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Coin of Barata with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Athena, helmeted, head left, stands holding phiale in right hand, spear beside shield in left. Owl at her feet, left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249

Mint

Barata, Lycaonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.40 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.1201

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins