Ancient Coinage of Cilicia, Aigeai


Before his battle against the Persian Dareios, Alexander III fixed torches between the horns of several goats and moved forward during the night. The Persians thought the advancing troops were larger than they were, became frightened and were beaten. On the site, Alexander founded a city and called it Aigeai (city of goats).

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Bloesch 32Aegeae, Cilicia, AE unit, 160-120 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, ATΔ monogram in right field. Bloesch 32-37; SNG von Aulock 5442; Paris 54; Mionnet III, 8.TextImage
Bloesch 57Aegeae, Cilicia, AE unit, 160-120 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, ΩΠA monogram in right field. Bloesch 57-58; SNG Cop 28; Vienna 36740; Cox Adana 69 (this coin).TextImage
Bloesch 178Aigeai, Cilicia. Ca 102-1 BC. AE 2/3 unit (4.13 gm). Helmeted head of Athena right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, goat kneeling left. YΩΠAΡ monogram above its back. Bloesch 178.TextImage
Bloesch 190Aigeai, Cilicia, civic issue, AE15. 130-77 BC. Bearded head of Herakles right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY to left and right of club and bowcase. AH monogram (H with double crossbars) in left field. Bloesch 190; SNG Cop. 30.TextImage
BMC 1Aegeae, Cilicia, AE21 unit, 160-120 BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, TΡA monogram in right field. BMC 1; Bloesch 38-44; SNG von Aulock 8663; Winterthur 4521-4522.TextImage
BMC 8Aigeai, Cilicia, AE18, 6.27g. Dated Year 14, (34-33 BC). Veiled head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIωN, horse's head left, date ΔI and EΡ below. BMC 8; Bloesch 260; Paris 55; Waddington 4062.TextImage
BMC 10Aegeae, Cilicia. Civic issue, 130-77 BC. 2.76 g. Bearded head of Herakles right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY above and beneath club and bowcase. HΦ monogram in right field. BMC 10; Bloesch 198-199; SNG Levante 1672.TextImage
BMC 20Aigeai, Cilicia, AE26. Head of Asklepios right wearing taenia, serpent-entwined staff to right / AIΓEAIΩN HΡ FH BOH, Hygieia standing left, feeding serpent from patera. BMC 20; Levha IV no.5.TextImage
NYS XIV, 167Aigeai, Cilicia, Bi. Tetradrachm, time of Caracalla, 211-217 AD. 11.80g. AIΓEAIΩN ANTΩNEINO YΠOΛEΩC, Bearded, draped bust of Asklepios right, wearing narrow taenia, serpent-entwined staff at his left shoulder / MAKEΔONIKHC EYΓENΡICTHC ΘEOΦIΛO, Octastyle temple of Asklepios on steps, statue of Asklepios within, wearing himation, holding snake-entwined staff; in the pediment, eagle flying left; in the field, date G-S/C (year 263); goat recumbant right between two dots in exergue. cf Prieur 723 (same obverse); Bloesch 307 ff (ditto). Unpublished.TextImage
RPC 1770Aigeai, Cilicia, AE18, Pseudo-autonomous, dated year 115, 68-69 AD, time of Galba to Vespasian. Head of Perseus right, wearing cap and large Gorgoneion surmounted by a pecking bird, harpa to left / AIΓEAIΩN EIΡ, helmeted bust of Athena left, wearing aegis, spear and AY-like monogram to right. SNG Levante 1700; RPC 1770.TextImage
RPC 4040Aegeae, Cilicia. AE24, dated Year 90 (AD 43-44). 8.84 g. Helmeted bust of Athena right / AIΓEAIΩN, Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopiae; date Ρ AΘA in left field. TextImage
SNG France 2300Aigeai, Cilicia, ca 120-83 BC. AE22 dichalkon, 7.48 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, ΡNTΔ monogram in right field. Ziegler Kilikien 1368; SNG France II 2300-2302; SNG Pfalz 42; SNG Cop 29; Waddington 4064; SNG Lev. 1663; Bloesch 159-163; Paris 50.TextImage
SNG France 2303Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE19 dichalkon, 6.29 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, date ΔH in right field. SNG France II 2303.TextImage
SNG Fr 2319Aegeae, Cilicia. Time of Claudius. Year 90 (43/4 AD). AE 24mm (8.84 gm). Helmeted bust of Athena right / AIΓEAIΩN, Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopiae; date: Ρ-AΘA. RPC 4040. TextImage
SNG Lev 1630Aigeai, Cilicia, AE21, struck by Antiochos IV Epiphanes of the Seleucid Kingdom, 175-164 BC. 7.21 g. Diademed head right / AIΓEAIΩN, head and neck of bridled horse left. SNG Levante 1630; SNG Levante Supp. 394 (this coin); Winterthur 6431.TextImage
SNG Lev 1633Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE21 dichalkon, 6.01 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, ΩΠΛY monogram in right field. SNG Levante 1633 (this coin); Bloesch 47-50; SNG Pfalz 31.TextImage
SNG Lev 1635Aigeai, Cilicia, AE14, Pseudo-autonomous, time of Tarkondimotos, ca 30-27 BC. Turreted bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN above horse's head left, monogram of Tarkondimotos to right. SNG Levante 1635; SNG France 2284; BMC 1. TextImage
SNG Lev 1636Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE20 dichalkon, 6.12 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, ΡXYE monogram in right field. SNG Lev 1636; Bloesch 26-27; Winterthur 6466.TextImage
SNG Lev 1637Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE20 dichalkon, 7.23 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, MH monogram in right field. SNG Lev 1637; Bloesch 21-24; SNG France 2282; Paris 53; Waddington 4065; Winterthur 4523.TextImage
SNG Lev 1638Aigeai, Cilicia, AE 14mm; 3.3g. Veiled and turreted head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, Head of horse left. SNG Levante 1638; Lindgren I 1395; Milne 3; Bloesch 35.Text
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SNG Lev 1639Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE20 dichalkon, 5.77 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, horse's head left, OVTΔ monogram in right field. SNG France 2283; SNG Levante 1639; SNG von Aulock 5442; Bloesch 32-36; Paris 54; Mionnet III, 8.TextImage
SNG Lev 1650Aigeai, Cilicia. 47-27 BC AE 13; 1.8g. Laureate head of bearded Herakles right / AIΓEAIΩN..., Club and gorytos (bow case). SNG Levante 1650; Lindgren I 1396; Winterthur 6467; SNG France II 2312.TextImage
SNG Lev 1651Aigeai, Cilicia, 130-77 BC. AE20 dichalkon, 6.09 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, forepart of horse leaping left, ΩΠA monogram in right field. SNG Levante 1651 (this coin); SNG France 2288; Hunter 2; Bloesch 82-90; Paris 52; Waddington 4060.TextImage
SNG Lev 1655Aigeai Cilicia, AR Tetradrachm. 31-0 BC. Turreted, veiled bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, Athena standing left, holding wreath-bearing Nike and resting hand on grounded shield, vertical spear behind, ΔI and club in left field, Δ and IC (year 16 of local era) below, all within wreath. Arnold-Biucchi 54–57 (D4/R11). TextImage
SNG Lev 1657Aigeai, Cilicia, 130-77 BC. AE24 dichalkon, 8.20 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, ΔHTΡ monogram in right field. SNG Levante 1657 (this coin); Bloesch 157-158; Paris 131-132; SNG France 2293.TextImage
SNG Lev 1658Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE21 dichalkon, 5.91 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, ΠΛY monogram in right field. SNG Lev 1658; SNG France 2297; Bloesch 138-145; Winterthur 4529; McClean 9045; BMC 3.TextImage
SNG Lev 1660Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE22 dichalkon, 7.01 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, AHΡ monogram in right field. SNG Lev 1660; Bloesch 127-133; Weber 7496; Paris 47; BMC 4.TextImage
SNG Lev 1661Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE22 dichalkon, 9.98 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, ΠΔΡ monogram in right field. SNG Levante 1661; Bloesch 153-156; Winterthur 4528; SNG von Aulock 5445.TextImage
SNG Lev 1664Aigeai, Cilicia, 130-77 BC. AE19 dichalkon, 6.55 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, E in right field. SNG Levante 1664 (this coin); Bloesch 167 (ditto); BMC 6.TextImage
SNG Lev 1684Aigeai, Cilicia. 1st Century BC. AE 18mm. Diademed head of Alexander III right / AIΓEAIΩN, Nike walking left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left; ET-I in right field, NEI left. TextImage
SNG Lev 1685Aigeai, Cilicia. 1st Century BC. AE 18mm. Diademed head of Alexander III right / AIΓEAIΩN, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm; Delta I before, MH behind. TextImage
SNG Lev 1687Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE19 dichalkon, 6.23 g. Dated Year 14, 34-33 BC. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓE-AIΩN in two lines above, horse's head left, EP in right field, date ΔI below. SNG Levante 1687; Bloesch 260-263; Waddington 4062; Paris 55.TextImage
SNG Lev 1694Aigeai, Cilicia, AE25, Time of Claudius, dated Year 89 (42-43 AD). Draped and helmeted bust of Athena right, with aegis / AIΓEAIΩN ΔIOΓ ΘΠ, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Levante 1694; SNG France 2318; RPC 4038.TextImage
SNG Lev 1696Aigeai, Cilicia, AE30, Time of Claudius, dated Year 90 (43-44 AD). Draped bust of Isis right wearing kalathos, cornucopiae before containing aphlaston / AIΓEAIΩN, Athena Promachos standing left, wearing long chiton and helmet, holding shield and spear. AΘA and retrograde P monogram in left field. SNG Levante 1696; RPC 4039.TextImage
SNG Lev 1698Aigeai, Cilicia, AE19, Time of Claudius, dated Year 100 (AD 43-44). Veiled and turreted head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, Bridled head of horse left, ET-P (date) across fields, NEI in exergue. SNG Levante 1698 (this coin); SNG France 2320; RPC I 4044.TextImage
SNG Lev 1700Aigeai, Cilicia. 1st century AD. AE 27mm. Dated Caesarean Era 115 (68/9 AD). Head of Perseus right, in cap and gorgoneion surmounted by eagle(?) / Helmeted and draped bust of Athena left; in right field, date above monogram; c/ms: serpent-entwined staff within incuse rectangle and goat kneeling left within incuse circle. TextImage
SNG Lev 1705Aigeai, Cilicia, AE18, dated year 135, 88-89 AD, time of Domitian. Magistrate Heracleonus. Veiled, turreted and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN above, HΡAKΛEΩNOC below, Bridled head of horse left, EΛΡ in right field. SNG Levante 1705; RPC 1779.TextImage
SNG Lev 1706Aigeai, Cilicia, AE20, dated year 135, 88-89 AD, time of Domitian. Magistrate Herakleonos. Wreathed head of Asklepios right, serpent-entwined staff before / AIΓEAIΩN HΡAKΛEΩNOC above and beneath eagle standing left, head right, date ELR to left. SNG Levante 1706 (this coin); RPC 1777.TextImage
SNG Lev 1707Aigeai, Cilicia, Time of Domitian. Dated local year 135. AD 88-89. AE19 dichalkon, 5.17 g. Magistrate Metrodoros. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN MHTΡOΔΩΡOY above and beneath horse's head left, EΛ-Ρ (retrograde) across fields. SNG Levante 1704 (this coin); RPC II 1778 (ditto).TextImage
SNG Lev 1727Aigeai, Cilicia, AE13, dated year 185, 137-139 AD, time of Antoninus Pius. Draped and helmeted bust of Athena right / AIΓEAIΩN EΠΠ, goat kneeling left. SNG Levante 1727 (this coin); SNG France 2333.TextImage
SNG Lev 1733Aigeai, Cilicia, AE13, dated year 211, 164-165 AD, time of Markus Aurelius. Draped and helmeted bust of Athena right / AIΓEAIΩN, goat kneeling left, date AIC above. SNG Levante 1733 (this coin); SNG France 2335.TextImage
SNG Pfalz 42Aigeai, Cilicia, 164-47 BC. AE21 dichalkon, 7.34 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, ΡNHΔT monogram in right field. SNG Pfalz 42; Waddington 4064; Ziegler Kilikien 1368; Bloesch 159-163; SNG Cop 29; Paris 50. (Not in SNG Lev (or supplement) with this monogram).TextImage
SNG Pfalz 59Aegeae, Cilicia, AE13, semi-autonomous issue. Dated local year 208 (AD 161-162). 2.4 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / Goat recumbent right, date CH above. SNG Pfalz 59; Lindgren I A1397A.TextImage
Winterthur 6253Aigeai, Cilicia, 130-77 BC. AE20 dichalkon, 7.22 g. Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY, horse's head left, EK monogram in right field. Bloesch 169-172; Hunter 3 (this coin); Milne 5 in NC 1940; Winterthur 6253.TextImage
