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Phrygia

Phrygia lies in western Central Anatolia (Asia Minor) between Bithynia, Mysia, Lydia, Pisidia and Galatia. The cities were found in the valleys and high plains between the many high mountains of the land. The Phrygians were Indo-Europeans that occupied the area following the fall of the Hittite Empire. Their kingdom was destroyed by the Cimmerian invasion and fell under Lydian and Persian rule. The Phrygians used an alphabet based on the Phoenician one and their inscriptions have not yet been deciphered. After Alexander, Phrygia was controlled by the Pergamene kingdom, became intensely Hellenized, and the cities issued coins for the first time.


Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Hierapolis, Phrygia
Click for a larger photo Stack's listing described this coin as "one of the finest extant specimens from this mint." That may be a bit of hyperbole, but it is a very nice coin with excellent provenance.
SH68895. Silver cistophoric tetradrachm, Metcalf Cistophori type 53, pl. 16, 241 (this coin), Pinder 61, RIC II 482, BMCRE II 1054; RSC II 285, SNGvA 6617, VF, full circle centering, overstruck, weight 10.826 g, maximum diameter 29.3 mm, die axis 180o, Hierapolis mint, 129 - 130 A.D.; obverse HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P, bare-headed bust right, drapery on left shoulder; reverse COS III, laureate Apollo wearing the robe of a citharoedus, standing front, plectrum in right, lyre in left; from the Jyrki Muona Collection, ex Stack's Bowers and Ponterio sale 173 (NYINC, 11 Jan 2013) lot 5118, ex Hirsch 24 (10 May 1909), lot 1393; SOLD



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