Ancient Coinage of Cilicia, Philadelphia



For other coins with legends containing ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN 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. AD 98-117. TΡAIANOC KAI ΓEΡ ΔAK, laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN 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 TΡAIANOC KAI ΓEΡ ΔAK ΠAΡ, Laureate and draped bust right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN 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. TΡAIANOC KAICAΡ CE, laureate head right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN, 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 TΡAIANOC KAI ΓEΡ ΔAK ΠAΡ, Laureate and draped bust right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN 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 KOMMOΔ CEB (beginning and ending on the left), laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN THC KHTIΔOC (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 AYΡH KOMOΔOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from the back / ΦIΛAΔ THC KIHTIΔOC, 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 KOMMOΔOC, laureate head right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN, 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 AYΡ KOMMOΔOC CB, laureate head right / ΦIΛAΔ T KIHTIΔOC, 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 KOMMOΔ, laureate head right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEΩN, Hermes standing facing, head left, holding purse and caduceus. Apparently unpublished. Vossen 7543.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
Ziegler 292Maximinus AE27 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. 8.70 gr. AD 235-238. AVT K Γ I OYH MAXIMEINON (ON ligate), radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEωN KHTIΔOC, Zeus standing left, holding patera and sceptre. Ziegler Kilikien 292.TextImage
Ziegler 293Maximinus I AE28 of Philadelphia, Cilicia. AYT K Γ I OYH MAXIMEINON, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right / ΦIΛAΔEΛΦEωN KHTIΔOC, Zeus standing left holding patera and sceptre. Ziegler Kilikien 293-294; Dusseldorf 10407 and 12065.TextImage
See also: Entry for Cilicia, Philadelphia on the Digital Historia Numorum

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