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Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia
The recumbent goat was the symbol for the city of Aegeae. It was a pun on AIΓEAIΩN (of the city of Aegeae) and AIΓEIΩN (of the goats). -- The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and Their Fractions from 57 BC to AD 253 by Michel and Karin Prieur.
SH68900. Silver tetradrachm
719 (1 example); SNG Levante
1718 f. var. (date); SNG BnF
2329 ff. var. (same); BMC Lycaonia
p. 23, 22 var. (same); SNG Cop
-, VF, Aegeae mint, weight
14.935g, maximum diameter
27.0mm, die axis
, year 177 of the Caesarian Era, 130 - 131 A.D.; obverse
AYTOKP KAIΣ TPAIA A∆PIANO ΣEB Π Π, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust
ETOYΣ •ZOP• AIΓEAIΩN, eagle
standing facing on harpe
, wings spread, head
turned right, recumbent goat right in exergue
; ex Numismatik Lanz
Munchen, auction 151, lot 743 (unsold with an estimate of €500.00); very rare date
Catalog current as of Thursday, April 25, 2019.
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