Antoninianus with bust of Philip II, struck under Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–246


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.61 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

01.5006

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Philip II, radiate, draped, right.
MIVLPHILIPPVSCAES
Reverse: Philip II, in military dress, standing front, head left, holding globe in right hand and reversed spear in left; at his feet left, a seated captive, left.
PRINCIPI IVVENT

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins