Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.07 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.531

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left Hygieia stands feeding serpent from patera held in left hand.
At right Asklepios, head left, holds serpent-staff in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour