Coins from Greece
Greece is a country and region in South-East Europe, and the birthplace of much of western philosophy and civilization.

From the eighth century BC, the Greeks were organised into various independent city-states, known as poleis (singular polis), which spanned the entire Mediterranean region and the Black Sea. Philip of Macedon united most of the Greek mainland in the fourth century BC, with his son Alexander the Great rapidly conquering much of the ancient world, spreading Greek culture and science from the eastern Mediterranean to India.

This (geographical) cartegory covers the regions of Cental Greece, Crete, the Cyclades, Epirus, Euboea, the Peloponnese, and Thessaly. It is bordered to the east by Asia Minor, to the west by Italia, and to the north by the Balkans, including Macedonia and Thrace.

Eighty percent of Greece consists of mountains or hills, making the country one of the most mountainous in Europe. Mount Olympus, the mythical abode of the Greek Gods, culminates at Mytikas peak 2,918 metres.
Greece
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 86 BC in Dyme
Obverse: head of laureate Zeus right

Reverse: fish under (AX) monogram all within wreath; (APT) left / ΔY up

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.2 g
ex Forum Ancient Coins
Clerk 55; BCD Peloponnesos 482
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An AR Hemidrachm struck 160-146 BC in Megalopolis
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: (AX) monogram, thunderbolt below, all within wreath; ΞB / K_A / M

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.4 g
No notes for this coin
Benner 17; BCD Peloponnesos 1551.1; HGC 5, 953
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 188-180 BC in Mantineia
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: (AX) monogram within wreath; A_N / CΩ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.4 g
Mantinea as Antigoneia
Benner 5; BCD Peloponnesos 1492.2; HGC 5, 926
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 175-168 BC in Megara
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus Amarios right

Reverse: lyre above (AX) monogram, all within wreath; ΔΩ_PO

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.2 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Peloponessos 27.1; McClean 6431-2, Benner S. 78, 4; HGC 4, 1805
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An AR Hemidrachm struck 100-80 BC in Pallantion
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: (AX) monogram, trident below, all within wreath; A / Π_Λ / (YE)

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Peloponnesos 1593.2; Benner 4; HGC 5, 969
(6) Aegina
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An AR Stater struck c. 510-485 BC in Aegina
Obverse: turtle, row of dots on the back

Reverse: incuse square ( “Union Jack” pattern)

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 12 g
No notes for this coin
Milbank 3; BMC Attica, p. 126, 3; SNG Cop 502
(7) Aegina
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An AR Stater struck c. 450 BC in Aegina
Obverse: Land tortoise

Reverse: Square incuse with skew pattern.

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 11.7 g
Aigina, an island-state situated halfway between Attica and Argolis, was the first place in Europe to issue coinage, following the lead of Lydia in Asia Minor. The tortoise and turtle were symbols for Aigina, in much the same way the owl represented Athens.
No references provided for this coin
(8) Aegina
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An AE Stater struck 470 - 440 BC in Aegina
Obverse: Sea Turtle

Reverse: Large square "skew pattern" incuse

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 12.55 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Delepierre 1524 HGC 435
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An AE Chalkous struck 369-359 BC in Pherai
Obverse: forepart of butting bull right

Reverse: forepart of horse right; AΛEΞAN / ΔPOY

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.4 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Thessaly II 708.2; HGC 4, 584
(10) Ambracia
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An AR Stater struck 426-404 BC in Ambracia
Obverse: Pegasus

Reverse: Head of Athena, strigel behind, A before. Die flaw before Athena's face

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 8.06 g
No notes for this coin
Calciati-35
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An AE unit struck 250-67 BC in Aptera (Crete)
Obverse: laureate head of Apollo right

Reverse: lyre; A_Π

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 0 g
No notes for this coin
Svoronos, Numismatique 42; SNG Copenhagen 336; Traeger 11; Lindgren Coll. II 1708
(12) Argos
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An AR Triobol struck 125-80 BC in Argos
Obverse: forepart of dog

Reverse: big A, trident below; Δ _ A / MAP

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.03 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Peloponnesos 1145; SNG Copenhagen 47-8
(13) Athens
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 431-393 BC in Athens
Obverse: head of Athena right - almond shaped eye, crested helmet with olive leaves and floral scroll

Reverse: owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig and crescent left; AΘE

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 17.21 g
No notes for this coin
(Type C), Sear 2526
(14) Athens
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 460-404 BC in Athens
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right

Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing

Diameter: 24 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 17.12 g
No notes for this coin
No references provided for this coin
(15) Athens
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 286-267 BC in Athens
Obverse: Head of Athena right with eye in profile, wearing crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves and floral scroll

Reverse: ΑΘΕ / Owl standing right, head facing, to the left an olive sprig and crescent

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 16.63 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop. 64.
(16) Athens
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An AE unit struck 264-267 AD in Athens
Obverse: draped bust of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet

Reverse: Athena Parthenos facing, head left, holding Nike with wreath. Left hand resting on shield set on ground holding spear; AΘHNA_IΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
BMC Attica p. 95, 684; SNG Cop 384
(17) Athens
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An AE unit struck 264-267 AD in Athens
Obverse: draped bust of Athena right wearing crested helmet

Reverse: mirror image of acropolis of Athens from northwest - Panathenaic way lead upward to the Propylaia at summit, large statue of Athena Promachos standing right, Erechtheion to right; in center of rock, niche representing the Cave of Pan with his statue

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Kroll 375 (same obv. die as 372b); Walker, Chronological 111–13a; Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 98, 30–6
(18) Athens
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An AR Drachm struck 431-393 BC in Athens
Obverse: head of Athena right - almond shaped eye, crested helmet with olive leaves and floral scroll

Reverse: owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig and crescent left; AΘE

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 41; Kroll 10; Dewing 1601; Svoronos pl. 11, 20; HGC 4 1631
(19) Athens
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An AR Tetradrachm struck c. 454-404 BC in Athens
Obverse: Head of Athena right, in crested Attic helmet ornamented with three olive leaves above visor and spiral palmette on bowl, wearing round earring with central boss

Reverse: Owl standing to right with head facing, olive sprig and crescent behind, ΑΘΕ before; all within incuse square

Diameter: 25 mm
Die Orientation: 7 H
Weight: 17.24 g
No notes for this coin
Kroll 8; Dewing 1591-8; SNG Copenhagen 31
(20) Athens
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 431-393 BC in Athens
Obverse: head of Athena right - almond shaped eye, crested helmet with olive leaves and floral scroll

Reverse: owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig and crescent left; AΘE

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
(Type C), Sear 2526
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An AR Tetradrachm struck 431-393 BC in Athens
Obverse: head of Athena right - almond shaped eye, crested helmet with olive leaves and floral scroll

Reverse: owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig and crescent left; AΘE - Phoenician contermark bēth yōdh

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 16.5 g
Most likely three cuts over the owl are not test cuts but intentional destruction of a symbol of unpopular Athens by Phoenicians.
(Type C), Sear 2526
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An AE unit struck 221-197 BC in Federal Mint
Obverse: Head of Persephone, 3/4 facing right

Reverse: Poseidon standing left, holding trident

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 3.98 g
Ex BCD Collection with his tag
SNG Cop. 384
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An AE unit struck 300 - 250 BC in Federal Mint
Obverse: Boiotian ox hide shield

Reverse: BOIWTWN (upward on left), ornamented trident head upward, straight crossbar, dolphin upward on right, no control symbol

Diameter: 12.7 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 1.92 g
Federal coinage from the Boeotian League. Ex BCD Collection with his tag noting "Procured near Thebes".
SNG Alpha Bank 832, SNG Cop 179, BMC Central p. 43, 108, pl. VI, 12; Head Boeotia p. 50, pl. VI, 9
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An AE unit struck 300 - 250 BC in Federal Mint
Obverse: Boiotian ox hide shield

