Medallion with bust of Philip II, struck under Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–246


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 060.

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 53.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.96

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Draped bust of Philip II to right.
MIVLPHILIPPVSNOBILCAES
Reverse: The Caesar in military costume, flanked by Virtus with a shield and standard, and crowned by Mars at the right.
PRINCIPIIVV EN TVTIS

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA in Memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr., February 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr.