Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Uncertain Greek


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164 coins, last one added on Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain Roman


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43 coins, last one added on Mar 28, 2017
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Achaemenid Kings of Persia


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see also Kings of Lydia

29 coins, last one added on Apr 07, 2013
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Satraps and Governors


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73 coins, last one added on Jul 17, 2017, 25 linked coins, 98 coins total
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Countermarks


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 13, 2013, 11 linked coins, 38 coins total
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Possibly NOT Asia Minor


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22 coins, last one added on Sep 30, 2013
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Ancient Sites and Objects


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2 coins, last one added on Aug 12, 2015
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Random coins - Asia Minor General
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Uncertain (BC 500-450) Hemiobol71 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.42g). Bull standing left, head right / Quadripartite incuse square. gF. Very rare, apparently unpublished.
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol18 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (or Tetartemorion?) (0.17g, 7mm). Crested Corinthian helmet left / Amphora and kerykeion; uncertain object (or letter) between; all within linear square border within incuse circle. VF. Very rare.
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Uncertain (BC 450-400) turtle - Hemiobol296 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.26g). Bee alighting to right / Turtle in incuse square. Unpublished in the standard references. VF, light porosity.

The bee would seem to point to an attribution to Ephesos, but there is really nothing like it in that series. Silver fractions with turtles have been attributed to various locations from Lesbos to Lycia, and provide no help in identifying this unrecorded type.
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Uncertain (BC 480-420) Hemidrachm634 views5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm - Triobol (1.93g, 10mm, 12h). Forepart of Chimaira right / Facing gorgoneion within incuse square. VF, porous. Extremely rare.
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Memnon (BC 350-334) AE322 viewsMemnon of Rhodes?, ca 350-334 BC. AE (1.41g). Persian King running/kneeling right, holding bow and spear / Persian fire altar (?). Fine dark green patina, flan break, EF. Rare. Mueller coll.
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Orontes (BC 357-352) Tetrobol204 viewsOrontes, Satrap of Mysia, Circa 357-352 BC. AR Half Siglos or Tetrobol (13mm, 2.75g, 12h). Struck in Kisthene. Nude hoplite crouching left behind shield, spear at ready / Forepart of winged boar right. VF, bright surfaces, porous. Very rare.
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Uncertain (AD 117-138) Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Hadrian319 viewsHadrian, 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (11.33g, 5h), struck after 128 AD. Bare head right / COS III, Apollo seated left, holding laurel branch over tripod, and lyre. Near EF, minor porosity. Overstruck on a cistophorus of Augustus. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 66 (19 May 2004), lot 1489.
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Nike on Prusias II391 viewsPrusias II, 182-149 BC. AE29 (13.35g). Head of Athena right, countermark: Nike flying left / Nike advancing left. F.

Last additions - Asia Minor General
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Uncertain (BC 200-100) AE 1129 viewsca 2nd century BC. AE11 (1.16g). Laureate and bearded male head (Zeus?) right / Large ?? (or monogram). gVF. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 330-250) AE 1415 viewsca 4th-3rd century BC. AE14 (2.60g). Facing head of Apollo / Three dolphins swimming left within incuse circle. F. Very rare, apparently unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain Satrap (BC 400-350) AE 824 views4th century BC. AE8 (0.70g). Head of Apollo left, wearing tainia / Monoskeles. aVF. Extremely rare, unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 400-300) Hemiobol21 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.36g, 7mm). Whirl or triskeles / Star of eight rays around central pellet. VF. Extremely rare, apparently unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol18 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (or Tetartemorion?) (0.17g, 7mm). Crested Corinthian helmet left / Amphora and kerykeion; uncertain object (or letter) between; all within linear square border within incuse circle. VF. Very rare.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 440-380) Hemiobol10 views5th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.20g, 7mm). Corinthian helmet right / Amphora within wreath. F.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 430-350) Hemiobol21 views5th century BC. AR Hemibol (0.32g, 7mm). Head of horse right, ΔHMH(?) to left / Diademed female head right within incuse square. VF. Extremely rare, unpublished.Jul 17, 2017
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Uncertain (BC 500) Hemidrachm13 viewsca 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm? (1.93g, 12mm). Lion advancing right / Incuse square with textured cross-hatching. aVF. Very rare.Jul 17, 2017