Sestertius with bust of Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 248


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 23.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

40.181

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Philip I, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
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Reverse: Cippus inscribed: COS / III
Around: SAECVLARESAVGG S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1940: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 11, 1940

Credit Line

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