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Seleucia ad Calycadnum. A coin of Philip I, 244-249


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Seleucia ad Calycadnum was a city in Cilicia founded under Seleucus I. Now it is called Silifke.  (Map from Wikipedia)

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Here is a Roman provincial coin from Seleucia ad Calycadunm. (Calycadnum is the name of a river: "Seleucia on the river Calycadnum.")
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This coin is a whopping 37.3 to 36.2 mm and 26.17 grams.
AVT K M IOVΛΙΟΨ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right. (Julia in the legend is a family name of Philip)
CEΛEVKEΩN TΩN ΠPOCTΩKAΛ
EΛEVΘEP in exergue, Confronted busts of Artemis/Tyche (with modius) and Apollo, small branch between.
Letters between the busts uncertain, maybe KAK/AC
SNG Levante 777-8, SNG France 2, 1039-1042 (all with different letters between the busts, none with this combination)

To grasp the size, here it is with a US half dollar:

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Show us some coins from this city!

 

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That’s a beauty…great coin!  I have a big bronze from there as well, though not nearly as impressive as that monster (37mm!) of a flan.  My coin was struck a few years later under Treb. Gallus, and has a similar reverse type.

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Trebonianus Gallus, Cilicia, Seleucia ad Calycadnum, 251-253 AD (AE, 32.5mm., 15.99g.), Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right/ Rev. Busts of Apollo and Artemis-Tyche facing each other, branch between them, RPC IX 1332.

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Very nice example, @Valentinian! I have two coins of the city, a Apollo-Artemis type and a gigantomachy type.
 

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Severus Alexander AD 222-235.
Roman provincial Æ 24 mm, 9.19 g.
Cilicia, Seleucia ad Calycadnum.
Obv: AV K M AVP CEOVH AΛEΞANΔPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: CEΛEVKEΩN KAΛVΚA-ΔNΩ, confronted, draped, and laureate busts of Apollo and Artemis, c/m: o within Δ within triangular incuse.
Ref: Ziegler 474-476; SNG France 2 1009; SNG Levante 761; SNG Levante Suppl. 195; SNG Pfalz 1056-61; Waddington 4468; Lindgren III 898; RPC Online VI 7043. Countermark: Howgego 670.

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Volusian, AD 251-253.
Roman provincial Æ 29.1 mm, 11.2 g, 6 h.
Cilicia, Seleucia ad Calycadnum, AD 251-253.
Obv: ΑV Κ ΓΑ ΟVΙΒ ϹΑΒΙΝ ΓΑΛΛΟϹ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust, right.
Rev: ϹЄΛЄΥΚЄ-ΩΝ ΤΩ Π|ΡΟϹ Κ-ΑΛV|ΔΝ, Athena advancing right, brandishing spear, holding shield, attacking serpent-footed giant hurling stone with right hand.
Refs: RPC IX, 1336; BMC 21.141,54; SNG von Aulock 5851; RG 4480 (SNG France 1055); SNG Levante 780.
Notes: Double die match to SNG Levante 780 and RG 4480=SNG France 1055 (BnF); obverse die match to BMC 54.
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20 hours ago, Valentinian said:

Seleucia ad Calycadnum was a city in Cilicia founded under Seleucus I. Now it is called Silifke.  (Map from Wikipedia)

SeleuciaAdCalycadnumMap.jpg.8505abea32cbd01367c965a208ff265d.jpg

Here is a Roman provincial coin from Seleucia ad Calycadunm. (Calycadnum is the name of a river: "Seleucia on the river Calycadnum.")
 Philip5SeleuciaAdCalycadnum2280c.jpg.e9d537ce63668e6f0c388fe17179c27b.jpg

This coin is a whopping 37.3 to 36.2 mm and 26.17 grams.
AVT K M IOVΛΙΟΨ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEB, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right. (Julia in the legend is a family name of Philip)
CEΛEVKEΩN TΩN ΠPOCTΩKAΛ
EΛEVΘEP in exergue, Confronted busts of Artemis/Tyche (with modius) and Apollo, small branch between.
Letters between the busts uncertain, maybe KAK/AC
SNG Levante 777-8, SNG France 2, 1039-1042 (all with different letters between the busts, none with this combination)

To grasp the size, here it is with a US half dollar:

625819192_PhilipIhalfdollar.jpg.2744a36d645d4a6ca6c5b7004daa0da1.jpg

Show us some coins from this city!

 

Great portrait for a provincial bronze ☺️!

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I can't compete with 37mm 😉

 

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Cilicia, Seleucia ad Calycadnum

AE 30mm, 13.92g

Obv. Laureate, cuirassed bust of Macrinus Right

Rev. Infant Zeus seated on chair surrounded by 3 Curetes banging their Swords on Shields to drown out his crying

SNG Von Aulock 5834

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