Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.351

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Beneath tree at left, Apollo Kitharoedos stands right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 97); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour