CAESAREA 1980 ?
Cappadocian Find; Sor; Metcalf hoard; Münchner Fundkomplex
Date of discovery (from)
Total number of coins
A hoard of 2000+ silver coins (mainly Cappadocian didrachms, drachms and hemidrachms; two Lycian drachms; c.100 denarii) deposited c. 185 and found in four bronze pots in the village of Sor, near Kayseri. It was dispersed in several batches in the art trade.
A large portion was published by W. Metcalf (932 coins) and another by W. Weiser (178 coins, the 'Münchner Fundkomplex').
In addition, 140 coins were recorded in Paris in 1980 (RPC III, p. 376). They consisted in 26 denarii (Vespasian - Marcus Aurelius), and 114 coins from Caesarea (Vespasian - Commodus)
The coin data of this hoard have not yet been validated and therefore are not yet visible.