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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 687
Paphlagonia
11 158
Pontos
19 280
Troas
26 792
Mysia
31 1,102
Lesbos
9 481
Aiolis
12 320
Ionia
26 1,685
Lydia
41 1,225
Phrygia
56 1,015
Galatia
6 114
Karia
54 1,079
Lykia
35 469
Pamphylia
7 393
Pisidia
33 578
Lykaonia
11 82
Kappadokia
7 386
Kilikia
49 1,940
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 360
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Skepsis (AD 235-238) AE 25 - Maximus89 viewsMaximus, as Caesar, 235-238 AD. AE25 (8.15g). Bare-headed bust right / Aphrodite holding Nike with wreath and palm branch standing left, Eros to her lower left holding torch. gVF.
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(BC 500-460) Uncertain Dynast - Stater416 viewsca 500-470/60 BC. AR Stater (19mm, 9.38g). Pegasos flying left / Roaring lion's head left, within incuse square. VF, porous surfaces.
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Soloi (BC 350-300) Obol375 viewsca 350-330 BC. AR Obol (0.62g, 6h). Ekatai..., magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, single-pendant earring, and necklace / Grape bunch on vine; EKA-TAI[...] across field, ΣΟΛ[ΕΩΝ] below. Near EF, toned. Rare, unpublished with this magistrate.
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Flaviopolis (AD 81-96) AE 26 - Domitian230 viewsDomitian, 81-96 AD. AE26 (15.79g, 12h). Dated CY 17 (89/90 AD). ΔΟΜΕΤΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ, laureate head right; countermark: helmeted bust Athena right / ΦΛΑΥΙΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΕΤΟΥΣ ZΙ, Tyche enthroned to right, holding crops, at her feet swimming River-God. Fine. Very rare. Tricarico coll.1 comments
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Kaisareia (AD 177-192) AE 28 - Commodus14 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE28 (15.09g, 12h). Dated RY 13 (192 AD). A K MAV KOMOΔOC ANTΩNINOC, laureate head right / MHTPOΠO KAICAPЄIA, agalma of Mount Argaeus placed on altar inscribed ЄT ΓI. aVF.
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Ialysos (BC 450-420) Diobol141 views450-420 BC. AR Diobol (13mm, 1.30g, 12h). Forepart of winged boar left / Helmeted head of Athena right within incuse square. aVF. Rare.
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Anazarbos (AD 54-68) AE - Nero331 viewsNero, 54-68 AD. AE (3.93g). Head right / Boule with votingtable enthroned before voting-urn. Green-brown patina, very fine, extremely fine.
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Pitane (AD 98-138) AE 15146 viewsTime of Trajan and Hadrian, 98-138 AD. AE15 (1.85g). Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Athena right / ΠITA-NAIΩN, Telesphorus standing facing. VF, dark brown patina. Drewry coll.

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Antiocheia (AD 139-161) AE 20 - Marcus Aurelius3 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE 20 (5.04g). AVRELIVS CAESAR, bare head right / COLONIAE ANTIOCHEAE, female (Fortuna/Tyche?) standing left, holding long scepter in left hand and emptying cornucopiae with right. Rare. VF.Oct 09, 2017
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Mytilene (BC 521-478) EL 1/24 Stater - B- 6 viewsca 521-478 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.65g, 6mm, 11h). Head of calf to left / Incuse head of lion to left, rectangular punch behind. EF. Carr coll.

Unknown to Bodenstedt. One other recorded example known - Gorny & Mosch 195, 222 (12,000 EUR). This coin, coupled with 1/12 Stater on Asia Minor Coins (Coin ID #13297), confirms that Lesbos had fractions of a Stater in addition to the hekte.
Sep 30, 2017
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Kios (BC 330-300) AE 149 views3rd century BC. AE14 (2.82g, 12h). Head of Mithras right, wearing a laureate tiara / Kantharos with two grape vines within wreath of grain. VF, dark green patina. Scarce.Sep 23, 2017
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Kios (BC 330-300) AE 158 views3rd century BC. AE15 (4.07g, 12h). Head of Mithras right, wearing peaked cap / KIANΩN, club right; two monograms below. Near VF, brown patina, light cleaning marks.Sep 23, 2017
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Kios (AD 241-244) AE 25 - Tranquillina8 viewsTranquillina, Augusta, 241-244 AD. AE25 (9.28g). CABЄINIA TPANKVΛΛЄINA, diademed and draped bust right / KIANΩN, Hygieia standing right, holding serpent and patera. VF.Sep 21, 2017
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Kebren (BC 530-480) EL Hekte 59 viewsLate 6th-early 5th century BC. EL Hekte (2.47g, 10mm). Head of ram right / Incuse punch. VF. Carr coll.

Second known hekte of this type. The first example was sold by CNG and described as unique and unpublished: “Although there are a few electrum Phokaic standard hektai known with a ram’s head (particularly from Mytilene and Phokaia, and an uncertain mint [Weidauer 50]), all are distinctly different in style from this coin. At the same time, the style of the ram’s head here is a perfect match to the type found on the early silver issues at Kebren (cf. SNG Ashmolean 1076–7). See SNG Kayhan 1565 and CNG 90 (5/2012), lot 577 for myshemihektes of the same style and standard, but with head left.” CNG have since sold a hemihekte of the same style and standard [see CNG 105 (5/2017) lot 225]. The reverse of this example is very different to the CNG examples.
Sep 08, 2017
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Aigeai (AD 138) AE 33 - Antinous16 viewsAntinous, died 130 AD. AE33 (23.32g, 2h). Dated CY 180(?)(137/8 AD). ANTINOOC HPΩC, bare-headed and draped bust right / AΔPIANΩN AIΓE...(?), Amalthea standing facing, head right, wearing kalathos and holding cornucopiae and the infant Zeus, who presents her with a wreath. VF. Areas of corrosion. Extremely Rare, perhaps the second known example.Aug 27, 2017
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Selge (AD 222-235) AE 12 - Severus Alexander11 viewsSeverus Alexander, 222-235. AE12 (2.37g, 6h). AVT K M AVR [CEV AΛEΞANΔPOC CEB], laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / CEΛΓEΩN, cult idol of Artemis Pergaia, flanked by star and crescent, within distyle temple. aVF.Aug 27, 2017