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Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Bust of Tyche, draped, wearing kalathos, at left, confronts laureate draped bust of Apollo right. Cornucopia behind Tyche. Branch in front of Apollo. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 27.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.412

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins