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Ancient Coinage of Cilicia, Epiphania


Epiphania, Epiphanea or Epiphaneia (-Trajanopolis), in Cilicia

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CITY AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Lindgren III 819Epiphaneia, Cilicia. AE25. Pseudo-autonomous coinage. ART, draped bust of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / (from top right) EΠIΦANEΩN TΡAIANOΠO, Artemis standing front, head right, holding bow and reaching into quiver behind her for an arrow. Lindgren III 819. TextImage
RPC 1787Cilicia, Epiphanaea AE21. Time of Domitian, dated year 131. Diademed head of Alexander the Great right / Tyche standing left holding rudder & cornucopiae, date ANP in field. TextImage
SNG Lev. 1807Epiphaneia, Cilicia, AE 5,69 g, ca. 100-50 BC. Veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right / EΠIΦANEΩN THΣ IEΡAΣ KAI AΣYΛOY Π, Zeus Nikephoros seated left, holding sceptre. SNG Levante 1807-1808; SNG von Aulock 5551; Weber 7978.TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 4068Caligula AE 22mm of Cilicia, Epiphanea. Dated year 107 (39/40 AD). Laureate head left / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG Levante 1809.TextImage
DOMITIA
RPC 1786Domitia AE21 of Cilicia, Epiphanea. Dated year 151 = 83-84 AD. ΔOM AYΓOCTOY, Draped bust right / EΠIΦANEΩN, Athena standing left, right hand extended, left resting on shield; ANP (date) left. SNG Levante 1813. TextImage
TRAJAN
SNG Lev. 1815 corr.Trajan AE21 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia, 6.38 gr. AD 113-114. TΡAIANOC KAI NEΡ, laureate head right / EΠIΦANEΩN TΡAIANOΠO, Athena standing left holding spear and resting on shield, date ARP in right field. (Date should be engraved as APR not ARP). SNG Levante 1815 corr. (date).TextImage
HADRIAN
SNG Pfalz 469Hadrian and Sabina, AE28 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia. 10.0 g. [...KAIC TΡAI AΔΡIANOC ΓEΡ..], laureate head of Hadrian right, two countermarks: bearded male head right (Howgego 104) and Athena left brandishing spear / [CABEINA CEBA]CTH EΠIΦANEΩN, draped bust of Sabina right, wearing stephane. SNG Pfalz 469; cf SNG Levante 1816 (weight).TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
SNG Lev Supp 424varAntoninus Pius, AE24 of Epiphanea-Trajanopolis, Cilicia. 138-161 AD. AYT KAICAΡ AΔ ANTΩNEINOC, laureate head right / EΠIΦANEΩN TΩN KAI TΡAIANOΠOΛITΩN, Herakles seated left on rock, holding club on ground before him, left arm behind him. SNG Levante Suppl 424 var (reverse type); apparently unpublished.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
SNG Levante 1817Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus AE 24mm of Epiphania, Cilicia. Dated year 229 Era of the City (161/2 AD). AYT KAI Λ AYΡ OYHΡOC CEB ΘKΣ, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius right / AYT KA.. CEB EΠIΦANEΩ, radiate, draped bust of Lucius Verus right. SNG Levante 1817.TextImage
COMMODUS
SNG France 2398Commodus AE36 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia. Dated CY 258, AD 190-191. 24.38 g. KOMMOΔON EY CEB,laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, countermark of Nike walking left / EΠIΦANEΩN-HNC, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. SNG France II 2398; Paris B785 and Paris 541.TextImage
SNG Levante 1818Commodus and Marcus Aurelius AE265 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia. 177-192 AD. AE 25mm. Dated year 245 Era of the City (177/8 AD). AYT KE Λ AYΡH KOMOΔON CEB EΠIΦANEΩ, Bare head of Commodus right / AY KE M AYΡ ANTΩNEINON CEBm Marcus Aurelius standing left, holding patera and sceptre; EMC (date) across field. SNG France II 2397; SNG Levante 1818; SNG Pfalz 470.TextImage
SNG Lev 1819Commodus, AE32 of Epiphania, Cilicia. AD 177-192. 20.74 g. Dated year 253 = AD 185-186 AD. AYT KOMMOΔON EYC EYTYCH, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / EΠIΦANEΩN ΓNC, Draped bust of Dionysus right, wreathed with ivy, thyrsus over left shoulder. SNG Levante 1819 (this coin); Lindgren I A1491A.TextImage
SNG Lev Supp 425Commodus, AE16 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia. 2.78 g. Dated local year 256 = AD 187-188. AY K M KOMMOΔOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI-ΣNC-ΦANEΩN, Athena standing left by altar, holding patera and spear. SNG Levante suppl. 425 (this coin); SNG von Aulock 5552; SNG Pfalz 471.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
SNG France 2399Septimius Severus, AE35 of Epiphania. Cilicia. ..Λ CEΠ CEYHΡON ΠEΡ CEB, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / I ΔOMNAN CEB EΠIΦANEΩN, A-ΞC to left and right, draped bust of Julia Domna right. SNG France 2399; Paris 542; SNG Lev 1820.TextImage
CARACALLA
SNG Levante 1821Cilicia, Epiphania. Caracalla & Julia Domna AE 30mm. Dated year 282 Era of the City (214/5 AD). Radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust of Caracalla right, seen from behind / Draped bust of Julia Domna right; BPC (date) across field.TextImage
GETA
SNG Lev. 1822Geta, AE23 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia. AD 208-209. 6.07 g. Dated local year 276. Π CEΠTI ΓETAN KAICA, bare-headed, draped bust right / EΠIΦANEΩN, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm branch. Date ς O-C across fields. SNG Levante 1822; Ziegler Kilikien 1416-1417; Lindgren III 820; SNG Pfalz 473-476; SNG Righetti 1547.TextImage
SNG Tahberer 667Geta, AE23 of Epiphaneia, Cilicia. AD 208-209. Dated local year 276. Π CEΠTI ΓETAN KAICA, bare-headed, draped bust right / EΠIΦANEΩN, Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm branch. Date Σ-OC across fields. Ziegler Kilikien 1416-1417; Lindgren III 820; SNG Pfalz 473-476; SNG Righetti 1547; SNG Levante 1822; SNG Tahberer 667.TextImage
JULIA MAMAEA
SNG Levante 1823Julia Mamaea AE34mm of Epiphanea, Cilicia. Dated year 298 (230/1 AD). Diademed and draped bust right / Zeus seated facing, head left, holding Nike and sceptre, on chariot drawn by two servants.TextImage
MAXIMINUS I
SGI 3545Cilicia, Epiphaneia. Maximinus I AE21. 235/236 AD. AVKG I O MAXIMINOC, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right / EPIFANEWN, G T in field, Tyche standing left, holding rudder & cornucopiae.TextImage
GORDIAN III
SNG Levante Supp 426Gordian III AE 35mm of Epiphanea, Cilicia. Dated CY 306 = 238/9 AD. Radiate, draped, & cuirassed bust right / Serapis seated facing; Cerberus at feet, date in exergue SNGFr 2400.TextImage
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
SNG Levante Supp 430Tebonianus Gallus AE27 of Cilicia, Epiphaneia. Year 319=251/252 AD. Radiate cuiraassed bust right / EΠIΦANEΩN, veiled & turreted bust of city goddess right.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of epiphania
Entry for Epiphania on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Epiphanea in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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