Creator

Creation Date

245 CE

Era

1-500 CE

Medium

Antoninianus (Roman mint coinage)

Dimensions

21 mm, 4.25g

Credit Line

Purchase by the Department of Art History

Accession Number

2015.174.3

Creator Biography

Creator Unknown, Roman.

Description

An antoninianus from the era of Phillip II. Marked on obverse with, "M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES", with Phillip II draped, and with a radiate on his head. On the reverse Philip stands holding a globe and reversed spear with a captive at his feet. Marked "PRINCIPI IVVENT" on reverse.

Provenance

All proper markings, checked by the American Numismatic Society

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