Sestertius with bust of Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 248


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 25.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.505

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
IMPMIVLPH ILIPPVSAV[G]
Reverse: Deer to right.
SAECVLARESAVGG in ex.: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, England; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., October, 1954; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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