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E-auction 343-257482 - PHILIPPUS II Sesterce

PHILIPPUS II Sesterce XF
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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 41 €
Maximum bid : 46 €
End of the sale : 11 November 2019 14:34:30
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 249
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 15,78 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 3e
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire, notamment au revers et jolie patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant d’une vieille collection française dispersée à Pont-Audemer le 3 juin 2019, avec son étiquette d’époque

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG.
Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Philippe II à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A*2).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus”, (L’empereur Marc Jules Philippe auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LIBERALITAS AVGG III// S C.
Reverse description : Philippe père et fils assis à gauche sur un banc ou des chaises curules, vêtus de la toge, tendant la main droite et tenant un sceptre court de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Liberalitas Augustorum tertium”, (La troisième Libéralité 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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