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E-auction 558-491941 - brm_599774 - PHILIPPUS II Antoninien

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Estimate : 110 €
Price : 89 €
Maximum bid : 89 €
End of the sale : 25 December 2023 14:20:40
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Antoninien
Date: 245
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : billon
Millesimal fineness : 450 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,78 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Flan large et bien centré des deux côtés. Joli buste. 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 IVVENT.
Reverse description : Philippe II, vêtu militairement, debout à droite, tenant un globe de la main gauche et une haste transversale de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Principi Iuventutis”, (Au prince de la jeunesse).

Historical background




Philip II, son of Philip the Arab and Otacilia Severa, was named Augustus in 247. He participated in the commemoration of the millennium of Rome which began on April 21, 247. Philip, his father, was killed at the battle of Verona . Philip II was assassinated shortly thereafter. We do not know what happened to Otacilia Sévéra. Philip II was made Caesar shortly after the accession of his father who awarded him the title of prince of youth.

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