Coin of Diocaesarea with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Cilicia, Diocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 24.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.925

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: City goddess, veiled and turreted, seated right facing Tyche standing to left. Tyche holds cornucopia in left hand, rudder in right.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 157); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour