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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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–247

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1998.602

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins