Coin of Zeugma with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Commagene, Zeugma

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.566

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with grove in rectangular forecourt.
Draped figure (Zeus?) seated in temple holding sceptre in left hand.
In front, capricorn 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