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Coin Portraying Emperor Philip I

A work made of billon.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of billon.

Date:

244-249

Artist:

Roman, minted in Alexandria, Egypt

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Philip I, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.

On the back (reverse) an eagle is depicted with its wings spread.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Philip I

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

244 CE–249 CE

Medium

Billon

Dimensions

Diam. 2.4 cm; 14.70 g

Credit Line

Gift of Robert L. Grover

Reference Number

1984.1791

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