Ziegler 1361Aigeai, Cilicia, AE21, struck by Antiochos IV Epiphanes of the Seleucid Kingdom, 175-164 BC. Diademed head right / AIΓEAIΩN, head and neck of bridled horse left, anchor countermark in right field. Ziegler Kilikien 1361; Duesseldorf 11217.TextImage
Ziegler 1379Aigeai, Cilicia, AE14, Pseudo-autonomous, 164-165 AD. Draped and helmeted bust of Athena right / AIΣ-ETOYΣ, above and below goat reclining left. Ziegler 1379; Duesseldorf 11542. TextImage
Sear #5513Aigeai, Cilicia AE20. 2nd-1st Century BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / AIΓEAIΩN, bridled horses head left. TextImage
Sear #5515Aigeai, Cilicia, AE19. 2nd-1st c.BC, Turreted head of Tyche right / Bridled horse's head left. Monogram or date in field. TextImage
Sear #5516Cilicia, Aigeia AE16. Laureate head of Zeus right / AIΓEAIΩN behind Athena standing left holding Nike Spear and leaning on shield, monogram TEP before. TextImage
Sear #5517Cilicia, Aigeia, AE18. Helmeted bust of Athena right / AIΓEAIΩN, goat kneeling left. TextImage
AUGUSTUS
RPC 4036BAugustus and Divus Julius Caesar AE 28mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated local year 87. AD 40-41. No legend, bare head of Augustus right (often described as Alexander III) / AIΓEAIΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY MI ZΠ, bare head of Julius Caesar right, PAR monogram in left field. RPC I 4036B; SNG Levante 1691; SNG Levante Suppl 400; SNG Pfalz 55.TextImage
BRITANNICUS
RPC 4043Britannicus. AE24, 8.7g of Aegeae, Cilicia. ..BΡITANNIKOC..., bare head right / ET Π-AIΓE-AIΩ[N]-N[EI] in 4 lines within laurel wreath. RPC 4043; SNG Lev 1699; Isegrim 42074.TextImage
DOMITIAN
RPC 1772Domitian and Domitia AE26 of Aigai, Cilicia. No legend, laureate head of Domitian right facing draped bust of Domitia left / AIΓEAIΩN EΛΡ HΛIAOΔΩΡOY and two aplustres within wreath. SNG France II, 2322, SNG Lev 1709.TextImage
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TRAJAN
SNG Levante 1711Trajan AE 32mm of Aegaea, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 145 = 98-99 AD. AYTOKΡATOΡA TΡAIANON KAICAΡA, laureate head right / AIΓEAIΩN EKKΛHCIA EMΡ, Ecclesia seated left, holding patera, goat kneeling left below. SNG Levante 1710-1711; SNG France II, 2325; Paris 72; Waddington 4068.TextImage
HADRIAN
Gemini III 380Hadrian AR Tridrachm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Year 177 = 130/131 AD. AYTOKΡ KAICA TΡAIANOC AΔΡIANOC CEB ΠΠ, bare-chested, laureate bust right, fold of cloak on front shoulder / AIΓEAIΩN ETOYς ZOP, draped and veiled bust of Hygieia right, before her neck snake approaching two pellets in patera, goat below. NISC. Gemini III, 380TextImage
GeminiIV, 423Hadrian AR Tridrachm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Struck AD 130-131. AYTOKΡ KAICA TΡAIANOC AΔΡIANOC CEB ΠΠ, laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder / (from top right) AIΓEAIΩN ETOYς ZOR (year 177 of the Caesarian era), draped bust of Asklepios right, in taenia, serpent-entwined staff before, goat kneeling left below bust. NISC. Gemini IV, 423. TextImage
Gemini VI 615Hadrian. 117-138 AD. Tridrachm, 9.66g. Cilicia, Aegeae, 117 AD. AVTOKΡA KAICAΡ TΡAIA AΔΡIANOC, laureate head right / ETOYC ΓEΡ AIΓEAIΩN, diademed head of Alexander III right, goat below. Aegeae's Year 163. Haymann, Gephyra 4, 2008, pp. 1-8 (this coin).TextImage
Prieur 715Hadrian AR Tridrachm of Cilicia, Aegeae, Year 164 = 117-118 AD. AYTOKΡ KAIC TΡAIANOC AΔΡIANOC CEB, bare-chested, laureate bust right, fold of cloak on front shoulder / AIΓEAIΩN ETOYC ΔΣΡ, diademed head of Perseus right, goat below.TextImage
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Prieur 722Hadrian and Sabina AR Tridrachm of Cilicia, Aegeae, Year 180 = 133-134 AD. AYTOKΡ KAIΣ TΡAI ANOΣ AΔΡIANO ΣEB Π Π, bare-headed bust left, fold of cloak on front shoulder and around neck / ΣABINA ΣEBA AIΓEAIΩN ΠΠ, draped bust of Sabina right, hair coiled and piled atop head, goat below.TextImage
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Prieur 716Hadrian AR Tetradrachm of Aigeai, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 164 = AD 117-118. AVTOKΡ KAIC TΡAIN AΔΡIANOC CEB, laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / AIΓEAIΩN ETOVC ΔXΡ, Amaltheia standing facing, head right, holding cornucopiae and infant Zeus, who crowns her; at feet, goat kneeling right, head left. SNGLev 1713, SNGFr 2328.TextImage
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Prieur 717Hadrian AR Tetradrachm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Struck AD 117-118. AYTOKΡ KAIC TΡAIANOC AΔΡIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian right / AIΓAIΩN ETOYC ΔXΡ, (year 164 of the Caesarian era), draped bust of Perseus right, harpe over shoulder, tiny goat kneeling right below bust. SNG Lev 1717.TextImage
Prieur 720Hadrian AR Tetradrachm of Aigeai, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 179 = 132/3 AD. Laureate and cuirassed bust right / AIΓEAIΩN ETOYS•ΘOΡ (date), eagle standing facing on harpe, head right; in exergue, goat kneeling right. SNG Lev 1718, SNGFr 2331-2332. TextImage
Prieur 721Hadrian AR Tetradrachm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Year 180 = 133-134 AD. AYTOKΡ KAIΣ TΡAIA AΔΡIANO ΣEB Π Π, laureate, cuirassed bust right, seen from front, fold of cloak on front shoulder / AIΓEAIΩN ETOYΣ ΠΡ, eagle standing front, head right, on harpe, goat below.TextImage
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ANTONINUS PIUS
SNG Lev 1724Antoninus Pius. AE 28; Aegeae; Cilicia, 138–161 AD. AYT KAIΣ T AIΛOΣ AΔΡI ANTΩNEINOΣ..), bare head right / AΔΡIANΩN AIΓEAIΩN, EΠI (beneath seat) ΠΡ (left field), Nymph seated on rock, left, holding long reed, resting arm on water-urn; to left, a goat reclining. Von Aulock 8666; SNG Levante 1724.TextImage
SNG Fr 2373 varAntoninus Pius, AE33 of Aigeai, Cilicia. AYT TITOC AIΛIOC KAICAΠ ANTΩNEINOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / (AΔΡIAN)ΩN AIΓEAIΩN, Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-entwined staff. Goat left at feet on right, date ΔΠΡ to right = CY184 = A.D 138. RPC online 5732; SNG France 2 2373 var (Pupienus with ΔΠΣ).TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
SNG Lev 1732Marcus Aurelius AE25 of Aigeai, Cilicia, 138-161 AD. 12.81 gr. Dated CY 191 (144-145 AD). M AYΡHΛIOC OYHΡOC KECA, Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / AΔΡIANΩN AIΓEAIΩN, veiled and draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown, date AQR before, goat recumbent left beneath neck. SNG Levante 1732 (this coin); SNG Righetti 1480.TextImage
COMMODUS
SNG France 2336Commodus AE38mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 234 = 187-188 AD. AYT KAI M AY KOMMOΔOC AN, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / KOMOΔIANΩN AΔΡIANΩN AIΓEAIΩN, draped bust of Isis right, in sun-disk and horns, facing draped bust of Serapis left, in kalathos; , date ΔΛC in exergue. SNG Levante Supp 404; Drexler 1; Mionnet Supp. III, 22.TextImage
Vienna 19044Commodus AE33 of Aegeae, Cilicia. AD 187-188. 53.42 g. AYT KAI M AY COMMOΔOC AN (sic), laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / KOMOΔIANΩN AΔΡIANΩN AIΓEAIΩN, draped bust of Asklepios right, wearing taenia, upright serpent before, date ΔΛC in exergue. Vienna 19044, otherwise unlisted. (Note that the first C of his name is engraved as a Latin C instead of a K)TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
SNG Levante 1736Septimius Severus Septimius Severus, AE 32mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated local year 247, AD 200-201. AYT K Λ CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠEΡ C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / CEYHΡIANΩN AIΓEAIΩN and date ZMς galles with rowers, ram and signa travelling right. SNG Levante 1736; SNG von Aulock 5454; Franke KZR 220.TextImage
JULIA DOMNA
SNG France 2340Julia Domna, AE 31mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 240 = AD 193-194. IOYΛIAN ΔOMNAN CEB, draped bust right / AΔΡIANΩN AIΓEAIΩN ETOYC Mς, draped bust of Hygieia, serpent around shoulders. Ziegler Kilikien 1382; SNG Levante 1737; SNG France II, 2340; Paris 82.TextImage
CARACALLA
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Caracalla, AE of Aigeai, Cilicia. 21.17 gr. 201-202 AD. AY..ANTΩNEINOC CEB, laureate head bust right, draped left shoulder / CEVHΡIAN..AIΓAI, Athena standing left, holding Nike and resting left hand on shield. Date HMS (248 of local era) in field. Levante NC 1984, 200.TextImage
MACRINUS
BMC 27Macrinus and Diadumenian AE 26mm of Aegeae in Cilicia. Year 264 (AD 217-218). AYT K M OΠ CEY MAKΡINOC K ANTONINOC, Radiate, draped bust of Macrinus right facing bare-headed, draped bust of Diadumenian left / MAKΡINOYΠ M EYΓ Π AIΓEΩN ΔXC around and in left field, draped bust of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, thyrsos over left shoulder, bunch of grapes in right field. Niggeler I, 646; BMC 27. TextImage
SNG Fr II, 2344Macrinus, AE28 mm of Aigeai, Cilicia. AYT K M OΠ CEY MAKΡINOC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ..OY Π M EY Π Θ AIΓAIΩN ΔXC, the Pharos of Aigeai surmounted by statue of Poseidon with trident, all between two ships in the harbour. SNG Fr 2344.TextImage
SNG Fr 2345Macrinus AE29 of Aegeae, Cilicia. AYT K M OΠ CEV MAKΡEINOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, (counterstamp of laureate head right before) / Macrinus on horseback right, holding spear, small lion leaping left below. SNG France 2345. TextImage
SNG France 2347Macrinus and Diadumenian AE 35mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 264 = 217/18 AD. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Macrinus facing bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian / MAKΡINOV K M EY Π AIΓEΩ (Ω horizontal) N, draped bust of young Dionysus right, wearing taenia; thyrsus over left shoulder, grape bunch to right, date below.TextImage
DIADUMENIAN
SNG France 2354Diadumenian, Caesar, AE 28mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated CY 264 = 217/8 AD. M A OΠ ANTΩNINOC KAICAΡ, Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / MAKΡEINOY Π M EYΓ ΠO AIΓEAIΩN ΔXC, Goat kneeling right; [date in exergue]. SNG Levante 1754.TextImage
SNG Lev 1751Diadumenian, AE27 of Aegeae, Cilicia. 217-218 AD. M OΠE ANTΩNEINOC KAI, bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right. / MAKΡEINOYΠ M EYΓ Π Θ ΔXC AIΓAIΩN around, in fields and beneath goat standing right with two torches between its horns. Ziegler Kilikien 1387; SNG France II, 2351-2353; Paris 92-94; Waddington 4075; SNG Levante 1751.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
SNG Lev 1755vSeverus Alexander AE 30mm of Aegeae in Cilicia. AYT K CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / Segmented wreath with AΔΡI-AIEAI-AΩN-EOΣ around, EΠIΣT ΘEOΦ MAK ΓOC in filled segments, AΛEXANΔΡOYA below and turreted, veiled head of Tyche at top centre. SNG Levante 1755 var. TextImage
SNG Lev 1756Severus Alexander, AE19 of Aigeia, Cilicia. 223-224 AD. AYT K CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AIΓEAIΩN - E M Π Θ ETO C, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right. SNG Levante 1756; Lindgren I 1407; Ziegler (dt. Kleinsammlungen) 1389.TextImage
SNG Levante 1756cfSeverus Alexander AE 20mm of Aegeae in Cilicia. Year 240 = 223-224 AD. AVT K CE AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Goat leaping right, O-C in fields; all within wreath.TextImage
SNG Levante 1758
SNG Lev. 1758Severus Alexander, AE23, 222-235, Aegeae, Cicilia. Dated local year 275 (AD 228-229). 7.93 g. M AYΡ CEYHΡOC AΛEXANΔΡOC, laureate, draped bust right / AΔΡI AΛEXANΔΡOY ΠO AIΓ, serpent coiled around conical baetyl or omphalos, head left. E-OC across fields. SNG Levante 1758-1759; SNG Tahberer 193-194 corr. (rev. description).TextImage
