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Medallion with bust of Philip I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing to right. IMPCAESMIVLPHILIPPVSAVG Reverse: Philip I and Philip II both togate and veiled facing each other and sacrificing over a lighted altar before an elaborate temple front. Lictors behind them. P M TRPIIICOS P P

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., P.O. Box 3759, Frederick, Maryland 21705-3759 (purchased from a private U.S. collector); June 26, 2002: purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated in memory of Emily Townsend Vermeule

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 246

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 57.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2002.130

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions