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Medallion with bust of Philip II, struck under Philip I

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Obverse: Draped bust of Philip II to right. MIVLPHILIPPVSNOBILCAES Reverse: The Caesar in military costume, flanked by Virtus with a shield and standard, and crowned by Mars at the right. PRINCIPIIVV EN TVTIS

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA in Memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr., February 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr.

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–246

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 060.

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 53.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.96

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions