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ID number:  BIRBI-R1659
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Philip I; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  244-247
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.72
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2668. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing a radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped, standing facing l., feeding snake coiled around altar out of r. and holding rudder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IΠΠP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG (Imperator Marcus Julius Philip Augustus). Reverse: SHLVS AVG (Dedicated to the Health of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 47

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Philip I
Roman

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Dorchester Hoard



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