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Argaeus (mountain)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T.B. Mitford
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Nov 12, 2023 09:20 PM History
Erciyes Dağı in Turkish. A massive volcanic mountain, the highest peak of the Antitaurus range. Commonly depicted on coins from Cappadocia.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 64 A3 Argaeus M.

Argaeus Mons is commonly depicted on coins from Cappadocia. Casearea, just north of the mountain, hosted a mint.

The reverse side of the coin (1983.159.38) depicted in the image above, used by permission of the American Numismatic Society, bears a representation of Argaeus Mons.

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T.B. Mitford, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Argaeus (mountain): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 13 April 2024]

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