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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
SH26528. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 719 (1 example), Weber -, nice VF, Aegeae mint, weight 13.316g, maximum diameter 28.1mm, die axis 180o
, 130 - 131 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIΣ TPAIA A∆PIANO ΣEB Π Π, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse ETOYΣ ēZOPē AIΓEAIΩN, eagle standing facing on harpe, wings spread, head turned right, goat in exergue; rare
Catalog current as of Friday, July 19, 2019.
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