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SNG Lev 1764Severus Alexander AE36mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 276 = AD 229-230. AVT KAI C M AVΡ CEV AΛEXANΔ OON C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / draped bust of Serapis right, modius on head; date ς-OC across fields. TextImage
SNG Lev 1766Severus Alexander AE 25mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. 230-231 AD. AYT K M A CEOYH AΛEXANΔΡOC CEB, laureate, draped bust right. / AΛEXANΔΡOYΠOΛIC AΔΡ, Z-O-C in fields; AIΓAIΩN below, cista mystica surmounted by serpent, between two burning torches. TextImage
SNG Lev. 1770Severus Alexander, Aegeae, Cilicia, Ae 26, 8.3g. AVT K M [AV CEOV AΛEXANΔΡOC], Diademed draped bust right, serpent-entwined, eagle-tipped staff before (denoting the emperor as the high priest of the cult of Asklepios)/ [M]AK EVΓ ΠIC - Θ[EO AΔΡIA AIΓEAIΩN], Distyle temple with curved architrace, with Tyche, turreted, seated left on rock within, holding corn ears, river god swimming left at feet. Date Z-O-C across fields (CY 277 = AD 230-231). SNG Levante 1770.TextImage
SNG Levante 1775Severus Alexander AE35 Medallion of Aegaea, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 278 = AD 231-232. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, holding serpent-entwined eagle-tipped sceptre / Tyche of Aegeae seated left on rock, holding tetrastyle temple with central arch, date HOC above goat kneeling left before.TextImage
SNG Lev 408vSeverus Alexander AE26 of Aegeae, Cilicia. (M AVΡ CEVHΡOC AΛEXANΔΡOC), laureate, draped bust right / AΛEXANΔΡOY..., Galley with rowers moving right, goat on bows standing right, head turned back; AIΓEAIΩN below. cf SNG Levante Suppl. 408-409. TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
Lindgren 1408Julia Mamaea, AE of Aigeai, Cilicia. 8.86 gr. 230-231 AD. IVΛIA MAMAIA CEBACTA, draped bust right / AIΓEAIΩN AΛEXANΔ, date ZOC in field, Nike standing facing holding shield inscribed ΔIKAIA. Lindgren I 1408.TextImage
PHILIP I
SNG Levante 1780Philip I, Philip II and Otacilia Severa AE 28mm of Aegeai, Cilicia. AYT KAI MA IOY ΦIΛIΠON CEB MA IOY ΦIΛIΠON KAI M Ω CEOYHΡAN CEB, Confronted busts of Philip and Otacilia, Philip II between them / EY ΠI ΘEMA AIΓEΩN NEO, Hexastyle temple with statues of Asklepios and Telesphoros within, eagle in pediment, date below. SNG Levante 1780; SNG France II, 2376; Paris 116; Imhoof KM 18; SNG Righetti 1487.TextImage
OTACILIA SEVERA
Lindgren 1409Otacilia Severa AE 25 of Aegeae in Cilicia. AD 244. MAΡKIA ΩTAKEIΛIA CEOYHΡA CEB, Draped bust right / AIΓAIΩN NEΩKOΡΩ NAYAΡXIC ΘS, Bust of Athena right, wearing crested helmet. Ziegler Kilikien 1399; Lindgren I 1409; SNG Levante Supp. 414. TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
SNG Levante 1784Trajan Decius AE 28mm of Aegeae, Cilicia. Dated Caesarean Era 296 = 249/50 AD. AYT KAI KYI TΡAIANOC ΔEKIOC CEBA, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / AIΓEAIΩN NAYAΡXIΔOΣ ς ΘΣ, Merchant ship sailing right, dinghy in tow, towards lighthouse; date across sail, prow of second ship visible in left field. SNG France 2376.TextImage
VOLUSIAN
Lindgren 764AVolusian, AE24 of Aegeae, Cilicia, 251-253 AD. OYIB A OYOΛOCCIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / AIΓEAIΩN NEΩKOΡOY HΘΣ, Veiled head of Demeter right. Lindgren III 764A.TextImage
CORNELIA SUPERA
SNG Levante 1792Cornelia Supera AE20 of Aegeae, Cilicia. 253 AD. Γ AI KOΡNH CO(YΠEΡA CEB), diademed and draped bust right / AIΓEAIΩN NEΩ(K NAYAΡ .. ΘΘΣ, ΘY (date) below. Distyle temple with eagle standing within, wings spread. TextImage
VALERIAN I
Arslan 3Valerian, AE32 of Aigeai, Cilicia, AD 253-260. AY KAI ΠOY ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, laureate, draped bust right, holding serpent-entwined sceptre / AIΓEΩN NE NA, head of Gorgoneion in the centre of a double circle with the signs of the Zodiac in the sections. Arslan 3 in Anadolu Museum report 2006; Anadolu 260-1; Anson 128 var (rev legend); Mionnet Supp. VII, 78 var (ditto).TextImage
Mionnet 70Valerian. AE30, Aigeai, Cilicia. 300 AD. AY KAI ΠOY ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, laureate and cuirassed bust right / AIΓIEΩN NEΩ NAΡCIC ET T, Hygieia standing right, holding serpent in arms, Asklepios standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff, mantled Telesphorus standing between them. Mionnet S7, 70.TextImage
SNG Lev 1793Valerian I AE27 of Aegeae, Cilicia. AY KAI ΠOY ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from back / AIΓEAIΩN NEΩ NAYAΡCIΣ TΘς, quatrastyle temple with domed architrav and eagle in pediment, Asklepios standing left within, holding serpent-entwined staff. SNG Levante 1793. TextImage
SNG Lev 1797Valerian I AE25, of Aigeai, Cilicia. 11.1g. Dated year 300 = AD 253-254. AV KA ΠO]Y ΛIK OYAΛEΡIANO[C CB], radiate, draped bust right / AIΓEAIΩN NEΩ [NAY], Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae, date ET-T across fields. SNG Levante 1797; Eti ("Aigeai Sikkeleri"), 263.TextImage
SNG Lev. 1802Valerian, AE of Aigeai, Cilicia. AY KAI ΠOY ΛIKI OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / IEΡ OIKOYMENIKOΣ AΣKΛHΠIOΣ AIΓAIΩN T, Prize crown between two purses on table, amphora below. Ziegler Kilikien 1403; SNG Levante 1802-1803; SNG France 2 2388.TextImage
SNG Tahberer 229Valerian I, AE21 of Aegeae, Cilicia. 5.2 g. Dated local year 300 = AD 253-254. AV K[AI ΠOV ΛIK OVAΛEΡIAN]OC, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / NEΩKO NAVAΡX ET T, table inscribed AIΓEAIΩN on which is a prize urn containing 2 palm branches. SNG Tahberer, Cilicia, 229-230; Ziegler Kilikien 1405; SNG Cop 40; SNG Pfalz 77.TextImage
Ziegler 1402Valerian, AE of Aegaea, Cilicia. Dated local year 300, AD 253-254. AY KAI ΠOY ΛIKI OYAΛEΡIANOC CEB, laureate, cuirassed bust right / AIΓEAIΩN NEΩ NAYAΡ ET T, Dionysos, holding kantharos and thyrsos, standing facing between two panthers standing left and right. Ziegler Kilikien 1402; SNG Levante Supp. 416.TextImage
GALLIENUS
SNG France 2390Gallienus, AE27 of Aigeai, Cilicia. 253-254 AD. AYT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CEB, Laureate, draped cuirassed bust right / AIΓEAIΩN NEOKOΡΩN around, date ET T below, prize urn inscribed OIKOYM, containing two palms. Mionnet VII,85; Ziegler Kilikien 1407; SNG France 2 2390.TextImage
SALONINA
Mionnet 55Salonina, AE32 of Aegeae, Cilicia, 20.6g. Dated CY 305=258-259 AD. [KOΡNHΛIA CAΛ]ΩNEINA, diademed draped bust right, crescent at shoulders / [AIΓAIΩN NEΩK NAVAΠ ET] ET, Triptolemos standing naked, right arm raised, in biga drawn right by two serpents, the second ET in the exergue. Mionnet III, 55; SNG Levante Supp. 419 var (date).TextImage
SNG Lev 1804Salonina, AE31 of Aegeae, Cilicia. 15.78 g, Dated CY 303. KOΡNHΛIA CAΛΩNINA CEB, diademed and draped bust right on crescent / AIΓAIΩN NEΩK.. ΓT, Artemis on horseback right, naked to waist, holding arrow and quiver. SNG Levante 1804; Lindgren I, 1413.TextImage
SNG Lev Supp 419Salonina, AE32 of Aegeae, Cilicia, 20.6g. Dated CY 303=256-257 AD. [KOΠNHΛIA CAΛ]ΩNEINA, diademed draped bust right, crescent at shoulders / AIΓAIΩN NEΩK NAVAΡ ET, Triptolemos standing naked, right arm raised, in biga drawn right by two serpents, date Gamma T in exergue. SNG France II, 2391; SNG Levante Supp. 419.TextImage
Ziegler Note 363Salonina, AE24 of Aigeai, Cilicia, 7.9g. KOΡ CAΛΩNEINA CE, diademed, draped bust right on crescent / AIΓEAI(ΩN) NEΩKΩΡ, athlete seated right on the trunk of a column, holding palm in left hand and pointing to wreath on his head with right. Ziegler Note 363.TextImage
NoteThe Bloesch references refer to Hellenistic Coins Of Aegeae (Cilicia) by Hansjorg Bloesch, in ANS Museum Notes 27, available for access-free download at hathitrust.com, thanks to the generosity of the ANS.
Entry for Cilicia, Aigai on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Aegae in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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