PHILIP II
son of Philip I and Otacilia Severa

Antoninianus Presentation

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Sear - Seaby - 35 VM - RIC - 234
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG"
    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.


Mint and Year: Antioch - dated (AD 247)
Weight:      2.64 grams
Die axis:    5 degrees
Rarity:    Rare, Bland #82, Qty. known = 2


Reverse: "P M TR P IIII COS P P"
   
Philip II veiled, standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing out of patera over lighted tripod.

Philip II veiled, standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing 
      out of patera over lighted tripod.

Sear - Seaby - 35v VM - RIC -
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG"
    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.


Mint and Year: Antioch - dated (AD 247)
Weight:      4.03 grams
Die axis:    0 degrees
Rarity:    Rare, Bland #86, Qty. known = 1


Reverse: "P M TR P IIII COS II P P"
   
Philip II veiled, standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing out of patera over lighted tripod.

Philip II veiled, standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing 
      out of patera over lighted tripod.

Sear - Seaby - 35(v) VM - RIC -
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left. Obverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG"
    Radiate and draped bust left viewed from the front.


Mint and Year: Antioch - dated (AD 247)
Weight:      3.17 grams
Die axis:    185 degrees
Rarity:       Rare, Bland #87, Qty. known = 5


Reverse: "P M TR P IIII COS II P P"
   
Philip II veiled, standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing out of patera over lighted tripod.

Philip II veiled, standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing 
      out of patera over lighted tripod.

Sear - Seaby - VM - RIC -
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse: "M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES"
    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.


Mint and Year: Unknown - dated (AD 248)
Weight:      3.09 grams
Die axis:    165 degrees
Rarity:   Unknown - probably an ancient fake


Reverse: "P M TR P V COS II P P"
   
Philip II, in military dress, standing right, holding globe and spear.

Note: A very interesting combination of Caesar obverse legend and reverse with a reverse legend used by Gordian III in AD 242-243.  The portrait looks very similar to Gordian as well.

Philip II, in military dress, standing right, holding globe and spear

Sear - Seaby - 38(v) VM - RIC -
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG"
    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right,
    viewed from the front.


Mint and Year: Antioch - dated (AD 249)
Weight:     3.86 grams
Die axis:    350 degrees
Rarity:    Unlisted with this bust style,
              Bland #88, Qty. known = 4


Reverse: "P M TR P VI COS P P"
   
Felicitas standing half-left, holding caduceus and cornucopia.

Felicitas standing half-left, holding caduceus and cornucopia

Sear - Seaby - 38 VM - 9/1 RIC - 235
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG"
    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.


Mint and Year: Antioch - dated (AD 249)
Weight:      3.69 grams
Die axis:    185 degrees
Rarity:    Rare, Bland #89, Qty. known = 33


Reverse: "P M TR P VI COS P P"
   
Felicitas standing half-left, holding caduceus and cornucopia.

[Additional Coins in Collection of this Type]

Felicitas standing half-left, holding caduceus and cornucopia

Sear - Seaby - 38v VM - RIC -
Emperor's radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse: "IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG"
    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.


Mint and Year: Antioch - dated (AD 249)
Weight:      4.06 grams
Die axis:    10 degrees
Rarity:    Rare with normal reverse legend, unique with this engraver's error


Reverse: "R M TR P VI COS P P"
   
Felicitas standing half-left, holding caduceus and cornucopia.

Note:  I have just purchased a second coin of this type with this error.  To my surprise, they are from completely different dies. 

[6 Additional Coins in Collection of this Type]

Felicitas standing half-left, holding caduceus and cornucopia

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