PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin

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PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin
PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin
PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin
PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin

PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin
Ancient Roman Silver Coin PHILIP I. P H I L I P I. 244 – 247 AD. Rome mint for Antioch. 10.86gm Larger than a U. Quarter which is 24mm and only 5.7gm. Obverse: AVTOK K M IOY IIOY CB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: HMAPX OYCIAC, eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; SC across field, MON VRB. RARE Struck in Rome for Antioch! This explains the very finest style. McAlee 899; Prieur 304. Choice Extremely Fine–beautifully toned with a cameo affect, full flan perfectly centered. Early Christian writers maintain that Philip was the first Christian emperor (& Otacilia the 1st Christian Empress), an assertion which is indeed supported by some of his actions & made more likely as he came from an area where large numbers of Christians were found-born in small Arabian town called Shahba (El-Leja in southwest Syria), 45 miles southeast of Damascus in Trachonitis. OUR GUARANTEE: All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed for life. Images are not actual size Please see description for actual measurements. The item “PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin” is in sale since Monday, October 1, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Imperial (27 BC-476 AD)”. The seller is “zeus_gallery” and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Denomination: Tetradrachm
  • Grade: XF
  • Ruler: Philip I
  • Date: 246
  • Composition: Silver
  • Ancient Coins: Roman Coins
  • Coin Type: Ancient Roman
  • Material: Silver
  • Mint Location: Rome
  • Type: Roman

PHILIP I Tetradrachm RARE Rome Mint XF Large Roman Empire Ancient Silver Coin