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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Artemis, as huntress, standing left with bow in right hand, left reaching back to quiver of arrows. Deer at her feet. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.98 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.1251

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins