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Coin of Miletopolis with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown containing three palm branches. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Miletopolis, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1094

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins