Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1691
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:  244-249
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  16.24
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3487. Prof. Luigi De Nicola, 65 Via del Babuino, Rome, 1959.
BIRBI-R1691.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing a laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Four standards - legionary eagle atop the second from the r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP M IVL PIIILIPPVS AVG (Imperator Marcus Julius Philip Augustus). Reverse: FIDES EXERCITVS (Loyalty of the Army). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 171

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Philip I
Roman

249
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Viewing Record 1 of 1