Reverse: BOIWTWN (upward on left), ornamented trident head upward, straight crossbar, dolphin upward on right, no control symbol

Diameter: 12.8 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 2.1 g
Federal Coinage from the Boeotian League. Ex BCD Collection with his tag noting "Procured near Thebes" Reverse off-center
SNG Alpha Bank 832, SNG Cop 179, BMC Central p. 43, 108, pl. VI, 12; Head Boeotia p. 50, pl. VI, 9
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An AE unit struck 37-41 AD in Cnossus
Obverse: C CAESAR AVG GERMANICVS, Bare head of Caligula facing right

Reverse: GER CAESAR PVLCHRO III VARIO IIVIR, Bare head of Germanicus facing right

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 6.67 g
Pulcher III Varius IIviri
RPC I 994
(26) Chalkis
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An AR Drachm struck 338-308 BC in Chalkis
Obverse: head of nymph Chalkis right

Reverse: eagle holding snake; ΛAX

Diameter: 16.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.46 g
No notes for this coin
Picard Em. 8: BCD Euboia 138-9
(27) Claudius
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An AE As struck 41-54 AD in Patrae
Obverse: bare head left; TI·CLAVDIVS·CAESAR·AVG·GERM

Reverse: aquila on thunderbolt right, signum on each side; COL·_·A·A·_PATR / X_XII

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RPC 1256; BCD Peloponnesos 546.1
(28) Corinth
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An AR Stater struck 345-307 BC in Corinth
Obverse: Pegasos flying left, Q below

Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena right; ithyphallic herm and N behind

Diameter: 21 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 8.57 g
No notes for this coin
Pegasi I 385; Ravel 1068
(29) Ekkarra
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An AE unit struck c. 325-320 BC in Ekkarra
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus left

Reverse: Artemis standing left, leaning on scepter; EKKA_PPEI

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.9 g
No notes for this coin
Liampi, Ekkarra 47 (V13/R25); BM 1933.2.14.325
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An AE unit struck 234-168 BC in Federal Mint
Obverse: Laureate, veiled, and draped bust of Dione right, wearing stephane; AI(?) monogram behind, BO before, palm frond below

Reverse: Tripod in wreath, AΠEI-PΩTAN on either side

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 25 g
No notes for this coin
No references provided for this coin
(31) Gortyna
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An AE unit struck 250-221BC in Gortyna
Obverse: Europa seated right in tree, lifting drapery; eagle standing to left.

Reverse: Europa seated right on bull running left, lifting her drapery; all within wreath

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.8 g
No notes for this coin
Jackson pl. 12, 2; Svoronos, Numismatique 109; Joy 466; SNG Copenhagen 447; BMC 45
(32) Hadrian
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An AE Diassarion struck 117-138 AD in Sparta
Obverse: laureate bust right, draped shoulder; ΑΥΤ{Ο} ΚΑΙ{СΑΡ} ΤΡΑΙ{Α} ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС СΕΒ{ΑС}

Reverse: Dioscuri on horses right, holding spear and reins; ΛΑΚΕΔΑΙΜΟΝΙΩΝ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 9.6 g
The information with this coin from the Albert Reeves collection says that it was bought for £2 back in 1984 from S P Kitson who graded it as 'Poor'. We have nothing else to say about it except that we are asking the same price now as it was 34 years ago.
Grunauer group XXXVII, series 1-11; RPC online Volume III, 335
(33) Halos
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An AE Dichalkon struck 300-200 BC in Halos
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: Phrixos on ram right, cloak flying; AΛE_Ω_N

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
BCD Thessaly II 86.4 corr., SNG Cop 64 var., Rogers 242 var.
(34) Histiaia
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An AR Tetrobol struck c. 267-146 BC in Histiaia
Obverse: Head of nymph Histiaia right with wine-wreath

Reverse: Nymph Histiaia seated right on stern of galley, holding stylis; ornate apluster; IΣTI_AIEΩN, trident below

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.2 g
No notes for this coin
BMC Central p. 129, 52; SGCV I 2498 var.
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An AE unit struck 198-209 AD in Phigaleia
Obverse: draped bust right; IOVΛIA ΔOMNA

Reverse: Hermes facing, holding caduceus and purse; ΦIAΛEΩN

Diameter: 20.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Peloponnesos 1649; NCP -, cf. pl. V, XII (rev. only, Severus); BMC -
(36) Korinthos
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An AR Drachm struck 350-300 BC in Korinthos
Obverse: Pegasus left; Ϙ

Reverse: head of Aphrodite or nymph Peirene left; K

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.83 g
A very rare variant with only K in left field and no additional letter or monogramm in right field. Typical weight for this type is around 2,5 g.
SNG Vol: III 2129 Lockett Collection (2,28g) SNG Vol: VIII 879 Blackburn Museum SNG Cop - (cf 148), BMC - (cf 366), BCD - (cf 179)
(37) Korinthos
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An AR Stater struck c. 515-450 BC in Korinthos
Obverse: Pegasos with reins left; Ϙ

Reverse: head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet and necklace right within incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
Exemplar der Sammlung Jean-Claude Bourgeois, Auktion Poinsignon, Besançon 26. Mai 2012, Nr. 190.
Ravel 129 var.
(38) Korkyra
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An AR Didrachm struck c. 229-48 BC in Korkyra
Obverse: Head of Dionysos right wearing ivy-wreath

Reverse: Pegasos; below prow right (KP) (AV) (KP)

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.8 g
No notes for this coin
HGC 6, 65
(39) Krannon
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An AE unit struck 350-300 BC in Krannon
Obverse: Horseman riding left; Λ E

Reverse: Bull butting right; trident above; IΠ / KPAN

Diameter: 14 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.74 g
No notes for this coin
Rogers 190; SNG Cop. 42. BCD Thessaly I 1084.2
(40) Kydonia
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An AE unit struck c. 200-63 BC in Kydonia
Obverse: owl right; A _ I

Reverse: star in crescent; K_Y / ΛY

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Svoronos 80 ff.
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An AR Drachm struck 356-342 BC in Larissa (Thessaly)
Obverse: head of nymph Larissa facing slightly left

Reverse: horse grazing right; ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.5 g
No notes for this coin
Lorber Hoard, Phase L-III; cf. SNG Cop 121; BMC Thessaly p. 29, 57; BCD Thessaly 1432; SGCV I 2120
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An AE unit struck 356-342 BC in Larissa (Thessaly)
Obverse: head of nymph Larissa facing slightly left

Reverse: horse grazing right; ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.44 g
No notes for this coin
Rogers 282; BCD 383.3
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An AR Drachm struck c. 400-365 BC in Larissa (Thessaly)
Obverse: Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left

Reverse: ΛAPI–ΣAIΩN, mare and her foal standing right

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.56 g
No notes for this coin
No references provided for this coin
(44) Leukas
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An AR Stater struck 375-350 BC in Leukas
Obverse: pegasos flying left; Λ

Reverse: head of Athena left wearing Corinthian helmet; ΛEYKA_ΔIΩN / Π

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 8.55 g
ex Roma
Pegasi 48/1
(45) Lokri Opuntii
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An AR Triobol struck c. 340-330 BC in Lokri Opunti
Obverse: Head of Persephone right wearing wreath of grain, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace

Reverse: Ajax the Lesser (son of Oileus) nude but for crested Corinthian helmet advancing right in fighting attitude holding short sword and shield on left arm ornamented inside with coiled snake (control symbol), helmet crest below; OΠONTIΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.8 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop.51, de Nanteuil 886, BCD Lokris-Phokis 96
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An AR Tetradrachm struck c. 158-149 BC in Amphipolis
Obverse: Artemis wearing diadem, bow and quiver slung over left shoulder, depicted in the center of a Macedonian shield

Reverse: Club of Heracles at center, Greek text above (ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ) and below (ΠΡΩΤΗΣ) club along with three monograms surrounded by oak wreath, keraunos left

Diameter: 29 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 16.9 g
Coin is of the "First Meris" (first district) of Roman Macedon.
AMNG III/1 57.176; BMC 8.7; HGC 3, 1103
(47) Magnetes
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An AE unit struck 197-146 BC in Demetrias
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus left

Reverse: Centaur holding branch right, owl below; MAΓNHTΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 8.75 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 160, BMC 34.8-9
(48) Marcus Antonius
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An AR Denarius struck 32 B.C. in Military Mint
Obverse: ANT AVG III VIR RPC

Reverse: LEG V

Diameter: 17.3 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.73 g
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No references provided for this coin
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An AE As struck 38-37 BC in Achaea
Obverse: M•ANT•IMP•TERT•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•III•VIR•RPC - Jugate busts of Mark Antony and Octavia right.

Reverse: M OPPIVS CAPITO PRO PR PRAEF CLASS F C - Galley right, below A.

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.69 g
"This unusual coin is an example of Mark Anthony's "fleet coinage," a series of bronzes in multiple, clearly marked denominations issued shortly after Antony's marriage alliance with Octavian, the nephew of Julius Caesar. The exact dates, the nature and purpose of the series have been the subject of much debate. David Sear places the commencement of the series in the summer of 38 BC at a still unidentified Eastern mint. The coins were struck in the names of Antony and three of his admirals--L. Sempronius Atratinus, M. Oppius Capito, and L. Calpurnius Bibulus, and falls into two distinct series, "heavy" and "light." Most of the coins depict overlapping, confronting or Janiform portraits of Antony and Octavia, his wife and Octavian's sister. A few also show Octavian, in a clearly subsidiary position. Reverses almost all feature nautical themes--galleys under full sail, or figures in chariots drawn by hippocamps. The admiral's names, themes, and the combination of Greek and Latin letters indicate the coins may have been used to pay sailors in Antony's fleet, and were intended for circulation in his Eastern realm. An intriguing feature of the series is the range of denominations, all Roman, all clearly marked in Greek letters. They range from a large bronze sestertius, previously a small silver coin, marked HS in Latin and the Greek letter-numeral D, or four, indicating a value of four asses. Next comes an unusual denomination, the tressis, or three asses, marked G; then the dupondius, two asses, marked B; and the as, marked A. The series is completed by two fractions, a semis and quadrans, marked S and with three dots (three unciae) respectively. "

"M. Oppius Capito was Antony’s senior naval officer, stationed at the main naval base at Piraeus. His coins are found distributed around central Greece, and were most likely struck at Piraeus. His coins are found in two series, a heavy and a light and it has been suggested that some were struck at Tarentum where part of Antony’s fleet was based during the joint action against Sextus Pompey in 37-36 BC"

"The coin illustrated here is an as, marked A, with jugate portraits of Antony and Octavia on the obverse, a galley under sail on the reverse. It falls into the "light" series, perhaps issued a year after the first release of the coins, on a lighter standard, in the name of Antony and Oppius Capito. Although this experimental coinage was short-lived and very rare today, it is interesting to note that the great currency reform started by Octavian, after he had taken the name Augustus and become the first Emperor of Rome, resulted in a bronze coinage using exactly the same denominations as Anthony's fleet issues."

Provenance: Private purchase (August 2017).
RPC I 1470
(50) Marcus Antonius
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An AR Denarius struck 32-31 BC in Military Mint
Obverse: galley right, mast with banners at prow, ANT·AVG / III ·VIR·R·P·C

Reverse: legionary aquila between two standards, LEG X?

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.52 g

moving mint in Greece (maybe Patrae?)

Crawford 544/?
(51) Marcus Antonius
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An AR Denarius struck 32-31 BC in Military Mint
Obverse: galley right, mast with banners at prow, ANT·AVG / III ·VIR·R·P·C

Reverse: legionary aquila between two standards, LEG_II ?

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 2.9 g

moving mint in Greece (maybe Patrae?)

Crawford 544/14?
(52) Marcus Antonius
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An AR Denarius struck 32-31 BC in Military Mint
Obverse: Praetorian ship right, with scepter tied with fillet on prow; above, ANT AVG; below, III. VIR. R.P.C.

Reverse: Aquila (eagle) between two standards; around, LEG XVII CLASSICAE

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.27 g
Interesting so-called Legionary issue struck shortly before the decisive naval battle of Actium in 31 BC.

Quality VF-F
Crawford 544/10, CRI 373, Sydenham 1238, RSC 50
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An AE Sestertius struck 38-37 BC in Achaea
Obverse: M ANT • IMP TER COS DES ITER ET TER III VIR R• P • C •, bare head of Antony right vis-à-vis head of Octavia left.

Reverse: M • OPPIVS • CAPITIO • P[R) • PR • PRAEF • CLASS • F • C • - Mark Antony and Octavia in quadriga of hippocamps; in l. field, HS and below, Δ and astragalos.

Diameter: 40 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 30.16 g
Provenance: Aste Bolaffi, Auction 33 (29 November 2018), lot 310.
RPC I 1462
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An AE Tressis struck 38-37 BC in Achaea
Obverse: M•ANT•IMP•TERT•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TER• III•VIR•R•P•C - Conjoined bare heads of Mark Antony and Octavian right, facing draped bust of Octavia left.

Reverse: M•OPPIVS•CAPITO•PRO•PR•PRAEF•CLASS•F•C - Three galleys under sail to right. Γ (Gamma) and Triskeles below.

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 25.78 g
No notes for this coin
RPC I 1463
(55) Marcus Antonius
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An AR Denarius struck 32-31 BC in Patrai | Military Mint
Obverse: ANT AVG III VIR R P C; Galley right, mast with banners at prow. Bankers mark above galley

Reverse: LEG V; Legionary eagle between two standards

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 3.7 g
No notes for this coin
Crawford 544/18
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An AE unit struck 161-180 AD in Corinth
Obverse: laureate head right; countermark: laureate male head right IM AVR ANTO_NINVS AVG

Reverse: naked athlete advancing left holding racing torch and palm branch; Melikertes-Palaimon lying on dolphin left; behind pine-tree; C L I COR

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 10.6 g
https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/7586 Ex Sammlung Shlomo Moussaieff
Cop 327; RPC IV.1, 7586 (temporary)
(57) Melitaea
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An AE Dichalkon struck Late 4th cent. in Melitaea
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: Bee upwards, wings outstretched, M - [E] above, Λ - I below

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.1 g
Reported to have been found in Bulgaria, c. 2001. VF
BCD-459, Rogers-396
(58) Oiniadai
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An AE unit struck 219-211 BC in Oiniadai
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right; ΠPI

Reverse: head of the river-god Achelous right; OINIAΔAN, (APK)

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.97 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 189, 8; SNG Cop. 402; Winterthur I, 1853
(59) Olympia
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An AR Hemidrachm struck 312-271 BC in Olympia
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: eagle right; olive leaf right; F _ A

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.65 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 84. Dewing 1896. McClean 6637. SNG Delepierre 2158
(60) Olympia
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An AE Tetrachalkon struck 170-130 BC in Olympia
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus right

Reverse: legend within wreath; FA / ΛEI / ΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Cf. BCD Olympia 302-5; cf. SNG Copenhagen 446-8; cf. BMC 150
(61) Pelinna
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An AE Chalkous struck c. 425-350 BC in Pelinna
Obverse: Horseman left, striking at fallen Hoplite with javelin

Reverse: Warrior advancing left, holding shield ΠEΛINNA_ION

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3 g
No notes for this coin
Rogers 427; BCD Thessaly 520; SNG Copenhagen 186-7 var
(62) Phalanna
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An AE unit struck c. 400-344 BC in Phalanna
Obverse: head of Apollo right

Reverse: head of Nymph Phalanna right, hair in sakkos ΦAΛANNAIΩN

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 203 ff.; BMC Thessaly p. 41, 4 ff.
(63) Pharkadon
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An AR Obol struck 480 - 400 BC in Pharkadon
Obverse: Horse prancing right

Reverse: ΦΑΡ-ΚΑΔO, Athena standing right, holding spear and shield; all within incuse square.

Diameter: 12 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 0.87 g
From the BCD Collection Minor porosity
BCD Thessaly I 1271 var. (ethnic), BCD Thessaly II 606 var. (arrangement of ethnic); HGC 4, 297
(64) Pharkadon
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 420-400 BC in Pharkadon
Obverse: Thessalos, wearing petasos and chalmys, right restraining bull with cord around bull's forehead held in both hands

Reverse: forepart of galloping horse right; Φ_A_P_K / AΔ_O

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
BCD Thessaly II 603; BMC Thessaly p. 42, 1; SNG Cop 209; HGC 4 292
(65) Pharsalos
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 450-400 BC in Pharsalos
Obverse: helmeted head of Athena right

Reverse: head of horse right; Φ A / P Σ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.87 g
No notes for this coin
Lavva 75 (V38/R44)
(66) Pherai
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An AE unit struck c. 404-369 BC in Pherai
Obverse: head of Nymph Hypereia right, wearing wreath

Reverse: head of lion right, spouring water from mouth; ΦEPAI

Diameter: 11 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.51 g
No notes for this coin
Rogers 513; SNG Copenhagen 241
(67) Phlius
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An AE unit struck c. 400-300 BC in Phlius
Obverse: bull butting left

Reverse: monogram :Φ:

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SGCV I 2758; BMC 34, 13.
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An AR Triobol struck c. 440-420 BC in Daulis?
Obverse: facing bull head

Reverse: head of Artemis right; Φ O K I

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 99 ff.
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An AE Trichalkon struck 351-347 BC in Daulis?
Obverse: three filleted boukrania; ΦΩ_ΚΕ_ΩΝ

Reverse: laureate wreath; T

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 8.9 g
time of Palaikos
Slg. BCD Lokris - Phokis 328; SNG Copenhagen 125; BCD Lokris 328-31; HGC 5, 1099.
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An AE Diobol struck 275-265/264 BC in Greece
Obverse: laureate head of Zeus-Ammon right

Reverse: eagle with spread wings standing on lightning, Galatian shield left, ΠΤΟΛEMAIOY ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, (ΣΩ) // (XAP), Λ between eagle's legs

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
Possible Mint in Greece
Svornos 581
(71) Q. Caecilius Niger | C. Heius Pamphilius
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An AE As struck 34-31 BC in Corinth
Obverse: Head of Aphrodite right, hair pulled back in ponytail, wearing pearl necklace - CORINT below bust.

Reverse: Bellerophon mounted on Pegasus prancing to right, preparing to strike with his spear the Chimaera at his right. - L • CAECIL • NIGR/ C • HEIO P AM above, II VIR in exergue

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: 9 H
Weight: 6.55 g
Provenance: Nomos AG - Obolos 14 (15 December 2019), lot 335.
RPC I 1128
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An AR Denarius struck c. 49 BC in Military Mint
Obverse: diademed head of Apollo right; star below, Q·SICINIVS III·VIR

Reverse: Nemean lion's skin draped over club; arrow left; bow right, C·COPONIVS ·PR·S·C

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.9 g

Pompey's moving mint (Greece). Issue was probably used to pay Pompey soldiers. It mentions S·C in legend in order to pretend to be the official issue authorized by senate. Q. Sicinus struck these coins in exile in the east when he retreated with Pompey from Italy before Ceasar's invasion. Praetor C. Coponius was commander of Pompey's fleet in the easter Mediterranien. Star below Apollo may represent a comet which occured in 49 BC.

Crawford 444/1a, RSC I 1, Sydenham 939, SRCV I 413
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An AE unit struck 350-318 BC in Salamis (Attica)
Obverse: head of nymph Salamis wearing stephane right

Reverse: shield of Ajax and sword in sheath laying over; ΣA_ΛA

Diameter: 15 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 2.47 g
No notes for this coin
Kroll 640; SNG Copenhagen 455.
(74) Sikyon
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 330-280 BC in Sikyon
Obverse: Chimera walking left; ΣI

Reverse: dove flying left, •

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.79 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Peloponnesos 292; SNG Cop 64; BMC Peloponnesus p. 46, 124
(75) Sikyon
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An AR Triobol struck an unknown year in Sikyon
Obverse: Dove flying left

Reverse: M Monogram

Diameter: 11 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.1 g
SIKYONIA, Sikyon
SNG Copenhagen 103
(76) Sikyon
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An AR Drachm struck 340-335 BC in Sikyon
Obverse: Dove alighted Left

Reverse: Dove flying Left inside Olive Wreath

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.53 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Pelops 224
(77) Skiathos
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An AE unit struck c. 350-344 BC in Skiathos
Obverse: young male (Hermes?) head left wearing tania

Reverse: Kerykeion and Herma?; ΣKI / AΘI

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
Rogers 574; SNG Copenhagen
(78) Skotussa
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An AE unit struck c. 394-367 BC in Skotussa
Obverse: head of young Herakles left wearing lion's skin

Reverse: horse forepart right; Σ_KO ΦΠA

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.15 g
No notes for this coin
Rogers 541, fig. 299; Nomos 4, 1337; SNG Copenhagen 255.
(79) Skotussa
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An AR Hemiobol struck c. 400-350 BC in Skotussa
Obverse: head of Herakles right wearing lion's skin

Reverse: forepart of bridled horse right; ϟ_KO

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
BCD Thessaly II 742; SNG Alpha Bank 266
(80) Tanagra
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An AR Obol struck 387-374 BC in Tanagra
Obverse: boeotian shield

Reverse: forepart of horse right; TA

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.9 g
No notes for this coin
BCD Boiotia 280; SNG Copenhagen 231
(81) Tanagra
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An AR Hemidrachm struck 457-448 BC in Tanagra
Obverse: Boeotian shield

Reverse: forepart of horse right within incuse square; T_A

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.1 g
No notes for this coin
Dewing 1498 (same rev. die)
(82) Thebes
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An AR Hemidrachm struck 426-395 BC in Thebes
Obverse: Boeotian shield

Reverse: Kantharos; club above; Θ_EB

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.52 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 64; SNG Cop. 289
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An AE unit struck c. 150-100 BC in Thessaly
Obverse: head of Apollo right

Reverse: Athena Itonia right throwing spear holding shield; ΘEΣΣA / ΛΩN, ΦIΛOK, A / Σ _ OP, (ΓA)

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.68 g
Philok.. and Asor.. magistrates
Rogers 21; Sear #2238; Lindgren II 1413
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An AR Stater struck 47-46 BC in Thessaly
Obverse: Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath; [I]TAΛO[Σ] behind

Reverse: Athena Itonia advancing right; [Δ]IO-KΛHΣ above spear, N-I in inner fields

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 6.26 g
No notes for this coin
McClean 4797-8; SNG Copenhagen 277
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An AR Drachm struck 130 - 100 BC in Thessaly
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right; HP monogram behind

Reverse: Athena Itonia right; Π-I across central field

Diameter: 17.5 mm
Die Orientation: 7 H
Weight: 4.14 g
Her-|Pi- (Magistrates)
BCD Thessaly 889.3 (this coin)
(86) Trikka
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An AR Hemidrachm struck c. 480-400 BC in Trikka
Obverse: naked Thessalian youth standing right, restraining forepart of unruly bull prancing right

Reverse: forepart of bridled horse prancing right, within incuse square TPI_KK_AI (retrograde)

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.56 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Oxford 3933; BCD Thessaly II 768; BCD Thessaly I 1351