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Ancient Coinage of Lycaonia, Derbe


Derbe (today Kerti Huyuk). Renamed Claudio-Derbe in ca. 41 AD. Formerly was believed to be the site of modern day Gudelisin, in 1956, an inscription was found at Kerti Huyuk, 30 miles further east, showing this town to be the true site of Derbe. The ancient site remains unexcavated.

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FAUSTINA I
SNGvA 78Faustina II, Derbe, Lycaonia, AE 20 4.4g. 164-169 AD. FAVSTEINA CEBACTH, Bust of Faustina I left / KLAV DERB KOI LYKAONIAC, Tyche standing left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia. von Aulock, Lycaonia, 78; RPC online 7239.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Aulock Lyk. 77Marcus Aurelius AE26 of Derbe, Lycaonia. AD 164. 10.2 g. AYTOK KAIC M AYΡH ANTωN CEB, laureate, draped bust right / KΛAY ΔEΡB KOI ΛYKA, Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Aulock Lykaonien 77.TextImage
FAUSTINA II
Lindgren I 1375Faustina II, AE20 of Derbe, Lycaonia. 5.4 g. FAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust left / KLAY DERB KOI LYKAONIAS, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Lindgren I 1375 (this coin); von Aulock Lykaonien 78.TextImage
SNG France 2263Faustina II, AE20 of Derbe, Lycaonia. 4.99 g. FAYCTEINA CEBACTH, draped bust left / KLAY DERB KOI LYKAONIAS, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Waddington 1 in RN 1883; SNG France 2263; Paris 12 (this coin).TextImage
LUCIUS VERUS
SNGvA 79Lucius Verus 161-169, Derbe, Lycaonia, AE 24. AVT KAI L AVRH OVHROS SEBA, Lucius Verus bust left / KLAV DERB KOI LYKAONIAC, Herakles standing, holding club, lion's skin and apple. von Aulock, Lycaoniens, 79-80.TextImage
See alsoDr. Carl Rasmussens Page: Derbe

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