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Philip I the Arab, February 244 - End of September 249 A.D.
In 248, Trajan Decius put down the revolts of Pacatianus in Moesia and Iotapianus in Syria. In 249, after his legionaries proclaimed him emperor, Trajan Decius marched to Verona, where his forces defeated and killed Philip the Arab.
RS86810. Silver antoninianus, RIC IV 8 corr. (officina Z in error), RSC IV 98, Hunter III 41, SRCV III 8938, VF, well centered, light rose tone, obv. double struck, rev. legend not fully struck, edge cracks, 6th officina, Rome mint, weight 3.815g, maximum diameter 22.5mm, die axis 0o
, 248 A.D.; obverse IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, from behind; reverse NOBILITAS AVGG, Nobilitas standing facing, head right, long scepter vertical in right hand, globe in left hand, ς (6th officina) left; ex Beast Coins; $70.00
Catalog current as of Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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