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Coin of Sillyum with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Helmeted warrior stands to right holding spear in right hand, shield in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 22.06 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.167

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins