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Ancient Coinage of Caria, Uncertain


A large number of coins from Caria cannot be attributed to a specific mint, either because no city name is on the coin, or the image type or style is uncommon or unusual. Such coins are added to this page. Where no reference number can be found, the seller's or owner's name and (sales or collection) number is used.

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AI 0602Caria AR Fraction. 0.4 gr, 6mm, Female head right / Bull's head ? TextImage
BMC[Cyprus] 6Uncertain, Caria, AR obol, (0.47g) Head of ram right / Bare-headed male head right, A before, all inside of incuse square. TextImage
CNG 287, 203Caria uncertain mint or Knidian Chersonesos, AR Obol, ca 5th C. BC. 8mm, 0.50g. Forepart of bull left / Head of gazelle left. Apparently unpublished. CNG 287,203.TextImage
Gorny 388Caria, Uncertain. Circa 2nd Century BC. AE 9mm. Dolphin right / Bull standing right. Cf. Gorny & Mosch 97, 388. TextImage
Hurter 18Uncertain mint in Caria (or Lycia?) AR Obol. Lion head left, club below / Facing lion head in incuse square. TextImage
RomaNum 7, 684Uncertain mint of Caria. AR Tetartemorion. Ca 500-450 BC. 6mm, 0.25g. Scorpion / Incuse punch. von Aulock -; BMC -; Mionnet -; Imhoof -; Traité -. Roma Numismatics, 7, Lot 684.TextImage
Rosen 379Uncertain, Caria (?), AR obol, (0.79g) Forepart of bull left / Crab in square. TextImage
Rosen 611Uncertain Carian . Circa 500 BC. AR Stater. Forepart of a roaring lion right / Incuse punch divided into two halves. TextImage
Rosen 612Caria, Uncertain. Circa 500 BC. AR Stater (11.00 gm). Forepart of lion right / Incuse square divided by a broad band into two rectangles. TextImage
SNGHel 911Caria, Uncertain Mint, Persic Standard AR Hemiobol. Confronted foreparts of two bulls / Forepart of bull left, traces of a Carian inscription. TextImage
SNG Keckman 837Caria, Uncertain, AR Obol, 0.4 gr, 8mm. Lion Facing, trident head below / Forepart of lion left. SNG Keckman 837.TextImage
SNG Keckman 847Uncertain, Caria, AR tetartemorion = 1/4 obol, (0.13g) Facing head of Apollo, slightly left. / Lion head roaring left. TextFull Size
SNG Keckman 849vCaria, Uncertain Mint AR Tetartemorion. ca 380 BC. Forepart of lion left, jaws open & protruding tongue / Facing head of Apollo (?), turned slightly to r. Troxell 2C. TextFull Size
SNG Keckman 889Caria, Uncertain mint, AR Hemiobol, 0.43 g, 7 mm. 480-444 BC. A-S, head of young male right / Ram's head right. SNG Keckmann I, 889.TextImage
SNG Keckman 911Caria, Uncertain Mint AR Hemiobol. Foreparts of two bulls facing each other / Forepart of bull left. TextImage
SNG Keckman 913Caria, Uncertain Mint AR Hemiobol. 5th century BC. Foreparts of two bulls facing each other / Forepart of bull left, star below head. TextImage
SNG Keckman 922Caria, Uncertain Mint AR Tetartemorion. 5th century BC. Head of lion right, jaws open / Bird standing right between two pellets, all in incuse square. TextImage
SNG Keckman 931Caria, Uncertain Mint AR Hemiobol. Foreparts of two bulls facing each other / Forepart of bull left, star below head. TextImage
SNG Lev 217cfCaria Uncertain Mint AR Tetartemorion. ca 3rd century BC. Facing head of Apollo, slightly left / Lion head left. TextImage
SNG vA 1817Caria, uncertain mint, AR obol. 0.49g, 7.69mm. ca. 450-400 BC. Forepart of lion, seen from above, its paws to left and right of the head / Scorpion within incuse square. SNG Kayhan 934-938, SNG von Aulock 1817; Rosen 403; SNG Keckman 917; SNG Cop 379. TextImage
SNG vA 1819Caria, Uncertain Mint AR Hemiobol. 393-377 BC. Lion's head left / Lion's head facing. TextImage
SNG vA 2077Caria, Uncertain. Circa 500 BC. AR Didrachm. OYL, forepart of a lion left, head reverted / Irregular incuse punch. TextImage
SNG vA 2338vUncertain Carian . Circa 500 BC. AR Diobol. Forepart of lion right / Irregular incuse punch. TextImage
SNG vA 2343Caria, Uncertain mint. Circa 490-480 BC. AR Stater. Winged male deity with winged feet running left; Carian letter / Quadripartite incuse square with Carian letter in one corner. TextImage
SNG vA 6669Chersonesus? Caria, 387-377 BC. AR Hemiobol 8 mm, 0.40 gr. Foreparts of two bulls facing each other / Forepart of bull left, star below. SNG von Aulock 6669; SNG Keckman 911-912; SNG Tuebingen 3327-3329.TextImage
TLA 696Caria uncertain mint or Knidian Chersonesos, AR Obol, ca 5th C. BC. 0.23g. Forepart of bull right / Head of gazelle left. Possibly unpublished. Timeline Auction 11.2012, 696.TextImage
Traite 119Caria, Achaemenid Period. Ca 350-334 BC. AR Tetradrachm. ca 341-334 BC. Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow / Satrap on horseback right, thrusting spear; to left, bearded head of Herakles right. Imhoof GM 22; Imhoof Additions in RSN 1908, 22; Niggeler I 508; Babelon Traite II-2, 119. TextImage
Traite 128Caria, Achaemenid Period. Circa 350-334 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.10 gm, 5h). ca 350-341 BC. Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow / Satrap on horseback right, thrusting spear. Konuk, Influences, Group 2; SNG Copenhagen (Persian Empire) 290-291 var. (head of Herakles); Traité II 128; Pixodarus p. TextImage
Troxell 11aCaria, Uncertain. Before 440 BC. AR Third Siglos. Confronted foreparts of two bulls, horns crossed / Forepart of bull left, within incuse square. TextImage
Troxell 33CARIA. Uncertain mint. Ca. 480-470 BC. Silver stater (11.96 gm). Nude male deity with curved wings & winged feet running left / Square incuse with raised inclusion & irregular filling. Troxell, Essays Thompson, 33 (same dies). Asyut 686 (same dies). Traité‚ I, 898 (same dies). TextImage

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