErbbina (Arbinas), Dynast, ca 400-385 BC. AR Stater (8.39g). Head of Athena left, wearing crested Attic helmet / Herakles standing left, lion's skin on his head and shoulders, quiver on back, holding bow and brandishing his club; Lykian legend "Erbbina" retrograde, all in beaded square within incuse square. aEF. Rare. Ex Hunt coll., Sotheby (6/1990), 554; Numismatic Fine Arts 27 (12/1991), 67.
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(BC 400-385) Erbbina - Stater289 viewsErbbina, Dynast, ca 400-385 BC. AR Stater (8.37g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet / Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress; club before, Lycian letters 'erbbena' around, within dotted circle. VF.
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(BC 400-385) Erbbina - Stater361 viewsErbbina, Dynast, ca 400-385 BC. AR Stater (8.49g). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet / Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress; club before, Lycian letters 'erbbena' around, within dotted circle.
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(BC 410-380) Ddenevele - Obol351 viewsDdenewele, Dynast, ca 420/10-400 BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.66g, 3h). Head of Satrap right, wearing Persian tiara / Helemeted head of Athena right, within incuse circle. Good VF, some light porosity, a few small flan cracks.
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(BC 410-380) Ddenevele - Obol344 viewsDdenewele, Dynast, ca 420/10-400 BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.60g, 9h). Head of Satrap right, wearing Persian tiara / Helemeted head of Athena right, within incuse circle. Good VF, light porosity.
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(BC 410-380) Ddenevele - Triobol531 viewsDdenevele?, Dynast, ca 410-380 BC. AR Triobol (15mm, 2.52g, 5h). Bearded head right, wearing Persian tiara, within dotted circle / Helmeted head of Athena right, diskeles to left, within dotted incuse circle. VF.
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