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Coin of Diocaesarea with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Bust of Philip I right, radiate, draped, cuirassed. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles reclining left, holding club and skyphos, lionskin below. Inscription in Greek around and in field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 15.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Diocaesarea, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 19.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1445

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins