Coin of Nicaea with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.92 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.332

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right, with gorgoneion.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Serapis standing, head left, scepter in left hand, right hand raised.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III