Year 2019, Volume , Issue 27, Pages 477 - 500 2019-07-25

A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA)

Melih ARSLAN [1] , Annalisa POLOSA [2]


The coins which are the subject of this article were seized in 1992 at the Edirne Kapıkule Border in the car of a Turkish citizen who was departing to smuggle the coins abroad. 135 bronze coins seized by customs officials are currently in Edirne Museum.

The coins are for the most part minted by Cilician cities. The largest number is from Elaiussa Sebaste, and a large number is from the mints of Corycus and Seleucia on the Calycadnus. Other coins come from Tarsus, Hierapolis-Castabala, Soloi-Pompeiopolis, Selinus, Anazarbus, Anemurium, Aegeae, Mopsus, Flaviopolis. The composition of the group suggests that it may be a hoard, probably uncovered in the area of Elaiussa Sebaste in Cilicia Tracheia, and witnesses a regional pattern of coin circulation that can be observed in the behavior of excavation coins, museum collections and other hoards uncovered in the region. Only two coins, one from Apamaea in Phrygia and another from Aradus in Phoenicia witness a broader area of circulation. The coins are as a whole homogeneous from a chronological point of view, almost all belonging to issues dated between the 2nd and 1st centuries BC; however, there are a few exceptions of imperial times to the end of the 2nd cent. AD. 

Edirne Museum Cilician Coins Elaiussa Sebaste Corycus Coin Hoard
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Primary Language en
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-2152-1564
Author: Melih ARSLAN
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8830-0715
Author: Annalisa POLOSA
Country: Italy


Dates

Publication Date : July 25, 2019

Bibtex @research article { olba596618, journal = {OLBA}, issn = {1301-7667}, address = {Mersin Üniversitesi, Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi, Arkeoloji Bölümü, 33 342 Çiftlikköy Kampüsü - YENİŞEHİR / MERSİN}, publisher = {Mersin University}, year = {2019}, volume = {}, pages = {477 - 500}, doi = {}, title = {A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA)}, key = {cite}, author = {ARSLAN, Melih and POLOSA, Annalisa} }
APA ARSLAN, M , POLOSA, A . (2019). A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA). OLBA , (27) , 477-500 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/olba/issue/47315/596618
MLA ARSLAN, M , POLOSA, A . "A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA)". OLBA (2019 ): 477-500 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/olba/issue/47315/596618>
Chicago ARSLAN, M , POLOSA, A . "A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA)". OLBA (2019 ): 477-500
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ISNAD ARSLAN, Melih , POLOSA, Annalisa . "A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA)". OLBA / 27 (July 2019): 477-500 .
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Vancouver ARSLAN M , POLOSA A . A HOARD FROM THE REGION OF ELAIUSSA (CILICIA TRACHEIA). OLBA. 2019; (27): 500-477.