Coin of Callatis with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Moesia, Callatis

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.98 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.2169

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hades-Sarapis seated left, sceptre in left hand. At left, Cerberus.
Inscriptions in Greek in exergue and around.

Provenance

By 1964: with Spink and Son, Ltd., 5-7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink and Son, Ltd, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour