Coin of Sardis with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Sardis

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.13 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.548

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles, club over left shoulder, drags humped bull right.
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, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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