Cilicia, Anazarbus, Domitian and Domitia AE, SCARCE, Choice AEF, 92/93 C.E.

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CILICIA ANAZARBOS DOMITIAN AND DOMITIA AE

SNG Levante 1367, RPC 1749, Choice About Extremely Fine, 22.7mm, 10.09 grams

Obverse: Laureate head of Domitian to right, AYTO KAI ΘΕ YI ΔOMITIANOC CE ΓEP around

Reverse: Draped bust of Domitia to left, date IB P (112 = 93/94 C.E.) across fields, KAICAPEΩN ΔOMETIA CEBACTH around

A SUPERB example of this SCARCE coin and one of the finest we have seen!

Cilicia was a mainstay in Paul's travels and integral to the early founding of Christianity. Anazarbus was an important city in Cilicia and had its own metropolitan diocese.