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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Nicomedia, Bithynia


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

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins