User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Antoninianus (fourré) with bust of Philip II

Start collecting

Obverse: Bust of Philip II, radiate, draped, right. MIVLPHILIPPVSAVG Reverse: Philip II in military dress, standing left, holding globe in extended right hand and vertical spear, reversed, in left. PRINCIPIIVVENT

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 246

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.45 gm.

Accession Number

13.522

Medium or Technique

Silver (plated)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins