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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Region Cities/Mints Coins
Bithynia
17 677
Paphlagonia
11 158
Pontos
19 280
Troas
26 779
Mysia
31 1,093
Lesbos
9 469
Aiolis
12 318
Ionia
26 1,669
Lydia
40 1,079
Phrygia
56 986
Galatia
6 114
Karia
54 1,071
Lykia
35 468
Pamphylia
7 387
Pisidia
33 564
Lykaonia
11 79
Kappadokia
7 380
Kilikia
49 1,933
Cyprus
8 132
Asia Minor General
7 355
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Titiopolis (AD 138-161) AE 20 - Antoninus Pius174 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE20 (5.94g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right. Rare. aEF.
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Aspendos (AD 256-258) AE 30 - Valerian II221 viewsValerian II, 256-258 AD. AE30 (16.73g). ΠΟΥ ΛΙΚ ΚΟΡ ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΑΙ ΣΕΒ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; IA in right field / ΑΣΠΕΝ ΔΙΩΝ, Apollo with quiver over shoulder holding branch in right hand his left over price crown placed on column; lyra to left. Very rare. Olive green patina, good very fine.
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Konana (AD 253-268) AE 35 - Gallienus152 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE35 (17.92g). AVT K ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CEB; laureate head right / KONANEWN; Zeus standing left, holding sceptre and thunderbolt, eagle behind.
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Nikaia (AD 193-211) AE 15 - Julia Domna333 viewsJulia Domna, 193-211 AD. AE15. Bust right / Urn containing palm branch. VF+.
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Antiocheia (AD 251-253) AE 23 - Volusian311 viewsVolusian, 251-253 AD. AE23 (8.80g). Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ANTIOCHI C-OL-A, Emperor standing left, looking right, holding standard and sceptre; two standards to right; S-R across field. VF, tan surfaces. Drewry Coll.
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Side (BC 200-0) Tetradrachm374 viewsca 2nd-1st cent BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.30g). Head of Athena right, wearing Corinthian helmet / Nike left, holding wreath; pomegranate to left, ΚΛΕ−ΥΧ. EF.
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Uncertain (AD 77-78) AE 25 - Domitian72 viewsDomitian, as Caesar, struck 77-78 AD. AE25 (9.01g, 6h). CAESAR DOMITIANVS AVG F, laureate head right / COS V PRINCEPS IVVENTVT, S-C in field; Spes standing left, holding flower and raising her robe. Very Fine. Extremely rare. Tricarico coll.
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Olbasa (AD 222-235) AE 19 - Julia Mamaea27 viewsJulia Mamaea, Augusta, 222-235 AD. AE19 (4.00g). Draped bust right / COL OLB-ASEN, Herakles standing left, club in right hand, apples in left, lion’s skin over left arm. VF, greenish-brown patina. Drewry Coll.

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The Kaystrianoi (BC 200-50) AE 167 views2nd-1st century BC. AE16 (3.04g, 1h). Laureate head of Apollo right / Winged kerykeion. Near VF, green patina, adjustment marks. Scarce city.Feb 25, 2017
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Mytilene (AD 193-211) AE 45 - Septimius Severus23 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE45 - Medallion (54.14g). AY KAI A CЄΠ CЄOYHPOC ΠЄPTINAΞ, laureate, cuirassed bust right, wearing aegis / ЄΠI CTPA APT ЄMΩNOC TOY CЄKOYN Emperor in military dress standing left, holding parazonium and sacrifing with a patera over lighted altar. Behind Nike holding palm and crowing him. In exergue, MYTIΛHNAIΩN. Extremely rare. Brown tone. gVF.Feb 20, 2017
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Nikomedeia (AD 238-244) AE 31 - Gordian III14 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE31 (19.52g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Nike standing facing, head left; holdin crown and palm branch. Rare. Nice light brown patina. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Side (AD 253-268) AE 31 - Gallienus20 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE31 (19.01g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. gVF.Feb 20, 2017
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Synnada (AD 198-217) AE 23 - Caracalla8 viewsCaracalla, 198-217 AD. AE23 (8.42g). Laureate bust right / CVNNA-ΔEΩN, Apollo standing left, holding branch. Attractive brown tone. gVF.Feb 20, 2017
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Kotiaeion (AD 177-192) AE 22 - Commodus12 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE22 (4.30g). Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Aklepius standing right, holding serpent-staff. Brown tone. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Prusias ad Hypium (AD 217-218) AE 34 - Macrinus20 viewsMacrinus, 217-218 AD. AE34 (22.78g). Laurate and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing left, wrestling giant Antaeus whom he is lifting off the ground. Brown-green patina. Light scratches on rev.; otherwise VF.

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. Antaeus had defeated most of his opponents until it came to his fight with Heracles. Upon finding that he could not beat Antaeus by throwing him to the ground as he would reheal due to his parentage (Gaia), Heracles discovered the secret of his power. Holding Antaeus aloft, Heracles crushed him in a bearhug.
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Komana (AD 54-68) AE 1922 viewsTime of Nero, 54-68 AD. AE19 (4.67g). Radiate head right / Club in wreath. VF.Feb 20, 2017