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Roman Provincials: Cilicia-Aegeae


Cilicia-Aegeae, Diadumenian, AE27, 217-218
MA OΠ ANTΩNINOC KAICAP
Bare head, draped, cuirassed bust right
MAKPINOYΠOΛE M EYΓ ΠΘ AIΓEΩN
Bust of Alexander the Great right wearing lion-skin headdress
26mm x 27mm, 15.26g
SNG Levante-Cilicia 1750 var; SNG Paris 2349 var

Consignor notes: aVF, heavily patinated


Severus Alexander, AE23, 222-235, Cilicia-Aegeae
M AUR CEUHROC ALEXANDROC
Laureate, draped bust right, seen from behind
ADRIANwNEOC AIGEAIwN
Serpent coiled around egg (?)
23mm x 24mm, 8.48g
SNG Levante-Cilicia 1758-1759

Note: SNG describes this reverse as "Serpent coiled around egg from which bottom it seems that forepart of turtle is getting out (forelegs and head visible)", however, it seems much more like a baetyl to me with the end of the serpent showing at the bottom instead of a turtle hatching from an egg.

Special thanks to Mark O'Hara for the attribution reference