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E-auction 303-222021 - PHILIPPUS II Antoninien

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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 27 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 04 February 2019 14:26:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: 246
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,25 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, bien centré des deux côtés et fissuré à 7h. Joli revers. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


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 legend : PRINCIPI I-VVENT.
Reverse description : Philippe II, vêtu militairement debout à gauche, tenant un globe de la main droite et une haste renversée de la main gauche ; un captif à ses pieds à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Principi Iuventutis”, (Au prince de la jeunesse).


Poids léger. Rubans de type 3. Ce type est plus rare avec le captif aux pieds du prince.

Historical background


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

Caesar (05/244-04/247)

Philip, son of Philip the Arab and Otacilia Severa, was appointed Caesar shortly after the accession of his father who gave him the title of prince of youth.

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