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Coin of Saitta with bust of Philip I, struck under Aur. Sep. Iollas

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Seated rivergods facing each other, their hands supporting a chair on which Tyche is seated. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; December 12, 1973: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Saitta, Asia Minor: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 23.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.610

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins