Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Adramytteion


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27 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Apollonia ad Rhyndakon


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8 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
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Astyra


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10 coins, last one added on Jun 28, 2013
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Atarneos


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15 coins, last one added on Aug 31, 2016
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Attaia


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19 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Eleutheria


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3 coins, last one added on Sep 29, 2006
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Gambrion


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13 coins, last one added on Dec 28, 2015
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Germe


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42 coins, last one added on Feb 15, 2017
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Hadrianeia


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6 coins, last one added on Jul 04, 2016
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Hadrianoi


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4 coins, last one added on Jun 09, 2015
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Hadrianotherai


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10 coins, last one added on Feb 07, 2017
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Iolla


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5 coins, last one added on May 06, 2012
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Kame


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2 coins, last one added on Apr 06, 2015
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Kyzikos


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247 coins, last one added on Jul 20, 2017
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Kyzikos EL


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174 coins, last one added on Mar 29, 2017
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Kisthene



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Lampsakos


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111 coins, last one added on Jan 26, 2017
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Miletopolis


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26 coins, last one added on Jun 18, 2016
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Parion


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113 coins, last one added on Feb 07, 2017
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Pergamon


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146 coins, last one added on Feb 19, 2017
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Perperene


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10 coins, last one added on Jun 20, 2016
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Pitane


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26 coins, last one added on Dec 28, 2015
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Plakia


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7 coins, last one added on Sep 10, 2014
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Poimanenon


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6 coins, last one added on Aug 04, 2015
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Priapos


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15 coins, last one added on May 25, 2014
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Prokonnesos


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16 coins, last one added on Jan 21, 2016
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Teuthrania


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6 coins, last one added on May 18, 2017
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Thebe


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2 coins, last one added on Apr 18, 2010
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Zeleia


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5 coins, last one added on Jul 07, 2012
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Mysia Uncertain


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2 coins, last one added on Jan 06, 2005
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Kings of Pergamon


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22 coins, last one added on Jul 12, 2013
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Random coins - Mysia
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Kyzikos (BC 450-400) Hemiobol173 viewsca 450-400 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.43g, 9h). Forepart of boar left; behind, tunny upward / Head of roaring lion left within incuse square. Near EF.
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Lampsakos (BC 394-330) AV Stater - maenad645 viewsca 394-350 BC. AV Stater (8.36g, 17mm, 12h). Head of female left, wearing ivy wreath, single-pendant earring and necklace / Forepart of Pegasos flying right within shallow incuse square. Near EF, test cut on edge. Good style and sharp details. Ex Gorny & Mosch 151 (10/2006), lot 174.
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Kyzikos (AD 209-212) AE 18 - Geta323 viewsGeta, as Caesar, 209-212 AD. AE18. Draped bust right / Capricorn right. Rare.
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Pergamon (AD 166-177) AE 33 - Commodus253 viewsCommodus, as Caesar. 166-177 AD. AE33 (19.75g). Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Athena std. left, holding Nike, resting elbow on shield set on ground behind her; spear at side.
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Kyzikos (BC 160-150) Tetradrachm654 viewsca 160-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.91g, 0h). Laureate bust of Kore Soteira / ΚΥZΙ - ΚΗΝΩΝ within wreath, monograms above and below. Very rare. Fine style, lightly toned, EF example. Ex Hirsch, Auc. 71 (3/1971, Munchen), lot 183; ex Bank Leu AG, Auc. 2 (4/1972, Zurich), lot 228; ex Bank Leu AG, Auc 33 (5/1983, Zurich), lot 360.
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Attaia (AD 98-117) AE 17 - Trajan309 viewsTrajan, 98-117 AD. AE17 (3.67g). ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙCΑΡΑ CЄΒ, laureate head right / ΑΤΤΑЄΙΤΩΝ, head Demos right. Rare. Dark green patina, EF.
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Priapos (BC 100-1) AE 21146 views1st century BC. AE21 (6.54g). Veiled head of Demeter right / ΠΡΙΑ ΠΗΝωΝ, bull´s head facing, within wreath. gF.
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Germe (AD 238-244) AE 43 - Gordian III89 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE43 - Medallion (40.20g). Strategos Aelius Aristonicus. AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right / ЄΠI CTPA AIΛ APICTONЄIKOY / ΓЄPMHNΩN, Herakles seated left on rock draped with lion's skin, holding club set on ground with left hand and pointing to ground (?) with right hand; on his right knee, small figure of Artemis facing, head right, drawing arrow from quiver with right Hand; to left, Apollo standing right, holding plectrum in right hand and lyre in left; to right, city-goddess standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and crowning Herakles with a wreath with her right. Minor smoothing, otherwise, VF.

Last additions - Mysia
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Kyzikos (AD 177-192) AE 25 - Commodus27 viewsCommodus, 177-192 AD. AE25 (7.69g). ΑV Κ M AVP ΚΟΜΟΔΟС, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ, Cybele seated right on throne, resting hand upon tympanum; lion to left and right. Extremely rare. gVF.Jul 20, 2017
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Kyzikos (BC 398-395) Hemidrachm - Pharnabazos58 viewsca 398-396/5 BC. AR Hemidrachm (1.75g, 6mm). Head of Pharnabazos right, wearing Phrygian cap / Prow of galley left; two dolphins swimming around; below, tunny left. Extremely rare denomination. Good fine.May 18, 2017
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Teuthrania (BC 400) Drachm - Prokles61 viewsca 400-399 BC. AR Drachm (3.25g, 13mm, 5h). Prokles, Satrap of Teuthrania and Halisarna. Head of Apollo left / Head of Prokles right, wearing Persian headdress; tamgha (of Prokles?) below chin. VF, toned, porous. Extremely rare, the third known.

According to Xenophon (Hell. 3.1.6), the cities of Teuthrania and Halisarna were ruled by the brothers Eurysthenes and Prokles as a hereditary territory that had been awarded to their ancestor, the exiled king of Sparta, Demaratos the Lakedaimon, by Xerxes for accompanying the Great King on his Greek expedition (see Hdt. Book 7 for the relationship between the two). The hereditary rule of Teuthrania and Halisarna by the direct descendants of Demaratos, among whom were Eurystenes and Prokles – namesakes of the twin ancestral establishers of the Spartan royal line, suggests that these rulers were not satraps, but local dynasts (for a bibliography of the discussion on the differentiation between satraps and dynasts, see O. Mørkholm, “Pergamene Coins in Copenhagen,” in Studies Mildenberg, p. 182, note 2). Thus, this is one of the earliest depictions of a Greek ruler on a coin.
May 18, 2017
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Kyzikos (BC 600-550) EL 1/48 Stater 74 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/48 Stater (0.32g, 7mm). Large tunny head right / Irregular quadripartite incuse square. gVF. Rare denomination with this specific emission being unknown. Carr coll.Mar 29, 2017
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Kyzikos (BC 500-450) EL 1/12 Stater92 viewsca 500-450 BC. EL Hemihekte (1.29g, 8mm). Prow of galley left terminating in forepart of winged hound or wolf; below, tunny left / Quadripartite incuse square. VF. Rare denomination for this type with only one other known - Gemini IX (1/2012), lot 103. Unpublished in standard references. Carr coll.

William Greenwell, in his 1887 tome entitled "The electrum coinage of Cyzicus," notes only a stater of this type and offers the following speculation: "The expedition of the Argonauts plays an important part in the mythical history of Cyzicus, and the prow represented on the stater is probably that of the ship Argo" (pp. 124-125). See also Coin ID #13239 for a hekte.
Mar 29, 2017
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Pergamon (AD 139-161) AE 18 - Marcus Aurelius90 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE18 (4.19g). Bare headed bust right / Athena standing, facing, head, left, holding patera and spear; beside, shield. gVF.Feb 19, 2017
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Apollonia ad Rhyndakon (AD 96-98) AE 19 - Nerva73 viewsNerva, 96-98 AD. AE19 (3.86g). Laureate head r. Rev. Apollo, nude, standing r., holding arrow and resting elbow on tall column before him. Rare. Attractive dark green patina. gVF.Feb 19, 2017
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Germe (AD 238-244) AE 43 - Gordian III89 viewsGordian III, 238-244 AD. AE43 - Medallion (40.20g). Strategos Aelius Aristonicus. AYT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AYΓ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right / ЄΠI CTPA AIΛ APICTONЄIKOY / ΓЄPMHNΩN, Herakles seated left on rock draped with lion's skin, holding club set on ground with left hand and pointing to ground (?) with right hand; on his right knee, small figure of Artemis facing, head right, drawing arrow from quiver with right Hand; to left, Apollo standing right, holding plectrum in right hand and lyre in left; to right, city-goddess standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and crowning Herakles with a wreath with her right. Minor smoothing, otherwise, VF.Feb 15, 2017