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ID number:  BIRBI-R1685
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Philip I; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  248
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  18.73
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3486. Prof. Luigi De Nicola, 65 Via del Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing a laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: She-wolf, standing facing l., suckling the twins.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IΠΠP M IIVL PIIILIPPVS AVC (Imperator Marcus Julius Philip Augustus). Reverse: SAECVLANE A…GG (Secular Games of the Emperors). In Exergue: … (S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 159

3 Related People

Philip I
Roman

249
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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