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Coin of Callatis with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Serpent coiled to right. Inscriptions in Greek around and at right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Spink and Son, Ltd., 5-7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink and Son, Ltd, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Callatis, Moesia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.56 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.2170

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins