Numismatics
Ruler: Philip I, Emperior of Rome, ca. A.D. 204–249, ruled 244–49
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Philip II, 238–249

Tetradrachm of Philip II as Caesar, Antioch

A.D. 248

Silver

9.43 g, 12:00, 27.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.610
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Antioch, Syria
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Professor Alfred R. Bellinger, The Syrian Tetradrachms of Caracalla and Macrinus, 3 (New York: The American Numismatic Society, 1940).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.