Coin of Diocaesarea with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Cilicia, Diocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 19.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1445

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Philip I right, radiate, draped, cuirassed.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles reclining left, holding club and skyphos, lionskin below.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 15.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour