Diokaisareia — A settlement in Cilicia
Olba and Diokaisareia are two related ancient cities in Cilicia, Olba was the seat of a priest dynasty whose sanctuary, the Temple of Zeus Olbios was about 4 km to the west. Around this temple, the city Diokaisareia developed.

Modern location: Uzuncaburç, Turkey
An AE unit struck 244-249 AD in Diokaisareia
Obverse: radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; AYT K M IOVΛIOC ΦIΛIΠΠOC CE / B

Reverse: City goddess seated left, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; river-god Calycadnus swimming right below; AΔPI ΔIOKAICAPEΩN MHTPO KEN / NAT/ ΩN

Diameter: 33.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 15.6 g
No notes for this coin
SNG France 2, 881; Staffieri, Diocaesarea, 31, 22 Taf. 3, 25; SNG Levante Suppl. 179 var.; SNG Pfalz 419-422 var.