Coin of Cidyessus with bust of Philip I, struck under Aur. Varus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cidyessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.59 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1174

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding sceptre in left hand, phiale in right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, 1964, no. 3761); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour