As with bust of Philip II, struck under Philip I
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.09 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Reverse: Philip II standing, head left, holds globe in right hand, vertical spear in left.
PRINCIPII VVENT in field: S C
By date unknown: Sir Charles Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman collection, July 2, 1968, lot 196, partial); purchased on behalf of MFA at Christie's auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., September 11, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour