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 A collection of coins from different mints in the classical world

A collection of coins from different mints in the classical world

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ACHAEA. Patrae; Septimius Severus
ACHAEA. Patrae; Septimius Severus

ACHAEA. Patrae. Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. Æ Diassarion (25mm - 7.98 g). Laureate and cuirassedbust right, seen from behind / Ares advancing right, holding spear and trophy over shoulder. BCD Peloponnesos570.2 (same dies - recorded...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The severus - Provincial Septimius Severus

Aeolis, Elaea; Herennius Etruscus
Aeolis, Elaea; Herennius Etruscus

Aeolis, Elaea Herennius Etruscus AE29 . 12.2 g. AD 249-251. Magistrate Dorylaos.  draped bust right / emperor standing left by an altar beneath a tree, holding patera and parazonium. Allianoi Hoard G-VIII-b2, o A titular see of Asia Minor....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

Aeolis, Temnos; Pseudo Autonomous
Aeolis, Temnos; Pseudo Autonomous

Aeolis, Temnos, Pseudo Autonomous Circa 220AD, AE26, 10.31g: Obv: Youthful male bust of the Senate rigth "IEPAC CVN KAHTOC" Rev: Two nemesis standing, facing eachother. "CTP AVP EPNSIOV TEMN-EITWN". SNG Cop 268 (Same dies). Temnos (Latinized, Temnus) (Greek: Τήμνος)...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The severus - Provincial Elagabalus

ARABIA, Bostra. Trajan Decius
ARABIA, Bostra. Trajan Decius

ARABIA, Bostra. Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. Æ. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Zeus-Ammon standing right, clasping hands with Tyche standing left, holding cornucopia. Kindler 48; Spijkerman 63. Titular see of Syria. Bostra, "The...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The military anarchy - Provincial Trajan Decius

BITHYNIA, Nicaea. Gallienus
BITHYNIA, Nicaea. Gallienus

BITHYNIA, Nicaea. Gallienus. AD 253-268. Æ (21.5mm, 6.87 g, 1.5h). [ΠOY ΛI EΓ ΓAΛΛIHN CEB?], radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / NIKAIE/Ω[N] in exergue, Dionysos, seated on chariot drawn by four elephants, pouring from kantharos [and...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea-Eusebia. Gordian II...
CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea-Eusebia. Gordian II...

CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea-Eusebia. Gordian III. AD 238-244. Æ (22mm, 6.06 g, 12h). Dated RY 7 (AD 243/4). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Six grain ears tied together. Bland, Bronze 193; Sydenham, Caesarea 616 var. (obv. legend). VF, The city has been...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The military anarchy - Provincial Gordian III

CARIA, Antiochia ad Maeandrum; Gallienus
CARIA, Antiochia ad Maeandrum; Gallienus

CARIA, Antiochia ad Maeandrum. Gallienus. AD 253-268. Æ (36mm, 14.97 g, 12h). Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / Bridge spanning the Maeandrus river, with gateway surmounted by stork on left; to right,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The military anarchy - Provincial Gallienus

CARIA, Heraclaea Salbace; Domitian
CARIA, Heraclaea Salbace; Domitian

CARIA, Heraclaea Salbace. Domitian. AD 81-96. Æ (20mm, 5.08 g, 6h). Laureate head right / Hercules walking left, extending hand and holding club. RPC II 1238. VF, earthen green patina. The site of this city was first identified...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The Flavian - Provincial Domitian

CILICIA, Aigeai; Pseudo Autonomous
CILICIA, Aigeai; Pseudo Autonomous

CILICIA, Aigeai. CILICIA, Aigeai. Circa 164-27 BC. Æ Turreted, draped, and veiled bust of Tyche right / Bridled horse’s head left; monogram to right. Aegae or Aigai (Ancient Greek: Αἰγαὶ), or Aegaeae or Aigaiai (Αἰγαῖαι), or Aegeae or Aigeai (Αἴγεαι), was a town on the coast of ancient Cilicia, on...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CILICIA, Anazarbus. Trajan and Marciana
CILICIA, Anazarbus. Trajan and Marciana

CILICIA, Anazarbus. Trajan and Marciana. 98-117 AD. Æ Trihemiassaria Year 132 (113/4 AD). Laureate head of Trajan right/ Draped bust of Marciana right. Ziegler 107 (Vs1/Rs1); SNG Levante 1383 (same dies); It was situated in Anatolia in modern...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

Cilicia, Anemurium. Gallienus
Cilicia, Anemurium. Gallienus

   Cilicia, Anemurium. Gallienus Cilicia, Anemurium. Gallienus. A.D. 253-268. AE 23 (22.65 mm, 6.52 g, 7 h). struck A.D. 255/6. AY K ΠOY ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNON, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus right, seen from behind /...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CILICIA, Corycus. Valerian I
CILICIA, Corycus. Valerian I

CILICIA, Corycus. Valerian I. AD 253-260. Æ (29mm, 17.00 g, 5h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Dionysus standing left, holding grape bunch over panther and thyrsus; in left field, table carrying prize crown...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The military anarchy - Provincial Valerian I

CILICIA, Hierapolis-Castabala. Marcus Au...
CILICIA, Hierapolis-Castabala. Marcus Au...

CILICIA, Hierapolis-Castabala. Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus. CILICIA, Hierapolis-Castabala. Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ (30mm, 14.82 g, 6h). Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus standing vis-à-vis clasping right hands / Wreathed bust of Dionysos...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The Antonine - Provincial Marcus Aurelius

CILICIA, Mopsouestia-Mopsos; Caracalla
CILICIA, Mopsouestia-Mopsos; Caracalla

CILICIA, Mopsouestia-Mopsos. Caracalla. Caesar, AD 196-198. Æ (32mm, 19.32 g, 6h). Dated CY 265 (AD 198). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Mule standing left, carrying crown on back. Von Aulock, Mopsos 57f =...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The severus - Provincial Caracalla

Cilicia, Ninica Claudiopolis. Trajan
Cilicia, Ninica Claudiopolis. Trajan

Cilicia, Ninica Claudiopolis. Trajan. A.D. 98-117. AE 21 (21 mm, 3.82 g). IMP NER TRAI CAES AVG GE DA (or similar, mostly illegible), laureate head of Trajan right, slight drapery on left shoulder / [COL...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The Antonine - Provincial Trajan

CILICIA, Olba. Marcus Aurelius
CILICIA, Olba. Marcus Aurelius

CILICIA, Olba. Marcus Aurelius. AD 161-180. Æ. Laureate head right / Pilei of the Dioscuri surmounted by stars. Staffieri, Olba 51 = SNG Levante 656 = RPC Online temp. 5827.2; SNG France -. Olba was a city of Cetis in Cilicia Aspera, later...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The Antonine - Provincial Marcus Aurelius

CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Marcus ...
CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Marcus ...

CILICIA, Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Marcus Aurelius. As Caesar, AD 139-161. Æ (20mm, 4.23 g, 12h). Bareheaded and draped bust left / Laurel branch tied with fillet. SNG France –; SNG Levante 728. Located a few miles from the...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The Antonine - Provincial Marcus Aurelius

CILICIA, Selinus. Maximus. Caesar
CILICIA, Selinus. Maximus. Caesar

CILICIA, Selinus. Maximus. Caesar, 236-238 AD. Æ 21mm (5.78 g). Bare-headed and draped bust right / TRAIAN Q CELIN, twin goddesses facing, each holding grain-ears. SNG Levante -. VF, dark brown patina. Rare. This is a part of the...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CILICIA, Syedra. Gallienus
CILICIA, Syedra. Gallienus

CILICIA, Syedra. Gallienus. AD 253-268. Æ 11 Assaria (33.5mm, 18.23 g, 12h). AYT KAI ΠO ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CЄ-B, laureate, draped, and cuirtassed bust right; IA in right field / CVЄΔ-P-Є-ΩN, The Judgment of Ares: Ares standing between...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CILICIA, Tarsus. Trajan Decius.
CILICIA, Tarsus. Trajan Decius.

CILICIA, Tarsus. Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. Æ (33mm, 19.74 g, 6h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Lion attacking bull right. SNG Levante 1161 (same dies); SNG France 1764 (same dies). VF, earthen black-green patina. From the...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The military anarchy - Provincial Trajan Decius

COELE-SYRIA, Damascus. Otacilia Severa.
COELE-SYRIA, Damascus. Otacilia Severa.

COELE-SYRIA, Damascus. Otacilia Severa. Augusta, AD 244-249. Æ (31mm, 17.09 g, 12h). Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Sacrifice to Tyche-Astarte: Tyche-Astarte seated left, holding cornucopia and open wreath(?); before her, Marsyas(?) standing right; in exergue, four...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

COELESYRIA, Heliopolis. Gallienus
COELESYRIA, Heliopolis. Gallienus

COELESYRIA, Heliopolis. Gallienus. AD 253-268. Æ (24mm, 7.87 g, 7h). IMP CAES · P LIC ·GALLIENVS AVG, laureate and draped bust right / COL AVG, HEL in exergue, bust of Tyche of Heliopolis seated facing on throne,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CORINTHIA, Corinth. Gaius
CORINTHIA, Corinth. Gaius

CORINTHIA, Corinth. Gaius (Caligula). AD 37-41. Æ P. Vipsanius Agrippa, duovir. Struck AD 37/8. Bare head right / Pegasus flying right. Amandry XVII26 (De/RIj); RPC I 1172; BCD Corinth 402 Corinth (/ˈkɔːrɪnθ/; Greek: Κόρινθος Kórinthos; Doric Greek: Ϙόρινθος Kórinthos) was a city-state (polis) on the Isthmus...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

CYRRHESTICA, Beroea
CYRRHESTICA, Beroea

CYRRHESTICA, Beroea. Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 11.85 g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; palm frond to left; between...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The severus - Provincial Macrinus

CYRRHESTICA, Hierapolis. Caracalla
CYRRHESTICA, Hierapolis. Caracalla

CYRRHESTICA, Hierapolis. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 12.84 g, 1h). Struck circa AD 215-217. Radiate bust left, slight drapery / Eagle standing facing, head and tail right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak;...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius.
EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Drachm (35mm, 21.40 g, 11h). Dated RY 12 (AD 148/149). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Isis seated right on throne, holding infant Harpokrates, upright palm frond before them;...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

GALATIA. Ancyra. Caracalla
GALATIA. Ancyra. Caracalla

GALATIA. Ancyra. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. Æ 29mm (14.32 g). Laureate head Left / Vexillum surmounted by eagle flying right, between two ensigns surmounted by capricorns. SNG France -; BMC Galatia pg. 14, 30(For a right...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

Galilaea, Tiberias. Hadrian.
Galilaea, Tiberias. Hadrian.

Galilaea, Tiberias. Hadrian. A.D. 117-138. AE 21 (21.0 mm, 8.22 g, 1 h). Struck A.D. 120. [AYT TPA AΔΡΙΑΝΝω Κ]ΑΙC CЄΒ (or similar, mainly illegible), laureate bust of Hadrian right, aegis on left shoulder /...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

GAUL, Nemausus. Augustus, with Agrippa.
GAUL, Nemausus. Augustus, with Agrippa.

GAUL, Nemausus. Augustus, with Agrippa. 27 BC-AD 14. Æ As  Struck AD 10-14. Heads of Agrippa, wearing combined rostral crown and laurel wreath, and Augustus, laureate, back to back; P P across field / Crocodile right, chained...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

Iconium, Lykonia; Nero
Iconium, Lykonia; Nero

Nero Æ24 of Iconium, Lykaonia. AD 62-65. ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ laureate head right / ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑΣ ΣΕΒΑΣΤΗ ΚΛΑΥΔΕΙΚΟΝ/ΙΕΩΝ, Poppaea Sabina as Kore seated left, holding sceptre and poppy. RPC 3544. 

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial

IONIA, Ephesus; Augustus and Livia
IONIA, Ephesus; Augustus and Livia

IONIA, Ephesus. Augustus, with Julia Augusta (Livia). 27 BC-AD 14. Æ . Jugate heads of Augustus, laureate, and Livia right; lituus to right / Stag standing right; quiver above. RPC 2609   Ephesus, as part of the...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial Les julio-claudiens - Provincial

Mysia, Adramyteion
Mysia, Adramyteion

Adramyteion in Mysia, 200-150 BC.,Obv.: head of Zeus left.Rev.: AΔP-A-M-VTHN-ΩN , horseman riding right, hand raised.ANS 1944.100.42406 ; cf. Sear GC 3805The site of Adramyttium was originally settled by Leleges, the indigenous inhabitants of the Aegean...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek coins Mysia Adramyteion

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Emesa
SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Emesa

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Emesa. Julia Domna. Augusta, AD 193-217. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.03 g, 1h). Struck circa AD 215-217. Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Roman - Provincial The severus - Provincial Julia Domna

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