Philip I (AD 244 - AD 249)

A native of Arabia, the chief event of his reign was the celebration, in AD 248, of the thousandth anniversary of Rome's foundation.

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Philip I 'Salus' Sestertius 027900

Philip I 'Salus' Sestertius
Bronze, 20.80 grams, 30.80 mm. Rome. AD 144-149. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: SALVS AVG S-C, Salus standing left by altar, holding patera and rudder, feeding a serpent rising from the altar. RIC 187a corr. (rudder, not sceptre); Cohen 206; Sear 9016. Very fine. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
£70.00

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Philip I 'Salus' Sestertius 027900
Philip I 'Felicitas' Sestertius 027884

Rare Philip I 'Felicitas' Sestertius
Bronze, 17.36 grams, 29.20 mm. Rome. AD 246. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped bust right. Reverse: P M TR P III COS P P II S-C, Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae. RIC 149 var.; Cohen 123; Sear 9004. (RIC lists this reverse legend but with COS II or COS III, but not with COS only. The coin, is, however listed in Sear and Cohen. Very fine. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
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Philip I 'Felicitas' Sestertius 027884
Philip I 'Laetitia' Sestertius 027846

Philip I 'Laetitia' Sestertius
Bronze, 18.22 grams, 29.95 mm. Rome. AD 144-149. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: LAET FVNDATA, Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and rudder, S-C across fields. RIC 175a; Cohen 73; Sear 8997. Very fine/good fine. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
£75.00

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Philip I 'Laetitia' Sestertius 027846
Philip I 'Eagle' Tetradrachm 027464

Superb Philip I 'Eagle' Tetradrachm
Silver, 10.76 grams, 25.88 mm. Circa 244-247 AD. Antioch ad Orontem, Syria mint. Obverse: AYTOK IOVL FILIPPOY CEB legend with laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: DHMARX EX OYCIAC legend with eagle standing facing, head left, delta above right wing; S-C under wings, MON VRB in exergue. Reference: Prieur 308; Sear GIC 3957 variant (letter above wing); see Wildwinds.com (this coin). As struck, Fleur-de-coin.

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Philip I 'Eagle' Tetradrachm 027464
Philip I 'Temple' Antoninianus 025942

Philip I 'Temple' Antoninianus
Silver, 3.54 grams, 22.10 mm. Rome. 248 AD. Obverse: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: SAECVLVM NOVVM, hexastyle temple with statue of Roma seated facing within. RIC 25b; Sear 8963; RSC 198. Good extremely fine.
£195.00

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Philip I 'Temple' Antoninianus 025942
Philip I 'Antelope' Antoninianus 025941

Philip I 'Antelope' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.23 grams, 22.33 mm. Rome. 248 AD. Obverse: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: SAECVLARES AVGG, III in exergue, antelope walking left. RIC 17; RSC 186; Sear -. Good extremely fine.

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Philip I 'Antelope' Antoninianus 025941
Philip I 'Elephant' Antoninianus 025940

Philip I 'Elephant' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.04 grams, 23.60 mm. Rome. 247 AD. Obverse: IMP PHILIPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind. Reverse: AETERNITAS AVGG, elephant with rider left. RIC 58; Sear 8921; RSC 17. Good extremely fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com

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Philip I 'Elephant' Antoninianus 025940
Philip I 'Felicitas' Antoninianus 025553

Philip I 'Felicitas' Antoninianus
Silver, 3.88 grams, 21.83 mm. Rome. 247 AD. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: P M TR P IIII COS II P P, Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae. RIC 4; RSC 136; Sear 8946. Good extremely fine.

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Philip I 'Felicitas' Antoninianus 025553
Philip I 'Roma' Antoninianus 025552

Philip I 'Roma' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.22 grams, 26.07 mm. Rome. 249 AD. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left, holding Victory and sceptre. RIC 44b; RSC 169; Sear 8952. Good extremely fine.
£50.00

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Philip I 'Roma' Antoninianus 025552
Philip I 'Felicitas' Antoninianus 025557

Philip I 'Felicitas' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.34 grams, 22.63 mm. Rome. 245 AD. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right. Reverse: Felicitas, standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae. RIC 3; RSC 124; Sear 8944. Extremely fine.
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Philip I 'Felicitas' Antoninianus 025557
Philip I 'Roma' Antoninianus 025554

Philip I 'Roma' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.66 grams, 22.41 mm. Rome. 245 AD. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right. Reverse: ROMAE AETERNAE, Roma seated left, holding Victory and sceptre. RIC 44b; RSC 169; Sear 8952. Extremely fine/good very fine.
£45.00

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Philip I 'Roma' Antoninianus 025554
Philip I 'Fides' Antoninianus 025551

Philip I 'Fides' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.34 grams, 23.36 mm. Rome. 245 AD. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right. Reverse: FIDES MILIT, Fides standing left holding two standards. RIC 32b; RSC 55; Sear 8932. Extremely fine.
£60.00

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Philip I 'Fides' Antoninianus 025551
Philip I 'Securitas' Antoninianus 022442

Philip I 'Securitas' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.35 grams, 22.45 mm. Rome. 244 AD. Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: SECVRIT ORBIS, Securitas seated left, holding wand and resting head on left hand. RIC 48b; Sear 8966; RSC 215. Good extremely fine.
£60.00

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Philip I 'Securitas' Antoninianus 022442
Philip I 'Temple' Antoninianus 013430

Philip I 'Temple' Antoninianus
Silver, 4.11 grams; 22.60 mm. Rome. 247-248 AD. Obverse: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: SAECVLVM NOVVM, hexastyle temple with statue of Roma within. RIC IV-3 25b, Cohen 198. Good very fine with an extremely fine bust.
£145.00

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Philip I 'Temple' Antoninianus 013430
Philip I 'Moesia' AE24 018071

Philip I 'Moesia' AE24
Bronze, 9.53 grams, 23.84mm. Viminacium, Moesia. 244-249 AD. Obverse: IMP IVL PHILIPPVS PIVS FEL AVG P, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from the back. Reverse: PMS C-OL VIM, Moesia standing facing, head left, arms outstretched over a lion and a bull. Year mark AN V in exergue. Pick 97; Martin 2.05.3; AMNG 97; cf SGI 3874 (obv. legend). Good fine-very fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£49.00

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Philip I 'Moesia' AE24 018071
Philip I 'Nobilitas' Antoninianus 020736

Philip I 'Nobilitas' Antoninianus
Silver, 3.42 grams, 22.86 mm. Rome. 248 AD. Obverse: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: NOBILITAS AVGG, Nobilitas standing right, holding sceptre and globe, Greek z (for 6) in left field. RIC 8; Cohen 98; Sear5 8938. Near extremely fine.
£45.00

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Philip I 'Nobilitas' Antoninianus 020736


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RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
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