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Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

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Macedon, Thessalonica, Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE 25, 10.12g. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right.  Rev. Apollo leaning on snake entwined column to left; he holds bow in left hand; tripod and prize crown to left;  Greek abbreviated inscription,"Pythi" in field referring to the Pythian games.  SNG ANS 888. Remarkable quality.

The Pythian games referenced here on the reverse originated at Delphi in honor of Apollo whose temple and oracle were located there.  Other cities copied these games and referred to them on their coins.

Provenance/Pedigree:
Ex: Gemini VI, NY, Auction, January 9, 2011, lot 816

 

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Extremely Fine $1,250.00
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Lydia, Mastaura, Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE 35, 19.89g.  magistrate: Loukinios, son of Kletos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right.  Rev. City hero with double axe  standing to right holding the horn of a sacrificial bull.     RPC VIII Online, unassigned id 20371(this coin).  Imhoof-Blumer, Lydische Stadtmünzen _.  Inv. Waddington_.  Mionnet_. BMC_. SNG COP_. SNG von Aulock_ Imhoof-Blumer, Monnaies Grecques_. KLM_. SNG Fitzwilliam_. SNG München_. Weber_. SNG Righetti_.  There is only one example listed in RPC and possibly unique.

 

Provenance/Pedigree:

Ex: Solidus, Munich, Auction 13, March 25, 2017, lot 183.

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good Very Fine $5,000.00
Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE Sestertius, 16.26g. 28mm. Struck in 246 A.D. IMP CAES M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. ANNONA AVG S C. Annona standing to left holding corn grains and cornucopia; moidus at her feet; hairline flan crack at 6:30 obv. RIC 168. Green patina with some light encrustation and virtually as struck

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Extremely Fine/Very Fine $950.00
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Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE Sestertius, 28mm.  IMP M PHILIPPVS AVG.  Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. FIDES EXERCITVS SC.  Military standards. RIC 171a. 16.95g.   Brown patina.

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Extremely Fine $900.00
Philip I, 244-249 A.D.

AE Sestertius, 15.58g. 28mm. IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. TRANQVILLITAS AVGG S C. Tranquilitas standing to left holding capricorn and scepter. RIC 156.

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about Extremely Fine $375.00

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