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Hadrian, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D., Aegeae, Cilicia
Aegeae issued tetradrachms only during the reigns of Hadrian and Caracalla. The issues were probably related to visits of these emperors to the town or to its famous sanctuary of Asclepius. -- The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and Their Fractions from 57 BC to AD 253 by Michel and Karin Prieur
SH27118. Silver tetradrachm, Prieur 720 (1 example), SNG BnF 2331, Weber -, VF, Aegeae mint, weight 12.430g, maximum diameter 24.8mm, die axis 0o
, year 164 of the Caesarian Era, 117 - 118 A.D.; obverse AYTOKP KAIC TPAIANOC A∆PIANOC CEB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse ETOYC ē∆ΞPē AIΓEAIΩN, eagle standing facing on harpe, wings spread, head right, goat in exergue; rare
Catalog current as of Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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