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Numismatics
Ruler: Philip II, Emperor of Rome, 238–249, ruled 247–49
Ruler: Philip, the Arabian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 204–249, ruled 244–49
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Philip II; Philip I, Emperior of Rome from Antioch

A.D. 249

Silver

9.65 g, 12:00, 26 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.617
Geography: 
Made in Antioch, Syria
Excavated in Dura-Europos
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
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.