Anazarbus — A settlement in Cilicia
Anazarbus was an ancient Cilician city and (arch)bishopric, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see.

It was founded by Assyrians. Under the early Roman Empire the place was known as Caesarea, and was the Metropolis (capital) of Late Roman province Cilicia Secunda.

Rebuilt by the Eastern Roman emperor Justin I after an earthquake in the 6th century, it became Justinopolis (525); but the old native name persisted, and when Thoros I, king of Lesser Armenia, made it his capital early in the 12th century, it was known as Anazarva.

Modern location: 15 km west of the main stream of the present Ceyhan River
An AE unit struck 183-184 AD in Anazarbus
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; MAP AV AN__KOMOΔOC C

Reverse: IE / POC / IC within wreath; KAI TωN ΠΡOC ANAZAΡBω ET BC

Diameter: 18.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.3 g
No notes for this coin
Ziegler, Anazarbos 246,1
An AE unit struck 94-95 AD in Anazarbus
Obverse: laureate head right; AYTO KAI ΘE YIOΣ__ΔOMITIANOΣ ΣE ΓEP

Reverse: veiled and turreted head of Tyche right; KAIΣAPEΩN ΠP ANAZAPBΩ

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 12.4 g
No notes for this coin
RPC II 1754; Ziegler 86-9; SNG Levante 1371; SNG von Aulock 5474
An AE Triassarion struck 253-254 AD in Anazarbus
Obverse: radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right AVT K OVAΛEPIANOC CE

Reverse: Tyche standing left, agnostic crown in both hands; ANAZAPBOV EN_ΔOX M(HT) ET BOC / T/Γ/Γ _ A/K/M

Diameter: 24.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 9 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Levante 1521, Zeigler 806, BMC 40, SNG France 2141-3, SNG von Aulock 5513