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ID:     17489
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Zephyrium
Issuer:     Antoninus Pius and Hadrian
Date Ruled:     August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 30
Date Struck:     A.D. August 138 - 7 March 161
Diameter:     30.3 mm
Weight:     14.382 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥ[Τ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ Α]∆Ρ ΑΝ−ΤΩ[ΝΙΝΟC CΣΒ ΣV] / Π - Π
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust of Antoninus Pius right, Π − Π
Reverse Legend:     Α∆ΡΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ−Ν ΖΣΦ[ΥΠΙΩΤΩΝ]
Reverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian right
Mint:     Zephyrium-Hadrianopolis
Primary Reference:     Unpublished
Reference2:     SNG Lev -
Reference3:     SNG France -
Reference4:     Coinage of Zephyrion in Cilicia, Num. Chron. 1988 -; RPC IV (online) -, Cilician Coins in Smaller German Collections -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=16613
Notes:     The reverse type and the obverse die are both apparently unpublished. Perhaps this coin was issued to commemorate Antoninus' success in consecrating the city's namesake and refounder, Hadrian.