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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Barata, Lycaonia


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

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The Ancient World


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