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brm_338795 - PHILIPPUS II Antoninien

PHILIPPUS II Antoninien AU
120.00 €(Approx. 134.40$ | 103.20£)
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 246
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,06 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan large, complet des deux cotés. Superbe portrait, très joli revers bien venu à la frappe. Fine patine grise avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES.
Obverse description : Buste radié et drapé de Philippe II césar à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A21).
Obverse translation : “Marcus Iulius Philippus Cæsar”, (Marc Jules Philippe césar).

Reverse


Reverse legend : PRINCIPI I-VVENT.
Reverse description : Philippe II, vêtu militairement debout à gauche, tenant un globe de la main droite et un sceptre renversé de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Principi Iuventutis”, (Au prince de la jeunesse).

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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