Sestertius with bust of Philip II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 246–249


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 20.63 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

34.1383

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Philip II, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMPMIVLPHILIPPVSAVG
Reverse: Philip, father and son seated left, each stretching out right hand, and holding scepter in left.
LIBERALITASAVGIII in ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)