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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Homonoia (?) seated left, phiale in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 12.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.330

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins