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Antoninianus with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. IMPMIVLPHILIPPVSAVG Reverse: Emperor on horseback left, spear in left hand, right hand raised. ADVENTVSAVGG


By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2 (said to be from the H. P. Hall Collection and, prior to that, perhaps also from the Bunbury Collection); November 1952: acquired from A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd. by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–247




Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 3.39 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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