Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 247–249


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.43 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

34.1298

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II right.
Inscription in Greek
Reverse: Eagle facing; head right, wreath in beak.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: F. Monroe Endicott Collection; gift of F. Monroe Endicott to MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of F. Munroe Endicott