Antoninianus with bust of Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 247–249


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.604

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
IMPPHILIPPVSAVG
Reverse: Fides standing, holding vexillum and tranxverse standard.
 FIDESEXERCITVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with E. Bourgey, Paris; July 1950: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from E. Bourgey; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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