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Ancient Coinage of Asia Minor


Uncertain Mints of Asia Minor (Cilicia, Lydia, Lycia etc.)

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AR Hemiobol,HeraklesUncertain of Asia Minor, AR Hemiobol(?) 5th-4th Centuries BC, 0.24g. Head (of Kabeiros?) left, wearing peaked hat / Head of Herakles right. TextImage
AR Hemiobol,wolfGreek silver fraction from region of Lycia or Mysia. Wolf head right, dotted border around / Crude helmet right with letters around. Y above. TextImage
AR ObolAsia Minor. Uncertain. Late 6th-Early 5th Century BC. AR Fraction (0.81 gm). Blank / Quadripartite incuse square. TextImage
EL 12th_StaterAsia Minor, possibly Mysia, Electrum Twelfth Stater on Milesian Standard. 7th century BC. Geometric design consisting of an irregular square bisected by crossing lines / incuse square with center pellet bisected by two lines, further divided by four radiate lines forming 8 triangular segments. TextImage
Fontain 394Asia Minor Uncertain mint, poss. Mytilene, Lesbos. AR 1.00 gr. Head of roaring lion left / Bearded head of satyr right with ass's ears, within dotted square, all within incuse. Not in Mionnet, BMC, Traité but type similar to Traité 2150 (electrum). R. Fontain Coll. 394.TextImage
Imhoof KM 7Uncertain mint in Asia Minor, AE18. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin / EN monogram between bow to left, arrow-head pointing downwards to right, aphlaston above and caduceus at centre right. Imhoof KM p.529, 7; [cf Imhoof Monnaies Grecques, p. 467, nos. 47-48 (without caduceus).]TextImage
Luynes 2787 varCilicia or Ionia. Uncertain mint, AR 8 mm, Hemiobol ca 450 BC. 0.18 g. Helmet right / Amphora within linear square. Luynes 2787 var (helmet left).TextImage
Naville VII 1435Asia Minor, Early Electrum Hekte. Late seventh to early sixth century BC. Siren standing left, with body of bird & human head in cap with long curl / Square incuse with irregular raised projections. NISC. TextImage
Pecumen 15, 221Uncertain mint in Ionia. AR 5 mm Tetartemorion, Ca 5th C. BC. 0.12 g. Bee left / Sea turtle within incuse square. Pecunem 15, lot 221; otherwise unpublished.TextImage
Rosen 12Asia Minor. Milesian Standard. Circa 650-600 BC. EL Trite (4.67 gm). Geometric design consisting of an irregular square bisected by crossing lines / Incuse rectangle divided into twelve smaller compartments, the two largest of which contain pellets. TextImage
Rosen 308cfAsia Minor, Early Electrum 24th-Stater. Late seventh to early sixth century BC. Pellet within raised ring from which lines radiate at irregular angles / Rectangular incuse with irregular raised projections. TextImage
Rosen 320cfAsia Minor. Uncertain. 7th Century-500 BC. EL 1/24th Stater. Female figure standing facing, head left, arms upraised, holding objects / Quadripartite incuse. TextImage
Rosen 338Asia Minor, Uncertain mint. Circa 6th Century BC. EL 24th Stater (0.62 gm). Phokaic standard. Fibula or torque design with central pellet / Incuse punch. TextImage
Rosen 352vAsia Minor. Circa 6th Century BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.57 gm). Aeginetan Standard? Flower / Incuse square. TextImage
Rosen 359cfAsia Minor, Early Electrum 96th-Stater. Late seventh to early sixth century BC. Irregular surface / Irregular incuse. TextImage
Rosen 360cfAsia Minor, Early Electrum Hemihekte. Late seventh to early sixth century BC. Irregular surface / Square incuse. Cf. Weidauer 27. TextImage
Rosen 380Asia Minor, Uncertain Mint AR Hemidrachm. ca 500 BC. Gorgoneion with protruding tongue / Square incuse with irregular filling. TextImage
Rosen 390Asia Minor, uncertain mint, AR Triobol. Ca 500-490 BC. Cow walking left, head reverted / Rough quadripartite incuse. AMNG III 32. TextImage
Rosen 403Asia Minor, uncertain mint. Ca. 6th-5th century B.C. AR obol. Lion's scalp facing / Scorpion right. Rosen 403. TextImage
Rosen 406Uncertain mint in Asia Minor, AR Hemiobol. 6th-5th century BC. 0,45g. Head of roaring lion right / Symbol in square dotted border, all within circular incuse. Rosen 406.TextImage
Rosen 406varUncertain mint in Asia Minor, AR Hemiobol. 6th-5th century BC. 0,43g. Head of roaring lion left / Symbol in with square dotted border, all within circular incuse. Rosen 406 var. (lion left). The symbol is similar to the monogram of Themistokles.TextImage
SNG Kayhan 740Uncertain mint in Asia Minor, Miletos or Erythrai. AR 1/96th Stater, ca 520-480 BC). 4mm, 0.10 g. Whirl rotating left / Incuse square with a dot in a crescent in each corner and a larger dot in the centre. SNG Kayhan 740; Klein 433.TextImage
SNG Lev 208Cilicia, AR obol, (0.77g) Griffin left. / Owl standing LEFT, head facing, olive sprig behind. SNG Lev. 208 corr. TextImage
Svoronos 8cfAsia Minor AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint imitating Athens, after 449 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, AQE before. TextImage
Weidauer_142Asia Minor, uncertain mint EL Hemihekte. Circa 6th Century BC. Horse's head left / Incuse punch. TextImage
See also: Entry for asia_minor on the Digital Historia Numorum

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