Coin of Heliopolis with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Syria, Heliopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.418

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right. IMPCAESMIVLPHILIPPVS[PIVSFELAVG].
Reverse: Tyche standing facing, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left, flanked on each side by a male figure holding a circular object and by a Victory (?) on a pedestal holding a veil over her head.
COLIVL AVGFEL in ex.: HEL

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