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Coin of Hadrianothera with bust of Philip I, struck under Aur. Socrates

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor in biga to left, holds Nike with wreath on outstretched right hand. Figure of Tyche on side of biga. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hadrianothera, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 17.76 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1344

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins