Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Alabanda


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2016
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Alinda


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7 coins, last one added on Jun 23, 2012
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Amyzon


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7 coins, last one added on Aug 14, 2015
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Antiocheia ad Maeander


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46 coins, last one added on Jun 18, 2016
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Aphrodisias - Plarasa


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33 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2016
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Apollonia Salbake


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9 coins, last one added on Jan 16, 2013
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Astypalaia


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1 coins, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
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Astyra



0 coins
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Attuda


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14 coins, last one added on Jun 26, 2016
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Bargylia


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11 coins, last one added on Jun 26, 2014
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Chalke


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an island on the west coast of Rhodos

3 coins, last one added on Oct 18, 2010
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Chalketor



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Chersonesos (Knidian)


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4 coins, last one added on Jul 27, 2012
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Euhippe


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1 coins, last one added on Sep 30, 2014
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Euromos


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17 coins, last one added on Dec 25, 2013
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Gordioteichos



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Halikarnassos


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64 coins, last one added on Jun 26, 2016
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Harpagion


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4 coins, last one added on Aug 14, 2015
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Harpasa


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5 coins, last one added on Jun 18, 2016
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Herakleia Salbake


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7 coins, last one added on Aug 14, 2015
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Hydisos


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10 coins, last one added on Aug 14, 2015
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Hyllarima


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1 coins, last one added on Jul 07, 2008
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Ialysos


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City on Rhodos

15 coins, last one added on Nov 24, 2011
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Iasos


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25 coins, last one added on Mar 30, 2016
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Idyma


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17 coins, last one added on Sep 06, 2012
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Kalymna


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8 coins, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
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Kamiros


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City on Rhodos

8 coins, last one added on Jul 28, 2007
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Kaunos


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51 coins, last one added on May 23, 2015
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Keramos


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12 coins, last one added on Mar 15, 2015
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Kidramos


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9 coins, last one added on Jun 04, 2015
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Kindya


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7 coins, last one added on Dec 27, 2013
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Knidos


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71 coins, last one added on Jan 25, 2016
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Kos


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an island off coast of Caria

58 coins, last one added on Jun 03, 2015
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Kranaos


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7 coins, last one added on Aug 14, 2015
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Latmos


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2 coins, last one added on Jan 18, 2013
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Lindos


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City on Rhodos

7 coins, last one added on Jun 09, 2012
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Megiste


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1 coins, last one added on Feb 05, 2012
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Mylasa


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96 coins, last one added on Aug 13, 2015
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Myndos


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17 coins, last one added on Dec 07, 2014
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Neapolis


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1 coins, last one added on Jun 09, 2011
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Nisyros


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4 coins, last one added on Dec 25, 2013
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Orthosia


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11 coins, last one added on Jun 28, 2016
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Poseidion


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on an island of Karpathos

1 coins, last one added on Sep 06, 2012
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Rhodes


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121 coins, last one added on Jun 03, 2015
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Sebastopolis


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3 coins, last one added on Nov 30, 2014
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Stratonikeia


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46 coins, last one added on Jun 18, 2016
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Syangela


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6 coins, last one added on May 23, 2015
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Syme



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Tabai


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32 coins, last one added on Jul 14, 2016
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Telos


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1 coins, last one added on Jun 09, 2011
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Trapezopolis


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6 coins, last one added on Dec 03, 2014
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Karia Uncertain


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51 coins, last one added on Sep 12, 2016
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Satraps of Karia


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54 coins, last one added on Sep 24, 2016
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X Bulls of Karia


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Uncertain crossed horned bulls

38 coins, last one added on Aug 14, 2015
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Random coins - Karia
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Mylasa (BC 6th cent) EL 1/48 Stater1356 viewsca 6th century BC. EL 1/48th Stater (0.28g). Facing lion's scalp / Scorpion. Good VF. C. Weber Coll.
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Keramos (BC 200-0) AE 14279 views2nd-1st cent BC. AE14 (2.11), plinthophoric. Laureate head of bearded Zeus right / Κ-ΕΡΑΜΙΗ - ΔΙΟΝΥ, eagle standing right, wings closed, within incuse square. Dark green patina, EF. Rare. Gutknecht coll.
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Knidos (BC 530-520) Obol483 viewsca 530-520 BC. AR Obol (1.01g). Head of lion right with jaws open, tongue protruding; small linear rectangular at truncation / Head of Aphrodite right, hair in sakkos and falling down neck in dotted plaits, wearing disc-shaped earring; all within incuse square. Very rare. Almost extremely fine. Ex Prof. S. Pozzi and R. C. Lockett collections; and ex Naville & Cie., Geneva 1 (Lucerne 1921), 2393, and Glendining & Co., London - Lockett coll. XII / Greek IV (1961), 2358.
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Mylasa (BC 520-490) 1/12 Stater179 viewsca 520-490 BC. AR Obol(?) (8mm, 0.82g). Persic standard(?). Forepart of lion left; symbol or letter on shoulder / Rough incuse square. VF, porous.
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(BC 351-344) Hidrieios - Tetradrachm481 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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Kos (BC 300-190) AE94 viewsca 3rd-2nd century BC. AE (1.45g). Head of Herakles left, wearing lion's skin / Crab, club and ΠΕΙΣ (?) below. VF. Mueller Coll.
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Stratonikeia (AD 193-211) AE 38 - Caracalla & Geta263 viewsCaracalla, 193-211 AD. AE38 (28.43g, 6h). AV K M AV - ANTΩNINOC C[ ... ] ΠO [ ... ], radiate, cuirassed and draped bust of Caracalla to right, facing erased bust of Geta; below, countermark, laureate head of Caracalla right / •ЄΠ•ΠPV ЄΠITVN[CANONTOC Γ] ΦIΛΩNOC – CTPATONIKЄΩN, Hekate with crescent standing facing, head left, holding torch in left and patera in right, sacrificing over altar. Very fine. Ex Karl coll.
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Karia Uncertain (BC 400-330) Hemiobol47 viewsca 500-470 BC. AR Tetartemorion (7mm, 0.32g, 7h). Confronted foreparts of two bulls / Forepart of bull left, star below. VF, toned. Lee Coll.

Last additions - Karia
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(BC 400-350) Uncertain Satrap - Tetartemorion106 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 400-350) Uncertain Satrap - Tetartemorion16 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.Sep 12, 2016
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Karia Uncertain (BC 450-400) bull - Tetartemorion10 viewsca 4th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.12g, 5mm). Pellet within wreath / Head of bull left within incuse circle. VF. Very rare.Sep 12, 2016
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Karia Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol28 views5th-4th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.41g, 7mm). Draped bust of Apollo facing slightly right / Forepart of Pegasos right. aEF. Very rare.Sep 12, 2016
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Tabai (AD 253-268) AE 29 - Gallienus18 viewsGallienus, 253-268 AD. AE29 - 12 Assaria (9.98g, 6h). Jasonus, magistrate. AV KAI ΠO ΛI ΓAΛΛIHNOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; B (mark of value) to right / APX IACONOC CIΛBOV TABHNΩN, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Rare. Green patina, near VF.Jul 14, 2016
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Orthosia (AD 161-180) AE 39 - Marcus Aurelius18 viewsMarcus Aurelius, 161-180 AD. AE39 - Medallion (35.33g). ΑΥΤοΚ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝЄΙΝ, laureate head to right, drapery on left shoulder / ΟΡΘΩСΙЄΩΝ, nude Dioscuri standing, facing, heads facing each other, each holding chlamys and spear; between two horses. Extremely rare, possibly only the third specimen known. gF. Righetti Coll.Jun 28, 2016
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Halikarnassos (AD 238-244) AE 20 - Gordian III24 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE20 (3.30g, 8h). AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ, laureate and draped bust of Gordian right / AΛIKAPNACCЄΩN HPOΔOTOC, bearded and draped bust of Herodotos right. Extremely Rare. VF.

This coin celebrates the greatest citizen of Halikarnassos, Herodotos, who lived there in the mid-late 5th century BC. He was a great historian and for that time a 'journalist' who would travel around the Mediterranean to 'investigate' and interview people who actually had witnessed the events he wrote about.
Jun 26, 2016
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Attuda (AD 198-217) AE 42 - Caracalla29 viewsCaracalla, 198-211 AD. AE42 (44.81g, 12h). AVT•KAI M AV ANTΩNIN, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / M OY KAP KΛAVΔIANOC ACIAPX ANЄΘ / ΑΤΤΟVΔЄ ΩΝ, emperor riding right, brandishing spear; two captives below. Minor bronze disease spots. aEF.Jun 26, 2016