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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Caria| > |Other Caria| > RP89904
Augustus and Livia, 17 January 39 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D., Antioch ad Maeandrum, Caria
Antiochia on the Maeander (earlier named Pythopolis) was a city of ancient Caria, in Anatolia, located between the Maeander and Orsinus rivers near their confluence. It was the site of a bridge over the Maeander. The scanty ruins are located on a hill (named, in Turkish, Yeniser) a few km southeast of Kuyucak, Aydin Province, Turkey, near the modern city of Basaran. The city already existed when Antiochus I enlarged and renamed it. It was home to the sophist Diotrephes. It has not been excavated, but Christopher Ratte and others visited the site in 1994 and produced a sketch plan.
RP89904. Bronze AE 18, RPC I 2829 (5 spec.), Imhoof-Blumer KM p. 110, 14 corr., VF, slightly off center, a little porous, Antiochia ad Maeandrum (near Basaran Turkey) mint, weight 4.573g, maximum diameter 18.1mm, die axis 330o, 17 Jan 39 B.C. - 19 Aug 14 A.D.; obverse KAIΣAP ΣEBAΣTOΣ ANTIOXEΩN, laureate head of Augustus right; reverse AΓEΛAOY ΣNAPXIA (Agelaos, head of the Synarchy), draped bust of Livia right, hair in a bun at the back; only three sales of this type recorded on Coin Archives in the last two decades; rare; SOLD










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