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Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Beneath tree at left, Apollo Kitharoedos stands right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 97); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hierapolis, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.351

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins