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Sestertius with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Bust of Philip I, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMPMIVLPHILIPPVSAVG Reverse: Cippus inscribed: COS / III Around: SAECVLARESAVGG S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1940: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 11, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 248

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 23.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

40.181

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins