Antoninianus (Roman mint coinage)
21 mm, 4.25g
Purchase by the Department of Art History
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.
All proper markings, checked by the American Numismatic Society