Coin of Saitta with bust of Philip I, struck under Aur. Sep. Iollas

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia Minor: Lydia, Saitta

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 23.48 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.610

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Seated rivergods facing each other, their hands supporting a chair on which Tyche is seated.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; December 12, 1973: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour