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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1693
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):  3.10
Weight (g):  13.88
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 292. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing a laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fortuna, draped, seated facing l., holding rudder in r. and cornucopiae in l.; wheel below seat.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP M IVL PHIIɪIPPVS AVG (Imperator Marcus Julius Philip Augustus). Reverse: FORTVNA REDVX (Fortune that brings back the Emperor in Safety) In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 174

3 Related People

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

249
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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