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Ancient Coinage of Cilicia, Philadelphia



For other coins with legends containing FILADELFEWN or similar as city name, also see Philadelphia, Lydia and Philadelphia, Syria. The coins of Philadelphia, Cilicia usually have the words THC KIHT(IDOC) in the legend.
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TRAJAN
SNG Lewis 1731Trajan, AE23 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. 7.97 g. 98-117. TRAIANOC KAI GER DAK, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / FILADELFEWN THC KIHT, Distyle temple with eagle standing right within; in the pediment an eagle with head left and wings spread. SNG Lewis 1731; BMC 1.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 5800 Trajan, AE 20-22mm of Philadelphia, Cilicia. AD 98-117. AYTOK TRAIANOC KAI GER DAK PAR, Laureate and draped bust right / FILADELFEWN THC KIHT, distyle temple containing large eagle standing right, wings closed, another eagle in pediment. SNG von Aulock 5800; Franke KZR 72; Ziegler Kilikien 278-283; SNG Levante 575; SNG France 2, 758; Paris 874; Waddington 4438; SNG Tuebingen 4558; SNG Pfalz 1000-1003.TextImage
SNG vA 5801Trajan, AE18 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. 98-117. TRAIANOC KAICAR CE, laureate head right / FILADELFEWN, Apollo, naked, standing left, holding laurel branch and bow, quiver at shoulder. SNG vA 5801; SNG vA 3076 (Lydia in error); Ziegler Kilikien 284-285; Lindgren I 1573; SNG Levante 576; SNG Pfalz 999.TextImage
SNG von Aulock 5800
2nd example)
Trajan, AE 20-22mm of Philadelphia, Cilicia. AD 98-117. AYTOK TRAIANOC KAI GER DAK PAR, Laureate and draped bust right / FILADELFEWN THC KIHT, distyle temple containing large eagle standing right, wings closed, another eagle in pediment. SNG von Aulock 5800; Franke KZR 72; Ziegler Kilikien 278-283; SNG Levante 575; SNG France 2, 758; Paris 874; Waddington 4438; SNG Tuebingen 4558; SNG Pfalz 1000-1003.TextImage
COMMODUS
Imhoof KM 3Commodus, AE26 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. AD 177-192. AY K M AY KOMMOD CEB (beginning and ending on the left), laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / FILADELFEWN THC KHTIDOC (THC ligate), Demeter standing left, holding patera and torch. Imhoof KM 3; SNG Levante 579.TextImage
SNG Levante Supp 143Commodus, AE29 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. AD 177-192. AYT KAI M AYRH KOMODOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / FILAD THC KIHTIDOC, Demeter, veiled seated left, holding patera. SNG Levante Supp 143; Ziegler Kilikien 286 (same dies).TextImage
SNG Levante Supp 144Commodus AE18 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. AD 177-192. AYT K M A KOMMODOC, laureate head right / FILADELFEWN, Two bunches of grapes hanging from stalk containing tendril and leaf. SNG Levante Supp 144, otherwise unpublished. TextImage
SNG von Aulock 5803Commodus AE25 of Philadelphia, Cilicia, 7,2g. AD 177-192. AYT K M AUR KOMMODOC CB, laureate head right / FILAD T KIHTIDOC, Distyle temple with eagle standing right within, eagle in pediment. SNG von Aulock 5803; Ziegler Kilikien 287; Duesseldorf 11256.TextImage
Vossen 754Commodus AE17 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. 4.63 gr. 177-192 AD. AV K M AV KOMMOD, laureate head right / FILADELFEWN, Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus. Apparently unpublished. Vossen 7543.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
SNG Righetti 1616Maximinus AE27 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. 8.70 gr. AD 235-238. AVT K G I OYH MAXIMEINON, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / FILADELFEWN KHTIDOC, Zeus standing left, holding patera and sceptre. SNG Righetti 1616; Ziegler Kilikien 293-294; Duesseldorf 10407; SNG France 2 762; Paris 876; Waddington 4440.TextImage
See also: Coins of Philadelphia at Aeqvitas.com
Entry for Cilicia, Philadelphia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Philadelphia in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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