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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II right. Inscription in Greek Reverse: Eagle facing; head right, wreath in beak. Inscription in Greek around. In exergue: ANTIOXIA/SC (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: F. Monroe Endicott Collection; gift of F. Monroe Endicott to MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of F. Munroe Endicott

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 247–249

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.43 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

34.1298

Medium or Technique

Billon

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins