Coin of Samos with head of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.21 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

88.47

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cuirassed and draped bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Reclining figure to left, holding cornucopia in left hand and branch in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation