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Sestertius with bust of Philip II, struck under Philip I

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Obverse: Cuirassed, draped bust of Philip II to right. MIVLPHILIPPVSCAES Reverse: Philip II holding spear in left hand and trophy in right. PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS in field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–246

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.506

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins