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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.

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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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