RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 2820)

 

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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 2820)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip II (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Philip I (Augustus)
Issue LΔ = year 4
Dating AD 246/7
Obverse inscription Μ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ Κ Ϲ(Ɛ)(Β)
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Philip II, r., seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription L - Δ
Reverse design Philip I, laureate, on horseback, riding r., raising r. arm, and holding sceptre over l. shoulder
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 12.63 g
Axis 3, 11, 12
Reference BMC 2052; D 5016–17; M 3687–8; Geissen 2791–2
Specimens 37
Note The figure on the rev. is laureate, so depicts Philip I rather than Philip II (who is then only Caesar and, consequently, bare-headed). See also the introduction to Alexandria.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    L: 1856,0903.53 BMC 2052
    P: Vogüé 621
    P: AA.GR.710
    ✸ P: 1984.779
    P: AA.GR.20554
    B: 18274561, 1862/28263
    B: 18274560, Löbb.
    Cop SNG 730
    NY: 1944.100.67242
    NY: 1935.117.895
    NY: 1944.100.67243
    NY: 1944.100.67244
    NY: 1974.26.4425
    O: HCR31262 M 3687
    O: HCR31263 M 3688
    V: GR 25370
    A: 4244 (Demetriou)
    Cologne Geissen 2791
    Cologne Geissen 2792
    Frankfurt: 3116 Förschner 1002
    CNG EA 386, 9 Nov. 2016, lot 474
    CNG EA 445, 5 June 2019, lot 305
    DS 12476
    Emporium Hamburg 68, 15 Nov. 2012, lot 478
    Figari & Mosconi 1558 = D 5017
    Figari & Mosconi 1559 = Hirsch 199, 6 May 1998, lot 346 = DS 10440
    Helios 5, 25 June 2010, lot 1166 = F. Sternberg 16, 15 Nov. 1985, lot 328 = Münzhandlung Basel 6, 18 Mar. 1936, lot 1186
    Hirsch 317, 18 Feb. 2016, lot 2365 = CNG 23, 13 Oct. 1992, lot 435
    J. Aiello coll.
    J. Aiello coll.
    J. Aiello coll. = D 5016
    Künker 97, 7 Mar. 2005, lot 1785
    Naville Numismatics 42, 22 July 2018, lot 280
    Pecunem 38, 6 Dec. 2015, lot 675
    Peus 409, 25 Apr. 2013, lot 1005
    Rauch E-20, 27 June 2016, lot 194 = Rauch 86, 12 May 2010, lot 1055
    Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 760