Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Philip I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 21.37 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1134

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bust of Tyche, wearing kalathos, facing right, cornucopiae behind. Bust of Apollo, branch in front of Apollo.
Countermark between.
Inscription in Greek around, above and below.

Provenance

By 1961: with Dr. Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Dr. Hugo Weissmann for $ 875- (this is the total price for 61.1130–61.1135)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour