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Coin of Zeugma with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with grove in rectangular forecourt. Draped figure (Zeus?) seated in temple holding sceptre in left hand. In front, capricorn right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Zeugma, Commagene

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.566

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins