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Tareq Hani Collection - Ancient and World Coins

Sa, 29.02.2020, from 07:00 PM CET
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Cilicia. Tarsos. Philip I Arab AD 244-249. Or Philip II (AD 247-249)
Bronze Æ

34mm., 21,59g.

AVT KAI IOVΛ ΦIΛIΠΠON ЄVT ЄVC CЄΒ, Π-Π across field, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / TA-[PCOV] MHTP-OΠOΛЄΩC, A M K Γ B in fields, Selene, with crescent on head and billowing veil, driving biga of bulls right.

very fine

SNG BN 1729 (Philip I, legends); BMC Lycaonia etc., p.222, 300 (Philip II, legends); SNG Levante -. From the Tareq Hani collection

This is the only type attributed to Philip II by the British Museum.

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