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Coin Portraying Philip the Arab

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

244-249

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Philip the Arab, facing to the right. The back (reverse) shows four upright military standards.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Philip the Arab

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

244 CE–249 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IM[P M] IVL PHILIPPVS AVG Reverse: [FI]DES EXERCITVS

Dimensions

Diam. 2.8 cm; 14.81 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.948

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