Coin of Nicaea with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.98 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.1251

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis, as huntress, standing left with bow in right hand, left reaching back to quiver of arrows. Deer at her feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.