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brm_338790 - PHILIPPUS II Antoninien

PHILIPPUS II Antoninien AU
150.00 €(Approx. 178.50$ | 133.50£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 247
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 4,16 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis complets. Beau portrait de Philippe II Auguste. Revers inhabituel. Patine grise avec des reflets métalliques. Conserve la plus grande partie de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine
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Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP PHILIPPVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste radié, drapé et cuirassé de Philippe II auguste à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse translation : "Imperator Philippus Augustus", (L’empereur Philippe auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PAX - AETERNA.
Reverse description : Pax (la Paix) debout à gauche, tenant une branche d'olivier de la main droite et un sceptre transversal de la gauche.
Reverse translation : "Pax Æterna", (La Paix éternelle).

Commentary


Rubans de type 3. Ptéryges à peine visibles sous le paludamentum.

Historical background


PHILIPPE II

(05/244-09/249) Marcus Julius Philippus

August (04/247-09/249)

Philip, son of Philip the Arab and Otacilia Severa, was appointed Augustus in 247. He participated in the commemoration of the millennium of Rome which begins April 21 247. Philip, his father was killed at the Battle of Verona. Philip II was assassinated shortly after. It is not known what happened to Otacilia Severa. Philip II was made Caesar shortly after the accession of his father who gave him the title of prince of youth.

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