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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Macedonia| > |Philippi| > RP92634
Philippi, Macedonia, 41 - 68 A.D.
This coin has traditionally been attributed to Augustus, but due to its copper composition, RPC attributes it as likely from Claudius to Nero; Philippi probably did not issue copper coins during the reign of Augustus.
RP92634. Bronze AE 19, RPC I 1651, SNG ANS 674, SNG Cop 305, Varbanov III 3229, BMC Macedonia 23, AMNG III 14, Choice VF, round flan, brown tone, some porosity, light deposits, Philippi (near Filippoi, Greece) mint, weight 4.024g, maximum diameter 18.6mm, die axis 180o, 41 - 68 A.D.; obverse Victory standing left on base, raising wreath in right hand, palm frond in left hand over left shoulder, VIC - AVG divided across field; reverse COHOR PRAE, three standards, PHIL in exergue; SOLD










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