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Coin of Bizya with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Bust of Philip I, laureate, cuirassed, right, aegis on left shoulder. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Serapis seated in the center with Cerberus at his feet. At left Demeter, holding a torch, and Anubis-Hermes with kerykeion; at right Harpocrates holding cornucopia and Isis holding...

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Provenance

By 1994: with Frank Sternberg AG, Schanzengasse 10, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (auction 27, Hotel Eden au Lac, Zurich, November 7-8, 1994, lot 551); by 1997: with David Hendin, Amphora Coins, P.O. Box 805, Nyack, N.Y. 10960; purchased by MFA from David Hendin, June 25, 1997

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Bizya, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 41.5 mm. Weight: 40.21 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

1997.95

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins