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