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Antoninianus with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. IMPPHILIPPVSAVG Reverse: Fides standing, holding vexillum and tranxverse standard. FIDESEXERCITVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with E. Bourgey, Paris; July 1950: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from E. Bourgey; 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. 247–249

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.604

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins