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Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left Hygieia stands feeding serpent from patera held in left hand. At right Asklepios, head left, holds serpent-staff in right hand. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.07 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.531

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins