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ID number:  BIRBI-R1637
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Philip I; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 248
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.94
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1967. Seaby, 1941.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing a radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and resting l. on shield; spear against l. arm; in field, l. A (assumed to be Greek numeral 1 as an officina mark).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IΠΠP PHILIPPVS HVG (Imperator Philip Augustus). Reverse: P IVI TH P U COS III P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the FIfth Time, Consul for the Third Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 7

3 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton

Philip I

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