Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Abonuteichos-Ionopolis


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4 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
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Amastris


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23 coins, last one added on Jan 28, 2016
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Gangra-Germanikopolis


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14 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
City/Mint viewed 3104 times

Kromna


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7 coins, last one added on Mar 25, 2011
City/Mint viewed 2789 times

Neoklaudiopolis


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6 coins, last one added on Feb 20, 2017
City/Mint viewed 2692 times

Pimolisa


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3 coins, last one added on Dec 17, 2005
City/Mint viewed 2623 times

Pompeiopolis


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4 coins, last one added on Apr 06, 2015
City/Mint viewed 2770 times

Sesamos


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4 coins, last one added on Aug 09, 2013
City/Mint viewed 2625 times

Sinope


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85 coins, last one added on Aug 29, 2016
City/Mint viewed 5546 times

Paphlagonia Uncertain


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1 coins, last one added on Nov 26, 2008
City/Mint viewed 2350 times

Kings of Paphlagonia


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7 coins, last one added on Jul 15, 2008
City/Mint viewed 2696 times

 

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Random coins - Paphlagonia
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Sinope (BC 453-410) Drachm278 views5th-4th century BC. AR Drachm (5.98g, 8h). Head of Nymph Sinope left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left, O below tail, ΣΙΝΩ below; within incuse square. aEF.
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Sinope (BC 330-250) Drachm772 viewsca 330-300. AR Drachm (5.05g). Head of Nymph Sinope left, hair in sakkos / Sea eagle on dolphin left; ΣΙΝΩ below, ΦΑΓΕ (magistrate) in field to right. EF.
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Sinope (BC 480-450) Drachm629 viewsca 425-410 BC. AR Drachm (6.02g). Head of eagle left; dolphin below / Quadripartite incuse with pellets in two quarters. EF. Ex Hess-Leu 28 (5/1965), lot 217.
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Germanikopolis (AD 193-211) AE 30 - Septimus Severus235 viewsSeptimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE30 (15.56g, 12h). Dated CY 215 (209/10 AD). AV K Λ C CЄOVHP[OC], laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing on garlanded altar, head and tail right, with wings folded, holding wreath in beak; signum on either side, ЄT CЄI (date) in exergue. Good VF, brown and green patina, weakly struck at periphery. Extremely rare type from this city. From Group CEM.
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Sinope (AD 138-161) AE - Antoninus Pius622 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE (12.08g), struck ca 140 AD. CIF A-NN CL-XXXU (= Year 185 of the local era, beginning 45 BC), head right / Two-columned shrine with bow, inside statue of Nemesis left. Unique? Good style, fine green patina, aEF. Ex Schulten & Co. GmbH, Koeln (10/1985), lot 372.
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(BC 130) Pylaimenes - AE 17912 viewsPylaimenes, ca 130 BC. AE17 (3.80g). Facing bull head / [ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΥΛΑΙΜΕΝΟΥ [Ε]ΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ, winged kerykeion. Nearly extremely fine.
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Amastris (BC 300-288) Didrachm - Queen Amastris1097 viewsca 300-288 BC. AR Didrachm (9.76g), in the name of Queen Amastris. Head of Amastris right, wearing Persian headdress with wreath; bow in bowcase behind / ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΑΜΑΣΤΡΙΟΣ, Aphrodite seated left, holding Eros, who crowns her; sceptre leaning against throne. VF, toned.

Amastris, a niece of Darios III of Persia, became a pawn in the complex dynastic quarrels that followed the death of Alexander. She had been given as wife to Alexander's general Krateros, but was dismissed when Krateros arranged a marriage for himself with the daughter of Antipater. Amastris then married Dionysos, tyrant of Herakleia, by whom she had three children before his death in 306 BC. In 302 BC she married Lysimachos of Thrace, who soon acquired a more profitable alliance by wedding Arsinoe, the daughter of Ptolemy I Soter of Egypt. Amastris then retired to the territory of Herakleia, where she founded a new city named after herself. She was not destined to find peace, however; in 288 BC her two covetous sons had her drowned and seized her city for themselves.
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Pompeiopolis (AD 161-169) AE 241752 viewsMarcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, 161-169 AD. AE24 (8.32g, 12h). The two emperors, togate, standing facing one another, clasping right hands; between, star above crescent / Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. Near VF, brown patina, some roughness. Ex Wagner Coll.

Last additions - Paphlagonia
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Neoklaudiopolis (AD 193-217) AE 27 - Julia Domna71 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE27 (11.17g). 200/1 AD. Draped bust right / Eagle on altar standing left; holding wreath in beck; between two standard. Apparently unpublished. Dark green patina. VF.Feb 20, 2017
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Ionopolis (AD 138-161) AE 23 - Antoninus Pius76 viewsAntoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE23 (7.84g). Laureate head right / ΑΒΩΝΟΤΕΙΧΕΙΤΩΝ, coiled serpent with long hair (Glycon) to left. Rare. VF.Feb 19, 2017
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Germanikopolis (AD 193-217) AE 24 - Julia Domna60 viewsJulia Domna, Augusta, 193-217 AD. AE23.5 (7.15g). Draped bust right / Nike advancing right; holding palm and wreath. Light brown tone. VF. Clain-Stefanelli Coll.Feb 19, 2017
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Sinope (BC 375-362) Obol - Datames107 viewsDatames, ca 370-360 BC. AR Obol (0.67g, 9mm). Head of nymph Sinope right, hair in sphendone / ΔΑTA, dolphin left. VF. Rare.Aug 29, 2016
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Amastris (AD 138-192) AE 21124 viewsTime of the Antonines, 138-192 AD. AE21 (6.63g, 6h). OMHPOC, draped bust of Homer right, wearing taenea / Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right. Good VF, green patina. Very rare.Jan 28, 2016
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Amastris (AD 138-161) AE 27 - Antoninus Pius127 viewsAntoninus Pius, with Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, 138-161 AD. AE27 (12.19g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Pius right / M AVPHΛION KAICAPA AMACTPIANOI, Marcus, wearing military attire and holding two spears, on horse rearing right. Good VF, brown and green patina. Very rare.Jan 28, 2016
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Sinope (BC 375-362) Obol - Datames166 viewsTarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Sinope mint. AR Obol (0.74g, 10mm). Female head right, hair in sakkos / Fish right, ΔATA beneath. gVF. Rare.Aug 14, 2015
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Sinope (BC 46-45) AE 25151 viewsSulpicius Rufus, 46/45 BC. AE25 (21.51g). COLON FEL SIN P SULP, head Tyche wearing turreted headdress / DIC Q F RVF PROCOS PONTIFE, sacrificial implements. Rare. Dark green patina, VF.Aug 01, 2015