Coins from Caria
Caria was a region of western Anatolia extending along the coast from mid-Ionia (Mycale) south to Lycia and east to Phrygia. The Ionian and Dorian Greeks colonized the west of it and joined the Carian population in forming Greek-dominated states there.

This category also traditionally includes the Carian Islands, of which Rhodos is the largest and most important.

Rhodes was an important slave-trading center, and known for The Colossus of Rhodes - a huge statue of Helios measuring 32 meters built in 280 B.C. but destroyed by an earthquake later in that century. It has inspired many later sculptures including the Statue of Liberty.
Caria
(1) Alabanda | Alexander III
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 169-168 BC in Alabanda
Obverse: Head of young Heracles in lionskin right

Reverse: Zeus seated left, leaning on scepter, holding eagle, Pegasos left; AΛEΞANΔPOY, E

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 16.6 g
No notes for this coin
Price 2464
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An AE unit struck 323-319 BC in Miletos?
Obverse: Head of young Heracles in lionskin righ

Reverse: Bow in quiver and club; AΛEΞANΔPOY, ?

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 7.1 g
No notes for this coin
Price 2102?
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An AR Drachm struck 323-319 BC in Miletos
Obverse: Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress

Reverse: Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, monogram on left / AΛEΞANΔPOY

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.3 g
Struck under Philip III
Price 2121, Müller 847
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An AE Hemiassarion struck 138-161 AD in Antiochia ad Maeandrum
Obverse: ΑV ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙΛ ΑΔ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝOC, laureate head of Antoninus Pius, r.

Reverse: ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ, Nike advancing, r., holding wreath and palm-branch

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 3.3 g
Leu Numismatik is calling the metal bronze and the denomination Hemiassarion: https://www.acsearch.info/search.html?id=4765952
RPC Online IV.2, 816 (temp); BMC 34–5; Cop 51
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An AE unit struck 27 BC - 14 AD in Antiochia ad Maeandrum
Obverse: bare head right; CEB_A_CTOC

Reverse: Athena standing left, holding spear and shield; Π_AIΩNIOY CYNAPXIA ANTI / OXEΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.3 g
No notes for this coin
RPC 2834; BMC 28; SNG Munich 76.
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An AE unit struck 37-41 AD in Aphrodisias
Obverse: ΘEOΣ ΣEBAΣTOΣ, Head of Divus Augustus facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: AΦPOΔIΣIEΩN, Cult statue of Aphrodite

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 4.65 g

Minted under Caligula

RPC I 2844
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An AE unit struck 37-41 AD in Aphrodisias
Obverse: laureate head right; ΓAIOΣ__KAIΣAP

Reverse: diademed head of Aphrodite right; AΦPOΔI_ΣIEΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4 g
No notes for this coin
RPC I 2845; BMC 97-8.
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An AR Tetartemorion struck 420-390 BC in Mylasa?
Obverse: forepart of lion right

Reverse: pigeon left, pellet above and below

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.2 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 947
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An AE unit struck 290-283 BC in Caria?
Obverse: Demetrios' head right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet.

Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ, Prow right, BA above, AP monogram below, double axe before.

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.85 g
B A on the reverse refers to ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ, King Alexander the Great. The Macedonian Kingdom continued to issue coinage in Alexanders name long afer his death. The prow refers to Demetrios' defeat of Menelaus, Ptolemy's brother, in the naval Battle of Salamis, completely destroying the naval power of Egypt.
Newell 163, SNG Cop 1185, SNG München 1056; SNG Alpha Bank 956
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An AE unit struck 253-268 AD in Aphrodisias
Obverse: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left from behind; ΑV ΚΑΙ ΠΟ ΛI ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC

Reverse: Radiate emperor riding right on horse, throwing spear, holding reins; A_Φ_P_O_Δ_I / CIEΩ_N

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 4.9 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 140; MacDonald pg. 145f., Type 225, pl. XXVI, O263a and pl. XXVII, R506
(11) Hadrian
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An AE unit struck 117-138 AD in Trapezopolis
Obverse: laureate and draped bust right wearing paludamentum; ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑ__ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕ

Reverse: Apollo standing half-right drawing arrow from quiver, holding bow; ΔΙΑ Τ [ ] ΛΥϹΙΟΥ ΤΡΑΠΕ_ΖΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ

Diameter: 24 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.4 g
No notes for this coin
RPC III, 2262; KM 161/1
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An AR Hemiobol struck c. 400-340 BC in Halikarnassos
Obverse: head of ram right

Reverse: head of young male right, ?

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG Helsinki 873; SNG Kayhan 996, SNG Keckmann 868.
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An AR Hemiobol struck 392-377 BC in Mylasa
Obverse: Head of roaring lion left

Reverse: Facing head of lion with forelegs at sides

Diameter: 8 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.48 g
No notes for this coin
Konuk, Coin M7 var; Troxell, Carians , Group 1B var; SNG von Aulock -; SNG Keckman 837-40 var.
(14) Kaunos
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An AR Stater struck 450-430 BC in Kaunos
Obverse: Iris? running left holding kerykeion and wreath

Reverse: Baetyl, granulated patterns resembling birds on either side

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 11.7 g
ex CNG 2002 ex Forum Ancient Coins ex Aurea numismatika 2011
Dewing 2359 (same dies); Konuk, "The Early Coinage of Kaunos" in Studies Price 94 (O36/R35); Troxell, "Winged Carians" in Essays Thompson p. 260, 26
(15) Kaunos
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An AE unit struck 390-370 BC in Kaunos
Obverse: head of Apollo facing

Reverse: sphinx standing left; (upside down) Δ _ Γ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Klein 526; H. Troxell, Winged Carians, Essays Thompson p. 261, 30; K. Konuk, The Early Coinage of Kaunos, Studies Price p. 214, 117
(16) Kaunos
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An AE unit struck 390-290 BC in Kaunos
Obverse: head of Apollo slightly right

Reverse: sphinx standing left; Δ _ Γ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1 g
No notes for this coin
Troxell (1979), pg. 261, 30; SNG Keckman 828; Troxell, Carians in Miniature, 30
(17) Keramos
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An AE unit struck c. 400-200 BC in Keramos
Obverse: bull right; ΞE

Reverse: dolphin right; ΔYO

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.8 g
No notes for this coin
CNG coin ,lot 702; Cf. Lindgren III 1645
(18) Kos
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An AR Obol struck 500-480 BC in Kos
Obverse: crab

Reverse: quadripartite incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.5 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Copenhagen 615-6 (diobols); HGC 6, 1297; BMC 5; SNG Kayhan 903.
(19) Miletos
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An AR Diobol struck 6th-5th Century BC in Miletos
Obverse: Forepart of a lion left, head right

Reverse: Stellate design within square incuse

Diameter: 7 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.2 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 462-75
(20) Miletos
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An AR Obol struck 520-500 BC in Miletos
Obverse: head of lion left

Reverse: star ornament within incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.07 g
No notes for this coin
Pfeiler, 6; SNG von Aulock 2080; BMC 12; SNG Delepierre 2644; SNG Cop. 948
(21) Miletos
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An AR Obol struck 520-500 BC in Miletos
Obverse: head of lion left

Reverse: star ornament within incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.06 g
No notes for this coin
Grose 8210, SNGvA 2081, SNG Cop 944v, BMC 186, Sear #3533
(22) Miletos
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An AR Diobol struck 6th-5th century BC in Miletos
Obverse: Forepart of lion left, head to right

Reverse: Stellate pattern within incuse square

Diameter: 9 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 1.16 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 462-75
(23) Mygissos
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An AE Chalkous struck 350-300 BC in Mygissos
Obverse: laureate head of Poseidon right

Reverse: dolphin right, trident below; MY

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 857 (Myous); SNG Cop. 1022 (Var., Myous); SNG München 335. R!
(24) Mylasa
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An AE unit struck c. 210-30 BC in Mylasa
Obverse: labrys

Reverse: wide ornamented trident; MYΛA / ΣEΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Akarca 26; SNG Cop 424; BMC Caria p. 129, 14 - 16; Lindgren 654; SNGvA -,
(25) Rhodos
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An AE Tetrachalkon struck 229-205 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: P - O, Rose with bud to right. Control: TE to left

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.73 g
Ashton links this and several related coinage issues to the period immediately after the great earthquake that struck Rhodes circa 229-226 BC.

