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brm_372690 - PHILIPPUS II Antoninien

PHILIPPUS II Antoninien AU
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Type : Antoninien
Date: 248
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,12 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait. Joli revers. Patine grise épaisse
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Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : VIRTVS AVGG/.
Reverse description : Mars nu, le manteau flottant, marchant à droite portant une haste de la main droite et un trophée de la gauche.
Reverse legend : G|-// -.
Reverse translation : “Virtus Augustorum”, (la Virilité des augustes).

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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