Coin of Amblada with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Pisidia, Amblada

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 21.74 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

62.399

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles, standing, looking right, holds club in left hand and quiver of arrows in right (?).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour