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ID number:  BIRBI-R1716
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:  246-249
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  21.72
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2025. Spink, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Philip, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Philip the Arab and Philip II, seated facing l., on curule chairs, extending r.; Philip the Arab, nearer spectator, holds short sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP M IVL PHIULPPVS AVG (Imperator Marcus Julius Philip Augustus). Reverse: LIBERALITAS AVGC III (The Generosity of the Emperors for the Third Time). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 267a (Philip I)

3 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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