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Denarius (Coin) Portraying King Philip II

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

244-247

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Philip II, facing right and wearing a crown.

On the back the figure of Loyalty is shown standing and holding two standards.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying King Philip II

Origin

Rome

Date

244 CE–247 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP MIVL PHILIPPVS AVG Reverse: FIDES MILIT "Loyalty of the Army"

Dimensions

Diam. 2.2 cm; 3.77 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4897

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