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Antoninianus of Philip I

Silver antoninianus, 22mm, 4.99gm, issued AD 245. Rome mint.

Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Radiate, draped bust facing right.

Rev: ADVENTVS AVGG, Emperor on horseback holding sceptre and right arm raised.

References: Sear 8916, RIC 26b, RSC 3.

This type was struck to announce Philip's arrival in Rome from the East, when he distributed his second largess.

1809DL08u   |   Nice Very Fine   |   AUD 110   |   currently unavailable