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Coin of Dorylaeum with bust of Philip I, struck under Timaeus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Emperor on horseback to left, right hand raised. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1968: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, no. 8359); by 1977: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (auction 7, June 7, 1977, lot 389); purchased at Auctiones auction on behalf of MFA by Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 14, 1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Dorylaeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 29.80 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1977.606

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins