Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 27.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.412

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I right.
Inscription in Greek. .
Reverse: Bust of Tyche, draped, wearing kalathos, at left, confronts laureate draped bust of Apollo right. Cornucopia behind Tyche. Branch in front of Apollo.
Inscription in Greek around and in field.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour