Aigeai — A settlement in Cilicia
Aigeai is a small city in south-east Turkey, which was an important port in ancient times.

The Saints Cosmas and Damian are mentionined in Christian hagiography to have been twin brothers, physicians who practiced their profession in Aegeae, accepting no payment for their services, and who eventually suffered martyrdom under Diocletian.

In modern times, the city is known as Yumurtalık, and is a popular holiday destination with excellent beaches.

Modern location: Yumurtalık, Turkey
(1) Aigeai
An AE unit struck 164-120 BC in Aigeai
Obverse: turreted head Tyche righ

Reverse: bridled horse head left; AIΓEAIΩN, (TPAM)

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.75 g
No notes for this coin
Bloesch 39; SNG Levante 1635; SNG BnF 2284; SNGvA 8663; BMC Lycaonia p. 20, 1; SNG Cop 28 var. (monogram)
An AR Tetradrachm struck 133-134 AD in Aigeai
Obverse: laureate and cuirassed bust right; ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙΣ__ΤΡΑΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟ ΣΕΒ Π Π

Reverse: eagle facing, head right, goat right in the exergue; ΑΙΓΕΑΙΩΝ__ΕΤΟΥϹ ΠΡ·

Diameter: 25 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 13.8 g
No notes for this coin
RPC 3349; Prieur 721; SNG Levante 1719