E-Auction 46 Aftersale Lot 80

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E-Auction 46 Aftersale Lot 80

MOESIA SUPERIOR. Viminacium. Philip I. A.D. 244-249. Æ. 13.44 gm. 29 mm. Dated year VIIII = A.D. 247-248. His laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Moesia standing facing, head left, extending hands to bull and lion standing at feet to either side; P M S COL VIM around, AN VIIII in exergue. RPC VIII Unassigned ID 2401. Martin 2.17.1. AMNG 105. Varbanov 138. Near Extremely Fine; green patina; well centered and sharply struck on a broad flan. Excellent example.

"The bull and the lion were the emblems of Legions VII and IV, which were quartered in the province." (David Sear)


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