The city and port were devastated, and the great bronze Colossus beside the harbor was demolished. Greek states all over the eastern Mediterranean shipped in relief supplies, with Ptolemy III of Egypt being particularly generous. The Zeus head may reflect an Egyptian connection - the Rhodians honoring their benefactors.
Ashton 234; HGC 6, 1469.
(26) Rhodos
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An AR Drachm struck 88-85 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios right.

Reverse: Rose with bud to right. Control: Isis headdress to right; all within incuse square

Diameter: 15 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.93 g
Ex Pecunem.com auction lot 37-287 (Gitbud & Naumann)
Jenkins 246; HGC 6, 1461
(27) Rhodos
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An AR Triobol struck 170-150 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right

Reverse: APTEMΩN / P-O, rose with bud to right, hook to left; all within incuse square.

Diameter: 13.1 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 1.16 g
"Plinthophoricï" coinage. Artemon, magistrate. 
Jenkins 50; SNG Helsinki 658. VF
(28) Rhodos
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An AR Drachm struck 188-170 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: radiate head of Helios right

Reverse: rose with bud to right, pileus left all within incuse square; ΣTAΣIΩN / P_O

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 2.85 g
No notes for this coin
Jenkins, Rhodian, Group A, 13; cf. SNG Keckman 625 (symbol); SNG Copenhagen 829-30
(29) Rhodos
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An AR Didrachm struck c. 316-304 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Helios head facing slightly right

Reverse: rose, grape cluster left, bud to the right; POΔION / E

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.8 g
No notes for this coin
Ashton, Colossus Series 1b. SNG Keckman 445
(30) Rhodos
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An AE unit struck 338-304 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Head of nymph Rhodos right

Reverse: P - O / Σ. Rose with bud right.

Diameter: 10 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.48 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 108 ff. var. (letter).
(31) Rhodos
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An AE unit struck 180-84 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios right

Reverse: P-O, rose; all within incuse square

Diameter: 11 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.47 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Copenhagen 860; SNG Keckman 702 ff
(32) Rhodos
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An AR Drachm struck 305 - 275 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Head of Helios facing slightly right

Reverse: Rose with bud to right, POΔION above, star and Δ to left

Diameter: 14 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 3.46 g
No notes for this coin
Ashton 170; HGC 6, 1443
(33) Rhodos
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An AR Drachm struck 205-190 BC in Rhodos
Obverse:

Reverse:

Diameter: 13 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 2.98 g
No notes for this coin
No references provided for this coin
(34) Rhodos | Artemon
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An AR Plinthophoric Drachm struck 150 - 125 BC in Rhodos
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios right

Reverse: Rose with bud to right, shield in left field; ΑΡΤΕΜΩΝ above P-O across fields

Diameter: 17.1 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.39 g
Rhodos, Rhodes. Artemon, Magistrate
Jenkins 1989, 61; BMC 251; HGC 6, 1459
(35) Salonina
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An AE unit struck 254-268 AD in Aphrodisias
Obverse: Diademed and draped bust with crescent right; IOY KOPN_CAΛΩNINA

Reverse: Tyche standing half left, wearing kalathos, long garment and mantle, holding rudder and cornucopia; AΦPOΔE_ICIEΩN

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 5.3 g
No notes for this coin
MacDonald Type 233; SNG von Aulock 2472
(36) Salonina
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An AE unit struck 254-268 AD in Attuda
Obverse: draped bust right wearing stephane; IOY KOP__CAΛΩNIN

Reverse: garlanded altar of Mên with three pine-cones and two flaming altars on it; ATTOYΔEΩN

Diameter: 24.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.5 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Copenhagen 170; SNG von Aulock 2508; BMC 39-40
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An AE unit struck 168-27 BC in Stratonikeia (Caria)
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: eagle; P_A / C_T

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 1.43 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 13 var. SNG Cop. 486 var.
(38) Tabae
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An AR Drachm struck 100-1 BC in Tabae
Obverse: head of Zeus right

Reverse: Artemis standing right, quiver on shoulder, holding torch and arrow; APTEMΩΝ ΠΑΠΙΟΥ__AP TABHNΩΝ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.8 g
Artemon son of Papius
BMC Greek (Caria, Cos, Rhodes) 19.p162; cf. SNG Copenhagen 531