RPC I, 4148


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4148
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Augustus
Person (obv.) Philip Philadelphus (king)
Issue revived posthumous tetradrachms of Philip, year 32
Dating 18/17 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design diademed head of Philip Philadelphus, right
Reverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ, monogram ΑΥΤ, ΒΛ (in exergue)
Reverse design Zeus, seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, dot in left field
Metal silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Prieur 25, McAlee 26
External URI(s) http://numismatics.org/sco/id/sc.1.2491.22
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die as 4149/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Fox
2 2     O
3 3     CNG EA 451, Prieur coll., 4 Sept. 2019, lot 275
4 4     ✸ Richard McAlee coll.