Coin of Magnesia-ad-Sipylum with bust of Philip II, struck under Aeneus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Magnesia-ad-Sipylum

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 21.93 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1119

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback to right, spear in right hand.
Bound captive kneels below.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour