Sestertius with bust of Philip II, struck under Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–246


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.506

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Cuirassed, draped bust of Philip II to right.
MIVLPHILIPPVSCAES
Reverse: Philip II holding spear in left hand and trophy in right.
PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS in field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 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